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Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 19/03/2017 at 23:24

Your pond is lovely, Chris.

A lot came out in the garden while we were away in England last week.

Oh bother, there is a problem either with the site or with Internet, photos won't post. I wonder if they will copy and paste instead. No they won't, but 2 have appeared.

An open letter to Daniel

Posted: 19/03/2017 at 19:03

I think Obelixx has written a very good description of a forum.

I'm one who has made a lasting friend from the forum, I will be staying with her in May. We have met up several times.

Resurrected Nine

Posted: 19/03/2017 at 18:33

Hello girls, we've had a lovely day with dentist son, lovely DIL and little grandsons. Went to the carnaval in our local town where son lives. Watched the floats and got covered in confetti and the littlies had a go on a littlie carousel.

Design a tea towel competition sounds fun , Lantana could design a green one

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 19/03/2017 at 18:20

Hello all. We've had a lovely day with my son No. 2, the dentist, his sweet expecting (May) wife and 2 small grandsons. It was Mardi Gras Carnaval in our local town, so we went there after lunch. Son lives in town so it was walking distance. The little boys had a couple of goes on the carousel for littlies, we watched the floats, bands and dancers go by and had confetti thrown all over us.

Then back to their place when small ones were tired, had fresh squeezed orange juice, , then son showed us his new (old really) classic car, a red Triumph Spitfire, convertible, with a wicker picnic basket strapped on the back. He took OH out in it. I had a turn on the day he bought it.

Came home just in time to feed the horses.

Now I shall read back and see how you've all spent your Sundays.

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 18/03/2017 at 22:08

I loved the Kestrel babies, lovely programme.

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 18/03/2017 at 18:28

Gorgeous blossom photos, Chicky.

At last I've cleaned the greenhouse, washed the polycarbonate panes inside and out and washed the shelves. The outside was filthy, why hadn't the rain washed it? Trestles are put up waiting for plant babies. Sowed broad beans, but the compost was too coarse to sow more seeds, must buy some more.

Cloudy and colder than Norfolk was, but it has been warm here when we were away.

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 18/03/2017 at 15:00

Have been cleaning the filthy GH, come in for a cuppa.

The housesitter is actually paid for staying here and feeding animals. I had a super couple once, but they moved back to England. They left the house clean and I had 2 dogs to walk then. They arrived with their car full of everything they needed and didn't touch any of my stuff, not even loo rolls. But in those days, pre 2nd OH, I only went away once a  year for a summer holiday with my student children, after 1st OH died.

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 18/03/2017 at 09:56

Morning all. Cloudy.

Magnolia Leonard Messel is out. Daffodils still out but more of the different sorts now, yellow trumpets on their way out.

Feel a bit cross with housesitter. Our regular one wasn't free. OH is a friend on Facebook, because they are in the same choir, but OH rarely bothers with FB. Have seen that housesitter posted photos of my house and horses on Facebook and one day said he'd had a busy day tidying a garden, but those photos weren't my garden. He's gone off with OH's wire that feeds the transformer for his computer, he didn't get the post in (he had a list and that was on it), and he's eaten nearly all the honey that I bought in a local bazaar.

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 17/03/2017 at 22:43

Evening all. We are back in France. Luton airport was having building works and was very crowded, hard to find a seat. The plane was late then when we got to Bordeaux the airport was being evacuated because of a suspicious ownerless suitcase. But the drive to Luton was OK, daffodils all over the place on the way.

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 17/03/2017 at 10:46

Thank you, Dove, x

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