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HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 08/10/2016 at 08:02

Morning all

Don't normally see this hour on a Saturday, but up early for our day trip to Leeds.  Actually like a good long train journey- I am armed with gardening mags and podcasts !!

Catch you all later πŸš‚πŸš‚πŸš‚

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 07/10/2016 at 06:59

Glad to hear you've arrived safely and are busy settling in Ob. What a great idea to confine unpacking to mornings only

Bristol was lovely on Wednesday - albeit very hilly and we walked everywhere.  Leeds tomorrow, but train this time so a bit more relaxing.  Will probably noodle with you lot on the journey.

......but first, I have to survive one more day at that madhouse I work in They are all bonkers .....I'm the only sane one in the place

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 05/10/2016 at 07:17


Welcome back Tbird - you were missed.  Stay strong DD - you are making such progress, even if it doesn't feel like it sometimes.  Hope the plumber brings good news. Glad HRH is looking brighter too.

Off work today - driving littlest Chicklet to Bristol for a Uni open day.  Don"t know Bristol very well, so hoping its fun

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 04/10/2016 at 06:50

Morning Daisy, and those to follow  Hope sniffles are improving for those under the weather.

Dawn is just breaking here - hopefully another lovely day in store.  I need to "march" in to town in my lunchbreak - always more enjoyable in the sunshine πŸšΆπŸΌπŸƒπŸΌπŸšΆπŸΌπŸƒπŸΌπŸšΆπŸΌπŸƒπŸΌ

Have a good day peeps - glad to hear Ob has arrived safely .....the adventure begins

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 18:57

Littlest chicklet was sent home from work earlier - think she has tonsilitus again. Another trip to the doctors tomorrow I think.

before that I got 1 whole plant in the ground - I think my current ratio is 9 parts weeding to 1 part planting .....never seems to work like that with Monty.  Still, it was a good plant - hydrangea limelight- so I am pleased with my efforts.

Now time to curl up with my book again - will have devoured it before bedtime this evening

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 09:25

Weeding and planting for me too today Lizzie - I'm hoping yesterdays downpours have loosened things up for me

Sorry you've got the sniffles Dove πŸ€’πŸ€’πŸ€’

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 01/10/2016 at 13:39

Bulb order in - a purple and white tulip combo for my pots, and 120 Feb Gold daffs for the meadow only have to wait for the postie to deliver.

Just had a lord lambourne apple, straight from the tree, for my lunch . Plenty more where that came from this year🍏🍎🍏🍎🍏

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 01/10/2016 at 08:45


FiL visiting us today, and heavy showers forecast .......but tomorrow will be a gardening day ......the first for many weeks. Have accumulated a fair few plants that need to be got into the ground - sounds simple, but for the weeding that will need to happen to create space for them

But first another cuppa and a few more chapters of Monty's new book - which is a great read even if you are not a particularly doggy person

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 30/09/2016 at 20:22

So so sorry Lizzie - what a sad day

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 30/09/2016 at 06:44

Made it to the weekend .....well nearly.

You've all reminded me that I'd better get on and order some bulbs.  Mostly tulips, which I won't plant til November anyway, but don't want them to have run out 

Have a great Friday

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