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12Michael Tue 31-Dec-19 06:12:19

Good Morning Everyone,
Its dark but dry here in Brackley this morning, usually we get early morning mist.
Anyway, house work beckons this morning, before I go off to Bicester and Buckingham for usual coffee stops and shops.
Mick

mumofmadboys Tue 31-Dec-19 06:16:27

Good morning all! Off cycling with U3A group this morning. Sadly nothing much planned for NY. Quietly at home with DH. Have a happy day everyone ,if you can.

NotAGran55 Tue 31-Dec-19 06:23:36

Good morning from sunny ☀️ Tenerife. Happy New Year Michael and everyone .

cornergran Tue 31-Dec-19 06:46:20

Morning Mick, morning All. It’s dark in our corner of Somerset, very misty overnight but doesn’t seem to be raining. Still very germy here, little sleep again. Worse things happen though. Nothing at all planned for today. . Wishing you all a contented New Year to come and a hope that today is kind to everyone.

MawB Tue 31-Dec-19 06:49:44

Good morning all from N Bucks. Too dark to tell what the weather is like but the patio was dry when I let Hattie out.
Cleaner this morning then meeting up with a friends whose husband has Alzheimer’s and is going into two weeks’ residential care to give her a break. She is feeling guilty but at the end of her tether - no easy solutions are there.
Wishing you all a pleasant last day of 2019 - has it been kind or best put behind you?

Ginny42 Tue 31-Dec-19 07:06:23

Good morning Mick and all. Yesterday was glorious sunshine and blue skies in Cheshire and I'm hoping for more of the same today. There was frost on the roofs at first light, but warmth in the sun later. Today I will walk in the woods when it comes light and then visit a friend in respite care.

We plan a trip to the cinema later to see the film 'Playing with Fire' then home for the evening with a nice meal and probably playing games and GS being allowed to stay up till midnight for the first time. There will be the Spanish custom of eating 12 grapes in the minute before midnight strikes, which I never manage to do without looking like a choking hamster.

I hope anyone feeling unwell or recovering from treatments will have a better day. Special thoughts to the gillybobs dragonfly and all who have had a particularly challenging year in 2019.

Take care everyone.

NanKate Tue 31-Dec-19 07:10:20

Morning Mick and All.

It will be cold with dark cloud today in South Bucks.

Still coughing but on the mend I think.

DH and I will have a nice meal in front of the fire tonight plus the scary film some of you recommended over Christmas featuring Doug Henshaw.

Have a good evening folks whatever you are doing.

Grammaretto Tue 31-Dec-19 07:13:52

Good morning all from the Scottish Borders. Night and day seem to merge. Roll on Spring!
2019 began well but is ending with unresolved worries.
No big gathering tonight. Maybe a toast with a neighbour. Cheers one and all when it comes.wine

Scentia Tue 31-Dec-19 07:23:06

Good Morning all from a dark and mild Staffordshire.
This morning I am fetching my DGS to spend some quality Nanna time with him as my DH is off out on his motorcycle for the day. We will most definitely make it into town for a nice lunch and then maybe a trip around TK Max!
This evening I will need to wiz round with a hoover and duster as we have guests staying overnight.
I will offer to drive this evening so I don’t waste my last day off work tomorrow recovering from a NYE hangover.

I do hope everyone has a wonderful New Year’s Eve and 2020 will bring us all some good times.❤️❤️

kittylester Tue 31-Dec-19 07:24:43

Morning Mick, morning all from a dark but dry North Leicestershire.

A lazy start today then lunch at an Italian restaurant and then on to watch West Side Story at our local theatre.

A nice meal and champagne at home this evening and probably early to bed.

Wishing everyone who contributes to this lovely thread A Very Happy New Year especially those facing challenges.

BlueSapphire Tue 31-Dec-19 07:25:22

Good morning everyone from a still dark but dry Northampton. It was lovely to see the sunshine yesterday.
Think I am the first up in our close again, as no other lights are on.
DGDs here again for the day. We shall have a bus trip to Sainsbury's this morning, where they will have their favourite chocolate gateau in the cafe, followed by a bit of shopping for me. Then probably watch another film this afternoon.
I have just started preparing a Bolognese for lunch to go in the slow cooker, one of their favourite meals. Can smell the onions and carrots frying as I write.
Will probably see the New Year in tonight with a little glass of something!
Hope all have a good day.

Greyduster Tue 31-Dec-19 07:28:41

Good morning, Michael and all GNs. Still dark in South Yorkshire, and cold, but a dry day in prospect to see out the old year. Nothing planned for us this evening except a good curry for dinner and a few drinks. I have a hospital appointment this morning though. May I wish all GNs a pleasant evening and a very Happy New Year.

dragonfly46 Tue 31-Dec-19 07:32:53

Good morning from Leicestershire.

A few bits and bobs from the shops then a restful day and early to bed as the family are arriving tomorrow, a day earlier than planned.

I wish you all a Healthy and Happy New Year.

Marydoll Tue 31-Dec-19 07:38:27

Good morning all from a very frosty Glasgow. it's -3C. Brrrrrrr! ⛸❄

For the first time in 26 years, we will not be having our annual New Year's party. Instead, we will have drinks with our friends and neighbours this afternoon, as a few of us have had a bad year healthwise and just don't have the stamina for it.
We have many happy memories of previous, as we were all friends before we even moved here. I'm laughing to myself, when I remember some of our antics.

Before that, I will be off to out for some provisions, with DH as my trusty mule and I expect DS1 to pop in with DGD, as he is on childminding duties and I need a DGD fix.

Wishing everyone as happy a New Year and I for one am looking forward to an improvement on the last one. Not exactly the best I've had!!!

Yiayia4 Tue 31-Dec-19 07:38:27

Morning all dark and dry here in Surrey.
The lurgy still lurks but hope to go out later for an early dinner then home with feet up and a hot toddy.
Thinking of all who had appointments yesterday and that they had good results and healing thoughts to the Gillybobs
Hope you all have a nice day and evening.

Pantglas2 Tue 31-Dec-19 07:38:55

Good morning all from a dry and dark north Wales and I hope it stays that way as I’m meeting a friend for lunch in Conwy and a couple of drinks- that’s our New Years Eve celebrations now that we’re older! As she pointed out, 45 years ago we were planning an all nighter!

I do hope everyone unhappy or unwell feels better and those of us who’ve escaped the various lurgies continue to do so!

Resurgam123 Tue 31-Dec-19 07:41:01

Good Morning All. It is dark and cold here in Cheshire.
I really don't like new year.
But have a good one if you can.

Sar53 Tue 31-Dec-19 07:41:42

Good morning everyone from a still dark Essex by the sea. DH has a very painful foot again and is going to try and get a doctor's appointment this morning. Nothing planned for today but may go out for a drink early this evening.
I'd like to wish you all a very Happy New Year and I hope that all those with illness or sadness have a better 2020.

Mommawolf Tue 31-Dec-19 07:43:17

Good morning all its dark and very misty in the wilds of norfolk. Have come back to bed with a cuppa as DH has only just got in from early hours call out to sick dog and is fast asleep, don't want to disturb him. A day of food shopping ahead then a quiet evening. Wishing you all a very happy new year with lots of improvements for those who are unwell.

Nannytopsy Tue 31-Dec-19 08:00:55

Good morning Mick and his followers. Just woken to a clear sky and a gentle sunrise in Suffolk. We are going to take ourselves to the coast ( perhaps Snape?) today then come home to a nice meal, a good bottle of wine and Jools Holland.
A very happy and healthy New Year to you all!

TheReadingRoom Tue 31-Dec-19 08:00:55

Good morning one and all from a very dark Mid Wales.
Nothing planned for today apart from a short walk/exercise for my new hip followed by a quiet evening at home. Just hope neighbours don't go mad with the fireworks at midnight but I'll probably be asleep by then!

Beechnut Tue 31-Dec-19 08:01:02

Good Morning everyone from a dry Severnside.

A day of pottering for me and no plans to do anything for tonight.

Who knows when we start a new year what will be in store for us. While my past year has been an emotional one, that is nothing to the things some of you have endured. So as we leave this day and year and go on to the next I’d like to wish you all a Happy New Year 💐🥂🎉

GrannyGravy13 Tue 31-Dec-19 08:04:11

Good New Years Eve morning Mick and all 🍾

It’s still dark in SE Essex, no idea what the weather is doing??

I shall be busy doing nothing today, we are not going out this evening and at the moment we are GC free, but that could change.

I wish you a happy and healthy 2020, don’t forget to wish as sometimes wishes come true 🥂🎉🔔

NannyJan53 Tue 31-Dec-19 08:09:21

Good Morning from a dry but still dark Black Country.

Had a lovely long walk with the Walking for Health group yesterday. It was a cloudless, sunny day.

Will probably go on a walk on the Clent Hills today if the weather is the same.

Tonight we are off to a local pub to see in the new year. There is live music and curry! Hopefully it will be good. It is only a 10 minute walk from us.

Wishing everyone a Happy and healthy New Year. Special thoughts to gilly dragonfly Marydoll* and lins (Hope I haven't missed anyone out)

Mythbirtthedragon Tue 31-Dec-19 08:15:25

Good morning from east London, lightening up outside but I think the blue skies have gone. We played tennis outside yesterday to take advantage of the sun, give the old vit. D a boost. Tonight, for the first time in many years, we are going out to an event with lots of loud music and dancing; I think it’s a reaction to the disruption of the last few months. Also, it’s DD’s due date and while we all know babies don’t come time (!), I think a bit of tempting fate is in order. Perhaps there’s a thread thought in ‘what did you used to do to see the New Year in’. (Hang around Morpeth clock tower then think about the 4 mile walk). I hope the new year brings you all wish for.

tiredoldwoman Tue 31-Dec-19 08:18:30

Good morning from a feeling good St.Andrews ! Washing machine is birling , eggs are being consumed ( LCHF started 3 days ago!) I feel strangely excited with a New Year . I like numbers - 2020 feels 'safe' ?
Best happy wishes to everyone x

Urmstongran Tue 31-Dec-19 08:29:15

Good morning everyone from a dry and very mild South Manchester. I shall prep something this morning for later, then this afternoon we are picking my father up and going over to our daughter and son in law’s house for a couple of hours all together. Doubtless we will plat games with the smalls.

Home at tea time with dad so that he can eat with us,, before taking him home and a quiet night in for us two.

I’d like to wish everybody who posts on here a very happy and healthy 2020. x

Harris27 Tue 31-Dec-19 08:30:19

Good morning from a fair NE, hope you are all in good spirits for this New Year’s Eve. Going for coffee with friends then back home to spend a quiet new year with hubby then he’ll probably fall asleep after a couple of drinks! All over and soon back to work but it’s just that time of year again isn’t it? Good luck to all who read and post may it be a good one for you.

mancgirl Tue 31-Dec-19 08:32:00

Good morning all from Manchester. Looks dry so far but not quite light. Breakfast at a lovely garden centre this morning with Dil and gs2. Supposed to be exchanging a gift but the sale is in full swing too! Quiet night in, nice meal, bottle of wine and hope to find some good films to watch on Netflix. Wishing everyone a good New Year. Hope it's a happy, healthy one for all.

DoraMarr Tue 31-Dec-19 08:38:59

Good morning from a rather dull Birmingham. My three year old granddaughter and I are snuggled up on the sofa, me with tea, and she with milk. Later my eldest daughter is coming with my two year old grandson and the baby, and we are all going to a puppet show. I haven’t anything planned for NYE, apart from a box set of French films and some nice wine. I hope all those with caring responsibilities and health worries have a peaceful evening and a better year ahead.

Lins1066 Tue 31-Dec-19 08:43:21

Good Morning from a dry S Welsh coast.
Thanks to all on this thread who have shown me such kindness and support throughout this awful year.
May next year be happier and healthier for us all.
💐🎉

NfkDumpling Tue 31-Dec-19 08:47:45

Morning All

It looks as if it’s going to be another lovely day here in the north of Norfolk. Just a bit more ironing to do and the sheets to get back onto two beds and normal service will be resumed.

I fear that was our last full on family Christmas. We haven’t had one for a few years now and decided to go out with a bang. DD2 and family staying for five days was too much for our little house - and us! Hopefully today I can catch up with GN, every time I’ve peeked in someone has interrupted!

Happy New Year Everyone and may it be the best of years - especially for those for whom 2019 was ever so slightly c**p.

Willynilly Tue 31-Dec-19 09:07:16

Morning everyone, not much on here today. Gym, dog walking and a M&S dine in for 2 tonight. We’re not ones for partying.

Well crikey, the last day of the decade. How did we get here? Where did it all go? So many changes, so many challenges and now just memories. Here’s to another year and another decade. May they bring you peace, health and happiness.

Alygran Tue 31-Dec-19 09:12:41

Good morning from North Yorkshire. Clear and frosty today with a lovely sunrise over the field behind the house.
Slept late despite a early night.
Washing on and a bit of shopping to do. May treat myself to a steak for this evening.
Wishing everyone health and peace for 2020. Thinking of Marydoll, Gilly, Lins and Dragonfly.

gillybob Tue 31-Dec-19 09:14:46

Good morning from the NE coast where we have a very cold and frosty start to the day.

Just enjoying the 3rd cup of tea of the morning tucked up in bed listening to cars being scraped and DH sleeping . Why is it that he is awake almost all night and then goes into a deep sleep at about 7am and sleeps for 2-3 hours ?

Yesterday all seemed to go a bit pear shaped and I got nothing done that I had planned to do. Reluctantly decided to ring around and find another dentist as I have lost all faith in my own . I have been with the practise for over 30 years but the old dentist retired and it was taken over . I have never been afraid of the dentist, ever but the thought of going back there fills me with terror so time to move on I think . Muddling on with antibiotics and pain killers until 6th January.

Looking back on 2019 I can’t say anything other than it has been a completely sh*t year from beginning to end.

I am very reluctant to say that “things could not be much worse in 2020” but that would really be tempting fate wouldn’t it ?

To all of those who have had a good year, enjoyed happy times, travelling and more....long may it continue . smile

To those who have suffered ill health, lost loved ones or for whom 2019 hasn’t been so good, let’s hope we all see some sunshine very soon.

.....and finally at the end of this rotten year, I would like to say a MASSIVE thank you to everyone who has supported me with kind words, messages and helpful advice . It has meant so much to me to know that my virtual friends were there with me, through thick and thin.

With much love and good wishes for 2020

Gillybob x

Brunette10 Tue 31-Dec-19 09:15:13

Good Morning to all from a bright but cold Fife. Just wanted to wish everyone a 'Guid New Year' when it comes. Many have had not such a good year in 2019 but I hope 2020 gets better for everyone. GN is such comfort to a lot of people and of course more so to those who are on their own. Celebrate the way you want to and enjoy yourselves. Hoping this next year will bring everyone good, healthy and better times. flowers

Anniebach Tue 31-Dec-19 09:16:16

Good morning Auntyflo and all x

annsixty Tue 31-Dec-19 09:18:28

Good morning all.
After a very mild few days it seems slightly more chilly in Stockport.
My family went home yesterday after what turned out to be not the most satisfactory and restful visit, but hey ho as they say.
They got home to receive the news that their other GF died last evening.
He was 92 and my D and her H are estranged so a difficult one.
Out for coffee with a friend this morning and an early night for me, no jollies, just hoping for a better year, the first without my H.

gillybob Tue 31-Dec-19 09:26:41

It will be an early night in the Gillybob household too . Not even aloud a small glass of wine . Haven’t touched a drop of alcohol for 3 months now . Don’t feel any better for it mind you.

Thinking of you Annsixty flowers

Thorntrees Tue 31-Dec-19 09:31:02

Just dropping in to wish all on this gentle thread a nice evening and very best wishes for the coming year. It is our 48th wedding anniversary tomorrow and we are so grateful to still have each other and be in reasonable health. For those feeling sad, lonely or unwell sending prayers for peace and better days ahead as the New Year dawns.x

harrigran Tue 31-Dec-19 09:35:22

Good morning from a frosty NE.
I went shopping last night and the shelves were empty, struggled to find anything to stock the fridge.
Haven' t heard from family so I am assuming it will be just the two of us tonight.
Best wishes to all.

Susan56 Tue 31-Dec-19 09:45:41

Good morning from no mans land.
I say this as we have been very unwell since Christmas Day and on Saturday needed some medical advice.We Phoned 111 to be informed by recorded message that they do not accept calls from welsh patients so called the welsh emergency number to be told they don’t accept calls from English patients🤷‍♀️
We spoke to our dr yesterday who said we should have called an ambulance🤷‍♀️She gave us the advice we needed and although both still ill,we are on the mend.
Sorry for the moan.
Hope all unwell improve soon.
Sending good wishes to all for the New Year.
Sending virtual 🍾🥂to you gilly.I really hope for a better 2020 for you and your dear husband.You are one amazing lady💐

gillybob Tue 31-Dec-19 09:53:37

Oh how dreadful Susan56 . What on Earth did they think you should do then?

Not quite Welsh enough , not quite English enough ? How ridiculous .

I’m glad to hear you are both “on the mend” now, but what a shame you couldn’t get the help you needed when you needed it !

Thank you for your good wishes and the virtual champagne too . Here’s hoping for a better 2020 for all of us . xx

conor Tue 31-Dec-19 09:56:19

Good morning from a very grey, misty Essex. Having a day at home today which is so unusual for me but so looking forward to it. Will catch up with housework and 'play' with my Xmas presents. A quiet night in tonight but will watch the fireworks on TV and pop a small bottle of prosecco. I wish everyone on GN a very happy and healthy 2020. Gillybobs post brought tears to my eyes and hope that🌞shines for her family next year xxxx

Chrissielou Tue 31-Dec-19 09:56:50

A murky chilly morning in Oxfordshire, the pheasants are screeching, perhaps there's a shoot nearby, I saw and heard the barn owl this morning, it lives close by our little cottage. I wish you all a happy, healthy 2020, there are years for which I have been glad to leave behind, but I hope the new year brings hope for all those who are fearful, struggling or lonely. This is such a gentle and supportive group, I dont often contribute, but always enjoy reading each day. Happy 2020!

Susan56 Tue 31-Dec-19 10:01:45

gilly 💐x

Megs36 Tue 31-Dec-19 10:02:18

Happy and healthy New Year to everyone, and also thinking of Rufus in Oz and hoping you and yours are safe.

EllanVannin Tue 31-Dec-19 10:18:50

Good Morning All x.
A little breezy and dull here but dry with no frost.

Well the GP visit yesterday was a waste of time ! I was signed up for the usual blood-test which I'd already said had been extensively tested in hospital just over a couple of weeks ago to which nothing untoward had been found.

Then I was given a prescription to increase the Bisoprolol so I duly went along to the chemist to pick it up and came home. A while later I decided to get the tablets out of the bag and-------they were 1.25mg !
Because I could feel something not right with myself, I didn't bother going back to the chemist and instead dosed myself with paracetamol.

During the course of yesterday I'd developed a cough that would waken the dead, it's chronic, so I threw a spoonful of honey down my neck and drank as much water as I could. It's obviously a chest infection as every part of me is aching yet my stomach's rumbling with hunger ? Chicken soup today.

Anyway I had to phone the surgery this morning to cancel the blood test so I doubt I'll even bother with another.
I must pull myself together as the cats are running out of food so I'll replenish it locally as I don't need any shopping as such.

Good job there's nothing arranged for tonight as I wouldn't make it anyway.
Blimey, what a miserable post ! I don't even envisage anything better for next year either with the problems with GD and her brood, Lord knows what's going to happen there. I can do without it that's for sure.

I hope everyone else's 2020 shows some improvement x
Thinking of those who aren't so grand too and Gillybob you have all my sympathy, believe me xx.

Hope Marydoll and Dragonfly start their New Year on the right foot, healthwise.x Everyone else enjoy your evening whatever you do, or don't do.

Patticake123 Tue 31-Dec-19 10:20:36

Good morning from Southampton. Cloudy and bit misty at the moment also a bit chillier than yesterday. Enjoy the final day of the year and I wish you and everyone on Gransnet a happy, healthy and prosperous 2020.🥳

Laurensnan Tue 31-Dec-19 10:21:32

Good morning from Kent. It's miserable grey skies but it doesn't matter to me as in 1 hour I'm leaving for a magical short break to Iceland. Snow and cosy times together in a romantic hotel while eating a breakfast buffet overlooking the scenery. A treat from my husband for all the wonderful things I do for him. He told me last night! Well his exact words were 'shall we go to Wheatherspoons for breakfast tomorrow then pop to Iceland to see if they have the cheesy balls back in stock?' At least I'm going out I suppose 😉

Nannylovesshopping Tue 31-Dec-19 10:25:13

Gillybob am so hoping 2020 is a better year for you and your family, if only I had a magic wand, you are an amazing woman just getting on with life, you are a 🌟

crazyH Tue 31-Dec-19 10:26:57

Goodmorning NYE to Michael and all! I'm getting ready to go with my son and his family to Bracknell to bring in 2020. Have a good year everyone !!

NemosMum Tue 31-Dec-19 10:30:08

Good Morning from a clear and very frosty Newcastle. It was -2C at Eight o'Clock. I'm making pudding for tomorrow's New Year's Day feast at my elder daughter's house. Will be tucked up in bed by midnight. New Year's Day was always a bigger celebration in our family than NYE. Younger daughter (39) has just come around to thinking she'd rather not start the NY with a hangover. Whether her partner will agree or not I don't know - he's Glaswegian!

weenanni59 Tue 31-Dec-19 10:37:40

Good morning and happy Hogmanay to you all from sunny Spain 😀
Nice to be here for a few days , at least we see some sun ... west of Scotland was very grey when we left it xx

NannyJan53 Tue 31-Dec-19 10:39:53

Laurensnan grin

Going to Iceland is on my bucket list!

Susan56 glad you are on the mend, but how awful that you couldn't get the help when you needed it!

gillybob wishing you a much better New Year flowers

Annsixty flowers

vena11 Tue 31-Dec-19 11:06:16

Good morning from a dull Bristol, late in today because Dgs has kept me busy. Dh hospital app this morning urology, was clear last appointment hoping for the same fingers and toes are crossed. I wish everyone A guid New Year and Lang may Yur lum Reak.

Nortsat46 Tue 31-Dec-19 11:22:13

Good morning Mick and the GM team of readers and posters.
A grey day in east London. A few bits of organising and cooking prep for me today. Then we are going out for dinner and to see in the New Year.

Sending all good wishes to the Gillybobs, Marydoll, Dragonfly, annsixty and Susan56 and of course all posters and readers of Micks lovely thread. Wishing us all a happy, peaceful and positive New Year - ‘lets hope it’s a good one, without any fear’.

My nephew posted the following sage advice on FB ... which I recommend we all follow: Before the clock strikes midnight on December 31st, be sure to lift your left leg. That way you’ll start the New Year, on the right foot. 🥂🍾

GrannySomerset Tue 31-Dec-19 12:04:49

Just about squeezing in to the good morning thread after a busy few hours undecorating and putting away Christmas treasures. I fancy starting the new year with a clean slate and have even cleaned and disinfected the bird feeders so there will be much sulking until normal service is resumed for our feathered pensioners.

Wishing all GNers a good 2020. My hopes are low key, for things to be no worse; for Gilly in particular I hope life gets easier, and for all those struggling I hope for support and understanding.

Mapleleaf Tue 31-Dec-19 12:06:19

Good morning all (just)

Wishing you all a very happy New Year. Let's hope for a settled 2020.

It's a lovely day here so far. We've no plans for this evening, will probably just see the New Year in quietly. I'm waiting fir the piece of brisket to defrost so it can go in the slow pot, but at this rate we'll be eating it tomorrow as the middle just won't defrost despite the help of the microwave!

To all unwell, I hope you soon feel better, and to those of you with worries and concerns, I do hope the coming year will bring some improvement for you.

Daisyboots Tue 31-Dec-19 12:08:15

A laye good morning from a sunny and mild Portugal. It was interesting to read about the 12 grapes at minute in Spain. Here it is 12 sultanas one for each stroke of the church clock at midnight. Ever since we moved here 12 years ago we have been invited to our small village "passo do ano" dinner. It rotates between 3 houses annually and according to which house it is a group of people prepare and cook the meal. There is dinner at 7.30pm following by virtually another meal at midnight. New Years day evening they go back to finish the left overs. The costs are all added together and divided up between all the participants and each pays their share. They have always made up very welcome but last year and this year I am not well enough to go.
Here you can only buy and let off fireworks if you have a licence so there isnt the free for all of fireworks going off everywhere. If we are still awake we may get up and watch the village fireworks being let off up at the church from our roof terrace.
I wish everyone a good 2020 and hopefully a much better year for those who have been suffering in 2019.

CaroleAnne Tue 31-Dec-19 12:15:38

Good afternoon everyone from a cloudy but dry Warminster.
We have had a skype session with our daughter and family in Austalia so feel very happy. The temperature there up the coast from Sydney has been almost 40 degrees. So sad about the bush fires with both humans and wild life suffering.
We are having a quiet night at home with drinks and a few eats to see the new year in.
Wishing everyone on this forum a very happy healthy peaceful new year. For those who are unwell or sad I hope that 2020 will be kinder to you.xflowersvxwine

Auntieflo Tue 31-Dec-19 12:31:48

A late Good Afternoon from me. To Michael, Annie, and all, whose posts I enjoy most days.
We popped into town this morning, DH for a meeting and me to see if the Charity shop is to be open this afternoon. It was, so I stayed and had a coffee, then did a bit of tidying up, as I shan't be there this afternoon.
Our granddaughter is visiting tomorrow, with our beautiful great granddaughter, and her partner. Looking forward to seeing them all, as they do not live close enough to visit often, so a precious time.
We shall have a quiet time this evening, fireworks permitting.

Here's wishing everyone a very Happy and Peaceful New Year, and to all those who have had problems, health or otherwise,
Here's hoping 2020 will be kinder to you all.
Thank you to Gillybob, for finding the time to keep us updated on the progress of her DH, and that soon he will be back to his old self.

JeannieB44 Tue 31-Dec-19 12:33:10

Happy New Year from murky Sussex. Only joined gransnet recently but love it, long may it continue. Quiet day for me and hubby today. Thinking of going to our little local cinema this afternoon and then evening at home suits us fine. Whatever your plans are can I wish you all a very Happy New Year and may 2020 look kindly on us all. Good job I checked as auto correct had written kinky instead of kindly now that would be a whole different 2020

Bestgranny Tue 31-Dec-19 19:56:48

Good morning all , from sunny California, yeah it’s still morning here, we will have a FaceTime with DS & Dil in Ireland @ 4 o’clock the grandchildren will be in bed , so we’ll just share a drink with the adults @ 12/ oc . After that we have a few friends coming for nice bite to eat & drinks 🍷
I would like to wish my new virtual friends good health , happiness & all that’s good for 2020 .

Pagzy Wed 01-Jan-20 11:43:07

Happy New Decade to all and Good Morning from a bright and sunny West Yorkshire.
Going to visit son, partner and grandson this afternoon. They were away at other grannies for Christmas.