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Posted: 22/08/2012 at 18:29

No way!

I do for him though! J.

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Posted: 22/08/2012 at 18:26

Oh hard luck Frank. Hope you get sorted soon.

The sun did come out! Wind quite strong but washing drying well.

Did get the lawn cut. T'was rather squelchy in places, but mower is lightweight & so no problem. Took care that extension lead didnt end up on the damp/wet grass. The overhanging plants took their chances as didnt use edger, but did use my lawn scissors under the better plants. OH got them me ages ago. Can remember not being impressed by 'scissors' for the job- have perfectly good edging ones. But, no they are excellent for doing a pretty neat job quickly & get used for all sorts. J.

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Posted: 22/08/2012 at 18:18

Nuts you lot!

Can speak a wee bit of Deutche, but write it, noooooo. Science German didnt really teach me that.

Am getting sorted quite nicely. Lists done. All my tops am taking are on our bed & cases downstairs ready to be filled. Spare bed has a pile of all sorts on it. Need to get cracking on that lot next. Ooh, must remember 'bottoms' por moi & underwear- oops! Then to do for OH.......

Geoff do you do your own packing? Am sorely tempted to try not doing his one time, but easier to just get on with it.

Washing flapping outside. Windy & sun now. Got the lawn done after all. Very squelchy in places. Didnt bother using the edger, just used the mower. The flopping over plants took their chances!

Have had 2 sort of snack meals today & a lot of fruit. Daughter out for her meal, so didnt fancy actually cooking as such. Need a coffee now though. J.


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Posted: 22/08/2012 at 11:22

Morning all.

The heavy rain 'shower'- oh yes, long shower- this morning awoke me. No chance to do lawn now before I go away.

The sun keeps popping out, but loads of black clouds around, so washing being tumbled. J.

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Posted: 22/08/2012 at 11:18

Oh & as for lawn cutting.... if it doesnt get done, well tough. Daughter did refuse, she's house/greenhouse/coldframe sitting, but since my car in the way in garage getting the mower out wont be really poss. (wouldnt trust her to lift it clean over car bonnet!) J.

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Posted: 22/08/2012 at 11:07

Morning all.

Heavy rain showers already here- woke just before 6am! Brilliant sun at the mo, but too many black clouds around to risk washing outside.

Am at the 'how many do I/we need?' stage re packing. Getting more confused by checking the expected temps for village- only about a 10C discrepancy between 2 sites! So need for hot, cool, cold, dry & wet- that should just about cover it! J.

Buying spring bulbs online

Posted: 22/08/2012 at 11:02

I use Avon bulbs. Not the cheapest but very good quality.

Parkers are fine if you can visit one of their GC, I can, to prod & poke! J.

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Posted: 20/08/2012 at 21:33

Becks- OH works away & rents a little, literally, house over there. So instead of him coming home some w/ends I go over there. Lots of nice walking in the surrounding area & a wonderful market in town on the Saturday & Mondays too. I tend to go into town again on a Monday before I drive back- it avoids the rush hour traffic for me. I resisted the plant stalls this morning, but could have been tempted.

Am not concentrating on Silent Witness after all. OH keeps mailing daughter pics he took from the w/end. Since he phone is always on silent it's weird to suddenly hear her start talking! J.

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Posted: 20/08/2012 at 21:18

Have had a good w/end in NEast Derbyshire. Weather was far better than forecast- the odd spit & spot of rain on Saturday morning, then a good afternoon & evening. I ended up watching a cricket match in a nearby park whilst OH was trying out his new camera.

Yesterday was warm & sunny & the rain didnt arrive! We went to see Well Dressings at a nearby village in the morning & a good walk along the nearby canal in the afternoon.

Today had a pleasant drive home 'over the tops' to find that it'd rained heavily here yesterday & the lawn was still soggy, despite it being sunny today. J.

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Posted: 20/08/2012 at 21:07

Hi all.

I too want to watch Silent Witness. OH went up to bed before it finished last night, so I did actually miss the last 5mins or so, but was finding it rather 'difficult' to watch, so not sure will stay the remainder.

Have had a good w/end with OH. Only problem is he's being soooo protective of me it's frustrating! Ok shouldnt grumble, but not his usual style. There again when the energy suddenly 'went' when in town on Sat he didnt understand that I needed to sit down, NOW, not when he thought somewhere was nicer!! We did actually find a new, to us, coffee/tea shop for a smashing snack lunch & nice coffee & a good chat with some other customers. This is typical of the area, everyone is friendly to total strangers.

Because of local roadworks the traffic was inbelievable at the top of the road. So getting in the car to drive to a nice walking area not on, plus too hot really. So that evening we walked to a nearby park & watched cricket! OH has a new camera so was snapping all sorts & I was being given a lesson in understanding the game by an obliging spectator- see this habit of talking to people is catching!

Yesterday we went early to the Well Dressing at a nearby village. Absolutely facinating & the church flowers were wonderful too. Only problem was a model dolls house, in one of the displays in church, that was identical to one that I'd had as a child. Dad had got it for me & on seeing this one in the church I got rather upset & ended up back outside. Grief a b****r, gets you when you least expect it. Met up with a colleague from OH's work, whom I knew, so that was nice & was able to regain my composure over yummy cake!

Later on we drove, traffic jam less on Sunday, to the nearby canal for a good walk along the towpath & yet another icecream! I found the rapsberry canes- very good, everyone was going for the blackberries, but not me!

Right, TV now. Busy day tomorrow, again! J.

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