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Posted: 12/06/2017 at 09:39

If you're a newbie reading this please don't be put off; this forum isn't the easiest to work out especially if you're on a mobile device.

The friendliest of people on this forum who positively fall over to help (don't tend to see you answering many newbie posts Mike) all use the latest posts function so don't care one jot where you pop up!

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Posted: 12/06/2017 at 09:35

Can't help you with that one Punk; just check up on her when you can, offer to collect her (if possible) in case she's not up to travelling home unaccompanied), and remind her that no one else will be grateful for her struggling on at work if she spreads germs to the whole office. 

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Posted: 12/06/2017 at 07:40

Pat; my parents house over looks a church yard. They once spent several weeks worrying when a family of badgers appeared to be trying to move in; fortunately no one was dug back up.

Morning all! Monday is my "day off" so I have been assigned my chores and things a housewife must do to achieve greatness, order, and stand a chance of surviving the week intact.

In a way I like the idea if a day to myself to sort the house out. It means I might actually get the room to stay clean for more than I'VE JUST CLEANED THAT SINK OH MY LORD WHY ARE YOUR WALKING BOOTS IN THE SINK??

Keep safe everyone. Remember; if you're undecided about something make a cup of tea. Keep drinking tea until the pressing urgency from your bladder forces an answer.

Passiflora, can I plant it in the ground?

Posted: 11/06/2017 at 20:25

Sensible idea Mrs. G!

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Posted: 11/06/2017 at 20:24

Oh Punkdoc. I hope your other half starts to feel better soon. Sometimes an early night or even a half hour nap does wonders but it can be very distressing for others. So make sure help is sort if you think it needed though.

I'm trying to decide what I want to do with the pond; I'm torn between letting the grass grow up to the edge or whether to have flower beds around it or... whoever said gardening is relaxing??

Passiflora, can I plant it in the ground?

Posted: 11/06/2017 at 20:15

Mine got left in its pot (cut right back) outside all winter this year. Admittedly it was a mild one for Yorkshire but it's popped back just fine.

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Posted: 11/06/2017 at 19:27

Oh Wonky!!! How annoying. I hope it's all insured at least so there's that option if required.

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Posted: 11/06/2017 at 14:25

Afternoon all. Service went well even though a beaver fell asleep and we acquired a one year old who has mastered the art of crawling under the pews! Aside from being an escape artist she was very well behaved and made it all the more fun.

I'm now playing the will it rain game. The weather report says no. But the fact that my washing is out means the clouds are looking all mean and aggressive.

Water Lily

Posted: 11/06/2017 at 14:18

Ponds tend to self regulate: I've never been advised to water a lilly; in fact it would be very difficult too (even in a little pond) without upsetting the overall eco system.

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Posted: 11/06/2017 at 07:20

Morning all! Laying in bed relaxed, content, suddenly realise it's scouts church service this morning! At least I remembered in good time! I don't expect any of the scouts to attend aside from the two whose mother's are brownie / scout leaders and so are forced. But they might surprise me. It doesn't help that the current leader only tells them verbally the Monday before and we all know how great kids are at passing messages on!

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