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David K


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Posted: 07/02/2014 at 20:27

Smashing pic, David.......so nice to see amongst all the gloom.

Camera Corner

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 18:24

Thanks, Dove....that looks delish!

Of course I wouldn't engage anyone wiithout 'Gas Safe' credentials and TBH his work was safe....but oh dear, what happened to common sense?

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Posted: 07/02/2014 at 16:18

I'm aware this isn't a chat thread, but feel I must update you on the boiler saga....I'll try to keep it as brief as I can.

I should say here that whilst not being a 'boiler engineer', I do quite a lot of DIY and have a fair idea of plumbing, electricity (and a modicum of common sense) etc and how they work.

Having listened to the 'engineers' explanation of why the parts he ordered didn't fit, I noticed that a steel plate at the base of the boiler wasn't fitted as I would have thought (upside down to be precise) and if he reversed it I could imagine things (screw holes etc) would be  where they should be.

To cut a long story short, I have a fully functioning central heating system again.

 Sheeeesh!!!!

 

 

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Posted: 07/02/2014 at 13:16
Fairygirl wrote (see)

I thought you were suggesting I have a cold shower to calm  myself down David ! 

 

Come to DK Towers for a cold shower....the bluddy boiler engineer has just told me that 'they've sent the wrong parts' and he will have to re-order  and the job will not be done until sometime next week.   

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Posted: 07/02/2014 at 11:49

Encouraging to see those, Fairygirl.

Posted a pic watering my runner beans last summer, but the text seems to have disappeared in transit....just wanted to post something cheerful from last year's beautiful summer.

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Posted: 07/02/2014 at 11:36

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/Runners2_zpse3d4e60d.jpg

 

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Posted: 07/02/2014 at 10:59
Fairygirl wrote (see)

Hope it's all going well David. It's a bit of an upheaval at the best of times, but worse when you've had the flooding with it. 

Glad the eyes are fine 

 

Bless you, Fairygirl.....all I need to do is to watch the news to know how lucky I am.

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Posted: 07/02/2014 at 10:51

Thanks, KEF......boiler being replaced at the moment....not sure if I've posted this before, but as you like lillies, I'll post it anyway.

 

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/lily1_zpsd82abb44.jpg

 Btw, follow-up visit to the eye surgeon last Monday.....all gone well, next appointment in a year's time.

 

 

Gardener come.....

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 10:13

Unskilled labourer's assistant...used to be a used car salesman.

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Posted: 06/02/2014 at 11:33

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/002_zps3b3cae4d.jpg

 

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/001_zpsd6872cf6.jpg

 

Freesias......smelling nearly as good as sweet peas.

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