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Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 28/07/2017 at 12:10

Whereabouts (roughly) are you Chey?

It's nearly 24C in the shade here ......... my favourite temperature 

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 28/07/2017 at 12:07

Nice and warm here now Hosta, and a brisk southerly breeze, blue skies and white fluffies ... one line is full of washing flapping away, but there's another one vacant .............. plenty of room for your stuff .... it'll be dry by the time my next load of towels is done ......... 

Last edited: 28 July 2017 12:08:20

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 28/07/2017 at 11:22

P'doc ... all I'm going to say is talk to your OH and get her to really talk to you, and you must really listen and reflect on what she says, plus talk to your therapist people .... you have my utmost admiration for even considering it ... but you do have a responsibility to look after yourself and your OH too.

Right ... bathroom and bedroom all done bar vacuuming bedroom and landing carpet, and a line full of bedlinen flapping in the breeze ... still sunny here so fingers crossed the forecast is correct and I've got time to get that lot and the towels dry before rain late this afternoon. 

Right, now to get the vacuum out ......... 


Posted: 28/07/2017 at 11:15

They've some huge ones at The Old Vicarage at East Ruston on the North Norfolk coast .... but they do have a large conservatory to wheel them into for the winter

Harvest 2017

Posted: 28/07/2017 at 10:10
Lily Pilly says:

Dove, have you tried Delias cucumber soup, yummy

See original post 

 Is this the one you mean ... there are several under her name online, but I've made this one in the past and it's delicious

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 28/07/2017 at 09:40

Right, bed linen in the machine and fresh linen on the bed (I call it linen, always have, but it's not although we do have some, courtesy of when ex DIL worked for Volga Linen ... well, she still does but we don't get a discount any more  ) .

The hedgehogs appear to have found the new feeding station and approved ..the cats can't get in there and.the dish has been emptied three nights running  

Now heading for the bathroom, armed with de-scaler ...............  I may be gone some time ...........

Last edited: 28 July 2017 09:41:37

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 28/07/2017 at 09:25

I do understand how difficult it must be when a loved one has died on or near your birthday ... with remarkably good planning (she was like that) Ma managed to die the day after her own birthday.  

I remember talking to a young mum who had experienced a tragedy on her own birthday ... she found it impossible to celebrate it and yet her children were getting to the age when they wanted to help their mummy have a lovely birthday ... I put my thinking cap on and discovered that her name was that of a saint, with the Saint's Day being slap bang in the middle of the school summer holidays several months away from her birthday .......... she decided that she would celebrate the Saint's Day as her own special day ... a family BBQ and party in the garden was a huge success and the rest of her family took on board that this would now be regarded as her birthday when cards and presents would be given ... it became a family tradition and really worked ... she was able to deal with her sad memories quietly and also get on with having fun with her family which actually did her own self-image and self esteem no end of good 

Lyn & Hostafans day out

Posted: 28/07/2017 at 08:49

Supermarket cress

Posted: 28/07/2017 at 07:12

They're mainly a type of mustard seed so the older/ larger the plants the more pronounced the flavour ... but no problem with eating them at all ... enjoy 

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

Posted: 28/07/2017 at 06:55

Good morning all  Hope everyone got some restful sleep eventually. 

A bit grey and overcast here too ... Not sure what my plans are other than a bit of h*wk ...

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