Busy-Lizzie


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Camera Talk - part 2

Posted: 14/06/2017 at 10:09

This is Joigny, in France, near where my son lives. I took the photo when I went to see their new baby the end of May. Posting it because I like it. I like boats in photos and I like the way the town rises up the other side of the river.

Anyone done any gardening today - version 3

Posted: 14/06/2017 at 10:00

I spent most of the day yesterday on my knees, weeding and planting. Ache all over today. It's raining today so good excuse not to garden, but HW needs doing.


GWRS, I tried putting a hose pipe down a mole burrow, the mole went else where - into another flower bed! Traps and bombs are all that work here.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 14/06/2017 at 08:53

Yesterday was hot and muggy. Thunderstorm with heavy rain in the evening. Cloudy today. Forecast is more thunderstorms.

Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 14/06/2017 at 08:47

Gosh, Hosta, I think you need some sheep!

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 14/06/2017 at 08:45

Morning all.


I haven't seen the news yet. Sounds horrendous from what you say.


Cloudy, showery, gusts of wind, more storms forecast. I'm very stiff from a day on my knees yesterday, think I'll make up beds instead as daughter 1 with 3 sons are coming for the weekend. They want to see son 2's new baby and new house. We are going to see the new house this afternoon.


Pat, no way are you going to see a photo of my 27yr old muddy, calloused knees!  If you want to see the garden the photos are on the Gallery thread.

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 13/06/2017 at 23:07

Lily P., daughter  2 has my Lena, who seems to have settled down well. I have daughter 2's untrained mare who is the daughter of my first mare who is retired. They are in the summer paddock here, eating grass, going in the shelter when it's hot and cantering about when they need some exercise.

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 13/06/2017 at 17:54

That's good news, Lily P.


I've been gardening most of the day, the bindweed is horrible. Planted several dahlias and other plants in gaps, such as salvia farinacea. Wore a dress as it was hot and muggy, now thunder is rumbling in the distance and it's tipping with rain. Hurray! Off to have a shower, you should see the state of my bare knees!

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 13/06/2017 at 08:42

Morning all.


Easy to do, Chicky. I've done it twice, years ago when I was nursing. One time a nice ambulance driver started the car with his jump leads. Now I have a car that turns it's lights off.


I was a numpty too last night. I left a gas ring on on the hob. Only the smallest one turned low, hard to see in the setting sun shining through the kitchen windows, but normally I check the position of the controls.


We are off to the tip with a trailer load of rubbish. We went yesterday but it was shut, OH looked at the wrong website for opening hours.


Good luck to littlest Chicklet.

Last edited: 13 June 2017 08:45:11

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 12/06/2017 at 21:44

Sorry to read about your OH, Joyce. It must be worrying for you. xx

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 12/06/2017 at 18:44

Better today. Not 30°! Cloudy this morning so was able to do some gardening. Sunny and 26° this afternoon.

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