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Ant Infestations

Posted: 07/08/2012 at 14:13

Hi Andrew, I think the ants on your lemon tree will be after aphids as they like the honey dew the aphids produce.

My daughter told me that a mixture of icing sugar and bicarbonate of soda kills ants as they take back to their nests.

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Posted: 07/08/2012 at 14:09

It's the ones who come second I feel sorry for. No one remembers their names. They must be really dedicated to put everything aside, even their families for their sport. Didn't someone once say ( I can't remember who) 'if you ever see me in a boat again shoot me' then went on to compete again.

The Curiousity Mars thing is an achievement, Jean. I read somewhere we might have originated from Mars and came to Earth as bacteria carried on asteroids.

Talking of things astrological the Perseid meteor shower is due this weekend. Hope the sky is clear.

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Posted: 07/08/2012 at 11:39

Thanks Geoff. I understand they need sponsorship. It's amazing how far athletes have come when they can devote all their time to training and don't have to worry about earning a living.

Didn't realise only so many footballers on a team to be over 23. Seriously worried now about our ambitions to field a team for next games. 

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Posted: 07/08/2012 at 11:21

Kate, I'm not up on the Olympic rules but I always thought they had to be amateurs. So don't understand how the footballers and tennis players compete.

If we can't get a football team ready for the next lympics perhaps Geoff could represent us in golf if that becomes a lympic sport.

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Posted: 06/08/2012 at 22:14

Morrisons have had clematis and passion flowers for £1.79 for quite a while. there are lots of varieties of clematis. Not big enough to plant out yet but one I  bought earlier on this year has already flowered and has more buds on.

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Posted: 06/08/2012 at 17:36

the sprinter with the sleeves had lovely long hair but with hundreds of a second counting would it make a difference if they shaved their heads especially in wet weather when the hair would be heavy when wet.


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Posted: 05/08/2012 at 18:01

He'll be glad of the peace and quiet Miss B if he's got twins. You might get snowed in together in the winter and that little bothy will be nice and cosy.

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Posted: 05/08/2012 at 13:58

Why Amsterdam, Geoff? Was your mam-in-law Dutch?

We scattered my mam-in-law's ashes in the sea near us. We went down some steps at high tide with the sea lapping at the bottom of the steps and scattered the ashes and threw som flowers on the waves. To our horror two surfers came behind us and plunged straight into the sea not realising what they were swimming through. It did lighten the mood afterwards though.

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Posted: 05/08/2012 at 13:48

There has been lots of records smashed in these games. There was a lot of talk about the young Chinese swimmer and even suggestions that she had had gene therapy but I didn't hear any murmers when the American swimmers broke records and they have'nt been exactly innocent in the past.

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Posted: 05/08/2012 at 11:12

Does Margo live next door,Geoff?

Birds have eaten my blueberries and they were still green.

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