Latest posts by Fairygirl

Well, he won but.....

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 13:16

Even his relations on Lewis have disowned him apparently. When approached by the usual meedja hoping for a scoop, they were politely sent packing. Just as well his rellies aren't Weedgies - they'd just have been told to eff off...  


Bob - what's that saying about nations divided by a common language.....

I was reading Regina Spektor's twitter page yesterday as I was looking for some info for my daughter. Of course, there was a lot of election stuff. I read a few comments, but one of the most disturbing was by someone on a bus and a load of schoolgirls got on and asked this woman why she wasn't sitting at the back now that Trump was president....

I'll leave you to work it out. Not difficult .....

Well, he won but.....

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 12:05

Careful Dove - a 'light touch' in relation to  Trump is a totally different beast altogether.....  

Well, he won but.....

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 12:01

Hey Bob - apparently the end of democracy (whatever that is  ) is now down to you.....

Or is it 'up' to you?


Monday's Supermoon

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 11:55

I bought a new camera last year hollie - after losing mine half way down a hill.... 

The new one has a 36 x zoom lens so it's ideal for my needs, but it's much bigger and heavier than the old one and took a bit of getting used to. I also didn't want to spend a fortune either as it gets knocked around a bit when I'm out. It's a good compromise. 

What to do about the lawn (mud patch)

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 11:50

Crack on Pete   

Joking aside, my front grass is a similar aspect to Penny's, but less shaded by planting. It's largely moss at this time of year. It gets minimal attention in spring apart from a weed and feed and maybe a little seed scattered later, and generally looks quite good in summer. I don't have dogs or children running around on it though....  

fatisa japonica

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 11:44

Uh huh, RB ....

They also need a fair bit of moisture. Dry soil can be a factor. The foliage can prevent moisture getting through, so it's easy to think wateringis unnecessary if there's been quite a bit of rain. People think the plant is getting well watered when in reality, the ground could be drying out considerably. 

Monday's Supermoon

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 11:22

Only the left hand side came out with any real definition hollie, although I could see a lot elsewhere.  I need a more powerful camera  

I got some good ones in August.

What to do about the lawn (mud patch)

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 10:54

I'd never recommend artificial over the real thing normally, Pete - but grass grown badly, in the wrong conditions looks dreadful and behaves badly in a residential garden. Done carefully and with some good planting, I think the fake stuff can be very useful. Bit of colour in a darker space   

Am I convincing anyone?  

Monday's Supermoon

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 10:49

Doubt it'll be clear enough here, but I've been taking pix regularly of the moon on the many clear cold nights here recently, as well as the Harvest moon in September

Thursday night

Last night - camera couldn't pick up the definition on it very well - too bright!

What to do about the lawn (mud patch)

Posted: 13/11/2016 at 10:01

Not Astroturf Pete - artificial grass. Two different beasts  

Some of the new stuff is very good. It's changed enormously in the last five years or so.

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