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Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends - part 2

Posted: 07/05/2016 at 08:26

I've been thinking about you lots LilyP - big ((hugs)) to you all.  They are making such progress in understanding these conditions, so hope for the future, but worrying times nonetheless.  Hope they find a way of adjusting to their new normal, so that it is different, but happy and fulfilling too.

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 07/05/2016 at 08:17

Morning Peeps πŸ’πŸ’–πŸ’

Have a good day in them there hills Fairy.  Glad preparations are almost complete Lizzie - I'm sure tomorrow will go well - how can it not with a garden as beautiful as yours

Got a day of ferrying littlest Chicklet - work, back from work, pick up friend from stationπŸš‚, take to partyπŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰, pick up from party at ridiculous hour .....I sometimes wonder whether any of her friends parents have cars that work at the weekend.

However, in between I will be planting out the contents of my coldframe

On the little symbols ....πŸΌπŸ€πŸΌπŸ€πŸ¦„πŸ¦„πŸ¬......they are called emojis, and can be used on a laptop too - heres a link.

I love them - the girls laugh at my random use of them in most everything I text ....πŸŒΈπŸ’πŸŒ·πŸŒΌπŸŒ»πŸŽƒ !!!

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 06/05/2016 at 19:03

Ouch Linda  Did you jump straight back up to try and pretend it hadn't happened ?  Thats what I do, before limping off to lick my wounds on private.  Make sure you cover it up well before gardening tomorrow - don't want it getting infected.

Well, hooray, the weekend is here  and the sun is out, so I've just been to have my toes painted.  My one and only attempt at being a glamour puss

First paeony of the year

Posted: 06/05/2016 at 18:57


My molly (of the bucket fame) is tantalisingly close

Have I grown too much

Posted: 06/05/2016 at 18:54

Wow !  Chuckling here

I have loads, and the windowsill, GH, coldframe shuffle sounds very familiar, but your collection is immense Nut.  I salute you  definitely something to aspire too

Technical updates / help with the new forum

Posted: 06/05/2016 at 18:34

πŸ™€πŸ™€πŸ™€πŸ™€πŸ™€ oooo wot a lot of typos - sorree

Technical updates / help with the new forum

Posted: 06/05/2016 at 18:26

Hi Nora, Daniel,

Can i add another issue to your list?  (If its there already then apologies, but I can't see it)

Can we have a list of latest posts like we used to, with 1 line per thread, with its title, who started it, and the date, time and identity of the last poster.  Nothing else is needed.

This them forms the handy "index" page that we all used to glance at to see what was going on, and which bits we wanted to investigate further.

the key bit is one/two lines only per thread, and not much space, so you can see 20ish things at a glance.

This would really improve things for those of is who pop in and out a lot πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

Many thanks

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 06/05/2016 at 07:02

Ok, so here's the image I will now be carrying around with me this fine Friday

Maybe let your lunch go down properly first eh?

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 06/05/2016 at 06:58

Congratulations Yvie - he's adorable😊  So glad he is now doing well - and in his own home too 🏠🏠 

And what a beautiful sunrise Frit - a special sort of pink

Just done my usual GH visit - everything (apart from the sad tomatoes) is really growing away now - lovely what a couple of days sunshine can do.

Hope your day goes as wellas it can Dove ((hugs)).  See if you can find time for a few cartwheels on the beach later too.

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 05/05/2016 at 23:09

Its looking wonderful Lizzie - fingers crossed the weather stays fine for the weekend β˜€οΈβ˜€οΈβ˜€οΈ

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