Monthly Archives: August 2020

Still a few roses left

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Cyclamen and mealy bugs

This cyclamen has been flowering ever since January. As you can see though, it is now under serious attack from mealy bugs! These must have come from the orchids, which are a magnet for them. I regularly treat the orchids, … Continue reading

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Hosta

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Agenda

Yesterday’s computer was very recent compared with this early form of organiser. Does anyone remember these? It’s a Microwriter Agenda, and the unique feature is that in addition to having the small calculator-layout keyboard it had 5 large keys around … Continue reading

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Those were the days

After 4 days of working to sort out a relatively modern (8 years old) Mac, I decided to get out one of my older computers (more than 10 years old).It fired up immediately without any problems! Out runs Windows XP, … Continue reading

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Fuchsia

Still going strong.

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No harvest today

A wet and windy day, and rather cool as well. Not many tomatoes ripened during the day, but I have a huge backlog, so I can easily manage a day without any more.

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Memory problems

I’ve been investigating a problem on a 9 year old MacBook Pro – it will not start up, but produces a series ion 3 beeps. This is usually said to be a memory problem. I’m still working on this, but … Continue reading

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Cyclamen

There are masses of these small cyclamen in the shady area at the bottom of the garden.

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Rudbeckia

A nice bright spot in the garden.

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