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    About to go into battle with the comms person.

    I have my PM and PrgM on the call as back up The PrgM was glowing about the comms deck I put together so that's a start.

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      Walk briskly walked, green ring closed

      Well, it was brisk at the start, but then my right knee started complaining a bit so I eased up for the rest of the way. I think it might be a coldness and/or dampness thing with that knee, as it's been pretty much OK through the summer

      Still, at least I made it back before the streets became densely populated with schoolchildren from the big school nearby. Nothing against them as such, but they do get in the way rather

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        Comms meeting went well. I think they might have even cracked a smile.

        Got useful feedback, no blockers.

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          Originally posted by BR14 View Post

          best place for them, on a wall.
          just use 6 inch nails.

          BR14 has obviously heard you play! verdict "not even good enough to get a night with Mary Poppins!"
          "If you didn't do anything that wasn't good for you it would be a very dull life. What are you gonna do? Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous."

          I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

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            Getting dark earlier now

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              Originally posted by WTFH View Post
              I just described someone as "he looks like he probably knows Prince Andrew"

              It appears that is considered inappropriate.
              I wonder if my ex boss still has a photo of him & Prince Andrew on his company website.

              It must be said that they both looked bored tulipless.

              Well that didn't take much finding.

              It's still there.
              Last edited by DoctorStrangelove; 6 October 2021, 21:49.
              When the fun stops, STOP.

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                Finished S6 of Elementary then took the car out to the nearby garage in the hope it had some petrol. It didn't.

                Now home where I decided to make a fish finger sandwich for dinner. Discovered that I picked up battered not breaded fish fingers. I'll live.

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                  Lovely tea: steak & kidney Pukka pie, chips, peas and gravy

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                    The battered version was actually quite nice. I may get them more often.

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                      Originally posted by DoctorStrangelove View Post

                      Ok, alert! NF going to bed before 05:00!
                      Not this time

                      Telly (after the inevitable Traffic Cops whilst dining) started with the final episode of Time. A very good bit of telly IMHO

                      At one point, a street name sign was visible, resulting in the inevitable trip to Google Maps. The prison officer's home is a mile or so up the road from where I lived in my early years, and much closer to where my mum lived in hers. And (minor spoiler alert) the funeral bit confused me briefly until I realised it was in Speke, between the Ford factory (now Jaguar Land Rover) and the river.

                      The water tower at the Ford factory was, to me as a young child, as iconic a piece of architecture as either of the cathedrals or any of the buildings at the Pier Head; and it still is. Also, that's where the Super Monkey Car was built

                      And then I watched Ridley Road which, despite what the website says, has nothing to do with the Swinging Sixties because it's set in 1962 and the Sixties weren't yet swinging then. It's a pretty good account of a bit of fascist and anti-fascist history I wasn't aware of, but I wish the BBC would stop allowing - or, as I strongly suspect, insisting on - anachronisms in their scripts. No East End woman in her seventies would have referred to "your ex" back then. No young woman of a respectable Northern upbringing, and probably of any upbringing whatsoever, would have referred to engaging in subterfuge as "blagging it". And there are many other examples, in what is otherwise a pretty good show

                      Goodnight all

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