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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Animallover26, Apr 17, 2018.


  1. kimthecat

    kimthecat PetForums VIP

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    Maybe it was fate!
    My mum's parents both came from the west country . They had a typical west country surname , it is quite common in Cornwall and Devon but it was rather odd in Middlesex.
    Someone traced our branch back several hundred years , mainly farmers and a lot of other funny names.
     
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  2. kimthecat

    kimthecat PetForums VIP

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    Horrible weather to day , very windy and slashing with rain . Dogs dont want to go for a walk . :(
     
  3. catz4m8z

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    yup, nasty weather here too but we are having a duvet day!:D
    Although TBH Im already knackered as I spent ages moving the furniture around my room to try and get my bed away from the 'wall of doom' (its where I had a damp problem and now the wallpaper is falling off, the ceiling is about to collapse and the mould has taken over!:Nailbiting). Moved everything to where I thought it would go...didnt fit, had to move everything a third time and now my arms feel like the are going to drop off!:rolleyes:
     
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  4. Lurcherlad

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    Treated myself to a steam wallpaper stripper as the old paper is so well stuck!

    Making good, steady progress but now resting with ibuprofen and a hot water bottle.

    Typical - pulled my back :(

    Hope I can get on with more tomorrow. If not, I will go shopping for the new lining paper and paste for when all the prep is done.

    Also some white gloss for the woodwork :)
     
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  5. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    Went out for lunch with my sister and going out tonight to a talk about Knepp wildlands by a person that I've had loads of contact with over the last 2 years, even spoken on the phone but I've never met her. She's changing her talk a little to include answers to a few queries I've put forward :D

    Really looking forward to it even though it goes on until a time that I'm normally in bed :Wideyed

    For a wet windy day it's not bad
     
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  6. kimthecat

    kimthecat PetForums VIP

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    @rona Enjoy the talk . :) That;s good the person giving the talk has listened to you and you can now talk in person . I googled Knepp wildlands. Is it open to the public? It look lovely there .
     
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  7. kimthecat

    kimthecat PetForums VIP

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    :( Sorry to hear this . Damps not good for you . If its black mould you can get a special thick paint to cover it . We did this in the kitchen but if its that bad it might not be enough.
     
  8. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    Come down and I will show you round :D
     
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  9. Animallover26

    Animallover26 I am me.

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    Could you get some help to sort out the damp etc?
    Maybe even see if you could get on your local housing register? If you are eligible you shouldn't have long to wait as (don't mean this rudely) your house sounds like it would be classed as 'unfit to live in'.
     
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  10. catz4m8z

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    Totally unfit to live in really but I cant afford the thousands it would cost to fix it Im just ignoring it for now!:Shy Its the downside of owning your own property...or at least having a mortgage anyways!LOL:D
     
  11. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    That's awful. Have you had a quote for the work?
     
  12. kimthecat

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    I might take you up on that one day ! :D
     
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  13. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    Either got to be soon or next summer. The paths aren't pleasant in the winter with all those hooves on clay soil!!

    I'm there tomorrow?
     
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  14. kimthecat

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    Hooves? Im not gonna get chased by cows or deer am I ? :eek: :D
     
  15. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    they are all free roaming. Never been chased though. Why, you coming down tomorrow?
     
  16. kimthecat

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    i think it will have to be next summer. Hopefully I will be more mobile then . :)
     
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  17. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    Talk was amazing, learnt so much more than I did on a walking safari I did there earlier in the year. Only £4 each too.......bargain. :)
     
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  18. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    Woah, someone just put a picture of my late father on a local FB page. What a weird feeling to suddenly see him out of the blue
     
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  19. Siskin

    Siskin Look into my eyes....

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    I can understand that feeling very well. Before I discovered about my two half sisters and half brother this year I knew nothing about my mothers side of the family. My OH was looking around the Ancestry website for any sign of something to do with mum when he came across a picture from mum and dads wedding photograph on someone's family tree with lots of details including ourselves. As it happened they were not related to us at all and someone somewhere had presupposed something and taken info off my cousins family info on Ancestry. It's been corrected now and both OH and my cousin have made a large part of their ancestry private ( the more recent info).
    It gave me quite a shock to see mum and dads photo on someone else's family tree even though it later turned out to be erroneous.
     
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  20. McKenzie

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    I just got another A+ for my first Masters paper, so completed that paper with an A+ grade :Smug
     
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