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Hello Forkers December

Posted: 03/12/2016 at 13:31

About 10 years ago we spent a midsummer holiday on Skye - we had torrential rain and strong winds almost every day - but the day we spent in glorious sunlight at Dunvegan Castle and out on the loch will stay in my memory for ever - it was absolutely beautiful 

Vitopod propagator

Posted: 03/12/2016 at 12:55

I've not got one - I use a simple  'windowsill' heated propagator.  

I think that the difficulty with the bigger ones is that once you've germinated a load of tender plants and pricked them out, you need a heated greenhouse for them to grow on in until the weather is warm enough for them not to need heat - that's why I've not bought a bigger propagator.  

My seedlings have to survive on windowsills and the little cold greenhouse until summer arrives.  

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 03/12/2016 at 12:50
chicky says:

Oooo - missed your birthday Hosta - happy B for yesterday 🎈🎉

sitting having a posh coffee in littlest Chicklets coffee shop - having just had my mane tamed 🦁🦁🦁.  Very nice treat.  Must head home in a minute .....

sitting on my own, so using my demon phone is allowed 🙀.  Might read the headlines before I go 

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 You're obviously an unthinking puppet of the mobile phone companies Chicky    Enjoy your coffee    I had my mane tamed yesterday - at the end of the procedure there was more hair on the floor than there was left on my head 

Climate Change?

Posted: 03/12/2016 at 12:19

Or more coffee Pdoc 

Christmas Hyacinths

Posted: 03/12/2016 at 12:18

I'd get some moss and cover the compost with that - it'll hide the uneven look.  Maybe next year a bigger bowl with more root room?

Mobile Phones.

Posted: 03/12/2016 at 12:14

Stop it Doghouse - you're not going to provoke me.  We disagree and that's all there is to it.  

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Climate Change?

Posted: 03/12/2016 at 12:07

Fission or fusion Pdoc? 

Mobile Phones.

Posted: 03/12/2016 at 12:02

Goodness me - where did that come from?  I thought you'd got the hang of quoting. I'm not going to argue but I'll explain what I meant about 'defrauding' ... you said that you answer emails in your own time, not other people's - to me that implied that many people using their phones during the working day are sending personal emails in their employer's time.

Obviously some people are more adept at using modern technology than others.

I'm perfectly chilled thanks 

Mobile Phones.

Posted: 03/12/2016 at 11:46

LOL !  Of course it's their mission in life - at one stage in his past my son used to sell them - he could tell you a few things about that industry - we all know that's their job, just the same as it's my OH's "mission in life"  to sell more meat and veg at the farm shop and more paintings from his studio and my niece's 'mission in life' to sell more pigs to top class hotels and restaurants.   It's what makes the world go round.  I used to work in marketing (I've had a varied career ) and the world of the mobile phone seller is no different to the world of any other retailer and most organisations - the whole aim is to 'add value' whether we think we want it or not - hence bags full of ready shredded curly kale at the supermarkets which cost more per kilo than the whole leaves.   In my view it is patronising to suggest that a lot of people don't understand that - to suggest that people may be defrauding their employer is, in my view, an insinuation - you say that I am entitled to my view - I'm glad that you agree with me on that point at least.

No one but you is taking anything personally - please don't take umbrage if I disagree with you - I'm sure it's not the first time you've come across someone who has a different view to you.  I'm perfectly happy for you to disagree with me. 

Last edited: 03 December 2016 11:47:46

Hello Forkers December

Posted: 03/12/2016 at 11:08

So glad you're having a really good time Hosta - you both deserve it 

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