Busy-Lizzie


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"What is this ? "

Posted: 20/09/2016 at 16:42

Your photos are wonderful, Papi Jo.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 19/09/2016 at 12:08


We had hot sunny weather until Tuesday when we had a huge storm that blew a tree onto our telephone line, no Internet, no phone. Borrowing a friend's Internet. Since then it rained and has been cool and cloudy.


We were having dinner on the terrace in the warm evening then the sky changed, see photos. Should still be daylight, had been sunny.

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 19/09/2016 at 11:46


Hello all. Our phone line is still down, so I'm at friend's house in the village again borrowing the Internet.


I hope Wonky is feeling better, tummy bugs are horrid.
Can't get crackling here, they take all the skin off the pork. They make a horrid dish with it, they boil beans with pork skin then they say what a wonderful flavour it gives the beans and they eat the white, flacid, greasy boiled skin - YUK!


Obelixx, I'm really enjoying Poldark, mistakes and all, glad they have re-done it.


Here is a photo of the sky before the storm. We were eating dinner outside on the terrace on Tuesday evening, warm and peaceful, then the sky went dark. It came very quickly with tremendous wind, I could hardly shut the kitchen door and the noise was scary.

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 17/09/2016 at 17:51

Hello all, from a friend's Internet. My phone line is still down.


Thank you Runnybeak and Lesley for remembering my birthday. I've just been to the Birthday Thread, , I'm very touched.


Fig chutney is nice with paté.


I've just read back, but too much to comment on and loads of emails waiting.

IT'S MY BIRTHDAY....PART TWO

Posted: 17/09/2016 at 17:32

Thank you very much everyone and special thanks to Runnybeak for the first birthday wish Gorgeous cakes, wish they weren't virtual though!


My phone line is still down.  I'm borrowing a friend's Internet. Hope I can come back soon.


I hope Verdun had a good birthday, seemed to have missed that.

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 15/09/2016 at 12:05

Hello all.


We had a huge storm and a tree fell on my phone line, so I don't have phone or Internet at the moment. Just catching up on emails at a friend's house. Don't know when it will be repaired, don't suppose we are the only ones. I didn't have a mobile either because I lost it at Stanstead, but when the tree was cut up by local farmers I was able to go out and buy a new phone.


So I won't be posting until it's repaired.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 13/09/2016 at 18:13

It's been hot, but I think storms are coming.

Clematis?

Posted: 13/09/2016 at 18:11

I'm sure it is a Mandevilla, I have one.

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 13/09/2016 at 15:13

LL is OK, but not opening her garden anymore. It's still beautiful though.

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 13/09/2016 at 14:12

We had a lovely time with my old forker friend. I first met her at Lily Louise's garden (LL used to post here when she opened her garden to the public) but I hadn't met her OH. He is lovely and got on very well with my OH, despite an age gap. My OH is the older one.


I have an acrylic cardi but I use it as a bedjacket.

Last edited: 13 September 2016 14:15:00

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