Honours List , The Good , The Bad .......

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  1. HarryS

    HarryS Eternally Optimistic Gardener

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    The queens birthday honours list has been announced. Deservedly Monty Don has been given an MBE . But in a classic example of bad timing , Mark Carne , the outgoing boss of Network Rail was appointed a CBE amid continued rail disruption. I bet he is hard faced enough to accept it as well . You can't make this stuff up !:snorky:
     
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    • roders

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      Yes congratulations Monty , one of our own.
      I don’t begrudge him it ,he has given me many hours of pleasure and knowledge.

      :dig::hapflower::hapflowers2:
       
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      • Phil A

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        Is Shiney on the list? :)
         
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        • pete

          pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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          Personally, I tend to have nothing against old Monty, but why the hell does he get an honour???
          He just does a bit of wandering around at our expense and has a really nice garden, I bet the house aint bad either.
          He does his job, but then so do a lot of other people.

          This honours thing needs sorting out.
          It's not what you know, or do, it's who you know.;)
          I think honours should be totally scrapped, it's out dated and stupid.:frown:

          That is, until I get mine, I'm still waiting:snorky:
           
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          • roders

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            Yes , Pete has also given me lots of gardening knowledge.......
            Regarding getting a gong ..........Pete obviously an oversight
             
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            • Scrungee

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              I've agreed with @pete more than I've ever agreed with Monty (which is never).
               
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