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    Sticky: Raining again :ohwell

    Raining again :ohwell
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    Sticky: Bedding wash on :tumble: It's just turned...

    Bedding wash on :tumble:

    It's just turned sunny out :glasses

    Bit too late to warm the place up though :rolleyes:
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    Sticky: Lunch has been corned beef butties, on wholemeal...

    Lunch has been corned beef butties, on wholemeal this time as I decided when shopping that I had enough sesame bloomer to see me through, then proceeded to eat it all over the weekend :tongue
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    Sticky: Plenty to see you through to next week then :)

    Plenty to see you through to next week then :)
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    Sticky: Links are up :)

    Links are up :)
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    Monday Links from the Lockdown vol. DLXV

    A bit earlier today as my internal clock hasn't gone back yet. Maybe my internal clock and the microwave's are one and the same? :D


    Chaos at the Top of the World - ”It was one of the most...
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Rather grey with...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Rather grey with passing showers out; 8°C and not expected to get past 12°, but apparently it might dry up and brighten a little :ind

    I was woken up around half two by a...
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    Sticky: Watched the rest of E1 of Surgeons on iPlayer...

    Watched the rest of E1 of Surgeons on iPlayer during and after tea, but didn't bother with anything else. Early night now, though because of the clocks it isn't really early, as I mentioned before...
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    Sticky: And the police helicopter is buzzing around...

    And the police helicopter is buzzing around :bluelight

    It seems to be concentrating its attention over around the area of the river, which usually means somebody's gone missing and they have...
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    Sticky: Done and dusted :) The cloud's almost all...

    Done and dusted :)

    The cloud's almost all cleared, which is nice if you like seeing sparkly things in the heavens; but I suspect it means a chilly night. Down to 7°C is the forecast :frown
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    Sticky: Rain stopped a while back, and supposedly is done...

    Rain stopped a while back, and supposedly is done for the night. Going to head out for a short walk to get the green ring topped up :)
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    Sticky: Tea: chicken and chips :tongue

    Tea: chicken and chips :tongue
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    Sticky: Lot of it about :D I might get to bed...

    Lot of it about :D

    I might get to bed "earlier" than usual tonight, having had to be up "early"; but of course it's actually all just the same times with different labels stuck on them :rolleyes:
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    Sticky: People might not be aware that his son, Nick...

    People might not be aware that his son, Nick Harvey, is the guy who coined the word "wankpuffin" for a Christmas Night joke tweet a few years ago :D
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    Sticky: The moon's looking in from over the road :)

    The moon's looking in from over the road :)
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    Sticky: Nipped up to the Amazon Locker; naturally, it...

    Nipped up to the Amazon Locker; naturally, it started raining as I stepped out of the back door :rolleyes:

    As I was crossing the garage forecourt, I saw a young woman go to the locker. As I was...
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    Sticky: Just noticed that sunset here today is at 16:46...

    Just noticed that sunset here today is at 16:46 :frown
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    Sticky: Lunch: sausages and bacon in buttered sesame...

    Lunch: sausages and bacon in buttered sesame bloomer toast. Delicious :tongue

    Uses up most of my calories for the day, but it's worth it, and anyway it's the weekend so it doesn't count :D
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    Sticky: Turning positively Simpsonesque here now :glasses...

    Turning positively Simpsonesque here now :glasses

    This is the complete opposite of what was forecast earlier. However, they've now changed the forecast to match up with what's actually happening...
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    Sticky: Zooming done :) Feeling a bit bleurgh as,...

    Zooming done :)

    Feeling a bit bleurgh as, despite getting an early night and feeling reasonably tired, I had a rubbish night's sleep for some reason :ohwell
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Gets light early...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Gets light early doesn't it? :glasses

    Quite sunny out with a fair bit of very thin high cloud, but only 8°C so far and no better than 12° forecast :ohwell

    Waiting for...
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    Sticky: GMT. It has to be that early so we don't keep the...

    GMT. It has to be that early so we don't keep the New Zealanders up too late :ohwell

    As I need to get an early night despite the extra hour, viewing has been restricted to S4E4 of The Sopranos,...
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    Sticky: Oh FFS, family Zoom call tomorrow… at 8am!...

    Oh FFS, family Zoom call tomorrow… at 8am! :tantrum: :mad
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    Sticky: Rain's picked up the pace again, and the road is...

    Rain's picked up the pace again, and the road is starting to resemble a small river :frown
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    Sticky: Very nice as always :tongue There was a...

    Very nice as always :tongue

    There was a customer in there when I arrived :eek:

    Not wearing a mask :eyes

    Then his order came out and he left, and just before mine was ready, another customer...
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    Sticky: In the Chinese :) It is still raining…

    In the Chinese :)

    It is still raining…
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    Sticky: Hard to tell if it's stopped raining or just very...

    Hard to tell if it's stopped raining or just very light rain now from looking out the window.
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    Sticky: Late lunch (or early tea?) of a corned beef butty...

    Late lunch (or early tea?) of a corned beef butty on sesame bloomer :tongue
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    Sticky: Tipping down out there now :frown Very windy...

    Tipping down out there now :frown

    Very windy too :tumble:
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    Sticky: Afternoon denizens :wave: Grey, 14°C, but at...

    Afternoon denizens :wave:

    Grey, 14°C, but at least it's dry for now :grey
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    Sticky: Tonight's major motion picture rewatch was The...

    Tonight's major motion picture rewatch was The Meg (2018) which is silly nonsense from start to finish :rolleyes:

    After that, a not so major but more worthwhile motion picture rewatch: '71 (2014),...
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    Sticky: Tea: fish fingers, chips and beans :tongue ...

    Tea: fish fingers, chips and beans :tongue

    This lot of Maris Pipers are Sainsbury's ones from Norfolk, and although they're OK, I have to say they're not as good as the Suffolk ones I had from M&S...
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    Sticky: NY restaurant couple mistakenly served $2000...

    NY restaurant couple mistakenly served $2000 Mouton 1989 after ordering $18 Pinot - Decanter :cheers:

    Kicker: the businessmen who'd ordered the expensive wine got the cheap one instead and didn't...
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    Sticky: Walk walked; green ring closed, red ring closed,...

    Walk walked; green ring closed, red ring closed, and as the cyan ring was closed when making the chips, that's all three rings and done for the day :banana:
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    Sticky: Chips have been guided through stage 1 and are...

    Chips have been guided through stage 1 and are now drying. While they do that, I'm off for a walk around a block or more, as the watch has only seen fit to credit me with eleven minutes of green ring...
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    Sticky: I'd missed that too! Good catch :yay:

    I'd missed that too! Good catch :yay:
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    Sticky: I too forgot to have lunch, though not for such a...

    I too forgot to have lunch, though not for such a good reason. So I've just had a big bag of BBQ Hula Hoops to tide me over :tongue
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    Sticky: Yes, that's the thing - I could do without them...

    Yes, that's the thing - I could do without them having to spend ages working out if there's something else causing the battery to drain while the car's resting :ohwell
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    Sticky: The postboxes round here all seem to have been...

    The postboxes round here all seem to have been moved from a collection around teatime to one around 8am, so if I want it to have a chance of getting there tomorrow morning I was too late :)
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    Sticky: Black bins done (though they're dark grey...

    Black bins done (though they're dark grey really), and our three have been found littered around the side road and safely corralled in the back yard :)

    They didn't come for the black bins in the...
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    Sticky: Grey here now too, and the rain that wasn't...

    Grey here now too, and the rain that wasn't forecast has arrived :rolleyes:

    The recycling bins have been done, so I've collared one of the good ones for us again :banana:

    Just need the black...
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    Sticky: Just popped out the back to check the main gate...

    Just popped out the back to check the main gate was open for the bins. The Neighbourhood Watch lady was coming down the side road on her way to Iceland, and stopped for a chat which went on for five...
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Moderately sunny out,...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Moderately sunny out, despite the weather app insisting that it's "mostly cloudy". The clouds there are tend more to wispiness rather than being Simpsonesque though. 11°C...
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    Sticky: Tonight's viewing has been The Sopranos S4E2,...

    Tonight's viewing has been The Sopranos S4E2, "The Sopranos" No Show (TV Episode 2002) - IMDb. No spoilers, but the scene with a certain person talking to some FBI agents still cracks me up :D
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    Sticky: I keep wondering whether to go for a haircut,...

    I keep wondering whether to go for a haircut, just in case. I could get by without for another few weeks, but in a few weeks I might not be able to… :ohwell
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    Sticky: Tea tonight has been a roast Big Chicken dinner,...

    Tea tonight has been a roast Big Chicken dinner, and inordinately nice it was :tongue

    Soupmaking coming up over the weekend, I reckon :)
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    Sticky: I still need to get this place sorted out so the...

    I still need to get this place sorted out so the electric bloke can replace the consumer unit and test all the sockets next week. Progress so far: none :ohwell
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    Sticky: Recycling has been taken out, and as it just...

    Recycling has been taken out, and as it just nicely topped off the recycling bin, that has been trundled forth to the staging area :)

    Then the two black bins that have been in the staging area all...
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    Sticky: And for lunch: ham, pea and lentil soup with...

    And for lunch: ham, pea and lentil soup with wholemeal bread :tongue
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    Sticky: Exercise bicycling done, green ring closed :emb ...

    Exercise bicycling done, green ring closed :emb

    Still rather Simpsonesque here :)
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