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Posted: 06/09/2012 at 13:45

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Yesterday was a bit traumatic. I took my German Shepherd to the vets as he had a sore bit under his tail about the size of a ten pence. The vet said he thought it was an auto-immune condition that only affects this breed and the only drug, which isn't guaranteed to work, cost £500 a month, way beyond my means.  I came away with anti- biotics and steroids and a bill of £152.

 We used to have a vet near us who worked out of a shed in his garden and the rates were so reasonable. We queued up in cars outside and we trusted him. He never charged for wild animals or very small children's pets.

The black and white dog is my daughters and he was on a lead last night when he was attacked by a staffie. It took the owner and three others to get him off. He's not too badly hurt but has come over to me today while my daughter is at work as he was very frightened. So altogether yesterday was not a good dog day.

 

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Posted: 06/09/2012 at 13:22

Jean, you've got to read it now and give us your opinion. I haven't read it but from what I've heard the first book is a bit boring. One good thing about it is that some of the younger ones who never read have bought this one.

Becks have a lovely time. I'm sure you'll enjoy it once you get away. It's the hassle of getting ready to go that is the worst part of holidays.

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Posted: 06/09/2012 at 11:33

Good morning all. I was reading in the paper yesterday that chains and shackles were disappearing from Blackpool Tower Dungeon and they think it's people trying to recreate scenes from 50 Shades of Grey.

Perhaps David could bring you something back. Jean

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Posted: 04/09/2012 at 14:08

Hope you are enjoying your few hours of peace, Becks. Most kids today look forward to going back to school. I hated it, always had loads of homework to do that I had been putting off all holidays.

Lottie, a few years ago a local demonstration garden, Probus, was being sold by the council and they were auctioning off the individual gardens. We bought the contents of the pond garden and a Japanese garden. They gave us about three days to come and dig or take away the plants in the gardens. We made quite a few trips back and forth but on one visit we found that some of the choice plants had 'vanished'. I thought gardeners would be honest people apart from taking the odd cutting . I did feel sorry for some of the gardeners who were mostly volunteers. they were devastated  that the gardens were closing.

I hope you manage to get some nice plants, Lottie.

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Posted: 03/09/2012 at 16:42

I'm with you flowering rose. It's lovely in the middle of winter to have a pudding made from the blackberries in the freezer. I do eat mushrooms that come up in our field but I know it can be risky. The family of Nichols Evens who wrote .The Horse Whisperer' was poisoned by mushrooms and I believe one of them is waiting for a kidney transplant.

 

 

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Posted: 03/09/2012 at 11:35

Wow! Pity he hasn't got his speedos on

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 03/09/2012 at 10:26

I think our children need our help more when they are grown up, Frank.

Not a bad day here in Cornwall, a bit overcast but brighter this afternoon.

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Posted: 03/09/2012 at 10:22

I hope Geoff doesn't get jealous when he gets back

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Posted: 03/09/2012 at 09:22

Prefer the guy with the iron, Jean. The other one doesn't look strong enough to turn over my compost. That is my task for today.

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Posted: 01/09/2012 at 11:41

Hope you enjoy the airshow, Flo.

Glad we have three more weeks of summer left, Kate.

I'm going to a car boot later, but I'm not taking any orders as you were all so disappointed when Geoff let you down.

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