Busy-Lizzie


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HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 15/04/2016 at 09:40

The priorities seem all wrong, but I suppose it's because the drunken boy is young.

When I started nursing the hospital was run by matron and the doctors and nurses with some secretarial staff. There was a hospital kitchen to supply meals and the cleaners were employed by the hospital. But the nurses did the cleaning immediately around the patients. It all seemed to go smoothly, no waiting lists, infections were rare. Now the hospitals are run by management staff, cleaners come from outside companies, food from kitchens far away and nurses aren't allowed to clean. It doesn't work so well any more.

I really hope someone can find you some help soon, Lyn.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 15/04/2016 at 09:06

Morning all.

Hugs to you, Chicky. I hope they find out what it is as soon as possible and put it right.

SM this morning, if OH is in agreement we may go to the GC and get some peppers, courgettes etc - never got round to sowing them. Or do you all think there is still time?

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 14/04/2016 at 18:01

We flew back to France this afternoon. Thanks KEF. Flight was OK but the plane came in very fast and landed with a huge thud! Was sad to leave England.

House sitter has looked after my baby plants well, they and the garden ones are growing like mad. Leaves coming out on the trees, daffodils over, lilac showing colour. But the weeds are growing fast too, everything needs weeding

Growing Geraniums

Posted: 13/04/2016 at 21:23

I live in Dordogne, some years the last frost is mid April, other years it's mid May. I don't put pelargoniums out until the first or second week of May. I remember, a few years ago, sleet and only 2° on the last weekend in May!

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 13/04/2016 at 16:46

Verdun, no one accused you of lying, but you said "I was told their supply comes from B & Q." That is not quite the same as B&Q and Crocus using the same suppliers. No one has back pedalled either.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 13/04/2016 at 16:42

We went to Tesco, then a GC. Bought some seeds to take back. Then we went exploring and had tea in a tea room. Back to France tomorrow.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 13/04/2016 at 08:36

Morning all. Sunny. Going to Tesco to buy some things like EarlGrey tea to take back to France tomorrow.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 12/04/2016 at 22:20

Thank you for setting that straight, Chicky. I have only heard good reports of Crocus from English friends.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 12/04/2016 at 18:19

I think we went through that bit of Norwich on Saturday! DIL and SIL got lost but found us eventually.

Great shed Solent Wind!

Glad you survived Hosta, I hope the pain goes soon.

We went for a midday drink with our nice neighbours.

Have planted the pots in the shade on the patio and raked the bank behind the wall and scattered a packet of mixed annuals seeds on it.

Garden table arrived, not broken this time, looks nice, has a tiled top.

What is your weather like?

Posted: 12/04/2016 at 10:30

Was a lovely day in Norfolk yesterday, except for a nippy breeze. Sunny, up to 14°. Today it's raining.

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