Dovefromabove


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HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 02/11/2016 at 19:50

There was a massive bang rattling our doors just after I arrived home from the physio today - now we know what it was !


 http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/fighter_pilot_responsible_for_causing_sonic_boom_over_norwich_to_receive_additional_training_1_4760039 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 02/11/2016 at 19:36

My great grandfather was a village baker, like the ones we saw last night thank goodness - life then wasn't easy but it wasn't as hard as the life being shown this evening.


My family were the Rules, mentioned in the extract of Kelly's Directory for 1900 shown here http://www.guildenmorden.gov.uk/major_events.html 

Wooly aphid

Posted: 02/11/2016 at 19:28

Hopefully your apple trees will be visited by flocks of long tailed tits this winter - they just love woolly aphids - I love watching them flying together from tree to tree feasting on them. 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 02/11/2016 at 19:25

Soak that knuckle in warm water Wonky ((hugs)) it'll help the pyracantha prickle work up to the surface.  


You are up to date with your tetanus jabs aren't you?  If not get yourself along to the GP tout de suite and get the Practice Nurse to sort you out! 


Pork chops and fennel delicious - now I'm flolloping on the sofa (what, again? I hear you exclaim) with my knitting, in front of Victorian Bakers - my paternal Gt Grandpapa was a Victorian Baker. 

Sunflower with buds growing on stem

Posted: 02/11/2016 at 17:44

I it's just the plants attempt to produce one more flower before the winter arrives. 

Help-any ideas what this plant is

Posted: 02/11/2016 at 17:41

It's a Chaenomales japonica Aka Japanese quince.  You can use them in cooking to replace the culinary quince. 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 02/11/2016 at 15:08

Fidget, did you see my earlier post?  Deed Poll is easy - DIY online - you don't need solicitors.  Been there and dunnit   Got a certificate to prove it 


https://www.gov.uk/change-name-deed-poll/overview 


I'm back from the physio - she's pleased with the progress - so am I - the improvement since the Cupping procedure has been amazing.  She did more cupping and I will go to tennis next Wednesday morning and have a physio appointment immediately following that.  It 's my last NHS freebie.  


I found a nice silk scarf from East for my friend's birthday  and a bead necklace for myself    Couldn't resist it.  


Also got some lovely pork chops and fennel from the market 

Wildlife Questionnaire

Posted: 02/11/2016 at 14:42

Done 

fungus

Posted: 02/11/2016 at 09:15

The world of nature is a wondrous thing, eh Hortico? 

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 02/11/2016 at 08:24

Pdoc that sounds gorgeous. I'm trying hard to find a spot for a cotinus. 

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