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by Paulatic
15 Oct 2019, 4:59pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: New Scottish transport bill
Replies: 6
Views: 409

Re: New Scottish transport bill

Yes councils can fine you for overstaying or not paying in car parks. if you’re parked on double yellows then that’s a traffic offence which the police should deal with but rarely do. As I was nearly run over once having to step out onto the road, because of large vans illegally parked on yellows , ...
by Paulatic
15 Oct 2019, 9:02am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: The right way to handle the Scotish Independance?
Replies: 66
Views: 1067

Re: The right way to handle the Scotish Independance?

What about our military bases in Scotland - are they essential? If so they'd probably be retained as British territory like the base areas in Cyprus. If anyone wonders why Scots may feel like anything less than a partner in a union of equals this attitude expressed by Pete should clarify it! We are...
by Paulatic
15 Oct 2019, 8:47am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: The right way to handle the Scotish Independance?
Replies: 66
Views: 1067

Re: The right way to handle the Scotish Independance?

I’m really struggling with this. If I understand this correctly you live in Scotland for ten years and during that time feel it’s none of your business to vote on how it’s run or plans for its future. Military personnel serving somewhere is not really the same as civilians choosing to live somewher...
by Paulatic
15 Oct 2019, 8:04am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: The right way to handle the Scotish Independance?
Replies: 66
Views: 1067

Re: The right way to handle the Scotish Independance?

I think it's only fair that Scots living elsewhere should be allowed a say in what happens to their country. To deny them a vote would be like treating them as foreigners and what would be their status if they wanted to go back to the country to live? I utterly agree. As for non-Scots living in Sco...
by Paulatic
14 Oct 2019, 10:43pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: New Scottish transport bill
Replies: 6
Views: 409

Re: New Scottish transport bill

One of the key provisions of the bill is
Providing local authorities with powers to enforce the national ban
by Paulatic
14 Oct 2019, 10:32pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: The right way to handle the Scotish Independance?
Replies: 66
Views: 1067

Re: The right way to handle the Scotish Independance?

then who counts as it's citizens? English living and working in Scotland but not Scottish living and working in England? When it comes to voting and being a citizen it’s clear Whoever is living and working In Scotland whether they be English, Polish, or any other nationality . Sean Connery can go a...
by Paulatic
14 Oct 2019, 9:07pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: The right way to handle the Scotish Independance?
Replies: 66
Views: 1067

Re: The right way to handle the Scotish Independance?

How many people live in Scotland and are actually Scottish? 4million max, and most of them live in the central belt. I’m failing to see the significance of that. My point is that there's only 4m people who could want independence and far less if you have a vote on it. There are many more than 4m pe...
by Paulatic
14 Oct 2019, 5:30pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: The right way to handle the Scotish Independance?
Replies: 66
Views: 1067

Re: The right way to handle the Scotish Independance?

Allow it to proceed and spend the funds released on English schooling eg Scotish Independance will become Scottish Independence... :wink: Al It will be an end from austerity for you with all the money saved from giving it to the EU and Scotland. It will be an end to Scotland coming home from work e...
by Paulatic
12 Oct 2019, 9:57am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Chip and Pin question
Replies: 50
Views: 1057

Re: Chip and Pin question

I doubt your card knows your pin. All it will know is your account details. The big computer connected to the hole in the wall will know your pin.
I’m no expert mind you so could be entirely wrong. :D
by Paulatic
9 Oct 2019, 3:38pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: A positive thread
Replies: 688
Views: 121638

Re: A positive thread

Oldjohnw wrote:6 mile hill walk today. Saw two feral goats only 30 feet away. 35mph wind on the top.

Home again thoroughly invigorated.

If the wind had been in the right direction then I’m sure you’d have smelt them before 30 feet. :D
by Paulatic
8 Oct 2019, 8:20pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Trek Domane SLR 2020 vs Trek Domane SL 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 240

Re: Trek Domane SLR 2020 vs Trek Domane SL 2020

I’ve not ridden either of them but looking at their spec I would imagine it’s hard to notice any discernible difference in ride.
by Paulatic
8 Oct 2019, 8:42am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Cassette question
Replies: 26
Views: 965

Re: Cassette question

Hi all, I have heard that you should change the cassette every 2 chains assuming you change the chain at the recommended point of wear. Is this right or do you generally run it until you get chain skip? I would like to hear people's thoughts on this. I run them until the skip doesn’t disappear afte...
by Paulatic
8 Oct 2019, 8:38am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 3 in 1 Oil
Replies: 18
Views: 875

Re: 3 in 1 Oil

If you're after something cheap that works, try chainsaw cutter bar oil. You should be able to buy 1L of it for considerably less than a bike shop will charge for 100mL of chain lubricant. I bought a litre of cutter bar oil a long time ago for use on bike chains, and I haven't yet got tp the end of...
by Paulatic
7 Oct 2019, 5:46pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Flu Jab - side effects?
Replies: 63
Views: 1558

Re: Flu Jab - side effects?

Mrs P has those same symptoms but, she’s snoring now as didn’t sleep well last night. :D
We’ve not been for the flu jab yet though.
by Paulatic
6 Oct 2019, 2:22pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Tree identification.
Replies: 18
Views: 531

Re: Tree identification.

In this case I’d just cut it off as close to ground level as possible. Trying to remove the root ball using the tree as a lever is going to upset that path next to house. I cut down a Stagshorn a few years ago It was throwing babies out upto 20ft away. Managed to cut it at lawn level then built up a...