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Room 101

Posted: 15/01/2015 at 18:33

Yvie, I don't like the Wickes man either. But I like Carol Klein so thanks for rescuing her. Can one put bad weather in room 101?

An open note to all Shops big and small,

Posted: 15/01/2015 at 18:29

I wonder if Graceland is still around? Here I mean. Last post was July 2012.


Posted: 15/01/2015 at 18:22

I looked on Metéo France, the main weather site. Which one did you see snow on?

DD, you've worked harder than me recently because I haven't done anything much for ages.

Sweet Peas

Posted: 15/01/2015 at 18:20

Baza, have you seen this sweet pea thread? We all use it for advice because David K is a expert and he answers questions on the thread. 


Posted: 15/01/2015 at 18:15

On 28th Dec, in M&S's "secret" sale, I ordered a pair of jeans and 2 bras. The jeans arrived about 3 days later, bras still haven't come. I've sent emails and spoken on the phone to them, they said delivery man couldn't find the house, but the first delivery man found the house.

DD has snow forecast for Sat. 24th, but I have rain. Limoges has snow for Friday 23rd as well.


Posted: 15/01/2015 at 18:06

One of my brothers is a forester in Scotland, he always wear a kilt whatever the weather, says the socks and the kilt are warm wool. Ref. chat on previous page.

Mild afternoon so gardened, first time for ages.
Planted "Crown Princess Margareta" climbing rose that I bought from David Austin back in June. Not as easy as it sounds as ground was full of rocks and had to dig a big hole and put some better soil and manure in it.

Then went to dig hole for "Teasing Georgia" climber but had to clear that bit of the bed first. Phlomis, Lamium and ivy had taken over, it was supposed to be irises. The irises were still there so dug them up, dug out unwanted stuff, dug in very well rotted manure, trimmed irises as Rachel de Thame did on GBGR and replanted them. Started digging hole for the rose, but was getting dark and had to feed the horses. That all took 3 hours.

Didn't know snow was forecast DD - rushes off to look at forecast.....


Posted: 15/01/2015 at 09:33

Morning all. Has anyone watched that Horizon dieting programme? I'm a "constant craver".

Amazing that DD has crocus in flower already. I haven't, can't even see leaves, but then it's hard in grass. Can see daffodil leaves and some snowdrops have white tips, others have hardly started.

Regular contributers.

Posted: 14/01/2015 at 14:51

I think you do amazingly well, Marion.

Regular contributers.

Posted: 14/01/2015 at 10:54

I'm sorry to hear that Berghill, must be hard for you. You have such a big and beautiful garden.


Posted: 14/01/2015 at 09:32

Morning all. Raining. Plug plant catalogue has arrived. OH said he would light the woodburner, hope he does it soon then I will sit in front of it and plan for summer.

Hope Liri and anyone else with colds are feeling better.

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