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wouldn't it be nice if in 2010

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AnninGlos Report 31 Dec 2009 14:58

Sorry Sylvia, senior moment there confused you with a Sylvia from NZ, who I don't actually think has been on this thread Lol!!! I guess it is the same time in MK as it is here Lol!!


Julia Report 31 Dec 2009 17:30

Although I have not been able to contribute on a regular basis to this thread, as I would have liked, the only New Year's resolution I am going to make is to do so aplenty in 2010. So, to you all, have a very Happy New Year, and I'll speak soon.
All the Best for 2010 to you all
Julia in Derbyshire


AnninGlos Report 31 Dec 2009 17:31

And a Happy New year and hopefully a healthier one to you to Julia, an we look forward to your contributions in the New year.


HeatherinLeicestershire Report 31 Dec 2009 18:01

Hi Ann, nice thread.

Sorry I've not been on much at all this year, personal probs...... I don't contribute as much as I used too :( lost my mojo a bit too with family history....... Looking forward though, things will change in 2010 :)


Heather x


*.*mag*nolia*.* Report 31 Dec 2009 18:31

Hi all, .....Ann, the Tudors are brilliant, enjoying it more the second time around. To me it is more informative, politically and religion wise than most of the old Henry the 8th dramas. You must watch
Having a quiet New Years Eve after a hectic Christmas, so just chilling now and awaiting the fireworks that will inevitably go off around here ....

A Happy New Year to all



TessAkaBridgetTheFidget Report 31 Dec 2009 18:47

i'm posting this while holding on the phone to Virgin Media re my tv.

I moved it, or tried to. managed to disconnect the thing going to my Virgin Media Box Now got a 999 message on the box. And a Blue Screen. Have followed instructions on their automated message, but still says 999.

Just as well I have started a jigsaw puzzle!

Might have to write some letters too, and even try to do some weaving, on the childs weaving set that Santa bought me last year!

Not too worried or upset, tv is a habit not a necessity.

Will have to ring off soon as I've got some food in the oven. Already been on the phone for 19 mins ... without speaking to anyone. (except myself)


SylviaInCanada Report 31 Dec 2009 19:49

Hi Ann

and everyone

SylviaG ....... that's why I added (in Canada) to my name several years ago!

It's threatening rain here in Vancouver (snowing almost everywhere else in the province!), but we're not going to go out except for our afternoon coffee and to buy our weekly lottery tickets. I think one of the draws is for $30 or40 million dollars! Dreams ........................................................

Then it's home for the night ............... a lovely steak dinner, do our own things during the evening (as per usual!!), and hope to keep awake to midnight. I can't have an alcoholic drink .... but I can raise my glass of cranberry juice to OH.


and let's hope that is is a healthy, happy and prosperous one for all of us.



Cos Report 31 Dec 2009 19:59

Hi all, have been reading all or at least some of the threads here in General Topics,wasnt going to start writting but couldnt resist. I,m a night duty,nurse person so dispite the fact that I,m on holidays I still tend to be awake at this time of the morning.Some peple say its crazy. I,m not sure of the time difference between here and the uk. but at this moment it is 0355 here in WESTERN AUSTRALIA,down in the south west actualy.My name is Cori short for Corinne but on gr its Cos.this is just what I want somewhere to talk and meet new friends, I had contact with the ladies on the scraping threads and that is great too.but it is getting late/or should I say early so should go to bed before its time to get up, so I wish everyone here a HAPPY NEW YEAR. AND SO GOODMORNING TO ALL.


TessAkaBridgetTheFidget Report 31 Dec 2009 20:20

So it's already 2010 where you are Cos.
Hope that you manage to get some sleep so that you can enjoy a full day on 1st Jan.

It is good to hear from people from different hemisperes, as well as of different ages. Means that we get a wider view point on more subjects.

While researching my tree, found a young lad (aged 16) who was sent to WA as a Parkhurst Boy. Arriving there in 1849.
I think that he was given a second chance (not classified as a convict) when he got there and did quite well for himself.
But it must have been terrible being forced to leave home and all his family at such a young age, probably never to see his family again.


Karen Report 31 Dec 2009 21:43

Haapy new year to you all, I havent been on here in ages, i used to be a regular at one point but with one thing and another and brick walls i didnt have the time, will try and pop in more often and hopefully make new friends :-)

I never know if im supposed to be on here or the tips board lol



AnninGlos Report 31 Dec 2009 22:39

Heather, maggie Sylvia. Karen Cos, good to see you all, must go have the familt here but a Happy new year to you all and come back on here in 2010, we love to see you all.

Glos xx

The Border Reiver

The Border Reiver Report 31 Dec 2009 23:00

Good Morning All,

A Happy & Prosperous New Year to you all when it comes.
Like Cos I'm in West Oz and it's now nearly 7 a.m. and time for breakfast.

Best wishes,



FRANK06 Report 31 Dec 2009 23:37

*^"*"^*^"*"^*^"*"^*^"*"^*^"*"^*^"*"^>HAPPY NEW YEAR>*^"*"^*^"*"^*^"*"^*^"*"^*^"*"^*^

Well Ian & Cos, at least you are into your hangovers now whereas here in Scotland etc. they are just building up for the bells.
I am actually off to bed as I can't really be bothered with it all but at least I'll be up bright and early in the morning!
Nice to see some threads where people are not at war.


**"*"*"**"*"*"*"*"*"**"*"*"* MAY ALL YOUR PROBLEMS BE GENEALOGICAL *"*"*"*"*"*"**"*"*"**"*"


JustJean Report 1 Jan 2010 15:02

Happy New Year to everyone.....

Jean x


AnninGlos Report 1 Jan 2010 15:25

thanks everyone.

Jean (Monmouth)

Jean (Monmouth) Report 1 Jan 2010 17:21

I agree, its nice to see people from other Hemispheres, even if its only so I can say to anyone that I was talking to a friend in australia last night and they are having trouble with the heat! I find it wonderful that you can have a conversation across the world so quickly.


ButtercupFields Report 1 Jan 2010 17:28

What a lovely thread, Ann it must have sprung up while I was away. Happy New Year to all the newbies and oldies:-) BC XX


SylviaInCanada Report 1 Jan 2010 18:56

Good morning everyone!!

(well, it's morning my time!!!)

It rained hard all night, and is still raining ......... not very nice for the revellers who were out and about last night!

I stayed up until midnight, OH went to bed at 11:30pm. I heard a couple of fireworks go off at midnight, and went to bed, OH was still awake as he had been reading a book.

All in all ...... a very quiet evening!!!

Lovely to see all the new faces!



TessAkaBridgetTheFidget Report 1 Jan 2010 18:58

I sometimes say to friends "I was talking to ....... .........." before I realise that I've never even heard their voice, just "Chatted" on these boards.

Really feel that we are having proper conversations at times, instead of a cyber one!

Friends not on the boards just don't understand, they think that I have finally lost my reason completely.
Just pleased that I'm not the only one.

Perhaps we are related, Joan of Monmouth


TessAkaBridgetTheFidget Report 1 Jan 2010 19:05

Keith, are you ready to go to The Lake District tomorrow?

Don't forget to take a spade, a hot drink in a flask and a blanket.
Just in case it snows.

Have a good time and tell us about it whan you get back