Busy-Lizzie


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Resurrected Ten

Posted: 07/04/2017 at 23:16

Back from Concert. Most of the sandwiches were eaten, just enough left for me tomorrow evening when OH sings in tomorrow's concert, I'm not going. But I am going to their after concert lunch on Sunday, it's usually fun. The concert was really good.


My stairs are wood so I sweep them with a dustpan and brush. But 40 minutes isn’t nearly enough to vacuum this big old farmhouse.


 Been a lovely warm sunny day today, in the early 20s. Lunched outside again.


Early 90's garden show

Posted: 07/04/2017 at 09:56

James Alexander Sinclair?



Photo is when he was younger than now.

Hello Forkers - April edition

Posted: 07/04/2017 at 09:24

You could always give them a good wash!


25° forecast for tomorrow! Was only 2° this morning.

Resurrected Ten

Posted: 07/04/2017 at 09:19

Morning all.


Another wow Hazel! How old are they? Sorry your OH is poorly.


Been a busy week and Internet continues to be troublesome. Apparently most of the Dordogne were without it the other day.


 Was out most of the day yesterday, but passed the GC so was able to buy some more dahlias and tomato plants. The dahlias I’d stored all rotted, the ones in the garden are now starting to shoot, early, frost risk not over yet. My tomato seedlings burnt in the GH when I went out leaving the door and windows shut.


 We had lunch outside yesterday in the sunshine, first time this year.


 Today I’m making about 30 rounds of sandwiches for the orchestra and soloists’ tea. Tonight is OH’s choir’s concert, first night, in the local town. Tomorrow it’s in another town. “The Messiah”.


Hello Forkers - April edition

Posted: 07/04/2017 at 09:04

Morning all.


Well done, Hosta!


Saw a flush of blue from the bedroom window. The bluebells are out in the shady corner by the summer paddock. My favourite wildflower. That is where I'm going to bury Tigger's ashes (Border Collie) but I didn't want to upset the bluebells, was waiting for them to come out. I wonder if there will be any left in England when we arrive on 30th May.


Today I will be making about 30 rounds of sandwiches for orchestra and soloists for tonight's concert, "The Messiah".

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 06/04/2017 at 21:18

Yes, we had home made lamb burgers with my first shoots of mint, parsley and chives in them. And Dordogne Gariguette strawberries.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 06/04/2017 at 19:53

We had lunch in the garden today, first time this year. About 15° but warm in the sun.

Hello Forkers - April edition

Posted: 06/04/2017 at 19:00

Think I'll soon have the same problem as Fairy. Laptop only keeps its charge for 10 minutes.

Hello Forkers - April edition

Posted: 06/04/2017 at 18:49

Evening all.


Busy day for me because I've been out for most of it. Meeting in Périgueux this morning. Went to the GC on the way home to buy some more Dahlias because my stored ones had rotted and some tomato plants because mine didn't germinate and the ones that did collapsed when the GH was too hot. Took a friend to another friend's Easter chocolate sale this afternoon. Then sowed more broad beans and planted up the Dahlias in pots in the GH. Must have colour for open garden in July!

It was a lovely sunny day, but windy now. We had lunch in the garden for the first time this year.


Now going to read back to see what you've all been doing

IT'S MY BIRTHDAY....PART TWO

Posted: 05/04/2017 at 16:30

It will have to be, probably take that long to put up the GH!

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