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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/01/2016 at 05:48

Good morning all   G'day Pat  

Hazel - this is the link that Pat posted earlier for bush fire updates http://www.dfes.wa.gov.au/alerts/Pages/default.aspx   .  Please try not to get too worried about them - I know the fires are awful but Australians are really very organised about them, and children have been taught just what to do and that they must do it. 

There were photos of my cousin and his family  all over the English as well as Australian newspapers a couple of years ago when they had go to the jetty and get into the water and wait there for hours when a bushfire destroyed their home.  They are all fine, the children coped really well, and they're rebuilding their property and getting on with their lives. 

Hazel -- wrote (see)

..... One thing I have notice in my trawling back is that there a lot less posters on here now since the New Year than there were beforehand. Familiar names and long term posters. I wonder where they have all gone?

 

That happens every year Hazel - numbers drop off after Christmas - people are busy and other things take over their lives - even with 'regulars' - until spring arrives and then most reappear along with loads of new people ... it's the way of gardening forums ...not everyone has the urge to natter every day like some of us

Hope we hear from Hosta today ...

Growing rice in the UK

Posted: 08/01/2016 at 20:40

Apparently rice needs night time temps of over 15C for at least three months of the year, so not yet here in Norfolk at any rate ............ however, when the time comes this shows us how to do it http://www.wikihow.com/Grow-Rice

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 08/01/2016 at 20:01

It's probably all a bit confused at the moment and the place will be in virtual lock-down.  I'm sure they'll be in touch when they can.

Both BBC and Sky say that all reports identify injured tourists as Danish and German.  There are varied reports about how many attackers there were and how many have been shot. 

 

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Posted: 08/01/2016 at 16:00

KEF ((hugs)) glad to see you posting - take care and don't overdo things. 

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Posted: 08/01/2016 at 15:05

I'm in tears and so choked up ... I rarely cry at plays/films etc ... I'm not sentimental ... but National Velvet has made me cry ever since I first read it as a child -   I've been cooking and washing up in the kitchen while listening to this http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/programmes/a-z/by/national%20velvet/player  it was absolutely wonderful - if you were the original pony mad teenager you must listen to it.  It was done brilliantly  

jo47

Posted: 08/01/2016 at 10:55

 

Comfrey. Can we juice it and drink it?

Posted: 08/01/2016 at 10:51

Think I'd ask his GP for a second opinion

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 08/01/2016 at 08:26

Hosta!  Brilliant that you two won Mr & Mrs   did you beat any Russian couples?

Glad your holiday's improving

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Posted: 08/01/2016 at 07:52

DD - has anyone explained to your OH that Fawlty Towers is not an educational video?

Hope KEF's feeling better this morning ..... she's been poorly for a while now

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 08/01/2016 at 07:45

Good morning all   G'day Pat  

Talk of the bushfires on the news this morning ... hope things improve soon.

Frost on cars this morning, but not in the back garden - lowest temp overnight 1.6C and holding.  Brrrrrrr!  OH set off for work on his bike about 20 minutes ago under a brilliantly clear sky full of stars - beautiful

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