The Cottage Smallholder


stumbling self sufficiency in a small space

Avatar

Please consider registering
guest

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —




— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

No permission to create posts
sp_Feed Topic RSS sp_TopicIcon
Random pictures
Sat 29-May-10
10:22 pm
Avatar
Toffeeapple
North Bucks

Members

Moderators
Forum Posts: 16220
Member Since:
Tue 22-Sep-09
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

I can't recall where we were talking about the moon earlier so I'll post the one fair picture I got, here, it's not as bad as I thought it was.

Image Enlarger

But it does seem that it was not a full moon as I thought.Roll_Eyes 

 

I was visited by a pretty little moth this week:


 

Image Enlarger

This was not a large specimen but I had never seen it before so I contacted my friend Dean at Dean's Daily Diary and he advised me that it is a Micro moth with the name Small Magpie.  Isn't it pretty?

 

 

I'll try that again!

Sat 29-May-10
10:30 pm
Avatar
Danny
Scarborough, England
Admin
Forum Posts: 5516
Member Since:
Sat 12-Aug-06
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

That is a very pretty moth, TA. I love most of them except for the dull brown ones that fly out when I unfold my sweaters after a summer in storage Angry

How do you know it was not a full moon? It looks pretty full-moonish to me in your photo.

Never knowingly underfed

Sat 29-May-10
10:38 pm
Avatar
danast
Argyll, Scotland

Supreme Being
Members
Forum Posts: 10232
Member Since:
Thu 24-Sep-09
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Image EnlargerDrifts of tulips in the Lost Gardens of Heligan

Old teachers never die, they just lose their class

Sat 29-May-10
10:52 pm
Avatar
Toffeeapple
North Bucks

Members

Moderators
Forum Posts: 16220
Member Since:
Tue 22-Sep-09
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Danny said:

How do you know it was not a full moon? 

If you look at the bottom right hand quarter you'll see a slight flattening, indicating that it is still waxing.

I'll try that again!

Sat 29-May-10
10:54 pm
Avatar
Toffeeapple
North Bucks

Members

Moderators
Forum Posts: 16220
Member Since:
Tue 22-Sep-09
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Oh Danuta, that is a stunning picture, thank you so much for posting it!

I'll try that again!

Sat 29-May-10
10:55 pm
Avatar
Danny
Scarborough, England
Admin
Forum Posts: 5516
Member Since:
Sat 12-Aug-06
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

wow - what a feast of tulips, Danast. I love tulips, I do. Must Google the Lost Gardens - never heard of them but now it/they is/are on my list of places to visit before I die . .

Never knowingly underfed

Sat 29-May-10
10:59 pm
Avatar
danast
Argyll, Scotland

Supreme Being
Members
Forum Posts: 10232
Member Since:
Thu 24-Sep-09
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Full moon was on the 27th of May which was Thursday and I think that was when you took the photo TA, same night we were saying how beautiful it was.  Am I right?

Old teachers never die, they just lose their class

Sat 29-May-10
11:06 pm
Avatar
Toffeeapple
North Bucks

Members

Moderators
Forum Posts: 16220
Member Since:
Tue 22-Sep-09
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Quite right Danuta, I should have said that it was waning.  I get quite confused where the moon is concerned.

I'll try that again!

Sun 30-May-10
12:44 am
Avatar
KateUK
uk

Councillor
Members
Forum Posts: 1829
Member Since:
Tue 22-Sep-09
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

I misread a road sign when I was in-car navigator in Cornwall last year, those tulips are in fact to be found in the "lost cardigans" of Heligan.
 

My sign reading is on a par with my technical proficiency.

Kateuk makes things at http://www.etsy.com/shop/finkstuff and sometimes she does this too http://www54paintings.blogspot.com/ and also this http://finkstuff.weebly.com/

Sun 30-May-10
9:17 am
Avatar
danast
Argyll, Scotland

Supreme Being
Members
Forum Posts: 10232
Member Since:
Thu 24-Sep-09
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Oh I do like that Kate.  Big_Laugh

Old teachers never die, they just lose their class

Sun 30-May-10
9:26 am
Avatar
Toffeeapple
North Bucks

Members

Moderators
Forum Posts: 16220
Member Since:
Tue 22-Sep-09
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

KateUK said:

 "lost cardigans" of Heligan. 

 


Love it!  Big_Laugh

I'll try that again!

Sun 30-May-10
11:30 am
Avatar
Danny
Scarborough, England
Admin
Forum Posts: 5516
Member Since:
Sat 12-Aug-06
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

So that's where they all are! Which way to the Lost Property office in Heligan?

Never knowingly underfed

Tue 1-Jun-10
10:35 am
Avatar
devongarden
Devon, UK

Councillor
Members

New members
Forum Posts: 1294
Member Since:
Thu 7-Jan-10
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

I love the pictures, but the lines of text are too long for the column width and the picture of the small magpie is cut off on the right. The cutoff means the first line of the post ends "pictu".) I notice that another new thread is also too wide for me to read, but the old ones are fine.

Is there a way I can make the forum wider, is it because I missed the software update, is it Firefox on a Mac, or is it just me?  Confused

Tue 1-Jun-10
10:36 am
Avatar
devongarden
Devon, UK

Councillor
Members

New members
Forum Posts: 1294
Member Since:
Thu 7-Jan-10
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

And now I can't even read my own last post. Monster

Tue 1-Jun-10
1:19 pm
Avatar
Toffeeapple
North Bucks

Members

Moderators
Forum Posts: 16220
Member Since:
Tue 22-Sep-09
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

And I can't see Barbara's Avatar.

I'll try that again!

No permission to create posts
Forum Timezone: Europe/London

Most Users Ever Online: 509

Currently Online:
32 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

brightspark: 10485

danast: 10232

Aly: 9421

Sooliz: 7981

Hattie: 6920

Ambersparkle: 6665

JoannaS: 4800

Terrier: 4518

eileen54: 4396

Xahha: 4231

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 9

Members: 15396

Moderators: 2

Admins: 2

Forum Stats:

Groups: 6

Forums: 25

Topics: 2246

Posts: 122520

Newest Members:

SagironxNa, Kevinbiora, Anthonywem, MopinKr, Georgeboolf, Robertsuigh

Moderators: Toffeeapple: 16220, AdminTA: 10

Administrators: fn: 321, Danny: 5516


Copyright © 2006-2012 Cottage Smallholder      Our Privacy Policy      Advertise on Cottage Smallholder