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Good Morning Saturday

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12Michael Sat 15-Jun-19 06:14:16

Good Morning Everyone,
Its bright and sunny but cloudy here in Brackley this morning,
Considering the appalling weather over the last few days.
It makes my day more enjoyable , going into Bicester and Buckingham.
And more chance of seeing the flea market in full swing when I return from Bicester .
When I return mid afternoon, start to prepare tomorrows lunch which will see me into Monday as well.
I am doing a king prawn curry in the slow cooker but have opted to use a fish stock , which I think will add to the flavour.

Bellasnana Sat 15-Jun-19 06:37:18

Good morning, Mick. I like the sound of your prawn curry and I admire you for making yourself a nice meal. Since I’ve been on my own, I just can’t be bothered to cook for myself.

Well, the weather in Malta is hot but overcast. I won’t be surprised if we get a shower or two.

Might go out with DD3 who has just returned from her honeymoon in Spain. Can’t believe a week has passed already since the wedding. Tempus certainly does fugit!

Hoping all gransnetters have as good a day as possible.sunshine

Ginny42 Sat 15-Jun-19 06:37:19

Morning Mick. I could swear I saw the sun earlier! It does look brighter and the sky is higher than the rooftops this morning.

Cooking for my sister and husband later courtesy of M&S. Well, will peel the veg myself. A well-established dress shop is closing down and we hope to get some bargains. Sad to see it go though and I hope they don't open yet another bar there. There are 3 specialist beer places in one small square.

Enjoy your day Mick and everyone.

MawBroonsback Sat 15-Jun-19 06:46:52

Good morning all. 🌞and blue skies here in N Bucks!
Your prawn curry sounds heavenly Mick and with this surprising improvement in the weather I hope the Flea Market is buzzing! (Groan)
I am aching all over from yesterday’s Art Trail in Walthamstow, we must have walked miles and there is something especially tiring about slow walking. In the end SIL, DGS, and SIL’s parents came too and afterwards I popped round to DD3 and little Otis for a cuddle and supper. Home at 10.30 - shattered!
Today I am going to a new play at the Royal in Northampton, called “The Pope” starring Anton Lessor and Nicholas Woodeson. It has had 4 and 5* reviews so I am quite excited.
Wishing you all a pleasant day and some 🌞🌞🌞🌞🌞

absent Sat 15-Jun-19 06:53:48

Hi, Saturday night here. 12Michael did you know that you can make a subtle but delicious stock from prawn shells?

It's winter here and been a variable day with sunny spells, a bit of rain and overcast skies. I have just luxuriated all day with the heat pump on and a pile of library books. I shall probably make an effort to be a grown-up tomorrow.

BlueSapphire Sat 15-Jun-19 06:56:06

Good morning, everyone. Bright and sunny in Northampton this morning. Hope it stays like it.

Had a good day in Milton Keynes yesterday, and managed to get what I wanted. And the rain held off!

Your curry sounds good Mick. I had the second part of a pork curry last night, which I had cooked last week and put in the freezer. Not cooking today as going out for a meal with DS and family, and then afterwards to eldest DGD's stage school annual show. It is usually very good.

My cats are off to the cattery this morning which will give me a couple of days to pack for my cruise without one or both of them trying to climb in the suitcases and get white fur over everything!

Hope everyone's day goes well.

DoraMarr Sat 15-Jun-19 07:00:08

Good morning from a bright and sunny Birmingham. My grandson stayed here last night and was awake at six singing nursery rhymes, so we are both having our morning beverages. It’s lovely to see his little face first thing in the morning.
He will be here until lunchtime, then I have Tai Chi and an afternoon cleaning little fingermarks off furniture and windows, and catching up with Italian homework.
I hope everyone has a good day.

Nannytopsy Sat 15-Jun-19 07:00:29

Good morning Mick and his followers!
Well what a change! Blue skies and cloudless in Leicester at the moment, which will certainly get the grass growing!
We are meeting DD and SiL at the motorway services, to take charge of their dog for 2 weeks while they are on holiday. No more long lie-ins!
Hope you all have a good day.

ninathenana Sat 15-Jun-19 07:01:58

Morning all.
Very overcast in Kent and not a leaf moving. Quiet eerie.
DH may go to a local rugby match today, a bunch of veterans playing a memorial match. He wanted to play but with a dodgy knee, I said no.
I don't know what I'm doing.
Enjoy your curry Mick, have a good day all.

Alygran Sat 15-Jun-19 07:01:59

Good morning everyone. Beautifully hot and sunny here in Croatia for the last day of my holiday. Looks like the weather is improving at home for my return!
Lazy morning today then off to Cavtat by water taxi later for ice cream and dinner!
Hope you all have a good day.

nonnasusie Sat 15-Jun-19 07:09:35

Good morning from a very hot Italy. I won't be surprised if we end up with a storm. Off to walk the dogs shortly before it gets too hot then our usual Saturday breakfast at a local bar. They do fabulous cappuccino! I think that later we have 2 more chickens to deal with, preparing for the freezer. Maybe later we can finish cleaning the pool. I can't wait to go in it! Enjoy your day everyone whatever you may have planned.

harrigran Sat 15-Jun-19 07:13:57

Good morning, overcast but at least it is dry here in the NE.
Yesterday was a day where nothing got done, felt really under the weather and spent the day sleeping on and off.

NanKate Sat 15-Jun-19 07:25:03

Morning Mick and All.

Mixture of cloud and sun in South Bucks.

It’s our Regatta all this weekend with a fair and lots of noise and drinking. I’m not a killjoy but we only go for a stroll around the Park tomorrow afternoon when things are quieter.

Going to the local school Fair with a neighbour today. Our DS used to go there and it is a nice reminder of his time there.

NanKate Sat 15-Jun-19 07:25:52

Hope you feel better today Harrie. 💐

loopyloo Sat 15-Jun-19 07:30:04

Good morning everyone. Taking DGS to his drum lesson, which is quite a trek. Then should be seeing a friend. Had shingles jab yesterday. Lots of warnings about it being a live vaccine but so far feel fine. How have other people found it?
And lovely sunshine here, East London.

Beechnut Sat 15-Jun-19 07:32:05

Good Morning everyone.
It’s very wet here but the sky is looking brighter.
Not sure what I will get up to today but I have a honey do list so probably some honey doing.

Enjoy your day and the curries and other eats all of you. 🌺

EllanVannin Sat 15-Jun-19 07:35:49

Good morning All x
Dull, quite breezy and cool so far. It looks as though we could have rain ( for a change ) I hope it bucks up for the rest of my family's stay in this country. Jumper again sad

Managed to get my washing dry yesterday which was a bonus considering the week it's been.
Not doing much today apart from eating. I must have eaten half a pound of tomatoes with my salad yesterday, so will finish them off with a king prawn salad. It's not that I'm greedy-----I just like a lot hahahaha.

Mick's curry made me feel hungry when I was reading it so I'll just have to be satisfied with buttered crumpets.

Hope everyone's day goes to plan.

Marydoll Sat 15-Jun-19 07:36:18

Good morning Mick and all from a very damp Glasgow.

I was planning an easy day after a very busy day yesterday.

I woke up at six, couldn't sleep, so I ended up doing some housework, preparing dinner and tidying up. However, it won't take DH long to mess it all up again. grin.

I'm off to Lidl, then will drop off my son's mountain of washing and pick up the next load, as their machine is still not fixed. sad.

Enjoy your Saturday everyone.

kittylester Sat 15-Jun-19 07:55:59

Morning all from a very sunny North Leicestershire.

I'm jiggered today. I spent 5 hours manning a stall at a Carer's event. There was lunch provided - lots of lovely sandwiches and cakes. Not much good for someone with a gluten intolerance!! The fruit kebabs were delicious but not terribly filling.

We then went out for a meal and to a concert. So, I am aiming to do very little today.

Hope you feel better today, harri.

Lins1066 Sat 15-Jun-19 08:07:43

Good Morning, it is a wet start here on S Welsh coast after a sunny evening and a lovely calm sea.

Sore after physio yesterday, have five new exercises to do.
I woke every two hours last night and have a sore throat and tight chest this morning. I haven't had a cold for a few years, goodness only knows where I picked this up.
Have a good day everyone.

Greyduster Sat 15-Jun-19 08:09:41

Good morning, Michael and all GNs. The sun is out in South Yorkshire. I hope it will give my poor garden a lift before the next lot of rain. I had a terrible day yesterday. This one can only be better. I hope you feel better today, Harri. We all need a bit of sun, I think. Have a good day folks.

Harris27 Sat 15-Jun-19 08:16:48

Good morning all! Sun is shining for once. Got lots of washing to do but will have time to do some baking and some book time. Have a good day. North east weather temperamental!

cornergran Sat 15-Jun-19 08:18:08

Morning Mick, morning All from a very damp corner of Somerset. Think I’ve forgotten what the sun looks like. Very weary, only a couple of hours sleep. Promised to do some baking this morning so best try to wake up. Hope Saturday is kind to everyone.

Newquay Sat 15-Jun-19 08:29:19

Morning all! Am trying to learn some Italian myself Doramarr. Just can’t easily remember !

DanniRae Sat 15-Jun-19 08:30:57

Good Morning All from a lovely bright South East London. I realised this morning that my diet yesterday was TERRIBLE. I had 2 mini pork pies for lunch - with a pile of coleslaw. Not very hungry dinner time and had a chip butty then 2 packets of crisps in the evening - Oh the shame!! Today I will eat healthily - just had 2 rice cakes with butter and marmalade. Mind you it's my younger daughter's birthday today - she will be 46 and had a baby son 2 weeks ago! So a very special day for her. All family - 7 plus new baby - here tonight for an Indian Takeaway. So that's not exactly healthy, is it? Oh dear! Have a great day Everyone grin