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Posted: 26/06/2016 at 11:07
fidgetbones says:

No good emailing them to me, I only post the ones it'll let me . I'm sure there is a way to resize on a MacBook, but I can't be bothered.  Can anyone explain why the same camera on the same settings produces such differing file sizes?

It's wet outside, time for coffee and a soak in the bath I think.

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Resizing on Macbook? Simples! Right click on pic in Finder, open in Preview, click on Tools, click on Adjust Size and adjust to required pixels (400 width is a good size), click OK, click File, rename pic and save. New sized pic should then be in your Finder. Then drag and drop into Forum.

Hope that helps!

Independence Day?

Posted: 26/06/2016 at 10:51
Doghouse Riley says:

It amuses me that on a popular political notice board, several "remainers"  were bangin' on last week at the "outers" that in the event of a close win by the remainers, they shouldn't think for one minute there'd be a second referendum. Those same people are now calling for one!

We've so many bad losers amongst some younger people.

I guess they had parents who never said "no" to them. I'm aware of two otherwise sensible people in their twenties and thirties, who voted "remain," as they were worried about roaming charges and the cost of future continental holidays.

Wer'e out and we will never return to any European non-elected organisation that wishes to interfere with every aspect of our lives and expect us to pay through the nose for it.

 The EU now is nothing like the one for which we signed up in 1975.

Already things are returning to normal on the economic front. The EU has got a bloody nose and will have to change its tune.

They want us to go quickly, (that's how shocked they are, it's "dummy out of the pram" time for them) and they don't want other members to realise what an invasive organisation the EU has become and that a major partner in this profligate organisation with two head offices and over 10,000 pen-pushers on more money and lavish expenses than our Prime Minister, has had the courage to say, "enough's enough."


And I didn't once mention immigration, (well not 'til now!)

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Posted: 25/06/2016 at 08:57

Hallo Pondman

I was curious about that too, so had a google and found this, hope it helps.

Independence Day?

Posted: 24/06/2016 at 17:49

This result probably won't affect me, but I agree with the comments from KT53 and Shrinking Violet. Don't panic and wait for the first day's hulabalu to die down a bit. If Brexit, as it seems, forces the powers that be in the EU to start thinking that maybe they've been going about things the wrong way, so much the better.

Dead-Heading Rhodos

Posted: 21/06/2016 at 19:53

Wow, you're garden is beautiful, have really enjoyed the tour around it! (clapping smiley!)

Help Identify this plant please

Posted: 21/06/2016 at 19:38

It looks a lot like a platycodon to me, it will have blue or white ballon-like flowers.

Referendum, Doesn't it make you spit!!

Posted: 18/06/2016 at 08:20

I know it's none of my business, but some of you might like to read this:

Gardening Crafters

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 19:41

Thanks Pat, I've got the Exotic Plants one, the pages are quite thick, so I think I'll have a go with water colours.

Don''t know what time it is in Aussie, but suspect you'll be getting up again soon, hope you slept well and that it's not too cold today.

might be ricinus

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 19:10

Could be, Nut. Ricinus leaves have 8-10 "points".

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Gardening Crafters

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 12:18

Wow, I've just found this thread, what a fabulous lot of creations, unbelievable how creative you all are! (clapping smiley) Am amazed at those of you doing those intricate things while watching TV, how do you keep an eye on both?!!!

I'm not very creative but have done some window painting, would take a photo but sadly most of them have faded from the sun, will have to replace them sometime.

Pat E, you once mentioned the Kew Gardens Colouring Book and I have ordered it from Amazon for something to pass the time next winter. I was wondering what you use to colour them with. Do you use water colour paints, colour pencils or what?

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