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flower spikes are massive this year,



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Beautiful photo.
The fencing behind shows off the colours even better. :o)

3 Dec, 2008

 

Thanks TT, it is one of the high lights of my garden at the moment, and next will proberly be the Witch Hazel,

3 Dec, 2008

 

nice photo love your puple trellis behind....

3 Dec, 2008

 

Hi Majeekahead,

This M 'Lionel Fortesue' must have some lomarifolia or media in it.
I am unfamiliar with this one, but so many new hybrids have come along.

In your profile you mention the word "chuffed." That too I am umfamiliar with. I also understand your work profile.

Having to deal with a boyfriend and a monkey must take a lot out of you. Is it a chimpanzee? How do people react to your monkey? I once had a client and he had rats. They always rode on his shoulder. Many people had a problem with that. Actually they were very good little pets.

9 Dec, 2008

 

Hi holly, the trellis is brown and the fence is green, not sure i am brave enough for purple, - maybe just the picture colour? LOL Oh Skyline, bless ya, 'chuffed' means very happy with, and as for the monkey, - well the boyfriend, was some sort of lazy, messy, grumpy baboon actually, that farted a lot and scratched his privates, lol - and he is now 'ex', as for the monkey mentioned, well reffering to my 3 1/3 year old little girl, she does take after her father in some ways, but luckly has her mothers traits in most! - but yes manages to keep me busy most of the time, i think a real monkey would be far easier to look after! lol

9 Dec, 2008

 

OOPS, I just learned not to check a photo while leaving a comment. Somehow it disappears on the return.

The word chuffed or chuffles? What is the origin of it CH -- chuckles.

As to your other comment -- I understand. Men can be that way sometimes. Never me! I cut my claws every month and do trim the whiskers. Lydia, my employer still chides me on much. So I gather I have a way to go. She did give me a haircut a few months ago. Can't even remember what the occasion was.

I checked on your picture of her. Two very beautiful gals.

10 Dec, 2008

 

lol no 'chuffed' short for 'chuffed to bits' which is an expression over here that means, really happy with - suprised you have'nt herd that one before. and to be honest, Brookes dad and i actually get on ok now that we don't live together, dispite his anoying ways as a boyfriend, i have to admit he is a good dad to Brooke, and at the end of day that's the most important thing, so thankfully we are able to work together as her parents insuring that she has a stable upbringing, which i am 'chuffed' with lol

10 Dec, 2008



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