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What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 29/08/2012 at 10:10

They have not looked out of the window again, the box says Stockton on Tees light rain? It is hissing down and has been since early morning.
Zoomer food is already going up, I cook most of my own but standing near two ladies discussing ready meals in Tospots yesterday they were not happy.
My Daughter in California said they are already feeling the hike in prices and Gas (petrol) will soon be $5 a gallon, less than half of what we pay, they do not know they are living.


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Posted: 29/08/2012 at 10:02

OK where did you get the photo of the lads and myself, they are not supposed to be published. We had just come back from sorting a mob of Chelsea pensioners who had seen Carol in the flower tent and all wanting a kiss. We chased them out and I kissed her behind the Chrysthanthemums.
Well there are perks for the job??


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Posted: 28/08/2012 at 15:04

Right then Kate CCTV is very easy to fool, put a screen up in front of his camera with a rolling video of an empty garden then go in disguised of course, how about the Grim Reaper with a chain saw instead of a scythe and hack it to bits. A loud recording of P Mc (ex Beatle) should make him put ear muffs on, it certainly makes me reach for mine. The scene of devastation should have him thinking the wrath of Odin has hit him.
On the other hand for a small fee I could arrive at midnight with my cross cut saw and fell the lot, I am a big lad, he would think twice, Frank Chaos Mayhem being my middle names.


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Posted: 28/08/2012 at 14:03
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Frank I appreciate what you are saying about pots, but some of my issues are his ignoring the boundary between his and my garden, he told me one day that he had planted the roses in my front garden, I was so flabergasted I could not reply.

I have custard creams but no cake

Kate I am speechless at the fact you were too flabbergasted to say anything, all I can think is you were in shock. Chop out the roses (after flowering of course) and sling them over his Russian Vines then plant Japanese Knot weed or Bamboo that will make him move on, mind it could take the rest of your life getting rid of it when he goes.
They do say we can do as we wish in our own garden so burying a bootle of killer with a drip feed top on his vine root should do something.


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Posted: 28/08/2012 at 11:02

Russian vine roots do not usually go deep they travel, when mine came out I found tangles of root twenty feet away, I followed it from the plant out of curiosity.
It was on stony ground so if Kate has some nice soft earth it is probably winding round like a coil.
I have a huge bed of Japanese Anemone that started life next door on a north facing fence and crept through to my side south facing, they now have none at all. They are all in bloom at the moment and I love them but they are also invasive. As that side is stony ground it holds them in check although if they ever cross the drive they will take off so I watch them.


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Posted: 28/08/2012 at 10:18

Sorry I could not bore you all to tears yesterday with ancient history it was the usual three falls day with this site on holiday weekends, to day it was back to normal.
Russian Vine is a brute, I put one on the stony side of the drive to cover a wall and it did but only in summer then I discovered its rope like roots had wandered right along and into my Herb area so out it came along with yards of root which had wandered all over the place, it will certainly suck up any moisture around.
Kate you will never grow anything there so put your plants in pots after covering the strip of soil with gravel.
I see we are going to get Wartime Farm, some of us had a field day with Edwardian farm and this is more in our lifetime so we will see.


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Posted: 28/08/2012 at 10:05

Posh M'dear, never ever been one of life's unfortunates and today when I switched on pressed favourites and straight to latest mail, IT'S THEM.
WE have blue sky fluffy cloud it is warm and this morning when I opened the East facing curtains I was blinded by the sun, that was 06:45am. The windows are open and Conservatory doors, if this is summers last fling then enjoy it I say. By the way the box at the side Saying the weather in Stockton on Tees has it right???
The road is empty of cars so the unfortunates are at work Posh, I can relax as Daughter brought the new steamer yesterday and vanished into the bathroom, Kitchen, Conservatory and every other room with a hard floor or tiles in a cloud of steam. I keep the place clean but it certainly put a shine on things, something that works.


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Posted: 27/08/2012 at 22:56

I never sign out and have it on my favourites so I just hit the button.
Late Saturdays Sundays and Bank holidays I hit the button and it comes up but at the beginning of the thread which in the case of some can be 4000 from the current postings.  It can also take a long time to get into the thing and then that advert covers the top.
I did sort out an update today which had me tearing my hair out and at the moment bring up the thread then at the top of the page press "go to latest unread message", this seems to work where as normally it takes me there without the hassle. See what tomorrow brings when they are back in the office.

It has not been a good day apart from a few hours sun this morning from then on we had wind storms rain storms and it got quite cold, every one back at work tomorrow so it is bound to be fine.



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Posted: 27/08/2012 at 14:22

Had the best of three falls with this board today, it would only give me the first ten pages no matter what I did. Signed in again after a tussle with the password and still having trouble, every holiday weekend I have the same problems.

The box at the side says Stockton on Tees light rain, "err no" full blown storm after a sunny morning, I had to lash granddaughters sunflower to a bigger stake as it was getting blasted. I took photo's for her to take to school although if she is here tomorrow will take one showing the flower is a lot taller than her, that should impress the Teacher.


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Posted: 26/08/2012 at 22:25

Indeed Penninepetal from a very early age. Mother and Father were competition dancers and I went with them to the local hall when the Baby sitter said I was evil.
Sit there don't move I did not need be told that I was mesmerised, the lights music and the smoothly gliding dancers. Being tall there was always some lady would get me up between the main dancing so by age 14 i was the MC at the Cadet dances and leading them off as we did back then.
Danced all over the place, met my late wife at a dance as we all did, the Palais Glide was one of those wartime dances allowing none dancers to dance in line to a simple set of repeat steps.
Danced the Waltz in Vienna on an empty floor surrounded by a milling crowd, I can only think they thought Joan and I part of the cabaret, we got applauded so must have looked OK.
Only dancing I do now is hopping around on one foot using unfamiliar bad language.


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