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Strictly is back!

Posted: 06/12/2015 at 20:17

I'm sooo disappointed and shocked by the two chosen to be in the dance off. My two favourites. Helen was top of the leaderboard last week, Georgia is consistently one of the best. When on Len's lens you could easily see that Anita's feet were all wrong and I think she is brittle. I liked her to begin with but I don't think she is as good as the others and it was time she went. Helen and Georgia should have been safe. The Great British Public are a fickle lot. Helen can't help being pretty, it's not fair to dismiss her as a Barbie Doll.

what plants will you use from the garden as Christmas decoration?

Posted: 06/12/2015 at 17:45


I make bunches that I tie round the banisters and railings. I use evergreens from the garden and sometimes I have berries too. Mostly conifers, eleagnus Gilt Edge, euonymus - a silvery and green and a gold and green, aucuba, laurel, ivy, cotoneaster.


Help ID Plant

Posted: 06/12/2015 at 17:39

The leaves look too long and thin for Photinia, but the colours are right. I would like to see a photo of the whole shrub.

Strictly is back!

Posted: 06/12/2015 at 17:12

Perhaps he got over excited thinking of her and slipped in the mud.


Posted: 06/12/2015 at 16:31

Killin looks scary in your photo Fairygirl. I've only seen it in summer.

The sausages will last for several meals but the earrings will last forever - unless I lose them or they get nicked!

Gosh that's a good price for salmon, RB, never that cheap here.

My snowdrops are just peeping out too, but none of the plants like winter honeysuckle that Chicky mentioned is flowering.

Have just stacked 2 more trailers, with OH, of logs by the sitting room door. That's the end of the big pile, should last into April. Then I planted 15 pansies in the middle bed.


Posted: 06/12/2015 at 14:23

Back from the Christmas Fair. I bought some packs of English sausages in different flavours, OH bought me a pair of pretty silver earrings.


Posted: 06/12/2015 at 09:18

Cloudy at the moment, Flumpy, but forecast is for sun.

Strictly is back!

Posted: 06/12/2015 at 09:16

I liked Georgia best, as usual. Still like Helen, but people here don't seem to, not sure why. I'll admit Jay is a good dancer, but he leaves me cold.

I was quite surprised that Len liked Kellie's Viennese Waltz. Not enough classic waltz in it for me, great for a stage show though. I think Katie has improved the most, early on I was expecting her to be knocked out but I think people like Anton so she stayed in. Now I think she is a lovely elegant dancer.

I think Craig was a bit unfair to Anita, he gave such a low mark for this stage that she was sure to be at the bottom of the leader board.


Posted: 06/12/2015 at 09:00

Morning all.

We are going to a Christmas Fair today with a friend in aid of retired Police Horses from England. 

How to tell if a rose is a climber?

Posted: 06/12/2015 at 08:53

Yes, but it didn't take me to the site where the photos are. One site it took me to was this page! If a link is to work here you need to click on the space bar (or type something else) after copying in the link. Then the link will be in bold print and it should work.

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