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Posted: 03/07/2013 at 07:57

Don't you have cream with the pasty then Verd?

Dove- that's very posh...! Sounds wonderful...can you send some? Don't bother with the creme fraiche though.....Verd's got cream 

We've gone slightly off topic ....think it's meant to be stuff we're growing.....

Topic....a hazelnut in every bite....


Posted: 03/07/2013 at 07:53

Morning all. Dry here and to stay that way I think. Will get on outside after work before more rain tomorrow. Wish they'd time this rain so that it's on women's  day at Wimbers...

Fidget's reported another one I think 

Dove- it's ok - we won't tell anyone you're skiving... 

Glad Mr Dove heard me shouting yesterday....looks like you didn't need the sprinkler though- we certainly didn't need one yesterday!

MOB rants

Posted: 02/07/2013 at 21:11

Yes GG. Gob on her like a common fishwife. Just found out she rented a house from a friend of mine (it's round the corner from me)  She trashed it and had to be evicted by the police. Still owes my friend money and has the nerve to be living  less than 200yards away. This is after she was in another house nearby and caused so much trouble with the neighbours that they shopped her to HMRC as she was claiming benfits as a single mother while living with another boyfriend.

Oh...and she worked in the nearby private nursery..... as a nursery teacher.....

You couldn't make it up.

This used to be a nice area....I should have moved to Baghdad. Won't be staying.

James- it's unbelievable. Since Friday we've had one riding up and down for hours at a time on a motor/rallycross bike. Younger siblings on the back,on the rear access road. He's 11. 

Can't be legal. What goes through the minds of these parents?


Posted: 02/07/2013 at 19:29
TinaTurner wrote (see)

A huge bar of chocolate.



The rasps and cream - with you there fidget.

PS hope you had some success today 

Gold finches

Posted: 02/07/2013 at 19:26

Jim- yes sparrows were so common when I was a child too. Quite sad really. 

Have you ever thought of making a raised pond and putting a little fence round it so that the dogs can't get in? At a previous house we built an extension and as there was a slope, we put a retaining wall in and had a raised area right round the side and front of the house.Where it came round under the front window I made a wildlife pond which gradually merged with the rest of the planting. Great entertainment as it established very quickly.

Netherfield- great pix but a pity I can't enlarge them! Lovely that you had so many visitors and it just shows how valuable ' summer' feeding is. Bullfinches are terrific looking birds - what a colour they are!

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 02/07/2013 at 18:32

Is that Bev giving you a hard time Woody?.....

Were you hoping to be first and beat Verd Bev? Hope work is going well 

No outdoor stuff today- only 10 degrees when I went to work at half 8 this morning and not really stopped raining all day. Cleaned the house and did the ironing at weekend when it was wet so very little to do indoors. Did food shopping. How exciting! 

Even the tennis was quite dull..


Posted: 02/07/2013 at 18:19

Yes. Almost anything.....!!

sorry reb 

Plant/flower id please

Posted: 02/07/2013 at 16:06

Hi fat_blerk(love the name!) Used to grow the yellow leaf one that Verd mentioned but never tried it for headaches- might get some again! That semi double flower is very pretty- much nicer than the common single ones. I think Booker's right about the tea. Try searching Jekka McVicar- the herb lady. She might have info on her site. 

Expensive Monkey Tree going brown at the edges...

Posted: 02/07/2013 at 15:57

What about your soil conditions garjobo- could it be waterlogged?

And I'm referring to a different 'water' from waterbutts!!

I Found Bees!

Posted: 02/07/2013 at 14:56

Isn't it great that so many people have got bees nesting in their gardens? At least it gives them a chance of increasing in numbers if we can look after them in our plots and give them some protection and help. Wasps get such a bad press waterbutts don't they? I've often had people say to me 'but what do they actually do? They just seem to sting people' and have to tell them they are great predators and should be seen as an ally in the garden not an enemy. Their nests are works of art.

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