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Old 03.04.2020, 21:11
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Beautiful sunny day, we walked the dogs around 6pm.
The local vicar was playing his trombone out of an open upstairs window, played some songs where I knew the English words and could sing along.

Then walked past the local posh restaurant which had a kitchen window open offering takeaway, I ordered reasonably priced Fischknusperli and Pommes for tomorrow.

Then home for Hörnli, Zweibel sauce and Wurst from the BBQ.
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Old 03.04.2020, 21:13
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Beautiful sunny day, we walked the dogs around 6pm.
The local vicar was playing his trombone out of an open upstairs window, played some songs where I knew the English words and could sing along.

Then walked past the local posh restaurant which had a kitchen window open offering takeaway, I ordered reasonably priced Fischknusperli and Pommes for tomorrow.

Then home for Hörnli, Zweibel sauce and Wurst from the BBQ.
Are we neighbors, I heard some sort of bugling as well?
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Old 03.04.2020, 21:15
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Are we neighbors, I heard some sort of bugling as well?
Does the Sky Boat song sound familiar?
Speed bonnie boat like a bird on the wing
Onward the sailors cry.
Carry the lad that's born to be king
Over the sea to Skye
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Old 03.04.2020, 21:18
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Does the Sky Boat song sound familiar?
Speed bonnie boat like a bird on the wing
Onward the sailors cry.
Carry the lad that's born to be king
Over the sea to Skye
Ehmm, no. I'm afraid I don't know that one.
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Old 03.04.2020, 21:25
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Re: I smiled because...

"The Skye Boat Song" is a late 19th-century Scottish song recalling the journey of Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) from Benbecula to the Isle of Skye as he evaded capture by Government troops after his defeat at the Battle of Culloden in 1746.
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Old 03.04.2020, 21:34
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"The Skye Boat Song" is a late 19th-century Scottish song recalling the journey of Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) from Benbecula to the Isle of Skye as he evaded capture by Government troops after his defeat at the Battle of Culloden in 1746.
I believe the lady working at the post office where I live, was an actual witness to the very event you just depicted.
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Old 03.04.2020, 22:55
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Are we neighbors, I heard some sort of bugling as well?
Sorry, that was just me... Baked beans for dinner.
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Old 03.04.2020, 23:44
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I believe the lady working at the post office where I live, was an actual witness to the very event you just depicted.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1CTxa-FuKc
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Old 04.04.2020, 09:35
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Sorry, that was just me... Baked beans for dinner.
This just made me smile.
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Old 04.04.2020, 11:03
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My MFK appointment for April got canceled.
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Old 04.04.2020, 12:13
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Adult story time, and not for any sensitive little sausages out there

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Old 05.04.2020, 12:43
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Old 07.04.2020, 01:12
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Tonight's grapejuice and full moon... transported me back, back, back to simple camping in mellow, warm Toscana.
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Old 07.04.2020, 01:24
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There's only one place I want to be...

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Old 08.04.2020, 09:31
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Re: I smiled because...

... of the full moon at 4:30 this morning. For some reason I woke up a bit before 4, and knew it would be at its fullest at 4:30ish, so stayed up to see it and try to take a decent photo.

My phone is not good at night photos of the moon ... or even day photos of the moon.
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Old 08.04.2020, 10:48
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the house martins are back- and made straight for their small window into the barn- they know where home is and both hobbies were sitting on the massive fir tree in the Church grounds as I opened the shutters.
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Old 09.04.2020, 13:18
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... because this little boy turned up on my FB page

https://www.facebook.com/kathleen.ni...9606639193047/

made me cry, in fact. Do others feel these strange times make you more emotional than normal... laugh and cry.
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Old 09.04.2020, 14:05
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https://www.facebook.com/kathleen.ni...9606639193047/

made me cry, in fact. Do others feel these strange times make you more emotional than normal... laugh and cry.
Odile, he is 4 and has his own Insta account?
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Old 09.04.2020, 14:48
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Love this bright spark dad who wanted some quiet time, so froze his kids toys and gave them a spoon to dig them out of the ice

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Old 09.04.2020, 14:55
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Quiet time...
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