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by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 14:12
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 12828
Views: 671961

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Just filled my census return in. As usual religion is Jedi. :biggrin2:
Fascinating pics as usual Peter.
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 13:49
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: BOB'S BITS
Replies: 3134
Views: 191032

Re: BOB'S BITS

"We are born in a Pullman house, fed from the Pullman shops, taught in Pullman schools, catechized in the Pullman church, and when we die we will go to the Pullman Hell. An alternate view of what life had to offer to a Pullman employee. George Pullman, famed for his luxury sleepers and diners and il...
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 12:49
Forum: Seasons
Topic: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER
Replies: 2333
Views: 71130

Re: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER

It certainly is Ian. I've just had my walk and it's bitter! A bit less mist but not a lot.
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 12:48
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 14167
Views: 622715

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

I wonder why they painted a terra cotta plaque?
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 12:21
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 14167
Views: 622715

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Kev is of course quite right. If you look into the matter you'll find there was another one erected by Victoria for her servant Brown. Edward VII had it demolished after the queen died, it seems he didn't like Brown.... (I thought you'd like to know that....)
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 08:55
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: ENERGY MATTERS
Replies: 2684
Views: 198425

Re: ENERGY MATTERS

It must be getting warmer, the February total is £106. Nice! (And I think us crumblies might get another cold weather payment....)
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 08:30
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 14167
Views: 622715

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

They are teasing us Gloria!
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 08:26
Forum: Seasons
Topic: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER
Replies: 2333
Views: 71130

Re: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER

Welcome to the club, It's East Coast weather!
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 08:23
Forum: Crafts
Topic: Shed Matters 3
Replies: 1026
Views: 48606

Re: Shed Matters 3

https://www.oneguyfrombarlick.co.uk/app.php/gallery/image/22066/medium Only one pic this morning. Lovely timber it might be but when you go to level the surface with a coarse disc on the angle grinder it doesn't half make a lot of fine dust. I didn't realise how much until I had finished and it was...
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 08:14
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 13484
Views: 571907

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

Just thinking about 4 to 6 miles a day makes me feel poorly! I have to ration the punishment my knees get. I've been in the shed for an hour and a half and once again, it got stressful! I shall post on shed matters..... https://www.oneguyfrombarlick.co.uk/app.php/gallery/image/22066/medium I have th...
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 08:11
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 14167
Views: 622715

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Oh God! You all know it, just knock it on the head please!! (I'd never heard of it, shows what a sheltered life I lead.....)
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 06:34
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Seen in the News
Replies: 1202
Views: 33388

Re: Seen in the News

:good:
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 06:00
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Seen in the News
Replies: 1202
Views: 33388

Re: Seen in the News

Which of course is plastic..... Oh dear! You need cotton cloth bags Cathy.
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 05:58
Forum: Gardening
Topic: Gardening
Replies: 708
Views: 51536

Re: Gardening

:biggrin2: Australian ones perhaps are......
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 05:56
Forum: Miscellaneous History Topics
Topic: Marine Engineers
Replies: 468
Views: 63759

Re: Marine Engineers

Image

My mate Daniel went to the ship breaking beaches and made a lot of pictures. Most of the work is hand breaking.....
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 05:54
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT DID WE HAVE FOR TEA?
Replies: 7376
Views: 392747

Re: WHAT DID WE HAVE FOR TEA?

That's going to happen here as well Cath, the cause here is mainly Brexit. The Eoropean pickers are not being allowed into the UK. Smart move eh?
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 05:52
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY
Replies: 4946
Views: 237360

Re: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY

Nothing new under the sun. I'm listening to a farmer milking his mares. That's right, he's milking horses and selling Mare's Milk. It's sold online, frozen.
Have a look at THIS.
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 05:32
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT DID WE HAVE FOR TEA?
Replies: 7376
Views: 392747

Re: WHAT DID WE HAVE FOR TEA?

Boring I know for some but the same again yesterday and very tasty!
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 05:29
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: FORGOTTEN CORNERS
Replies: 5037
Views: 345249

Re: FORGOTTEN CORNERS

https://www.oneguyfrombarlick.co.uk/app.php/gallery/image/22065/medium In 1957 you could still see the buildings that were essential to the mill when it wove cotton. Here's the yard, you can still see the engine house, boiler house and of course the chimney. Notice that at some time the chimney has...
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 05:18
Forum: Gardening
Topic: Gardening
Replies: 708
Views: 51536

Re: Gardening

Everyone knows that Gnomes are bankers and clerks (See Gringotts Wizarding Bank.). Disney got it right, dwarves are miners.
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 05:14
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 13484
Views: 571907

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

Not sure whether I shall be woodworking on the bases or metal working on the under carriages. We'll see. Then it's keeping warm if the day is anything like yesterday....
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 05:11
Forum: Seasons
Topic: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER
Replies: 2333
Views: 71130

Re: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER

That was what I found Wendy when I went for a walk at dinnertime. You couldn't even see Long Ing! Yesterday was cold and misty all day with no sign of the promised sun. At 20:00 it was still cold and misty. This morning it's calm, cold, overcast and we have a light mist. The glass is steady on 1025m...
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 04:59
Forum: Technology & Communication
Topic: COMPUTERS, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY
Replies: 5653
Views: 426160

Re: COMPUTERS, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY

You couldn't make it up could you... :biggrin2:
I'll stick to my £50 Hoover.....
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 04:54
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: TIZER'S SCIENCE NEWS
Replies: 1885
Views: 137081

Re: TIZER'S SCIENCE NEWS

Someone will write a book......
by Stanley
03 Mar 2021, 04:51
Forum: Miscellaneous History Topics
Topic: Marine Engineers
Replies: 468
Views: 63759

Re: Marine Engineers

No sentiment Robert when you are dealing with an embarrassing heap of contaminants. I'm afraid that's how the owners regard them.

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