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MillymollyAmanda Report 16 Jan 2021 20:22

AnnG sorry to read that T is not so good again today ,it does sound as if they are trying to give him something for the pain to keep him Comfortable.

Ann you could knit some of those ear warmer head bands they are nice and easy they only need to be about four inches wide and long enough to go round the head over the ears , you need the measurement round the head over the ears and knit it an inch or two less so it has a little stretch, I can show you how to sew it up so it has the twist at the front .
The girls love theirs they seem to be the in thing at the moment .


AnninGlos Report 16 Jan 2021 19:27

Thank you both.

Mel the wool is shaded multi coloured from pale pink to maroon. Haven’t started it yet though. Probably wait until my vacc arm is not so stiff but wool pattern and needles are here by my chair.


Gillx Report 16 Jan 2021 19:21

I'm so sorry to hear about T AnnG, it sounds like they're doing their best to keep him pain free, which must be good to know. Sending a gentle (((hug)))

I'm just watching Chitty flies again with David Walliams, he's trying to make Chitty Chitty bang bang fly but they're not having much luck so far, so have had to get an expert in to help. He's hoping to surprise some children with it.

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 16 Jan 2021 17:55

Anng so sorry to hear that T is very weak today. I am thinking of you and it does sound as though they are doing their best for T. Sending a very long gentle ((((((((((hug))))))))) and much love. <3

What colour wool have yougot for the hat Anng?

Lovely to see Vera on here and she and hubby were very quick with their jabs. I hope ours are as quick when we get them. We hav'nt heard anything yet but I suppose we are younger.

We are having burgers tonight with wedges, not the heels the chip things so nice and easy.

I have done some ironing this afternoon but got backache so came on here to see what you are all up to.


AnninGlos Report 16 Jan 2021 17:46

Thank you Vera, apparently she sounded very concerned and caring. It is all so hard.


SuffolkVera Report 16 Jan 2021 17:30

I am so sorry to hear that AnnG. My heart goes out to you. It sounds as though the staff are trying to keep him pain free at least. Sending you love and ((((hugs)))).


Gillx Report 16 Jan 2021 17:22

It sounds like your brother was well looked after Vera which must of given you peace of mind. That was quick having your jab done, poor OH when he had his first jab was in a queue outside in the cold for hours, he's been called up for his second jab twice and both times they've been cancelled, he now has another date at the beginning of March, I hope that one's not cancelled as well as it'll be very close to the 12 weeks they say is the time between each jab. He had to sit in a waiting area for 15 minutes as well.

It's a condenser dryer AnnG, the first load I put in I didn't have the time right and it was still wet, then the second load again I didn't have the time right and almost frazzled OH's top, thankfully I noticed it in time. Artificial grass is porous like Ann said, my mum has it and it's quite effective, plus it save OH having to cut lawns all the time. I see you've had your jab to, I hope your arm isn't to sore as I know OH's was for a day or two.

When OH cut's our lawns Ann he puts stripes in them and they look really nice, pity you can't buy artificial lawns with strips on, he'd love that lol :-D


AnninGlos Report 16 Jan 2021 17:16

Glad you have had it done Vera. I am ok so far arm a bit sore and feel very tired and down but that could be the phone call daughter had from the sister in charge of OH’s ward. She said he was very frail two of them were not able to stand him up from sitting on the bed this morning. She asked if he was averse to taking tablets daughter said yes so sister said they had given him morphine yesterday as they could see he was suffering pain in his back, even though he denied it. She will try him with it again today. She asked daughter if they could ring any time day or night if things change. Daughter said yes. We think we are being prepared for the worst.


SuffolkVera Report 16 Jan 2021 16:49

Thank you for your kind thoughts and hugs. I appreciate them. A few days ago my brother was put on an end of life care plan and Thursday morning was moved to a hospice where he was comfortable and treated with great kindness, dying that same evening. Physically very weak, he was mentally alert to the end. Yesterday I couldn’t seem to settle to anything and kept finding myself just staring out of the window. Yesterday and today have mostly been filled with phone calls and emails. I slept well last night but still feel exhausted.

We woke up this morning to quite thick snow and then had more snow showers which turned to rain about 11 am. By the time we went out at 11.45 the ground was covered in a very slippery slush. We had given ourselves plenty of time to walk up to the surgery which was just as well as we had to go more slowly and carefully than usual. Once there we had our temperature taken and were directed to 2 seats. We had hardly got our bottoms on them before we were called in to the surgery together, checked off on the computer, asked a few questions and each had the jab. The time of the jab was written on a label and stuck on our coats. In the waiting room 15 minutes was added to the first time and also written on our label and we were directed to another two chairs until they decided we could leave. There was one member of staff who sprayed and wiped each chair as it was vacated. From the time we left home till we got back was barely an hour.

I’m not sure how the next few days are going to go so I will just pop in when I am able. Take care and stay safe everyone.


AnninGlos Report 16 Jan 2021 15:44

Oh Mrs Mills I had forgotten her.

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 16 Jan 2021 15:13

Winifred Attwell is who I was trying to think of but all I could bring to mind was Mabel Lucy Attwell but know we were wrong it was Mrs Mills.

Glad Mandy had a pattern for you Anng. I don't knit even though I can.


AnninGlos Report 16 Jan 2021 14:23

Mandy I got the last one you sent but it doesn't appear to follow on with the nat. Don't worry I will follow the SS one for the ribbed one, or just do the SS one.


MillymollyAmanda Report 16 Jan 2021 12:44

Ann just sent the second page again ,it might be this tablet it keeps playing up when I send things


AnninGlos Report 16 Jan 2021 12:37

Mandy yes I have three pages, two of the hats and one finishing off the gloves :-D :-D or hats with fingers?? :-D


MillymollyAmanda Report 16 Jan 2021 12:29

AnnG you should have all three pages of the pattern now ?


AnninGlos Report 16 Jan 2021 12:21

thank you Mandy, just what I wanted.I only got 2 emails not 3. I got the sizes and the start of the knitting up to shape the crown 10th row.


MillymollyAmanda Report 16 Jan 2021 12:07

AnnG I've sent you a pattern it's in three emails as you know I don't know how to clump them together .
If you want anything else off the pattern just let me know as I've only photo ed the stocking stitch one .

Mel Colin said Winifred Atwell?


AnninGlos Report 16 Jan 2021 12:05

Winifred somebody Mel.

Yes I did look at that site but I have an ad blocker and they wanted me to remove it so I came out of it I don't want to be bombarded with their adblockers without even knowing if they have what I want,

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 16 Jan 2021 11:53

Have you had a look at this site Anng?

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 16 Jan 2021 11:50

The things that oh comes out with sometimes astounds me. He has just asked me who played this tune and did a little dicker ding thing and then gave me a clue by holding up three fingers on one hand, I knew the tune but not who played it. He said it was a piano player and then told me it was Russ Conway. Then he gave me another one and put his hands out as if playing the piano and puffed his cheeks out and said it was a fat lady. Can you guess who it was?

I will never understand how his mind works with all these silly things going around in his head!!!