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    Re: Climate Change

    Today has been Remembrance Day, and I have been a little nostalgic!
    A Canberra held 1374 gallons in the fuselage and had two 300 gallon drop tanks. Normally they used that lot up in just over three...
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    Re: Climate Change

    I used the climate change heading to provoke discussion! Got it did I not!
    I still cannot get over modern life and communication, firstly to google my contact five thousand miles away, then...
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    Climate Change

    I had an interesting experience yesterday. Tidying up an old drawer, came across some papers with a Canadian telephone number. It turned out to be the telephone number of a lady who worked for my...
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    Re: Election Result Predictions?

    With regard to a border between N Ireland and U.K., and also customs clearance at Dover Felixstowe, Hull and Purfleet, never mind worrying about delays, would it not be an idea, in view of those poor...
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    Re: Election Result Predictions?

    It is in the lap of the gods!
    Corbyn is a very clever politician, I would not write him off too much.
    For me though it is a most unsatisfactory way forward, as a GE is too broad a spectrum and does...
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    Re: Irish Border

    Just wondered, if London is also a cheap tax haven, why are Lidl and Rowntrees registered in Dublin?
    regards,
    jack
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    Re: Irish Border

    More. And more I can see why Varadkar is difficult over Brexit.
    Today I see Lidl,s offices are registered in Dublin.
    It is not just the export of his beef, cheese and butter that is at risk.
    It is...
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    Re: Irish Border

    Just out of interest google janetteheffernan.blogspot.com
    jack caley
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    Re: Irish Border

    To follow on this item, we got some Kit Kat chocolate biscuits. They also were Rowntrees product, they still do have holding address in York, but the profits go to S Ireland, presumably because...
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    Re: Steam ploughing

    My son Robert saw a similar operation, cannot have been the same one as he is 53.
    The other operation they used to do I think used a deep drag called a McLaren drag. There used to be one on a small...
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    Re: Steam ploughing

    Tried to post photos, but try as I might I cannot!
    jack caley
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    Re: Irish Border

    It is not just manufacturing but other services for instance electricity, water, trains, even the telephone in Hull!
    I may be 50 years out of date, but the next fifty years will see us slipping...
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    Re: Irish Border

    Actually there could be more opportunities in this country, if the government really did do the break properly.
    For instance if in the pig industry, we could get back an industry to contribute about...
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    Re: Irish Border

    Gee,
    You really have become a victim of project fear!
    Cheer up!
    jack
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    Re: Irish Border

    You contradict yourself!
    If I am living in the past, it does not mean to say I am wrong!
    China is very reluctant to allow foreign investment. Trump is trying to put America first. New Zealand will...
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    Re: Irish Border

    just for the record, the chap who sold the farm to Nissan was called Bill Shields, just confirmed with my son who now lives in Spain.
    jack caley
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    Steam ploughing

    Went to the national ploughing match near Lincoln yesterday. Good day out, the star of the day for me was the steam tackle ploughing, two machines, pulling the reversible plough.
    Marvellous, if you...
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    Re: Irish Border

    Actually I was not meaning just trying to sell to Europe, of course they are protectionist, that is why Toyota and Nissan established assembly plants here. But I presume there are exports elsewhere,...
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    Re: Irish Border

    Probably will go to France you are right, but as in the case of the MG factory, the factory should be taken over, and we keep the workforce on and produce our own cars and do not export the profits....
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    Re: Irish Border

    I would agree with everything you say.
    The fact is though, we are where we are, and very ulnerable because of their power over us and and our dependence on them ,now so that retalatory tariff...
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    Re: Irish Border

    My son was on a farm in France last week. They went in the grain store, open doors , rat muck all over the place. He asked what happens to farm inspections and red tractor. "Oh we don't have that...
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    Re: Irish Border

    That is the trouble, Europe has got a stranglehold on our economy.
    I only mention it in the vain hope that we need something to counter the Welsh lamb problem. You could also involve the BMW VW...
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    Re: Irish Border

    I quite agree, we will be in the midden together, but if you were to follow it through, the Irish farmer will be even worse off, higher cost of production, but possibly same tariffs if Boris does as...
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    Re: Irish Border

    What's the difference, they have been doing it for years. The classic was a diesel pipeline across farm buildings.
    The guy on the radio was worried about being undercut in Ireland. He is going to be...
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    Re: Irish Border

    Reference the Irish Border, a more serious comment!
    This morning on the Today programme there was quite a revealing comment by a Southern Irish farmer. He was very afraid of their trade with us...
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