Busy-Lizzie


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Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 18/03/2017 at 15:00

Have been cleaning the filthy GH, come in for a cuppa.


The housesitter is actually paid for staying here and feeding animals. I had a super couple once, but they moved back to England. They left the house clean and I had 2 dogs to walk then. They arrived with their car full of everything they needed and didn't touch any of my stuff, not even loo rolls. But in those days, pre 2nd OH, I only went away once a  year for a summer holiday with my student children, after 1st OH died.

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 18/03/2017 at 09:56

Morning all. Cloudy.


Magnolia Leonard Messel is out. Daffodils still out but more of the different sorts now, yellow trumpets on their way out.


Feel a bit cross with housesitter. Our regular one wasn't free. OH is a friend on Facebook, because they are in the same choir, but OH rarely bothers with FB. Have seen that housesitter posted photos of my house and horses on Facebook and one day said he'd had a busy day tidying a garden, but those photos weren't my garden. He's gone off with OH's wire that feeds the transformer for his computer, he didn't get the post in (he had a list and that was on it), and he's eaten nearly all the honey that I bought in a local bazaar.

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 17/03/2017 at 22:43

Evening all. We are back in France. Luton airport was having building works and was very crowded, hard to find a seat. The plane was late then when we got to Bordeaux the airport was being evacuated because of a suspicious ownerless suitcase. But the drive to Luton was OK, daffodils all over the place on the way.

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 17/03/2017 at 10:46

Thank you, Dove, x

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 17/03/2017 at 09:40

Morning all, leaving here at lunchtime to catch the plane.


I laughed like a drain too at the Pottery Throwdown.

programmes to watch

Posted: 16/03/2017 at 22:36

Good Pottery Throwdown, so funny when Freya's toilet shot water out all over the judge! 

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 16/03/2017 at 16:34

Enjoyed Oxburgh Hall, but it was lovely and sunny when we left, nearly didn't take my coat, but then the sun went in and a chilly wind got up. No snowdrops, but lots of daffodils were out, but it was the house we went to see.

Resurrected Eight

Posted: 16/03/2017 at 10:29

No, eating in tonight and back to France tomorrow.

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 16/03/2017 at 10:15

Morning all.


Some new friends in the village have asked us to go to Oxburgh Hall with them, coming at 11am to pick us up.

Resurrected Eight

Posted: 16/03/2017 at 10:09

Hello girls, been very busy, being on holiday  Though being retired I suppose I'm always on holiday, at least that's what daughter thinks


Read back, never heard of Sticky Willie (love the name), but if I get Goosegrass on my arms I come out in a rash.


Good luck with the drain, Hazel, maybe you should get some of that loo spray first.


Going to a stately home and garden today with friends in the village.

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Garden Gallery 2018

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What tree has a flower like this?

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weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

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