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Posted: 01/11/2012 at 10:32

Christopher Lloyds books - good idea for Christmas list. I have visited Great Dixter a couple of times,and love the philosophy behind the garden. Thanks

where to find plants with someones name

Posted: 01/11/2012 at 10:28

I am currently trying to make a family border.

I went onto the RHS search engine typed in several * and the name and had some good results. Even found one with my real name, What a surprise.

It does not mean the plants are readily available though.

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Posted: 01/11/2012 at 10:24

Phew - what a relief to be Bjay again. Will change avatar later - will need to find something suitable.

Cinema we went to last night is 'back to the old days' We sat in the circle, had to walk through projection room to get to seats, on the uncomfortable old style seats - no reclining ones with head rests here.  But we sat on the edge of our seats from start to finish (not because they were uncomfortable). Had everything, humour, sex (well it was James Bond) car chases, shoot outs. I know not everyones cup of tea, but.......

Loved your spooky houyse Becks. Can't wait to see what you do in 6 weeks time!

Flo - sun what sun. Really heavy rain overnight and more to come by the looks of it

Jo- Hope you are managing, just think how warm you will be when they have gone. Just keep up with the warm drinks and soup.

Loads of birds in garden this morning. First time we have seen them since we re-organised and added xtra feeders. Robin, chaffinch, goldfinch, blue tits, and a plain brown bird  about the size of a great tit. Could ot be a Dunnock. Will look in the book later.

OH just gone to supermarket so time for a cup of tea.

Protecting the outside tap from frost

Posted: 01/11/2012 at 10:03

Thanks for that. So simple. Much better than wrapping whatever we can find - bubble wrap /old tea towells around it. 

Will do it later today


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Posted: 31/10/2012 at 22:47

2 seperate lots of visitors with mums. Still got lots of monster treats.

Missed the Caramac, didn't know you could still get it.

Going to bed now - seen very exciting film at proper cinema tonight 

'Scarey' ones came before we left. Did a house tally and probably went out before others came a-knocking at my door


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Posted: 31/10/2012 at 16:51

All this talk - just printed off Paul Hollywood Chelsea Buns recipe!

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Posted: 31/10/2012 at 16:37

Dog's getting really upset by shadows of balloons he can see through door window. One has burst now, in wind.

Aah still thinking of Chelsea buns (sigh)

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Posted: 31/10/2012 at 16:04

I love Chelsea Buns - makes me want to make them just talking about them. Did you see Paul Hollywood making his version last week - Yum

Can't have any though (sigh)

Lardy cakes are OK but very localised i think? 

Should have known better than go to Argos. Wouldn't usually, just wanted to save time 

We live 3 1/2 hour drive from our Grandchild. i would so love to be involved more in her life. She is 7 weeks old. Still it'sa good excuse to not be able to baby sit!!

Still we have one and we thought it might not happen with them (eldest son)

What's for tea?

Posted: 31/10/2012 at 15:36

Going out- James Bond movie - so frozen fish, chips and peas. - cooked of course!!

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Posted: 31/10/2012 at 15:34

Because I need one that is 6 foot long without any centre supports so that curtain will slide right across as can only put curtain at one end. For some reason one I bought is in 3. Got it from Argos so can't see before you buy.

Means trip tomorrow to Argos again. The Plus is that I managed to drive, but getting into old habits with speed as OH pointed out as we sped around a sharp S bend!

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