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Posted: 22/08/2013 at 12:50

I agree, well done Silver Surfer for finding it. Here's a link.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Posted: 21/08/2013 at 10:24

Morning all. Been watering, wretched small sprinker won't work any more. Other one is too wide for smaller beds.

Would have liked to go to Wisley Flower Show as we arrive in England on 6th Sept, but we are in Canterbury that day then off to Venice on the 7th so we'll miss it.

Went to Rocamadour yesterday, a very pretty, but rather touristy town in the Lot, built on the side of a rocky hill. It's a pilgrimage site with a basillica church on top. Nearly 2 hours drive. We had a lovely lunch on a restaurant terrace with fabulous views.




Posted: 21/08/2013 at 09:33

Oh dear addict, that isn't my sort of squirrel, almost wish I hadn't told you how to do it. Squirrels are living creatures, as we are, and humans have done far more harm to the world and to their own kind than squirrels. They can't help it that we brought them here and conditions turned out to be so right for them to multiply. It was the fault of humans in the first place.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 20/08/2013 at 22:28

But I'm still in Wyre Forest with no name or photo if you click on my photo. But if you click on my forum posts I'm there.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 20/08/2013 at 22:26

My notifications have come back!Wonder if they'll be here tomorrow?

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