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  • fran53's Avatar
    20-05-2015, 08:23 PM
    fran53 replied to a thread When they leave Uni. in Family Firsts
    Hi Crazydaisy. My ES had a difficult final year at uni. He'd got into a relationship with a girl at home and, it sounds strange, but I really hoped...
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    17-05-2015, 10:23 AM
    fran53 replied to a thread Happy birthday Katy15 in Your Lives
    Happy Birthday Katy - enjoy your day x
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    16-05-2015, 04:39 PM
    I picked up one of Kate Atkinson's earlier novels, 'Emotionally Weird', at a book barn last year but I think I prefer the Jackson Brodie's!!
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    16-05-2015, 04:31 PM
    I've really enjoyed this so far - also trying to work out where the locations are! I spent a long time studying 19th century history so not too much...
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    16-05-2015, 10:14 AM
    I'm struggling to read at the moment and have been since last summer tbh. Too many other things going on in my head and, as much as a good read is an...
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    13-05-2015, 12:44 PM
    fran53 replied to a thread Mover or Stayer? in Your Lives
    I do think it's influenced by childhood patterns Tuzanne. My Mum was constantly talking about wanting to move to a bigger house in a 'nicer' area -...
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    13-05-2015, 12:36 PM
    fran53 replied to a thread Have you noticed ... in Your Lives
    I agree about the 'like' button, or to be able to post a quick reply without getting a message that your reply is too short!! That way at least we...
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    13-05-2015, 12:27 PM
    fran53 replied to a thread Cold Sores in Health & Wellbeing
    They always look worse when they're drying up aggie! I've been out in the garden to increase my Vit D intake and I'm eating satsumas.....!!!
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    13-05-2015, 10:14 AM
    fran53 replied to a thread Cold Sores in Health & Wellbeing
    Aggie, nothing compared to your current situation I know, but I've been grappling with my house move over the past few weeks - inefficient solicitors...
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    12-05-2015, 10:38 PM
    fran53 replied to a thread Mover or Stayer? in Your Lives
    I'm really looking forward to exploring a new area. Never really been to the NW much, although my Mum was from Manchester! Norfolk is lovely but a...
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    12-05-2015, 10:17 PM
    Interesting thought VL..... after all my family research you've just made me feel I have no identity of my own at all!!!! You are right of course and...
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    12-05-2015, 10:09 PM
    fran53 replied to a thread Mover or Stayer? in Your Lives
    It is quite a journey Sue - I did it four times between June and Christmas last year! Fortunately ES is exactly half way so I do a stopover - too far...
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    12-05-2015, 08:01 PM
    fran53 replied to a thread Mover or Stayer? in Your Lives
    It's been a complicated few years Sue! When I decided it was time to sell the house I couldn't find anything I liked in Norfolk so rented initially....
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    12-05-2015, 07:33 PM
    Chilla - this is an absolutely fascinating thread and right up my street!! Current surname is 535th most common, mainly in Nigeria?? Maiden...
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    12-05-2015, 07:23 PM
    fran53 replied to a thread Mover or Stayer? in Your Lives
    Lovely to see a few more additions to this thread. At Last - I was in the same position a few years back and I'm now moving house again because...
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    12-05-2015, 01:55 PM
    Had a hot stone massage for the first time a few weeks ago - bliss!!
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    12-05-2015, 08:26 AM
    fran53 replied to a thread Cold Sores in Health & Wellbeing
    They attack me when I'm stressed or run down aggie..... I keep a little tube of Blistex in my remedy pouch and apply at the first sign of a tingle.
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    11-05-2015, 01:01 PM
    fran53 replied to a thread Dementia team for Mum in Your Lives
    Aggie - was typing at the same time so my reply doesn't take account of your last post! You must be much faster on the keys than I am!!! I think what...
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    11-05-2015, 12:58 PM
    fran53 replied to a thread Dementia team for Mum in Your Lives
    Aggie - it's many, many years since I had to deal with my own Mum's ill health and fortunately I didn't have to deal with the same condition so can't...
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    10-05-2015, 07:08 PM
    fran53 replied to a thread V.E. Day Anniversary in Your Lives
    Yes, I watched it and thought the mixture of readings and music caught the mood exactly. I was also moved by Jane Horrocks' performance and the brief...
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    08-05-2015, 02:32 PM
    Hmm - I suppose so - circumstances of my own making though. One thing this time here has shown me is how much I do need something to keep me busy...
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    08-05-2015, 01:36 PM
    No Chilla, not too personal and happy to share, although perhaps not easy to put into words exactly..... When I was working I had a position of...
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    08-05-2015, 01:04 PM
    I used to have one, although I may not have realised it..... and I can see a new one waiting for me - just taking a while to reach it!
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    08-05-2015, 11:59 AM
    Yes, I need one, and No - I don't have one at the moment!!
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    07-05-2015, 11:20 PM
    I'm here aggie - although I'm not sure how long I'll last.... been flicking across to Paxman on Ch 4 between results. Also caught the end of The...
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    02-05-2015, 10:02 PM
    fran53 replied to a thread A new princess is born! in Your Lives
    Great news isn't it? I was only in overnight for both of mine - 33 and 30 years ago now!
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    29-04-2015, 10:19 AM
    fran53 replied to a thread This old house.......... in Your Lives
    I'm always amazed by the ones who stand there and are put off because they can hear 'road noise' somewhere in the far distance..... why don't they...
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    27-04-2015, 05:59 PM
    And I'll increase the small band of Lib Dems to 4... I started out as a Conservative, probably the influence of my parents who were working class...
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    27-04-2015, 05:21 PM
    Interesting question Plasmo! Like carsma mine were planned in as much as we waited 6 years until we had our own house (second in fact - a step up...
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