by kitty58
16 Feb 2018, 08:11
Forum: General messages
Topic: the day after valentine's
Replies: 1
Views: 20

Re: the day after valentine's

Oh Woody, we had a glorious day here yesterday. It was sunny and at it's best 48F at times. I managed to get out and do some much needed work in the garden 
by kitty58
15 Feb 2018, 08:42
Forum: General messages
Topic: happy valentine's day
Replies: 2
Views: 22

Re: happy valentine's day

Hope you had a wonderful meal. I can't advise on the Catalpa tree, Just looked it up and it is also known as the Indian Bean Tree. I does look spectacular. We actually have sun here and a little bit warmer.
by kitty58
14 Feb 2018, 07:24
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Wednesday 14th February
Replies: 7
Views: 85

Re: Hello Wednesday 14th February

Good morning all. a hat frost here and I had difficulty opening the back patio door. Not good when dogs are eager to get out  Spent all afternoon cleaning the kitchen. Just a bit of painted wall and three doors to clean today.
by kitty58
13 Feb 2018, 07:33
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Tuesday 13th February
Replies: 7
Views: 79

Re: Hello Tuesday 13th February

Glad you managed to get some fresh air Parlis.You did have a mish mash of weather. I'm hoping mums washing machine problems are sorted. I had left instructions on Saturday but she decided not to follow them. I also sorted out some legal stuff and did a shop for her. I thought I'd wake to frost but n...
by kitty58
12 Feb 2018, 10:43
Forum: General messages
Topic: Monday
Replies: 7
Views: 64

Re: Monday

I can't rule out that the machine  being temperamental CA but it's mainly that she panics and gets very stressed when it doesn't go the way she thinks. I think I've sussed where she might have gone wrong. I have left written instructions, maybe she forgot to use them thinking she knew what to do.
by kitty58
12 Feb 2018, 07:02
Forum: General messages
Topic: Monday
Replies: 7
Views: 64

Monday

Heavy frost before what should be a cold but sunny day. Perfect for cutting back the raspberries ready to dig up and replace. Sadly this won't happen now as mum has had another problem with the washing machine so I'm going back over.  :banghead   :8 . Hopefully I'll get the legal stuff done as well....
by kitty58
11 Feb 2018, 08:21
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Sunday 11th February
Replies: 4
Views: 46

Sunny Sunday

but sadly not for long as the forecast is for rain. Wall to wall blue at the moment. I think I've sorted mum and the washing machine. Hopefully she can follow a basic programme now. I also did some furniture moving for her and set her up in a chair that I've made more supportive. Dave is doing roast...
by kitty58
09 Feb 2018, 08:37
Forum: General messages
Topic: Happy Birthday Sue
Replies: 4
Views: 23

Re: Happy Birthday Sue

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by kitty58
09 Feb 2018, 08:22
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Friday 9th February
Replies: 9
Views: 94

Re: Hello Friday 9th February

Rough weather overnight but cam now. Doug did change my tyre..... but not the right one LOL so he did the right one and didn't charge me  :) . I'm off to the gym this morning and then pottering this afternoon either inside or out depending on the weather. Keep forgetting to say on Wednesday Probie w...
by kitty58
06 Feb 2018, 07:34
Forum: General messages
Topic: February Photo competition
Replies: 10
Views: 139

Re: February Photo competition

Beautiful Parlis.
by kitty58
06 Feb 2018, 07:33
Forum: General messages
Topic: hello monday february 5th
Replies: 4
Views: 42

Re: hello monday february 5th

So sad to read about your brother passing. Just take things a bit at a time. We are all different in how we feel or deal with things. You'll find your way {{hug}}
by kitty58
06 Feb 2018, 07:30
Forum: General messages
Topic: tuesday february 6th
Replies: 11
Views: 93

Tuesday

Glad you are feeling better Taffy. BTW cars don't have spare wheels these days. They come with a kit which I don't know how to use. Some cars don't even have a spare wheel well in the boot. If I did have a spare wheel I would have changed it, which I've done many times.It took ages to sort out who w...
by kitty58
05 Feb 2018, 07:46
Forum: General messages
Topic: Monday
Replies: 5
Views: 51

Monday

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A frosty stary here. My car is due in for a puncture repair, the second this winter due to pot holes. If Doug can't do it before 10.00 I'll have to re book as I need to go and sort out mums washing machine, inflating the tyre before I go 
by kitty58
04 Feb 2018, 08:26
Forum: General messages
Topic: Sunday greetings
Replies: 7
Views: 78

Re: Sunday greetings

As horrible as it must have been, I hate going to the dentist, I hope the extraction means an end to all your problems CA. Oh poor you Taffy, I hope you can get back into sync asap. I did mums washing but unfortunately it is still in the machine. The door would not open after the drying cycle. I tri...
by kitty58
02 Feb 2018, 08:24
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Friday 2nd February
Replies: 6
Views: 74

Re: Hello Friday 2nd February

I think Jack is fantastic to have made the decision as it's not easy. You do seem to have a good bus service but you'll also save money and that can go towards taxis if you need them. Believe it or not it is sunny and calm here but cold. I've got pilates this morning, Probie to the vets at 1.00, (wi...
by kitty58
02 Feb 2018, 08:19
Forum: General messages
Topic: Cleaning Ovens
Replies: 11
Views: 76

Re: Cleaning Ovens

Now there's a question I can't answer. I don't know how to do mine as there is a set of grill elements. I think that is for a specialist steam clean. Oven pride works on the rest of the oven. There is a link of how to use in my first post. Lynne, we had to 'march out' leaving everything pristine
by kitty58
01 Feb 2018, 15:17
Forum: General messages
Topic: Cleaning Ovens
Replies: 11
Views: 76

Cleaning Ovens

I'm sure there was a bit of chat about oven cleaning recently. I use Oven Pride. It is fantastic. You get a bag as part of the kit, put some of the cleaner in it with the shelving. This is how it works. It might not look brand new nearly. Maximum effect for minimal effort
by kitty58
31 Jan 2018, 07:20
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Wednesday 31st January
Replies: 5
Views: 65

Re: Hello Wednesday 31st January

Good Morning 1475-00.gif It's a wet and windy one here as you can see. Managed to get to the allotment yesterday but the soil was, as expected, far too sodden to even walk on. Once again we collected all the stuff that had been blown around and tidied up. Body pump this morning, a bit of a shop and...
by kitty58
30 Jan 2018, 07:51
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Tuesday 30th January
Replies: 8
Views: 77

Re: Hello Tuesday 30th January

Nothing followed me home from Dunelm but a few fleeces did follow me back from the Regatta outlet in Wyevale, no plants though. frosty here as well, might get up to the allotment before having Issy after school
by kitty58
29 Jan 2018, 15:56
Forum: General messages
Topic: Poor Probie
Replies: 5
Views: 70

Re: Poor Probie

Thank you for all your good wishes.
by kitty58
28 Jan 2018, 13:18
Forum: General messages
Topic: Poor Probie
Replies: 5
Views: 70

Poor Probie

She really was in the wars but at least she is alive 
by kitty58
27 Jan 2018, 07:08
Forum: General messages
Topic: Saturday
Replies: 7
Views: 90

Saturday

Well, I want to watch the film Lion now. I'll probably do the same as Parlis and watch it via Virgin when there is nothing better to do and the weather is bad. The Lakeland building looks fantastic as did the cakes. I'm off to Taekwondo this morning and then I need to get Probie to the vets for her ...
by kitty58
25 Jan 2018, 08:34
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Thursday 25th January
Replies: 6
Views: 66

Re: Hello Thursday 25th January

So glad Probie is back to normal Kitty. No doubt she'll soon forgive you for the nasty things you did to her. Unfortunately, Probie came in around 3.20 yesterday with a wound on her back. She was rushed to the vets and they found two cuts to her back, about 3inches long and running either side, par...
by kitty58
24 Jan 2018, 07:11
Forum: General messages
Topic: Wednesday
Replies: 5
Views: 59

Wednesday

Wind has been blowing up the alley to the side of the house most of the night disturbing my sleep. Rain will join it a bit later. As for technology, it's taken me a few sessions to work out mums new washing machine. She was sure it wasn't working and the door had jammed shut. I managed to work out h...
by kitty58
21 Jan 2018, 09:30
Forum: General messages
Topic: Saturday
Replies: 10
Views: 124

Re: Saturday

Hi Aurther
by kitty58
20 Jan 2018, 07:14
Forum: General messages
Topic: WHEN TO PLANT TULIPS
Replies: 11
Views: 120

Re: WHEN TO PLANT TULIPS

Oh yes, some presents are more special than others and your nephew obviously thought about what was a good present for you, a gardener 
by kitty58
19 Jan 2018, 08:29
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Friday 19th January
Replies: 5
Views: 74

Re: Hello Friday 19th January

Poor Kev, I hope he catches up on some rest. frosty here and out with the dogs in a mo. Pilates this morning. Hopefully, probie has her stitches out this afternoon and then I have Issy after school.
by kitty58
19 Jan 2018, 08:23
Forum: General messages
Topic: WHEN TO PLANT TULIPS
Replies: 11
Views: 120

Re: WHEN TO PLANT TULIPS

I would also plant them now and I always plant my spring bulbs in containers. I use deep garden/windowsill troughs. 
Plant at least twice the bulb’s width apart, and at a depth of two or three times the bulb's height.

and 

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by kitty58
18 Jan 2018, 08:21
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Thursday 18th January
Replies: 6
Views: 66

Re: Hello Thursday 18th January

'Wind overnight disturbed my sleep but all seems calm now, I hope that's not before the storm.  :teeth . Cuba, Jane. I'd love to go to Cuba. People recommend it before modernisation and change take place but I thin 'Trump' has put a stop to that or at least a halt. How will you manage with what I be...
by kitty58
17 Jan 2018, 07:35
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Wednesday 17th January
Replies: 7
Views: 66

Re: Hello Wednesday 17th January

We have the same warning CA but I don't expect to see snow and ice. The wind, however, is picking up nicely. Hope the loo gets sorted Parlis. It is good to find one handy person you can rely on. I had the same plumber for 18yrs but he has moved. I always got a good deal but now it is hit and miss. M...
by kitty58
16 Jan 2018, 11:19
Forum: General messages
Topic: Patting Myself On The Back
Replies: 7
Views: 58

Patting Myself On The Back

My photo won Pic Of The Week. Theme 'blue'/'January Blues'

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by kitty58
16 Jan 2018, 07:27
Forum: General messages
Topic: Tuesday
Replies: 6
Views: 67

Tuesday

Missed out big time yesterday. Woke aching all over and feeling nauseous. Stayed in bed all day then sweated all night. Feel a lot better must have been a 24hr bug. Sill I'll take it easy. Probie goes for another change of wound dressing this morning.
by kitty58
14 Jan 2018, 08:13
Forum: General messages
Topic: Smilies
Replies: 6
Views: 46

Re: Smilies

This is the way I'm currently doing it - so I generally only use the smilies for which I can remember the code ;) I type the code - e.g. :clap then highlight it; then press the [/] button and then Smilie and, bingo, a green smilie. http://realgardeners.co.uk/images/asmile.php?k=:clap My memory is n...
by kitty58
14 Jan 2018, 08:11
Forum: General messages
Topic: Smilies
Replies: 6
Views: 46

Re: Smilies

Mac, I bookmarked the page so get to them that way. I just click on bookmarks and then the smilie link.
by kitty58
14 Jan 2018, 08:06
Forum: General messages
Topic: Sunday
Replies: 6
Views: 63

Sunday

Thanks for yesterdays amendment CA. Didn't get to the allotment as I had to go and see mum who was in a bit of a state. Will try and pop up this morning. We are going to Jills for Sunday lunch so won't be fit for much other than slobbing afterward.
by kitty58
13 Jan 2018, 07:33
Forum: General messages
Topic: RG Photo of the Month 'Winners Album' New
Replies: 12
Views: 191

Re: RG Photo of the Month 'Winners Album' New

DECEMBER 2017
SET CA   WON BY MacT
THEME  Something 'Christmassy'

by kitty58
13 Jan 2018, 06:42
Forum: General messages
Topic: Cooking, cleaning and other housework are good for you
Replies: 3
Views: 30

Re: Cooking, cleaning and other housework are good for you

 And it found that women did an average of five hours of chores per day, 

Not me 
by kitty58
10 Jan 2018, 07:31
Forum: General messages
Topic: January Photo competition
Replies: 8
Views: 108

Re: January Photo competition

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by kitty58
08 Jan 2018, 09:12
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Monday 8th December
Replies: 6
Views: 61

Re: Hello Monday 8th December

That was interesting when I clicked to submit my post taptalk told me there had been another post and asked if I wanted to review what I'd written in light of it. It was Maggies post
by kitty58
07 Jan 2018, 10:21
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Sunday 7th January
Replies: 6
Views: 55

Re: Hello Sunday 7th January

It was a frosty start here. Oscar continues to improve but now Probie is limping and cant put her paw down. Not as easy to inspect a cats leg/paw, could get bitten. We are having Christmas dinner number two with Jill. We usually do it on New Years day but Jill was ill.
by kitty58
06 Jan 2018, 07:35
Forum: Members' gardens
Topic: Early spring 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 48

Re: Early spring 2018

Lovely Taffy.
by kitty58
06 Jan 2018, 07:28
Forum: General messages
Topic: Good morning chilly Saturday 6th January
Replies: 5
Views: 59

Re: Good morning chilly Saturday 6th January

Morning CA, morning all. Oscar was slightly improved yesterday but I didn't let him get up to much, which isn't an easy feat. Very frosty here. I'm off to taekwondo in an hour. Haven't done it for a couple of weeks so no doubt will be a bit rusty. Ten we are taking the decs down, I'm in the Jan 6th ...
by kitty58
05 Jan 2018, 07:57
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Friday 5th January
Replies: 5
Views: 72

Re: Hello Friday 5th January

Glad you had a better nights sleep CA. It's raining here which was not on the forecast. This will be my first full normal day as Issy is back at school. Oscar has been limping for a few days. It seems to get better but then comes back. I shall see how he is when we go out in a mo and if he is still ...
by kitty58
04 Jan 2018, 08:31
Forum: General messages
Topic: Thursday
Replies: 7
Views: 68

Thursday

I had 1 1/2 hours of updates yesterday so forgot to sign in, sorry. I'm wondering if it was to do with Intel chip saga Major flaw in millions of Intel chips revealed. A serious flaw in the design of Intel's chips will require  Microsoft ,  Linux and  Apple  to update  operating systems  for  compute...
by kitty58
04 Jan 2018, 08:26
Forum: General messages
Topic: hello january 3rd
Replies: 1
Views: 20

Re: hello january 3rd

Keep warm Woody. Enjoy Florida when you get there
by kitty58
02 Jan 2018, 07:19
Forum: General messages
Topic: Tuesday
Replies: 7
Views: 63

Tuesday

Dry at the moment but rain is on it's way and think we are all going to get some heavy stuff sometime today. First time I've been up at 7.00 for nearly two weeks. I've got a Body Combat class this morning. It will feel good to get back to my normal regime. Just need the schools to go back. TY said w...
by kitty58
01 Jan 2018, 08:22
Forum: General messages
Topic: Good Morning New Years Day
Replies: 6
Views: 69

Good Morning New Years Day

I was up at midnight but only by chance as nature called. Heard a few fireworks but it was generally quiet and Oscar was calm. On bonfire night he was absolutely shaking, something he hadn't done before. I'm contemplating some pruning today. I really feel the need to do something and do it in the fr...
by kitty58
01 Jan 2018, 08:16
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello New Year's Eve
Replies: 8
Views: 90

Re: Hello New Year's Eve

It does look lovely, certainly better than the damp cold we have had.
by kitty58
31 Dec 2017, 08:27
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello New Year's Eve
Replies: 8
Views: 90

Re: Hello New Year's Eve

Wet and windy here. Just about to take the dogs out. As for the rest of the day, I'll be doing a Maggie 
by kitty58
30 Dec 2017, 09:44
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Saturday 30th December
Replies: 5
Views: 60

Re: Hello Saturday 30th December

Was windier overnight but calmer now. Going to mums in a mo. Her TV and radio are out of action so we are going to try and fix them as well as taking a spare TV from here just in case.
by kitty58
29 Dec 2017, 08:14
Forum: General messages
Topic: Anyone an expert on Messenger?
Replies: 3
Views: 58

Re: Anyone an expert on Messenger?

This might be the only time I use the new 'like' facility. I hope it works for you.Some apps only work on my tablet or phone you might need to try that as well.
by kitty58
29 Dec 2017, 08:10
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Friday 29th December
Replies: 5
Views: 54

Re: Hello Friday 29th December

I hope you stay pain free CA. Chucking it down here but without the winds. I guess we shouldn't complain some have severe snow and ice warnings. I have no pilates this morning but yoga has been offered instead so will give that a go. Going out with friends for a meal tonight.
by kitty58
28 Dec 2017, 08:16
Forum: General messages
Topic: Anyone an expert on Messenger?
Replies: 3
Views: 58

Re: Anyone an expert on Messenger?

Don't know if this will work Step 1: Download a copy of the Facebook Fast Delete Messages extension. Step 2: Log in to your Facebook account and head to the Messages area (you'll want to view them all at once). Step 3: Click the small Red X next to each message to delete the entire thread without ha...
by kitty58
28 Dec 2017, 08:09
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Thursday 28th December
Replies: 5
Views: 65

Re: Hello Thursday 28th December

Frosty here. I didn't go to the gym yesterday as the snow was falling thick and fast so I cancelled. It was fine in the afternoon so I got a load of odd jobs done such as taking things back for a refund and buying this £10 at Homebase instead of £49. It folds flat so good for storage and taking to t...
by kitty58
27 Dec 2017, 07:18
Forum: General messages
Topic: Wednesday
Replies: 8
Views: 68

Wednesday

Had a lovely day yesterday. In the morning we popped round for a cuppa and look at all Issys' Christmas presents. We had a second Christmas lunch at 2.00 then watched TV for the rest of the day. Mainly Christmas specials. It's snowing here this morning but not really settling. Well not on the roads ...
by kitty58
25 Dec 2017, 07:49
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Christmas day
Replies: 7
Views: 73

Re: Hello Christmas day

I think we could all do with Jane coming around. She seems so organised. It will soon be light enough to take the dogs out. Not much else to do. Cook chicken crown, cook and mash some veg and steam the sprouts. Oh, a bit of stuffing and bacon. Then take it to mums where we will reheat and serve up. ...
by kitty58
24 Dec 2017, 08:18
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Christmas Eve
Replies: 8
Views: 75

Re: Hello Christmas Eve

I'll be checking my chicken crown which should be defrosting. Ours will be a simple affair as I prepare it all at home to take down to mums. I'll peal and prep the veggies tonight, carrot and parsnip mash with brussel sprouts. All off the allotment. 

edit chicken crown fine.
by kitty58
23 Dec 2017, 08:37
Forum: General messages
Topic: A few Christmas pix
Replies: 6
Views: 67

Re: A few Christmas pix

Absolutely gorgeous. 
by kitty58
23 Dec 2017, 08:36
Forum: General messages
Topic: Good morning Saturday
Replies: 5
Views: 67

Re: Good morning Saturday

Is Ian with you for the whole of Christmas Mac? Lynne, I didn't realise or had forgotten, Thomas had ADHD. I know ADHD is quite a recent acknowledgement. Another mildish damp day here. Harvested sprouts and parsnips for Christmas lunch yesterday. I was hoping for carrots as well. They are in the pol...
by kitty58
22 Dec 2017, 08:57
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Friday 22nd December
Replies: 4
Views: 43

Re: Hello Friday 22nd December

Blue made me think of the smurfs LOL. I hope Thomas is feeling a little less anxious today. I used to have terrible anxiety attacks and know what they are like. Does he have anything to take like propanolol? Mild and damp again. Did most of my food shopping yesterday and as usual forgot a couple of ...
by kitty58
21 Dec 2017, 08:33
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Thursday 21st December
Replies: 4
Views: 48

Re: Hello Thursday 21st December

Good morning CA and to those to come. I've seen semi-final one has been posted. Not a lot planned for me. Zumba this morning and then food shop for Christmas this afternoon, not that I get much. Now lets see id semi-final two is up 
by kitty58
20 Dec 2017, 07:43
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Wednesday 20th December
Replies: 5
Views: 60

Re: Hello Wednesday 20th December

No frost here but misty. The tyre cost £70 and I also found out I need a further two tyres and brake pads done. n expensive start to 2018 me thinks. Body pump this morning and then some tidying of the house. Parlis check out your local buy and sell for a new laptop or tablet, you might find a bargain.
by kitty58
18 Dec 2017, 07:57
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 3
Views: 48

Re: Hello all

Hi Dot, I had a terrible time logging in at first. It drove me mad and I almost gave up. Don't forget we have our Facebook page if you are having difficulties and want to keep in touch.
by kitty58
17 Dec 2017, 09:56
Forum: General messages
Topic: Easy PMs
Replies: 4
Views: 50

Re: Easy PMs

Thanks CA
by kitty58
17 Dec 2017, 09:55
Forum: General messages
Topic: For All RG'ers
Replies: 7
Views: 87

For All RG'ers

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by kitty58
17 Dec 2017, 09:39
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Sunday 17th December
Replies: 6
Views: 60

Re: Hello Sunday 17th December

Good news about the £600 Mac. The walk sounded great Parlis, you must be so fit. I did pass my grading so I am 
officially a 7th kup. Only 7 more gradings until my black belt 

This is where I train
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This is my new belt 
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by kitty58
16 Dec 2017, 07:24
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Saturday 16th December
Replies: 7
Views: 87

Re: Hello Saturday 16th December

36.png Good morning all and still dark here. I have taekwondo this morning. We are all been graded, (tested), with the hope of going up another level. Well down really. You start as a 10th kup and work your way down to 1st kup which is a black belt. I'm been tested to get my 7th kup !!!! eek Down t...
by kitty58
16 Dec 2017, 07:14
Forum: General messages
Topic: December 15
Replies: 1
Views: 22

Re: December 15

Hope you have a better sleep tonight and yes, a very odd dream.
by kitty58
15 Dec 2017, 08:35
Forum: General messages
Topic: Christmas Trees
Replies: 6
Views: 69

Re: Christmas Trees

I can see them all as well. Lovely cheerful collection of photos.
by kitty58
15 Dec 2017, 08:29
Forum: General messages
Topic: Good Morning December 15th
Replies: 6
Views: 67

Re: Good Morning December 15th

Good Morning images.jpg

I've got pilates this morning. After school I'll have Issy. I also have a slow puncture which needs sorting out and some food shopping to do.
by kitty58
14 Dec 2017, 08:00
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Thursday 14th December
Replies: 6
Views: 68

Re: Hello Thursday 14th December

Above freezing here and a little more of a thaw. Did go to the gym, roads were reasonable but carpark was like ice. All the car parks in the Tring were still like ice rinks. Don't know what they are like today but I do need to get to the chemist to pick up a prescription and if possible get to Ayles...
by kitty58
13 Dec 2017, 06:35
Forum: General messages
Topic: Wednesday 13th Dec
Replies: 5
Views: 52

Wednesday 13th Dec

Rain overnight has cleared some of the snow. I think I will venture out to the gym today. I've been housebound for three days, (apart from walking the dogs), and could do with a bit of activity. Fortunately, it is also milder so the roads are not refreezing. Obviously if I encounter any problems or ...
by kitty58
11 Dec 2017, 10:27
Forum: General messages
Topic: RG Photo of the Month 'Winners Album' New
Replies: 12
Views: 191

Re: RG Photo of the Month 'Winners Album' New

NOVEMBER 2017
SET Lynne   WON BY CA
THEME  Any photo taken in November

November CAIMG_20171109_132110699.jpg
by kitty58
11 Dec 2017, 10:26
Forum: General messages
Topic: RG Photo of the Month 'Winners Album' New
Replies: 12
Views: 191

Re: RG Photo of the Month 'Winners Album' New

OCTOBER 2017
SET BY Mac and Kitty WON BY Lynne
THEME  Autumn

October Lynne Fungi 5.JPG
by kitty58
11 Dec 2017, 10:25
Forum: General messages
Topic: RG Photo of the Month 'Winners Album' New
Replies: 12
Views: 191

Re: RG Photo of the Month 'Winners Album' New

SEPTEMBER 2017 SET BY CA    WON BY Mac and Kitty THEME  'That's a Good Idea' - anything you've seen/done this year in your garden or somewhere else which inspired you enough to want to replicate it next year. It can be planting, a technique, hard landscaping or something else. Mac September Mac.jpg ...
by kitty58
11 Dec 2017, 10:06
Forum: General messages
Topic: December Photo Competition
Replies: 12
Views: 185

Re: December Photo Competition

My front room mantlepiece
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by kitty58
11 Dec 2017, 08:21
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Monday 11th December
Replies: 6
Views: 73

Re: Hello Monday 11th December

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I bet you'll be glad when today is over CA. Not sure what I'll get up to, was planning to go to Aylesbury to pick up some Christmas presents I ordered but not sure what the roads are like.
by kitty58
08 Dec 2017, 08:29
Forum: General messages
Topic: Good morning UK on the 8Dec.
Replies: 10
Views: 88

Re: Good morning UK on the 8Dec.

You certainly seemed to have had a very good time Cwm. Have a safe journey home. Cold here but dry. Usual Friday for me with pilates this morning and Issy and her friend Issy after school. Managed to make lemon marmalade and strawberry jam yesterday. Just onion marmalade to go.
by kitty58
07 Dec 2017, 08:05
Forum: General messages
Topic: Happy birthday Cwm
Replies: 8
Views: 53

Re: Happy birthday Cwm

Yes you and Haydn are certainly sampling a good selection of local food, so do leave some behind for others

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by kitty58
05 Dec 2017, 07:34
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Tuesday 5th December
Replies: 4
Views: 63

Re: Hello Tuesday 5th December

I hope Mick liked the dec you put on the tree Mac. A lovely idea. This is the first time I have got up at 7.00am since I went on a break to Manchester. I have body combat at the gym this morning. Need to pick up a present for mum from Aylesbury then it is Issy after school. We are making Christmas t...
by kitty58
05 Dec 2017, 07:29
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Monday 4th December
Replies: 15
Views: 142

Re: Hello Monday 4th December

Ooooo I'll check that out Lynne
by kitty58
05 Dec 2017, 07:26
Forum: General messages
Topic: hello monday
Replies: 1
Views: 24

Re: hello monday

I hope you had a good time. I must say some craft shows I go to these days seem to have a few 'commercial' stalls
by kitty58
05 Dec 2017, 07:24
Forum: General messages
Topic: December Photo Competition
Replies: 12
Views: 185

Re: December Photo Competition

I love that Kevvy
by kitty58
04 Dec 2017, 08:22
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Monday 4th December
Replies: 15
Views: 142

Re: Hello Monday 4th December

Good morning CA and those to come. Grey here but not too cold. Might put my Christmas decs up today, however, I might go to the allotment if the rest of the week is going to be wet. Haven't checked yet. 
by kitty58
02 Dec 2017, 09:58
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Saturday 2nd December
Replies: 7
Views: 73

Re: Hello Saturday 2nd December

Marginally milder here. Have had a bit of asleep in. No taekwondo as the teams have gone to the National Poomsae Competition in Nottingham and I am not competing in this. Off to mums for lunch then take her shopping.
by kitty58
01 Dec 2017, 08:31
Forum: General messages
Topic: BRILLIANT.
Replies: 3
Views: 58

Re: BRILLIANT.

Last week I bought a second hand camera from Jessops. Ordered Friday Mid afternoon and delivered Saturday morning. Was well pleased.
by kitty58
01 Dec 2017, 08:28
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Friday 1st December
Replies: 7
Views: 63

Re: Hello Friday 1st December

My first full 'normal' day since last Thursday. Pilates, allotment/garden and Issy after school. Marginally warmer here so no frost but still chilly. Enjoy the new vacuum cleaner Maggie. Jane do you sell your books? I remember Salli did one of her year backpacking around Asia. It made a good read.OK...
by kitty58
30 Nov 2017, 08:18
Forum: General messages
Topic: Good morning Thursday
Replies: 9
Views: 73

Re: Good morning Thursday

Goodmorning, home from my trip to Manchester. Had a great time but the weather was awful at the start. Cold grey and wet. Great to be back with the animals and Dave. Off to the gym now and then on to a Christmas dinner with some other gym members. Will do some back reading to find out what you have ...
by kitty58
24 Nov 2017, 12:02
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Friday 24th November
Replies: 6
Views: 65

Re: Hello Friday 24th November

Good afternoon. Have managed to get on Jennys laptop. Came up to Manchester yesterday. I have a couple of friends with 60th birtdays and Jenny is 63 on 4th Dec. Will be returning Wednesday afternoon. Behave whilst I'm away ;-)
by kitty58
22 Nov 2017, 10:59
Forum: General messages
Topic: Waddesdon Manor - Christmas 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 45

Re: Waddesdon Manor - Christmas 2017

Two lovely sets of Photos. We have a Rothschild house in Tring. It was Walter Rothschild who rode around on a carriage pulled by a zebra.
by kitty58
21 Nov 2017, 07:34
Forum: Members' gardens
Topic: You could own this!
Replies: 6
Views: 80

Re: You could own this!

So sad you have to move but I know how you feel when it becomes difficult to maintain something you love. Is it just the size of the garden and work involved that means you want to move? Maybe if you did make it simpler to manage you could stay and enjoy the house and smaller garden?
by kitty58
21 Nov 2017, 07:30
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Tuesday 21st November
Replies: 8
Views: 79

Re: Hello Tuesday 21st November

Good morning CA and those to come.CA how many times a year do you do you 'meals for 100'? Another mild start here. I've got body combat this morning then my hair this afternoon as I'm off to Manchester on Thursday. Did get some work done on the allotment yesterday but the soil is very wet and heavy....
by kitty58
21 Nov 2017, 07:25
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello
Replies: 14
Views: 147

Re: Hello

Hi Pete, a very warm welcome from me. I'm in Tring Hertfordshire. I have a full size allotment and a garden that is over 100ft long. Not sure I do either the justice they deserve  images 6.jpeg
by kitty58
19 Nov 2017, 08:21
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Sunday 19th November
Replies: 6
Views: 57

Sunday

Bright, frosty and cold. Jills cooking beef curry for lunch so I have a very restful day ahead. I would go to the allotment but the soil would be too wet and cold. Might potter in the polytunnel. Hope TY feels ok this morning after the celebrations.
by kitty58
18 Nov 2017, 06:58
Forum: General messages
Topic: Saturday
Replies: 7
Views: 80

Saturday

We used to have 'Victorian Night@ Jane but they have now changed it to Christmas Festival. Much the same format but people don't dress up and I preferred that. Going to be a cloudy day here. Taekwondo this morning then down to mums to take her shopping. At least I spare my back from the allotment th...
by kitty58
17 Nov 2017, 08:18
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Friday 17th November
Replies: 7
Views: 55

Re: Hello Friday 16th November

Happy birthday to David and have a wonderful weekend away Sue. Having a naughty day food wise fried chicken and fried potatoes I don't think it hurts to have a naughty day Lynne. Friday night is fry up night here. Burgers beans and chips. Dave throws in two fried eggs into his. Clear but frosty here...
by kitty58
16 Nov 2017, 08:44
Forum: General messages
Topic: November Photo competition
Replies: 7
Views: 122

Re: November Photo competition

Autumn leaves and a hidden gem.

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by kitty58
15 Nov 2017, 07:43
Forum: General messages
Topic: RG and Chrome
Replies: 6
Views: 63

Re: RG and Chrome

I'll give that a go CA, thanks.

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by kitty58
15 Nov 2017, 07:42
Forum: General messages
Topic: Wednesday
Replies: 5
Views: 54

Wednesday

Misty start but it should clear to be an average November day. Usual for me, gym, allotment and Issy after school.
by kitty58
14 Nov 2017, 07:27
Forum: General messages
Topic: Tuesday
Replies: 7
Views: 63

Tuesday

Temperatures back to normal for the time of year. Usual Tuesday for me, bodycombat this morning and Issy after school. No allotment visit as Dave has the car to take mum to the dentist. I made apple and onion chutney yesterday, may make lemon marmalade today. Most pots going towards Christmas presen...
by kitty58
14 Nov 2017, 07:24
Forum: General messages
Topic: RG and Chrome
Replies: 6
Views: 63

Re: RG and Chrome

Thanks :-)
by kitty58
13 Nov 2017, 08:59
Forum: General messages
Topic: RG and Chrome
Replies: 6
Views: 63

RG and Chrome

I wondered if anyone else is having this problem. I can't sign into RG using Chrome bit can Firefox. Not sure about if I can in 'E'

edit I can't using 'E'
by kitty58
13 Nov 2017, 08:23
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Monday 13th November
Replies: 5
Views: 47

Re: Hello Monday 13th November

Sunny but frosty here. I'm not far from CA at the mo. Glad your journey went well CA. Need to get the dogs out, they are going mental. If the ground thaws enough I'll do a bit more on the allotment.
by kitty58
13 Nov 2017, 08:21
Forum: General messages
Topic: Remembrance day
Replies: 3
Views: 40

Re: Rememberance day

Thank you Taffy.
by kitty58
12 Nov 2017, 09:44
Forum: Veggies and other edibles
Topic: Giant Pumpkin
Replies: 1
Views: 43

Giant Pumpkin

Giant pumpkin at a friends farm shop, now been fed to the pigs who love it.

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by kitty58
12 Nov 2017, 09:04
Forum: General messages
Topic: Good Morning Remembrance Sunday
Replies: 8
Views: 73

Re: Good Morning Remembrance Sunday

Seems as thiughit is Chrome playing up as I am now logged in with FF. We have had some rain overnight but I will pop up to the allotment. The soil willbe heavy, cold and wet but as they say "every little helps" Daves doing a pasta bake for lunch and Jill is coming round.
by kitty58
11 Nov 2017, 07:35
Forum: General messages
Topic: Good Morning Saturday
Replies: 10
Views: 103

Good Morning Saturday

Very grey and wet here. Got another bit dug over on the allotment yesterday but today will have to be indoor jobs. No taekwondo today so I'm off to  Zumba class held by an instructor  I've known for ages. It will be interesting to do one of her classes as a one off. Glad you can see the end of the t...
by kitty58
10 Nov 2017, 08:07
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Friday 10th November
Replies: 11
Views: 109

Re: Hello Friday 10th November

We actually have light rain here, hopefully a blip. Pilates this morning and hopefully the allotment this afternoon.
by kitty58
08 Nov 2017, 07:15
Forum: General messages
Topic: Wednesday
Replies: 7
Views: 70

Wednesday

Mac, it sounds some good decisions were made for the choir, Italy trip sounds good. Parlis is there any possibility of your mum doing a joint power of attorney, maybe with a solicitor? Yesterdays pleasant start turned out to be a wet and miserable day so I didn't get to the allotment. Still I manage...
by kitty58
04 Nov 2017, 08:17
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Saturday 4th November
Replies: 6
Views: 81

Re: Hello Saturday 4th November

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So, so sorry yesterday was difficult for you Parlis. I hope you could find a corner to cry in. I've got gym and taekwondo this morning then I'm off to mums.
by kitty58
03 Nov 2017, 08:18
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Friday 3rd November
Replies: 5
Views: 55

Re: Hello Friday 3rd November

Was expecting fog here but it is clear. Yesterdays lunch was lovely and it was great to just sit down and chat with Emma. I don't often switch off despite my messing up polls. . Back to normal Friday routine today.
by kitty58
01 Nov 2017, 07:18
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Wednesday 1st November
Replies: 7
Views: 60

Re: Hello 1st November

Thinking of you Parlis {{hug}}. Hope you enjoy your visit to the Royal Palace today Jane. Seems an OK start to the day here and it's a run of the mill one for me today.
by kitty58
31 Oct 2017, 07:10
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Tuesday 31st October
Replies: 8
Views: 54

Re: Morning Tuesday

Good morning Jane and those to follow. I hope the allotment site was suitable Parlis. Yesterdays weather was really good for the time of year. The girls enjoyed their day out but I was shattered by the time we got home. Must be getting older. Gym this morning, allotment this afternoon and Halloween ...
by kitty58
30 Oct 2017, 08:29
Forum: Veggies and other edibles
Topic: First Parsnip
Replies: 2
Views: 33

Re: First Parsnip

Spicy parsnip soup 
by kitty58
30 Oct 2017, 08:28
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Monday 30th October
Replies: 5
Views: 60

Re: Hello Monday 30th October

That looks lovely Jane. Reminds me of a room I stayed in in Marrakesh. First grass frost of the season here. I am taking Isabelle and a friend to Meade Open Farm, http://www.meadopenfarm.co.uk/, for the day as the school is closed for teacher training
by kitty58
29 Oct 2017, 07:46
Forum: General messages
Topic: Sunday morning
Replies: 7
Views: 64

Re: Sunday morning

Congratulations Dot. I was up earlier because dogs don't know the hour has gone back but then I went back for laze listening to the radio. Up properly now with a cup of tea. I will do some work on the allotment this morning but after Sunday lunch I will be watching Strictly
by kitty58
28 Oct 2017, 07:06
Forum: Veggies and other edibles
Topic: First Parsnip
Replies: 2
Views: 33

First Parsnip

Thought I'd see how my parsnips are doing so pulled one up. That's my big bread knife next to it. Hopefully not too woody in the middle. Still good for soup

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by kitty58
28 Oct 2017, 05:43
Forum: General messages
Topic: Saturday - good morning
Replies: 9
Views: 80

Re: Saturday - good morning

Good morning Jane. I'd rather be there, it is early morning here and dark! I've got taekwondo followed by body pump this morning. This afternoon I'm off to mums to take her shopping. By the time I'm back it will be tea time.
by kitty58
24 Oct 2017, 06:20
Forum: General messages
Topic: Tuesday
Replies: 4
Views: 44

Tuesday

Just beginning to get light and the birds have started singing. Nothing unusual for me today unless you count ironing which I hate.
by kitty58
24 Oct 2017, 06:19
Forum: General messages
Topic: Happy Birthday Dot
Replies: 5
Views: 42

Re: Happy Birthday Dot

Sorry I'm  late. I'm sure you had a great day

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by kitty58
24 Oct 2017, 06:16
Forum: General messages
Topic: If you're missing the upwards arrow ...
Replies: 2
Views: 26

Re: If you're missing the upwards arrow ...

Thank you. I did miss it.
by kitty58
23 Oct 2017, 06:59
Forum: General messages
Topic: Monday
Replies: 7
Views: 69

Monday

Had a lovely Sunday lunch with Jill yesterday. Off to mums for lunch and take her shopping today. I'm expecting a spot of heavy rain here so I wouldn't be on the allotment anyway. ;-)
by kitty58
21 Oct 2017, 06:01
Forum: General messages
Topic: Abbotsbury Gardens - Floodlit
Replies: 6
Views: 56

Re: Abbotsbury Gardens - Floodlit

Well I got a 'wow' factor from looking at those. Thank you.
by kitty58
21 Oct 2017, 05:59
Forum: General messages
Topic: Saturday
Replies: 7
Views: 78

Saturday

A big well done to Keith and I love the sound of köttkorv. What I would call a comfort meal. Several of you are going to get a lot of wind and rain so take care. I've taekwondo followed by body pump. After a quick lunch I'm off to a Christmas craft show with Jill.
by kitty58
18 Oct 2017, 07:20
Forum: General messages
Topic: Happy Birthday Maggie
Replies: 9
Views: 52

Re: Happy Birthday Maggie

Have a wonderful day

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by kitty58
18 Oct 2017, 07:04
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Wednesday 18th October
Replies: 7
Views: 59

Re: Hello Wednesday 18th October

If you saw a bit of here one minute and gone the other I was setting the Comp semi vote. Had a bit of a problem remembering just how. LOL Oscar was fine. Usual Wednesday for me, gym followed by allotment and Issy after school.
by kitty58
17 Oct 2017, 06:43
Forum: General messages
Topic: Tuesday
Replies: 9
Views: 74

Tuesday

I think you might get the winds today Mac. We had the spooky sky. Seems it was a mixture of sand from the Sahara and smoke from Portugal. Certainly different. Off to the gym this morning then Oscar has his annual check up. Issy after school
by kitty58
16 Oct 2017, 10:51
Forum: Garden snippets
Topic: New planter
Replies: 4
Views: 58

Re: New planter

That is fantastic Maggie and well done Alan
by kitty58
16 Oct 2017, 07:27
Forum: General messages
Topic: October Photo Competition
Replies: 10
Views: 145

Re: October Photo Competition

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by kitty58
13 Oct 2017, 07:22
Forum: General messages
Topic: A bit of a garden Makeover
Replies: 10
Views: 91

Re: A bit of a garden Makeover

Lovely CA. Abit of a coastal feel. Is that where you wanted the red grass to go?
by kitty58
13 Oct 2017, 07:20
Forum: General messages
Topic: Good morning Friday
Replies: 8
Views: 60

Re: Good morning Friday

Fridge freezer arrived safely. Smaller than the last one but will be fine for everyday use. The original will be moved up to the shed for allotment stuff. That means I have three freezers now !!!!!! Pilates this morning and Issy after school. In between sorting the freezers out.
by kitty58
11 Oct 2017, 06:33
Forum: General messages
Topic: Wednesday
Replies: 6
Views: 71

Wednesday

That was a jolt, reading about the loss of PaulineS. Glad Sandra and no doubt friends are with her. usual Wednesday for me, gym allotment and Issy after school.
by kitty58
10 Oct 2017, 06:32
Forum: General messages
Topic: Be Happy
Replies: 2
Views: 39

Re: Be Happy

I like the odd bit but I'm more a savoury girl. Bring on 'nut' week LOL
by kitty58
10 Oct 2017, 06:31
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Tuesday 10th October
Replies: 6
Views: 68

Re: Hello Tuesday 10th October

That look a lovely place CA. You'll have to let us know what you chose tomorrow. Didn't do the sweetcorn yesterday. Instead it took me most of the day to defrost and clean the freezer then move it to the conservatory. The moving was the most difficult part as I have a galley kitchen and even with th...
by kitty58
09 Oct 2017, 07:26
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Monday 9th October
Replies: 10
Views: 90

Re: Hello Monday 9th October

Not bad here so I will put a wash on. I also plan to pick and strip the rest of the sweetcorn as I don't think it will ripen much more. Apple fair was OK. Not a huge event just one of several during this month. Next Saturday is the parade down the high street. Both sets of photos are fantastic. Love...
by kitty58
06 Oct 2017, 12:50
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello and Wooo Hooo I'm Back
Replies: 8
Views: 58

Re: Hello and Wooo Hooo I'm Back

ChrisW did it for me. Gave me a new password but checked it worked. As to what I've been up to, I've probably spent at least an hour each day trying to resolve the problem. I was going demented, it has been a week. Rest has been gym, Issy and garden/allotment.
by kitty58
06 Oct 2017, 07:09
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Friday 6th October
Replies: 8
Views: 65

Re: Hello Friday 6th October

Happy birthday CA. It should be a reasonable day here so I'll probably carry on in the garden and on the allotment.
by kitty58
06 Oct 2017, 07:06
Forum: General messages
Topic: Happy Birthday CA
Replies: 7
Views: 47

Happy Birthday CA

Make sure you get that romantic meal soon. 

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by kitty58
06 Oct 2017, 07:01
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello and Wooo Hooo I'm Back
Replies: 8
Views: 58

Hello and Wooo Hooo I'm Back

I bet I've forgotten how to do thing here 

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by kitty58
27 Sep 2017, 06:27
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Wednesday 27th September
Replies: 8
Views: 61

Re: Hello Wednesday 27th September

I had to book next weeks gym class first CA. So glad Jack is settled and I hope Maggies blood test is an early one. Gym this morning and Issy after school. She'd like to go to the park but the friend she want's to go with has another play date so she may change her mind.
by kitty58
26 Sep 2017, 06:44
Forum: General messages
Topic: Tuesday and Misty
Replies: 6
Views: 67

Tuesday and Misty

Good morning. A Misty start here. Was supposed to be taking dads stamp albums to a specialist auction company this afternoon but I totally forgot and haven't sorted out alternatives for Issy so will have to postpone. Also forgot to book the gym for today and am on the waiting list. Probably won't ge...
by kitty58
24 Sep 2017, 07:02
Forum: Garden snippets
Topic: One of my favourite flowers
Replies: 5
Views: 60

Re: One of my favourite flowers

One of my favourites as well and I regularly buy a bunch to take to mums.
by kitty58
24 Sep 2017, 07:00
Forum: General messages
Topic: It's Mac's birthday today
Replies: 11
Views: 102

Re: It's Mac's birthday today

oooops this slipped by. Hope you enjoyed your meal Mac.
by kitty58
24 Sep 2017, 06:58
Forum: General messages
Topic: Sunny Sunday
Replies: 7
Views: 83

Sunny Sunday

It is a sunny start here though may cloud over. Dogs to walk and a quick visit to the allotment this morning. Jenny and I are going to Sunday lunch at Jills at 2.oo
by kitty58
23 Sep 2017, 06:32
Forum: General messages
Topic: Saturday
Replies: 4
Views: 45

Saturday

Today should be quite pleasant for the time of year as was yesterday. Jenny, Jill and I are going to TK Max and a new Dunelm this afternoon.
by kitty58
22 Sep 2017, 07:49
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Friday 22nd September
Replies: 7
Views: 65

Re: Hello Friday 22nd September

Glad Elie seemed to have improved yesterday and hope she continues to. Jenny arrived around 9.00. I knew she would be early, she set off at 4.00. Fortunately, I had managed to get the bedroom set up for her. She is now having a sleep in. I tried to as Dave was up but Ebony wasn't going to let me. Da...
by kitty58
22 Sep 2017, 07:43
Forum: Fun and games
Topic: Testing a new Jiggie Site
Replies: 33
Views: 230

Re: Testing a new Jiggie Site

I took 3min 25 and now remember why I stopped doing jiggies. Really aggravates my wrist.
by kitty58
21 Sep 2017, 06:33
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Thursday 21st September
Replies: 10
Views: 92

Re: Hello Thursday 21st September

Couldn't you just freeze the filling CA, then make a pie as you need or want one? Jenny arrives today and it wouldn't surprise me if it was quite soon as she prefers to drive when there is less traffic on the roads. I just have to sort out sleeping arrangements. She'll have my room with the best lin...
by kitty58
20 Sep 2017, 06:19
Forum: Veggies and other edibles
Topic: Some Produce Harvested So Far
Replies: 4
Views: 46

Re: Some Produce Harvested So Far

That's the way to do it Jane.
by kitty58
20 Sep 2017, 06:18
Forum: General messages
Topic: Wednesday
Replies: 3
Views: 43

Wednesday

So, so sorry to read about your friend Mac. I'm sure her daughter will be glad of your support but it won't be easy for you {{hug}} Give me a holiday over a kitchen anytime Jane, in fact, a motorhome which I would love. A Pleasant start to the day here. I've gym this morning and Isssy afterschool. I...
by kitty58
19 Sep 2017, 10:01
Forum: Veggies and other edibles
Topic: Garlic and shalottes
Replies: 1
Views: 13

Garlic and shalottes

cured and ready to store. Onions just harvested


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by kitty58
19 Sep 2017, 09:55
Forum: Veggies and other edibles
Topic: Potatoes
Replies: 1
Views: 23

Potatoes

International Kidney, two trays and charlotte, one tray, cured and ready to store Desiree dug up and need to be cured.

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by kitty58
19 Sep 2017, 06:31
Forum: General gardening
Topic: A really good idea - if you have a sufficiently sheltered wall
Replies: 2
Views: 42

Re: A really good idea - if you have a sufficiently sheltered wall

That is lovely Pauline, sadly it probably wouldn't work for me but I know where I would like to have grown it if I could.
by kitty58
19 Sep 2017, 06:27
Forum: Fun and games
Topic: Testing a new Jiggie Site
Replies: 33
Views: 230

Re: Testing a new Jiggie Site

Just tell me you've added the ghosty thing since I posted, otherwise I think I might  e going ga-ga LOL
by kitty58
18 Sep 2017, 06:48
Forum: Fun and games
Topic: Testing a new Jiggie Site
Replies: 33
Views: 230

Re: Testing a new Jiggie Site

All worked for me but when you are on the site you can't see a finished picture to guide you. You were able to post one as at the top as you hosted the photo but would Maggie be able to do the same if it was not one of her photos?
by kitty58
18 Sep 2017, 06:42
Forum: General messages
Topic: Photos of Dyrham Park
Replies: 7
Views: 55

Re: Photos of Dyrham Park

Works and a great set of photos. Think I'll check out using it as well.
by kitty58
18 Sep 2017, 06:32
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Monday 18th Sepember
Replies: 5
Views: 63

Re: Hello Monday 18th Sepember

Much the same here CA. I have a friend arriving for a few days on Thursday so need to get the house in order. Monday is a day with no gym or Issy after school and I saw mum on Saturday so I can really get stuck into things.
by kitty58
17 Sep 2017, 07:12
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Sunday 17th September
Replies: 5
Views: 70

Re: Hello Sunday 17th September

Definitely an Autumn morning here. I'm going to be cooking a few curries and bits for lunch.Then I'll probably flake out for the rest of the day.
by kitty58
17 Sep 2017, 07:08
Forum: General messages
Topic: I slept all night
Replies: 7
Views: 70

Re: I slept all night

That is wonderful.
by kitty58
15 Sep 2017, 07:30
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Friday 15th September
Replies: 5
Views: 60

Re: Hello Friday 15th September

Enjoy your day out CA. Looks as if we are in for another showery day. Pilates this morning and Issy after school then I'm not sure what is in between
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by kitty58
12 Sep 2017, 10:14
Forum: General messages
Topic: Tour of Britain
Replies: 14
Views: 104

Re: Tour of Britain

Aaargh I think I'll just join this group

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by kitty58
12 Sep 2017, 06:54
Forum: General messages
Topic: It's a Winner
Replies: 10
Views: 80

Re: It's a Winner

Thought I'd replied to this. Great photo. BTW what is painterliness. Taffy I use photo filtre.
by kitty58
12 Sep 2017, 06:50
Forum: General messages
Topic: Pix of the Dordogne
Replies: 9
Views: 84

Re: Pix of the Dordogne

I shall look at the rest later. Shame I haven't a bottle of Cahors wine to sip a glass whilst perusing. The hotel looks fantastic. I just looked it up. I'm surprised Cahors was closed. Silly to put it on an itinerary. Maybe it was a saints day. That's happened to me before.
by kitty58
12 Sep 2017, 06:31
Forum: Garden snippets
Topic: What's this please?
Replies: 5
Views: 45

Re: What's this please?

Could be purple fountain grass but there are a few purple grasses. I'm sure you would get that or something similar that suits the UK. It's interesting as I'm just getting into grasses. My friend has them in her garden and they look really good. I didn't take much interest in the 'grasses' area of W...
by kitty58
11 Sep 2017, 12:15
Forum: General messages
Topic: Tour of Britain
Replies: 14
Views: 104

Re: Tour of Britain

by kitty58
11 Sep 2017, 07:32
Forum: General messages
Topic: Tour of Britain
Replies: 14
Views: 104

Re: Tour of Britain

You got me thinking and exploring. I'm not good on understanding languages including my own. I see the direct translation of tour in French is tower. Then it can be interpreted in many ways depending on whether the subject is masculine or feminine. I then found this. Word Origin and History for tour...
by kitty58
10 Sep 2017, 07:24
Forum: General messages
Topic: Sunday
Replies: 7
Views: 71

Sunday

Sunny start but it will cloud over. Desperately want my first cuppa but have to wait for 1/2 hr after my tablet for osteoporosis. Going to mums later. Have some clothes from M&S I ordered for her. I don't know what to advise about the badger. It might seem the total opposite thing to do but if you f...
by kitty58
09 Sep 2017, 05:49
Forum: General messages
Topic: Saturday
Replies: 15
Views: 147

Saturday

A bit brighter outside after a miserable day yesterday, The Tour Of Britain cycle race passes near me this morning around 11.00am so I'll go and cheer them on. First, it is Taekwondo then up to Dunelm after the race passes. 
by kitty58
08 Sep 2017, 07:13
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Friday 8th September
Replies: 4
Views: 62

Re: Hello Friday 8th September

That is good news about the MRI scan Ty. In and out in 20 min as well. Rain here and set for the day. The front lawn finally got cut thanks to Dave offering. I was able to tidy up up the back end of the garden. The work/nursery end. Now I need to have a good edit of the shed on a dry day.
by kitty58
06 Sep 2017, 06:09
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Wednesday 6th September
Replies: 4
Views: 50

Re: Hello Wednesday 6th September

I was surprised you didn't do Albi from the other hotel CA. I'm really enjoying following your trip as they are all places I've been to but I was cycling. That was a lovely photo Jane. Cameras on phones can be so good these days. Didn't get the lawn cut yesterday as it rained on and off so that is o...
by kitty58
05 Sep 2017, 06:25
Forum: General messages
Topic: Pictures of Keiths adventure
Replies: 12
Views: 92

Re: Pictures of Keiths adventure

How long did it take to walk out Lynne? Glad they made it to the airport before the visas ran out.
by kitty58
05 Sep 2017, 06:21
Forum: General gardening
Topic: Look familiar?
Replies: 5
Views: 56

Re: Look familiar?

I see it's a seed pod but of what? Is it obvious and I'm not with it?
by kitty58
05 Sep 2017, 06:15
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Monday 4th September
Replies: 7
Views: 82

Re: Hello Monday 4th September

Very fair exchange Jane.
by kitty58
04 Sep 2017, 08:13
Forum: General messages
Topic: Photo comp for September
Replies: 10
Views: 153

Re: Photo comp for September

I'm definitely doing this again and in all my pots. Trailing Begonia. It's bee flowering since spring and still is. There's been no need to dead head and it has coped with extreme heat and wet

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by kitty58
04 Sep 2017, 08:09
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Monday 4th September
Replies: 7
Views: 82

Re: Hello Monday 4th September

Thanks for the update on Keith Lynne though I did read some on the FB thread. Are you staying with the walls of Carcassone CA? I found going around Carcassone a bit claustrophobic as there were so many people. Have woken to a wet misty morning. Very autumnal. Going to mums to take her shopping in Wa...
by kitty58
03 Sep 2017, 07:40
Forum: General messages
Topic: Did you know?
Replies: 1
Views: 34

Re: Did you know?

I look forward to seeing the photos but doubt if I'll be entering a photo 
by kitty58
02 Sep 2017, 05:50
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Friday 1st September
Replies: 11
Views: 107

Re: Hello Friday 1st September

Thank you Jane. I'm not sure I would like the mackerel though I 'm told it is a different fish really fresh
by kitty58
31 Aug 2017, 11:41
Forum: General messages
Topic: Repeat postings - in Facebook!
Replies: 6
Views: 63

Re: Repeat postings - in Facebook!

I expect there may be more to come
by kitty58
31 Aug 2017, 11:24
Forum: General messages
Topic: A few from the weekend - Stourhead and SS Great Britain
Replies: 8
Views: 53

Re: A few from the weekend - Stourhead and SS Great Britain

All good but I think the rudder is fantastic
by kitty58
31 Aug 2017, 07:28
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Thursday 31st August
Replies: 10
Views: 121

Re: Hello Thursday 31st August

I think your niece will be OK. I know there is still a bit more rain to come but that might be counter acted by some of it draining away. The sun has returned and the temperature should rise. I use yesterday to summon up the courage to pull out some drawers and see what was actually in them. You kno...
by kitty58
31 Aug 2017, 07:22
Forum: General messages
Topic: Repeat postings - in Facebook!
Replies: 6
Views: 63

Re: Repeat postings - in Facebook!

Maybe we have collectively infected FB? I think you noticed in one of my replies to you in FB it was happening to me, and still is. I get the usual message "Do you want to leave this page" to find the same message unsent so to be on the safe side I re send it. I don't bother checking now. I just cli...
by kitty58
30 Aug 2017, 01:12
Forum: General messages
Topic: Last trip around Gower
Replies: 6
Views: 65

Re: Last trip around Gower

Thank you for sharing your sad but spectacular trip taffy. Some amazing photos.
by kitty58
28 Aug 2017, 07:03
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello August Bank Holiday Monday
Replies: 8
Views: 87

Re: Hello August Bank Holiday Monday

We just missed clashing CA. You post popped up as I was about to click on new topic. I agree about the new found pleasure in uploading photos to a thread. Going to be hot and sunny here so I'm not likely to be doing much. Not after mid day anyway.
by kitty58
27 Aug 2017, 10:09
Forum: General messages
Topic: August Photo Comp. PEASE Vote
Replies: 3
Views: 31

Re: August Photo Comp. PEASE Vote

Thanks folks.
by kitty58
26 Aug 2017, 07:23
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Saturday 26th August
Replies: 10
Views: 111

Re: Hello Saturday 26th August

Yesterday was really glorious. Today won't be as sunny but still warm. I'll do some work on the allotment this morning and then need to pot on some lavender cuttings this afternoon. I have also cut through various chords. My neighbour was alerted to the last one by one loud word "fork" ;-)
by kitty58
25 Aug 2017, 07:15
Forum: General messages
Topic: Just to let you know
Replies: 4
Views: 48

Re: Just to let you know

I think a break away with friends will be fantastic for you. I promise not to misbehave whilst you are away 
by kitty58
23 Aug 2017, 06:21
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Wednesday 23rd August
Replies: 9
Views: 100

Re: Hello Wednesday 23rd August

Seems to be the pattern overnight rain but dry now. It will remain grey. Checked the potatoes and no blight yet. Tested the Charlottes and they are ready to come up. I'll do that today then there is only Desiree and some Sapiro left. Had a good haul of bean and courgettes yesterday. First, however, ...
by kitty58
22 Aug 2017, 06:31
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Tuesday 22nd August
Replies: 7
Views: 76

Re: Hello Tuesday 22nd August

Woo hooo merged the two topics without messing up. We both posted at exactly the same time 
by kitty58
19 Aug 2017, 06:50
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Saturday 19th August
Replies: 5
Views: 56

Re: Hello Saturday 19th August

Not normal for me. No taekwondo as Mark my instructor is on holiday so I've had a sleep in. Going to mums for lunch then taking her shopping
by kitty58
18 Aug 2017, 11:53
Forum: General gardening
Topic: Japanese Anemone's
Replies: 6
Views: 65

Re: Japanese Anemone's

Hi Gnome. I'm afraid I can't help but wanted to say images 2.jpeg
by kitty58
18 Aug 2017, 07:51
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Friday 18th August
Replies: 9
Views: 155

Re: Friday

The second Friday is really Thursday. Really sorry for messing things up
by kitty58
18 Aug 2017, 07:26
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Friday 18th August
Replies: 9
Views: 155

Re: Friday

Wooo hooo I managed to merge the two Friday topics in the new set up jumpflower.gif edit seem to have merged two Fridays and a Thursday slapforehead.gif
by kitty58
18 Aug 2017, 07:13
Forum: General messages
Topic: Hello Friday 18th August
Replies: 9
Views: 155

Friday

So, so glad things have gone well or Stuart. You are having a stressful time with so many things at the mo Mac. More rain overnight and it looks to be a showery day here. I think like Parlis yesterday, I'm going to be wondering what to do with myself today after Pilates. Guess I'll carry on sorting ...
by kitty58
17 Aug 2017, 12:15
Forum: General messages
Topic: August Photo Competition
Replies: 6
Views: 106

Re: August Photo Competition

Thank you Jane. I am getting there, honestly.
by kitty58
17 Aug 2017, 12:13
Forum: General messages
Topic: August Photo Competition
Replies: 11
Views: 189

Re: August Photo Competition

Better check that out. Thanks Taffy
by kitty58
17 Aug 2017, 07:19
Forum: General messages
Topic: Thursday
Replies: 6
Views: 14

Re: Hello Thursday 17th August

Rain overnight but now clearing. Much the same for me today. Zumba and garden/allotment work.
by kitty58
16 Aug 2017, 11:32
Forum: General messages
Topic: August Photo Competition
Replies: 6
Views: 106

August Photo Competition

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