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Good Morning Friday

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12Michael Fri 13-Mar-20 06:17:46

Good Morning Everyone,
I have woken up to dry but not cloudy conditions here in Brackley this morning.
Plus its also the morning after the night before, having travelled by coach to London to see Mary Poppins , getting back around 1220 after much delayed departure due to coned off area on western avenue ,and later on M40.
The show , mind blowing with effects etc , Pet Clark was on stage doing the Bird woman role , but was in both acts ,and not just doing the related song.
Had a few beers some pubs appeared to be low in numbers based on past visits to those pubs.
There was a Wetherspoons pub called the Montegu Pyke on Charing X road near theatre, it was originally used as music venue in 80`and 90`s for the Marque Club.

Auntieflo Fri 13-Mar-20 09:35:39

Just realised it's Friday 13th.
Mum used to be superstitious and would never change her (everlasting) calendar, leaving it at Thursday until Saturday.
Stay safe everybody smile

whywhywhy Fri 13-Mar-20 09:53:10

Good morning from a sunny but breezy Friday morning.

Sending love and hugs to all who are suffering one way or another today. Have a lovely weekend.


whywhywhy Fri 13-Mar-20 09:54:15

Auntieflow, you just reminded me. My ex partner would never go out of the house if it was Friday 13th!

gillybob Fri 13-Mar-20 10:21:42

Just wanted to share DD’s choice of wallpaper for Evie’s big girl room . grin

gillybob Fri 13-Mar-20 10:22:59

Friday 13th and I’m wallpapering, what could possibly go wrong? grin

conor Fri 13-Mar-20 10:31:19

Gillybob Do send a photo of finished result. It looks a lovely choice xxx

Taichinan Fri 13-Mar-20 10:39:51

Good morning everyone. Mick, what a great day you had yesterday! I had no idea Petula Clark was still on the go - how wonderful. It's a glorious day on the Angus coast - we need as much sunshine as possible to lighten this global darkness! I did think Boris was unnecessarily brutal saying that we would all lose loved one's before their time - suspecting deep down that that might be the case is one thing, but to be told that so starkly ......? My tai chi class numbers were down a bit this week but we'll keep going until told otherwise - the type of gentle, whole body exercise we do is said to boost the immune system, as well of course as boosting morale. Kalu, so sorry to hear of your disappointment - but who knows, perhaps your DD and SiL will manage to get last minute flights if this has all cleared up by the summer? 🤞💐. Have the best day you can everyone - we seem to be a resilient bunch x

gillybob Fri 13-Mar-20 10:49:53

Just catching up with some earlier posts while I’m waiting for a delivery .

I’m so sorry your DD and SiL are no longer able to visit from Australia Kalu you must be so disappointed . I hope the visit will be rescheduled as soon as it’s safe to travel again .

I wish the 20th was over with for you dragonfly I really do. flowers

To all my lovely Gransnet friends who are suffering . I do hope things brighten up soon sunshine

Curlywhirly Fri 13-Mar-20 11:14:02

Good morning all from a bright, dry Cheshire. So glad the concert has been cancelled Gillybob you haven't lost out after all, a bit of good luck at last! Love Evie's wallpaper, very girly. Am about to tackle some gardening whilst it's a dry day, hope it's not too cold though. Off out tonight with 6 of my ex-work colleagues; we are all very close, having known each other for 30 + years, so looking forward to a good chinwag. Happy Birthday MawB hope you have a lovely day. Take care everyone and here's hoping for a good weekend for all.

Kalu Fri 13-Mar-20 11:22:24

I was just so looking forward to a cuddle gilly but can’t dwell on it and do the usual keep on keeping on.

Now on to my favourite hobby, decor. What a sweet choice of wallpaper with lots for Evie to look at what’s going on. I’m sure she will love it. The finished result will also give you a lift too gilly when you see that little face light up with her big girl’s bedroom😁

Marydoll Fri 13-Mar-20 11:27:55

Maw, have a great day.🎁🎂🍾

Gilly, I'm so pleased for you, you might still get to your concert! 🤞

The restaurant have offered to refund our deposits for the afternoon tea or keep for a later date. Very kind of them. smile

grannysyb Fri 13-Mar-20 11:30:50

Happy birthday Maw, it's also my DGS 18th today, cant believe how the years have flown!

Feelingmyage55 Fri 13-Mar-20 11:31:40

Sunny here and the engineer has just been to treat the boiler to some tlc. Autocorrect wants to change tlc to talc! He turned down his usual coffee; suc is keeping our distance. I have to go out to collect an order but otherwise have nothing social in the diary. I am trying not to say “cancel” but rather “reschedule” or “postpone” as psychologically it feels optimistic.
marydoll 💐 for your friend and I hope her other son makes it back so that they can support one another.
dragonfly I admire your stoicism and ability to keep your chin up.
Happy birthday mawbroon.

BladeAnnie Fri 13-Mar-20 11:33:51

A late good morning from a sunny mid-Notts. I've had our shopping delivered this morning - expected to have loads of substitutions because of reported panic buying but pleased to report that sainsburys did very well as always. I have now got a bag ready to be collected for our local food bank. Hope we all have a pleasant Friday x

Urmstongran Fri 13-Mar-20 11:40:06

Many happy returns of the day Maw 🥂🍾🎉 hope you enjoy yourself with friends (posh meal out) and family (superb Waitrose fayre).

Thanks gillybob for the joyous cartoon girl Friday she sure liftsthe spirits just to see her again! Careful now up that ladder today ....

CherryCezzy Fri 13-Mar-20 11:46:58

Morning (just) from sunny Gower. Have had a very lazy morning, any Friday the 13th is never particularly good for me since my mother died on a Friday 13th. Having said that it's brightened me up to know that someone has a birthday today so have a fabulous birthday MawB 🍰, flowers .

Nothing particular planned for today, except I must actually do some chores around the house!!

Thinking of those of you going through difficult times. Be kind to yourselves everyone ❤️.

Auntieflo Fri 13-Mar-20 12:31:22

Gilly, are you tempting fate?
At least you can't put it up, upside down! Can you? 😉
I have just come back from the shops, trying to get the things I forgot yesterday.
ALDI had no eggs, or at least, the ones that were there, would have been good scrambled. So it was on to Tesco.
We have been advised to wear gloves when shopping, so I did.
All well and good, until I got to the self serve check outs.
The screens do not work if you use a gloved finger, so had to bare my digit to the germs!!!
Then it worked.
Perhaps we should take a little rubber 'dabber'.

BlueBelle Fri 13-Mar-20 12:44:26

Happy Birthday MawB have a love,y day x

Nortsat Fri 13-Mar-20 12:49:30

MawB Happy Birthday to you
Squashed tomatoes and poo
Bread and butter from the gutter
Happy Birthday to you.

(Only kidding, no poo on your birthday)

Have a lovely day 💐

GrannyGravy13 Fri 13-Mar-20 13:24:31

Happy Birthday Maw 🎂🍾🎁🎈

Mr.GG and I have just come back from Sainsbury's (we needed Gin, Beer and wine) it was as if a plague of locusts had been through the shop. I felt so sorry for the staff, they had even sold out of some brands of beer confused, but wine was plentiful and they had the brand of gin that I like

LadyO Fri 13-Mar-20 13:30:52

GrannyGravy13 now that’s what I call ‘emergency shopping’ !! 🍸🍷😉
I’m very sad, my lovely son-in-law has had his job offer withdrawn due to CVirus... so unfair, but I can understand why it has happened.
I’m wondering about our Queen/Adam Lambert 02 tickets in June now... if they’ve cancelled C2C it’s not looking good...

CaroleAnne Fri 13-Mar-20 15:40:21

A very happy birthday to you Maw. May you have many more to come.thanks

gillybob Fri 13-Mar-20 16:45:28

At least you can't put it up, upside down! Can you?

Erm no I can’t Auntieflo I would need to enlist my dads help for that ( heaven forbid) grin

Callistemon Fri 13-Mar-20 17:12:28

MawB happy birthday and I hope you're having a lovely day

Enjoy your get together tomorrow (make sure they do the washing up!)

brook2704 Fri 13-Mar-20 17:46:23

Happy Birthday MawB hope you’re having a lovely day ! 🍾🎂🎉🍰💐