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Posted: 20/08/2015 at 15:31

Hello all. Back last night, later than expected, son and DIL couldn't find their cat who has to move house too and the new owners of their house have a dog. Cat found, 4 hour drive with DIL and 2 small GDs, bought pizzas from place down the road, daughter 1 here + 3 sons. Been to supermarket for more supplies, other daughter and son & 4 more GCs coming for w/e.

Have read back a bit. Glad Lily P's scan didn't show anything bad. Hope Panda's interview went better than she thought.

Regarding jam and cream - I thought that in Cornwall, where the clotted cream is very thick, that it's cream first then jam. In Devon it's jam first then cream. Those looked liked drop scones to me.

Having a go at a cut flower patch...

Posted: 20/08/2015 at 09:13

My cut flower bed is now a mess as I haven't had time to deal with it. Also in July with temperatures in the 30s and being away 2 weeks with a non-gardener house sitter it suffered badly.

It's my birthday

Posted: 20/08/2015 at 09:07



I hope you have a lovely day, Panda.



Posted: 17/08/2015 at 09:28

Morning all, can't stop, going to son soon and must pack. Won't have internet. Back on Wednesday.


Posted: 16/08/2015 at 19:54

I'm afraid I curse a bit at this time of year in France, always seem stuck behind a caravan or a camping car.

Yes Lesley, Taormina is where we are going in September


Posted: 16/08/2015 at 18:10

Ouch Wonky!  Gosh that must be sore.

Have been doing the dreaded HW.

Tomorrow I'm going to help son and look after 2 little granddaughters while they go and exchange contracts on their house. Then DIL, 2 little GDs and I are coming back here as notaire/solicitor has gone on hols so they can't move into new house for a week. Then rest of family are coming for the weekend as they want to see their brother's family. He lives about 4 hours from here and moving further away for new job. That will be 8 adults and 9 children and babies. Like at Christmas!


Posted: 16/08/2015 at 14:51

We stayed in a Travelodge in Windsor, really cheap and really comfy bed.

We are going back to Suffolk for a few days in September on our way back from Sicily. Not really the way back but we'll be flying from Sicily to Gatwick and we liked Suffolk so much in July. Well, actually it's Norfolk - Diss. We were very taken with Diss. It was a glorious sunny day then, maybe we'll see it in the rain next time!


Posted: 16/08/2015 at 13:37

I thought it must be raining in the UK today, there are so many posts since the one I wrote this morning!

OH suddenly decided at the spur of the moment to take me to the Chinese restaurant for lunch. I think I ate too much , was planning on weeding but now feel like a snooze.

Chicky, I can't do the quoting lark at all. Used to work, hasn't now for several months.

Fairygirl, I'm surprised they haven't all been eaten by now.

Lily P I have at least twice as much weight to lose as you, I have no will power. Flumpy looks so slim!

I don't think all of Carol Kline is dirty, just her fingernails. I like her enthusiasm. I'm afraid the way Monty talks lulls me to sleep, but I quite like him.


Posted: 16/08/2015 at 08:12

Pat, here is a past thread about Monty Don and other TV presenters. Thought it might interest you. There have been quite a few over the past few years. http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/talkback/presenter/587500.html 


Posted: 16/08/2015 at 07:58

Morning all. Misty and only 7° here. I expect I'll be back in the veggie garden this afternoon.

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