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Posted: 31/12/2016 at 09:33

A peaceful and healthy 2017 for everyone!!!

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Posted: 31/12/2016 at 09:29

Good morning folks   I tried to get on here earlier, but the site kept dropping out ... I was on my phone ... now I've got OH's laptop up and running

Pp, consider an Alder Carr ... lots around boggy bits of East Anglia ... one of my favourite forms of woodland - especially when the alder is coppiced  

Clari ((hugs)) 

Hosta - have a safe journey and a wonderful holiday ((hugs))

Still quite foggy here, but not as bad as it has been ... we're off to MIL's tomorrow so apart from a bit of shopping and washing I'm going to have a lazy day. 

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Posted: 30/12/2016 at 20:50

I'm sure I've read somewhere that alder was grown in the wetlands of Holland and the wood was used to make clogs.

programmes to watch

Posted: 30/12/2016 at 20:46
Madeleine51 says:

Esio Trot a Roald Dahl story tomorrow BBC2 at 6.30pm  with superb performances by Judi Dench and Dustin Hoffman.  An absolutely glorious film

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 Just watched it for the umpteenth time .......... as you say, absolutely glorious

Dustin Hoffman was also superb yesterday with Vanessa Redgrave in Agatha

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 30/12/2016 at 20:11

Pp - if you've got boggy soil have you thought of growing black alder - it loves having it's toes in the wet. 

Confusing advice in GW mag

Posted: 30/12/2016 at 19:53

Someone pointed it out the other day - the magazine team have been told - I imagine they''ll print a correctiion/clarification in the next edition or asap.

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Hello Forkers December

Posted: 30/12/2016 at 18:15

Lantana - if Santa ever leaves you any TD and nougat in your stocking, you'll know where to send it


Posted: 30/12/2016 at 18:09

Oooh!  Nearly missed this!  Belated Many Happy Returns Chrissy

Glad MIL's ok

Why not pick a date some time ahead in the summer and plan a lovely day to mark your half-birthday

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Posted: 30/12/2016 at 18:07

I'd miss the birds too ... and the first snowdrops and hazel catkins

Anyone without something urgent to do this evening, put BBC 2 on at 6.30 - the adorable Dustin Hoffman and Dame Judy in Esio Trott (Roald Dahl).  If you've not seen it you must .......... it's just wonderful .......... it warms the cockles


Posted: 30/12/2016 at 16:55

I know it's the Express but there's interesting info re the harebell here

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