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HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 09/11/2016 at 06:45

Morning all.

Slashing heavily outside. I have to say I wasn't expecting to see this uncertainty when I got up. Thank goodness I have 60 children to distract me.

It's going to get interesting everyone.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 08/11/2016 at 18:06

Evening all. 

Today was busy. But no snow yet.

Afternoon dog walks are now ending in total darkness. It amazes me the amount of people CYCLING on the path wearing black on top of black with not so much as a reflector that shout at you when you don't move out the way. It's bad enough the dog walkers out there with no torches (how do you tell where to scoop the poop? By feel??) Poor Reggie must think me so over protective!

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 08/11/2016 at 07:01

Snow warnings here. To be honest I was expecting a heavy fall yesterday it got so heavy with cloud.

Still it'll make the school trips (90 children today) more exciting if it does snow! I've only had the one school cancel, one more turn up and leave shortly after.

Six weeks til Christmas? Oh dear. I'm not in the least bit organised!

Can i compost fallen leaves

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 06:55

Yesterday I turned my compost bins (year old); the leafs were the only recognisable thing in there. They do compost but take a little bit longer. I've just thrown them back in the compost bin for the next turning in spring.

This autumn I'm throwing all my leafs in a separate compost bin.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 06:50

Morning all. Definately turning chillier. 90 children in the day and another 30 in the evening. Busy season has arrived.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 06/11/2016 at 16:57

It's not at all lazy to change your meal choice based on the fact that you managed to put off going to the shops til they were well closed is it?

Wish me luck! I have very little of the kitchen left so it is hardly optimal baking conditions.

Garden related name for kitten

Posted: 06/11/2016 at 15:51

Inspiration from my garden...




Christmas cooking

Posted: 06/11/2016 at 15:14

You've been feeding that cake since March? Have you considered how much of a fire hazard that must be by now?? I hope you warn people not to drive if they have a slice. 

I've not made anything yet; I need to make cake, stollen, and if I can face the guilt trip from grandma mince pies. 

Sheds are in fashion, here is mine :)

Posted: 06/11/2016 at 15:10

Why do people always say that? I was a vegie for several years (my Meds meant for reasons I'll never understand made me hate the taste of meat) and people would either say (if it was a good day) oh you look too well to be a vegetarian but if it was a bad day (think recovering from an accident and thus full of painkillers) it would be blamed on my being a vegetarian rather than perhaps the disc crushing my spinal cord.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 06/11/2016 at 14:00

3'C outside and it can't decide whether it wants to be dry, moist, or absolutely grim out.

Still with help (1 x nosy dog and 1 x nosy robin) we've tipped the compost bins (3) and refilled one. The rest scattered around the garden and left for the Robin to finish his business.

Only found the one small mouse looking somewhat surprised. 

I'm trying to sum up the enthusiasm to go and get some butter for our crumble dessert. I'm not sure lurpak will cut it. Maybe we can just have fruit tonight.

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