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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Rob » Sat Jan 31, 2015 8:24 pm

I'm hoping to find time to sort out restocking out planter at Dusty's marker next week

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby pat.dunham » Sat Jan 31, 2015 8:46 pm

:yes: That would be great Rob, hope the weather holds up for you. Thanks.
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby allherfaces » Sun Feb 01, 2015 3:50 am

Rob wrote:Thanks to Celia T for her kind donation

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby darren2722 » Sun Feb 01, 2015 4:45 am

Cheers Rob. :rose: [8D]
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Rob » Fri Feb 06, 2015 6:21 pm

Thanks to FionaJ for her kind donation to the flower fund.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Rob » Fri Feb 20, 2015 1:17 pm

We've had the planter restocked, please see photos. Daffodils at front yet to flower

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby pat.dunham » Fri Feb 20, 2015 1:58 pm

Thanks Rob, that looks better!
Will there be the normal March 2 flowers,or is the planter instead?
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Rob » Fri Feb 20, 2015 2:08 pm

I'm planning flowers too for March 2nd [:)]
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Cas19 » Sat Feb 21, 2015 7:51 am

Thank you Rob for the update. The daffs will look lovely once they flower.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Cardiff Bluesgirl » Sat Feb 21, 2015 10:19 am

Lovely to see Spring flowers, sad to see that the marker is ,yet again, looking in a bit of a state.
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby darren2722 » Sat Feb 21, 2015 10:53 am

Cheers Rob. Nice photos :yes:
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby allherfaces » Sat Feb 21, 2015 4:05 pm

Very nice. Thank you, Rob. :rose: :rose: :rose:
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby daydreamer » Sat Feb 21, 2015 4:08 pm

Thanks Rob [:)] Can someone remind me what was decided about cleaning of the marker? Didn't we agree to set something up with regards to the upkeep? I remember discussions but can't remember which thread they were on so that I can check.
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Rob » Sun Feb 22, 2015 8:12 am

Carole, and all.

Please see page 27 of this thread

We paid for 26 maintenance visits between 11th August and 1st January at £5 each ,clearing away any dead flowers, pruning and watering plants. The total cost of this was £130.

I'm happy to arrange the same for the next since months if White Garden still offer the service. There's ample money in the flower fund. Please post your thoughts here.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Rob » Sun Feb 22, 2015 8:47 am

Thanks to Cor, Barry, Pat Taylor (and me) for calendar related donation to the flower fund.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Rob » Sun Feb 22, 2015 8:54 am

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We paid for 26 maintenance visits between 11th August and 1st January at £5 each ,clearing away any dead flowers, pruning and watering plants. The total cost of this was £130.



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I don't believe this includes cleaning the marker though.
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Cas19 » Sun Feb 22, 2015 9:17 am

The stone itself is not looking good Rob, maybe the money would be better spent on actually paying someone to clean the marker again. If this is too costly I am willing to contribute to this.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby daydreamer » Sun Feb 22, 2015 10:11 am

I remembered that it was a conversation I had with Simon where cleaning of the stone was mentioned. This is separate to the cleaning up of the flowers etc that White Garden do. This is what Simon has to say after I told him it's looking bad again.

It will be set up after the Winter. I spoke to them and they explained that the particular stone that is used is very prone to this. That is the only stone permissible in the churchyard. It's worse because it's horizontal. It will be set up to happen regularly. I'll take their advice on how often. I need to consider options for it to carry on even when we are no longer here xx
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby pat.dunham » Sun Feb 22, 2015 12:11 pm

Just a few thoughts on this matter.
Surely there are folk who live in a driveable distance who could make a visit to clear-prune and generally tidy.
You would only need about 9 as there are always visits in March/April/Sept (sorry Trek)/ and Xmas.Now make that
8 as I should make more than 1 visit a year, living some 50 miles away.

Set up a diary on here so peeps know when the monthly visits have been made.

Maybe approach the church and see if someone from the choir,could on a weekly basis just water/remove the loose dead flowers.

I am unsure as to what exactly the White Garden does for us, other than the flower arrangements.
I presume ,from what Carole has written, that the marker will be pro cleaned this year. If the monthly visit, by us, includes a simple clean, this should hopefully help the upkeep of it.
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby trek007 » Sun Feb 22, 2015 3:39 pm

Good thoughts from Simon to set up a contract to have the stone cleaned. The surrounding piece of stone gets dirty with green algae when fans put flowers there and other items. Nothing wrong with that but it does make the area look discoloured.

As for White garden I'm not altogether sure what they do for the £5 but whatever it is I think it's probably better than nothing!
When I have visited , the planter has looked worse for wear, and the ivy in it seems to take over the rest of the plants. I think a complete re stock of the planter is required sometimes and not just adding to what is already there.
Throwing away dead flowers is certainly good but plants left by fans at times re flower so it's a case of being selective as to what needs removing.
So on balance it would be okay for White garden to tidy but maybe monitor more closely where possible as to when and what they are doing.
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby IWannaBeABluesSinger » Sun Feb 22, 2015 4:28 pm

pat.dunham wrote:Just a few thoughts on this matter.
Surely there are folk who live in a driveable distance who could make a visit to clear-prune and generally tidy.
You would only need about 9 as there are always visits in March/April/Sept (sorry Trek)/ and Xmas.Now make that
8 as I should make more than 1 visit a year, living some 50 miles away.

Set up a diary on here so peeps know when the monthly visits have been made.

Maybe approach the church and see if someone from the choir,could on a weekly basis just water/remove the loose dead flowers.

I am unsure as to what exactly the White Garden does for us, other than the flower arrangements.
I presume ,from what Carole has written, that the marker will be pro cleaned this year. If the monthly visit, by us, includes a simple clean, this should hopefully help the upkeep of it.


If the stone is that porous I'm afraid well-meaning people could do serious damage over time. If someone consults wth the stonemaker as to the approriate method that might work, as long as visitors are aware of the requirements.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Rob » Sun Feb 22, 2015 5:16 pm

Thanks to Trek for her kind donation

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby daydreamer » Sun Feb 22, 2015 6:34 pm

Simon is going to contact the stonemason tomorrow.
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby allherfaces » Sun Feb 22, 2015 6:41 pm

Thank you Carole and Simon!
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Rob » Sun Feb 22, 2015 10:07 pm

Thanks to Jennifer for her kind donation [:)]

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Rob » Fri Feb 27, 2015 5:45 pm

Flowers from LTD to commemorate Dusty's passing will be placed at her marker on 2nd March.

I hope to be able to post a photograph if i have it by lunchtime on that day but if i have not received it by noon i will not be able to do so until Tuesday night.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby daydreamer » Tue Mar 03, 2015 6:02 pm

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby pat.dunham » Tue Mar 03, 2015 8:22 pm

That is fine by me. I assume that Rob will be able to raid a pot for a contribution from LTD. However please advise if further donations are required ,I'm sure many will be willing to help, I know I will.
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Rob » Tue Mar 03, 2015 8:36 pm

Flower fund is pretty "healthy" at present
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby trek007 » Tue Mar 03, 2015 8:43 pm

Fine by me too.

The surrounding stone is worse than the marker itself mainly because it gets covered in grass when they cut it and also plant material which causes green algae to form.
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Rob » Tue Mar 03, 2015 8:45 pm

Here are the flowers LTD had placed on Dusty's marker yesterday. Sorry i couldn't post the photos until now but i've been away with work.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby pat.dunham » Tue Mar 03, 2015 8:50 pm

Thanks Rob, beautiful as always.

As Trek says the base/surround is very discoloured hope the clean can include the base.
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Lucy » Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:00 pm

Hi Rob
What beautiful flowers. :rose:

it's a shame about the algae. I read the link about the cleaning of the stone. What a shame the church won't alow a different type of stone!

Wish I could be there on Dusty Day to lay flowers myself. Could you tell me the name of the florist you use in Henley . [beg]

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby FionaJ » Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:23 pm

Rob those flowers are stunning....thanks for sorting and for posting pics.
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby donellac » Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:29 pm

Fabulous photos!

Thank you Rob! <3 <3
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Rob » Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:56 pm

Lucy wrote:
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Could you tell me the name of the florist you use in Henley . [beg]

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It's the White Garden

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Cecelia » Tue Mar 03, 2015 10:01 pm

Georgeous Rob. Even go as far as to say incredible! You always do a great job.
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby dig123 » Wed Mar 04, 2015 2:06 am

Beautiful flowers! Lovely colors! As for the stone and marker........I'm no expert but I've had a little experience with stone and granite. Even granite is porous and needs to be sealed at least once a year. Some recommend twice a year. Maybe it could be arranged to give the stone and marker a good cleaning and then seal them. I don't know who would have to give permission to do that. A reason for the algae/mold is not enough sun. Dusty hasn't been gone that long. We want the stone/marker to last a long time. If possible, sealing the stone might be a way to go.
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Lucy » Wed Mar 04, 2015 4:24 am

Thanks Rob for the info... [bow]
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Cas19 » Wed Mar 04, 2015 6:08 am

Gorgeous flowers, thanks to WG , Rob and to all who contribute to thge flower fund.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby darren2722 » Wed Mar 04, 2015 6:49 am

Lovely Photos of wonderful Flowers Rob. :rose: Thanks to everyone who contributed to them being there. :star:
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby dusty nut » Wed Mar 04, 2015 7:32 am

BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS ROB THANK YOU. DUSTY WOULD LOVE ALL THESE BRIGHT COLOURS. :star: :rose: :rose:
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Hampson » Wed Mar 04, 2015 1:30 pm

Thank you Rob, they are lovely.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby trek007 » Wed Mar 04, 2015 5:03 pm

Lovely bright flowers .
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby jennifer49 » Wed Mar 04, 2015 5:30 pm

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Corinna » Wed Mar 04, 2015 7:12 pm

Lovely flower tribut. <3 Thanks Rob!

And yes, it's a shame about the marker. Hope something can be done to keep it in a better condition for a longer time.
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby karen » Thu Mar 05, 2015 9:27 am

Thanks for pics Rob.. [:D]
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Rob » Thu Mar 05, 2015 1:29 pm

Many thanks to Ed James for his kind donation towards making improvments to the marker. On behalf of LTD I have today forwarded it to Simon Bell who is organising the work.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Cardiff Bluesgirl » Sun Mar 22, 2015 2:19 pm

Was reliably informed that the new marker had been put in place, so i eventually found the pic And had a look.
i understand what Simon etc said re the Church and the restrictions but isnt this engraved the wrong way?
i.e its been produced in landscape format and not as before in portrait style.
it looks as if its perched up in the air, or is it just the way its been photographed?
maybe it hasnt been fixed in place yet and that pic is just to show the new stone, does anyone know?
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby pat.dunham » Sun Mar 22, 2015 2:35 pm

It is an optical illusion, that the base on which the original stone was set gives an impression of the new one being
raised. I think when more flowers are placed around it will be OK.
Is it a different type of stone?
(Shame that the dots have been put on again - should be OBE not O.B.E)
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby karen » Sun Mar 22, 2015 2:44 pm

Well it does look to me that the stone has been placed on the original Marker ,unless something else ? and do agree that maybe a mistake re the sizing .. at least being Granite will wear better re the weather.. [:)]
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby trek007 » Sun Mar 22, 2015 3:04 pm

The surrounding green algae makes the stone look rather strange . Tends to make the whole area look rather unkempt. Can't decide what is actually underneath the new stone where the old one used to be.

Is this the finished article ?
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby jennifer49 » Sun Mar 22, 2015 10:03 pm

Well, I have to admit when I first saw this I did cry. Please someone tell me this is temporary, or
there are other refurbishments yet to be carried out.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby IWannaBeABluesSinger » Sun Mar 22, 2015 10:34 pm

It's definately a different size, and the engraving is therefore smaller. If it was a matter of money I wish they would have waited because I would have kicked in what I could to get the same size stone.

I just studied the picture again and I think the new stone is the same size - but they engraved it horizontally instead of vertically. If this is why it looks wrong then they will have to do it over.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby pat.dunham » Sun Mar 22, 2015 11:02 pm

This is the Marker for those who are unfamiliar with it. Pic taken July '13. It is surprising how quickly it had deteriorated in under 2 years.......
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby FionaJ » Sun Mar 22, 2015 11:20 pm

That is a massive change in such a short time.

Thanks for that Pat, it's easier to compare the two now, and I agree with Maggie, it's the same size but they've engraved it wrongly.

How could that have happened? ?
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Lucy » Mon Mar 23, 2015 4:47 am

You can certainly see the difference between them now. What a shame :cry:
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby darren2722 » Mon Mar 23, 2015 7:42 am

Agree with Jennifer, It must just be a temporary measure surely?
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Beautiful soul » Mon Mar 23, 2015 11:11 am

It does look like someone just set it down on top of the old base. The photo of the new one is disappointing, especially with the base not looking it's best. Hopefully, the marker itself will be more durable and easier to clean. Wonder if the base could be cleaned too?
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Hampson » Tue Mar 24, 2015 6:16 am

Cardiff Bluesgirl wrote:Was reliably informed that the new marker had been put in place, so i eventually found the pic And had a look.
i understand what Simon etc said re the Church and the restrictions but isnt this engraved the wrong way?
i.e its been produced in landscape format and not as before in portrait style.
it looks as if its perched up in the air, or is it just the way its been photographed?
maybe it hasnt been fixed in place yet and that pic is just to show the new stone, does anyone know?
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I can't see how they could possibly leave it like that, someone will just pick it up and be off with it. Vandals or drunks or even the dotty old lady that lives in the flats.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby donellac » Tue Mar 24, 2015 7:59 am

Ah no. This is just absolutely disastrous! :no: :no: :no:

It is heart breaking to see. [broken] [broken]

I hope it is quickly rectified :!: :!: :!:
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby daydreamer » Tue Mar 24, 2015 9:34 am

I'm also surprised (and upset) at how the stone looks. Just before I went on holiday, I spoke to Simon and he was in touch with the church about having a granite stone to replace the one that was there, the money was in place and the stone could only be a certain size but I presumed it would be like for like. It was thought granite was a better option as it wouldn't need cleaning. I came home and saw this. I messaged Simon who is now in Germany and he said he was surprised they engraved the stone horizontally. It needs putting right and the base needs cleaning. The base is concrete but I still think it can be cleaned.
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby jennifer49 » Tue Mar 24, 2015 11:21 am

Mr. Tom where are you when you are needed the most? Please do your sister proud and step in
on this one.
If that base is just simple concrete, I wouldn't mind being a scrubber for a day and giving it a scrub down.
Could travel there by train, wouldn't be too difficult.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby pat.dunham » Tue Mar 24, 2015 11:29 am

I am pretty sure the stone is the same size as the old one, just the wrong way round. Stonemasons error ?

Surely the base could be painted with weatherproof paint (grey) that just needs a wash now and again. The problem being that you would only need a small amount,
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby FionaJ » Tue Mar 24, 2015 1:40 pm

jennifer49 wrote:Mr. Tom where are you when you are needed the most? Please do your sister proud and step in
on this one.

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Well said Jennifer! I wonder if he even knows that there's a problem?
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Cardiff Bluesgirl » Tue Mar 24, 2015 3:53 pm

[quote="pat.dunham"]I am pretty sure the stone is the same size as the old one, just the wrong way round. Stonemasons error ?



well thats what i said in the first place when i put the picture on this thread. :roll:
its certainly no optical illusion.
they havent done a very professional job here. Just hope Simon gets them to put it the right way round as i said
portrait style not landscape.
poor Dusty , they cant even get her marker right. [:(]
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby IWannaBeABluesSinger » Tue Mar 24, 2015 7:19 pm

The base needs to be lifted again to bring it above the turf. But it will always sink until some drainage stone is put under it, with the head raised a few inches so the marker will shed water. Sealing it with outdoor brick paint is a good idea, except it's kind of hard to do on the sly, but that would be the most cost effective way.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby dig123 » Tue Mar 24, 2015 7:56 pm

So, I guess the church has some very strict rules about such matters? Sounds like the kind of mischief Dusty would be up for! Maybe consider a "kind" donation to the church.
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby trek007 » Tue Mar 24, 2015 8:50 pm

I'm sure Simon will sort this out when he is back in England.
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby IWannaBeABluesSinger » Sun Mar 29, 2015 1:21 pm

I've found something. It's superhydrophobic coating – a nanoscopic surface layer that repels water. You just spray it on. It also prevents anything from growing on surfaces and it will last 18 months.

The best is Always Dry from a company in Belgium. It dries clear, and costs €39.99 for a 600 ml bottle.

You can see a video and read about it here:

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby allherfaces » Sun Mar 29, 2015 4:16 pm

Good Lord, this is the Dusty FU Factor firing on all pistons! :crazy:

Simon is in Germany in the hospital, recovering from a health scare, and hopefully he will get on this when he gets back.
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Cardiff Bluesgirl » Mon Mar 30, 2015 9:32 am

Sorry to hear that Simon hasnt been well.
i hope hes ok now.
be well Simon.... :rose:
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Rob » Sat Apr 11, 2015 9:01 am

Flowers have been arranged for 16th April. However, it is unlikely that i will be able to post a photograph until the following weekend.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Hampson » Thu Apr 16, 2015 4:07 pm

Thanks Rob, that's great news.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby daydreamer » Fri Apr 17, 2015 7:02 am

Thanks to Michael Davenport for the photo he took yesterday of the flowers at Dusty's stone.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby FionaJ » Fri Apr 17, 2015 9:41 am

Beautiful flowers for a beautiful lady <3 :rose: <3 :rose: <3
Thanks for posting Carole, and thanks for photo Michael [:)]
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby RenegadesEPC » Fri Apr 17, 2015 12:26 pm

Thank you so much, Michael. It means so much to see Dusty's memorial surrounded in beautiful blooms :rose: :rose:
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby trek007 » Fri Apr 17, 2015 3:30 pm

Lovely flowers.

Actually if the original stone surround was cleaned up and sealed to prevent it getting too dirty it is a grass free area for flowers and plants.
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby darren2722 » Fri Apr 17, 2015 3:34 pm

Gorgeous. Thanks Rob, Carole & Michael. :rose:
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Cas19 » Fri Apr 17, 2015 3:41 pm

Lovely to see the flowers placed on Dustys marker for her BD. Thanks Michael for the pic and Carole for posting.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby dusty nut » Fri Apr 17, 2015 4:53 pm

Thanks to Michael for the pic, Carole for her posting and Rob for organising. Beautiful flowers.x
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Rob » Sat Apr 18, 2015 7:29 pm

Thanks to Michael and Carole for the photos. Here are the ones from White Garden

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Hampson » Sun Apr 19, 2015 9:28 am

A big thank you Rob. They look beautiful.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby FionaJ » Sun Apr 19, 2015 10:53 am

Thank you Rob :thumbsup:
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby pat.dunham » Sun Apr 19, 2015 11:04 am

:rose: :star: <3 Lovely shades of pink that Dusty loves. Thanks Rob :yes:
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Cas19 » Sun Apr 19, 2015 2:26 pm

Lovely thank you Rob and White Garden.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Cecelia » Sun Apr 19, 2015 3:55 pm

Hi Rob: Thanks from me too. Everything just looks lovely. Wanted to ask you a question. Usually I send a check to Nancy for Dusty's flower fund. She then gets it to the fund. Now that Nancy is out of commission for a bit, can I send the check to you? If that is a problem, my partner does have pay pal. We could do it that way. Let me know. Thanks. Cecelia
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Rob » Mon Apr 27, 2015 5:50 am

I know Nancy replied to this but it seems to have gone. Cheques tome are fine, as is paypal.Pm or e-mail me foor address if you need it.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Cecelia » Mon Apr 27, 2015 5:08 pm

Yes Rob I will pm you. Thanks
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Postby Rob » Mon Jun 15, 2015 6:56 am

Many thanks to Cecilia for her kind donation to LTD's flower fund

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Postby Rob » Mon Jun 15, 2015 6:58 am

Many thanks also to Darren, Gina Dee and "Soul and Eyeliner" for their kind donation to the flower/marker fund.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby FionaJ » Fri Jul 17, 2015 11:24 pm

Pat and I visited Dusty's Marker yesterday (thanks again to Pat for taking me).

Here are some photo's of the Marker, the flowers we took, and some lovely Dusty pics that Pat brought along.......

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby FionaJ » Fri Jul 17, 2015 11:29 pm

Please note the fantastic photos attached to Dusty's flowers! :pensive:
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby FionaJ » Fri Jul 17, 2015 11:37 pm

A couple of photos taken within St Marys, showing 'The Book of the Departed' which lists Dusty's name....

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Lucy » Sat Jul 18, 2015 7:52 am

Very moving tribute Fiona! :rose: . Would like to make the pilgrimage myself one day!!. Left us way too soon.....
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby karen » Sat Jul 18, 2015 8:13 am

Glad you were able to go to Henley with Pat Fiona , , thanks for the pictures , yes many feelings when there aren't there? :pensive:
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby darren2722 » Sat Jul 18, 2015 4:35 pm

Thanks Fiona & Pat. :bravo: Lovely, Really gorgeous tribute, and thanks for sharing the photos. :thumbsup: Great to see the Marker is looking so good again. :rose:
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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Rob » Sat Jul 18, 2015 4:53 pm

Thanks for the photos and posts everyone.

Our planter has been re-stocked today.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby trek007 » Sat Jul 18, 2015 5:50 pm

All looking good. Thanks Rob
I see the dreaded ivy has gone [;)] :yes:

Nice that you went to Henley Fiona, it's a lovely place to visit. Nice flowers.

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Re: Flowers at Dusty's marker

Postby Rob » Sat Jul 18, 2015 6:45 pm

trek007 wrote:All looking good. Thanks Rob
I see the dreaded ivy has gone [;)] :yes:



Yes Trek, glad you noticed, i specifically requested it's removal [:D]

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