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Posted: 06/01/2016 at 08:42

Oooh KEF   You've not been anywhere near my son and his football club have you?  They all seem to have a similar lurgy!

Anyway, Windows 10 is now installed and I'm managing so far .......


Posted: 06/01/2016 at 08:27
Aww bless him Hosta. I've not had the ironing board out since before Xmas!


Posted: 06/01/2016 at 08:07
I had a wander around outside yesterday during a lull in the drizzle. Everything is just so soggy and boggy - can't really DO anything


Posted: 06/01/2016 at 07:54
Hello folks. I'm on my phone cos laptop is still upgrading to Windows 10. Started last night and thought it'd be over by now but it needed me to hit a button halfway through so waited until thisorning. Duh! It's 71% complete ATM.


Posted: 05/01/2016 at 19:46

There isn't anything on tv is there - we're falling asleep in front of a recording of The Good Life


Posted: 05/01/2016 at 17:43

Yup Rb - me too  

Sow indoors IN HEAT ?

Posted: 05/01/2016 at 13:21
BobTheGardener wrote (see)

......  The heating of the seed tray compost by the sun .....

What is this strange 'sun' of which you speak? 


Please read. Very large site being cleared. Concerned about wildlife!

Posted: 05/01/2016 at 13:12

Very true Fidget


Posted: 05/01/2016 at 08:31

Hosta - sorry to hear that - but as has been said you have the right attitude.

I have Russians in my extended family - I also have people of African-Caribbean heritage in my family.  Initially visiting Russians' attitude to black family members was incredibly racist - but that is the result of the education/indoctrination/culture they've grown up with which is being reinforced at the moment by Putin.  When the Russian relatives got to know the black relatives properly their attitudes changed ...........


Posted: 05/01/2016 at 08:22

That's why it's so helpful if queries include a rough idea of where the garden is ... there's another thread where we've just discovered the poster lives in Switzerland, which rather changes the advice re appropriate plants

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