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by ina
Sat Jul 22, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Need a change of lifestyle
Replies: 18
Views: 1561

Re: Need a change of lifestyle

But if there were to be serious mutterings about sending the foreigners back home we would certainly apply for Irish citizenship, I'm definitely not moving back to Blighty. I think I'm more likely to be chucked out of the UK - after all, I can't even get permanent residency here after 20 years in S...
by ina
Sat Jul 22, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Best place to grow tomatoes
Replies: 14
Views: 1386

Re: Best place to grow tomatoes

From my experience they grow best in France... :)
by ina
Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:17 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Someone say something
Replies: 63
Views: 5199

Re: Someone say something

Australians do it in Australia too . I think another fact they'd not considered may be that in large parts of our beautiful country there's very unreliable mobile and internet connection! Now I've not heard from them for a few days, and I've suggested a breakfast meeting in Edinburgh on Saturday......
by ina
Sun Jul 09, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Funny old weather
Replies: 39
Views: 4123

Re: Funny old weather

Raining all day. Typical - there's an aurora alert today. Been in Scotland for 20 years and never managed to see the aurora!
by ina
Sun Jul 09, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 ways to improve my memory - PLEASE
Replies: 36
Views: 11129

Re: 101 ways to improve my memory - PLEASE

Maggie - I have the same suspicions about the low fat diets contributing to dementia in a big way. Remember that really old woman who was on the news not long ago whose diet seemed to consist mainly of eggs? Chock full of cholesterol - seemed to do her no harm.
by ina
Sun Jul 09, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Someone say something
Replies: 63
Views: 5199

Re: Someone say something

Friends of mine are here from Australia just now... Well - arriving tonight in Edinburgh from the Netherlands - going on a 5 day trip across Scotland tomorrow morning (coach tour) - back in Edinburgh Friday night and leaving for England Saturday morning. And they want to meet up with me - how on ear...
by ina
Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:07 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Someone say something
Replies: 63
Views: 5199

Re: Someone say something

The wind has brought my greenhouse down, so that's what I should be doing today. It's still quite windy, though - and I've just not got the up-and-go... :( All my little plants will be squashed, anyway. Oh, no, Ina! That is a nasty setback. Will it be a big job to rebuild it? Do you have plants in ...
by ina
Sat Jul 01, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Someone say something
Replies: 63
Views: 5199

Re: Someone say something

The wind has brought my greenhouse down, so that's what I should be doing today. It's still quite windy, though - and I've just not got the up-and-go... :( All my little plants will be squashed, anyway.
by ina
Wed Jun 21, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Funny old weather
Replies: 39
Views: 4123

Re: Funny old weather

Well done on your new greenhouse Ina, I predict you will wonder how you managed without it soon. Don't forget to water it though :iconbiggrin: Sorry to hear about your loss of water - I would be , er, rather annoyed, too, to put it politely... It's only a 2x2m tomato house, I think they call it. So...
by ina
Wed Jun 21, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Funny old weather
Replies: 39
Views: 4123

Re: Funny old weather

Supposed to get heavy rain today... Fingers crossed!
by ina
Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Funny old weather
Replies: 39
Views: 4123

Re: Funny old weather

Not complaining about lack of rain (yet) - but the heat! Above 25 degree C - that's just not natural... Not for us, anyway, you Southeners. :lol: I managed to get my inherited mini greenhouse up yesterday with the help of a friend (oh what fun, when you have no idea what it is supposed to look like ...
by ina
Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:33 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: G'day.
Replies: 8
Views: 1284

Re: G'day.

Hiya!

My one memory of Queensland is hot, hot, hot...
by ina
Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:30 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Funny old weather
Replies: 39
Views: 4123

Re: Funny old weather

But daily heavy showers... Will it ever dry up again?

(Next thing, I'll be complaining about lack of rain! :) )
by ina
Sat May 27, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Funny old weather
Replies: 39
Views: 4123

Re: Funny old weather

I wouldn't mind a bit of that rain - none forecast for us here in the east, and I can't keep up with watering!
by ina
Sat May 20, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: One Step Closer
Replies: 4
Views: 770

Re: One Step Closer

way too busy and too much time travelling You're a time traveller :shock: Now that's quite a skill, I can only manage travelling to the future .. one day at a time. :lol: Same here. Sounds like you are lucky you can arrange your job situation to your needs and wants... For me, it's - accept any job...

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