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    Sticky: Afternoon denizens :wave: Nice sunny day out,...

    Afternoon denizens :wave:

    Nice sunny day out, currently up to 21°C outside (23° within) so not too enervating :glasses
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    Sticky: Weird! I wonder if my box set is like that. Does...

    Weird! I wonder if my box set is like that. Does it do that when you select "Play all", or is there just one episode and no episode selection or scene selection option? :confused:

    Tonight's...
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    Sticky: Tomorrow was going to be the Boring Conference :(

    Tomorrow was going to be the Boring Conference :(
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    Sticky: Sainsbury's didn't have a Big Chicken while I was...

    Sainsbury's didn't have a Big Chicken while I was there, but I grabbed some thighs & drumsticks which I just had for dinner, roasted, with chips and red sauce. Lovely :tongue

    And what with...
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    Sticky: As far as I know, that bin was originally...

    As far as I know, that bin was originally provided for one of the houses up the side road, but the bin people just put them back anywhere and it ended up with this road’s in the back alley/lane :D
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    Sticky: Whatever I heard earlier must have been something...

    Whatever I heard earlier must have been something different, as they were only just starting the reverse trundle from the recycling bin wagon when I got down there. This meant I was able to secure...
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    Sticky: Sausages in finger rolls for lunch :tongue ...

    Sausages in finger rolls for lunch :tongue

    It’s maintaining a decent balance between being sunny out and sending a gentle zephyr through the windows to keep the flat cool :)

    I need to pop down...
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    Sticky: Prescription collected, under the blazing sun...

    Prescription collected, under the blazing sun :emb

    It appears the doctor has done the several months’ pre-approval thing by making it an issue-on-demand prescription or some such thing, meaning it...
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Sunny out and already...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Sunny out and already 18°C, but with a slight, light, refreshing breeze :glasses

    I need to walk up to the pharmacy for the dispensing of the monthly prescription today....
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    Sticky: More of Survivors (1975 edition) tonight: S1E5...

    More of Survivors (1975 edition) tonight: S1E5 Gone to the Angels (TV Episode 1975) and S1E6 Garland's War (TV Episode 1975). Still a little more dire than our current situation, but I’m sure our...
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    Sticky: I’ve started dealing with the congestion in the...

    I’ve started dealing with the congestion in the fridge for tea. First up: M&S Cumberland sausages, with chips and beans. Lovely stuff :tongue

    I seriously considered adding a couple of rashers of...
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    Sticky: A-trundling I did go. Very nice evening out...

    A-trundling I did go. Very nice evening out there; 21°C and a light, refreshing breeze :)
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    Sticky: I put it on for M&S, and was literally the only...

    I put it on for M&S, and was literally the only one there who’d bothered :eyes

    And the (mostly old) customers in there all seem to have decided that social distancing has now been put back in its...
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    Sticky: Home again, and shopping all dealt with. Dripping...

    Home again, and shopping all dealt with. Dripping with sweat now, mainly due to carting it all (nine bags, I think) in from the car in one extremely heavy and unwieldy go, then splitting it at the...
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    Sticky: Straight in at M&S :yay: Now queuing at...

    Straight in at M&S :yay:

    Now queuing at Sainsbury’s but only along the front of the building, not half way to the M69 :)
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    Sticky: I’ve decided to go shopping :eek: Be laid up...

    I’ve decided to go shopping :eek:

    Be laid up with some foul disease later, no doubt :eyes

    I also have one of those light blue masks, so I just need to get over feeling like a bit of a dick...
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    Sticky: They sent her home yesterday teatime and she...

    They sent her home yesterday teatime and she reckons she’s feeling a lot better. The version I initially heard was that they thought it was a bad bout of angina, but she phoned earlier and says they...
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    Sticky: I’m like that with corned beef. Every now and...

    I’m like that with corned beef. Every now and then I feel the urge to have some and I enjoy it, but then I can easily go a year or more before I get any more :)

    I might buy another tin just in...
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    Sticky: Makes sense to go easy on it or it’ll get worse....

    Makes sense to go easy on it or it’ll get worse. Walk on your hands, maybe? :D
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    Sticky: Buttered wholemeal toast for lunch :tongue Not...

    Buttered wholemeal toast for lunch :tongue

    Not sure whether to go shopping today or leave it to tomorrow :confused:
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    Sticky: Exercise bike shenanigans done :emb Another PB...

    Exercise bike shenanigans done :emb

    Another PB (calories burned) award from the watch, being marginally more than yesterday’s :rolleyes:
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    Sticky: Isn’t that the one DrS posted last night? :D I...

    Isn’t that the one DrS posted last night? :D

    I was looking at Heavens Above: ISS - Visible Passes (location suitably adjusted for DrS’s locale) :nerd
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Bright sunny day,...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Bright sunny day, already up to 14°C and climbing :glasses
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    Sticky: The right ear is almost back to normal, but...

    The right ear is almost back to normal, but instead of watching telly I carried on reading No One Would Listen. Madoff’s house of cards has come tumbling down, and suddenly people want to hear what...
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    Sticky: BR14’s previous ban should have ended - it was...

    BR14’s previous ban should have ended - it was only 7 days. Or did he come back and do something to get immediately banned again? :confused:

    And I don’t see why the new incarnation got banned...
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    Sticky: There’s another even brighter ISS pass tomorrow...

    There’s another even brighter ISS pass tomorrow night :)
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    Sticky: Mine does that occasionally :) It did it this...

    Mine does that occasionally :)

    It did it this afternoon, in fact. Then it bucked its ideas up after I took it off for a couple of seconds then put it back on. I started up the heart monitor app on...
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    Sticky: Brisk walk around a block or two has finished off...

    Brisk walk around a block or two has finished off today’s green ring :)
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    Sticky: Tea turned out to be lamb scouse out of the...

    Tea turned out to be lamb scouse out of the freezer, and very nice too :tongue
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    Sticky: Haven’t decided what to have for dinner yet....

    Haven’t decided what to have for dinner yet. Something that doesn’t involve much effort seems likely :)
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    Sticky: Eventual consistency? :confused:

    Eventual consistency? :confused:
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    Sticky: 98%, 59bpm :smokin

    98%, 59bpm :smokin
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    Sticky: Just had an update, via the process of my mother...

    Just had an update, via the process of my mother passing along whatever she bothers to remember to my sister who then passes it along to me: her troponin level is what might seem a bit elevated but...
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    Sticky: Couple of corned beef baps (white) for lunch,...

    Couple of corned beef baps (white) for lunch, which finishes off the corned beef :tongue
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    Sticky: In other news, my mother has apparently been...

    In other news, my mother has apparently been suffering from chest pain radiating into the arm since Monday, but didn’t tell anybody because she was frightened of catching the coronavirus if she was...
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    Sticky: Come one, come all :) Suity used to post...

    Come one, come all :)



    Suity used to post here quite a lot :)
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    Sticky: Exercise bicycling done :emb

    Exercise bicycling done :emb <- very much so

    A new personal best for calories burned, according to the Apple Watch; usual caveats about that not actually amounting to much apply :rolleyes:

    I...
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Mostly sunny out; or...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Mostly sunny out; or partly cloudy, if you’re going to be like that :glasses

    Already up to 17°C, and the lightest of breezes wafting still-fresh morning air through the...
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    Sticky: Working on it :bang: My right ear canal has...

    Working on it :bang:

    My right ear canal has been much improved today, but still causing the occasional slight bit of feedback in the hearing aid. So I gave it a rest from the telly and continued...
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    Sticky: I’ve spent far too much time on the Internet...

    I’ve spent far too much time on the Internet :laugh
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    Sticky: The 10,000 steps things has no basis in science...

    The 10,000 steps things has no basis in science anyway - it was made up in 1964 by Japanese marketers as a cool-sounding (in Japanese) name for a pedometer they were flogging as a tie-in with the...
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    Sticky: A brisk walk around some blocks has brought...

    A brisk walk around some blocks has brought closure to my exercise ring :D

    Clearly walking and exercise bicycling use different muscles in the lower leg. But I assume the idea is that as long as...
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    Sticky: There’s been a few over the years so I think they...

    There’s been a few over the years so I think they are - or should be - inured to it by now :D
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    Sticky: Tea has been the last bit of Iceland chunky...

    Tea has been the last bit of Iceland chunky battered… haddock I think? with chips and beans :tongue

    There seems to be a slight breeze coming up now, but it’s still warm out :)
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    Sticky: That was excellent, thanks :yay:

    That was excellent, thanks :yay:
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    Sticky: I think mudskipper would be the canonical source...

    I think mudskipper would be the canonical source of info - I imagine she’s explored all the possibilities :)
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    Sticky: :yay:

    :yay:
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    Sticky: Corned beef sandwiches (white bloomer) for lunch...

    Corned beef sandwiches (white bloomer) for lunch :tongue

    Running rather low on bread now, but I’m planning to make a Sainsbury’s run later in the week :)
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    Sticky: Exercise bicycling done :emb The Apple Watch...

    Exercise bicycling done :emb

    The Apple Watch informs me that I set “a personal best for the most calories burned while cycling!” which is nice :)

    Still not very many calories, in the great...
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Cloudy start but the...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Cloudy start but the sun is breaking through now; already at 18°C, on target for 23° by teatime :glasses

    Not the time I have my tea, obviously, as it’ll be starting to...
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