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Posted: 05/12/2014 at 19:15

Evening all  Its the weekend !!!!

snuggling in front of a roaring fire, planning my weekend lists

GemmaJF - loved your "after" photo of DD's cakes - had to check several times it was taken on the same table


Posted: 05/12/2014 at 06:59

Morning Dove - have a great day Sometimes meet ups like that can be really fun

One more day at work, and then a free weekend - think it will be time to go find a Christmas tree.  I'm feeling the need for santa hat smilies - will we get them this year do you think??


It's my birthday

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 21:18

Happy Birthday Beaus Mum



Posted: 04/12/2014 at 06:46

Morning all

Panda - sounds like you had a great trip to York - such a lovely city. Hope OH's job is going well

dark and cold here, no clues about what the day will hold, but hope it is fine - need to make a GC trip at lunchtime to get vouchers for a Christmas present, and fancy a mooch round the plants at the same time.  2 very tall tree like packages arrived yesterday, and I as told not to peek ...... Think Santa might have done an early drop off

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 03/12/2014 at 21:27

((Hugs)) for fidget - such difficult times.

Indoor hyacinths - are they ready for some light??

Posted: 03/12/2014 at 07:06

Thanks Dove - looks like they might be blooming for Christmas after all.  Best laid plans and all that .......


Posted: 03/12/2014 at 06:57

How awful Woody - hope everyone is safe.

love those photos Liri - thats one BIG landscape.  Glad everything was ok on your return.

back to mizzly drizzly here - would rather have some real cold.  Garden now looks ready for a cut back in places, but not sure when i am going to find the time for a few weeks.

Black Friday bargains

Posted: 02/12/2014 at 19:59



Posted: 02/12/2014 at 19:54

Hi there - playing catchup after my weekend away, but think we are now shipshape.  Had a fantastic time.  More wooden christmas decorations for the house - just need to find some more ledges/tables/windowsills to put them on.  I looooove Christmastime - which is all of December in this house

Hope sis responds well DD - horrid when families fall out.

((hugs)) for Dove.

warming thoughts for Clari and Fairy - gluwein is a good cure !  (Minus the wein in Fairy's case ....not sure whether hot glu will be quite the same, but add plenty of cloves and fruit and you won't be able to tell)

and congrats to Mr and Mrs Edd ..... A forkers baby 

Indoor hyacinths - are they ready for some light??

Posted: 02/12/2014 at 19:39


I planted some prepared hyacinth bulbs at the start of November, thinking I would have a New Year display to brighten the place up, but they are romping away much quicker than last year.  Do you think it is time to bring them out of the dark room and into the light ??

Many thanks

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Indoor hyacinths - are they ready for some light??

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