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  • WTFH
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    TFBSZ

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  • NickFitz
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    Tea came from the kebab shop and was, therefore, a kebab with chips

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  • WTFH
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    Free trees picked up at village tree giveaway. Got 2x crab apple and a blackthorn. Was supposed to be 2x blackthorn and 1 crabapple, but I think they handed me the wrong one. Free tree is a free tree, so I’m not complaining. Then dug out an elder that was growing at the side of the drive, which did my back in. I still need to dig out another elder, two hazels and a mock orange (we’ll keep the mock orange, but planted somewhere better). Then we can start clearing that bit of land to plant it up with more appropriate and manageable plants. Also put the 1/2 barrel in place for Mme Alfred Carriere, who will be climbing over the front of the house soon.

    I’m done now.

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  • NickFitz
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    Afternoon denizens

    Grey again, but no rain and fairly mild at 7°C; the barometers are trivially down at 1019/1027mB

    Just having a bit of wholemeal toast while watching something about Australian bats

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  • WTFH
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    Originally posted by xoggoth View Post
    Admit it. You two are vampires.
    I’m fairly certain Nick isn’t.

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  • WTFH
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    Originally posted by DoctorStrangelove View Post

    Any spanners In The Middle? Just askin' like.
    It wasn’t my usual Lidl and it seemed a bit more cramped, so I didn’t do a full peruse of The Middle.

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  • WTFH
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    Morning all

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  • DoctorStrangelove
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    Originally posted by WTFH View Post
    then went shopping, me to Lidl
    Any spanners In The Middle? Just askin' like.

    Morning.

    Saturday apparently.

    Grey.

    Gloomy.

    Sunless.

    Damp.

    Dreary.

    Cold in here at 10.7 deg, 10 deg in the kitchen, 8 deg in the leanto.

    1031 and a tad mBar, 30.4454 in Hg, 773.3 Torr, 14.95339psi. (unchanged a tad), 66% RH (GDR hair), 61% RH (Lidl electric).

    Entertainment: Wheeler Dealers S8 E4 Frogeye Sprite. Watched this several times.

    Wheeler Dealers S2 E9 & E10: MGB: it's rattle can heaven I tells you in two half hour eps. MOT expired end of April 2010. It's either in a barn somewhere or it's a tin can. Bought: £1k, Total:£2k6, Sold: £2850. Glass out proper respray. Plastic padding++. And the rattle can primer comes out. . MB has a plan about the wheels refurb. Looked nice enough.

    Meanwhile back in the 19th of April 2019 I'd discovered 4 forgotten 8" floppy drives in the shed when I thought there were only two, two single sided, the other two single/double sided (not that they were ever used in DS mode).

    Wheeler Dealers S11 E13 Darracq Type L. Or how to retyre* your wooden wheels & remanufacture the water pump.

    *That's refitting the iron rim to the wooden wheels when soaking said wheels in the water for a couple of days didn't do the business of tightening the spokes.

    Lunch: scrambled egg and poached tomato on Morrisons sunflower and pumpkin seed toasted crust, red corner yog, bramble jelly and marmalade on slices of toast, 0.91*1.57 pints of good Glengettie tea.

    Entertainment: registering for the UK vintage radio site whilst "listening" to the news quiz with a quarter of a ear.

    I wonder how long I'll last this time: it was 4 posts last time and all of those were deleted. By request. .

    The most ridiculously anally retentive moderation in the known universe.

    Walk (unabbreviated) walked in the grey gloom.

    Freecell score: 78%, running average: 85%.

    Tea: the first of the new batch of notsofiery bol with spag, stewed apple and custard, a yog, 0.91*1.51 pints of good Glengettie tea.

    Entertainment: Ancient Aliens 10 ways the Victorians changed Britain.

    The first 10 minutes of "Strange Days". Couldn't be arsed to watch more.

    More discovery bollox: Ancient Unexplained Files: witchy cave inscriptions in Notts, Hannibal (not the cannibal)'s route over the alps to Rome, decaying mummies in a Chile museum (not dry enough, who'd have thunk?), Babylonian calculator on a clay tablet, curiously shaped skulls from 10,000BC in China (surprised the Ancient Aliens groupies didn't turn up for this one).
    Last edited by DoctorStrangelove; Yesterday, 23:05.

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  • ladymuck
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    Morning all

    Dull and cloudy. Currently 3 degrees with a high of 6 expected. Barometer up a touch to 1030 mBar.

    Off to Funchal today. It's raining there, forecast to do so all week. Even a possible thunderstorm. Highs of 18-20 degrees so it will be nice should the sun come out.

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  • xoggoth
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    Admit it. You two are vampires.

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  • WTFH
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    Originally posted by NickFitz View Post
    Goodnight all
    Goodnight Nick.

    (I can't believe I'm still awake)

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  • NickFitz
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    Tonight's major motion picture premiere was Nobody (2021) which I expected to be pretty good but which then exceeded my expectations by quite a way; big thumbs up from me

    And then a rewatch of The Big Short (2015) because it isn't just The Truth, it's also Entertainment

    Goodnight all

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  • WTFH
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    Tidied up the gravel where I had removed a bamboo which was allegedly contained, then went shopping, me to Lidl, The WifeTM to Waitrose, followed by an enjoyable walk for the three of us. After Friday Fizz and a bottle of Nero di Troia during Winterwatch and Death in Paradise, it’s now TFBSZ.

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  • ladymuck
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    Finished work at 8pm due to having to compare two data extracts and identity the differences so that clever people can work out why those differences exist next week. Only 5500 rows by 55 columns or thereabouts per extract.

    I ruined HWMBO's plans for date night as a result but he kindly kept me fortified with cocktails and snacks before ordering dinner .

    Holiday has officially started.

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  • NickFitz
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    Tea: pork cutlets with chips, peas and gravy

    Accompanied by Trucking Hell

    The car was a Jaguar XJ6 which I've seen before; it must have been on at the weekend recently. Taxed until October. And the gold hunters came to the end of S1, with one lot out of three meeting and beating their target. I assume we'll get S2 next week, though on past form I wouldn't be surprised if they just started repeating a series they've only just finished showing but from halfway through, or something equally random

    The mattress toppers have been washed and dried but, given their nature, didn't get dried fully by the default cycle. So I've split them up; the one to go on the bed this evening is completing drying now, and the other can be put back in afterwards

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