Latest posts by Fairygirl

Your worst Christmas present!

Posted: 24/12/2016 at 16:48

I've never had a bad present - not that I can remember anyway. We're not big on the 'three ring circus' that Christmas has become anyway. The girls always had a lovely time when they were little, and didn't have loads of money spent on them. They remember the little things they did and the family traditions we have, far more than the presents.

Christmas has become quite obscene now, and desperately far removed from what it should be about, in my opinion. We're not religious, so their birthdays are far more important anyway.

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 24/12/2016 at 16:41

Some band up there now Hosta....

Very sad. Who could forget them opening the Live Aid concert? The perfect start - nothing else could have matched that.

Was the coal face ok today? No customers having childish hissy fits?

RIP Rick Parfitt

Posted: 24/12/2016 at 16:23

How sad Dove. Not really a fan as such,  but I've grown up with 'the Quo' and they've always been part of the scenery, and they didn't seem to mind the endless jokes about one song being constantly recycled etc. They always seemed to enjoy themselves and not take themselves too seriously, which was quite refreshing. 

He was very ill but had seemed to be on the mend. I'll raise a small glass to him nonetheless, and will be thinking of Mr Rossi too - his long time friend now gone. 

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 24/12/2016 at 15:07

I'm working on it Lesley - more of a ditty than a 'pome'....

I'll raise my cuppa to everyone...and a mint Matchmaker....or three...

I cut more greenery and filled the bird feeder when the rain stopped for little while. The poor robin got buffeted around in the cage when a wild, gusty, sleety shower came in. He had to take shelter under the bench and eat the food there...

He looked a little bedraggled when I went out to get a few things. 

Cheap Kitchens For Sale Thurrock

Posted: 24/12/2016 at 14:59

But they also provide us with endless cheap amusement on a wild and wet Saturday B3  

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 24/12/2016 at 10:42

Night Pat - Happy Christmas when it arrives    

I feel I've let down my job as Forum laureate, as I haven't done a poem for this year....

I may attempt something later if I can. Don't want to let down my fans....

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 24/12/2016 at 10:08

And very best wishes to you and all your family chicky  xxx  

Glad things are looking up for you and your family too Linda. Always nice to have good news to end the year, isn't it? 

Dove - I think if I'd been the member of staff on the receiving end of that hideous customer's rant, I'd have been tempted to shove that turkey where the sun don't shine....sideways... 

I think it's safe to put the wreath on the front door now....

Once I've finished making the new holly berries for it. Just have to paint them  

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 24/12/2016 at 09:27

Glad you're on the mend flowers - your post wasn't there when I did my previous one. Hope you and yours have a lovely day  tomorrow. 

I suppose I'm organised. Just me and my two girls for dinner, when they come back from their Dad's tomorrow lunchtime. We're fairly blase about it all. Not too many frills or excess. I expect some after dinner board game or similar will be played, although youngest will probably not join in! She'll be too busy counting her money and eating. Nothing of her either   

Not sure how good Monday will be for walking either Joyce. There's a lot of 'weather' forecast. I'd thought of heading to Glen Fyne, so not too far, but the wind's going to be a problem everywhere.

The hill wind I mean, not me. I'm not having any sprouts.....

Bulb question

Posted: 24/12/2016 at 09:17

I'm not a fan of dusting things with any type of powder, but if you think it will help (and that's non toxic rather than a chemical ) then it can't do any harm I suppose.

It's impossible to say if the other bulbs are affected, that will become apparent as time goes on, but if they were firm, with no signs of rot or damage, then the chances are that they're ok.

Keep your fingers crossed, and keep an eye on them. 

Cheap Kitchens For Sale Thurrock

Posted: 24/12/2016 at 09:09

so much s***e to sell, so little time.....


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