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Posted: 20/02/2014 at 07:18

Thank you Mike. Its a shame we're not all in the position to rehome hedgehogs from rescues to provide them with homes and us with slug monitors! 


Posted: 20/02/2014 at 07:15

Wow spam is up to 12 threads now! WE DON'T CARE FOR YOUR NASTY KITCHENS!!


Posted: 20/02/2014 at 07:12


Spammers are busy this morning.  Shame you can't block anyone who posts a link in tbeir first post by default!

Oh well, getting closer to the weekend! 

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Posted: 19/02/2014 at 22:35

Gosh that stuff sounds awful! I'd be scared less I splashed it on my skin 


Posted: 19/02/2014 at 22:29

Partner snoring loudly KEF - should keep me awake to avoid fighting monsters! Amazed you can't hear him to be honest. 

Problem Garden

Posted: 19/02/2014 at 15:57

What about just hiring a mini digger in to take the worst of it off and popping it straight into a skip? Wickes deliver them to your door - show you how to use them, and off you go. They have tiny ones that go through a standard sized door way which are terribly useful (we had one to dig my pond & his shed foundations out).


Posted: 19/02/2014 at 15:53

Dove I was wondering where'd they'd come from! Don't they realise we don't want a grotty cheap kitchen when we have new greenhouses we could be spending out money on?!

Oh I miss the sea side, I could happily spend the day there wandering, resting, watching the water change but my partner doesn't like the seaside (think his parents must have tried to drown him when he was little or something) so when we do go he's itching to leave after ten minutes.

KEF I know exactly what type of place I'd be having if I won the lottery, trouble is I don't play! Plenty of land with sheep grazing, vast outbuildings and orangeries to hide away in, a proper kitchen garden, and a proper stone built house with large windows to let the most of the light in.

I'd also build a small cottage a good three minute walk away for visitors as I find at family events come day three you're all grumpy with each other and come day six as much as you insist we ALL STAY TOGETHER IN THIS ROOM BECAUSE ITS CHRISTMAS AND THAT'S WHAT FAMILIES DO even though all that happens in said room is fighting, *itchy comments, and everyone playing on their electronic devices, so a nice cottage where family stayed when visiting would mean at least we'd all get some respite from each other and could make excuses to disappear off!

Til then if you need a hermit to live by your pond just give me a shout


Posted: 19/02/2014 at 15:29

Well I've only 40 years to go til I retire if my body holds out. Trouble is that if I'm retiring early it means its because I'm too broken to do anything! Oh if only I could wave my magic wand and come up with enough money to live comfortably without working full time - not that I work full time anyway considering how I am once again using an office computer to read this forum!!


Posted: 19/02/2014 at 13:33
Stacey Docherty wrote (see)

Woooooo hoooooo weekend booked


Enjoy!!! And be sure to tell us all about it. I really need to work out holidays this year. The one holiday I was having has been cancelled due to lack of staff in the office (I was the one who booked last) and its a little depressing not having anything to look forward too. Unfortunately my partner doesn't feel the same way as he's off next week!

Design student looking for help!

Posted: 19/02/2014 at 11:26

Alan, if you chaps ever worked as a motor mechanic you would realise that most of those plastic caps are prone to snapping off if used too regularly and are generally just on a short enough link as to keep getting in the way which will not a problem for the majority of my old customers as I'm not sure they even knew how to lift the bonnet much less what was underneath it...


Perhaps you could take on my earlier comment re the "little rubber lid" and pop a suitably sized link on to it to save you loosing it

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