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Posted: 30/06/2016 at 17:42

Oh Runny that's awful!!

landed on my on my rump , hip, and wrist. I'm rather expecting bruises in the morning!

No swelling on the wrist or signs of bruising so I'll rest it tonight and see what it's like after I go to work (conveniently close to minor injuries clinic). 

As for my dignity. When you have my job you leave that at the door!


Posted: 30/06/2016 at 15:55

Afternoon all.

Haven't read back yet as am sneaking a peek at work while I wait until 16:00 close down. I've been at a school all day and fell over: not wanting to scare anyone I pretended it didn't hurt.

But my good gosh does my wrist smart now!

Forum design update

Posted: 30/06/2016 at 15:53

Thank you!


Posted: 30/06/2016 at 06:51

Morning all.


Posted: 29/06/2016 at 22:07

Evening all. Attack of severe fatigue here so apologies for not being able to join in as much.

Please all keep safe.

Ideas for a small shady corner

Posted: 29/06/2016 at 22:04

THANKS Bob! :)

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends - part 2

Posted: 29/06/2016 at 22:03

*hugs and cake*

Ideas for a small shady corner

Posted: 28/06/2016 at 18:30

Oooh Pansy I like the idea of fruit canes in there; autumn fruiting raspberries (autumn bliss) might just have been added to my wish list but Im grateful for other recommendations.

Last edited: 28 June 2016 18:32:37

Ideas for a small shady corner

Posted: 28/06/2016 at 15:27

Ha ha! Unfortunately this is on the vegetable garden side so any sculptures will be hidden from view by my magnificent marrows. You won't be able to see this area from the house or lawn at all.

The waterbutt is on the front of the shed with a footpath for easy access. Do you mean Hazel that I move the water button to the back of the shed out of the way? Things would look neater 

The land is too wobbly to mow. I intend on digging it all over and levelling it as well as removing the stones. I've been putting off cutting the hedge as I don't know when birds would be finished nesting. 

Ideas for a small shady corner

Posted: 28/06/2016 at 13:15

The school behind me owns the trees so I can't see them being touched as they block several houses views of the playground at their current height.

Unfortunately I don't seem to be able to upload any more photos right now but will do so as soon as I can. The area I was stood on while I took the photo is currently lawn but is marked to become vegetable beds.

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