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by Margaid
Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Batten down the hatches
Replies: 49
Views: 583

Re: Batten down the hatches

Um, what about the forecast snow????
by Margaid
Fri Feb 21, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: The mouths of babes...!
Replies: 12
Views: 216

Re: The mouths of babes...!

I love these, they give me a good giggle. Sorry I can't contribute ...
by Margaid
Mon Feb 17, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: What was she laying???
Replies: 1
Views: 49

What was she laying???

I'm really pleased she escaped serious injury but I'm quite puzzled as to what a little girl might lay on her bed or anywhere else for that matter :-)19 :? :-)05

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-51528831
by Margaid
Sun Feb 16, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Batten down the hatches
Replies: 49
Views: 583

Re: Batten down the hatches

Outside is OK, but in the bathroom???? It means she can hear it - but at least she knows it's the wind and not a banshee!
by Margaid
Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Batten down the hatches
Replies: 49
Views: 583

Re: Batten down the hatches

Rain has almost stopped her in Shropshire - more wind blown drizzle than anything else but the wind is quite gusty. I haven't managed to work out quite why, but I do seem to be fairly sheltered here. My sister lives at the edge of water meadows leading down to the River Usk near Newport (S.Wales) - ...
by Margaid
Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Batten down the hatches
Replies: 49
Views: 583

Re: Batten down the hatches

It must be really difficult for them although sometimes it's not so much the loss as the mess. Fortunately the only time I've had to deal with largish quantities of water have been faulty plumbing which means the water is clean. It's the mud, muck off the roads (diesel, oil, salt) and in some cases ...
by Margaid
Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Batten down the hatches
Replies: 49
Views: 583

Re: Batten down the hatches

Yes, The Craven Arms! and the Stokesay Inn. Apparently the Lords Craven owned Stokesay Castle which is nearby and the pub and so the town was named after them. It was just two small hamlets/villages Newton and Newington (or new Inn). It was the building of the railway station which made it a railway...
by Margaid
Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Is there no limit to human stupidity?
Replies: 63
Views: 3844

Re: Is there no limit to human stupidity?

And the Ben Nevis idiots do seem to have made SOME contribution by way of thanks ...
by Margaid
Thu Feb 13, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: If pets kept a diary...
Replies: 52
Views: 9281

Re: If pets kept a diary...

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

The idea of little Poppy eating spiders, worms and cabbage and pecking at the window! I guess she can look pretty forlorn anyway.
by Margaid
Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Batten down the hatches
Replies: 49
Views: 583

Re: Batten down the hatches

I have a couple of LED "lantern" torches, other torches and an oil lamp. To say nothing of dozens of tealights if I need them. As log as I have light to read I'm perfectly happy!

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