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Posted: 05/11/2012 at 12:40

Jean have you got any thick cardboard to put round root ball before bubble wrap?

Army man is just, well, organising. Next door (builder) and othe side (eccentric) will be in charge of fireworks.

I'm making toffee apple muffins and apple and sultana muffins

I know some one who used to walk his dog on golf links, collect balls, then sell them back to club!

overgrown rockery

Posted: 05/11/2012 at 11:28

You can dig up cyclamen corms now. I often do. No need to pit them in greenhouse, Remember don't plant them too deep crown of corm should only be at soil level or just below. Just put pots somewhere in slightly shaded area. Some of mine have been in pots waiting for a new home for a couple of years.

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Posted: 05/11/2012 at 11:23

Jean - at least they have turned up. Soon be over, workmen I find no respecter of lawn!

Becks - as I was still in bed and OH was doing the important task of making my cup of tea he didn't go and play.

Neighbour is an army officer, OH came in laughing away after talking to him _ seems army man was intending to light firelighters and throw them on bonfire to get it to light

OH suggested making a long spill of newspaper and lighting buried firelighters that way - Army person didn't know what a spill is. 

What more can be said!!!!!

Peaceful day for you then Becks?

Everyone else sentiments as Becks 

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 05/11/2012 at 10:00


Cold, and bright. Hint of frost gone by time I got up. Cloudless sky. Last night, by greenhouse temp was warmer than night before.

Bonfire tonight - street thing, lets hope it stays clear.

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Posted: 05/11/2012 at 09:37

Bjay present.

Neighbour came and called for OH 8.30 this morning to go and play - building bonfire!.OH taken dog for walk muttering about a whole day to build a small bonfire.

Found toffee apple muffin recipe so will make them this afternoon for the grand event.

Didn't say - yesreday OH went back to using bread machine - phew - not quite right but better than his 


pets and why they are called what they are called

Posted: 04/11/2012 at 18:44

i have heard that rescue centres are having difficulty re-homing cats and dogs. Alas I am full, dog and 2 cats is all we can manage, 

What new plants for next year?

Posted: 04/11/2012 at 17:42

i have discovered that I ordered the new digitalis, It will come next year so I will put it in ceramic pot on patio, give on away and maybe put third in garden. Will have to see what turns up!

Fork Handles

Posted: 04/11/2012 at 17:15

as it's sums what about an abacus

Fork Handles

Posted: 04/11/2012 at 15:00

How ever did they get that sort of firework???

Fork Handles

Posted: 04/11/2012 at 14:55

Tomorrows bonfire is getting more 'fun' by minute. One of neighbours is now out on the Green removing turf and digging a hole. Another neighbour is out there supervising with a pint and a fag. I wonder if they'll work out that the hole as it stands (well sits) isn't big enough for stuff accumulated to be burnt. OH has opted to be in charge of bonfire. Such Fun!!!!!

I also thought it was going further down - not outside the houses .....

One thing I bet there'll be more revelry than at the wedding. Jubilee there was and I organised that!

 Think I'll contribute some of my apple mountain by making an apple cake.

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