Thursday, July 02, 2009

Update


One of the things I've been up to is spending, spending, spending! Not on clothes, socialising*, food or Car (even though it needs it), but at that institute of Smug Marriedness: The Garden Centre.
Not a weekend (nor even a weekday in some weeks) has gone by without a purchase or twelve at these hallowed hubs of horticultural heaven.
Accordingly, my bank balance has gone from a healthily glowing black - somewhat like the eyes of a feeding vampire - to nearing the deranged red hate of those of a freshly castrated demon.


Immolation DeVize's scarily accurate Counselor Troi eyeing up Picard's jugular
(boobs and hairpiece not his own)


I think it'll be worth it though. Just look at these before and after photos:

Before (from 02/05/09)





After (from 29/06/09)








I'll put some more up at the end of summer once everything's become established and filled out.

Anyway, there was a little something to be going along with. I'll try and post again soon. I may even have time for a quick skip around the blogs. See you out there!


* skips off *

* CRASH! tinkle *

Bugger.

* resolves never to skip wearing SP's flip flops again and hobbles off nursing a scraped knee *




* This doesn't happen often anyway. SP and I both loathe going out, much preferring an evening in with wine, crap TV** and Moom.
** SP likes the crap TV, such as Police Chase 9, Britain's Got Talent and Ground Force. I prefer more highbrow fare such as Being Human, Ugly Betty and Grey's Anatomy.

7 comments:

  1. Very nice job on the garden. Clearly you're an expert at hoeing.

    All your hard work shows beautifully.


    Is that the dog in the 3rd pic from the bottom?

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  2. I really like what you've done with it - that bin in the second to last picture is just wonderful!

    And I second Eroswings' question: is that the mythical Moom?

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  3. Why, thank you, Eros. Very nice of you to comment on my ho-

    Hey! Wait just a second. That wouldn't be a veiled insult, would it?
    Oh, what am I thinking? Of course it's not. You're far too much of a gentleman for that kind of thing. Tim, on the other hand...

    Yes, that is indeed the mythical Moom!

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  4. I'm not much of a horticultural person but that looks really nice!

    So that's what you've been doing. Would you really rather be doing that than blogging?

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  5. Excellent garden . You are the Charlie Dimmock of Norwich!

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  6. No, seriously - I love what you've done with the bin. Are you going to get more?

    Your garden must be the talk of the town.

    Notice I said town there, not city.

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  7. That is a super number one sexy smug married garden!

    Me likes! Glad things are still going well with SP!

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