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The Worst Thing Today

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: Heavenfield by L J Ross & Lost for Words by Stephanie Butland
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Fri July 17th, 2009, 2:16 pm

We got plagued by big flying ants yesterday, luckily most of them stayed outside so it was just a matter of closing the windows and doors and waiting til they'd flown off somewhere else.

Would love to join you in Cornwall....even in the rain!
Currently reading "Heavenfield" by L J Ross & "Lost for Words" by Stephanie Butland

Chatterbox
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Location: New York

Postby Chatterbox » Fri July 17th, 2009, 4:18 pm

The flies are asleep today, I think -- it's too hot even for them. (Forecast is for more than 90 degrees.) Even with the A/C going full blast, it was too hot to sleep last night, so I'm going to have to survive the day on 2.5 hours sleep. Ugh. TGIF!

HFO road trip to Cornwall???

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Ken
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Location: Truro, Cornwall, UK

Postby Ken » Fri July 17th, 2009, 5:29 pm

"Chatterbox" wrote:The flies are asleep today, I think -- it's too hot even for them. (Forecast is for more than 90 degrees.) Even with the A/C going full blast, it was too hot to sleep last night, so I'm going to have to survive the day on 2.5 hours sleep. Ugh. TGIF!

HFO road trip to Cornwall???


As I'm posting this (18.25hrs) summer has arrived back in Cornwall again! Beautiful blue skies and around 22 degrees (72 in your speak!).

Spent the afternoon at Kynance Cove, one of the more beautiful bays/beaches in the county. Atlantic breakers rolling in from America, thanks by the way! Some little children braving the sea temperature of around 17 degrees. And all is alright with the World!

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Lady Macbeth
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Location: Deepest Darkest Lincolnshire

Postby Lady Macbeth » Fri July 17th, 2009, 8:46 pm

Sounds lovely Ken- we lived in Cornwall for a couple of years and really loved it.

So, in this thread do we say what the worst thing that happened to us today was? I've had a pretty good week overall so I think the worst thing that happened today was finding out one of my colleagues has swine flu. She looked really terrible yesterday and I'm wishing her a very speedy recovery.
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Chatterbox
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Location: New York

Postby Chatterbox » Fri July 17th, 2009, 9:42 pm

Here is my fave place in Cornwall: Lantic Bay. Kynance is on the LIzard, isn't it?

Also, a couple of other pics from my last trip, April of last year. I look at these and just feel... happy...

OK, we can now go back to the usual programming of today's worst things. Mine is def. the heat & humidity!!
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Ken
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Location: Truro, Cornwall, UK

Postby Ken » Sat July 18th, 2009, 7:13 am

"Lady Macbeth" wrote:Sounds lovely Ken- we lived in Cornwall for a couple of years and really loved it.

So, in this thread do we say what the worst thing that happened to us today was? I've had a pretty good week overall so I think the worst thing that happened today was finding out one of my colleagues has swine flu. She looked really terrible yesterday and I'm wishing her a very speedy recovery.


Worst thing today is that Lady Macbeth has sent one of those pesky flies through cyberspace on to my screen under 'and do you think you deserve your freedom?' Almost broke my screen trying to scrape it off!!

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diamondlil
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Postby diamondlil » Sat July 18th, 2009, 9:07 am

I had to take a second look myself!
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pat
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Location: Adelaide, South Australia

Postby pat » Sat July 18th, 2009, 10:20 am

"Ken" wrote:Worst thing today is that Lady Macbeth has sent one of those pesky flies through cyberspace on to my screen under 'and do you think you deserve your freedom?' Almost broke my screen trying to scrape it off!!


Glad it was not just me!!!
A good book and a good coffee, what more can anyone want? xx

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: Heavenfield by L J Ross & Lost for Words by Stephanie Butland
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Sat July 18th, 2009, 8:40 pm

And me! I thought it was a real ant or fly, especially as they've been invading over the last few days.

I've never come across Lantic Bay before, whereabouts in Cornwall is it?
Currently reading "Heavenfield" by L J Ross & "Lost for Words" by Stephanie Butland

Chatterbox
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Location: New York

Postby Chatterbox » Sat July 18th, 2009, 10:10 pm

Exactly, since I'd been griping about the invasion of the flies.... Then I realized that no fly performs a perfect circle o f 8 pattern, over and over again in the same place!


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