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    Morning all

    Cloudy and dry. Signs of overnight rain. Currently 17 degrees with a high of 23 expected. No further rain forecast. Barometer up to 1021 mBar.

    Got to bed around 3.30am or thereabouts. Up a scant 3 hours later to escort child to St Pancras. I may have a nap between meetings today.


      Morning denizens

      Grey start out; the weather app claims it's drizzling at the moment, but it must be very fine as I can't see it from in here. Currently 16°C with an expected high of 21°, more drizzle likely later, and the barometers are up a chunk at 1014/1022mB


        Originally posted by ladymuck View Post
        Avanti West Coast have laid on a coach to Euston so I now have to get to the station in about 90 mins time to escort a sleepy child home and then cruelly wake them up to leave at 7am to take them to St Pancras.


          Morning all
          A bit cloudy out, but otherwise pleasant.
          …Maybe we ain’t that young anymore



            Sunny and currently 21 degrees with a high of 25.

            Need to go to the dentist in an hour or so.
            "You’re just a bad memory who doesn’t know when to go away" JR





              Blue sky.

              Coolish at 22.2 deg in here, 20 deg in the leanto.

              1019 mBar, 30.09 in Hg, 764.3 Torr, 14.779 psi, (up from 1016 last night), 67% RH.

              Thursday apparently.

              The bedroom had cooled down sufficiently for the top sheet not to provide sufficient warmth but couldn't be arsed to do anything about it.

              More weird dreams, thankfully not about work or working or work places past or future.

              Entertainment: Today <click>. Whatever came on next: <click>. Silence is golden.

              Which deposited me back into November 9th 2018 where I was awaiting the onset of the latest deluge whilst serving my time in Ye Newe Sloughe of Desponde.

              From the sounds of it, it was a good monsoon cum gale.

              Well who'd have thunk it? NASA likes The Simpsons: KRUSTY: a 40kW nuclear reactor which was preceded by DUFF as a proof of concept.

              Now as long as they keep Sideshow Bob bottled up, we should be safe. .

              Walk (abbreviated) walked in the slightly less intense sunshine.

              Lunch: baked potato with cheese & baked beans, red corner yog, bramble jelly & marmalade sandwiches, 0.91 pints of good Glengettie tea.

              Entertainment: Y&Y: Dragon's Den.


              Some people have such inneresting lives. .

              Freecell score: 88%, running average 85%.

              Entertainment: Ancient Aliens bollox: Hawaii. It's special apparently.

              Ancient Aliens bollox: signs of the zodiac (unspecified if it's Mk I, Mk II, Mk III, or Mk IV zodiac): Glastonbury naturally features, along with, tara, Oak fecking Island.

              Tea: chilli con carne with rice, the last of the pear halves, a yog, 0.91 pints of good Glengettie tea.

              Farscape S4 E16 "Bringing Home the Beacon": after yesterday's boys trip, today's was the girls trip.

              Wheeler Dealers S10 E1 Aston Martin DB7: MotorMouthOldYerAaaandOut looks much younger in this and Ant has transmogrified into Edd.

              I note there's Yet Another Ep at 21:00: Wheeler Dealers Dream Cars S1 E1 which features neither Ant nor Edd, but Elvis.

              I've watched the DB7 ep before. . It's the one with the wheel stripping solution in a shipping container, the ideal place for HF, methylene chloride & some other tulipe.

              Discovering Carol Reed (the director: The Third Man etc.).

              More aliens bollox: what does the president know: feckall in the case of The Orange One.

              Assorted alien encounters, abductions etc.

              The Lost DNA on Smithsonian: the origins of the Neolithic Irish population.

              Oddly enough they're not from Andromeda.
              Last edited by DoctorStrangelove; 21 July 2022, 22:22.
              When the fun stops, STOP.


                Child deposited into the care of Eurostar. Got home with time to have a bit of breakfast before the 0930 daily stand up and it was cancelled just as I sat down at my desk.

                Next meeting at 1130. That nap is looking tempting...


                  Lunch has been sausages in finger rolls

                  Lots of calories, but I figured I was entitled to them after much meetings and with more meetings to come


                    Breakfast = smoked mackerel sandwiches
                    lunch = French onion soup

                    Desert pointing out one of our customers has just proved twice they can't find their derriere with both hands and a map.
                    Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.


                      I forgot it was the last day of term for lots of kids.

                      "You’re just a bad memory who doesn’t know when to go away" JR