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Posted: 13/08/2016 at 09:31

Yes Fairy, love Carl Hester. He seems a lovely person. I used to read his articles when I used to get Horse and Rider magazine.

What is your weather like?

Posted: 13/08/2016 at 09:14

Yesterday was 10° in the morning and 25° in the afternoon. From what Dove said on Forkers thread it was warmer near Norwich than it was here in Dordogne! But we should be in for some hot weather, not really looking forward to it. Still need rain. Just not on the 20th when I'm having a charity BBQ.


Posted: 13/08/2016 at 09:09

Glad Chicky and Lesley had good hols.

Lovely photos of DD and Charlie looking happy. Hope I will get an invite one day

Didn't come here yesterday, busy morning then watched the whole of the dressage on the red button. Fabulous. I used to do a bit of dressage, not as easy as they make it look, though my mare could do extended trot and canter sideways.

We got a new TV for our bedroom recently, the other was 15 years old. We have Sky in the sitting room and a Freebox with satellite in the bedroom. But French Freebox is via an ordinary aerial, so I would think you could get UK Freebox with an ordinary aerial in the UK.

Gardens we have visited 2016

Posted: 13/08/2016 at 08:51

Thank you Yvie, I haven't been to either of them. Lovely wild flower areas. The fairies at Trentham are beautiful, was it Fidget who posted them before?

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 11/08/2016 at 20:43

Haven't had time to garden the last week, visits from children and grandchildren. But I have done watering and have picked loads of tomatoes, cucumbers, courgettes and runner beans. Had the odd onion too which are almost ready to harvest. The red sweet peppers are getting big and green. The mangetout peas and broad beans were over some time ago, lots in the freezer. Same for the raspberries, but the autumn ones will be ready soon.

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Posted: 11/08/2016 at 14:36

My daughter has just rung me to say she has heard on her car radio that there is a forest fire near me. I don't think that is the one you have seen as there are big fires near Marseilles in the South of France so they would have been on TV. The one here is about 7km away, 20 hectares of forest, but I think, with help from the army and other fire stations, that it's now under control. July has been very dry here, the promised thunderstorms hardly produced any rain.


Posted: 11/08/2016 at 14:13

Not if you have pointy knitting needles!


Posted: 11/08/2016 at 13:39

Daughter and 3 sons have just gone. Peace reigns! But I did enjoy their visit. I think I've put on weight, jeans are tight, all those family meals.

My sister's grandson has Cystic Fibrosis. I need to get a genetic test done to see if I'm a carrier, my sister is. No one here seemed to know what to do and as soon as the hospital found out all the family descended so I haven't had time.

Feel tired now, think I might go and watch the Olympics, haven't had a chance yet.


Posted: 10/08/2016 at 20:58

That's funny, I hadn't clicked post reply and the 2nd photo was still downloading when it posted itself!


Posted: 10/08/2016 at 20:55

Cake was all eaten, sorry Fairy! It was chocolate and we had the other half yesterday.

Here is the river.

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