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4 hours ago, kevinjohnsonmbe said:

Bit of background here:

 

http://www.jhbcityparks.com/index.php/street-trees-contents-29

 

If only we knew then what we think we know now.

when the same (or similar) bug/fungi complex took out some English oaks a few years ago in California, looks like DEFRA were concerned enough to go into it in some detail establishing known host plants and possible methods of entry into UK- although our climate is vastly different, they seemed to think there was some risk from imported planting material

The table of confirmed reproductive hosts in the document below is huge - so how this relates to the pattern in the  Johannesburg photo I won't make any more silly guesses

https://secure.fera.defra.gov.uk/phiw/riskRegister/downloadExternalPra.cfm?id=4055

 

 

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Jan-Michael Vincent dies age 74.  RIP. Remember him from the 1980's in Airwolf and also from a small appearance in The Undefeated with John Wayne.

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As if International Womens’ day isn’t enough, I’ve had ‘votes for women’ as a reply every time I’ve asked for a cup of rosey all day, and now it’s ‘Made in Dagenham’ on the bloody Beeb, Christ alive, if it’s not enough that they’ve got the vote..... 😳

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4 hours ago, daveindales said:

Jan-Michael Vincent dies age 74.  RIP. Remember him from the 1980's in Airwolf and also from a small appearance in The Undefeated with John Wayne.

Airwolf! Loved that tv series.

 

RIP String

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30 minutes ago, kevinjohnsonmbe said:

As if International Womens’ day isn’t enough, I’ve had ‘votes for women’ as a reply every time I’ve asked for a cup of rosey all day, and now it’s ‘Made in Dagenham’ on the bloody Beeb, Christ alive, if it’s not enough that they’ve got the vote..... 😳

Tough, they won, suck it up.

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6 hours ago, kevinjohnsonmbe said:

As if International Womens’ day isn’t enough, I’ve had ‘votes for women’ as a reply every time I’ve asked for a cup of rosey all day, and now it’s ‘Made in Dagenham’ on the bloody Beeb, Christ alive, if it’s not enough that they’ve got the vote..... 😳

Women have got the vote? Bugger, I missed that bit of news. Things will never be the same again. Disgraceful!

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8 minutes ago, Mick Dempsey said:

 

Think I’ll pass on participating in this, the old knee giving me a bit of gip, otherwise I’d be right in there!

Refreshing to see the Alpha Male AGM passing off without incident again.

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