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Good Morning Tuesday

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12Michael Tue 29-Sep-20 06:15:23

Good Morning Everyone,
Its dark and wet here in Brackley this morning .
Had the very quick flu jab yesterday , where I live.
Also yesterday, I watched Bargain Hunt which is one of two progs on consecutive Mondays from the Antiques Cellar in the town , it with host Eric Knowles must have been filmed in the past 6 weeks , social distancing , and in this case the auction was done as a internet link .
Today , my usual day out to Buckingham and Bicester , after some housework before I go and get the bus .
take care ,

Marydoll Tue 29-Sep-20 07:54:19

Good morning all from another typical, sunny Autumn morning in Glasgow. It's only 2ยฐC.

Nothing much planned today. We were planning a run down the Ayrshire coast today and had booked a table for lunch, as tomorrow is our wedding anniversary. However, just as I finished booking, I received a message saying my injections were being delivered at lunchtime! They usually come, first thing.๐Ÿ˜  I will now need to think of something to make for dinner, which is an even bigger disappointment.๐Ÿ˜‰
I was sure I agreed on next Tuesday. ๐Ÿ˜•.
It was probably my fault, it usually is. ๐Ÿ˜

Yesterday on a whim, while DH was playing golf, I went to our local M&S outlet, where I used to wander for hours pre Covid.
It is closing down and has been stripped and decimated, The remaining items , are fit only for a jumble sale!
I did, however treat myself to a half price, lone cashmere jumper in a beautiful lilac colour. It was just sitting there on its own with my name on it.
My justification was that I would have bought a few on my recently, cancelled Rome trip. That's my excuse, but it doesn't really stand up to scrutiny.๐Ÿ˜

Unfortunately, I had forgotten that it was bank holiday weekend here and the majority of shops were closed. I was home in an hour, which must be a record for me! ๐Ÿ˜‚

Kate, good luck with your hospital appointments and happy birthday to Taichinan, I hope you have a lovely day. ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽˆ

Missing Gilly and BlueSapphire.
Have a good day all.

EllanVannin Tue 29-Sep-20 07:57:06

Good Morning All x ----and those to arrive.
No, I haven't wet the bed ( being earlier than usual ) I smelt a smell ! One of the cats had left its calling card behind the back kitchen door, fortunately no carpet so I had to set-to and sort it. Crumbs, that cleared the sinuses !! Bleach/Dettol and Zoflora, rubber gloves and mop and bucket ( mask )Sorted.

Realised that none of the cats went out last night, my own fault.

Anyway so far it's bright out with the makings of a decent day. Expected parcel didn't arrive yesterday so another day of " listening out " in case I miss it so will have to hoover in fits and starts, or perhaps dust.

Just heard the sound of Autumn, a flock of geese have flown across the sky chattering loudly fit to beat the band, dozens of them---a lovely sight in their V shaped flight. Now a robin has just appeared to say good morning, how lovely.

I don't know what I'm having for dinner yet but I do have some apple crumble left in the fridge. I might just make some creamed mushrooms on toast, nice and easy.

Hope everyone's alright and still taking care when out. News isn't good at all is it ?
Thoughts to those with the struggles and who are finding things tough going xx flowers
Take care all and stay safe.

Gingster Tue 29-Sep-20 08:03:10

Good morning from a much brighter Suffolk Coast. Lovely to see the sun after 4 days of rain and mizzle. Beautiful sunset last night and gorgeous sunrise this morning.

Weโ€™ll finish off the bulb planting today - it seems to go on forever. A nice autumnal walk in the forest today will be the highlight of our day. Still to make pea and ham soup so thatโ€™s on the menu for tonight.

We visited our friends who are staying a little way up the coast from us. They had dreadful weather and are leaving today, now the sun has returned. Poor things!

I can hear DH up and about, so thatโ€™s my peace gone. I love an hour to myself in the morning, reading GN and having a cuppa. ๐Ÿคฃ.

Good wishes to all ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‚๐ŸŒป

Gingster Tue 29-Sep-20 08:04:04

Sunrise over the sea

harrigran Tue 29-Sep-20 08:05:22

Good morning from a sunny NE.
Today we have a click and collect from Sainsbury's, the only excitement we can expect as we are in strict lockdown.
My sister, in Germany, has a social life I can only dream of. She is out every single day for coffee or lunch and visiting friends and has booked a holiday for October and December. She gets to visit a GP too.
Happy Birthday Taichinan.

Beauregard Tue 29-Sep-20 08:09:18

Good morning from Derbyshire. A nice day in store so gardening work beckons before the rain starts tomorrow when I'll probably turn my attention to making some more face masks.

No Tuesday walk today as Mr B has been a bit under the weather and wants to preserve himself as we're going away for a few days next week (hopefully).

A big happy birthday to Taichinan ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽˆ

Have a good day all.

Urmstongran Tue 29-Sep-20 08:11:07

Many happy returns of the day to you Taichinan! Hope you have a lovely day whatever your plans.

EllanVannin Tue 29-Sep-20 08:15:17

A Very Happy Birthday Taichinan flowers Enjoy your day xx

Greyduster Tue 29-Sep-20 08:16:31

Happy birthday, Taichinan. Have a great day!๐Ÿ’๐ŸŽ‚

GrannyGravy13 Tue 29-Sep-20 08:17:29

Good morning Mick and all

Grey and drizzle here in S E Essex ๐ŸŒซโ˜”๏ธ

We have GS today, hope to put him in pram and have a long walk, pick up his brother from school who will have a sleepover. As soon as DD has picked up his baby brother it will be reading, puzzles and play dough!!

Happy Birthday taichinan ๐ŸŽ‚๐Ÿพ๐ŸŽ‰

gillybob if you are reading please give us a quick hello, we miss you very much. I so wish I could magic your troubles away ๐Ÿ’

Keep safe and well folks ๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธ

Elizabeth1 Tue 29-Sep-20 08:29:59

Good morning all from a very bright east coast of Fife. I was freezing through the night guess itโ€™s time for my warm cosy electric blanket to go on the bed itโ€™s not one of those off fashioned ones - my neighbour gave me one which heats up instantly. She gave it to me when I had a faint in the bathroom one early morning when I couldnโ€™t get heat back into my body.i would recommend these to all whomsuffer from these cold mornings. Wish now that I could get a long lie in but hey mustnโ€™t grumble it looks a beautiful sunny day.

Elizabeth1 Tue 29-Sep-20 08:30:41

Have a good day everyone must hurry on now thereโ€™s my carer in prompt

Lins1066 Tue 29-Sep-20 08:33:23

Good morning Mick and all.
It is lovely and sunny here on the S Welsh coast. Our little town is very quiet as we have been in a local lockdown since the end of last week. I'm having blood tests later in another area but that is deemed a legitimate reason for venturing out.
MrLins went out for a walk with the puppy around 7am, it is becoming routine which is nice. He is very bitey, the puppy not MrLins!
Happy Birthday to Taichinan.
Stay safe everyone.

Nortsat Tue 29-Sep-20 08:40:29

Good morning Mick and the GM team from a currently grey and wet east London.
Of course we didnโ€™t bring the washing in from the line last evening and of course it was nearly dry and of course itโ€™s soaking wet now.

My partner has several of his students for Zoom tuition today. I am thinking Shepherds Pie for supper and I have plenty of nice green vegetables to serve with it.

Feeling better each day ... so Iโ€™ll change the bed linen and wash the cushion covers and throws from the living room.
One of the GNs here recommended shopping on line at Brand Alley and I found a nice set of table mats and coasters in the William Morris pattern Willow. They were at a good price and will replace our current mats, which seem to get water damaged over time.

Ellan how lovely a flock of geese, followed by a visit from a robin. Thatโ€™s two of my favourites sights.
Ginster Beautiful photograph, thank you.
Kate good luck with your consultations today.
Happy Birthday taichinan, have a lovely day.
Thinking of Bluesapphire and gilly.
๐Ÿ’to those facing challenges. Have a good day everyone ๐Ÿ˜Ž

WOODMOUSE49 Tue 29-Sep-20 08:40:45

Good Morning everyone. Sunny mid Cornwall but wish I had some of Malaga warmth! Two thick layers and ski socks today.
Can't believe I got up at 7:30am. Intention was to collect a hired whacker for the 500m of trenches we're digging but need a cuppa first.

Also can't believe I was bending a 2m length of ducting at 8:00pm last night, DH tried with brut force and one broke! Out came my handy hair drier and a length of rope.
I'll be pleased when it's all done (having mains elec put in for new house). Boots and wellies take some cleaning with all the clay stuck to them.

Happy Birthday Taichinan

cornergran Telephone + video consultations work really well don't they. One saved me a 1.5 hour drive each way and covered all I usually get as no examination needed.

Take care everyone. I must read the Good Mornings started by Mick every day (thank you). Lovely way to start.

GrannySomerset Tue 29-Sep-20 08:46:15

A golden morning in North Somerset so washing will soon be out, and as our wonderful cleaner will be here I will be out in the garden dismantling the last of the summer pots and planting up some bulbs which have been waiting for a week for me to get the urge. Nothing planned this week but I expect life will intrude as it usually does.

I am missing Gilly too and hope her absence is temporary. Hope everyone has a satisfactory day.

gillgran Tue 29-Sep-20 08:48:58

Good Morning to you all from a damp, dank Cambs.,
Disappointing weather, after a pleasant day yesterday.

Quite the opposite to your lovely sunrise, Gingster,sunshine. I've enjoyed your recent photos from Suffolk. At our little home-from-home, on our bit of the Norfolk coast we get the setting sun over the sea.! )

Happy Birthday Taichinan hope you have a good day.

Take Care folks

Stilllearning Tue 29-Sep-20 08:49:32

Morning from a misty S Lanarkshire but that should clear later. Happy Birthday ๐Ÿฅณ Taichinan, I hope you enjoy your day.
I could feel your joy yesterday Elizabeth when you described your young grandchild scrambling out the car window to get to you! When we were first allowed garden visits during lockdown, my wee ones turned up unexpectedly and, as I literally ran out clapping๐Ÿ˜, 4 year old yelled โ€˜Hello Granny, the Prime Minister said we can come!โ€™
Have a bit of an odd feeling this morning, I was planning to meet a friend for coffee this afternoon but she called last night to postpone because her granddaughter, whom she looked after on Saturday, has been sent home from school to isolate for a week because the older brother of another child in her class has tested positive. It has brought it home how near the blasted virus can be.
Wishing everyone a pleasant day.

Anniebach Tue 29-Sep-20 08:51:07

Good morning Auntyflo and all x

Auntieflo Tue 29-Sep-20 08:53:28

Good morning Mick, Annie and especially Gillybob, we all miss you, send best wishes and hope you and your little family are OK.
It's been raining here and so it looks a bit dismal and grey at the moment. I hope it cheers up as Tuesday is also my volunteering afternoon, and we may get a few more customers if the weather is kind. I will have to wear a mask in the shop, and I am not looking forward to that.
Last night a Freecycler collected a lightweight, folding wheelbarrow. He was lovely, and collecting it to give to his elderly neighbour 78! (gulp, I am 78, hope I didn't look too elderly). He said this chap was always pottering in his garden , with an old, very heavy, decrepit wheelbarrow, up and down, every day, and hoped this might be better for him.
Yesterday I found an easy recipe for an apple cake, so will make one before I go out.

Anyone have any idea why plumbers come to look at a job, then go all quiet for weeks before committing to do anything?

Happy birthday Taichinan, have a lovely day.

Marydoll, are you absolutely sure you needed a new lilac cashmere jumper? Or did it just look lonely in the jumble sale?

Have a good day one and all.

Gelisajams Tue 29-Sep-20 08:55:46

Good morning from Melrose. Itโ€™s sunny but pretty nippy in our little camper. The fan heater is on overtime. Itโ€™s a delightful town as other posters commented yesterday. We canโ€™t stay longer as we head off to North Berwick shortly. Wishing Taichinan a very happy Birthday and sending best wishes to all below par. Take care and stay safe everyone ๐ŸŒบ

Marydoll Tue 29-Sep-20 08:58:06

Gelisjams, we absolutely love North Berwick and had actually been planning a break in a few weeks time, which we had to cancel, because of Covid restrictions.

Grammaretto Tue 29-Sep-20 09:14:45

Good morning all from the Scottish Borders where it's bright and cold so far. My feet got soaked walking across the lawn, on my way to the compost bin, just now.
North Berwick is indeed a pretty small town although like all seaside places near cities it is sprawling with new housing developments. It's known as the Golf coast.

cornergran flowers
Taichinan happy Birthday!

After yoga -if I can find my way to the venue front room without tripping over, we are off to the hospital for a long-awaited consultation (DH)

I wish we could see Gillybob again. We all miss her posts.
Have a good day everyone.

Taichinan Tue 29-Sep-20 09:17:41

Good morning everyone, and thank you all so much for the birthday wishes! The last year of my 70s - I wonder what I can do to make it memorable? Oh, I know - Covid lock-downs won't soon be forgotten!! It's a beautiful September day on the Angus coast, where I live on the edge of a nature reserve. You would love it here Ellan and Nortsat as at this time we have up to 80,000 Canada geese visiting. Earlier on I watched skein upon skein of them flying over in search of some poor farmer's field to decimate! Like you I love the sight and sound of them. I haven't seen Mr Robin yet this morning but he usually puts in an appearance on the fence at some point. I have five minutes before I must dash to get ready to go out. A lovely drive over to the other side of Perth to meet DD for a quick lunch, and then into Perth for a delve into M&S (sorry Marydoll. I'm really not trying to make you envious ๐Ÿ˜‰). Thank you CaroleAnne for your kind comment yesterday, and also Ellan, Grandmafrench and others for advice re posting. I have taken two pages of memory-prompters - and now have run out of time to use them!!! Have a good day everyone and good luck with doctors and dentists. ๐Ÿฆ‹๐Ÿ’๐Ÿฆ‹

GrannyOwl5 Tue 29-Sep-20 09:22:41

Good morning everyone from a grey and damp north Kent. Up a bit later than usual as was prevented from emerging out of bed by a cat who was snuggled in refusing to move. Little does she know that she is off to the vet with her brother for their injections. We shall be receiving the silent treatment for the rest of the day.
Later a visit to the garden centre to get some spring bulbs and winter flowering pansies.
Hope everyone has a good day