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Resolutions

Post: # 218469Post prison break fan
Fri Dec 31, 2010 9:43 am

Hi all, has anyone made any New year resolutions? Every year I make the same one - try and be a better neighbour! every year it lasts about a fortnight! Today I have taken her round a big pile of magazines and was feeling quite good about that, until my daughter pointed out that I was just getting rid of something I didn't want! pbf.

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Re: Resolutions

Post: # 218471Post boboff
Fri Dec 31, 2010 10:03 am

Loose 5 stone
Stop Drinking
Stop Smoking
Get my family involved in the small holding, it's too hard on my own.
Tell myslef every day that I am the luckiest man alive.
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Re: Resolutions

Post: # 218478Post Berti
Fri Dec 31, 2010 11:20 am

because this year has been HELL to me, mine are simple....

enjoy EVERY day and have FUN :)
optimalize my life to my liking and try to set up a new veg garden and finish the unfinished stuff.

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Re: Resolutions

Post: # 218500Post bonniethomas06
Fri Dec 31, 2010 2:12 pm

I love making new years' resolutions.

My main one is to WRITE A NOVEL.

The others are:

1. Cook a new curry every month from my new cookbook.
2. Keep a diary of every day.
3. Take more photos, print them and put in an album once a month.
4. Make more of an effort to go out and do things (especially walking) at the weekend.
5. Be a better friend and see family more often.

There are the other two but I am not making them new years resolutions as they are more of a longer term thing: loose weight and pay off credit cards...impossible to start either in the dark miserable month of January.

Good luck everyone with sticking to yours!
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Post: # 218513Post The Riff-Raff Element
Fri Dec 31, 2010 2:59 pm

Only two this year:

- Gain a new skill each month (January's is soap making and I've just made the first batch, which looks OK);
- Invest a little time and money in a proper, less wasteful, irrigation system for our little plot.

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Post: # 218524Post fran
Fri Dec 31, 2010 5:10 pm

Having spent the last three years as Commodore of a sailing club, I am now free and have my life back so resolutions are ......
1) Spend more time doing what I enjoy ie working on the barge, allotment, cooking, reading, sailing etc.
2) Spend more time with family and friends
3) Go back through old posts on this forum and learn a lot more about being self-sufficientish!

Happy New Year Everyone xxx :drunken:
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Re: Resolutions

Post: # 218531Post greenorelse
Fri Dec 31, 2010 7:42 pm

I have a huge list of things to do in the house, round the garden, it really is massive.

My new year's resolution is to cross more things off the list than I add. :whdat:
There is no question. Cap and Share or TEQs is the answer. Even Cap and Dividend!

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Post: # 218535Post Milims
Fri Dec 31, 2010 8:38 pm

1 Sign up for organ donation - My son has just turned 16 and he wants to do this too so we'll do it together
2 Finish my kitchen - we'll it's only taken about 3 years!
3 Do better with the garden
4 Lose some weight
I'm sure there must be more but I think that's enough to be going on with!
Happy New Year to all and I hope all your dreams come true!
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It won't make us rich
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Re: Resolutions

Post: # 218539Post southeast-isher
Fri Dec 31, 2010 9:02 pm

Happy New Year to all, in this nice corner of the web. May all your resolutions be realised.

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Post: # 218545Post Big Al
Fri Dec 31, 2010 9:55 pm

boboff wrote:Loose 5 stone
Stop Drinking
Stop Smoking
Get my family involved in the small holding, it's too hard on my own.
Tell myslef every day that I am the luckiest man alive.

So it will be::

January 31st to end the diet
January the 14th of the drinking
January the 2nd for the ciggies
January the 1st for the small holding
December the 31st 2011for the lucky to be alive....... :wink:
Member of the Ishloss weight group 2013. starting weight 296.00 pounds on 01.01.2013. Now minus 0.20 pounds total THIS WEEK - 0.20 pounds Now over 320 pounds and couldn't give a fig...
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Re: Resolutions

Post: # 218676Post Flo
Sun Jan 02, 2011 8:32 am

:mrgreen: @ Big Al - Obviously a man who knows how long his resolve would last in the same situation. :wink:

The year has already made it's resolutions for me which is how life works isn't it? You find yourself in a situation and have to go with the flow.

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Re: Resolutions

Post: # 218803Post JulieSherris
Mon Jan 03, 2011 11:19 am

My resolution for this year....
Is to (finally) tell Big Al to change his blummin' signature!!

Big Al..... I love you loads, Happy New Year by the way, but every time I see your sig, I keep thinking, 'I must tell him to change that'......

Your backwards one reads : yretsymaefildinfsuoirucehtylno OR only the curious fnid life a mystery.
And yes, it's one of things that wrinkles my brow..... :lol:

Gosh, sad ain't I?

OK, Resolution done!! Now, that was easy this year :cheers:
The more people I meet, the more I like my garden :wink:

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Post: # 218805Post Amateur
Mon Jan 03, 2011 11:29 am

I'm loving the Riff-raff elements learn a new skill resolution so I might pinch that one! :pirate:

I'm also liking Bonnie's cook a new curry a month (and then post the recipe on here if it's good? :icon_smile: )

I'm going with;

Learn to drive (not very ish - but I am nearly 30 so it's about time!)

Try try try to leave the job I'm in by the end of the year and get another less stressful more enjoyable one.

See my family more

Buy a polytunnel or greenhouse

:salute:

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Re: Resolutions

Post: # 218817Post Millymollymandy
Mon Jan 03, 2011 1:06 pm

JulieSherris wrote:My resolution for this year....
Is to (finally) tell Big Al to change his blummin' signature!!

Big Al..... I love you loads, Happy New Year by the way, but every time I see your sig, I keep thinking, 'I must tell him to change that'......

Your backwards one reads : yretsymaefildinfsuoirucehtylno OR only the curious fnid life a mystery.
And yes, it's one of things that wrinkles my brow..... :lol:

Gosh, sad ain't I?

OK, Resolution done!! Now, that was easy this year :cheers:
ha ha, mine needs to be to learn to read backwards better cos I read that a while back but didn't notice the mistake. :lol:

Maybe he could change it to

ʎɹǝʇsʎɯ ɐ ǝɟıʃ puıɟ snoıɹnɔ ǝɥʇ ʎʃuo

:mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: Resolutions

Post: # 218835Post JulieSherris
Mon Jan 03, 2011 1:58 pm

(-: ¡pǝǝpuı ǝɯɯɐɹƃoɹd ǝʃʇʇıʃ ʃnɟɹǝpuoʍ ∀
The more people I meet, the more I like my garden :wink:

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