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HELLO FORKERS! part two

Posted: 27/02/2016 at 09:44
Spanakopita is one of my favourites too Dove - not so keen on the figs - if I bring a box of baklava as an alternative can I pop round later? Sounds like a fun evening - enjoy

Hope you've got your thermals on Fairy - look forward to seeing some photies later - getting itchy feet to see some hills now

Morning all to everyone else. Sunny but chilly here. Am planning a few hours gardening today followed by a nice hot bath. Might wait an hour or so for it to warm up though - time for some more tea I think - SYL

HELLO FORKERS! part two

Posted: 26/02/2016 at 13:57

Thanks for the timings Dove - fingers crossed for a day off and fine weather 

SM now.. 

HELLO FORKERS! part two

Posted: 26/02/2016 at 13:20

Afternoon everyone - have been absent for a couple of days - busy in the garden and also making some major purchases.

I seem to have joined Hosta and Runny in the Wide-Awake-at 3am-Club worrying if we've done the right thing - but a very long chat with OH this morning (we've had several this last week) and I think my head is now back in the right space.

Feeling absolutely cream crackered today and trying to work up some enthusiasm to go and do the SM shop .

Told OH about the train Dove - he may also venture out to do some shots of it steaming across the Norfolk marshes if the light and weather is right on the day - could be quite spectacular. Hope neither of you are planning to stand on the tracks for 'a good shot' like some of those muppets the other day...  Wonder what happened to the poor old muntjac after it ran off from the shop? - lots of busy roads round there - not keen on them but hope it made it home safely. Might have given a few drivers a bit of a jolt 

Lunch is ready ... SYL

 

HELLO FORKERS! part two

Posted: 23/02/2016 at 17:45

You snuck in there Hosta - so glad to hear you finally have a date - there'll be no stopping you on the dance floor in 6 weeks time 

HELLO FORKERS! part two

Posted: 23/02/2016 at 17:43

Afternoon all - beautiful day 

Today I have been sorting out the plants given to me by the lovely Nutcutlet and Dove on our snowdrop walk last week. Snowdrops and some other plants have been planted but others have been divided to make lots of baby plants which should be ready to plant out in early summer or autumn.

Others sound as though they've been busy too.

Sorry to hear you're you're still not sleeping Hosta - it does become a vicious spiral and is totally draining. The establishment of a bedtime / get up routine is the only thing that's really worked for me. Can take several weeks to establish the habit and a reasonable sleep pattern - and it takes an iron will to drag yourself out of bed after only 2 or 3 hrs sleep and not catnap during the day - but stick with it - better than pills if you can (although I do resort to Nightol occasionally if I'm really struggling).

Hope you get sorted soon 

 

petrol mowers

Posted: 22/02/2016 at 17:35

Another vote for a Honda - have just changed mine - the previous one started playing up after 20 years of good service. 

Even managed to get some pennies for the old mower - sold it to a local Handy Andy who wanted to refurb it.

East Anglian Snowdrop Walk

Posted: 18/02/2016 at 19:25

Nice pics Dove

Has anyone ever won?

Posted: 18/02/2016 at 18:45

I won a year's subscription to GW magazine in the Advent draw - nice little present every month 

East Anglian Snowdrop Walk

Posted: 18/02/2016 at 18:30

Lovely day at Oxborough Hall. Wall to wall sunshine, lots of snowdrops seen, good lunch and very large slice of cake consumed and lots and lots of chatting done. Really good to catch up with everyone. Thank you so much to Dove and especially to Nut for the huge donations to my garden plant bank

Got home just before 6 - still just about light and the bats were dancing and the owls a-hooting - perfect day 

I didn't take any photos - too busy chatting  

Maggie - I have a plant for you

HELLO FORKERS! part two

Posted: 18/02/2016 at 18:23

Evening All

We've had a lovely day at Oxborough Hall. Yellow weather warning for today for snow came to nothing and we've had wall to wall sunshine instead - absolutely glorious. Lots of snowdrops seen, good lunch and very large slice of cake consumed and lots and lots of chatting done. Really good to catch up with everyone and I've come away with half of Nut's garden in the boot of my car and donations from Dove. Such lovely people 

Think I might have dropped Panda off at the station just in time to miss her train  - sorry Panda.

Got home just before 6 - still just about light and the bats were dancing and the owls a-hooting - perfect day 

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