Latest posts by Palaisglide


Posted: 08/01/2015 at 13:03

To fight terrorism you have to prove it does not work. Quote.

Those people are so dedicated to their beliefs that by causing chaos people will take fright and turn to them Nothing will stop them. It is the war years all over again, take them on and defeat them, turning the other cheek will just get two black eye's instead of one. They are few we many, we have defeated terrorism before in other places, a joint effort would clean them out.

Oh well back to this lovely sunny and clear day and the washing, life goes on.


Room 101

Posted: 07/01/2015 at 22:28

The flaming idiot who put last nights crossword in tonight's paper, I was half way through thinking "this is easy" I have cross words for him or her that would make room 101 collapse.



Posted: 06/01/2015 at 12:03

Lyn, LesleyK, indeed fun, she comes to me around twelve and the house gleams when she is done. Never in a hurry to go says I am easy, no clutter and everything in its place. The cooking is what ever is for tea, today belly pork long slow roast with all the extras, her nose will be twitching. My Daughters put their foot down after the little kerfuffle in August, they found me a gem.

I can see the Hills now and it has warmed up though it is no use starting anything off as our winter hits us Jan-Feb so all our sowing is spring time, the sweet peas will go in at the end of Jan on the warming bed but that is all.

Frank, just heard her car pull on the drive.


Posted: 06/01/2015 at 10:20

Morning all on this dull dark day, I can just see the woods, the Cleveland hills are lost in a sea mist, in our area the North Sea takes no prisoners as it invades the shore. The Decs came down Friday, Daughter bustled in and they were gone in a flash, when did I cease to have any say in things I ask?

Joanne my cleaning Lady will hit the place running soon, she comes in all smiles sings away and like a cyclone everything loose will vanish as she whirls round including any dust that may have sneaked in. She is an A1+ cleaner but I am teaching her to cook as she admits to not being able to boil an egg, certainly livens Tuesday's up.


Room 101

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 16:18

Continuous repeats of James Bond movies, Abba who were on three different programmes New Years Eve, escape to the country or any one else's country, one day make overs, a total disaster usually, people who do not like SPROUTS, they just do not know how to cook them and think of the people who's living depends on us eating sprouts.

Add political parties, paid Councillors, people telling me the banks owe me thousands and people standing on a fully serviceable flag drive that has never moved in thirty years does not grow weeds nor moss telling me I need a nice new brick drive, I know where I would drive the bricks. 

Apart from that I would hang upside down over a bed of burning ash anyone with a foreign sounding voice asking me to fill in a questionnaire.

Not much to ask is it, Frank.

Room 101

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 11:03

Chiky, you could curry the mice, wild life must taste better than the tasteless chicken supermarkets sell.

Better get back to the kitchen, will blame this thread if lunch is not on time, one o clock sharp.


Room 101

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 10:35

Curry, it is used to hide all kinds of mischief.

All soaps. All jungles. All so called celebs, my cleaning Lady has more singing talent than any of them, she also works at the same time.



Posted: 04/01/2015 at 10:29

Morning all, nice piece of topside getting up to room temp, then into oven on top of veg plus half a pint of stock. Do not know who will arrive, they will not go short of meat.

sunny with a white frost here int NE can see the hills have put white on, blame Christmas, at least I am back to a reasonable weight after I lost it all last year.

back to the grind, Frank.

Waterlogged Garden never gets the sun

Posted: 03/01/2015 at 10:22

The same happened down the lane from me. Builders remove and sell good top soil, the under soil gets compressed, covered with rubble then a thin cover of topsoil and a few rolls of grass.

The people mainly did what is said above, paved then invested in pots to plant into. Digging out and filling with gravel leading to a soak away pit will help though no sun means it will never dry out. I bought the house I am in with a compass in hand, it is fully detached though the main garden is S&W facing. Gardeners will always make the best of what they have, you have an uphill struggle.


Music in the Garden

Posted: 03/01/2015 at 10:04

Star gaze lily, Happy new year to you too. The weather here is very black all lights are on. Breakfast over decorations down whilst listening to a LLoyd Webber collection by wireless to my TV from the I-pad, all clever stuff to a lad who remembers the war. Joan loved it and that is good enough for me.


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Grew up with them then could not get them 
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Some of the plants seem to love this weather? 
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