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Nandina Domestica

Posted: 29/10/2015 at 17:08

Mine are doing well as expected, two yr old got moved and one yr old smaller but happy and both now throwing out flowering panicles?  You know what I mean? 

My soil is neutral and I live in the south east 

It's my birthday

Posted: 29/10/2015 at 17:02

Happy B day Lilly!  Enjoy 


Posted: 29/10/2015 at 09:18

Condolences to Bushman 2 , hope the sad times pass soon 

Bestest best wishes Hosta!  Ortho man better have good news 

Yes! Clari, welcome to the club 

Meh DD, but at least I get to watch TV while I do my ironing. Good luck with your full house tonight, gosh you're always so busy, business must be doing nicely 

Going to treat myself later  (post ironing) to browsing for kitchen furniture. I have opened up an area in my tiny kitchen so it's not quite so tiny looking any more and after looking at bins that cost 150 quid,  I'm thinking a better use of space would be a butchers trolley. Anyone know of a company that make quality, let me know 


Posted: 29/10/2015 at 07:28

Morning forkers 

Promise of sunshine again today, gym for me and a growing mountain of ironing that I didn't get round to yesterday 

Drippy handbag is drying out over the bath with lumps like wallpaper, hoping they go down. No room on my Christmas list for a new one  


Posted: 28/10/2015 at 17:28

PS.  Yesterday the electric went off suddenly with no apparent explanation until today's roast potatos didn't roast.  Oven has died

On a good note, room swap looks amazing.  Breath of fresh air 


Posted: 28/10/2015 at 17:23

Evening all 

Yes Dove you definitely qualify as a Tops Off chick, so no more of those sensible thoughts 

Nice to hear all the memories of wind in our hair while driving  (sensibly) although I think yesterday was a wind in my flipping brain...

We had that torrential rain last night and this morning I got stuck into room swapping. Inevitably I needed to visit the dump but I couldn't find my phone and I discovered my handbag was missing. After some faffing about and a very real fear that l'd left it at the garden centre the day before  ( with all my bank cards, credit cards etc ) I checked the boot of my car.  It wasn't there but it was sitting on the drive,  next to the driver's door 

I really can't believe I did that, my poor expensive! handbag  is now trying to dry out and hold it's form. Luckily it was only an expensive handbag but not a VERY expensive handbag if you know what I mean ladies 

I don't know what it will look like when its dry but it was utterly drenched 


Posted: 28/10/2015 at 09:48

Yes Top Bird, it's a Mazda mx5 

I'll shut up now except to say. my what a bunch of secret tops off and ex-tops off lot we are!  I never knew! 


Posted: 28/10/2015 at 09:18

Ooooh chicky, how terrifying 

Hope all goes well for Mr chicky and sorry I didn't count you in the mature ladies Tops Off club.

Any other ladies who frequently drive with their tops off or men, please make yourselves known,  we're ganging up on Dove so she doesn't desert us for Sensible Street 


Posted: 28/10/2015 at 08:22

Noooooooooooo Dove  you can't get a sensible car or you'll lose your honorary membership in the Mature Ladies with Tops Off club.  I'll be all on my own then 

Gloriouly sunny day yesterday, (with top off) .didn't get my list of jobs completed as I needed to visit a garden centre for terracotta pots  (with top off). Also snuck in some quality gardening time in the sun (with top off ) before parents sprang a surprise visit  (with top off )

Okay, okay, not all of those descriptions are entirely truthful, I was just trying to put the visual in Dove's head 

I'm a new driver and I worried a lot about not having a sensible first car, but the more I drive my Mazda the more I adore it. It's sooo dinky, I only see where I've parked it by looking through the windows of other cars 

Today is room swap  (with top off ) 


Posted: 27/10/2015 at 08:21

Morning all

Gym, shopping, finish flooring, swap two rooms over downstairs, general housework and a large pile of ironing to do today

Just your average day's work  

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