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HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 18/09/2016 at 08:41

I find it's to do with having the top of the seat back in the right position so that my arms aren't reaching for the steering wheel and my neck and head are upright. There are loads of ways of adjusting modern vehicle seats to get it right for the individual. It's a faff when it's a work vehicle that other people drive, but once a physio showed me the position I should be in it soon became just a minutes job to set the seat right when I was driving and it made all the difference. Also having the right pillow so that your spine is level right to the top of your head when you lie on your side. I get OH to check every six months that my spine is straight and if it isn't i buy a new pillow. I also take my pillow with me if staying away from home. It sounds a lot of fuss but it's worth it. 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 18/09/2016 at 08:15

Good morning all   G'day Pat 

Fine and dry outside. Grass looks a little greener. OH is downstairs making coffee. I'm still in bed 

Hosta get that neck looked at. It may be something to do with your driving position. Sounds like what happens toe if I get the car seat set up wrong and then do a lot of driving. You need physio. Also google how to set up the seat properly in your delivery van. Work should do a workstation assessment PVC the van just as they would for an office desk etc. 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 17/09/2016 at 22:43

The tennis today was brilliant, as was yesterday's. 

 Night night all. Sweet dreams. 

Weed or plant?

Posted: 17/09/2016 at 15:12

Possibly Ox-eye daisy?

Which fertiliser?

Posted: 17/09/2016 at 15:10


The cylinder with spikes is the lawn rake - I've used that to get loads of moss and thatch out of the lawn - nearly filled the brown council bin just with the small front lawn.  Think I used it on the sort of middle setting.  Try it and see, it's easy to adjust.

The cylinder with blades is the scarifier.  It'll cut slits in the lawn.  I've not used it yet as the ground has been so dry and I wanted some rain to soak into the lawn after I'd raked it before I attacked the lawn again. .  I'm hoping to use it this week and then brush some topsoil into the slits and scatter some lawn seed over.  

If you plough through the instruction leaflet it does explain what height to do each function at - it's not explained terribly well so make a coffee and sit down and ponder over it - with a bit of caffeine it suddenly became clearer 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 17/09/2016 at 14:12

Yay!  I had to re-boil the mint jelly, but it's set perfectly now 

Spent the rest of the morning on the phone to OH's colleague boosting her confidence so she can tell the ex exactly what's what - doesn't even give her any financial child support, and is unreliable about contact - useless - him and his mother both 

Grass ID. I hate them personally.

Posted: 17/09/2016 at 10:21

Well, we're definitely on chalk and it's very close to the surface just here - there's a chalk pit and tunnels a couple of hundred metres from our front door - we'll have to wait and see what happens 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 17/09/2016 at 09:53

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 17/09/2016 at 09:48

Have a good journey Chicky 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 17/09/2016 at 09:47

Hosta   have you caught my shoulder problem?  These internet viruses are very catching!  For heaven's sake don't overdo it with the wood chip!!! 

No chance of seeing the moon here last night - any hoggies about would've needed their waders on 

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