Busy-Lizzie


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Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 23/10/2017 at 12:41

Just been to an equestrian centre to see if they will take daughter 2's mare, who I'm looking after but not riding, for some training. Daughter has moved back down here from the north of France where she was sent, she's a teacher, not much choice in the matter for junior teachers. Now she has children I'm worried about her getting on a mare who hasn't been ridden for a few years. The trainer will take her this week. It's half term so daughter can help me get her into the trailer, that will probably be fun and games!

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 23/10/2017 at 07:35

Morning all. Morning DD.

Strictly is back!

Posted: 22/10/2017 at 22:57

Ditto, ditto, ditto!

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 22/10/2017 at 22:35

Some sunshine, cool, sudden heavy downpour this afternoon.

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 22/10/2017 at 22:24

Are you two good at talking to each other? I think you need to discuss the situation calmly and tell each other how you feel, each taking time to listen to the other. I think she would probably be quite happy with you being a quiet patient at home, much better than you rushing off to foreign dangerous places with Médecins sans Frontières. But don't get impatient or shout, being a patient is probably terribly frustrating for you. Show her you care for her and how she feels, most women are quite happy to find their man isn't as macho as they thought and has feelings. But I don't know how you are together so maybe none of that applies.

Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 22/10/2017 at 22:14

Epimediums and some of the hardy geraniums, such as geranium macrorrhizum, are good in dry shade.


I've given up riding too, getting arthritic, but I've kept my old mare and given my younger one, but not that young, 18, to my daughter. I also have a 26yr old rescue horse. I spend longer on my garden now.


Did I see somewhere that you are in Norfolk? OH has a cottage in Norfolk, mine is in France, we go to Norfolk quite often.

A few flower ID's please.

Posted: 22/10/2017 at 22:03

I agree with Lyn about the Cosmos. There are orangy ones that don't look like the usual pink and white ones that have leaves like that.

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 22/10/2017 at 21:49

I like the dogs. I don't want to watch Monty digging up his banana tree yet again.


The Harvest bring and share lunch here went well. Always get a good selection of food at such events.


Then, later this afternoon, OH was singing with the choir in an old Abbey. It was packed, lovely concert. One piece was the Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco, I love it.


After the Strictly results we watched a programme about Jacqueline du Pré, she was such a wonderful musician, her death was so sad, MS.

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 22/10/2017 at 09:13

Happy Birthday, Nanny Beach. I hope you have a lovely day despite the lack of sleep.

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 22/10/2017 at 07:21

Morning all.


Coffee in bed time.

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