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Posted: 29/09/2014 at 08:27

Good morning Panda   Lovely pic

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 08:22
Mike Allen wrote (see)
Yes. It would be nice to put faces to names. However some of us oldies to get a bit confused at time. So please, once again for the Prof; The venue etc.

We're meeting in the cafe here at 12 noon on Saturday 11th October. 

It's about 8 mins walk from Cambridge railway station and the route is quite straightforward

Map of the garden

Cafe is No. 34.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 08:08

Verdun - it's amazing how much trouble a bladder infection can cause - Ma gets very confused and anxious (and sometimes angry) when she has one.  The care staff now recognise the signs and make sure she takes enough liquid on board and gets her pee tested asap - a few days of antibiotics and she's as right as rain again (or as right as she'll ever be).

Your mum has been in hospital and that's not always the best place for the elderly - the staff don't have the time to make sure that the elderly confused are drinking enough liquid, and also don't know the patients well enough to recognise the changes in mood that might indicate a UTI. 

Fingers crossed that things settle down soon ((hugs)).

Hope Mrs Fishy is ok now, and that Lyn's mum's prognosis is good and that her dad continues to cope so well.


Posted: 29/09/2014 at 07:59

As Lyn says - it's still there but the link is not functioning at the moment. 

Daniel tells me the tech team are working on it.


Posted: 29/09/2014 at 07:56

Good morning all   It's a misty autumnal morning here in Norfolk and there's a robin in the garden who thinks it's his - he chattered away angrily at me as I did my morning walkabout

A basin of celestial being

Posted: 29/09/2014 at 07:51

You need patience - cacti are very slow growing.  Look for a Cactus enthusiasts' club in your area - this way you will learn lots of information about your plant.


Posted: 28/09/2014 at 20:52

I can't imagine that there would ever be the need .................


Posted: 28/09/2014 at 20:48


Posted: 28/09/2014 at 20:22

Plum tree shouldn't really have grass growing up to trunk - should be a bare circle at least 1m in diameter, so that you can mulch/fertilise/water without competition from the grass   Bet your tree will be happier if you do that

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 28/09/2014 at 20:18

That's fantastic Snoodle - thanks!

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