Clarington


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Trehane Nursery

Posted: 26/11/2016 at 14:25

Good to know! I've been thinking about fruit bushes for a gift for someone.

Bulb questions

Posted: 26/11/2016 at 14:24

Pots all the way!

Your worst Christmas present!

Posted: 25/11/2016 at 23:21

Oh my...


Was it the Clara The Cow stuffed toy from my aunt? (The only thing I'd ever been given with my name on and thus made me think people thought all Claras were horrid people)


Or the science kit that my father took off me before I'd even got the instructions out and for years it sat on his office shelves as I was "too young" (it's probably still there)


Or the hundreds of plastic bits of tat people have brought me over the years as a joke gift because they get pleasure in giving you lots of presents rather than the one book (how restrained of me) and chocolate orange you actually wanted.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 25/11/2016 at 23:03


Poor dog has taking to hugging the only form of heating we have right now!

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 25/11/2016 at 23:03

954 students so far this month by the way. I'm a bit disappointed we'll not hit one thousand!

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 25/11/2016 at 22:59

I'm here Dove! Been one of those oh so busy days. I'm now on a late night waiting for his lordship to call for a lift home. I don't mind taking him into the big city for a night out; but it's a 30 mile round trip each time (plus it's where I work so that'll be 90 miles today just going to Sheffield!)


I've spent my evening wisely, prepped a months worth of dog meals, changed the bed sheets, dug out the bacon for tomorrow, and glanced at the ironing board... let's not get too carried away on a Friday night!


I'm wondering whether if I take the hound out for a walk around midnight he might get confused and I'll get a lay in tomorrow. Unfortunately I don't think I can trick that my body that needs it's morning mug of tea.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 24/11/2016 at 17:29

Oh Fidget! If I were anywhere near the A5 I'd go and hunt him if only to give him  company.


I hope the recovery company arrive soon and get him home to you quickly.


Please please remember to get anything that you're not happy with checked out at the hospital.

The things gardeners get up to!

Posted: 24/11/2016 at 07:06

With the flood warnings we keep getting this could be just the thing we need! Free food and a life raft!


Or.. maybe not so free. How much on one seed??

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 24/11/2016 at 07:04
Pat E says:

I think they are blaming pollen overload. Chicky.


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 Chicky & Pat; it sounds terrifying! Asthma has always been a condition that scares me, anything else I think I could deal with. 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 24/11/2016 at 07:02
Obelixx says:

Honey mixed with cinnamon and taken in hot water is supposed to be good too Clari.  Hope you fight it off but if not - take some sick leave and rest on someone else's time.


Last edited: 23 November 2016 18:52:56


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 Thanks Ob.


Unfortunately if I went off sick the only ones to suffer would be the schools as they would effectively be ignored until they went away. We simply have an educational team of... me. I'm not sure the others even know what I get up too much of the time!


Fortunately December is usually a quiet month so I can rest back (ha) then. 

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