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'Twas the night before Christmas...a little homage

Posted: 25/12/2015 at 11:02

Brilliant marvellous vundabar! 

Really, such a lovely thoughtful forum gift. Merry fairy Christmas 


Posted: 25/12/2015 at 10:49

Hi Pat. Lovely photo, I'm wondering If the tree is Eucalyptus pauciflora?  It looks very similar to mind although we are very lucky because ours only has three trunks that are still very good looking, I've seen some gnarly old sods in other gardens 

Thank you jo for thinking about Flynn this morning, I do believe in sending good vibes in our cares and concerns, I would have posted an update yesterday but after SM at 8am, vets at 9, assisting OH until I had to go to work at 2pm and doing dinner when I got home for family and middle son's visit, I was a tiny bit exhausted 

Talking about all things Christmasy, I got the best gift I could have wished for at work yesterday when my close work colleague told me her wonderful news that after being homeless through no fault of her own, and having been housed in a hostel for the last three months, she has been given a home by the council. It's only temporary for 18 months but I am so so relieved and overjoyed because l truly believe everyone should have a roof over their heads, and be safe and warm 

I somehow missed Fairy's poem that I'm desperate to read so I'll look it up now in her previous posts now (if she doesn't mind me nosing )


Posted: 25/12/2015 at 08:50

Merry Christmas everyone 

Thanks for the well wishes about Flynn. Emergency over, phew! Vet said it wasn't a stuck bone from last week making him poop but just a bug or something he'd eaten. One vet bill for meds later, I found a turkey thigh at the bottom of the garden, he's probably been gnawing on it for the three days he's been ill. I usually check the garden but have been so busy plus the bone incident put me off the scent. It did half stink and worse still was alive with maggots 

Anyway, last night was poop free on his meds and father Christmas sent him a new dodge ball for being a good boy most of the time 

Hoping everyone has a lovely day!


Posted: 24/12/2015 at 07:12


Flynn was very poorly last night so back to the vets today,


Posted: 23/12/2015 at 21:34

Very clever. I found it but after a In depth row by row inspection 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 23/12/2015 at 17:43

Grabs,  exciting time for you 

Fairy, I just love your garden! The transformation is stunning and so sophisticated. I really enjoy your greenness, it's exactly the direction I want to take my garden in next season. 

Found a partner in crime to visit gardens next year so I am really happy and excited about the new year 


Posted: 23/12/2015 at 16:42

Oooh just had text,  middle son needs picking up from the station, he's here until Christmas noon 


Posted: 23/12/2015 at 16:40
Dovefromabove wrote (see)

Does anyone remember where I put the silver nut dish and the silver fruit bowl last January?   They're not in the sideboard where they should be


Oh well, if I can't find them I don't have to get the silver polish out do I?


Be sure to search out your valuables Dove, my mother *misplaced* jewellery last year and then realised she had left the gardener at home alone but could never prove he was responsible. 

Need to put in some hours this evening, helping OH with his deadline, he's starting to get over the mother of all colds finally, just in time for Christmas . Had a lovely coffee with old friend today; tomorrow I am delivering Christmas presents for co-workers who have no idea since I opted out of the secret Santa thing.

I love the giving part of this season, I love showing that I care 

"Show us ya baubles!"

Posted: 23/12/2015 at 08:54

PS love your tree Runny  and Fairy's three trees 

"Show us ya baubles!"

Posted: 23/12/2015 at 08:52

 It looks like my Christmas tree has a place at the table 

In retrospect, I should have put the tree in the hallway 

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