Latest posts by Palaisglide

Best Cauliflower

Posted: 16/10/2017 at 11:17

Failed ! There is no cheese sauce on it.


What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 16/10/2017 at 09:25

Stockton on Tees things started dull and dour though now brightening by the minute. Sun glasses and sun cream later as the forecast tells me it will be sunny and 18C at noon and 20C at four this afternoon.

Now where did I put those sun glasses all those months ago?


What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 15/10/2017 at 09:46

Stockton on Tees, the misery yesterday suddenly left as so often happens on the Coast we had a change of weather to sunshine. I had a house full of visitors and a dog who was enjoying herself in the garden, with a very depleted larder and fridge we come to today.

Sunshine, azure sky's, gentle breeze and warm. Do not question it Frank just enjoy, "Yup" I will.


Credit where it's due!

Posted: 14/10/2017 at 22:28

Victoria I hope you do not make the same spelling mistake I did, that should be WEIGH up the situation although ICI had columns and stacks one reached 450 feet, it could well have been Way up.

Frank. PS, it is late.

Credit where it's due!

Posted: 14/10/2017 at 22:18

Victoria us men who have reached a certain age, bow the head say thank you and walk through, both participants leave with a smile and one feels they have done the good deed for the day. The Engineers crede, "Way up the situation on the run, make a decision, follow it through, do not upset the apple cart" live for the moment, I do.


Strictly is back!

Posted: 14/10/2017 at 22:11

GWRS sorry missed your message i was watching Strictly.

Some one must read the posts on here because they actually showed quite a lot of footwork. I got on my knees and blessed the Lord of the Dance, there was a Quickstep that not only was a quickstep but was danced to the correct music well done SUSAN. A tango where the feet at least followed some of the correct steps, well done RUTH. Two wonderful routines by GEMMA and ALEXANDER, to me it was being let loose in a candy shop too much of a good thing.

I love the Head Judge she definitely knows what she is looking at but at least gives constructive advice at the same time and Craig got his nine paddle out, wonders will never cease.


Credit where it's due!

Posted: 14/10/2017 at 11:00

Fairygirl Daughter, "What is wrong with people theses days"? There are not enough hours in the day for them to do all the inconsequential things they need to get through. Check phone constantly held in hand no matter what, driving getting on a bus, stopping in the narrowest part of a shop aisle or doorway then being downright nasty when asked to move. Stopping the children in mid flow, WE ARE ON THE PHONE are you blind? Must see so and so about Zumba lessons, must see Frank pole Dancing??? now there is a picture. What happened to sitting talking over a nicely cooked meal instead of a wobbly plate on the knee with bought in junk, what happened to cooking a meal from fresh, it took me thirty minutes from start to finish or twenty minutes to prime a one pot meal then leave it up to the oven for a couple of hours. I watch and wonder, how did we manage without all those whizz bangs, the mind boggles.


What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 14/10/2017 at 10:27

Stockton,. Usual North Sea Weather, Wet and miserable up to 13:00 Hours then just miserable for the rest of the day. Reminds me of when I sang in the School production of the Mikado.

The flowers that bloom in the Spring tra la just cannot arrive soon enough, Northern winds that freeze my old bones tra la followed by frozen white stuff tra la makes me all grumbly and gruff, and that's what I mean when I say and I sing, please bring back the flowers that bloom in the spring (a lot of tra la's) the flowers that bloom in the spring.


Credit where it's due!

Posted: 13/10/2017 at 20:39

Fairygirl Daughter, Philippa is correct, with the right inflection of the voice miracles can be achieved. I would ask one of my planners how they would go about a job, listen carefully then with an open eyed look say "Oh, do you think that will work" a stunned silence usually followed by how do you think it should be done then? How about instead of stripping the whole chemical plant down to get at the boiler have everything ready including new boiler then knock out that single brick wall do the job and replace wall later I would think we could save several weeks work at £1,000,000 a day don't you. Politely of course, no point in upsetting some one who could not see the wood for the trees.

My Thank you Ma'am with door opening incidents served the same purpose as Philippa's reply, it flusters them.


Credit where it's due!

Posted: 13/10/2017 at 18:04

Philippa, I was being flippant, any group of people who live in close company need to be polite that includes modern offices that seem to crush people together. Even if it was pass the B*-=8@ dy  blanco PLEASE at least we all knew there was no malice. I still open doors for Ladies even though it at times does not bring gratitude, ( I can open my own bloody doors), thank you Ma'am will get you a satisfactory glare. As a SNCO in the army and Manager in Industry I got the work done by being polite not by shouting and screaming. Why waste time swearing when a please or thank you gets you what you want.


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