Latest posts by Matty2

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Posted: 01/11/2012 at 21:06

OH says she was deaded earlier

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Posted: 01/11/2012 at 20:56


Gardeners' World hibernating

Posted: 01/11/2012 at 20:53

A dream I know but hour long in season, half  an hour inwinter, with ideas about planning gardens, re-cap etc


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Posted: 01/11/2012 at 20:50

OH is thinking. and just said that you would think after all these years women who help James Bond would know they will come to a sticky end and just not help!!!

Passed the 500 page as well

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Posted: 01/11/2012 at 20:19

Combo boiler takes abit of getting used to but haven't had an airing cupboard for a long time, fuel bills are lower and hot water is on 'tap' as no tank to heat up.

Can also adjust water temperature according to the time of year. at moment ours is on autumn/spring setting but have a feeling will have to turn it to winter earlier this year. Best we have is  a thermostat we can put in the room we are in or on landing in evening. When the burner is on we find the heating doesn't come on very much, heats most of house andwe don't have thermostst in living room.

Make sure you keep cover over old water tank Jo. You could get lots of creepy crawlies if not!

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Posted: 01/11/2012 at 17:52

That's more like it Flo. The other well too good to be true??

Secateurs.....bin them or sharpen them

Posted: 01/11/2012 at 17:24

I go to my local shoe repair shop. privately owned, very useful little place.

Protecting the outside tap from frost

Posted: 01/11/2012 at 17:21

Bungee is the problem. Son has used them for whatever mysterious purpose he has. Prbably to ie up his piano accordian to transport it. Will tackle him later.

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Posted: 01/11/2012 at 17:17

Feeling really cold - sorry Jo - so just lit wood burner. Was a struggle to get it to go usually 1 match and whoosh away it goes - 5 matches later it has decided to flame. Could be different sort of kndling, not sure. perhaps it was damp after deluge during night - I lay it to light when it is really cold so not every day.

Cake looks like the sort my kids used to decoreate fot their Granddad. He always ate it! Like Dad's/Mums who eat pastry that has been squashed and pumelled to make a jam tart or whatever.

Don't worry about it.

What's for tea?

Posted: 01/11/2012 at 17:07

Cottage Pie with cabbage, afters I think WW fromage frais.


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