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twinkle2  Female  Hertfordshire 3-Nov-2019 09:04 Message #4761293
Good morning huggers,

I'm slightly jaded due to a very late night last night babysitting.

Did any of you go to a fireworks display? We were lucky enough to be entertained by one of the neighbours short display but why oh why do all of them have to bang? When I was a child the only ones that banged were the bangers everything else just sparkled or whooshed. The poor dog was fine until the bangs started then she tried to bury herself as far as possible down the side of the sofa.

So what is the plan for today? At the moment it's dry here but more rain is forecast and the gusty wind of yesterday seems to have calmed right down. Have a good day whatever you're doing.

(((HUGS))) (((HUGS)))
Keithagain  Male  South Yorkshire 3-Nov-2019 09:15 Message #4761294
Good morning huggers!
Yes, I did hear the fireworks last night! They weren't so bad. I just met Ms Next Door this morning on her way to work and she invited me to her bonfire on Tuesday. There will be other neighbours and her friends as well.
We haven't had the storms that they've had down south (western) but we had some heavy rain at about 11am to 4pm yesterday.
I'm continuing to plant in the hanging baskets primroses...I'm about half way through, and I plan to plant three hanging baskets today.

Hugs hugs hugs
contender  Male  Leicestershire 3-Nov-2019 09:21 Message #4761296
Morning twinkle

Well earlier this week it was forecast to be very windy for today? F5 gusting F8?

Then later in the week F3 gusting F4?

Today F2 gusting f3?
At home looks like nothing, but i will still pop over and make a final decision?

Topaz53  Female  Northamptonshire 3-Nov-2019 09:24 Message #4761297
Morning Twinkle,
Dull and dismal day here at the moment so no rush to get up at mo
although have fed cat and had breakfast.

Will go for a "mystery" drive later with friend and have a walk and explore pastures new.

((((Hugs to all you huggers))))
twinkle2  Female  Hertfordshire 3-Nov-2019 09:37 Message #4761303
Good morning Keithagain,

At least your neighbour is having her bonfire party on the right day. A nice way of socialising for her and getting to know the neighbours at the same time.

It was very wet yesterday. The wind was very gusty in the morning but had died down by late afternoon.

You are putting me to shame with your planting Keith. I still have a ox of bulbs from two years ago to get planted once the beds are sorted out. I have some new penstemons that need putting in the flower bed and if I'm not careful some of my other pots will be bird food as they are being churned up no doubt in the search for grubs etc. Three baskets sounds achievable and they'll be a nice splash of colour. Do you enter gardening competitions?

twinkle2  Female  Hertfordshire 3-Nov-2019 09:39 Message #4761304
Morning contender,

How strong does the wind need for sailing? I hope it's just right for you as you have been so unlucky recetly. Fingers crossed.

twinkle2  Female  Hertfordshire 3-Nov-2019 09:43 Message #4761306
Good morning Topaz53,

A lady after my own heart. I only got up to beat you! ;) ;) I haven't had my porridge yet as I wanted to start this off.

'Mystery' drive sounds interesting and fun too. Does it involve coffee and cake or lunch somewhere too like Victoriana11? Enjoy and I hope you stay dry.

Topaz53  Female  Northamptonshire 3-Nov-2019 09:48 Message #4761311
Lol twinkle, Sunday wouldn't be Sunday without tea and cake ;)
jennifer  Female  Gloucestershire 3-Nov-2019 09:49 Message #4761312
Morning, Twinkle and all fellow Sunday huggers.

I'm enjoying playing music and dancing! Well, some choons just won't let me sit still!!

I hope everyone has a good day doing what makes them feel good.
Pboro Trevor  Male  Cambridgeshire 3-Nov-2019 10:58 Message #4761321
Good morning Twinkle and all Sunday Huggers.

Late night for us last night too as we were Leeds for A-Ha Concert and did not get home until 2.

We are now at a Peterborough Cat Rescue homing day at the Bedford Hall in Thorney. Hoping our 2 foster kittens get the forever homes.

Hugs to All.

Phoenixnights  Female  Nottinghamshire 3-Nov-2019 12:39 Message #4761347
Good Afternoon Twinkle and Huggers,

I live quite near a Rugby Club and they always put on a decent Fireworks display but my new cat didnt appreciate it, poor thing, and hid under the table until it had finished. So am hoping that its very wet on Tuesday when all the smaller ones will be happening Im assuming.

Still have gardening to do ( i bought a ridiculous amount of bulbs) but the weather is weird , Sunny one minute then showering the next and ground still very wet so will have to stay in eating and reading.

Hope everyone enjoys their Sunday.

Hugs to all ((hug)))
leogirl  Female  Essex 3-Nov-2019 12:51 Message #4761349
good afternoon Twinkle and all SUNDAY HUGGERS {{{ hugs}}} AND MORE {{{hugs))}M

I gor up at about 7.30 , had a cup of tea, are some porridge and went of to bed again to wait until the house was a bit warmer . Came back from a very nice, adventurous holiday in Crete. Although I suffered more from vertigo than I did in the past, People has been very kind and helped me whenever I was walking with a wobble ( and that was before I had a glass of vino ! Went on my own to Knossos to see the ruins of King Minos Palace. Helping hands and arms to get me around! Spend an good 3 hours in the museum of Herakilon as I am interested to see how people lived in the island some 3500 if not 4000 years ago. Went on a 4 wheel drive tour in the mountains ! Bit scary at times as the roads arey steep, narrow and have barriers between the crumbling roads and the deep ravines.
The weather was perfect and how I envied Sea Urchin who still is in Cypres for an other week !
been tidying my summer clothes away and been sitting in front of the fire - the contrast to wet, cold Blithy was a bit too much.
Victoriana11  Female  Buckinghamshire 3-Nov-2019 16:07 Message #4761373
Hello Twinks and fellow huggers.
Went to a big outdoor sale and got drenched to the skin. Old habits die hard though...... lol. Went home to change, & rain stopped by mid-day so we went out to lunch at a local hostelry which was nice but couldnt hear each other speak as it was so busy. Coming back, I was amazed at the beauty of the trees and hedges everywhere. Such lovely shades of yellow ochre, burnt umber and crimson lake. We are so lucky in this country, to have such beautiful sights of nature. I was truly moved by it all today. I wanted to get the paintbrushes out but still havent found any spare time.
((((hugs))))) to all.

V x
Sea  Female  Essex 3-Nov-2019 16:32 Message #4761378
Good Morning Twinkle and all Sunday Huggers,
It has been a lovely, warm, sunny day here again today. Went for a snokel in the sea before breakfast, then a long walk around the coast; about an hour and a hakf plus, before picking up a lift from a friend to the other side of Coral Bay for the monthly, It's only Sunday Lunch Club. Absolutely full. Two starters, soup and salad bar, with tuna, prawns, cheese etc.. Main course half a huge roast chicken with all the trimmings and then apple and blackberry crumble for desert. It also included carafes of wine on the table and all for 12 euro, so not bad. On Thursday went sailing though and it was also to celebrate 20 years of the sailing club out here, so huge 20th Anniversary cake sat overlooking the sea afterwards. I beieve the wind was considered about perfect at 5 - 6 knots, in I think a south westerly direction. There was a race as a big occasion with sixteen boats taking part. Everyboidy was given a handicap in that we had staggered start times from nought to 24 mins. We had 16 mins as it went on the helm and boats past performance not the crew (me).. A whistle was then blown after 90 minutes and it was wherever you were when hearing the sound of the whistle. I believe we came about forth overall but were second in our category, so both received a bottle of wine at prize giving, prior to the cutting of the cake. As to fireworks I did hear a few going off here last night but didn't quite know where? A bit too late to run and find out. : - )

twinkle2  Female  Hertfordshire 3-Nov-2019 21:58 Message #4761400
Hello jennifer,

Lovely to hear some things don't change. The only thing missing is the SV ;)

twinkle2  Female  Hertfordshire 3-Nov-2019 21:59 Message #4761401
Hello Pboro Trevor,

Slightly later than me Trevor.

I hope your homing day was successful.

twinkle2  Female  Hertfordshire 3-Nov-2019 22:02 Message #4761402
Hello Phoenixnights,

How are you? Haven't seen you for a while.

We've had more fireworks tonight but not as many or as loud as last night.

It's been really damp and drizzly here for most of the day. I hope you enjoyed you literature.

twinkle2  Female  Hertfordshire 3-Nov-2019 22:06 Message #4761403
Hello leogirl,

Good to have you back, apologies for the chilly weather :(

Not good about your vertigo. The Palace at Knossos is uneven in places as I remember. Did you enjoy the 4 wheel drive tour apart from the scary bits? Sometimes you get to see far more from them than from a coach or car tour. Did you go across to Spinalonga? I hope it won't be too long before you're acclimatised again.

twinkle2  Female  Hertfordshire 3-Nov-2019 22:08 Message #4761404
Hello Victoriana11,

It was dry here to start but then the drizzle set in. It's good to hear that some hostelry's are still busy. Sunday lunch seems to be a good pull. I was commenting on the tree colours this week too. I love the autumn colours.

twinkle2  Female  Hertfordshire 3-Nov-2019 22:11 Message #4761405
Hello Sea,

You should write a book about your journeys, that is if you don't already. It sounds a world away from damp drizzly England :( I'm not surprised your full with two starters as well as a main and pudding but excellent value. Well done on your fourth place.

Phoenixnights  Female  Nottinghamshire 7-Nov-2019 19:33 Message #4761806
Hi Twinkle,

I'm well thank you, I dont come on here as often as I once did. No real reason apart from feeling constantly knackered from working all week !

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