Dovefromabove


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HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 03/11/2016 at 08:53

The first chilly night and the garden is full of birds - lots of goldfinches queuing up on the sunflower heart feeders, robins and sparrows on the mixed seed feeders, the spilled bits being hoovered up by dunnocks 

Last edited: 03 November 2016 08:54:04

ANOTHER THREAT TO OUR NATIVE EARTHWORMS

Posted: 03/11/2016 at 08:17

T'was ever thus  But I agree - like so many things it's short-termist and stores up problems for the future. 

Moss or Grass

Posted: 03/11/2016 at 07:40

Lots of small birds gather moss for their nests. I love watching the bluetits gathering moss from our back garden. 

Mail Order Pond plants

Posted: 03/11/2016 at 07:36

Google Puddleplants. They're brilliant! 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 03/11/2016 at 07:33

I think OH put the bins out with his eyes shut.  There is frost on the garage roof. None on the grass or plants that I can see. Lowest temp in the back garden 2.3C

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 03/11/2016 at 06:57

How odd about the same school cancelling repeatedly Clari. And how aggravating 


OH has just put the bins out - no sign of any frost. 

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HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 03/11/2016 at 06:55

Good morning all  G'day Pat Yes Kelly's Directory used to contain details of most residents and occupations. I don't know how often it was published but there we're several editions. Copies turn up from time to time in antiques auctions etc. 


Your OH knew a Rule? Pa had a cousin Frank Rule who lived in Aus. He was married to Judith. I remember him visiting us when I was a child and Pa had very occasional letters from him. I believe he died a couple of years or so ago. I don't have any other info but one of my cousins may do. 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 02/11/2016 at 19:50

There was a massive bang rattling our doors just after I arrived home from the physio today - now we know what it was !


 http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/fighter_pilot_responsible_for_causing_sonic_boom_over_norwich_to_receive_additional_training_1_4760039 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 02/11/2016 at 19:36

My great grandfather was a village baker, like the ones we saw last night thank goodness - life then wasn't easy but it wasn't as hard as the life being shown this evening.


My family were the Rules, mentioned in the extract of Kelly's Directory for 1900 shown here http://www.guildenmorden.gov.uk/major_events.html 

Wooly aphid

Posted: 02/11/2016 at 19:28

Hopefully your apple trees will be visited by flocks of long tailed tits this winter - they just love woolly aphids - I love watching them flying together from tree to tree feasting on them. 

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