Roger the Dodger

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Roger the Dodger last won the day on February 4

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About Roger the Dodger

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  • Birthday 01/02/54

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    Berkshire & The Algarve.
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    My wife & sons, Angling, Horticulture, Entomology, Steam Engines, mechanical wrist watches.

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  1. Just watched that Jimmy Carr on telly.....now he is a complete cu bore..........
  2. .....and 9,950 of them are in the MAFWS game....... Only joking, Mel.....well done!
  3. Bloody speedposter! We're watching you, Rog...........
  4. Just noticed that it's Rob's (mcb2007) birthday today! Better late than never, enjoy the rest of the day ol' pal.
  5. Don't know how I missed this, but well done to both the winner and the organiser.
  6. From the album Roger's Watch album.

  7. I may be wrong, Hugh, but on certain pocket watches, there is a pin next to the crown that you press to set the hands, as the crown doesn't pull out. Known as 'crown wind and pin set'. I would imagine this is the same on both of Mach's watches. Here's a picture of my wife's ladies pocket watch that is 'crown wind and pin set'
  8. I tend to prune Mahonia after the flowers have gone, Mike. They tend to flower about now, and the yellow flowers have a delightful scent. I just cut back the long growth, and try to aim for a slightly rounded shape, which I think looks best. Wear gloves though, as Mahonia (as you know) has sharp prickles. One thing you will notice when you cut the branches is the bright yellow colour of the wood. I would trim this specimen (after flowering) to look something like the one below.
  9. The 'Orca' today....
  10. Too slow ol' pal.....I have to cut 8 acres in half a day.......if it's long, I'll use the Ford 1920 with a brush cutter attached.... When that gets the sward under control, I use the 'Trimax' topper....a fabulous mower that cuts the grass to cricket pitch perfecton.....and all done on a vintage Fergie... God......thank you....I love my job...... Sometimes, I think to myself....'You're such a lucky bloke, Rog'.....
  11. I obviously didn't know you friend, but it's always hard when you lose one, so commiserations. Head up, and keep putting one foot in front of the other....we're still here......well almost! ....and good luck with the 'Lurgy'....have a swig of Night Nurse before you go to bed each night.......does nothing for the cough, but by Christ it knocks you out! Stock up!
  12. Not for a few quid, Bond....for not less than £200 a day, I'll come and trim your bush....that's the going rate for a fully qualified horticulturist (sounds better than gardener) these days.....we didn't go to college for four years to learn Latin names, do practical work and then work for peanuts you know......and that's the cheaper end of the scale.....wait till you see what a garden designer charges per hour (£80+)....and you don't get those plans until you pay for them. Oh...he'll show you them, but he won't give you a copy unless you pay for it....copyright...see. You could take his plan and then get the Pikeys down the road to do it for you for peanuts....and everything will be dead in two months. So what d'you want to do?......................
  13. Ups....There might be something special coming....watch this space.....not going to say too much ATM....all happens tomorrow. Downs....For once....nothing this week!
  14. I grovel, Steve.................did you understand that?......