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Mo in Kent

Mo in Kent Report 2 May 2009 18:52

Oh Jean,it's so good to have you back. Sorry,that is selfish of me I know.but we did miss you,honest injun we did.
I have just been picturing you,in your nightie bringing the garden furniture in. J must have been so relaxed not to have heard anything at first.I am just glad no one was watching you,or they might have thought you were a
streaker. lol
I can imagine what the papers would have said,if you had been arrested for being in your nightie," Woman seen on her balcony in a storm,was she mad". And can you imagine what would have been said about you on here as well. lol. Well it would made good reading I suppose.
Are you going to start your thread again,I know a lot of people would like you to.
How is J keeping now,well I do hope,and not worrying to much. And yourself,do you feel nice and relaxed.
It's a pity that now you have to get back into the routine,of washing and ironing again. There is always so much to do ,when you get back from a
Our weather is still lovely here,and I hope it continues.
Well I will,love and leave you for now. Take care. Love and ~~~~~~~to all.
Best wishes Mo xxx


JustJean Report 2 May 2009 18:53

Nudge for Mo......


Sallie Report 2 May 2009 19:34

Hi Jean and Mo,
Lovely to have you back, Jean - so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday
in Tenby. Haven't been to Tenby for a good few years, we used to go now and again when we were living in S. Wales. We had some good and enjoyable times there, perhaps we will try and go again, in the not too distant future!

Mo has kept this thread going while you were away, just like your old thread was, it is friendly and welcoming. It's been nice chatting to Mo!

Speak again, soon.

Best wishes, Sallie.

Mo in Kent

Mo in Kent Report 3 May 2009 13:56

Good afternoon ladies. Welcome to a lovely sunny day here in Kent.
I am a bit cheesed of. I planted all my bedding plants yesterday,but forgot to put the slug repellent down,When I went in the garden this morning,the little blighters had had a feast on all my little babies. I know it's a bit late,but have just been out and laid loads of pellets down.I hope they enjoy it as much as they did my plants.
I have done all the dreaded h----w--k,it's all nice and tidy. And I am waiting for Roly to come back from the club,and mess it all up again. I thought it bad,when the children were small,but I am sure he's in his second childhood. Crumbs everywhere,papers all over the place,oh the list is a mile long.
Well girls,I must go and rustle up some grub,before I starve to death,huh
that'll be the day,I got enough fat on me to last a lifetime.
Love and best wishes to you all. Mo xxx


JustJean Report 4 May 2009 08:41

Morning all, rotten weather here rain and cold too!! so what are you all up to on this bank holiday? I still havent finished unpacking,but managed to get the washing done, so I need to rest all day now lol, well you cant overdo things can you.....Mo, J is like that with crumbs, is it a man thing I wonder,
off to have some brekkie, have a good day....

Jean x


Deborah Report 4 May 2009 10:43

Morning all, greetings from a warm and sunny Jersey, though the forecast is for cloud and drizzle by the end of the day. Great to see that Jean is back safe and sound within our little community here. Thanks for the PM, Jean.

No great plans for the rest of the day. OH has gone to dig worms and bait with the boys for them all to go fishing, so hope the weather holds for them. Just me and No4 at home, so doing some girlie things at the moment - painting clay models and kicking a football around!!! Not sure where the girl fits into it all. That's what comes of having 3 older brothers.

Weekend has been good. Son No1 had a very successful fishing expedition on Saturday, we all stayed around the house yesterday catching up on jobs in the garden and sorting out homework.

Have a great day everyone. Speak to you all soon.

DEBBIE :-)))


Zack Report 4 May 2009 13:27

Hello all ,Well it is lovely to have June back with us Thanks June for the email.Hi Mo ,Sue and Deborah it sounds as though you are all very busy with grandchildren and their sport.Our Aussie Rules Football started on Sunday ,we have 4Grades playing each weekend and on saturday We won everygrade it was good to watch and it was a beautiful day sunny with a lite breeze.
We had our first frost this week it hit the pumpkin vines so I will have to put the ripe ones away now, lots of pumpkin soup.I havent done anything in my garden lately as i was away at my daughters and also had a trip,and since coming back my grand daughter has been in hospital and next week i have to go to my daughters as she has to have the operation that was cancelled in April.
I will be 70yrs on the 11th May I have informed my family that i do not wish to celebrate my Birthday, but knowing my daughters some thing will happen.I just dont feel like celebrating.

My Grandaughter Sarah who is living with me will be Graduating on wednesday 6th May.She has been quite ill i hope she makes it on wednesday.
Well folks there is probably a lot more I could chat about but I must go I havent done the dishes and I do hate getting up to them in the morning so I must lift this a--- off the chair
Good night to you all (((((((HUGS)))))))))Marie.

Mo in Kent

Mo in Kent Report 4 May 2009 16:04

Hello girls. It's good to hear from you all again.
It's a shame about the frost's getting at the pumpkin vines Marie,I keep forgetting it's your winter now,over there.
I do hope your grandaughter is feeling a little better now,and that she is
completely well for the 6th of May.
And I will add your daughter to my prayers,for her upcoming operation,god willing she will be o.k.
Will you be taking your laptop with you to your daughters?. If you are,please keep us updated,as to how she is.
Ladies we must not forget Marie's birthday,on the 11th of May. So our Jean
as you are the one with the good memory,PLEASE can you give us a reminder. Luvs you Jean.
Well girls,I have had another good day. When we got up this morning,it was lovely again. So we decided to go down to Ramsgate,and watch the ferries go in and out. They have improved the port,but all the changes they
promised along the front,have not even been started. We walked up to the town,and hey presto,another ghost town. Most of the big stores have closed down.
It's all very well building big out of town centers,but the poor businesses
at the heart of places,cannot keep up.
We were so lucky,it started to rain on our way home.
I must remember to pm Marilyn,as we have not heard a lot from her since her operation,I do hope she is well.
So my lovely ladies,I will love and leave you all. Sending you all,my very best wishes. Love Mo xxx


Sallie Report 4 May 2009 20:20

Hello everyone,
Hope you are all enjoying the Bank Holiday!

Like some other parts of the country, weather isn't very good here either, cold and damp. Haven't been out today - daughter and son-in-law came for dinner, so that was nice.
It was great to see my daughter eating - she suffers from Crohn's disease, and not long come out of hospital after another flare up, third one in six months. So when she's eating well, I know she's alright.

Speak to you all soon. Best wishes.


JustJean Report 4 May 2009 20:58

Hi,Sallie, The weather here is awful, just like a winters day,and so cold,or it may be me,I seem to feel cold most of the time,,,,, I am sure it must have been nice to see your daughter enjoying her meal,lets pray she will enjoy many more, sending you and her a (((((((((((( X )))))))))))

Jean x


Huia Report 5 May 2009 02:01

Well, ladies, my OH and I are likely to be up to our elbows in s**t this afternoon. The sewer line down to our septic tank seems to be blocked. It has happened in the past when fibrous roots from some trees have got into it. Not the nicest job clearing it out. Dont want to pay a fortune for somebody else to come and do it though.



sue Report 5 May 2009 08:20

Hello All

A big welcome back to Jean glad you had a nice time. I hate all the washing when you been away but it has to be done. OH dosent do the packing or unpacking so seems to have a couple more days holiday.

Debbie how great your Son won great feeling for all. My Son got to two big finals before but didnt win either, mind you we were still proud watching him play at our local football grounds.

Mo your oh sounds like mine he makes more mess than both sons. He went away a couple of weeks ago and the house stayed tidy so I pointed this out on his return. He has got a sweet tooth and I find wrappers eveywhere.

Oh Huia your afternoon sound like fun (not) I know when they use to empty the septic tank at work I was glad we didnt have one at home. Hope it is sorted out quickly .

Marie hope you do celebrate your 70th in some way, I had a very difficult time just before I turned 40 a couple of years ago and told everyone I didnt want to do anything. But my sister inlaws and a couple of close friends took me out for a meal. It was low key but just what I needed, and looking back now I am gratefull to them.

Well it is a grey cold and a bit wet here which I dont mind today as I am at work allday. Kids are back to school . Eldest starts cricket tonight so I am hopeing he will enjoy that.

Yesterday was like a sceen from birds in my back garden. About 10 birds didnt leave my bird feeded alone untill they had cleared it of the food we had put out. Not sure what they were (medium size black) but they wouldnt let my robins or blue bird near. OH gets cross with me feeding the wild bird but I like to see them.

Well must go and get ready .

Bye for now Sue


GRMarilyn Report 5 May 2009 11:38

Hi Jean,

Glad to see you back.....hope you have unpacked now ,I hate that job !!
I put my suitcase on the bed to unpack I seem to be doing the marathon putting things away in their right places. LOL

Anyway I'm off to the hospital this afternoon to have my stitches out ,
they are beginning to pull , so I will get some comfort later...Hopes !!

Hope you all have a good day the sun is trying its best to come out.


JustJean Report 5 May 2009 12:40

Hello, everyone, nice to be back, finally got the washing and unpacking sorted, just been to the shops, we seem to have run out of all sorts of stuff, I think my grandson came round whilst we were away, the first thing he does when he calls is go straight to the fridge!!!!!!

Marilyn, hope all goes well at the hospital, J goesin on the 11th its another colonoscopy, and later prob a operation, its a big worry ......

Huia, I have been meaning to ask you the origin of your name, sounds foreign.....have you managed to sort it all out ? always in our thoughts...

Jean x

Mo in Kent

Mo in Kent Report 5 May 2009 18:46

Good evening ladies.
Sallie,It was good to hear that your daughter enjoyed her meal. How long has she had Chron's Disease?. It must be very debilitating for her. I hope you are well in yourself.
Huia,Septic Tanks are a flaming nuisance arn't they. My daughter lived in a house that had a Cess Pit,in fact it was a new estate they built. And instead of putting in main drains,they built them all with Cess Pits. So they had to pay every time they were emptied. In the end,all the neighbours got together,and paid to have mains put in. It was not easy,as she has three daughters,and with her and her OH,you can imagine what went down that cess pit every day, yuk sorry to lower the tone girls.
Sue,I hope your son enjoyed his cricket. My boys never got into it,to my OH
dissapointment,he loved to play,and will watch it whenever he can.
I love to watch the birds in the garden as well. Especially first thing in the
morning,just as it is getting light.
Hi there Marilyn,good to hear from you. I mean't to pm you yesterday,to find out how you were. But I hold my hands up,and admit,I forgot SORRY.
How did you get on at the hospital?. Did they take your stitches for you?
I bet it feels a lot better now doesn't it. I must apologise for not contacting you before,I feel really bad about it.
Well our lovely Jean,how's you today? I hope you have not been overdoing
things. What dont get done today,will wait till tommorrow.
What you said about your grandson,made me chuckle. I have a son like that. As soon as he comes in the house,he heads straight for the freezer,
opens it,closes it,and walks away. When I asked him why he did it,he didn't even realise he was doing it. Like you,I wouldn't mind,but he no longer lives at home. Cheeky so and so.
I have not been feeling to great today. I woke with a stinking cold,and I need a nose bag to catch the drips. Roly says he is going to keep a close eye on me,what with all this swine fever about. But it is only a cold,bless him for caring.
Thats enough of me waffling again. I will speak to you all later. Love and best wishes to you all. Mo xxx Special ~~~~~~~~~for Jean~~~~~~~~~


GRMarilyn Report 5 May 2009 18:58

Hi, MO & everyone Else.

Had my stitches our all 14 of them....and it does feel better.
Thank you for inquiring MO.

Got to go next week for another clean dressing.

I want to do some gardening badly I bought a lovely Azalea , that needs hopefully tomorrow I'll get out in the garden to plant it.

Hope everyone is OK........Jean you must be back to normal now !!

Mo in Kent

Mo in Kent Report 5 May 2009 19:04

Thats good news Marilyn. Glad you are o.k. And I hope it's a nice day tommorrow,so you can plant your azalea,I love them they are such pretty plants.


JustJean Report 5 May 2009 19:14

Marilyn, I am sure you will feel better now, dont overdo it in the garden, as for me being normal dont know if I ever have been, better tell me whats normal lol...By gum Mo you cant half natter!!!!! but I like it....get the mask on when you come on here please, here is some hugs so you will feel better.

(((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( X )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))).Thats a bit o.t.t.

Love Jean xx

Mo in Kent

Mo in Kent Report 5 May 2009 19:26

Puts mask on,gown on,surgical gloves,right that's better I can't infect anyone now. Just to say,Fanks Jean wuf ya,fanks for the huge hug.


Huia Report 5 May 2009 19:56

Jean and all who have wondered about my name: I live in New Zealand and the Huia is an extinct bird. My parents named all 4 of their daughters after NZ birds: Tui (the parson bird), Riro (short for riroriro the grey warbler) and the 4th was Tiora (stitchbird which is more commonly known by the Maori as Hihi or Tihi - imagine being called that - pronounced heehee or teehee!) My name is pronounced hoo-ee-ah, more or less.

Heteralocha acutirostris (to give my latin name)