Busy-Lizzie


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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/08/2015 at 13:52

Hello all. Been preparing for tomorrow's BBQ for Emmaus. Having 32 to lunch. It is a Christian thing, but non Christians support the Charity events I hold too as I have friends of all sorts of beliefs. I haven't met a horrid Christian yet.

Dove, I think I agree with Fairy about the bamboos!

Sorry about your car. Mine is repaired now, such a difference. Garage man said I was lucky the engine didn't fall out during my 5 hour drive. Yet I'd been to 2 different garages about the vibrations, the second one balanced the tyres. I thought the car was vibrating because of old age. When I said that to the first garage he said Oh it will last some while yet.

Honeysuckle - Grow It Thick And Bushy on Wires Only??

Posted: 29/08/2015 at 10:15

Bamboos will need quite big pots, they grow big roots. They will need regular watering. Some bamboos, when planted in the ground get very invasive and try to take over the garden! Different sorts of bamboo grow to different heights.

Could the honeysuckle grow up the wall of your house? You could attach wires to support it. Don't plant too close to the foot of a wall, the earth will be too dry.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/08/2015 at 22:01

Christianity is not supposed to be like that, it should encourage tolerance and loving others.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/08/2015 at 21:49

Oh dear, I am a practising Christian. Christians are supposed to care for people no matter their colour or creed or whatever. We are all human with feelings whether heterosexual or homosexual and I find discrimination such as Hosta and his OH have met to be repugnant. My OH's nephew was gay and his partner was welcomed into their family and helped financially by the family when the lovely nephew died from cancer. Christianity is supposed to be a loving and caring religion, but, unfortunately, people don't or can't, always behave in a caring way. I hope I am not narrow minded.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/08/2015 at 20:00

Hurray for Panda! Well done! I hope you enjoy the job.

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Posted: 28/08/2015 at 17:49

Collected car from garage, it was a support moteur, which I think is an engine mount. The car has been vibrating a bit, it was serviced recently and I told them, but no change so I had its tyres balanced and was told there wasn't much problem, but it still vibrated.

Then on the way home (403kms) yesterday the vibrations were much worse and there was a low deep sort of noise. Garage man said the engine mount had broken and the engine had actually slipped down and I was lucky to get home. Well, why didn't they take any notice when I first thought something was going wrong?

Gardens we have visited 2015

Posted: 28/08/2015 at 12:43

Thanks for the second link, that one looks gorgeous.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/08/2015 at 12:41

I did acro branching with my daughter and friends a few years ago. I was absolutely terrified. There were 10 levels of difficulty. I only managed the first 2!

Now preparing for charity BBQ here on Sunday. Went shopping for it this morning. Lots of clearing up, cleaning and preparation to do. Place is a tip!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/08/2015 at 09:16

Thanks Hosta. Have now read back Wonky's posts. So she's moving in 2 ways!

Well done Wonky!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/08/2015 at 09:11

Morning all. Got back from son's (helping with house move and 2 little granddaughters) yesterday.

New house, lovely, mix of old farmhouse and barn conversion, but still lots of work to do on it, 5 hours drive away. 3 hours country  roads, got fed up with following queues of caravans and camping cars, 2 hours motorway. Car has got noisy, think exhaust needs looking at, going to garage soon.

Haven't read back yet, except this page. Is Wonky moving? I hope Pat is OK.

Lily P, Matty is OK, but has been busy and her new rescue dog has been a bit of a handful because of her nerves, but is settling down now.

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