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Football season - 2014

Posted: 23/10/2014 at 22:47

Balotelli.....didn't I say here, the day Liverpool signed him? 

Interestingly, Danny Welbeck was available for the same price (16m) at the same time.

why do bananas spell?

Posted: 23/10/2014 at 20:16

Am I getting slow on the uptake, or is this a very odd thread?  

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 23/10/2014 at 11:24

DD - Seems too early & too warm maybe the problem. Not sure of the expected temperatures where you live. Something around 10c is best for germination, but they do need cold conditions after that to stop them romping away.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 22/10/2014 at 19:54
KEF wrote (see)

Heck David what have you done recently, killed a robin 

 

Must have, KEF.....it's as if they know I hate inefficiency!

All's well anyway, have paid Parcel Force and just received an email from Amazon saying 'We are writing to confirm that we are processing your refund in the amount of £35.60 for your Order ***-***- ***'.

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/10/2014 at 19:43

Remarkable pics, Fidget.....were these taken with your new camera?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 22/10/2014 at 19:39

Now here's another thing: Sent for some photographic equipment from Amazon (Amazon Marketplace, to be exact) costing £90 and although it was shipped from the USA it did state 'free UK delivery'.

Today I received a letter from Parcel Force stating that 'you have been sent a parcel from overseas, delivery of this parcel to you is subject to payment of £35.60 Customs charges raised by Border Force on behalf of HM Revenue & Customs'.

Rapid email to Amazon resulted in the response that the vendor shouldn't charge for anything above the total amount of the order confirmation invoice  and contact them for reimbursement. I did and they immediately apologised saying 'Sorry we shipped your order the wrong method the charges should have been prepaid' and if I would pay the delivery charges to secure my order, they would reimburse me via my Amazon account.

Getting a bit fed up with some deals I have done of late.

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 22/10/2014 at 19:17

Well, as you ask, Yviestevie, I would suggest that you water as most people do with overwintered stuff.....*that is only water on a mild day, then don't water again until the pots are quite dry. The water uptake will not be the same as it would be in the growing season.

Congratulations especially on achieving germination in 12 days, this would indicate that they have been kept at the right temperature.

Keep them as cool as you can hereon, and definitely no coddling.

*Do avoid watering at all during frosty weather, as the roots will be encased in an ice block.

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 22/10/2014 at 17:28

Well done with those SPs, Yviestevie......I'm never quite sure whether or not to respond to messages starting in with a general  'Hi Folks' opener.....I would like to hear other opinions, of course.

Strictly 2014

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 22:20

I knew secks & philth would have to come into it!

Camera Corner

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 10:01

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/62380.jpg?width=265&height=350&mode=max

 I thought this lily was a rather nice colour.

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