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Posted: 06/02/2013 at 11:02

Morning numerous forkers

It's a horrible morning here windy and trying to snow, so I am having a lazy day, don't need to go anywhere.

Bjay. I like all the Bishop dahlias, They have nice foliage and are not too in your face, don't particularly like the big flowered, bright coloured ones. We didn't get our tubers lifted last year, only had a few, so don't expect them to have survived. Will be looking for a few to replace them.

Watched Death in Paradise last night, could just do with a month in a place like that, it looks idyllic, one can only dream

Nothing much else to add at the moment.

Have a good day folks.


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Posted: 05/02/2013 at 16:58

Geoff, Our appointment was for 10-15 and we can only use the bus after 9-30 and it was snowing hard, the first bus we could catch wouldn't have got us there in time, so we had to use the car. City Hall is a good 10min walk from bus station.

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Posted: 05/02/2013 at 16:38

Hi everyone.

Late checking in today. Been rather busy. We had to go into Lincoln this morning to renew bus pass, couldn't find parking spot so ended up rushing into City Hall at the very last second. No time to do hair to make ourselves presentable so new photo's make us look well, what can I say, will leave it to your imagination, but not good.  They have only got to last 5 years Home to get ironing finished then quick lunch and off to hairdressers to get a trim, should have had it done before photo's.

It's been perishing here today, snow showers and cold wind, not nice.

OH has sown broad bean seeds in pots in greenhouse, so a start has been made on this years planting.

You have my sympathy Jean, we were without our heating Christmas 2010, it's just awful. Please you have arrived back safely Glyn. Flo hope you are soon better, Anyone else who is having problems, hope things soon improve. I have had a job to catch up with all postings.


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Posted: 04/02/2013 at 12:53

Geoff. I got them on ebay from the Botany Seeds company, from quite near you at New Milton Hampshire. £1.75 for 10 seeds. + postage and packing £2.10 in total. Just hope they grow!!

Richard III will be reinterred in Leicester Cathedral, might pay a visit when finished, only about 60 miles from us. Will be watching documentary this evening as history is one of my interests

Now for some lunch, toastie I think, Ham and cheese

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Posted: 04/02/2013 at 12:34

Serves him right, hope they throw the book at him. Why do some people think they are above the law

Piccolo tomato seeds have just arrived. 10 seeds in minute plastic sleeve, in padded envelope, seems a bit excessive for size of seed packet..

Still a howling gale here, where have all the leaves come from,  we sweep up most day, but still they appear.

Just read that the skeleton in car park is Richard 111 now the debate will begin as to where they will rebury him

Overwintered failures

Posted: 04/02/2013 at 11:38

We have got some very good purple flowering broccoli and spring cabbage. That's all we bother with now, as said before, things tend to catch up when sown in early spring. We start broad beans in pots and plant out when the weather permits, and always get a good crop.

I also think a lot depends on where you live as to the success or failure of crops, although this year it's been the same in most places regarding rainfall


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 04/02/2013 at 11:06

Nr Lincoln.

Bright sunshine, but very windy and cold.Brrh


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Posted: 04/02/2013 at 11:00

Morning All.

Poor you Bjay, don't envy you a trip to A & E on Monday morning, last time we went there on a  Monday, we were there all day Hope everything turns out ok.

At our Drs you can go to the drop-in clinic 8.30 to 10 am, to see either a Dr or nurse, it's got to be a new condition, and only 1 thing, but is very useful. What makes me mad is the number of people who don't keep appointments, they have a board telling you how many are missed during the previous week, sometime up to 60

I didn't sleep well last night either, woke at 2pm, tossed and turned until 3 then got up made a cup of tea and read until 4.30 then of course couldn't get up this morning.

I've got 8 hyacinths in full bloom, in a basket in the conservatory that have hardly any scent

Have a nice day peeps.


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Posted: 03/02/2013 at 22:26

I'm off to bed too, didn't sleep well last night so am tired, enjoy your hour of peace Becks.

Goodnight all.

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Posted: 03/02/2013 at 17:20

Jo, for goodness sake sit down and relax, it will still be there in the morning, Sunday is a day of rest. I'll send you a glass of wine, it will be in your cyber locker pronto

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