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The days are getting shorter!


The days are noticeably getting shorter now :-( On a positive note though it’s cooler in the mornings and I can water the garden without risking scorched foliage.
Weather today Sunrise 07.34 / Sunset 20.29. Sunny (obviously) with current temperature of 34.9 (shade)
The garden centres are filling up with new plants now – We don’t have Autumn in Spain, more of a second Spring. I shall be filling in the gaps soon with plants that will bloom virtually until Christmas. Earlier in the year I planted 2 variegated ‘Umbrella Plants’ (schefflera) which were struggling indoors. The have romped away outside, as do many ‘houseplants’ in our warmer climate.
I have been very good and done all my housework early! I am also painting and spongeing a storage unit (I rescued and recycled) in our ‘Garden Room’. Originally this was our Burmese cats outdoor run – a story for another time as we lost the last 2 a few weeks back. At the moment their loss is a bit to raw to speak about.
I will really try and get some pics on (honest) My Pictures are all on my PC whilst I use my Macbook for internet almost entirely. I can either transfer on a flash pen or get online on the PC (Hmm I think about that)
More later – time for a swim and then lunch.

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Hi Chris, Welcome to GoY.
We haven't needed to water our gardens in Wales this summer. We've had rain every day or part of every day.
Sorry you lost your cats. It's terrible when a pet dies.

3 Sep, 2009


Sounds like a lovely life there good is that to have a second spring?
Sorry to hear about your cats, that is sad.x

3 Sep, 2009


all this swimming you must be super fit
x x x

3 Sep, 2009


How I wish I was 'super fit' ! Think that was poetic license - more splashing around to keep cool :-)

10 Sep, 2009

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