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Puzzlers Corner 2

Posted: 21/02/2017 at 16:26

"The Centurian Way"

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Puzzlers Corner 2

Posted: 21/02/2017 at 15:36

She's tittering again girls - I can hear her

"Up Pompeii" 

I know it's not - but I just like saying it

Titter ye not LB....

Last edited: 21 February 2017 15:36:43

Snowdrop Walk - Anglesey Abbey

Posted: 21/02/2017 at 15:32

C'mon Dove - you know it's par for the course.

We organise an outing and the met office issue a severe weather warning... I think it's happened every trip I've been on  - even the one to East Ruston in July (severe thunderstorms forecast for that day!).

Maybe I should just stay home wrapped in a woolly blanket...

Seriously though. Maybe we should either cancel or reschedule.

You're going to have quite a long drive if you're going to Ickworth via Wonky's and that won't be nice if it's very windy with debris and lorries blowing around. 

Also, last time there were very high winds (& the amber gale warning boundary is very close) Ickworth park was closed at very short notice for safety reasons. It then remained shut for a day or so while they made sure all the trees were safe to walk under.

Bearing in mind the snowdrop walk is through woodland....

A Puzzle to help you over the winter

Posted: 21/02/2017 at 14:54






Old English Sheepdog

(Letter) O


Olympic Rings



Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 21/02/2017 at 09:58


Lily P - so pleased to hear baby Findlay is home with his family. What a worrying time for all of you.

Another enforced day of no gardening I think. My back has let me know (in no uncertain terms) that it doesn't do 'couch potato' to 'full on manual labour' in a couple of days anymore. It's drizzling anyway.

18C here yesterday lunchtime - that's not right for February. Nice to be out walking round without a hunkered down face though.

Snowdrop Walk - Anglesey Abbey

Posted: 21/02/2017 at 08:55

Yes please Dove The ones you gave me last year have done well - nice show last autumn

Snowdrop Walk - Anglesey Abbey

Posted: 21/02/2017 at 08:33

12 is fine with me Dove - but I think perhaps we should make a final decision about day & time tomorrow. Weather forecast has swapped round now.... 

Does that still work for the 2 of you?

Did you want to join us Giddy? Is one day better for you than the other?

Would quite like a couple of wallfowers please Wonky I'll put them with the others I have which are dark orange. That colour combo will either work really well or look absolutely pants!

I haven't examined the nursery bed yet to see what's survived the winter. If there are any spares I'll bring them along

Snowdrop Walk - Anglesey Abbey

Posted: 21/02/2017 at 08:07

I think it's only the outdoor cafe which is closed on Thursday Dove. Indoor cafe appears to be open both days.

Unfortunately both plant shop and house are closed until March.

Puzzlers Corner 2

Posted: 20/02/2017 at 19:00

Looking forward to it LB - although that last one was a bit of a stinker....

Snowdrop Walk - Anglesey Abbey

Posted: 20/02/2017 at 18:57
Dovefromabove says:

Forecast for Thursday a trifle damp 

See original post

Oh heck! Still, I won't be complaining - the garden could do with some rain and I shouldn't have to say that in February!

At the moment it's only a 50% chance of rain. It's forecast to be wetter still on Saturday...

If we get to Wednesday evening and want to change plans that's ok with me. I can fit in with whatever you and Wonky want to do.

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