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Posted: 11/11/2012 at 14:04

I don't like I'm a celebrity, but each to his or her own.I prefer to see a real jungle with David Attenborough and animals, not creepy crawlies. that you have to eat, yuk

Geoff, you would have plenty of geese if you moved to France, they eat every bit of it, fois grais, gizzards,etc. quite like the jungle, and they use the feathers to make duvets etc..

Our bonfire is no more, don't think we upset the neighbours, at least no one came knocking on the door, they are all probably muttering indoors.

Who will be out tonight on SCD? my bet is on either Fern or Michael, but I quite like everyone that are left in this year. Darcey is very posh isn't she, yarh

Autumn Colour

Posted: 11/11/2012 at 12:32

We were out in the Lincolnshire Wolds yesterday and the colours were just beautiful. Unfortnuately I didn't have my camera with me.Should really keep one in the car, but I forget when I get back home to do it.

We haven't been to the Forest of Dean for a few years, must try to get there again soon. Lovely place to visit.

Great picture as always David, thanks.

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Posted: 11/11/2012 at 12:18

Hello to everyone,

Just been watching the Cenotaph, Remeberance Sunday on BBC1, it always makes me feel so sad.  London looked beautiful in the sunshine, it is quite a moving experience, would like to go and see it in person one day, on my list of things to do before I........

I was going to go outside to finish planting some tulip bulbs, but OH had a big bonfire, the wind was blowing away from the neighbours, over the orchard, but the smoke was coming right where I needed to be, so have postponed until Geronimo has finished.

Just to let you know, we are mouse free none in the traps this morning, thought you would be interested

We have booked to go to see Les Miserables in London next March, anyone been to see it? The film of same is out in January, looking forward to seeing that too. Just love the music.

Catch you all later.


What's for tea?

Posted: 11/11/2012 at 08:12

Slow roasted shoulder of Lamb, mint sauce, brussels, carrots,  boulangerie potatoes, gravy, followed by something made with apples?-- maybe apple crump, sort of halfway between crumble and cobbler.


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Posted: 11/11/2012 at 08:03

Good morning everyone.

Normal service has resumed at No 32. everything back in place and all nice and clean. 4 more mice have be evicted from the loft, dead I'm afraid, just wondering if there will be any more this morning.

Have just spent the last 1/2 hour catching up on all the gossip, what a busy lot you all are.!

Becks - Hope Jess is feeling better this morning, It's such a worry when they aren't well, and it always seems to be at the weekend when you can't easily get a Doctor if needs be..

Geoff. I understand why you get annoyed about peoples lack of manners, it really bugs me too, it seems to be pretty general nowadays.

We shall be having a few Christmas dinners. Daughter works for the NHS and thinks she will be working on Christmas Day, so we could be having ours either C.Eve or boxing Day We await her Ward Sister's decision.

Away to cook brekkie, bacon and egg today, Sunday treat.

Have a good day peeps.


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 11/11/2012 at 07:50

Nr Lincoln.

We have had a mixed bag over the last few days, some sunshine, a little rain, and a very sharp frost last night. This morning is lovely and bright, temperature has yet to rise above freezing. Might get the last of the tulips in a big pot if and when it warms up.

Have a nice day.


Talkback: Clematis 'Arabella'

Posted: 09/11/2012 at 22:46

I have got 2 Arabella clematis, One I have had in a large pot for about 8 years, and one planted directly in the soil. They both flower extremely well. The only disadvantage is that they don't cling and you do have to keep tying them onto some sort of support. I prune them hard back in Feb, and feed them with sulphate of potash at the same time. They flower profusely, giving a good show over a long period, well worth growing.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 08/11/2012 at 08:22

Nr Lincoln.

We have had a couple of reasonable days here, with some sun and some light rain, not that I have seen much of it,as we have been decorating.

This morning the sun is out and it looks like a nice morning, temperature has gone up by a few degrees, quite mild, lets hope it lasts, everything seem so much better with a bit of sun..

What's for tea?

Posted: 07/11/2012 at 11:30

Inkadog --  Thanks very much for the info regarding Pumpkin Pie, I will be trying it in the near future and will let you know how I get on, sounds delish, just need a few people round to sample it, the family will no doubt oblige.

Today we will be having chicken in some form or other, haven't decided what as yet

Fork Handles

Posted: 07/11/2012 at 11:23

Morning everyone.

I went to see Skyfall last night with SIL, we both thought it was brilliant, plenty of action, hope you and your grandson enjoy it Pam.

I am hiding in the snug at the moment as the gas engineer is putting some new thermostats on 2 radiators and then servicing the boiler, fire, etc.getting ready for the winter. OH as been ing the loft to make sure the engineer could access the header tank and found the mouse traps had 2 mice, absolutely mummified, been up there since the early spring. Will be setting them again when gas man has gone don't know how they get up there but we always get them over the winter, poor things come in for a warm and the are zapped. We hate killing them but they so much damage to electricals.

Have managed to polish some of the furniture with beeswax, it doesn't smell very nice, but does a lovely job, hope to be straight later today, thank goodness.

Enjoy your day.


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