• cassandra replied to the topic Brexit Near in the forum In the News 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    @SpinningJen  I know a guy who moved to NL but couldnt get on with the language barrier so he moved to NZ he says they are tough regarding the rules for permits to saty but he loves it. Hes on the south Island and he says its amazing to go hiking along the moutain snowline in the morning and then down to the beach for a swim in the afternoon.

    He…[Read more]

  • Thanks @SpinningJen  I have to go to hospital next week anyway for dental surgery I developed a swelling above the front tooth where I hit my face, this has turned out to be infected and even though my regualr dentist cleaned and drained it the swelling has returned so I have to see the specialist. My dentist said that the fall was most likely…[Read more]

  • I suppose Im a bit like @SpinningJen  I have to balance clothes to fit my lifestyle.

    I do have some nicer clother but to be honest I live in jeans and tops. Part of this is practical and partly health . Since I got ill and was given some medications that I was allergic to I find it hard to regulate body tempreture I cant stand anything knitted…[Read more]

  • I have two dogs so they are my motivation, as @SpinningJen says walking is great.  Its free, it can be really interesting and it keeps both mind and body busy if you use your walk to observe the world around you.

    We walk about 10km per day thats normally 5-7 in the morning and the rest in two smaller walks during the day.

    I also do not diet and…[Read more]

  • cassandra replied to the topic advice on a new diet in the forum Health & Diet 4 months ago

    Thankyou  @KitKatKitty and @SpinningJen  Im now accepting of my body the way it is but it was hard. I had to say goodbye to all my clothes soon after the treatment as I was forced to accept I would never fit into them again.


    One of the nicest things that ever happened was at the very worst time, I was huge (to my way of thinking) and I was w…[Read more]

  • @SpinningJen  .. Wales is lovely although every time I went there it poured with rain.

    Ireland .. My family come from Ireland and My father always said ‘when the troubles are over I will take you there’ sadly he died before the Good Friday agreement and peace. But my son and his family now live in Co Meath not far from Dublin and Ive visited. I…[Read more]

  • cassandra replied to the topic Recent Photos in the forum General Chat 6 months, 3 weeks ago

    @SpinningJen  I love family photos too I have lots  including a whole set of old black and white ones of parents  grandparents and great grandparents.

    This one was such a wow moment for us though,  we were walking at a nature reserve when Murphy started to growl.. He never does that when we are out so OH and I stared into the mist and this fig…[Read more]

  • cassandra replied to the topic Thinking gifts in the forum General Chat 8 months, 1 week ago

    @SpinningJen  that windmill was built in 1863 and still runs, in fact most windmills here are still used on a regular basis in our constant with the water levels. That one makes sure that the water is kept at a safe level for the surrounding bird sancutary so that ground nesting birds dont find themselves flooded out. You can visit when the flag…[Read more]

  • I think your sister has hit the nail on the head..

    but @SpinningJen has a good idea you could casually mention to the girl that you and the other boy’s mum are good friends and you tell each other everything… Hint hint…

    That way you dont have to accuse or get into a row..Plus you dont have to be the messenger to your son that his GF is…[Read more]

  • cassandra replied to the topic Hot Weather in the forum General Chat 1 year ago

    @SpinningJen , both my daughter and her OH are trained in animal care they both have vaste knowledge about reptiles so much so that our local rescue calls her OH when they find or are asked to rescue a reptile and he also gives lectures at the local collage. They have a reptile room at home with special tanks lighting heating etc and a strict…[Read more]

  • Lake District replied to the topic Q&A in the forum Interviews 1 year ago

    @SpinningJen, I don’t listen to radio much but I sometimes listen to Kerrang! Radio..

    @Mamie, I’ve attempted to build Hogwarts on Minecraft but it’s a good game, what console did you get Minecraft for? Games that I play are listed below:

    Grand Theft Auto V

    Tomb Raider Definitive Edition

    Lego Harry Potter Collection

    Call Of Duty WWII

    Sniper…[Read more]