Latest posts by Clarington

Holiday distress

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 22:52

There really isn't much you can do. If a plant is dead it's dead. If not your actions already instigated MIGHT be enough to allow them to claw back. There is no magic cure.

Have patience, don't expect too much, and examine what space you have to plant afresh for a late harvest.

Oh; and don't go reading too much in to everyone's posts if you instantly think a throw away comment has such a deep attack on you. We're, mostly, not that kind of group and really you'll find us much more fun when you smile with us.

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 22:46

Sweet dreams everyone.

Am I right?

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 22:44

Unfortunately I don't seem to be able to load the images. Please don't think we're ignoring you if we don't respond straight away; I think the forum is struggling in the heat.

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 19:42

Joyce; just the floors and furnishings to go now!

DD; amazing how banks think they have the right to keep hold of your cash.

learning ideas

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 17:22

Hi Ashley; like you I have have a head injury which affects my ability to do many things.

I THINK you are wanting a quite basic gardeners guide to help teach you about a border range of plants; am I right?

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 17:14

Today did not go as planned.

Which means at least I didn't have to go clothes shopping.

But does mean my work load just had a whole pile of to dos dropped on it.

OH well; it's the weekend!

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 23/06/2017 at 07:06

Morning all! Early night last night as I was feeling particularly below par. Not ill as such just ... lacking.

I'm only going to do a half day at work today as I've so much toil to use up I want to at least show willing (wait until next month hits; I've three DAYS of overtime booked in already!)

Treating myself, if I can summon the energy, to a trip to the clothes type shops. My idea of hell personally but currently the fact that I seem to have recycled all of my shorts is a much greater level of pain. I'll leave a trail of rice cracker crumbs so you'll be able to come rescue me.

Help needed

Posted: 22/06/2017 at 21:37

The blow up ones are alright for a weekend if you haven't a free space to keep one on display all year round or simply only intend to use it three months a year, but they don't retain heat, don't look at nice, aren't as comfortable, and when you dismantle it in the winter you'll be cursing having to find somewhere to put it and then put off getting it back out in the summer because it's a faff.

I have a friend with a solid one who has, much to my envy, decided before now to power it up and sit there with a glass of cider while it snowed around him. His really helps his aches and broken bits so gets a lot of use. He built a very private area for it with trellis and in the winter has plastic panels that fix in to provide a bit nore protection from the elements. This means you can use it all year round. I don't think you'd be able to do that with a blow up one.

Happy anniversary!

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 22/06/2017 at 18:17

PDoc; you know I'm only a simple little bear but it really doesn't seem to be the best of things to take you back to the same hospital. Like picking a scab never helps healing.

But, what with your conflict experience which I am going to imagine is rather beyond the NHS capabilities, would it not be worth contacting Doctors Without Borders or even Help 4 Heroes to see if they can recommend someone away from the hospital?

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

Posted: 22/06/2017 at 16:23

Afternoon all.

Unfortunately I'm already on the non drowsy anti histamines; I have the strangest of reactions to drugs sometimes (like anaesthetic being almost entirely ineffective).

We are having the cloud, the grey, the big drops but not enough to keep the garden watered.

Other half isn't pregnant apparently; I'm still waiting to find out what the exciting news is.

Hope you're having a lovely day today Pat! 

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