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Posted: 24/11/2015 at 15:42
Dovefromabove wrote (see)



We checked the fuse... It needed a new power unit

I need a new power unit, it's rough hands and builder's hair again . Getting there now though although the lectrician is definitely booked as there's a loose earth in the cooker switch . Luckily, we haz microwave dinners, plenty to go round if anybody fancies a day off from cooking? 

Take care everyone, oh and remind me to plant my bulbs after spin class in the morning?  


Posted: 23/11/2015 at 19:05

Great news Runny, the miracle of the human body to mend itself  (with a little help from stitches and pain killers)

Evening all, chilly start this morning, first time I've driven on a frosty morning. No heated seats but my blower was volcanic, phew

Came straight Home after my gym class to do tiling but didn't get any done as first hubby needed to change two wall socket and switch but the box inside the wall was really deep which meant the screws were too short and three hrs later there wasn't enough light to start tiling since I've got two sockets to do on that wall 

Pain in the backside to say the least and I had a moan at hubby for not getting a guy in for this since three hours of tensing his muscles and bending awkward is not funny for someone who suffers from CFS 

Oh well, longer screws ordered, tiling tomorrow all day should help me catch up 


Posted: 23/11/2015 at 08:28

Morning all,

Gotta get a crack on! Laters


Posted: 20/11/2015 at 20:15
Fairygirl wrote (see)

Did you mean a 'thin' thong or  a 'thing' thong Steve.. was wondering if you'd bitten your tongue... 


That's just made me giggle. I read it as though he was saying *sing song* with a numb tongue 

Weekend work for me, so I'll be quiet for a couple of days, enjoy your holiday muchly Hosta, soak away and come home safe 



Posted: 20/11/2015 at 07:29

Morning Dove, those to come, and evening Pat 

It's sad when a tree has to come down, but the new space is exciting 

Spin class this morning, then it's tiling again...all day.  I'm aching a bit and the work is grotty but it won't do itself 

Wish I had Fairy's wand 


Posted: 19/11/2015 at 21:20

A hot other man Hosta, all sweaty pecks and six pack  in my kitchen 


Posted: 19/11/2015 at 20:42

Oh Lily, I hope your daughter was okay 

Hosta, ain't she a star? 

Thanks Dove dear, you are queen of the pictures and I'll take my bubbles both ways thanks 

Gertie, I have a man  but he works 60hrs a week plus private work and he has residual CFS, so I committed myself to the mammoth task of redecorating the house as a thank you, he is funding these decorating adventures after all 

I could get someone in but I like the challenge 

Steve, what a great lawn you have  it's gorgeous 


Posted: 19/11/2015 at 19:25

Good news Runny  on son's wellbeing and the case, just hope there's more than a fine.

My son's court case involved just one of the 5 who mugged him, identified by the boot print he kindly left on my son's back. Worst part is that the courts fine those who have nothing, don't pay/can't pay and my son ends up stumping the bills for dental work, he lost teeth to their boots.  It still upsets me even though it was a decade ago...They are always our babies

Great news hubby is home Hosta, think of all the snuggles on tap 

I'm in the bath again  been tiling since early morning but I'm slow and whilst I can cut the best fit around corners /sockets, I'm rubbish at putting them on the wall. Hubby had to rescue me, pull them all off, scrape clean, regrout and put them on flat. He was my hero today, especially after I had banned him from tiling because his eyes don't get the best fit.

So, one wall now almost finished, I really am slow. ..and filthy 

I wish they did a smiley with bubbles 


Posted: 19/11/2015 at 05:25

Morning all, evening Pat, sad news indeed Pat 

Runny, I know exactly what you're going through. My eldest was mugged on his way home from a party when he was a teenager. They were no dogs but it was 5 against one and my son is not the fighting kind 

When I first saw him, my heart was torn apart, these are our children! Good people, good souls. Brave as you say 

My son was saved by someone stopping in their car, or it could have been fatal. He has since made a full recovery with minor issues like dental work. I pray for your son's full recovery, I feel sorry for the misguided dogs. Who can truly understand what goes through their minds? 

PS Get well soon KEF 


Posted: 18/11/2015 at 19:43

Fairy,  you are inspirational! 

Really, I mean it. I have the habit of being glass half empty and there you are, truly appreciating the fierce beauty on your doorstep. 

I should take the time to appreciate my own doorstep more 

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