Latest posts by Palaisglide

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 17/10/2016 at 10:19

Stockton has sunshine and it was very warm last night, oo ah oo ah. As Verdun would say.


Strictly is back!

Posted: 16/10/2016 at 23:22

Tonight on the dance Anastacia won, there was no doubt in my mind or the judges. Saying that I liked Naga, the public very obviously did not. To say Anastacia is full of herself well yes that is true but so are all of the Celebs or they would not be there. They have to have the belief they can do what they do during the day job thinking they are good or they would flop, they all come out sweet voiced we are family and do not like seeing any one go, they may even think it although each and every one has an eye on the glitter ball and what it can bring in spin off's. It is a show for the first few weeks then the Dance begins and the gloves come off.

Daytime TV? what is that?? I read the news on my I-pad and that is it, the TV goes on at tea time to watch Pointless then the news and most definitely goes off again when hemmerdale Street or what ever is on. I had to watch them when Joan was there although I would find jobs in the greenhouse summer and garage winter if possible. In hospital day time TV was the best sleeping pill ever, utter dross.


What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 16/10/2016 at 10:02

Not in a singing mood today so no "oo ah's" for Verdun as yesterday. Stockton is dull dour and dark, the three dreadful "D's", one nice thing today my Granddaughter is coming down from Newcastle to see me that brightens everything up.


Strictly is back!

Posted: 16/10/2016 at 09:53

S/V, do not try the warm chocolate over your head it takes hours to get out of your hair even licking it. Cannot beat jellied eel Bully beef and seaweed crisps to go with chocolate.

And so it came to pass, I, that is me, disagreed with Len. Ore and Joanne did a very good jive although those of us who saw the wonderful Jill Gascoine and Darren, it seems years ago now would also say he was wrong, Jay and Aliona are still second for me then Ore. I agreed with Craig it was worth 9 three tens was over the top. Louise is my dark horse though I wish Naga would overcome her nerves she can dance then lets the thinking about the next step take over. Ed made a right hash of his dance although I laughed all the way through it, Katya did a brilliant job of making us watch her instead.

My way is to guess what mark Craig will give got it wrong once when I said three he said two, also agreed with quite a lot of his nit picking. There were one or two mistakes last night by the top of the list dancers not picked up and Oti covered the mistake Danny made very well, I love that girl.

Here's to the next time as Henry Hall would say.


Strictly is back!

Posted: 15/10/2016 at 09:49

S/V do not get your underwear in a knot over warm chocolate oozing down all over my wonderfully athletic body, (0nce maybe) pause to cough, music does that to me that wonderful aura of something warm and sweet enveloping you from head to toe. Times I sit at the Piano and the world stops, time stops as you get lost in the beauty of the music. Strictly is the same, memories of dancing from being younger than my Grandchildren and it was the dancing not the fact you got close and personal with a girl, that should read very close and very personal with Ruby my Latin Tutor. Her mantra was our flesh should meld and our bones touch, my cheeks would still be red hours after the lessons were over. Now the joy is watching video of my Grandchildren doing what I did and probably better, watching Strictly as the dancers improve right up to the last show dance. The Blackpool week with all its memories dancing there and other large dance halls in London, Vienna, Italy Spain and even Port Said. This is the best year yet, I do not want anyone to go, if they do go of their own free will then that is their choice, so be it and end of story. Roll on 18:30 tonight.


What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 15/10/2016 at 09:28

"A Gardener needs some rain and some sun, and some sun,

When there's planting hoeing cutting to be done, to be done,

When the show prizes for best Marrow to be won, to be won

And you've grown the very best Chrysanthemum, Chrysanthemum.

A gardeners job is never ever done, ever done oo ah,

A gardeners job is never ever done, ever done, oo ah".

"This rain has seemed to go on for ever, for ever,

And definitely total absence of the sun, the sun,

When you wellies slide about in all the slime, all the slime

Then its maybe time to seek a better clime, a better clime.

A gardeners job is never ever done, ever done oo ah

A gardeners job is never ever done, ever done, oo ah".

The clouds in Stockton are touching the roof tops, all the lights are on. More apologies to Gilbert and Sullivan, A Policeman's lot is not a happy one, the oo ah on the end is so Verdun will understand.


Strictly is back!

Posted: 14/10/2016 at 19:50

S/V, deleted them all as mine will be a glass of port (got it given) and the lovely feeling as I watch of warm chocolate flowing over me, better take the TV in the greenhouse otherwise it makes a mess of the carpet, do not want Joanne playing war with me on Tuesday.

I am with you this is the best series yet and I have seen them all, also heard Len come out with far worse jokes and nothing said about it. Waiting for the foot work and posture to improve with some of them although one or two are not doing so badly in that department. No favourites though do look forward to what Ed will do next.


Strictly is back!

Posted: 14/10/2016 at 10:12

The boy left for his own reasons and so be it. Joanne worked some bits of the film into the Choreography which you would expect, I thought it cleverly touched the edges of the film and the whole brilliant.

We move on and I for one have no favourite dancers as yet, cannot even guess at who will be out this week. I am unexpectedly enjoying the show from the beginning something that has not happened other years, Saturday I will sit back in my chair and let it flow over me like warm chocolate, lovely.


"Oops" giving secrets away there.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 14/10/2016 at 10:01

Traveled in early years through historic lands

Found in reality they were not so grand

Landed back in Elysian fields of green

Not arid and dangerous as where I had been

Had thoughts of going to southern continents

Green England won where I am surely content

This Nation Sun Rain Seasons and balmy clime

Is where I wish to end my time.

That Joyce is something you learn after spending years abroad as against a couple of weeks holiday, there's no place like home, they should write a song about it.


PS is still hissing it down.

Last edited: 14 October 2016 10:02:08

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 14/10/2016 at 09:20

Stockton imagine me as Ko-Ko singing.

"The flowers that bloom in the spring tra la, have nothing to do with the case.

The rain is a tangible thing tra la,

and falling at quite a fast pace, tra la

And falling at quite a fast pace,

That's what I mean when I say and I sing

Oh bring on the flowers that bloom in the spring,

Tra la la la la

Tra la la la la

Bring on the flowers that bloom in the spring.

With apologies to Gilbert and Sullivan.


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