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Pottie Pam

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Fork Handles

Posted: 08/08/2012 at 11:42

Hope I've managed to upload a photo at last. I bought these begonias as plug plants but didn't expect them to do so well as they were tiny.

Fork Handles

Posted: 08/08/2012 at 11:16

Hi Jean, sorry you're having a rough time at the moment. I think we worry more about our children when they are grown up than we ever did when they were still living at home. Things seem so much tougher now for them than we we were starting out in life.


Fork Handles

Posted: 07/08/2012 at 16:55

I would be frightened to take my hands off the handle bars when I won a cycle race in case I fell off. Is that compulsory?

Ant Infestations

Posted: 07/08/2012 at 16:24

Hi Annie I mixed them dry in my conservatory and it seemed to work but outside you'd have to put it into some sort of container that the ants could get in but at the same time keeping the mixture from getting wet or washed away.

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.

Fork Handles

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.

Fork Handles

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. 

Fork Handles

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.

Fork Handles

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.

Fork Handles

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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