I thank you for the reply. I also cannot believe I missed the "Oh so obvious"!!
"There are none so blind as those who will not see" - or some such quote ...........
My Mother had a little saying relative to all sorts of occurrences.
"It's better than a kick up the ^ss from a blind donkey"
(No ... I have absopozilutely NO idea where that came from)
Zone8: Although I am a handsome geniearse, when I stand in front of a mirror, I vaguely recognise the ugly idjit standing on the other side!
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