Posted: 08/11/2014 at 20:54
We had vin blanc with our roast guinea fowl.
Fairygirl, thanks, but too early to say well done for the 220 tulips. Only planted 37 today. Had to weed the bed and add a barrow load of my home made compost. Also planted alliums, forget-me-nots and pansies. Wondering if all these tulips are a mistake as garden will look messy for my open day on 17th May, tulips will have finished.
Going to a Remembrance Service tomorrow, C of E, then Bring and Share lunch. Poppies will be on sale. The French have cornflowers, but it's not such a tradition as the English. I'm taking salmon salad, there are usually lots of puds.
Then on Tuesday, which is a Bank Holiday, we are going to a French Remembrance Ceremony by the war memorial in a nearby village. The Maire has invited all the English he knows to it and a Scottish bagpiper will be playing. Then we are invited to drinks and nibbles.