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Forum: The Lounge
Oct 10th 2019, 10:49 pm
Replies: 211
Views: 23,703
Posted By Derrygal

Re: RAY’S 2019 Obit Thread

Oh - I loved Pearl - loved the show! RIP Pearl - you gave many of us a lot of laughs!
Jul 20th 2019, 6:08 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,831
Posted By Derrygal

Re: It's heating up in the Gulf

Just read on the BBC that British Airways have canceled all flights to Cairo for the next week as a "security precaution". Not sure what that is all about..........................
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Forum: The Lounge
Dec 22nd 2018, 11:14 pm
Replies: 284
Views: 37,615
Posted By Derrygal

Re: RAY’S OBIT THREAD 2018

Ah - brings back memories of when I used to campaign for the liberal party when I lived in England in the 1970s/80s. RIP Paddy - my fellow Irishman.
Oct 7th 2018, 7:48 pm
Replies: 114
Views: 29,188
Posted By Derrygal

Re: Another Scottish island

Yes - I can well believe that. The Brexit referendum speaks to that - majority in England voted for Brexit (partly due to immigration - although I realize there were other reasons). Whereas Scotland...
Jul 11th 2018, 10:08 pm
Replies: 114
Views: 29,188
Posted By Derrygal

Re: Another Scottish island

Yes - that is what my sister said - she says it's pushing house prices up (especially in the the Scottish Highlands). A lot of the buyers from England are buying second homes to use at the...
Jul 10th 2018, 11:09 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By Derrygal

Re: Everyone back home whining about the weather

Yes - I couldn't believe that when I saw it!! I grew up there and they usually get a lot of rain!! Talked to a family member there on Sunday and was told it has been very dry. They even had gorse...
Jul 10th 2018, 11:01 pm
Replies: 114
Views: 29,188
Posted By Derrygal

Re: Another Scottish island

I spent 6 days on the Isle of Skye back in 2015 and absolutely loved it. I stayed in Portree as my niece was living there at the time. Visited Dunvegan Castle, a distillery (can't remember the name)...
Dec 23rd 2017, 6:59 pm
Replies: 363
Views: 30,740
Posted By Derrygal

Re: Harvey

I love it!!! You have great taste! So glad you got it sorted out before Christmas. You have had a rough year! Merry Christmas and I wish you all good things in 2018! You deserve it!
Forum: The Lounge
Nov 22nd 2017, 1:42 am
Replies: 382
Views: 34,211
Posted By Derrygal

Re: RAY'S DAILY OBIT THREAD 2017

Me too! I remember being a 17 year old girl walking around singing "I think I Love You"!! I was crazy about him! How sad - only 67 years old - way too young. RIP David. :(
Nov 3rd 2017, 9:13 pm
Replies: 13,069
Views: 1,191,564
Posted By Derrygal

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

Yes - I miss Dunroving's posts - they were very interesting and informative. I miss all the "old" posters - Rodney, Dunroving, Trotty True (who started the original thread), also Eastern Dawn...
Oct 6th 2017, 11:53 am
Replies: 363
Views: 30,740
Posted By Derrygal

Re: Harvey

Good suggestion Moneypenny! My son-in-law (who is very handy) put in a new kitchen last summer. He did a great job - did everything by himself except the countertops (granite is very heavy). The...
Sep 13th 2017, 12:14 am
Replies: 114
Views: 29,188
Posted By Derrygal

Re: Another Scottish island

Actually the Scottish people were a lot more forward thinking than their English counterparts last summer. The majority of them voted to remain in the EU - against Brexit!
Sep 10th 2017, 3:07 pm
Replies: 114
Views: 29,188
Posted By Derrygal

Smile Re: Another Scottish island

I think it's great that you're able to meet up again after all these years! Yes - you have a lot of catching up to do! Enjoy your time with your old friend
Sep 9th 2017, 12:13 am
Replies: 13,069
Views: 1,191,564
Posted By Derrygal

Smile Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

I get most of my groceries from Aldi so not only do I pack them myself, I also bring my own cloth bags. I also save a ton of money! I get my thriftiness from my Scottish mother ;)
Sep 9th 2017, 12:11 am
Replies: 13,069
Views: 1,191,564
Posted By Derrygal

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

I don't feel that I will wither away here - but I do worry about working myself to death here in the US...............................
Sep 9th 2017, 12:10 am
Replies: 13,069
Views: 1,191,564
Posted By Derrygal

Smile Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

Glad that I didn't get you mixed up with someone else! I think it is wonderful that you are giving back to the community with your volunteer work and helping Syrian refugees. The world needs more...
Sep 9th 2017, 12:06 am
Replies: 13,069
Views: 1,191,564
Posted By Derrygal

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

Sorry for the wrong suggestion - I didn't mean for anyone to break site rules :embarrassed_smile:
Sep 8th 2017, 1:07 pm
Replies: 13,069
Views: 1,191,564
Posted By Derrygal

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

Perhaps you might like to cut and paste this post in the "Back Home" section of the forum? Just a thought! You might get more of a response as to how people who have moved back find things.

I...
Forum: The Lounge
Sep 3rd 2017, 5:20 pm
Replies: 382
Views: 34,211
Posted By Derrygal

Re: RAY'S DAILY OBIT THREAD 2017

Walter Becker - co-founder and guitarist of Steely Dan

Steely Dan's Walter Becker dies aged 67 - BBC News (http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-41140441)
Aug 30th 2017, 2:01 am
Replies: 363
Views: 30,740
Posted By Derrygal

Re: Harvey

So sorry to hear this - love and hugs to you and your hubby. Take care of yourselves. xxxooo
Forum: Back Home
Aug 11th 2017, 1:56 am
Replies: 2
Views: 3,771
Posted By Derrygal

Re: Hello Strangers! 3 year update.

Great update! Thanks for posting! So sorry about you losing your babies - that must have been very hard for you. Hope happier days are ahead for you and your family and you enjoy spending time...
Aug 9th 2017, 12:03 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,820
Posted By Derrygal

Re: Traveling to the UK with cremains

It will be a difficult day for you - love and hugs to you. Take care of yourself. :wub::heart:
Forum: The Lounge
Aug 9th 2017, 12:00 am
Replies: 382
Views: 34,211
Posted By Derrygal

Re: RAY'S DAILY OBIT THREAD 2017

I've never really been into country music - but I loved Glenn Campbell. As Jersey Girl said "RIP Rhinestone Cowboy".
Aug 7th 2017, 12:21 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,820
Posted By Derrygal

Re: Traveling to the UK with cremains

Just saw this post - I'm so glad that you were able to make it back to your husband's home town (my home town also) with his ashes. It must have been a very sad journey for you. I have sent you a...
Forum: The Lounge
Aug 3rd 2017, 11:03 pm
Replies: 382
Views: 34,211
Posted By Derrygal

Re: RAY'S DAILY OBIT THREAD 2017

"All Creatures Great and Small" is one of my favorite television programs. RIP Robert Hardy
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