Busy-Lizzie


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Resurrected Six

Posted: 31/01/2017 at 23:28

I like earrings too. But only wore perfume, and clothes, for doing the fence. Horses are still in the other paddock as I haven't quite finished.

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 31/01/2017 at 18:11

I'm giving up loo rolls for sweet peas too. My favourite brand has had its rolls changed for flushable ones and last year they all dissolved!

Resurrected Six

Posted: 31/01/2017 at 17:42

RB, my head would have been in the trough too!


I wear mascara and a light pearly lipstick to go out. I always wear perfume after my morning shower, Eternity. Always wear moisturiser, l'Oreal, which doesn't sting my eyes, some others do. Never high heels, I'd fall off them!


Have spent the day refencing the paddock with the help of the log man to bash in the posts. He said he saw a big red deer with huge antlers. Something frightened the horses the night before last and they were out of the paddock which had fence posts and electric ribbon strewn all over it. Haven't quite finished putting on the electric ribbon. Of course the 2 electric drills with 2 batteries each didn't have a battery charged up. Used the little old fashioned hand drill for half of it.

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 31/01/2017 at 16:35

All the fence posts are now in and I've screwed in all the insulators. OH forgot to tell me that when I charged the battery for his drill I had to press a tiny little button, so it wasn't charged this morning. Did half of them with my ancient hand drill. Now I'm in the middle of threading on the white electric ribbon, but OH arrived back from England and we've been having a cuppa and a chat. He's off again on Thursday.

programmes to watch

Posted: 31/01/2017 at 09:53

Was Miss Universe on English TV? Maybe punkdoc would have liked it. French newspapers were full of it as Miss France won!

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 31/01/2017 at 09:10

Morning all.


I shall spend the morning drilling holes in the new fence posts for the insulators. Not raining.

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 30/01/2017 at 22:52

GWRS that too big a job. I'm still feeling weak after my virus and log man is bunged up with a cold. Just need to get posts in as quickly as possible so horses can go back in the winter paddock. Posts only hold electric ribbon.

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 30/01/2017 at 19:16

I thought you were talking about me when I read back! Was wondering why Trump didn't want to hold my hand and thinking thank goodness!


Log man came and started repairing the horse fence. I didn't look properly this morning, it's far worse than I thought. I've had to go out and buy yet more posts, there are about 25 that need replacing. The old ones are all rotting at the bottom. Log man said it looks as though the horses had a complete panic attack. I wondered about wild boar as we sometimes have them here and Hannah is terrified of them, but there are no signs of digging.


Log man said when he had been cutting trees recently he nearly bumped into a big red deer with huge antlers on the drive. He said he was scared, it must have weighed over 200 kilos! But it stared at him and then ran off. He thinks it could have scared the horses. I've never seen a red deer in these woods, but one jumped in front of the car about 6kms away, didn't hit it. We have roe deer, much smaller.


Log man is coming back tomorrow.

January 2017

Posted: 30/01/2017 at 09:17

It's too early for delphiniums to be that tall, they'll grow weak and spindly at this time of year. They should be asleep.

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 30/01/2017 at 09:15

Morning all.


Horses broke the electric fence in the night, but luckily they stayed by the house. I've put them in another paddock. Log man is coming to mend it this afternoon. I can't bang in fence posts at the moment because of my rib pain from my cough and my arthritic shoulder which has had tendonitis. Lena wears a rug in winter and doesn't seem to feel the electricity in the fence.


Have to go out and buy some more fence posts.

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