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  • eek
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    Originally posted by NickFitz View Post

    Do Morrisons no longer offer bargains? From my new place, our local Morrisons is much easier to get to, so I was thinking of giving it a go.
    Morrisons is now regularly more expensive than even Sainsburys. Plus their scheme seems designed to simply insult their customers.

    Worth saying we spent 20+ years shopping at Morrisons and we now go to Sainsburys instead.

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  • NickFitz
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    Originally posted by DoctorStrangelove View Post
    Bargains were sourced from Morrisons. Oh how we miss them.
    Do Morrisons no longer offer bargains? From my new place, our local Morrisons is much easier to get to, so I was thinking of giving it a go.

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  • NickFitz
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    Morning denizens

    Cloudy day but tending more towards cumulus so with a few more slightly blue gaps here and there, occasionally letting a little sunshine through. Mild enough for the time of year at 7°C and maybe reaching 8°, no rain expected, and the barometers are down a little at 1013/1021mB

    The main roads close at hand are closed to traffic at the moment because of some charity 5K run thing, though I think they reopen very soon

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  • DoctorStrangelove
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    Morning.

    Sunday

    Grey.

    Gloomy.

    Sunless.

    Drizzly.

    Slightly warmer in here at 10.8 deg, 10.5 deg in the kitchen, 9 deg in the leanto.

    1026 mBar, in Hg, Torr, psi, (down from 1030 last night), 65% RH (GDR hair), 62% RH (Lidl electric).

    Meanwhile on the 20th of April 2019 NF was watching "The long good friday" and "The Passenger" (in the small hours of course) whilst somewhat later I was doing the washing, and visiting Morrisons & Tesco on a Saturday since both were shut on Easter Sunday. Bargains were sourced from Morrisons. Oh how we miss them. Whereas WTFH & The Dog went for a Long Walk.
    Last edited by DoctorStrangelove; Today, 10:48.

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  • WTFH
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    Morning all
    Big Garden Bird Watch this morning, then we’ll see what the rest of the day entails.

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  • NickFitz
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    Tonight's major motion picture premiere was Hotel Artemis (2018) in which Jodie Foster runs a secret hospital for criminals in riot-torn near-future Los Angeles. I thought it was pretty good

    Early night now, with the vague hope of Getting Things Done tomorrow

    Goodnight all

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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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