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Fork Handles

Posted: 24/11/2012 at 17:00

Hi everyone

So sorry I am late for my mark - well extra late.

We have been to Swindon and back and it rained all way there and back. Very pleasant lunch though with sons partners parents. Its the first time we've been allowed to meet without supervision!! Such fun, spent some of the time commenting about young couple and their child rearing skills. Everything by the book !!!! They are a bit overwhelmed by parenting. What they don't realise is that i don't think you ever quite get the hang of it 

Loved the secret message, and I can just imagine trying to pick up one of cats to give it a 'bath'

It was a bit like having a drive through a large never-ending lake occasionally overspilling onto road. Winds haven't started yet just relieved we are home before them.

Now have a glorious fire, 3 sleepy animals, and Strictly to come 

Fork Handles

Posted: 23/11/2012 at 19:36

Ok I'm back.

Dog next door has to return to vet again tomorrow, Moral Don't give dogs bones

Been trying to contact son about Christmas but no luck so far. Still we are skyping on Sunday.

Have to go and collect caravan from Swindon tomorrow. Have you seen the weather forecast??

just looked closely at photos from Dean Ha! Men!!!

Feeling a bit better but don't expect verse - anyway not very good at them

What's for tea?

Posted: 23/11/2012 at 19:28

I have just posted to you once and did not get through

I chose autumn raspberries because i wasn't going to have any, but the idea of walking down the garden and picking them appealed to me. I also found out they don't need to grow up a structure so decided to give them a go. i have 3 plants and am very much a novice on fruit and veg

I wait and see what happens in the future 

Fork Handles

Posted: 23/11/2012 at 16:20

I'm Confused (about game) and upset

Daughter just text to say that she can't have 23rd Dec off. It is only day all family will be together, baby and parents from Leeds, etc. we were going to have Christmas day - you know silly games, no TV, lots of food, wine (Becks) Pressies. Now all changed somehow we can eat in evening but all the other stuff . I was going to do that silly game from yesterday- it's the sort you can put down and carry on - still can  do that but D is total extrovert though and always makes things go .......

Next door neighbour just been in to say her dog at vets under aneasthetic as eaten bone and its stuck in her colon

Come on you lot - make me smile

Fork Handles

Posted: 23/11/2012 at 14:25

Just went out to top up bird feeders, give them some apple and put out some mealworms (never used them before. I was then going to do bits of this and that when the heavens opened. Grabbed the washing and rushed in. Guess that's the end of gardening for the day.

on their way to garden near you!

Posted: 23/11/2012 at 13:41

What alovely photo of a waxwing. I have never seen one either.. Finally saw a Mr & Mrs Blackbird hopping about and tossing the leaves this morning so perhaps they will come back.

I bought somr dried mealworms the other day never bought them before. Any Good?

Will put some out after a cup of tea.

Green houses

Posted: 23/11/2012 at 13:06


Fork Handles

Posted: 23/11/2012 at 13:06

Inspected garden, put the acer straight, thank goodness the pot it was in is in one piece and no other eal damage, All plants shrubs where they should be, one rose is a bit wobbly but it was blown down in a previous storm and still has  support system in place from then

Lovely day

I see Geoff is out and about on the forum

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 23/11/2012 at 13:02

After rain-soaked, windy 3 days today is lovely and sunny

. Just put washing out

Had another 16mm of rain yesterday ie 52mm since Tuesday!!!!

What's for tea?

Posted: 23/11/2012 at 12:35

Artjak - I planted autumn raspberry 'Polka' in the summer and did not expect any fruit. I do not get vast quantities, but about a handful - 10-12 at a time. I am surprised as anyone else especially as they are still producing a few.

Supposed to cut them down, I think, but really want to see how long they produce for.

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