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12Michael Mon 14-Oct-19 06:06:50

Good Morning Everyone,
Its dark but it looks dry at the moment here in Brackley this morning.
Might nip into Banbury on the bus and pay for a Xmas Market trip to Gloucester late next month.
Basically a quiet day in.
Mick

Beechnut Mon 14-Oct-19 06:33:38

Good Morning everyone.
Very dark and looks dry on Severnside.

I saw a few cranes in the sky as I drove around the outskirts of Gloucester yesterday. A lot of building going on.

I’ve some stuff to sort out, some letters to write and hen general pottering for me today.

I was pleased to see you looking after yourself Marydoll and hope that is also what all poorly ones are doing.

I hope you all have a good day 💐

BlueSapphire Mon 14-Oct-19 06:46:21

Good morning everyone from a still dark but dry Northampton.

A long day in yesterday, but enjoyed the Japan /Scotland match on TV.

Yoga this morning then a coffee afterwards. Catch up with a few jobs this afternoon. Oh, must pop to the shops as I need a new umbrella, had to throw my old one out on Friday.

I shall be on Severnside tomorrow Beechnut as I am going to a funeral near Lydney. Hope it stays dry.

A good day to all.

vena11 Mon 14-Oct-19 06:48:42

Good morning from a still dark and dry Bristol.
School run this morning and hearing appointment school run in the afternoon and make their tea and feed the two DGC before mum comes home to take the DGD to rainbows , DIL takes rainbows too, after working all day with 7 year old she has a big heart.
Hope everyone is feeling ok this morning and have a good day.

ninathenana Mon 14-Oct-19 06:50:24

Good morning Mick, Beechnut and all who follow.
I've been tossing and turning since 4 am and have now given up. It's still dark but it's dry.
DGS2 has his pre-op today and is due his surgery on 5th Nov.
Have a good day everyone.

Nannytopsy Mon 14-Oct-19 06:53:22

Just getting light in Suffolk and it’s dry but dull so far. The forecast is dire though! After a weekend of visitors, I have the beds to see to but I think tomorrow will be better for drying.
Hope you all have a good day.

kittylester Mon 14-Oct-19 07:05:17

Morning all from a still dark but dry North Leicestershire. The forecast is dreadful!

DD3 and her children are coming for the day today. Wolfie was 1 yesterday so there are some presents here for him to open.

Hoping to hear good news from gilly and that everyone has a lovely Monday.

Alygran Mon 14-Oct-19 07:08:23

Hello from California where I am on holiday. It’s still Sunday and we’ve been to the Sharks ice hockey match.
I only have intermittent internet so not easy to keep up so I shall wish you all a good Monday and hope that everyone with troubles finds some peace today.

dragonfly46 Mon 14-Oct-19 07:15:08

Good morning, not looked out yet but believe more rain is forecast.

Dentist this morning then my trusty handyman, jack of all trades, is coming to sort out a few jobs for us.

Also wondering how you are gilly.

Marydoll Mon 14-Oct-19 07:18:47

Good morning Mick and all from a very dark Glasgow. I woke up, thinking it was much earlier.
A bit of a restless night and I'm aching all over.

I had a restful day yesterday, spent a pleasant afternoon with my sister in law, then my wee granddaughter appeared.
However, she was frightened by all the bruising on my hands and arms and got quite upset and wouldn't come near me.. 😪

DH is driving me to my early morning GP appointment, as I'm not alowed to drive, then a Click and Collect at Asda and the day is mine to chill.

Hoping for better news of the Gillybobs and sending hugs to all who are poorly wishing everyone a pleasant day.

NannyJan53 Mon 14-Oct-19 07:22:48

Good Morning from a dark bit still dry Black Country

Walking for Health walk this morning.

I actually made a batch of mince pies yesterday, as I had a jar of Mums homemade mincemeat she made September 2018! This years batch she has made and I have a couple of jars of those too! Partner had one with a cuppa last night!

Cannot believe Wolfie is 1 already kitty seems no time since you announced his birth!

Hoping for better news from gilly today. Carry on taking it easy for a few days Marydoll flowers

Wishing everyone a good day

cornergran Mon 14-Oct-19 07:26:07

Morning Mick, morning All from a dark and dry corner of Somerset. Rain due within the hour, flood warnings continue. It’s hard to enjoy being out for long. Suspect another faffing day, getting through the job list. How did wolfie get to be 1 kitty? Have a lovely family day. Another one here wondering about gilly, good wishes to all struggling and hope Monday is kind to everyone.

EllanVannin Mon 14-Oct-19 07:41:31

Good Morning All x.
Day is just beginning to dawn, slowly. It's dry out so far so we'll see what the day brings.

I sat ready to watch an old film last night which began at 10pm but couldn't keep my eyes open so that was the end of that.
" The girl with the green eyes ", starring Peter Finch and Rita Tushingham.

Some tidying to do and I might whizz the hoover around. I don't intend doing much. An email to write to D in Oz giving her all the up to date news. A shopping list to write for tomorrow in case I forget something and that's about it.

Hope things are easier in the Gillybob household. She reminds me so much of my D with nothing going right from one week to the other, it's never a smooth run. I do my level best not to be a nuisance to her and luckily stay independent of help in any way.

Have a good and illness-free day everyone.

NanKate Mon 14-Oct-19 07:42:30

Morning Mick and All.

Another grey day here in South Bucks.

Doesn’t time fly Kitty I bet Wolfie is nearly ready to launch himself on the world. Can I have one of your mince pies NannyJ I can smell the from here?

My sister leaves today after her short holiday with me. She has had a lovely time. I will be relieved to get back to our normal life, her need for constant substantial meals gets me down. I wish I had Mary here I’m sure she would have kept the meals rolling in.

Hope the Gillybob family are feeling better. 💐

Marydoll Mon 14-Oct-19 07:44:43

Happy to oblige, Kate , but no cooking from me just now. I would have to send DH...no you wouldn't want that if yesterday's offering is anything to go by!!! grin

dragonfly46 Mon 14-Oct-19 07:52:51

Marydoll grin I always have a freezer full of my own ready prepared meals for just such an occasion!

Brunette10 Mon 14-Oct-19 07:53:11

Good Morning from a dampish Fife. It's also only 6 degrees out at the moment so rather on the chilly side. DH away to hosp this morning for a scan, it's early so he should get parked ok. Just take things easy Marydoll and anyone else feeling under the weather. Thinking of Gilly. Have a good day everyone.

Marydoll Mon 14-Oct-19 07:55:32

I do too dragonfly, but because I was so unwell the last few weeks, they were all used up, apart from the chilli I'm saving for emergencies!
I am going to guide DH through making salmon fish cakes from scratch today, wish me luck! grin

Urmstongran Mon 14-Oct-19 08:02:25

Good morning everyone from Oldham where it’s dry just now. All the parked cars outside on the road have condensation - a real urban sign of winter!

Obviously no plans here. My aunt has just called down to say she’s ready for a cuppa and apparently whilst my uncle is away a neighbour will kindly get her newspaper each day when he goes out for his.

It’s a friend in Spain’s birthday today and I forgot to leave a card with a mutual friend before I left so a text this morning will have to do.

Thinking of you today gillybob and hope your husband’s op goes well.

Hope Monday is kind to us all whether we have any plans or (like me) none. x

NannyJan53 Mon 14-Oct-19 08:03:28

You will have to be quick NanKate there are only 9 left smile

Grammaretto Mon 14-Oct-19 08:04:55

Good morning all from the Scottish Borders. I tried to hang the washing out but the damp cold air isn't going to help it dry .so it came back indoors. Dreich day.

Our visitors have had their 3 days and I am beginning to want to be back to my normal routine although it has been nice having a pal to chat to so I'm not really grumbling.

I have bought a winter coat on Ebay which was a bit of a gamble. I did wonder why mine was the only bid. It transpires that the zip is broken. It was quite cheap.

Glad to hear you are on the mend Marydoll and hope others are recovering too. DGD ran into a radiator and has a huge egg on her forehead today.

Susan56 Mon 14-Oct-19 08:06:57

Good morning from Shropshire.Dry at the moment but not for long according to the forecast.
Nothing planned for today so will just take the day as it comes.
Ellan,Rita Tushingham was a childhood friend of my mum and aunts.
Glad you are resting Marydoll.I hope you start to feel better soon.Good luck with the fish cakes.
Gilly,I hope things are looking better for you today.Sending you so much love and strength.x

whywhywhy Mon 14-Oct-19 08:10:53

Good morning from a grey Market Harborough.

MawB Mon 14-Oct-19 08:14:15

Good morning all - it sounds as if some of us are all waking up to dark days in more sense than one , but here at least it seems to have stopped raining.
Thinking of gilly and marydoll especially, but also bluesapphire and hoping you don’t find today too emotional. I have been to three funerals since Paw died, and if I am being honest, while in each case I wished to pay my respects, it was very very hard and deep down wish I could have got out of them.
I have my art history class this afternoon which brings me much pleasure as we are a friendly bunch and the tutor is excellent. But first I must pop out for a wee something for DGS in London whom I am picking up from preschool tomorrow while his mummy is in Minnesota and his daddy has to go to Gloucester. (A bit risky that, given all the rain we have had....”Dr Foster went to Gloucester” ...)
There are so many times I wish I lived nearer my DGCs so that this sort of thing was easier, but then they would all have to live near each other too.
Wishing you all a pleasant day.

gillybob Mon 14-Oct-19 08:17:06

Good morning everyone and thank you all for all your good wishes and kind PM’s .

This is my 3rd attempt at posting this morning. Just to say my DH underwent a very long emergency operation yesterday. He was in ICU last night and I managed to spend a little time with him. I was told to telephone at 10am this morning. I can honestly say I don’t know whether I am coming or going, only that I have never felt so sad and lonely.

I am lying in bed typing this now on a Monday morning when I should be ready to leave for “that place” but I just can’t bear the thought of it. Will try and pull myself around in a little while. Some big almost life changing decisions to be made .

Hope Monday is kind to us all x