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It's really horrible here (south Glasgow!) with rain/sleet coming down. Thankfully, there is no snow just now, and I am hoping it stays that way. I have had stir fry for dinner, and I have tidied up as I have a house cleaning company coming tomorrow to do a deep clean.

I am watching the news, and I will watch Cold Feet later. I need a brew but I'm too cosy under my blanket, on the couch.

How are you this evening? What is your weather like?
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Evening Sal. I have eaten bangers and mash and am just doing my Sainsburys order. I’m not sure what the weather’s doing, it’s been vile most of the day. MrTex is away so I will have a quiet evening once the boys are in bed. I expect it will feature Inside no 9.

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Hello! It is blowing a hoolie outside but at least the snow has all gone. There's stuff I should be doing but I don't feel up to it so I shall watch Only Connect and then go to bed.
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Hello Sal. Today has been absolutely minging but by the time I got home after work things were relatively back to normal. Storm Ciara (Sabine here) is hopefully now over
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Quiet nights in are prescribed for all - blankets, cosy socks, jumpers, tea, biscuits etc.
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Evening, m sitting on the sofa with wine and a blanket. I think we will watch something soon, but not sure what.

Today’s weather seems to have been worse than yesterday, hopefully tomorrow might be slightly better :fc:

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Good evening. It’s just cold here now. I’ve been out to yoga after making a Spanish omelette with chorizo, and a tomato salad, which I’m just eating now. I was going to do HIIT stuff to catch up on my challenge but I was overcome with a headache at yoga so I’m just going to leave it for another night.

Has anyone still got proper snow?

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Morning. We had a massive storm last night too. Our swimming pool flooded :ella: There are more storms forecast for today and tomorrow...Hope you turtles are staying warm!

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Have all the fires gone out now Est? (I know they weren't actually near you)

Evening all. 6/6 meetings done, I'm losing my voice. Half of it was bloody outdoors, what a day to chose, I'm just thawing out.

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I believe this load of rain the whole east Coast is getting just now has helped put out a lot of the fires, including the NSW “mega fire”. With the unfortunate side effect that places are now affected by bad flooding. Welcome to Australia :ella:

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It does seem like the gift that keeps on giving :sad:

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Evening. I got the early night memo and am already in bed with a lemsip. E is snoring beside me. It sounds awful outside so I'm making the most of my electric blanket.

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That was bad planning, smal!

The wind is so loud here - it's like a constant roar as well as the whistling and the noise of trees breaking.
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Oh Smal, you poor thing! I bet you are glad to be home now!
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SO glad!

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Oh no, smal! That sounds horrible.

Est, that’s very sad about the floods.

I bought a new ice cream scoop today, and long story short I’m now drinking a weird alcoholic milkshake :)).

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Is it a good ice cream scoop? C often talks about the one he bought to impress me but his parents now have fur done reason. He’s bought many trying to find one as good.

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It really is, Squizz. This article made me feel for those poor people: https://apple.news/Az77qRtCSSK2vdXUn7XHlnQ

I need to know more about your milkshake...

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Pippedydeadeye wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:06 pm
Is it a good ice cream scoop? C often talks about the one he bought to impress me but his parents now have fur done reason. He’s bought many trying to find one as good.
I had a good one before but I gave it away :?. Which seems a bit silly in hindsight. The new one is the Oxo Good Grips scoop. It cost £6 and has a thingy to release the ice cream. It worked well, I will need to test it on more challenging icy cream :bow:.

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Estrella wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:08 pm
It really is, Squizz. This article made me feel for those poor people: https://apple.news/Az77qRtCSSK2vdXUn7XHlnQ

I need to know more about your milkshake...
Oof, that’s harsh. Those poor people.

The milkshake has vanilla ice cream and milk. Then because it needed a little zhuzsh, I put in a dash of vanilla extract, a tiny sprinkle of icing sugar, and a good glug of spiced rum. I considered grating nutmeg on top but was too greedy to stop and add another step, HOWEVER, next time I would do the nutmeg.

It was delicious and I’m extremely full and quite buzzy now :rebs:. Hic.

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