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by Cathy
26 May 2019, 09:23
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 9023
Views: 401704

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

Wendy, have you gone out in sympathy with Stanley or maybe The Vicar of Dibley?
Hope you feel better soon.
by Cathy
26 May 2019, 09:16
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS
Replies: 2470
Views: 171942

Re: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS

Plaques, 1, 3 and 5 Wrong.
Wendy, 1 and 3 Correct.
That just leaves No. 5
by Cathy
26 May 2019, 05:28
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 10118
Views: 492211

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

:thumbsup: He looks like you Stanley.

Love that they have found a 4,500year old 'drowned' forest in Wales, after Storm Hannah.
by Cathy
26 May 2019, 05:16
Forum: Seasons
Topic: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER
Replies: 1050
Views: 30385

Re: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER

Wintry day today. 15C with 80% rain. Barometer 1016mb. Wind 17kmph
Very overcast but not dark.
The birds are having a great time messing around in the bark, which means a sweeping job for later.
Love that they have found a 4,500 year old 'drowned' forest in Wales, after Storm Hannah.
by Cathy
26 May 2019, 02:05
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS
Replies: 2470
Views: 171942

Re: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS

Fair enough, obviously I find this Spoiler thing confusing. Maybe my mind immediately jumps to spoilsport, even though I now realise that it doesn't apply here. I would just prefer people to post their answers without using Spoiler, for eg as in Mystery Objects, whether they are right or wrong. Anyw...
by Cathy
25 May 2019, 14:23
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS
Replies: 2470
Views: 171942

Re: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS

Well it's certainly been spoilt for me
by Cathy
25 May 2019, 13:07
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS
Replies: 2470
Views: 171942

Re: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS

Why do the spoiler thing... Not happy

What do you get out of doing that? You didn't even give others a chance to try to work then out.
by Cathy
25 May 2019, 10:36
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS
Replies: 2470
Views: 171942

Re: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS

The answers to these clues are all 3-word phrases. Can you work them out? 1. Acting together with united effort. 2. In direct confrontation. 3. At close quarters, when fighting. 4. Way to see in full agreement. 5. One after another, consecutively. 6. Method of resuscitation. 7. Contest between two p...
by Cathy
24 May 2019, 05:20
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
Replies: 4011
Views: 190558

Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

I'm sure he's a gentle giant. :smile:
by Cathy
24 May 2019, 05:17
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: CHILDHOOD MEMORIES
Replies: 461
Views: 16904

Re: CHILDHOOD MEMORIES

:good:
by Cathy
24 May 2019, 05:15
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: FORGOTTEN CORNERS
Replies: 3872
Views: 258529

Re: FORGOTTEN CORNERS

Like Grandma's house :smile:

Do you know what year the 2 up 2 down houses on Colne rd / Back Colne rd were built Stanley?
by Cathy
23 May 2019, 07:21
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: CHILDHOOD MEMORIES
Replies: 461
Views: 16904

Re: CHILDHOOD MEMORIES

No I haven't seen that one Stanley, sounds like fun.
In our Adelaide Hills we have www.thetoyfactory.com.au. They make lots of wooden toys and puzzles, and have lots of activities for kids. Also the worlds biggest rocking horse that you can actually climb.
by Cathy
23 May 2019, 05:04
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: CHILDHOOD MEMORIES
Replies: 461
Views: 16904

Re: CHILDHOOD MEMORIES

Spirograph (1965). Invented by Bruno Abakanowicz and developed by British engineer Denys Fisher. Spirograph hit the best sellers list in 2014. It was a lot of fun, especially when you were also given a lot of different coloured pens to make-up the designs with. I noticed a small one in a local toy s...
by Cathy
22 May 2019, 05:44
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 10118
Views: 492211

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

22 Jamie Oliver restaurants having to close. Very sad.
by Cathy
21 May 2019, 07:39
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 10118
Views: 492211

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Don't lose the clock, just fix it. :surprised:
How many places can have the towns name on their clock?
by Cathy
20 May 2019, 09:19
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY
Replies: 3321
Views: 161478

Re: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY

Don't quite know what to say about the things that you notice Big Kev.
Have you time on your hands?
by Cathy
19 May 2019, 03:56
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: CHILDHOOD MEMORIES
Replies: 461
Views: 16904

Re: CHILDHOOD MEMORIES

Yes Marilyn, this is the one you made.
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I did ask Chels if she could remember what she called the teddy, but sadly no.
by Cathy
17 May 2019, 09:58
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: CHILDHOOD MEMORIES
Replies: 461
Views: 16904

Re: CHILDHOOD MEMORIES

Here's another toy making a come-back Mr Potato Head (launched by Hasbro 1952) He's 69yrs old and more than 30 licensed characters have been created. In 1987 he lost his pipe due to pressure from the anti-smoking lobby. He has recently become popular again due to his appearance as one of the charact...
by Cathy
17 May 2019, 05:44
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
Replies: 4011
Views: 190558

Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

That is bad luck Kev. All the best with your recovery.
by Cathy
17 May 2019, 05:32
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: CHILDHOOD MEMORIES
Replies: 461
Views: 16904

Re: CHILDHOOD MEMORIES

A bit like this motley crew Stanley? They have been stored in a box for over 20yrs waiting for their new owners ie grandchildren, and there's more of them, dolls too.
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by Cathy
17 May 2019, 03:12
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1080
Views: 89944

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

Thought some of you might enjoy this joke from our late PM Bob Hawke

Google PM Bob Hawke Hilarious Boat Joke.

:laugh5: :surprised: :laugh5:
by Cathy
16 May 2019, 10:46
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: OBITUARIES
Replies: 1077
Views: 100714

Re: OBITUARIES

Bob Hawke (age 89).
Australia's third longest serving Labor Prime Minister 1983-91.
He established Medicare for Australia (your NHS).
He was quite a character and well respected.
by Cathy
16 May 2019, 09:29
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
Replies: 4011
Views: 190558

Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

I really hope it does cause a huge reaction. The mother would remain a victim for the rest of her life. And the children, for them to know that they were conceived in rape would be awful too.
by Cathy
16 May 2019, 09:20
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: CHILDHOOD MEMORIES
Replies: 461
Views: 16904

Re: CHILDHOOD MEMORIES

Oh, love Golly Wogs. I remember seeing some in our Hospital Kiosk/Gift Shop a while back. They would have been made by a little old lady (one of several) who makes things for the Hospital 's Auxiliary. Bless 'em :smile: Must have a look to see if they are still selling them.
by Cathy
14 May 2019, 09:28
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 9954
Views: 434643

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

The 1940's... My goodness :extrawink:

A nutcracker?

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