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HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 16:32


HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 16:28

Which direction are you running to Fidget?  It's very nice over here   Weather's a bit warmer and much less wet than where you are.  Sky's bigger too 

Goldcrest (Regulus regulus0

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 15:23

I've had goldcrests in a previous garden but not seen them here ......... yet!  Last time I saw one I was in a café at a motorway services - I always try to sit by the window - we were upstairs and there was a Scot's Pine by the window - we had a much longer lunch break than we had planned as I sat transfixed watching a pair of goldcrests 

Anyone following the cricket?

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 15:17

Pa loved the cricket - it was a sad day when he could no longer watch it on terrestrial tv.  Don't think Ma minded that much ... it meant he could give her his undivided attention 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 15:13

Definitely never going there. Someone else can have my share.

Roasted butternut squash soup made and ready for supper. 

Join the queue; bring your own bowl. 

Any geologists out there?

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 14:59

These stones aren't shaped Frank - they are black flint inside with an even layer of hard white stone a few millimetres thick surrounding it - they are naturally formed and as I've said are not uncommon in East Anglia where we have heavy clay and chalk with flint deposits.  The OP is in Essex - part of East Anglia 

You can't shape flint into spheres - it has to be knapped by striking off flakes 'along the grain' 

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Any geologists out there?

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 14:29

Nut - I think those very regular dressed flints are mainly flint pebbles from beaches, split in half.  

Any geologists out there?

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 14:25

Esspee   Have been around a while now and have always had 'satiable curtiosity coupled with a good memory ... so far!  

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Conservatory Water Butt overflowing

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 14:15

Yes, it's because the level of the butt has changed so the inlet it not at the right height compared with the diverter in the downpipe.   You'll have to empty the butt and reposition it, making sure you get the set up right - then it should be fine.  

Any geologists out there?

Posted: 10/11/2016 at 14:11

Watch the fish trying to play fin-ball with it 

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