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Subject: WOMEN’S INSTITUTE EMAIL - Imagine Victoria Wood or Joyce Grenville saying this...

Buckshaw WI have issued the following guidance for isolation.

Right ladies, Judith Bickerstaffe has kindly emailed the crochet patterns for the face masks and matching underwear sets. Anyone who runs out of wool should message Delia who will leave fresh supplies in a vacuum sealed sandwich bag on your doorstep. She will knock the theme tune to Miami Vice on your door so you know it's her, you'll have to take pot luck on colours, but I do know there is a particularly lovely shade of burnt copper. Mavis has drawn up a rota for the Haz Mat suit and WW2 Gas Mask, it is one size fits all so please don't specify size requirements. If any of our less able members need provisions such as bread, milk, wine, Gin or pickled walnuts please contact Cynthia, who will pop to the shops for you providing her moped isn't being used by her grandson for pizza deliveries.

Laura will go ahead with her useful and inspirational talk on Christmas and other gifts made from j-cloths via Skype.

Currently we will have to abandon our collection of soft toys made from used hosiery, particularly after that unfortunate incident when Derek Malmsbury was found doing unspeakable things to the elephant made by his wife, Nora. I'm sure we all support Nora at this upsetting time. Apparently they WERE Derek's fishnets, which is why he was confused and why he wanted them back. Still that should never be done to a child's soft toy.

Connie is finishing off the template for making an emergency face mask and draft excluder from a spare bra. I know some members have raised concern that as Connie is a 46GG she has more material to work with than most, but she assures me her template will be scalable from 32 A upwards.

Audrey wants to apologize for the mix-up with the medication run, but please be rest assured Joan suffered no side effects from taking Marjorie Butterworth's husband Viagra and haliborange. And likewise Marjorie's husband seems to have responded really well to the HRT. Marjorie says they even agreed on the pattern for their new curtains.

Sad news because of the Government announcement, the trip to Leeds and 'Miss Fifi's Private Dungeon and Macrame club' has been postponed and at this moment we don't have a rescheduled date.

Great news: we have already started collecting prizes for the summer fayre raffle. It looks like the star prize this year may well be a pack of 9 Andrex Quilted Aloe Vera toilet rolls. Shortly followed by a complete set of knitted Nolan Sisters toilet roll covers. Mavis says any resemblance between Colleen and Anne Widdecombe is purely coincidental.

Right Ladies I must dash, I hear Booths has just had a fresh delivery of tinned prunes.
 

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years ago, when my old grandad was alive, he used to take me over to Sandwich livestock market

there was a building there, a hut that housed the Womens Institute, each market day they would be selling pastries pies and cakes, fantastic selection that my meagre amount of paper and milk round money didnt run to buying, though i spent a bit of time looking in the window salivating

my money was reserved for the small animal fur and feather auctions, many a rabbit or guinea pig was bought there, including my first and only pair of chinese golden pheasants
 

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years ago, when my old grandad was alive, he used to take me over to Sandwich livestock market

there was a building there, a hut that housed the Womens Institute, each market day they would be selling pastries pies and cakes, fantastic selection that my meagre amount of paper and milk round money didnt run to buying, though i spent a bit of time looking in the window salivating

my money was reserved for the small animal fur and feather auctions, many a rabbit or guinea pig was bought there, including my first and only pair of chinese golden pheasants
Two golden pheasants were sold at Selby market late last year. Beautiful looking birds. The pair fetched £84 plus commision.
 

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Two golden pheasants were sold at Selby market late last year. Beautiful looking birds. The pair fetched £84 plus commision.

sure I didnt pay that much mick, my income for all my graft was around £7 a week (early 70's)

though I do remember paying near all I had for my first Flemish Giant rabbit, the reason was it was quite a rare breed and was a Doe
 

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sure I didnt pay that much mick, my income for all my graft was around £7 a week (early 70's)

though I do remember paying near all I had for my first Flemish Giant rabbit, the reason was it was quite a rare breed and was a Doe
Judging by the crowd gathered around the two golden pheasants I dont think anyone up here in Yorkshire had ever seen one. The most beautiful birds Ive ever seen. And when the new owner took them outside and the sun hit them, they looked like bars of gold. A truely stunning looking bird.
 

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sure I didnt pay that much mick, my income for all my graft was around £7 a week (early 70's)

though I do remember paying near all I had for my first Flemish Giant rabbit, the reason was it was quite a rare breed and was a Doe

Eh??..How can a Doe be a rabbit?..I thought it was a deer, a female deer. (think about it). :giggle:
 

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It was a great song Julie Andrews, had a very clear voice, look up tube flash mob at Antwerp Station,
i thought it was great
 
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