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anyone reconise this plant description? please ?

Posted: 25/11/2014 at 22:54

http://www.jardinsmichelcorbeil.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/veronicastrum-sibiricum.jpg

 

While reading the question I was going to say Veronicastrum, but I'm beaten to it as well!

 

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Posted: 25/11/2014 at 22:50

Evening all. I'm back in France, I do love England though. The towns and villages are bustly and animated compared with France and the countryside is so beautiful, especially the trees at this time of year. But then they are in France too. Had a good trip, saw my brothers and sister and OH's stepdaughter and grandchildren. My children are all in France, stayed with son No 1 and his lovely French wife on the way home last night. They have 2 adorable little girls, 4 months and 2 1/2.

On Monday morning when we left Eastbourne the car was covered with ice.

You've all been very chatty the last two days, took a bit of time to catch up. Poor Fidget was talking about Norovirus and then everyone started talking about food!

I had shiny navy blue skinny boots that I wore with mini skirts, didn't care for the kinky boots that went 1/2 way up the thigh.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 23/11/2014 at 22:41

I haven't been here since I've been family visiting in England, but looked in to give good news about BIL who had ruptured aorta. He has made incredible progress since the operation and is now at home, feels very tired though and lost a lot of weight. He was already slim and fit, Docs said that helped. In his 70s.

Have looked back and seen Matty has told you her news. Matty is a friend, our thoughts have been with her a lot recently.

I'm so sorry about your Dad, Fidget.

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Posted: 23/11/2014 at 20:46

Runnybeak, I agree with you. I do speak Queen's English (sorry, been told posh), but I pronounce those words the same as you.

You sound so beautifully happy Mrs. G, made me smile too

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Posted: 23/11/2014 at 18:19

DD, now I think I know why you've taken up running  But running just has no appeal for me! Hate being puffed out.

Rained all day in Eastbourne. Had good lunch in old beamy pub with OH's stepdaughter, her OH and little ones. Miss pubs in France.

But my cold is gaining momentum. Going back to France tomorrow, staying night with son near Orleans on the way.

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Posted: 23/11/2014 at 00:49

Madame Butterfly was lovely. My nose isn't, think I'm getting a cold. We took the train to Brighton, saves hassle and the parking problem. Staying in Eastbourne GG.

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Posted: 22/11/2014 at 16:11

Been for a walk on Beachy Head with OH, sister, 2 brothers and their 3 Border Collies.

Going to Madame Butterfly tonight in Brighton.

Yesterday we went to see OH's auntie in her nursing home, bearing cardigans for Christmas presents as the home seemed to have lost hers. But 2 were back in her chest of drawers, didn't smell laundered so don't know what happened to them.

Christine Walkden Fans

Posted: 22/11/2014 at 16:01

Verdun, if you bought more Felco secateurs you wouldn't have to replace them every year, unless you lost them of course! I have 3 pairs and one is over 30 years old. You can order parts, like the spring thingy, online.

Christine Walkden Fans

Posted: 22/11/2014 at 15:57

I was never keen on Christine until this programme. I now find her cheerful and down to earth and have changed my mind. It's a lovely programme. When she says "former student" I think she's just delighted that her student has succeeded for his sake, not because she's a know it all.

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Posted: 21/11/2014 at 23:53

Evening all. I'm in England visiting friends and family and doing Christmas shopping. Stayed last weekend with daughter and family in Northern France. Seeing sister and 2 brothers tomorrow then going to "Madame Butterfly" in Brighton. Been a busy week.

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