Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Hello Forkers ... September edition

Posted: 13/09/2017 at 13:44

Hello Johnnycanoe ... good to see you 

Wildfires are horrifying ... my cousins in Tasmania were caught up in one a couple of years ago ... their homes were burnt to the ground but thankfully they managed to get to the paddocks and open the gates and their horses escaped and were rounded up later.  Now they're rebuilding but as they said, to be involved in that certainly makes you evaluate your priorities.  

I hope you and yours are keeping safe. 

desgin project

Posted: 13/09/2017 at 10:33

I've done it ... as someone who has studied design I can't see how it's going to help, but I hope it does 

Shouldn't have to mention it really, but a please and a thankyou usually helps elicit more replies.  

Attention to detail is important for designers 

Last edited: 13 September 2017 10:35:06

Conifer trees

Posted: 13/09/2017 at 10:21

Click on the camera icon above right of the box where you type your post, and follow the instructions.  If nothing appears try reducing the size of the photo usually works. 

If you still can't get a photo to appear don't give up, let us know and we'll try to help 

Hello Forkers ... September edition

Posted: 13/09/2017 at 10:18

Good morning all 

Glad to hear all is going according to plan Chicky ((hugs)).

Hope you've all been able to hang onto your hats ... I've a feeling our bean canes may be deconstructed without us lifting a finger   but at least it's dry 

OH is getting his bike out and heading to the shops for a few necessities ... think the wind will blow him home quickly ... W'rose is due west of us.

I've spoken to Wonky who thanks you all for your kind wishes.  She slept well once she got to sleep and is, at the moment, still in her purple dressing gown.  She has had two coffees and has progressed to a mug of Darjeeling tea.  She's bored but being good and not doing anything.  

Corn Cockle can kill?

Posted: 12/09/2017 at 20:18

Same here Lyn  ... the laburnum that hung over the fence onto our driveway ... we children knew not to touch the seeds ... when I was a mum and we moved to a smallholding with a laburnum in the garden my children already knew not to touch the seeds ....... or to eat anything without checking with me first and as you say, to wash their hands when they came in to eat.  

How to get rid of one rock

Posted: 12/09/2017 at 20:13

Don't suppose you're in Norfolk ......... 

Houseplant ID?

Posted: 12/09/2017 at 20:10

Hello Charlotte and welcome

Looks like a Kalanchoe to me 

Last edited: 12 September 2017 20:11:33

How to get rid of one rock

Posted: 12/09/2017 at 19:47

I'd love a few like that 

Wildlife photos

Posted: 12/09/2017 at 19:45

Lovely pics folks ... thanks for sharing.  Great thread Fairy 

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