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Pentillie


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What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 10:23
Lovely sunny day in the Chilterns, very cold, but no sign of any snow - yet!

Hoping to go for a good walk tomorrow, on The Ridgeway at The White Horse at Uffington, a thousand feet up on the Berkshire Downs. If the weather stays like this it'll be perfect - and certainly get rid of a few cobwebs!

MOB rants

Posted: 11/03/2013 at 23:02
Thanks GG.......trouble is, if I invest in one of those monsters, I'll need a bigger dining table! Think Frank has arrived at the only sensible solution!

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Posted: 11/03/2013 at 21:05
Next time I visit one of those twee Italian restaurants, I must ask the waiter where they get the 3-foot long mills used to cover everything, from starters to your ice-cream and coffees.........they always work perfectly. Some waiters are like cowboys of old with their six-guns - blink, and the pepper clouds are flying!

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Posted: 11/03/2013 at 16:49
Off on a different rant, but does anybody know a decent make of salt and/or pepper grinder that actually works well and continues working well? Most of the ones I have had or see in the shops are by the same maker, and the actual grinding mechanism can be either plastic or steel, but none seem hugely effective for long.

A small moan when there are so many better things to complain about, but this is usually an irritation at the end of the day I could usually do without - how sad have I become?

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 10/03/2013 at 14:42
Derek's sky has crossed the Irish Sea and reached me now!

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Posted: 09/03/2013 at 19:55
My Mum was Irish, from the far West. It's a lovely, lovely Country with super people,and everybody should take at least one holiday in Ireland. You're a lucky fella Derek.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 09/03/2013 at 19:50
Noooooooooooo! ......there's hardly any Cornish people left in Cornwall!

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Posted: 09/03/2013 at 19:02
Derek, would that be Ceann Chlochair harbour?

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Posted: 09/03/2013 at 18:42
Clogherhead, I'm Cornish but live now in the Chilterns Hills. I do vote at most elections but I get very irritated by political parties who say that as I voted for them then they feel they have the right to press on with all their crazy schemes even though a lot of them got only a mention, or none, in their manifestos. It's only in the last few years that any discussion has been initiated by the politicians on the immigration problems - nothing against any foreigners, but this country is full to saturation.( having said that I'm a foreigner myself, living the wrong side of the Tamar! )

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Posted: 09/03/2013 at 16:54
Frank, I read the same article you mention, re the Government (why did I credit them with a capital G !) importing woodchip to fuel our remaining power stations. I sometimes think I'm living in some mad parallel world. A future with little power, an army with very few tanks, a navy with aircraft carriers and no planes, and yet we give money to undeserving countries and military supplies to Syria !

I am now a confirmed non-political animal - Labour bankrupted the country, the Fat Boys in power now are very good at telling us what be done, and then doing nothing, and the LibDems are the most dishonest bunch you could ever come across. As for Europe and nameless nonentities out there telling me what I can and cannot do, excuse me, but when did I give any Goverment authority to abdicate their powers to outsiders? Politicians wouldn't even make good compost in my runner bean trench - but perhaps that's the best place for them!

Well, I feel a little better now, perhaps I'd better concentrate on footsie results and depress myself further!

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