• My thinking since the first one was born, you can't buy back the time you were at work while they did their first x-y-z. 

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            Do we take it, from your comment, that you've added to your clan, Dan:)

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    I spent the day laying approx 30m2 of natural stone setts followed up by a very interesting meeting with the local town council! Happy Monday everyone :) 

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      I wonder what the average area of paving a landscaper can lay in a day, Matt?

      I know it depends on the material being laid but I bet it varies sharply from person to person.

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    Couple of big lawns and a bit of planting, as you ask. The rest of the week will be busier mind.

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      If we get no rain the whole thing will fall off a cliff within 3 weeks or so here. We've had no rain worth mentioning for about 5 weeks!
      Today's village cut was more about dandelion control than grass cutting trying to catch them before there is a billion seeds flying everywhere:)
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        Same here, I'm advising customers to water the grass. Most don't, but at least I can say I advised it.

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    Have been covering huge mileages, on Autobahn's at light-speed to get home for work tomorrow :)

    5 Countries in one day, only slow part being in UK on M26/M25.

    • Been away in Carnoustie playing golf, played Forfar yesterday then hoofed the 333 miles home in 6 hrs 10.

      Back to lawns today .

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      I want to have a go on an autobahn one day but need a car to make it worthwhile first!
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