Latest posts by lilysilly

Things I don't get

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 21:21

Try again, this will sound bonkers but whilst on a trip to Bicton Park with a class of five year olds, l got them all to hug a tree to see how far their little arms would reach. I swear you could feel the trees energy. I expect it was just the power of its sap rising but it was quite an experience.

Things I don't get

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 21:16

I agree, these were huge specimens probably over a century old . I just really love trees, all through the year with the changing of the leaf colour. But l do like studying the skeleton of the tree in winter the most. I'm usually walking about looking up at the trees, admiring them. It's a wonder I'm still in one piece really. This will so

Things I don't get

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 20:54

There is Victorian terrace on the way into town. They all have tiny front gardens. A few houses have massive monkey puzzle trees planted outside their bay windows, some are nearly as tall as the rooftops, blocking out all light l imagine. They are a beautiful shape though, there is a wonderful MP tree lined long driveway approaching Bicton College not far from us, they look majestic. A chap in a large detached house up the hill from me, had two beautiful Cedar trees he called them  "the sisters" on his land. When he sadly passed the house was sold and the new owner had them cut down. I must admit l cried at the loss of those trees, they made a beautiful skyline. He then built a bungalow where the trees had been, sold up and cleared off. 

Things I don't get

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 19:55

I don't get tree ferns either Obelixx, or banana plants , l like cannas though. There's a lady up the lane with a massive, very healthy tree fern. In the early winter she wraps it in fleece held in place with white twinkling lights. At Christmas she adds rainbow lights and a fairy on top. It always makes me smile when l go past.

Name of this anenome

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 19:30

Looks a lot like Queen Charlotte to me, somebody will know for sure in a while.

Things I don't get

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 19:26

Lil is perfect Muddle-up, as long as no one begins it with leg-over. Poldark could call me whatever he desires...😇

Things I don't get

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 19:07

Yay, pop back for a gander and we're still doing Poldark. Does anyone else have problems with people not staying ignored . Is it because l always log out and then clear my history. I'm on a kindle fire? 

Muddle-up well said now we can all "prattle on " without judgement.😁

Things I don't get

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 15:34

Try again, all peaky with a plastic snowman on top. I also hate those silver balls, ruddy filling smashers. You've inspired me to make a Christmas cake now. Who cares there'll still be some left for Valentine's day. 

Things I don't get

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 15:29

Totally agree Muddle - up, l can't abide candied peel either, horrid stuff. Also can't eat those bright green and golden glace` cherries, l search out the natural ones. I did once use dried pineapple in a Christmas cake, that tasted yummy. I always add dates too for a nice chewy, gooey bit. I only marzipan the top, but a nice thick layer. It has to be royal icing for us, all peak

Things I don't get

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 10:51

Yeah but the hair, those eyes, the stubble the smile......😘

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