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Glyn-it was Dame Isobel Barnet-I just remember posh blindfolds and Gilbert Harding but that was in the days of black and white Have been testing the heating -the timer isn't working but still under guarantee Becks,Jess ,Cody,6 chickens,2 goldfish a strawberry and a tomato,Mr & Mrs Geoff-sounds like holiday to die for XF on
Glyn-it was Dame Isobel Barnet-I just remember posh blindfolds and Gilbert Harding but that was in the days of black and white
Have been testing the heating -the timer isn't working but still under guarantee
Becks,Jess ,Cody,6 chickens,2 goldfish a strawberry and a tomato,Mr & Mrs Geoff-sounds like holiday to die for
Now there's a thing, Geoff. An uncle once appeared on the 'What's my Line' prog.....he was 'A Saggar Maker's Bottom Knocker '.....they didn't geddit!
nola, how old is your daughter?
It was Lady-not Dame that is Christopher Biggins
Everbody remembers pot black-"for those of you watching in black and white the blue is next to the pink"-not sure if that is true or just apocryphal-thats a big word for Sunday night
Nola-it has been miserable here all day-at least you went past the front door
I went to wife-swap party -got a second-hand ford cortina in exchange
XF-I am an emotional wreck after that-where would these shows be without Coldplay and Adele and all that mascara running down faces
How can anybody not like Simon Cowell?
Posh soap now
Does anybody need ironman?
Oh yes nola. I know exactly what an 11 year old's bedroom looks like.
Little Miss is poorly. She has just fell asleep, struggling with a streaming nose and eyes, refusing her milk and saying she is cold, with a duvet on her! Hate it when kids are ill.
I want to live where figrat lives.
Nola nice plants
Geoff I am shattered 2 footy matches plus XF, I will need extra tissues for next week.
Well I think I can safely say tonight has been the worst night I have ever had in this house.
At 2am, I went into the kitchen for my last ciggie before bed, only to discover loads of maggotts by my back door! I picked up Jessies mat, and under it were more! I picked up the mat to throw it out, opened the door, and my step, door, and patio as far as I could see in pitch black are covered in them!
So here I am, at 5.30am, still not been to bed, waiting for daylight so I can go out and see where the source is, which I suspect is my wheelie bin that never got emptied while I was on holiday. They are crawling through the cracks around the door, and are climbing up my windows! It's like a scene from a horror movie.
And to top it all, Jess has just woke up poorly. Hope all of your days start better.
Welcome to the early-bird posters' shift.
The insides, of dustbins, and even containers inside the house that you might use to put waste in, even temporarily, can very easily become crawling with maggots. It can happen in just a few days. You wonder how it happened.
There are lots of kinds of maggots. There are those inside dustbins, that I assume are flies. But you can also find maggots in furniture or clothes - the lavea of clothes moths.
It's miserable here too as heavy rain is forecast, for the entire day.
Perhaps an opportunity to wash out the dustbin.
Good Morning Everyone
Your veggies and flowers look really good Dean
Flo - I love your Sunflowers
David - that is a gorgeous Rose
Becks - yuk!! You have made me shudder
Well - it is supposedly going to rain for the next couple of days so I will have to catch up with the ironing
I will make soup and a courgette cake today
These are some Sunflowers I grew from seeds saved from a rogue plant last year
Pam LL x
What a horrible experience, Becks! It's still yesterday here--hope your day goes better!
Oh Becks-it just ain't going to be your day-they are probably more active in the dark and just looking for a food source -which isn't you or Jess-does sound revolting.
If you have a spray for caterpillars etc that will ge rid of them but other than that am stuck
Best of luck
It is paining here and downright miserable again-nice flowers again Pam,have a good day Glyn at the coalface
Chicken time, make coffee, back to bed
Becks, how awful for you and Jess. Did you ask your neighbour to put the bin out for you while you were away - the same one who forgot to water your plants ? If so - I would be having words. Hope Jess 's cold is better today. Honey and lemon works for me.
Pam, as always your flowers are beautiful.
We have BIG rain here, woke me up several times through the night so feel a bit jaded this morning . May have a doze after clean- up. Have a good day everyone.
Poor Becks :- ( ~ waves of sympathy coming over.
Your sunflowers have brought a smile to my face, Pam.
Glyn, I know the feeling. Mind you, winging it was one of my particular talents - which makes it sound as if I did it all the time! I feel sorry for youngsters in the profession who've only been trained to follow a script (well, almost) and don't have the confidence to 'go with the flow' - or in my case the Flo :- )
Heavy pain here, amber flood warnings, drains are backing up so loo won't flush, new conservatory has sprung a small leak.
Morning everyone else - hope your days turn out well.
Good morning all,
Poor Becks. I hope Jess is feeling better.
My OH once had some maggots in the boot of the car and they got out of the container. (for fishing) Later on the car was filled with horrible bluebottles for weeks on end.
Has Michael Fish from Soton given a long range forcast yet? I think I might start taking the geranioms and begonias in. They are still looking good but there are some cold nightd forcast.
You need a man in the house to deal with icky things like that.