Latest posts by Wintersong


Posted: 06/11/2015 at 19:56

KEF,  you have my every sympathy. I hate filling out forms, but when the bureaucracy is idiotic, . I have to fill out bank forms to cash cheques from dollars into sterling when my husband does consultancy work and the bank staff are so grateful that I taught myself to do it ,they hate filling them out too 

Gertie, that's terrible news, the first week we got our previous car, the kids next door scratched it with their bikes but we couldn't prove it 

That's because it's mending Hosta, you know when the blood starts flowing again 

Flynn is coping better tonight as fireworks seem much further away, still trembling and wanting cuddles but at least he's not trying to climb the walls. Thank you all for advice and concerns. We have done everything that was suggested so at least we were on the right path 

Had a nice surprise after work tonight, OH mustered the energy to removed a test area of floor tiles in the kitchen. This is really super pleasing as I can avoid some difficult issues laying the new floor and overall it will just be all the better for it. 

That's next week though. ..first I have to work the weekend 


Posted: 05/11/2015 at 20:27

Evening all 

Work tomorrow afternoon to prep myself for the weekend shifts so this week's decorating stint is over, hurray! 

Spent the last four hrs looking after Flynn. Poor little lamb is absolutely terrified of the fireworks going off in our lane. He is shaking constantly, panting and hiding under the bed. There's nothing I can do to pacify him , he comes for cuddles but then starts climbing the walls and trying to find somewhere safe. 

I wish I had got something from the vets to calm him 

what would you do differently?

Posted: 04/11/2015 at 21:29

Finished all the hard landscaping before planting although I'm happy now, it would have saved me a few heavy shrubby moves.  Also, wish I'd been wiser to the thugs, some are gone, others still need to be shown the red card 


Posted: 04/11/2015 at 18:58

So are donuts,  I wonder if the two are linked? 


Posted: 04/11/2015 at 18:20

Evening all 

Really pleased test results are good in the Yvie household, enjoy the celebrations! You deserve a drink 

Not sure what Hosta has done to deserve his  maybe that should be the quiz? 

Congratulations to Mr and Mrs KEF, that's a long time washing someone else's smalls  you deserve a treat, besides the curry and Prime Suspect 

Dinner time for me, not too tired today since i took half a day off from decorating to shop for worktops and new switches, got the worktop cut into pieces but didn't think about getting it in the car until I got outside. Luckily my dinky little car managed to swallow the biggest piece in the front seat  (I only just got the door shut!) Oh well, all the fun of it I guess 

Ceiling and coving now painted, walls tomorrow and worktops fitted when the end trims get delivered by a mail order company, none sold at diy centre believe it or not 


Posted: 04/11/2015 at 08:16

Morning all 

I really want to plant bulbs today as a treat for all this hard labouring at home 

I should also get to the gym but I'm feeling like I did 8 hrs yesterday 

So much to do in the house since decorating the dining room a few yrs back got put on hold when my husband came down with C.F.S. It literally stayed in a prep condition through several Christmases and dinner parties, nothing done anywhere else either so the whole place is a bit shabby. OH still can't manage much so I'm taking the load for the first time in our marriage, the upside is that I get to shop, so it's not all bad 

Have a great day everyone 


Posted: 03/11/2015 at 18:02

Ab-sol-lutely cream crackered Topbird 

Why did I ask for new wall tiles? 


Posted: 03/11/2015 at 17:26

Oops, re behaviour comment for chicky not hosta as it appears 


Posted: 03/11/2015 at 17:24

Awww KEF your ma sounds amazing  cherish the memories because they are like little parcels of giggles to be unwrapped whenever you need 

Hosta, I've got a Pimms tonight and totally understand your stress levels, never had that happen to me but plenty of things can set me off  enjoy your beer 

Hope OH is still behaving himself and not driving you crazy to get going again too soon, I know mine is the worst patient you could imagine for that 

I'm in the bath after ripping wall tiles off the kitchen wall, cleaning the tops of the cupboards oops how did they get like that? Then painted coving and ceiling, another coat tomorrow plus the walls before preparing walls for new tiles and worktop 

I might get a day off this week, I might not 


Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 03/11/2015 at 17:00

Gorgeous bonsai Marc, incredible lake Hosta and amazing foliage fidget 

Love your garden Fairygirl, so stylish 

Beautiful colours everyone 

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