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Good Morning Tuesday

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12Michael Tue 23-Feb-21 06:14:41

Good Morning Everyone,
Its still dark here in Brackley but remains dry.
Yesterday , I placed a chilled meat order with Parley Box , just to try out there selection.
I am hoping today later to have confirmation of when it is due.
Otherwise an easy watching cycle racing on Eurosport, and maybe pick up a prescription
later .
Take care,

grandMattie Tue 23-Feb-21 06:20:07

Good morning from a dry E Kent. Too dark to decide, but we have been forecast some ☀️☀️☀️.
A roadmap! At last! Some papers say it’s 118 days until total freedom. I’ve booked my bed at DD’s for on or around 17 May. DV we can take the train and see and smell (I love their smell!) the girls.
Supermarket day today. Nothing else.
sheep, I hope your ladies are behaving and delivering one by one, without too much assistance nor casualties.
Everyone, have a good day. The end is nigh! 🌹🌺❤️🌷☀️🌺☀️🌷

Bellasnana Tue 23-Feb-21 06:23:13

Good morning Mick and all who will be joining in later.

My DGD had a lovely birthday yesterday and when I told her of all your kind messages she said to please thank you all.

I’m puppy sitting today. He has just arrived and is an absolute ball of energy.

Forgot to mention the weather but it seems to be much as usual, sunny and a bit chilly until later.

Thinking of you all and hoping those with worries and illness will soon find things a bit easier.☀️

nanna8 Tue 23-Feb-21 06:29:07

Same weather here, a bit chilly but 🌞 and we’re half a world away.

Beechnut Tue 23-Feb-21 06:34:48

Good Morning everyone from a dry Severnside. The sky looks a picture with red stripes.

Thank you Sheepandcattle for explaining about how to make sure the ewes are expecting. June is a fluffy miss and I saw she was wearing her best earrings for her gransnet appearance 🤣photo.

It will be lovely to be able to see some more of my family fairly soon and catch up on news.

My brother dropped off something for me to do last night so I’ll make an early start. Later I hope to catch up on Married at first sight Australia. I missed the shenanigans last night.

Have a good day all, we are getting there 🌺

Ashcombe Tue 23-Feb-21 06:45:17

Good morning all from a breezy Torbay, after a day of wall to wall sunshine yesterday which enabled me to drive to my bubble mate's without a coat!

It is a delight to see so many daffodils blooming, including in the park opposite my home where there is also a beautiful carpet of purple crocuses! Or should that be croci? Which might sound like I’m telling you in old English that I have a sore throat!!

This evening we have a Toads (amdram) Committee meeting via Zoom, in which we shall consider the implications for our company following the latest information on the easing of restrictions. It’s unlikely to turn into the fracas experienced by Jackie Weaver!!

I hope all is well in sheepandcattle's world and any deliveries have been straightforward. I am in awe of your energy!
Yes, grandMattie - the hope of actually seeing loved ones in late Spring is a marvellous tonic. 💕

Kind thoughts to those who are struggling and a good day to all. 👍

NannyJan53 Tue 23-Feb-21 06:48:09

Good morning from a dark but dry Black Country. It rained first thing yesterday, but turned into a lovely sunny day.

Had my first jab yesterday at Millenium Point Birmingham. It was so well organised and I was in and out within 20 minutes. Roll on 10th May!

Decorating here is moving on. Ceiling, Coving, walls are painted. Just have to decide on new Sofa, Curtains and wallpaper for the chimney breast wall. It may be all done by Autumn smile

Excited that we may at least be able to meet DD and family outside over Easter, and DS and family on a separate day. Fingers crossed for fine weather!

Hoping we can start using the caravan by April or May. It is stored down in Burnham on Sea at the moment, so we can use it as a central base for touring Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and Somerst.

Will go over to Mums this morning, and a walk on the Staffordshire railway walk weather permitting.

Wishing you all a good day.

Pantglas2 Tue 23-Feb-21 06:52:20

Morning everyone from a very windy Wales- that’s the weather not me....🤪

Trotting off to B&Q for some bits DH doesn’t appear to have in his stash in the garage tho Lord knows he has most watchamacallits in there!

Bacon baps on the menu for brunch when we return so will catch up with you bizziness later!

cornergran Tue 23-Feb-21 06:54:37

Morning Mick, morning All. Chilly and still too dark to be sure what it’s doing outside, we are promised more of the sunshine that appeared through the gloom mid morning yesterday

A need to finish the grocery order, encourage Mr C to carry on with shredding - there’s a heck of a lot - then a joint effort involving burrowing in the depths of a built in wardrobe to give its floor a good clean. Pretty dusty in there. If energy remains a parcel to collect and perhaps a repeat of yesterday’s beach walk which really lifted spirits.

Hope your plans work out grandMattie, you certainly sound more cheerful for making them. It will be wonderful when we can see family indoors, our grandchildren are very excited to know they can return to school, they’ve missed the routine and their friends. Good luck with the puppy bellasnanna, would love a share in one.

Look after yourselves everyone. Stay strong, hope Tuesday is kind to us all.

Gagagran Tue 23-Feb-21 07:03:36

Morning all! Feels cooler here on the south coast this morning. 6.9c at 6am but sunshine is forecast later so that will be most welcome after all the rain and cloud we have had of late.

The car is going in for a service and MOT this morning. We have done so little mileage this past 12 months that it hardly seems worth it but needs must. We paid for 5 years servicing when we bought the car and this is the last of those 5. From next year we can use a local garage instead of having to trail to the main dealers where we bought it.

I thought last night's road map out of covid restrictions was well reasoned. I find Prof. Chris Whitty so calm and clear and I imagine he is a very kind man in his dealings with his patients. I am glad Boris is taking his and Patrick Vallance's advice. I am always reassured that they both know what they are talking about.

Hoping for as good a day as possible for us all. sunshine

brook2704 Tue 23-Feb-21 07:24:45

Good morning everyone from Inverness where it’s a cold and very breezy strat to the day. Yesterday was lovely though and I really enjoyed a couple of hours tidying up in the garden and listening to the birds singing. I even sat outside well wrapped up with a cuppa. Probably I’ll be out in the garden again today if it doesn’t start raining
Woooo hoooo - some really positive news about the gradual lifting of lockdown restrictions and meeting friends and family soon. Today we’ve got the Scottish announcement so I’m hoping it’s similar and at last we can start making tentative plans for the summer.
Hoping everyone finds something to enjoy today and take care all whatever the day brings 💐

Pittcity Tue 23-Feb-21 07:27:22

Good morning from sunny Colchester.
Yesterday ended up rainy but today's forecast is dry and bright.
A walk to Lidl and continue to sort the many boxes of photos we have accumulated today.

Love to all x

Urmstongran Tue 23-Feb-21 07:35:16

Good morning everyone from South Manchester where it’s dry and seems mild enough. I think a walk with Himself today would be good. We are both trying to lose some of our lockdown lard. I’ve been eating sweet stuff since I kicked the wine habit now I need to address it.

I got an email yesterday Mick from Parsley Box asking if I’d like to consider becoming a shareholder? I’ve registered as being ‘interested’ but I don’t know yet what this entails. Anyone else on here got the same?

Hope Tuesday is good to us all. Great news from Boris. Why do I feel ever so slightly nervous about freedom? Strangely, it seems there are some aspects of this lockdown life that actually suit me .... Keep safe everyone that’s the main thing. x

NanKate Tue 23-Feb-21 07:38:10

Morning Mick and All.

Just emerging from the Sick Room again after two weeks plus of diverticulitis 🙁 Been recommended a Nutritionist who should be able to sort out the problem 👍

The weather is cloudy and bright here in South Bucks and we are in for a few days of Spring like weather, excellent. 🌼

ginny Tue 23-Feb-21 07:50:10


ginny Tue 23-Feb-21 07:56:16

Good Morning. Things seem to have gone hobble gobble on here. I’ve been all the way round the houses trying to post.
Dry but breezy here in N. Bucks hope the sun comes out for a while.
This morning is the first day for a while that I have felt more ‘normal’ when I woke. I might even feel like putting the newly decorated spare bedroom back to rights.
Will have a walk too as I am trying to increase my step count a little each day.
Thoughts are with all who are troubled, ill or sad. I hope you all find a 😁today.

Marydoll Tue 23-Feb-21 08:00:03

Good morning all from a wet and wild Glasgow. I had a sleepless night, my hip was so painful. However, I believe the orthopaedic waiting list here is now two years, due to Covid. I shall have to just stop moaning!!

We have a problem, as we were expecting electricians today, but as it involves going up a very high ladder in strong winds, I don't see it happening.

I have a unexpected, early hospital appointment first thing. Late yesterday afternoon, I got a phone call asking if I could come and get bloods done ASAP! Rather than go to the large hospital, I usually go to in Glasgow, the bone people have kindly organised it in our local hospital, fifteen minutes away, to save me travelling. An act of kindess, which takes the pressure off us.
I haven't been out for a year, then three hospital appointments in the space of two weeks!
I suspect it is to check my VitD levels, which are always abnormally low. My Alendronic acid infusion was cancelled in August , so hopefully once my levels are OK, I will be getting it.
Things seem to be moving again, treatment wise. A hopeful sign indeed for all of us.

Yesterday afternoon, I took my car a run round the block to boost the battery. I persuaded DH to come with me to our local park ten minutes, away for a walk, hence the gowping hip. It took half an hour to get the mud of my boots! However it was worth it, just to be out and about again.
Looking at the view, you wouldn't believe that fifteen minutes away on the motorway is Glasgow city centre.

Kate, glad to hear you are feeling a bit better, but take it easy.

I'd better go and get organised. DH of course, isn't coping with this last minute break in our routine. He needs to know at least a year in advance about hospital appointments. wink
As usual, I have a cunning plan.
Parking at the hospital will be horrendous and as he won't be able to come in anyway, I'm sending him to the bakers nearby to purchase a strawberry Danish for me. If he is a good boy, he can have a rhubarb tart. That should keep him out of mischief! grin.

Thinking of Auntieflo, Mr & MRs Georgesgran and all who need our support.
Have the best day you can, folks.

kittylester Tue 23-Feb-21 08:00:28

I havent been able to post on the mobile site so trying on the desktop.

Marydoll Tue 23-Feb-21 08:02:04


The mobile site on GN is down, but if you switch to desktop site, you should be able to navigate the site and send PMs, without any problems.

Oopsadaisy1 Tue 23-Feb-21 08:02:45

Good morning everyone from a very blustery but, so far, sunny Oxfordshire.
Another day of not doing much, we are all self isolating but it all seems like Groundhog Day.
Had another nice dream about my late MIL last night, it seems I’m the only one that has them , which is odd as she rarely spoke to me when she was alive.
Anyway, I might be able to sort the garden out later.
Have a good day everyone, best wishes to all who aren’t so chipper today.

amselerin Tue 23-Feb-21 08:03:57

Good morning from a still slighlty fresh Lueneburg- Sunshine is promised for later. Last week one night was -16 degrees and the next day it was 14 degrees plus.
My gardener (a young man from the next village) came to do some painting in my house on Sunday. First he looked around the garden and saws that the earth by the little stream next to the forest had been turned over. So wondering who had done this he checked the small forest. In the forest a group of wild boar is living at the moment. Good thing I have got a fence. Jan fixed the hole in the fence. I was lucky, because the wild boars can churn over the hole lawn in a few hours. I am just pleased that Waldi (my dog) can`t hear and see so much any more. He might have been tempted to chase the boars otherwise.
So, there was a bit of exitement in my otherwise (at the moment) very boring life.
You must all be upbeat about the relaxation in connection with the virus. Here not many have been vaccinated, but us elderly get free masks (got to be thankful for what we get).
Wishing all of you a happy day and no worries.
sheepandcattle good luck with all the new arrivals.

Keep well.

Scentia Tue 23-Feb-21 08:05:34

Good Morning all from East Staffordshire where it is mild.
Jab today 💉🥳
Had a call from DFiL home to say they have been closed down and we have two months to find him somewhere to live, poor man😩

Made the curtains last night, I am very pleased with myself!

Thanks Marydoll

Gingster Tue 23-Feb-21 08:06:51

Good morning all from a promising looking day, weatherwise, here in Essex.

Promising but tentative progress from Boris. We still can’t travel to our cottage 80 miles away. My SIL will have a woodland funeral near there. Will we be able to travel to say goodbye to her?

I feel like you Urms - a little nervous of freedom. I too like some aspects of Lockdown. Can’t wait to have family altogether again, though!

DD and littlest GD popped by yesterday with a bunch of daffs and cup cakes that she had made. So sweet but sad to keep them on the doorstep. What must the children make of it all.

Nankate glad you’re feeling better. Hopefully the nutritionist will keep you in the right track 🤞

Little pooch is off to the groomers at 9: she will come out looking and smelling beautiful. Wish I could have the same treatment. 🐶

Zoom bridge lesson was hard to follow yesterday. It’s different when you are actually playing, but boy did my brain hurt after 2 hours concentration. 🤯

Hope you all see a bit of 🌞 today.

Beechnut Tue 23-Feb-21 08:07:14

I had the same email from PB Urms.

Elizabeth1 Tue 23-Feb-21 08:12:02

YGood morning all from a very dark and windy start to the day on the east coast of Fife.

Yesterday was a gorgeous sunny afternoon I’m beginning to think of normality in the future can’t wait to see if local travel restrictions can be lifted today my dear gs who went back to school yesterday got up and went downstairs sooo excited to be returning back to school only to find out it was just 8am poor thing had to wait a bit longer before he could get going

We had a busy morning yesterday with a trip to our local beach where we had chicken strips from McDonald’s with chips for. lunch. Sitting in the warm car of course it’s not yet warm enough for me to sit out. Soon though.

Today’s news update is around 2.20 can’t wait I’m so excited I expect Scotland to be going into tiers. Unfortunately the local hospital has a high outbreak of Covid. My poor neuro phtsio who also works there has also tested positive he’s at home thankfully with little symptoms I’m glad I recently stopped him coming to the house for safety’s sake.

I think we’ll be having a rest day today. My dh who’s been head cook and bottle washer these past couple of days and more needs a rest.

Have a good day everyone be kind to yourselves have a wee treat of