Clarington


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HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 19/04/2016 at 19:32
Afternoon all. Glad to hear Marion is okay.

The lawn has been cut (much needed) but I've had to come inside as the neighbour has sparked up a bonfire (still had my washing out; agh!!) and the oder of burnt rather ruins the chances to absorb some vitamin D.

Did someone mention cake?

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 19/04/2016 at 07:24
Morning all!
Woke up to glorious sunshine and chirping birds. what a change from yesterday! Bright yellow daffodils always look better with the sum on them.

I'm trying very hard to stick to my not planting this year so we can focus on the house renovations. I even drove past the garden centre twice yesterday and managed to battle the steering wheel in a straight line. It's AWFUL!! All those empty pots, that naked greenhouse, the untouched compost ... *twitches*

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 18/04/2016 at 17:36
Afternoon all. It's been a grey funny day; it feels as though the moment you turn your back it'll rain. Such a shame that I wasn't in yesterday to make the most of the glorious sunshine I am fed up of drying clothes on the radiators all the while!

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 18/04/2016 at 07:32
Morning all.
After my 35? hours working this weekend which silly devil booked the plumber in for first thing in the morning?! No lay in and lazy morning here alas but never mind I have such a chores list :/

I hope Marion is okay

Bulbs not flowered

Posted: 16/04/2016 at 23:47

When did you plant them? Have they been fed and their soil topped up? Could they be "blind" (Starved) ?

Thought for Lyn

Posted: 16/04/2016 at 23:35

Oh Lyn I am in one way so very sorry to hear this news. Yet in another way relieved, relieved that neither of you are suffering any more. You were an amazing daughter to both your mother and father: doing something that as much as we hate to admit, not many of us could manage. Especially with so little help.

Please look after yourself more now than ever. x

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 16/04/2016 at 23:33

Evening all. Its Saturday night, gone 23:30 if the wonky clock is to be believed.

I've been at work since 09:30 on Friday morning. My darling scouts didn't go to sleep til midnight last night and the ghost hunters tonight wont be leaving until 02:00. We've a big event tomorrow at T' Moor (Sheffield) with lots of emergency service vehicles and sirens to keep me awake.

Roll on Monday! As much as I enjoy this job I am enjoying the thought of my own bed, and a day spent doing very little.

 

Keep safe all!

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 15/04/2016 at 06:48
I hope Lyn your father settled last night and you got some decent rest.

I'm off to work in a bit and won't be returning until Sunday evening! Scouts sleeping Friday night, then hosting a team of paranormal investigators on Saturday night before heading into Sheffield for a big 999 day. See you Monday!

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 14/04/2016 at 06:57
Oh Lyn I hope you slept well last night!

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 13/04/2016 at 20:31
Glad it's looking good Hosta.

Lyn I have so many bits crossed for you tonight.

Dove I feel like you. Just waiting for his lordship to cook the dinner I prepared earlier.

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