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Forum competition January - Dormant

Discussion in 'Forum Competitions and Themes' started by gray1720, Jan 1, 2020.

  1. Dan S

    Dan S Well-Known Member

    The lupins that I grew from seed a few years ago have been dormant for a year.

    [​IMG]lupins by Dan, on Flickr
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  2. Dan S

    Dan S Well-Known Member

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  3. Dan S

    Dan S Well-Known Member

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  4. Dan S

    Dan S Well-Known Member

    And finally my studio which has been dormant over the festive season and is in need of a gentle awakening and a bit of attention paid to it.

    [​IMG]studio by Dan, on Flickr
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  5. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    I always found somewhere for them to drink and bathe was a great pull. Even more than the feeders.
    Too many cats around?
  6. Dan S

    Dan S Well-Known Member

    No cats anywhere to be seen. Next door is full of birds, they have flocks of starlings and sparrows, and we get just the occasional blackbird that has fallen into our garden by mistake. The party is definitely next door!
  7. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Maybe they just need to be away from the fence a bit? It's a puzzle and such a shame they don't come over into your garden.
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  8. Zou

    Zou Well-Known Member

    Is it only me that reads the theme as "doormats"? Maybe I need help...
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  9. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    The brain quicker than the eye.
  10. gray1720

    gray1720 Well-Known Member

    We have a lot of birds dustbathing despite cats - I think it's probably because of the inherited concrete giving them a good field of view. I'm going to have to make sure that I keep some bare soil whatever I do with the place.
    (What's the protocol on commenting on photos in your own competition?, BTW)
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  11. Zou

    Zou Well-Known Member

    You saying I've got a slow eye? Cos the grey stuff ain't fast!
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  12. Zou

    Zou Well-Known Member

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  13. EightBitTony

    EightBitTony Well-Known Member

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  14. Done_rundleCams

    Done_rundleCams AP Forum Ambassador to Canada

    On the verge of becoming dormant

    2). just entered the dormant stage ..


    3) Dormant ... on the verge of being a doormat

    Jan27-12-852pm-AP-IMGP1783 copy.jpg

    4) Dormant and disgusting



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  15. RovingMike

    RovingMike Crucifixion's a doddle...

    Mine were being cleared regularly until a week or so ago, then no birds. I wondered where they had gone. Maybe more people put stuff out after Xmas?
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  16. RovingMike

    RovingMike Crucifixion's a doddle...

  17. RovingMike

    RovingMike Crucifixion's a doddle...

  18. RogerMac

    RogerMac Well-Known Member

    Now dormant (until the next party)
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  19. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Had a walk this morning. Certainly cleared the old sinuses!

    No trollies on the bus please!
    ap trolley at shelter.jpg
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  20. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Yachts at rest

    ap yachts turkana.jpg
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