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Forum: The lounge 9 Hours Ago
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Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

Got any more bon mots that you use when you can't say anything original?

;)

Jim
Forum: The lounge 19 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,682
Views: 38,878
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

Can't see what that's got to do with Brexit or the E.U.!

(Wait a minute - maybe British manufacturers are favourite because the pound is so cheap and if the pound continues to sag, the Canadians...
Forum: The lounge 1 Day Ago
Replies: 1,682
Views: 38,878
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

So what are you saying? (assuming that the MEPs shown represent your region)

a) I voted, but my choices didn't get in. In which case - well done, you're a good citizen and have taken part in a...
Forum: The lounge 1 Day Ago
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Views: 38,878
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

Well, someone voted them in to represent you!

Jim
Forum: The lounge 1 Day Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 496
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Scilly Isle

I'd love to visit South Georgia. Just be dropped off with my camping gear and food, and left to myself for a month or so. I like the feeling of isolation and being alone!

Jim
Forum: Events 1 Day Ago
Replies: 24
Sticky: eGroup Meetup Autumn colours - North
Views: 546
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Autumn colours - North

I don't think that can be the Hope Valley I know. The Hope I know is in the the Derbyshire Peak district - the dreary village with the cement factory. Perhaps I've never explored it enough!

Jim
Forum: The lounge 1 Day Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 496
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Scilly Isle

So you decided to stick to Lyme Regis in Dorset, then!

(This thread has travelled a long way - from the Scilly Isles to The Falklands!)

;)

Jim
Forum: The lounge 1 Day Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 496
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Scilly Isle

I can see you've never met the 'Gateway Timeout' bug then.

Jim
Forum: The lounge 1 Day Ago
Replies: 1,682
Views: 38,878
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

If you disagree with a Wikipedia entry, because you know better - edit it!

A professional librarian I knew said that Wikipedia was as reliable as any other encyclopedia.

Jim
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Day Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 283
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Spirit Island, Maline Lake

Great photos!

Lovely tones of blue (I'm surprised that someone hasn't said that they'd look better in B&W, so far!)

Jim
Forum: The lounge 1 Day Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 496
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Scilly Isle

Completely beyond the means of a Lancashire Mill Girl, I would think!

;)

Jim
Forum: The lounge 2 Days Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 496
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Scilly Isle

What, is it a inflatable dingy like the refugees use in the Mediterranean?

;)

Jim
Forum: The lounge 2 Days Ago
Replies: 1,682
Views: 38,878
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

In a way, yes!

In a General Election we get the chance to have another vote in four years time. After Brexit we don't get a chance to vote again in four years time if we decide we don't like it...
Forum: The lounge 2 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 366
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Envy of the world ?

The other problems is that if you become too ill to work, or you're sacked because of a chronic illness, you can't get cover again because you've got a pre-existing condition.

Jim
Forum: Events 2 Days Ago
Replies: 24
Sticky: eGroup Meetup Autumn colours - North
Views: 546
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Autumn colours - North

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal (near Harrowgate) is a wonderful place with lots of photographic opportunities. There's the ruined abbey, Capability Brown parkland and wooded areas.
...
Forum: Events 2 Days Ago
Replies: 24
Sticky: eGroup Meetup Autumn colours - North
Views: 546
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Autumn colours - North

The reason why horse chestnut leaves turn brown early these years is because they are infested with the larva of a leaf burrowing moth. It's very widespread.
...
Forum: Events 2 Days Ago
Replies: 24
Sticky: eGroup Meetup Autumn colours - North
Views: 546
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Autumn colours - North

North! What's up there, then?

;)

Jim
Forum: Events 2 Days Ago
Replies: 24
Sticky: eGroup Meetup Autumn colours - North
Views: 546
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Autumn colours - North

I've just come back from The Roaches in Staffs. It's an interesting and spectacular area and the nearby Lud's Church is amazing with a magical legend associated:
...
Forum: The lounge 2 Days Ago
Replies: 1,682
Views: 38,878
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

I thought that 'Foxy Loxy' had 40 trade deals up his sleeve, ready for seconds after we leave the E.U..

Jim
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 47
Views: 496
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Scilly Isle

I thought that they'd stopped helicopter flights a year or so ago.

A friend of mine that went there a few years ago said that the locals stated that people going there by ferry often return by...
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 1,682
Views: 38,878
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

I think that 'ifs' are all that the Brexiteers have got remaining!

I also think that the Parliamentary Brexiteers will need police protection this time next year when 'Project Stark Reality'...
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 93
Views: 1,516
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: How are we going to save the planet?

I'm sure the car manufacturers CEOs would appreciate your input!

;)

Jim
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 1,682
Views: 38,878
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

Forum problems - 'Gateway Timeout'

Jim
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 1,682
Views: 38,878
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

Whatever I say three times is true!

John Major's a Titan compared to the pathetic incumbent!

Jim
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 1,682
Views: 38,878
Posted By Jim Ford
Re: Political: We're doomed, Captain Mannering...

John Major's a Titan compared to the pathetic incumbent!

Jim
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