Latest posts by KT53

Just need to vent...

Posted: 24/03/2017 at 20:59

The potting shed is the place for non gardening discussion.  Nobody is forced to join in if they don't wish to.

On the original subject, I've had a response from the BBC who said it's the reporter's job to voice concerns raised by others.  I don't doubt that, just the raising of 'concerns' less than 24 hours after the event.  Then, I didn't expect any other response from the BBC.  Just watch 'Newswatch' to see how the producers dismiss any complaints or concerns raised.

Best branch garden saw

Posted: 24/03/2017 at 20:55

The other piece of advice I'd give is to make sure you put the shield back on each time.  Attempting to catch it when you drop it isn't a good idea without it!  Thankfully I had thick gloves on when I did it.

Just need to vent...

Posted: 24/03/2017 at 15:31

I accept that people can change.  What I won't accept is the whitewashing of their life before they became the 'good guy'.  McGuinness has the blood of many innocents on his hands but it seems that doesn't matter!

Just need to vent...

Posted: 24/03/2017 at 11:52

BBC attitudes were highlighted for me the day McGuinness died.  There was absolutely nothing, literally nothing, else on the Breakfast news.  The morning after the attack on Parliament we still had sports news etc  Enough said?

Computer programme

Posted: 24/03/2017 at 08:07

It's a question which has been asked almost as many times as "What can I use to stop cats ******* in my garden", and the answer to both seems to be the same.  There isn't anything out there which actually works.

Just need to vent...

Posted: 23/03/2017 at 22:40

Watching news coverage of the aftermath of the attack on Parliament today, and couldn't believe it when a senior BBC reporter was clearly trying to find fault and apportion blame for what had happened.  Criticism of the police and security agencies being made, long before anybody can know the detail of what actually went on during the attack, and questioning the actions of the security services over the years.

I can only assume that the reporter is more interested in raising their own profile than anything else.

Sorry to 'go off on one'

Florabest strimmer

Posted: 23/03/2017 at 21:48

On that basis, with a 3 year warranty there is really nothing to lose.

Florabest strimmer

Posted: 23/03/2017 at 19:42

Lidl actually have a reputation for good kit at low prices.  I would question the value of a petrol strimmer if it's only going to get a few hours use per year, unless you can service it yourself.

Good Films on TV For When It's Too Wet For Gardening

Posted: 21/03/2017 at 13:34

That must be one of the more modern films shown on daytime telly.  Most seem to be pre-war

Jazz is one of the few genres of music which I really can't get into, the modern / contemporary stuff in particular, so I'll give the film a miss.

Help me choose a rotovator

Posted: 21/03/2017 at 07:50

ian841, as you can do your own servicing it does make a big difference to the overall costs.  Sadly, I am totally mechanically illiterate.

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