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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/10/2014 at 05:27

My mum felt the earthquake that hit north notts on Tuesday night. The cabinet with the glasses in shook, and there was a bang. My mum and sister actually thought my dad had fallen out of bed and went to check. When he hadnt, my mum joked that they must have had an earthquake, actually thinking it was the usual mining subsidence, that often happens in the area, because of all the abandoned coal pit workings.

The Supernatural

Posted: 30/10/2014 at 23:26

OK.I'll try again.

My dad used to be a bus driver. One quiet night on the last bus from Nottingham to Mansfield, he picked up a regular at Newstead Abbey gates. The man went upstairs and he could hear him tapping his feet,above  the drivers cab. He didnt stop until he got to the depot.  As the man hadn't got off, he thought he must have fallen asleep and went up to wake him, except there was no one there.It wasn't until a few days later that he found out that the passenger had actually died the week before he picked him up for a final journey.....

My other half had a job as a volunteer, at the ironbridge gorge museum. He lived above one of the shops.They often heard someone moving around in hob nailed boots, but when they went to look, there was never anyone there. Whereas if you heard the rattle of a chain, you had to get a move on, because it meant the billy goat had pulled his stake out again, and would becoming up to headbutt you in the rear..

Marguerite (Margaritas)

Posted: 30/10/2014 at 23:15

 Hi, Carol.

I have taken cuttings off mine. If you want to overwinter them, they need to be in a frost free place with plenty of light. Last year a load survived in the soil outside, but that is a rarity. In a mild winter you may save them by putting the pot up against a wall, but it would still get hit by frost, but may regrow in Spring.

The Supernatural

Posted: 30/10/2014 at 23:09

 well I just posted a little story then it disappeared.....

Maybe I'll save it for tomorrow.

ASHES FROM INCINERATOR

Posted: 30/10/2014 at 22:59

Its good on raspberries or blackcurrants too.

ASHES FROM INCINERATOR

Posted: 30/10/2014 at 22:55

In that case, I would use it on fruit trees, or mixed in the compost heap.

ASHES FROM INCINERATOR

Posted: 30/10/2014 at 22:44

It depends on what you have been burning. if it is wood ash , then its good sprinkled around fruit trees in spring. if the wood had paint on, or plastics were involved, I would bin it.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 30/10/2014 at 22:39

Time for bed for me. I think my brain is still on singapore time.

Camera Corner

Posted: 30/10/2014 at 22:33


 Blue ring octopus hiding


 Not hiding


 in full annoyed mode


 coral crab on soft coral

 

Camera Corner

Posted: 30/10/2014 at 22:18


 Orang utan crab, so called because of its orange hairy arms.(on bubble coral)

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