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silly quotes

Posted: 11/11/2013 at 08:45

Always look on the bright side of life.

Every cloud has a silver lining.

It's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.


Posted: 11/11/2013 at 08:44

I love a good autumn bonfire - lots of potash for the garden? 

silly quotes

Posted: 11/11/2013 at 08:15

Empty vessels make most noise

Many a mickle makes a muckle

What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander

Leaf blower/vacuum/shredder

Posted: 11/11/2013 at 08:11

Watching professionals they seem to go for the blowing into a pile and scooping up into a barrow technique 


Posted: 11/11/2013 at 08:09

There was a sharp frost here when we went to bed, but it's a bit milder this morning and no sparkles. 

Hope your journey to work isn't too bad MrsG 

can you make a free hedge?

Posted: 11/11/2013 at 07:20

But I don't think box cuttings are going to be screening outbuildings for a while 

Frost protection!

Posted: 11/11/2013 at 07:19

My stuff in pots is overwintered 'up against the house wall' on the terrace, pots up on feet or bricks making sure that drainage holes are clear and bubble wrap around the pots.  

Every thing of note survived last winter which was about as cold and as wet as it could get around here - but  a couple of ornamental pots crumbled a bit.  


Posted: 11/11/2013 at 07:10

Good morning all   The sun is coming up in a glorious wave of fiery orange across the sky - any of you who keep sheep, be prepared for the worst! 

Today is the day I shall start on a mountain of paperwork that has been accumulating while I procrastinated ....................................... but not yet 


Posted: 10/11/2013 at 22:36

  nodded off ..........

Sleepy the Snake

Dozy the Dove

Night all 


Posted: 10/11/2013 at 20:20

Hot chocolate with a dash 

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