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Posted: 24/06/2015 at 07:58

Hope dil is doing okay Lily!


Just nipping in quickly to say good morning to you all. 


Posted: 23/06/2015 at 07:35

Hope your cousin passes on some good news, or T least stable news soon. But surely you're not nearing your 60's?!

60 children visiting today and I'm expecting it to be BUSY! So of course I wake with my ibs flaring and the dog throwing up  hurry up blood tests!



Posted: 22/06/2015 at 19:28

Evening all. Still awake (just!) And alas its rained far too much to have been a constructive day outside. We did at least get the bedroom deep cleaned (wardrobes in the hallway and bed dragged out).

By we... Reggie "helped".

V.e.t.s wasn't fun: always hilarious to have a nurse judging his behaviour when you point out his hates the v.e.t.s. and w.o.m.e.n. of course he's not going to be an angel!! 

help with garlic

Posted: 22/06/2015 at 19:24

What fertiliser have you been using on the soil BLT? Also are you planting in the same area each time? (Just wondering about any nasties or diseases that might be causing you to suffer so).

Water Retaining Crystals

Posted: 22/06/2015 at 08:52

I have strawberries in hanging baskets and am finding plastic bottles filled with water and upturned in the soil are doing a great job at keeping my plants happy. Cheap and cheerful!


Posted: 22/06/2015 at 08:50

Congratulations Busy! I'll assume with less than 12 hours involved it wasn't their first! I hope they're all napping happily and you'll be visiting soon.


Dove - no chance of a sleep in I'm afraid. Puppy is being quite insistent I pay him attention despite the fact that I could happily sleep the day away.


Posted: 22/06/2015 at 07:44

Morning all. Worked HARD 04:30 - 21:00 yesterday and Reggie had me up several times last night so consider me completely knackered today.

Day off today though - really need to do the house w#ork


Posted: 20/06/2015 at 20:29

Evening all. Had a great day in Doncaster supporting a "Young Leaders in South Yorkshire" celebrations. It rained and was very quiet unfortunately.


Tomorrow I'm at Harewood House father's day celebrations.... I'll be the one in the full fire fighters kit spending the longest day of the year in a completely dark smoke filled maze. I must be mad.


Strawberries nearly ready for picking.... yay!


Posted: 20/06/2015 at 20:22

Have a great day Fidget!!


Posted: 19/06/2015 at 21:12

Evening all.

Been a very busy day here today: I have at least manage to water the greenhouse occupants. Looks like the strawberries wont be long in ripening. Hurrah!

Reggie is booking in for blood tests on Monday: his trip to the vets today (check up) was marked by his peeing on the vets table, the reception desk, the door, and he almost got a small dog. I've told the vets enough of treating the symptoms lets see what's actually wrong: he seemed surprised as his is the most expensive route. If I was worried about money I wouldn't be dragging him back like a spoilt single child the moment he so much as sneezed out of place.

Working all weekend so I hope you all don't mind if I leave my weeding for you!

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