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Posted: 22/11/2012 at 14:17


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Posted: 22/11/2012 at 14:01

sorry meant CAMELLIA

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Posted: 22/11/2012 at 13:59

Have you got their number Geoff.


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Posted: 22/11/2012 at 13:29

The wind is quite scarey here at the moment. My photia red robin has just been uprooted. Lucky it didn't fall the other way into the conservatory. I was going to prune it right down in the spring as it cuts a lot of light out. The weather forcast is better tomorrow so I'll cut it right down and replant it. It might survive. It will be a shame to lose it. Hope it hasn't damaged my neighbour's fence (my son and DIL)

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Posted: 22/11/2012 at 12:21

Poor Jess and Becks.

There's a lovely site  called 'North Pole' that has lots of Christmas activities she might like.

Also one for Geoff. You can go to the NORAD site. It looks out for hostiles invading American airspace. This time of year it tracks Santa's progress across the globe. Just be careful they don't think you are hacking into their computors.

Best of luck with your daughter's move. It's a busy time of the year to cope with a move as well.

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Posted: 22/11/2012 at 10:48

Good morning all and thanks Gary for your present list suggestions.

My daughter bought me a whwwlbarrow for my birthday and reaalyy appreciated it. I usually get garden themed presents.

I bought my brother a poo picking up set last Christmas. He'll probably think of me every time he clears his horse's field.  But really he said it was one of his best presents, saves a lot of back ache.

It's probably too late now, Bjay. to stop the spread of the tree diseases. We were asked to wash dogs and boots two years ago as the larches were infected and they've cut down thousands to try and stop the spread of the disease. Now we are told not to cut down infected trees in case some of them develope immunity.

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Posted: 22/11/2012 at 07:34

Good morning Glyn,

I missed registration yesterday morning so didn't want another black mark.

My had had an old landrover and I loved it. Could throw dogs, wood and anything in it. It was going to be too expensive to get through the MOT so she sold it to someone who did it up and sold it for a good profit. Looking forward to the next episode of Last Tango in Halifax.

It's still quite dark but the sky has a wierd pinky tinge. We have an amber weather warning in force.


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Posted: 21/11/2012 at 15:11

One year when my brother and I believed in the bearded one we'd gone to our Gran's for Christmas. We were worried about the lack of snow in case Santa couldn't make it.     We were told ' don't worry he'll use his helicopter'. We were awake early wanting to see if he'd been but my grandad said no he could hear his helicopter coming so get back to bed. I really believed that I could hear it too. Kids imagine is wonderful and I think you can convince them of anything which is a bit scary sometimes.




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Posted: 21/11/2012 at 14:03

I think children know Santa isn't real a long time before we realise and go along with it for the parents sake. Usually some bigger kid at school spills the beans but they go along with it just in case he is real. One of my grandson's friends was in tears when he found out.

Jo, I agree with the wrapping paper. A dead give away.

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Posted: 21/11/2012 at 13:54

Those are the Christmas' we remember Lottie that didn't seem so funny at the time, but have a good laugh about it afterwards.

We didn't have much money when my son and daughter were little but we bought a second hand chopper bike one Christmas and my son still says it was the best present he ever had. Nowadays there are some lovely toys at boot sales. They seem so expensive in the shops and don't seem to have much play value. There doesn't seem to be adverts on television for the must have toys now. Have they clamped down on them?

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