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Need help re neighbours, who are causing me's not me!

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AlieOxon Thu 11-Oct-12 11:53:31

I have ivy growing into my roof from the next door garden. I say garden - it's a wilderness. The ivy is all over their roof, but that's their concern.
Everything there has not been touched in about five years.

My gardener has had go from a ladder on my side, but hasn't managed to reach the stems that go to the roof. He has cleared the ivy on my wall. And a bit further, which I didn't ask him to do but will delay its growing back.

Now the additional problem. This couple next door are so reclusive they don't answer their door and haven't answered my recent notes re the ivy. I haven't seen either of them for about three months....this is a source of worry sometimes, but she has put washing out of the window - hung on the gutter (!) recently so I know they are alive!

I offered for my gardener to go round and sort it. No response.
This is preventing me from getting all my gutters fixed.

I was going to try the CAB, but have not managed to get to talk to them, and their system seems much less user-friendly than it was a few years ago...
any ideas please?

Nanadog Sat 24-Nov-12 23:20:57

Ok I'm back,with my little bomb...where us everyone? All gone I think, I'll just toss it into the skip with the dressmakers dummy in it under the umbrella.
Night all I'm off home moon

glassortwo Sat 24-Nov-12 23:24:08

nana there you are smile I was having a snooze beside this skip.

glassortwo Sat 24-Nov-12 23:26:03

Hang on till I shift out of the way...................................................................
pheww that was close the flash got my eyebrows... no hair and only one eyebrow hmm

Nanadog Sun 25-Nov-12 07:53:06

Are you still glowing? Where's everyone else?

AlieOxon Sun 25-Nov-12 09:25:18

How did I get in here?
Last I remember I was flying and falling somewhere......just woke up on my settee.
Something very odd has happened.
Santa, where are you? I know you were here. You got here in the end. Did you catch me?
Uh. (Struggles to get up)
There's reindeer poo on the carpet. And an empty bottle....oh dear, that was a present for my sister's boyfriend! The Xmas cake's gone too.

Later....WHO put the Christmas decorations ALL over my house outside including the roof? You rotter Santa!
But thanks.


Omg I have to go to Oxford....see you later folks. Bye.

AlieOxon Sun 25-Nov-12 16:34:02

Everyone all right today.........?
Bet you all had hangovers.

AlieOxon Sun 25-Nov-12 17:12:20

Thanks for coming anyway, everybody!!

london Sun 25-Nov-12 18:06:21

alieoxon you wouldnt believe how long it took to get home. no traffic on the roads so couldnt thumb a lift ,head ache going now .see you soon

AlieOxon Sun 25-Nov-12 19:15:48

Hope you're better tomorow london - keep warm!