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Posted: 17/07/2014 at 22:13


Evening all. You've written about 10 pages since I last looked. Had to control myself on son's computer system, he doesn't have Broadband and pays a fee for a limited time that I nearly used up!

Rose was lovely, very chatty, new baby sister either asleep or howling, but cute and Rose loves her already. I'm home now, everything needed watering, left in cool dampness on Monday, today it was 32° in the shade.


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Posted: 17/07/2014 at 21:59


Beaus Mum, I have a large country farmhouse in Dordogne. This is the general idea of the 3 terraced bits, then there is more round the other side.


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Posted: 17/07/2014 at 13:40

Especially chocolate

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Posted: 16/07/2014 at 23:12

 Pooh Dahlia just coming out, in ground over winter.


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Posted: 16/07/2014 at 22:49

I'm the sane one, but I think Lily or is it Mrs. Garden, no, must be KEF always says she is.

Outrageous sexism!!!!!

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 22:40

Not all men are that daft! My second OH (we were both widowed) cooked for himself after his wife died, I do it now because we each do what we are best at. He notices new additions to the garden, he even chose my latest rose " Lady Emma Hamilton". I'm so glad we found each other, we have become real and equal friends. Although we can both laugh when one of us does something silly!


Posted: 15/07/2014 at 15:05

Stacey, there are garden designs with a bit set aside for toys and something soft on the ground, like bark chippings, but cars like Edd's, I think, are better on a terrace.

Outrageous sexism!!!!!

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 15:02

I've thoroughly enjoyed reading this thread and I agree with a lot of it.

Dove, I couldn't get those plastic riding boots on either and I've got big flat feet. I have big hands and wear men's gloves, so that's not a problem.

I was pretty strong when I was young, but I still liked feeling feminine when men offered to carry things and open doors, but my sister didn't, she went on marches for rights for women. Men and women are different, thank God, more exciting like that, vive la difference! But women should be paid the same as a man for doing the same job as a man. Probably are in England, wonder about France sometimes! I have found English men to be better mannered and more gallant than French ones.

My OH does the mowing, not because he's a man, but because he isn't knowledgeable about plants and, being older, he can't weed on his knees! He does the vacuuming and I do the dusting, that's a matter of preference for both of us, I cook, he washes up. But we are both retired. When I had 4 small children with OH No 1 I was lucky that he earned enough for me to stay at home. He worked long hours so I did the cooking, cleaning, shopping etc. One has to adapt to your lifestyle.


Posted: 15/07/2014 at 14:42

Have found it, going for a read, looks interesting.

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Posted: 15/07/2014 at 14:00

Gorgeous, Verdun, love the colours in the 3rd one.

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