Busy-Lizzie


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what-plant-is-this

Posted: 24/08/2013 at 22:13

I use a laptop, Windows 7. I don't know what you have Mistertiler. I put the photo in my photo files on the laptop. Then you click the little oak tree symbol on the bar above the post you are writing. Click on "select", it will go to the files on your computer and you choose your photo. Then you click "upload", you will have to wait a bit while it does it. Eventually your photo will appear and you click "save". Then your photo will go onto your post. It will look very big but when you click on "submit reply" it will turn out OK.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 24/08/2013 at 22:04

Been very busy, not gardening except for watering pots and digging potatoes. 10 coming for lunch tomorrow, including us. It's after church so have to prepare in advance. Having a BBQ, so now chicken is marinading, Tandoori and herb and lemon. Selection of salads and a hot veg, courgettes, onions and mushrooms fried up together.

Cleaned dining room, even the windows (in case it rains) and washed kitchen floor. Made fish pie for supper.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 23/08/2013 at 22:41

Just the one, all mixed together!

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 23/08/2013 at 22:20

Fairygirl, thank you for the recipe, that's great. Copied it and printed it.

Monty's garden looked pretty big to me, does he know what a normal garden looks like? I was glad he did penstemon cuttings. I've done some and I wanted to do some later and he said up to end of September.

Made loads of tomato, onion and basil purée for freezer for soups and stews in the winter.

Just watched Doc Martin, glad they showed the last episode again as I'd missed it.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 23/08/2013 at 19:01
Fairygirl wrote (see)

Yes folks - back of five on a Friday of a bank holiday weekend - the spammers doth return....

Anyone for cake instead? 

Chocolate fudge icing, cream and choc ganache with bits of choc sprinkled on top....

Fat free of course 

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w595/fairygirl55/P8230832_zpsbb0dd4ff.jpg

 

Fairygirl showed this cake on Morning Forkers (in the afternoon!!). I think it looks wonderful. Just wanted to know if you made it yourself FG. Would there be a recipe by any chance? Please

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 23/08/2013 at 08:54

Well done, Blackest.

There's a lot of chat on here this morning! Cloudy today, would love some rain.

fidgetbones, you have all the same birds as me. I feed them in the winter, but not the summer as I want the natural balance with birds eating insects etc. But sometimes I feel my garden is a wildlife park, not mine anymore!

Had toast and Marmite. Off in a minute to weed.

a-really-hot-days-strimming

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 21:21

I was lucky as about 12 years after he died I met a nice English man living in France whose wife had died some years before. So now we are both in France, so are my 4 children and 6 grandchildren. But I also love England and I still miss it. But I was lucky and lived in the country in England, also in an old farmhouse with a garden.

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 21:14

Why do you have to be ruthless? My clothes aren't worn out in a year. I love discovering something I haven't worn for a year that still fits. I have about 18 pairs of socks. If you go on holiday in the winter then you may need 14 pairs and you don't want to wash when you are on holiday. With jeans I do as Nutcutlet says and eventually they go in the bin.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 21:09

How hot is very hot to all you folks who live in England? 32° in Dordogne today. No rain for over 2 weeks, then we had a huge storm and before that the rain was in June. At least we had a good start as it rained all the time in April and May!

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 18:04

Verdun will slap our wrists, this is the morning thread!

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