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RIP Rick Parfitt

Posted: 26/12/2016 at 12:31

I love Quo, but really don't think Rick Parfitt is on a par with George Michael as far as the range of music is concerned.  Rick certainly lasted longer than GM although it could be suggested that the excesses in both lifestyles mirrored each other.

programmes to watch

Posted: 25/12/2016 at 10:10
aym280 says:

Clarice: It went very quickly. It's the first time I went to that area of the hospital and I was amazed at the number of people working there, all sitting in front of a huge monitor 21" more likely and using their scanner. I could do a job like that. 

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 I don't think you meant it that way but that could be read as suggesting that they have an easy job which anybody can do.  Radiology is a highly skilled profession.


Posted: 25/12/2016 at 10:05

When I was at school we used to sing "Hark the hairy angels sing"  It was an all boys school and we didn't enjoy assembly!

RIP Rick Parfitt

Posted: 24/12/2016 at 20:37

As he acknowledged, he'd given his body a hammering over the years.  Sad though that this happens after he slowed down.  Always loved 'Quo'.

Shrub flowering at the wrong time. Why?

Posted: 23/12/2016 at 14:03

Yes.  The current weather patterns with warmer temperatures have confused many plants over the past several years.

How far back should i prune my apple tree?

Posted: 22/12/2016 at 20:32

As pansyface says, cut out any dead or crossing wood, with particular attention for any branches rubbing against each other.  That's the quickest way to get disease into the tree.

days getting longer

Posted: 22/12/2016 at 12:12
B3 says:


Your glass appears to be half empty with a hole in the bottom

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 Not me guv'nor.  I can't even find the glass.

Can anyone remember..?

Posted: 22/12/2016 at 12:09

I've just had a quick check on the spines and front covers of copies for 2014 through to the current one and can't see anything.  I'm afraid you will just have to sit down with a cuppa and go through them all!

days getting longer

Posted: 22/12/2016 at 08:23

It also means that we're only 6 months away from the days getting shorter again

Happy Christmas

days getting longer

Posted: 21/12/2016 at 22:48

A bit more than a second a day.  On that basis we'd only get about 3 minutes per day extra daylight by mid summer.

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