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by Iris
3 days ago
Forum: General
Topic: UK politics
Replies: 163
Views: 16714

Re: UK politics

That last post hasn't aged well, has it? I'm not going to get back into that particular discussion just yet. In the meantime, here's what FPTP politics and opposition infighting does for you. My local town council has just swung from strictly non-political (they were all Conservatives - a bonus poin...
by Iris
1 month ago
Forum: Natter
Topic: Meanwhile...
Replies: 2405
Views: 177620

Re: Meanwhile...

One of my colleagues has a friend who has a senior position in one of the hospitals. Apparently he's not a good patient. (I'm being diplomatic). Meanwhile... I've got to have a call with a colleague on Sunday in hopes that we'll know whether or not I've got to ask people to make arrangements for a b...
by Iris
1 month ago
Forum: Natter
Topic: Meanwhile...
Replies: 2405
Views: 177620

Re: Meanwhile...

The Real Ravenhurst wrote:
1 month ago
Oh gawd it's gonna be all over the telly tonight as well, isn't it?
That's what [insert catchup service of choice] is for.

We didn't watch Taskmaster last night. And we're still catching up on Luther and Elizabeth R. And Blackadder.
by Iris
1 month ago
Forum: General
Topic: Covid-19 Pandemic Thread
Replies: 809
Views: 47131

Re: Covid-19 Pandemic Thread

I'm hoping to see some sun over the winter. Nothing is booked beyond June (English Channel coast) and I'm not expecting to be able to get somewhere I actually want to go over the summer.
by Iris
1 month ago
Forum: General
Topic: Covid-19 Pandemic Thread
Replies: 809
Views: 47131

Re: Covid-19 Pandemic Thread

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Yesterday evening, Chesham town hall.

The injection site is a little sore, and I'm feeling a bit groggy today - but nothing especially material.
by Iris
3 months ago
Forum: General
Topic: Covid-19 Pandemic Thread
Replies: 809
Views: 47131

Re: Covid-19 Pandemic Thread

I suspect it's a combination of cabin fever, being very run down (working like this is tiring anyway, let alone when you've got a team to run and some difficult issues to deal with) and the usual MH issues - winter-related and regular. The cough is much better. I'll see how I feel in the morning, bu...
by Iris
3 months ago
Forum: General
Topic: Covid-19 Pandemic Thread
Replies: 809
Views: 47131

Re: Covid-19 Pandemic Thread

Whatever it is, it's not that. Negative result back this morning.
by Iris
3 months ago
Forum: General
Topic: Covid-19 Pandemic Thread
Replies: 809
Views: 47131

Re: Covid-19 Pandemic Thread

I've had taste and smell problems on and off for a while. Yesterday I felt awful, but nothing really developed. This morning I started coughing, so I've been for a test and am waiting on results. If it turns I have been infected, I haven't the faintest idea how - I've barely been near other people e...
by Iris
4 months ago
Forum: General
Topic: Covid-19 Pandemic Thread
Replies: 809
Views: 47131

Re: Covid-19 Pandemic Thread

From my GP's website: "We will be administering the first COVID-19 vaccinations (Pfizer BioNTech) to 975 of our most vulnerable patients from Weds 6th January, at Chesham Town Hall. NHS England has advised that our initial priority is to vaccinate those who are aged 80 years old and older. However, ...
by Iris
4 months ago
Forum: Natter
Topic: A very happy Christmas
Replies: 8
Views: 379

A very happy Christmas

To you all.
by Iris
4 months ago
Forum: Natter
Topic: Meanwhile...
Replies: 2405
Views: 177620

Re: Meanwhile...

This is what I've been doing recently.


It'll go up on youtube later today:
by Iris
4 months ago
Forum: Cycling
Topic: Any thoughts of an alternative to endomondo?
Replies: 1
Views: 621

Re: Any thoughts of an alternative to endomondo?

Endomondo also did PB tracking over time much better than anyone else - on the desktop version anyway. Which for someone who has spent the year running and losing weight rather than cycling was a boost. UA's MapMyRide etc is shit for me, but it's ok for route plotting. I've got a Garmin watch so I'm...
by Iris
5 months ago
Forum: Natter
Topic: This made me laugh.....
Replies: 338
Views: 53752

Re: This made me laugh.....

Courtesy of the comments section below Harry Christophers' Christmas playlist on the Guardian website.

What’s the difference between a mince pie and a Christmas concert? With a mince pie you get Rum Butter...
by Iris
5 months ago
Forum: Cycling
Topic: The times are changing
Replies: 6
Views: 866

Re: The times are changing

Two candidates:

https://www.koppscycle.net/articles/kop ... y-pg59.htm

I don't know if they've always had branded retail outlets, but if so Raleigh (1880s) might have some sort of a claim.
by Iris
5 months ago
Forum: General
Topic: Facebook Account Hacked
Replies: 6
Views: 364

Re: Facebook Account Hacked

Very successful, and surprisingly crude. Because I don't usually log in to FB Messenger I saw nothing odd in being asked to confirm my ID! I have now changed a number of important passwords - just in case. It was noticeable that Zuckerberg's magic garden (a) was very clunky in the way it suggested I...