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    Sticky: While driving the Seicento I never worried much...

    While driving the Seicento I never worried much about acceleration since it always gave the impression of going much faster than it really was, the bonnet being essentially invisible.

    The narrow...
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    Sticky: Following one of my rather more gnomic emails,...

    Following one of my rather more gnomic emails, Nixons generated a P45 after the end of one contract.

    It took me another year to wonder WTF HMRC were sending me stuff about unemployment or some...
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    Sticky: There was some chap waffling away on You & Yours...

    There was some chap waffling away on You & Yours just now about how his one man company was still generating £1000 payslips for him even though he wasn't getting the money out of the company, so it...
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    Sticky: :wave: Sunny. :glasses Walk walked in the...

    :wave:

    Sunny. :glasses

    Walk walked in the glorious autumnal sunshine.

    Managed to pick up an addition to my footwear which took a bit of getting rid of just now.

    Two chem trails observed...
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all :wave: Dry. :smokin ...

    :wave: Morning all :wave:

    Dry. :smokin

    Sunny. :glasses

    Clear blue sky. :glasses

    Slightly cooler. 17.1 deg.
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    Sticky: Tea: liver and bacon with onion gravy (gravy was...

    Tea: liver and bacon with onion gravy (gravy was a bit thick), prune yog, 0.91 pints of good Glengettie tea.

    Oh and some of the pears I stewed today, sans custard.

    Entertainment: "Walking...
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    Sticky: Thar's gold in them thar hills. The world's...

    Thar's gold in them thar hills.

    The world's biggest gold mines: Top ten

    Stone me, 1.8g/t.

    The 49ers wouldn't have thought much of that. :eyes

    The Haunting Legacy of South Africa’s Gold...
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    Sticky: Walk duly walked. Umbrella not needed, though...

    Walk duly walked.

    Umbrella not needed, though some jumping was involved where overflowing streams and leats were involved.
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    Sticky: It's finally stopped raining for a while. I...

    It's finally stopped raining for a while.

    I wonder if a walk might be walked without getting drenched. :eyes

    I see a patch of blue sky so I'm off out now just.
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    Sticky: The Giant Alien Lizard who left in high dudgeon...

    The Giant Alien Lizard who left in high dudgeon some years ago, apparently.

    :eyes
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    Sticky: Was it around the time that that Zeity cove...

    Was it around the time that that Zeity cove disappeared?

    Just askin' like. :eyes

    Lunch: poached (but not poached enough) tomato and scrambled egg on Morrisons mulitgrain toast, several bramble...
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    Sticky: I think today's walk is off for the duration....

    I think today's walk is off for the duration. :eyes
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    Sticky: Pissing down now. :( And as grey as grey can...

    Pissing down now. :(

    And as grey as grey can be in a grey grey gray way.
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    It is, xogg, it is. Trust me on that. ...

    It is, xogg, it is.

    Trust me on that.

    :smokin
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    Sticky: The insomnia struck again, so I was reading about...

    The insomnia struck again, so I was reading about the Battle of Kursk at 03:50 this morning.

    Sleep returned at 05:55ish.:eyes

    :wave: Morning all :wave:

    Dark.

    Dank.
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    Sticky: Would have been my parents 68th wedding...

    Would have been my parents 68th wedding anniversary the other day.

    They only made 63 in reality, it being almost 5 years since Strangelove Pater popped his clogs.

    Entertainment: the...
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    The chap was waffling about it on the 6 o'clock...

    The chap was waffling about it on the 6 o'clock news just now.
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    Bozo the clown: the gift that keeps on giving and...

    Bozo the clown: the gift that keeps on giving and giving and giving.
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    Sticky: Forgot to mention the dead fox in the hedgerow on...

    Forgot to mention the dead fox in the hedgerow on the walk this morning.

    That'll be stinking well in a couple of days. :eyes

    More potching done in sheds: two Hazeltine 2000 terminals and a...
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    Sticky: Stewing yet more pears. Despite being wrinkly...

    Stewing yet more pears.

    Despite being wrinkly they're still not ripe, so stewing is The Way to Go.:eyes

    It's quite overcast out there now, glad I went for a nice walk earlier when it was all...
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    Sticky: There's some incompetent lying twats infesting...

    There's some incompetent lying twats infesting TWAO this afternoon.

    The wireless is definitely endangered.:smokin

    One of the idiots doesn't even understand his own rules.

    The gift that never...
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    Sticky: Walk walked in the glorious sunshine. Warm...

    Walk walked in the glorious sunshine.

    Warm enough to take jacket off unlike yesterday when it took half an hour to get warm enough to stop shivering.

    CBS is no more: grey/white fluffy clouds...
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    The Sony Classic channel became the Xmas channel...

    The Sony Classic channel became the Xmas channel this very week. :suicide:

    Bah fecking humbug.
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    Sticky: No problemo. :smokin I watched that back...

    No problemo. :smokin



    I watched that back in the mysts of tyme before the plague struck.

    Now still stuck 6 months or more later since I don't have a copy of "Intervention" which I want to...
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    Sticky: Entertainment (continued): turns out this dvd is...

    Entertainment (continued): turns out this dvd is the extended gorier version of AVP: Requiem, 7 minutes longer than the theatrical version.

    I thought it was ok in its way, though having to watch...
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    Sticky: Yes it's amazing how much space stuff takes up in...

    Yes it's amazing how much space stuff takes up in the freezer.

    Mine's half full of lamb bones for making soup.

    Still haven't managed to burrow down to the depths, mind you, to find out what...
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    He's a sleeper for Komrade Korbyn's barmy army. ...

    He's a sleeper for Komrade Korbyn's barmy army.

    Remember, you heard it here first. :eyes
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    Sticky: Ghosts wasn't as funny as last week, but it was...

    Ghosts wasn't as funny as last week, but it was amusing enough.

    Followed by "Police Interceptors" on 5.

    Followed by "Police: suspect #1" on 5.



    AVP: Requiem: continuation of AVP wherein...
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    Sticky: Drizzle stopped. It's raining instead. And...

    Drizzle stopped.

    It's raining instead.

    And the grey is even darker.

    Tea: the rest of yesterday's turkey leg, more stewed pears, 0.91 pints of good Glengettie tea.

    Entertainment: Ghosts on...
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    Sticky: Bah fecking humbug!:tantrum:

    Bah fecking humbug!:tantrum:
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    Considering the sort of nonsensical crap that...

    Considering the sort of nonsensical crap that turns up here from time to time, it doesn't surprise me at all.
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    Sticky: :wave: Even greyer, with some much grey that...

    :wave:

    Even greyer, with some much grey that the origianl grey has gone gray.

    Dark.

    Damp.

    Dreary.
  33. Whatever happened to our tame storm chaser,...

    Whatever happened to our tame storm chaser, Wxman?

    The CIAB thing is grim.
  34. Damn. That's a pretty unique selling...

    Damn.

    That's a pretty unique selling point.:eyes
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    Not really up to much and it ends just as it's...

    Not really up to much and it ends just as it's about to get inneresting.



    Indeed.
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    Sticky: :wave: Walk walked. It started spotting...

    :wave:

    Walk walked.

    It started spotting with rain but never turned into much.

    Still cold at 16.5 deg in here so I've turned the fan heater on before I get hypothermia. :eyes

    Turns out I...
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    Sticky: Sorry to hear of the poor old dog. :hug: ...

    Sorry to hear of the poor old dog. :hug:

    :wave: Morning :wave:

    Dry.

    Grey.

    Sunless.
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    Sticky: Entertainment(continued): Dr Pimplepopper...

    Entertainment(continued): Dr Pimplepopper (repeat), but there's nothing to beat watching pimples popped.
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    Nah, it's perfectly reasonable. It's the...

    Nah, it's perfectly reasonable.

    It's the Illuminati or one of that Zeity character's Cunning Plans.

    Maybe he finally managed to get one to work.
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    Sticky: I thought AVP rather less mediocre than on its...

    I thought AVP rather less mediocre than on its previous viewing.

    It was ok in its way.

    The disadvantage of the cassette was the inability to FF/skip the trailers as one does with a dvd.
    ...
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    Sticky: :wave: Shopping shopped. Walk walked. ...

    :wave:

    Shopping shopped.

    Walk walked.

    Shower showered.

    Tea: Ginsters' Moroccan vegan pasty, very nice, three bramble jelly sandwiches, red corner yog, 0.91 pints of good Glengettie tea.
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    Nah. China invading Taiwan on the other hand....

    Nah. China invading Taiwan on the other hand. :eyes
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    Sticky: :wave: House roughly vacced where I can see...

    :wave:

    House roughly vacced where I can see the carpets.

    Might have to have a spring cleaning frenzy before the winter sets in. :eyes

    Lunch: turkey leg (the poor thing was hopping around...
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all :wave: Dry. Sunny. ...

    :wave: Morning all :wave:

    Dry.

    Sunny.

    CBS.

    Cold. 15.9 deg in here when I got up, 16.0 deg now. :eyes
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    Sticky: In fact I've seen all of it before, several...

    In fact I've seen all of it before, several times, despite what TV Times might have to say on the subject. :eyes

    Made in 2012.
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    Sticky: And now we're 15 minutes into "Pink Floyd: the...

    And now we're 15 minutes into "Pink Floyd: the story of Wish You Were Here".

    It's been a while since I last saw a 2" audio tape recorder.

    Looks like Dave has one on his boat. :eyes

    I've seen...
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    Sticky: :D I am not pleased at being "Comfortably...

    :D

    I am not pleased at being "Comfortably Numb"less. :mad

    Particularly since "Sorrow" and the talk thing substituted for it. :tantrum:

    A small hairy 8 legged horse just trotted across the...
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    Sticky: Probably for the best. :eyes Wasn't impressed...

    Probably for the best. :eyes

    Wasn't impressed with the blonde bints Clare Torry impression.

    "Welcome to the machine".

    Some song of Rog's.

    Another song of Rog's.
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    Sticky: Oh good, now we get the NuMan ads. :eyes ...

    Oh good, now we get the NuMan ads. :eyes

    There's no Comfortably Numb in this either.

    I say again: WTF?



    "Breathe".
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    Sticky: We were getting worried. :eyes ...

    We were getting worried. :eyes



    Infeckingdeed. :mad

    Doing Andy Fairweather Lowe imfeckingpressions.

    And that's the end of that.
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