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HANDY OLD BAG

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DIZZI

DIZZI Report 27 Sep 2013 21:30

Now I know my handbag contains a load of junk but how about this,
I'm away for a few days and a friend has just asked has anyone
Got a magnifier,guess who had one,
Yup my handbags got everything in it
Except the kitchen sink,that's only cos I can't lift it with
The added weight of the taps. :-D :-D :-D

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 27 Sep 2013 22:16

I rarely carry a handbag, I usually wear a 'bum' bag when out shopping locally just purse, keys and phone in it. Wear that and carry a bigger bag when in town but hardly anything in it. ( until I buy things) :-)

Diamonds-R-A-Girls-Best-Friend

Diamonds-R-A-Girls-Best-Friend Report 27 Sep 2013 22:23

Same as Wend but I don't need the tampon anymore :-D :-D :-D

I also have spare batteries for my hearing aid :-|

Lesley x

MR_MAGOO

MR_MAGOO Report 27 Sep 2013 23:09

I haven't got a Handy Old Bag............. :-(


~~~~~~~ to Dizzi & Wend & Annin G.......... :-D :-D

Why do you want 2 tooth brushes Wend ?

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 27 Sep 2013 23:21

I've got a HUGE bag that holds everything I need.

Himself calls it The Tardis.

:-D

MR_MAGOO

MR_MAGOO Report 27 Sep 2013 23:32

Maybe i should get one too............. ;-)

Elizabeth2469049

Elizabeth2469049 Report 27 Sep 2013 23:41

I have two very large bags (given me by understanding daughters) and I find it useful to transfer the contents from one to the other from time to time - wonderful what turns up (like a lost credit card in the pages of a diary - and just once a pound coin that had fallen through a hole in the lining) and it does give the opportunity for a minor purge

Diamonds-R-A-Girls-Best-Friend

Diamonds-R-A-Girls-Best-Friend Report 27 Sep 2013 23:45

Battery operated toothpick :-S

Well I have heard of some women that carry battery operated tools in their handbag but never a toothpick :-D :-D :-D

Edited both my post :-0 :-S

I keep forgetting to add my name :-(

Lesley x

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 28 Sep 2013 00:00

When i read ......"Handy Old Bag"

I thought.........what does she want now??

:-D :-D

Diamonds-R-A-Girls-Best-Friend

Diamonds-R-A-Girls-Best-Friend Report 28 Sep 2013 00:03

A battery operated toothpick ;-) :-D ;-)

Lesley x

Dermot

Dermot Report 28 Sep 2013 08:36

'Northern girls buy smaller handbags than those in the South'.
(Yesterday's T's Newspaper)

Brenda from Wales

Brenda from Wales Report 28 Sep 2013 09:30

I don't believe that Northern girls have smaller bags than the South.

How can they come to such bold statements?

I have always carried a big bag,and have things in there for emergencies.

Used to even have screwdriver and wire strippers.mind you,at the time I sold electrical equipment and had to put plugs on when delivering.