Author Topic: What's everone doing today?  (Read 8661 times)

ronyork

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Re: What's everone doing today?
« Reply #660 on: May 24, 2019, 03:36:12 PM »
Thanks for all the advice ,been round them all (plenty of paperwork and leaflets, even had an expert call round on a sunday morning with a list of nearest care homes,  be careful of dispersal of assets or investigation of unusual spending,    One thinks why did I save.

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Re: What's everone doing today?
« Reply #661 on: May 24, 2019, 03:47:12 PM »



Again, it is (wiser) to have nothing for that is the time the help from outside comes into play..


Which is exactly why I have gradually  over time legally  ensured my savings are down to the minimum, I only own a third of my home on paper. my son owning he other two thirds.  I don't see the fun in paying for my possible care, when those that choose to p**s their money up the wall, or  are sat on their arses all their lives  get it free.

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Re: What's everone doing today?
« Reply #662 on: May 25, 2019, 03:40:39 PM »
Got a clothes wash done and on the line.  Fed the pigs,  fixed a lawn mower, had a chat with our friends about 'cold smoking' pork.  Came home and did some gardening - then it started to rain so we had to bring in the clothes.

Weather can't decide what it's doing.  OK at the minute, but I bet it would rain again if I went near the garden.
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Re: What's everone doing today?
« Reply #663 on: May 25, 2019, 05:55:01 PM »
Mowed the lawn. I looked like RoadRunner.. Loads of dust ..
 Watered the plants.. I think a couple of them look ‘Iffy’.. I think they are very happy weeds.
My son-in-law Richard popped in to show me his new motor bike.. He was so chuffed .. He is 63 yrs old.. and this has been on his ‘bucket list’.. Men and their toys eh! .
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Re: What's everone doing today?
« Reply #664 on: May 25, 2019, 06:02:42 PM »
Put in a few plants this morning and did some weeding. Shift at the charity shop this pm. They struggle for volunteers at the weekends, and I'm rarely busy on a Saturday unless I'm babysitting.
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Re: What's everone doing today?
« Reply #665 on: May 25, 2019, 06:35:48 PM »
I went to the garden centre at Pen-y-Bont and bought a few more plants, then back home to plant up 2 new containers (only about 15" square), I'll give it a few days and decide whether they need any more.
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Re: What's everone doing today?
« Reply #666 on: May 27, 2019, 10:36:42 AM »



Day home today.. I think we had a few drops of rain overnight.


 I have just heard Mungo Jerry singing  'In The Summertime'  ( when the weather was high.)   I felt like dancing..
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Re: What's everone doing today?
« Reply #667 on: May 27, 2019, 12:05:56 PM »
As did Leo Sayer...
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Re: What's everone doing today?
« Reply #668 on: May 27, 2019, 12:18:29 PM »
Back has been a problem of late, so yesterday had a day of 'bed rest' - actually stretched out on the settee, dozing off and on, so once I have had lunch a repeat performance will be tried as the back seems to have improved a little.
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Re: What's everone doing today?
« Reply #669 on: May 27, 2019, 12:22:15 PM »



Pain.. In any form is a bugger.. I wish you well Michael..
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Re: What's everone doing today?
« Reply #670 on: May 27, 2019, 01:27:59 PM »
I've just replaced the  old, dripping, kitchen tap, with a new one.

 No leaks. No mess. Totally straightforward job, taking less than an hour.
  I can't remember  any previous job going so well.


Just, a bit pleased....  :)
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Re: What's everone doing today?
« Reply #671 on: May 27, 2019, 03:03:31 PM »
Well I'm a pessimist so I always expect the worse when starting a job,
and I'm rarely disappointed 
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Re: What's everone doing today?
« Reply #672 on: May 27, 2019, 03:34:20 PM »
Planted out the Brassicas  and sawed up some old wood to make a frame to cover them. That's them sorted with a mesh covering them to keep the pigeons away and slug pellets to hopefully keep any slugs away.  We control the slug numbers with nematodes.  A bit costly, but effective. 

Planted out some more broad beans.   That's gardening done for today.
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Re: What's everone doing today?
« Reply #673 on: May 27, 2019, 03:38:47 PM »
Thanks, Scrumpy
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Re: What's everone doing today?
« Reply #674 on: May 27, 2019, 08:08:03 PM »
Another whole hour of what is now laughingly called 'the news.' It fills three hours in a morning, 45 minutes at lunch-time and another hour and a half from 5-6.30 and it's all Brekshit, brekshit and more brekshit. I wouldn't mind if anybody knew anything but nobody does. The only news I hear these days is on the World Service, the rest is all brekshit speculation, rumour, self-interested points scoring and utter tripe. Roll on November.
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