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Why am I so special,to,the forum?

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 11:05
Verdun wrote (see)

Been thinking .   What makes me so indispensable, so modestly opinionated  and simply so,good for the forum?

Well, I am a simple Cornishman......that's sooooooooo important. 

I like me very much 

And what I say including my wonderful jokes is so important to my public out there  

What makes each of you as important (is this possible?) as me ? 

What makes me as important as you Verdun?  I didn't know I was


Posted: 12/10/2014 at 09:22

Hello OL - good to see you - hope things are going well


Posted: 12/10/2014 at 09:21

The pieces of cake you see are only halves of the original portions!

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 09:04
Victoria Sponge wrote (see)

...... also like the rudbeckia/aster mix with the grass at the back

Thanks,  I was rather pleased with that one

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 08:29

 Some more reflections for Lesley


Posted: 12/10/2014 at 07:44

The cakes were very good and the portions were ginormous!!! Nut's piece of apple crumble cake was so large she only ate a small portion of it.  Think the rest accompanied her home   I had a portion of Lemon polenta cake - it was very good indeed but again, it was really too much for one person.

Have a good day Lily

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 07:40


 Just a few of the huge number of photos I took yesterday.


Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 07:35



Posted: 12/10/2014 at 07:09

Good morning Lesley    Another coffee would be good   We had a lovely time yesterday - the weather was fabulous - not a drop of rain until Snoodle and I got back to Norfolk, when the heavens opened and we were soaked!  But at Cambridge the sun shone and we all peeled off layers of raincoats, scarves and woollies and were still too warm.  We had a light lunch when we arrived and cake and coffee in the afternoon.  I took loads of photos - there was lots of interesting stuff - the rock and water gardens were particularly interesting, as were all the different greenhouses (Victorian iron structures) and I took loads of pictures.  This is a new laptop and the systems are a bit different so I'm having to take my time over uploading them, but shouldn't be too long now ...........


Posted: 12/10/2014 at 06:56

Good morning all   For some reason I'm wide awake and felt compelled to get up and on with the day - or at least drink a mug of coffee

Hope all have slept well.

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