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Fork Handles

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 08:51

Well done, Mary Beard . As an oldie myself and from Cambridge to boot I think she has huge personality and is obviously extremely intelligent. The sad piece in the article is she says that if this had happened 30 years ago she would have hidden in a cupboard and cried. Is it age that has made her stronger or that finally women feel stronger in themselves? Discuss....



What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 08:09

Morning Forkers

Sorry to hear about the snow far quite a nice day here in Cambridge 

Enjoy your day whatever you are doing


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 12/02/2013 at 06:25

Frank, many thanks for that and I am so sorry that you are laid up - take care of yourself, please.

Shall give the message thingy a try perhaps later today as have quite a busy one ahead hence the very early start 


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 11/02/2013 at 19:30

Thanks Busy-Lizzie.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 11/02/2013 at 17:16

We shall get an answer when he has finished dancing around the room perhaps

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 11/02/2013 at 16:29

Palaisglide/Frank where is this message page?


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 11/02/2013 at 12:40

Highland Jeannie and Palaisglide (as in ballroom dancing?), my birth mother was  an RAF Nursing Sister in Palestine and Aden and apparently after a while because it was so hot had to have leave every now and then. Am I right about this?



Fork Handles

Posted: 11/02/2013 at 07:46

Morning Forkers

No snow yet in Cambridge but in the meantime we have rain! Take care all of you in the snow areas - I know it looks pretty but can be dangerous 

Anyone watch the BAFTAs last night?

I hope you all have a good week and you just never know we might even manage to get out into our gardens at some point.


Fork Handles

Posted: 10/02/2013 at 16:08

Just been trying to do a bit of a catch-up peeps. It takes some doing when you have been off it for a while

Jean, what a ghastly time for you and well done grandson - what a sweetie.

Isn't this weather depressing....just when we all want to get out there and tend our patches?

Have finally retrieved my camera from son in London which I might say he hardly used so he said as too cold to take off gloves!

Btw loved the wheelbarrow race in Kenya. Shall we introduce that to the UK? I am doing the Race for Life with friends in July which seems seasons away at the moment 



Monty Don's French Gardens

Posted: 10/02/2013 at 15:51

Plumbob, like you I watch any gardening progrmame to learn but sadly as a child had no father to teach me but hey I seem to be able to manage and what I achieve  I get a lot of pleasure from.

Btw I have yet to manage to stay awake for Monty's programme on Friday evening. Too late in the evening for my attention span obviously . I do like him but on the subject of Monty feel that his other programme should be more tailored to peeps with limited means. Does anyone else feel that?


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