Meanwhile...

Ephemera and whimsy
User avatar
Rocky
Hero Member
Hero Member
Posts: 1024
Joined: 1 year ago

Re: Meanwhile...

Post by Rocky » 3 months ago

Did I mention I was retired? I might go for a nice ride this afternoon.
2 x

User avatar
Dunckel
Hero Member
Hero Member
Posts: 974
Joined: 1 year ago

Re: Meanwhile...

Post by Dunckel » 3 months ago

We leave Lulworth today, a lovely place but I wouldn't come here during the school holidays. Anyway, Poole tonight where we are meeting up with a school friend of mine for beers and a fish stew. It could get messy.
0 x

LowlifeDes
Hero Member
Hero Member
Posts: 758
Joined: 1 year ago

Re: Meanwhile...

Post by LowlifeDes » 3 months ago

Dunckel wrote:
3 months ago
beers and a fish stew. It could get messy.
Just don't use the knife, fork, and spoon for the beer.
1 x

User avatar
Rutabaga
Hero Member
Hero Member
Posts: 1075
Joined: 1 year ago

Re: Meanwhile...

Post by Rutabaga » 3 months ago

I just learned something about bees (off the radio): if you spill honey all over your jumper (as this young man did on a camping trip), hang the jumper on the washing line and bees will come and clean every last bit of the honey off. How have I lived so many years on this earth and not heard of this before?
3 x

User avatar
Joan
Administrator
Administrator
Posts: 1894
Joined: 1 year ago

Re: Meanwhile...

Post by Joan » 3 months ago

2 x

User avatar
Rocky
Hero Member
Hero Member
Posts: 1024
Joined: 1 year ago

Re: Meanwhile...

Post by Rocky » 3 months ago

Gravel is on tour with one of his university friends. They are cycling from Munich to Venice. EasyJet smashed his mate’s rear derailleur and they had to replace it and straighten the frame on day 1. Day 2 his mate’s pedals fell off - they realised that they had put them on the wrong way round after the flight. Not bad for two Cambridge graduates, both with a first.

They’ve just stopped for lunch
32D57EDD-7F04-4854-9E42-CC85C3C6323D.jpeg
4 x

LowlifeDes
Hero Member
Hero Member
Posts: 758
Joined: 1 year ago

Re: Meanwhile...

Post by LowlifeDes » 3 months ago

I am suffering,
IMG_20190512_123302.jpg
from stadium envy.
2 x

User avatar
The Real Ravenhurst
Full Member
Full Member
Posts: 182
Joined: 1 year ago

Re: Meanwhile...

Post by The Real Ravenhurst » 3 months ago

LowlifeDes wrote:
3 months ago
I am suffering,
IMG_20190512_123302.jpg
from stadium envy.
Report back on the fast-pouring beer situation.
1 x

LowlifeDes
Hero Member
Hero Member
Posts: 758
Joined: 1 year ago

Re: Meanwhile...

Post by LowlifeDes » 3 months ago

The Real Ravenhurst wrote:
3 months ago
Report back on the fast-pouring beer situation.
I am forced to say, superb. As well as brewing Neck Oil and Gamma Ray, there are cans of 8Ball, Lupuloid, and Smog Rocket, and all at £5 or less.
1 x

LowlifeDes
Hero Member
Hero Member
Posts: 758
Joined: 1 year ago

Re: Meanwhile...

Post by LowlifeDes » 3 months ago

IMG-20190512-WA0003.jpeg
2 x

User avatar
JohnToo
Sr. Member
Sr. Member
Posts: 281
Joined: 1 year ago
Location: Leatherhead

Re: Meanwhile...

Post by JohnToo » 3 months ago

Is that the one with the retractable pitch to permit american football? I read an article about it in an engineering journal and couldn't help wondering if there was just a touch of needing a problem to justify the solution 😀
0 x

LowlifeDes
Hero Member
Hero Member
Posts: 758
Joined: 1 year ago

Re: Meanwhile...

Post by LowlifeDes » 3 months ago

Yes, the pitch splits into three sections which retract under one of the stands. Once there, with water and artificial light, it has five days.
1 x

User avatar
The Real Ravenhurst
Full Member
Full Member
Posts: 182
Joined: 1 year ago

Re: Meanwhile...

Post by The Real Ravenhurst » 3 months ago

Blimey. That is proper fancy.
0 x

User avatar
Dunckel
Hero Member
Hero Member
Posts: 974
Joined: 1 year ago

Re: Meanwhile...

Post by Dunckel » 3 months ago

LowlifeDes wrote:
3 months ago
Yes, the pitch splits into three sections which retract under one of the stands. Once there, with water and artificial light, it has five days.
Not everything green is good for the environment then ::)
1 x

User avatar
Regulator
Global Moderator
Global Moderator
Posts: 1222
Joined: 1 year ago
Location: Cambridge

Re: Meanwhile...

Post by Regulator » 3 months ago

I woke up with a sore throat yesterday, and I now have a rip roaring chest infection. So it looks like a trip to the quack for some antibiotics (if I can get an appointment)... :(
0 x

Post Reply