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Forum: The Library Café Jan 12 2017, 06:42 PM
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Taking a car through a car wash can be very scary.
As for a black cat in a dark passage way - the first thing I thought of was a fluorescent collar for the cat! Or better lighting of course. ...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 8 2017, 06:04 PM
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5 is pretty nasty!!!

I've sat in my chair, paralyzed! and watched stuff bounce around and fall. And when it's over you do the rounds of the house hoping not too much has broken. And you...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 7 2017, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Lily
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We've had a visit from friends living in Holland. The youngsters were dressed in shorts and t-shirts. I bet they are not looking forward to returning home.

Lovely summery weather for...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 4 2017, 05:21 PM
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Posted By Lily
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AMCF has not had any McCaffrey posts for a very long time. I'd love to see more "what if..." type threads, and "I wonder what happened after ....." Can't think of any instances now of course,...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 15 2016, 08:59 PM
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Posted By Lily
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Someone has menioned volcanoes, somewhere! :(
Fortunately I don't think that will affect Wellington
Forum: The Library Café Nov 14 2016, 06:17 PM
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Posted By Lily
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And Kugai is also fine. Time you posted more than in games Kugai!!!!
Forum: The Library Café Nov 14 2016, 06:14 PM
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Posted By Lily
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Hi Maw

Thank you for thinking of me

We are fine, but not so far away there's flooding, hopefully from high tides and heavy rain, that will go down. We lost electricity for a couple of hours...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 22 2016, 05:11 PM
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Posted By Lily
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any dragons??? Look forward to pics.
Forum: The Library Café Oct 10 2016, 05:23 PM
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Posted By Lily
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:O

oh thank you. But that would mean going through all that small print
If I was really bothered :D
Forum: The Library Café Oct 9 2016, 05:36 PM
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Posted By Lily
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Oh obviously you need to have UK and USA editions then! I wonder what I've got? How do you tell?
Forum: The Library Café Oct 7 2016, 05:14 PM
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Posted By Lily
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I'm amazed at you both! But Hans, don't you collect books in other languages too? I would not expect P'ter to do that??? Do you have other than books? I hope Anne's lovely pictures and...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 3 2016, 09:30 PM
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Posted By Lily
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But the results can be very satisfying and You've learned something

After all you could be spending your hard earned cash on wine women or song ................................... :D
Forum: The Library Café Sep 11 2016, 06:18 PM
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Posted By Lily
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Oh good luck indeed!!!! Hope you take it easy though with a couple of breaks. But: Why on EARTH did you want to buy this car?????
Forum: The Library Café Jul 10 2016, 07:16 PM
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Posted By Lily
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So agree with you about older cars being more interesting to work on.
(Not that I'm an engineer! - it's hubby)
He is very keen on British cars and scorns the more modern ones
It's a good hobby...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 2 2016, 07:28 PM
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Posted By Lily
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What fun! Surely it would be very hot to be all done up in a suit?
Looking forward to seeing your own creations.
Forum: The Library Café Mar 23 2016, 05:35 AM
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Posted By Lily
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Good Grief !!!!!!! Do let us know what it's like, and pics would be even better!!!!!! :shriek:
Forum: The Library Café Mar 21 2016, 01:04 AM
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Posted By Lily
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"Baby Cabbage Monger" !!!!!!!!! The mind boggles. Do please explain further.
Yes, it is more fun to work a party than to just attend isn't it? Hope you have a marvellous time.
Forum: The Library Café Feb 11 2016, 12:42 AM
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Posted By Lily
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That's magnificent, Allen, congratulations
Forum: The Library Café Nov 2 2015, 10:39 PM
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Posted By Lily
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Oh, I'm so pleased to see that pic, Dragongirl. And I hate to think of how many years ago we were reading about your desire to join the navy and wishing you well. I hope it's been an enjoyable...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 14 2015, 07:36 AM
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Posted By Lily
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Wow! I bet Kibby just jumps on that with howls of glee!!
Forum: The Library Café Oct 4 2015, 06:32 PM
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Posted By Lily
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Oh yes! If you're going to indulge in sheer wickedness you might as well do it in style. Were these moon pies home made? I hope not.
I bought some cake based on a favourite I used to make and...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 28 2015, 06:20 PM
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Posted By Lily
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You had a lunar eclipse? All we had was a fire in a school lighting up the night sky :( First day of a two week school holiday, so hope they can fix things up enough to reopen then

And I agree...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 31 2015, 01:00 AM
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Posted By Lily
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Oh that's better! Looks great :D
Forum: The Library Café Aug 29 2015, 07:01 PM
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Posted By Lily
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Well now, I puzzled over what you might mean by that comment, Allen, and even googled it. References to Michael Jackson (yuk) abounded, a nasty radio host and various other things.

Do birds like...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 29 2015, 03:32 AM
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Posted By Lily
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No squirrels in New Zealand :(
Forum: The Library Café Aug 24 2015, 08:24 AM
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Posted By Lily
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It would be fun to see if I could start a trend for carving pumpkins. I think they are around most of the time - I would have to chose one with a soft enough skin to cut though, they are not all . ...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 19 2015, 06:19 PM
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Posted By Lily
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It looks as if pumpkin carving is an art in itself. Well done Simon.
I don't know why we don't do it in NZ :kiwi: Perhaps I should start a trend? Pumpkins grow prolifically here too. But we...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 18 2015, 06:09 PM
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Posted By Lily
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We don't do carving pumpkins so I know nothing about the technique. Some pumpkins have very hard skins, so I dare say you need to use ones with softer skins. How much of the inside do you take...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 27 2015, 07:02 PM
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Posted By Lily
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For sure! Why do we go to such trouble to keep our teeth? They're not always very pretty anyway. I have a mouth full of fillings and several crowns.
Doesnt look too bad from the front though, I...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 18 2015, 11:36 PM
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Posted By Lily
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I think I've had as much enjoyment from dragon*con at a distance through friends who have been. I do not enjoy crowds or excessive heat and noise.
And I did get to spend 5 minutes in Anne's...
Forum: The Library Café May 21 2015, 07:09 PM
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Posted By Lily
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Definitely NOT a good day to go to the dentist aye??? :yawn: ;)
I'm in a similar position to you - mouth full of fillings - but I do still get a filling from time to time :(
I make sure the dentist...
Forum: The Library Café May 4 2015, 06:31 PM
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Posted By Lily
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Very splendid Maw. Are you going to wear something suitable to fill in the middle bit? And find something to make him breath flames? You are very inventive, I'm sure you could come up with...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 13 2015, 05:33 PM
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Posted By Lily
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Isn't deliberately slowing and speeding the record a popular thing to do on less desirable radio stations? Do they call it scratching? Brrrr! Fortunately I do not listen to pop stations
...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 6 2015, 01:02 AM
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Posted By Lily
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Congratulations Moonlady, well done indeed !!!!! :bouncy:

C'ris!!!!! g'day !!! :fiend:
Forum: The Library Café Dec 28 2014, 10:12 PM
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Posted By Lily
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I've got a pet rock somewhere. They were all the rage a few years ago and my niece made them for Christmas presents for everyone :sly:
Forum: The Library Café Dec 25 2014, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Lily
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And all very delicious too!
I hope the kiwis were imported from NZ?
Forum: The Library Café Dec 24 2014, 03:50 PM
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Posted By Lily
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WoW Hans! An EASY dinner !!!!!! So I shall keep my question to an easy one - what were your exotic fruits? Were you able to get fresh fruits?
Forum: The Library Café Dec 23 2014, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Lily
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I prefer taste and home made to appearance, too.

I'm spending Christmas with my two kids and their families. Son has recently shifted house to a place with the popular "indoor-outdoor flow!" ...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 3 2014, 04:29 PM
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Posted By Lily
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Oh dear! Poor Maw. But that damage sounds worse than just spilling a liquid over the key board? I wonder what the worst disasters other people have had like that? Ages ago, when at work, I...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 27 2014, 01:52 AM
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Posted By Lily
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Interested to see how you snow bound folk cope with food. I have not tried it, but I thought milk did not freeze well? I have been known to keep supplies of milk powder for emergencies.

We...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 23 2014, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Lily
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LoL No it isn't!!!! All very familiar to me. I'd be QUITE out of my depth in a left hand drive!!!!
Forum: The Library Café Oct 30 2014, 04:56 PM
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Posted By Lily
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Oh! The idea of somebody on well water is enchanting!!!

So it's probably pure water with no nasties like fluoride in it?

How delightfully rural!!!!

Please don't tell me it's all piped to...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 2 2014, 06:28 PM
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Posted By Lily
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WoW! How on earth did it happen that you didn't know! You'd think the family would have been proud of her. Has she the same name as you? There's someone to live up to and encourage you then...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 22 2014, 06:44 PM
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Posted By Lily
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Oh nomnomnom!!!!!!! These seem to be the most popular cookies of all.
I was drooling over a TV cook making these last night, he didn't use the PBC though. Do you put them in the cookies? I...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 28 2014, 08:54 AM
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Posted By Lily
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DROOOOOOLSSSSS.........................

(wonders how many calories in that ................ :D )
Forum: The Library Café Jul 27 2014, 07:01 PM
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Posted By Lily
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Sounds delicious. I'd be careful about pouring melted chocolate over whipped cream though, it might melt the cream? Unless it is still workable when it's a bit cooler?
Forum: The Library Café Jul 27 2014, 01:09 AM
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Posted By Lily
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I certainly appreciate that is very hot. Specially for UK!!!!
In New Zealand our temperatures are down to one figure . But it is the middle of winter so we could do a lot worse. We just have to...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 26 2014, 02:37 AM
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Posted By Lily
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I am a firm believer of changing your shoes during the day if you're standing a lot. And moving a little - even a few steps, just to keep moving.
Forum: The Library Café Jul 23 2014, 08:50 AM
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Posted By Lily
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Hans! Vintage classic cars do NOT break down! They "fail to proceed".

Thank you.
Forum: The Library Café Jul 22 2014, 07:49 PM
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Posted By Lily
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Zelandeth, as an experienced traveller in vintage cars, I know exactly how you felt during your trip and congratulations on understanding her needs and getting home successfully.
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