Ad Blocker also works. The fact is, to keep the site afloat adverts will always be here, so it's best to take your own steps to remove them rather than hope that board attitudes will change.
Our neighbours used to have windchimes, and I found them extremely annoying - I couldn't hear the birds for their noise.
Fortunately, they got tired of them quite quickly and removed them.
Merry Christmas, everyone - here's to a sunnier 2013 for us all!
Dry, sunny and breezy today - a bit of a dry spell wouldn't come amiss.
All good wishes to folks in the SW.
have a very careful look at those flowers with a magnifying glass - stickiness may mean that there are insects there.
Shoot - the silver tip may just be a fresh root, but may also be a flower shoot. You can only wait and see.
I think that Provado Ultimate Bug Killer should get it. Derris is no longer available; I'm not sure about malathion - on checking, yes, it looks like it's been banned too.
N. Yorks - wet, wet, wet....
Very similar to Stockton here in N. Yorks - dull and grey, but dry. But tomorrow we're back to lots of rain - "I'm dreaming of a flooded Christmas..."
The thing that I'm curious about is what the effect of chemicals caught in the filter might be. I have to assume that some of the chemicals "filtered out" actually remain bound to the granules.
The morning's rain has dried up now and, although overcast, it's mild at 7C.