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Posted: 21/11/2012 at 10:29

I miss the arrival of the redwings - old house. It was always a competition to see if we could get the Christmas holly in before they devastated the tree

We have had 4 starlings this year greedily gobbling through all the fat I put out. I was surprise d as I thought they migrate, loads of little birds.Strangely very few blackbirds. I was wondering if it was something to do with the wet and the fact that they tend to be ground feeders

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Posted: 21/11/2012 at 10:20

Morning All

Today we were supposed to go up to Cannock Chase. as we got in car a geat long list of road closures because of flooding including the main road, the only road that gets us to the motorway.

So we squashed onwards to give it a go. When we hit the 3rd complete flood over a road, deep the sort you're not sure if the car will drive through. we phoned our appointment and cancelled. Then we heard motorway was blocked - crash so here we are nice and snug and warm, drinking tea and relieved we are not out there. 

As meeting was important we will have to do it another day!!

I guess Severn will br over the banks soon if not already. Didn't get far enough along to see

Rain gauge said over last 24hours had 25mm rain

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Posted: 20/11/2012 at 20:54

Oh it came out small 

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Posted: 20/11/2012 at 20:52

 

 

 

Have sevral Muppets - Sorry picture bit big. How to reduce That is the question?

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-f3uaI3FdwFg/Tr1ndYyMAWI/AAAAAAAAIn4/WfaiomWZMa4/s1600/Muppets+Header.jpg

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Posted: 20/11/2012 at 20:27

Can't beat a bit of compost

Well if I ask Forkers who their favourite Muppet is what will you all say? 

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Posted: 20/11/2012 at 20:14

Night Dean

Had my 2 glasses of wine Becks - but they are only small size!

Also had my treat Must remember to buy one again - if I ever deserve a treat again

Just asked family - innocently - who their favourite Muppet was (well I did see these great mugs) and I get the full interrogation off 2 at home, one comes up with a totally obscure one (typical) and the others reply by text as if I've gone mad.. Perhaps they won't have a pressie then.

Hi Caz

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Posted: 20/11/2012 at 18:17

Geoff 

Reading through posts can tell weather not fit to garden. What a load of bored Forkers we are.

What's for tea?

Posted: 20/11/2012 at 18:10

Hairy Biker baked beans - make it ourselves  With meatballs Followed by my treat - mincemeat and ginger tart from Waitrose - a reward

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Posted: 20/11/2012 at 17:17

Just done the eyes. Pleased to report much improvement

Oh Flo. tut tut tut. Still I have a large mincemeat and ginger tart waiting for me courtesy of Waitrose, a treat as i reached a target.

Your Monday quick meal always sounds really good to me Jo

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Posted: 20/11/2012 at 16:17

Just lit fire - not cold - just wanted to be more cheery. What a horrible day

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