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The Six Weeks Is Up [Dec. 3rd, 2010|08:04 pm]
Tony Grist
Today is the day the work was scheduled to finish. There's still a lot to do. The kitchen is half finished, there are two floors to lay, a loft ladder to install, some wiring to be sorted out, a door to be hung and some trim to be added to the windows. I think that's the lot.

I purged my friendslist this afternoon. It made me sad. Anyone who hasn't posted this year (with one or two exceptions) has been culled.
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[User Picture]From: pondhopper
2010-12-03 09:13 pm (UTC)
I hope it gets done in record time now.
There is usually a delay in any sort of renovations (in my experience).

I did that same purge a few months ago. It made me sad, too. Luckily I have quite a few very active people and we entertain each other well enough.
:)
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2010-12-04 09:11 am (UTC)
I must say I wasn't really expecting the work to finish on time.

In the end I purged 35 accounts- which was less than I'd feared.
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[User Picture]From: jackiejj
2010-12-03 10:04 pm (UTC)
Tony, the news about snow in England shows very deep snowfalls! Is that going on where you are? If so, I am glad your window is covered up now.
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2010-12-04 09:13 am (UTC)
We're in an area that has had less snow than most- even so I think we probably got about 5 inches. My mother- at the other end of the country- is completely snowed in.
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[User Picture]From: arielstarshadow
2010-12-03 11:54 pm (UTC)
I've been contemplating doing the same thing.
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2010-12-04 09:13 am (UTC)
Every so often I think one needs to do a spring clean.
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[User Picture]From: michaleen
2010-12-04 12:31 pm (UTC)
Oh dear...I suppose I should start updating my LJ. I should hate to fall victim to one of these end-of-year pogroms.

Bad as it looks, I'm sure, I suspect your renovation is just about on-schedule, as such things go. At least you are reasonably warm and dry.
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2010-12-04 12:39 pm (UTC)
It's the first time I've had such a big clear-out. Some of the people had stopped posting five or six years ago.

A person I'm in regular conversation with- like yourself- is in no danger of being axed. :)
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[User Picture]From: michaleen
2010-12-05 12:47 pm (UTC)
Much obliged, but still an LJ update might be in order, at least now and then.
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[User Picture]From: airstrip
2010-12-04 03:53 pm (UTC)
Every time I do this, I wonder where I'll get new friends from. At some point, I stopped actively seeking people out.
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2010-12-04 05:16 pm (UTC)
LJ is less lively than it used to be- at least, that's my impression. There used to be much more coming and going of friends than there is now.
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From: (Anonymous)
2010-12-04 07:32 pm (UTC)

hello friend

Hello brov, hope you are coping with the building work. I've been trying to cope with working in a different place and travelling by different buses instead of driving to my usual place of work - very discombobulating. We had a foot of snow here.
love Jenny x
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2010-12-04 07:48 pm (UTC)

Re: hello friend

Hi sis,

We're coping OK. Greater Manchester has had less snow than most of the country- and our local roads have remained passable. I guess we had about 5 inches. And today it's been thawing.
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