Latest posts by Palaisglide

Nothing to do with gardening vent

Posted: 04/12/2017 at 15:39

B3, steady on there let me tell you Princess Anne has partaken of said Parmo and is in favour. Then having ridden horses and the odd camel I know the churning up of the stomach acids needs something vapid or as you say beige. We found Corn beef from a tin mixed with hard tack biscuit hammered to a dust then mixed in and the whole fried in a mess tin over a Benghazi burner sort of did the trick. We did not recommend the Nile or Port said Sauce not knowing what went in it though the smell was a clue.


Nothing to do with gardening vent

Posted: 04/12/2017 at 14:03

Do it my way, they ought to write a song about it. Anything home cooked taste first, anything that comes through the door in boxes cover with Worcester Sauce or Yorkshire Relish. Anyone who has been fed the Middlesbrough specialty PARMO will know that a plentiful covering of sauce will ease the week long indigestion you would otherwise get, probably better to just eat the sauce. I do not know who invented paramo tried it once and flatly refuse to eat anything else that comes in a box. Saying that I am averse to wraps dips black beans humus but love the Newcastle humus Peas Pudding, oh and being civilised we also eat our Yorkshire Puddings first as a separate item with thick onion gravy, yum no sauce required.


Strictly is back!

Posted: 04/12/2017 at 10:55

Hazel You hit the nail on the head, Dancing was to us a relaxing way to pass the evening, the modern trend must have them all wound up like springs and watching closely you see the tension which leads to mistakes. My Late Wife and I danced all our lives from being very young we could walk on the floor usually first and be dancing before the music started. When the big halls died we danced in the local clubs or at Balls that still happened and what surprised us where the numbers of much younger people wanting to learn our type of dancing. 

I have never found other programmes with Dance content but do get entertained by my Daughters and Grandchildren practicing for their next Modern Dance competitions, my Daughters after years not wanting to know and now very keen indeed, they go on dance cruises which often have the strictly Pro's  demonstrating. My Mother often said "what goes around comes around" now I know what she meant.


Strictly is back!

Posted: 04/12/2017 at 10:40

Dovefromabove, I loved the Foxtrot or slow foxtrot as we called it being instructed by the lovely Ruby and Florry for two years before I entered the big boys dance hall at sixteen. In to the Hall early, few men, an empty floor live band and plenty of willing partners often two or three in the same dance as they tapped in as it was called or changed partners mid dance.

I was thinking more the Dashing White Sergeant though we did do the polka. When they announced a dance where you changed partners sometimes we had to form three separate rings the floor was crowded, it was a chance for the none dancers to get a twirl, we did not mind taking a poor dancer onto the floor it was the way to learn. At the Hammersmith on leave and in uniform one of the Pro Dancers got me on the floor for a Tango, she told me she saw my dancing pumps (banned with uniform) so knew I could dance, that was one I will always remember.

Busy-Lizzy, David should not have been in the dance off, Alexander did by far the better dance.


Strictly is back!

Posted: 04/12/2017 at 10:02

Claudia came right out with it I nearly fell off my chair, they spent 30 hours training but half of it kissing? Molly and Joe looked like fill in dancers at the start though they have crept up the outside passing the favourites and that is what it is about, Debby never ceases to amaze me I expected the ageists to have had her out before now as reading other boards only the young and nubile should be in Strictly. Aston did a bad dance badly choreographed and the public did not vote for him, who do you blame?

This year has not hit the spot with me apart from Debby the contenders were unknown to me (I know I am getting old), the music has been to put it politely crap, the Pro Dancers who I usually love to watch have all been on super octane fuel or something, they flew round the floor so fast I thought I was watching an F1 Race. Methinks it time to get Ye Olde Video's of Come Dancing back out, I need to see a Valeta, Slow Foxtrot, Military two step and Rumba Royal and some real dances by real people after all when did Acrobatics come into the dance genre.


Strictly is back!

Posted: 03/12/2017 at 20:59

Obelixx, if they are like me they vote for the feet not the personality. as a young dancer my mates often made fun of me, "why are you dancing with her" because she can dance and i want to learn, was the answer. 

The judges got it right last night the public got it wrong, Gemma should have been in the dance off and Davood would still be in.

D.R. Gusset adverts what did I miss?


Last edited: 03 December 2017 21:00:04

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 02/12/2017 at 15:12

"Ah" Liriodendron, that was 2005 I was standing on the Banks at South Shields watching them leave and as you say the tops of the masts sinking into the sea. They were at Hartlepool in 2010 a wonderful sight to see.

I have yet to see an edge on photo of earth from space, do the flat earth brigade not wonder what is under the rim and why the oceans do not flow over the edge?


What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 02/12/2017 at 09:30

Stockton, The snow is still on the lawns and garden though the road and pavement are now clear, the sun came out yesterday and we had a heat wave of 4C, I did not manage any sunburn. Today dull though warmer 5-to-7C.

I was just reading about someone in America setting out in his steam powered Rocket to prove the world is flat? Do they export what he is on and I do not mean the rocket?


What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 01/12/2017 at 09:42

Stockton on Tees, fifteen minutes of fame last night as our N.E.Coastal area featured on the news, instead of sand our beaches were white from South Shields to Bridlington. Today we still have snow on the gardens but the road is dark slush. Had I built my PC Snow Persons they would now be sinking wet and bedraggled into the lawn with sagging carrots misplaced. Thought for today "No matter what label we put on ourselves we all sink back to where we came from" leaves the forum singing, "That Stardust melody" what is in a name.

Frank Dad Granddad and Great Granddad.

PS, How do you make that PC I ask.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 30/11/2017 at 13:28

GWRS I have four carrots and would have to waste one


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