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Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 29/01/2017 at 15:06

Afternoon all: Reggie and I went for a 7 mile walk with our friend Frank (another rescue dog who is learning how to be a GOOD BOY) this morning. Started very frosty; got quite muddy!

Fortunately I didn't go arse over elbow but only just! Reggie was treated to a surprise bath on our return (oh the betrayal!) and we're now resting on the bed while his lordship cuts the last of the brickwork out for the wiring.

Having spent all day yesterday cleaning the kitchen tonight will involve... cleaning brick dust from the kitchen. Hopefully this week I can clean the whole house as the last of the messy jobs should be done.

I was thinking earlier that I must get your chilli seeds out ready for sowing. It has been a stark reminder looking at the empty isles in Aldi that there are some fruit and vegetables we can grow so easily at home that perhaps we really ought try too. Because at least then we know where our next meal is coming from.

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 29/01/2017 at 08:08

Morning all. The pot is brewing the bacon butties are on their way!

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 28/01/2017 at 20:44

Happy birthday Dove!!

Where to find terrarium/indoor greenhouse type things

Posted: 27/01/2017 at 18:13

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Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 27/01/2017 at 18:06

Up to a startling 5'C in the house now. Puppy and I are home alone tonight: is 18:00 too early to climb into bed?

The fire service booked me today to perform a tour for students they are working with. Bit of faff going from 90 enthusiastic 5 - 7 year olds to 9 uninterested teenagers.

Lucy Worsley will be waiting for me on iplayer. 

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 27/01/2017 at 06:48

3'C in the kitchen!! brrrrrr!

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 26/01/2017 at 22:43

Happy birthday DD!

Hosta I'm so glad the rock has been moved. You don't know how much I have worried at times expecting a sudden radio silence as you sink beneath it. 

300 students this week; all doing Great Fire Of London. My brain aches. One more day to go!

Topbird when I realised grandfathers eyesight was getting dangerous I took to hiding his car keys and convincing him he'd misplaced them as he was insistent he was fine to drive despite

"what's the number plate of that red car?"

"what red car?" 

Cruel but I'd never have forgive him if he'd hurt someone.

Time to sleep. I forsee giant fires in bakeries and bucket chain gangs a mile long in my dreams... again.

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 24/01/2017 at 07:13


Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 23/01/2017 at 18:08

Afternoon all! 

Three workshops one after another with no break. If anyone wants any Great Fire Of London facts I've them imbedded in my brain!

Four workshops back to back tomorrow. My poor head!

Today the scouts are learning about mechanics. I haven't yet told them I used to be a race mechanic as it's a parent helper running the session but it should be interesting!

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 23/01/2017 at 06:54

Morning all. Very frosty outside and thus not exactly warm in the house. HOPEFULLY we'll get the go ahead on the electrics this week which means I will be able to call the plasterer to get him to come over to confirm things ready for that to happen in two months (approximately).

I've 90 students in today. I hope they are germ free because I'm getting bored of creating enough mucus to fill a small ship.

Are the snakes with you particularly aggressive Pat? I'm not sure how dangerous they are for just walking past. I don't like the idea of being bare footed near one!

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