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  • NickFitz
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    The car earlier was a 2CV from 1958, and they did a very good job on it. It's taxed until October, and is too old to have any MOT records

    I'd seen this one before though, a few months ago, so maybe the carousel has come full circle

    And later, the last of the motorway programmes - the non-police one - so that's that out of the way. And then the remaining fifteen minutes or so of an old 24 Hours in A&E that I hadn't finished the other night

    After this morning's early start in pursuit of a haircut, I reckon it behoves me to get an early night. If I wake early enough tomorrow - and the warm nights do seem to cause me to wake up earlier - then I might try to squeeze the shopping in first thing

    Goodnight all

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  • NickFitz
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    Tea has been the reheated remaining leg and wing of the Big Chicken, with chips and lashings of ketchup

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  • NickFitz
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    In the midst of work, of which there was more than I would have wished, I found time to get the mundane laundry done

    Wouldn't be surprised if it's already dry - it's 27.8°C in here

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  • SueEllen
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    hot!

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  • NickFitz
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    Originally posted by NickFitz View Post
    Lunch: corned beef butties made with seedy bloomer, accompanied by a bag of plain crisps

    Bit hot again. I've kept the curtains drawn, as it seems to help a little
    Lunchtime status: same as yesterday

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  • WTFH
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    31.3oC outside, 24.8oC inside.

    The WifeTM is planing to make fig chutney with the 2kg of fruit we've picked off the tree in the last couple of days, as there's only so many you can eat safely.
    Probably need to start doing green apple chutney as well, since we're losing them at a rate of knots.

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  • ladymuck
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    Morning all

    Clear blue sky. Currently 22 degrees with a high of 32 forecast. Barometer down to 1022 mBar.

    Rubbish sleep, knackered this morning. Much coffee required.

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  • DoctorStrangelove
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    Morning.

    Dry.

    Sunny.

    CBS.

    Warmish side of not chilly in here at 22 deg.

    1017.5 mBar, 30.04 in Hg, 763.18 Torr, 14.757 psi, (unchanged), 69% RH.

    Thursday as indicated by the recycling and waste disposal engineers making their merry way along the road, rather later than usual.

    Back in the innocent days of the 26th November 2018 NF had bought a couple of pairs of shoes, whilst I was irritated by more endless Win updates.

    On the way out this morning noticed that the umbrella thing next door was on the garden path.

    Turned out the glass top of the table thing had exploded into shards.

    I suppose I'll be clearing that up this afternoon.

    Since no other mother****er will be bothered to do it.

    Shopping trip to Tesco done dusted washed dried sanitised & put away.

    Nearly died of heatstroke on the way home.

    Lunch: baked potato with cheese and baked beans, a yog, bramble jelly & marmalade on toast, 0.91 pints of good Glengettie tea.

    Entertainment: Y&Y: The fake companies set up by the hundreds of thousands due to the inability of Companies House to check feck all.

    A bucket and a half of smashed safety glass removed from next door's lawn.

    I've never used a vacuum cleaner on a lawn before.

    29 buckets of apples and one bucket of pears met the compost heap.

    Knackered now.

    Entertainment: The infinite monkey cage.

    Tea: chilli con carne with rice (first of the new batch), some pear halves, a yog, 0.91 pints of good Glengettie tea.

    Entertainment: Salvage Hunters: Classic Cars: Ford Capri 2.0, some Italian thing.

    Wheeler Dealiers S11 E4 Citroen 2CV, no doubt rust central but we shall see what transpires. Car SOS did one (or some other prog) not long ago. The suspension is Weird with a capital Weird.

    Sacre fecking bleu, mother****er, hold yer and out you cheese eating surrender monkey.
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  • NickFitz
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    Morning denizens

    Up betimes this morning and off to the hairdressing salon, where I have been trimmed against the coming heatwave

    It was 12°C when I got up a little before seven, it's now 18°, and it's expected to reach 32° later

    The barometers don't seem very bothered though, being down slightly at 1017/1024mB

    My coffee should have brewed by now, so soon I'll be ready to start the day…

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  • WTFH
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    Morning all
    CBS, etc. still no sign of rain.

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  • WTFH
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    TFBSZ

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  • NickFitz
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    The car earlier was a Mazda RX-7 which they didn't do much to other than making it look ridiculous with a load of big versions of those decals you stick on Airfix models (though not RAF roundels in this case). Last MOT expired in January 2017, currently SORN

    And later, a new episode of that Cheshire "motorway cops" programme where they spend much of their time not on motorways, and it keeps cutting away to random events in Aylesbury or Cambridgeshire for no clear reason

    Might get an early night now; I feel quite tired today. Probably the heat

    Goodnight all

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  • NickFitz
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    Ribs and chips for tea

    Since it's gone dark, it's gone down by quite a few degrees outside - supposed to be 21°C now, and the extremely slight breeze through the window I've just opened feels nice and cool

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  • ladymuck
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    I intended to make lunch at lunch time, having taken the requisite items out of the fridge and baked a ciabatta roll. I ended up getting distracted by work and forgetting

    Shortly before 4pm, just as I was due to have a meeting, I went to downstairs to get get a glass of water and came upstairs with the filled roll and no water.

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  • NickFitz
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    Lunch: corned beef butties made with seedy bloomer, accompanied by a bag of plain crisps

    Bit hot again. I've kept the curtains drawn, as it seems to help a little

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