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Posted: 06/12/2014 at 10:12

Morning all. Still haven't had a frost here.

Going to a Christmas Fair tomorrow, hope to get a couple more stocking presents. In aid of a charity that looks after retired English police horses here in France.


Posted: 05/12/2014 at 22:31

Oh dear Yvie, I'm so sorry to hear that. I hope it doesn't happen.

Dropped in for a catch up but it's almost bedtime.


Posted: 05/12/2014 at 17:30

Panda, really! 


Been gardening this afternoon until rained off. Only one bag of tulips left to plant now. Taken ages because of the weeding and clearing and manuring to do first.


Posted: 05/12/2014 at 12:18

I sow them every spring and they are flowering by summer, so if they don't last the winter then just buy or beg some seeds.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 05/12/2014 at 12:15

My Mum was in a home for the last couple of years - her choice. But at the end, when she felt she had had enough and wanted to join my Dad (she believed in heaven) she refused to eat and drink and no one could make her, so that is how she died, but it was her choice and peaceful at the end. Her lovely brother, who was 84, sat up all that night with her. She was 87.

It's a big worry......

Posted: 05/12/2014 at 12:09

I still have horses, but I'm getting nervous about going out on my own. Most of my riding friends have stopped riding. 2 of mine are retired anyway and the youngest one is my daughter's. Arthritis is becoming more of a problem - for me and the old horses.


Posted: 05/12/2014 at 11:54

Lost Internet this morning, but it's back now (obviously!)

Liri, I send a Christmas letter too, people say they like it but perhaps they are being polite. I like receiving them. I started mine this morning when Internet was off.

Have just put the horses into their winter paddock, great excitement and lots of galloping. Now they are all tucking into grass, though it won't last long as there is hardly any topsoil. It's limestone which is why it's good for winter - less mud. My white horse is brown (rolling in mud) and her mane is knotted (rubbed on tree) but now she's too excited to catch, so it'll have to wait. Farrier coming on Monday for foot trimming.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 13:50

Fingers crossed for you Matty, hope it's the more minor op. Hugs (((  )))

It's my birthday

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 11:36


Happy Birthday Beaus Mum. Hope Beau isn't a cake thief like this naughty fellow!


Grass cutting

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 09:23

If there isn't a frost on the day you cut it and if the ground isn't too wet then you can cut your lawn in winter at a higher than usual setting.

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