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  • WTFH
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    Morning all
    Blue skies and sunshine out there.

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  • WTFH
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    Originally posted by NickFitz View Post
    Goodnight all
    Night Nick!

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  • NickFitz
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    Tonight's major motion picture premiere was For a Few Dollars More (1965) though I'm not sure how I've managed to never see it before over all these years. Anyway, it's a good spaghetti western

    Ad then a rewatch of Elysium (2013) for some cracking psychopathic Afrikaner action

    Goodnight all

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  • WTFH
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    As chance of a good night’s sleep tends to zero, TFBSZ

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  • NickFitz
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    Originally posted by NickFitz View Post
    Tried phoning the Chinese, only to get the "We're busy, try again later" message

    I waited about a minute then gave them another try, figuring otherwise I'd go to the chip shop - and got through! Finally!

    So my order will be ready for collection in about thirty minutes
    And very nice too

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  • NickFitz
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    Tried phoning the Chinese, only to get the "We're busy, try again later" message

    I waited about a minute then gave them another try, figuring otherwise I'd go to the chip shop - and got through! Finally!

    So my order will be ready for collection in about thirty minutes

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  • SueEllen
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    Afternoon.

    Just went into the garden to look at some plants.

    One potted osteospermum is dead on one side but alive on the side nearest the wall. The rest are dead with the longest lasting about 8 years.

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  • NickFitz
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    Lunch: a corned beef cob with a bag of plain crisps

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  • DoctorStrangelove
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    Originally posted by NickFitz View Post

    That being the last time I went out on my birthday, given that everything was locked down the following year and I haven't really felt the need in subsequent years
    2019 was the last time I "celebrated" mine.

    The present of an anthurium lasted until the big freeze a few weeks ago.

    It's dead now.

    Meanwhile on the 23rd of April 2019 NF had a fish finger sarnie rather than a kebab or tin of soup. Apparently it was nice. .

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  • NickFitz
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    Originally posted by DoctorStrangelove View Post
    Meanwhile in the halcyon days of the 22nd of April 2019 I watched "Ill met by moonlight" while NF went to the pub, avoided the folk singers in the front bar, and avoided the "homeless" outside the fried chicken joint on the way home.
    That being the last time I went out on my birthday, given that everything was locked down the following year and I haven't really felt the need in subsequent years

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  • NickFitz
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    Afternoon denizens

    Yet again, it's a grey but mild day: 9°C going on 10°, no precipitation expected, the barometers are well up at 1025/1033mB, and whatever breeze there may be is leaving the conifers largely unshimmied

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  • ladymuck
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    Morning all

    It was a bit dull and cloudy earlier but it seems to have brightened up since. Currently 9 degrees and that's the high for the day. No rain forecast. Barometer up to 1035 mBar.

    Gas works started about 7.30 am outside with the road being dug up. They then stopped for tea break around 9 am and have recently restarted.

    Off to see Cirque du Soliel this afternoon.

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  • DoctorStrangelove
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    Morning.

    Saturday.

    Good to hear that the gold diggers found some gold even if it was half a sovereign.

    Damp.

    Grey

    Sunless.

    Chilly in here at 12.5 deg, 12.5 deg in the kitchen, 12 deg in the leanto.

    1035 mBar, 30.56353 in Hg, 776.3 Torr, 15.011 psi, (up from 1032.5 last night), 69% RH (GDR hair), 68% RH (Lidl electric).

    Another truly weird dream, the details of which have faded happily away, but there was a boat of some sort.

    Meanwhile in the halcyon days of the 22nd of April 2019 I watched "Ill met by moonlight" while NF went to the pub, avoided the folk singers in the front bar, and avoided the "homeless" outside the fried chicken joint on the way home.

    Entertainment: Wheeler Dealers S10 E9 Chevy Corvette Stingray C2, preceded by the 68 Corvette of S13 E8 (which I didn't watch). Bought: $29k, Total: £25k2 , Sold: £45k5.

    Walk (abbreviated due to ongoing works & mud) walked in the grey gloom.

    Lunch: Morrisons roast pepper soup with rice (and chilli powder to spice it up a bit), a yog (non corner until the price comes down again), bramble jelly and marmalade on slices of toast, 0.91*1.51 pints of good Glengettie tea.

    Entertainment: last 10 mins of Money Box.

    The News Quiz. Scotland won.

    Freecell score in the grey gloom of the Saturday afternoon ennui: 85%, running average 85%.

    Entertainment: Pink Floyd: A delicated sound of thunder on Sky Arts.

    Film accompanying The Endless River on Sky Arts.

    Tea: spag & notsofiery bol, some peach slices, a yog, 0.91*1.53 pints of good Glengettie tea.

    Entertainment: This Cultural Life: Rachel Whitehead: the house sculpture lady.

    The Four Just Men: the Crying Jester: stone me, a lot of familiar faces in this one including an unrecognisable Honor Blackman, Frank Thornton, Lee Montague (still above ground), George Pravda, and Leonard Sachs.

    Ancient Unexplained Files on Quest: the one about the circle of mammoth bones in Russia, the curious chimeric iron age burials in Dorset, the odd magnetic statues in Guatemala, the rich mummy and the poor mummy.

    Ah. Now we're on to Stirling Castle being King Arthur's Camelot. Or something.
    Last edited by DoctorStrangelove; Yesterday, 23:03.

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  • xoggoth
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    Hello doggy.

    Didn't sleep too badly by my crappy standards. Actually managed to get up at 7, don't think just lying in bed awake feeling knackered helps.

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  • WTFH
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    Morning all

    Nope, not a good night's sleep.

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