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Posted: 22/01/2016 at 07:53

By the way, Wonky's floor looks great ... I have seen photos

She also tells me that the neighbours have been told about 'noise from above' and are trying to be quieter - apparently it's the grandchildren who make the noise and they and their parents will be moving out shortly - fingers crossed!


Posted: 22/01/2016 at 07:51

Good morning all

6.7C here and rising   although I understand we're promised wind and rain shortly, at least it will be warmer. 

Pat ((hugs)) and get well soon.  A friend has a similar recurring problem which has resulted in emergency hospital admissions 11 times in the last 12 months.  She's being put on the Fodmap diet which excludes onions amongst other things - apparently it was developed in Australia. 



Posted: 21/01/2016 at 14:25



advice please

Posted: 21/01/2016 at 12:00

If you're not happy with it then I'd be contacting the suppliers for their explanation. 

If they say that it's fine and it's just the time of year, then at least you'll have on record that you weren't happy with it when it arrived, so if it fails to thrive you have evidence to claim a refund.

Could the stringy bits be where berries have been removed?

BBC looking for new Gardeners World presenter

Posted: 21/01/2016 at 11:57
valerieroberts wrote (see)
My OH suggests someone who doesn't mind a bit of rain on her t-shirt.

Christine Walkden would be perfect then


Posted: 21/01/2016 at 10:24

Chuckling here Hosta! 

I too had my granny's treadle Singer - I did my dressmaking O Level pieces on it then it broke down and we couldn't find anyone to repair it - all they wanted to do was sell me an electric one.  Pa put it into one of the rooms in the back wing of the house that were used for storing useful things, but eventually, unknown to me, it was sent to the dump

I've had several electric machines since, but I'd love to have that old treadle back. 


Posted: 21/01/2016 at 09:21

Wonky - sorry your lovely hub is still poorly - nice for him that you're at home today

Think you're right about the driving - a bit slippy/slidey around here today.  I have to go down to the village today - but I'll leave it until a bit later when hopefully the ice will have thawed. 

I've had some dough rising overnight so the house will smell of bread baking later this morning


Posted: 21/01/2016 at 07:46

Good morning Wonky  ((hugs))


Posted: 21/01/2016 at 07:35

Good morning all

Gorgeous frosty morning tinged pink by the sunrise - temp down to -1.7C overnight and up to -1.6C so far Brrrrrrrrrr!!!


coco de paimpol

Posted: 20/01/2016 at 14:29

I'm not sure if it's available on the open market - it may only be available to commercial growers in bulk quantities.

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