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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

Today I feel so happy....

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 09:14

Hello again. I'm happy because we've had a good summer after all (even though I will have a huge water bill!), the garden has done pretty well, all my 4 children and 6 grandchildren came to stay this summer and we are off to Venice next week.


Posted: 30/08/2013 at 09:01

Good morning all. Had trouble getting on Evening Forkers last night so just done that now. Just explaining before someone tells me off. Got lots of notifications this morning, none yesterday, so going through them.

I'm glad we aren't attacking Syria too. Lots of innocent people would probably have been killed if we'd used missiles and our young soldiers always get killed and injured in other country's conflicts when we get involved. It's very difficult to help when a country is having a civil war, especially when it's religious and racial. Perhaps if ever it's over we can help then in a more positive and charitable way.

Going to son No. 2's 30th birthday celebrations tomorrow.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 08:49

I know it's morning, but yesterday had trouble getting here and now I've suddenly had lots of notifications.

KEF have you discovered yet that a trumpet is for the midwife to put one end on future Mummy's tummy and the other end to her ear to listen to baby's heart? I loved doing that when a student nurse doing an obstetrics course.Was going to be a midwife but met OH instead. Broken leg when I was on men's orthopaedics.

4th Panda and Dove, I had many happy holidays in Southwold as a child. My grandparents retired there. My grandmother was a Cobbold (local beer brewers, joined with Tolly).

Hello gardenjeannie, hope you enjoy it here. Brumbull started this thread but hasn't been seen for some time.

Pentille, hope your daughter is OK and the chemo does it's stuff without her feeling too tired.

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 08:30

Chicky, that's a big improvement, really like the blue and white bit.


Posted: 30/08/2013 at 08:25

I thought I was the sensible one and Dove is pretty sensible too, so there are more than one. You don't have to be burdened with the responsibility, KEF.


Posted: 29/08/2013 at 22:00

And the cold, and not wanting to see the tummy getting even bigger than it is thanks to the cake!

My previous post had a spelling mistake, should have been "decided not to answer it".

veg plot edging

Posted: 29/08/2013 at 14:38

Some people use treated wood for making decking.

Can you ID this prolific flowering plant?

Posted: 29/08/2013 at 14:36

It's very pretty, whatever it is. Unfortunately I can't see the flowers properly. Could it be some form of persicaria?


Posted: 29/08/2013 at 14:34

Hello Haisie, just met you on Morning Forkers, said I hadn't seen this thread. Now all is clear, saw it when it began and decided to to answer it. I've enjoyed some of SD's threads, he must be quite a character, but this one didn't appeal. And now all the people I've met on Morning and Evening Forkers are over here!

Used to be one Forkers thread, then some people had a tiff and 2 new ones started. But no-one really gets detention! Even Verdun has been known to post on the wrong one!

You are allowed to say fart, natural function after all, and if you bring a cake this evening you will be very popular. Especially with Fairygirl and Verdun!


Posted: 29/08/2013 at 14:20

Leylandii are very vigorous and grow huge so once they get going you'll be wondering where the weeds went and how to control the Leylandii.

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