Chatterbox LXXXI - Rodney

Order yourself a latte, and a pastry (The virtual cinnamon buns are excellent today). And have a nice chat.

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Postby TeresaFoodie » June 4th, 2018, 6:36 pm

Well done Sue :hi5: and to you both for your words re doctor etc. :hug: You know, sometimes life throws bits of rubbish at you, but sometimes it throws lots of bits of it at you all at once and it is like climbing a mountain! I can see the summit and I am not letting it out of my sight if I can help it! :grin: :tu:
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Postby Ratatouille » June 4th, 2018, 6:37 pm

Haven't you all done well today :hi5: :hi5: :hi5: :hi5:
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Postby earthmaiden » June 4th, 2018, 9:01 pm

Quite agree with Rats!

I'm ready to go to bed quite early tonight. Pilates was good again and I managed a bit more of a move I couldn't really do at all last time. Actually, I am quite ashamed I found it difficult so any progress is welcome! Got loads of stuff in the garden centre afterwards, far more than intended. DS came round as promised and we all went to the tip with garden rubbish and other bits and bobs. There was more than I could easily fit in my small car so I was truly grateful. Tomorrow I have GD again (last time for a while!) so we will do some planting. I watched the documentary tonight (not the series) which was aired last night about Jeremy Thorpe. I do remember it of course but only now really see quite how extraordinary it all was.
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Postby Zosherooney » June 4th, 2018, 9:25 pm

Sue, why is it that you have to sometimes teach people the job they are meant to be experienced in doing ??????

I have been at my 'other house' today, a few light gardening jobs for late morning, Mr. Z. hauled a number of wheel barrow loads of logs to our existing pile. I think we are going to use the services of our oak log deliverer with his chain saw in the coming months. Also the promise of other trees coming down in the future too.

Another foreign exchange deal happening tomorrow ! ;) The cash will come in handy to pay the builder who is visiting tomorrow after his holiday in Corfu. We need to address short days and the fact that we are now behind and we don't want to be 'out in the cold', come October.... Just hope his holiday leaves him in a good mood.
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Postby cyprusmoira » June 5th, 2018, 5:17 am

Good Morning Wild Ones, glad to read that you have such a good GP, Tezza
I wonder if we shall get through the day without our usual lunch time storm. I do not know if it was anything to do with the storms but the Wi-Fi kept going down yesterday. I had thought that loss was due to the storm but when I went to check my bedroom clock it was OK, there had not been a power cut.

I must trundle into Paphos later, probably via the carwash if the queue is not too long

Edited to write that there was am enormous hail storm up in the mountains, destroying cherry, peach nectarine and pear crops. Local social media is full of pictures of the hail, it looks like a snow fall

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Postby icelesley » June 5th, 2018, 6:48 am

Good morning wild ones. :hi5: Tessa. It's overcast this morning, but should brighten later. :D Not a lot to do today, so its a garden day I think. :tu: :tu:
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Postby earthmaiden » June 5th, 2018, 7:33 am

Morning all. Another grey day.

How sad about the fruit trees Moira.

Just having a second :mug: before getting dressed, getting ready for GD and getting the components for cottage pie on to cook. We'll be busy planting things this morning.
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Postby StokeySue » June 5th, 2018, 7:42 am

Good morning
Woke up stupidly early for no apparent reason
It's overcast and slightly nippy here
Will get on with a few things soon, think I'll start by fixing my steam press and clearing the ironing. That will make some space for doing other stuff. Might listen to some audio book as well.
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Postby TeresaFoodie » June 5th, 2018, 7:43 am

Morning all,

An unexpected lay in for me. The only thing that woke me was the sound of kids outside walking up to the little school. Such a happy sound! We have had rain overnight and I think it has cleared the air. Even if it rains a bit more I will still be walking into town for my new meds. I can always shelter inside the indoor shopping centre while I am down there.

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Postby suffolk » June 5th, 2018, 7:50 am

Good morning all :D :mug:
I also woke up stupidly early this morning SSue ... I checked in here before realising the time so then read for a few minutes and went back to sleep ... next thing I knew OH was awake and the coffee had arrived :D
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Postby PatsyMFagan » June 5th, 2018, 8:42 am

:wave: Yoo hoo everybody .. I had a busy day yesterday ... Zumba in the morning, lunch at the Dog's Trust (after I had collected Lucy from home), home for a relaxing afternoon (I feel asleep twice :o) Then out again last night for Fitsteps .. Lucy had a pre-adoption check up at the Vet yesterday too ... yes, she goes to her forever home today ! :( And not needed in the shop, where I usually spend Tuesdays, so a bit of time filling until 3.30 .. I have really enjoyed having Lucy .. and yes, she has won my heart, but I kept some of it back as I knew that I was fostering, not adopting. Someone has chosen Lucy and instantly took a liking to her .. in fact when I am at the Dog's Trust with her, someone always mentions that she is just what they are looking for ! One positive of having Lucy to look after is that I seem to have severely cut down on my food spending .. I have just rushed to Tesco and only bought the essentials... luckily I have had plenty in the freezer that needs to be used. After I have handed Lucy over this afternoon, it's a trip to a local garden centre that specialises in bedding plants (for me that is only Fuchsias, Pelargoniums and bacopa -- mainly all white with some pink thrown in ! )

I have been waking up stupidly early over the last few days and this morning it was 5.30 (Lucy sound asleep on one of my pillows alongside me ), hence me falling asleep yesterday afternoon. I really wish I could get my 7-8 hours each night. I'm lucky to get 6 hours .. is that enough :? :?: I think another visit to the Dr to see if there is anything else causing this and my excessive sweating once I start exerting myself (gardening, dancing) :?
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Postby icelesley » June 5th, 2018, 10:09 am

I find I have spells of waking up every couple of hours, by two in the morning I am ready to get up and start the day :o
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Postby cyprusmoira » June 5th, 2018, 10:29 am

I wake up early every morning, it is those b***** sparrows nesting outside. We do not have a dawn chorus, just sparrows :rolleyes:

Back from Paphos via the carwash, I indulged in a bacon roll and coffee whilst waiting.

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Postby TeresaFoodie » June 5th, 2018, 11:47 am

Lovely to hear how your experience with Lucy was such a happy one for you both Pat, and that she is going to someone who will treat her well. :luv:

I am just back from my trek into town and it didn't rain, so I didn't get home with an unwanted perm! I made lots of discoveries, mainly shops! Some of my favourites - Holland and Barret, Iceland, Subway :chops: WHSmith, Farm Foods. Also found Grove Theatre, Asda, Aldi, Sainsbury's - all do-able for me on foot. Talking of feet, they are killing me, so I think I'll stick them up and grab a bite to eat. By the way, I diverted the last leg of my trip home to touch on the edge of the Downs, took some lovely tree photos which I will post when I can, and would have ventured further but nature called - very loudly! :lol:
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Postby Ratatouille » June 5th, 2018, 1:02 pm

Afternoon everyone :wave:

We deided to do the shopping today because our friends are arriving this evening and we don't want to disturb them in the morning if they have had a late night. We just hope they don't get completely lost in the Avignon traffic, there are so many diversions.

It got really dark here again this morning ut it didn't rain, although we could see the rain falling all round. Our apricots and cherries have been hit too Moira but fortunately everything is so late the damage is not as bad as it could have been.

I'm feeling very old today. It is DD's 50th birthday. She was born the same night Bobby Kennedy was shot.

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Postby StokeySue » June 5th, 2018, 1:26 pm

Went to a talk by a sleep researcher on Friday
She says sleep is made up of cycles of 90-120 minutes, everyone wakes up between them but mostly you don't remember doing so as it is usually very brief, and it's fine to wake up enough to be aware of it, as long as you get the necessary number of cycles for you. Most people need around 7 hours sleep or a bit more, so 4 or 5 cycles
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Postby TeresaFoodie » June 5th, 2018, 5:58 pm

Now that photos are now possible, here are some snaps taken at the end of a three hour walk today. This will in future be the start and finish of a regular three hour walk, on the orders of my GP.
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Postby TeresaFoodie » June 5th, 2018, 6:01 pm

How do you attach more than one photo to a post?
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Postby TeresaFoodie » June 5th, 2018, 6:03 pm

Better photos next time!
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Postby PatsyMFagan » June 5th, 2018, 6:17 pm

TeresaFoodie wrote:How do you attach more than one photo to a post?


After the one you have chosen has been added, stay in the 'upload attachment' tab and repeat how you added the first one by clicking on the browse button.. You can give each one a title, description or explanation where it says 'file comment' ....
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Postby TeresaFoodie » June 5th, 2018, 7:02 pm

Thank you! :tu:
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Postby TeresaFoodie » June 5th, 2018, 9:16 pm

A stroke of luck this evening. Yesterday I responded to an ad on Freecycle offering four dining chairs. Seeing as having a dining table that seats at least four is very important to me, I thought no harm getting the chairs now, table later. I quite like mis matched furniture so the table will be what it will be. Not only did I get a message this afternoon saying that I could have the chairs, but the lady offering them lives at the bottom of my road and delivered them to my door, and they are perfect! I can see many hours of happy eating happening on them over time. Lovely! :bounce:

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Postby suffolk » June 5th, 2018, 9:44 pm

Sweet dreams everyone :)
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Postby cyprusmoira » June 6th, 2018, 5:08 am

Good Morning Wild Ones, will you start entertaining now that you have both table and chairs, Tezza?

The new drinks fridge has been installed and restocked, no more tepid wine :D

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Postby TeresaFoodie » June 6th, 2018, 6:17 am

Morning all,

Overcast here again and still uncomfortably humid. Fortnightly food shop today with my mum. Not much else planned.

Yes Moira - I love having people round for food and it has to be at a dining table, none of this perching food on your lap which I have had to put up with for far too long. I had a six seater pine table at my last house :luv: but that had to be sold when I moved. If I am to have all the bookcases that I want, I will only have room for a four seater now, but that'll do, and I discovered a huge British Heart Foundation furniture shop yesterday selling furniture and electricals where I should be able to get all the furniture and extras such as rugs and curtains for much cheapness and good quality too. Yippee! :bounce:

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Postby icelesley » June 6th, 2018, 6:46 am

Good morning wild ones. It is hot hot hot already..phew :rolleyes: when will it end ;)
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Postby StokeySue » June 6th, 2018, 7:03 am

Good morning
icelesley wrote: It is hot hot hot already..phew when will it end

:? I have reverted to my winter dressing gown, it's about 10 C at the moment and never got very warm yesterday, wore a sweatshirt all day.

Need to go out for an eye appointment then tonight it's a local history event that I'm going to with a friend, we are discussing among other things a local midsummer festival 20+ years ago so as I still have the T-shirt I will wear it :tutu:

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Postby PatsyMFagan » June 6th, 2018, 7:08 am

icelesley wrote:Good morning wild ones. It is hot hot hot already..phew :rolleyes: when will it end ;)


Really ? It's so cold here .. I very nearly put my heating back on last night and this morning :( :shock:
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Postby suffolk » June 6th, 2018, 8:08 am

Good morning all :D :mug:

Early to bed then slept like a log and only woke when the coffee arrived :D must be the effect of the 'Cornish' pasties ... all that pastry :oops: .

In a bit I'll be heading south to meet up with DS ... supervise the loading or unloading of some furniture which is moving from short term to longer term storage, and then have a look at the houseboat he's considering renting when he finished 'housesitting' his friend's boat. The boats are moored on the Deben near Woodbridge Tide Mill, which is a working mill so I may come home with some flour :chef:

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Postby cyprusmoira » June 6th, 2018, 8:19 am

I had not realised that there were still some working tide mills.
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Postby suffolk » June 6th, 2018, 8:20 am

cyprusmoira wrote:I had not realised that there were still some working tide mills.


Apparently there's only two still working.
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Postby earthmaiden » June 6th, 2018, 8:25 am

Morning all, blimmin' cold here this morning too but the sun has appeared so hopefully it'll be nice and warm later.

Looks as though yesterday was a good one one way and another Tezza! Having somewhere pleasant to walk to makes it a much nicer prospect.

Rats - the pillow spray looks lovely. It contains Lavender oil which is often a good sleep aid.

We got everything planted yesterday. A few bedding plants, replacement lavender (had to dig the last lot up when neighbour did something to the wall) and a few other things. I was astounded at the price of tomato plants. They are usually very cheap and as I only buy two, worth the cost for the crop. This time they were quite expensive, I think I could have got them cheaper elsewhere but no time for shopping around this year. After lunch we went for a long walk taking in two playgrounds. We were both tired out when we got home.

Lots of odd jobs to catch up with today.
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Postby StokeySue » June 6th, 2018, 8:25 am

I always like a visit to the tide mill at Woodbridge, there are some decent pubs too :D
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Postby suffolk » June 6th, 2018, 8:33 am

Woodbridge used to be a regular haunt of mine back in the day ... it's a lovely place, especially down by the Deben :D
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Postby Ratatouille » June 6th, 2018, 9:34 am

Morning everyone :wave:

I got so distracted yesterday I didn't even get round to logging off or swtiching off my laptop.

Our friends arrived after and interesting tussle with the Avignon traffic and prior to that the car hire firm. They both speak excellent French, having living in Paris for 6 years from the late 60's so they managed to deal with the latter problem easily enough. We had a rather late dinner than, of course, sat talking for ages so we were rather slow to rise this morning.

I've popped upstairs to commune with the Teacher's pension site because our French tax return is due in today - oh joy oh bliss!

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Postby Seatallan » June 6th, 2018, 9:51 am

Morning Wildies :wave: :luv:

Good news re the chairs Tezza- I'm sure you'll enjoy entertaining again.

Have a lovely time with your friends Rats :D
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Postby earthmaiden » June 6th, 2018, 10:16 am

I like Woodbridge too - lots of lovely memories from childhood sitting with my grandmother whilst she sketched and painted and going through on the train. I don't think the results were ever turned into framed watercolours, or if they did, they didn't stay in the family. Last time I was there they were demolishing the old warehouses/buildings at the top of the road that leads to the Tide Mill and luxury flats were going to be built. It would be a very nice place to have a flat but I was a bit sad at the old familiar being flattened.

I thought I was going to have to spend the day traipsing round in search of a birthday present for GD (parents unable to come up with any suggestions :rolleyes: ) but I have just managed to find highly suitable things online, one of which I will have to collect from Argos in a minute, the other will be delivered to an Amazon box down the road in a couple of days. I try not to use Amazon more than I have to but it is useful sometimes. I am nearly at the end of the 'things I really must do this week' list which is great as I'm back at work tomorrow.
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Postby Ratatouille » June 6th, 2018, 1:12 pm

Funnily enough em, we were talking about Amazon at lunch time. We all agreed we would prefer not to use them but really it would be almost impossible here or if not impossible very expensive. Anyway, here almost nothing is delivered free.
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Postby cyprusmoira » June 6th, 2018, 2:23 pm

There is a worrying smell of burning grass here, plus a strong breeze. I hope that does not mean that there is a wild fire nearby. I could not see any smoke when I drove back from Pissouri.
Meanwhile we do not have any water. At about 1 30pm I heard an odd noise, suspected an invasion by one of the feral cats, went into the kitchen to check then heard the noise of pouring water. Trouble with the water tank again :rolleyes: so the water has been turned off at the water meter and we are expecting Slava, the plumber later this evening.

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Postby StokeySue » June 6th, 2018, 4:06 pm

Good afternoon
I've had a very good day so far
Hasan brought round the builders who will probably waterproof both flat roofs first thing, and they immediately located the crack that is afflicting Aslan's kitchen ceiling, and think it will be fixable (I can't see the darn thing but still, Hasan can)
Then I had my low vision assessment at RNIB, very nice, very thorough, had my ability to see low contrast properly measured for the first time, we were a bit surprised just how rubbish it is. I now have a little monocular, really small, with which I can see things like theatre, museum labels, airport depature boards etc. And an illuminated magnifier for documents. :D
On a roll, I walked through the sun to Covent Garden and got decent ear pods for my iPhone from the amazing Apple shop (worth a visit for the architecture). Treated myself to a Prawn Alleppey lunch bowl and a Nimbi Pani (Indian fresh lemonade) with cucumber and mint at Masala Zone. Having a little rest, will meet my friend for local history club, where I can try out my monocular on the presentations.

Good that you have your chairs Teresa, and that Joan's guests arrived safely.

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Postby suffolk » June 6th, 2018, 6:15 pm

Hello all :) ... it seems that several of us have had water playing a part in the day today, in one way or another .

I'm back after a lovely day with my son ... what glorious weather ... we dashed about a fair bit as time with mum was being slotted in between a few things he had to do on his first day off for ages ... we did manage to spend some time down by the river but there wasn't a lot of time for photography as the occupants of neighbouring houseboats kept appearing to say hello :D ... it seems a lovely community ... lots of creative and musical people ... he said quite often he'll drift off to sleep listening to a neighbour playing sea shanties and folk tunes on his accordion ... however I did grab a few shots on my iPhone which I'll post in a bit ... OH has my supper ready ...
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Postby Gruney » June 6th, 2018, 7:48 pm

Sounds brilliant, Suffs - I must have a word with red trousers man of Reedham. An idea for next year - this September, we're off to Dorset.
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Re: Chatterbox LXXXI - Rodney

Postby Amber » June 6th, 2018, 9:24 pm

‘Water’here too, crossing to Denmark. And now we’re staying in a ‘castle’ - according to the blurb.....we’re not sure we’d agree :rolleyes: . Breakfast may well be very ‘interesting ‘.
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Re: Chatterbox LXXXI - Rodney

Postby TeresaFoodie » June 6th, 2018, 9:25 pm

I hope all was well with the burning smell Moira. Did you get to the bottom of it?

Sue - your jam packed days there in London always sound so interesting. Good that your RNIB appointment seems to have gone very well.

Looking forward to seeing your photos from today suffs! Sounds idyll, life on the water, my dad paints a similar picture 11 years on, 75 years of age. They still love it.

An enjoyable day here today. My mum came over. My sister is away this week so mum is house, two kid and five cat sitting. Rather her than me! She saw my lovely (new) dining chairs and thinks my sister has a small square table tucked up at the back of her shed that would match. It's been buried in there for years. Hello table! Replenished food stocks at Sainsbury's. Popped into my greengrocer's for a punnet of very reasonably priced English strawberries which I couldn't resist as I got a whiff walking past them on the way to the post office for a stamp. Had a three hour natter on the phone to my friend who recently received a parking fine which was waivered. A nice chat. About time for bed. Humidity has dropped. Looking forward to a decent sleep. It's on the cards as I still ache from yesterday's walk.

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Re: Chatterbox LXXXI - Rodney

Postby suffolk » June 6th, 2018, 9:37 pm

Whoops! Have been asleep on the sofa and now have been sent to bed. Will post pics tomorrow. Night night all ...
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Re: Chatterbox LXXXI - Rodney

Postby cyprusmoira » June 7th, 2018, 5:34 am

Good Morning Wild Ones, we seem to have had a power cut at 4 00am, the timing suggests that EAK were "doing" things to the infrastructure.

Slava fixed the water tank, something to do with pipes, order has been restored. Slava has been to the UK visiting his cousin in Hatfield, he likes British pubs :D , he also visited places like the Science Museum and the Imperial War Museum :D . He was not impressed by the London Underground, the Moscow Metro is much better :rolleyes: , we did point out that Underground is both older and more extensive.
All this meant that it was getting very late to cook supper, so decided to down to Erimi for Fish and Chips :fnc: , it was warm enough to sit outside.

One of my fellow lacemakers is also involved in Pissouri Turtle Watch, they had a call last week to rescue a turtle. She had come up onto the beach to dig her nest near the footpath, was spotted by some visitors who started to photograph her. The flashes upset the turtle who got disorientated and started heading inland, luckily there were some local residents about who were able to call Turtle Watch. It is a difficult problem, I would love to see a turtle and understand why people want to take photographs but you cannot endanger the poor creatures.

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Re: Chatterbox LXXXI - Rodney

Postby Zosherooney » June 7th, 2018, 6:10 am

Gosh you lot have been busy ! Mt. Z. was too, wood preserving, digging out an over growth of geraniums and liverwort. I might see if Lidl have any roses today in town. We have quite a few now, my new fave is a rose that looks like raspberry ripple ! It is stripey dark pink and white.

Some shower and bathroom stuff arrived yesterday, looks like it will be installed today and plumber arrives tomorrow. Nearly all the larch cladding has been completed, just the inside drive thru bit needs doing, but that can be a wet day job.

I lit my oven yesterday and cooked a rhubarb and cardamon cake, so will thank the builders with that today, I was a set of hinges short so they will help out. Also baked a couple of tatos and poached some rhubarb for my fiends hubby as she is not a cook and is spending some time in hospital so he needs feeding ! Also made a spelt pastry quiche with some salami I found in the DF.

Mr. Z has toddled off to work for the day, armed with quiche, cake and toast and marmalade. I need to sort out a misbehaving (relatively new) smoke detector that keeps tweeting at us ! Also need a few essential supplies like cat food ! One of the fluffs threw up on a cat food coloured rug and I did not spot it !!!!! :sprout: :sprout: I now have to clean one of my slippers. :rolleyes:
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Re: Chatterbox LXXXI - Rodney

Postby suffolk » June 7th, 2018, 6:31 am

Good morning all :D :mug:
A lovely bright morning ... oH tells me he will be erecting the pergola today ... quick setting cement must be acquired ... I'd better get up and get on with the day ... at least supper won't take much organising ... a sort of shakshouka ... we have peppers, toms, onions and eggs and lots of parsley to be used. :D. There's also chorizo in the fridge ... I may add some of that too.
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Re: Chatterbox LXXXI - Rodney

Postby TeresaFoodie » June 7th, 2018, 6:53 am

Morning all,

Pleased to report that it is much cooler today, thank goodness. There won't be much happening today so another walk will probably be on the cards, as long as it doesn't rain.

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Re: Chatterbox LXXXI - Rodney

Postby icelesley » June 7th, 2018, 6:56 am

Good morning wild ones. It's hot already following a very hot humid uncomfortable night. I can't remember when we had this much sunshine so early and for so long, it normally appears after Wimbledon then for maybe a week at a time. :rolleyes: Shopping day again. Then the garden calls ;)
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