Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

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Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby tigerburnie » Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:09 pm

We've got a dusting of snow here, hills are white, but we have bright sunshine just now.
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Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby Monika » Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:38 pm

Cold but beautifully sunny here today. And the amazing thing is that, although it is so bright, the moon is clearly visible at this very moment (15.30) in the blue sky.
Our grandson with cancer walked up Pendle Hill today, the fifth hill he has achieved in his aim to go walking as much as possible until his operation at the end of January.
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Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby Pa Snip » Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:42 pm

Good to hear your grandson is going strong on his target. ~We wish him well
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Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby Diane » Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:27 pm

Icy cold but sunny down here in Dorset. Tried to dig out some roots of black bamboo, for transplanting. No chance! Too tough - so had to be content with scraping back the soil and cutting the stems. I've made about a trillion stem cuttings hoping some will take. Or I could just buy a plant - but where's the fun in that. :roll:
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Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby oldherbaceous » Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:21 pm

Wishing your Grandson well, Monika.

My operation looks as if it's on for Monday....So you will all get a few days peace from me.... :)
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Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby tigerburnie » Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:35 pm

Good luck oh
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Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby Monika » Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:05 pm

All the best, OH! I am sure we shall all be thinking of you and hoping you will soon be back to your usual cheeky self! :) :) :)
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Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby Shallot Man » Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:06 pm

oldherbaceous wrote:Wishing your Grandson well, Monika.

My operation looks as if it's on for Monday....So you will all get a few days peace from me.... :)


My thoughts will be with you OH.
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Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby Stephen » Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:47 pm

OH, I hope things go well.
Monika, I'm sure the physical exercise is good and the fresh air too.
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Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby robo » Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:08 pm

Wishing you well O H ,Monica your grandson has the right idea you have to keep fighting I wish him well
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Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby Monika » Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:23 pm

Thank you for all your good wishes for my grandson. Yes. he says the walking is doing him good, not only physically to get as fit as possible before the op but it is clearing his head and helping him to face whatever may come. He is an experienced walker (he used to teach climbing and river kayaking) and next week's challenge will be Pen-y-ghent, the smallest of the Yorkshire Three Peaks (about 2,270 feet), but that will depend on the weather. When he was first diagnosed in November, the GP offered him anti-depressants, but all the outdoor activities have certainly avoided him having to take any. If anybody is interested, he is doing a Youtube vlog "Walking with Sarcoma", showing and talking about his walks.
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Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby Geoff » Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:13 pm

Good luck OH, remember, a snip in time saves nine.
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Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby alan refail » Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:57 am

I hope all goes well on Monday, OH.
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Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby Diane » Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:29 am

Good luck OH and Monika's grandson, Rob. Just found the You Tube link - following with admiration.
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Re: Mid Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby Primrose » Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:28 am

Will be thinking of you on Monday OH. Am sure you're not looking forward to it but with some things it,a just a case of gritting your teeth in the knowledge it's in your best interests. Hope all goes well for your grandson's operation too Monika.
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