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Posted: 30/01/2014 at 08:08

I'm the same as you Verd - porridge made with milk, but with bananas and blueberries just now. Or else wholemeal toast. Never eat sausages and loathe tomato sauce which my youngest eats by the bucket.  I never really have bacon either, come to think of it. Brown sauce makes a good stock for mince or stew though. It's used for fish suppers on the east side of Scotland - you get asked if you want 'salt n sauce' not 'salt n vinegar' there. Always knew they were weird....

Not as cold as I expected this morning but it's dry - hurray!

Have a good day all. Off to work soon. 


Posted: 29/01/2014 at 19:57
KEF wrote (see)

 In fact I might just go and kick him, I'm in the mood, B weather.

Verd- are you sure the holes are being caused by rain? I know how many doughnuts you get through....

Seriously - the amount of subsidence and erosion in lots of places this winter is a real cause for concern. I see that there's going to be some aid  for the people affected by floods in the Somerset levels. About time too.

Help please.

Posted: 29/01/2014 at 19:33

I'd agree with obelixx too - and when you bear in mind how much hot, dry weather there was last year, it's quite likely that lack of water when it's needed in late summer could have been an issue.


Posted: 29/01/2014 at 19:24

Evening all you lovely people 

Had a busy day at work and a nice dinner of griddled chicken with a  tikka-ish marinade, veg and brown rice. Sadly, my happy state was spoilt by opening the laptop and finding the 'alternative' plan the architect has sent me which is so utterly not what I want that I might be forced to stab him when he comes on Friday. Aaaagh  

Wondering if the garden will ever dry out - to be frosty tonight, and snow forecast in the next day or two. We've been very lucky round here so far this winter  - hope we don't get caught out!

Early to bed for you tonight archie 


Posted: 29/01/2014 at 07:56

Morning all. Dry for a change - hope it stays that way  

Still quite dark here too  lily, even though we're supposed to have the light longer.  Working all day today I think - more hours now which is what I'm needing.

Restrain yourself Dove - she may not need an orchard 


Big garden bird watch

Posted: 28/01/2014 at 20:18

I have Chrome as default on my laptop so perhaps LLass is right- the browser might be an issue. Maybe all the extra advertising about the count encouraged lots more people to take part. They'll need to allow for that next year!


Posted: 28/01/2014 at 20:02

Evening all and 'Hippo Birdy' to the birthday 'bird' 

Hope you're full of cake and got everything your heart desired 

Not done much today other than work, housework and putting up my lounge curtains. Cold weather on the way tonight. Won't be doing any seeds for another month at least but I don't really do many annuals apart from sweet peas and salad veg . Our outdoor season is a bit later in arriving anyway so I'm in no rush!

Nice to see you back MrsGarden  

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 27/01/2014 at 20:44

Man goes to the doctor with a carrot sticking out one ear, a parsnip out the other and a runner bean stuck up his nose.

'What's wrong with me doc?' he asked.

'Well.... it's obvious' said the doctor. 'You're not eating properly'

Camera Corner

Posted: 27/01/2014 at 17:36
KEF wrote (see)

Fairy, nice knees.


They're better looking than mine anyway KEF!

Love those birds David. Very realistic  

waterlogged sunken bed

Posted: 27/01/2014 at 17:34

Dove's right - clay is great. The secret is adding the right things and having patience...easy to say I know, but it gives the best growing medium when you get it right. 

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