Dordogne Damsel


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Strictly is back!

Posted: 03/12/2016 at 21:14

Strictly is back!

Posted: 03/12/2016 at 20:15

Good show, but seems over so soon.    Didn't even get chance to eat my chocolates.  Has to be Judge Rinder to go tonight, surely. 

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 02/12/2016 at 07:26

Morning All, 


Busy as ever, but all good. Must dash. Hope you are all ok (lack of heating and electrics notwithstanding), I'll try and pop in again soon. 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 29/11/2016 at 07:37

Morning all,


Not quite a frost here but close. 


Ridiculously busy day/week ahead, I don't know how I do it, my days just seem to fill up. A surveyor and a builder to meet at 'the house' today and an estate agent that is pushing me to settle on the 100,000€, that is why I am really trying to pin the builder down on a price for the work. 


Also helping with a Thanksgiving cookery workshop this morning and also a meeting of the committee this afternoon regarding school Christmas market and an evening with (hopefully) a lot of volunteers to make Christmas decorations for said market.  Wednesday, Thursday and Friday are no better. 


Life on a Scottish island sounds idyllic at the moment, wish I was there. 


Hope everyone else's day is less stressful than mine. 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 27/11/2016 at 10:05

Morning All,


Had a lovely day yesterday, got my 8 miles in too with no problem so feeling good about that. The soiree last night was great; I made some mini Victoria sponges to take but sadly everyone who attended the 'do' brought something so there were far too many cakes. I am not sure what they did with the leftovers, I left before the end, I hope they will be used. I thought it would have been a bit rude to take some of my cakes back home with me but I was sorely tempted. 



Pat, sorry you were feeling a bit down yesterday, hope today is better, sometimes it is ok to feel a bit sorry for yourself sometimes and give yourself some time to think and get things in perspective. 


Clari, I think you and His Lordship need a good conversation - just so he knows where he stands. 


Off out for group lunch today at a friend's house, lovely surprise to be invited, I am not normally in with this particular group of people and am really looking forward to it. I think that ex OH may well have been the reason I didn't get invited before. Anyway, I better get a move on, it is nearly lunchtime here. 


Have a good day all. 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 26/11/2016 at 08:17

Morning. 


Manic week, but all good.  Hoping for a quieter week-end, just have a fundraising dance to go to tonight, not a big flashy ball, just a get together in the village hall for Telethon next week-end. Feel obliged to go, and want to as well, but means I will miss SCD again.  


Also have to get an 8 mile run in to get on top of marathon training, luckily weather looks bright. Just have to plan my route carefully, don't want to end up too far from home.  A duvet day does sound more enticing. 


Punkdoc, I'm really loving The Missing, despite it's complicated layers. 


Well Done WW, perhaps you are over qualified for this job, maybe reach for higher things....


Well Done Lizzie too, all good and much needed work. 


Must go now or before I know it the day will be gone. Good day to all and I hope to catch up properly later. 

Strictly is back!

Posted: 19/11/2016 at 22:29

Watched it on iplayer, fab -u - lous, but I think (sadly) Greg will go, I know it should be Ed but that is a whole different can of worms. Anyway, great show, great entertainment and just the sort of escapism we need at the moment. 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 19/11/2016 at 20:53

Loved the tennis but sadly missed Strictly, could have done with that to calm me down after the tennis. He does put us through it. 


Now off to bed as another busy day tomorrow, have Christmas cards to design for school fundraising project and deadline is Friday, for all 80 kids to have completed.  


Good night all. 

Strictly is back!

Posted: 19/11/2016 at 20:48

I've had to miss it because I had to go to a soiree, would rather have been watching SCD TBH, but hey ho, any idea what time it will be available on iplayer anyone? 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 19/11/2016 at 07:29

Morning, lovely one here, although a bit chilly and rain forecast later. 


Regarding my presidential status, I am not about to get big headed about it, quite clearly no-one else was stupid enough to be persuaded that it was necessary to do the job. I think the relief on the other faces of everyone else in the room when I volunteered said a great deal.  Anyway, I will do the best I can and hopefully it will be a team effort not a personal burden.


Ok, must dash, Christmas Trees to source for the school sale. Have a good day all. 

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