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GARDENING WEAKLY – Part 5

The Last Post I had been instructed by Lo, she is a terrible Goddess to construct a trellis work fence in the front garden but she has exercised her prerogative and changed my mind. Apparently we are now going to have short posts with rope looped in-between. I can make the short posts out of […]

GARDENING WEAKLY – Part 4

A Step in the Right Direction It’s only taken me two years to get round to it but I’ve laid the top step at last [with the help of Tiggz]. This area has been a bit of a trip hazard and quite honestly I don’t know why Lo, she is a terrible Goddess hasn’t insisted […]

GARDENING WEAKLY – Part 3

The Bank Manager Calls *RING RING* “Hello Daddy Papersurfer here.” ……[listens] “Oh hello, Sir.” …………………………………………………………………………………………………..[listens for ages] “I realise Sir that you are not a font of cash.” ……………… “Yes I do know that we’re in a recession. I rather got the impression that perhaps the banks had something to do with it.” ……………..  ………………    […]

GARDENING WEAKLY – Part 2

Did the Earth Move for You? Lo, she is a terrible Goddess has made several trips to various gardening centres last week. This picture shows some of the bags of earth she bought. Of course, in the gardening centres there are always young acolytes (An attractive feature of gardening, I find. Lo,TG Ed) available who […]

GARDENING WEAKLY – Part 1

The Incontinent Gardener The garden is waking up and apparently I have to as well. Lo, she is a terrible Goddess has been very insistent. First on the long list was to get the rill tinkling. I did think of quite an amusing way of achieving this effect but wisely decided to do it properly. […]

THE ART OF PROCRASTINATION

Edit 1 Through the inner eye and macro mind I spied the emerald canopy and wondered what lived beneath. Are there dragons and sprites? Perhaps small villages suffering under the evil hands of a warlord? The wind ……… [no ….. that isn’t working] Edit 2 The Stony Frog tries to attract a mate by donning […]

WANTED – A PRIVET COUNCILLOR

Lo, she is a terrible Goddess has been ‘suggesting’ that the hedges need cutting at the Cliff Top Residence. Unfortunately I’ve been very busy, what with one thing, and another. Her ‘suggestion’ is getting more forceful by the day. I’ve fought back manfully. “But dearest …..” “Don’t ‘dearest’ me – get out there and cut […]

GARDEN UPDATE

Lo, she is a terrible Goddess is in charge of tomatoes …… …… and courgettes. I’ve been put in charge of the sunflower [singular]…. (About 2 feet/60cms tall, poor little wrinkled thing. And then there’s the sunflower. snigger. Lo,TG Ed) and the runner beans [singularly disastrous] …. (The pathos – look, it’s managing to produce […]