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See you all on Thursday

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Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 9 Dec 2012 03:41

Just to let those people know who keep an eye on me lol or to whom I owe a reply to a pm or email that I will be away from today till Thursday at the W. Norfolk coast. If I don't get snowed in, I will catch up with folk on my return.

Take care and stay warm, I have packed my thermals and big boots and there is a log fire at the cottage so hope to stay snug



Cooper Report 9 Dec 2012 08:19

Hi Liz, have a lovely break, you will need the thermals, :-D enjoy your time away

Teresa x


ButtercupFields Report 9 Dec 2012 08:37

Have a nice break, Liz. Stay warm :-) BC XX


PricklyHolly Report 9 Dec 2012 08:51

Have fun.



Wend Report 9 Dec 2012 08:51

Enjoy your little break Liz - stay warm by that log fire :-D

Wend xx


AnninGlos Report 9 Dec 2012 09:31

Have a great break Liz. :-)


JustJean Report 9 Dec 2012 09:51

Wrap warm Liz, enjoy the break, relax :-) :-)

love Jean xx


Mauatthecoast Report 9 Dec 2012 10:52

Have a snug time :-D

Mau xx


~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 9 Dec 2012 10:54

Have a lovely break Liz:))

Take care

love jude xx

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 9 Dec 2012 12:54

Have a good time Liz, the log fire sounds lovely :-D


GinN Report 9 Dec 2012 14:04

Hope you have a lovely break up on our coast. Might snow in Norfolk come Tuesday, but probably won't be much - just enough to make things look seasonal. Probably won't reach Wereham, though, rarely does!

Enjoy those log fires! Lynda. :-)


Mersey Report 9 Dec 2012 17:00

Stay snugglybuggly & cosywossey :-D :-D Have a lovley time :-)


UzziInSunshine Report 9 Dec 2012 17:48

Have a great time out Liz. will look for you when you get back :-D


Sallie Report 9 Dec 2012 18:36

Enjoy your break Liz! Keep well wrapped up and stay warm.

Love Sallie.xx


kandj Report 10 Dec 2012 21:09

Keep warm and stay well Liz and enjoy yourself ....... Gxx

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 15 Dec 2012 04:59

Hi all, thanks for your messages, I had a nice break, it just wasn't long enough!!
O.h. had fun making the fire every evening, (and cleaning it out every morning lol) and I enjoyed a cosy warm bedroom to myself with a lovely goosefeather duvet over my own flannalette sheets. The weather was very cold but dry but I wrapped up well and we went out and about, had a couple of nice meals out, one after a Victorian fair on Wednesday evening and the other at a local pub and we ate at a Fish restaurant on the way home on Thursday evening.

We had one very foggy day when I had to drive to King's Lynn and back but it was nice looking round there again and worth the visit. I managed to get a few more Christmas presents, but didn't get round to writing all my cards as I had planned, just couldn't get in the mood so have to get busy now and catch up or no one will get a card.

The village where we stayed was much the same as before, some shops closed and some new ones opened and everyone still very friendly, nodding, smiling or saying hello as we passed in the street.

We saw the amazing sight of the geese flying to roost, hundreds of them just before 4pm, what a lovely scene to behold, and the noise lol - deafening!

The house here was freezing when we got in, it has no central heating so the gas fire went on high and was on for most of the night, the gas wall heater in the kitchen diner, where the computer is situated, wouldn't work so I couldn't sit in here on Thursday to catch up with things, hence my first visit to this site now.

The house is thawing out now lol and the weather being a bit milder is helping so back to normal, o.h. back to work and me catching up with things.

We had forgotten how nice it was to go to the house and village so plan to visit again, this was our third visit, 2006 the first, then 2008 and now this time. It seems to be mostly return visitors who love the house as much as we do.

Nice to be back with you all tho and great to see the news of Gwen.



AnninGlos Report 15 Dec 2012 09:41

Pleased to hear that you had a good break Liz, it all sounds lovely.


Treehunter Report 15 Dec 2012 10:00

Glad you had a nice time away. I love old houses even tho there cold but ones that coal fire is lit then you just want to stay, I miss having a coal fire cant beat them.



~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 15 Dec 2012 10:03

Hello Liz...good to see you had a good time and that you are back:))

Have a loverrrly christmas:)

jude xx

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 15 Dec 2012 16:58

Thanks folks, its called a cottage but it's actually a four bed detached house in it's own grounds with big metal gates to shut the world out at night, there is a huge lounge, a big dining room, large kitchen breakfast room and two bathrooms) You could fit this house in there more than twice over lol It would be lovely done up a bit and trimmed up for Christmas, could really imagine it as loads of room for a big tree or two and lots of visitors. The owner has had it for ten years as an investment/holiday let, her elderly Mum lives in the village and used to look after it but is a bit too frail at 83 to do much so now left to cleaners etc. We popped round to see the old lady, she is lovely and her home is so cosy and typical of her, with her little fat Jack Russell curled up on a rug by the woodburner. She had called to see us but missed us both times so I am glad we made the effort to visit her on our way home, we became quite friendly the first time we stayed there.

I love coal fires but hate the mess in the morning, had enough of cleaning the fire for my mum every Saturday, it was my job, wonder why my brothers never got roped in to do it or the housework I had to help with at weekends :>(

If you want to have a look at it, it's called Retreat cottage and lives up to it's name.