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by Franksgranny
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: The Café
Topic: Planning your life and passing away early
Replies: 14
Views: 249

Re: Planning your life and passing away early

Sincere condolences Dominic, two of my brothers died at 30 and 49 years old, I really feel for your loss, especially a sudden death.
by Franksgranny
Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: The Café
Topic: Microwaves how old is yours
Replies: 21
Views: 364

Re: Microwaves how old is yours

Well over 30 years, it was expensive(to me) at the time and I bought it on the drip from the electric board, as was then. I like the fact that it’s not so powerful as modern ones, and much larger.
by Franksgranny
Fri Jan 03, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Food and drink
Topic: Foreign wine in the grandes surfaces
Replies: 27
Views: 528

Re: Foreign wine in the grandes surfaces

We have had loads of brilliant wines from Noz, it’s a bit of a trek for us so we can’t do any research that’s the fun of it, the totally random selection, we often open a bottle in the uk, think yes this is good, and then spot the little yellow sticky label , Noz again, now how long ago did we buy t...
by Franksgranny
Wed Dec 25, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: The Café
Topic: What would be your one wish?
Replies: 34
Views: 651

Re: What would be your one wish?

My wish today would be to see all the empty places around my Christmas table full, but I’m just being a bit sad for five minutes.
by Franksgranny
Tue Dec 24, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: The Café
Topic: Christmas Message from Demon...
Replies: 22
Views: 515

Re: Christmas Message from Demon...

Thank you and likewise to all on the forum, I so enjoy reading all the topics, especially the DIY, which is like a foreign language to me, so I’m learning all the time.
by Franksgranny
Mon Dec 23, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: The Café
Topic: Best vegetarian recipe
Replies: 12
Views: 221

Re: Best vegetarian recipe

Something I really like is filo pastry, depending on numbers you can do individual or a big roasting tin, layer the pastry as usual, then I have two favourite fillings one is a hot red pepper, mushroom, tomato mix, which I serve with a spicy tomato sauce, or as an alternative I saw a similar thing c...
by Franksgranny
Wed Dec 18, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: The Café
Topic: A lovely Christmas story
Replies: 1
Views: 95

A lovely Christmas story

Peter White the broadcaster has written a lovely piece in The Guardian about à présent his parents bought for him and his brother, sorry I’m not clever enough to link it in but have a look it brings a tear to the eye, I wonder if anyone on the forum has ever received a life changing gift? https://ww...
by Franksgranny
Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Renovation
Topic: Flat roof repairs
Replies: 7
Views: 195

Re: Flat roof repairs

For inspiration, google upside down roof, not a joke a perfectly acceptable method of covering a flat roof and keeping it watertight whilst useable as a veranda. Thanks but got a headache from studying that, it’s very complicated isn’t it, best to leave it to the experts, if I can get any to turn u...
by Franksgranny
Tue Dec 17, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Renovation
Topic: Flat roof repairs
Replies: 7
Views: 195

Re: Flat roof repairs

Mike wrote:
Tue Dec 17, 2019 12:18 am
Is this a simple roof or a trafficked veranda that will have seats taken out onto it, makes a world of difference how you should tackle it.
Yes there is a table and chairs
by Franksgranny
Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Renovation
Topic: Flat roof repairs
Replies: 7
Views: 195

Flat roof repairs

We have a balcony/veranda at our house, it is leaking badly, as all flat roofs do eventually. It is covered in some black stuff which I imagine is some kind of bitumen/tar like substance. I’ve been doing a bit of internet research and there now appears to be more up to date material available, has a...