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Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 16/01/2017 at 14:02

Hello I'm back. Hairdresser agreed to go radical and cut it really really short and I have to sculpt it with paste. She said it's sort of Judy Dench meets punk!  There was more hair on the floor than there is left on my head, and it was pretty short to start with. I luvvit!!! 

The city was full of people with the lurgy so I didn't feel guilty about the possibility of spreading germs. Vicky said she and most of the salon staff had it over Christmas and the new year. 

Glad Hostas enjoying his holiday. 

Pat I just couldn't cope in that heat. I would melt!

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 16/01/2017 at 08:23

good morning all 

Ouch! Fairy 

No grandchildren here which is not a problem for me. Wonky's step-wombles are lovely   Son is still recovering from broken marriage - whether he will settle with someone else and what happens next is in the lap of the gods - no pressure from me - I'm perfectly content either way. 

I've discovered I have a hair appointment today. I shall wrap up warm and go in on the bus - I kno w she's on holiday next week and I can't go around looking like Worzel Gummidge for much longer!

More coffee needed ....

Last edited: 16 January 2017 08:26:06

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 15/01/2017 at 21:59

Tucked up ready to drift away to the Island of Dreams 

Night night all ...

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 15/01/2017 at 18:52

Topbird - not a Hammond is it? 

OHs coq au vin was stupendous - a huge step up for him cookery-wise but the result is great and plenty left for tomorrow. 

Last edited: 15 January 2017 18:53:06

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 15/01/2017 at 16:17

Definitely improving thanks Glenys, OH is cooking coq au vin and it smells wonderful - it's the first thing I've been able to smell in weeks 

When to plant melons?

Posted: 15/01/2017 at 16:07

That's good to know Terry  Obviously you have space in the conservatory to grow them on a bit before planting out - what size are they when you plant them in the tunnels? 

Where abouts in the UK are you? Is your plot nicely sheltered and which way does it face? 


Posted: 15/01/2017 at 15:29

Daisy - hope you're having a lovely birthday 

Who's visiting your bird feeders?

Posted: 15/01/2017 at 15:14

Fairy  We had a slight frost and sleet earlier, now it's just cold and damp. 

There are still loads of blackbirds out there, and a pair of Gt Tits who appear to be prospecting for a new home. 

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 15/01/2017 at 12:45
Busy-Lizzie says:

Hope you mean on the mend, Dove, not that you have hurting ribs. Thanks for the hug earlier.

See original post

 Both unfortunately BL, but I think I'll recover 

Cherry tree

Posted: 15/01/2017 at 11:40

Hi Navas - can you reduce the size of the picture please - then hopefully it will upload.  Start attaching it by clicking on the camera icon

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