Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

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Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby oldherbaceous » Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:34 am

Since things are ticking on inthe year, I thought, why not......

Looking out of the window this morning, it looks quite magical outside. A sprinkling of snow and everything with a coating of frost... :)
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Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby Shallot Man » Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:59 am

Very heavy frost last night.
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Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby tigerburnie » Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:37 am

We too had a good frost, clear blue sky today with snow forecast for later
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Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby Colin2016 » Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:11 am

My Greenhouse is now the White house.
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Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby Diane » Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:12 pm

Just arctic here.
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Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby robo » Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:11 pm

Overcast ,cold with ice on everything ,rear door on the car stuck solid first thing, frozen tap down the plot half a kettle of boiling water failed to get it running
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Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby Monika » Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:01 pm

It did look pretty this morning with hawfrost on all the vegetation and especially on cobwebs, lit up by bright sunshine. The hard frost should have killed off a few bugs too and broken down the clods of soil on the dug beds.

On something totally different: our grandson had the cancerous tumour removed from his pleura yesterday in a five hour operation and he is bearing up well. Because of all his hiking before the operation, the pre-op team declared him in excellent health, well, except for the cancer .... They found two more iffy bits but are pretty sure they are not cancer cells but scar tissue from his previous collapsed lung operations.
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Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby tigerburnie » Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:11 pm

Hope the Grandson makes a full recovery Monika
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Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby oldherbaceous » Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:44 pm

Dear Monika, that is good news indeed, I wish him all the best for a bright future...he sounds a really positive young man.
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Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby robo » Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:05 pm

I hope he beats it Monika it's bad enough in elderly people but so unfair in young people
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Postby Diane » Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:20 am

He's in the best place and I send him my very best wishes.
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Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby Primrose » Fri Feb 01, 2019 4:40 pm

Good news Monika. i thinks it,s true that people in a fit regularly exercised condition recover better from surgery. Fingers crossed that everything has been discovered and removed and he's soon back to good health.
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Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby Westi » Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:18 pm

The tropical has fell out of the equation for the south of England after last nights weather shenanigans! There must have been a whole 2" of snow on the beach & it didn't get above 2 degrees today. (I know - total catastrophe)! :) Now I am not a hardy weathered soul designed for the cold & certainly not actual real snow. It appears not many Southerners are, even though the majority did not originate from proper tropical climates, they obviously just had too many long holidays abroad I suppose? I would volunteer to be hardened up & see the 'real deal' from you Northerners - but before you all offer I think I shall just crank up the heating for a bit!
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Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby robo » Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:43 pm

Bloody bell westi we go swimming in that type of weather ,tigerburnie will be out fishing in his shorts
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Re: Late Winter Bits and Bobs.

Postby Monika » Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:12 pm

Many thanks for all your good wishes for my grandson - all passed on to him, although he wouldn't know one end of a tomato plant from another, but he does like eating vegetables!
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