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Banana Diaries 2 - The Return To Planet Jill

Old May 12th 2005, 5:18 pm
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Originally Posted by Scossie
Aaaarrrgghh!!!

Remember Jill, I own a pool company!
You should have let me know, & I'd have done a quote for you!!
Would have given you mates rates as well...!!!
Im gonna remember that doll when we eventually buy in 2099 lol

Will you give me mates rates too
 
Old May 12th 2005, 5:21 pm
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Originally Posted by maggy
Im gonna remember that doll when we eventually buy in 2099 lol

Will you give me mates rates too

And fill it with Whisky.
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Old May 13th 2005, 12:20 am
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Originally Posted by Scossie
Aaaarrrgghh!!!

Remember Jill, I own a pool company!
You should have let me know, & I'd have done a quote for you!!
Would have given you mates rates as well...!!!
Scossie sweetheart, it was already paid for before I met you !!!!!!!

Love Jill x
 
Old May 13th 2005, 12:31 am
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And fill it with Whisky.
What a fantastic idea, although I would prefer Gin

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Old May 13th 2005, 1:34 am
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Originally Posted by Go Banana's !!
Scossie sweetheart, it was already paid for before I met you !!!!!!!

Love Jill x
Ah well. Never mind.
Got your PM Jill.... Thanks for that.

Made me think though. With all these BE members heading for Perth, maybe I should start a, "Who wants a pool" thread..!!

Don't know if the Mod's would let me away with blatant plugging though??

Cheers.... John...
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Old May 13th 2005, 4:34 am
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Originally Posted by Go Banana's !!
12th May
a fake Louis Vitton hand bag in leather
Certainly sounds fake!!!!

Let's hope it's one of these http://www.vuitton.com/ and not a Kuala Lumpur own brand!
 
Old May 13th 2005, 8:51 am
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Originally Posted by owieb
Certainly sounds fake!!!!

Let's hope it's one of these http://www.vuitton.com/ and not a Kuala Lumpur own brand!
Got that website on favorites ! pity I didn't check the spelling before I posted LOL - never one of my strong points

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Old May 13th 2005, 9:11 am
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Friday 13th May.

I'm alive !!! no drama's apart from an emergency bacon sandwich for a certain poster who drank an entire swimming pool full of beer last night
The things you do for ya mates hey?. Pity the one I did for myself half an hour earlier actually had no bacon in !! I'll explain.

I had to cancel the swimming lesson as I got held up at school and just couldn't make it. I'd had no breafast due to the rush to get littlen' ready for her assembly, so I came home and cooked myself a bacon , egg and tomato sandwich it was yummy. 15 mins later I got a phone call from a rather hungover, starving hungry, Mad Scot ! I offered to make her some bacon butties and bring them as I was going with cakes anyway. I opened the oven to put the plate in to warm and lo and behold there was my bacon I could have swore I had just eaten - mental truely mental. So I have now discovered that I like fried egg and tomato butties to LOL.

Had a fab laugh at the Mad Scots, which was the tonic I needed. Guy's I tell you what, missing M&S is nothing to missing you guys if you weren't here, you're the best and can't wait to see the whole lot of you next Saturday. Just make sure you give me something to write about the next day.

We're off to walk the mut now and I'm switching off, as otherwise I'll sit in front of this all night and I have alot to do before the man of the house lands!!

Take care and have a good weekend

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Old May 13th 2005, 10:18 am
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I better practice my drinking before meeting that Mad Scot in July.
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Originally Posted by Go Banana's !!
Don't worry I'll make his 14 hours with me memorable, before he goes off for the 3 week stint to Israel and Holland.

Jill
14 hours huh.... plenty of time for a round of golf then... I will be over at 6am to pick him up on the way through
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Originally Posted by Go Banana's !!
I'm having a "I seriously miss M&S, Next, Wallis, John Lewis and H&M week"
There are so many Brits in Perth - why is there no M&S? I've seen them in Cyprus and Hong Kong, both ex-pat favourites. Bet there's more Brit ex-pats in Perth than either of those places.

Jill - have you actually asked M&S why not? Maybe you should start a petition.

Seriously, M&S ain't daft when it comes to potential revenue, maybe they just need to be encouraged a little ... all they can say is NO, they may say YES!

Look on it as a whole new project once the house build is over .
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Old May 13th 2005, 9:44 pm
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Shhhhhh, that was my grand business plan when my visa eventually gets granted to bring the M&S franchise with me. A friend who works for their PR department unfortunately pointed out that I'm several million pounds short of the funds they look for to do this though so back to the drawing board!!

Just wanted to say good to see you back, Jill. I stumbled across Part 1 a few weeks back and took the best part of a week to get through it but it definitely helped re-fuel my fires of inspiration for the arduous visa process so thanks and keep writing!!
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Old May 14th 2005, 10:52 pm
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Originally Posted by Go Banana's !!
Friday 13th May.

I'm alive !!! no drama's apart from an emergency bacon sandwich for a certain poster who drank an entire swimming pool full of beer last night
The things you do for ya mates hey?. Pity the one I did for myself half an hour earlier actually had no bacon in !! I'll explain.

I had to cancel the swimming lesson as I got held up at school and just couldn't make it. I'd had no breafast due to the rush to get littlen' ready for her assembly, so I came home and cooked myself a bacon , egg and tomato sandwich it was yummy. 15 mins later I got a phone call from a rather hungover, starving hungry, Mad Scot ! I offered to make her some bacon butties and bring them as I was going with cakes anyway. I opened the oven to put the plate in to warm and lo and behold there was my bacon I could have swore I had just eaten - mental truely mental. So I have now discovered that I like fried egg and tomato butties to LOL.

Had a fab laugh at the Mad Scots, which was the tonic I needed. Guy's I tell you what, missing M&S is nothing to missing you guys if you weren't here, you're the best and can't wait to see the whole lot of you next Saturday. Just make sure you give me something to write about the next day.

We're off to walk the mut now and I'm switching off, as otherwise I'll sit in front of this all night and I have alot to do before the man of the house lands!!

Take care and have a good weekend

Jill
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Sunday morn and I have only just recovered lol

Im seriously going to have to detox but think I may wait until after you have been to visit Bordy

Thanks for the best bacon buttie ever hun I was dying and you saved me.

Now for the real test are you gonna come over and cook me a full brekkie next sunday after the big night out :scared:

See you all on Sat

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Old May 15th 2005, 3:38 pm
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Originally Posted by Go Banana's !!
Wed May 11th

Well as my husband has abandoned me for the next month I thought "How will I get myself through it this time?" and I'm affraid the answer was to come on here and write a small interlude, rather than the epic last time! It's theorapy guys, it'll only run for a month - just to get me throught the nights until my man returns

He's away with work, so what happened to the goal of spending more time as a family together then hey ? He's actually off for some training at a business school and it will be a one off, but never the less it's harder this time as I am used to him being around, I hate taking the bins out !

He has managed to go away at the busiest time of the house build and I do mean the busiest, it's manic. It's all coming together now and we are nearing the end of the process, but there is still an amazing amount to do. It's all very well poncing around getting quotes, but no I have to actually start co-ordinating dates for: fencing, painting, carpet measuring, blind measuring, floor fitting, aircon, alarms, the garden and the delivery of the extra furniture we have needed.

Now where is the mention of the pool? you might ask. flamin' good question. I had the day from hell yesterday, which has prompted me to start scribing again, as it was just one diaster after another.

It started when I arrived at the plot yesterday and met the pool project co-ordinator. We went through the site inspection process and it became alarmingly apparent that the plans submitted to the Shire, of where the pool would be placed, varied slightly from the plans for the garden. OOOpps, my slight cockup. It potentially mean't we couldn't have the layout of garden we wanted around the pool and that the plans would have to be re-submitted to the Shire again roll my eyes I did !!.

I placed a frantic call to the gardener who wasn't in. The pool guy started cancelling bobcats etc, as the pool was going in next Thurs and we would now be delayed by about 3 weeks. This in turn mean't we couldn't get the garden done before we moved in, as the pool has to settle for 6 weeks. I left the plot in a bit of a frazzle. On top of this he started telling me things about soakwell backwash pipes, overflow outlets, having to meet the guys on the first day at 7am on the site, access points, power lines, services and could I make sure we provided a hose pipe for filling the pool, which has to be left on for 12 hours and I have to remember to go and switch it of as it has to go to a special level as they also fill it with sand. ARGHHH !! where's Warren when I need him?

Driving back to the rental a stone chip hit my windscreen and a cartoon style crack grew across the passanger side, about a quarter of the way across. At this point I lost control of my tearducks and the banks burst.

I got back to the house and sort of pulled myself together. I then spent the next half an hour making phone calls to the gardener, the pool man and the insurance company. I needed to go out to the car to get some paper work and the bloody rat of a dog shot out of the house like a greyhound, over the road and thought it could out run a magpie!! well the little git could certainly out run me, I thought my lungs were bleeding!! After about half an hour I caught him and marched him back to the house.

The afternoon improved somewhat and I then went to pick Imogen up from school. She'd had a run in with boy at school and they were now in dispute over a rubber, which I have had to sort out with the teacher this morning.

Then when we got home and I unpacked her school bag, there was a note from the school saying we hadn't paid for the school photo's so none had be printed ARGHH. By this time there wasn't any swearwords left I hadn't used. We have paid it and we have a record of it - so I have sent a curt e-mail to the photo company and I await their response.

At the 11th hour the pool company rang and said that the new posistion of the pool had been approved by the Shire over the phone, no extra cost and all back on for next Thurs !! So I then had to ring round all the interested parties and switch everything back on again. Then it was off out to horse riding and I finally sat down last night at about 9:30 pm to eat something. Oh and another walk for the dog, firmly on his lead, he knows now not to mess with a woman on the edge!!

The last few weeks since I last wrote have been just as frantic. I'm helping out at the school 3 times a week and having swimming lessons twice a week - with a practise session inbetween, that hasn't quite happened yet. And somewhere into all this I have to do some shopping..

I'm having a "I seriously miss M&S, Next, Wallis, John Lewis and H&M week" - just don't start me on it please, the food, the clothes, the smellies............. I have however got Wonder Wozza picking me up a truck load of stuff when he goes back to the UK (business training is in Holland so he is nipping over to the UK for a weekend) I just wish he could go round the shops with a webcam for me - as I just want to see inside!! He's not at all interested in going back to the UK apart from seeing family, what a waste!! I'd give my eye teeth for a days shopping in Newcastle.........

I'm ok really, just need a fix. One shining star in all this is that my FANTASTIC husband bought me a new car on Friday - I have my baby back. Those of you who know me and have read the diary before will know what it is. As one of my dear friends put it I am a shallow cow (ha ha), but I know that and to be back in the comfort blanket of my baby is bliss. I just sat in it on Sunday morning with the stero on full bast with the tears tumbling down my cheeks, I was home. You know me guys, you don't have to like me

And this is where the title of the diary come from, Imogen strode out, took one look at me promptly informed Warren that I was back on Planet Jill again !!. Geeze we laughed our heads off, but scary when your daughter sees you that emtional about a car.

So on life goes. There is always some drama when Warren is away and I'm sure this time is no exception. It's the 13th on Friday, I'm not going out, just in case.

Wish me luck that I get through the next 4 weeks in one piece and I'll update soon.

Jill
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Originally Posted by HMAN
please don't.......banana diaries, YAWN!!!!!!!!




Dont read it then !!!!!!



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