Busy-Lizzie


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HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 13/08/2016 at 09:09

Glad Chicky and Lesley had good hols.


Lovely photos of DD and Charlie looking happy. Hope I will get an invite one day


Didn't come here yesterday, busy morning then watched the whole of the dressage on the red button. Fabulous. I used to do a bit of dressage, not as easy as they make it look, though my mare could do extended trot and canter sideways.


We got a new TV for our bedroom recently, the other was 15 years old. We have Sky in the sitting room and a Freebox with satellite in the bedroom. But French Freebox is via an ordinary aerial, so I would think you could get UK Freebox with an ordinary aerial in the UK.

Gardens we have visited 2016

Posted: 13/08/2016 at 08:51

Thank you Yvie, I haven't been to either of them. Lovely wild flower areas. The fairies at Trentham are beautiful, was it Fidget who posted them before?

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 11/08/2016 at 20:43

Haven't had time to garden the last week, visits from children and grandchildren. But I have done watering and have picked loads of tomatoes, cucumbers, courgettes and runner beans. Had the odd onion too which are almost ready to harvest. The red sweet peppers are getting big and green. The mangetout peas and broad beans were over some time ago, lots in the freezer. Same for the raspberries, but the autumn ones will be ready soon.

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HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 11/08/2016 at 14:36

My daughter has just rung me to say she has heard on her car radio that there is a forest fire near me. I don't think that is the one you have seen as there are big fires near Marseilles in the South of France so they would have been on TV. The one here is about 7km away, 20 hectares of forest, but I think, with help from the army and other fire stations, that it's now under control. July has been very dry here, the promised thunderstorms hardly produced any rain.

HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 11/08/2016 at 14:13

Not if you have pointy knitting needles!

HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 11/08/2016 at 13:39

Daughter and 3 sons have just gone. Peace reigns! But I did enjoy their visit. I think I've put on weight, jeans are tight, all those family meals.


My sister's grandson has Cystic Fibrosis. I need to get a genetic test done to see if I'm a carrier, my sister is. No one here seemed to know what to do and as soon as the hospital found out all the family descended so I haven't had time.


Feel tired now, think I might go and watch the Olympics, haven't had a chance yet.

HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 10/08/2016 at 20:58


That's funny, I hadn't clicked post reply and the 2nd photo was still downloading when it posted itself!

HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 10/08/2016 at 20:55


Cake was all eaten, sorry Fairy! It was chocolate and we had the other half yesterday.


Here is the river.

HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 10/08/2016 at 19:30

This morning daughter, grandsons and I went to the Hypermarket to buy the boys all the stuff they need for school. Special offers on. Got a trolley load of exercise books, folders, pencil cases, bags etc. Then we met OH at the Chinese buffet wok place, which went down very well with the boys.


This afternoon we went to the river where it goes through the woods, taking chairs, a rug, tea and cake. The boys had great fun playing in the river, not too deep and has clear water. Will post photos when I've downloaded them.

HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

Posted: 09/08/2016 at 22:14

There are lots of caves in Dordogne. The Gouffre de Padirac has an underground river and you ride in a boat as you said, but it's some way from here. The cave we saw today has marks of bears scratching the walls and a few paintings.

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