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Sun 18-Oct-09
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mutley
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Did a list of jobs for today, jade goes back about 1 today then down bank, call in for a pint or 2 and pick up 5 tiles.

Got large shelf to go up and underneath battery powerd Led's for powercuts ect. There is over 20 jobs but can only do about 6 i can get on with, rats need cleaning too then up the garage as making a custum bellhousing for the car. Then later will make a old style steam pudding with goldern syrip Wink tidy some paper work up. finsh tiles in window ,water plants tidy bathroom and then chill out for the eveing as got lots to do on monday + a beer

Sun 18-Oct-09
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Who's going to be a busy boy then?  I've managed nothing more than a walk by the Grand Union canal today but it was great to be out and about in such lovely weather.

I'll try that again!

Sun 18-Oct-09
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Crikey, mutley, that was an ambitious task list. I only managed to go to the local dump with an old dead PC and a 12 year old CRT monitor that cost Fiona a fortune when she used to create 3D animations for TV commercials in London's Wardour St in a past existence. There were loads of monitors there and somebody else dumped one at the same time as I did. Also started clearing an area at the front of the house - it's concealed from the road and perfect for a simple makeshift lean-to for storing firewood and other stuff. It had become overgrown with brambles and self-seed small trees. Fiona's magpie habits mean that we have a choice of patio and panel doors to use as a roof.

I think you had the better deal, Toffeeapple. Any narrow boats plying along the canal, or is the season over now?

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Mon 19-Oct-09
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I had a long list for today, but the cat needs a hug.

Kateuk makes things at http://www.etsy.com/shop/finkstuff and sometimes she does this too http://www54paintings.blogspot.com/ and also this http://finkstuff.weebly.com/

Mon 19-Oct-09
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Several narrow-boats Danny, they are a hardy race the narrow-boaters and can be seen in winter too.  One was moored up and looked like it was owned by Steptoe and Son, junk everywhere, not a pretty sight.  Humph, I was just going to upload a nice picture for you but Photobucket isn't playing ball.  No change there then!

I'll try that again!

Mon 19-Oct-09
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KateUK said:I had a long list for today, but the cat needs a hug.


I like iit Cool 

Mon 19-Oct-09
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Hooray, Photobucket let me in!

I'll try that again!

Mon 19-Oct-09
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What a fantastic composition and a truly lovely shot, Toffeeapple.

I feel a bit dumb that I thought the object in front of your face was a mug of tea! Surprised Fiona knew it was a camera. That reminds me of the old ink blot psychological test - what is it called? Reisenbach or something. I wonder what an analyst would make of my interpretation of your camera Confused

I have a friend who adores longboats and takes regular holidays on them. He has even converted his girlfriend (not sure just exactly how happy she is about that Cry

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Tue 20-Oct-09
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Kiss  We all make mistakes Danny, don't fret.  And don't worry about analysts either, I'm sure they make things up.

Thanks for your comment on the picture, I got lucky with the breeze on the water and it's that which makes the difference I think.  I hope your friends enjoy their trips on narrow boats, I find them very cramped and know I couldn't live on one, though they do look romantic.


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Thu 22-Oct-09
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We have looked into a narrow boat holiday before.  We are going sailing again in2010, booked and sorted already.  but I am starting to look more towards holidays inEngland and the lowlands of Scotland.  And I have in the last 4 years started to get caravan envy.

After camping all around France in 2004, just us a renault 5 (mimi) and a tent, I saw lots of Dutch retired couples in beautiful motor homes, the are big ££££'s, so a caravan it will have to be.  We had one for 4 months before we bought the house.  As I was in Devon in our house and PB's job was in Oxfordshire, so he lived in it for 4 month during the week.  (Yes Danny, Devon!  lol We are ganging up on you ooooohhh arrrrrrgh that be nice benit...)

hmmm Narrowboats....  might have to revisit that thought now

Sat 24-Oct-09
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Ha!

S.O.L. I always thought that Devon was famous for its toffee but I must be wrong cos had that been been the case then all you noisy Devonians would have yer jaws stuck together instead of yammering away on here LaughSurprisedWink

I had a really relaxing and enjoyable holiday a long time ago back in Irl when I hired a fixed site mobile home at a beach. It was a luxury model and, while the rental was reasonable, the deposit was high because they left a fully stocked drinks cabinet on board! Seems incredible;e, looking back, but it was a really comfy abode. Would do it again.

Fiona and I share a dream to buy or hire one of those big Winnebago type motor homes and tour the extremes of the UK off season. I don' fancy a caravan, TBH - they are a bugger on the M5 - but we love the free roaming concept of a home on wheels.

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Sun 25-Oct-09
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I'm with the Devonians, having been born there Cool

Jobs for today must be preparing the greenhouse for winter. And finding 2 more tunnel cloches on line - hopefully on sale Wink

Tue 27-Oct-09
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Jobs for today or rather tomorrow since it is well after 10pm now.

Must get my essay done on memes
Cut up the marrow, slice some for drying, some to make cake, and some to make marrow and ginger jam
Practice Latvian

Should keep me busy and out of trouble

Tue 10-May-11
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Take pictures of poly tunnel door " done, hope you find these useful Joanna, it has definitely made the tunnel more sturdy.

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