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by Margaid
Fri Apr 03, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 243
Views: 2506

Re: Coronavirus

I am able to pretty well stay at home. just go shopping once a week locally where people are behaving sensibly (or they were the last time I went out). My heart goes out to all the people trying to keep things running, whoever they may be and in whatever job they who encounter such disgusting idiots...
by Margaid
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 243
Views: 2506

Re: Coronavirus

Words fail me!!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-m ... r-52152268 Coronavirus scam: Thieves raid elderly woman's Oldham home
by Margaid
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 243
Views: 2506

Re: Coronavirus

Both "thank yous" are lovely. Forgot to clap last night :(
by Margaid
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Reasons to be cheerful
Replies: 58
Views: 593

Re: Reasons to be cheerful

Any room for me :-)99 ? I'm panicking ... (well not really :lol:)
by Margaid
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Ospreys 2020
Replies: 24
Views: 263

Re: Ospreys 2020

Wind direction has been against them but it's changing through today to a more favourable direction at the weekend. Fingers crossed!
by Margaid
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: The Potting Shed
Replies: 11
Views: 155

Re: The Potting Shed

There is an alternative of three pots that take three tubers each, and they do a (fairly expensive pack) of 9 tubers - 3 each of 3 varieties, The triple pots were out of stock, I've just had an email notification that they are back in stock but the website is closed until 8am tomorrow. The pot was i...
by Margaid
Thu Apr 02, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: The Potting Shed
Replies: 11
Views: 155

Re: The Potting Shed

I've checked my shed this morning and I have several small (about 5") diameter pots so all I need now are pelleted carrot seeds! I also have some 10 " pots for the potatoes if I can get some seed potatoes. Or there is this. Plastic carriers are in short supply now we all use our own bags. https://ww...
by Margaid
Wed Apr 01, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: The Potting Shed
Replies: 11
Views: 155

Re: The Potting Shed

This one is interesting too. I didn't know that crushing the foliage when you lift carrots attracts carrot fly which will go straight into the hole you've just left. 31 carrots from a 10 inch pot and he recommends taking them all - I'll have to use smaller diameter deep pots! https://www.youtube.com...
by Margaid
Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Reasons to be cheerful
Replies: 58
Views: 593

Re: Reasons to be cheerful

That's what life is all about, the seemingly random connection between people. What a lovely story and I bet you love driving the combine ...
by Margaid
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 243
Views: 2506

Re: Coronavirus

Did you know that Michael Rosen has just come out of intensive care having hopefully got over the worst of coronavirus? This is the poem he wrote a few years ago to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the NHS. https://www.theguardian.com/society/2008/dec/04/nhs-health Very simple yet moving. It needs...

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