Latest posts by Palaisglide

Strictly is back!

Posted: 13/11/2017 at 11:36

Dove Jonni explained his posture because he does not have ankle movement comes from the hips some dances in hold are very hard for him, Bruno said his bottom was sticking out, of course it was otherwise he would not be moving. Having danced many times at Blackpool and when only one dancer is on the floor the movement is very slight, I have danced on spring floors that were more like trampolines. Saturday could be his last dance though not for want of trying, Susan and Gemma could be there at the bottom too.


Strictly is back!

Posted: 13/11/2017 at 10:09

That should have been Davood not Sanjiid, where did that come from I ask.


Strictly is back!

Posted: 13/11/2017 at 09:27

Get Rid of the judges, Bring back Len, Alter the rules, If BBC do not reinstate my favourite then I will watch X thingee instead. WHOA BACK there, you know you would not watch anything X if they paid you a thousand pound a minute??? SORRY after last week I thought that was how we had to respond?

Must admit I will miss Ruth although she was never going to be a dancer and was handicapped by Anton milking it for his own reasons. Ruth made mistakes in the actual dance but in the dance off she lost her feet completely, she was the one to go.

I do like Gemma and Jonni even Susan but I think from Blackpool we will lose them week by week, after this weeks dance I think Molly could well be up there with Joe and Sanjiid, the dark horse is Debby, will she make it to the top? well she certainly could.


Plastic Garden tiles

Posted: 11/11/2017 at 09:53

What is wrong with the way I do it, drop a plank on the bit i want to work on and move it when done, the same board is older than me as dad used it too. Why buy more plastic to pollute the world?


What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 11/11/2017 at 09:48

Stockton-on-Tees, another sunny morning, a bit cool so just slip a ganzy on, an old saying up in these parts "aall jest be gitten me ganzy then" of course the speech police we at times see on here will not like or even understand that. Reading an item of news yesterday "Is the UK greener than we think". This part most definitely is, promptly swamped with green posts saying farm land moor and even lakes were spoilt green concrete, "WHAT" or I should say what do they really want, they have it all but would deny their children better. It takes all sorts as they say.


What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 10/11/2017 at 09:32

Guernsey Donkey, we lived minutes away from four lovely beaches, Seaton Carew, Redcar, Marske, and Saltburn, collecting things from rock pools under the Huntcliffe Saltburn one eye on the tide which came in quickly and you were trapped, it still happens to people. Whitby was an hour away though we had a car, not many did and we had relatives at Goathland Egton and Grosmont in the Hills. Wonderful memories and we made sure our children had the same, they still come every weekend and still talk about it.

GWRS Enjoy your trip I had many North Sea Crossings from Harwich and Hull thanks to the army, my Pal in the Navy said I had more sea time than he did.

Stockton, there is a song about it, "it's a lovely day today" so full of porridge maple syrup and blue berries i will have a nice shower and enjoy the garden though it may well be more sit and look than do.


What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 09/11/2017 at 09:48

Nanny Beach, I live in an area which was the culmination of the old green lanes that had been in use for millennia, The Romans built canals and mills to grind the corn from what they called the bread basket of the North. Later Hartlepool Stockton and the Port of Yarm built on a small village in bogland that became Middlesbrough shipped out Coal Iron Lead from the Dales and grains meat and fowl from the vales of Durham and York. The rivers were the main roads when there were no roads and the North Sea was the M1 of its day, everything went by ship as we supplied London and the South, even Big Ben's bell was cast in my Village of Norton, it was shipped to London and the clack handed men transporting it to Big Ben cracked it, so it had to be recast.

We lads and lasses walked those lanes with our jam sandwiches and bottles of water we would picnic in the fields or woods and knew every tree by name could spot birds by their call and could handle animals and wild life because we came from a farming community. I live on one of those old lanes and just up the road are others which were once green lanes and would still be recognised by the old drovers. People get the impression of the cold smoky North east as a place of degradation how wrong they are, Stockton on the Tees is a green and lovely place to live, at the moment we have soft warm rain although it is getting brighter by the minute.

Please do not tell anyone we do not want a mad rush from the South. I enjoyed the run out yesterday and we did see some squirrels under the Oak Trees on the lane, they seem to know they are safe.


What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 08/11/2017 at 09:45

Stockton bathed in sunshine after a frosty night, not that it bothered me wrapped up in my Duvet. Going out to lunch today and will be driving down our leafy lanes seeing the trees shedding their leaves, we usually see at least one squirrel dashing across the road holding a paw up to stop the traffic. We are countrywise here so watch out for the wild life.


What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 07/11/2017 at 11:36

Stockton, spoke too soon it is pouring down, lights on time cannot see to think.


What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 07/11/2017 at 10:27

G.D. never been to  Guernsey have been to Jersey and loved it, it was October and shirt sleeve order for most of the two weeks. Lovely people, the food was out of this world, a great holiday.

Stockton today is bright though cold, we appear to be just outside the stormy zone which is the other side of the Cleveland Hills. The trees are shedding their leaves now, the lawns had their last cut, the garden is tidy and the Fuchsia beginning to droop, are we heading into winter I ask.


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