In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, carolet
Post by carolet
then. The tree was back indoors for its third yule season. It has
clearly grown during the year, I don't know how many more years it will
be possible to continue using it.
You obviously succeed in keeping yours alive between Christmasses; my
friends with whom I'm staying have tries in the past, but failed. (They
are blind, but mainly I think it's that the only place they can put it
is in a small black yard https://goo.gl/maps/gZC55DniaL22 (behind that
brick wall - can't get Google to look over the wall but you get the
idea), which gets very hot and dry in summer.
I've heard recently of companies that rent out living trees in pots:
deliver just before Christmas, then collect on twelfth night, and look
after the tree in the meantime; some families apparently get the same
tree several years running, but obviously - if they grow - don't always.
I _imagine_ the costs are set to be similar to those for cut trees,
though I wouldn't be surprised if there's a deposit of rather more.
Have anyrats used such a service and care to share, good or bad? (Anyone
know of any company in or near Tyneside doing it? I left it rather too
late to look, especially from a distance [it's not an easy thing to
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"Dook, that was great but I think the line needs
awe. Can you do it again, giving it just a little awe?"
"Sure, George," said Wayne and looking up at the cross said:
"Aw, truly this man is the son of God."
(recounted in Radio Times, 30 March-5 April 2013.)