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The kindness of strangers!!

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PinkDiana

PinkDiana Report 21 Jul 2008 14:36

Nearly forgot to share..... went to have a 'chat' with Daddy yesterday and got a chap to help me remove a SLUG that was humungous and then he said he hoped I didn't mind but his sister had put slug pellets on Daddy's garden as they were everywhere!!

How nice was that!!???

;O)

Meduck

Meduck Report 21 Jul 2008 14:55

That was really nice wasn't it, the only shame is that we're gobsmacked nowadays when people do something nice without expecting anything back

Deanna

Deanna Report 21 Jul 2008 14:59

Yes there are still a few lovely people out there love... glad you found one.

Deanna X

Cumbrian Caz~**~

Cumbrian Caz~**~ Report 21 Jul 2008 18:42

Glad someone was helpful Pink, its always heartwarming when it happens,


Hugs,


Caz xxxxx

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 21 Jul 2008 18:44

That's lovely. There are some nice people about :o)
Can I share a nice story on your thread?

Taff

Taff Report 21 Jul 2008 19:11

Pink, you often find nice people ,where your daddy is, dont you!
xxxx

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust***

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust*** Report 21 Jul 2008 19:14

thats touchin
they cud see hes cared about pink

PinkDiana

PinkDiana Report 21 Jul 2008 22:29

Maggie of course you can!!

The sister so looks after her Daddy's grave and we have chatted once but it was before the headstone went on and I was blubbing like an idiot!! :O)

xx

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 21 Jul 2008 22:43

I came home from work tonight. Ten minutes later a knock at the door, this young lad said he'd come to trim my hedge for me!!
He's the boyfriend of Charlotte, a single mum who lives next door but two. Charlotte had seen me hacking down my forsythia hedge a few weeks ago and offered her boyfriends 'services' (he's a gardener). I'd sort of said yes, and asked how much he would want - she said 'Nothing'.
Well he's done it - a gurt great Leylandii hedge (no I didn't plant it!!) trimmed - and he cleared it all up too!!
Now I'll have to drag some Stella home tomorrow night to thank him!! (that'll be the drink not some floozey)!!

I'm not that old or helpless either - but it obviously helps to appear so!!
Mind you, I was a LSA when Charlotte was at school - and I vaguely recognise the young lad (who s definitely younger than Charlotte) LOL

maggie

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust***

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust*** Report 21 Jul 2008 22:45

aye dont keep him to yourself
share him

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 21 Jul 2008 23:38

I would if I could Julie Anne!!!

Got teenage lads the other side - they and their mates smoke skunk in the garden (I'm well 'chilled out' when I do a spot of gardening) LOL, - an they were horrified when I pointed out to them that I knew what they were doing !! LOL (what an old hippy knowing what we're doing????)
Their language is at times - well - rough. BUT when grand daughter is here I point this out to them the bad language stops and they go inside to smoke!!

They're lovely :o)