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David Bowie

Posted: 11/01/2016 at 17:02

Tidyg - you're right - he took a little while to take over the world, but early fans knew how special he was way back at the start  

They've been doing a tribute all day on R2. It's been wonderful and moving at the same time.

Hosta - they played a live version of Kooks from a BBC prog when he'd just written it. You have to make sure you say 'downtown' in that Anthony Newley way he did 

# Comedian, chameleon, Corinthian and caricature. 


Posted: 11/01/2016 at 07:55

Clari's right - at this time of year avoid walking on it. In spring or early summer when it's dried out a bit - you can aerate the ground and brush grit into the holes to help drainage. Re seed with a harder wearing variety of grass seed which will also help if the area gets lots of wear and tear. The shrubs will mean a bit more shade than grass likes, so you could try a seed that's suitable for shade as well. Keep a good regime of mowing and aerating etc over the spring and summer too 


Posted: 11/01/2016 at 07:47

They're early spring flowering, but they'll be earlier in many places as Verdun has said. 

I love the little clumps of 'grapes' before they open 

David Bowie

Posted: 11/01/2016 at 07:46

Hunky Dory for me doc. 

Unique - no one like him, never will be. That was his genius. Never frightened to do what he wanted.


Posted: 11/01/2016 at 07:43


Legend doesn't even touch the edges chicky. He was, is and always will be - astonishing. I feel privileged to have been around through all his incredible changes. Eldest fairylet is a recent convert too. 


Posted: 11/01/2016 at 07:20

Mornimg/afties all. Hope that lifts you a bit Pat.

Feel a bit stunned about David Bowie. Through my lifetime, he's always been there...now he isn't...

Grim and dark here. Work for me. 

Hope everyone has a good day.


David Bowie

Posted: 11/01/2016 at 07:16

I suddenly feel very old.  Goodnight Ziggy x


Posted: 10/01/2016 at 19:28

Sounds lovely Wonks. Got any pie left? 

Glad the tooth's settled - hope you're going to get it seen to soon though. 

Is anyone watching War and Peace? I'm not sure about it...


Posted: 10/01/2016 at 19:10

'Fess up fidget - dinner was really just red wine and stilton wasn't it?  

Winter flowers

Posted: 10/01/2016 at 18:29

Oh  - they're just every shade of wrong nut - literally! 

Pansies just get flattened by the rain here. I've never bothered with them. Polyanthus are a better bet and flower at this time of year on a regular basis. Cheery on the dank dreich days 

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