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SylviaInCanada Report 26 Feb 2016 17:32

my son-i-l also incinerates meat :-(

I don't like it still bleeding, but I do like it pink->red in the middle

But, as you say ........ at least he is cooking :-)


LindainHerriotCountry Report 26 Feb 2016 17:19

I am boggle eyed as I have been helping someone with a tree, it has gone well, so I am pleased

I must get round to mine :-D

OH is incinerating steaks for dinner, the concept of rare is beyond him. Still at least he is cooking, somI should be grateful.


LindainHerriotCountry Report 25 Feb 2016 23:16

I did indeed, thank you.

I always go to an old church which is now a community cafe run by volunteers, with a Fairtrade Shop. The excellent food is home cooked and cheap compared to most places. I like to support the project

I bought lots of Easter bits for the lady I take shopping on Wednesdays. She wants to make up some Easter baskets, but we couldn't get everything she needed locally


SylviaInCanada Report 25 Feb 2016 17:11

a day out on your own is good :-)

I hope you enjoyed your lunch


LindainHerriotCountry Report 25 Feb 2016 15:04

I have had an adventure today, I went to York on the bus as OH was out with the car.

I only wanted to go to M&S to get some new socks, but I had lunch out as well.

It was very sunny this morning, but now it is bitterly cold out there, so I am glad to be hoe


SylviaInCanada Report 24 Feb 2016 22:36


Yes, it's a problem when that happens, but I'm glad that it doesn't usually cause you any problems.

OH was running around looking after me last night ...... HE got grumpy when he found me walking around

But he couldn't go to the bathroom for me, could he? :-D


LindainHerriotCountry Report 24 Feb 2016 19:39

Oh dear, that sounds sore Sylvia, I hope it settles down soon

My knee aches some days, but is mostly fine. The only problem is that it suddenly locks somehow and makes me judder sideways. Most of the time it is fine, but the other day I thought I was going to fall. I didn't but I ended up throwing the plates and cutlery I was carrying onto the floor. Luckily nothing broke, but I had to clean up the food scraps


SylviaInCanada Report 24 Feb 2016 19:20

how sad :-(

It sounds as though he needs some help, with the personal care of his wife in particular.

I am sore :-(

My knee has been bad for a couple of weeks, I had a good idea of what was wrong and tried to deal with it myself, but hindsight says I really should have tried to get in to see him before yesterday.

The bone (fibula) on the outside of the lower leg fits into a very shallow socket in the knee cap, and it can easily slip out in some people ......... like me

It can be worked back into place, and Matt has taught me how to do it, but I just couldn't manage it this time. Sooooooooooo ...... he spent the whole session working on it as it had sort of "locked"

As he left the room afterwards he said "you're going to be grumpy this afternoon. That knee will hurt, but it will be better tomorrow"

Yep ............ except it also hurt overnight, and is still a bit painful this morning.

I have to keep working on it until my next appointment in 3 weeks ......... and he'll give it another go-over then.

It is cloudier today, but the sun is expected to appear this afternoon.


LindainHerriotCountry Report 24 Feb 2016 11:48

I hope you aren't too sore after Physio Sylvia

It is a very sunny day here, but only 3C. I have just collected an elderly couple from an outlying village and brought them to the dentist. The wife has dementia and is in her slippers with bare legs. She smells of wee as well. Very sad as he is frail and is obviously trying his very best to look after her

I have my usual lady to take shopping this afternoon as well, so it is a busy day.


SylviaInCanada Report 24 Feb 2016 01:07

I had physio today

we are having some lovely weather ..... the sun is shining in cloudless skies, and this is forecast to last until at least Thursday. The nights are cold and clear ............... it got down to 1C last night, but the moon was beautiful!


LindainHerriotCountry Report 23 Feb 2016 20:12

I have been neglecting my tree today, I knuckled down to the housework instead and fitted in a trip to the supermarket as well.

I still need to clean the inside of the windows before I will be truly happy :-)


SylviaInCanada Report 23 Feb 2016 00:02

Someone posted recently that FMP is updating the records as fast as possible, so that closed records can be opened ....... and they do have access to GRO bmds up to 2006 or 2007, depending on the record.


LindainHerriotCountry Report 22 Feb 2016 22:16

I have put lots in, but still have lots to go, There are lots of descendants from just a couple of generations up and lots of previously unknown children of course.

I first looked when it came on line and I bought credits. I have been looking back at those and it is surprising just how many blacked out lines have now been opened up


SylviaInCanada Report 22 Feb 2016 21:22

Linda ...........

that's why I haven't been on here very much ..................

up the 1939 Register tree :-)

I thought I wouldn't use it very much, but I'm managing to close off a lot of sied issues

Plus, someone asked something about US records, and I told them they were on FMP World ................. then realised that I had access to them as well, so I've been trying to sort out some side lines in Canada and the US.

We are the first immigrants in the direct line, but lots of siblings form both our ancestral lines moved around the world in the 19C


LindainHerriotCountry Report 22 Feb 2016 16:35

Dragging it up again, naughty Sue :-|

OH is back, which is nice

I have been up my own tree filling in people from the 1939 register, it is amazing how many lines I can fill in


LindainHerriotCountry Report 21 Feb 2016 13:33

Just realised why I am hungry, it is 1.30pm I have been up a Welsh gentleman's tree, not Tec this time, but the other one we know


SueMaid Report 21 Feb 2016 11:40

No bacon sarnie?!? That's just not on :-| That brings back such nice memories :-)


LindainHerriotCountry Report 21 Feb 2016 09:27

I think you should have done the nappies as well :-D

I have had a nice long sleep and it is now Sunday morning, but as OH is away there is no one to make the bacon sarnies :-(

I will either have to starve or get some food for myself, very bad form!


SueMaid Report 21 Feb 2016 04:55

A very early night and a nice long lie-in.

We have spent some lovely time with our great nephews. They area month old and so tiny. We cuddled them, fed them and then handed them over for a nappy change. Back to us for another cuddle and a nap....for the babies not us :-D

We have a busy week coming up so relaxing this afternoon.


LindainHerriotCountry Report 20 Feb 2016 14:06

Currently hurtling north.

I walked out yesterday leaving a toy strewn house, so will have that to tidy up when I get back as OH is away for the weekend.

I can foresee a very early night