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Posted: 19/08/2012 at 08:11

Good morning everyone, lovely day again.

Geoff, that's quite a trip your planning. I've not been that far south,but I understand that it is wonderful. Is this your first trip to this area? I expect you will be eating lots of exciting French food escargot, fish stew etc and drinking the local wine,Aah I wish I was going to France again this year, one of my favourite places. If I'm not being too noisy, would you mind me asking you why you are going to Amsterdam? is it to get some tulips?

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 18/08/2012 at 18:14

Lincoln area.  -- Scorchio this morning 28c, now turned quite a bit cooler, but still pleasant, just right to sit out and have a drink, which I intend to do right now.

 

Fork Handles

Posted: 18/08/2012 at 17:56

Is that a double, king size or four-poster Gary? Any way Good evening folk, been scorchio here in Lincoln today, although it has now cooled down a bit.

As promised a few photos of the flower festival at Lincoln Cathedral,that I visited on Thursday.

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Replica of Edward the Confessors Chair made for the film The De Vinci Code, and used in The Young Victoria.

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The Winners Podium

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 London 2012, sorry couldn't get it all in due to lots of people being around,

 

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Gold Medal flowers nr High Altar.

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Horse and Chariot made put of card, how,s that for origami, there were 3 more horses in front of this, wonderful.

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 And lastly the one representing the Gymnasts. Just a taste of the many displays at the Cathedral. If any of you live in the area and have a chance to visit, it is well worth it.

We had a really good day out, but boy was it tiring. The skill of the flower arrangers is awesome, they put on a really good display, over 130 different arrangement, the colours and the scents were intoxicating.

Where in France are you going Geoff?. We had a 10 days in Belgium and France in April, atrocious weather, hope the sun shines for you.

Sorry that the quality of the photos is not good, they seem to lose something when you scale them down

Fork Handles

Posted: 17/08/2012 at 08:07

Good morning everyone.

Calm down Doctor-63, not a good way to start the day, I hate to say this but we here in Lincolnshire are going to have a lovely weekend,  at least we were when I last saw a weather forecast.

Will be back later to report on my day out at the Flower Festival, got some pics, In the mean time I need breakfast and a nice cuppa, 2nd of the day.

Have nice day.

 

 

 

Hurrah! New Gardening Prog.

Posted: 16/08/2012 at 09:14

I only watched about 10 mins of the programme and I thought it was a load of rubbish, turned over to watch Mrs Moneypenny (superscrimpers), not much better then gave up. Totally agree with Lavender Lady! The BBC haven't a clue about gardening programmes at the moment. We often refer to books or the Internet for advice Will watch Beechgrove on I-player, much more down to earth, sorry about the pun

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Posted: 16/08/2012 at 09:06

Good morning all, just a quick visit this morning as I am going out shortly, with 2 sister-in-laws( hubble bubble and all that), We are going to the Flower festival at Lincoln Cathedral. It's held every 7 years. This time the theme is Dreams of Gold to tie in with the Olympics. Will report back later if anyone is interested..

Have a nice day

Fork Handles

Posted: 15/08/2012 at 22:23

Penninepetal. That's just the sort of thing my OH does, he never reads the newspaper on the day it arrives, says he has things to do, so we have about a weeks worth scattered around and he picks them up at random and reads bits out. Can be most annoying at times as I usually read the paper the same day, and then get the repeats. It's as bad as watching TV

PS. my birthday isn't until January, I envy people with summer birthdays, you can have such good "do's" BBQ, picnics etc. I think I'll be like the Queen and have an official birthday in June.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 15/08/2012 at 22:03

Lincoln area.  

We had a torrential downpour at about 4.30, it was as dark a night, filled all the water butts, and gave the garden a good soak, battered down my Verbena B, but everything else is OK, - I hope. My OH didn't report any damage when he came back from the greenhouse, getting ready to take some cutting for next year..

 

GW Presenters

Posted: 15/08/2012 at 18:55

Is that it then??????

Fork Handles

Posted: 15/08/2012 at 16:41

Yes Flo, I think that Christine is one from the past although the Chaplin's daughter at my Mums care home is a Christine and she was only 13. I asked her if she like her name and she said "Yes I don't know anyone else of my age called that and that's good" It really surprised me, not the answer I expected.

When you hear the names of some of the children these days you feel lucky to been given the one you have. Is there anyone who really dislikes their name?

My Mum always calls me Christine, she says if she had wanted to call me Chris that is what I would have been Christened

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