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Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: Yesterday at 20:08

Holiday rep has just been to tell us "there may be repatriation in the morning. Do not leave the hotel."

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: Yesterday at 20:01

Right. A state of emergency has been declared at 7pm and we've been told not to leave the hotel.

The old President really doesn't want to leave.

Exciting times.

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: Yesterday at 10:29

Morning all. 

No problem with the heat here. We seem to have acclimatised nicely. Hubby has taken to taking a hoody out to dinner at night and yesterday we were walking on the beach and decided to head back as it was " getting a bit chilly" When we came through the hotel gate , the thermometer was reading 27C at 18.20. Chilly indeed. 

If builders wanted to build next to me , I think I might be tempted to wait and chat with them if my plot was big enough to make a difference to their plans. I know for some it might be a gamble, or not worth the effort.

Run out of reading material so might casually saunter into the hotel along the road and see if there's anything there which catches my eye. 

Another lazy day by the pool. Some birdy folks have headed off this morning for 4 days serious bird watching. Crates and crates of water, beer, wine and lots of Khaki. Clothes shopping must be so easy... " does this come in khaki? " 

Keep warm/ cool and dry one and all. 

January Delights

Posted: 16/01/2017 at 10:41

My January has been spent by the pool and endless waking hours in bed at night thinking of projects for the garden this season when I get home on 31st.

There seem to be lots of jobs I need to get done before the birds start nesting so I need to prioritise carefully before I start. 

Mercifully the nights will be shrinking and there should be lots of daylight to get jobs done. Splitting hostas and agapanthus water lilies in polytunnel for rainy days as a good backup.

Looking forward to seeing lots of bulbs poking through when we get home too.

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 16/01/2017 at 10:32

Morning all. 

Another hot sunny day here with just a hint of cloud. Might have my hair cut again. 

I've just been chatting to the gardener who keeps an " allotment" just below our bedroom window. Funny how many of his veg we grow back at home in addition to African stuff I don't know. He speaks pretty good English and I showed him photos of my garden via the laptop. Can't keep us gardeners down eh?

No grandchildren for me thanks. No man is ever going to be good enough ( in my eyes ) for my precious Angels. 

Tomorrow marks the middle of our holiday and it's going well. Very quiet here and we're usually tucked up in bed by 10.30 at the latest, although I was still wide awake at 3am. hey ho. 

We're in a block with 16 rooms over 2 floors and there's us upstairs and one family downstairs so nice and peaceful. 

The cleaner was airing the other rooms on the top floor and , as we passed, I spied ...... a teapot!!!! I asked if we could borrow it for the rest of our holiday and the cleaner was only too pleased to hand it over. Such simple pleasures.

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 15/01/2017 at 10:23

Morning all. 

I hope you're all coping with the weather. 33 Forecast for us today so another day by the pool.

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 14/01/2017 at 07:38

Morning all. 

Awake since 4am. tsk. 

Came down to reception to log on . No joy. Same for about 3 days now.  Guy behind the counter says " you know the password has changed?" Erm no, why didn't anyone tell us?


"there may be trouble ahead"

Not caught up, but well done DD. As others have said, you've done it once, next time it'll be much easier. You're in control of your life now. Not him. Lots of love to you. 

Panic message on voicemail yesterday. Called home, burglar alarm went off . Tenant in garage flat sorted it with the guy from locksmith where Hubby works. Then my new car went missing. He called police etc. I forgot to tell him the garage were going to be collecting it when I was away 

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 11/01/2017 at 11:02

Morning all. 

ONLY 32 forecast today ,,bbbrrrr, must wrap up

DD keep your chin up. I'm not totally up to speed but seems your OH is just being his old " control freak" self . Stand up to him, tell him it's NOT about Charlie, it's about HIM. . Charlie seems a very level headed little chap. Explain to him what's going on. GGRRR Great news about progress re Chateau . Keep focusing on the postive things. and as others have said, feel free to rant in here . We understand. xx

Vulture feeding yesterday.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 09/01/2017 at 17:59

We've got cloud!!!!

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