Busy-Lizzie


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Garden Visits 2017

Posted: 03/08/2017 at 22:51

Joyce, we did meet the owner, not that old, on our last visit, but not this time.

Went to Giverny, Monet's garden yesterday, beautiful, will have lots of photos when I've sorted them.

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 31/07/2017 at 09:32

Meant pack not back!

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 31/07/2017 at 09:25

Morning all.


Sad day, we are going to OH's BIL's funeral in Buckinghamshire, bit of a drive. Must be back in Norfolk tonight as we have to back to get the ferry back to France tomorrow.


We didn't have chicken last night. We went to the pub and I had steak (haven't had one for ages) and OH had prawn curry.


I think that was brave, Chicky, an 18 mile walk. When we had the flat in Eastbourne we used to take the bus to Brighton!

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 30/07/2017 at 22:32

Oh, OK, we were out at the local pub having dinner.

Garden Visits 2017

Posted: 30/07/2017 at 22:30


Haven't had time for Hindringham this time, but thank you for telling us about it.


We went to The Old Vicarage at East Ruston on Friday. Have been before, last year in June, different flowers out now.

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 30/07/2017 at 22:21

Is everyone having a very early night?

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 30/07/2017 at 16:43

We visited an NGS garden in Dereham this morning, really beautiful, the we went to an antiques fair in Hingham, then visited another local garden in the open gardens weekend. Met some local friends there and had tea and cake. Didn't rain.

Jam jar flowers

Posted: 29/07/2017 at 17:42

Lovely, Aunty Rach, the blue looks beautiful with the pink.

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 29/07/2017 at 17:38

Punkdoc, I think that's a good decision and Mrs Pd must be relieved.


NB, I do hoovering with a Hoover, have done it for over 40 years. Have 2 Hoovers at the moment, a big upright for Dordogne house and a little battery one for the Norfolk cottage. First Hoover was a wedding present from MIL. Tried a Dyson once, didn't like it then it broke down, no repair man in Dordogne.


Went to Sainsbugs this morning for some groceries to take back to France and some bread and loo rolls, also to ironmongers for a new showerhead - now that the curtain is up.

This afternoon we visited 4 local gardens open in aid of the church. One was small and full of annuals, not a weed in site, owned by an elderly gentleman. Another was huge and rambly, mostly lawns, trees, shrubs and river frontage. Had a big, strong Pimms there. Had tea at a lovely old farmhouse with island beds of shrubs and perennials. Turned out it was the family who own our favourite local pub as well as the farm.

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 29/07/2017 at 10:17

Morning all.


Wind and rain in the night but woke up to sunshine. Hope it stays sunny, washing to hang out and local gardens are having an Open Day.

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