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12Michael Sat 01-Aug-20 06:16:47

Good Morning Everyone,
Up early partly packed to start my journey up to Harrogate this morning.
Weather wise a clear blue sky here in Brackley this morning , just a tidy up before I go , which is a bus and train situation .
I will be meeting up with GN member and GM regular who lives there , have a chat and coffee before I do my planned break .
Will return to post on Tuesday , so my usual posters you know who are can take over .
Take Care ,
Mick

grandMattie Sat 01-Aug-20 06:22:44

Good morning from an overcast E Kent. Wasn’t it hot last night?
Mick , have a fantastic holiday. Enjoy meeting your GN friends.
Nothing on (again) today. Might chat to DS 2 as he’s off. I worry about him as the 12 hours shifts he works are doing nothing for his health.
I hope all went well with mr. gillybob and he is recovering ok. Anxious times.
Have a good day, all, be kind to yourselves.

Pantglas2 Sat 01-Aug-20 06:27:53

Have a lovely weekend Mick x

I’m enjoying the chamberpot ☕️in the dark and just cooling down under the fan as it’s so warm here.

Coffee with friends later and watch the FA cup final this evening is the sum of my day - exciting isn’t it!

Hope Mr Gillybob is recovering and best wishes to all not feeling clever 💐

cornergran Sat 01-Aug-20 06:33:33

Morning Mick, morning All. A drizzly start to our corner of Somerset. We both woke early today, no idea why. A friend is phoning this morning, admin needing attention and some weeding when the weather brightens as it will later. The days pass for sure. Enjoy your break Mick, good wishes to Mr and Mrs gillybob, hope all worked out as planned yesterday. It’s hard not to worry about adult children grandMattie, I’m currently fretting about one of ours. Be gentle with yourselves everyone. Be careful out there.

grandMattie Sat 01-Aug-20 06:42:47

corner, my grandfather used to say “little children, little problems. Big children, big problems”! How true.

brook2704 Sat 01-Aug-20 06:55:08

Good morning everyone from Inverness where is is still warm but has now turned cloudy and looking a bit wet ...
Hope you have a lovely trip away mick and enjoy your time away!
I’m not sure what’s planned yet for me today ... will see!
Hope everything went ok yesterday for mr gillybob
Take care everyone whatever the day brings💐

Beechnut Sat 01-Aug-20 07:17:47

Good Morning everyone from Severnside. It’s warm and cloudy.

I was very lazy yesterday after shopping. Much too hot to do anything. So I will have to pick up my prescription this morning as I am out of pills.

Did you enjoy your motorcycle ride. DH used to sayi was a good pillion passenger. He didnt know he had me on the back of him. Probably because I was sat in the middle of the road 3
miles back 🤣

Enjoy your holiday Mick, see you here next week.
Hope all is good for the MrBobs.
Have a lovely weekend all 🌸

Beechnut Sat 01-Aug-20 07:18:55

Motorbikes was to Scentia

Grammaretto Sat 01-Aug-20 07:33:15

Good morning all from the Scottish Borders. Back to the same old weather but yesterday was perfect.
Have a good time in Harrogate Mick my friend has tried the London train and it was fine, though can't see how running empty trains every half hour is sustainable. We will need to get back on public transport PDQ.
I hope to see DGC today.
Thinking of the Gillybobs
Pinch and a punch to all of you.

Sar53 Sat 01-Aug-20 07:37:58

Good morning from another sunny day in Essex by the sea. Yesterday was a scorcher. We spent a few hours with our picnic and books sitting near the beach where there was a light breeze, then retired in doors.
This afternoon is a meet up in the park for a 40th birthday celebration. Plenty of suncream and cold drinks will be the order of the day.
My eldest DGD will be 12 next week and had her party yesterday. A teepee in the garden, all set up ready for her and 4 friends to spend the night, it looked amazing.
Enjoy your break Mick.
Have a lovely day everyone and stay safe xx

farview Sat 01-Aug-20 07:46:41

White rabbit x3...😊
Hope all went well for the gillybobs
Keep safe and have good days everyone 🦋

DanniRae Sat 01-Aug-20 07:46:49

Good Morning to everyone from a sunny South East London sunshine
Nothing much planned for today but Chelsea v Arsenal Cup Final later......and Mr R is a passionate Chelsea fan!! He is also a very loud Chelsea fan. Pity me if they lose, please smile

MellowYellow Sat 01-Aug-20 07:48:27

Oh boy, that was a hot night here in Cornwall. Cloud over us like a heavy blanket now. Think I may bus it to Penzance today and be hot there instead ha ha. Have a lovely trip Mick. Best of everything to everyone.

oldgoat Sat 01-Aug-20 07:56:49

Morning all from an overcast Fife caravan site. I've been up since the crack of dawn to beat the rush to the toilet facilities; it's all tightly controlled to allow social distancing with only two people allowed in the whole block at any time, so two people using the showers means no one can use the lavatories.

Today is our big day; we are off to visit the little grandchildren for the first time since February. Feel quite emotional at the thought. Just hope that we can get parked because DD lives at the seaside so we may have a problem.

Have a good day everyone and hope all the poorly Grans will soon feel better.

Enjoy your trip to Harrogate Mick.

Urmstongran Sat 01-Aug-20 07:59:17

Good morning everyone from Malaga where it’s very warm but (not yet) sunny. Strange. Is it a heat haze over the sea?

1st August. These months are flying by. We’ve been here for five of them already!

I turned the calendar over to see a view of Plockton - my stepfather’s village. Not many of us have our street featured in such a way! He’s hoping to sell his house there this summer. C-19 put everything on hold.

Himself is off to a bar at 1pm with two neighbours to watch the Rangers match. It’s the first one of the Scottish league I am told. Not sure what I will do yet with my empty!
🤔

Enjoy your holiday in Harrogate Mick. Well done to you for your positivity.

Hoping mr.gillybob had his operation, that all went well and that Saturday is kind to us all. Keep safe everyone that’s the main thing. This virus isn’t going anywhere yet. x

grannysyb Sat 01-Aug-20 07:59:36

Hot night here as well, fan on all night. Going to walk to butcher before it gets too hot. We haven't had the promised thunderstorms, could do with the rain! Hope Mr Gillybob is doing well.

Urmstongran Sat 01-Aug-20 08:01:22

Forgot these!

Mythbirtthedragon Sat 01-Aug-20 08:02:10

Good morning from Dymchurch, little bit of cloud with blue sky and sun. Very pleasant afternoon on the beach yesterday, breeze was just enough to stop us sweltering. Have to pop out and do some food shopping today, only problem will be getting back as there were queues into the village yesterday.
Hope you have a good day.

Urmstongran Sat 01-Aug-20 08:02:33

Sorry - I don’t know what I did there!

Grandmafrench Sat 01-Aug-20 08:02:38

Good Morning everyone - another South of 🇫🇷 scorcher.

Off early to shop in the hope of avoiding too many other souls. (ha! we can but hope.). Have a lovely time and a change of scene, Mick. Beechnut the pillion ‘thing’ never occurred to me. I never held on until my Son, while we rode along a mountain gorge in Greece, pointed out that I was giving him the creeps....how was he supposed to know I was still there? I held on firmly after that. Hope it was fun, Scentia

Hope Mr Bobs sailed through the op’ and that life can finally start moving forward again. Take it slowly. Is it gillgran’s OH who’s currently having treatment? If so, all the best in such a worrying time. Continue to make progress, Marydoll - however slow - you will get there.

Got my new door, thanks, Grandmabatty. Fitted and I’ve agreed to paint it. Yesterday had a flying visit from our electrician because the courtyard lights wouldn’t switch off! He wore his mask, DH walked behind with cleaning spray! I keep thinking......along with everyone else.......when will it ever end?

Have a good day, especially if you can be outside. 1st August already - we need to snatch back every day we can this year.

Wishing you everything you wish yourselves and PLEASE
stay safe.

Hugs 🦋🌞🦩🏝🌹

Gelisajams Sat 01-Aug-20 08:02:50

Good morning from a damp Morecambe Bay. It’s getting back to normal here, DH is out running leaving me in bed with a cup of tea and my iPad. I’ve just lost my post as I attempted to add a pic of my garden. It’s thrived while we have been away and there Is definitely more plant than garden and needs cutting back which I will start to tackle later if it dries up. I’ll try again but the pic may appear sideways.
I understand your concerns about your son grandMattie as my DS2 works 12.5 hour shifts in a warehouse. It’s soul destroying.
My DS1 is in Spain, he drove there before things changed. He’s in for a shock when he gets back as he lives in the new lockdown area and will have to quarantine as well on his return. Think he may stay where he is!
Enjoy your trip Mick and here’s hoping for some good news from Gilly
Wishing everyone a good weekend, stay safe and take care 🌸

harrigran Sat 01-Aug-20 08:06:47

Good morning from a sunny NE.
Lovely day yesterday but too windy for the parasol so had to decamp to the covered terrace.
The sky was a horrible colour at 8pm last night and thought we were going to get a massive storm. It actually missed us, just a few lightning flashes, but Yorkshire had some houses struck.
We have a Cote at home order coming today, lobster and frites and french apple tarts. We have also ordered some pork loin which we will cook tomorrow and some pastries for breakfast tomorrow.
I watched neighbours loading their cars and going off on holiday yesterday, I do hope they stay safe but they have never really observed any social distancing despite one of them workng in a care home.
Thinking of the gillybobs

Gingster Sat 01-Aug-20 08:09:53

Enjoy your trip to Harrogate Mick.

DS1 and family have now left after a lovely few days with us. The weather was glorious and they spent a lot of time In the sea. We have a week on our own and then more visitors the following week. We love having them but also enjoy the peace when they’ve gone 😂.

Is Cornwall as busy as they are reporting Mellowyellow?

My DH and DS2 are lifelong Arsenal supporters * Dannirae*And DS1 is an avid Chelsea man, so the text messages will be flying this afternoon.

We didn’t have a storm last night but could see the lightening flashes out at sea. Lighting up the sky! Spectacular!.

Hope all went well for * Mr Gillybob*. 🤞.

Have a good day all 🌺

Pittcity Sat 01-Aug-20 08:19:21

Good morning from sunny Colchester. Suffering from yesterday's heat, so hydrating in a cool garden this morning. We didn't get the forecast thunderstorm last night so will need to water today.
Already looking forward to an afternoon nap.... maybe we need to embrace the siesta!

Grandmabatty Sat 01-Aug-20 08:31:16

Good morning All. It's fairly cloudy at casa mia in Polmont. mick have a lovely break. pantglas, Urmstongran and grandmafrench I so envy your blue skies and heat, even a wee heat haze. I do know that I wouldn't cope for long in the heat though as my metabolism is wonky and doesn't regulate heat effectively but a girl can dream. Living in Scotland has its plusses, however whenever I'm abroad it's the moment of pulling open the curtains to see almost guaranteed sunshine. Sigh. We had some thunder and lightning last night and a very stormy sky. It wasn't much though. I enjoy a good storm. I'm having a housework day. I have a bit of ironing as well. Then dinner will be a family pizza takeaway at my daughter's minus my son and his partner who are heading to North Wales for a last minute caravan break. I hope everyone has a good Saturday and that MrGillybob is recovering nicely. Take care all.