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  • Day7

    Handy Hints, #563

    October 4, 2019 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 16 °C

    If you want to give your garden snails a real treat, use an empty dolmades tin as an ashtray.

    Which I have done all week, and wondered why there always seemed to be snails crawling on it. Just realised that they have eaten about 90% of the paper label and glue. Yum! Obviously a delicacy.

    Yesterday we didnt want to drive too much what with today's impending homeward journey, so we went a few miles to the National Trust's Trelissick. And had a pleasant stroll through the woods and along bits of beach. With Pendennis Castle on the skyline.

    Then into Falmouth for lunch and the offer to Bonce of a final beach walk, which he declined on the grounds that he is old, arthritic, had just walked on a beach and when balanced against the probability of CHIPS there was really no contest was there?

    So chips it was!

    Also had disturbing news from ATP (our refurbishing plumber) who had had his van broken into overnight so had to get police crime reference numbers, get the smashed window fixed etc. He was already on a tight schedule to get finished before our return, which now became even tighter. He THINKS we should have a working toilet. Fingers crossed eh, especially as the alternative is legs crossed...😖
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