Clarington


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HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 09/07/2016 at 08:08

Morning all. We're meant to be scrubbing the house today ready for family visiting tomorrow for a BBQ...


... apologies for any thunderstorms and high winds in Yorkshire we'll take the blame for mentioning the idea of a BBQ!

Scam message to Nora

Posted: 08/07/2016 at 22:02

Granma: I have reported this thread to the moderators to get their attention to you quickly.

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 08/07/2016 at 17:00

Afternoon! Well I've lost a day of my time off due to a very exciting project I need to knuckle down on but for now...  let's enjoy the weekend!


Punk: really hoping things get sorted soon :(

JeysFluid

Posted: 08/07/2016 at 16:55

Pansy there is no need to be rude. For some who struggle with time, mobility, shocking soil with a tendency to flood, artificial grass may be the very thing that gets them out into the garden!


Peter: I would advise that you contact the supplier of your grass. Not knowing it's chemical composite means I'd not want to risk using anything that would damage it. 

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 08/07/2016 at 07:18

I forgot to post; recently I found two hedgehogs on the road near my house. Despite their pancakes appeared one was definately bigger than the other leading me to worry that these were the two that regularly visited the garden.


Last night Reggie informed the street with his outdoor voice that a hedgehog had returned to the garden. Hurrah!! 

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 08/07/2016 at 07:05

Hazel; I'll second you on the Ikea love. My classroom is slowly filling with useful things from there. 


Back to Hull this morning to collect my riot van (mobile classroom) and then... 


drum roll please 


... Guess whose got a weekend off on an actual weekend!

Cheap alternatives for plant supports

Posted: 07/07/2016 at 19:19

I get creative with farmers twine between canes! You can make some lovely patterns.


Or go simple;


HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 07/07/2016 at 19:17

Lesley; it's the horribly uncomfortable sofa that was meant to be a stop gap while we redecorated... 


.... I'm tempted to put it in my truck one day and take it to the recycling centre to force the issue somewhat.


Fatigue has definately kicked in. I'm ready for bed!

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 07/07/2016 at 17:41


See! A choke cable?? Why is it in the lounge? Does my television need warming up?

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 07/07/2016 at 17:40

Evening all. Started work at silly o'clock to deliver a vehicle to Hull for it to be professionally marked up back in its original shiny shiny markings. Alas on work time so we didn't get to have a look around.


Back there tomorrow to fetch it. At least I know the way now!


Trying to clean the house... do you ever feel like you're just moving the muck around? The hound is doing his best to help by dropping his toys in front of the vacuum. I don't think he's forgotten that Dragon betrayed him at bath time.


Now; can anyone explain why there is a choke cable on my sofa?

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