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Has the heart gone from the message boards? update

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AnninGlos Report 13 May 2013 14:24

Hello Bridget, I am sorry to hear about your child who is ill, I hope they get better soon, we do worry so about our children don't we? Sorry I have not been on here Bridget, we are in Tenerife and sometimes have a problem with the Internet.

Hello Nolls, I did see you on another thread and thought you had not been on for a while, welcome back. I think one of the rhyming threads is still around somewhere. A lot of the older posters are still with us but there are some very nice newer ones. The board names have GC
Hanged though.

Nolls from Harrogate

Nolls from Harrogate Report 13 May 2013 13:47

Having been away for a couple of years and just come back I must admit to having seen a change in the boards but I'm sure it will find it's way back . I used to like a thread about rhymes we were like kids on it .... but all gone :-( ......


SpanishEyes Report 13 May 2013 09:17

I wonder why there has not been any further replays since my last entry?

I have had a difficult time re one of my children who is very ill.

Today I just felt like saying hello to you all and hope you all have a happy day.


SpanishEyes Report 26 Apr 2013 12:24

Good afternoon from a cold and wet Peniscola in Spain. Each time the sun tries to come out the rain starts instead and the birds fly away, my dogs come into the house and my Husband is watching the snooker programe!

We had a couple come to see our house yesterday was raining and very cold.....the agents were very good but the lady decided that she could not cope with the cold weather so did not even come into the house!! I was amazed!

The darts night, yesterday only had four tables last night but we still held was good fun and there had to be an extra question as two tables had the same results of the Quiz.

Well, that is all my news for now, so bye bye until tomorrow



AnninGlos Report 22 Apr 2013 15:19

Hi Bridget, No daughter hasn't sold their Lake District apartment yet. Not too bad as they can live there for a while until it sells and they aren't selling the Hampshire house until 12 months time, giving Grandson number three somewhere to live in the meantime as he has almost finished uni. At the moment Daughter and husband and Grandson number two and fiancee are having a long weekend in the apartment. They did have somebody to look at it who arrived just as they were unpacking for the weekend on Saturday.

Grandson's fiancees parents finished the marathon more or less together in 5 hours 20 minutes, very proud of them and the money they raised for Clic sargeant. (cancer and lieukaemia in childen).

Very windy here again today, not that cold but not as warm as it was at the weekend. Managed to get a load of washing dried outside anyway. Took a risk and left it out while I went to town, luckily it didn't rain.

Anyway, nice to see you on here Bridget. :-)


SpanishEyes Report 22 Apr 2013 15:08

Good afternoon to you all.

It is quite time since i was on here, sorry!
Nothing amzing been happening but everyday tasks do take a long time when the wind is so strong, just as i finish the cleaning along comes some more high winds!!

However each day the sun is shing and it is getting stronger so soon it will be hotevry day.

Ann, has your daughter had any success re selling her house.?

Our friends who returned to England came fora few days to finally decide which tems they wish to have in England and to see the person who has been trying to sell their house. Well the outcome s that they have changed to aother company and are now willing to sell the house for less than what they bought it for! Unfortunately there are hundreds of idenitcal house on the Urbanisation in the same situation.
I have decided to put our house into more than one agent but not yet ready to substantionally reduce the price.

This wekk is busy with darts night, 2 quiz nights, 1 football night and a friend hoping to visit one afternoon!!

We went shoping for the essentials today and then came home and had a really good Salad lunch full of chicken and all the salad items you could imagine...too full for Icecream afterwards!!!

Well that is about all for now so will look in a day or so to see what is happening,

Bye for now

Bridget :-D


AnninGlos Report 9 Apr 2013 17:09

Lucky you with the sunshine Bridget, very grey and cold here today. Are you sure you want to come back?

Sorry you aren't getting anyone to look at your house though, it must be frustrating. However the situation here is the same. daughter is trying to sell her apartment in the Lake District but is not having much luck.

I'll have a think about another name for your thread.


SpanishEyes Report 9 Apr 2013 17:04

As Ann has kindly invited me I am back! I have posted on here once before and not long ago.
Ann, thanks for encouraging me to continue with my thread and I will add something at least once a week. Perhaps I should change the name of my thread.....any suggestions will be considered.

The sun is shining and the forecast is more sunshine for the rest of the week.

Our house had quite a good number of people come to view when our house went on the market but none since December! I am going to ask the company we choose to come again as we have changed quite a lot in the main rooms and the kitchen. However there are hundreds of houses and Appartments available so I am not sure when we will find some one to buy our home.

Bye for now


:-( :-)


AnninGlos Report 9 Apr 2013 17:01

Here it is Bridget. what have you been doing with yourself?

We did the weekly shop this morning and also had a breakfast, had enough stamps on our coffee card for 2 four item breakfasts. We enjoyed it as we don't often do that.

Since then I have been around the boards and also made three cards.


AnninGlos Report 7 Apr 2013 18:33

nudge up for Bridget.


AnninGlos Report 7 Apr 2013 09:35

Hello Bridget, you are very welcome, but this one is as slow moving, if not worse, than your diary. Don't give up the diary though because it seems to be the only thread that Gerard nd maybe Berona post on fairly regularly.

I am sorry I haven't posted on your diary for a couple of days, I am down in Hampshire at the moment and using my IPad which I do find a bit slower than my desk top.

There are other threads which you would be very welcome on too. If you have ant craft interests there is the craft thread (all crafts, knitting, crochet, painting, photography, card making, scrap booking tec etc.). And I go on the Welsh thread but I am not Welsh, nor do I live there.

Maybe you could start an ex pats thread, there are quite a few of you. My sister has just decided to move to Turkey and she gained a lot from the Turkey ex pats group on face book. But people do like to read about life in other countries. I think maybe the title and first post of your diary thread isn't such that it attracts new posters. But don't whatever you do delete it. :-)


SpanishEyes Report 7 Apr 2013 09:21


Please can I join your discussions etc?? I feel sad today as no one has posted on my Long lasting thread. I have just read about 10 pages of this thread and liked and enjoyed the entries.

Time has come to forget my Daily Diary.. :-( :-(



AnninGlos Report 12 Mar 2013 17:43

Jean, that is good, I don't really think the heart has gone it is just that fewer people post these days, those left are still lovely.

Moonbi, sorry you have had problems with selling, it is the same here. Maybe the delay is for a purpose, maybe if you had moved where you originally wanted to, you would not have been happy. You already seem to be having second thoughts. The problem with moving to live near children is that you can be back to square one if they then decide to up and move.
I hope that you can make a decision and find somewhere that you are happy with. Meanwhile have you done any more crafting, the craft thread is missing you :-) :-)


Jean Report 7 Mar 2013 02:16

i cant fault the help and support i have recieved in recent weeks. a bit of life may have gone but not the heart.


SylviaInCanada Report 7 Mar 2013 00:40


just ask yourself "why was I going to move to QLD?"

if the answer does NOT include close friends and / or family ................ then do re-consider.

It gets harder to make friends as we get older ............ and moving to an area where you don't know anyone can be difficult.

My cousins seem to have settled well in Hervey Bay ..........

...... but she would prefer to be back in the house they had in Pomona. He is happier in H B, because it doesn't have a garden, vs the almost 2 acres in Pomona, and so he doesn't have to mow the grass.

She goes back to Pomona every 6-8 weeks .............. shopping better, close friends, good places to eat, etc etc

All 3 of their children and families live elsewhere .............. Canberra, in the interior, northern Qld

They do like Qld .......... and have lived in that state for many years, BUT H B may well not have been the best choice.


moonbi Report 6 Mar 2013 22:47

Thank you for your concern.
Its a long story, but Suffice it to say that no I have not yet sold my property.

Its been a long very hot summer, the housing market is depressed, etc.....

I am considering to rent out my place as I do want to move before the winter begins, but ........

the north and east coast have had constant flooding over the summer and there are months of clean ups to do.

Not sure now if I do want to move north, as daughter and Gson moved a 3 1/2 hour drive from here to near Bendigo in February. I might move nearer her.

Its hard trying to work out what to do.


AnninGlos Report 6 Mar 2013 21:47

Have you had any luck with selling the house Annette? It seems ages since you spoke about moving. :-)


moonbi Report 3 Nov 2012 10:29

that would be good Ann.

Id be more likely to get my reserve price then, wouldnt I ? I must remember to tell the first couple that I have another couple coming in an hour.

No subtle pressure, heh

I scheduled them on the same afternoon because I thought I could present tidy one less time ! didnt think of the selling technique it offers.


AnninGlos Report 3 Nov 2012 10:15

good luck Annette, hope they are fighting over it.


moonbi Report 3 Nov 2012 10:13

today I had a BBF party. what a treat, we all had a great time together. I had made christmas cards to give to them and we chatted over coffee. My daughter made a great banana cake topped with whipped cream. it was delicious.

I am so going to miss them all.

now I must do a bit of a clean up after the party and get to bed.
early rise in the morning, because I now have 2 different couples to come for an inspection in the afternoon. One an hour after the other!