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Posted: 15/11/2015 at 09:30

It was on BBC2 flumpy - David Gilmour : Wider Horizons. You'd get it on iPlayer I expect. I was never much of a Floyd fan, but I admire him enormously, and love the tracks from his new album that I've heard. 


Posted: 15/11/2015 at 09:17

Morning all. Rather dismal day here, but it's fairly normal for the time of year so that's how it is. 

Did anyone watch the programme about Dave Gilmour (guitarist) last night? It was excellent.

Off for a look round, and having a cuppa, to see what you were all up to while I was doing that! 


Posted: 14/11/2015 at 21:33

That's the advantage of virtual cake Pat - no side effects whatsoever - and no calories either! 

Plenty left. I've been rather naughty and had another little piece with a cuppa 

Better get out somewhere tomorrow and work it off 


Posted: 14/11/2015 at 20:47

Tempted to have another bit Dove - maybe without cream though....


Posted: 14/11/2015 at 19:50

I think they're ok in sheltered urban gardens. The 'flowers' are pretty insignificant - pretty much what you already see, although some varieties might be more flowery looking. It's really a foliage plant  


Posted: 14/11/2015 at 19:46

Fill your boots RB -  it'll save my waistline 

Have to find it first though....

Low maintenance ideas for a large garden

Posted: 14/11/2015 at 19:45

I'm inclined to agree with Hosta. Mowing will keep the weeds, brambles etc under control until you're in a position to do more. Once you're there permanently, you can start making beds and growing what you want.

Flower meadows aren't as low maintenance as people think either! 


Posted: 14/11/2015 at 19:40

I agree T'bird - the vast majority of people of all types are decent in the face of atrocity. It's almost impossible to know how countries can deal with this when it's not a level playing field. 

Anyway - I've had cake. Sticky, fudgy, choklit cake. Does anyone want a piece?



Posted: 14/11/2015 at 17:20

Delphiniums are particularly attractive to them Jacy. It'll fare better if it's bigger and stronger before going out. Once you have it outside in the ground, be prepared to get some protection for it once new shoots appear in subsequent springs.

They're always watching.... 


Posted: 14/11/2015 at 17:13

doc - I agree. We have to have a bit of common sense, though that often seems in short supply nowadays.

BL - I think most of us here will go to bed tonight grateful that we can

I'm not going down without a fight either. I might be just a daft wee wumman, but if they come knocking on my door, I'll at least aim a kick at their nads before they blow me to kingdom come. 

I've got bolognese on the go for dinner, and a chocolate cake in the oven, so let's all turn our minds to better things and a have piece of cake later while we all count our blessings. 

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