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HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: Yesterday at 07:39

Good Morning All, I might be AWOL over the weekend, I am working at the chateau for the next few days, big wedding event and 4 days of feasting is planned. I'm not sure if it is all one wedding party or 4 weddings one after the other. Will be hectic whatever. 

Will try and squeeze some gardening in during the daytime but the weather is being very changeable. 

See you all soon, have a good day (s). 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 24/05/2016 at 11:18

Morning, quick (very) pop in and read back, back out into the garden - once more unto the breach etc.etc.

Panda, sorry to hear about family friend, shock must be awful. 

SGL, hope you don't get lost in there. 

Punkdoc, have a lovely day out. 

Hosta, I hope you are pleased to be going back to work, enjoy but steady away.

GWRS, hope the car passes it's test. 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 23/05/2016 at 07:04

Good Morning All, 

Thank you for the congratulations, running that far is always easier for me when there is a big crowd and something distracting to look at like the viaduct. I was please to finish 5 minutes sooner than I expected too, although it was 10 minutes short of my PB, although that was about 10 years ago so I suppose that is understandable. 

Weather here is supposed to be nice (ish) here today, was red hot on Saturday and apparently rained all day Sunday so the weeds will have been very happy, I need to commence battle, June 12th (Open Day) is looming up fast.

Have a good day all.

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 22/05/2016 at 21:37

Ooh, sorry, those pictures look a bit over sized. 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 22/05/2016 at 21:35

Evening All,

Just back from my Running Club trip to the Millau Viaduct, biggest one in Europe and designed by Lord Norman Foster - wish he hadn't built it quite so high.  We had to run up to it from the town and then across and and back again (maybe he shouldn't have made it so long either), I suppose that wouldn't have worked so well though.  Anyway, 23.2 kms later I felt very proud (and relieved when I reached the finishing line.  Fabulous support for the 15,000 runners and an awful lot of volunteers making sure we enjoyed the day. 


Glad to see most of you had a fabulous week-end too (sorry too tired to read back too far, I think I will sleep especially well tonight. 

Good night All. 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 19/05/2016 at 07:37

Good morning, 

Glad to hear yesterday went well Dove &WW.

Flowers - good news for your OH. 

Like Lizzie I think I will give the series Marcella a miss, shame as I have nothing to watch at the moment, although probably a good thing as the chateau have given me a list of dates to work right through the summer. 

Chicky the thought of my Charlie going off to uni frightens me to death, I know it's 8 years away yet but still.....although a friend did say by the time he is 18 I'll be glad to see the back of him. 

Good luck on the job front Clari, fingers crossed for you. 

Teaching all day but will have to get in the garden after dinner, thank goodness for light nights. I think the grass that is invading the back flower bed is about 3 feet high and I'm sure it wasn't there last week. 

Good day to you all. 

Picture Postcard Request

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 18:08

Just a quick thank- you, some more postcards have arrived over the last two days, including my missing 2 from the same postbox sent on the 13th April. 

I've now got Salisbury Cathedral, Windsor Castle and the river, Norfolk and loads of the Queen and London sights, a red postbox and some yummy looking food ones. 

Thank you all so, so much, it is really great to have your support. 

ID Please

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 15:41

Thank you both very much. 

ID Please

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 12:03

Does anyone know what it is, it looks quite attractive but I have no recollection of seeing it here last year? 

Thanks for any advice.      

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 07:30

Morning Joyce, Chicky, Dove, Clari and Pat and of course all that follow. 

Dove and WW, I'm sure that although today will be difficult, hard to say goodbye, but it's also a celebration of a long and fulfilling life.

The bride and all the guests were beautiful people yesterday at the wedding, in every way, very respectful and appreciative and of course the chateau is a beautiful setting. They had flown in from all over the world, mostly from Sydney but also, Hong Kong and London and America. A Chinese family and they started with a tea ceremony, all went well and when I left at 1 in the morning the younger ones were still going strong. Now I am waiting for my B&B guests to come down for breakfast having already been to the bakery, hopefully a calmer day today though. 

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