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    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeMay 25th, 2009 8:06pm (May 25th 2009) edited
     
    Im just up dated some pics..

    http://s659.photobucket.com/albums/uu311/saramarks132/

    Im from northampton, 33, 2kids,Another son due in 3weeks and 3days..
    Nice hubby, Loads animals..
    I work as a carer..
    Just thought id tell you about me, if you want to join in feel free....
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      CommentAuthorJonny
    • CommentTimeMay 26th, 2009 1:12am (May 26th 2009) edited
     
    Cool Sara..nice to know you have a nice hubby..very important. :)

    Me.. I'm 44...formally "Married" (we were common-law for 9 years - I am on GREAT terms with my X).. have one step-son ( almost 17 )..

    Have 2 cats (Spock and Hobbes) and I work in IT industry (An internal unit for the mother-ship)...and I like romantic walks buy the... ohh sorry..wrong forum!! jk LOL...
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeMay 26th, 2009 4:31pm (May 26th 2009)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Red, real name Scarlet. 19 years old, at Keele Uni, three pet chickens, corn snake called James, Great African Land Snail called Sid, Domino the rabbit and, as of next year, two gold fish!!
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeMay 26th, 2009 9:16pm (May 26th 2009) edited
     
    I am very old trad midwife, trying to keep those ideas within miwifery today.
    Had three children.
    Have two grown grandsons, one of which has made me a great granny.
    Also have one 11yr old grand daughter, whom my life revolves around as she is with me after school till parents are home, and all school hols.
    Have a gold fish, two small carp that look like Samuri warriors, five golded carp.
    Also four large stick insects and one just two days old. Aaah, so tiny...
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeMay 26th, 2009 10:51pm (May 26th 2009)
     
    Ooo, my go! I have 2 sons, a son's fiance, a granddaughter, 2 cats, 2 rats, and a hubby who has 3 motorbikes (greedy so and so!) I work in infection prevention doing their stats and audits. (Wash your hands now folks!)
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeMay 27th, 2009 12:31pm (May 27th 2009)
     
    ollin UK are you a midwife...?
    • CommentAuthorTrevs Mum
    • CommentTimeMay 27th, 2009 2:18pm (May 27th 2009) edited
     
    Sara best wishes for the rest of your pregnancy and a short and event free birth ( well except for actual arrival of your new son).

    I have one hubby, one Burmeses cat who thinks he is a person, 2 sons one maried with a 6 yr old daughter, Trev the unmarried one posts on this forum too and is responsible for me joining in. I have no hens but would love to one day as I grew up with hens and duckies and love them heaps.

    I love that there are so many nice people on this forum and that many of them are owned by cats too!!!

    Ollie you must have seen some changes over the years. Stick insects how fascinating! I have seen some at the local pet shop.

    Kate am just off to wash my hands!:wink1:
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMay 27th, 2009 5:22pm (May 27th 2009)
     
    Ollie used to be a midwife; so you have your very own online midwife now, Sara - and she won't give you any trendy ideas either!:D
    I have 2 each of cats, rabbits, & chickens, one husband, no brats. I'm a self-employed piano tuner but also play the organ in churches and do music accompaniment for exams/concerts.
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeMay 27th, 2009 6:03pm (May 27th 2009)
     
    Trevs Mum Hello, And thank you.. I love the two comments you made.
    1st I have one husband.. lol

    2nd. so many nice people on this forum and that many of them are owned by cats too Nice one..

    I have a cat he is bigger than my dogs..
    He looks after my chickens,so do my dogs..

    Chief chicken, and she won't give you any trendy ideas either! Hmm I asked my midwife, How can i bring on the birth of my son early, I really cannot bring myself to repeat what she said to me..
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMay 27th, 2009 6:04pm (May 27th 2009)
     
    Eat a hot curry is what I've heard. Or look at your credit card bill...
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeMay 27th, 2009 6:06pm (May 27th 2009)
     
    I just had curry, you must have a webcam and seen me...
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMay 27th, 2009 6:10pm (May 27th 2009)
     
    :rolling: Brace yourself then, girl; shall I put a kettle on and tear up some sheets?
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeMay 27th, 2009 6:14pm (May 27th 2009)
     
    OK.. My bags are packed..
    Its not going to hurt... YER RIGHT DREAM ON.....

    THINK I'LL GO ON MY DAUGHTER TRAMPOLINE FOR 5MINS,

    BACK SOON OR IN A COUPLE DAYS...
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMay 27th, 2009 6:15pm (May 27th 2009)
     
    Can you not drink a few bottles of wine/whisky/brandy/port/vodka?? It's not going to hurt sproggo now, is it?
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeMay 27th, 2009 6:20pm (May 27th 2009)
     
    Now a days, The hospital might say she cant come in she is drunk...
    As i dont drink and if i did have just 1 glass. I wouldnt be able to stand up, Not like id want to give birth standing up.. lol
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMay 27th, 2009 6:21pm (May 27th 2009)
     
    I wouldn't want to be conscious, let alone vertical...*shudder*:crying:
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeMay 27th, 2009 6:23pm (May 27th 2009)
     
    Chief chicken i take it you dont want children.
    Their meant to look after you when your old...
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeMay 27th, 2009 6:25pm (May 27th 2009)
     
    No fear - not enough fur or feet...I have a niece and a nephew and the threat of leaving it all to the cat's home...:rolling:
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeMay 27th, 2009 6:27pm (May 27th 2009)
     
    Thats funny!
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeMay 27th, 2009 10:39pm (May 27th 2009)
     
    Sara said
    " I asked my midwife, How can I bring on the birth of my son early, I really cannot bring myself to repeat what she said to me.. "

    I would probably say exactly the same... do I know her?

    No use trying to get them to come before they and your body are ready. This is where the modern method of inducing when you get to "That Date" really gets women into bother.

    What's wrong with standing up anyway, gravity has a big pull!!! Stand, kneel, anything. Just listen to your body and do what it is telling you. Trust...
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2009 2:00pm (May 28th 2009)
     
    I've just had enough.

    CAN'T

    Put my shoes on,
    Get up of seaty with out help,
    Cant pick things up off the floor,
    Cant get my filling done,
    Pain in my back all the time,
    Pain under my right breast, all the time.
    Tired,
    Swollen ankles.
    Going toilet all the time.
    Cant wear my own summer clothes.
    Cry over corrie/eastenders/ even my fish died n i cried.
    i could go on n on n on n on.
    • CommentAuthorTrevs Mum
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2009 2:17pm (May 28th 2009)
     
    Oh darling I feel for you, then last weeks seem to drag on forever. Hang on a bit more and soon your son will be with us.
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2009 2:18pm (May 28th 2009)
     
    so no TRAMPOLINE then no...
    • CommentAuthorTrevs Mum
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2009 2:21pm (May 28th 2009)
     
    well maybe just a little bouncy bouncy while eating your favourite food, feeding the hens and doing the ironing (yuk)!!!!!
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      CommentAuthorJonny
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2009 2:21pm (May 28th 2009)
     
    Hee-hee..
    • CommentAuthorTrevs Mum
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2009 2:22pm (May 28th 2009)
     
    Hi Jonny how are you buddy?
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2009 2:23pm (May 28th 2009)
     
    Ironing.. Thats why i have children.. Only joking. My 14yr old, gets paid to do that.
    Saves her going out and doing a paper round in the dark.
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      CommentAuthorJonny
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2009 2:24pm (May 28th 2009)
     
    Pretty good TM.. I'm just about to go off to work. I'm late already but that's OK..there used to that! :)
    • CommentAuthorTrevs Mum
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2009 2:25pm (May 28th 2009)
     
    Sounds good to me Sara. Good on you for getting your daughter to do it for you.I made sure my sons left home able to iron, cook and clean and they are quite capable lads.
    • CommentAuthorTrevs Mum
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2009 2:26pm (May 28th 2009)
     
    Ok Jonny have a great day, cheers.
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      CommentAuthorJonny
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2009 2:32pm (May 28th 2009)
     
    Toodles TM and sara! Enjoy your evening (TM) and afternoon (Sara)!
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      CommentAuthorAce
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2009 2:32pm (May 28th 2009) edited
     
    Bye Jonny! :meuh:
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      CommentAuthorJonny
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2009 2:32pm (May 28th 2009)
     
    Hey Ace! Gotta go!
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2009 2:33pm (May 28th 2009)
     
    To right, children should be brought up not drag up, Cooking,cleaning, ironin/washing.
    All things a mum should teach there child. And respect to other people.
    • CommentAuthorTrevs Mum
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2009 2:39pm (May 28th 2009)
     
    Spot on there. Life skills are so important for the mummy hen to teach the little chickies.
    Well its 20 to midnight here and I am off to bed. Talk again soon Sara.
    cheers.
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeMay 28th, 2009 9:53pm (May 28th 2009)
     
    GOODNIGHT MATE!! XX
    • CommentAuthorShobhna
    • CommentTimeMay 29th, 2009 8:29am (May 29th 2009) edited
     
    My 2p worth.

    I work in IT. Am too old to mention my age to anyone...

    Have a bright yellow MX5 that I call my grin factor 10 car.

    In my past life, I used to have cats and loved being owned by them,necssary changes should be happening very soon and then getting a couple of old moggies that need peace and quiet.

    Have a lovely garden and love pooting about and talking to the plants.

    No children, wanted a couple of them years ago, now I don't do children. Like CC....all will be left to a cat's Home.

    Looking after Mum who looks after me. :-)

    Learning to do challanges all the time. Some higher being likes to send them my way often enough these days.

    Oh and I forgot...I live in the land of roundabouts. Milton Keynes
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeMay 29th, 2009 2:37pm (May 29th 2009)
     
    Near me... Im northampton .. do you have photo of your car i love yellow cars,,
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      CommentAuthorneil
    • CommentTimeMay 29th, 2009 4:07pm (May 29th 2009) edited
     

    Keeper of the hens

    I don't know why (I must be really bored!), but if you search for 'general custard' in the forum you'll find it I think:

    general custard mx5
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeMay 29th, 2009 4:13pm (May 29th 2009)
     
    'general custard' ???
    • CommentAuthorShobhna
    • CommentTimeJun 1st, 2009 2:27pm (Jun 1st 2009)
     
    Neil, thanks for posting that link. will save me looking for pics of GC.

    Sara, that gives you a clue to my yellow MX5.
    lovely car and it is all mine....
    car was names General Custard by me because of it's yellow colour and when I bought it, it was a 'he' and not a 'she' so I had to give him a name accordingly.

    I had GC out yesterday for a couple of hours. Got my Grin Factor 10 back. :-)

    going to Castle Combe at the weekend so hopefully there will be some photos and as soon as I know how to post photos, I will flood the whole of the www with photos. :-)
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 1st, 2009 4:32pm (Jun 1st 2009)
     
    Hi there Init nice to see you posting again, you keep promising us photos so you will sure have to find out how to do them soon. Glad you are starting to get out and about again.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJun 1st, 2009 4:45pm (Jun 1st 2009)
     
    Soon see a happy Shobhna with flies in her teeth then...:tooth: I spose you'll be washing, waxing and polishing GC furiously then?
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeJun 1st, 2009 6:31pm (Jun 1st 2009)
     
    Oh my god im in love, take me out in your car..................
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeJun 1st, 2009 11:02pm (Jun 1st 2009)
     
    I once had a yellow car. A Datsun Cherry, now known as Nissans.

    A front windscreen banner showed he was called "Yella Cherry" and I had a huge cb (citizens band radio) ariel on the back.
    The name was an invitation to give me a "shout" on the radio.

    I moved on from this phase to take exams and legal radio amateur radio licenses.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJun 2nd, 2009 4:02pm (Jun 2nd 2009)
     
    My brother had a yellow Passat called Buttercup, then a yellow mini known as the Custardmobile.
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeJun 2nd, 2009 11:59pm (Jun 2nd 2009)
     
    I had some yellow shoes once.

    (just wanted to join in!)
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 3rd, 2009 12:19am (Jun 3rd 2009)
     
    I got a yellow ferrari fleece never did get the car to go with it though
    • CommentAuthorTrevs Mum
    • CommentTimeJun 3rd, 2009 2:23am (Jun 3rd 2009)
     
    Um..... I once had bright yellow shorts and a top and thought I was the bees knees in the outfit when I cavorted down at the beach as a teen..
    • CommentAuthorShobhna
    • CommentTimeJun 3rd, 2009 1:37pm (Jun 3rd 2009)
     
    CC and NN....I have to get on with life so I have to keep choosing the mood I wish to be in.
    I keep trying to choose the HAPPY mood all the time and some times it works, other times it does not work straight away.

    I promise I will master the art of posting photos. I already have a photobucket account so it is only a matter of copying the photos over to that site.

    Sara, I think the way my car bounces around, I think you might just have the baby in the car. :-)
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeJun 3rd, 2009 2:17pm (Jun 3rd 2009)
     
    Mum-in-law went on the back of hubbie's m/bike for an off road ride to get her into labour with one of her six babies.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJun 3rd, 2009 3:38pm (Jun 3rd 2009)
     
    I haven't got ANYTHING yellow as it looks as though I have been recently dug up if I wear it!
    Ollie; did it work? :shocked:
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 3rd, 2009 4:09pm (Jun 3rd 2009)
     
    No problems Init we just worry that you are ok when we don't hear from you for a couple of days.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJun 3rd, 2009 5:37pm (Jun 3rd 2009)
     
    If she has flies between her teeth she's happy - innit, Init? :tooth: Glad you're picking up a bit, chicken.:flowers: How's mum?
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeJun 3rd, 2009 8:02pm (Jun 3rd 2009)
     
    Haven't seen a post from Sara - do you think baby has arrived?!!
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 3rd, 2009 8:34pm (Jun 3rd 2009)
     
    Could have, it could be the hot weather got her down a bit
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeJun 3rd, 2009 8:48pm (Jun 3rd 2009)
     
    Maybe she got a lift from a passing off-road m/biker!

    Yes it did work for m-n-law but most likely she was ready anyway.
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 3rd, 2009 8:51pm (Jun 3rd 2009)
     
    Ha ha that's funny Ollie
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJun 3rd, 2009 10:44pm (Jun 3rd 2009)
     
    It's a that soap...Dennis must've just slipped out...
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 4th, 2009 8:42am (Jun 4th 2009)
     
    Ha ha ha yes Cc he, must have had a foam party like Red
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeJun 4th, 2009 2:31pm (Jun 4th 2009)
     
    O MY STOP I CANT STOP LAUGHING AT YOU LOT.....

    Good your all so funny... loves to you all..

    1st dennis still inside me. kicking like mad,
    2nd trying to cut done on the soap, because my other 2 children dont like baths or soap, someone said that its coz i eat it when there inside me....
    3 I have a yellow jumper..
    4th going to have a really hot curry tomorrow night.. Because tomorrow is
    MY LAST DAY WORK TOMORROW.


    init sister Your car is so sexy..
    Kateb I too have yellow shoes.
    nanny north The heat was bad, as ive got heated boobs at the moment, bloody big ones..(not like im going to get to keep them) :(
    c c you just make me laugh ,...

    loves to you all..
    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 4th, 2009 2:50pm (Jun 4th 2009)
     
    Well Sara, it is good for you to know we are all thinking of you and that you have a lot of good friends here. We got a curry tonight can not mention what sort it is as Neil might be offended.
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeJun 4th, 2009 3:12pm (Jun 4th 2009)
     
    Did i tell you what my mid wife told me to do to bring on the birth..?? Have a guess...
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJun 4th, 2009 4:06pm (Jun 4th 2009)
     
    Eat more soap? Wash it down with a nice big glass of chilled Fairy Liquid? Eat little guest soaps with your coffee afterwards?
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeJun 4th, 2009 4:13pm (Jun 4th 2009)
     
    Don't bother, if your body isn't ready don't muck about with it, you'll just end up in bother.

    Curry isn't nice if your pukeing it all over the midwife.

    Cohash and stuff like that must only be given by qualified practitioner.

    Castor oil is guaranted to give you the gripes - labour can be bad enough without that too.

    I could go on.. you can tell I am urging you to sit back and wait, you're nearly there...

    Book me in for big cuddle when Dennis arrives.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJun 4th, 2009 4:29pm (Jun 4th 2009)
     
    I think we should all chip in and pay Ollie's fare to Northampton...:D
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeJun 4th, 2009 4:29pm (Jun 4th 2009)
     
    MAN JUICE. See said if i EAT man juice it will bring on the birth. i mean errrrrr..

    Ollie i bet you get to hug loads new born babys..
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJun 4th, 2009 4:33pm (Jun 4th 2009)
     
    Sara, you NEED Ollie with you, I reckon. Specially after advice like that...:scared:
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeJun 4th, 2009 4:33pm (Jun 4th 2009) edited
     
    How much per hr is she..

    Bet its over £10..
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeJun 4th, 2009 7:19pm (Jun 4th 2009)
     
    Private midwives charge from £3000 a case. That's all in. No matter how early or late booked. Includes unlimited visits, staying as long as needed. The Birth. Also very frequent visits for at least six weeks after.

    Unfortunately, I have let my licence lapse and getting it back now would be very complicated.
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeJun 4th, 2009 7:22pm (Jun 4th 2009)
     
    Man juice does contain the right ingredients, needs to be given in the right place though.

    And it still wont work unless every thing is ready to GO...
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeJun 5th, 2009 9:38pm (Jun 5th 2009)
     
    See told me you need to eat it.....(man Juice)


    I've seem my midwife 3times with this pregnancy..
    The other two times i saw another midwife..

    Ive had a 12wk scan, 2owk scan.
    If i wanted another 1 id have to pay..

    I haven't visited the hospital, nor have i been asked any details about what i want to happen at the birth.
    I do feel nhs don't care about you after you have had a child they seem to think the next one. no matter how long ago will be fine..
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeJun 5th, 2009 10:02pm (Jun 5th 2009)
     
    Maternity care seems to have been cut right back - my son's partner didn't get half as much as I did with my kids. The midwife only came out to the house once. I had her every day for the first week, then every other day, then the health visitor took over.
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeJun 6th, 2009 5:40pm (Jun 6th 2009)
     
    Yep, Noone cares.. boo hoo... moan moan moan, thats all i do.. lol
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeJun 6th, 2009 6:31pm (Jun 6th 2009)
     
    Sara, Why not write down what you want to happen at the birth = a "Birth Plan".
    Put it in your notes, you can add things to those too.

    Remember that you have to give permission to everything that is done to you and your baby. To have explained disadvantages as well as advantages. Then you can make a judgement.

    Don't worry about spaced out appointments. Possible means they are not worried about you. You can phone and make extra appointments with your midwife anytime. They are there to give you a service.
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeJun 7th, 2009 2:56pm (Jun 7th 2009)
     
    I rung to see my mid wife 8weeks ago. I had to see a diffent one 2weeks ago, as mine had gone away till June. Im due to see her tomorrow at 9.40am, My 1st day off work so much for my lay in..

    With my last child i asked for a birthpool, when i went to the hospital they said that the pool wasnt ready and that they didnt have enough midwifes.

    As long as i have my husband and a large can of gas/air ill be ok...
    • CommentAuthorollie in UK
    • CommentTimeJun 7th, 2009 3:18pm (Jun 7th 2009)
     
    You can always beat him around the watsit with the Entonox bottle!
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeJun 7th, 2009 3:24pm (Jun 7th 2009)
     
    who hubby... Arr he's to sweet..
    • CommentAuthorhqtrev
    • CommentTimeJun 12th, 2009 1:20pm (Jun 12th 2009)
     
    Sorry if this thread has changed topic but I only just found it.
    For those that are unfamiliar with me....

    I live in Australia
    I am the son of Trevs Mum
    I do not currently have any animals living in captivity at my home
    But I do like animals (captivated and wild)
    I am a Mechanic
    I have a shaved head
    I am kind to insects
    I like powdered instant mashed potato
    I have been to Hencam in person
    I have met Neil, Red, Milly, Tilly, Penny, James, CC, and Trevs Mum
    I do not get presents on Father's Day
    I drive a loud, large gas guzzling Ford V8
    I used to have two pretty budgerigars in a cage
    I like things that beep or flash
    I think I should stop now
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeJun 12th, 2009 3:58pm (Jun 12th 2009)
     
    hqtrev

    Thanks for that i feel like i know u so well.
    But y do u like powdered instant mash.. errrrrrr. REALY SPUDS ARE THE BEST..

    You say you have met Neil, Red, Milly, Tilly, Penny, James, CC, Do they all live in Australia? Or did u come to uk!

    What do u mean you like beep or flash...
    Also hello...
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeJun 12th, 2009 4:57pm (Jun 12th 2009)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    He came to the UK Sara, hencam HQ is in West Yorkshire :001_smile:
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJun 12th, 2009 5:39pm (Jun 12th 2009)
     
    And he came to Buckinghamshire (aka civilisation) to see me on the way home.
    He has to like instant mash as they don't get proper spuds Down Under...:D
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 12th, 2009 6:24pm (Jun 12th 2009)
     
    Is that because they tend to grow upside down CC
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJun 12th, 2009 7:02pm (Jun 12th 2009)
     
    Yes, because the rain falls upwards so the leaves get the moisture instead of the spuds, see.
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 12th, 2009 7:05pm (Jun 12th 2009)
     
    I knew it was something like that but couldn't quite remember, You are such a mine of information CC I salute you
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJun 12th, 2009 7:31pm (Jun 12th 2009)
     
    What can I say...28% for Biology. Most of it for well-drawn diagrams. With totally inaccurate labelling...
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 12th, 2009 7:58pm (Jun 12th 2009)
     
    makes it much more interesting though doesn't it. Good job we were not in the same class at school Teacher would be in melt down after a week
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJun 12th, 2009 8:01pm (Jun 12th 2009)
     
    Geography was even worse. My entire knowledge of Australia could be summarised as 'merino sheep'.
    And the rain falling upwards, obviously. That's why they all wear bicycle clips in the rain.
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 12th, 2009 8:13pm (Jun 12th 2009)
     
    you have to be carefull not to trip over your umbrella there then
    • CommentAuthorsara
    • CommentTimeJun 12th, 2009 8:28pm (Jun 12th 2009)
     
    they don't get proper spuds Down Under REALLY???
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJun 12th, 2009 8:32pm (Jun 12th 2009)
     
    Dunno. Ask Trev. But I shouldn't think so - otherwise he wouldn't be eating instant!
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 12th, 2009 8:34pm (Jun 12th 2009)
     
    I think he is a little smash alien in disguise
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 12th, 2009 8:35pm (Jun 12th 2009)
     
    could explain why he likes things that go beep and flash
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJun 12th, 2009 8:37pm (Jun 12th 2009)
     
    :rolling: Poor Trev...
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      CommentAuthorKateb
    • CommentTimeJun 12th, 2009 9:50pm (Jun 12th 2009)
     
    I think he's a typical bloke that can't be bothered to peel the spuds and wait for them to cook!!
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJun 13th, 2009 5:08am (Jun 13th 2009)
     
    You could be right!
    • CommentAuthorhqtrev
    • CommentTimeJun 14th, 2009 11:51am (Jun 14th 2009)
     
    Ha Ha spot on Kate.
    Basically I am too lazy to cook properly for 1 person (that being me). I don't mind instant mash if a dollop of milk and a slither of butter is added to the mix.
    I have also been known to heat up a tin of bolognaise and use 2 minute noodles, to make spaghetti bolognaise.
    • CommentAuthornanny north
    • CommentTimeJun 14th, 2009 1:28pm (Jun 14th 2009)
     
    As long as you are fueling yourself up it don't matter hqtrev. You can always visit mum for a gut busting meal once a week or so
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      CommentAuthorJonny
    • CommentTimeJun 14th, 2009 3:01pm (Jun 14th 2009)
     
    Exactly Kate! With me its usually microwavable dinners - which are quite good here..if you get the "expensive" kind. I haven't use my stove in - gosh - I don't know how long. I like to think of it as my contribution to the environment... I use a lot less electricity!! I CAN cook but...nah...beep-beep--beeeep.
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      CommentAuthorchief chicken
    • CommentTimeJun 14th, 2009 4:56pm (Jun 14th 2009)
     
    We haven't got a michaelwave. But if M&S can cook it, I can warm it up in the oven...