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Posted: 17/03/2013 at 12:19

Bunny I used to like Miranda, but somehow just couldnt get on with latest show. Mrs B, have tried, but not really 'me' so now dont bother.

Daughter just phoned to say she's feeding OH, so that paperwork unlikely to get done again..... The curtain rail in her bedroom dislikes the weight of new curtains & has come away from wall. Sounds as if they are going to Dunelm or B&Q (both near to one another)after all. IMO the rails she inherited werent fit for purpose, so gradually replacing them makes sense. Especially since she now has heavier curtains up all round. Oh the joys of home ownership! J.


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Posted: 17/03/2013 at 12:03

Morning all.

I can just about walk & bend after a session yesterday in daughter's garden, even when it rained! Her wheely bin is full again! The back garden really is a soggy/wet situation. She has a new pond & a stream on 2 sides now. No not dug by me, just what happens when it rains .The clay soil is really clay & here was me hoping it was just the subsoil- no such luck. Oh well, a lot of growing in patio pots this yr I think, whilst we continue to access the state of things. At least 1 of her bird boxes appears to be occupied now.

OH is in the doghouse- but I dont think he knows it yet. Somehow the hole for a rotary washing line ended up blocked with whatever you have to put down it to secure the support in place. Now that blockage removed, but hole now too wide, no 'tube' to hold support, as in pieces, & dryer obviously not being held securely in place..... Daughter muttering about 'wouldnt have bothered buying one if I'd known he was going to make a such a * up!!'

I then had to teach her about curtain hanging. Oh no, Mum's way wasnt what it said on packet. So she tried 'the correct way' & ended up doing it my way after all. Couldnt bend properly to put the hooks in place when curtains spread out on bed, so that led to a row! Apparently they are now all up & I have a video somehwere on line to see the end result.

I shall abandon plans for my seed sowing today as OH & me need to do some joint paperwork which is long overdue. Tomorrow is another day. J.

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Posted: 15/03/2013 at 21:19

Wot a sight for sore, tired eyes!!

Too sleepy to stay.

Enjoy, J.

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Posted: 15/03/2013 at 19:34

'B' net going soooo s l o w l y, like my brain at the mo.

Enjoy yourselves folks, will try later. J.

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Posted: 15/03/2013 at 19:32

I obviously havent had enough.........

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Posted: 15/03/2013 at 19:31

I do wish vino wouldnt leave my face sooooo red.

Well done Sue! J.

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Posted: 15/03/2013 at 17:36

Dont 'do' posh, will scrub up though.

As usual have treated myself in M&S & get back to find that they've sent me a voucher... But I did use gift vouchers so not all bad & wasnt full price either. So stop it Jo.

Front garden very uninteresting

Posted: 15/03/2013 at 17:26

Bjay- I'd go for the Cotinus coz it's easier to keep smallish, if that's what you want. Photinias are pretty fast growers IME so may need more work in the long run, but thed you may want a tree.......J.

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Posted: 15/03/2013 at 17:18
Bunny.. wrote (see)

errr jo is the engineer to look at OH or boiler

Boiler, mechanical sort!

Have just told OH that daughter has left bags & bags & boxes of 'stuff' to take up tomorrow. It's Ikea furniture assembly day! Will be good practice for when I finally measure a space we've got & order ours!! After last yrs fiasco I'm not in a rush- know what I/we want & it'll not be discontinued!

All being well, if we're good, we'll get a 'day off' on Sunday. J.

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Posted: 15/03/2013 at 16:18

What party?

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