Pottie Pam


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Today I feel so happy....

Posted: 27/05/2013 at 13:59

I was lucky enough to go up to London last year to see 'Warhorse'. We stayed overnight with friends near Oxford and saw lots of red kites. We have lots of buzzards in Cornwall but it makes the news if a red kite is spotted here.

Over the last few years there are lots of greater spotted woodpeckers about. Really pretty birds. When the electricy poles on our fields were inspected they said one had to be replaced as woodpeckers had been nesting in it. I thought it was a joke at first and laughed when he told me. Why dig a hole in a electricy post when there are lots of trees about?

Tasty Tips

Posted: 17/05/2013 at 15:08

I'll try that this year big ed, or next spring when they flower. Never thought about eating the flowers.

MOB rants

Posted: 17/05/2013 at 15:01

MMP you made me laugh when you said you passed the phone to the parrot. I've asked my dog to 'speak' at times when these phone calls come in but he hasn't got the vocabulary of your parrot.

MOB rants

Posted: 15/05/2013 at 17:09

Really sorry MMP.

Vets fees are horrendous nowadays. They have such posh surgeries and staff to pay that they have to charge huge amounts. Why are animal drugs so much more expensive than human ones? My son had exactly the same steroid after he had a bad allergic reaction as my dog.

We used to have a vet near us and he worked out of the back of a van in his drive. You drove up in your car and waited until he came to see you. He didn't have computors or nurses but you felt you could trust him. There were queues every morning. No appointments just wait your turn. He never charged for children's pets or wild animals brought to him.  Sadly he's retired now.

Hope all goes well for you MMP

Where we are. the Big Map.

Posted: 15/05/2013 at 11:39

Glad I haven't been wandering arround during the night. It's worrying when you can't remember where you've been.

Where we are. the Big Map.

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 17:25

Sorry if I seem to be wandering about. When I checked I was where I was supposed to be just up the road from Verdum near Perranporth but I had disappeared the other day. Perhaps I'd been abducted by aliens. I did have some weird dreams about little grey men and woke up with two strange marks on my neck.

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 13/05/2013 at 15:03

Good afternoon all,

Welcome Pamela. You must be a lovely lady with a name like that.

I managed to put myself on the map yesyerday but on checking I'd disappeared. Who nicked my balloon? Back on now.

The daftest thing you've done in your garden

Posted: 11/05/2013 at 19:37

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Quite a daft thing to do. I made an 'island' out of a pallet with milk bottles underneath for bouyancy as Monty did on GW a few weeks ago. I think my grandson was hoping I'd fall in.

The daftest thing you've done in your garden

Posted: 11/05/2013 at 13:25

It wasn't me who did a daft thing but my MIL who was staying with us in between houses. She was making a stew and asked my daughter who was about five at the time to bring some onions in from the garage. She brought daffodil bulbs instead. The stew tasted fine but my young son didn't eat his so the dog got his share. Within about five minutes the dog was violently sick and one after another we all followed suit. We realised what had happened and rang the doctor who laughed and told us to drink plenty of milk. There were no lasting effects but I did hear that someone had died after eating daffodil bulbs. My MIL and dog are no longer with us sadly but we often laugh about it now.

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 08/05/2013 at 07:55

Good morning all,

Just listening to Radio Cornwall from Helston. Never been to Flora day but my children used to dance through the streets of Perranporth when they were in junior school.

I'll also pinch out my cosmos today, Chicky. They were really lanky last year and I never thought to pinch them out. Will also plant out tomatoes in the greenhouse today.

A bit of rain overnight but is dry now.

Enjoy your day all. 

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