Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Jess's Craft room before/after and a giggle from Patricia !

Jess's Craft room under construction

Jess taking photo of her progress!
Everything ready to get put back in place

Now Look at that for organisation!
 
Lots of lovely organised storage

Even more super tidy storage space.
 

 

Good Tuesday Morning ladies,
Today I wanted to share with you the amazing transformation of Jess's Craft room, it is amazing what a difference a lick of paint can make, it makes the whole space look bigger and so much brighter.
I am just sat looking in amazement at your amazingly organised room, the lovely tray of printer paper, all organised into trays beside the printer all ready to go, in our house you have to go find the paper first!
Your workspace looks very neat too, with both your Grand Calibur and your Cuttlebug to hand when you need them, with all the plates neatly organised too. Your TV ready to watch your Crafting programmes, before to set your record as Sue is on on the 23rd I think.
You have some lovely storage units, I love the wooden ones, they look a good size for all kinds of different of papers etc. 
The cupboard looks too tidy though, with the bits and bobs in various storage tubs to the not yet filled tubs, awaiting your next purchase, so that you can pop it in there quick and pretend you have had it years! (not that that's what I do) 0f course!!
You must have been just 'itching' to get in there and craft, if you were like me it would be chaos in minutes!  Are you a good girl and tidy up after every card you make??
Thank you so much for sharing your Personal work space with us all Jess, we all love to share storage ideas, so these photos are really helpful. xxxx
Patricia sent me this hilarious verse about 'Granny being swallowed by the Computer' so I thought I would share it with you all today to bring a little smile to your faces!
Cheryl, What a fantastic achievement, raising so much money for charity, well done xxxx
Hazel, so thrilled your news was so positive, now take it easy these next few days please! xx
Thank you all for stopping by today, please call in if you are looking in, you will be made very welcome, we are a lovely bunch of friends that chat daily, put the world to rights and generally have a really good laugh.
Sending you all love and hugs
Sandra
xxxxxxx




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  1. Good morning ladie,
    Jess, your room is amazing. Please get yourself to Newcastle and re-organise
    my craft room. The thought of removing everything to restock it fills me with dread!!
    Well, I've lain awake half the night so thought I'd log on and set the Cafe up. For a change, I've made some savoury things, so there are cheese scones and a corned beef hash pie which is still warm.
    The coffee percolator is switched on, the water urn is filled and switched on, I've put some nice Lavender and Rosemary in the little vases, so the cafe should smell lovely. I'm just sitting in the corner, waiting for Patricia or Hazel, I wonder who will be first. I have a feeling one of them has snuck in under the fence!!!
    Hope you are well Sandra.
    Love and hugs, Muriel xxxx

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    1. Oops Patricia,
      I'm sorrry I forgot to say that I've taken a copy of your verse as I think it's funny and sweet and at the same time. xxxx

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    2. Maureen I can smell those delicious cheese scones from here, I'm going out for a few holes of golf this morning and a corned beef hash pie sounds like what I'll need when I get off the course, I make corned beef hash quite often as its a family favourite for a cold day! Xo

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    3. Maureen take it easy my love and does yourself up. I think some good old TV and a rest us called for don't you xxx

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    4. Be careful, young lady! Xx

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    5. Hu Maureen ,sorry you had such a bad night .Not easy to have a summer cold, really hope you are feeling better infor tomorrow. The cafe' smell wonderful today from flowers ,scones and hash pie, might try some for lunch. hugs xxx

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    6. Hi Maureen
      How did you copy it please. I'm looking at it on the iPad. Did you copy it from one if those or the computer?.

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    7. Pat - I'm interfering here! I've taken a copy from my iPad. Press on Patricia's photo of poem. No need to press hard - a list of things will come up. In that list is SAVE IMAGE - if you press that the poem should go to your photos! I hope this helps Pat, sorry to interfere. Xxx

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    8. yay, managed to put it into my downloads. thanks Myra xx

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    9. You are welcome Maria! Yay, I've helped with something technical! Xxx

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  2. Good morning everyone,
    Oh! Wow! MAUREEN:- hope your ok. (((((Hugs)))))
    That cold must be worse than I thought.
    Never mind you have made lots of goodies for during the day. Will be back for some of that Cornd Beef Pie and a Cheese Scone later.
    JESS:- WOW! Oh! WOW! what a transformation. Oh! You lucky, lucky, lady ..... to have a space like that would be heaven. Love all the different spaces for goodies. When can I come visit for a "viewing"??
    My little poem I got fromThomas when he first went to school. It was given to them by their teacher as a funny. However Thomas being Thomas actually worried because he thought it could happen. We found it the other day, when I told him the story, he looked at me as though I was daft (suppose he's not far wrong there) and had a good laugh.
    I have a few things to do this morning, the boys are coming for the afternoon.
    We have a great evening, last night, the boys wanted to stay overnight. Mum & Dad said NO! We came to an agreement and they coming for the afternoon. Mum has food shopping she will do that on her own while they are here.
    Hugs in the basket by the door, please help yourself.
    See you all later xxx

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    1. Great poem Pat, it reminds me of ( children's book ) The Flum Flum Tree ! probably because I was reading it ( to my sister , for her to get for her grand daughter) isn't it strange how things just pop into your mind! xo

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    2. Great poem Pat! Hope you don't mind I've taken a copy, have already written a comment but it disappeared ?
      I don't know why but it reminded me of a children's book called "The Flum Flum Tree" must have bee because it had a granny in it too! Xo

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    3. Hi Patricia
      Oh the poem is great and just right for my friend wh retires tomorrow. I must give her a copy. Thanks for sharing and enjoy your afternoon xxx

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    4. Hi Patricia,
      love the poem,it made me giggle. Have a nice afternoon with the boys
      xxx

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    5. Patricia this is open house, you would be made welcome anytime.
      X

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    6. Thanks for the poem Patricia

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  3. Morning Ladies

    Jess-WOW! I have craft room envy now...!!! Your toom looks fantastic with all the shelving filled, tv on the wall. It looks like a wonderful place where you can see just what you have & want to use.Think i'm going to inform hubby he needs to put some shelves up in my room now.

    It's very, very windy here today & had rained again during tbe night. I didn't sleep much, just kept trying to get comfortable. I'm sure a busy day at work will distract me.

    Michele

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    1. Michele we all told you not to go into work today - can you hear the tuts as we read this! I hope you feel a bit better today but don't overdo things xxx

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    2. I guess you wan't see this until later but You should have stayed at home and taking it easy. You take care now xxx

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  4. Sorry Maureen, I would have been in earlier. Was up at 5.30 and decided I wasnt going back to bed, started reading a book! And I must have fallen a sleep. Charlie coming down stairs woke me up. Are you feeling any better this morning by the way, did your hot lemonade work??.. Cafe looks and smells lovely.
    Good morning everyone. The sun is trying to shine here so here's hoping it stays.
    Jess, am I jealous or what at your space??? Yes! All your wonderful storage what I could do with it. But hey ho! I will never get Charlie to put up more shelves and let me get rid of the bed. Had to laugh last night Christopher son phone asking what was happening while Roberta was here, told that at the moment we weren't sure where or what she would like to do? He then asked if I had got the room ready so she could move in it? That's what made me laugh, as my son and daughter in law are not tidy people at all? A bomb site is how I would discribe their home! I did offer to bring Roberta across to theirs well the excuses were brilliant. Same as he was trying to say where we should take her on trips out, it was " I hope you are going to take her to places like Edinburgh and up to fort William way" I did suggest he could come and take her out one day? Oh we could but no back up came from that. As if we would let her come over here and go no where with her!!! Had a chat with Roberta via I messagener last night, she is so excited and can't wait to set of today. She has a drive to the ferry and a 2 hour crossing then a 3/4 hour drive to the airport that's before her 2 hour wait at the airport and a 10 hour flight, so she is going to be so tired, by the time she gets here, if the traffic is ok it will be about an hour and half to get her. And Christopher thinks she will be up to going out and about on Thursdays. He also forgets none of us are young anymore. Had my tea and I had a toasted crumpet. Money in the pot.
    Sandra I take it you are relaxing, you have two young ones there that I hope are looking after you and helping dad by doing the hoovering etc.

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    1. Hazel aren't children wonderful! Well I think you need to suggest dinner at their house at least once! Safe journey to Roberta xxx

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    2. Oh aren't they very helpful, not. Roberta will be tired and jetlagged for at least a few day's and I'm sure you will take her places but saying that when my parents was over one year and we drove them around they weren't happy so ask her what she like to do. Hope she has a good journey over xxx

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    3. Yes we are going to see what Roberta would like to see and go, Christopher is a fantastic cook but I doubt you could find an inch of space in their house to sit and eat, they just move the stuff from one place to another when they sit to eat at the table. DIL doesn't do housework. Xxx

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    4. Hazel enjoy Robertas visit, take each day as it comes, some days you might just want to stay a home and chill. Xx

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  5. wow this is stunning have been dreaming of a craft room for years ,[just might get it soooon ,have extention planned and hope to start it soon .Laura O

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    1. Hi Laura
      Lovely to see you. Help yourself to a virtual scone and cup of tea! It's lovely isn't it, I hope it gives you some ideas for your room when you get it xxx

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    2. Hi Laura,
      Welcome to the world of crafting fun and sharing! You are very welcome. I haven't commented as yet today but saw yours on my way down! Jess's room looks sooo tidy! It's lovely.
      Myra xx

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    3. Hello Laura - welcome to the most wonderful café ever.
      We are all half crazy -some more than others- but you will not find a better place or set of Friends anywhere. See you later.
      xxxx

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    4. Hi Laura and welcome to the 'madhouse,' sorry I mean of course 'the Cotswold cafe' and to a bunch including me Happy crafting "ladies".
      Nice you came in and hope to see you again later xx

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    5. Hi Laura
      As Maria said welcome to the madhouse of the Cotswold Cafe. Soapbox is in the corner if required. Ears at the ready. Pull up a chair and help yourself to a drink and something to eat.

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    6. Hello Laura,
      Welcome. Hope to see you back again soon. x

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  6. I love seeing craft room transformations :) xx

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    1. Christine - sorry I just couldn't help myself ! If you love seeing them please feel free to come up north and transform mine! Looking forward to meeting you - yes it's ok - in October!! Xx

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  7. Oh we have a new visitor! Welcome Laura do come and have a tea or coffee and a chat, we are a great bunch of crafters in here.
    Good morning Christine isn't Jess one lucky lady with that great craft room. Xxx

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  8. Good morning Sandra and all who pop in,
    Well that was a surprise, Muriel in first. Mind you had it been Myra I would have collapsed. Love the lavender and Rosemary, not sure about corned beef pie this early though. Bit spooky as well because that is what I made for our evening meal yesterday, it wasn't pie, it was hash but still spooky seeing as it's something I rarely make. Hope you are feeling a bit better today Muriel.
    I was up early, dressed and showered, make up on, hair done etc. just in case the carpenter came to call.
    Hazel, one of my girls sounds just like your son. She starts a lot of her sentences with, "I thought you might" and when I turn it round and ask if perhaps she "might" then it's a different matter.
    Michele, I can't believe you have gone into work, make sure you drink plenty.
    Patricia your poem made me chuckle and I can well understand Thomas thinking it could happen and worrying about it.
    Well Jess, what can I say. Envy doesn't come near to how I feel, I am positively green. All those shelves, all that storage, I can only dream! And may I say your photography skills are amazing, I've heard of selfies but to get one from behind is very clever.
    Hello LAURA, lovely to see you, pull up a chair, have a coffee and cake and join us in our daily chat.
    See you all later,
    Saba xxxx

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    1. I heard that! Xxx
      I forgot which tradesman came next - it was more my Grandma's era that song!! Xx

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    2. Afternoon Saba
      Are you entertaining us each day with a line from
      'Twas on a Monday morning the Gas Man came to call'
      xxxx

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  9. Lynda, I forgot to say, hope you are feeling better today and hope Annie is recovering too. Gentle hugs for you. Xxxx
    Saba xxxx

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  10. Good morning ladies,

    WOW! Jess, your room looks fabulous with so much storage space. Isn't it a treat though when you are finally finished, everything back in it's place and you can craft to your heart's content? have fun flower.

    It is was so lovely to surprize Maureen yesterday with a phone call and her voice was soft and gentle, just like I imagined. Good morning dear heart.

    I'm off to do my early shopping trip, I have the fantastic, adorable, kissable & cuddly Milly-May coming with Mum and Dad tomorrow for a whole day, not just a couple of hours. They have opted for one of my 'famous roast dinners' for lunch but no lamb in my freezer apart from a huge leg of lamb that was on offer in Aldi's on Sunday. Too much for 3 of us, so off to get a smaller joint.

    Hope everyone is well, see you later alligators.
    Love 7 hugs
    Cheryl xxx

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    1. Sounds like a lovely day, Cheryl.
      Enjoy it an the roast dinner.
      No the noo Kangaroo! Xx

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    2. Afternoon Cheryl
      Congratulations on that fantastic amount of money you raised via your spectacular candles.
      xxxx

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    3. Aaaaah Cheryl, I'm saying it now so I don't forget tihi
      Have a wonderful day tomorrow and enjoy lots and lots of cuddles with Milly-May ! and congrats again for the amount you managed to get for your charity, have a nice day xxx

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    4. CHERYL:- we all could have come to Dinner if you had used the Large Leg of Lamb!!!
      Have a fantastic day tomorrow. There will plenty of cuddles and snuggles. xxx

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    5. Cheryl
      Oh do enjoy your day with Millie May tomorrow have lots of cuddles xxx

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  11. Jess, your craft room really does look amazing and sooo organised ! I have a craft room but I think the stuff on the shelves must be breeding as it now has spread over the floor, must be that time of year ?
    Well, Falkirk is not too far away ( our daughter lives in Edinburgh) so you never know when we visit there ,we might be able to meet up.
    Enjoy your wonderful space xo

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  12. Wow your craft room looks amazing Jess. I should do mine but it is too much of an effort. Well we got the cards and boxes for Scarlett's teachers made and she will take them in today. She did try using the GC but found it hard so Nannie had to help a bit. I cut the flowers and she rolled them together. As the Cosmic Shimmer Glue wouldn't stick them I used the glue gun. Burned my fingers a few times. Scarlett made the little boxes for the jewellery with the WRMK box maker. I forgot to take tissue with me but she found a large bag of assorted colours tissue paper in her draw. It came from Hobbycraft I noticed. Haven't seen that in there. When unwrapped they must be at least A2 size sheets.
    Welcome to Laura. You will enjoy it here. Off out for the day with a friend. Take care everyone. Have a nice day. Maureen, Michele and Lynda hope you all feel better soon. Hope I haven't forgotten anyone. Oh yes! Maria hope you feel better today. Hugs in the basket. Will just have a cup of tea and some toast and Marmite. Back later to see what you have all been up to.

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    1. Hi Brenda
      As far as I can remember if you look in the children's isle of hobbycraft they have packs of tissue, probably a different quality to the posh stuff they sell but just as good and at least half the price for a lot more! Does that make sense? Xxx

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    2. Poundslland sells brilliant packs of tissue large sheets lovely colours can't think if it 10 or more sheets, I use it all the time and of coarse it's onky £1. It's in the party goods Isle. Xxx

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    3. Hi Littlelamb, thanks I feel a bit better, having a scan on Thursday pm.
      Have a lovely day out with your friend and enjoy the sunshine while it last hugs Maria xxx

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    4. Hazel thanks for the pound land tip I must have a look. In the interests of research I forced myself into Hobbycraft and 20 sheets of multicoloured tissue is £2 but 50 sheets is £3. Xxx

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    5. Hi Diane. I would think it is the 50 sheet pack my granddaughter has got so it sounds a good price.

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  13. Morning everyone, thanks for your wonderful comments re my craft room, most of the storage came for IKEA, still got stuff to sort out, but getting there slowly.
    Saba regarding the selfie, behind being the relative word!
    Will catch up later, still covering friends shop, she will be back later on today.
    Cafe looking good.
    Welcome Laura.
    Xxxx

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  14. Patricia forgot to say love your poem, made me giggle.

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  15. Hi Sandra and all the lovely ladies
    Just a flying visit as I need to pop to the shops then off to the retirement tea this afternoon. I've just text the teacher organising it to say I'm around so I suspect I shall either be asked to help or will be asked if I've got sake stands plates cups etc! I know school so well! (Cake stands! I'm not going back to correct it!) . Jess your room is lovely (wow you are clever with your selfie too!). IKEA do brilliant storage don't they. Have you got an Alex? It's a draw set that holds paper- our printer sits on it and it's fab, we all know where to look if I say look in Alex! Our study needs such a good sort out after exams I can't see the floor so getting craft stuff out is a nightmare! Enjoy using your room Jess. Right must go to the shops to get some retirement gifts, oh no the shop I need is next to hobbycraft :) see you all later.
    Love Diane xxxx

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  16. Hi Sandra,
    What an interesting morning on the blog!
    I can't handle much excitement before noon you know !
    Jess - Your craft room looks really gorgeous. I love how you've got spare boxes! You must have really tidied up to do that. Mine so needs to be decorated but it's such a daunting prospect. Oh Jess , now look what you've done! Enjoy your lovely clean, tidy room. Wee Henry will need a holiday now!
    Patricia - I love that poem and have saved it . It's really good.
    Maureen - I do hope you are feeling a little better today. You have a soft gentle voice, just like you! I've made up some abbreviations for you today, GWS x
    Saba - I wonder if it's cheddar cheese in these lovely scones today.
    Diane - enjoy the Tea today and go mad in Hobbycraft!
    Brenda - pleased the crafting went well . Sorry about your fingers though! Ouch.
    Have a lovely day out.
    Michele - please take care and do overdo things especially when you are not sleeping well either
    Lynda - I read this morning that you have had a bad migraine! Not nice at all and I'm sure worry didn't help. Hope Annie is feeling better. You take care young lady!
    Patricia -,glad you had a good time with the family last night and enjoy having the boys today.
    Well, this won't do at all.
    Will try some Hash when I pop back later. Sounds yummy.
    Lots of love, Myra xxx.

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    1. Oops Clearly I meant DONT overdo things Michelle! Xx

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    2. Please Myra, qualify that as "corned beef" hash. We don't want a police raid in the cafe!

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    3. Oops! I made a right hash of that Janice !!
      Well spotted! You see to the pure all things are pure!
      That should provoke a backlash. Lol. Xxx

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  17. Afternoon Everyone
    Isn't it lovely to have a new face in the café today.

    Jess - I'M NOT AT ALL IN ENVY OF YOUR NEW CRAFT ROOM. I AM NOT. Well yes I am. It looks fantastic and so so controlled and tidy. I would hate you to see me when I'm crafting - it depends on what the weather is like warm or cold veranda or kitchen over here and the dining room in the UK but I do leave a trail just like Babes in the Wood. Your room looks fantastic.
    Patricia your poem is just wonderful and certainly brought a smile to me face. I hope you don't mind but I too have borrowed it for future occasions.

    Patricia how I wish you were here with me today. I started to make a box this morning -normally I don't do boxes- but we need one for a present for Josh who is coming to stay at the end of next week for a few days. I finally did manage but I'm sure there is an easier way than the one I did. All I have to do now is decorate it tomorrow morning while I can cope and it's not too hot.

    Michele you really should be at home and not at work - just take care young lady.
    Margaret hope your new pot is OK and that you're getting around
    Hazel fantastic news for you yesterday but please don't do too much at one time. Remember there's always another day and everything will still be there for you to do.
    Saba hope you're not out shopping again.
    Sandra I hope you're enjoying the first week of the girls' holidays but not doing too much.

    Sorry if I've missed anyone but the heat has got to my little grey cell and so I'm now off to find a cool place and try and do a bit of embroidery. Talc tin at the ready to stop sweaty hands on silk.
    xxxx

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  18. My goodness me it's busy in here this morning, what a lovely sound, all the chatter and giggling at Patricia's poem, then in amongst all that we gad a new visitor popped their head around the door......
    Welcome Laura, have you been looking in long before taking that step into join us? Now we aren't all crazy, (well that's a fib), but our cafe is 'virtual' the cakes are delicious but contain zero calories, just help yourself , I see that Maureen has made corned beef hash pie today and cheese scones, Maureen what's your secret, the scones are deliscious and have risen so much,
    The Lavender and Rosemary look and smell divine, matching the table covers perfectly, thank you for getting in so early to help.
    Brenda, I, like you always manage to burn myself on the hot glue gun, doesn't matter how careful I am, put I am hooked on making those little glitter dazzlers that mrs B and I made the other week.
    Anne, so lovely to see you in again this morning, enjoy your golf, I will put you a piece of Maureen's pie to one side, so that it doesn't get eaten up at lunch time.
    Hazel, have you had a knock on the head? My girls, hoover? They wouldn't know what to do with it, I may try and motivate them into doing something this afternoon, Lucy has slept and slept since getting back from her music residential trip, she said that one of the girls in their dorm snored really loud so they couldn't sleep, with that and all the exams they are both exhausted, but I think they have had enough rest!
    I have GP appointment tomorrow for medication review and to see if she will give me some Norethisterone or something similar to try and ease things while we are in holiday, we are also going to ask if she can help with a nightmare situation that Paul was notified of on Friday (email me if you want to know more)
    With the problems caused recently by certain people looking to cause trouble I am cautious about what I write, but I am perfectly happy to share with you all by email. I just can't be doing with anymore silliness and trouble, it is reassuring to know that Hazel's neighbour is monitoring things though!
    Have any of you taken Norethisterone before, did it help you ?
    I am just off to switch the kettle on for Paul coming in for lunch, he will have to put the dishwasher in the cafe on too, Maureen your pie has gone down very well, could you please tell me how you made it, my mum's idea of corned beef hash was too mash up corned beef with mash potatoes, my mum in law made hers by mashing up corned beef and mixing with grated onion and potato and cooking (a bit like potato rosti)!
    I would love to hear how you all make it and might do it for tea tonight!
    Love and hugs
    Sandra xxxxxx

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    1. Hi Sandra,
      I. Hope your GP can help with the medication but also with the other matter. I'm sure she'll do everything she can. Really hoping and praying all goes well and gets sorted out very soon! Glad the other business is being monitored. That's such a comfort to know.
      All the best with the chores! Lots of love, Myra xxx

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    2. Hope you get things sorted at the GP. I am sure there must be something she can give you.
      Now young lady, those girls need to learn to do Housework. How the heck will they be able to eventually keep a house of their own if you always do things for them. Thomas gets Mr Dyson out, does the kitchen here, Robert makes such a mess of crumbs. xxx

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    3. SANDRA:- if you have an e-mail written up please send it to me. xxx

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  19. Hi Sandra
    Before I firget. Yes please Maureen receipt for Corned Beef Hash would be very welcome. Sandra quite often says were making this that and the other fir tea today. Fair makes my mouth water. I've never earpten any of those before. He he he.
    Jess I just love your craft room. Is it still looking like this after you've used it to make cards. Mine is a total mess, even when I tidy up it looks a mess. Must get some more boxes to store things in. IE cards and card etc.
    Oh Patricia how Pete and I laughed reading your poem out. I think it was fantastic. It's so apt as we all loose things on the computer. I wonder if that's where all the messages that are lost get to.
    Welcome Laura, a thought comes to mind, you don't have to be mad to join us, but it helps. We are a bit mad in here, but mostly we can't help it. Your welcome to join us, mad or not.

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  20. Sanda, now is your time to teach them, you have a Mr Dyson, he is so easy and tell them you will reward them after they have done the work with spending time doing something with them , even it's watching a film. I hope they don't get pocket money? That needs to be earned. Even our Andrew at 7 has to earn his. Anna and Beth don't get pocket money because they don't help. xxx

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  21. Hi Sandra and all in cafe.
    Pat your card yesterday was lovely perfect for a fisher man.
    Cheryl well done on the amount you made.
    Maureen and Michelle hope you feel better soon and Maria's scan goes well on Thursday.
    Welcome to Laura good to see you.
    Jess your craft room is brilliant well done.
    Hazel look after yourself and enjoy Roberta's visit glad you had a good result yesterday.
    I hope I haven't missed anybody pie and scones are lovely had some for lunch money in pot.
    Love to all Margaret xx

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  22. Hi everyone, back from friends craft shop, on to the saga of the craft room. It took over a week to do.
    Took everything out put it in various rooms, emulsioned the ceiling and walls, walls needed a second coat!!, built up the shelf unit, brought things back in, then the fun started, deciding where to put things ( still haven't done all that). I do try and tidy up when I'm finished.
    Want to try and get ribbons with the same colours in boxes, long task, I could sell you ribbon!!
    The stuff I don't use very often will be put up on the top shelf, Christmas stamps and dies etc.,
    There is another walk in cupboard in this room, and my scrap booking stuff is in
    there along with loads of books, CDs, dishes, photo frames, spare kitchen roll,
    toilet rolls. Don't want to even try and sort this out, the bi-fold doors hide a multitude of sins.
    Hope everyone is having a good day.
    Need to go and read up on today's previous comments
    Take care, xxxx

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    1. Jess I keep some of my ribbon on long fowling poles that one day will be put on cup hooks! They just stand in the corner most of the time but it's a great way to store reels of ribbon - I then have another box of loose ribbon but that's another story! Xx

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  23. Hi Sandra and all in today,
    Oh that lovely smell is still lingering in here from the hash and those yummy scones. Jess ,you lucky girl to have your very own craft room. It looks great and so many places to keep your crafting items that's a bonus. What is your favourite craft to do ?
    Hazel - I hope you are having a bit of rest before the big day but knowing you, you will be running around like a headless chicken. Try to take some "me time" or you will be burning yourself out. Fabulous news about the results, Hugs
    I started the morning with washing x 2 then went shopping, put it all away and then took the washing basket out to my wonky drier LoL! As the weather here is lovely today we decided on cleaning the patio, OH attached all the bits and I did the cleaning, we bought a new Karcher last year with the brush thingy and it is good, might not do it perfect but better then with all the work we used to have with just the jet nozzles. It was great fun and I looked liked a drenched cat afterwards hihi
    I even could taste sand in my mouth but it's now all done for another year.
    Lynda -hope you are feeling better today and how is things with little Annie ?
    Glad your more decent today Saba tihi How came knocking on the door ?
    Norah -how you doing ? If you read this I'm sending you a hug and hope all goes ok at your mum's house, that Kirsten and baby is doing fine and Rory enjoying what he do.
    Nice to see some more customers /friends through the door, did you wait long to get a seat? tihi We might have to ask Paul if we can build the cafe' out a bit more so we can accommodate everyone, what do you think Sandra.
    The Corned Beef hash you have here in England is very similar to our ' Lappkojs' but we used tinned Salt Beef but since coming here I use the Corned Beef too.
    Mashed potatoes, Onions and the Corned Beef mixed together and don't forget the Crinkled Beetroots to it, not ketchup like my OH and son using, mmmmm!
    Never had it as a pie but that sound good too. See you later ,
    love and hugs Maria xxx

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  24. Well we had a day at Marlow. Was lovely but tiring. Just kept finding a seat to sit on. Don't seem to have the energy I used to have. Lots of 50% off sales but still expensive. It was all designer boutiques. I don't need anymore summer clothes as bought several things for my holiday so that's it for the summer. No craft shops. There was a sewing shop and I bought ribbon so it wasn't an expensive day out. I also found someone's bank card in the car park machine so took that to the bank. I have got the fold over flower die now so will make some flowers to finish a picture I am doing for my other granddaughter. Will have a much needed cup of tea (the water I took out with me was quite warm when I finished it) and a fruit scone. Money in pot. Be back later

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    3. Oh Brenda! I do hate it when I get pounced on in a shop. If only they would realise that they are more likely to get a sale if they leave people in peace. I like it when I'm asked if I'm happy to browse. That way everyone is comfortable. Xxx

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    4. Personally I find that's one of the benefits of only having a shower or bath once a year, Sales Assistants give me a wide berth ha ha. xxxx

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    5. Brenda did you buy the new die before or after you returned the bank card to the bank? Tee hee xxx

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    6. Diane, it sounds like she bought it before she handed it over, BUT we know what she meant!!! But it goes to show its what some would do?
      At least Brenda handed it in, I bet the owner was in a panic? xxx

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    7. No the die came in the post yesterday from Icon. No craft shops in Marlow. Yes I am sure the person who lost the bank card panicked but I didn't want to leave if in the machine as you never know who might have found it and what might have happened to it. I am sure I would of panicked if it was mine. The thing is they have a new paying system in this car park. You have to remember what time you arrived and when you leave you put your car reg in and the day and what time you arrived and then it tells you how much to pay. You have to leave within 10 mins so whoever left the card would have driven out of the car park by the time I found it.

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  25. Ooh I am cross. I am very very very cross. I am so cross I don't know where to start. As you know yesterday I had to go and see the GP re blood results. Well, having brought a copy of the results home to study, I decided today to go back, there were one or two things I wanted to discuss with her. She is so rude I wish I had never bothered. She talked down to me as if I was stupid. Then when I reminded her she had said previously that I should have a course of massage for the muscle pain she nearly flipped her lid and said she had a budget to keep, but seeing as I was implying I needed it she would prescribe it. It was her who had suggested it in the first place. I was very polite and tried to make her understand that never being ill before I naturally was a little concerned about it all and needed to understand fully what was happening to me and what the future treatment would be once everything stabilises. She looked me in the eye and said " there are worse illnesses you could be suffering from" . I was a tad taken aback.
    Anyway I got my prescription and went to the physiotherapy practice to make an appointment only to be told that what she had prescribed were exercises and they would not be beneficial and she should have prescribed massage.(I thought she had) so back to the GP, she had another little hissy fit and reluctantly changed it to what she was supposed to prescribe in the first place.
    It gets worse! I returned to the physio practice and the very nice young man said she had now made a mistake on the form and I needed her to correct it, so I should go back!!
    There were nearly tears, and then I thought STUFF HER. Shoulders back, chin up and back I went. And do you know what she did, she actually tutted. She tutted at me. It was a very impressive tut, I think she has been practising it but I don't like to be tutted at and I was extremely cross but lovely ladies having got it off my chest to you I feel so much better.
    Off to make myself a nice gin and tonic now.
    Xxxx

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    1. Oh Barbara! Cheeky woman! No wonder you were cross. I know you , you are not pushy and surely she should understand that you are fully capable of understanding all that she can tell you! I'd get a bit muddled probably but you have a medical background! There is no need for rudeness and tutting is just not on! Who made the mistakes anyhow - not you !
      Enjoy your G&T !! We're a bit late tonight . Dinner only just gone in the oven. Thankfully no one is cross,
      Just realised I called you Barbara! I'm not changing it - it is your name after all. Xxx

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    2. Saba, tell me who it is and I'll punch her lights out for you. Here's a few hugs, move out of the way Myra and let me in. xxxx

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    3. SABA:- I am right behind Maureen to give her a second punching!!
      Oh! My! Word! No wonder you were angry. She's supposed to be a professional how dare she behave like that.
      Glad you pulled your shoulders back to show her who was BOSS!! xxx

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    4. Cross Saba I would have been stamping my feet and having a fit, how dare she talk to any. One lije that, does she forget that with patients she would be out if a job! No she needs to be put in her place. As Myra says" you have medical Knowledge" so you know what right and what wrong. I am glad you went back again as it will let get know you are not a walk over. Xxx

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    5. I think that was very rude of her. We wouldn't be able to go back to see the Dr. Would have to see the receptionist and they would decide what to do and probably give the note back to the Dr after surgery if you are lucky. Hope you don't have anymore trouble with her.

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    6. Saba what dreadful behaviour from the doctor! Do they have a practise manager you can complain to like we do in England or is it just her? I should think the physio practise will back you up if you do complain. I hope the G&T helped xxx

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    7. Diane, the G & T helped enormously and no they don't have practice managers here. It's all very backward, her practice, her rules.
      Having said that, we don't have appointments you just go in and wait to be seen and if you decide you need to see a specialist you just phone up and make an appointment, usually within a day or two.
      I will probably go to another doctor in future when our old GP finally retires, he still does two half days so in the meantime I will make sure I go when he is there.
      Xxx

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    8. Oh Saba ,what a horrid woman. Yes try to see someone else if you need to see a GP again , tut on her ! xxx

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  26. Sandra, I hope all goes well and they get your meds sorted. It's a nightmare when they keep chopping and changing.
    Hazel, what did I tell you, Roberta will be so excited that she will gladly muck in and just go with the flow. Stop worrying and RELAX. (I just know Myra is going to add - "Don't do It"!! lol
    WHAT was I thinking of? Corned beef hash pie for breakfast!!! My only excuse was that I'd been up at 2 having a cup of coffee and a biscuit, then watched the world news on TV with the sound very low as it usually lulls me back to sleep, only it didn't, so by the time 6 a.m. came I thought it was lunch time ha ha. Still it was tasty, and I do have it with beetroot on the side Maria, together with pease pudding and maybe a few pickles.
    I don't do measuring, just a large tin of corned beef, a couple of large (ish) potatoes and 1 onion grated, add seasoning, and mix well. Make shortcrust pastry from Bero book recipe, layer pie plate with pastry, pile hash on, cover with rest of pastry, brush with egg and pop into oven. Bish, bosh, bang. It always goes down very well at family parties, so well that I have to make two large ones.
    Right, Maria I hope your tummy is settling down and that you feel a bit better, when do you go for your scan?
    Brenda LL hot glue guns are deadly - and I've got the scars to prove it!! lol I'm glad that Scarlett got her things made and was happy with them.
    Pat, I only have a laptop. I haven't progressed to an I phone yet!!!
    I nearly swallowed my tonsils when Cheryl said I had a soft and gentle voice, what's the equivalent of Specsavers but for the ears!!!!! Well she should've gone there ha ha.
    Ooh, isn't it lovely, we have a new victim oops I mean visitor to the Cafe.
    WELCOME, sit down, pull up a chair and tell me all about yourself. (only kidding). It's lovely to see you, and I hope I haven't frightened you away, I'm pretty harmless really.
    Michele, what you doing at work today? You should have taken the day off as you aren't well. You really have to listen to us oldies because we have all been there, done that, got the T shirt, and realised that in the end it didn't make the slightest bit of difference.
    My voice is slowly coming back and George is distraught ha ha.
    Oh I got a Window Vac today (well George collected it) from John Lewis. I saw an ad on TV last night by Currys/PC World advertising it for £39. Went onto the John Lewis website and there it was, bold as brass, for the same amount, so I ordered it and he collected it today. Even better, I had £18 in bits and bobs of gift tokens so only had to pay £21. Oh happy day!!
    I'm going now to give you all a rest and make myself a coffee (He's out bowling), then I have to arrange the car insurance - it will be press 1, press 2, press zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz. I loath it.
    Sandra, an e mail will be winging it's way to you.
    Saba, what a spoilsport you are, the Gas Man has told all the workmen in Nuremburg about you, and then you go and spoil it!!! Hope you are feeling ok.
    Love and hugs to all, see you later.
    Muriel xxx

    Oh Laura, I go by many names as I keep getting rechristened on the blog. It's just one of the quirks and I like it, small things for small minds, you know!! xxx

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    1. That sounds yummy Maureen, I make sausage pie, sausage meat, apple onion a shake of stuffing mixture and an egg to bind put into a pastry case, topped with pastry and baked. We have it hot one day and cold the next- xxx

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  27. Hello folks,
    Boys arrived here 12.30 having had their lunch. They went off home at 4.45pm for tea at their own house. They went after eating their way through almost a whole small sliced crusty loaf and drinking 2 pints of milk. They also had some cake and chocolate. Grandpa is a Chronic Chocoholic, I have to stop him offering the boys chocolate ... they don't need it. Thomas has expensive taste and Loves Lint Choclate Balls. Robert he just eats anything that is chocolate!!!
    MICHELE:- why oh! why were you at work today??
    BRENDA:- hope your fingers are ok! I am always burning my fingers with hot glue.
    JANET:- wish I could have helped you. For me Boxes are simple, I know from doing the craft classes people find them difficult. Once you "get it" they are easy.
    SABA:- I keep thinking of you and that Doctor I am proud of you not "punching her lights out"
    Today I have had a funny feeling in my right hand. Just had a proper look at it and it is very swollen. Not my fingers just across the back of my hand, wonder if I have been bitten by something, Mmmm!!,very peculiar.
    LAURA:- was that you that kept looking in the window?? Glad you have picked up the courage to come in.
    ANNE :- glad you have become a regular.
    EVERYONE ELSE:- I for one am delighted to have you as my friends.
    I have a few crafty ideas running through me mind. Can I be bothered to peruse that at this time of the evening. Oh!! I will see. I will have a cuppa then decide.
    xxx

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    1. Patricia, You are very philosophical this evening! Sorry about your hand, could be a bite. I'm always being bitten. Grandads are meant to spoil children - that's why they don't live with them! Xxx

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    2. MYRA:- This Grandpa is REALLY bad with all the Chocolate though.
      He opened one of these BIG Toblerone Bars Robert had 2 bits before I banned it ... bad Granny!! that's me!!! xxx

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    3. Good Cop - Bad Cop,. The children love it though. Xxx

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    4. My grandad had polo mints which he kept in the same pocket as his tobacco pouch! The first one was always yummy! If grandad can't spoil the boys who can! Xxx

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  28. Patricia,
    Glad you had a lovely afternoon with the boys. I'm a bit like Robert, if it starts with choc and ends with olate, then thats for me You must introduce me to John because I think we will get on very well!!! We could compare chocolate notes!!!
    I am very glad and lucky to have you as a friend , although you may change your mind after we meet!!!
    I've just done a Christmas card that includes a die so I'm off to do some photography - Snowdon eat your heart out!
    Take care, see you later xxxxxx

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    1. Cheryl, I keep meaning to tell you that I got some cellophane xxxx

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    2. MAUREEN:- what do you keep in your "salad drawers" in your fridge???
      We have "CHOCOLATE" plenty varieties of!!! xxx

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    3. Now I know you are Scottish Patricia xxx

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  29. Do you know what I love about this family, it's like the three musketeers ony with more members. One for all and all for one. Thank you ladies for punching out her lights. Muriel would like to be D'Artagnan?
    Xxx

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    1. I think she'd look great in the breeches and tights!
      I think she'd look odd in salad drawers! Sorry couldn't help it! Xxx

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    2. SABA:- was D'Artagnan actually one of the Three!!
      I am not a clever person but I thought they were Athos, Pothos & Arimis
      John is good at these things but he's not here at the moment!! xxx

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    3. MYRA:- that's why I deliberately added ... in your Fridge!!
      Myra your a menace you are!! but I do love you!! xxx

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    4. I know Patricia! I know you said fridge but the context just fitted! I know I'm a menace! Thanks for loving me anyway!
      By the way you are RIGHT D'artagnan does not become a Musketeer until the end of the novel. Aramis - like the After Shave - is the third . White flag raised! Lol! Xxx

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    5. MRYA:- I knew you would not be able to resist, you menace.
      As I said I am not clever when it comes to History especially. John has been a very good teacher he'll be pleased when I tell him I got something right.
      He has always put my lack of knowledge in certain areas is due to me being educated in Belfast. Ooooppps!! I hope now one here is Irish or anyone sneakily looking in takes offence!!! xxx

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    6. You've mixed me up Patricia! Now I'm confused! Army xxx

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    7. MYRA:- Ooooppps!! sorry, please forgive me. xxx

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    8. Well I'm glad I'm D'Artangan because he was the youngest - which I am not. But Patricia, it's not actually history. It was a novel by Alexandre Dumas, which was made into a film, well a few films actually, the best of which IMO (hee hee I used it Patricia) was the one with Gene Kelly.
      By the way George's family come from Antrim, North Belfast. They came in the 1870's!!!!
      Don't worry about Myra being confused, that's her perpetual state!!
      Muriel xxx

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    9. Ok I hold my hand up I was wrong but at least he became one in the end, I think!!
      Was John a history teacher? I love history, would he like to come to the retreat and talk to me???

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    10. Yes Saba, he became a Muskateer at the end. Eleanor and I love history. xx

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    11. Muriel, I wasn't going to burst Patricia's bubble, I thought it was sweet.
      I have no idea what IMO is, am I thick or what, probably because my ancestors ( well some of them ) came from the Emerald Isle too!!
      Sorry, sorry, sorry, I was only kidding. Well I don't mean about them being Irish i mean the implied thickness. Oh heck.
      Xxx

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    12. SABA:- John is a "Salesman" could sell Sand to the Arabs and Ice to the Eskimos. John just loves anything to do with Education. John & Jnr both encouraged me to go back to college. John Jnr & I sat some "O" Levals the same time. xxx

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    13. Got it, IMO. Took me awhile. To be sure.

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    14. SABA:- IMO = In My Opinion xxx

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    15. You guys, mentioned "3" Musketeers NOT "4" xxx

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    16. You are correct Patricia, I only mentioned 3 and you did brilliantly to remember their names. So which one are you?
      Xxx

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    17. D'artagnan was a contemporary of the original three . He was considered a Musketeer at the end. I have never seen any films I just read the book but it was years ago! Xxx

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    18. Oh! Guys! I am just pleased I remembered the "3". x x

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    19. Patricia, you're forgiven! Army, Mary, Mrya, etc. xxx

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  30. Evening Ladies

    Am feeling slightly better just very tired. Not sure I'll be finishing the course of antibiotics as they're making me feel quite nauseous & very bloated. Bet that conjures up a lovely image especially with my curly wurly hair-ha ha!!

    Hubby reminded me he was out straight after work to play a golf match -Still not home!

    Think another early night is needed.

    Michele

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    1. Michele, so sorry you aren't well but should you not either finish the course or return to the GP? Please don't leave it untreated. Can't believe I'm saying this to a Pharmacist! Xxx

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    2. Michele, I can't believe I'm saying this either. Don't take any more of the tablets and go back to your GP, you're having a reaction to the tablets. Are you sure you are a Pharmacist? xxxxx

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  31. Michele, you should know better and know to finish the coarse of anibiotics, ehst do we always get told by the Pharmacist ???

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  32. LAURA, In case you pop in again, you have to scroll up and down to see all the comments that people have made during the day. Sometime we scroll up and down more times that a ?!*!!?"*^ knickers.
    Muriel xxx

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  33. Hi all, well, I started reading, then had to go back to last night to catch up, and now it's almost bedtime. This is such a busy cafe with so much happening.
    Sorry some of you are not feeling too good, please take special care of yourselves.
    Hazel, I was just remembering a great day I had n Vancouver with my cousins. We sat round the table for breakfast, and were still sitting there in the evening. Every so often someone would look in the fridge and bring out something to eat (or a bottle of wine) It was lovely, just chatting, laughing and relaxing. You don't need to DO anything to enjoy yourselves.
    Jess, how lovely, a pristine craft room. If it was mine, it would be messy within days and I would be back to crafting in 6 square inches as normal. Have you found lots of forgotten goodies?
    Hugs
    Janice

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  34. Patricia,
    I'm trying to answer your "Salad Drawer" question above, but it won't let me. I keep veg in mine, the chocolate doesn't last long enough to go into the fridge. It goes into one of the kitchen cupboards and I hear it calling to me, and it would be very rude to ignore it!!! You have to remember that I live in Newcastle, there is no need to refrigerate it. xxxxx

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  35. Yikes! Where did today go? JESS Your room looks lovely I am very lucky to have a room but it doesn't have a lot if storage Most of my stuff is piled on the floor or balanced on an old ottoman which us stuffed full of bits
    PAT or was it PATRICIA (sorry) that poem is brilliant I'm going to take a copy (if ok) and substitute my elusive boss' name for Granny!
    MARIA I hope scan goes ok
    Hello LAURA and welcome Being a relative newbie I can honestly say you'll be made very welcome
    Congrats CHERYL
    MICHELE Sounds like you need to get back to GP and get different antibiotics
    HAZEL Take a breather or you'll be making yourself ill
    To everyone else Take care too
    Don't forget Maria and I are meeting on Saturday 10.30 John Lewis Coffee Shop Watford If you can join us we'd live to see you

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    1. Oh Karenlotty I really hope we live to see anyone who like to join us Hihi
      but yes if you are nearby ,like an hour or so, we'd love to meet up with you and you for a coffee / lunch and a good old gossip !
      Have a scan 5.30 pm on Thursday, no food after 11 am and only water during the day and around 1 litre before. That's going to be fun, I don't drink much water anytime and I can hear the tummy rumbling already.
      See you soon xxx

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    2. Maria and Karen,
      We are down in Godalming this weekend! You had a lucky escape as I was almost near enough! Have a lovely time.
      Maria I do hope the scan goes well and your tummy troubles get sorted out. Xxxx

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  36. Well folks, it's getting towards my Bedtime.
    Today, I have played Volley Ball. Been to the village park with Robert to play football.
    Fed two boys ... actually three boys, I need a wee rest.
    See you all in the morning.
    Goodnight God Bless. xxx

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    1. Night and God bless Patricia, sleep,well, hope your hand is better in the morning.
      Xxxx

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    2. Night Night Patricia,
      Sleep well.xxx

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    3. Sweet dreams, I can hear Mr Sandman creeping towards your fridge, oh no - leave some for me!!!
      See you in the morning Patricia, look after your hand. (didn't know it was bad)
      xxxxxx

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    4. By repeatedly hitting something or someone your hand could get sore after a while...... you must be exhausted after all that running around, sleep well and hope you are ok tomorrow Nighty night xxx

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  37. Ladies, I am calling it a day as well, I've got the rotten dentist tomorrow - scale and polish eeeeek and the electrician will probably come calling very early!
    Night God bless one and all
    Oh Lynda if you pop in later, thinking of you, hope Annie is ok.
    Xxxxx

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      Hope the Dentist is nicer than the Doctor! Xxx

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  38. Margaret, Sheila and Norah!
    Miss you all today!
    Are you boxed in , Margaret!
    Love to all missing friends, xxxx

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  39. I think I can hear Mr Sandman calling me, so I'm going to rest my weary head. Saba, good luck at the dentist tomorrow, will you be getting dressed to go, or will you just let it all hang out? I don't think it's the electrician calling in the morning, I think it will be the Police ha ha.
    Lynda, I also hope Annie is ok.
    See you tomorrow, will someone please see to the cat, it's wailing something terrible, has Maria put it in the dishwasher again?
    See you tomorrow, God Bless and sweet dreams everyone.
    D'Artangan xxxx

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  40. Cheryl, in case you pop in early tomorrow - have an absolutely spiffing day with your family. Keep a bit of lamb for me. xxxx

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  41. Hi everyone
    For some reason iPad has decided not to let me comment on a few people, not sure why so hope this publishes. Oh Muriel loved your knicker comment, yes I know what you mean! It takes ages going up and down but well worth it.
    I had a lovely afternoon catching up with old and new staff at the school. My friend loved her cake and the three ladies who are retiring all loved their roses I gave them. I'm going in again tomorrow for the leavers assembly - guaranteed not a dry eye in the house! I wore my walk away dress today - hmmm not only does it take more than 2 hours to make but when you are in a wind tunnel area like I was you have to tuck the skirt between your knees - doesn't keep your modesty at the back! Good thing I had clean knickers on is all I will say!!! Well ladies I think I'm going to toddle off to bed, must be all the fresh air and cake! See you all tomorrow, night night sleep tight xxx

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  42. Pete and I also have the dentist tomorrow.

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    1. Must be something in the water, fam. A having it too. I don't like it !

      Let me say god natt to all who are going to bed ,I have at least a few hours left but should really go as I'm seeing some friends in town tomorrow and the dentist yack.
      Saba -what will you wear for you polish electrician, something flowing maybe oh it doesn't matter they take you as you are.
      Maureen is off seeing Mr Sandman, hope you two have a lovely time and tell him to be nice. Have a nice day tomorrow!
      Ooh Diane, those wind tunnels can be a problem. No baked beans and broccoli might help before going out and don't forget the tissues and the Tena's just incase.
      I hope our missing family members are ok and just busy, take care girls!
      hugs Maria xxx

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    3. Armia , That cat is Trouble!
      I'm not getting it out! Army xxx

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    4. Ymra, me neither. It could get scratchy! Ramia xxx

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  43. Good evening Sandra & everyone of you lovely ladies
    Internet still not brilliant today it's stop start then stooooop have been trying to leave post since 8pm so hopefully this will be ok. Thank you all for your best wishes for me & Annie she is better again since having injections hope they last longer this time.still got bad head been sleeping on & off all day so not sleepy now. JESS your craft room is amazing you have done a brilliant job give yourself a pat on the back.PATRICIA your poem is brilliant I have also taken a copy.
    MARIA Thank you for your kind words. I hope your scan goes ok & gets your tummy sorted out my friend.MICHELE Hope you feel better soon take some time off work & go back to GP.HAZEL do you never rest how long is it to the wedding try to get some me time before the big day. MYRA thank you so much for saying YOUNG LADY you forget I'm 109 haha.SABA how rude your Doctor is after all she made all the mistakes on the form & wasting your time keep going back sounds a bit like my doctor. Hope you get it soted out.
    KAREN Iv been looking at all your cards on Pinterest they are all Gorgeous.
    Sandra hope you get you medication sorted out when do you go on holiday,will you be using your new tent & where are you going ?I will email you for more info.
    BRENDA ouch hope finger is ok, im always burning my fingers with the hot gun.
    MAUREEN hope you feel better soon hope you sleep better tonight xx
    LAURA welcome.
    I will say good night now & see you in the morning
    Love Lynda xx

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    2. Night Night Young Lady! Xxx

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    3. Hi Lynda,
      Glad to hear Annie is on the mend, hope you are feeling better too, get plenty of rest sweetheart, thank you so very much for the beautiful surprise! You are so kind, love you lots xxxx

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  44. Hello Sandra and everyone,
    Have been at daughters since yesterday morning, have lost two long messages. Mr Google keeps asking me to sign in. I am already signed in. Then loose my post to cyberspace. Also today we have changed our internet provider. If you have my email address, it remains the same for now.
    JESS your craft room looks fantastic, you really must have worked very hard, the results of your work are brilliant and a credit to you

    Have not read messages above, YET - if I do I won't be leaving a message for hours!!!!
    Not sure if I said we are now back home as SIL has no work for tomorrow, and Daughter.will be having Thursday and Friday off work. SO we can sort out broadband on computer and program TV for extra channels
    Sandra, hope your meds. have been sorted out. Sending you gently hugs, to protect you. LOL
    CHERYL , I thought your Church Sale results were fantastic, well done you, it was all down to you efforts. You are amazing. LOL xx
    Sorry ladies I am ready for my bed. It must be my age, can't keep up the pace.
    Sleep well my friends, LOL Brenda xxx

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  45. Glad you are home Brenda, time for a rest, thank you for stopping by,
    Sending you huge hugs,
    Love Sandra xxxx

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    1. Brenda,good to see you back Have a good night sleep and we can hear about it all later.
      I'm going out in the morning, later. So will try to catch up with you all pm/evening.
      Sandra i hope you are ok and you managed to get the right meds before your holiday. Big hug xxx

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