Busy-Lizzie


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Autumn foliage photos (2016)

Posted: 28/10/2016 at 16:34

Gorgeous colours everyone. Looks a lovely dog walk.

Last edited: 28 October 2016 16:35:33

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 28/10/2016 at 08:31

Morning all.


Ooh pheasant, Dove. Rarely see it in France, apart from live birds in the countryside.


Woke up a bit early, still on French time. Been having coffee in bed but reading as OH had the iPad.


Thanks Chicky, think the upset needs a bit of time. I mentioned selling the house because it's too big, too isolated and too expensive to run, but daughter says all her memories of her dad are in it.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 27/10/2016 at 22:56

Evening all. We are safely in the Norfolk cottage and have been out to a local pub for a pint and a meal. Were travelling at lunch time so didn't have any. It gets dark so early here with being further north and the hour's difference in time.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 27/10/2016 at 09:34

Morning all.


Phone post worked, Wonky


Haven't been on this thread for a couple of days, didn't feel very chatty after the family dispute. But today we are off to our cottage in Norfolk. Tomorrow I will be shopping for winter clothes in M&S in Norwich! They fit so much better than French clothes which are made for women with fine bones and skinny arms.

Dahlia stems rotting

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 23:17

I love Arabian Night, it comes up every year without digging it up.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 22:54

Lovely sunny day today. Sun forecast for the next few days in Dordogne, but we are off to Norfolk!

Butternut squash - what to do with under ripe ones (etc)?

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 12:25

They aren't as sweet and the texture is more dense.

Strictly is back!

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 12:23

If those Barn dance girls were country bumpkins like me then they probably married and had children! But I went up to London to train as a nurse and worked funny hours and was tired, on my feet all day. No dancing evenings, sat in pub with the medical students or read a book or went to bed. There was the occasional party though and chatting to nurse friends in the nurses home.

Strictly is back!

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 11:35

Good reply Frank!


I was brought up in the country so what you are all saying sounds like a different world. My father was quite strict and I wasn't allowed out late, no transport anyway. I did wear Mary Quant individual eyelashes and pale lipstick though, when it was in fashion. And mini skirts. My Dad shouted at me for wearing a mini skirt but my uncle was staying and told him I would be laughed at if I didn't keep up with the fashion! I did enjoy barn dances in the village hall when I was a young wife. Mum and I always watched Come Dancing when I was still at home.

Dahlia stems rotting

Posted: 26/10/2016 at 09:32

Did you have a frost?

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