Get off my land! Furious farmer tells Boris Johnson

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Get off my land! Furious farmer tells Boris Johnson

Postby mercalia » 22 Aug 2020, 5:20pm

Get off my land! Furious farmer reveals Boris Johnson 'climbed over his fence to set up 8ft tent WITHOUT permission and lit a dangerous campfire before fleeing Highlands holiday cottage'... leaving his MINDERS to clean up


https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8650799/Boriss-Great-Escape-PM-flees-tent-moves-Old-School-House-remote-peninsula.html

by the way. What is cred-ratings for the Daily Mail. I only started looking at it as I found an app for my phone. Seems quite decent.

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Re: Get off my land! Furious farmer tells Boris Johnson

Postby Paulatic » 22 Aug 2020, 5:42pm

You can believe that BS if you want. Why would Cummings leak that location picture to the DailyFail? Why did BJ feel unsafe there and move on? If he did have Nats outside protesting then fair enough you’d see why he would want to leave. He didn’t though did he?
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Re: Get off my land! Furious farmer tells Boris Johnson

Postby Oldjohnw » 22 Aug 2020, 5:51pm

Johnson feeling unsafe is baloney. Loads of security around. And as if it could be kept secret with his motorcade and retinue.
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Re: Get off my land! Furious farmer tells Boris Johnson

Postby rualexander » 22 Aug 2020, 9:50pm

The farmer may well have been furious, but permission to set up a tent would probably not have been necessary.

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Re: Get off my land! Furious farmer tells Boris Johnson

Postby DaveReading » 22 Aug 2020, 10:19pm

rualexander wrote:The farmer may well have been furious, but permission to set up a tent would probably not have been necessary.

Judging by the photos of kitchen chairs being used to climb over the fence, it doesn't sound like it was pitched on open land, but in an enclosed field.

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Re: Get off my land! Furious farmer tells Boris Johnson

Postby rualexander » 22 Aug 2020, 11:55pm

DaveReading wrote:
rualexander wrote:The farmer may well have been furious, but permission to set up a tent would probably not have been necessary.

Judging by the photos of kitchen chairs being used to climb over the fence, it doesn't sound like it was pitched on open land, but in an enclosed field.


From the photos it appears to be an area of enclosed rough grazing land, with no sign of crops or farm animals so perfectly ok to camp there.

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Re: Get off my land! Furious farmer tells Boris Johnson

Postby francovendee » 23 Aug 2020, 8:20am

An example of a farmer taking back control of his borders. :evil:

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Re: Get off my land! Furious farmer tells Boris Johnson

Postby Paulatic » 23 Aug 2020, 8:37am

Yet another mess Boris left for someone else to clean up. :)
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Re: Get off my land! Furious farmer tells Boris Johnson

Postby [XAP]Bob » 23 Aug 2020, 2:30pm

rualexander wrote:
DaveReading wrote:
rualexander wrote:The farmer may well have been furious, but permission to set up a tent would probably not have been necessary.

Judging by the photos of kitchen chairs being used to climb over the fence, it doesn't sound like it was pitched on open land, but in an enclosed field.


From the photos it appears to be an area of enclosed rough grazing land, with no sign of crops or farm animals so perfectly ok to camp there.



Farmer should just have either released his own bull into the field or asked a friend...
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Re: Get off my land! Furious farmer tells Boris Johnson

Postby Bonefishblues » 23 Aug 2020, 3:07pm

Tinder-dry conditions in Applecross :lol:

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Re: Get off my land! Furious farmer tells Boris Johnson

Postby Audax67 » 23 Aug 2020, 3:33pm

Overweening git. (Boris, that is.)
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Re: Get off my land! Furious farmer tells Boris Johnson

Postby pete75 » 23 Aug 2020, 5:51pm

Johnson really needs to start worrying if the Daily Mail is reporting against him.

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Postby Tangled Metal » 23 Aug 2020, 9:59pm

Bonefishblues wrote:Tinder-dry conditions in Applecross :lol:

That got me confused, is there a dry applecross in another parallel universe the DM reports from?

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Re: Get off my land! Furious farmer tells Boris Johnson

Postby hamster » 24 Aug 2020, 3:28pm

This story is so multi-layered with untruths I don't know where to start! That tent is pitched so abominably on sloping ground I struggle to believe anyone slept in it!

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Re: Get off my land! Furious farmer tells Boris Johnson

Postby Elizabeth_S » 24 Aug 2020, 5:07pm

rualexander wrote:
DaveReading wrote:
rualexander wrote:The farmer may well have been furious, but permission to set up a tent would probably not have been necessary.

Judging by the photos of kitchen chairs being used to climb over the fence, it doesn't sound like it was pitched on open land, but in an enclosed field.


From the photos it appears to be an area of enclosed rough grazing land, with no sign of crops or farm animals so perfectly ok to camp there.



I was confused by this as well, the fire was wrong (and where did he get the wood?), climbing the fence was wrong, as he was staying in a cottage next door he wasn't really wild camping so it was a bit iffy. Small herd of goats would have sorted him out. (To quote Professor Calculus in TinTin 'Make way for the goat!')