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  1. Bob Davis

    TV Help - Remote

    Yesterday, trying to be clever and do three things at once, one of which involved using the remote, a sky model , which I dropped, caught, dropped and juggled before it fell on the floor. When I looked at the screen a black half insert with white writing came up, I did not look at it pressed...
  2. Bob Davis

    ITS GG Jean BIRTHDAY TODAY FOLKS

    Happy Birthday Jean
  3. Bob Davis

    Spears factory in Great Hampton Row

    Cannings used to deal with Spears, was there any connection between A W Eacock and 'Harry' Eacock who worked at Cannings? Bob Davis
  4. Bob Davis

    In the Garden 2020

    That is a fine looking clematis Bob
  5. Bob Davis

    In the Garden 2020

    Smudger You are right, Mods sorry, its the house arrest syndrome Bob
  6. Bob Davis

    In the Garden 2020

    The day the music died. Bob
  7. Bob Davis

    In the Garden 2020

    Its taken me over a week and then it was only Richard's reply that showed me the brilliance of your riposte. Very funny Bob
  8. Bob Davis

    In the Garden 2020

    Heuchera, my favourite plant, I have about 8/9 in my garden Lime Ricky, Christmas Rose, Traffic Light, Marmalade and I was in my element when my son in law took me to a little garden centre in Glos, near the Hereford border where they had over 100 varieties. Bob
  9. Bob Davis

    In the Garden 2020

    Right as your agent for the newly formed Pubs in the Garden Pond company the first question is are we giving BHF members a preferential discount? RHS rang and said had you entered it at Chelsea it was a cert for a gold!!! Bob
  10. Bob Davis

    Educating children about the canals

    Thank you Richard, I must admit when Wilbur and I discussed his first flight he did not make it quite so clear, seriously I never really understood it until reading your reply....now about Occam's Razor, sorry should have said elevator. Bob
  11. Bob Davis

    Situation Comedy

    Spot on with all your comments there, Sid James & Kenneth Williams never really forgave him. However the point of the reply is to say what an eyeopener the programme on BBC2 on Saturday night about John Le Meseuier was. Hancock & Le Meseieur were close friends, John divorced Hattie Jacques...
  12. Bob Davis

    Educating children about the canals

    OK, I have been in the lifts in the WTC when it was up, Burj Khalifa, The Shard and Petronas Towers and they had lift, but when we landed we were still in the same place, so what went wrong? I think more information is needed especially in these trying times as we all go stir crazy. Bob
  13. Bob Davis

    Educating children about the canals

    Thank you, professor. Bob
  14. Bob Davis

    In the Garden 2020

    Thanks saved me taking a photo, except I have got six, but they are very new, because they ae still in the bunch formation and not moving far from their parents, whose fourth year this is, First year 6, then 5, then 4 and this year 6. Mind you do have to be careful where you walk as they leave...
  15. Bob Davis

    In the Garden 2020

    Went to work today to sort out some paperwork and the premises are set in 21 aces behind a house which the MD lives in and we have driveway down to the industrial bit. Part of the landscaping alongside the driveway includes a small lake (or large goldfish pond). And lo & behold as I drove...
  16. Bob Davis

    THESE TRYING TIMES

    I have been working from home all the time, working but not earning and the problem is although we could happily open up, meet Government and awarding body guidelines, the powers that be see furlough offers of the Government a better way to pay the staff than bring them back to work. It puts...
  17. Bob Davis

    THESE TRYING TIMES

    I suppose if you watched TV and were asked about it you would have to say: 'Dunno, it is all Greek to me'. Bob
  18. Bob Davis

    Birmingham buses

    Alan Did it not carry a plaque for a while saying it had been at the F of B? Bob
  19. Bob Davis

    V E & VJ Day 2020 celebrations

    Funny how memory plays tricks, I could not remember VE day at all and certainly did not recall any street party, so I rang my sister who reminded me that there was a party on the green grassed area in front of the new houses on Court Lane, but that we did not go because my mother (who I have...
  20. Bob Davis

    In the Garden 2020

    Water I imagine Bob
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