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Achievements for the day
Sat 8-Jan-11
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Toffeeapple
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There now, isn't that wonderful?  Congrats Shelley!

I'll try that again!

Sat 8-Jan-11
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Congratulations, Shelley!

And whatever happened to the idea of a new 2011 Achievements thread? Any of us could have started it...whistle and none of us have....eeek

Sat 8-Jan-11
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And very belated champagne Happy Birthday rose to Kate and to Danuta.

embarassed to have missed them!

 

Sat 8-Jan-11
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devongarden said:

 

And whatever happened to the idea of a new 2011 Achievements thread?


 

What idea?   Who thought that up?  Is it necessary do you think?

I'll try that again!

Sat 8-Jan-11
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Toffeeapple said:

devongarden said:

 

And whatever happened to the idea of a new 2011 Achievements thread?


What idea?   Who thought that up?  Is it necessary do you think?

It might be necessary if it is taking too long to load for some people. I
gather there are fora which close threads at 1000 posts or so and start
a new one because they take so long to load. I haven't had a problem
recently, not on my mac anyway.

I am sure I didn't imagine the idea eeek

Sat 8-Jan-11
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Crikey, I wasn't aware of closing threads after 1000 posts, I wonder if Danny is?  I wonder what the longest thread is here?

I'll try that again!

Sat 8-Jan-11
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(Raises hand shyly....)

....I made the suggestion that it would be kind of neat to have a Achievements of the day 2011, and then take the original and not necessarily lock it, but make it a time capsule of sorts.....

It is getting a little bit unweidly, 2722 posts? Wow!

 

If you can't be a shining example, be a terrible warning!

Sat 8-Jan-11
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wave Just goes to show how much we collectively achieve.  welldone

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Sat 8-Jan-11
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danast said:

wave Just goes to show how much we collectively achieve.  welldone


 

That, and all the little OT side trips! big_laugh

Sun 9-Jan-11
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danast said:

 one of the soup ladies made what she called red soup.  In it she only put red things  ( funnily enough)  - tomatoes, passata, red onions, red peppers, kidney beans and I think some chilli.  It was so delicious and yes, it was very red.  I am going to make it for sure.   


 I used to make a really tasty Yellow Soup - Yellow courgettes, sweetcorn, yellow sweet peppers and yellow something else.  B*** - can't remember the 4th yellow!  What else is yellow and in season at the same time as the others?  Maybe yellow toms, but I'm not so sure about that.  Anyway, thanks Danuta - I've now decided that this year I'll grow yellow courgettes again instead of green. 

Gone crazy. Back soon.

Sun 9-Jan-11
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Just read remaining comments - so VERY WELL DONE, SHELLEY - all fingers and toesis crossed for the big moves out and in.  Keep us posted.

Gone crazy. Back soon.

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thanks again all: I love the idea of yellow soup: I grew yellow courgettes this year and preferred them to the usual ones!

Sun 9-Jan-11
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Heather, might the fourth item have been yellow waxy beans?

I'll try that again!

Sun 9-Jan-11
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Not really an achievement as such but I'm watching The Princess Bride on tv. It's a great film and I think it gets better each time I watch it. I must admit that the first time I saw the film, back when I was in school, we were all heavily into Dire Straits at the time and we watched the film because Mark Knopfler did the soundtrack. We watched Local Hero for the same reason...

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Toffeeapple said:

Heather, might the fourth item have been yellow waxy beans?


 

No, I think it was yellow toms after all.  Definitely something that gave a  bit of bite to balance the sweetcorn and courgettes.  Well worth a try, and it's a lovely colour. 

My achievements today:  finished off first attempt at medlar jelly - see my resurrected 'Medlar Jelly' thread under Jams, Preserves etc if  you are interested.  Mostly spent this afternoon on Attic24 site, drooling over crochet patterns.  I'm getting itchy fingers again. 

Gone crazy. Back soon.

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