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Chris Green
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Newark-upon-Trent
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Posted - 28/08/2007 :  17:39:28  Show Profile  Visit Chris Green's Homepage Send Chris Green a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I shall be down in London from 11th to 28th September, so shall not be online very much.

Consequently, I will not be going fully live with the Croc Shop until after this year's Poppy Appeal that gives me a longer time to learn how to price things and how to operate the shop in a better way.

Oddment and Oddenstein will travel down with me along with my sketching gear and the odd camera - not taking very much because I keep a lot of clothing at Nell's anyway.

Regards,
Chris Green
frankgreen2@virginmedia.com
http://chrisgreen.weebly.com/

Service before self

'A Poppy in My Buttonhole' available now SEE:
http://www.rossendalebooks.co.uk/
http://www.lulu.com/content/2791550

My next book will be "The Crcodile Chronicles" and is projected to be launched 2015 or a quarter past eight in time for Christmas.
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Tom Mcgreevy
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Ex-English Army ( Ex-pat Geordie ), Berkshire
United Kingdom


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Posted - 28/08/2007 :  18:46:39  Show Profile  Visit Tom Mcgreevy's Homepage Send Tom Mcgreevy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Evening Taffy. I've been away for a while, so just catching up. Enjoy your holiday in London Chris

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Chris Green
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Newark-upon-Trent
United Kingdom


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Posted - 28/08/2007 :  21:32:45  Show Profile  Visit Chris Green's Homepage Send Chris Green a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Thank you Tom, I am away for a while in October as well doing a Treasurer's Course.

Regards,
Chris Green
frankgreen2@virginmedia.com
http://chrisgreen.weebly.com/

Service before self

'A Poppy in My Buttonhole' available now SEE:
http://www.rossendalebooks.co.uk/
http://www.lulu.com/content/2791550

My next book will be "The Crcodile Chronicles" and is projected to be launched 2015 or a quarter past eight in time for Christmas.
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Chris Green
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Newark-upon-Trent
United Kingdom


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Posted - 06/09/2007 :  09:28:34  Show Profile  Visit Chris Green's Homepage Send Chris Green a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I'm going to have to use part of my holiday to visit the Public Record Office at Kew and do some research into the Names of the Fallen of Newark (Nottinghamshire).

I went to an Environment and Leisure Committee Meeting in the Town Hall last night and gave my half-yearly report to the chairman and said I would report next at the December meeting.

Regards,
Chris Green
frankgreen2@virginmedia.com
http://chrisgreen.weebly.com/

Service before self

'A Poppy in My Buttonhole' available now SEE:
http://www.rossendalebooks.co.uk/
http://www.lulu.com/content/2791550

My next book will be "The Crcodile Chronicles" and is projected to be launched 2015 or a quarter past eight in time for Christmas.
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Chris Green
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Newark-upon-Trent
United Kingdom


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Posted - 01/11/2007 :  12:41:06  Show Profile  Visit Chris Green's Homepage Send Chris Green a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Nell is getting evidence together for her solicitor and then she is going to sue her landlord.

It has been one evasion after another plus downright untruths plus explanations that bear no resemblence to what actually happened.

The landlord is partnered with a maintenance company and you go round and round in circles trying to get someone to do something.

So Nell is sue-ing and she has other tenants from the block joining her with their own grievances tied into the original flooding and the long-term consequences.

I'm deliberately not going into it because we are heading for a court case and anything published on the internet could affect the outcome.

Nell is determined to see them in court, despite any amounts of money that may be offered, because she wants to see radical changes in the ways that they treat tenants.

Both the landlord and the maintenance company are more worried about their shareholders - yes they are both quoted on the stock exchange.

Regards,
Chris Green
frankgreen2@virginmedia.com
http://chrisgreen.weebly.com/

Service before self

'A Poppy in My Buttonhole' available now SEE:
http://www.rossendalebooks.co.uk/
http://www.lulu.com/content/2791550

My next book will be "The Crcodile Chronicles" and is projected to be launched 2015 or a quarter past eight in time for Christmas.
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Chris Green
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Newark-upon-Trent
United Kingdom


2301 Posts

Posted - 02/11/2007 :  21:54:49  Show Profile  Visit Chris Green's Homepage Send Chris Green a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Apologies, the Treasurer's Course is in November on the weekend of 23rd to 25th in Leeds.

Regards,
Chris Green
frankgreen2@virginmedia.com
http://chrisgreen.weebly.com/

Service before self

'A Poppy in My Buttonhole' available now SEE:
http://www.rossendalebooks.co.uk/
http://www.lulu.com/content/2791550

My next book will be "The Crcodile Chronicles" and is projected to be launched 2015 or a quarter past eight in time for Christmas.
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Chris Green
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Newark-upon-Trent
United Kingdom


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Posted - 04/11/2007 :  16:40:00  Show Profile  Visit Chris Green's Homepage Send Chris Green a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Oddenstein now has wrinkles and has welded himself to a mirror - I have told him he looks like a Daffodil.

Regards,
Chris Green
frankgreen2@virginmedia.com
http://chrisgreen.weebly.com/

Service before self

'A Poppy in My Buttonhole' available now SEE:
http://www.rossendalebooks.co.uk/
http://www.lulu.com/content/2791550

My next book will be "The Crcodile Chronicles" and is projected to be launched 2015 or a quarter past eight in time for Christmas.
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Chris Green
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Newark-upon-Trent
United Kingdom


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Posted - 04/11/2007 :  16:41:10  Show Profile  Visit Chris Green's Homepage Send Chris Green a Private Message  Reply with Quote
That should read genus of daffodil - narcissus.

Regards,
Chris Green
frankgreen2@virginmedia.com
http://chrisgreen.weebly.com/

Service before self

'A Poppy in My Buttonhole' available now SEE:
http://www.rossendalebooks.co.uk/
http://www.lulu.com/content/2791550

My next book will be "The Crcodile Chronicles" and is projected to be launched 2015 or a quarter past eight in time for Christmas.
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Chris Green
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Newark-upon-Trent
United Kingdom


2301 Posts

Posted - 15/11/2007 :  01:04:05  Show Profile  Visit Chris Green's Homepage Send Chris Green a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I'm very twitchy in my mind today, like a butterfly flitting from thought to thought.

Anxiety is something that autistics live with for all of our lives but it is far easier to cope with when one can concentrate on positive thoughts.

Even the crocs cannot break into my mind when the anxiety strikes, though they make a lot of noise trying to claw a way in.

It is as though all else is squeezed out of existence and all I have is negativity and paranoia.

Oddly enough, I know what is happening, but that knowledge is in a separate box from the anxiety and paranoia in their large rooms.

For me analysis is much more than a way of avoiding, it is rather a foundation and allows me to look at myself in the same way as one anatomises a frog or analyses a company's accounts.

Regards,
Chris Green
frankgreen2@virginmedia.com
http://chrisgreen.weebly.com/

Service before self

'A Poppy in My Buttonhole' available now SEE:
http://www.rossendalebooks.co.uk/
http://www.lulu.com/content/2791550

My next book will be "The Crcodile Chronicles" and is projected to be launched 2015 or a quarter past eight in time for Christmas.
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Tom Mcgreevy
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Ex-English Army ( Ex-pat Geordie ), Berkshire
United Kingdom


4098 Posts

Posted - 15/11/2007 :  01:13:41  Show Profile  Visit Tom Mcgreevy's Homepage Send Tom Mcgreevy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I can't sleep 2night either Chris. Have a bit of a foreboding about something.
My trick to beat the stress and get to sleep is:
Close eyes in dark. Deep slow breaths from 'The Diaphram ' As I breath in I imaging sucking in only positive air & energy. As I breath out I imagine ' Exhaling all the old negitive energy from my body '
Whilst thinking and visulising lying on a hot beach (San pedro, nr Belize ? ) white sands, and the waves gently lapping. Feeling the heat of the Sun on my body, and filling me with positive energy
Try it Chris... works for me
Regards
Tom ( A night owl, by preferance, and always a bit of a loner )
Tom

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Chris Green
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Newark-upon-Trent
United Kingdom


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Posted - 15/11/2007 :  01:26:30  Show Profile  Visit Chris Green's Homepage Send Chris Green a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Sleep isn't a problem, I usually do the internet stuff after midnight and then sleep between 6am and noon.

Shall try your suggestion though for pain relief and see if your visualization works better than mine. Grin.

Regards,
Chris Green
frankgreen2@virginmedia.com
http://chrisgreen.weebly.com/

Service before self

'A Poppy in My Buttonhole' available now SEE:
http://www.rossendalebooks.co.uk/
http://www.lulu.com/content/2791550

My next book will be "The Crcodile Chronicles" and is projected to be launched 2015 or a quarter past eight in time for Christmas.
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Tom Mcgreevy
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Ex-English Army ( Ex-pat Geordie ), Berkshire
United Kingdom


4098 Posts

Posted - 15/11/2007 :  01:28:39  Show Profile  Visit Tom Mcgreevy's Homepage Send Tom Mcgreevy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Sorry Chris ' The Angel of Sleep ' (From upstairs) has just shouted down to me
" Is that you in that fridge again ? "
So it's ZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzz***** from me
Tom

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Chris Green
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Newark-upon-Trent
United Kingdom


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Posted - 16/11/2007 :  22:28:21  Show Profile  Visit Chris Green's Homepage Send Chris Green a Private Message  Reply with Quote
"Not me! Check the footprints in the butter."

Regards,
Chris Green
frankgreen2@virginmedia.com
http://chrisgreen.weebly.com/

Service before self

'A Poppy in My Buttonhole' available now SEE:
http://www.rossendalebooks.co.uk/
http://www.lulu.com/content/2791550

My next book will be "The Crcodile Chronicles" and is projected to be launched 2015 or a quarter past eight in time for Christmas.
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Tom Mcgreevy
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Ex-English Army ( Ex-pat Geordie ), Berkshire
United Kingdom


4098 Posts

Posted - 16/11/2007 :  23:19:27  Show Profile  Visit Tom Mcgreevy's Homepage Send Tom Mcgreevy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Chris, I use visulization and deep breathing to cut out pain... I never have needles at the dentist for fillings/root extractions etc...( I do for getting the old tooth pulled out though I admit ).
When I had ' Corisone ' injections in my ' frozen shoulder ' the doctor actually thought I'd fallen asleep !

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Chris Green
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Newark-upon-Trent
United Kingdom


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Posted - 20/11/2007 :  13:24:25  Show Profile  Visit Chris Green's Homepage Send Chris Green a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Well, I have always been able to drop off to sleep quickly - 10 seconds or less - so I take a deep breath and release it slowly and count back from 10 and I am asleep by 5. Waking up, I get people to tap me on the shoulder and tell me that 'I am on stag' (on guard duty).

I have had various small operations around my body to cut through 'occlusions', which are small flaps of skin which have grown in my mouth and in other less public places.

Am impressed about the dentistry, I have always had to have painkillers.

Regards,
Chris Green
frankgreen2@virginmedia.com
http://chrisgreen.weebly.com/

Service before self

'A Poppy in My Buttonhole' available now SEE:
http://www.rossendalebooks.co.uk/
http://www.lulu.com/content/2791550

My next book will be "The Crcodile Chronicles" and is projected to be launched 2015 or a quarter past eight in time for Christmas.
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