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    I was so excited at the prospect of a new 24 Hours in A&E that I watched it live!

    That was after a few episodes of Trauma Room 1.

    Recycling and food waste bins have been trundled.


      No more telly for me tonight, though I watched a bit more video from Apple WWDC, going on about how wonderful all the new APIs are

      The new testing framework looks good, as writing tests with the old one was a bit clunky, it having originated back in the Objective-C days

      Anyway, early night now. I've got to go to the dentist for a checkup tomorrow morning, so I ought to be properly rested to make it slightly more bearable

      Goodnight all


        Morning all
        Slightly more sociable time to get up today. No dog to walk , although I might go out for a stroll on my own round the hotel grounds.
        …Maybe we ain’t that young anymore


          Morning denizens

          Sunny start for a change, albeit with a fair few high white bits of fluff that may possibly be of the form known as cirrus. They seem mainly decorative rather than portentous. It's 9°C at the moment and only getting to 15°, while the barometers are bouncing back a bit at 1005/1013mB






            Blue sky in parts.

            Cool in here at 17.1 deg (0.2 deg away from Chilly), 18 deg in the kitchen, 16 deg in the leanto.

            1016 mBar, 30 in Hg, 762.06 Torr, 14.736 psi, (up from 1014 last night), 78% RH (GDR hair), 67% RH (Lidl electric).

            Meanwhile on the 8th of October 2019 there was discussion of obscure error messages, F$M011 being one of mine of yore, whereas NF discerned a "1303", both of which are rather more comforting than a "1202" when you're trying to land on the moon, viewing appeared to consist of Dr Pimple Popper for me, and lots of Breaking Bad for NF.

            Blue sky didn't last long: it's like The End of Days out there now, with the Four Horsemen expected soon.

            Lunch: beans on toast etc.

            Entertainment: <click>

            Walk (unabbreviated) walked in the grey gloom with occasional drops of rain.

            Entertainment: Veronica Mars S3 E7 "Of vice and men".

            Tea: soup etc.

            Entertainment: PM <click> That's enough of the lying bastards for today. Actually Today was enough of the lying bastards for a whole month.

            Morse S1 E2 "The silent world of Nicholas Quinn (1987)" Stone me Lewis looks young, Morse, not so much. He looks much younger in the Sweeney a minute later.

            Scotland Yard "the case of the smiling widow (1957). Dear old Roger Delgado again. Forged paintings, dead cat, ?suicide? by gas oven (you could do that then, it doesn't work anymore, the house blows up instead when someone rings the doorbell).

            Maigret and the lady's companion S14 E1 (2004). Stone me that was a long one (over 2 hrs), but rather good. Only two more to go if I've read imdb correctly.

            Last 10 minutes of "The Equalizer" again. You can never have enough of some Russian scumbags being eliminated, the nail gun being a nice touch, the elimination of the head of the snake was good too.
            Last edited by DoctorStrangelove; 11 June 2024, 22:40.
            When the fun stops, STOP.


              Morning all

              Sunny with lumps of fluff interrupting the blue sky. All rather simpsonesque. A light breeze ruffles the trees. Currently 13 degrees with a high of 15 expected. There could be some rain late afternoon. Barometer up to 1018 mBar.

              I had reserved a 50 sqft storage unit for the tat I'm not going to take to the new place but I think that'll be too big now so I need to call up to downsize to a 35 sqft unit. This weekend I will finally clear out the unit in Chiswick and move the stuff to the new place in West Ealing.


                The gas safety certificate came through.

                Contract signed, initial payment made.

                HWMBO has gone home.

                Car is booked in for its MOT
                Originally posted by NickFitz View Post

                multiquote is FUBAR


                  ladymuck - be careful getting the lizzy line


                    The dentistry went well - nothing needed, so I'll just be going back for another checkup in six months

                    And as I was over that side of town, I popped round to Iceland. So lunch has been a Greggs steak bake and sausage roll, home-baked

                    The chestnut tree outside the old place is getting going with its annual conker formation

                    It started raining just before I went out, and has continued doing so off and on ever since


                      Originally posted by sadkingbilly View Post
                      That's my local station (for another week). The step up from the platform to the train is not insignificant. It's harder stepping out of the train than getting into it. My knees doth complain much.