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Hello Forkers December

Posted: 11/12/2016 at 09:00
Lantana says:

A question, Clari does hound eat anything else but tripe?  One of ours used to like ox cheek - raw.

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 Last night he dined on chicken breast, lamb rib, beef cheek, beast liver, chicken feet, and ox tail... but non of these create the same... aroma that tripe does! 

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 10/12/2016 at 16:30

Oh Lily that sounds quite scary. I hope this stress doesn't affect baby.

I shall be keeping my fingers crossed for your family that everything sorts itself out.

Had a message from his lordship saying he'll be home soonish. I'll pop the lamb shoulder in the oven shortly. I haven't vacuumed yet since I can't see the point with the house in its current state but I really ought try to keep the dust down.

How to bring frogs into my garden

Posted: 10/12/2016 at 14:09

Oh Posy that sounds awful! I'm afraid I'd be getting the beer traps out if I had monsters like that.

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 10/12/2016 at 12:07

Clarice... I'll let you know when I access his amazon account and order it!

Have you found it easy enough to secure your hens with this bird flu restriction? I've seen some imaginative fixes with car ports for free range farmers. It's made me re think my plans for where my run was going to go (hopefully this summer).

Mince pies cooking, carrot cake cooking, second load of washing on, what appears to be every pigeon in Yorkshire arriving to ensure my feeders are empty by night fall.

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 10/12/2016 at 10:27

My feet look lovely ... in wellies.

mince pie pastry is resting. I have a feeling I have fluffed up the quantities so we'll have to see how they turn out.

Unfortunately I've realised I forgot to get any lard to do my pork pies! Never mind another time... (along with the almonds for the bakewell tart).

His lordship has made it to Oxford and already eaten the sausage rolls. 

Now to try and work out what to do with this vast quantity of carrots we have....

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 10/12/2016 at 07:50

Morning all. Is it going to get light today?

I've packed his lordship and his friend a lunch box as they're off out for the day now. Even before my food issues I loathed paying service station prices for food and drink; I also don't expect either of them to actually think about stopping to get something to take with them in case of delays (or breakdowns). 

Don't I make a cracking mother / wife / maid to them both 

Reggie has had his breakfast (more tripe; BLEUGH!!) so today will be a full windows open type of day as I tidy the house. 

Pat; have you any space for my washing? I'll wash it but I've no where to dry it! Looks like rain today so garden plans may be little and often. Or at least hopefully often.

Anyone need any ironing doing? I've the shirts and bed sheets to do so just sling it all on the pile and I'll get round to it shortly.

How to bring frogs into my garden

Posted: 09/12/2016 at 21:10

I have a huge pond, so many frogs you can't walk on the path at night come mating season and...

some of the biggest healthiest slugs you'll have seen!

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 09/12/2016 at 21:05

Good lord Dove  no wonder it smarts a little!

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 09/12/2016 at 20:27

Evening all.

It's only 20:00 and I'm already in bed. It's the most comfortable place in the house!

I've cooked the hound his dinner which he has mostly eaten (why there is tripe on the stairs I have no idea), I have steak but don't fancy cooking it with the smell of tripe lingering so instead have an orange juice... Rock and roll that sugary goodness!

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 09/12/2016 at 07:00

Safe travels Chicky!

Today is going to be a very difficult day work wise. Topped with being home alone in the evening as his lordship is having an evening out with his friend (he's also out all day Saturday).

I forsee a trip to Tesco for sugar filled junk food on the horizon!

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