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Posted: 22/03/2013 at 15:06
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Could be the boiler-man banging on the door wanting to come in

Ha b****y ha, not!!

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Posted: 22/03/2013 at 15:05

Nooo means results are duff! Could be abosolutely anything so no point in worrying, but I will...... Daft twit am was planning a food shop that morning & somehow wont dare risk doing it until later- when all the little darlings are driving their Mums & me mad. Sorry Becks, am sure Jess still too young to be one of those. J.

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Posted: 22/03/2013 at 14:54

No the tax & MOT are different coz it must've only had 6mths tax on it when we bought it. That I do know!

Now I've got to have a conversation with GP, how bad was that blood test??

Am also puzzled, checked outside re some noise assuming top of coldframe got blown off again, but no, so yet again no idea......bigsigh.

Bergerac on again now. J.

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Posted: 22/03/2013 at 14:24


Snow not stuck here, rain now. Daughter no snow either, nor OH at the mo. He's just asked me when his car's MOT runs out-how the h*** should I know!

Anyway have had my LAST home drug session!! Will be swallowing regular painkillers from teatime onwards, but phew, that's good.

Now all we need is the weather to buck it's ideas up in about a weeks time & i'll be a very happy bunny, sorry Bunny. J.


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Posted: 22/03/2013 at 11:11

Oh that's weird, coz when I put quoted bit into reply box it didnt 'seperate' like wot it's done when actually posted..... hence the what the heck! J.

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Posted: 22/03/2013 at 11:09

Hi all, waiting on nurse arriving. Just nipped out in the gale & driving sleet at the mo, to postbox.

Jean how come you get it worse than us? You're nearer the coast, exposed perhaps? Glyn I accept as up in the hills. wrote (see)
Jo whenever you say OHs little house I visualise a Wendy house

Ok il get my coat now .......

What the heck- oh well, Bunny, OH's rented house IS little. Just right for 1 or 2. Not quite a wendy house.

Re Chaenomeles- tough as old boots, very thorny, freestanding or tied up to fence/wall. Mine came from parents' garden & need to do cuttings for daughter this yr. J.

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Posted: 21/03/2013 at 20:13

I've gone back to a smaller size again as couldnt get the full page size on the screen & it was drivivng me mad.

Anyway, am watching The Planners whist pootling on here- somebody wants some structures/steps in their garden.

I managed to give myself a good lump on head t'other w/end when down at OH's little house. The chair is under the open staircase & who stood up & cracked her head? Ouch, so Dan, take care. J.


Good Morning - 21 March

Posted: 21/03/2013 at 19:58

Dont envy anyone having to travel tomorrow/Saturday. Forecast a wee bit grim for us up north. I know no comparison to you Obs, but we're just not used to it any more. OH works in NEast Derbyshire & he's staying put this w/end. Thank goodness for rented house.

Have pruned the Cornus really hard today. Big mistake in originally planting it a bit to close to a path through the borders. So hopefully I can maintain a better shape this time.

I also finally cleaned off the plates etc used as pot saucers for big pots on patio. All now stored until needed.

No sign of any restarting of my Hostas- all in pots, sat by house wall. However there is now signs of life in the 2 pots of sweetpeas that I thought were 'duff' & just popped onto the shelf in my very cold greenhouse.

The various dahlias are now just restarting, some are on a window sill. others are sat in front of the patio doors.

Sympathies re sciatica. At the mo am free of problems, but not holding my breath. J.

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Posted: 21/03/2013 at 19:33

Has that worked? yay, thx Geoff.

Daughter has just stared at weather forecast in horror. Nagging Mum was right about boots, shovel etc in car. Maybe she'll get a proper size yard brush now.......

She'll need to go a different route to work tomorrow morning, across country on B roads not sensible. I'm hibernating, just hope the nurse makes it ok. J.

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Posted: 21/03/2013 at 16:09

R.I.P. my Caenothus. After 2-3yrs of looking increasingly miserable I've take the saw to it. Not sure how old it was, but at least 10yrs+ & I know that they are short lived. It wasnt going to cope with the increased competition from the wild cherry tree, on other side of fence & a vigorous E/G berberis my side.

The cornus has also had a hard prune this yr. Realised that it was getting an odd shape, which is because I planted it far too close to a path. So it should regrow hopefully a better shape, or give me the chance to keep it that way.

Need to scrub myself up next & get cooking or daughter will be back & no meal. J.

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