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Posted: 09/12/2014 at 07:09

Fidget ((hugs))  I'm sorry you've had such a sad and difficult time - but your dad was ready to go and for him it was peaceful (perhaps not for the rest of you though ).  We do have to fight for them don't we?  Perhaps it's always been like that  

You did all that you could for him and he knows that you loved him.

Verdun ((hugs)) thinking of you and your mum.

And thoughts with Matty ((hugs))

Christmas of yesteryear

Posted: 08/12/2014 at 20:06
Lyn wrote (see)

So the wives didnt get any dinner Dove?

It seems not


Posted: 08/12/2014 at 19:11

Ooh yes please - better make mine a decaff please


Posted: 08/12/2014 at 16:50
Verdun wrote (see)

Cornwall Dove!  You lucky thing.  They all go around with straw in their mouths and hope to have electricity soon 

We're relying on you to save us a fabulous weather week for mid September like you did last time 


Posted: 08/12/2014 at 16:43

That'd be really lovely Lyn   We're going to be in the Truro - St Ives area.

Has anyone seen Jack's Classic stuff in the UK?

Posted: 08/12/2014 at 16:21

If it's still not 'composting' by the time summer comes, you can buy 'compost activator' from the garden centre, but much cheaper and far more enjoyable is to give it the occasional half a bucketful of diluted 'recycled beer or cider' as Bob Flowerdew calls it.

Has anyone seen Jack's Classic stuff in the UK?

Posted: 08/12/2014 at 15:50

That's exactly what I would do

Has anyone seen Jack's Classic stuff in the UK?

Posted: 08/12/2014 at 15:40

Good well-rotted farmyard manure (get it in bags from the garden centre if you're not near a farm), your own home-made garden compost and some Fish Blood & Bone.  You don't need more than that for most plants.

Maybe some chicken manure pellets if you want something a bit higher in nitrogen for leafy vegetables.


Posted: 08/12/2014 at 15:36

We booked up quickly to get the cottage and 2014 prices!  They're hoiking them up a bit after New Year.  If they go up much more we'll have to camp out in Verdun's log cabin!

Mulled wine - if you're concerned about it being socially acceptable it should've been started just after breakfast Saturday morning for the Drag Hunt, then you'd need to get another batch on for after church yesterday morning, so it should be nicely brewed by now - goes nicely with a bacon sarnie for breakfast  


Posted: 08/12/2014 at 14:16

We're very excited here - we've just booked a holiday cottage in Cornwall for a week in September

We love our holidays in Cornwall

The lady on the phone said that she'd reserve a week's fine weather for us - but we shouldn't need to worry, Verdun always saves us a lovely sunny week each year for our Cornish holiday

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