Clarington


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Grow for Great Britain

Posted: 28/10/2016 at 12:40

I've just thought. I love going to the local butchers, but there's no proper grocers nearby. The butcher closes at midday on Saturday and now I no longer have my Mondays off getting local fresh food is not as easy.


How many people who work 9 -5 Monday - Friday have fed this processed food because despite the cookery programmes and best intentions when you can't go local you go Tesco instead and find it cheaper to get the packet than the fresh.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 28/10/2016 at 12:37

I wonder if I buy a purple dressing gown Dove will mistake me as her daughter and thus feed me til I pop like the cuckoo chick I am.

Grow for Great Britain

Posted: 28/10/2016 at 11:52

Scroggin oh I wish you were a neighbour I would be happy to absorb your excesses in my kitchen. When you walk around the supermarket it is so silly how many things are pre pealed pre prepared probably not at all fresh. But that's what society at the moment seems to need / want.


I do not have enough space to grow all the vegetables we eat. Even though there's only two of us we always seem to need more vegetables! But I don't grow for the convince (even if I do hate visiting the supermarket) or cost. I grow because I enjoy it.


That said: I wish I were organised enough to lay out my vegetable beds so that I could even come close to growing enough food that I could pass excess on to my neighbours. 

Name that poo!!

Posted: 28/10/2016 at 07:13

As someone who belongs to a Facebook group dedicated to raw feeding (which is mostly centred around CHECK OUT MY DOGS BEAUTIFUL POO) I'd be tempted to suggest that this is a meaty eater whose had a chicken / poultry rich meal.

saffron

Posted: 28/10/2016 at 07:08

My parrot used to play fetch 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 28/10/2016 at 07:07

You know I have a dressing gown (red with spots) a gift from his lordship. But he always frowns if I wear it for more than a morning trip to the bathroom. I'd never get away with wearing it around the house like a lady of leisure.


Almost the weekend! Today will either be wonderful or grim. BUT I WILL GET MY BULBS PLANTED THIS WEEKEND.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 27/10/2016 at 17:08

Evening all. Just having a lay down to stretch my back before the hound and I go stretch our legs. Them I need to go and do a big shop as the freezer is looking very dull.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 27/10/2016 at 17:04
Joyce21 says:

Clari....it's your employer's duty to provide decent working conditions. . . . . apart from that, you have your own house to deal with.  Can you stick a few posters on the walls?


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 Joyce. I already have posters on the walls to keep the draft out where it looks like someone has head butted their way out.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 27/10/2016 at 12:16
LesleyK says:

Lizzie ((hugs)).  Enjoy your visit and the shopping.  A little distance may help put things in perspective.


Clari - DO NOT start knocking the plaster off the walls of the museum.


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 Its mostly wattle and goodness knows what with plaster thrown roughly at them in the museum Lesley! The walls in the education office / cupboard / fridge are very.... damaged. Previous attempts to hide the evidence / holes with thick wall paper have not helped either. I'm thinking of applying thick ply-board to the walls and either skimming them with plaster for a smooth proffesional office type appearance or applying more wall paper.


It does at least have a window (I daren't clean the glass too thoroughly) and importantly... an aloe vera plant though this might need taking home in return for a plant that accepts the cold more easily.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 27/10/2016 at 10:36

Well fudge. I sent the boss many many emails yesterday as he was floating around the building and rather hard to pin down to talk too.


He hasn't read any of them (I get read receipts). Which means today (he's now out of the office) I can't spend the day revising as required but can instead... sit in my unheated "cupboard" (its meant to be an office but offices tend to have more facilities than this) and... well I'm not sure what I should be doing. Or what I even CAN do.


Watch You Tube videos on how to plaster would be a start looking at these walls.

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