Yewbarrow

  • Yewbarrow posted a new activity comment 3 hours, 14 minutes ago

    understand that a reaction is a good confirmation that it is working, would still go for it even with side effects
    • evening folks, haven’t been on here much lately, computer moved into bedroom from hall, haven’t got used to it “not being there” if you know what I mean, weather not as good today, few showers and a bit chilly, big shop today, supermarket not too busy which is how I like it, have seed trays ready for some more planting in the next few days, hope…[Read more]

    • Hope you are soon recovered and back home

    • Yewbarrow posted an update 4 days, 9 hours ago

      more all, another beautiful day here – the moon last night looked enormous, fantastic – just planted tomato seeds in proagator and shuffled a few more seed packets, although there was quite a heavy frost this morning do feel spring is springing – another load of geese flew north west yesterday – enjoy your day, no rugby today as France has players…[Read more]

    • Yewbarrow posted a new activity comment 4 days, 9 hours ago

      thanks for the spelling Anne – don’t seem to do as well with it as I used to, perhaps I don’t have enough practice – ha ha – no reports to write anymore or grant applications – don’t miss them
      • Yewbarrow posted a new activity comment 5 days, 8 hours ago

        all done for now Anne – hall done, just the sitting room now but need the fireplace changing – its a rather awful looking tiled one, defo from the 60’s so get that one…

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          • Hi Jenny … that’s brill :good: You are getting on superbly :good: Know what you mean about anaglypta [I looked it up ;-) ;-) ] Have a super weekend. :good: :-) :rose:
              • thanks for the spelling Anne – don’t seem to do as well with it as I used to, perhaps I don’t have enough practice – ha ha – no reports to write anymore or grant applications – don’t miss them
                • :lol: Know what you mean Jenny … I’m the same! Wouldn’t want to teach in school these days, not with all the proscriptive syllabus requirements!! It’s hard enough finding my way around a computer!!! :lol: It’s sunny here now and I did what I needed to in the garden :good: Have a nice afternoon :love: :rose:
              • Yewbarrow posted a new activity comment 1 week ago

                boiler room just the place for a queen wasp to hibernate away from the cold me thinks Cilla – they like the tops of curtains too where they are squeezed and scrunched up…

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                • Yewbarrow posted a new activity comment 1 week ago

                  bet there are loads of peeps “doing” home schooling around you and using all the juice so it is not as strong a signal – not sure if that is what happens but it feels like it
                    • gertie replied 1 week ago
                      Ah yes, of course Jenny :good: It will be interesting to see if it’s the same after March 8th. :good: HALA hope the home decorating is going well :rose:
                        • all done for now Anne – hall done, just the sitting room now but need the fireplace changing – its a rather awful looking tiled one, defo from the 60’s so get that one…

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                            • Hi Jenny … that’s brill :good: You are getting on superbly :good: Know what you mean about anaglypta [I looked it up ;-) ;-) ] Have a super weekend. :good: :-) :rose:
                                • thanks for the spelling Anne – don’t seem to do as well with it as I used to, perhaps I don’t have enough practice – ha ha – no reports to write anymore or grant applications – don’t miss them
                                  • :lol: Know what you mean Jenny … I’m the same! Wouldn’t want to teach in school these days, not with all the proscriptive syllabus requirements!! It’s hard enough finding my way around a computer!!! :lol: It’s sunny here now and I did what I needed to in the garden :good: Have a nice afternoon :love: :rose:
                            • Yewbarrow posted an update 1 week ago

                              afternon from a sunny but breezy south lakes, thinking of a bit more weeding in a bit, make the most of it, decided pond has got to be emptied, cannot get the flipping awful grass type weed out so will see what I can do with an empty pond and start again if necessary, always wanted a garden pond but small children got in the way so to speak, so am…[Read more]

                              • Sounds like a big job, Jenny. We had to fill our pond in when we moved here. Our dog, Jake, would sit on the edge and bark at any slightest ripple…it drove us (and…

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                              • Yewbarrow posted a new activity comment 1 week, 2 days ago

                                heard from my sister in Essex that she had the opposite weather to us, and she couldn’t get outside to the garden yesterday glad you have a better day today
                                  • Hi Jenny. Yes, it was a bit out of the blue – nothing mentioned in the forecast :-( Lovely today tho’ :-)
                                  • Yewbarrow posted an update 1 week, 2 days ago

                                    afternoon everyone, yesterday turned into a lovely, lovely afternoon, bit of weeding in the garden – first gardening this year, very enjoyable too, today wet and windy again so stuck indoors, decorator cracking on with hall but it limits what a body can do indoors, never mind, have a good book to read, might do a bit of ironing and listen to the…[Read more]

                                    • Ah, at last … having difficulties getting on, on & off!
                                      Hallo Jenny…thinking of you reading as i potter about, and thinking too, that I might join you ;-) Hope the decorating is moving apace. HANA&E :rose: :rose:
                                    • Yewbarrow posted a new activity comment 1 week, 3 days ago

                                      lovely flowers Anne – have a few in this garden, love them and plan to get more once I have got the garden sorted – – – if I ever do ha ha!
                                      • Yewbarrow posted an update 1 week, 3 days ago

                                        morning folks, damp old day here, no gardening me thinks, decorator working away in hall, just going to potter today, really want to get planting some seeds but keep looking at my planting records (yes I have kept them for years – 2014 is the first one I did) and realise I must just wait a little bit longer – I’ll just have to shuffle the seed…[Read more]

                                      • Yewbarrow posted a new activity comment 1 week, 4 days ago

                                        that little lot should sort any aphid infestaton Jenn when spring gets going
                                        • Yewbarrow posted an update 1 week, 4 days ago

                                          evening folks, not a bad day today a lot milder and dry (earlier on – raining now) hall emptied of everything apart from sideboard which is too long to put anywhere else so decorator can get started in the morning hope your day has been good, wonder what we will be allowed to get up to from tomorrow’s talk to the nation – we will see – take care…[Read more]

                                        • Yewbarrow posted an update 2 weeks, 1 day ago

                                          afternoon folks, bit of sunshine here which is nice – lot of rain over night, quick trip to homebase for few bits and pieces, shelf brackets and not a lot else, called at daughters with some surplus eggs and shouted hello from the pavement – such joy but lovely to see her even if we shouldn’t – do wonder if after we are allowed to mix will there…[Read more]

                                          • Hi Jenny … don’t think you ever forget lovely people, especially when you re-see them :lol: :dance: Have a super afternoon :rose:
                                          • Yewbarrow posted a new activity comment 2 weeks, 2 days ago

                                            grat about your covid jab NT – I got the letter but waited for GP to phone and it was only a few days after the letter before I got an appointment, daughter has had her…

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                                            • Yewbarrow posted a new activity comment 2 weeks, 2 days ago

                                              also been thinking about propagator too Lynn, don’t have the best place for it at this house but will manage to get some seeds started before too long
                                              • Yewbarrow posted an update 2 weeks, 2 days ago

                                                morning clickers, dry at the moment after lots of rain overnight – much milder today, car temp said 9c which is heck of a lot warmer, greenhouse washed and pristine (almost) bit of sorting out today in hall as decorator can come on Monday to decorate the hall for us, earlier than originally planned as he has a cancellation – happy for him to work…[Read more]

                                              • Yewbarrow posted a new activity comment 2 weeks, 2 days ago

                                                9c today NT – now that is almost tropical – ha ha!
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