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    Sticky: Huge and delicious tea of roast gammon, chips,...

    Huge and delicious tea of roast gammon, chips, fried eggs, and beans :tongue

    Huge joint too: around 1.5kg which is A Good Size in imperial measurements, and should therefore furnish a few more...
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    Sticky: This is the first weekend with the pubs open...

    This is the first weekend with the pubs open again here. It's been very peaceful outside in the small hours for the last few months, but I assume tonight we'll be back to drunken hooting as people...
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    Sticky: Oh, it wasn't hard to write better code than...

    Oh, it wasn't hard to write better code than their teenage hacker had :D
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    Sticky: The French games company Ubisoft once provided me...

    The French games company Ubisoft once provided me with a bunch of Atari ST 68000 ASM to "explain" how various bits of Night Hunter functioned while I was working on the Amiga version. The only...
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    Sticky: It did! :happy

    It did! :happy
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    Sticky: I put the chocolate Digestives in the fridge...

    I put the chocolate Digestives in the fridge earlier for fear they'd all stick together in this heat. Might try some just to see if it worked :tongue
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    Sticky: Just popped out the back to do the reverse...

    Just popped out the back to do the reverse trundle. Very hot, do not recommend :emb
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    Sticky: A couple of pieces of M&S Southern not-fried...

    A couple of pieces of M&S Southern not-fried chicken, cold, for lunch :tongue

    Up to 29° outside now, 27.5° in here, breeze seems to be dropping which is unhelpful :emb
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    Sticky: Exercise bicycling done, green ring closed :emb ...

    Exercise bicycling done, green ring closed :emb

    Up at 25° outside, according to the weather app; 26.5° in here according to the thermometer. All windows and internal doors are open, which is...
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Sunny out, clear blue...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Sunny out, clear blue sky, already at 22°C outside and 25° within :glasses
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    Sticky: No telly tonight apart from starting watching...

    No telly tonight apart from starting watching Surviving the Virus: My Brother & Me on iPlayer whilst eating.

    After that, I read a couple of chapters of John Brooks' Business Adventures, including...
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    Sticky: No, Patak's, made the other week and out of the...

    No, Patak's, made the other week and out of the freezer :ohwell
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    Sticky: For tea, chicken madras with rice and naan. Very...

    For tea, chicken madras with rice and naan. Very enjoyable; turns out I was just in the mood for something a bit zingy :tongue
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    Sticky: Towel wash done :tumble: And while that was...

    Towel wash done :tumble:

    And while that was occurring, I finished off The Great Gatsby, it not being a large book. I enjoyed it, but I stand by my opinion that all the people in it are terrible....
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    Sticky: Turned into a sunny evening now, 23° but there's...

    Turned into a sunny evening now, 23° but there's a pleasant breeze to make it bearable :glasses
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    Sticky: And now a towel wash is on. Today is full of...

    And now a towel wash is on. Today is full of incident :tumble:
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    Sticky: Had a couple of raspberry jam doughnuts to...

    Had a couple of raspberry jam doughnuts to celebrate the Great Pruning :tongue
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    Sticky: I hardly ever buy milk, so I have to wonder about...

    I hardly ever buy milk, so I have to wonder about wine and beer :cheers:
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    Sticky: I had mine cut on 12th March as it seemed likely...

    I had mine cut on 12th March as it seemed likely then that a lockdown could happen any day, though due to the incompetence of our "leaders" it took nearly two weeks more. But that meant my hair went...
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    Sticky: I stand corrected :D

    I stand corrected :D
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    Sticky: And done :) Just a few essentials, which makes...

    And done :)

    Just a few essentials, which makes me wonder why it cost so much :rolleyes:
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    Sticky: Right, time for shopping :wave:

    Right, time for shopping :wave:
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    Sticky: I am shorn! :banana: (It's only just occurred...

    I am shorn! :banana:

    (It's only just occurred to me, that must be why the sheep is called Sean.)

    I walked up there, so naturally some completely unforecast rain arrived while I was in there and...
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    Sticky: Sausages in finger rolls for lunch. Very nice...

    Sausages in finger rolls for lunch. Very nice :tongue

    Apparently it's going to be baking hot tomorrow, so I'm considering doing the shopping after my haircut.
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    Sticky: Haircut Day today too! :banana: My hair looks...

    Haircut Day today too! :banana:

    My hair looks rather like a mushroom cloud at the moment, not yet having enough length to make it hang down rather than curling outwards in wild waves of grey...
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    Sticky: 75th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing today....

    75th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing today. This means it's also the 25th anniversary of my eldest niece's christening. Not sure it was deliberately planned for the 50th anniversary, I think...
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Very grey out; the sun...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Very grey out; the sun has currently found a very tiny patch of thinner cloud to peer through, but that won't last as there aren't many of them :ind

    Already at 19°C...
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    Sticky: The question of what to read took some time to...

    The question of what to read took some time to resolve. I started with Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, but I wasn't in the mood for more than a chapter and a bit of that. So then I thought I'd try...
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    Sticky: My right ear is grumbling again, which is...

    My right ear is grumbling again, which is nature's way of telling me that I'm a lazy sod who doesn't clean my hearing aids often enough :ohwell

    So I decided to give it a rest from telly tonight...
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    Sticky: Tea has been Southern not-fried chicken thighs...

    Tea has been Southern not-fried chicken thighs with chips and lashings of tomato sauce :tongue
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    Sticky: Rather grey out now :grey

    Rather grey out now :grey
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    Sticky: 99%, 55bpm :)

    99%, 55bpm :)
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    Sticky: Lunch has been sardines-in-tomato-sauce toasted...

    Lunch has been sardines-in-tomato-sauce toasted sandwiches (white sesame bloomer). Very tasty :tongue
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    :banana: :yay: :banana:

    :banana: :yay: :banana:
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    Sticky: Exercise bicycling done, green ring closed :emb ...

    Exercise bicycling done, green ring closed :emb



    Wrong, it turns out: it's turned quite Simpsonesque out there now :glasses

    Still quite breezy too :tumble:
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    Sticky: A few glimmers of sunlight appearing here too,...

    A few glimmers of sunlight appearing here too, but I'm sure it'll pass :)
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Grey out again, but...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Grey out again, but dry. 19°C out there, 20° within :ind
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    Sticky: Tea tonight was sausage & onion casserole :tongue...

    Tea tonight was sausage & onion casserole :tongue

    And it was back to watching the telly, starting whilst dining with some thing on C5 about people who work on the bins and in recycling plants and...
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    Sticky: Nice moon out now :) Not if it's cloudy where...

    Nice moon out now :)

    Not if it's cloudy where you are though :ohwell

    The clouds are chasing across it here as it's still quite windy and the clouds quite wispy.
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    Sticky: Not certain because of the foliage getting in the...

    Not certain because of the foliage getting in the way, but I think the Polish café has people eating in again :)

    I'm glad they managed to survive on doing takeaway and delivery through the...
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    Sticky: PALI! :banana: :banana2: :banana:

    PALI! :banana: :banana2: :banana:
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    Sticky: Coming over the horizon…

    Coming over the horizon…
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    Sticky: Oh look :eek

    Oh look :eek
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    Sticky: Brightened up a bit here, but it's also got...

    Brightened up a bit here, but it's also got windier so it feels a bit colder if anything :tumble:
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    Sticky: Bacon butty (wholemeal) for lunch, done in the...

    Bacon butty (wholemeal) for lunch, done in the Nigel Slater style of quickly frying the inside face of the bread in the fat left after cooking the rashers :tongue

    Still grey here and rather breezy...
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    Sticky: Exercise bicycling done, green ring closed :emb

    Exercise bicycling done, green ring closed :emb
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Quite grey out, though...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Quite grey out, though sometimes the high cloud is thin enough to create the illusion of being sunny :ind

    15°C so far, heading for 21° according to the forecast. It's...
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    Sticky: Just finished reading Alas, Babylon. It's very...

    Just finished reading Alas, Babylon. It's very good, I thought, as post-apocalyptic stories go :)

    Down to a sensible 11°C outside now, and 21° within. There was a nice just-past-full moon out...
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    Sticky: Ribs and chips for tea :tongue Late tonight,...

    Ribs and chips for tea :tongue

    Late tonight, due to getting some :bang: finished off :)
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    Looking in Developer Tools, the C4 site is...

    Looking in Developer Tools, the C4 site is storing stuff in the browser's Local Storage as well as cookies, so you could try clearing that too if you feel like giving it another go :bang:
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