Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Good advice does not come quick

Posted: 07/12/2016 at 07:27

I'm not sure that I agree with your premise - I find that quite a few people keep asking until they receive an answer that confirms their own thoughts 

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 07/12/2016 at 07:17

Good morning all 

Somewhat preoccupied yesterday afternoon by a dying washing machine. Not a good time of year for that to happen. Nevertheless it is uneconomic to repair so the bullet must me bit - I shall order a new one today. 

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 06/12/2016 at 21:44

Fairy   that is simply beautiful. I remember driving past Loch Lomand when we went up to Skye 

perennial plug plants

Posted: 06/12/2016 at 17:01

When you say 'indoors' do you mean in your house, or in a cold greenhouse?

How large are they?


Posted: 06/12/2016 at 14:45

Our friends (both artists) lived just a couple of minutes walk from the Botanical gardens  -  such a shame that they moved away from there   


Posted: 06/12/2016 at 12:26

Hello and welcome back Daydaisy   

We have friends who used live in Glasgow - we visited rarely, but  always had a great time when we did.   Glad you enjoyed your trip 

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 06/12/2016 at 12:19

Oh bless him!  That is awful!!!   There he is trying to be responsible and she humiliates him.  

Would she have treated an adult like that?  

Will he ever dare go back or recommend it to a friend?

If that's her approach to her job what's her attitude to confidentiality etc?  Will he now be the subject of her jokes in the pub? 


Search function

Posted: 06/12/2016 at 11:35

I often search on here via Google - as Nora says, it works pretty well 

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 06/12/2016 at 09:52
Topbird says:

..........Cold & foggy here but the sun is making an effort to break through..........

 Harrumph!  Could try harder 

Mature bay tree

Posted: 06/12/2016 at 09:26

Some of them aren't the brightest of birds are they?  But then they're not as daft as Collared doves - they really do choose some daft places to nest 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

The Virtual Café

Tried and tested recipes to use up a glut and fill the pantry shelves 
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Last Post: 22/08/2017 at 17:16

A new snake in the UK!!!

Now there are four ........... 
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Last Post: 07/08/2017 at 22:38

Please ID my mystery plant

I don't recognise this ...  
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Last Post: 03/08/2017 at 14:55

Hello Forkers ... August edition

A friendly place of frolics and conversation where everyone is welcome to join in to chat and procrastinate to their heart's content...  
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Last Post: Yesterday at 22:45

Harvest 2017

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Last Post: 21/08/2017 at 21:25

Two shrubs need a name please

Saved from the skip ... but what are they? 
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Last Post: 16/07/2017 at 16:16

Hello Forkers ... July Edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat where everyone is welcome to pass the time and procrastinate to their hearts' content ... 
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Last Post: 01/08/2017 at 05:26


New situation ... ? 
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Last Post: 01/07/2017 at 10:29

Wildlife online ... interesting website

Foxes, Hedgehogs, badgers, deer, frogs, toads, newts, bats, butterflies, birds ..... 
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Last Post: 21/06/2017 at 14:03

The Great British Wildflower Hunt

Will you join in ...  
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Last Post: 08/06/2017 at 13:17

Hello Forkers ... June Edition

A friendly place of frolics and chat where everyone is welcome to pass the time and procrastinate to their hearts' content ... 
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Last Post: 01/07/2017 at 09:34

Shrub ID please

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Last Post: 30/05/2017 at 21:11

Fidget, I know you gave me this ...

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Last Post: 29/05/2017 at 15:54

Nut - you gave us these plants - but what are they?

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Last Post: 25/05/2017 at 21:08

Getting my own back ....

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Last Post: 10/05/2017 at 13:59
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