- I live in South Africa in the area of Port Elizabeth, so we are in the middle of summer here. I did live in England and enjoyed Gardeners World Both the magazine and the tv programes
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16 Apr 2017 16:24
Pat I amso sorry to hear about HRH. I have only just opened my cumputer as i have been busy with so i have packed my knitting
14 Apr 2017 17:28
Happy Easter to every one, this is the first time in years that cadbury easter eggs appeared in the local sm, i still have 3 sitting in the fridge door. We have had 1mm of rain today and the temp dropped to 15c,so i am feeling the cold. autumn has arrived with a bang.
12 Apr 2017 18:57
congrats to all the people with happy news, and i hope your weather brightens up for you all
10 Apr 2017 18:52
Victoria, I am pleased to hear you have got a new allotment and I hope all goes well for you
10 Apr 2017 18:41
DD congrats on your marathon run and I will keep fingers crossed for Wednesday. We had a lovely thunder storm last night and 5mm of rain to go with it. Pat does your autumn always come in so cold, have a lovely evening to eery one
04 Apr 2017 16:35
Hi every one I have just been reading all the posts. Pleased to hear you are feeling better Pat, I have left the gardeing and am busy doing a cross stitch wedding picture for middle grandaughter. My diet has gone by the board this week as oh is 80 on thursday so cake and tea and a meal out. Happy birthday wonkle
04 Apr 2017 16:14
Marion your garden is a pleasure to look at
27 Mar 2017 15:20
To Victoria I am sorry too hear your bench was taken as you have worked so hard. We donmt have allotments here in south africa so I enjoyed reading your progress.
21 Mar 2017 12:31
Happy Birthday Logan enjoy your day
13 Mar 2017 17:44
Hi all raining very slightly here today and the weather is a lot cooler only 20c s africa
12 Mar 2017 16:48
So sorry to see the results this morning from the football,but at least yyou had a good run
12 Mar 2017 16:27
Have A Happy Birthday Berry
11 Mar 2017 12:25
Hi Johnnie canoe could you please send me your snow and i will send you 39c of sunshine. We are just entering into autumn and the forecastfor this week is in the lower 30c. south africa
10 Mar 2017 17:58
Hi Logan I hope you are beginning to feel better. Our little dog with the immune problem doesnothave pet insurance and by the time the vet found her problem it was to late to get one, she now has brittle bones from having to have cortasil every day and she is overweight but after being told she would not last aday 7 years later she is still with us.
28 Feb 2017 13:23
Hi I had a good giggle at the dog topiary but the person must have worked hard to shape it like that. We are roasting today temp 41 5c at 2pm this afternoon, to hot so just beenig lazy.
28 Feb 2017 12:55
TO hot for words its 41.5 at 2pm this afternoon and I am to lazy to move South Africa
27 Feb 2017 17:29
Hi Logan thats a lovely photo of Bracken, hope you are also feeling ok now
25 Feb 2017 13:10
Hi all our weather here is very windy but dry although like you Pat we have been forecast rain,but the wind has blown it away.Our youngest gradaughter from her left to teach english in China on wednesday so she keeps sending photos to her mums cell phone. She says you buy 3 eggs in a plastic bag so today they were shopping at walmart to get more food. We have been married 56yrs today but we are not doing anything special. OH is watching the cycling and then his football team is playing tonight at so he will watch that.
20 Feb 2017 13:48
Hi Pat I live in Eastern Cape which is down the bottom of SA, I use to work for Volkswagen till I retired. We live about 20miles from Port Elizabeth more inland which is why we get the hot temps. today is cooler again. When I was a child our toilet was outside and a tin bath,until the landlord changed a bedroom in to a bathroom.We bought our own house and i remember the morgage rates going to 18%.We cane to SA when I was 40 and oh was45 ,i am now 75 and oh is 80 in April.
19 Feb 2017 15:39
Happy Birthday Frank. to Pat E we had 12mm of rain yesterday and the weather is cooler at the moment only 22.5. I have just sent to the UK for a cross stitch kit as our grandaughter is getting maried next yr, we dont have any x stitch shops here. I love the picturesof the snowdrops,ours will be out in August just before spring arrives. Enjoy whats left of your weekend