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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all if all there be :wave Dry....

    :wave: Morning all if all there be :wave

    Dry.

    Sunny.

    Frosty.

    Cold. 16 deg in here this morning and that's warm compared with the lean-to.
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    Sticky: Did I neglect to relate that lunch was poached...

    Did I neglect to relate that lunch was poached tomato and scrambled egg on Morrisons sunflower & pumpkin seed toast, followed by 1.05 pints of good Glengettie tea?

    The afternoon's Freecell score...
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    Sticky: Walk walked in the glorious sunshine. Happily...

    Walk walked in the glorious sunshine.

    Happily enough the ice had melted on the road by the time I started out. :D

    Overtook a horse & rider on the way up the hill.

    Either I'm a very fast...
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    Sticky: :wave: In with the hoi polloi. :wave: Stone me...

    :wave: In with the hoi polloi. :wave:

    Stone me the pavements were slippery on the way down.:eek:

    Sideways to victory!
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all :wave: Dry. Sunny. ...

    :wave: Morning all :wave:

    Dry.

    Sunny.

    CBS.

    Frosty.
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    Sticky: You know not of which you speak. I have...

    You know not of which you speak.

    I have observed both and there's not fecking much to choose between them.

    The evening's entertainment was the concluding 70 minutes of Appaloosa which was...
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    Sticky: ^^^WTAS. :hug: Indeed, m'lud. I have a...

    ^^^WTAS. :hug:



    Indeed, m'lud.

    I have a fair number of their CDs plus a number of the same things on vinyl, though not on the less popular 78.

    Tea was M&S chunky breaded haddock.
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    Sticky: For those innerested in such things, Jimmy...

    For those innerested in such things, Jimmy Stewart is currently flying a B47 on Film4 in "Strategic Air Command".

    Not one of his finest.

    Currently listening to Fleetwood Mac, some cd I picked...
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    Sticky: Socks and such in the TD, jeans waiting until...

    Socks and such in the TD, jeans waiting until that's done.

    Now we're onto Neil Young "Live Rust" of which I only like a couple of tracks.

    There's sommat else wrong with those speakers, it's...
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    Sticky: The TD decided it was done with the shirts about...

    The TD decided it was done with the shirts about 20 mins ago, so the ones that get a bit ironed got a bit ironed & they're all on hangers in the bedroom now.

    The coloureds are coming out of the WM...
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    LM741. Oh. Sorry. I thought this was...

    LM741.

    Oh.

    Sorry.

    I thought this was analogue fun.:smokin:igmc:
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    Sticky: Depends. Are the values in binary, octal,...

    Depends.

    Are the values in binary, octal, decimal or hex?

    I well remember a contract where the code was stuffed with 0x1234 and the like.

    I turned it down*.

    In other news, the cottons are...
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    Sticky: Floss flossed. 100% on the morning's Freecell....

    Floss flossed.

    100% on the morning's Freecell. 82% running average as per normal.

    First load out of the WM and into the TD.

    Shirts in and out of the WM, awaiting the TD.

    Coloureds in the...
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    Sticky: :wave: Home again home again jiggety jig. As I...

    :wave: Home again home again jiggety jig.

    As I arrived chap got out of a van to ask if this was the house of Mrs Williams.

    Sadly not say I.

    He was looking for a house further up towards...
  15. If that's how you term murderous thieving Norman...

    If that's how you term murderous thieving Norman bastards, yes, probably.:smokin
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    Sticky: :D :wave: In with the hoi polloi. :wave: ...

    :D

    :wave: In with the hoi polloi. :wave:

    It rained on me all the way down here but the sun's out now.

    I wonder how long that will last.:eyes

    In other news, I think I've just bought...
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    Sticky: Indeed. :smokin He's Goddamn Right!...

    Indeed. :smokin






    He's Goddamn Right! WTF?

    :wave: Morning :wave:
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    Sticky: Following the completion of the viewing of the...

    Following the completion of the viewing of the commentary on The Rock, "Appaloosa (2003)" vaguely appealed.

    Or at least it did for 40 minutes after which the appeal seemed to decline a bit & it...
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    Sticky: And thusly it transpired to be. Most fiery...

    And thusly it transpired to be.

    Most fiery after its sojourn in the freezer afestering away.

    Followed by orange segments and custard (for my five a day).

    Rounded off with 1.05 pints of good...
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    Sticky: Nope. The one on History is not the one I'm...

    Nope. The one on History is not the one I'm watching on Blaze which is S6 IIRC.

    Not that it makes much difference.

    It's just different bits of wood and different bits of iron & slightly...
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    I know. :D

    I know. :D
  22. It's not as if there's no history here. Ryton...

    It's not as if there's no history here.

    Ryton plant - Wikipedia

    Closure was on the cards as soon as Peugeot got their mits on it.
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    Sticky: Bear in mind it's pissing down with rain so I...

    Bear in mind it's pissing down with rain so I haven't checked that the extending thing will take the 21mm socket. :eyes

    It was pissing down gently so I thought I'd catch the 10:51 bus down to...
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    Sticky: And, after investigation in the driving rain,...

    And, after investigation in the driving rain, 21mm it proved to be, so one of those extending things with a 21mm socket will do the business.

    The walk got walked a bit early today since the...
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    Sticky: ^^YouTube...

    ^^YouTube

    :smokin

    :wave: Morning all :wave:

    Poor night's sleep again.

    Dark.
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    Sticky: Yes, that's much like the Lidl(tm) one, which is...

    Yes, that's much like the Lidl(tm) one, which is 17mm/19mm and doesn't fit the fecking nuts on either of my Corollas (Corollae?).

    I think they're either 20 or 21mm.

    I shall take the socket set...
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    YouTube...

    YouTube

    :smokin
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    What? Bob Showaddiwaddi is doing the needful?...

    What?

    Bob Showaddiwaddi is doing the needful?

    It'll strike half past thirteen.
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    Life's a piece of tulip when you look at it...

    <sing> Life's a piece of tulip when you look at it </sing>
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    Sticky: :D indeed. I have a Lidl(tm) wheel wrench but...

    :D indeed.

    I have a Lidl(tm) wheel wrench but unfortunately neither of the socket options fits the Corolla.

    Tea was the last of Sunday's roast chicken with carrots & onions.

    I was unsure if...
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    Sticky: Yuss occifer, that's wot the extra bit of pipe in...

    Yuss occifer, that's wot the extra bit of pipe in the boot is for, honest guv.

    Hub nuts are even better, the ones on the old granada are done up to sommat like 300lbft.

    I thought one of them...
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    Sticky: :wave: Home again home again jiggety jig. :wave:...

    :wave: Home again home again jiggety jig. :wave:

    Sun shone until I was withing 200 yards of home whereupon it rained a bit.

    By the time I'd put the shopping away the sun was out again, so I...
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    Just finished Wally Funk's Race for Space: The...

    Just finished

    Wally Funk&#39;s Race for Space: The Extraordinary Story of a Female Aviation Pioneer eBook: Sue Nelson: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store

    so now on to


    Betraying Hitler: The Story of...
  34. No? Really? :eyes

    No? Really? :eyes
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    Sticky: :wave: In with the hoi polloi :wave: I find it...

    :wave: In with the hoi polloi :wave:

    I find it quicker to type it than look for the smilie in the list. :smokin :glasses :ohwell

    Sunny by the way which explains the :glasses
  36. Wouldn't the particle be rather more likely to be...

    Wouldn't the particle be rather more likely to be the result of a stellar death?

    As in a nova or a supernova?

    That's when most of the metals* are produced from the primordial hydrogen, helium,...
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all if all there be :wave: ...

    :wave: Morning all if all there be :wave:

    Dark.

    Grey.

    Dreary.

    Dank.
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    Sticky: Mr Marvin has done his thing with the boiling...

    Mr Marvin has done his thing with the boiling coffee.

    <hiatus>

    He came to A Bad End, and his girlfriend to an even more final one.
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    Sticky: The Pink Panther thing was, as advertised,...

    The Pink Panther thing was, as advertised, assembled out of bits and pieces, the sadest part was David Niven's voice being overdubbed due to his MND. :(

    Now watching The Big Heat, wherein, oddly,...
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    Sticky: Turns out the twat who directed "Enemy at the...

    Turns out the twat who directed "Enemy at the Gates" is the same twat who directed my other "favourite" film "The Name of the Rose". :eyes

    Tea was M&S chunky battered haddock.

    It was very nice....
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    Sticky: It must be said that the Pink Panther epic is...

    It must be said that the Pink Panther epic is rather closer to reality than the version of Stalingrad depicted in Enemy at the Gates.

    Oddly enough, those who know a little about such things rate...
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    Sticky: Surprisingly coffin dodger free this morning,...

    Surprisingly coffin dodger free this morning, maybe the deluge kept them at home. :smokin

    Got it all apart from the cauli, the offerings of which seemed a tad small for my requirements.
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    Sticky: :rollin: Yes that was my concept too, with a...

    :rollin:

    Yes that was my concept too, with a magnifying glass enclosed for the reader, bit like that Oxford English dictionary I've got somewhere or other.

    Although it's Tuesday and thusly...
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    Sticky: That didn't take long. :wave: In with the hoi...

    That didn't take long.

    :wave: In with the hoi polloi. :wave:

    Rained on me all the way down to town, though I could have caught the bus if I'd wanted.

    Some chap is talking about a "2 page...
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all :wave: Dark. Dank. ...

    :wave: Morning all :wave:

    Dark.

    Dank.

    Dreary.

    Grey verging on black.
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    Sticky: Just one more of the very ripe pre Xmas ones. ...

    Just one more of the very ripe pre Xmas ones.

    I bought some more yesterday but they're not that ripe yet.
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    Sticky: Tea was more of yesterday's roast chicken...

    Tea was more of yesterday's roast chicken followed by orange segments and custard (still getting rid of milk & oranges).

    Rounded off with 1.05 pints of good Glengettie tea.

    The evening's...
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    Sticky: Indeed. I've read a few. :smokin

    Indeed.

    I've read a few. :smokin
  49. Nice set of links, thanks. :smokin Wot I did...

    Nice set of links, thanks. :smokin

    Wot I did in 2019: retired.

    And that's about it really. :eyes
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    Sticky: Blackcurrant jam on Morrisons sunflower and...

    Blackcurrant jam on Morrisons sunflower and pumpkin seed bread.

    Very nice.

    Lunch, which preceded it, was beaon on Morrisons sunflower and pumpkin seed toast, with 1.05 pints of good Glengettie...
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