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Old 23rd June 2016, 11:48 AM
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Nice one Ray. Any time you're free, you can come over and give me some inspiration for my garden.

Mine has been attacked with a 5 ton digger (which I didn't get to drive), a mini digger, tractor and trailer, chainsaw and several chains, a rather large tree mulcher and lots of swearing. Still a work in progress, but at least I now have a lawn.
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Old 23rd June 2016, 07:10 PM
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Sean (Steamship),
Gwen says if you wine and dine us I can pack my shovel, rubber bucket and trowel. Bear in mind that I am currently at year two of actual construction with this thing.

John (Johnmed),
I will keep you info'd as we go along. No photo yet but I am now building a concrete castle on top of the mountain. If it works it will be a planter, if not it will be a castle ruin planter.

Everyone else,
All orders placed for something similar will be ignored, politely, but still ignored.
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Old 23rd June 2016, 07:40 PM
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Sean (Steamship),
Gwen says if you wine and dine us I can pack my shovel, rubber bucket and trowel. Bear in mind that I am currently at year two of actual construction with this thing.

John (Johnmed),
I will keep you info'd as we go along. No photo yet but I am now building a concrete castle on top of the mountain. If it works it will be a planter, if not it will be a castle ruin planter.

Everyone else,
All orders placed for something similar will be ignored, politely, but still ignored.
Ha.
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Old 23rd June 2016, 10:37 PM
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Sean (Steamship),
Gwen says if you wine and dine us I can pack my shovel, rubber bucket and trowel. Bear in mind that I am currently at year two of actual construction with this thing.
We can't rush these things. Best I can reckon, i started on the garden January 2014.
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My DIY jobs - Replaced alarm horn, Replaced Coolant Temp sensor, Updated RNS-D firmware, Installed Reversing Camera and Digital TV, Dashcam Installation, Retrofitted Rear Blinds, Auto-Dimming Rear View Mirror, Chrome Boot Struts

Sold! 2008 S8 D3 5.2 V10 - Engine: BSM, Gearbox:KLW, Colour:LY7F Suzuka Grey Pearl Effect, Interior:Black/Black with Silver/Black valcona leather with carbon atlas inserts, Bang & Olufsen, Heated windscreen, Soft-close doors, TV, DAB, AMI, Quad Zone, Auto Boot, Auto dim Mirrors, Keyless entry, PDC with rearview camera, AFS II Headlights

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Old 8th August 2016, 09:19 AM
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Thought that it was time to bring you all up to date.
Speed limiter/management/cement mixer/ SWMBO aka Gwen along with the youngest grandson have planted plants in the planters (wow, hope that reads OK) so the thing is looking much better.
The three of us had a day at Penmaenmawr where we parked at the side of the beach. Whilst Jordan and I explored the local cafe and play area Gwen borrowed (on a permanent basis) some rather nice sea washed grey rocks. Hopefully the council wont notice that they are missing a few beach rocks. Mind you there are too many to count, rough guess a billion or thre.
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Old 25th August 2016, 12:28 PM
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Last update.
The whole back garden is now finished and is open to visitors.
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Old 25th August 2016, 12:40 PM
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When does the gift shop formally open Ray?
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The shop will be opened every time someone brings me a gift.
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