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Posted: 31/03/2015 at 13:53

I put some washing out on the line 'cos it's fairly sheltered in the back garden, but it didn't stay there long - we've got it back indoors now

Sometimes when you gamble you lose....

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 13:51

Fingers crossed!  A few days of sunshine will make a remarkable difference

And I was right - your name is relevant

Germinating Dahlia and Crocosmia

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 13:13

Patience Rich - it's early days yet

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 11:55

No, you've got that wrong too Verdun - that won't be until the 17th - a bit of a while to wait but apparently there's a backlog and Easter is in the way!

Never mind - it's reassuring to know that even Poldark can have a senior moment


Posted: 31/03/2015 at 11:02

No sign of Hefty yet, but he's usually later than I think he will be.  I find that the first sign of hedgehogs waking around here are one or two squidged ones on the main road and I noticed yesterday that there wasn't a single one between here and Southwold, so maybe the East Anglian ones aren't awake yet. 

Liri ((hugs)) 


Posted: 31/03/2015 at 10:59

Still very very windy and noisy out there - just been sorting out the right tune for one of the hymns for Pa's Thanksgiving service.  Nowadays For the Beauty of the Earth always seems to be sung to John Rutter's tune - it's lovely for a choir but not so good for a congregation to tackle on their own.  I'm sure most people who come will be more familiar with the tune we sang it to as children 'English Lane' - hopefully the organist can lay his hands on the music. 

The Thanksgiving service will end with Vaughan Williams' arrangement of the English folk song Seventeen Come Sunday - it's one of my favourite pieces of music and used to introduce the tv programme Farming Diary that we watched at lunchtime on Sundays with Pa when we were children.  A rather jaunty piece for the occasion, but hopefully old farming friends will get the significance


Posted: 31/03/2015 at 07:54

Clari!!!    Bollards!!!



That's what's needed


Posted: 31/03/2015 at 07:35

Morning Clari

Clarington wrote (see)

.... the car through the door on Sunday is more than enough for this week thank you.

I missed that - what happened


Posted: 31/03/2015 at 07:22

I don't do that sort of anniversary either - prefer to remember birthdays or even just random times and events. 

I'm at home today and not visiting Ma  - she's in the amazing care of the staff at The Lovely Home - brother may visit tomorrow and we'll both see her on Thursday.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 06:59

Thinking of you and your famly Lyn ((hugs))

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