Dovefromabove


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Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 06/01/2017 at 16:13
Busy-Lizzie says:

......Interested to hear about those with the lurgy having tummy troubles, I have too and thought it was the medication. I....



 Well, now we know why HM and D of E didn't travel to Sandringham by train - and why Wills and Kate took their two to the in-laws' for Christmas instead of spending it with the Royal family - last thing you want with two under-fives is a lurgy like this


Another dose of Imodium taken ........ sorry if that's too much info

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 06/01/2017 at 15:39

Welcome back to Norfolk BL


Hope you have a better night tonight

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 06/01/2017 at 14:29

I've not been taking cold medication, just a couple of doses of cough mixture and some paracetamol so it's definitely part of the lurgy


LG - could the bird have been a visiting Redwith or Fieldfare?


https://www.rspb.org.uk/birds-and-wildlife/bird-and-wildlife-guides/bird-a-z/r/redwing/


https://www.rspb.org.uk/birds-and-wildlife/bird-and-wildlife-guides/bird-a-z/f/fieldfare/

Courgettes

Posted: 06/01/2017 at 14:22

Lack of water weaking the plant and making it susceptible to powdery mildew.


Courgettes need lots of humous in the soil so that it is very moisture retentive, and plenty of watering - at least a bucket full per day when it is flowering/fruiting.

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 06/01/2017 at 13:23

Yes they do use them Obbelix - some of the very early babies are far too small for commercially available baby clothes.


And some babies have ops and interventions that mean Babygro type clothing isn't appropriate.


Also, if a baby doesn't make it the nurses will make sure baby is looking loved and dressed in pretty clothes if that's what parents want. 


On a different note .................


Warning! 
The lurgy has another aspect ........ dose of Immodium taken
If you've not had the lurgy yet, get some supplies in ...............................................

Last edited: 06 January 2017 13:25:26

Splitting a Strelitzia

Posted: 06/01/2017 at 13:06

Hi Alan


! would leave it until after the flower has bloomed - you may damage roots which would cause the flower/s to fail.

2017 16m Cabrinha Apollo 16m kite

Posted: 06/01/2017 at 11:59

Fantastic ......... just what we need!  A bit of kiteboarding to clear the cobwebs when we've all recovered from this lurgy ............


I've alerted the Mods - I'm sure they'll all want one 


Perhaps a GW Kiteboarding Demonstration Team Display at Chelsea this year?

Last edited: 06 January 2017 12:01:20

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 06/01/2017 at 11:51

LG (hugs) - I'm not doing anything either - my temperature's up a bit today so I've taken some paracetamol and am also taking chesty cough mixture - I've thrown some chopped apple, suet and seeds at the birds and that's it.  It's bin day tomorrow - OH will put them out tonight. 


Haven't heard anything from Hosta ... hopefully he's happily topping up the tan

Samphire

Posted: 06/01/2017 at 10:59

There are two types - Rock and Marsh samphire - which one are you thinking of growing?

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 06/01/2017 at 10:49

If anyone likes doing little bits of knitting but doesn't have anyone to knit for, take a look here ...


http://www.bliss.org.uk/knit-for-premature-babies


http://www.uclh.nhs.uk/aboutus/Campaignsandcharities/UCHLondonNursesCharity/Pages/Knittingfortheneonatalunit.aspx


http://www.tinylives.org.uk/corporate/get-involved/donating-clothes-and-knitted-items/


I used to work with families who had very prem and poorly babies - lovely hand knits for their tiny little ones are so appreciated

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