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Posted: 18/01/2016 at 21:43

Have just found where everyone has been recently - Verdun's Which subjects thread! Missed it as too busy sorting out cottage and making curtains.


Posted: 18/01/2016 at 21:27

Wonky, it didn't and it wasn't  Garage on Wednesday.

Perhaps RB has the lurgy. I'm still coughing and blowing nose, 18th day.

Dove's link didn't work for me either, said the page was missing.

I watched the MS programme too. Amazing, really hope it's a breakthrough. Worked with MS patients when I was nursing.


Posted: 18/01/2016 at 15:49

Car didn't take the MOT. Needs 2 new tyres and a ball joint. New appointment for Wednesday.

Couldn't find roofing felt for OH's shed. Searched 2 DIY places and 1 builders merchants.

Have bought Seville oranges to make marmalade.

Tippng with rain and cold.


Posted: 18/01/2016 at 08:44

Morning all. It was trying to snow this morning. Stopped now. Car going for MOT and I'm going to the fabric shop to get blackout curtain lining for bedroom curtains and uncovered cushions for the sitting room. I'll cover them with the left over curtain fabric.

Also need roofing felt for OH's shed. A plank of wood and some roofing felt blew off in the gales last week.

Proposal on the local gardening show!

Posted: 17/01/2016 at 23:35


 Just found this thread. Congratulations Tootles, what a lovely way to start the day.

Asparagus growing early

Posted: 17/01/2016 at 23:22

I'd leave them. You aren't meant to harvest them in the first year anyway. More will grow later. Leave them too.

Any tips for growing rice?

Posted: 17/01/2016 at 22:45

New business opportunity, David. Rent out ice skates and serve mulled wine.


Posted: 17/01/2016 at 18:58

DD - should have gone to my son, the dentist! But I hope the infection clears up quickly, horrid when things aren't right with your teeth.


Posted: 17/01/2016 at 18:56

Topbird, I looked up the link you sent on Suffolk churches and found the Norfolk one in our village. Looks very interesting. We couldn't visit it though because we weren't there on a Sunday and it's closed in the winter months.

They have changed the forecast since this morning, just looked again, rain instead of snow.

Lesley, M&S delivered the bedding just when they said they would and IKEA delivered the bed - all very comfy, but the towels will be better once they've been washed. Washing machine is still in Eastbourne until the removal in early February.


Posted: 17/01/2016 at 17:53

We've been out all day. Lunched with good friends, lots of chatting. A lot of fog on the roads. Was -4° this morning.

Forecast says we may have snow tomorrow, just when I've booked the car in for the Contrôle Technique (MOT).

Looked up that brasserie Dove. Sounds normal to me because it's French!

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