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quote:
Originally posted by Galloping Granny:
quote:
Originally posted by Bishops Finger:
Stewed trotters (crossed or not) go nicely with a smidgin of cheese...

From Piglet: Go away, BF.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4NWehvRjOs

Also from Piglet: Go away, GG. [Devil] Poor little piggy. [Frown]
quote:
Originally posted by Moo:
Piglet, how are you and D getting along with the cat?

Not bad at all - she's a very easy cat to get on with, and while she miaows and looks expectantly at the cupboard where the cat-food is whenever we come into the house, she seems to have taken reasonably well to us and is happy for us to stroke or comb her.

Yesterday she was miaowing at the cupboard, looking for treats, and I said, "what part of 'no' don't you understand?" She miaowed again, and D. said, "what part of 'miaow' don't you understand?" [Killing me]

She has us totally wrapped around her finger (paw?); we usually end up giving in and letting her have a treat when she shouldn't, so she's going to be the size of a small elephant by the time her usual humans come back ... [Eek!]

[ 10. January 2017, 21:56: Message edited by: Piglet ]

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Well, it's true what they say - 'Dogs have owners, but Cats have staff!'

[Biased]

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Absolutely, BF. [Big Grin]

Everybody told me when I was feeling apprehensive about looking after Tabby that I'd probably fall in love with her and be wanting one of our own by the time her humans came back. I'm not quite at that stage, but I will admit to becoming quite fond of her - she's really quite nice ... for a cat.

[Devil]

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If you do end up being employed by a cat, make sure it's not a marmalade cat. Every time you look at her/him, s/he'll remind you of Trump's Hair.

[Ultra confused]

Enjoy, anyway! I rather like cats (well, I admire them, which is not quite the same thing, but, alas, I'm allergic to their fur - and have twice ended up in A & E as a result... [Disappointed] ).

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quote:
]Also from Piglet: Go away, GG. [Devil] Poor little piggy. [Frown]
[/QB]

Don't be concerned for dear little Piggy Sue. Now a big girl, she is living out her happy life at the home of an admirer in the country, after charming the whole of New Zealand. Her Human, in this ad, isn't hiding her future fate from her, but the dreadful things that happen to other pigs.
I think I've posted the original ad before, but I'll find it again after breakfast (I really slept in today!)

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Possibly piglet was feeling sorry for the piggy who had been roasted...

[Waterworks]

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This is slightly changed from the original ad – I haven't seen it quite like this
on TV.
Found an Irish version too – different accents, different landscape. Such fun!

GG

[ 12. January 2017, 09:41: Message edited by: Lothlorien ]

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Boogielet2 is home for a few days. He's a pilot and every few months they have to do simulator flights, to practice a wide variety of issues from fires in the hold to undercarriage not working etc etc which they can't practice in real life. He lives in Bristol but the simulators are in Manchester so he stays at hotel Boogie.

It's good to have him here - but I forget just how much these youngsters EAT!! I've made two loaves a day this week and still need to do another [Smile]

(And I don't eat bread at the moment due to my no-carb diet!)

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Hmm...perhaps five (barley) loaves, and two small fishes might suffice? [Biased]

Meanwhile, it's a real Dismal Desmond of a Day here - no SNOW! (yet), but pouring down with rain. Spring seems a long way off still! [Disappointed]

At least if we do get SNOW!, I'm well stocked up with biscuits, soup, potatoes, and wine... [Big Grin]

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quote:
Originally posted by Galloping Granny:
This is slightly changed from the original ad – I haven't seen it quite like this
on TV.
Found an Irish version too – different accents, different landscape. Such fun!

GG

I'm sorry GG but your link to that advert seems to be malfunctioning - it won't play for me or for others but I can't see any obvious errors in the coding.

Would you care to have another go, please?

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...and Pete went mad in a bookstore!

Never take a librarian [albeit retired] to a bookstore! He wanted to pull the whole place apart and put all the books back in Dundridge Digit order, or something. As it was he settled for spending a small fortune on acquiring 4 new books to read in the plane on the way home...

...but has since admitted that he may start on them before he leaves.

Self control is not his strongpoint!

I, of course, restrained myself because of my nature being so [Angel] -ic, but it all reminded me that I have yet to put my monthly money in my Kindle account [Big Grin]

However, I did spend a not particularly small fortune on cheese including some Chilli Sambal Ruscello, which is like a rather pleasant spicy sort of version of Gouda.

Yum yum.

A good time was had by Pete and I last night when we went to the performance night at the local temple festival here in the village - the whole programme was really well presented with a mixture of theyyam and thiruvadiyar traditional dance styles, all danced by locals - the temple itself is well known but not enormous having never been fully rebuilt since it was sacked by Tipu Sultan of Mysore back in the late 18th century.

We didn't eat the free food on offer as we had already had supper but when a young neighbour boy brought me a paper cup of payasam, a sort of rather delicious pudding, I did force it down so as not to upset the lad. I'm good like that, always thinking of others.

[Biased]

Now I think it is approaching my bedtime, I can't do two late nights in a row these days.

[edited to correct appalling spelling error!]

[ 12. January 2017, 15:04: Message edited by: Welease Woderwick ]

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What part of Matt. 7:1 don't you understand?

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We actually had s**w today - thankfully, it was big, wet flakes which didn't stick.
I was in my Welsh lesson at the time, and we have a great view over the valley. Strangely enough, the topic was the weather, so we could legitimately say "Mae'n bwrw eira" - it's snowing.i

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Well, we call it SNOW! in Estuary English, and we've got it now....about an inch of the bl**dy stuff. More worrying for some, though, is the threat of a tidal surge and flooding along parts of the East Coast...

[Help]

I just hope WW enjoys his cheese.

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quote:
Originally posted by Welease Woderwick:
quote:
Originally posted by Galloping Granny:
This is slightly changed from the original ad – I haven't seen it quite like this
on TV.
Found an Irish version too – different accents, different landscape. Such fun!

GG

I'm sorry GG but your link to that advert seems to be malfunctioning - it won't play for me or for others but I can't see any obvious errors in the coding.

Would you care to have another go, please?

I think it might have been taken off, Even the Irish version (perhaps it was earlier?) that came up this time is about cellphone coverage. I'll have one more shot.
There is a TV interview of a larger (3 months later) Piggy Sue in her permanent home with the Milnes – Kevin Milne is a familiar senior TV journalist/presenter.
You may try googling piggy sue
If she's gone, I shall miss her. And unless VodaFone initially made a series of ads all at once there must have been more piglet TV stars. She is an English Large White and fully grown will be HUGE.

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Result of Googling piggy sue

I like using Preview because I get such a nice Thank You.

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[Axe murder] piggy sue!

Thanks, GG... [Big Grin]

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quote:
Originally posted by Galloping Granny:
Result of Googling piggy sue

I like using Preview because I get such a nice Thank You.

...and thanks to you, too, for sorting that out.

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What part of Matt. 7:1 don't you understand?

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quote:
Originally posted by Welease Woderwick:
... We didn't eat the free food on offer ...

Yeah, right. [Devil]
quote:
Originally posted by Bishops Finger:
Well, we call it SNOW! in Estuary English, and we've got it now....about an inch of the bl**dy stuff.

My heart bleeds for you. [Big Grin]

Actually, some of our sn*w has buggered off, courtesy of a couple of days with temperatures in Plus Numbers [Yipee] and a spot of fog, but it would take about a week of that for it to properly go away, and the temperature forecast for Saturday is -13°C, so I reckon we can whistle for that. [Frown]

The chief result of the thaw is that there are humungous Patches of Treachery™ just waiting to catch out the unwary (probably me).

By the way, I love Piggy Sue. [Axe murder]

edited for spleling

[ 13. January 2017, 02:25: Message edited by: Piglet ]

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It was bad enough it took me 2 hours to get home last night because of snow and flooding, but it took poor Macarius nearly 5 hours (usually 1)!

He said there was no way through a lot of roads because of cars skidded everywhere, and abandoned cars etc. - which also lead to huge queues of course.

M.

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Here in Suffolk we have had no snow, it is cold and bright. However there are predicted gales later today and, together with very high tides, this could cause quite a lot of coastal flooding - some villages have been evacuated as a precautionary measure.

Having said that, the morning high tide has passed uneventfully in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, but hasn't yet got to East Anglia. And there is another danger point at the evening tide. All depends on the wind.

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No sn*w here so far, but gale force winds last night. On the fifth floor, it felt like our windows were about to explode [Eek!] .

I have been feeling quite domesticated. Since Christmas is finished, poultry is all reduced, and I got a free-range corn fed chicken for €7. I roasted it on Tuesday (Dad en rouge’s method: stick half a lemon, a bit of onion and some thyme inside the cavity then rub the skin with olive oil, add salt and pepper and some herbs) then last night I made club sandwiches with some of the leftovers. They were tasty. I even peeled the tomatoes and everything and replaced the mayonnaise with hummus because (a) it’s healthier and (b) I’m not mad about mayonnaise and I didn’t want a whole pot hanging around afterwards that we wouldn’t eat. There’s even enough meat left over to make a risotto, with proper stock made out of the carcass. My Home Ec teacher would be proud of me. [Big Grin]

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I came out of the supermarket and got hit by a blizzard: strong wind and huge sticky wet flakes. It's stopped now (but still quite windy). Flooding threat seems to have diminished although there are still worries along the coast.
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It reached here in NW Kent shortly after Greenwich. Small flakes, trees lashing about, blown stuff blowing off the roofs.
It is landing on my living room, double glazed west facing windows, and melting immediately! Kitchen window, east facing, ditto.
The person who had their roof redone the other week has all the snow from last night slipped off. Goodness knows what the roofers used. Or did to the loft insulation.
No depth built up from today's fall.

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Pleasant snow here - just a dusting for everything to look pretty - see my 'walk' blog [Smile]

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Woke up this morning to SNOW!, ice, cold winds, and a power cut (now restored). Fled into Town - buses are running, but the Bus Station seemed unusually deserted, being full of nice warm buses (with cheerful drivers) but empty of Glums (aka passengers).

You colonials, of course, are used to it...but snow which sticks is actually quite rare in this part of the world - it must be 2 or 3 years since the last lot, and it generally only lasts for a few days (said he hopefully).

I do recall Epiphany a few years ago, when usual Wednesday evening Mass (for which I had prepared a superb homily [Big Grin] had to be cancelled because of a heavy snowfall which brought the town to a standstill. Notwithstanding which, the Mad Churchwarden and the Mad Reader (i.e. me) got to church, and said Evening Prayer (BCP, of course). A cold coming we had of it..... [Help]

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First snow of the winter yesterday evening in South Wales. It even settled on car roofs and on the ground a few hundred feet up.

Perishing cold this morning - I should have taken a scarf to go with my cap.

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*sings*

'The snow has (nearly) gone, I can see clearly now'

...and the Yellow Face is shining in the sky.

However, the tide is still rising..... [Ultra confused]

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quote:
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... You colonials, of course, are used to it ...

You're absolutely right, BF - while it's easy for us to snigger at the whole of the UK coming to a standstill for a couple of inches of sn*w, it really is a matter of being prepared for it with the right infrastructure - ploughs, salting/sanding and what-have-you.

It looks as if our brief January thaw was just that - brief. It's a cold, clear, beautiful day here, but any bits of road or pavement where the ice hasn't melted completely are utterly treacherous, and the forecast is for the temperature to wend its way back down to -13° tonight, so there won't be any more thawing for a while. [Frown]

In other news, D. got a message from a lawyer in St. John's today to say that the potential buyers of the former Château Piglet have signed something. I'm not quite sure exactly what this means, but I'm still crossing everything and not counting any chickens.

[Help]

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But it's not so bad. After a few days of rain, hanging around the freezing mark or slightly above with everything squelchy, slippery and generally gloomy, it was back to -5°C, dry and sunny today, which is fine. Really, I don't care how cold it gets as long as the sun shines and the wind don't blow too hard. Remembering Edinburgh in the winter, when they just put the sun away and nobody sees it for three or four months.

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quote:
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... I'm still crossing everything and not counting any chickens.

Just as well I didn't count those chickens. The buyer (an estate agent in Toronto) is now trying to bully us into accepting an offer so low it's an insult, citing a frankly ridiculous quote for having the plumbing updated, despite the fact that her offer was "as-is" and took into consideration the condition of the property.

The condition isn't that bad* - it's an old house with the problems that come with old houses - but insurers in St. John's more-or-less refuse to insure downtown properties, because they can get away with it. If someone were to set up an insurance agency specialising in downtown houses, they'd probably be coining it.

We're hoping our agent can return the bullying, with interest, but at this rate we'll be lucky to be able to afford a cardboard box in a doorway in Fredericton.

Feck. [Mad]

* According to the City assessment for rates purposes, it's worth over twice her latest offer, so she's getting a bargain.

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That is an embuggeration, Piglet. Despicable. What does your lawyer (and Estate Agent) have to say about it?

I hope that it is sorted, and soon, and that you can begin to settle in Fredericton.

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We haven't engaged the services of a lawyer yet, although we did have some communication with one when the Scumbag's offer was still on the table. Having said that, he was from the same firm as the Scumbag's lawyer, so there may have been rather less impartiality than one might desire, and when things went pear-shaped, the silence from him was deafening.

With any luck there might be one in the congregation, or someone who can recommend one.

Now I ought to go and check on the chicken I put in the oven an hour or so ago. [Smile]

[ 14. January 2017, 17:17: Message edited by: Piglet ]

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Yes, it might be scratching at the grit on the floor. Seems a funny place to keep a chicken? [Devil]

[ 14. January 2017, 17:10: Message edited by: Baptist Trainfan ]

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BT, you're an eejit. [Big Grin]

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Guilty as charged.

Seriously, I trust this house-buying goes better for you, you must be so angry and frustrated. We're in the same process at the moment but, at the moment, it's going smoothly.

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Seconded re god wishes for house-buying, Piglet. Been there, thrown the book out the winder etc. etc.

There is, I hope, a Special Circle In Hell for bullying and awkward estate agents (and lawyers).

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Thanks for your good wishes, gentlemen. [Smile]

Just after I'd typed that post (hence the edit) we had an e-mail from our estate agent enclosing an amended offer from the buyer, at the insulting price plus $10k!!!, which should be enough for Buying in Fredericton Plan B. We've signed it and e-mailed it back to her, and are now hoping (still crossing everything) that the deal should close next Friday.

Still a bit apprehensive but maybe this time ... [Paranoid]

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May BiF Plan B proceed successfully...

....all Episcopal Digits duly crossed!

IJ

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Fingers crossed!

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Oh Piglet, I hope that it all goes well - such a frustrating time!

Here's wishing it all goes well, and by Friday.

[Votive]

* * * *

In other news I got down on the floor mat with the babies this morning then took a tumble trying to get up again! Silly Me!

Nothing was hurt except my pride, and I may well have an excess of that anyway, but I need to organise myself better! Later Beautiful Bertie Boy was screaming so I got down on the mat with him [again] and held him a bit then just rubbed his back and he promptly fell asleep.

A point to me, I think.

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And what do points mean? - Prizes! [Big Grin]

Piglet's special hell dwelling for lawyers I can only support (all present company excepted!), and also add accordion players. There is a great cartoon by Gary Larson on that, and I think another one where a little boy accordion player gets chucked into hell. Justice!

However, Ladies and Gentlemen, (re)discovering French composer Olivier Messiaen, I have come across this stunning performance: 'La Nativité' (The Nativity) not on the organ, but on a Russian accordion, here! [Eek!] [Overused]

(Some Messiaen from the Nativité was organ-ised on at the end of a recent BBC Radio 3 Choral Evensong, from Merton College, Oxford.)

Wishing you/us all a lovely and blesséd Sunday!

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And what do points mean? - Prizes! [Big Grin]

Piglet's special hell dwelling for lawyers I can only support (all present company excepted!) [...]

Sorry, that was axshually Bishop's Digit who dixit. And for estate agents, too!

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Fingers and paws crossed Piglet [Votive]

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Another Dismal Dennis of a Day here, with clow loud, drist, and mizzle abounding....not much fun for dog-walkers! I made it to church, and we had an uplifting sermon from our Lay Reader (though I do wish he wouldn't preface his discourses with 'Mornin' all! Take a pew!'.. [Roll Eyes] ).

It seems that the East Coast's predicted storms/surge/high tides over the past day or so did much less harm than forecast, for which no doubt all are thankful. There was some flooding, but not, apparently, as much as had been feared.

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Like WW i also took a tumble yesterday but have hurt my shoulder rather than my pride. I am a member of the British Airways athletics club, which yesterday hosted a fixture in the Surrey league cross country, division 4. We are a small club and you need 10 runners for a cross country team, so I was prevailed on to take part. Division 4 of the Surrey league is quite a low standard but as with the higher reaches of athletics, it is better to maintain an upright position while running, rather than tripping over a tree root and falling forwards to land on your chest and shoulder in the mud.

I was able to resume and complete the race but by the evening my shoulder had seized up a bit and I have rather restricted movement in it today.

I spent the evening reading on the internet various suggestions for how to remove extreme levels of mud from a shirt.

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quote:
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Another Dismal Dennis of a Day here, with clow loud, drist, and mizzle abounding....

Yup, describes it perfectly.

I had the unusual experience of preaching in the local A-C church - all went well but it was a bit chilly. Now I can see why the High Church folk wear all those layers of vestments! [Devil]

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quote:
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... 'La Nativité' (The Nativity) not on the organ, but on a Russian accordion ... [Eek!]

Eek indeed! [Eek!] Although actually, he seemed to be making not a bad fist of it. D. played Dieu parmi nous* after Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve and was, I think justifiably, rather chuffed with himself.

Moonlitdoor, I'd love to offer a sympathetic oink (and I sincerely hope you haven't done yourself any lasting damage), but IMHO anyone who voluntarily indulges in cross-country running deserves all that's coming to them.

[Two face]

* or "Dieu parmi bleedin' nous" as a late organist friend used to call it. [Big Grin]

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moonlitdoor - I hope the shoulder mends soon [Votive]

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So do I - ouch!

Best thing for extreme levels of mud on a shirt = a new shirt...

It's all very well for piglets - they have four (short) legs, and hence have less far to fall when running....

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quote:
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It's all very well for piglets - they have four (short) legs, and hence have less far to fall when running....

IJ

And they don't mind landing in the mud.
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