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Mick Dempsey

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About Mick Dempsey

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  1. Mick Dempsey

    First World Cup memory..

    Yes, ‘‘twas ever this.
  2. Mick Dempsey

    First World Cup memory..

    No more goals would be a big disappointment. Like to see Kane put himself in pole position for the golden boot.
  3. Mick Dempsey

    First World Cup memory..

    5 nil up at half time, bizarro.
  4. Mick Dempsey

    Climbing conditioning.

    Not sure what arm pump is exactly but... I’m guessing you’re inefficient in your movement. First buy a ladder. Then a couple of questions, are you completely free from the tree or alongside the trunk? Because it’s a lot easier if you have your feet on the trunk as you go up. Did you learn to thrust at college? Usually it takes a while to perfect it and often they’re not too fussed getting you any good before sending you out into the world like that, just that you can do it in theory. Thickness of rope can be an issue, modern thinner stretchy ropes are not conducive to the old fashioned methods.
  5. Mick Dempsey

    Red Creek Fir

    Nice, worth 26 minutes of my time, admittedly Serbia v Switzerland is not too absorbing. re. The cedar stump from long ago, reminded me of this photo I have on my wall. Thanks for posting.
  6. Mick Dempsey

    Professionally designed & SEO'd website

    Some interesting points. I have always eschewed too much focus on websites, google rankings and all that jazz as modern fancy dan nonsense. I have a website from 15 years ago which is very dated but gets people to me if they look. Problem is the older sorts, who use local rags etc. Are dying or ceasing to eat solid food and hang on till they reach a toilet to let go, this means they don’t spend money as freely as spare income is taken up on expenses involved in boiling cabbage and prune consumption. As has been mentioned spread the budget, and ask how they found you. (Which I almost never do)
  7. Mick Dempsey

    Terry Holland from T&H trees passed away

    That is very sad news, had a few interactions with him here and there, seemed like a smart guy.
  8. Mick Dempsey

    Photo Competition - Win £100

    How about this for the insurance category?
  9. Mick Dempsey

    Photo Competition - Win £100

    This recent one is rather pleasing visually I think. Taken on an iPhone.
  10. Mick Dempsey

    customer wont pay

    I would say the op is at least as culpable as the client. How much effort is it to say “ok, that’ll cost you 100 quid”
  11. Mick Dempsey

    customer wont pay

    Take what he’s offering. The difference is a small price to pay for your lesson learnt.
  12. Mick Dempsey

    A Very Lucky Guy

    Me too.
  13. Mick Dempsey

    ArbDogs? Pics!

    I’d never use one, mind you Igor is a wilful little bastard. But I’d still never use one.
  14. Mick Dempsey

    Kohler

    Petrol engines don’t need the oil changing as often.
  15. Mick Dempsey

    First World Cup memory..

    Undoubtedly, but not today.

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