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Fork Handles

Posted: 02/01/2013 at 17:50

Sorry forkers ..... phone calls....lovely photos of peoples gardens etc...many thanks ....oh and apologies to Rambling Rose and Penine Petal for not say a warm hello.....back sometime soonish....byeee

Fork Handles

Posted: 02/01/2013 at 17:22

Oh Rosa....wish I could advise but have never owned a pet.


I had a half-wild half-Persian cat as a child but in those days you didn't go to vets and anyway someone stole her which was tough to deal with at age of 10.

Chorus....we want to see your farmous, Liz or something similar perhaps to be on the safe side 

Fork Handles

Posted: 02/01/2013 at 17:17

Busy-Lizzie, well done to you 

Blooming heck ....have just been on the GW subscriptions website and it says next  issue out on 25 January and I haven't received January's yet 

Fork Handles

Posted: 02/01/2013 at 17:12

FFF, it was enough of an acheivement to manage Girasole and the avatar

Fork Handles

Posted: 02/01/2013 at 17:09

Well done FFF. You have been a busy bee 

Fork Handles

Posted: 02/01/2013 at 17:08

Somewhat off thread but as I have treated myself to a subscription of GW this year when do I get the first one? Am waiting patiently or impatiently actually 

Fork Handles

Posted: 02/01/2013 at 17:02

Geoff, have just looked at Liz's profile (hope she doesn't mind) and yes she lives in the Dordogne but the hoot is that her neighbourhood is Tower Hamlets (London) How on earth has that happened?

Fork Handles

Posted: 02/01/2013 at 16:59

Chris, I moved in a year ago last October (ie 2011!).....but had a lot of clearing away of junk to be done...shed dismantled and repositioned.....friends and relations to sell as much smaller house etc. Don't get me wrong I am very happy here but it has all taken a lot of time and energy and no help from my two sons to boot! Saying that I have learnt not to expect anything any more and then one isn't disappointed 

Fork Handles

Posted: 02/01/2013 at 16:54

Geoff, is that Liz's home? I have just been looking at her photos, too.

Also, many thanks for the compliment - don't get many of those nowadays 

I have even managed with a considerable amount of umming and arring to scan a photo for a friend and send it to him!

Jo, am sitting her chuckling to myself but I do agree with your advice so many thanks for that.

The photo I scanned was this friend dressed as a sheik or shake as I had a big rock and role party a while a ago. His reply was 'are you sure it isn't Lawrence of Arabia' and I replied 'but he is deaded I think'. That was what the Goons used to say wasn't it?

Best blue flowering plant

Posted: 02/01/2013 at 16:45

Busy-Lizzie, lovely photos - read about them on the Fork Handles thread. Thank you for sharing them with us 

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