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in The potting shed
Bill, try this
I made squash soup yesterday, no spice, it doesn't agree with me. We had it with warm cheese scones (with parmesan/without mustard and paprika)
OH was looking late Friday night at the forum. He thinks we are all bonkers except for the bunny boiler. When I said the haggis in verdunland were being rounded up by the piskies, he said we ought to have a virtual garden, a bit like simcity. except admittance free. It would have absolutely no slugs/snails/vine weevils or lily beetles.
In spring it would be decked out in spring flowers,then with a wave of fairygirls wand, it would change to a early summer display to put chelsea flower show to shame. Of course the orchard would be full of luscious fruit in Autumn and the veg patch would keep us going all year round. No problems with soil types, acers would grow next to buddlejas. I think we would have to have a new thread, to be entered On Friday nights mainly, but open to anyone to have a wander if they need a bit of r and r. Of course all the cakes from the cake shop next door are calorie free, and the alcohol gives no one a hangover. Any strays can be rounded up in puncdocs tardis.
No I've not been on the magic mushrooms.
Bill look at star gaze Lily's post back on this thread at 14.56 today.
Soz in a rush cooking
Andy stay strong I have obviously missed te post saying ur recovering from something...... The brain is a strange thing it's ability to heal is still unknown to a huge degree by the medical profession ..... As peeps on the forum know I had a brain tumour removed just over a year ago and despite being told I wouldn't be able to do things again I'm now 99% better ....... Stay strong x
Fidget, am I the bunny boiler? Does that make me the non bonkers one
Only until you entered the cabin LOL. Good job all that booze is hangover free.
Lol please tell OH i'm not really a bunny boiler, in more ways then one
Stacey I don't think / hope Andy would mind me saying as he's told us before, he has needed chemo and all seemed well, but a few months / weeks ago he was very poorly at work. Wasn't well enough to be on here. That's why a big when he came back.
I think I'm saying cheerio & bye.
My computer is in spare bedroom and to be honest I've turned heating down upstairs to save a bob or two, and my little mits soon get cold. Plus the lure of some pork crackling ( are you listening Lizzie? ) is luring me back to the warmth.
Might pop back later but if not have a good evening gang.
Lily you aren't a B burner, just daft like me.
Well, that my leek and potato soup made. This time I her thrown out the peelings rather than leaving them for OH like I did last time. Why so important? Well, last time I left the potato peeler in the colander with the peelings (did them in the lounge). Next time I wanted to use the peeler I couldn't find it. What was doubly worse was that the food bin had only gone out that morning! A good potato peeler is hard to find! Still the new one is nice and sharp, as the cut on my thumb shows
Fidget, I like OH's plan Mine thinks we are a little bonkers too!
Fidget Panda Off now hands gone blue.
Kef, me thinks we need to get you a tablet (iPad/Samsung/whatever) or at the very least some fingerless gloves Mmmm . . . . Pork crackling . . . save me some?
I am listening KEF. Love pork crackling, but are you saying that because it's hard to find in France? They remove it and tie white soggy fat around the joints. Then they boil the skin and serve it with haricots (beans), YUK.
Back from GC (left the witch hazel behind - £30 was a bit steep) and the GH.
Had a nice time pottering with seeds and cuttings. That is until ......spoiler alert for those eating their tea ..... I couldn't work out why the watering can that had been left full in the GH was not pouring properly. Looked inside to find not one, but two drowned mice. Screamed so loud i woke up the neighbours ..... Yuckkk, still shuddering now
Re previous post of mine about a mouse I found in watering can, OH says we should install ladders in them so they can climb out...... and he thinks I'm bonkers.
We found a drowned squirrel in a large pot at last house - think it was my dad's big glazed pot which doesn't have holes in the bottom. I don't know if it was the same squirrel that ran across the grass straight into the pond a few days earlier...not too clever - but it was very funny! It's a bit horrible to see them dead though chick - even when they're vermin.
Lizzie that's put me off my dinner.....
Just been checking out the first draft drawing from architect for the extension. What is it with men? Specifically asked for a window to be on the back wall of the bedroom with the french doors, and not at the front. What's he done...... sigh....
Fidget- it's ok. We know you're not bonkers really
Living in Dordogne we are lucky enough to have a swimming pool, fairly common here. Once I went to see family in England and a friend came to see my horses daily. She found a baby wild boar, drowned in the pool, so she fished it out and laid it on the lawn, then forgot it. When I came home a few days later it reeked! Weather in mid 30's. She then rang me to say she'd left it there because it looked so cute and she thought I might like to see it. I had to dispose of it and it was full of maggots! YUK!
Sorry Fairygirl! but it's still earlyish for dinner, hope there's time to recover!