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Posted: 06/11/2015 at 08:17

Sorry, Dove! I'm not a local - yet! But my Grandpa and his father and his father too worked there.


Posted: 06/11/2015 at 08:03

Morning all. Hope it's dryer today. Had to change our plans on Wednesday. Were going to explore other villages near where we bought our cottage (well not quite bought yet, waiting for solicitors), but poured so much we went and looked at retail parks round Norwich instead.

We explored Norwich yesterday, lovely town. Saw some gorgeous curtain materials and a huge emporium with secondhand furniture in it, some nice some awful, but good value.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 06/11/2015 at 07:39

What a lot of gorgeous colour you all still have. My garden has looked rather sad since the severe frosts and -4 that we had early in October. Autumn trees are lovely though 


Posted: 03/11/2015 at 23:23

Evening all. Have arrived in Diss. Going to see our (hopefully) cottage tomorrow.  Plane left an hour late but arrived with a fast and bumpy landing almost on time. No fog. But there was an accident on the A road on the way.

OH is asleep so managed to prize the iPad out of his hands!


Posted: 03/11/2015 at 11:05

Morning all. Off to England, may not be back until next week. Have a good week.


Posted: 02/11/2015 at 18:37

DD, that's over a period of several years!

Off to cook butter chicken, cheating, sauce is in a jar


Posted: 02/11/2015 at 14:31

Ooh, I've just passed 7000 posts!

Must go and do some HW  Lovely OH did some hoovering while I was at the meeting.

Planting a Rambling Rector

Posted: 02/11/2015 at 14:14

Beautiful, but you've trained it well - bit more than letting it do it's own thing.


Posted: 02/11/2015 at 07:54

Morning all. Going to a meeting this morning. Preparing housesitter's room, tidying and packing this afternoon.


Posted: 01/11/2015 at 18:48

Ouch, Hosta, sounds painful and smelly.

Daughter 2 and family have gone. We shall watch TV quietly tonight and eat the rest of the sausage rolls and pizza. Strictly results, canals and Downton.

Tomorrow morning I'm going to a meeting near Riberac. Tuesday we are off to Norfolk.

This evening I found some papers in a drawer in the study that my mother gave me. Family trees and written notes all about her family, mother and father. They all came from East Anglia, apart from a French Huguenot that one of them married. It was interesting, a great (maybe 2 greats) grandfather was Mayor of Norwich near the end of the 19th century.

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Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

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What tree has a flower like this?

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Are there seeds that don't like very cold storage?

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weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

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Gardens we Have Visited 2014

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Garden Gallery 2014

photos of our gardens 
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Does anyone recognise this cactus like plant?

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Thank you to Tech team

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Changing avator picture

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Trouble typing on some of the threads

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no emails as well as small text

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Cleaning greenhouses

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