101 things you would like to receive for Christmas

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101 things you would like to receive for Christmas

Post: #179619 homegrown
Sun Dec 06, 2009 5:38 am

1. World Peace
2. The return of glass milk bottles and home delivery
3. a load of lumber and wind break for the garden
4. a load of new tools for garden and workshop
5. socks and underware (I swear there is a monster in my house that eats them
6. some good books on gardening
7. a sleep in on christmas morning
8. a new very large greenhouse (hey I can dream can't i)
9. a very strong batch of homebrew
Our remote ancestors said to their mother Earth, "We are yours."
Modern humanity has said to Nature, "You are mine."
The Green Man has returned as the living face of the whole earth so that through his mouth we may say to the universe, "We are one."

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Post: #179631 homegrown
Sun Dec 06, 2009 10:19 am

Hi Susie

you sure that that's not my mother your talking about??????? :banghead:
Our remote ancestors said to their mother Earth, "We are yours."
Modern humanity has said to Nature, "You are mine."
The Green Man has returned as the living face of the whole earth so that through his mouth we may say to the universe, "We are one."

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Re: 101 things you would like to receive for Christmas

Post: #179636 Susiwaa
Sun Dec 06, 2009 10:34 am

15. My roof to get fixed
16. A new shed

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Re: 101 things you would like to receive for Christmas

Post: #179637 indy
Sun Dec 06, 2009 10:43 am

Hi,

17. A fruit press
18. The services of a brushcutter, if only for a day
19. A day cosied up in front of the fire with the newspapers and a cup of tea
20. Some really decent saucepans that don't buckle on the rayburn
21. Just for me some Chanel No 5

A girl can but dream at christmas time x
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Re: 101 things you would like to receive for Christmas

Post: #179638 indy
Sun Dec 06, 2009 10:45 am

and I know I'm being greedy but dreaming is free

22. A white christmas and proper carols!!
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Re: 101 things you would like to receive for Christmas

Post: #179639 indy
Sun Dec 06, 2009 10:46 am

Just as an aside to Homegrown's post I still have glass milk bottles and home delivery and I keep them both for convenience and principle!!
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Re: 101 things you would like to receive for Christmas

Post: #179645 Millymollymandy
Sun Dec 06, 2009 12:16 pm

23. Believe it or not - face cloths and oven gloves as these don't exist in France (face mitts and oven mitts only :roll: ) and fun tea towels with prints of places and things on them for the same reason. I hate boring French ones - plain with a stripe or two. :(

24. Season 3 Desperate Housewives - I am getting this as I already ordered it from Amazon! :iconbiggrin:

25. An Australia calendar - yup already received that from my 2nd cousin :cheers:

26. Chocs of my choosing - and yup will be getting that too!

It doesn't take much to please me. :mrgreen:
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Re: 101 things you would like to receive for Christmas

Post: #179649 Green Aura
Sun Dec 06, 2009 2:23 pm

27. A sitting room for my mother - done!!!! We've got it dry-lined and floored while she's in Manchester, OH is plastering over the joins as I write and I'll sand it and paint it during the week. She'll want a carpet and sofa, but will come back to find a new, clean, freshly painted room, all her furniture cleaned (by me), a rug in front of the hearth and her TV, complete with freesat. And if she doesn't like it - I'll have a new sitting room for Christmas :lol:
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Re: 101 things you would like to receive for Christmas

Post: #179650 Cloud
Sun Dec 06, 2009 3:06 pm

28. Five more hours a day (especially if I can sleep for half the extra time).

30. four helping hands (to dig the garden)

30. Three fresh wishes (or an old lamp)

31. two self-feeding cats

32. and a partridge in a pear tree

33. and A local shop (for local people) so we don't have to drive 10 miles just for a pint of milk and a stamp
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Re: 101 things you would like to receive for Christmas

Post: #179654 red
Sun Dec 06, 2009 4:16 pm

34 rigger gloves. can never have too many. I soaked a pair yesterday so much i could ring them out, dragging branches out of the field. dried them on the rayburn and now they are crunchy...

35 an illness free Christmas day (my son was ill so much as a kid, we have only had 3 without illness .

36 a relaxed enjoyable Christmas day.
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Re: 101 things you would like to receive for Christmas

Post: #179655 snapdragon
Sun Dec 06, 2009 4:40 pm

37. more daylight :sunny:
38. a hobby for hubby (who doesn't DIY or garden) :banghead:
39. help to get the kitchen wall plastered and fit to get the cupboards on the wall :pale:
40. and some energy would be good :iconbiggrin:
41. and some of that Peace on Earth mentioned at #1# :thumbright:
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Re: 101 things you would like to receive for Christmas

Post: #179665 old tree man
Sun Dec 06, 2009 6:17 pm

loosing 4 stone :shock: :banghead: :shock: :oops:
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Re: 101 things you would like to receive for Christmas

Post: #179689 homegrown
Sun Dec 06, 2009 10:46 pm

oh I forgot

42 all the broom and gorse gone from my paddocks
43 my grandmother to see another christmas (my brother in laws father died this week)
44 all my children well
45 many more nice people like yourselves to join ish
Our remote ancestors said to their mother Earth, "We are yours."
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The Green Man has returned as the living face of the whole earth so that through his mouth we may say to the universe, "We are one."

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Re: 101 things you would like to receive for Christmas

Post: #179720 red
Mon Dec 07, 2009 11:11 am

46 a new fence for our little woodland plan
47 solar tubes
48 wood fired rayburn
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Re: 101 things you would like to receive for Christmas

Post: #179971 tiggy
Wed Dec 09, 2009 12:56 pm

better weather


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