Busy-Lizzie


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Hello Forkers December

Posted: 08/12/2016 at 21:59

Sounds as thought the kittens are recovering from their 'flu.


Decorations are all done for the Abbey. Then they will be used for the local church Carol service then they will come home to decorate the house. Then when they are nicely dry they are used as kindling for the fire.


Have almost finished my English cards, to post tomorrow. Next will be the cards to friends in France.


100 mince pies to make tomorrow, but first I will have to go to the SM. Forgot to buy the wine for the mulled wine on Sunday!


Now the farmer has delivered the new hay and the horses have almost finished the last lot I will move them into the paddock by the house for the winter. Then I can fill their water from the kitchen tap if the outside one freezes. Easier to keep an eye on them when they are wearing rugs too.

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 08/12/2016 at 10:40

Morning all.


I hope the rain stops, the sun comes out and you feel better Thank the Cat. Even Monty Don gets the winter blues.


Just been reading about Harriet Martineau, an interesting woman.


This afternoon a friend is coming to help me make bunches of evergreens with red ribbons to decorate the Abbey for Sunday's Carol Service. Luckily it's not raining. Quite sunny at the moment. We'll do it in the kitchen so I must tidy up a bit, work surfaces are a bit cluttered.

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 07/12/2016 at 21:46

That's a shame about Ipswich, Wonky. I was hoping to go next year, don't like the thought of gun crime.


Glad OH's birthday lunch was good, Obelixx.


I'm surrounded by mixed forest but Nuthatches only started coming about three years ago.

Vinegar?

Posted: 07/12/2016 at 21:34

https://www.coblands.co.uk/articles/1-care-planting-guides/126-10-uses-for-vinegar-in-your-garden 


Copy and paste it and click the space bar. Now I'll go and look at it!

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 07/12/2016 at 18:48

We sometimes get nuthatches too. So pretty, but shy, never managed to get a good photo.


Topbird, I was born in Ipswich but haven't been back since. We were thinking of going one day. Is it worth a visit? Wonky would know.


Did the weekly shop after this morning's meeting, then went to the GC and bought a Christmas tree.


Tomorrow a friend is coming round to help me make evergreen bunches to decorate the Abbey for Sunday's Carol Service.

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 07/12/2016 at 08:09

Morning all. Good to see Fairy back. Lovely photo Clarice.


Going to a meeting in town this morning. I should have said city, as Dove does for Norwich, it has a cathedral, but Périgueux, although it's the capital of Dordogne, isn't very big so it doesn't feel like a city. Then shopping. Must make 100 mince pies for the Carol Service in the Abbey on Sunday, need butter and flour.

Camera Talk - part 2

Posted: 06/12/2016 at 22:19

Good to have you back Fairy. I hope your hand/wrist is OK. Fabulous photos again.


I always watched the Landscape Artist of the Year, but OH has stopped Sky so missed it this year. Didn't always agree with the judges though!

Search function

Posted: 06/12/2016 at 10:52

Thank you, Nora.

So...Re-booted Two!

Posted: 06/12/2016 at 09:28

Thank you, Kitty and Joyce. I did see this thread, and posted, when it very first started but it's so different now.


I'm off to write Christmas cards too.

Search function

Posted: 06/12/2016 at 09:24

The search doesn't even bring everything up and most relevant often isn't.

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