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WIBU to want this?

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AlieOxon Wed 05-Dec-12 10:50:28

A cosy retreat that ISN'T about Christmas?

Nanban Fri 07-Dec-12 07:49:45

Mulled wine ..... I hear Christmas creeping in ..... how about a mince pie?

isthisallthereis Fri 07-Dec-12 08:18:06

I give in blush What does WIBU mean?

isthisallthereis Fri 07-Dec-12 08:18:48

= Would It Be Unreasonable ???

AlieOxon Fri 07-Dec-12 09:19:26

Now that's a windup, Nanban. We aren't doing the C word here in this warm retreat!

whenim64 Fri 07-Dec-12 09:29:26

Just popping in to leave you some pancakes, bacon and maple syrup and a percolater full of fresh coffee. I'm off shopping with my girlies. Look out NEXT - I have vouchers! [ grin]

AlieOxon Fri 07-Dec-12 09:41:12

Oh wow, wonderful breakfast - yum!
Come and get it while it's here!

If you're too late, I will be busy - in spite of the snow, this marvellous inn is doing a bring and buy sale....what weird things will GN produce?
And will anyone get here to buy?

AlieOxon Fri 07-Dec-12 10:47:24

Well, they did advertise for white elephants…..for the sale….but I didn’t expect this one – it isn’t very big but it pushed its way in and is trumpeting in the kitchen….oh dear.
Aawww, it’s only a baby.

(Can we sell this? Who brought it? )
The staff are trying to corral it and take it to the old stables….then what?

I have offered to fetch the chef, he is stuck in a snowdrift, so....see you in a bit.

Ana Fri 07-Dec-12 10:50:59

The chef?? shock You're not going to cook that poor baby elephant, surely?

jeni Fri 07-Dec-12 11:35:01

Elephant burgers?

AlieOxon Fri 07-Dec-12 11:58:33

No! The chef has NO connection with the elephant.
(Well, he better not get any ideas.)

We just want some food for lunch cooked round here. Something warming. (You're too late for when's breakfast.)
I'm taking off my wellies, they are cold.

Ana, jeni are you going to bring something for the bring and buy this aft?
No more elephants, we can't cope. - where is it, anyway?

Ana Fri 07-Dec-12 12:03:19

I think someone may it! blush
Possibly a well-wisher...

AlieOxon Fri 07-Dec-12 12:25:05

Oh dear. Anyone seen an elephant? Just a small one......

AlieOxon Fri 07-Dec-12 12:42:27

Or - Ana - did you mean 'liberated' in the sense of 'nicked it'?

Ana Fri 07-Dec-12 12:44:46

No - never thought of that! shock Perhaps jeni had a real craving for elephant-burgers....

jeni Fri 07-Dec-12 13:12:20

Fancy a jumbo burger!
I'm bringing a bagful of good wishes and a magic pill for all dieters that instantly takes 3stone off!wink

AlieOxon Fri 07-Dec-12 13:34:29

You bring that elephant back, jeni!

Wonderful brings, though....stick them on that table in the big room.
And come and have a cuppa.

jeni Fri 07-Dec-12 13:47:03

You don't really want an elephant in the room do you?

AlieOxon Fri 07-Dec-12 14:14:44

Not this one, no.......but virtual rooms are elastic - bring it back!

jeni Fri 07-Dec-12 14:23:47

Here you are then! I can't stand a blank white canvas so I've decorated it with a mural of second seven crossing!

AlieOxon Fri 07-Dec-12 14:44:55

That's interesting! (But what is it?)
- I thought it was going to be like Elmer.
(You didn't do the other side.)

I knew you'd got it.

jeni Fri 07-Dec-12 15:29:07

Well I like trumpeting my successes and I thought I could learn from Nellie!

AlieOxon Fri 07-Dec-12 15:31:53

- have you packed your trunk then?

BTW - try this:

jeni Fri 07-Dec-12 16:07:40

And thereby hangs a tail!

AlieOxon Fri 07-Dec-12 16:28:36

...........a long, sad, tale?

However, this bring-and-buy isn't getting very far. Stock wanted!

How about we auction the elephant? Or raffle it?