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by tigerburnie
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn bits and bobs
Replies: 96
Views: 1098

Re: Autumn bits and bobs

PLUMPUDDING wrote:You take some lovely photos Tiger, what camera do you have?

It's a Canon 1D iv a professional body, this was taken with my wildlife lens which is a 100-400mm lens as I was hoping to see some Salmon jumping the falls.
by tigerburnie
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn bits and bobs
Replies: 96
Views: 1098

Re: Autumn bits and bobs

Had a wander in the sunshine in Aberdeenshire, great autumnal colours
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by tigerburnie
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Cake
Replies: 7
Views: 59

Re: Cake

SWMBO bakes a very nice boiled fruit CAKE and have to say it's a favourite in our house.
by tigerburnie
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Growing places
Topic: Planning for next year
Replies: 11
Views: 230

Re: Planning for next year

I planted watermelon seed last year but nothing grew, so not exactly "having a go", I might try again as I did grow one(just the one) in the 1980's when I lived in Leicestershire.
by tigerburnie
Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Lack of fungal diseases on trees and top fruit
Replies: 12
Views: 137

Re: Lack of fungal diseases on trees and top fruit

That's a fresh one Goeff, before the mantle splits and shrivels into the familiar white bumps, which then dry and fall off.
by tigerburnie
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Lack of fungal diseases on trees and top fruit
Replies: 12
Views: 137

Re: Lack of fungal diseases on trees and top fruit

Our woods and fields are full of fungi at the moment after the first rains in a long time
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Lots of Fly Agaric in the woods.
by tigerburnie
Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn bits and bobs
Replies: 96
Views: 1098

Re: Autumn bits and bobs

Rough old night last night, batten down the hatches.
by tigerburnie
Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Lack of fungal diseases on trees and top fruit
Replies: 12
Views: 137

Re: Lack of fungal diseases on trees and top fruit

I am scab free this year too(though I did spray before the flowers buds opened).
by tigerburnie
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Birds' vision
Replies: 9
Views: 115

Re: Birds' vision

There's a few birds that do the chicken thing, Swifts being one of them
by tigerburnie
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Seeds
Replies: 3
Views: 55

Re: Seeds

I'm actually over at my daughters on Boxing Day, so mine might be a day late this year
by tigerburnie
Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Seeds
Replies: 3
Views: 55

Seeds

For someone who declared he didn't really need any more seeds for next year, I've just had some delivered. The back ground is my Dad used to grow something new each year that he'd not grown before, so I follow this tradition. Some Mammoth trench celery, Mammoth red onion, Mammoth pot leeks and some ...
by tigerburnie
Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: New kids on the block - New birds in the flock
Replies: 17
Views: 177

Re: New kids on the block - New birds in the flock

Not aware that I've eaten duck eggs either, not a huge eater of eggs except in the wife's fine baking.
by tigerburnie
Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: cheese
Replies: 38
Views: 493

Re: cheese

Cheese is nice with a strong peaty single malt whisky of an evening, Black Bomber being a particularly good one with Ardbeg or Laphroaig.
by tigerburnie
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Autumn bits and bobs
Replies: 96
Views: 1098

Re: Autumn bits and bobs

Don't start me on tv chefs, watching it earlier in the week, "what you cooking"...………"Sea trout"...………..and there lies a bright pink ………………….pellet pig of a Rainbow trout. What ever happened to the trade description act? another ones doing "Monkfish" which is actually A...
by tigerburnie
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Scrumping and vandalism.
Replies: 16
Views: 152

Re: Scrumping and vandalism.

Report this to the school as well, they might be able to get to the bottom of it.

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