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Looks Like More Rain Dear

Almost midday again & the rain is still coming down accompanied by a stiffening breeze. Although last weekend was dryish the last 2 days have been wet again and its getting really frustrating now thinking about the jobs I could be doing down the plot, wondering what's in store (or won't be) for 2012. Anyway that's the moaning over with.
 Yesterday I decided to re-cycle and shred all the used Christmas wrapping paper & cardboard. All was going well until 1300 (lucky number 13)? when the shredder didn't like the fact that an unused Christmas cracker exploded as I shredded it, and gave up the ghost. Well you live & learn. By the time I'd finished tearing up the rest of the cardboard & paper I had 3 binbags full of good composting material. I'd salvaged a handful of string, (useful for plant ties later) and the plastic coated bits of wire (regularly found securing presents to cardboard these days) will also come in handy for plant ties.
The bin men came round this morning but didn't say thanks for saving them some effort, expect they were wet & miserable, like the weather?? Poor chaps.

There's always tomorrow!!



  1. Hope you can get to the plot soon. I expect, like us, you've already made plenty of plans and are now desperate to get started on some of them!
    Happy New Year to you!

  2. A happy new year to you too - looking forward to reading more of your informative posts in 2012


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