Busy-Lizzie


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Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 30/10/2017 at 22:18

Hope you enjoy Bilbao, Obelixx and that tomorrow's eatery is better.


Fairy, dental work won't cost much as son is the dentist and he says he owes me a birthday present.


Sleep well all.

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 30/10/2017 at 18:20

Son filled my tooth with a temporary filling, needs an inlay.


Did a bit of shopping on the way home and did ironing this afternoon in front of the TV. Picked what is probably the last of the runner beans and a red pepper. Air felt chilly and it was sunny today, think it will be a cold night.

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 30/10/2017 at 15:06

I'm sending anther hug from me to Punkdoc. Everyone has said (and probably better expressed) what I want to say.

Weed ID reguired and which weedkiller?

Posted: 30/10/2017 at 14:32

It is beautiful, but when I had clover like that it was so full of bees I had to cut it before the grandchildren could play on it. Much as I love bees I can't help loving my grandchildren more.

Weed ID reguired and which weedkiller?

Posted: 30/10/2017 at 13:39

My first OH died from smoking, aged 53.


The French are trying to ban Glyphosate, but the alternatives don't really work. Our local cemetery, where 1st OH is buried is a no herbicide area from this year and now it looks a complete mess. No one has weeded it, I don't suppose the village can afford to employ someone. I have a large driveway, what will I do when it's banned? It's all a nightmare.

Weed ID reguired and which weedkiller?

Posted: 30/10/2017 at 13:05

Glasgowdan, I did answer the question and I didn't recommend Glyphosate as that will kill the grass as well. Lawn weedkillers are selective and kill broadleaved weeds, but my first choice was to dig the buttercups out. That is what I do, then scatter a bit of grass seed on the bare patch.

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Move strawberries?

Posted: 30/10/2017 at 06:57

Strawberry plants should be replaced every few years so I would start from scratch in another place, using new plants.

Weed ID reguired and which weedkiller?

Posted: 30/10/2017 at 06:55

Looks like buttercup. Could you dig it out? Otherwise a lawn weedkiller than isn’t an all in one should do it, but may need more than one go.

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 30/10/2017 at 06:51

Morning all. Body clock doesn’t understand about the new time. 


Hadn’t realised  was your birthday, Lily P, glad you had a good day.

Hello Forkers.....It's October!

Posted: 29/10/2017 at 22:06

Had a lovely time today. Gravad Lax made by SonIL and oysters, then roast pork with real crackling, SIL went to a butcher and ordered it as the French usually take the skin off, then a selection of yummy patisseries. Son 1, who lives on the edge of Burgundy, brought some really good wine. But I lost a filling on the crackling, son 2, the Dentist, will repair it tomorrow.

We caught the train after lunch, but it wasn't the steam one as it's boiler failed the inspection so it's being repaired. It was a diesel engine. All the staff were dressed in Halloween outfits, so were the children. But the engine went wrong before we'd got very far and wouldn't go more than 5kms an hour! We were supposed to stop half way and have pumpkin soup for the grownups and sweets and soft drinks for the children and someone was going to read a scary story to the children, then back to the train for the second stage to a picturesque water mill and games for the children. But that didn't happen. We took nearly 2 hours to get to the first stop, the whole journey should take 40 mins. So we just had the refreshments while an engineer came and found the problem then we returned to the start. But it was fun all the same and the grandchildren played with other children on the train. It's an old line that was closed and a group of retired people have taken it over and run it through the summer.


Glad I recorded the Strictly results.

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