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#20566 Rach123

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Posted 16 July 2019 - 18:14

 

Wouldn't want to live in europe though

 

Sorry to disappoint you, but at least until November, you DO live in Europe.

 

 

 I meant on the mainland obvs lol!


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#20567 Banjogirl

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Posted 17 July 2019 - 07:38


On my holidays in the land of Aquarelle. Lovely.

Welcome to beautiful France. Hope you have a really lovely holiday. Are you by any chance in the south wesr?
Up in the North, I'm afraid. Same area as Rach. The weather's lovely though. Just trying to decide if we can be bothered to go all the way to the beach today, as we went to Bruges yesterday. Maybe tomorrow.
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#20568 Norway

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Posted 17 July 2019 - 07:45

I have made a bee garden full of plants for pollinators, and having seen this, my nextdoor neighbour has just announced that he is going to get a bee hive and do bee keeping! smile.png 


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#20569 maggiemay

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Posted 17 July 2019 - 08:28

On my holidays in the land of Aquarelle. Lovely.

Welcome to beautiful France. Hope you have a really lovely holiday. Are you by any chance in the south wesr?
Up in the North, I'm afraid. Same area as Rach. The weather's lovely though. Just trying to decide if we can be bothered to go all the way to the beach today, as we went to Bruges yesterday. Maybe tomorrow.
Merlimont has one of the best beaches in the north, if you feel like the drive.
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#20570 Aquarelle

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Posted 22 July 2019 - 15:21

Yesterday I went to a concert. I was so tired I nearly didn't bother but it was part  of the local church fĂȘte so I dragged myself along. I didn't even know what sort of music it was to be. It turned out to be a male voice choir - about 50 men, most of them well over forty. They wore red T shirts with an embroidered badge black trousers and black berets - also with the badge. The repertoire was mainly Basque and BĂ©arnaise folk songs, plus one or two sacred items.  This is not a repertoire I know and not top of my list of music I enjoy but it was so well done I loved every minute. I had seen my brother off the day before after his two weeks here so was feeling a bit down. Their singing really raised my spirits. They obviously loved their music. I was a bit sorry that none of my piano pupils were there - they might have learnt a great deal about dynamics and phrasing! 


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#20571 hummingbird

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Posted 29 July 2019 - 23:05

Getting a new CD player and staving off the withdrawal symptoms of not being able to play any music for the last few days.


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Posted 30 July 2019 - 15:50

We have visiting carers for an elderly relative. I've just got them to play the guitar and sing in an Anglo-Philippino jam session! smile.png


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#20573 Misterioso

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Posted 30 July 2019 - 18:58

We have visiting carers for an elderly relative. I've just got them to play the guitar and sing in an Anglo-Philippino jam session! smile.png

 

Only you would do that, Norway! laugh.png


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Posted 30 July 2019 - 19:43

They are probably begging their manager not to send them to "that weird house" again! laugh.png


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#20575 andante_in_c

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Posted 02 August 2019 - 08:41

Yesterday I became a grandmother for the first time and a mother-in-law for the second time. :hurrah: :woot:  Different offspring were involved in each happy event, thank goodness. My eldest son got married: an elopement, although not a secret one, so we weren't there, and my youngest son and his wife had a baby girl at 01.37 yesterday morning.

 

When I was pregnant myself I had boys' and girls' names chosen, as one does. My eldest son was going to be Emily, and my middle son either Victoria Caroline or Caroline Victoria. Yesterday, our family was joined by an Emily (the baby) and by a Victoria Caroline (my daughter-in-law). Some things are obviously just meant to be!


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#20576 Maizie

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Posted 02 August 2019 - 09:21

Congratulations, andante_in_c!!  And all the other _in_cs :D

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#20577 Banjogirl

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Posted 02 August 2019 - 10:27

Congratulations! What an exciting day!
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#20578 Misterioso

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Posted 05 August 2019 - 10:50

Just had my piano tuned. The piano tuner said I look younger every year! biggrin.png


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#20579 HelenVJ

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Posted 05 August 2019 - 12:20

Ha ha - but what did he say about the piano?


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Posted 06 August 2019 - 18:25

My daughter and her intended came over to my place when I finished work yesterday and took me on a wonderful fishing trip, we were recently talking about the fact I hadn't been for a while so it was a really enjoyable afternoon/evening out in the countryside and a lovely surprise :)
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