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#20176 Norway

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Posted 14 January 2019 - 12:49

Tractor man has just phoned back! laugh.png I told him I was a piano teacher and that a new tractor would be great but maybe a bit high budget for my herbaceous border. It gave him a laugh anyway!


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#20177 Aquarelle

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Posted 14 January 2019 - 14:19

Well, I hadn't thought of a name for my lawn tractor but "Dandelion" would suit her because she is that colour. However it will have to be in English as I can't really call her  "####enlit."   

 

Edit: Pi-ss-enlit.


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#20178 maggiemay

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Posted 14 January 2019 - 15:11

Well, I hadn't thought of a name for my lawn tractor but "Dandelion" would suit her because she is that colour. However it will have to be in English as I can't really call her  "####enlit."   
 
Edit: Pi-ss-enlit.

:-D indeed - see my previous post! ;-)
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#20179 mel2

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Posted 14 January 2019 - 17:42

Went for routine eye test and to choose new spec frames. For the first time ever, my favourite frames were in the cheap section. Yay! Much preferred my £59 ones to the £300+ selection. Even got new music glasses with edgy frames for bargain price.

 

Much cheered. biggrin.png


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#20180 HelenVJ

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Posted 14 January 2019 - 19:27

I've learnt a new French word today! Can't wait to find an opportunity to use it.


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#20181 Aquarelle

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Posted 14 January 2019 - 19:50

I've learnt a new French word today! Can't wait to find an opportunity to use it.

Do you know the  French equivalent of "It's raining cats and dogs."?   biggrin.png


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Posted 14 January 2019 - 20:52

It wouldn't be 'Il pleut les chats et les chiens' would it? That would be un peu trop obvious. Is it something to do with frogs? ( grenouilles)


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Posted 15 January 2019 - 12:32

Have taken the plunge and bought an acoustic upright after many years of shopping. I initially went to the dealer to try a 2010 Haessler (Bluthner) upright, which is very nice, but I liked the tone of the Petrof uprights much more! So I have bought a Petrof 122.

 

I do have to wait for delivery though as I am having a new kitchen fitted in 3 weeks (yay! no more brown and floral!) Lots of happy things :)


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Posted 15 January 2019 - 13:10

Have taken the plunge and bought an acoustic upright after many years of shopping. I initially went to the dealer to try a 2010 Haessler (Bluthner) upright, which is very nice, but I liked the tone of the Petrof uprights much more! So I have bought a Petrof 122.
 
I do have to wait for delivery though as I am having a new kitchen fitted in 3 weeks (yay! no more brown and floral!) Lots of happy things :)


2 great things to come! Enjoy your new purchases. :)
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Posted 15 January 2019 - 14:06

 

Have taken the plunge and bought an acoustic upright after many years of shopping. I initially went to the dealer to try a 2010 Haessler (Bluthner) upright, which is very nice, but I liked the tone of the Petrof uprights much more! So I have bought a Petrof 122.
 
I do have to wait for delivery though as I am having a new kitchen fitted in 3 weeks (yay! no more brown and floral!) Lots of happy things smile.png


2 great things to come! Enjoy your new purchases. smile.png

 

Thank you, I will indeed :) 


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Posted 15 January 2019 - 14:23

Have taken the plunge and bought an acoustic upright after many years of shopping. I initially went to the dealer to try a 2010 Haessler (Bluthner) upright, which is very nice, but I liked the tone of the Petrof uprights much more! So I have bought a Petrof 122.

 

I do have to wait for delivery though as I am having a new kitchen fitted in 3 weeks (yay! no more brown and floral!) Lots of happy things smile.png

Well done; Petrofs have good reputations. I keep thinking about a Cavendish baby grand but then I think about the space it would take up.


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Posted 16 January 2019 - 12:09

@Norway - you have such an exciting life! No one ever offers me a tractor...

@ejw21 - Congrats on the new additions!

 

And I'm happy because the sun is shining, I had my hair cut and best of all it's our girl's second Gotcha Day and she loved her new toy. Happy Gotcha Day little one! And loads more with us. You're special!


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Posted 16 January 2019 - 12:55

 

Have taken the plunge and bought an acoustic upright after many years of shopping. I initially went to the dealer to try a 2010 Haessler (Bluthner) upright, which is very nice, but I liked the tone of the Petrof uprights much more! So I have bought a Petrof 122.

 

I do have to wait for delivery though as I am having a new kitchen fitted in 3 weeks (yay! no more brown and floral!) Lots of happy things smile.png

Well done; Petrofs have good reputations. I keep thinking about a Cavendish baby grand but then I think about the space it would take up.

 

If it helps, I did try a Cavendish upright and it was really very good. I can imagine the grands would be excellent. But yes, space - unless I get rid of all my other furniture a grand isn't an option!


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Posted 16 January 2019 - 13:35

Last time I visited that particular dealership I came away with a puncture in a rear tyre  !  I did try the baby grand and it was very nice indeed. They take a lot of time to regulate the action and voice the hammers.


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Posted 21 January 2019 - 08:55

I woke up at exactly the right time to see the lunar eclipse, and amazingly the sky was completely clear. It was stunning.
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