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Posted: 09/12/2012 at 12:26

Well I'm looking at a lap top but I guess it's not that!!



What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 09/12/2012 at 12:14

Mild was sunny but clouds are now building up. Very, very windy, had to go around the garden collecting pot insulation that had been blown off!!

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Posted: 09/12/2012 at 12:11

Afternoon all - Late again!


Just been to local farm shop, they said the waters only went down to get access to them last week but even now can only get to them one way,

We went for local produce for a hamper for SIL - never know what to get them, The others garden so that is sooo easy. Anyway ended up with a Christmas Tree , but we have arranged to visit Cannock Chae on wednesday to buy one with the IL's. 

This is a Fraser Fir, pretty, and it has roots. Farmer said put it in water for 48hours, then plant it and may take. OH has just made a comment about how he is going to get a large pot full of compost and tree into house. Der never thought of that and he was with me when bought it. Any one out there in cyberland know about trees and roots and stuff??

Dog only barked 3 times after I went to bed last night, was a sleepy bark so didn't get up to him. Hooray. He was in the hall again. Good nights sleep by all

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Posted: 08/12/2012 at 21:17

You know on 'what to do thids week' for 6th Decenber they say earmark your brussel sprouts . Does that mean you have to go and mark every sprout with wool or somethng so you know which you are going to eat? that one, that one, no, not that one!!!

Enjoyed dancing as well

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Posted: 08/12/2012 at 20:26

Christmas cards - not written any yet 

Dean you work really hard on your plot. I just planted autumn raspberries in eatry summer and picked the last, last week. Have you tried those. Don't need support allegedly!

Gooseberries next?


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Posted: 08/12/2012 at 20:07

A soldier!!!!!!!!! from that clue!!!!!!!!!

And Zippy it depends what sex you are 

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Posted: 08/12/2012 at 18:07

Is that significant in 'magic' terms? Does any one know. (Next Wednesday i mean)

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Posted: 08/12/2012 at 17:35

On BBC Midlands - the weather persons name tonight was Sara Blizzard!

Like the metal sculptures Norm, Wouldn't greenhouse be heavy to hang up. I have a courtyard type patio that needs interesting pieces if you can't think what to do with it

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 08/12/2012 at 16:44

Last Christmas day was very mild. We had had a wood burner and were unsure how to lay it etc. Son came on a visit and demonstrated - it was so mild we were sitting there in T-shirts and windows open to cool down while it burnt 

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Posted: 08/12/2012 at 15:46

That's really nice Jo - Erysimum with frost. it does mean come spring you will have to go seasonal as well

Pinned dolls hair on with safety pin, son comes in and says 'you can't give a baby that it's got a pin in it' (sigh)

so much encouragement 

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