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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby fange » 12 Nov 2017, 13:58

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Rayge wrote:fingers crossed, many a slip, don't tempt fate, etc, but her Thanginess and I have just had an offer accepted on a house.


I hope it goes through. Is it near where you are now?


It's in the same village: we would be moving from the most southerly old house to the most northerly one. Maybe half a mile by road.


Better apply for that passport! Good luck, hope it all works out.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Neige » 13 Nov 2017, 10:30

Bres of luck Rayge and Thang-y!!

I trust it is bigger and has a bigger garden...?
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Postby never/ever » 13 Nov 2017, 10:55

500 years...
Hope the plumbing doesn't creak too hard late at night.
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Postby Rayge » 13 Nov 2017, 12:31

Neige wrote:Bres of luck Rayge and Thang-y!!

I trust it is bigger and has a bigger garden...?


Thank you Felix. In fact it is roughly the same size in square footage, although arranged very differently, and the garden is about 1/3 of what there is here, but it's a chance to start over in a good spot and to leave behind/run away from some of the problems I have in this house.
never/ever wrote:500 years...
Hope the plumbing doesn't creak too hard late at night.


Well the plumbing isn't 500 years old, unless you count 100 foot deep well in the entrance hall, which probably doesn't make a sound. But I'm sure that a house built mostly of cob, stone and timber is going to make some kind of noise

I'm trying not to get excited about it, as it may fall through – these things happen – and there's a lot to do, but we're both looking forward to something truly ours.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Neige » 13 Nov 2017, 14:40

Rayge wrote:
Neige wrote:Best of luck Rayge and Thang-y!!

I trust it is bigger and has a bigger garden...?


Thank you Felix. In fact it is roughly the same size in square footage, although arranged very differently, and the garden is about 1/3 of what there is here, but it's a chance to start over in a good spot and to leave behind/run away from some of the problems I have in this house.


Makes sense.. and it's certainly more sensible to start from scratch together in a new space than to try and make room for the other in one's own. :)
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Postby Thang-y » 13 Nov 2017, 14:49

Thank you guys :)

There will always be issues in a house like that but we're aware of that. Trying not to get too excited but it has bags of character, two working fireplaces and I'll have my own studio and workshop. I might *cough* keep the little pond to grow watercress in season (he doesn't know about that yet .. maybe he can have the space) and there's a mature fig tree ..

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Postby Rayge » 13 Nov 2017, 15:17

Thang-y wrote: I might *cough* keep the little pond to grow watercress in season (he doesn't know about that yet)


erm...
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby sloopjohnc » 15 Nov 2017, 22:53

Rayge wrote:
yomptepi wrote:
Rayge wrote:fingers crossed, many a slip, don't tempt fate, etc, but her Thanginess and I have just had an offer accepted on a house.


I hope it goes through. Is it near where you are now?


It's in the same village: we would be moving from the most southerly old house to the most northerly one. Maybe half a mile by road.


Housing prices in northern part of village are depreciating even as I type.

On the bright side, housing on the southern side of the village is doubling in value.
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Postby harvey k-tel » 17 Nov 2017, 16:05

One of the referees from my hockey league was stabbed to death a couple days ago! Not, I should add, at one of our games, but during some sort of altercation on the street in the middle of the day. I'm going to ask my team to observe a moment of silence before our game tomorrow night.
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Postby souphound » 17 Nov 2017, 16:07

Harvey K-Tel wrote:One of the referees from my hockey league was stabbed to death a couple days ago! Not, I should add, at one of our games, but during some sort of altercation on the street in the middle of the day. I'm going to ask my team to observe a moment of silence before our game tomorrow night.


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Postby Minnie Cheddars » 18 Nov 2017, 15:01

One of my oldest, dearest punko days friends died last night. If any of you have a mind to later, do raise a glass of something and put some Hawkwind on in her honour. She was an incredible person and I like the idea of lots of people raising glasses to her. If you've got cider all the better.
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Postby sloopjohnc » 18 Nov 2017, 16:02

Minnie the Minx wrote:One of my oldest, dearest punko days friends died last night. If any of you have a mind to later, do raise a glass of something and put some Hawkwind on in her honour. She was an incredible person and I like the idea of lots of people raising glasses to her. If you've got cider all the better.


Sorry to hear that. I'll listen to Hawkwind when I go running.

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Postby Jeemo » 18 Nov 2017, 18:40

sorry to hear about your pal Anna. will raise a glass later at our David's bands gig tonight in Glasgow.
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Postby Minnie Cheddars » 18 Nov 2017, 18:46

Jeemo wrote:sorry to hear about your pal Anna. will raise a glass later at our David's bands gig tonight in Glasgow.


Yeah!!
She was called Sharon - so you have a name to say :) x
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Postby Belle Lettre » 18 Nov 2017, 21:48

To Sharon x may she be a psychedelic warlord
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Postby Minnie Cheddars » 19 Nov 2017, 14:59

Belle Lettre wrote:To Sharon x may she be a psychedelic warlord


X
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Postby harvey k-tel » 20 Nov 2017, 15:02

I visited a friend of mine for her 40th birthday yesterday. She's been in the hospital since July after being struck by a car door while cycling. She suffered a severe brain trauma, and is still undergoing intensive rehabilitation, and I doubt she'll ever fully recover. If you are a cyclist, please wear a helmet.
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Postby Minnie Cheddars » 20 Nov 2017, 15:09

:(
Awful Harv.
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Postby harvey k-tel » 20 Nov 2017, 15:15

This is the same woman whose husband died from an accidental fentanyl overdose last winter.
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Postby Neige » 20 Nov 2017, 15:33

Last night, on a whim, I've ordered two "beginner's sets" (2 X 24 bottles) of fizzy lemonade produced by small Berlin company Wostok.

My first online purchase where delivery costs as much as the actual product.... totalling close to 70 quid!

But I think Wostok is cool! :P 8-)

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