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Latest posts by Wintersong

It's my birthday

Posted: 12/01/2015 at 06:39

There, now I've joined the daisy chain I feel sunny inside 

It's my birthday

Posted: 12/01/2015 at 06:38

I'll join in the happy B Days here wishing all recent birthday peeps the best of days


Posted: 12/01/2015 at 06:29


Well weekend shift finished and next weekend is holiday so I have a very long list of things to get done over next twelve days.

It's very gusty here today, little Flynn was scared to stay out in it so pooped in the office. Oh dear  never mind, he's afraid of noises mostly, the two big dogs barking next door will guarantee a swift turn around when he's enjoying the garden although we might have better luck in the house, since OH has been training him with the hoover all weekend. (before that, I hovered and Flynn took to sitting on my OH's shoulders for safety.)

Watched The Garden Revival show on catch-up last night and you know what...Carol kind of convinced me about daffs. Never liked them much but now I realise the choice, will investigate for next year maybe. Even OH liked some

ditto to birthday wishes and glad tidings, and welcome back Fairygirl and have a great day to all


My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 11/01/2015 at 05:25

That Orchid looks amazing


Posted: 11/01/2015 at 05:21

So glad to hear the worst of the wind seems to have gone.

@Chicky, I had a beautiful Rowan tree once but but but, the fragrance attracts flies so good luck with your better choice than mine

Off to work I go


Posted: 10/01/2015 at 19:41

I guess Lizzie is attending the demonstrations in France? I missed it being mentioned but of course, echo all sentiments above.

NN all  got early start tomorrozzzzzzzz...........Z.


Posted: 10/01/2015 at 15:08

Oh gosh what drama is around us with gale force winds and falling fences and falling Lilies, (hope you get well soon SGL) and Chicky on the road.

We are fine here at the moment, couple of power fluctuations at work and home apparently, but nothing serious. Hope all stay safe and upright


Posted: 10/01/2015 at 05:35

Meep! to work I go


Posted: 09/01/2015 at 17:09

@KEF, hey, enjoy your hard earned time off!

I am the weekend baker, so its stupid-o'clock starts and on my feet all day, but I love my job.

OH just got a back-dated promotion which more than covers my wages and offered to let me take early retirement (until I find a new job) but I just don't feel right not earning my keep. Plus I love to spend after penny pinching for +20yrs when children/house/pets/and everything else came first, least I don't feel guilty when it all goes on my garden


Posted: 09/01/2015 at 16:13

haha Dove, have a lovely time. I'll also be AFK for the weekend but that's because some salt mines never close and I work the weekend shifts.

Hope all you stay safe and your gardens remain in tact

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