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Posted: 20/01/2015 at 08:36

Since MD took over I now watch GW on iplayer, watch the opening segment and decide which parts I will concentrate upon, ignoring the rest. 

I do admit to being very old and addled however, so GW and MD must be brilliant.



Posted: 20/01/2015 at 08:30

G.Morning everyone. Frosty here, but we are in a frost pocket anyway so that's not a surprise. Most of village is on hill above me and they very kindly let me have all their minuses.

Venice was wonderful. Everything was perfect.

Garden progress continues. Yesterday good neighbour removed an eleagnus that was growing over my fence into my garden with just the trunk in his. There is nothing of benefit under where it was so will clear it all out and start again with new shrubs. Gradually working round clearing, pruning back , moving around and replanting. Trying to maintain a balance between design and lower maintenance for the future.

Have a good one everyone/


Posted: 19/01/2015 at 21:17

I have voted for Toby B. before as long as Alice Fowler is not part of the package. She's far too young to be able to tell us oldies how to do it!! Carol will suffice.


Posted: 12/01/2015 at 19:42
Agreed Pats. Good on GQT.

Bosch Rotak 36 Lawnmower

Posted: 12/01/2015 at 12:10

Some mowers cut long/wet grass better if pulled backwards.


Posted: 12/01/2015 at 12:08

Well done Verd.. I had a similar experience when I had a 24 hour ticket and the lazy warden failed to read which day it ran out. I still had 23 hours to go when he issued his ticket. He thought it was an hour overdue. I challenged successfully. 

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Posted: 12/01/2015 at 12:02

We are all learning all the time. Even we ol'boys who think we know it all, from experience, sometimes want to try something new, and, in any case many of the old ways are no longer the best . 

late tulips

Posted: 12/01/2015 at 09:26

Any tulip planted now is likely to want to do its stuff. It lives off what is in the bulb and is programmed to reproduce itself. It may even hurry up, lest it misses its chance. nice experiment anyway. Give it a  go and feed it back. We will then award you a doctorate in tulipology, from the university of forkers. 


Posted: 11/01/2015 at 21:41

Thanks again all, I'll do my best...   Still 27 for a few more days.

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Posted: 11/01/2015 at 18:30

good advice, friendship, laughter, commiserations, hugs ... it's all here... where else can we get all that, freely given?

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