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Strictly is back!

Posted: Yesterday at 10:10

Jason and Aliona SGL, they got 31 top mark. My pick of the night again Katie Derham and Anton, a proper dance.

Odonnal and Kristina surprised me with the foot work though dead above the knees. Kelly and Kevin, Helen and Aljaz also took my eye, as for the rest let us hope they start dancing sometime in the future.


Strictly is back!

Posted: 27/09/2015 at 11:35

David, did I say something to upset you. I was agreeing with SGL who was saying forget the razz ma tazz and just dance, or are my glasses steamed up with the leg of lamb cooking in the kitchen.. Each poster has their own make on things and every right to stress them. Some of us want a dance competition some to be entertained or even both? Put that way and reading her post again we both agree with her.

i will now go and baste the lamb.


Strictly is back!

Posted: 27/09/2015 at 10:08

Star Gaze Lily, is it a completion or entertainment, the BBC wants the viewers to engage hence the acting up. To me as a once avid dancer watching the feet and body posture does mean the razz ma tazz gets a bypass. My dance for Friday was Kellie Bright though the music was never a tango. Saturday it was Katie Derham, that lady can dance. It looks very much like a lady getting the top prize but then we have the GBP from next week, anything could happen, I hope the dancing wins out.


Strictly is back!

Posted: 08/09/2015 at 10:08

Hello Shrinking Violet and thank you to all who said hi to me, nice to have friends.

A lot of discussion in the family they are all now into dancing after years of saying it was old hat they discover the joy of it. Why can we not flow as you and mum did they ask? Well children both mum and I learned at a very early age as do my grandchildren    It shows up with the celebs though it depends on what type of dancing they did, not all ensures them a place at the top, we will see.


Strictly is back!

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 12:53

Yes David, it is the best dancer on the night not the one your heart goes out to, they allowed Caroline to enter and cannot complain when she wins. There are a couple of trained dancers this year any bets as to where they finish.


Strictly is back!

Posted: 07/09/2015 at 10:09

Sorry KEF" DAVID not hard to get just circling like a white shark round Ausie skinny dippers, I appear when hungry.

last year my vote was with Caroline from day one, she was not universally liked and did go into the dance off coming back to win. That is what I look for the will to win you do not need be popular say's he who has been there. The dance with Pasha Saturday was not up to last years standard, Caroline was short of practice Pasha thinking of his nubile number cruncher, nice but not perfect. We will wait for the time they have to produce the goods.


Strictly is back!

Posted: 06/09/2015 at 11:16

Frank is still around SGL and KEV, after a month of year after the event tests by the wonderful NHS blesis em. All clear may not call me next year.

Strictly third league celebs this year having read them up, oh well we will not judge until we see what they can do, oh for the days when they did Valeta and English Waltz, we sewed our own sequins on, it hurt a bit until they told us " on the dress you fool" we live and learn.



Posted: 01/07/2015 at 00:35

We used hot beds for years, the ideal was a bale of straw in the base, plenty of very fresh manure on that,( we had horses) another bale of straw then top soil. It would then be covered and left for a couple of weeks to start working. It would gently steam as it heated and as we always started late February and it did have covers soon got up to heat. The straw helped the manure to breath and start working, the covers, glass lights, could be lifted to let in more air. Why you would make one now though five days is not enough time to get heat. I grow melons in the greenhouse but they will grow outside in a sunny sheltered spot, use fLeece on cool days or nights.

They take time, Monty must have had his tongue in his cheek when he made that poor excuse for a hot bed.


Can I delay my pea pods by cutting the flowers?

Posted: 20/06/2015 at 23:16

Fran, the flowers are the fruit. The flower comes is polinated then the fruit or seed which the fruit really is swells producing the pod and filling with seeds or in your case peas. Cut them off no seeds or peas. Strawberries, tomato's all start with the flower which developes into the fruit. Leave them alone and let nature take its course


Monty and those gardening sins...

Posted: 20/06/2015 at 11:03

Agree with Dove, hanging baskets are a short term fix, a bit of colour or scent in a drab area. When I did make up baskets they were stuffed never teased out and always had a saucer in the base as a reservoir, they lasted the season so did the job. A quick fix is what they are and disposable end of season, after all how many plants do we need to keep? My herb bed produces stacks of surplus seedlings as will Monty's, using them as a scent basket rather than just weeding them out is a good idea. Monty is human as are we all whom among us never made a mistake and on a point who pinches out cosmos?


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