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Friday, 2 August 2013

Running For The Hills!!!

18.7.2013 (2)

It’s been a funny ol’ week.
At times it seemed that where ever I went, armed with metal implements (forks, dibbers, hoes), the ‘Lightning Gods’ would follow doing their best to frighten the b-jeepers outta this ‘storm woos’.
On other occasions it felt as if ‘them upstairs’ were in cahoots to see who could dump the most amount of water on me in a single hour for a laugh.
On the days that I forgot my iced-flannel the sun came out & did its best to try & melt this Tidy Gardener.
And so to Friday, the end of the working week….I’m dry, still in one piece & have not been zapped by lightening or deafened by the cracks of thunder….’I know’ (said them upstairs)….’let’s scare the living daylights out of her with a snake……mwhahaha!!!!!’
Yes! 30 seconds from the end of my job today and I come across a snake, the first one I have ever seen that’s not been surrounded by glass!
Apparently, despite being at least 20 foot long (ish’) it was ‘just’ a grass snake. I didn’t hang about to discuss.

 
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6 comments:

Linda Claxson said...

A snake is a snake is a snake as far as I'm concerned. King cobra or grass snake they're all the same - I'd have run a mile screaming my head off. One of my biggest fears is to 'happen' across a snake while gardening and if I did I think I'd change my hobby pretty pronto.
Hope you don't find another one!

Tammy said...

Beautiful place to take a bath!! A snake, is a snake, is a snake, just stay away from me!

Cards by Alison said...

Snakes help can't stand them our local churchyard has loads of the critters and these are adders so old yellow belly here stays away don't want to meet them. Loved your blog about your week of gardening and the challenges of coping with the weather, made me smile. Love Alison xx

Casa Mariposa said...

I don't like snakes, either. But you survived with a great story to tell. :o)

Joanne Haines said...

Oh the joys of the British weather. I'm with Tammy and Linda a snake is a snake long, short, green, black I would run a mile.

Beth @ Daylily Soup said...

I prefer the snakes in my life to be surrounded by glass too, Jane! I will hurt myself over a snake sighting. Hope you've recovered. :-)

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