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Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 18:00

Wasn't her fault, she was answering Bev!But it's just occurred to me that Verdun also posted this morning! Naughty Verdun.

thick-skinned-and-tasteless--tomatoes-that-is-not-me

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 17:56

Perhaps I haven't watered enough, but I've grown tomatoes for years. It has been hot this year in the late 20s and early 30s, need rain badly. I live in Dordogne, France.

what-plant-is-this

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 17:53

I go to the Google page I want then I copy and paste the http bar (? called URL) on the top left side of my laptop, using "Ctrl" and "c" then "Ctrl" and "v". My laptop is French so perhaps it's not that in English.

lawns-

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 13:16

Doesn't it say on the packet?

what-plant-is-this

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 12:50

I agree, well done Silver Surfer for finding it. Here's a link. http://www.rareflora.com/dombeyawa.htm

thick-skinned-and-tasteless--tomatoes-that-is-not-me

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 12:47

I thought it was something weird about this year. I grew my usual varieties and they are thick skinned with nothing like the usual flavour. But I live in France.

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 08:24

Morning all. The English must be following the French. The French go to school to get the results, have done for a long time, but they have them put up on a blackboard as well, so no privacy.

Weeding flower beds this morning, haven't done it for a bit.

a-really-hot-days-strimming

Posted: 22/08/2013 at 08:07

Hello again Smokin Donkey, you did know I live in France, I've said so several times. Do you remember this?-

 

"Smokin Donkey, your story starts a bit like mine. My husband worked really long hours in London. We lived in the country, long commute as well. He had always wanted to move to France one day, but he started getting chest pains so we sold up and came to north Dordogne in1985. The children were still small. He bought a business here, but there was far less hassle and we lived on less. Chest pains went and he was happy. But in 98 he died of a heart attack. But I think living here made him happy and kept him alive longer.

My old farmhouse has no near neighbours and was empty for 6 years. Surrounded by woodland and fields with wild flowers. I made a garden and it's full of birds and wildlife"

You gave me a nice encouraging answer.

a-really-hot-days-strimming

Posted: 21/08/2013 at 22:52

I live in France too. Recently we had a big hail storm and the man at the Mairie rang to ask if my roof was OK and did I need any help. Luckily the house is fine, but some houses around here have had badly damaged rooves. When we had a hurricane the local farmers came and cleared my 1km long drive of fallen trees in a couple of days. If there is a power cut someone rings or calls round to see if I'm all right. I live in a clearing in the forest 4kms by road to the village, but they don't forget me. When there is an event in the village I get sent an email.

palaisglide

Posted: 21/08/2013 at 10:55

Zoomer, the easiest way is when you've clicked on "latest posts" on the left then click on "followed posts" on the right and a lists of all the posts you have posted on will appear.

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