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Latest posts by Palaisglide

MOB rants

Posted: 08/03/2013 at 14:21

Rant, Colour blind drivers.
This morning waiting at the end of our lane I watched the lights go green the car in front start to move then his brake lights came on as a car shot across in front of him obviously on full red as ours were green. A foot more it would have been a wipe out, what is the matter with those drivers who just have to beat the lights, a death wish, something stronger than the morning cuppa or just plain suicidal idiots.
Saw some lovely snowdrop clumps on my way to Leeming Village and back, will not say where as other idiots will be there digging them up, why?


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 08/03/2013 at 14:04

Stockton a deluge and freezing with it.
Went to Northallerton, rain had stopped but freezing.
On to Leeming Village no rain but freezing and back home a deluge and freezing
The garden? forget it at least another week, in the house with the fire on is the place to be.
Did see some lovely clumps of snowdrops but will keep it secret as some idiot is sure to dig them up if I say where.


MOB rants

Posted: 07/03/2013 at 23:24

I bought a couple of heavy bags a year ago and still going strong, at one market I get points added for having them, I get mad when the girls reach under their station and throw plastic bags onto the counter they can see my bags why do it.
G/G exactly what I have been saying, we mere mortals have no effect what so ever on Global warming but pay throuigh the nose in taxes.


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 07/03/2013 at 12:20

Dull Drear and bitter cold in that easterly wind straight off the North Sea and that is Stockton today.
Gardening? forget it.


MOB rants

Posted: 06/03/2013 at 22:36

Rose I am allergic to cats so it bothers me not, saying that as I went out today a ginger cat was sitting on the wall as I opened the gates, as I stepped back it had leaped onto the bin and managed to rub against me before I could react. Luckily it did not touch skin or else I would have been back in the house laying down with a wet towel over my eye's. Yes it is that bad.
G/G Those catalogues are there to ring your money out of you none of them care once the plants are on the way. They do not tell you to leave your order for the North at least two weeks later. A shady corner or greenhouse, some seed and patience and you can have a long lasting show not here today gone tomorrow and then nothing. I sow in periods of a couple of weeks, that way you can put fresh plants into the spaces left by those gone over.


MOB rants

Posted: 06/03/2013 at 13:47

The army was a good leveler Lizzie apart from a couple of the household Regiments class was long gone. We had Honorables and such many of them allowed to finish University so much older than us Regular and inured youngsters. In the Desert it all came down to being as comfortable as possible in the circumstances and that meant the said Honerable had to wash the pots and pans, make the tea with the rest of us, they also relied on us to keep their heads on their shoulders.
You could say we worked our way up the the standards we live at today, some of it was pure luck in that we were sure of pensions over and above the norm although at the time it was not in our thoughts, I do feel sorry for the pensioners of the future, what will they have?


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 06/03/2013 at 12:33

Stockton dull and cold, do not have to go out and will not.
Seed sowing is still in the future, as I have said Patience is a virtue.


MOB rants

Posted: 06/03/2013 at 10:55

"OH dear" I seemed to have killed this thread, what happened?


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 05/03/2013 at 15:22

After being off air most of the day Yahoo Chrome tried to take over my laptop, Son had to reset and reboot everything he managed to send it into oblivion so new passwords to remember, I hate Yahoo, "oops sorry" wrong thread.
Stockton as Rain said was blotted out and very cold, I went off shopping whilst Son had best of three falls with the laptop and did a long wander round the lanes. The sun came out and the temperature rose slightly, I was surprised at how much water is still on the fields, quiet roads and warm in the car although fingers freeezing when I stopped, still a couple of weeks to seed sowing yet.
Snap Jeannie, I use an aluminium staging against a fence to pot up and sow stuff, usually have to clean it off before I can use it.


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 04/03/2013 at 15:04
Highland Jeannie wrote (see)

Cloudy but bright, about 9c here - quite a good day for a birthday!!

Well if it is yours Jeannie "MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY TO YOU LASSY" May your dreams come true.


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