Palaisglide


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What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: Today at 09:26

Stockton on Tees, Sunshine again temperature 3-5C snow shoes and sun glasses methinks. New Great Grandson arrived yesterday to Granddaughter Sarah, both well.


To any one interested, Stockton has twelve piglets to rehome after a rescue, for pets not bacon.


Frank.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: Yesterday at 09:17

Stockton Sunshine and clear skies although the Siberian winds have dropped the temperature to 1C. Snow promised I would think.


Played Partner whist but my love was Solo whist we had a school running in the mess with people sitting round to watch, I got my train fare into London from that school every week. The other small ball game was Billiards, just three ball on the table, Snooker was for the wimps, in my misspent youth I had learned in a very hard school how to play Billiards and it payed off on those mess tables. A fool and his money are soon parted, I payed to learn let them.


Frank.

frost proof bedding for this week

Posted: 23/02/2018 at 09:21

Just a thought, I got some indoor plants in fancy pots for my Birthday Monday, would this be a good idea for your Family days? They will be given plenty of light in the Conservatory then repotted later when it is warmer. We had a frost today though it is now sunny in the N.E. Knowing our weather usually March is the coldest month I would not put anything outside and nothing is showing in my garden yet the Bulbs have more sense than show their faces.


Frank.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 23/02/2018 at 09:11

Stockton on the Tees Riviera is what they will be calling us if this keeps up. Sunny after a frost little cloud around and temperature of 5 going on 6C. 


GWRS Golf and Tennis are mysteries to me, why chase a little ball around when you can play with big balls and kill people at the same time, on the pitch I mean. As a kid my Parents and Family were big Whist Players, on being promoted to the Sergeants mess the RSM's wife discovered I could play so every Friday Night was a Whist Drive in the mess and we usually won. Whist drive one Golf drive Nil on my score card.


Frank.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 22/02/2018 at 09:30

Stockton on Tees, a tad misty this morning early, now bright sunshine temperature 5C or there about. Could warm a bit later although we are threatened with a wind from Siberia. 


Golf driving?? is that running round in those little buggies. All I know about golf is how daft it is having those little holes if they were bigger you would not miss them so often.


Frank.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 21/02/2018 at 09:28

Stockton on sunny Tees today, odd puffy cloud otherwise it "may as well probably could be spring" they should write a song about it.


Frank. 

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 20/02/2018 at 09:21

Stockton on Tees, a lovely sunny day with small puffs of cloud. The weather front has gone off over the North Sea and it could almost be spring, apart from the fact we know our weather and this will not last. Still it puts a spring in my step and I can see some plants needing attention.


Frank.

Let’s celebrate our Birthday 2018

Posted: 20/02/2018 at 09:16

Thank you for the good wishes it has been a wonderful weekend. From a period when the red telephone box next to the duck pond was the only electrical device we knew to what they call it? Skype not only did nearly all the family arrive to see me but I could speak face to face with people in Canada, California and receive messages on e-mail, what a wonderful world this has become. You got the colour right had this been Rome it is what I would be wearing (tongue in cheek) "Et tu Brutus"?


Thanks again Frank.

On the path to self-sufficiency in Sweden

Posted: 18/02/2018 at 16:51

Fire Lily, I am afraid our castles tend to have no facilities apart from a Toilet that drops everything down to the base of the wall, you do not need a shower as most do not have a roof although we all have blue blood in winter, blue with cold. I love your garden it would be ideal for making a series of hidden jewels spots to sit and contemplate or picnic, do you get wild life wandering through the odd deer or wild boar even a reindeer, the odd wolf. I think your pond may need a JCB and would make a lovely addition full of fish Good luck with it all plenty there to plan and make after your own style, years of work a gardeners delight.


frank.

Why did you join this site?

Posted: 18/02/2018 at 09:39

BBC opened a new History board in the year 2000 and from there I met people on the BBC gardening boards and from there to this one as BBC closed down the relevant boards. This was gentle and friendly, the people posting  knew Gardening and I realised that though we may answer the same questions many times the people asking need help, willingly given. Long may it be so.


Frank.

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