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Sharpening Lawnmower Blades

Posted: 29/03/2016 at 09:27

Thank you for your replies and guidance.

I shall seek assistance from those who can perform these services.

Sharpening Lawnmower Blades

Posted: 28/03/2016 at 08:22

Suffolk Punch 43 17” Petrol Lawnmower.

I have done a quick search on here with not a whole lot of results, so can I ask which is the preferred way of sharpening the blades please?

Cuts fine now but I am sure it’d cut better with a new edge on the blades.



Posted: 18/03/2016 at 14:33

Can anything be grafted onto anything?

Just a random thought thrown out to see if anyone has had any weird or unusual success.

Which do you prefer?

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 13:23



Red next to Black will make you stand back

Black next to Yellow will kill a fellow


Just a little natures rhyme I heard on my travels.

Not strictly true I know but worth just not finding out eh!


Which do you prefer?

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 13:14

What about losing the circles and replacing with Triangles?

Another warning shape me thinks.

Which do you prefer?

Posted: 18/03/2016 at 12:45

Probably red circles as these are associated with traffic and other warning signs, stimulating an inherent subliminal awareness of anything in red.

Yellow is for smiley’s.


Posted: 18/03/2016 at 09:48

Nothing to do with compost but Orange Skins.

Ram as many as you can into a large old glass sweet jar or Kilner type jar with ¼ bag of sugar.

Top up with Gin and leave for six months, shaking occasionally.

Strain, decant and serve.

Result. Lovely sweet orange flavored Gin. Mmmmmmm!!!!

What is your weather like?

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 15:03

Serious thunder and lightning.

Very heavy tropical storm.

Been battering down now for over an hour. Temperature dropped from 36C to 24C.

North West Angolan Jungle. Yuk, Yuk, Yuk.

Garden poetry

Posted: 13/03/2016 at 06:49

Silly Sunday Smile


I found a hole

And then a mole

I filled the hole

No more mole

Garden poetry

Posted: 12/03/2016 at 09:55

Seasons. Natures Reflections.

Magnolia blossom on leafless branches, flash beauty upon a backdrop of still frosted, covered and bare, but knowing fingers from the bough.

Winter is ending.

Under the open canopy, and out in the meadows, yellow, blue, cream and white offerings, wave their heads majestically, turgid above a young green swathe, upon which dappled light starts dancing through still almost naked branches of the wood.

Birds abound, dipping, swirling, answering, and calling to young that sing for food.

This is spring.

Now bees and insects still buzz here and dart there. Blossoms gone, their job done, and fruit are born.

Orchard arms bowing low with heavy yields.

And heads sway lazily in the sun, making gold the fields of corn, from above and all around is warm.

Summer is here.

Telltale hues not before seen, is news, that time is turning. Vibrant displays of leaf laden, swollen trees that forest hills now turned a kaleidoscope of shades, and fall.

To the ground, now hidden under a carpet of infinite and exquisite shapes that leaves no space.

Natures blanket is down.

And this is autumn.

Settled and waiting, resting; the charges for the next season sleep. For now their job is done.

Above, the crisp cold air give freshness to the damp past that was, and grasps all in a tight, icy grip. Nothing moves. Frozen and held.

Winter now.

A rustle. Movement.

Above, the light throws its comfort and all about life is stirring.

Blossom struggles; bursting against buds, not yet releasing their hold, for fear that it’s not over, too cold.

And yet Magnolia blooms, pinks, reds and whites scent the air with notice, and the ice melts, a seasons tear.

Winter is ending. Spring is here.

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