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PostSubject: Pop in and say hello we are missing you guys   Thu Mar 20, 2014 10:27 pm

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I am looking though the forum and although many of you log on and look around you don't always post - So to stop me wondering where everyone is and of course we are thinking of you and do miss you guys - Please pop in here and say hello, if nothing else, just to keep me happy and we will know you are there and all OK.

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PostSubject: Re: Pop in and say hello we are missing you guys   Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:15 am

I need to VENT!!!!!!! Because I’m Ruddy fuming!!!

Got back from Lidl’s earlier, where I don't usually go shopping. I'm waiting in line and I dropped £20 note (yep that's me trying to hold everything because I didn't want a trolley). The lady in front of me picked it up. I thanked her and held my hand out, and she said, "The things found on earth are kept by the collector," and walks away.

Angry I was like “You’re must be joking” and I looked at the persons behind me standing in line, they couldn't believe it either.... this can't be real life right now, right?!
So I took a deep breath and I turned back towards the lady/thief/or whatever you wanna call her and as I approached her I said, "Do I look like I'm in the mood?! Let's not play games. Go ahead and give me back my money."
She had the nerve to ignore me completely and tried to walk away from me so of course, I left everything and followed her to the car park as I was calling the police (because of course somebody's about to go to prison not sure who at this point though, her or me). She was almost running at this point to get away from me, which was the first sign of real intelligence  this lady had shown.  When she got to her car she put her bags on the ground trying to quickly get her boot open.I was boiling at this point! I decided that her “finders keepers" rule just presented the perfect opportunity for a great teachable moment, so, I ran full speed ( probably not that fast), and grabbed her shopping bags, and headed to my car yelling, "The things found on earth are kept by the collector!"
I got in my car ignoring her every attempt to get my attention. I was outta line I'll admit, but she was too. I was totally fuming   but I had a sense of satisfaction at the same time. Anyone who knows me knows this is completely out of character for me. But anyway I get home and open the bags and what did I find?
3 packs of fillet steak
3 kgs of wild caught salmon
2 kgs of potatoes
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A bottle of Vodka
I can't help but think to myself... WOW! Not bad for £20

La La La  In all seriousness.... this is just a joke but hope it gave you a laugh wow

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PostSubject: subject   Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:24 am

Waiting to hear the rest of the story..........
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PostSubject: Re: Pop in and say hello we are missing you guys   Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:30 am

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Waiting to hear the rest of the story..........

For some reason it only copied part of the text had to do it in 4 different edits

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PostSubject: subject   Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:49 am

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That's half of the supplies for your next lunch party!! La
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PostSubject: Re: Pop in and say hello we are missing you guys   Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:57 am

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That's half of the supplies for your next lunch party!!  La

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PostSubject: Re: Pop in and say hello we are missing you guys   Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:02 am

Well the next time I gripe about something I had better make sure it is a proper gripe. My friend in Tutrkan a 76 year old lady moved here to BG 10 years ago and although she is not very mobile she still manages to get around but relies on her car. This happened to her recently!

What a really crappy day (well a couple of things made it a bit alright.)

Took my car iinto a garage in Ruse to have the other 2 glow plugs fitted. First 2 were refitted a couple of weeks ago, costing 10 lev, when they found that the other 2 had been broken in the sockets, and they needed a special tool to get them out. That's taken 2 weeks to get the appropriate tool. Took it in this morning, and was told could take a couple of hours-to-overnight. (I live 50 odd kms away, which takes around 45-60 minutes ech way). My young friend's landlord who speaks almost perfect English, arranged for a taxi to pick me up from the garage and drop me in Boris's flat.

We went for coffee first, which is when I realised I'd lost my handbag, which containec all my money, bank cards, passport, identity card, driving licence, Bulstat card, glasses and mobile. To quote my mother's famous saying: 'I didn't know whether to have a S**t, shave, shampoo or haircut'. Nikoli, the landlord, went back to where the taxi had dropped me off and where I'd met up with Nikoli, but nothing. We went back to Boris's flat, where Nikoli phoned the police. (With a written police report, had I needed to replace my identity card, it would have been free, instead of 150 leva replacement fee.) We arranged that I would stay overnight, waiting for my car (at great distress to me, as my animals wouldn't have been fed etc til tomorrow.)

I couldn't give him the taxi number, as it was in my missing purse. I couldn't give him the garage number as it was also in my missing purse. I couldn't give him any telephone numbers as my mobile was in my missing handbag. I couldn't even retrieve my car to get home as all the money to pay for the work was in my purse in my missing handbag.

Eventually, Nikoli phoned Boris who had the garage number, so called them, to ask them to call the taxi and lo and behold, my handbag was in the back of the taxi. WOWOWOW!!!!!

Got a call from back from the garage, that I could now collect my car, as they hadn't been able to remove the broken glow plugs, without first taking out the entire engine to get at it. Cost: over 700 leva. I said no. So yet again, I was sold a pig in a poke. I'll have to save up and get a replacement car.

Will that be BEFORE or AFTER I buy kitchen units. (NOT replace kitchen units as I never had any in the first place.) ((Originally, there was a summer kitchen outside in my barn - the one that the tiles have smashed through and everything inside is covered in snow each winter.))

IT NEVER RAINS BUT IT POURS.

Oh and to top it all, I've got home and can't light my petchka as there's smoke pouring out the front door, and I'm cold. I have my aircon on at the moment, and I have my gas-bottle fire. Buggeration!!!!!

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PostSubject: Re: Pop in and say hello we are missing you guys   Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:09 am

We call all that a walking disaster
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PostSubject: Re: Pop in and say hello we are missing you guys   Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:59 am

Yes indeed, don't really know how she manages on her own.   We have gone to help her a few times but honestly she is very contrarairy and I am tiptoeing around her as she can just snap at any minute.  This is her nature and everything has got to be just so, she has fallen out will all the Brits and most of the Bulgarians now.  She does pay her way but goes over the top.  For instance she needs work done on her house.  She told the builder she can only pay him 1000 lev a month plus materials, well of course the builder will jump at that and then the work they do is not up to her specification so she falls out with them.  She did get some Romanian builders in last year and they did the roof and sorted her kitchen floor and walls out.  This year they will be back to fit a kitchen - she is svery happy with their work so far. Dougie will not do any work for her as they will be at loghead within minutes  

All said and done I do like being around her she is such a clever lady, was a secretary for a barrister in her day. The only thing is I cannot go to her house she has 15 cats and 3 dogs and they come before her, which really does annoy me a lot.  She needs to be mobile but will not see the doc as the cat food/vet bills has to come before her.

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PostSubject: Re: Pop in and say hello we are missing you guys   Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:27 am

I love it Berni, what a wonderful sense of humour, keep up the good work and wish you with your concrete
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PostSubject: Re: Pop in and say hello we are missing you guys   Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:08 pm

Gosh it is dead everywhere, here, facebook, email nobody is chatting these last few days. Must have something to do with the weather. We had a dusting of snow this morning but gone by afternoon and then rain and still raining. We have been waiting for the electrician to come today he said he would be here after lunch but never turned up, not even a tel call to say why. Angry

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