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large beds

Posted: 14/12/2014 at 20:59

Beautiful beds Lynn.

Neill  Also if you cant afford all the perennial plants that you want at first, Use a few large annuals like cosmos as filers until you get all that you want.


Posted: 14/12/2014 at 20:52

Well after having  the old car on the drive for three weeks , and no one wanting it, all of a sudden, yesterday, four people wanted it. The lodgers friend reckoned it was worth £500, where he works  at the vauxhall breakers. Someone put a note through the letter box,asking it it was for sale, and then offered £200. OH's brother in law rang up and wanted it for his daughter. While OH was showing someone, the man across the road came over, had a run around in it, and offered £450.  Came up with the cash, so its gone (across the road). Its had three new tyres, a new alternator and exhaust this year, so it has to be worth that. It looks quite impressive now its had its first wash and polish for three years.

Also the Jeweller rang. With everything else that had been going on, I forgot my Birthday prezzie.  Anyhow, it's been collected, but we are waiting for new years eve, get the funeral and christmas out of the way.... and then a fresh start.  There will be more than one sparkler on New Years eve.

watch this space.

aerating shoes

Posted: 13/12/2014 at 09:07

Being stuck in the mud, reminds me of a time at Parr sands. Me and my sister were in wellies in the clay run off on the beach. We got stuck. At the finish my dad rescued us, one under each arm, and the wellies left standing there.

netting crops

Posted: 12/12/2014 at 21:51

You need a very fine mesh. Try Enviromesh. The holes are too small for the butterflies to get through.


Posted: 12/12/2014 at 20:51

Did I mention that my aussie lodger was a (australian qualiied) sports physiotherapist.

Available at good rates.....

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 12/12/2014 at 20:39

Today I upset a consultant.I told the coroner that my dad didn't have pneumonia,

The local vicar says the hospital put nearly all old people who die in there , down as Pneumonia.The consultant who saw him an hour before he died said his chest was clear. The coroner said he had spoken to my sister "Eileen" and she said it was ok. I dont have a sister "Eileen" she actually spoke to Beverley. Also the bereavement centre gave us "Dads clothes" in an unmarked bag. A pair of jeans and some brown shoes.... you've guessed it, they weren't dads. This was followed by more talks with the coroner, who spoke to the consultant who has redone the medical reason for death as "Heart failure"  Allelujah. I finally got the medical certificate at 4.59 pm, after a 11.30 am appointment. Now I've got to register the death.  Good job the funeral isn't until the 23rd.

As I said to mum, if this was a farce on a London stage it would be a sellout.


Posted: 11/12/2014 at 20:31

Kef,  Are there any Reachers that you've not read yet?

I have a boxful that I've read this year. The latest I downloaded on my kindle and read on holiday.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 10/12/2014 at 13:49


Fortijuice. Fruit juice style

Fortisip yoghourt drink type

Forticreme like pots of custard.

Fortisip compact protein if she is not getting enough protein.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 09/12/2014 at 09:26

Lyn, the hospital kept making out it was our fault he was dehydrated. All we had to do was prompt him. They changed their mind after he had been in a week and he wouldnt drink for them either. Of course the overdose of furosemide they gave him didn't help. Dont beat yourself up. You can only do your best, no matter how frustrating.

Trachelospermum Jasminoides

Posted: 08/12/2014 at 23:16

My friend in Australia had one, very overgrown, poor  sandy soil,very sunny.

 I hacked it back hard. The following year it was magnificent.  Treat it mean.

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