Latest posts by Clarington

Can exhaust fumes kill foliage?

Posted: 30/08/2016 at 12:51

I'd look at the hedge being scorched by the heat from the exhaust OR  have the contractors been using chemicals and splashing /pouring excess away near the hedge?


Posted: 30/08/2016 at 10:35

Dove; lemonade also goes down well on a hot day ;)


Posted: 30/08/2016 at 10:34
Pat E says:

Yes Joyce. I'll let you know how they taste. I'm trying to convince her to chew things that might help with her teeth cleaning since I havent had success with any of the commercially available ones. 

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 Pat: do you know anyone with a dehydrator? Since Reggie must be the Prince when it comes to HRH and fussy eaters I dehydrate chicken breast (amongst other things) which he chews on happily (he refuses point blank it seems to eat anything mummy hasn't hand made).

Things I don't get

Posted: 30/08/2016 at 08:19

I wonder if I've enough things in the cupboard to make scones... diet starts tomorrow!


Posted: 30/08/2016 at 07:06

Morning off. I have today off work as I had to book it as holiday because the rota for this week didn't come out til Saturday and we've British gas coming to fit a new meter so I couldn't tell when my day off would be.

Yesterday I picked all the blackberries at his lordships request ... he then proceeds to tell me he doesn't like blackberries  I'm making blackberry sauce for going over ice cream as I know that will freeze well. Any other suggestions? I was planning on leaving them for the birds!

We also got rid of the awful hawthorn bush thing of spiky hell yesterday. Been meaning to do it since we moved in  Now I can make a bigger effort in tidying up that area to open up around the pear tree. His lordship did snap my fork helping, at least that's my Christmas present sorted.

Chicky enjoy your short week! Russia sounds exciting.

Steve did you use an app or programme for your 5k? I gave up on the app I used as it didn't adjust to my stride meaning it kept telling me to slow down when I was just walking. Felt like I was going backwards.

Daily wildlife moments

Posted: 29/08/2016 at 14:32

TThat explains it's presence on the wheelie bin!

Daily wildlife moments

Posted: 29/08/2016 at 14:05

Spotted this fizzy creature on the wheelie bin. Didn't think it quite a home so it's now been relocated.

Actually today I've found no end of caterpillars. Non quite as striking though.

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Posted: 29/08/2016 at 08:08
Dovefromabove says:

Hmm, looks like you're getting considerably more than me 

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 I do rather drink mine by the bucketful!

Things I don't get

Posted: 29/08/2016 at 07:03
Celadonsusan says:

I'm 5 foot 4 in on a good day, hardly tiny, once concidered average height.

So how come all my jeans are too long, some that are supposidly short are two inches too long!

And why can you only buy mens shirts in plain, striped or check?

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 Because I'm 5ft 9 in and considered average height too?

Kitchens For Sale Norwich UK

Posted: 29/08/2016 at 06:57


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