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Caroline

Caroline Report 4 Sep 2016 22:49

If I were to misunderstand Joylouise on purpose I'd say she was spicing up this bland thread

Barbra

Barbra Report 4 Sep 2016 22:50

I remember The Billy Cotton Bland show .Russ Conway .& Alma Cogan .my Gran told me about it .only had one Brand y Snap :-)

Allan

Allan Report 4 Sep 2016 22:57

:-D :-D :-D Barbra

My Granny told me lots of things ;-)

She'd regale me with various tales as I looked through the knot-hole in her wooden leg :-D :-D

Allan

Allan Report 4 Sep 2016 22:59

JoyLouise,

Nothing to keep up with, I'm just a simple country yokel, originally from Prestbury in Cheshire :-D :-D

JoyLouise

JoyLouise Report 4 Sep 2016 23:00

I am often misunderstood. :-D :-D :-D

Barbra! Your Gran told you :-0 Shock, horror, I is feeling ancient now. :-S :-S :-S

Barbra

Barbra Report 4 Sep 2016 23:08

True as I am sat ere Joy. honest as the day is long me . ;-) :-D right me nighty is waiting & me hot water bottle .Goodnight folks :-)

JoyLouise

JoyLouise Report 4 Sep 2016 23:32

Washed me glass.

Got hot Choccy.

Sorted my educational reading out ;-)

How bland is that! :-D

I'm off up the dancers to read in bed I think. :-D

Sharron

Sharron Report 4 Sep 2016 23:36

Once, when I was having a cup of tea in the cafe that used to be in the Regis Centr in Bognor some thirty years ago, Billy Dainty came in and he had a cup of tea.

Allan

Allan Report 4 Sep 2016 23:39

Did he drink his tea in a Dainty way? :-D :-D

Sharron

Sharron Report 4 Sep 2016 23:42

Can't remember. I think he might even have had a doughnut..

I just Googled him and it doesn't look like he lived long after that.

Glad I didn't have a doughnut!

Allan

Allan Report 5 Sep 2016 09:39

Today is my Wedding Anniversary :-D :-D

By one of those amazing coincidences, it is also my wife's :-S :-D :-D :-D

Allan

Allan Report 5 Sep 2016 09:55

A simple 'congratulations' would have sufficed ;-) :-D :-D

Sharron

Sharron Report 5 Sep 2016 09:59

Don't tell her, Allan, she will only expect you to buy her a present.

Allan

Allan Report 5 Sep 2016 10:10

I'm going out this evening. OH is staying home :-P :-D :-D

JoyLouise

JoyLouise Report 5 Sep 2016 10:30

Allan, congratulations to you and your beloved. (Your wife, of course!)

Is she allowing you out on your own? :-0

Allan

Allan Report 5 Sep 2016 10:51

Yes, JoyLouise, but I'm not out for pleasure, I'm on secret men's business :-D :-D

JoyLouise

JoyLouise Report 5 Sep 2016 10:57

Get a big bunch then Allan. :-D (Flowers, not men. :-D )

I'm off to Dtr's for a morning coffee before I ruin this bland thread. :-D

Graham

Graham Report 5 Sep 2016 11:35

Congratulations Allan :-)

Barbra

Barbra Report 5 Sep 2016 11:58

Congratulations Allan & other half .Did you cook a romantic meal before you went out .just saying .or did you leave a microwave meal for one with a rose in it :-D I know were you went but your secrets safe with me ;-) fergot having my guttering cleaned Tuesday Morning .so exciting ;-)

'Emma'

'Emma' Report 5 Sep 2016 13:23

Congratulations Allan to you and your better half :-D <3