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By Janey

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I have to laugh at this woodpigeon that spends a lot of time in our garden….he’s always busy and looks like a bantam waddling around!


Hello hello hello………what’s going on here then?


Shhhhh…WP you’re being watched!


Yes…quiet WP!……….there are eyes watching us……..


Who…what….where??

Behind you!


Well he’s asleep……so it’s not him……


Something strange going on here……….


Can’t be Tin Lizzy she’s dieting after Xmas!……


No….no ….over there!


Ahhhh……now you’re talking!……….need to get back to the station!


Well….don’t know what all the fuss is about………lol

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What a brill blog & photo's really enjoyed it .

20 Jan, 2009

 

Love your photos and Blog.....

20 Jan, 2009

 

Lovely blog, made me smile all the way through. Well done, lovely photos.

20 Jan, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Thats a lovely blog Janey , I can,t believe that you have put Tin Lizzy on a diet , I mean doe,s she look as though she needs to go on one , poor Thin Tin Lizzy feed her up for the winter .
I see your interloper Roly is still with you , she looks as if she has her eye on the birds in you garden , has she had any yet ? she looks very at home !

20 Jan, 2009

 

Thanks for the lovely comments.everyone......

Amy...Roly is a big Tom cat lol.....and..yes...still....here!
I found out his history......he's the big brother to my two from a previous litter!! He had been missing from home for 6mnths.....and wasn't wanted back as he kept going AWOL .......so far he's enjoying his holiday here....lol when I see a red spotted hanky I know he'll be on his way :o)

It was Tin Lizzies decision Amy.....when she looks in the window she sees a fat cat lol........

20 Jan, 2009

 

Wow that sure is a grumpy face Roly,lol,obviously prefers to be in your garden Janey ,blog and pics great.......

20 Jan, 2009

 

Was feeling a bit blue until I saw this. Lightened up my day. Thanks!

20 Jan, 2009

 

Very clever blog cheered me up no end thanks!!

20 Jan, 2009

 

Lovely blog and photos Janey ! Particularly liked first pic of wood pigeon "stepping " out with leg raised.Also robins.Very entertaining ...thanks !

20 Jan, 2009

Sid
Sid
 

Lovely blog, Janey :-) Those wood pigeons are funny to watch... Hope Roly decides to stay....

20 Jan, 2009

 

Aw....thanks everyone...pleased you liked it......think Roly will be staying Lol.....trouble is he eats like a little pig and is costing me a fortune! :o)

20 Jan, 2009

 

LOL

20 Jan, 2009

 

Just the thing ....a cheery blog, as its wet and cold here and I am trying to paint the pergola, smashing pictures as well Janey.

20 Jan, 2009

 

Thanks Dd....paint the pergola??? Ooh you brave thing!

20 Jan, 2009

 

This is fun! Roly's a pretty boy; looks like he isn't suffering for kibble. :-) Is Tin Lizzy in your own garden? I think Roly may be sneaking kibble out of his dish too.

21 Jan, 2009

 

Excellent blog, lovely photo's. Really enjoyed it and yes I laughed too. Great sense of humor!

21 Jan, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Oh Roly .. I do apologise for calling you she .. It,s because you are so pretty you see ........... LOL

They say blood is thicker than water Janey somehow he knew where to come perhaps he puts family first and wants to keep them together , I hope he dosn,t call in the rest of the clan you will be crowded out , he must have spent 6 months tracking you down .
I don,t somehow think he will be in any hurry to leave unless he is a kind of hobo that wanders about in the summer and looks for somewhere warm in the winter :o)

21 Jan, 2009

 

Great blog Janey. It cheered me up too. I love Roly, he looks sooo squishy and cuddly. I think Tin Lizzy might be a tad anorexic Janey.
I tried to comment yesterday but my internet was having hiccups and doing some very strange things. Seems OK this morning.

21 Jan, 2009

 

Thanks, Janey! I enjoyed your blog and photos. :-)

21 Jan, 2009

 

Just seen&read this Janey :) its fab i had2giggle when the WP peeped from behind the Pot & then i saw your Rollys face :)lol More More More loved it &Pics are fab2 :)x

21 Jan, 2009

 

great blog loads of fun

21 Jan, 2009

 

Such lovely comments....thanks so much all !

21 Jan, 2009

 

This wa fun Janey...lol...cute stuff and tin Lizzy too..hahaha....could almost make it into a childrens book would be fun...you are a writer see?

21 Jan, 2009

 

Aw...geez thanks Cj!

21 Jan, 2009

 

I had a good laugh. Poor cat being on a diet LOL!

22 Jan, 2009

 

Many thanks Landscape.......welcome to GoY!

22 Jan, 2009

 

Landscape - Tin Lizzy is not on a diet - Lady Janey is starving her and holding her against her will.

Tin Lizzy - are you here? - come to Shaun - Has that Lady Janey cat napped you? - come here - you won't get fed here you know! - come back to Shaun - here puss puss!

Robin & WP - time to fly away - Rolly the witch's cat will get you - just look at those scary eyes - I have a lovely new bird house, it is much nicer than Ian's old home made box - come and see!

Lady Janey - I want Tin Lizzy back in my Rock and Roll garden now! I suppose you think it is funny cat napping her - well you will be sorry if you don't return her soon! What is the name of the cat that looks like ET ?
Why have you put a plastic Robin in the coal scuttle in the last photo?

22 Jan, 2009

Ams
Ams
 

Great fun Janey, so glad the lovely cat did not disown you since.
Will you be taking part in the 'Big Garden Birdwatch' this weekend.

22 Jan, 2009

 

Ams...will have to look at that on tinternet.......didn't know about it....is it to do with Bill Oddy on the telly?

Sir KK.....I am going to view your bird box and .....by gad....it better be better than Ians....lol All pusscats who are lonely come to me and my garden....and as we haven't seen your garden for such a long time...(more important issues to attend to :o).......) Tin Lizzy will be staying until you have a garden worthy of her. The name of ET cat is Etchat. Plastic Robin has just rolled his eyes....or maybe that was me..........

A little clarification needed here I think....Tin Lizzy is the thin metal one who keeps dieting.....Roly is the big fat Ginger one who ought to.

22 Jan, 2009

 

Tin Lizzy has an eating disorder I do believe...poor stressed out kitty..I think she needs to come here to me...Mary Jane will teach her how to take care of all dogs...Larry will teach her how to eat real good...and Yoda will teach her how to be demanding...she will be fine in say a month or so..a little more weight on and not looking so un-nerved..what on earth goes on there? The birds look to be in charge...I dare say the cats must be in danger....The Birds!...oh dear...Tin Lizzy run...honey..run!!!!

22 Jan, 2009

 

You must make Sir KK get on with his gardening Queen Cattyfinch.........It's alright having days out at Russ Conwy castle........and Llandudno's Great Ormelette....he needs to be working in that garden.....Tin Lizzy is pining to go home....and as yet there is only the Rock and Roll garden with one Rock and no Roly.....so here she must stay....I do keep bringing her in for a dusting down and squirt of WD40!.........

22 Jan, 2009

 

Queen Cat – thank you for your kind offer – Lady Janey’s birds must have terrified Tin Lizzy – once I have released her from captivity and removed the WD40 I think your rehabilitation ideas will be just the ticket. Poor Roly looks as though he needs rescuing as well before he explodes – look how scared he appears – he told me he is enamoured with Tin Lizzy and wants to go back to the Rock and Roly garden.

Lady Janey – Beware mocking the Orme, calling it an ormelette is a most unworthy description for this spectacular piece of Welsh scenery. I understand that where you are in Lincolnshire it is as flat as a pancake.

22 Jan, 2009

 

Ah....tis the little one that is the Ormelette........ very lovely it is too. No need to compare areas Sir KK...each has it's own beauty.....we are situated on the Lincolnshire heights with gentle rolling scenery, big skies, golden cornfields and windmills turning in the soft sun drenched air...mmm.... must put that tourist guidebook down.

22 Jan, 2009

 

Ahem!! Should anyone be interested in my opinion....Tin Lizzy is being poisoned by WD40. Never mind that it is made from a fish oil base...its the other ingredients that are not good for her.....She should be removed from her present surroundings immediately!! Janey, I'm surprised at you feeding her such things. Looking at Roly, I'm now wondering if he is really just a tad chubby or if he is actually swollen up from some other type of dietary faux pas.

23 Jan, 2009

 

Gilli..shhhh..whisper..I gotta plan.....shhhshhh..hey..no more supping sauce right now. Small enough we are ..but not too small for the job...lol...fairy's..we are.lalalala..gonna get Tin Lizzy..take her back to Garden
Friends...la..lalala....hic..oh ..that..sauce.....ummmm..now Gilli..Gilli....you take the front legs...and..yeah you have to walk backwards, Gilli no whining..now I will get the back legs and we will sneak this cat outta here.."geeze Gilli"...you cannot feed the cat while we are doing this.....Roly...Rolll..leee...come on puffy one......

23 Jan, 2009

 

How come I have to walk backwards?....<trip> ...ooops...Cat I can't see where I'm going...walking backwards on top of my snow blindness....<trip>....oooph...ouch....OKAY....that's it! Give me the supping sauce....ummmm.....No more for you....Tin Lizzy is light enough in her emaciated state that you can take her yourself......I'll get Roly......Rrrrrrrrooollllleeeee.....come here squishy one. Okay. I've got him.....Ooooph...I can barely lift him......come on Roly....don't just flop there....urgg....you could at least stand up.....Cat....don't make so much noise.....how did you get the sauce back again.....no singing Cat.....shhhhhhh

23 Jan, 2009

 

Now..now ..Gilli...errrr...Tin Lizzy..is a bit wobbly holding her in the middle on my head this way...ok...umm...foof..there..better now.. swung er round..got er over my shoulder..got Roly then Gilli?...k..run...tis morning light coming....long brick wall here...in the street...k..Gilli..which way to GardeningFriends from here? We go West right? k...say bye bye Tin Lizzy...mer-rower...nice skinny kitty...how's Roly doing Gilli?

23 Jan, 2009

 

That was lovely Janey :o)

23 Jan, 2009

 

hehehehe..she's gonna think lovely when she gets up and finds Tin Lizzy gone...hehehehehe

23 Jan, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Ohh Janey, Roly,s gone , yes GONE didn,t you hear me ! wake up, come on there,s no time for sleeping get your gear on , you must follow the trail before it cools , theres plenty of clues out there , clumps of fur , discarded sauce bottles , wake up NOW !!!

23 Jan, 2009

 

Thank you Hywel....little bit of fun!

23 Jan, 2009

 

Oh Amy..........so pleased to back, I'm getting to be a bit old to be on top of that ladder painting all morning in that draughty old Victorian pile. Heating installed when Albert was a young bloke I bet......now where are my kitties?

Poppy..Tedward...now where are they hiding?.....Whose are these tiny little footprints in the garden? Surely not Trotskys,....mmmm.....cat foot prints...fairy footprints......ROLY!.......TIN LIZZY!....Well WP what's going on here then.....You must help....footprints are on the wall top....howsthat? There's no way Roly could leap up there not without a hot air balloon....lol....and what's all this saucey stuff around...or is it MapleSyrup?... two tiny hankies...one red and white...one stars and stripes.....I have been invaded!!
Help Amy help...........

23 Jan, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Oh Janey . come down from your ivory tower
leave the painting undone .. The cat knappers have been and are on the run . those fiendish fairies have been at work and stolen Roly and Tin Lizzy , all under your nose while you were busy .
Pull yourself together crying wont help .
Think of a plan to make those nasty fairies yelp ............

23 Jan, 2009

 

Well done Janey,stick up for us in Lincs I,m on border with Rutland in the town with ancient charms .

23 Jan, 2009

 

Wonder of wonders.....I have some help at last!........come on Amy and Lin...I have a great plan afoot. I have a notion Roly and TL are flying onwards to Conwy Twitty castle...where Roly has been enticed by the promise of fresh Welsh salmon leaping in the sparkling streams of this mystical land.....and Tin Lizzy by the thought of golden nuggets resting on the bed of said streams gleaming in the early morning light. She is a wily cat and is fond of her slim figure and bits of bling.

Now back to the rescue.........waiting down the bottom of the garden is a huge basket and balloon, big enough for the three of us....with space enough for Amy's Wonderful Woodstove which will provide us with hot air to rise and sail over woods and hills till we reach the mountains of Cambria.

Do you think you can make it here by sunrise? You must bring a goblet of magical water Lin from your most ancient of lakes.

23 Jan, 2009

 

Etchat has been sleeping for 4 days now and hasn't eaten a thing. Queen Cat and Lady Gilli mon Cheri are already on a rescue mission. Lady Janey is in hot pursuit. Are there any other cat loving members out there available to help?

24 Jan, 2009

 

What's happening here?......Amy and Lin are fast asleep...the balloon is falling fast...not enough logs in the woodstove.......Lady Janey in cold pursuit at this rate.......just skimming the Welsh river now and coming down in a field of sheep.......could it be.......yes it is .....Shaun!!! Arrgh I am undone!

24 Jan, 2009

 

Lady Janey - This is your garden in Lincolnshire. You are in Wales. I am in your garden checking up on Etchat. You are in Wales looking at my twin sister Shauna. You have not landed in a field of sheep but white water rapids and you are being swept awayyyyyyyyyyy! Now get off the phone and start swimming!

24 Jan, 2009

 

Ha.....Ha......right on boss........what a nightmare this all is...I'm in the wrong blog....help.......choke....gasp......

25 Jan, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Oh Janey you have picked the wrong weekend to be in trouble , I am being held here with no time to spare , I have thrown you a lifeline ,

Heeeereeee ..grab.... iiiiiiiittttt ..

There are logs stacked up on the bank , the river bank not the money bank that one is empty ...lol... some nasty gov. people have taken that ..
I will catch you up on the trail as soon as I can ............

25 Jan, 2009

 

Ahhhh.....I've got it Amy........thank.....you.....so....much.....this river is freezing......very cold here in Wales and dark......very celtic ...scary......this is white water rafting minus the raft....and what are all these pretty birds swooping and diving.....Swallows in the winter? OH.....NO......Swallow Falls here we come!!!

25 Jan, 2009

 

Ha..ha so do I John.....especially the rather large ones to live in. Welcome to GoY

26 Jan, 2009

Sid
Sid
 

Well, now. This is a bit of a cliff hanger isn't it. Will Janey be rescued from the river? Will Amy ever escape the clutches of the nasty gov people to rendezvous with Janey on the trail? Will Gf ever get back to his Twitty Castle from Lincolnshire? Will Tin Lizzy ever be returned or will she continue in her endeavours to find the bling-y stuff from the Welsh river beds? Will Roly ever get enough to eat?

The next installment soon please!

26 Jan, 2009

 

Oh Amy I hope you're not locked in the bank vault...yikes along with all the gold bullion and not a chance to spend any! :o(

26 Jan, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Janey ,Hang on to that rope .. don,t let go .
I know where those nasty fairies are going with Roly and Tin lizzy , it,s not Conwy Twitty thats too nice
....There,s a very dark and horrible place near the Swallow Falls called Hells Kitchen , it,s a place of Demons screaming in swirling mists , a huge fearsome hole , only the very brave would dare to enter , are you willing to take the risk ? ...........Da D da Daaaa .......

26 Jan, 2009

 

Oh Amy I fear I have lost my kitties....they are in Gardening friends garden with Shaun and Weeds11 abbeytail...you can see them all there on Weeds11 pics.....Abbeytail is even sticking her tongue out at me!!...............

Woe is me.....I can't hold on much longer.....I don't want to risk Hells Kitchen......but if it means rescuing my kitties I will suffer that Demon chef who swears so bad.........anything for the sake of my babies............I fear I am headed for the black hole.......here goes................

26 Jan, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Janey .. I have been to visit weeds11 and I,m afraid you really do have problems this is going to take some thinking about , I,m going to the land of nod hoping to dream up a solution .............

26 Jan, 2009

 

Ha...ha me too Amy.........nitey nite......X

26 Jan, 2009

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