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13/07/2012 at 20:06

I now have a lot of dahlias in bloom-if it is nice tomorrow might be picture time

Glad you made it back from the wilderness of the moors- and this reply is number 2000!!!




 and windmills for all.


13/07/2012 at 20:32
Insomnia1973 wrote (see)

Well, in the one week I've been registered I've learnt to:

Turn off my email notifications for the forums, not put my mouse cursor anywhere near THAT blue unfolding advert, how to build raised beds, that David K can teach me all about sweet peas, that the sun follows Geoff around and to be patient with my tomato plants!! And now, all about St Swithins Day! Riveting stuff!



......and that I'm Lord Lichfield & I live at Shugborough Hall!

13/07/2012 at 20:40

There is nothing to eat here send champagne and canapes now. please

David I have lovely long stems on my autumn sown sweet peas, thanks

13/07/2012 at 20:45

You could have my pasty or send out for a chinese


13/07/2012 at 20:49

Thanks the pasty looks very tasty, will make excellent tv food

13/07/2012 at 20:50
kate1123 wrote (see)

David I have lovely long stems on my autumn sown sweet peas, thanks

Well done, Kate.....and it's been a orrible year for them.

13/07/2012 at 21:05

I have just seen the size of those perennials-they will fit in nicely in Lilliput's minature village's garden

Watched Beechgrove -last night sweet peas were one of the few things they were having success with-french beans, runner beans, courgettes all useless and yellow plants

13/07/2012 at 22:14
Visited RHS Harlow Carr today, too wet to garden at home. Can't make up my mind what I like best - prairie planting, roses, veg garden, candelabra primulas, wild flowers ...... Yes, I can, the alpine house ..... And oh yes, tea and cakes at Betty's! If I knew how to add a smiley face I would
13/07/2012 at 22:38

@Penninepetal I am quite envious, sounds like a lovely day out.

@Geoff you have given me an idea for my next flower bed

13/07/2012 at 22:42

Now David, I think that might be a bit of a porky pie!! Have you got proof??

14/07/2012 at 04:15

Hi all--did a sun dance for you-let me know if it works. Huge thunder and lightning storm here overnight. Quite unusual for this part of the world, but managed to sleep through much of it.

14/07/2012 at 07:43

Porky pie-mmm

It is Saturday Morning-no different to any other morning-but somehow feels different like Sunday Morning

More showers forecast but tomorrow still looks good

14/07/2012 at 10:00

Good morning Geoff.

Very cloudy here in Cannock, but the sun does keep popping out for 30 seconds or so. Better get my running shoes on to dart in and out in those sunny periods!

14/07/2012 at 10:01
sotongeoff wrote (see)


Have been trying to sort out sat-nav  for France and had an on-like chat with Sarah-not sure if it is sorted yet but you are not allowed a speed camera alert or risk £1000 fine-this is work in progress again-also got to get a breathalyzer kit- fine for not having that-11 euros-mixed standards???

We will now be told how misunderstood JT is now and what a nice chappy he is really

Can't see me coming to Woking but expect to see lots of pictures and Lottie waving furiously behind the camera

i heard on news that no speed camera alert ones allowed nd you must have a high visability vest in the car (not boot) for every person in the car and also 2 breathtest machines in your car at all times in France.


14/07/2012 at 10:03

oh and yes there is a fine but is being wavered until november.. brother found out to his downfall when over there last week.. lucky they did not fine him.. but told him to go get one straighat away.. or they will fine him.

14/07/2012 at 10:10

Already got the vests-and very fetching they are too

Insomnia1973-that is a lot of letters for me to type-have a shorter altenative at all?

The weather man looked very apologetic this morning-there is more rain to come in the week-but we may get a couple of dry days-apparently we are now expecting a plague of rats-crikey!

14/07/2012 at 10:16

... wish we could have a laughing smilie face to add.. that is what i am after sotongeoff.. for that one..


14/07/2012 at 10:16

Are you referring to my username Geoff? Well my real name is Rebecca, so you can use Beck if you want. Or my surname is Flynn, so Flynny is good! Or you can just make up your own! I answer to most things!

14/07/2012 at 10:18

Please can I use Becky-or Becks?

14/07/2012 at 10:22

Of course you can!