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CrystalTips Report 4 Dec 2009 16:33

Found you! Someone mentioned champers, so I just followed my ears to the sound of the popping cork!

Hope you are all OK. I've been on hol from work and just had a lovely afternoon with Emily who was smiling and gurgling, and wanting to stand up!


Mazfromnorf Report 4 Dec 2009 17:07

hello everyone we will never give up lol


YG Report 4 Dec 2009 18:05

Hello everyone.

Maz, you are right. We will NEVER be put down!!

Aunty, we always have sense, good taste and intelligence!! That's what we are made of!! As if we could have anything else.

Pauline, get your slate out and start scribbling. You are elected to draw the new flag.

CT it sounds as though you are thoroughly enjoying your new granddaughter, but will you please stop giving her champers to drink in her bottle. She wil never be able to stand up!!

DET, hurry up with those cookies. I'm freezing with the window open!! I hope you have got a better aim than LG!!

Pauline $(*-*)$

Pauline $(*-*)$ Report 4 Dec 2009 18:14

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YG Report 4 Dec 2009 18:17


We have a flag!!

That was pretty quick Pauline!!!

Pauline $(*-*)$

Pauline $(*-*)$ Report 4 Dec 2009 18:31

Pretty quick!!

I've been on for ages doing


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 4 Dec 2009 19:10

Greetings all,,,and Rita.

Hope you have your hard hats on.

Elastic at full stretch, Ready? One, Two, Three -- lift off!!!

Ooops! Just missed the flag pole with the tasteful new ensign!


YG Report 4 Dec 2009 19:17

Hi Rita!!

DET, they were absolutely scrumptious!!! Was one short, cos the cat caught it!! Can you send me another please!!


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 4 Dec 2009 19:18

Oh dear - they do tend to crumble easily. Another on its way.



YG Report 4 Dec 2009 19:31

Thank you so much!!


AuntySherlock Report 4 Dec 2009 19:51

Well then. I see the new thread is buzzing. For those who wish I will send a copy of the temporary deleted thread. Perhaps it might be easier if I just restore it onto the board for a few hours. That will need to be later. I have to retrieve it from where it is.

What a lovely flag Pauline. I knew you would be the one to figure out that little problem. Now you need to describe it for us. It needs to have a story and colours (psst, don't forget there needs to be a little red and white somewhere, wink!, wink!).

Where was I?? Still half asleep. Nope no further reply from GR. I think we need a good vibrations cone of protection over our thread. That will stop any malicious dabbler from having access.

To bring us back to the mundane. This is the educational component of the new thread. Where we talk about family history.

I have just received a birth certificate which proves that the child was not the daughter of one woman, but the daughter of that woman's daughter. I was suspicious of the date of birth relative to the other siblings. There is no father named on the certificate and the mother of the child did not marry (and this is the connection to my tree) for another 13 years. I have found a marriage for that child and the birth of her daughter.

The problem in all this is that on the 1891 census it places the original child as the daughter of her grandmother, so anyone who is researching this family and has used that census information as correct has their tree incorrect.

Which emphasises the need to follow the more than one source (from different places) recommendatiion.


AuntySherlock Report 4 Dec 2009 19:55

And what are these biscuits about which you speak so highly. Being off biscuits and other associated junk foods I will just have to mentally taste them and dribble and drool accordingly.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 4 Dec 2009 20:06

(passes Aunty a bit of kitchen paper roll it mop up the dribbles)

Do you have Florentine biscuits in Australia? Finely chopped nuts, possibly glace cherries in a thin brittle caramel/toffee. They spread when cooking and when cold, melted chocolate is smothered on the underside. Well these American Cookies are like that, but with another Florentine biscuit sandwiched on the chocolate when it is still malleable. Crispy but not hard, and very morish. Yum, Yum.

They are our ‘treat’ when someone is coming back from a family visit, in this instance Beta Male.


AuntySherlock Report 4 Dec 2009 20:12

I understand Florentine biscuits because I have a very old recipe in my book of gathered recipes. And I have baked the normal single Florentines before. Perhaps they are in the line of biscuits that make tim tams. I'll have a look while shopping this morning. They sound delicious.

Only in the cause of market research and investigation you understand!!


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 4 Dec 2009 20:19

As they come under the 'luxury' heading, they may be a bit pricey! Lets hope they are manufactured under licence, otherwise...oh dear!


AuntySherlock Report 4 Dec 2009 20:31

Question for LG. Have you see the World Cup 2010 draw. It has been posted on Chat.

Understanding my complete disinterest in anything called soccer.... What is your opinion of Australia's grouping. Now you need to speak in a language I can understand with very small words!!!


AuntySherlock Report 4 Dec 2009 20:37

And greetings Jeni Wren and Rita, who I think visits from the Friendly Thread.

Have you had your bottoms stamped. I will see if Maz can arrange for one of the cyber pets to stamp all the new bottoms around the place.

By the way query for the BS committee. What will we have on the bottom stamp this time and do we all need to be re-stamped. Of course that means another party, doesn't it she said hopefully!!


YG Report 4 Dec 2009 20:46

Ooooh yes, more botty stamping. Can a fireman do it for me please Aunty!! I would so look forward to it if you approve!!


YG Report 4 Dec 2009 20:50

If Australia beat Germany and England get through they will be playing each other. I think!!!

Oooh I can see another war of the worlds starting on here lol!!


Jeniwren Report 4 Dec 2009 21:33

Hello Aunty Sherlock and everyone, [ no I haven't had my bottom
stamped,] has anyone found out where the other thread went and why?
Are you all ready for Christmas yet.
I like the flag, how do you do that.
Jean xx