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Posted: 05/02/2013 at 10:06

Oh dear it's sleeting again. I did tell daughter to put her boots in the car, but I bet she's still wearing trainers . Ok she cant drive in those boots, but ....... when do they learn?

Geoff, just had a nosey around house pics. Am puzzled- where is the front door? J.

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Posted: 05/02/2013 at 09:53

Well daughter is scaping her car. We've had sun, sleet, thick snow all in about 30mins! Sun again & wind increasing.

She has an abhorrence of doing R turns in the car. I do agree that turning R off our estate, up a steep hill, in blizzard conditions wouldnt be my preferred route either. So she'll turn L down the hill, L onto busy 6 lane road, next L & double back round to be on top road to use some traffic lights to cross the 6 lane road to get to her destination.  I havent mentioned the R turn, ok traffic light controlled, she'll need to do to near to her destination. Then there's limited parking, but we drove that way recently & she had a good nose around as I drove v e r y slowly, annoying others, so she could suss that out.

I'm 'doing a Kit' as I now say, she wont mind , whilst I wait for the body butter to soak in. Now I know why I normally use lotions... J.

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Posted: 05/02/2013 at 08:30

Nooo, chopper left me alone!

We used to have it around/overhead quite a lot, but nowadays it's rare to see/hear it.

Ooh, think I can get into bathroom, byee. J.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 05/02/2013 at 08:26

Sleeting now on top of a layer of snow that fell overnight. I'm sure I heard rain or perhaps hail on the windows in the wee small hours.

It was just above freezing first thing, then dropped to just below as the sleet fell.

Winds have dropped, but due to increase again later. I need to go out to investigate a 'bang' heard last evening. The greenhouse roof panels still alll there from looking out of windows, so not sure what's 'gone'. J.

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Posted: 05/02/2013 at 08:20

Oh Jean, poor you. Daughter asked why I had 2 old mugs & a packet of candles under the sink? She'll learn!

Chopper gone, still sleeting. daughter not a happy bunny as has to go out mid morning. I'm going to finish off the kitchen cupboard investigation/clean up then next week, or whenever I can start off seeds etc without feeling guilty! J.

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Posted: 05/02/2013 at 08:09

Oh heck, police chopper circling overhead! Now what?

Oh & it's sleet/snowing again. J.

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Posted: 05/02/2013 at 08:03

Morning all.

Snow again, but was raining on top earlier coz i could hear it blowing on windows.

Boiler kept silent this morning, then subtly started a very quiet whistle as if to say 'yah boo sucks' to us.

All I can think of is the song 'Love is all around' after hearing about Reg Presley dying.

Dont want an i-pad, nor smart phone I can do enough typos without extra help.

Porridge now. J.

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Posted: 04/02/2013 at 19:53

There you are folks, Dean's a real ironing freak! Redoing it after his OH already done it. OMG that would be WW3 around here.

Sorry Dean.

Bathroom reinstated so we can use it again. Proper clean up there either tmrw or thursday. Wednesday have an appointment & will walk there, doing a quick shop on way back. Friday get 'stabbed' again. 3rd to last though.

Now to sign off & go watch the latest A-Z we taped. Night all. J.

Overwintered failures

Posted: 04/02/2013 at 17:12

Yet again an autumn sowing of things has been chewed by the slimey brigade, despite pellets etc. in the coldframe. I should know better, it happens nearly every time. 

So next week shall resow some sweetpeas & everything else waits until March- it all catches up.

Agree with you Bookertoo, us northerners do have to do things differently. J.

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Posted: 04/02/2013 at 17:07

BTW dusting certainly doesnt get done regularly around here nowadays. I soon discovered last yr, when having the chemo that nobody noticed, nor cared. I did a bit, but have soon learnt to ignore it.

Drat, need to replace stuff into the 'airing' cupboard & then we'll make a start on meal. Well she offered! J.

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