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Camera Corner

Posted: 04/04/2014 at 18:58

Just no more name changes, right David?! 

Camera Corner

Posted: 04/04/2014 at 18:20

Thanks again, new seasonal avatar achieved. Now I've found a new skill it might change daily!


Posted: 04/04/2014 at 18:19

New avatar, didn't like the bright poppy and thought this was more seasonal!


Posted: 04/04/2014 at 12:33
Kef - you were right about me in plant mode as I work! So far so good, working away but still planning my weekend jobs in my head as I go, lots of 'visualisations' to hold on to.

The glory of Daffodils

Posted: 04/04/2014 at 06:36
Do you know the varieties steephill? Love no's 1and 5.


Posted: 04/04/2014 at 06:28
Morning all. Off to work today but then its the weekend! Have a good day.
Glad the snows going bill.
Hope your mums improving Verdun.


Posted: 03/04/2014 at 22:26
Forgot the important bit
BBC 3, on iplayer


Posted: 03/04/2014 at 22:09

'Fools of nature and wonderous too'

Bear with me, this has nothing to do with gardening but it's important to me and I thought I'd share it with you folk;

Just watched a repeat of a programme called 'growing up downs'. If any one gets the opportunity to watch it please do. It is a brilliant example of the normality of people with Down's syndrome, their intelligence, their loves and fears, anger and humour (which are exactly the same as yours and mine), their perseverance and understanding, the way they interact and manage different types of relationships.It also demonstrates the struggles they face as their learning difficulty affects all aspects of their life and emotions. Not everyone with Down's syndrome manages to deal so effectively with the difficulties in life (just as you and I deal with situations differently) but all love and need to be loved (again just as you and I do). Such a positive programme showing so much success. Even if you don't watch the programme please remember people have Down's syndrome, they don't suffer from it (although there is suffering), and they should never ever be called 'a Down's' instead of a man, a baby, a little girl.They have a full range of feelings and aren't always 'happy and loving'. As some of you already know my 12year old is a complete monkey, drives me to distraction, is helpful, funny, clever, bossy, never does as he is told and happens to have Down's syndrome.


Posted: 03/04/2014 at 21:32

Ah lily, I wish I could help. I didn't deal with it very well and don't know if I would again. It will pass but please be wise, true and aware, look after yourself and don't get ill from it. I hope you have someone close to support you. x


Posted: 03/04/2014 at 20:24
Sgl, I had a dreadful time at work this time last year, hope yours resolves quicker than mine did, colleagues moved on last month, still bear the scars especially of mistrust. Keep your smile handy, dont let then eat you up but dont hide inside yourself as I did. There's no right way when things are bad but hope its something short lived. X

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pronunciation please.

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just call me Genius!

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