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Posted: 25/10/2015 at 11:48

morning all [ just ], but I have been up for hours, honest.

Heavy frost last night, but now quite sunny, still a 2 jumper day. I didn't used to mind the cold, but now I am like Hosta and looking forward to my winter sun..

Trying to motivate myself to do a bit of clearing, but so far got no further than opening the greenhouse.

Looking forward to the rugby, followed by a steak and kidney pie, with a butch bottle of red.

Have a good day all

Red Banana over wintering

Posted: 25/10/2015 at 11:41

Agree with Hosta, in a cupboard they are likely to start into growth, they need somewhere a bit cooler.


Posted: 24/10/2015 at 18:05

Evening all.

Great match Rb, in doubt until final whistle. Both teams so much better than England, sadly.

Wet all day here, could not even face the walk to greenhouse, so reading papers all day on the sofa.

OH coking Thai chicken tonight, then back to sofa to watch anything other than SCD!


Posted: 24/10/2015 at 12:02

There are actually a number of trials published in reputable medical journals, that suggest acupuncture does have noticeable analgesic effects. Obviously, it will not cure the underlying condition.


Posted: 24/10/2015 at 10:41

Fairly short term, but very useful to gat you over an acute relapse, or, for some conditions which are only short lived anyway.


Posted: 24/10/2015 at 09:59

IMO acupuncture carried out by someone trained is wonderful.

Being from the "scientific" side of medicine, I was hugely sceptical, but having suffered from a bad back for many years, I eventually succumbed a few years ago, when the pain was at its worst.

I went into the clinic in agony, lay face down and had the needles inserted and apparently was asleep within 20 minutes.

However, be aware, there are many charlatans out there.


Posted: 24/10/2015 at 09:53

Morning all.

Very dark here this morning, I think there is a storm coming.

Light box is coming out, so we are obviously going into the dark months. A lot of people think they are like witch craft, but surprisingly there is very good evidence that they work.

What's an iron?

I too have lots of bulbs to do, but I suspect it will not be today.

See you later.


Posted: 23/10/2015 at 12:08

Dove you are obviously too light to trigger the sensor.


Posted: 23/10/2015 at 08:57

Morning / afternoon all.

Grey cold and gloomy here and overnight frost.

SM done, it seems to be getting busier at opening time. I refuse to go at any other time, as the mindless hordes do my head in.

OH working at home today, so a little bit of company.

Have a good one.


Posted: 22/10/2015 at 22:48

Lou be very careful what you do.

The dispute we have with our new neighbours, has been getting worse over several months and is rapidly escalating towards very unpleasant consequences.

It has now become unpleasant to live in our dream house, which we have been in for over 20 years.

Try not to do what I do, in that if people are nasty to me, I try to be doubly nasty back.

It is not working for me and it probably won't for you. If possible avoid worsening confrontation.

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