Clarington


Latest posts by Clarington

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 25/11/2016 at 23:03


Poor dog has taking to hugging the only form of heating we have right now!

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 25/11/2016 at 23:03

954 students so far this month by the way. I'm a bit disappointed we'll not hit one thousand!

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 25/11/2016 at 22:59

I'm here Dove! Been one of those oh so busy days. I'm now on a late night waiting for his lordship to call for a lift home. I don't mind taking him into the big city for a night out; but it's a 30 mile round trip each time (plus it's where I work so that'll be 90 miles today just going to Sheffield!)


I've spent my evening wisely, prepped a months worth of dog meals, changed the bed sheets, dug out the bacon for tomorrow, and glanced at the ironing board... let's not get too carried away on a Friday night!


I'm wondering whether if I take the hound out for a walk around midnight he might get confused and I'll get a lay in tomorrow. Unfortunately I don't think I can trick that my body that needs it's morning mug of tea.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 24/11/2016 at 17:29

Oh Fidget! If I were anywhere near the A5 I'd go and hunt him if only to give him  company.


I hope the recovery company arrive soon and get him home to you quickly.


Please please remember to get anything that you're not happy with checked out at the hospital.

The things gardeners get up to!

Posted: 24/11/2016 at 07:06

With the flood warnings we keep getting this could be just the thing we need! Free food and a life raft!


Or.. maybe not so free. How much on one seed??

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 24/11/2016 at 07:04
Pat E says:

I think they are blaming pollen overload. Chicky.


See original post

 Chicky & Pat; it sounds terrifying! Asthma has always been a condition that scares me, anything else I think I could deal with. 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 24/11/2016 at 07:02
Obelixx says:

Honey mixed with cinnamon and taken in hot water is supposed to be good too Clari.  Hope you fight it off but if not - take some sick leave and rest on someone else's time.


Last edited: 23 November 2016 18:52:56


See original post

 Thanks Ob.


Unfortunately if I went off sick the only ones to suffer would be the schools as they would effectively be ignored until they went away. We simply have an educational team of... me. I'm not sure the others even know what I get up too much of the time!


Fortunately December is usually a quiet month so I can rest back (ha) then. 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 24/11/2016 at 06:59
Dovefromabove says:

And get some of those fizzy Vitamin C and orange juice tablets and take a dose every day!!! Grrrrrrrrr!!!


See original post

 I'll be nipping to tesco tonight so will grab some. I'm still using the vitamins you suggested last year; they've helped no end!

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 24/11/2016 at 06:57
Joyce21 says:

Clari, have a pampering "me" day on Sunday


I always has windows open in the classroom in the hope of avoiding all the germs as kids coughed and sneezed. I'm a believer in cold weather killing nasties off.


See original post

 Joyce; cold is one thing we don't need to worry about at the museum. The warmest room only got to 15'C less than two foot from the heater. I can happily claim that every evening the museum is deep chilled to kill germs.


Trouble is its also deep chilled in the day too.

Nothing to do with gardening

Posted: 23/11/2016 at 17:29

I drop a few dribbles of my favourite essential oils onto a handkerchief and then pop it on the radiator for a quick fix. 

Discussions started by Clarington

Blackberries

Now you've grown them; how to eat them 
Replies: 4    Views: 198
Last Post: 05/08/2017 at 23:39

Watering tiny indoor plant pots: a solution!

 
Replies: 3    Views: 169
Last Post: 27/05/2017 at 12:13

Suggestions for themed flowers

 
Replies: 7    Views: 274
Last Post: 26/05/2017 at 23:12

Hello Forkers - March Thread

A friendly place for frolics and chat for all members to come together to socialise. 
Replies: 1837    Views: 49207
Last Post: 01/04/2017 at 05:55

Cactus Display.

Any ideas and inspiration? 
Replies: 6    Views: 485
Last Post: 28/02/2017 at 19:20

Sawdust

Can I use it for anything? 
Replies: 4    Views: 640
Last Post: 07/12/2016 at 08:30

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Replies: 1376    Views: 43841
Last Post: 01/12/2016 at 06:19

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Replies: 1350    Views: 44054
Last Post: 01/11/2016 at 06:48

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Replies: 1321    Views: 43719
Last Post: 01/10/2016 at 07:30

Plant Swap

 
Replies: 4    Views: 591
Last Post: 03/06/2017 at 15:04

Does putting slate on your pots help keep the soil moist?

 
Replies: 8    Views: 1235
Last Post: 18/07/2016 at 00:28

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Replies: 1788    Views: 59752
Last Post: 01/08/2016 at 06:38

Ideas for a small shady corner

(of the vegetable garden) 
Replies: 12    Views: 1098
Last Post: 30/06/2016 at 18:03

Tiny Plants

For tiny pots. 
Replies: 21    Views: 1434
Last Post: 18/06/2016 at 05:07

HELLO FORKERS! June Edition

A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things - everyone welcome! 
Replies: 1610    Views: 63203
Last Post: 01/07/2016 at 06:53
1 to 15 of 61 threads