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What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 03/10/2012 at 10:37

Margie----

I bought some paperwhite last weekend after seeing MD planting them for Xmas, I bet the sales of them have shot up as a result.

ChrisX

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 03/10/2012 at 10:07

Nr Lincoln.

Beautiful morning here, the box says Sunny/clear, so they are right!

Cosmos and other annuals are going on the compost heap today, and I too have got bulbs to plant, mainly in pots as I have loads in the garden already.

Have a good day whatever you're up to.

ChrisX

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Posted: 03/10/2012 at 10:01

Hi everyone.

Lovely morning here in Lincolnshire, we are forecast a rain free day, so hoping to get cosmos and other annuals consigned to compost heap.

Jean- I water all my containers that I want to keep over winter with Pravado vine weevil killer, it kills the vine weevil grubs that are lurking in the soil, and so far I have been lucky.

Geoff, Goose taste very nice, but there isn't a lot of meat on them, they look huge before they are cooked, nice with apple or gooseberry sauce, but very expensive. Never tried wild goose though, be a job to catch I would imagine

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Posted: 02/10/2012 at 16:19

Must be the day for haircuts, me and OH have been to see the lovely Claire in the village salon. 

Gammon steak, grilled tomatoes, chips and peas for tea this evening.

When we did our supermarket shop last week I had a look at the bacon grill in tins as was mentioned in previous postings, looked alright, that is until you read the ingredients, which included and I quote, "Mechanically recovered chicken" no thanks..

I have high blood pressure along with other things, my OH on the other hand has normal blood pressure, normal cholesterol, he eats all the things you shouldn't, chips, chocolate, anything sweet, pork pie, the list goes on. I on the other hand have alway been careful what I eat, it's just not fair 

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Posted: 02/10/2012 at 10:21

Great Picture Geoff, reminds me of someone I know

Now must get some work done.

 

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 02/10/2012 at 10:19

Nr Lincoln.

Morning folks.

Bright and rather chilly here this morning. Box says light rain but so far so good, stayed dry.

You have certainly had some interesting times Frank

ChrisX

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Posted: 01/10/2012 at 22:35

We are having trouble in the cat department. Not with our cat but with one that keeps coming into our kitchen and eating our cats food. Poor old Molly, who is about 15 we think, is too frightened to go out, so we have too keep the cat flap locked and she has to have a litter tray in the conservatory at night. It's a right bind.  But I think Molly must have seen it off a few time as I have found balls of white fur on the floor and Molly is a tortoiseshell There is only me that has actually seen this cat, I saw its tail as it diappeared through the catflap when I disturbed it. Gave me quite a fright.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 01/10/2012 at 22:26

Nr Lincoln.

Late posting today as I seem to have been really busy.

A mixed bag of weather, some sun, some showers and cloudy at times. About right for 1st October.

Had a very good day on Sunday. The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight gave us a wonderful display at RAF Coningsby.The Lancaster, hurricanes and spitfires flew right over our heads, very low. and the spitfires did a loop the loop display, The noise was terrific. Always brings a tear to my eye when I see them.. The weather was quite good, a bit overcast but dry.

Red Arrows back at RAF Scampton, so I will be seeing them practice from my kitchen window.

ChrisX

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Posted: 01/10/2012 at 17:36

Hi everyone.

What an menu. Horse Meat, goat and rabbit. Have eaten rabbit and still do, but not horse meat. I really couldn't eat that, they are such beautiful animals, so intelligent, it doesn't seem right. We go to Louth most Saturdays and there is a game dealer there. He sells rabbit, hare, pigeon, partridge and pheasant, when in season and had venison too last Saturday. There was a shop in Holt, Norfolk that sold squirrel when we visited last year, we gave it a miss.

Bought a bag of spuds today 25 kg cost me £7.99. that's twice what they were last year

We are having something far more ordinary this evening.

Shepherds pie with cheesy top, cabbage, beans and carrots. Left over Apple crumble for afters for OH.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 29/09/2012 at 16:41

Nr Lincoln.

Nice day here today some sun with a bit of cloud, has look as though it might rain at times, but it has passed.

Hoping for a nice day tomorrow, as we are  to RAF Coningsby. It's the Lincolnshire Lancaster Ass. open day for members. The Battle of Britain Memorial flight takes to the sky, Lancaster, several Spitfires, Hurricanes and the Dakota. They only fly if the weather permits, so fingers crossed. The Vulcan may also be there.

Lovely blooms Bev. sad to think things are soon to be over in the garden for another summer.

ChrisX

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