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Posted: 16/12/2012 at 22:44


Slade used to play when I was training for teaching before they were famous

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Posted: 16/12/2012 at 22:20

Oh Flo are you sure it's just adrenalin from a good sing song

Nice to hear it though, not often these days really. been singing corny Christmas songs all day'

Perhaps we could do a cyber choir - mind you I would be the flat one!!!

Dean is very generous, but description is still hazy Described  as busy !!!!!!! 

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Posted: 16/12/2012 at 19:59

Sports personality of Year + SCD


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 16/12/2012 at 17:23

Worcs- today has been very pleasant - no rain, no freezing temps, patches of blue sky. Not that cold although, of course there is a chill. I don't think it will frost tonight

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Posted: 16/12/2012 at 16:56

Back from ancient parent who was in fine form. Hope she can keep it up for when she meets Great Grandaugter for the first time next week. Never can tell.

Son has rung to say he has met a real live Zippy Bed Head but details are sketchy

Thanks Dean

It is great when Christmas is sparkling isn't it. Ours began yesterday, mind you the usual festive cheer to go with it isn't encouraged (WW), and greatly missed 

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Posted: 16/12/2012 at 14:27

Written all cards at last - had a shock at how many i have to post (cost) still must be done.

Bread dough is rising, christmas music is playing, Bing Crosby at the moment, not THAT one though!

OH has investigated the potatoes and dug up a couple of handfuls from near the top for dinner tonight. 

May go and see ancient parent later , home has called to say she's been up to mischief again(sigh)

Very festive table Geoff  Is there room fro all of us??

BecKs - bubbles, haribo, chocolate snowman

favourite plant

Posted: 16/12/2012 at 14:19

I hope so. Chosen for scent, mixed with clematisI shall have to see


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Posted: 16/12/2012 at 11:25

I wasn't thinking of recusitation, just helping the soil to recover, if the plants live, they do, if they die so be it.

I htink drying out,  well next rain shower  and we're off again

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Posted: 16/12/2012 at 10:39

choco - stocking

Just hung washing on line!!!!

Hoping to make some more bread rolls, and actually write Christmas cards.

Fine enough and not so water logged so managed to walk around garden, The plants where it was most water-logged look very sad and not sure if they will survive. If I have time will put a bit more compost on the area. Is this the right thing to do??

See you later

favourite plant

Posted: 16/12/2012 at 10:32

I do feel envious when I see such wonderful photos of mature plants on this forum, like your rose Alfred Carriere.

Although my house is 60 years old whe we moved in 21/2 years ago the only way forward was to gut it down to the soil. I managed to keep 3 lilacs but only one has now survived. So I am starting from scratch. I have tried to concentrate on shrubs and fruit as they take longer to mature, this winter I have been planting roses, and long for their maturity.

I have planted a few perennials just to brighten it up and last summer it was full of annual rudbeckias and cosmos.

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