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Hello Forkers December

Posted: 13/12/2016 at 21:52

When I was courting the first husband, I used to arrive home late and go to bed and find it prewarmed. The Colsation used to be on it if it was vacant and would slink downstairs to the sofa when I came in.  One particular night I was very late, and the dog was still there. When  I told her to shift, she growled at me, obviously decided it was hers for the night.


I'm saving the Henrys wives series. I'm currently binging on the box set of Quantico. I have to watch it in batches otherwise I lose the thread.

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 13/12/2016 at 21:14

We're watching the Royal variety performance. The soldier doing the card trick made me choke a bit. I'm not surprised that him and the bomb squad got a standing ovation. Maybe I'm just overtired and need to go to bed. I think I picked up a virus from the in laws at the weekend. Either that or I've not recovered from the party going on  beneath our hotel room until one  on Sunday  morning.  We did get the hotel bill cut in half when we checked out Sunday.

So.....Re-booted Three

Posted: 11/12/2016 at 00:43

Still awake here too. Likely to be for some time. No one told us when we booked this quiet hotel room that the Saturday night disco directly beneath our room goes on until 1am.

dormant plant id

Posted: 10/12/2016 at 08:40

I don't suppose there is any chance of a photo of the bulb?

dormant plant id

Posted: 10/12/2016 at 08:38

My phormium has no bulb, and the seed pods are long black and dangle like bunches of black thin bananas. I think it looks more like a Lily, maybe lilium henryi, or even a cardiocrinum giganteum.  If it is a cardiocrinum, the main bulb dies, then leaves offsets which have to grow on for a number of years before flowering again.

Kitchen Showrooms Nottingham

Posted: 10/12/2016 at 08:04

Well it is the weekend. 


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Hello Forkers December

Posted: 10/12/2016 at 07:59

I have the friend in Perth. She gardens on what is practically pure sand.  She is now back after six months travelling, America, Caribbean, and UK to visit relatives. Her children are all back in USA, where they were born. One is engaged and has a child by a Canadian from st John's in Newfoundland.  I think they are now legally wed, but the wedding (blessing?), will be next August in St John's for family and friends. My friends children all have three passports, born in USA with  British  born parents,and bought up and schooled in Australia, and now naturalized Australian citizens. With that heritage, they are global citizens with itchy feet. 

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 09/12/2016 at 07:23

I have in law duties this weekend. 


Hob nail boots on , on Monday, for the pension people. It's my money, I want it ,and I want it now. Just because I've let them play with it for 30 years or so, doesn't mean they can keep it.. 

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 08/12/2016 at 08:01

Just waiting for breakfast in bed. I see Ken Clarke voted against last night. That's what his constituency voted, and he has already said he is retiring next election.  Did I mention my room mate this week lives a couple of hundred yards from him in Nottingham.?


My brother lives a couple of hundred yards from the beast of Bolsover.  


what is the Chinese proverb..."May you live in interesting times"


We get some lively debates in the kitchen at parties. Champagne or cider?

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 07/12/2016 at 22:33

I love to watch the nut hatches, they seem to go for fat blocks, then sunflower seeds here.


Ragdale hall is lovely, hot water pool for floating in. Not sure about the old bloke in socks and sandals in the sauna, though.


Mostly women in swimming costumes and big fluffy bath robes. We had a talk tonight on how to get nice hands. Where's the undergardener?


Night night all.


 

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