A Winter's Tale

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A Winter's Tale
« on: December 22, 2018, 12:30 »
T'was deep midwinter on the allotment forum, but while all the members were rushing around with their Christmas preparations, something was stirring ....

A strange greenish glow appeared in the distance.  It waxed and waned, but then spread slowly.  'Oh no' whispered New shoot 'it's a.....'

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Re: A Winter's Tale
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2018, 12:56 »
magnetic storm, my mobile won't work and...
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Re: A Winter's Tale
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2018, 13:39 »
actually, do I really care? I'd rather watch the Aurora Borealis because I don't get charged for it unless I ...
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Re: A Winter's Tale
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2018, 13:46 »
mistakenly leave it switched on in my pocket.

The green glow spread even further, and in the centre could be seen....
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Re: A Winter's Tale
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2018, 14:26 »
a giant slug, who just learned that his nemesis has been banned ....

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Re: A Winter's Tale
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2018, 15:18 »
from eating his favourite....

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Re: A Winter's Tale
« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2018, 15:54 »
food of huge juicy slugs.

"At last" thought he.... or rather, he/she, as slugs are neither and both of course .. " All I need now is a lovely damp spot to set up home"

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Re: A Winter's Tale
« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2018, 17:59 »
Harry the hedgehog opened one eye and saw his breakfast, lunch and dinner marching towards his comfy kipping spot...

'Aaaaaaaaaaah' he mumbled, then...

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Re: A Winter's Tale
« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2018, 20:18 »
picked with little appetite at his bowl of vegan soy based slugs, which was all he was allowed under his ASBO.  'What I need is a fairy godmother' he sighed ...


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Re: A Winter's Tale
« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2018, 22:03 »
And as if like magic she appeared with Fairy Plotfather in tow. After reviewing the situation they both said in unison.....
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Re: A Winter's Tale
« Reply #10 on: December 22, 2018, 23:57 »
You know what, we are going to have to stop drinking the beer in those slug traps because .
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Re: A Winter's Tale
« Reply #11 on: December 24, 2018, 09:30 »
'We're sure we just saw a singing parsnip'.

'Don't be daft' muttered Harry.  'No such thing', but as he said this a door creaked open and ...

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Re: A Winter's Tale
« Reply #12 on: December 24, 2018, 11:32 »
...there was an entire choir of singing parsnips, accompanied on the piano by Charlie Bears Parsley.

Harry couldn't quite make out the tune, but it sounded very much like...
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Re: A Winter's Tale
« Reply #13 on: December 24, 2018, 12:51 »
Parsnip wine tastes fine and beats beer all the time, so move it, dig it . Mrs Bouquet



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