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Posted: 26/01/2013 at 19:44

Sober, despite vino! Cleared up kitchen & been sorting out a cupboard upstairs. OH has the remote so no chance of anybody else getting a look-in. Repeats of the celeb baking on. Acceptable.

Raining here too. It's warmer outside now than it was mid afternoon.

Forgot- daughter found an insect house for £3 at Morrisons! Honestly not worth my effort of cutting old canes up etc for that price.

Off to continue with my sewing. Night all, J.

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Posted: 26/01/2013 at 16:23

Jean horrendous journey, poor you. I couldnt believe the news this morning. I know we are lucky here, but Wigan way got it worse the last time too.

Gary birds on our fence count around here!

Daughter has decided that I can redo the birdwatch tomorrow morning, whilst watching the tennis maybe? It always happens - all the regulars do a vanishing act on 'the day'.

Have just been sampling homemade foccatia dipped into oil/balsamic vinegar, now to get round to doing my sauce to go with whatever is left. J.

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Posted: 26/01/2013 at 16:05

Hi all.

Lots of snow came down overnight. If the rain doesnt wash it off the front OH is going to have to dig his car out for monday morning. Blowed if I am going to do it.

Daughter & me walked up to the mayhem that is our local Morrisons' this morning. Didnt need much but had no intention of using car, 2 rucksacks fine. Builders were spotted going into nearby cafe for breakfast/snack. Cars sliding around, carpark/access road not been gritted, people driving stupidly etc etc.

Daughter sort of doing birdwatch, but they've all b*****d off!

Been downloading bits for my Kindle. Problem is if I want all the complete books I've sampled, no £ left on my card-oops.

Now shall catch up J.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 26/01/2013 at 15:55

The inch of snow last evening ended up about 3-4ins this morning. OH did take a great photo from the bedroom late last night- unbelievably bright out there with huge flakes falling.

A good bright start, just above freezing. Walked to local shops, slushy & quite slippy in places. Now it's clouded over, reached 4+C with some wind. Rain expected later. Hope it washes the snow off our drive as didnt bother to sweep it clear this morning. J.

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Posted: 25/01/2013 at 20:19

Yes, you take care Bjay.

Geoff should be in hiding!!

About an inch of snow out there now. Wonder if we'll get any more?

Ok signing off now. CKlein on soon.

Night all. J.

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Posted: 25/01/2013 at 19:40

Groans loudly.

Still cant see the split infinitive Flo, that's really annoying me, but 2 glasses of vino always a mistake.

It's sort of rain/snow here now, which if it freezes wont be fun out on our road. Daughter has suggested she, plus me (?), goes up to supermarket on foot tomorrow as she, not me, is less likely to fall over. OH has had a couple of falls/trips in last few months & does admit to being a bit wary these days. I can donate him some food to take back with him on Monday even if we dont go out on Sunday either, J.


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Posted: 25/01/2013 at 16:45

That's not fancy dress Flo! J.

small bird watch

Posted: 25/01/2013 at 16:43

Fieldfares possibly Flo? J.

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Posted: 25/01/2013 at 16:30

Pause in proceedings here. Sewing white item & stabbed myself with needle! rollseyesmiley, ouch. Plaster on & will resume in a bit.

Snow coming down sideways now & quite thickly. J.

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Posted: 25/01/2013 at 15:25

Night Glyn.

Just been for a walk up to park with daughter. Still lots of slippy pavements/paths out there. Corking snowcat, plus whiskers in a garden up the road.

Bjay, breathe deeply, smile & it'll be fine on the night. How old is Mum btw, I've forgotten?

OH finally got the correct subtitles for last weeks' Lewis, but still has volume up. The first lot that were up werent for Lewis, no idea what from/for, but hysterical as they just didnt match at all.

No chance of listening to GQT, will wait for Sunday when OH baking a birthday cake for a colleague. Daughter & me have also put in a request for more foccatia too.

Last bit of sewing, byee. J.

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