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by alan refail
Wed Apr 08, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: A Pink Moon
Replies: 2
Views: 42

Re: A Pink Moon

"In many cultures, including Native American tribes, people named the full moons throughout the year as a way to keep track of time. So although April's full moon is known as the Pink Moon, don't expect it to look particularly pink! It's named after pink flowers called wild ground phlox, which ...
by alan refail
Tue Apr 07, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Goosed!
Replies: 14
Views: 190

Re: Goosed!

Well the ducklings have hatched and are now in the brooder with Kaiser, the lonely gosling.

"I told them I was lonely" says Kaiser "so they go and give me eighteen blooming ducklings!"
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by alan refail
Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:41 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Happy Birthday.
Replies: 14
Views: 131

Re: Happy Birthday.

A very happy birthday dear friend.
by alan refail
Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Canine wisdom
Replies: 0
Views: 33

Canine wisdom

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by alan refail
Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Always look on the bright side
Replies: 7
Views: 121

Re: Always look on the bright side

Some of the sixteen new ducklings. A couple more late hatched to go in tomorrow.

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by alan refail
Fri Apr 03, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Always look on the bright side
Replies: 7
Views: 121

Re: Always look on the bright side

A few more ducklings since this morning.
by alan refail
Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Got it licked!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 65

Got it licked!!!

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by alan refail
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Always look on the bright side
Replies: 7
Views: 121

Always look on the bright side

After our bad luck with the geese our spirits are lifted with today's hatch of fifteen lovely yellow Welsh Harlequin ducklings. We are holding off another hatch of goose eggs and the second incubator now has twenty-eight Cream Legbar eggs. Not counting them before their hatched, but we already have ...
by alan refail
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.
Replies: 147
Views: 2937

Re: Very early Spring Bits and Bobs.

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Your tomato seeds are relatively young in that case. They normally remain viable for longer than that.
by alan refail
Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?
Replies: 1219
Views: 165857

Re: Please can we have some more 'funnies'?

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by alan refail
Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Goosed!
Replies: 14
Views: 190

Re: Goosed!

oldherbaceous wrote:Now that is a shame, Alan...


We have already arranged to get another set from a friend down the peninsula and will be starting them in the second incubator as soon as the duck eggs, which are hatching in the next couple of days, are out of there. We shall overcome!
by alan refail
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Bears return to deserted Welsh village during lockdown
Replies: 4
Views: 105

Re: Bears return to deserted Welsh village during lockdown

I mean, the goat invasion of Llandudno was bad enough! https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-wales-52109712/coronavirus-goats-take-over-deserted-llandudno https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/c8115cdbf9e744a148b5aa66e808e29bceea2e0f/314_0_3101_1862/master/3101.jpg?width=620&quality=85&auto=format&f...
by alan refail
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Goosed!
Replies: 14
Views: 190

Re: Goosed!

Sadly, the females have not survived, so poor lad will grow up alone.
by alan refail
Sun Mar 29, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Meanwhile, somewhere near Balmoral............
Replies: 2
Views: 67

Re: Meanwhile, somewhere near Balmoral............

Strict policing in Wordsworth country!

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