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    ^^^^^ When getting ready to go out to a Christmas party you spend an hour scrubbing fence paint from your arms and knees, and still have to apply brightly coloured nail polish to hide the bits of paint behind your fingernails...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Bones View Post
    ... when out for a country walk you stop and admire a pile of stable muck.
    I do this quite regularly, so much so Mr Snoop has come up with a name for this syndrome: "muck envy".
    Note to self: Getting too old not to have a life.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Snoop Puss View Post
    "muck envy".
    Sounds like one of rary's friends.

    ..........when your neighbour gives you a load of wood for sticks for the fire and all you can say is "This'll make good garden frames" (5 minutes ago. )
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    ... you're scouring the fruit and veg sections of supermarkets for interesting things to grow, not to eat.

    Like the pack of beautiful orange pointy peppers I got from a Czech Liddle yesterday. I'll have enough seeds to share from those.

    Then in another supermarket nearby I found a single small pack of a variety of spuds that I've been wanting to grow, and they looked nice and clean and mostly a good size for planting, and the price was 33% off and clearly marked on the packet, equivalent to about 70 Euro cents, and I had Czech coins that I could pay with quickly, but then at the checkout the barcode didn't work and they refused to let me have them, and told me there were plenty of other potatoes I could buy, but I made such a loud fuss about it in Slovak and English that they eventually got the manager, who gave them to me for free.

    I wonder if they had any idea why only that pack would do. Probably just thought I was mad!
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    When you don't have room in the hall cupboard for the hoover because your chitting tatties are in there.

    When you can't feel the heat from your radiator because you have an od sideboard with a jerry rigged mirror ready for your delicates. Time for another jumper.
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    You are asked to go to bed early for fun and not rest, but you still have to light the heater in the greenhouse first.

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    I once went shopping for shoes for a wedding I was attending & came back with 3 bags of compost instead.

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    You (I will not include myself as I’m always professional and on the ball - and yes I can hear you laughing) are as daft as a box of ��
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