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OLDE CRONE RETURNS!!!! Time to journey home......

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Macbev Report 2 Jan 2006 13:51

Thanks for your concern, Tina. I got a bit confused on that roundabout and wandered off onto the wrong thread (sorry, Merry). Have decided to turn myself into the Panda car and anticipate being deported as an Illegal. It was a wonderful, memorable party and I will treasure the photos of all those tinsel bedecked bums for years to come. Thanks for the hospitality, Olde Crone, and for the pink cardi, Beryl. Maybe your mum will get to Perth next year, Bev. Au revoir, Beverley


jumarcat Report 2 Jan 2006 13:05

how can this be our last comments when we have a wedding to plan for. everyone knows it takes months of meticulous planning. and god knows it sounds like olde crone needs us. you know like the war poster your country needs you........

The Bag

The Bag Report 1 Jan 2006 17:46

It was fun, wasn't it? certainly kept me going, even if at times i did get a bit lost as to who was where and doing what ~ i stuck close by my friend Merry and got there and back again and guess that is all that matters. Merry, please dont delete, printed off or not, would be nice to ressurect sometime..... New year new thread...where shall we go next? Crones invited us to a wedding hasn't she?............ happiness to all in 2006 Jess & Bobbin My last comment too!


Borobabs Report 1 Jan 2006 17:40

Merry just tp let you know I have printed the whole thread off;; a good half ream paper but worth it;; the thanks goes to you lot for keeping us well entertained;; clap clap clap Babs


Merry Report 1 Jan 2006 17:26

Well, I think we are all home now..........and hopefully a good time was had by all..................... I would just like to thank all those who added to or enjoyed this thread and also for tolerating it on the wrong board!! I won't be adding to it again, so it's goodnight from me....... I hope you all had a great C-mas and a Happy New Year........ Best Wishes to Everyone and Happy Hunting! Merry xx


Merry Report 1 Jan 2006 14:56

No problem Jess, I'm home!! I had only been back a few minutes when they decided to have the widows funeral pyre, without a widow!! Set fire to my hair! merry

The Bag

The Bag Report 1 Jan 2006 10:54

Thanks so much for the lift Merry. its was very kind of you. Give my love to soggy Bornemouth and to the rest of your tribe ~ tell them Jess says you are a star! Oh, and can you give a friend of Mine a Hug, if you happen to see him at the end of the pier. His name is Ian, and he'll no doubt be fishing!' he lives at Parkstone!


Merry Report 1 Jan 2006 09:58

That's ASSERTIVE, in capitals........... Excellent idea about the poop-scooping........... I have therefore wrapped the shovel in New Year paper and posted it anonymously to the female in question.........I'm sure she will know what to do with it............................................ Well, here we are at your abode....................... I see Alan must have been delivered home yesterday after I filled in the discharge papers and forged your signature on them....... hope you didn't mind too much, but thought you might have missed him and his socks (one pair, two weeks) after all??! I'll push off back to soggy Bournemouth now......... Shouldn't take me long......there aren't many commodes on the road.......... See you at Crone's wedding............................(oh, LOL maybe SHE is the bride!!) BYE.......!! BYE!!.........................BYYYYYYYYYEEEEEEEEEE! BYYYYEEEE Bobbin too....................... Merry

The Bag

The Bag Report 1 Jan 2006 09:50

fast as you like Merry ~ I actually quite like the idea of going home. Forget the poop scoop, my new years resolution is to Deal better with things,be more assertive.Let her scrape her own crap off! Happy new year Jess


Merry Report 1 Jan 2006 00:00

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!! Ready Jess???? (and Bobbin?) OFF WE GO............ Merry x


Merry Report 31 Dec 2005 23:35

Oh, *%$*£&£$*.....I left my coat behind..... Olllllddddeee Cronneeee......please can you send the see-thru plastic mac with fetching red tinsel trim, by express delivery please.......?? Has it all been a dream???? I've had a great time.........It will be interesting to see if anyone missed me at home? Maybe no one will have put the empties out and so they will ask me to go to the bottle bank?? I'm am truly a necessity after all!! In 25 mins Jess, Bobbin and I will be on our way to Northampton with our poop-scoop shovel and a bucket-full of memories of C-mas 2005 to remember in 2006 and for every other C-mas onward...... Merry


Unknown Report 31 Dec 2005 22:25

Well, Lara, Billy and myself made it back to the land down under...............................................eventually! Unfortunately we kind of got a severe case of chairlag and fell asleep. Said chair-sometimes having a mind of it's own, decided to take the scenic route. When we finally arrived in Yarrawonga Lara was wearing a red berét and garter?? Ooh lala! We had some stollen and lederhosen shoved into a corner of the chair, some poor bugger must have frozen legs. Billy was lying on a furry hat type thingy and had an empty vodka bottle between his paws and I was wearing a pair of wooden clogs. Did we just do the whirlwind European tour? You know, 13 countries in 48 hours? Pity we missed it. Anyway, the tour thingy has left us tired and worn out, so we are now sitting in Laras lap pool with a supply of baileys and Brown Bro's crouchen riesling. Heaven! C- was erm....interesting to say the least Great company, most interesting buffet I have ever encountered, and a wonderful assortment of gifts. Exactly was C should be like. Pity the hostess was missing for the duration. Um, they weren't our coats Olde Crone was buried under were they? Hope everyone has a great New Years, Cheers Rebs x

The Bag

The Bag Report 31 Dec 2005 21:49

Colour scheme just evolved from the bogof offer in Asda on Andrex, only those two colours left..... Been an interesting christmas, one like i have never known anyway...met people from far and wide, from all walks of life who all have one thing in common ~ bums small enough to wear a tinsel G string with style!...and that takes some doing! Its been good, its been fun, but when we all arive home tommorow maybe we'll all realise it was maybe a dream and that one day our dreams may come true and we will have a wild and wacky meeting somewhere and eat daft food! So, whilst we continue our journey Merry , on into the night, home ward to those we love (and who dont really appreciate us!) that we certainly do have friends here upon whom we can rely in good times and in bad, Thanks for that especially Merry, over the last few weeks especially Your support has been unfailing, unconditional and at times all that has kept me going. Many MANY thanks xx very best wishes to all my fellow travellers for a very happy and prosperous 2006, Bottoms up - even tinsel clad ones! Jess & Bobbin xx


Merry Report 31 Dec 2005 21:15

Pale blue and apricot???? Sounds wonderful!! I can make a bride and groom for the top of the cake and dress them in the colour scheme......very tasteful I think, don't you........??? Maybe we could do the icing to match? Scout hut?? Maybe take some apricot air freshener? Should do the trick........What date is the event supposed to be?? Glad to hear the M-I-L flowers did the trick....... (though there are well over 2 hours to go, so don't think you can uncross your fingers yet, Jess)......If I start skiing again at 12.01am 2006, you should be home for breakfast.......I'm sure Alan will have a nice ..........basket of washing welcome you back....... Merry


Beryl Report 31 Dec 2005 21:08

Oh Tina do be careful....I don't want you to fall of that ladder....grab hold of that rope and those sailors will drag you up on deck. I,m right behind you.....hope you didn't eat any beans today! Here we are sitting cosily in our buttered toast and a very welcome pot of tea...gosh Tina isn't it good to have some normal grub? We are making good time ....I can almost smell the change in the air...we must be nearing the Mersey. It is nearly time for us to part and I would like to thank you Tina for you have been a very interesting and friendly travelling companion. As have all the other people who joined the journey. I do hope me meet again. Happy New Year Beryl x

The Bag

The Bag Report 31 Dec 2005 21:03

Cor! That wedding sounds like a reason to make a return trip..Nothing like a scrap at a wedding! Maybe you could offer the services of Merry and I to decorate the hall...We are good at totally tasteless and OTT!! i suggest Pale blue and apricot colour scheme, big bows and things with Andrex....... Bobbin is safely snuggled up n her roof box~ actually quite looking forward to getting home now~ interflora (ok Morrisons!) has managed to make the M-in-l from hell feel loved so hopefully we'll not run into trauma there tonight. Had a text from my beloved earlier ''come home soon, I've missed you...' Must mean he's run out of clean socks. second thoughts i left 4 clean pairs and at the rate he usually changes them , he must be able to go at least another 10 days!


TinaTheCheshirePussyCat Report 31 Dec 2005 20:14

Come on Beryl, paddle harder or we shall miss the boat! Bye bye everyone, thanks for a really amazing christmas. Olde Crone, thanks for the use of your garden and shed. Sorry we did not realise we had buried you under the coats. Merry, Jess, Bobbin, safe journey home. Grumpy, glad you made it OK. Does anyone know if Macbev managed to finally get a lift back to Oz - in fact, have any of the Oz contingent made it home? Rebs - leave Santa alone now dear, he needs to rest ready for next year. Best wishes and Happy New Year everyone. Tina


Merry Report 31 Dec 2005 19:42

Are the potential bride and groom exchanging blows as well, or just their families?? Give it time, you may be lucky - it may be cancelled.................. Merry

The Bag

The Bag Report 31 Dec 2005 19:41

Sounds wonderful merry ~ I have found a bag of good old Bertie Bassetts allsorts in the box here that i meant to contribute to the non-C celebrations but guess we can share them on the stroke of 12. Parsnip soup sound...erm...erm...devine.... I think......

An Olde Crone

An Olde Crone Report 31 Dec 2005 19:39

Glad you are all (well, most of you) reunited with your loving families and thankyou all for making my C-mas less miserable than usual! Now, if I can only count on your support for a family wedding I have to attend in June.....his side hate her side, blows have already been exchanged...there are several batty Aunties who will no doubt attend, wearing regulation slippers.....the Reception is in the Scout Hut and we are all expected to contribute in kind to the Running Buffet... Olde Crone