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by Kleftiwallah
Tue Jan 08, 2013 2:44 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Gutter cleaning
Replies: 4
Views: 1225

Re: Gutter cleaning

Excellent hint JohnN. Keep 'em coming.

Cheers, Tony.
by Kleftiwallah
Wed Jan 02, 2013 10:51 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Boiled Eggs
Replies: 19
Views: 5345

Re: Boiled Eggs

For a short while I was Chargehand in 'the egg boiling plant' in a food production factory (for scotch eggs and mini egg bites). we boiled tens of thousands of eggs per day! Enough to fill a double garage at least!


Cheers, Tony.
by Kleftiwallah
Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Auld lang syne
Replies: 7
Views: 1663

Re: Auld lang syne

I don't HATE it but I would prefer "The White Heather Club" on the T.V. with Robbie Hall & Jimmy McGregor, Kenneth McKellar and even "The Muckin' O" Geordie's Byre" sung by Andy Stewart. Compton McCenzie was a star. This is from'the olden days' of course when Mam, Dad, m...
by Kleftiwallah
Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:02 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Auld lang syne
Replies: 7
Views: 1663

Re: Auld lang syne

Auld lang syne = A long time since (we saw each other).

Cheers, Tony.
by Kleftiwallah
Mon Dec 24, 2012 1:49 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Is he here yet ? ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1741

Is he here yet ? ?

http://www.noradsanta.org/

Should keep the little darlings quite for a few minutes.

Cheers, Tony.
by Kleftiwallah
Fri Dec 21, 2012 1:11 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Winter solstice greetings
Replies: 5
Views: 2332

Re: Winter solstice greetings

Have a kool Yule Y'all.

Doing the rounds handing out bottles of home made wine to small engineering setups for doing me 'small jobs' during the year only to find one is closed 'till 2 Jan! The wine is two year Elderberry so a couple of weeks more won't do it any harm.

Cheers, Tony.
by Kleftiwallah
Thu Dec 20, 2012 1:50 pm
Forum: Seasonal tips
Topic: Sulphate of Potash.
Replies: 1
Views: 1991

Sulphate of Potash.

Why in Jobs for January- page 8 'quick jobs' (whilst in the depths of winter) are we being advised to spread Sulphate of Potash round the base of our fruit trees and shrubs, when in large letters on the front of the box it says " quick acting fertilizer to boost flowering and ripening of fruit&...
by Kleftiwallah
Fri Dec 14, 2012 3:35 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Who's backing fracking?
Replies: 5
Views: 1393

Re: Who's backing fracking?

I am. Anything that makes us less dependant on foreign powers.

Cheers, Tony.
by Kleftiwallah
Tue Dec 11, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: 12:12:12
Replies: 7
Views: 1998

Re: 12:12:12

I remember my maths master telling us it was the 6/6/66. Nothing about 6 minutes past 6 though.

Cheers, Tony.
by Kleftiwallah
Sat Nov 24, 2012 12:25 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Help with computer.
Replies: 23
Views: 4282

Re: Help with computer.

Thanks for that Catherine, :D gonna try right now.

Cheers, :wink: Tony.
by Kleftiwallah
Fri Nov 23, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Help with computer.
Replies: 23
Views: 4282

Re: Help with computer.

It would be a good idea if you could highlight the passage that has been mistakenly printed in upper case and change it all to lower case in one fell swoop (also changing the lower case for upper).

Cheers, Tony.
by Kleftiwallah
Fri Nov 09, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: Best practices
Topic: plot allocation
Replies: 9
Views: 2321

Re: plot allocation

"A selection process" ! ! ! That smacks of favouritism don't you think?

Is it, "If your face fits and the committee like you?

First come, first served and if they don't like what is offered. . .

Cheers, :| Tony.
by Kleftiwallah
Thu Nov 01, 2012 5:03 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Morrisons leek rip off !!!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 3417

Re: Morrisons leek rip off !!!!!

Everyone is counting the pennies (exept perhaps those with the letters M.P. after their names) but trying to find the better value of the same product with all these various weights and varying prices is very frustrating.

There. Rant over.

Cheers, Tony.
by Kleftiwallah
Sun Oct 28, 2012 2:17 pm
Forum: Weeds, Pests and Diseases
Topic: Moth caterpillar help required
Replies: 9
Views: 3172

Re: Moth caterpillar help required

This site may help.


http://www.uksafari.com/caterpillars.htm

Cheers, Tony.
by Kleftiwallah
Sat Oct 27, 2012 6:20 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Blight Control
Replies: 13
Views: 4709

Re: Blight Control

Short answer is "Not a lot". Now is the time to try things like spraying diluted whole milk! Sounds daft but you never know. . . .Cheers, Tony.

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