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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 09/02/2016 at 08:34

Definitely pancake day,flumpy.It is  eerily quiet now in Bristol now the wind has gone but very wet outside so we had rain still through the night.  Dry now though only 3 degrees so i will have to wait a bit till I can get  out tidying up.  Forecast is good till Friday when rain is expected again.  Enjoy your pancakes.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 08/02/2016 at 10:05

You too.fruitcake.I had to venture down to shut the gate  which was swinging on its hinges and so far all is well in the lane though rubbish is being blown about especially from next door's garden where building work has resulted in a pile of rubbish from the bathroom that has been stripped out.  I heard some of it moving through the night.  A tornado like they have in America would have sent that old bath flying!

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 08/02/2016 at 08:56

Gusts of 75 mph reported in Avonmouth which is just 2 miles from me.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 08/02/2016 at 08:52

Bristol is taking a real battering flumpy.  We have gale force winds of over 60mph and heavy rain and even thunder and lightning.  The noise in the bungalow is dreadful even without my hearing aids in as the wind howls down the chimneys.  Quite big pots have been upturned in the garden but they will have to stay like that till tomorrow as we have an amber warning till this evening.  It looks black over Gloucestershire and South Wales which I can see on a clear day from my garden.  So we are not alone.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 07/02/2016 at 22:29

Those are crocuses, flumpy.  Here is a picture of my friend;s ones which are open.  Mine should be like this in a day or two.


My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 07/02/2016 at 14:04

Great for are able to catch up on jobs flumpy!  We are having sunshine and showers with the emphasise on showers but I managed to take some pictures.  The late flowering snowdrops have come into flower and the daffodils are opening everywhere.










My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 07/02/2016 at 10:24

Yes a little sunshine in Bristol too now flumpy so I should get out for a little in the garden once the soakaway is clear.  No more baking or cooking needed till I make pancakes on Tuesday.  I wi start the spring cleaning gradually in intervals when the weather stops me gardening - a little at a time suits me now.  I like to get rid of the grub of winter especially on the insides of the windows.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 07/02/2016 at 08:35

Oh what a very wet garden to look out on this Sunday morning and warnings of another storm through the night with gales again.  I can see more expeditions up the garden next week to clear up the debris.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 06/02/2016 at 15:35

Cinnamon on my pancakes for me.  

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 06/02/2016 at 13:57

Always make pancakes on Shrove Tuesday.  Great load of delicious soup made - had some for lunch and had to don raincoat and wellies to go up to the potager for parsley to sprinkle on top as it has been so mild this winter I have not needed to put any into the conservatory to keep growing.  So windy here now as well as still raining.

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