Search found 5220 matches

by Wendyf
22 Mar 2019, 08:43
Forum: TV
Topic: GOOD TV
Replies: 1480
Views: 97637

Re: GOOD TV

We caught up with The Bay last night. I shall keep watching, especially as Shetland is no more. :sad:
Gave up on Mother, Father Son after the first 5 minutes.
by Wendyf
22 Mar 2019, 08:37
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
Replies: 3751
Views: 184243

Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

Fingers crossed Stanley.
by Wendyf
22 Mar 2019, 07:42
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
Replies: 3751
Views: 184243

Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

Another all clear cystoscopy for Col yesterday. He was hoping to be signed off but they want him back in another year just to be sure.
by Wendyf
21 Mar 2019, 08:05
Forum: Seasons
Topic: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER
Replies: 918
Views: 27180

Re: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER

It looks reasonably dry for the next couple of weeks Stanley and they don't mind the cold. I'm away for 3 nights at the beginning of April and I don't want to leave Colin with stables to do. Hopefully they will be settled into their new routine by then. I'm off to Exeter by train to visit family.
by Wendyf
21 Mar 2019, 07:59
Forum: Stanley's View
Topic: POW CAMPS
Replies: 5
Views: 360

Re: POW CAMPS

The WW1 camp in Skipton was for German officers and they weren't allowed to work which didn't do their mental health any good. Also while British POWs were free to return home as soon as the war ended German prisoners were held until after the Treaty of Vienna in September 1919. 45 of them died in t...
by Wendyf
21 Mar 2019, 07:18
Forum: TV
Topic: GOOD TV
Replies: 1480
Views: 97637

Re: GOOD TV

We caught up with Shetland last night too, I'm glad it ended well...... I didn't take to Alice and hope that somewhere in Fiction Land she disappears from Jimmy's life! :laugh5:
by Wendyf
21 Mar 2019, 07:12
Forum: Seasons
Topic: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER
Replies: 918
Views: 27180

Re: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER

I decided not to bring the ponies into the barn last night, there is some fresh grass and the ground is reasonably dry so they can stop out. I spent a disturbed night worrying about them but they have survived!
by Wendyf
20 Mar 2019, 09:03
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: FORGOTTEN CORNERS
Replies: 3703
Views: 251324

Re: FORGOTTEN CORNERS

A surprising language related Forgotten Corner from last night's talk. Whilst we were clearing up at the end of the evening the speaker, Ann Buckley from Leeds Uni, asked us what we understood by the phrase " the scales fell from my eyes". This had cropped up in the translation from German and neith...
by Wendyf
20 Mar 2019, 07:08
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: FORGOTTEN CORNERS
Replies: 3703
Views: 251324

Re: FORGOTTEN CORNERS

We had an interesting talk at the History Society last night about the Raikeswood Road ww1 prisoner of war camp in Skipton, which was a bit of a Forgotten Corner until a copy of a book written by ex POWs turned up recently in a box in Skipton Library . The book was a collection of diaries, memoirs a...
by Wendyf
18 Mar 2019, 11:52
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
Replies: 3751
Views: 184243

Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

Colin had his last week and got a positive result.
by Wendyf
15 Mar 2019, 09:36
Forum: National Service
Topic: National Service
Replies: 53
Views: 755

Re: National Service

Reading that made me think of my dad's experience in WW2. He was an RAF Regiment ground gunner out in the Middle East and got top marks on a small arms training course in Amman which resulted in him being taken on as an instructor. He had to be made up to Sergeant which must have been quite somethin...
by Wendyf
15 Mar 2019, 08:04
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 8552
Views: 390172

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

I don't remember the term I started school, but as I was born in August it was probably the Easter term when I would have still been 4. I was always one of the youngest in my year right through school and college, doing A levels at 17. I think it was a serious disadvantage!
by Wendyf
13 Mar 2019, 07:56
Forum: Technology & Communication
Topic: COMPUTERS, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY
Replies: 4571
Views: 345486

Re: COMPUTERS, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY

Pluggy wrote:
13 Mar 2019, 07:47
You can't win when everything is a race to the bottom.......
Which, in a nutshell, is why Colin couldn't wait to finish his career as a an electronics design engineer.
by Wendyf
13 Mar 2019, 07:12
Forum: Seasons
Topic: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER
Replies: 918
Views: 27180

Re: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER

We are still here! I haven't checked outside yet for any damage though. It was wild night and very noisy in our bedroom. The house is only one and a half story so we are very close to the roof!
by Wendyf
13 Mar 2019, 07:05
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 9537
Views: 423772

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Getting the stone out of an avocado? :smile:
by Wendyf
12 Mar 2019, 09:41
Forum: Animals and Pets
Topic: PET'S CORNER
Replies: 843
Views: 82844

Re: PET'S CORNER

We let Bruce have a good sniff of Bertie when we brought him back from the vets on Xmas Day. When I had Robbie, my cob, put down a few years ago I was despatched inside as soon as the knacker man arrived leaving my vet in charge. It was all over and done in a few minutes but the vet had taken Dennis...
by Wendyf
09 Mar 2019, 19:50
Forum: Animals and Pets
Topic: PET'S CORNER
Replies: 843
Views: 82844

Re: PET'S CORNER

Ooh, what a handsome little chap! 🤗
by Wendyf
09 Mar 2019, 07:14
Forum: Motorcycling
Topic: Bikes You Have Owned and Loved
Replies: 47
Views: 3517

Re: Bikes You Have Owned and Loved

Wendyf wrote:
08 Mar 2019, 19:10
I can't remember the name of the club, but people came from all over the UK and there was an organised ride up Princes Street in Edinburgh on the Sunday Morning.
Motorcycle Action Group ..... It popped straight into my head this morning.
by Wendyf
08 Mar 2019, 19:10
Forum: Motorcycling
Topic: Bikes You Have Owned and Loved
Replies: 47
Views: 3517

Re: Bikes You Have Owned and Loved

I can't remember the name of the club, but people came from all over the UK and there was an organised ride up Princes Street in Edinburgh on the Sunday Morning.
by Wendyf
08 Mar 2019, 18:35
Forum: Motorcycling
Topic: Bikes You Have Owned and Loved
Replies: 47
Views: 3517

Re: Bikes You Have Owned and Loved

A farming neighbour of ours in Scotland had a bike rally on his land every year. They would clean up their sheds and provide catering and space for social events. We all used to help out serving breakfasts and an evening meal for 2 nights. I think it provided a healthy income for the farm!
by Wendyf
08 Mar 2019, 07:53
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 2991
Views: 165112

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

It was thanks to you sharing their Facebook posts that I spotted the chairs Kev. :good:
by Wendyf
08 Mar 2019, 07:06
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 2991
Views: 165112

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

Yes it was Ian, Rustique Creations & Antiques. :smile:
by Wendyf
07 Mar 2019, 18:08
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 2991
Views: 165112

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

Over 35 years ago I bought 2 1930's bentwood chairs at a wonderful junk yard in Prestonpans near Edinburgh for a couple of pounds. Today I bought a matching pair in Barlick for a bit more .... they look great around my kitchen table!
20190307_145811.jpg
by Wendyf
07 Mar 2019, 10:21
Forum: Animals and Pets
Topic: PET'S CORNER
Replies: 843
Views: 82844

Re: PET'S CORNER

That's good news.

Go to advanced search