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24/11/2013 at 15:44

Dove, re the Iris. Slugs and snails live amongst the leaves. Your hedgehog will love it

24/11/2013 at 15:47

Sounds perfect Nut!

 Honesty is around the back and to the left of Hefty's House - also around the base of the ash tree 

24/11/2013 at 15:59

Hello Kef. I think this is what you need!49!3!381432104

Not sure that link works but if you google Lakeland gravy skimmer, it pops up.

24/11/2013 at 16:06

Thank you Fidget

24/11/2013 at 16:06

Dramatic grey clouds sweeping in from the northwest now - it's getting dark very quickly here.  Forecast is for dry and cloudy overnight - hum, those clouds look as if they mean business to me. 

24/11/2013 at 16:59

Kef, it wasn't me, honest i've been out all afternoon trying to get xmas pressies. Didn't get anything except a scarf type thing for DIL! 

Its only a month to go!!

24/11/2013 at 17:04

Lily ...How come it's only you not in bold type then?   I've re-hashed an old thread that I think will make you laugh.

24/11/2013 at 17:04

OOPs I gone normal again

24/11/2013 at 17:09

I'm normal too!!! 

24/11/2013 at 17:15

Must be the star dust thats sorted the bold out, disappeared as lily came back, funny that....

24/11/2013 at 17:47

Good day

I have one of those sauce boats - great

Had news that last night was bad, now not quite so bad. GD was very ill so son was advised to take her to hospital (she's 1) On way to hospital they had a car crash and car is written off. A witness took GD on to hospital with her Mum. Police took Son there when crash was sorted. They all have minor injuries but are recovering. GD has a bad lung infection and is really poorly, phoned abut an hour ago and they had just been talking to hospital again (she is home)

Thank goodness I still have family - car can be replaced

Spent the day worrying and we made plans in case we need to go up there-about 3 1/2 hours away



24/11/2013 at 17:59

Oh, Matty,  what an awful worry that must have been, so glad they are all now at home. Hope they all get well very soon my very best wishes x.



24/11/2013 at 18:01

hope all are well soon .

24/11/2013 at 18:03

Love to you and your family matty, very stressful, hope all are well soon. X

24/11/2013 at 18:18

Thanks all.

24/11/2013 at 18:53

Hey Matty.  Better news each day now.  What an awful sequence of events. ALL THE VEEEEEERY  BEST MATTY



24/11/2013 at 19:24

Matty - very best wishes to your and your family and especially to your little grand daughter - a difficult time for you all - we're thinking of you ((hugs))

24/11/2013 at 20:10

Evening all

Been out doing the tree planting saplings at Sholing Valley study centre, was a dry day not too bad weather wise today, spitting after a break so done tree planting till lunch - there was lots of hard brick like soil to plant the tree saplings in and it was knackering.

can anyone guess how many I planted?

Also planted out an Acanthus and some Campion in their garden to look at in spring, it had a few bare patches last time we went.

lunch nice, then as the volunteer had brought our tyre planter back as the men at his work could not do it.

Was trying to finish turning the tyre into a planter really difficult one to do lots of muscle and strength needed, was trying to do it on my own for ages bit more turned but hurt myself a bit then help from others and we made it finally after a long time.

So that will be up the station some when and planted up, not trying one with a wheel rim in again too stiff and hard too do

not been that well after a bit of lunch and tyre wrestling rather icky, sick - not nice, resting now watching TV 

24/11/2013 at 21:01

Gg I have said before that i don't know where you get your energy and drive. I guess 20 trees, if I know you. Now put your feet up for a bit… or maybe a week?

25/11/2013 at 00:09

Yoo hoo! Where is everybody? All sleepy heads? Oh ok nite nite everyone