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Darren Walters's Discussions

How do you rest your brain?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stuart on Sunday. 25 Replies

How do you guys switch off?I am constantly thinking about work. Be it looking at someone's lawn as we drive past, wondering when I can fix one of my mowers, reading LJN posts, thinking about finance…Continue

Contingency for van breakdown - You need one!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eugene Baston Oct 15. 27 Replies

I knew I needed a contingency plan in case my van ever broke down. But work is busy, life is busy and I've not quite got round to sorting one.Cam belt broke today and now my van is sitting outside a…Continue

What is the smallest roller mower you can get?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Kenney Oct 11. 1 Reply

We have a selection of rotary mowers in our "fleet" but sometimes they can be too heavy on small soft lawns.What is the smallest roller mower that people use? It probably doesn't matter if it's a…Continue

Clay soil drainage

Started this discussion. Last reply by Green Hand Oct 12. 5 Replies

Morning all, I have a couple of jobs to quote for. One is to remove a neglected and overgrown lawn and replace with gravel, the other is already gravelled but has poor drainage.Both areas slope and…Continue

 

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Darren Walters replied to James Brett's discussion Van Storage
"Bit of a "Full House" on Thursday. It's not normally quite this bad but I had to bring Matilda the mulcher back for a repair (I keep it on site a client's as we use it there weekly) We have 4 mowers in there somewhere! Etesia…"
Sunday
Stuart replied to Darren Walters's discussion How do you rest your brain?
"My view on this is a little different to most of you on here. I never switch off, and that's just the way i like it. As there is a direct correlation between how much time I spend thinking, and how much I get paid, it really doesn't matter…"
Sunday

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Gardens4u.co.uk replied to Darren Walters's discussion How do you rest your brain?
"no -- cinema was the only place i did. not been for over a year. racing day i did on friday though. sailing/ water good to relax.. bike riding. or a what? holiday :)"
Oct 25

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James Brett replied to Darren Walters's discussion How do you rest your brain?
"I agree there Robbie. If I have had a real crap week I will happily spend time chopping logs in the yard!! Something satisfying about chopping some big piece of oak"
Oct 25

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Robbie replied to Darren Walters's discussion How do you rest your brain?
"Since I stopped smoking I have found chopping logs is great stress relief"
Oct 25

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Catherine Miller replied to Darren Walters's discussion How do you rest your brain?
"Same as everyone else - nothing wrong with gently mulling things over (that's when inspiration often strikes!) but if stressing over things then set rules and find things to take you out of yourself, such as family or hobby."
Oct 25

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Darren Walters replied to Darren Walters's discussion How do you rest your brain?
"I wonder if he meets a "secret" woman? Because I'm sure that's what my wife would think if I did that and got found out. And I'd be talking in a high pitch voice for the rest of my life :-)"
Oct 21
jason jones replied to Darren Walters's discussion How do you rest your brain?
"I also go on a football forum, and on one of the 'off topic' threads someone had said he has 'secret' days. He tells his wife and kids he's going to work and tells his employees hes doing paperwork/meetings, then he drives…"
Oct 21
Roger replied to Darren Walters's discussion How do you rest your brain?
"Marijuana helps, well not everyone, but it surely helps some people !"
Oct 21

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Paul McNulty replied to Darren Walters's discussion How do you rest your brain?
"We're all different! I find that a couple of days away is my worst nightmare if there's no way of keeping in contact. What am I missing? Are there emails needing an instant reply, has a valuable client had an emergency and is waiting for…"
Oct 20

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Landscaper Rank replied to Darren Walters's discussion How do you rest your brain?
"I think there is a lot to be said for taking yourself out completely for a couple of days, I just had 2 days away, that I didn't want to do because I had so much to do, but on my return its all still there but I feel 100 times better and…"
Oct 20

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phil@gardenchief.co.uk replied to Darren Walters's discussion How do you rest your brain?
"I find the longer im self employed the easier it is, i am super organised and dont put off anything that i can do immediately. Also filter out the best jobs as doing crap jobs stresses me out, obviously this is hard if you've just started…"
Oct 20

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Peter Jones replied to Darren Walters's discussion How do you rest your brain?
"Half a bottle of single malt generally does it for me! :)"
Oct 20
Andy replied to Darren Walters's discussion How do you rest your brain?
"I've spent many years trying to perfect this "shut off". It's effectively a matter of "work-life balance" and there is much written about the ideal balance that should be achieved. But it isn't easy. It is very…"
Oct 20

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James Brett replied to Darren Walters's discussion How do you rest your brain?
"Sunday is girl friend day!! I try and get back by 7 weekdays and try to get any admin done ASAP so I can relax. I cycle to so try to make sometime for that!!"
Oct 19

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John Cavill replied to Darren Walters's discussion How do you rest your brain?
"Hmmm giving this some thought, I never ever ever ever shut off! Maybe I should?? :)"
Oct 19

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At 17:19 on September 2, 2013, pete said…

Hi Darren, you wont see us as we're not sign written but we saw you go past the New Inns in Norton a while back... we're only there once or twice a week but pop in if you like, be nice to meet you - Pete

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