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Resurrected Seven

Posted: 13/02/2017 at 17:31

Poor Pansy.

I think I will feel your pain on Thursday. Determined to get out there on Wednesday. Determined not to do more than an hour or two a day for the first few sessions. Never been able to stick that rule....

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 13/02/2017 at 16:41

Lily P - Yoohoo  I'm HERE (and just above Liri a few posts back). 

Plant list for new border..

Posted: 13/02/2017 at 16:28

Sounds great - look forward to seeing the results! 

You've got bigger borders now so you can include plants off your list as well. No grass to cut. Win win

Last edited: 13 February 2017 16:32:04

Resurrected Seven

Posted: 13/02/2017 at 15:19

Thanks Dove - reply on it's way

Yvie - the most substantial deposits I make are in the Bottle Bank

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 13/02/2017 at 14:59

What a lovely day out there - lots of people horse riding and out walking - combination of sunshine and half term I guess

P'Doc - That's a very positive thing to happen with your Mum. My parents are no longer with us but both the outlaws are. Both still fit and active but FIL is getting a bit forgetful and muddled - fortunately MIL is as sharp as a button. Both in their mid 80's.

We know that if FIL goes first MIL will make very sensible decisions and will probably take herself off to a small flat somewhere with good public transport (for when she doesn't drive) and plenty of local amenities.

We are trying very hard not to think about scenarios if FIL is left on his own...

Good luck with the flat Hosta. Be ruthless when interviewing prospective tenants!

Curious about sticky bird nest boxes Dove....

Resurrected Seven

Posted: 13/02/2017 at 14:40

I'm back from the dentist - 'twas only a check up & all ok. Got a gold star for cleaning again - dentist says nothing for a hygienist to do. Years since I last had a scrape and polish - electric toothbrush has paid for itself several times over 

Lots of people out for horse rides and country walks. Combination of half term and a warm(ish) sunny day I guess

Quick noodle round the site then time to do some ir***ing and try to find a bank account paying a reasonable interest rate - any ideas??

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 13/02/2017 at 08:55


Much brighter today - but unfortunately I'm office bound and then it's the dentist for a check up so I won't be able to enjoy it. Hoping to get outside from Wednesday when it should be milder.

Clari - it's a big 'NO' from me too. How long have you been with them - 2 weeks or something - ridiculous of them to even ask you IMO.

Wait until you've been there at least 3 months and you understand the dynamics of the group so you have an idea of what's involved. Much, much easier to take on more in a few weeks than to try and offload it later.

I thought you were still sort of job hunting as well. A new job will take more time as you settle in. And there's the house - and the garden - and the dog....

Resurrected Seven

Posted: 13/02/2017 at 08:43


Much brighter day than yesterday - unfortunately I'm heading for the office and then to the dentist

Hoping to make a bit of a start outside on Wednesday - forecast to be much milder. 

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 12/02/2017 at 09:25


❄️⛄️ here too - very pretty - but ☔️ later so will catch up with accounts and domestic duties today. Promise of gardening weather come Wednesday

Last edited: 12 February 2017 09:25:45

Resurrected Seven

Posted: 12/02/2017 at 09:06


White and pretty here this morning ❄️ but forecast to turn to ☔️ - so another day of indoor jobs. Booooring! Roast pork tp pre for dinner tonight - yum!

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