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Re: Stardust on the Moon

Post by Stardust on Mon 06 Jul 2015, 14:44

Hot, hotter, ever hotter, hottest ...

If it gets any hotter I'll be a melted puddle on the floor.
Now I understand the true meaning of "wilting".

Been trying mind over matter, imagining a huge tub of ice-cream or bathing in a cool ocean, but not having much success so far.

I've been feeding myself round pink radishes, they are very refreshing, and drinking fizzy water. If I drink much more water we'll hear it sploshing around when I walk.

How is it up there where you are, Feather, shall I send you some of my sunshine?
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Post by Feather on Mon 06 Jul 2015, 15:06

I woud say it's warm with a refreshing breeze. I can't stand too much heat but I'm enjoying today as we have had no summer till now.Poppies and Lupins are blooming in my new garden. Roses are budding and most shrubs are shooting up and spreading out.This gives me enormous pleasure. An Escallonia hedge has been planted and five Golden Leylandii at stratigic corners for shelter.


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Post by Stardust on Mon 06 Jul 2015, 17:31

I don't know all the plants you mention, but your description conjures up a gorgeous picture, it sounds grand, Feather. A deckchair to sit in and rest in the garden, magazine handy, cool lemonade, Chica snoozing in the grass, birds singing in the bushes, bees and butterflies flitting among the flowers. Your own little paradise.
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Re: Stardust on the Moon

Post by Stardust on Tue 14 Jul 2015, 00:17

Odd fireworks still going off, had this for the last few nights, now we've got the fire engine rushing past with it's siren blaring at 1.15 in the morning.
Lots of smoke earlier this evening, I thought our block was on fire, but false alert.
More fireworks tomorrow, and the day off too, just as well after these late nights.
Just had several very pretty fireworks blazing the sky with bouquets of sparkling silver sprays and stars, great while it lasted.
Seems to have calmed down now. Oh well, never mind, time to lay our sleepy heads upon our pillows and drift away into the land of dreams.
Goodnight...  zzz zzz zzz


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Re: Stardust on the Moon

Post by Stardust on Wed 29 Jul 2015, 21:16

Blue moon on Friday 31st July.
Full moon twice in the same month, doesn't happen very often.
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Re: Stardust on the Moon

Post by lar-lar on Wed 29 Jul 2015, 21:28

Heavy rain over my way today but was pleased to have the cooler temperature after the heatwave.

I found a new garden centre which is at least half the price of all the others' so I've got three new plants. toast Pic up soon!
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Re: Stardust on the Moon

Post by Jamboree on Thu 30 Jul 2015, 06:18

Stardust wrote:Blue moon on Friday 31st July.
Full moon twice in the same month, doesn't happen very often.
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The term 'once in a blue Moon' means that that something is very rare. But just how rare, depends on your definition.

In astronomy, a Blue Moon is a full Moon, which doesn't quite fit in with the months in our calendar. However, there are two completely different ways of calculating which full Moon is a Blue Moon.

Blue Moon:  The Full Explanation
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Re: Stardust on the Moon

Post by Feather on Sun 02 Aug 2015, 14:07

It's funny how my reaction to the moon has changed over the years:-
When I was at Uni, there was a song which said it all for me at the time.

I see the moon, the moon sees me
Down through the leaves of the old oak tree
Please let the light that shines on me
Shine on the one I love.
Over the mountains, over the sea
Back where my heart is longing tobe,
Please let the light that shines on me
Shine on the one I love.

I often sat in the students' common room, looking up into the sky with such a longing in my heart for home and Morris.

Now, for me, the moon is just a deceptive chunk of rock pretending to be something magical.


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Post by lar-lar on Tue 04 Aug 2015, 01:21

I was admiring the moon earlier tonight.. I hope it always remains magical to me Feather.

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Re: Stardust on the Moon

Post by Feather on Tue 04 Aug 2015, 08:37

I wish that for you too, Stardust.
Another day of gales in Orkney. Poppies are doing a frantic dance to cajole the wind into submission but the wind is having none of it and is determined to chop off their heads. This is the summer that never was. I hope it's not a trend for the future. hairpull


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Re: Stardust on the Moon

Post by lar-lar on Tue 04 Aug 2015, 21:38

It was me (lar lar de la la) I think you wish that for giggle


It's breezy and a lot cooler here today. Is this a weather thread? schaterlach
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Re: Stardust on the Moon

Post by Kitkat on Tue 04 Aug 2015, 23:17

Feather wrote:Poppies are doing a frantic dance to cajole the wind into submission but the wind is having none of it and is determined to chop off their heads. This is the summer that never was. I hope it's not a trend for the future. hairpull


I bet it's not as bad as here though. surprised   Devon and Cornwall have got it real bad: (see the video)

Devon and Cornwall beaches closed amid bad weather

Cars have been moved by large waves and people have been advised not to enter the sea at a number of beaches after a big swell and strong winds hit the south-west of England.

Several vehicles were battered by the waves, which crashed over the sea wall at Ilfracombe Harbour, in north Devon.

Beaches including Croyde and some in Newquay, Cornwall, have been "red flagged" by the RNLI because of the dangerous conditions.

The charity said Tolcarne and Porth in Newquay were the only beaches currently open.

Red flags warn people not to enter the water because of the dangerous conditions.

Video footage from Veronica Silletto:   http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-33775958


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Is this a weather thread?

Sure looks like it, doesn't it.  giggle
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Re: Stardust on the Moon

Post by Feather on Wed 05 Aug 2015, 08:28

Yes kk, but they have also had heat and a proper summer. We haven't. thumbdown


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Re: Stardust on the Moon

Post by Stardust on Wed 05 Aug 2015, 13:16

Feather wrote:I wish that for you too, Stardust.
That wasn't my post, Feather, it was lar-lar who wrote it.

Feather wrote:Another day of gales in Orkney. Poppies are doing a frantic dance to cajole the wind into submission but the wind is having none of it and is determined to chop off their heads.
I love your description, Feather, very poetic.

Feather wrote:This is the summer that never was. I hope it's not a trend for the future.
I'm actually sitting here in 27°C with the shutters closed to keep in the cool. Outside it's bright sunshine and much hotter of course.
Sorry you're having a rather miserable Summer, I hope it cheers up soon.
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Re: Stardust on the Moon

Post by Stardust on Wed 05 Aug 2015, 13:26

Road workers with extremely noisy machines and flashing lights kept us awake for hours. I would have thought it wasn't allowed for them to carry out road resurfacing work in the middle of the night. They had this great big lorry-like contraption going back and forth, up and down the road, and other vehicles with flashing lights - great when you're trying to get to sleep. The road is now very much higher than before, practically level with the pavement, it looks really weird.


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Re: Stardust on the Moon

Post by Feather on Wed 05 Aug 2015, 14:37

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Feather wrote:I wish that for you too, Stardust.
That wasn't my post, Feather, it was lar-lar who wrote it.

No, Stardust. I was referring to the moon always being magical to you.


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Re: Stardust on the Moon

Post by Kitkat on Wed 05 Aug 2015, 18:14

Feather wrote:
Stardust wrote:
Feather wrote:I wish that for you too, Stardust.
That wasn't my post, Feather, it was lar-lar who wrote it.

No, Stardust. I was referring to the moon always being magical to you.

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wary   But it was lar-lar that actually said "I was admiring the moon earlier tonight.. I hope it always remains magical to me Feather."


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Lookin' forward to that pic ....  and also Feather's long-promised garden pics ................
(albeit on a different thread) - this one: https://krazykats.forumotion.co.uk/t35-feather-by-the-sea  ... flower
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Post by Feather on Wed 05 Aug 2015, 18:51

Ooops!!! Enough said! Embarassed


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Re: Stardust on the Moon

Post by Stardust on Wed 05 Aug 2015, 20:36

Thanks, you lovely girls, you cheered me up. flower

The Moon is actually special and magic for me, so you got that bit right, Feather.


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Re: Stardust on the Moon

Post by Kitkat on Sat 14 Nov 2015, 23:20

So shocked and saddened to hear of the recent events in Paris.  I hope you and yours are safe and well, Stardust. 
Of course, everyone the whole world over is affected by these terrible events, but those who are there in the midst of it all must surely feel the full force and horror of it all - and may well personally know or know of friends and/or relatives of some of those whose lives have ended so horribly.   Sad


From The Telegraph:

Paris terror attacks: Everything we know so far on Saturday night




At least 129 people have been killed in seven separate attacks across Paris, including 82 during a hostage situation at Bataclan, a music venue



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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/france/11995246/Paris-shooting-What-we-know-so-far.html
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Post by Stardust on Mon 16 Nov 2015, 23:02

It took a while to identify all the victims. Some of the families were frantic with worry, going from hospital to hospital looking for a loved one, knowing that the longer it took the less hope there was.

One by one, we followed the searches, hoping with the relatives and friends, sharing in their tears, until one by one the messages were posted that Marie, Mathias, Valeria, Elif, Djamila, Mohamed, ... were gone, departed from this life, taken before their time.

All they wanted was a pleasant evening out, a happy start to their weekend, but what they got was sudden oblivion or a terrifying race to save their life.

So many victims were young, smiling in the photos, full of life and looking forward to bright futures. Muslim, Jewish, Christian, other religions, from all different origins, skin of all colours, joined together in a macabre journey to wherever we go after here.

A wife, dying in her husbands arms, a young couple in the Bataclan joined for eternity in death, strangers trying to run to safety cut down and falling as one in a mass of bodies... a horror, meaningless, needless...

May all these blessed souls now have found peace.


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Post by Kitkat on Fri 04 Mar 2016, 15:52

Stardust - where did  you go?  We have not seen you around here since your post about the size of the avatars:
here  arrow  https://krazykats.forumotion.co.uk/t776-avatars

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Stardust wrote:I've only just noticed that the size of our avatar pictures is now tiny. When did that happen? surprised

Added (edited) after clicking Send:
As soon as I posted the message the avatar size went back to normal, so what happened there then?
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There's no change and no glitch.  In the Blogs sections the avatars are smaller and they are to the left of the postings.  It's always been that way.  There are other differences in the Blogs sections also.  (That's why I was asking the Bloggers (in Feather's Blog I think it was) if they prefer it set out as a Blog - or conforming with the rest of the Forum.)  Both you and Feather said you prefer to keep it in Blog form.  Smile

I do hope that's not the reason for why you haven't been around for a while - and I'm also hoping that you are OK and all is well with you?  Your cheery philosophical musings are greatly missed around these parts.  sunny  Please do pop in, if only briefly, just to let us know that you are okay.  happyheart
As you will see from my reply to that post, the avatars resizing only happens/happened in the Blogs section of the Forum (this area).  This whole Blogs section has now been changed back to match up with the rest of the forums, so the avatar pics and profiles show the same details as the rest of the Forum.
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Re: Stardust on the Moon

Post by Stardust on Sun 08 May 2016, 16:28

Life stepped in and needed me to be elsewhere for the last three/four months.
I have a lot of reading to catch up with the forum now and see what you've all been up to... sidestep


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Post by Kitkat on Tue 10 May 2016, 12:03

Stardust wrote:Life stepped in and needed me to be elsewhere for the last three/four months.
I have a lot of reading to catch up with the forum now and see what you've all been up to... sidestep

yay   Pleased to see you back here, Stardust.  :thumb:

I was thinking maybe you had joined the exodus to the Facebook Playground, where it seems a lot of the 'oldies' are to be found these days. 

 
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Post by Stardust on Tue 10 May 2016, 17:33

I started out with the forums so I've stayed on here and on LAL. I've grown attached to some members who are like an extended 'virtual' family and I like to know how everyone's doing.

We seem to have gone over all the aspects of spirituality over the years, so there's not much new to add now, but there are plenty of other topics and I don't intend to stop visiting as long as the forums keep going. It's nice to be back.

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Post by Kitkat on Wed 11 May 2016, 09:24

Stardust wrote:We seem to have gone over all the aspects of spirituality over the years, so there's not much new to add now,

Aspects surrounding spirituality, life and death can never be depleted.  There is so much yet to discover.
I am currently compiling a comprehensive list of noted now deceased scientists, parapsychologists, investigators & researchers of Spiritualism and Psychic Phenomena.  Still a work in progress, that list can be found here:
http://lightafterlife.freeforums.org/noted-deceased-scientists-researchers-of-spiritualism-psi-t1250.html

These people contributed so much to our current understanding of life and death as we now know it and there is much to learn by simply clicking into each indvidual's name on that list to discover the fruits of their dedication.  

There are still questions to be asked, research investigations and studies to be carried out - and there always will be.  Many prominent scientists, psychologists, philosophers and researchers still living today are dedicating much of their fields of speciality into attempting to answer some of those questions and their research is ongoing.  They (and we) now have the added advantage of the internet to assist in sharing and making available much of the results of their investigations and the further questions which arise as a result of their findings.  It's a never-ending quest for knowledge and we have it all available at our fingertips.
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Post by Stardust on Sun 15 May 2016, 15:40

I don't take so much pleasure from reading books about spirituality these days, they just seems to confirm what's already been written or said and it's a long while since I read (or heard) something new.

I'm sure you're right, Kitkat, that work on this subject is still in progress, but I don't want to waste more time surfing the net or reading "new" books which in the past just went over old turf. I'd imagine that if something really new and amazing came up, the media would let us all know about it.

For the time being I'm walking the lonely road on this one, but I hope other members will continue to share what they have experienced as it's always good to read their posts (which can be more interesting than an entire book written on the subject).

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Post by Kitkat on Sun 15 May 2016, 22:56

Stardust wrote:I hope other members will continue to share what they have experienced as it's always good to read their posts ...

Me too.  :thumb:  agree
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Post by Stardust on Mon 23 May 2016, 15:37

Reading another crime novel by Arnaldur Indridason. Difficult to put down once you start. Sherlock study Shocked


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Post by Feather on Mon 30 May 2016, 10:11

The most interesting new thought is concerned with other dimensions. To me, that seems to be the way to go. Coupling that with the idea of universal consciousness keeps me interested at least. The scientific new suggestion is that there are far more dimensions than we ever imagined.I hope at least one of them is spiritual.


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Post by Stardust on Wed 01 Jun 2016, 13:25

I've been thinking along those lines too, Feather.

A world of peace, equality, happiness and love must exist somewhere, on another planet or in another dimension. Though reason tell me there are probably worse versions of our own world too.

It's been said/written before that we may live the same basic life in other dimensions, with most of the same people, but with different choices leading to different outcomes.

My heart loves to think that departed loved ones are still alive in some of these other dimensions and that I can hug and talk to them there, assuming that I myself am not departed.

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Post by Feather on Wed 01 Jun 2016, 13:35

There can be only 3 reasons why we don't know---
1. There is nothing to know.
2. We are not evolved enough to know.
3. It would not be compatible with some grand scheme for us to know.

Can you think of why the last one should/could be true?


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Post by Stardust on Thu 02 Jun 2016, 11:02

I doubt N° 1 is the answer - there's so very much we don't know about our own universe, even our own planet, (in fact even about some of our own neighbours...) that it seems likely that even the most intelligent of us perceives only the smallest particle. Perhaps when we leave our body behind our spirit joins what you refer to as the "Universal consciousness", Feather, where many more mysteries become clear to us. I find it very hard to believe that when we die that's it, there's nothing more for us beyond this life. What would be the point of us living in that case?

N° 2 is a certainty, we cannot be evolved enough yet and perhaps never will be, at least not anytime soon.

No, that N° 3 is the one we're usually given to the standard question: "If God exists why does he (or she) allow terrorism, massive killing, etc ...?" and it really does seem like a cop-out to stop people asking. I don't see how tragedies, suffering, torture, killing..., could be part of what we're all looking for as our paradise: light and love.

But whatever is out there, is has to be BIG.


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Post by Feather on Thu 02 Jun 2016, 12:07

You have said it all, Stardust. x.


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Post by Stardust on Fri 03 Jun 2016, 15:30

The Louvre Museum in Paris is shut today because of rising water and the need to take the precious stock presently in storage to a safe place where it won't be submerged by the flood.

The zouave at the Alma bridge was up to his knees in water this morning.
http://en.parisinfo.com/transport/73139/Pont-de-l-Alma

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Re: Stardust on the Moon

Post by Stardust on Fri 03 Jun 2016, 17:44

The Seine is now almost up to his waist and still rising...

Water, water, everywhere...


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Post by Whiskers on Fri 03 Jun 2016, 18:01

O lord Stardust, It looks like Paris has got what we had here last weekend.  Torrential non stop rain and gusty wind with it.
I hope they manage to store safely away all those precious things in the Louvre. I dont know who or what is the zouave at the Alma Bridge but I hope they dont end up in it up to their eyeballs (as the saying goes!).


Paris was also in the news on this day in history in 1962.
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Post by Kitkat on Sat 04 Jun 2016, 09:30

I think it's a whole lot worse than the UK has been experiencing, Whiskers.

Latest news here from The Independenthttp://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/paris-floods-in-pictures-as-waters-rise-in-french-capital-a7064701.html


Paris floods: Pictures show parts of a city submerged as waters rise in French capital
The rapidly swelling river has forced the closure of a number of major landmarks
 
The Seine has risen to its highest level in decades following several days of torrential rain in Paris and elsewhere in north-east France.
The rapidly swelling river has caused the Louvre to close for the first time since the Second World War, with reserve pieces evacuated from the museum’s cellars.
And the risk of widespread flooding in the city is feared, should the water levels keep rising.

Flood warnings in Paris as the Seine rises


(click the link above to see more pictures)

“It could take one or two weeks for it to return to normal,”  said the Paris town hall, according to Le Figaro.
President Francois Hollande said ‘natural disaster’ status would be applied to large swathes of France if the floods, which have already caused 20,000 people to evacuate their homes, were to worsen.



Paris faces anxious wait as River Seine continues to rise


The environment ministry predicted that the Seine could peak at 6.5 metres during Frday night – which would be its highest level since 1951. 
More than 40 different parks and public spaces in Paris have been closed to the public due to the flooding, along with riverside bars and restaurants and a section of the suburban railway.
The Musée d'Orsay has also closed to prevent damage to its artworks.


and from elsewhere:

June 04, 2016

Nearly a week of heavy rain has led to serious flooding across parts of France, Germany, Romania and Belgium, leaving 16 people dead and others missing. French energy company Enedis said over 17,000 homes were still without electricity Saturday in the Paris region and central France.

Authorities have shut the Louvre museum, the national library, the Orsay museum and the Grand Palais, Paris' striking glass-and-steel topped exhibition center. The Louvre, home to Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa," said it won't reopen until Wednesday. Curators were scrambling to move some 250,000 artworks from basement storage areas at risk of flooding to safer areas upstairs.

The Orsay Museum, known for its impressionist art, closed through the weekend. Several railway stations shut down in Paris city center and drivers experienced traffic problems in and around the French capital because of flooded roads.

France's meteorological service said Saturday that high flood alerts remained in effect in 13 regions, mostly in central France, including Paris. Although the rain has tapered off in some areas, possible floods were expected over the weekend downstream along the Seine river, in the region of Normandy in western France.
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Post by lar-lar on Sun 05 Jun 2016, 19:33

Stardust wrote:I don't take so much pleasure from reading books about spirituality these days, they just seems to confirm what's already been written or said and it's a long while since I read (or heard) something new.

I'm sure you're right, Kitkat, that work on this subject is still in progress, but I don't want to waste more time surfing the net or reading "new" books which in the past just went over old turf. I'd imagine that if something really new and amazing came up, the media would let us all know about it.

For the time being I'm walking the lonely road on this one, but I hope other members will continue to share what they have experienced as it's always good to read their posts (which can be more interesting than an entire book written on the subject).

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Post by Feather on Sun 05 Jun 2016, 22:13

That was annoying because the pictures were not visible


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Post by lar-lar on Sun 05 Jun 2016, 23:52

The Paris floods?
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Post by Stardust on Fri 30 Sep 2016, 09:23

We've had a lot of crows this year, hordes of them all over the place, and they do so like to talk in that strange screeching way of theirs. Just as well I like crows.

When I get up in the morning I open the window and switch on the light, but keep getting wasps flying in, drawn by the light. Have to sit in the dark until they fly out again and then shut the window until sunrise. Just as well I like wasps.

Next door got two dogs this year, Rottweiler and Weimaraner, and they keep leaving piles of big sticks outside their door, brought back from their walks. Unfortunately, during the same period I notice I've suddently got wee little insects coming into my place, can only be from the pile of sticks. Just as well I like dogs.


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Post by Kitkat on Fri 30 Sep 2016, 16:14

Stardust wrote:We've had a lot of crows this year, hordes of them all over the place, and they do so like to talk in that strange screeching way of theirs. Just as well I like crows.

When I get up in the morning I open the window and switch on the light, but keep getting wasps flying in, drawn by the light. Have to sit in the dark until they fly out again and then shut the window until sunrise. Just as well I like wasps.

Next door got two dogs this year, Rottweiler and Weimaraner, and they keep leaving piles of big sticks outside their door, brought back from their walks. Unfortunately, during the same period I notice I've suddently got wee little insects coming into my place, can only be from the pile of sticks. Just as well I like dogs.

I notice you haven't included 'Just as well I like insects'.  What a Face

I think you're the first person I've heard say that they actually like WASPS!  pale
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Post by Stardust on Fri 30 Sep 2016, 16:53

I do like insects, with a reservation concerning cockroaches and flies and anything else that causes hygiene issues. I'd rather have wasps in the home than flies any day, and they're also prettier.


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Black Moon on 30 September 2016

Post by Stardust on Fri 30 Sep 2016, 20:37

First I've heard that we have so-called Black Moons, and there's one tonight.

See more here: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/space/blogs/get-ready-great-black-moon-2016

Extract from the article:
On the evening of Sept. 30, the Western Hemisphere will be treated to a "black moon," the rare second occurrence of a new moon in a single calendar month. New moons, or dark moons, are when the side of the moon lit up by the sun is facing away from Earth, making it nearly invisible to the naked eye. These generally happen only once during the moon's 29.5-day lunar cycle around the Earth. Roughly every 2.5 years, however, a single month features two new moons, with the second instance known as a "black moon."


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Post by Stardust on Fri 21 Oct 2016, 13:28

Been singing "I'll take you home again, Kathleen" with a big smile all over my face. My Dad loved singing that song, though not just that one.

I know it's classic for girls to think their own Dad's the best but, although mine has now progressed to the next stage of his journey, he still has the capacity to make me smile and feel his fatherly love in the depths of my heart, and when I sing these songs I can hear his voice accompanying me full of joy and so very close that I'm sure if I reached out my hand I would actually feel him there as if his physical body was still there by my side.

I love you, Dad. happyheart happyheart happyheart happyheart


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Post by Stardust on Sat 22 Oct 2016, 07:39

Yikes. surprised

While I've been on the forum I've been watching outside through the window and in the last 10-15 minutes the fog has been coming down and creeping towards me. I can just about see the building opposite and the road but it's getting thicker and closer. Incredible, the speed of its advance, I hope it doesn't get so thick as to stick to the windows so nothing can be seen through them, I don't like that.

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Post by lar-lar on Sat 22 Oct 2016, 18:17

Nights are starting to feel chilly now ... I'm missing the warmer weather  thumbdown
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Post by Stardust on Sat 22 Oct 2016, 21:10

... and I miss the long Summer days. 
Dark late in the morning and early in the evening now and days getting ever shorter.  sigh


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Post by lar-lar on Mon 24 Oct 2016, 10:14

I need a clear out. I found twelve winter coats I don't wear and just as many scarves. Pleased I got a charity bag through the door ...

Something sweet happened to me yesterday; a young robin (not so cold then..) flew in the house so I cupped up and took it outside.  happyheart
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Post by Stardust on Mon 24 Oct 2016, 10:46

I love robins... just bought a pretty M&S tin of petticoat tails with a robin on the lid. I'll keep it to put mints in.

Miserable foggy and rainy morning today, everything is blurry to look at outside though thankfully it's not too cold. Hopefully it will lift and cheer up by tonight.

Cost of Marmite has gone up for the second time since Brexit, though I don't see why since it's not in application yet. I'm wondering what will happen once it is. Bought several pots on Saturday because in one of the M&S shops they'd sold out (everyone is stocking up, I guess) and, also, if there have already been 2 price rises it's likely not going to stop there.

I also go to M&S because they have a good selection of cheeses suitable for vegetarians (i.e. which don't contain rennet made from an enzyme taken from the stomachs of un-weaned calves). Well done M&S for that.


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