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Posted: 15/09/2012 at 11:45

Good morning forks,

 I've just come in for a coffee and could do with one one those, Kate.

I've been planting daffodils along the lane that leads to our cottages. My grandaughter helped me. I told her when she went to school next year along the lane she'll remember that she planted them. 

Your chickens are amazing, Geoff. how did you train them to play football? Are the newcomers laying yet?

Was it a gardening accident, Dan?

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Posted: 14/09/2012 at 13:10

I'm sure we had more fun in those days, but we always lived in the countryside away from roads. I suppose it had it's own dangers but we got away with it. We used to play in the farmyard up in the barns on top of the hay bales and sneeking into the calf pens and riding on the calves. I once had a bottom full of splinters after sliding down an old farm trailer but that was the worst i ever suffered. It's a different world now.

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Posted: 14/09/2012 at 09:42

Good morning everyone,

Love wagon wheels and chocolate tea cakes.

Sorry to hear about Horace, Jean. Vets bills are really scarey. I mentiontioned last week that my dog has an auto-imune condition and the drug to control it, not cure costs £500 a month. Beyond my reach.  The vet put him on steroids and anti-biotics and he is so much better. He said he could give me an internet prescription for the expensive drug but how can you trust that? Fake drugs for human use have already been found in pharmacies.

Two sleeps before Downton.

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Posted: 13/09/2012 at 17:58

Kate, I don't really hang around shops. The mosquito thing  is a device that emits a piercing noise that only youngsters can hear as the pitch is too high for older ears and it discourages gangs of teenagers hanging  about outside shops. Just drives them on to annoy someone else.

I hope we don't see you on ' Embarrassing Bodies ', Geoff, with your condition.

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Posted: 13/09/2012 at 16:31

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Saw this cricket  today. Not as fearsome as it looks. I've discovered this year that I can't hear them chirping now, although can hear everything else okay. Another sign of getting old.  I used to think summer was over when the crickets started chirping.

At least I can hang around shops now and not  be driven off by those mosquito things that shopkeepers use to discourage teenagers.

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Posted: 13/09/2012 at 16:20

He would make a good golfing partener for Geoff, Flo. At least in wasn't in the 19th hole.

What are you making Kate?

Still no Becks. I hope she didn't drop her laptop in the pool.

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Posted: 13/09/2012 at 11:31

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Dark pink.

Enjoy your day in Padstein Pam.

Geoff did you get that nasty disease from going down the slide too quick?

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Posted: 13/09/2012 at 09:57

   Kate thanks for the reminder re:- 'My sister's keeper' For some reason I can't get film 4 now. Will ask my DIL to record for when I'm on baby sitting duty.

The garden seems to be having a last burst of colour but hpoefully it will last a few weeks yet. The dahlias and trailing begonias are still flowereing their socks off and the kaffir lilies (I don't think it's PC to call them that now but can't remember the other name) are just coming in to flower.

Geoff, how is Cody? Is he a sulker when you've been away or just overjoyed to see you?

 

Weeds in my compost

Posted: 12/09/2012 at 16:21

I think drowning perennial weeds like figrat says is the best way. Even dried out weeds that look dead  have a nasty habit of coming back to life.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 12/09/2012 at 16:16

I take back what I said about our forcast. It rained for a couple of minutes but has been beautiful since. I remember from geography lessons at school that the clouds rise over the hills and that causes the rain. Can you get a digger and move the hills, Frank?

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