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Today... One thread per day / Re: Wednesday 8th December
« on: Yesterday at 12:36:37 »
Well we did have some blue sky and even the sun put in an appearance, but the cloud is back and we have showers again.

Quick change of plans - just had phone call from electrician - coming to fit new smoke alarms - 12.45 today.

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Today... One thread per day / Re: Wednesday 8th December
« on: Yesterday at 09:50:34 »
Morning
Heavy cloud and rain when I first woke, but it is clearing now. The rain has stopped and we even have bits of blue sky!

Plus I finally finished writing an email (one of those which needed full information without being too 'wordy').
Now I just need to keep the momentum going and sort some other tasks which have been sitting staring at me for too long.


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Access All Accessories / Re: Pale blue leather bags
« on: December 07, 2021, 12:10:56 PM »
Thank you

Quick Google

 :o

Cured of any temptation

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Access All Accessories / Re: Pale blue leather bags
« on: December 07, 2021, 11:21:48 AM »
While I have read with interest other posts on what can be done with an embroidery machine I have been able to walk away because nothing has grabbed me enough wo warrant adding to my collection of 'kit which I never use enough to justify what I spent'.

Your lovely bags are the first time I have been really tempted, Bodge.
So could I ask what machine you did them on?

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Today... One thread per day / Re: Sunday's birthday wishes
« on: December 05, 2021, 14:46:49 PM »
Happy Birthday  :toast: :cake: :toast:

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Christmas is not allowed to start here until Mr Acorn's birthday is over - I tried to persuade him that the lights for the bay trees are actually birthday lights, not Christmas ones, but he wasn't having any of it.  I did manage to sneak in my Christmas table runner on the basis that it has poinsettias, berries and pine trees, none of which are specifically Christmassy.  Not sure how I got away with that!
Now I am the opposite I do aim to have the decorations up before my birthday so I can enjoy them on my day as well.

Mind you my birthday is only a week before Christmas - I might feel different if it was this early.

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Today... One thread per day / Re: Friday 3rd December
« on: December 03, 2021, 09:30:28 AM »
Morning
We have sunshine!!! and it is forecast to get a bit milder.
Our snow always takes a bit longer to disappear completely, surprising how much difference a slight change in height level makes.

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The Haberdashery / Re: Source for Good Quality Cord...?
« on: December 03, 2021, 07:24:43 AM »
I’ve got one of Ziggy's lucets.  Bought it from him at Ally Pally one year.  We’d been doing something like it at college.  Perhaps I ought to get it out sometime.   :thinking:
Me too also (except not bought at Ally Pally).

(Goes off to read the 'can you have too many hobbies' thread).

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Today... One thread per day / Re: Thursday's TSP birthday wishes
« on: December 02, 2021, 12:37:01 PM »
Happy Birthday, Kitten  :toast: :cake: :toast:

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Today... One thread per day / Re: Thursday 2nd December
« on: December 02, 2021, 08:15:43 AM »
Morning
Thin layer of the white stuff here and it feels cold even with the C/H working hard.

Need to find enough energy to go on a GUAG hunt (not sure when i last saw it).

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Today... One thread per day / Re: Wednesday 1st December🎄
« on: December 01, 2021, 17:42:21 PM »
@Ohsewsimple I have an email folder with an acronym whose meaning only I know,  :devil: filled with the ruder and more stupid requests, demands and complaints I received.  I suppose I should delete it now.
Keep it and have a look at it if you start to regret retiring.

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Today... One thread per day / Re: Wednesday 1st December🎄
« on: December 01, 2021, 11:48:05 AM »
@Acorn 'Retirement is when you stop living at work and start working at living'.

@Diane if you have everything and your DH can't think of anything he wants/needs, as long as you have some sort of celebration, perhaps you could think of something you could both combine all your 'presents' into.
Something for the home? a special holiday?

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Access All Accessories / Re: Pale blue leather bags
« on: November 29, 2021, 10:45:30 AM »
Oh Wow that is just gorgeous and so beautifully made too.
 :perfect10:

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Access All Accessories / Re: Help! Bag stiffener stuff...
« on: November 28, 2021, 19:31:47 PM »
Pelmet Vilene?

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Courses & Classes / Re: Craftsy membership offer
« on: November 28, 2021, 11:30:44 AM »
They must be getting desperate - I had an email offering renewal for FIVE DOLLARS!

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