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Posted: 14/11/2015 at 13:49

 There you are DD  

Miserable weather here - just popped to Waitrose for some tea bags and laundry detergent etc - had a look at the gin 'cos I noticed last evening that the level's getting a bit low - but no special offer on any that I like - anyone know of a supermarket doing reduction on Bombay Sapphire?

Winter Veg Planting

Posted: 14/11/2015 at 13:44

Quickly pop some Broad bean Aquadulce Claudia in now while the soil temperature is still unseasonably warm - they'll grow very slowly over the winter and give an early crop in the late spring, avoiding blackfly infestation.

Mine are just peeping through the soil surface now


Posted: 14/11/2015 at 13:40

Anyone doing any gardening?


Posted: 14/11/2015 at 11:45

I can't see that it's a good idea to sell arms to people who may have grievances (real or imagined) against us. 

A good while ago we knew an arms dealer and his farmily quite well (they were customers of our family business).  He had been merrily selling arms (including missiles) to the military dictatorship in Argentina for many years, with the full support of the UK government - then suddenly his sales were frozen by the UK and the next day we were at war with Argentina. The change happened that quickly. 

We'd always known that Argentina claimed the Falklands/Malvinas ............. but they wouldn't do anything about it, would they?


Posted: 14/11/2015 at 11:20

Good morning Wonky   ((hugs))

Turkey stock made and strained here - can I find room in the freezer for it, or will we be having turkey soup before Christmas


Posted: 14/11/2015 at 11:18

Totally agree Hosta

Hmmm wondering why this has been going on at Norwich airport the past few days, rather than at the military aerodromes in East Anglia

Are they going to evacuate us, and if so where are we going?


Posted: 14/11/2015 at 10:30

I just wish this government would stop encouraging/allowing separate 'faith' schools.

An education system which discriminates on the basis of wealth or class is bad enough - a system where children of different cultures and faiths are educated separately is a recipe for disaster - have we learned nothing from the experiences of Northern Ireland?

Technical improvements to the forum

Posted: 14/11/2015 at 09:45

"It's what your right arm's for!" Steve ............ I don't suppose you're old enough to remember that slogan for Courage beer are you

In our thoughts

Posted: 14/11/2015 at 09:34

I'm sure they were, and my heart goes out to them and those that love them.

RHS Garden

Posted: 14/11/2015 at 09:25

Sorry, I missed out hitting the space bar

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