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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.

Camera Corner

Posted: 20/10/2014 at 13:02

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/62346.jpg?width=288&height=350&mode=max

 I suppose this may qualify as an autumnal picture.

Wow, what a sunset!

Posted: 20/10/2014 at 09:06

That's really beautiful, Tootles....I'm sure it will get a mark of approval from Lily.  

tools missing in action (MIA)

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 21:44

You'll never believe what I lost behind the tool shed!

Camera Corner

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 21:36
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/Autumn%20Tints/PB070003.jpg


 

LesleyK wrote (see)

I just want to walk through there and kick the leaves David

Along the same road/lane, Lesley.

Strictly 2014

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 21:21

"Surely the BBC wouldn't dare 'cheat', surely, but is very bizarre how the dance of has been lately."

Wouldn't be too sure about that and for what it's worth, I too find something strange about this pattern of 'one good dancer & one dud' occurring so often......I would certainly like to see the number of viewers votes registered for Scott, especially given the shortfall of judges marks.

Tim Wonnacott? This week, next week, it doesn't really matter.

Jake is undoubtedly a talented dancer, but oh dear, finding nice things to say about him doesn't come easy, as I find something of the night about his appearance.

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