249 - the Signals Squadron that handled communications for the Far East Land Forces (FARELF) back in the day. (happy memories).
'Lion and Lampost' Badge of HQFARELF.
"Gæð a wyrd swa hio scel, ac gecnáwan þín gefá!": "Fate goes ever as she shall, but know thine enemy!".
I can teach you with a quip, if I've a mind; I can trick you into learning with a laugh; Oh, winnow all my folly and you'll find, A grain or two of truth among the chaff!
(The Yeoman of the Guard ~ Gilbert and Sullivan)
250 tonnes of Christmas trees In the UK alone, could have been recycled are simply thrown out after Christmas. Increasing numbers of local authorities provide either a doorstep collection service or set up local drop-off points where trees are gathered and sent for chipping and composting. The product is a rich biomass that be used as mulch or soil improver........ Alternatively, buy a living tree this year that can be planted in the garden when you’ve finished with it.