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  • punkdocpunkdoc Posts: 14,633
    She made it bleed again, so hopefully a new clot will form, and she has covered it with a medicated patch.
    How can you lie there and think of England
    When you don't even know who's in the team

    S.Yorkshire/Derbyshire border
  • 🤞 hope that sorts it @punkdoc

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 23,168
    Did the dentist do anything about it @punkdoc? Ouch, expect you will be on soup and purées for a few days.

    @AnnaB said "The last of the leaves have been stripped from the trees". Is the UK now leafless? There are still lots of leaves in France. Autumn colours only just starting, but there are a lot of oaks in Dordogne and they are always late.

    Dordogne and Norfolk. Clay in Dordogne, sandy in Norfolk.
  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 23,168
    Oh, punkdoc popped in while I was typing.

    @didyw, did you mean @Ergates? I hadn't mentioned Dordogne Damsel.
    Dordogne and Norfolk. Clay in Dordogne, sandy in Norfolk.
  • Still got a lot of trees hanging onto their leaves here, @Busy-Lizzie, although quite a few have shed theirs - 2 of my 3 acers are now devoid of their leaves but the magnolia still has lots of green leaves on it. Next doors ash tree still has plenty of leaves, too, for the moment.
  • A brighter, calmer day here today, with some blue sky and sunshine. I managed to lift my dahlias out of their pots to store over the winter, and cut back the pelargoniums to over winter in the mini greenhouse yesterday. (I took some cuttings as insurance, just in case they don’t survive), but then it dropped colder and windier so called it a day by 2 pm. Good thing I did, because then the rain came.
    I might venture outside shortly to fleece up a few pots before lunch.
    I’m gradually putting the garden to bed for the winter. It’s looking a bit bare in the places I had the pots of dahlias and pelargoniums, and also I’ve moved some plants closer to the house wall to protect them a little from extreme cold, so I’ve bare spaces where they were, too. Oh well, it’ll soon be spring and time to gradually reintroduce plants to their usual spots.  :)
  • tui34tui34 Posts: 3,313
    Afternoon everyone.

    We had a tinkle of rain around 4am this morning.  Nothing to write home about but the nightly temperature has dropped another 2°C to 14°C.  Grey and cool today but not cold yet.

    Horse dung to spread today.  A trailer load, wheelbarrow by wheelbarrow.  Hard work but it feels like a woodshed full of wood when it's spread!!  Satisfaction guaranteed!

    @punkdoc Glad the dentist took you again.  Keep warm.

    I hope you all have a pleasant afternoon and the rain doesn't do too much damage in your area.

    A good hoeing is worth two waterings.

  • Nanny BeachNanny Beach Posts: 8,669
    Punkdoc,ha, told you....dry socket! I've had 2. Second one, she packed with ribbon gauze and clover. for those unaware, when you have an extraction,if you don't bleed, like me..... the bone and nerves are exposed.
  • didywdidyw Posts: 3,366
    Oops - yes, I did mean @Ergates!

    Back from the concert - such a beautiful singer.  And she was singing in a sleeveless black dress whilst the rest of us were huddled in our coats!  She is Italian and has sung in Italy too but now settled here.  We are lucky to have her - Claudia di Simone.
    Gardening in East Suffolk on dry sandy soil.
  • ErgatesErgates Posts: 2,640
    Poor Punkdoc. Dry sockets are excruciatingly painful. Was there any hint that the blood clot had failed to form, or had got dislodged? Hopefully once the bone is covered by another clot and gauze, the pain will start to go quickly. So sorry you had that happen.
    Rained last night, but a beautiful sunny morning and quite warm. Had a couple of hours walk, and got home before it clouded over. Will be spending the afternoon helping OH put blinds up, and doing some painting. The ground is very soggy outside.
    Managed to remove a slug that had made its way into the hall!  Saw it a week ago at the top of the door, but when I went to remove it, it had gone into hiding. Caught it when it broke cover last night, sneaking along the floor. Looks like a leopard variety, so it’s been sent out to the garden.
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