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Posted 25 November 2012 - 10:11 PM

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Perhaps we should get terrapins, anyone got any sandbags we can use?

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 02:18 AM

oh chris what a mess, it just did,nt stop raining yesterday at all did it :(
mind you its better than getting snow ;)
i have some fish you could make a pond lol :giggle:

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:19 AM

At least you know where NOT to build an outdoor tortoise enclosure now! ;)

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 09:03 AM

That's a bit of a swamp, Chris. Some of the flooding in the U.K has been pretty bad by all accounts. I've been watching it on T.V. Hope it clears up soon.Sounds like wellies are in order! :rofl:
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Posted 26 November 2012 - 10:18 AM

Oh dear Chris, it is a soggy mess. You could have swimming lessons in there.
We seem to have missed most of the heavy rain in Sheffield so far, even if it has rained constantly.....drizzly mostly. :umbrella:
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Posted 26 November 2012 - 09:29 PM

I was a bit anxious while at work today, despite the non stop rain, it doesn't look much worse tonight, :phew: although I didn't see it in daylight. :thinking:

At least you know where NOT to build an outdoor tortoise enclosure now! ;)


Kelly it's in the photo, painted with green wood stain, next to the shed. :blink:

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 09:34 PM

:blink: Uh oh... I never spotted that. Good job the little fellas inside. :phew:

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 10:08 PM

I haven't looked as I would need waders to see it , but I suspect it is dry. :happy2: Rufus' Grandad built it up underneath with hardcore. This isn't the first time we have had flooding in the garden this year and the run stayed dry before. However all that greenery growing around the base of the tort run is creeping buttercup :shocked:

The more the garden floods, the more of it we get. I will be out in the spring trying to blitz it all. :sigh:

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 10:35 PM

Flippers it is then Chris!

We have had lots of local flooding but I am really lucky, I live on a hill. Took me 2.5 hours to get to work (18 miles) the other day.

Paula x

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 05:03 PM

Some parts of the UK have been hit really bad. :(

To think we had a hosepipe ban earlier this year !!!!!

Good luck everybody in sorting your gardens out. We have been lucky on the South East corner :-) :D

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 07:05 PM

We have nothing to complain about really. I have just been watching the news about all these poor people whose homes & possessions are ruined by flooding. it must be terrible. :thinking:




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