Thank you Simon. I’m sorry I missed this …

Comment posted And have you heard: ‘Argyll and Bute – the NeverSeconds Song’ by newsroom.

Thank you Simon. I’m sorry I missed this for every possible reason.
I personally had not seen your link. We share comment moderation duty so who sees what depends on who’s doing it.
Walter Burton phoned us and so told me about this direct.
We’re very glad of information like this and to see it shared as you did.
Lynda

newsroom also commented

  • Thanks you Crazy.May I offer you the same apology I’ve just given Simon and for the same reason?
    Lynda

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10 Responses to Thank you Simon. I’m sorry I missed this …

    • Thank you Simon. I’m sorry I missed this for every possible reason.
      I personally had not seen your link. We share comment moderation duty so who sees what depends on who’s doing it.
      Walter Burton phoned us and so told me about this direct.
      We’re very glad of information like this and to see it shared as you did.
      Lynda

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  1. That was excellent and hopefully it will also go viral around the world. Perhaps then Ms Sally Loudon and Clelland Sneddon will fall on their swords!!

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