Busy-Lizzie


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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.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 12/04/2016 at 09:56

Maybe we could meet you there in June, Dove. Any more news of Ma? Such a worrying time of uncertainty for you.

B&Q have just been and collected the broken garden table they'd delivered. They'll be back later with the replacement.

We have been invited by neighbours for a drink at midday.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 12/04/2016 at 09:33

http://www.riverbankcottage.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/tbHorning_swan.jpg

 

Dove, one village we went to was Horning, pretty, but I expect it will be bustling in the summer.

 

 

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 12/04/2016 at 09:26

Morning all.

Pat, thousands of the migrants are genuine. In a village very near us in France some French people got together to welcome 2 families from Iraq. One day they were in their homes when men from ISIS armed with knives and guns banged on their doors and told them either to join them or be shot or leave their homes immediately, taking nothing. They were picked up by a charity, sleeping on a pavement. One family had 4 small children and mum was pregnant. Her baby girl has now been born in France. They are both Christian families. The men from ISIS said they were aiming to eradicate Christians.

Have you got yours yet?

Posted: 11/04/2016 at 23:04

I have just read all this and want to post to get email notifications to follow it.

I am an ex-pat (wasn't my choice), all the English people I know who live in France think it will be bad for Britain to leave the EU. It will certainly be bad news for us.

I agree with Dove, punkdoc, Steve the vet and Richard H. but I'm not as good at writing my views as they are. Punkdoc summed it up - a united Europe, not an isolated Britain.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 11/04/2016 at 20:24

We went to the Norfolk broads to explore a bit. Had a sandwich and a beer in a village pub by the water then later in the afternoon had a cream tea in a pretty tea house by a river in another village.

Found just the plant container I wanted for the patio in a GH. Had already bought two but couldn't find a third the right sort - square grey metal look. They will be in shade. Bought a Brunnera "Jack Frost", a pretty blue and white Aquilegia and a Dryopteris fern. Bought a Hosta and some Heucheras the other day.

Wonder how Hosta is doing.

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