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    Sticky: Gliding over all of Breaking Bad S5 part one and...

    Gliding over all of Breaking Bad S5 part one and into S5 part two (aka “The Final Season”, apparently): S5E7 Say My Name (TV Episode 2012), S5E8 Gliding Over All (TV Episode 2012), and S5E9 Blood...
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    Sticky: Chicken tikka masala (out of the freezer) with...

    Chicken tikka masala (out of the freezer) with rice and naan (not out of the freezer) for tea :tongue

    The recycling bin’s trundling is already done, as I took it out once I’d investigated the fire...
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    Sticky: The fire alarm control panel in the hall has...

    The fire alarm control panel in the hall has started beeping at us all, complaining of a power fault. This is somewhat unconvincing, as the message is communicated through the medium of a yellow LED...
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    Sticky: I was in Bristol for a Rutles gig the other year...

    I was in Bristol for a Rutles gig the other year and went past the radio station. All empty. GCap Media got taken over by Global Radio (this was when I was at their Leicester Square studios, having...
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    Sticky: I spent eight months contracting in Bristol,...

    I spent eight months contracting in Bristol, working on radio station websites (“Bristol’s GWR 96.3 FM” along with about thirty-five other local stations they operated). Seemed like a pleasant enough...
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    Sticky: Light lunch of a pancetta omelette :tongue

    Light lunch of a pancetta omelette :tongue
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    Sticky: Clouding over here now, but it seems the promised...

    Clouding over here now, but it seems the promised rain has been pushed back to tonight.
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    Apparently the process within XR was as follows:...

    Apparently the process within XR was as follows:


    The idiotic suggestion to disrupt the Tube was posted as a poll on XR's Telegram group;

    An overwhelming majority voted against such an...
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Quite sunny at the...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Quite sunny at the moment, though there’s a chance of rain later :)

    Bit chilly without though: about 8°C (~18° within), and looking very dewy.
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    Sticky: And so I shall. This has been preceded by...

    And so I shall. This has been preceded by watching more of part one of S5 of Breaking Bad: S5E4 Fifty-One (TV Episode 2012), S5E5 Dead Freight (TV Episode 2012), and S5E6 Buyout (TV Episode 2012)...
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    Sticky: :wave: :tumble:

    :wave: :tumble:
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    Sticky: Busy here again :rolleyes: Tonight's tea, as...

    Busy here again :rolleyes:

    Tonight's tea, as foreshadowed in last night's storyline, was spag bol; and exceedingly nice it was :tongue

    One down, three in the freezer. I don't think they'll be...
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    Sticky: Speaking of lunch, a spider on the outside of my...

    Speaking of lunch, a spider on the outside of my kitchen window caught a fly in its web. I spotted it as it was bundling the wretched creature up in silk, then transporting it back up to the top left...
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    :banana: :yay: :banana:

    :banana: :yay: :banana:
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    Sticky: Greggs steak bake (home baked) for lunch :tongue

    Greggs steak bake (home baked) for lunch :tongue
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Grey out; not raining...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Grey out; not raining at the moment, though it looks like it must have earlier :ind

    I forgot to set any alarms last night and pretty much slept right through to 10:30,...
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    Sticky: Thank you :sick Tonight's non-purulent viewing...

    Thank you :sick

    Tonight's non-purulent viewing was the start of S5 (part one) of Breaking Bad: S5E1 Live Free or Die (TV Episode 2012), S5E2 Madrigal (TV Episode 2012), and S5E3 Hazard Pay (TV...
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    Sticky: Lovely tea of pork chop, chips, and beans :tongue...

    Lovely tea of pork chop, chips, and beans :tongue

    And the bol has cooled down and been transferred to the fridge; all 1,324 grammes of it :D
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    Sticky: And the bol is on and simmering. I'm not having...

    And the bol is on and simmering. I'm not having spag bol tonight, but I'm making it now so it can sit in the fridge overnight where the flavours can develop :)
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    Sticky: Towel wash accomplished :smokin

    Towel wash accomplished :smokin
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    Sticky: :banana:

    :banana:
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    Sticky: Early for me, at least: chicken and barley soup,...

    Early for me, at least: chicken and barley soup, with toast of many (2) colours. Very nice :tongue
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    Sticky: Forum playing up again :rolleyes: :throw:

    Forum playing up again :rolleyes: :throw:
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    Sticky: Due to not going to Sainsbury's last week I have...

    Due to not going to Sainsbury's last week I have no nectarines, which means no breakfast (apart from coffee). I feel an early lunch coming on…
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    :banana: :banana2: :banana:

    :banana: :banana2: :banana:
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    :banana: :yay: :banana:

    :banana: :yay: :banana:
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Grey, dry, not very...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Grey, dry, not very warm: 11°C out, 18° within :ind



    Indeed it does :ohwell
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    Sticky: The conclusion of S4 of Breaking Bad tonight:...

    The conclusion of S4 of Breaking Bad tonight: S4E11 Crawl Space (TV Episode 2011), S4E12 End Times (TV Episode 2011), and S4E13 Face Off (TV Episode 2011) :smokin

    Goodnight all :wave: :tired
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    Sticky: Tea has been ribs and chips :tongue And to...

    Tea has been ribs and chips :tongue

    And to accompany it, the rest of that programme about DNA profiling and the murders down the road in the 1980s :nerd :bluelight
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    Sticky: I'm OK with Autumn, but a bit more mists and...

    I'm OK with Autumn, but a bit more mists and mellow fruitfulness and a bit less Kevin Costner's Waterworld wouldn't come amiss :ohwell
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    Sticky: The rain is raining rainily out there in the rain...

    The rain is raining rainily out there in the rain :frown
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    Sticky: Hot dog for lunch :tongue

    Hot dog for lunch :tongue
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    Sticky: Never, it seems :tumble:

    Never, it seems :tumble:
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    Sticky: Links are up :)

    Links are up :)
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    Monday Links from the Bench vol. DXI

    The next Bank Holiday Monday is exactly 26 weeks from today. HT to East End blogger @diamondgeezer for that cheering thought :D


    The Kim Jong-nam assassination: meet the Indonesian woman caught...
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    Sticky: Rebooting the router fixed it :)

    Rebooting the router fixed it :)
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Grey day again; very...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Grey day again; very grey indeed :ind

    No rain yet, but it's on its way.

    And my broadband connection is down, so now I've got to investigate that :eyes
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    Sticky: Back on the Breaking Bad tonight: S4E8 Hermanos...

    Back on the Breaking Bad tonight: S4E8 Hermanos (TV Episode 2011), S4E9 Bug (TV Episode 2011), and S4E10 Salud (TV Episode 2011) :smokin

    Goodnight all :wave: :tired
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    Sticky: It's the big Diwali lights thing across town...

    It's the big Diwali lights thing across town this evening :)

    I've never been myself.

    Nice full moon out there at the moment. Not sure if it's related.
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    Sticky: Lovely big fry-up for tea :tongue The Co-op...

    Lovely big fry-up for tea :tongue

    The Co-op sausages were OK, as supermarket sausages go. Certainly no worse that the ones I would have got from Sainsbury's. I must check out one of the butchers...
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    Sticky: Mundane laundry has been done and hung on the...

    Mundane laundry has been done and hung on the clothes horse to dry.
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    Sticky: Meanwhile, the chestnut trees outside are...

    Meanwhile, the chestnut trees outside are reaching the stage of being nicely dappled in green and yellow, and the conkers are finally falling :)
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    Explainer of the terminology surrounding APFS: An...

    Explainer of the terminology surrounding APFS: An APFS FAQ: Partitions, Volumes, and AFPS Containers - The Mac Observer

    If I understand correctly, you can create a second container (which is...
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    It can still generate iTunesLibrary.xml (or...

    It can still generate iTunesLibrary.xml (or whatever it's called), it just doesn't use it itself so you have to generate it if you want it. See Update To Catalina? Here's How To Manually Export Your...
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    Sticky: I needed some sausages, having somehow failed to...

    I needed some sausages, having somehow failed to get any when I was in town on Friday. As Sainsbury's Local has been closed by its cruel corporate overlords, I had to walk all the way down to the...
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    Sticky: Afternoon denizens :wave: Grey day, but the...

    Afternoon denizens :wave:

    Grey day, but the showers seem to be petering out :grey

    Rumours of sunny spells later. We shall see :)
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    Sticky: Tonight's main feature film presentation was...

    Tonight's main feature film presentation was Platoon (1986), one of those films that was big at the time but which I've never seen before. It's fairly standard Vietnam film fare: burn a village,...
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    Sticky: :wave: All the usual stuff; so no, not a lot...

    :wave:

    All the usual stuff; so no, not a lot really :)
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    Sticky: Very nice, as usual :tongue After the chaos of...

    Very nice, as usual :tongue

    After the chaos of last week, they weren't at all busy this week. Putative reason: "Half term" :confused:
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    Sticky: It's grim up the East Midlands :ohwell

    It's grim up the East Midlands :ohwell
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