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Fork Handles

Posted: 17/10/2012 at 12:06

New phone has arrived a day sooner than predicted, how's that for service Now have to fathom out how to use it

Fork Handles

Posted: 17/10/2012 at 09:48

I lost then, by the way was there a prize?.

Good morning folks. Lovely sunny morning here, but don't mention water, we have had enough of the free stuff overnight, tippled down, pond overflowed. Hope yours is back to normal Becks.

Could do with IronMan myself this morning, just about to start on the pile. How are you fixed Geoff?

See you later, not literally, cyberly, but you know what I mean

ChrisX

Fork Handles

Posted: 16/10/2012 at 17:29

Yes Gary I suppose it depends on the value of the item you have bought, makes sense. I didn't realise that they had your phone number, I wouldn't want them to leave something of any value.

We  ordered some sausage to be delivered. I used to have a bulk order  for friends and neighbours, but changed the delivery address as I had an urgent appointment, the butcher was informed, but the lady who did the delivery didn't read the delivery note and left the sausage in the greenhouse,  she was supposed to leave it with a friends down the road, and collect the money from her, luckily I was back before it had gone off.

 

Fork Handles

Posted: 16/10/2012 at 16:38

Hi everyone.

A lot of talk about wind today

I've got a new telephone on order and it will be here between Thursday and Saturday by snail mail, recorded delivery. so will have to ask one of the neighbours to take it in if we go out. (Yes Gary, put a note on your door.I usually ask them to leave it in the greenhouse, if I know they don't want a signature, and remove the note when delivered). This is the second phone we have had to replace recently, getting quite costly. Everything seems to pack up at once.

Becks my guess is 10.24.

We don't have our groceries delivered, but the neighbour opposite does, sometimes it can be as late as 10pm. I wouldn't want to be sorting shopping out at that time of night.

Who's your money on for GBBO?

Had a good day in the garden, OH has trimmed back all the honeysuckle, jasmine and everything else that has gone completely mad, we have got a pile of material nearly as big as the bungalow. I've sorted out the patio containers and replanted with wallflowers and daffodils, really satisfying, swept up and generally had a tidy round.

Tea tonight is. Braising steak and onions. Cabbage, Carrots, Mash. Oranges in low cal Jelly to follow, trying to be good as we are out for 3 meals over the next few days..

Have a good evening,

ChrisX

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 16/10/2012 at 11:52

Nr Lincoln.

Cold wind today, very blustery, but at the moment fine. The sky looks as though we are in for a shower or two. Need a couple of woollies on to go outside.Brrr.

Have a good day folks.

ChrisX

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 14/10/2012 at 11:37

Hi everyone.

Frank - I'll be round at about 1pm if that's ok with you, lunch sounds delicious.

Now for the weather, frosty start, but bright sunshine now.blue skies, in fact A1 for October.

I'm with you on the power issue Frank. Will the government stand up to the EU in 2015 and tell them what to do regarding our power supplies, I hope so, or they will have even more discontent. Can remember the 3 day week back in the 70's, not a happy time.

Have a good day everyone, make the most of the lovely weather.

ChrisX

Nigel

Posted: 14/10/2012 at 09:09

Yes we love Nigel too, our late muched loved cat was called Ralph, and my daughters do is Henry.

Hope Nigel is back soon - perhaps MD will tell us this week what has been the trouble, hope it's not bad news.

Fork Handles

Posted: 14/10/2012 at 08:58

Morning All.

FROSTY Brrrrr - here this morning, will be busy today getting tender plants undercover, if I'm not too late.

Thought SCD was a good show last night, Louis Smith had what I thought was a rather peculiar hairdo. I think he had had the lower part of his head shaved and the rest shaped? I thought it look very odd, but then perhaps that's the fashion good performance though. I have really warmed to Darcey, she gives good constructive advice. The music is excellent too.

Bruce was just as cringe making as usual, believe it or not he actually has someone to write for him. I'd change scriptwriter if I were him. As for who's going this week, I wouldn't like to say, maybe Johnny Ball, or Michael Vaughan, but they both try and are lovely competitors. Time will tell.

Have a good day cyber friends.

ChrisX

Fork Handles

Posted: 13/10/2012 at 17:52

I thought all grapes were edible if they are dessert grapes they will taste fairly sweet, but that depends on the amount of sun they get. Now doubt someone far more knowledgeable than me will be able to put you right on the safety of eating them, Sorry I can't be of any more help. We bought the vines from a GC and they were a named variety on white and one red.

Fork Handles

Posted: 13/10/2012 at 17:44

Apologies Geoff, I should have known it was BGT, but I'm not a fan of those programmes so that's my excuse. Will try harder to get things right.

Becks- our grape vine is pants this year, lot of lovely foliage, but the grapes haven't

come to anything. Took this pec a couple of days ago.

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http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/14927.jpg?width=350

 

They are very interesting to grow, and ours took 5 years to really get established.

We usually get loads to make either grape jelly or juice, it'' delicious so have a go with your cuttings, best of luck.

ChrisX

 

 

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