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Dozey Report 30 Jun 2010 23:42


If I remember rightly I think I changed mid-way through a thread but explained that I had lost my original name. It can happen - and of course you might need to add further enquiries on the same name at a later date and it is advised you keep all enquiries on the same family on one thread.

Michael - I could suggest a few names but, as you say, you could be asking for trouble:-))) Think you are in enough already.

Mike *

Mike * Report 1 Jul 2010 00:56

Why ?.... what have I done now ?????

Oh.. .I know what I HAVEN'T done .......

scurries off to write Anniversary card for morning


Dozey Report 1 Jul 2010 08:22

Apart from your little joke that wasn't taken as I joke I do not know of anything you have done wrong Michael. Just noticed how often your little messages are ignored:-))) Same thing happening to me. How things have changed! Used to be all so friendly. Maybe the wind up merchant got everyone so up tight it has affected many.

Happy Anniversary to you and your OH. Hope you have a wonderful day.


Dozey Report 1 Jul 2010 10:54


Mike *

Mike * Report 1 Jul 2010 11:45

Just call me Mr Cellophane .... (Chicago, the musical)

Thanks for your wishes Jeanie.
The planned day by the seaside has been scuppered due to rain so settling for lunch out.


SylviaInCanada Report 1 Jul 2010 20:07

Hi Jeanie

we have showers here .............. and this is a National Holiday

Canada Day ...... Canada's 143rd birthday

All kinds of OUTDOOR events planned everywhere across Canada

I think most other places are having better weather than us in Vancouver though!! I have the heating turned on in this room AGAIN, and it was raining hard when I first woke up about 6 am!

Queen Elizabeth and Philip are in Ottawa, attending the National Party to help us celebrate.

They arrived in Canada on Monday.

So far she has attended an International Fleet Review in Halifax (Canada's navy is 100 years old this year so all manner of foreign navies are visiting), planted 2 trees (one in Halifax and 1 in Ottawa), and unveiled a statue in Ottawa of the late great jazz pianist Oscar Peterson.

Then it will be on to Winnipeg, Waterloo Ontario and finally Toronto.

There is no way that woman is 84!!! Or that he is 89.

Michael, ................ see you on Gin's new thread, same title, same board.

Mike *

Mike * Report 1 Jul 2010 20:16


Lunch !

Mike *

Mike * Report 1 Jul 2010 22:46

Tight ?
Not at all.
Buying her a new kettle tomorrow (tuther's bust )



SylviaInCanada Report 2 Jul 2010 00:50

a new kettle????????????????????/

what about some nice perfume, or a good book, or a nice pair of earrings or ..................................................................

Mike *

Mike * Report 2 Jul 2010 11:27

She could stock Boots with toiletries and perfume, not a reader and I've already done the jewellery bit to death every birthday and christmas... some of which are still in the boxes...
Nope,.... kettle it is then.


Dozey Report 2 Jul 2010 13:53

I'd shove it there as well Michael. What about a huge, lovely bouquet of flowers. Must say although I've had them from others never had any at all from the exOH:-)))

Mike *

Mike * Report 2 Jul 2010 23:28

No kettle yet .... she couldn't decide on one she liked... what's to like ????

She has a garden full of flowers and she can't make me a brew with a bouquet.

.......I can hear the tutting from here !


SylviaInCanada Report 3 Jul 2010 03:17

I know it is a problem .......... OH has the same problem with me

but he also knows where I'd stick a kettle OR any other household item!


Dozey Report 3 Jul 2010 11:42

Hi folks

Household items (unless requested of course) ugh!! I have a very dear elderly friend (yes - I've got some) sends me a little gift for Xmas. Always been happy before but must confess last Xmas I was a little disappointed to find oven gloves!

Michael - although I DO love musicals I've pretty well missed out on Chicago - think I caught a little bit of it on TV late one night but switched off to go to bed. I'll have to look up Mr. Cellophane. Is there a Miss or Mrs Cellophane? Sounds like a pretty good Community Name to adopt:-))) I'll have to Google it.

Heard on the news yesterday that Paris Hilton was arrested in SA for having drugs. This morning news said charges had been dropped. Wonder how many people will think she was just lucky to get away with it???


Mike *

Mike * Report 3 Jul 2010 14:40

Ok Ok I get the message......
I've just heard her say she needs a new iron - would that be a better idea ?


Dozey Report 3 Jul 2010 15:40

NOooooooooooo. In my book that is even worse than the kettle. The "i" word is frowned on:-)))


Dozey Report 3 Jul 2010 16:05

Oh dear - did I just post the lyrics to Mr. Cellophane on the wrong Michael thread or didn't I press submit? Silly old me.

Think I'll have to get my head examined:-))) I was even sillier - I put it on Sylvia's. Hope she will not mind.

Mike *

Mike * Report 3 Jul 2010 20:00

You're right, of course you're right.
Next time I'll ask for your suggestions BEFORE the event.

Will check out Susan's thread and see what confusion you had caused Jeanie.

Mike *

Mike * Report 3 Jul 2010 20:15

Rewind .......
Sylvia's thread , not Susan's

It's the sun, it's the sun !


SylviaInCanada Report 3 Jul 2010 21:31

Jeanie ............... I liked reading the words to Mr Cellophane!

The last couple of birthdays, anniversaries and last Christmas ..... OH has said "Go out and buy yourself something that you want, put it on my credit card, and I'll pay for it"

For Christmas ................. I bought myself 5 books, all just released ones by my favourite authors.

He made it a bit of a surprise on Christmas Day because we went away for the holiday, and took only a couple of gifts with us ....... so I had no idea which 2 of the 5 books I would get to open.

Problem really is ..................... after being married for so long, I have loads of jewellery, I never wear perfume these days, and really have everything that I might need (other than as a replacement)

Wearing perfume is getting to be more of a no-no over here. More and more places have signs saying "scent-free zone"

In Halifax, NS, where daughter lives, all public buildings (including theatres and cinemas, and schools) are scent-free zones.

Plus son-i-l is allergic to "smells" .................... and I began by cutting back on my use of perfume and scented handcream when around him

I have a drawerful of my 3 favourite perfumes ........ scents, toilet water, talc, hand cream.

I wonder how long they will last for????