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Posted: 16/08/2016 at 08:02

Morning all 

Yesterday I noticed the hedgerows had that slightly honeyed golden tinge that signals autumn's on it's way.    At last my tomatoes are reddening, we're deluged with cucumbers and pattypan squash and the autumn raspberry canes are weighed down with fruit 

It's nice to have friends to visit, but it's nice to have the house to ourselves again and things back to normal.  Except it's not quite normal as OH is off work until Friday because he's covering a colleague's Sunday shift - so at the moment it feels as if we're on our holibobs ... and the weather is lovely ... might plan another expedition some time this week ....

Weed/plant/seedling identities

Posted: 15/08/2016 at 22:54

Snap again Nut 

Weed/plant/seedling identities

Posted: 15/08/2016 at 22:53

First one could be a tomato plant - have you used any home made compost?  I get seedling tomatoes pop up all over the place from homemade compost. At this time of year I treat them as weeds and pull them out. 

Second lot are spring bulbs. Possibly muscari. The leaves start to appear in the autumn. 

Third is a citrus seedling. 


Posted: 15/08/2016 at 22:40

Clari, what about a week or two doing research and development in East Anglia? We've got a few famous lifeboat museums virtually on the beach - you can't get a more 'emergency vehicle' than a lifeboat !


Posted: 15/08/2016 at 20:27

Hello folks  Back home and watching 'lympics after a day of moules, icecream , laying on the beach in the sun, browsing in gift shops and driving through beautiful countryside with top down 

Friend delivered safely to station, suitably refreshed and revived and ready to manage major office move. Will he need another weekend in Norfolk to recover?


Posted: 15/08/2016 at 20:12

Brilliant! Thank you Fairylet 


Posted: 15/08/2016 at 11:19

Good morning all 

Late on parade today - blame Andy, Usain and the fact that we have a house guest.  We  had a lovely day at the coast yesterday - heading off for a different seaside today.  

Bushman - onwards and upwards my friend 

Wonky - take care of yourself and get well soon ((hugs))

See you all later ............. have a good day folks 


Posted: 14/08/2016 at 21:45

Hello folks we're back from seaside and suppers been eaten. Now I'm on the sofa Come on Andy! although I do have a soft spot for Juan Martin after all his troubles in the past etc. he was brill at Wimbledon. 

Dew Drops hope they sort your relative out soon. It's such a worry isn't it?

and get  well soon Wonky. Spend some time stopping that new mattress floating away. Xx

see you later folks. The tennis needs my attention 


Posted: 14/08/2016 at 11:47

Pdoc   We're off to the seaside - see you later! 

Ordering Online

Posted: 14/08/2016 at 11:36

Snap! Ladybird 

I got distracted watching yet another replay of Mo Farah  and didn't hit submit  

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