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by Shallot Man
Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn Bits and Bobs
Replies: 136
Views: 2811

Re: Autumn Bits and Bobs

robo wrote:I cancelled my PayPal after my daughter had a large amount taken out of her bank account with out ordering anything it not safe

I also had trouble with Paypal. Seem to recall I had to phone a Police Office in London. Seems that is all the deal with.
by Shallot Man
Fri Nov 20, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn Bits and Bobs
Replies: 136
Views: 2811

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vivienz. Re G&T. You must try SIPSMITH Gin. Nectar of the Gods. :wink:
by Shallot Man
Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn Bits and Bobs
Replies: 136
Views: 2811

Re: Autumn Bits and Bobs

Westi. Thank you for that advice.
by Shallot Man
Thu Nov 05, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn Bits and Bobs
Replies: 136
Views: 2811

Re: Autumn Bits and Bobs

Shallotmans shopping learning curve. Further to an earlier email. Caught again. Partial to strawberry jam. Got home and found I had purchased SEEDLESS strawberry jam. Who had the bright idea of removing seeds from jam. The cynic in me says it is to do with the crap left over at the factory. Now app...
by Shallot Man
Thu Nov 05, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn Bits and Bobs
Replies: 136
Views: 2811

Re: Autumn Bits and Bobs

Shallotmans shopping learning curve. Further to an earlier email. Caught again. Partial to strawberry jam. Got home and found I had purchased SEEDLESS strawberry jam. Who had the bright idea of removing seeds from jam. The cynic in me says it is to do with the crap left over at the factory. Now appr...
by Shallot Man
Tue Nov 03, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: National Curry Week
Replies: 8
Views: 191

Re: National Curry Week

Stravaig. Do you deliver in the Basildon Area. :wink: :wink:
by Shallot Man
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Half of allotments held by women.
Replies: 19
Views: 339

Re: Half of allotments held by women.

Remember one lady plot holder saying. Monty Don makes it look much easier. My reply was he has probable two full time gardeners out of camera shot.
by Shallot Man
Sun Oct 25, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn Bits and Bobs
Replies: 136
Views: 2811

Re: Autumn Bits and Bobs

Westi. My late Mums sell by date. Was taste and smell. Worked every time.
by Shallot Man
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn Bits and Bobs
Replies: 136
Views: 2811

Re: Autumn Bits and Bobs

Thank you all for your kind thoughts. I find the hardest bit is the wife of sixty-three years insists we are not married. :( :(
by Shallot Man
Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn Bits and Bobs
Replies: 136
Views: 2811

Re: Autumn Bits and Bobs

As I have mentioned earlier. Memsahib has dementia, so I have been promoted from pushing the supermarket trolley to chief buyer. Best help so far is unit pricing, have found buying the larger size in not always cheaper. Also the Memsahib likes marmalade jam [can't stick the stuff myself] on arriving...
by Shallot Man
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn Bits and Bobs
Replies: 136
Views: 2811

Re: Autumn Bits and Bobs

Still have roses coming into bloom.
by Shallot Man
Sat Oct 10, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn Bits and Bobs
Replies: 136
Views: 2811

Re: Autumn Bits and Bobs

Slight air frost last night.
by Shallot Man
Sun Oct 04, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn Bits and Bobs
Replies: 136
Views: 2811

Re: Autumn Bits and Bobs

OH & Primrose. Thankyou forthose kind words. I might be stubborn, but I signed up for sickness and in health. Though no doubt at my age [87] the time will come. Good gardening to you all in the coming season.
by Shallot Man
Sun Oct 04, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn Bits and Bobs
Replies: 136
Views: 2811

Re: Autumn Bits and Bobs

O how I miss the allotment [wifes dementia] tea & biccy's three times a week. Putting the world to rights. :( :(
by Shallot Man
Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday.
Replies: 8
Views: 259

Re: Happy Birthday.

Me also Robo. What will we ever do without OH. :wink:

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