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badger

badger Report 10 Mar 2007 10:19

Good morning everyone,wow ,what a lovely morning it is up here.I was up at six thirty,made my rice salad for the coming week,and then took a tour of the gardens,and bringing two of the patio lights in to change the batteries,with four i bought yestrday from poundland,okay for the lights but no good for a camera because they are not of a capacity that is suitable for that purpose,though at a quid ,i ain't complaining lol. Liz has treated me to a new puter desk so as soon as i finish on here ,it will be ,shut down ,strip down ,the puter and old desk and assemble the new one. The new one has a back shelf to it where i can mount the new speakers ,stack my discs and a 4 sheets ,and hopefully put the bears and dog which have been complaining about their ears for weeks where they have been hung on the chain with clothes pegs.hee hee. It looks as though moving the tres over towards the bird feeding stations may be working ,i have noticed a lot of spuggies these last few days coming in to feed which is an improvement over the previous two months. Hope everyone is having a nice weekend,see you later if i get this desk finished on time .Fred.

Brenda

Brenda Report 10 Mar 2007 18:44

Hi All,apaet from food shopping and putting some washing in the machine,have not done anything today had a read and watched a stupid film on tv thought I would start to understnad it but didn't ,so turned over and after a few channel hope found a full afternoon of Who do you think you are,!!! all been on before ,but still very interesting. Will have to start organizing myself as I want to start doing lots of things in the coming weeks. Hope Sylvia is ok,she did say she would take her lap top into hospital to read ouur messages. Fred busy as always,Jude thought i had trouble with our cats and dog, Speak to you all tomorrow,needed as a taxi now for my son.,he doesn't usually ask ,so can't say no. Brenda

Brenda

Brenda Report 11 Mar 2007 17:28

Just a nudge really,as we have slipped to page 9 ,I think, Not much to say,not feeling brilliant today rnunny nose ,headache etc,or is it the thiught of going back to work !!! I will tell you tomorrow,Take care brenda

Dorothy

Dorothy Report 11 Mar 2007 20:59

hi one and all it is a lovely day over here the sun is hining and the temperature it 2 above almost a heat wave, we went on day light saving time last night early due to mr bush and friends. fred hope that you got the new desk put to-gether allright, I went to the library and picked up some groceries , just a quiet day, no news from sylvia as yet I hope that all is well, brenda I just go to my threads and find you all quite fast rather than going through all the general threads it works well for me if I don't see us on the first page. well off to cook some tea chicken kiev and a nice salad I think bye for now dorothy

badger

badger Report 12 Mar 2007 10:02

Hiya peeps ,just signed in for a mo' to let you know that Joyce has put a thread up re Sylvia,good news and thanks to Joyce [mwaaaaah] Sylvia is okay ,recovering but tired after the op. Me ,it's Monday peeps and fred is off to the shops for the supplies.Heard from bill too,he is staying in Hamilton for now ,releaved to be home and doing okay.Fred.

Brenda

Brenda Report 12 Mar 2007 11:44

Hi everyone,it was raining earlier but has stopped now and is actually trying to be sunny, John has been to the dentist and has to take anti biotics for slight infection round a dead tooth ,which he will have taken out (hopefully) in two weeks.He has now gone to catch up with his gofing buddies at the golf club. Good news about Sylvia ,nice of joyce to put the news on a thread. Need to do some ironing and then get ready for work,on til 8pm so might not be back til tomorrow,Love Brenda

badger

badger Report 13 Mar 2007 09:19

Just a quickie again folks as Fred and Liz are off to choose the new car today,not so bad though as we are down to two,all we have to do is look them over decide which one we want and then test drive them. Stephen did well at t the court yesterday ,the morgage company upset the judge straight away and he went ballistic,and when he got through with the morgage companies rep'he was feeling very sorry for himself. The Judge said HE fixed the rate NOT the morgage firm and proceeded to deduct £40 a month off what Stephen said he could afford ,and which the company said wasn't enough. The company decide to force the amount up ,which was when the judge got annoyed ,and said not only he decided the amount ,to be paid ,and also he was now saying that Stephen now would not be paying the backlog owing [feb] but that payments would now start in May,lol. At this point he looked long and hard at the rep and asked[any more comments] there were none hee hee. All the lad has to do now ,is square the loan for the double glazing and he will be fine.. Hope everyone has a good day,and if you are looking in Sylvia ,you take it easy and get well soon ,we miss you.Fred.

Brenda

Brenda Report 13 Mar 2007 12:49

Just popped on at work at the start of my lunch brake as .hopefully my son will be changing the mouse etc at home. Glad all is well with your son Fred. Hope sylvia is ok now. Brenda

Dorothy

Dorothy Report 13 Mar 2007 13:51

hello glad to hear the report on sylvia and fred how nice for your son that the judge was on his side, good luck choosing the car. not a bad day here the sun is shining so you forget it is still cold, great for the children on school break bye for now dorothy

Brenda

Brenda Report 14 Mar 2007 11:04

Morning all.Fred how did the car search go ,ok I hope. We have a nice sunny day today ,hope it lasts as I have washing to do when I get home. Speak to you all later.Brenda

badger

badger Report 14 Mar 2007 12:44

Hiya people's,cor .i'm a little late today but i got held up at bristol motors seeing about the car and wasn't happy with the astra and so we have decided to go with nissan again,only this time we will be getting a note which is very good value for money ,having loads of driver tools aboard lol. The seats are a lot higher too ,and they are far more comfortable than the other cars we have tried,so all we have to do now is find a colour hee hee ,i say we, but i have thrown this at Liz's door while i get on here and play catch up ,weeeeell,it will keep her out of my hair for an hour anyway. My,email addy for yahoo has been compromised and is letting loads of spam and junk email through ,so i am changing my addy this afternoon ,so i will be busy for a couple of hours informing people of the change over. I got the back lawn raked and cut last night ,and the front lawn raked ,but now the bins are full ,so i will have to wait a week for there to be enough room for the grass cuttings,but then it will be on to the edges which are pretty untidy to say the least,but never mind,i will get there in the end. Have a nice day everyone ,be back later.Fred.

Dorothy

Dorothy Report 14 Mar 2007 19:39

hi congratulations fred on the choice of car sounds really nice and I do envy you cutting the grass!!!! to-day it was 10 degree's and quite nice but still a lot of snow to melt, plus they say we are going to be cold again and snow this week-end I had an e-mail from a friend in the south and he has been cutting his lawn and his bulbs are up and in bloom makes me green with envy, so I wandered around the garden nursery looking at and smwlling all the pots of flowers, can't have bulbs etc in the house the cats eat them when they are in full bloom so any flowers I have to move in the bathroom over night or if i am goiongout, any more news on sylvia bye for now dorothy

badger

badger Report 15 Mar 2007 08:43

Morning all ,and heeeeeello to Bill,nice of you to drop in Mate,and see you are getting yourself organized back in your old country. I was up with the larks this morning had some oatibix for breakkie [no sugar] and have to say ,it is quite tasty and nearly as good for you as porridge which will do me for the summer when a hot breakfast is the last thing on the mind. I then went out into the garden and pruned all the roses and started to tidy up the garden ready for kick off. Iv'e had to come in now as we are expecting a parcel ,and liz is still upstairs reading lol.by the time she got her butt downstairs ,the van driver would be in scotland on the evening shift hee hee. Later on i will go back out ,continue to take the old dead plants out and shift the bulbs away from the hedge and replace them with low growing ground cover plants so that the hedge trimmings don't damage them,the bulbs i will replant in other parts of the garden in the sun[when we get some] I really must remember to give the veggie patch a good dose of lime this year to keep the club root away ,we havn't had any yet ,and i want to keep it that way.which is the main reason i wont buy plants from a market garden ,there is always a chance that their soil may be infected and once you get it in the soil it's a bugger to shift. Well ,i'm going to have a swan around the boards now,and then hopefully it will be back out into my garden,[wahey] this is more like it lol. See you later.Fred.

Brenda

Brenda Report 15 Mar 2007 11:00

Morning alll,bit of a cloudy day here,just back from the hairdressers,but at least it did not rain on me,usually does when i have had my hair done and i ahve not got my brolly with me. Nice to see you Bill,did get your message will reply right after this. Fred was looking at the Nissan Note myself ,John and I will have to go down to one car if I stop work so we need something between mine and his.and the Note took my fancy. Dorothy could you put any hanging baskets on the balcony and put a few bulbs in them ,my friend has some on hers . Going to town now for lunch with a friend,will have to make it the last lunch out for a few week as I have to get some weight off. I know we can have a sandwich and salad in places but we have not been going to those places just lately. Hope Sylvia is managing to look in and is on the mend Brenda

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 15 Mar 2007 16:39

Hi all, I gave up ages ago on the old thread because it took too long to download and I got impatient waiting. maybe now there are fewer messages on here and it down loads more quickyl I will start to visit again. Jude, sounds like you had a good holiday, we got back at 12.20 last night, good flight, no problems and we had a great time, Both very brown as the weather was great. Brenda, are you going to tenerife this year at all? we have two weeks ther in May (in the South), and four weeks in September (in the North). Hope all is well with Sylvia. Ann Glos

Brenda

Brenda Report 15 Mar 2007 22:15

Evening all.just popped on after sending a few emails and doing some searching. Hi Anne good to see you,we go to Tenerife end of April this year,not booked for later yet.Hopefully endof Sept /early Oct time.or we might wait til December. Glad you had a good time.You have been missed on the main threads (and here),had an idea you might be away. Take caare Brenda

Dorothy

Dorothy Report 16 Mar 2007 00:19

hi brenda yes I will do up the balcony when the good weather arrives, was awakened at 6 am this morning by a call from bury from the son of an older cousin of mine had died and he was not sure if anyone had called me they had not, so anne looked up last weeks bury times obits for me and found the cutting, she had gone to curves in radcliffe this am via walshaw and mentioned seeing one of the fields full of daffadills it sounded so nice, then at 9am I got a call my close friend here her daughters father in law died last night. sorry for all the doom amd gloom but the thought that spring is showing its head in the bury area was so nice to hear. had dinner to-night at my son and daughter in laws had a great time with the children they had been ski-ing this week and to-day was a hockey tournement so they are having a good week off school.

badger

badger Report 16 Mar 2007 16:03

Hiya all ,we just got indoors as the rain started ,so it looks as though we are indoors for the night. we have the car ordered now ,the note 1.4 litre manual ,with all the extras, colour latte ,a sort of light coffee which looks very nice. We will be taking delivery on the 16 june,just in time for the holiday,and that gives us timr to have the towbar fitted and the alarm swapped over. I'm glad we went into farm foods on the way home to get the milk,because we decided to have a nose abouit and came across two chicken balti with nan breads for £1.00 for the two,which are just the right size for us ,so we got them for the tea.. We also came across two fish and chips with peas for the sme price which will do me for when the boss decides she wants pizza [ugh] give me my fish and chips anyday,or a nice ,hot curry lol. Have to go peeps ,tea is ready, yum yum.T,v next while i let Liz loose on the puter lol.Fred.

Brenda

Brenda Report 17 Mar 2007 23:34

Evening everyone,we have had very wet weather here as well Fred,started after lunch and i don;t think it had stopped. Good newsabout the car,sounds smashing. We had a chicken curry for tea which we llliked. was going to have a fruit salad afterwards but they did not want any. Hope everyone is enjoying their weekend and that sylvia is progressing ok. brenda

badger

badger Report 18 Mar 2007 09:54

Morning to all the sleepyheads out there this morning. We [my son and i] managed to pick the new engine for his car up yesterday from Tattershall [Lincs]. It was a good trip down and back ,but talk about windy ,it's as well that we had the engine in the back on the way home because as the wind picked up we were getting blown about a bit,due to the fact that his rickman ranger is made of grp and pretty light. ,Some poor old farmer is going to be out of pocket this morning when his hauliers lorry gets to it's destination.lol.we never got close enough to see the lorry ,but from sleaford on the A 17 up to gateshead on the A 1 ,there was a little trail of squashed carrots on the carridge way and hard shoulder every few yards,so i reckon by the time it got to it's destination it will have been a lot lighter than when it left the farm. The wind really picked up last evening too,and when i got up this morning ,the bin out front had been blown over again,the table and chairs out back have moved over the other end of the patio,and the b ird bath has been smashed. On top of it all ,the wife decides to do the washing this morning and was going to put the washing on the line [deeeeer] i thought you lasses reckoned it was us males that were short of a few pence in the pound ,i doooooont think so lol[says Fred ,striking a blow for the men ]hee hee. It woul;d seem that Mia was sulking yesterday when the wife turned up at the sons with the grandson in tow but now Fred. She sulked for a long time before getting back to her normal self,and went mad at five oclock when the son and i turned up. While i was picking up the bits outside the back of the house this morning ,a little movement over to my right down at ground level caught my eye,and looking round i saw the wren on the rose stem,so my little freinds are starting to turn up again. It is rather cold again too ,so i reckon we will have snow by tonight or early tomorrow ,but i'm not too fussed ,we don't need to go out for anything,so what we havn't got ,we do without. Off now for a look around but hope to be back later if the boss will let me lol.Fred.