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Who2 » Wed Mar 02, 2022 3:42 pm
Idling my time away as one does, stockcars came to mind.
As the autobiography slowly rambles on and on and on, one item, being motorised vehicles I have owned.
Loved, wrecked, stolen, raced,...
Funny as when you get older your priorities change, I have a Toyota Rav and my wife a Toyota Fit, not crowd drawers but both reliable and economical.
Last post by Major Thom Thu Mar 02, 2023 2:42 pm
Who2 » Mon Jun 27, 2022 2:57 pm
I'm pretty sure this is the same line judge standing behind the 'anti-vaxxer Djokovic.
From 3 years ago..... 8)
Ps: The Serb is losing.........
Anybody else spot what's missing from Center Court ?
Must be down to covid or that the players are mixing their own 'energy drinks.
Reminds me of A Clockwork Orange: in The Korova milkbar sold... 3
Last post by Who2 Sun Jul 03, 2022 12:19 pm
Blue Lights & Fun.
Who2 » Fri Jun 24, 2022 7:30 pm
When I was an Ambulance Man now read Paramedic, a copper on an emergency robbery drove his motor-bike
(at high speed) I hast to add, into the last one 1ft of my ambulance,
whilst I, was jumping a... 0
Last post by Who2 Fri Jun 24, 2022 7:30 pm
Scousers vs Spaniards
Who2 » Fri Jun 03, 2022 10:48 am
Well you all know what 'scouser ticket touts and their customers are like..... 8)
Last post by Who2 Fri Jun 03, 2022 10:48 am
And films and antiques and criminals .....
Who2 » Wed Apr 20, 2022 11:44 am
Saw an amazing documentary last night called The Lost Leonardo.
Highly recommended viewing.
It ticked all my boxes and sent me racing to the Mac and IMDB and Wiki.
My first auction, Mum let me...
On a historic night at Christie’s in New York, Salvator Mundi, a depiction of Christ as ‘Saviour of the World’ by one of history’s greatest and most renowned artists, sold for $450,312,500 /...
Last post by Who2 Sat Apr 23, 2022 5:15 pm
Attention all you sleuths
Grandad » Sun Feb 13, 2022 3:39 pm
In my genealogy research I have come across a page of interest from the 1881 census. I would appreciate any help in deciphering the surname of the widdow in the 4th line down followed by her three...
Thanks for all your interesting stories folks. :up
I get a great felling of connection if I go and photograph the front door of a house where an ancestor lived a century or two ago. Sometimes... 14
Last post by Grandad Sun Feb 20, 2022 10:33 am
It's not a hobby....
Who2 » Tue Feb 15, 2022 2:41 pm
Question technophobes ?
Why do I have to type in passwords everytime of logging on to L4U, google, fb ect.
What have I done ?.....I never touched it..... 8)
The only thing Ive noticed is the odd request for log in to L4U…even though I always tick the “ remember me” box.
It happens about one in ten times…so nothing to worry about….but it never used to... 7
Last post by HEPZIBAH Wed Feb 16, 2022 8:15 pm
John Landon » Fri Feb 04, 2022 11:35 am
I built a high specification PC about 7 years ago, and installed Windows 7, and stuck with that operating system though Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, a although I did try those operating...
Just a quick thank you from a member of my family who is also a bit of a 'wiz-kid' like yourself and is grateful for your above info.
He believes there would be quite a good job available for you up... 8
Last post by A-Four Sun Feb 06, 2022 10:16 am
Who2 » Mon Dec 27, 2021 11:53 am
A post Boxing day Story.
When I’m cleaning windows….
Whilst watching Salvage Hunters a favorite, they spoke of a company
with an exceptionally long name.
It bought to mind, when I worked for the...
I am sure I have heard about glass that doesn't need cleaning, self cleaning. I have no idea how it works or if it does but surely worth investing in for buildings that are sooooo high.
Last post by carrie Tue Dec 28, 2021 3:33 pm
The Turkey Trust
Who2 » Tue Dec 21, 2021 3:15 pm
I'm coming up with another idea for the 'pension pot.
The Turkey Trust .com
Now to be registered as..... The Xmas Turkey Trust 'due to 817 references to Turkey and Trust on Her Maj's:
7am this morning Sainsbury, no whole duck or game pie, outrageous..... 8)
Ps: Well it's off to Turner & George;
'Good job it's only 5 min walk away...
Always plenty of magret de canard in... 7
Last post by HEPZIBAH Wed Dec 22, 2021 6:16 pm
Hobbies and Pastimes ?
Who2 » Sun Oct 03, 2021 1:35 pm
err, watching the London Marathon live on tv.
Just what was that song 'the air that I breath ? the Hollies! originally sung by albert hammond 72.
I think the winner by a mile a certain mr covid,...
I read with interest BBLUX's post.
I often read international news as seen by their nationals, such as France 24, German DW, CNN International, etc, in an attempt to get a balance view of British... 17
Last post by A-Four Tue Oct 05, 2021 9:09 am
HEPZIBAH » Fri Sep 17, 2021 8:14 pm
I'd be interested to hear suggestions of photograph storage and simple editing programmes (preferably free ones) that I can put on my laptop. I used Picassa 3 on my old laptop and got on well with...
I fear for those tapes up there. I suspect the cases will have warped out of shape. Back in my Uni engineering days a lecturer brought my some of his irreplaceable tapes which he had left in his car...
Last post by BBLUX Wed Sep 29, 2021 9:26 pm
Who2 » Sat Aug 21, 2021 11:33 am
Luckily one benefit of being trapped in London is to be able to feed a long time addiction.
Green Kent Cob Nuts.
I became addicted to these when first discovering them driving around the Kent...
I had some left over sage and onion stuffing the other day, and added some nuts to it and warmed it up in the microwave.
Unbelievably great taste. 😎
It's a beautiful day today, veena great week so... 6
Last post by John Landon Tue Sep 07, 2021 3:25 pm
Livin in Laandaan....
Who2 » Tue Sep 07, 2021 12:45 pm
So today they say is our last summer's day so, it's BBQ on the balcony tonight for Nick and his bird and Rury.
But here is a local kids photo competition, I like the fox cub.
There is a house just...
Those are some good pictures right there.
House looks nice in a futuristic sort of way. Kind of like I imagined the houses we would be dwelling in by The year 2000 when I was a kid in the 60's.... 1
Last post by John Landon Tue Sep 07, 2021 12:59 pm
Who2 » Tue Mar 30, 2021 1:24 pm
Anybody interested in photography in Egypt the legacy left by the great Stan Kurowski,
His photographic collection is totally amazing, ancient egypt at it's best.... 8)
Ps: That just goes to show...
Just been looking back at some of Stan's stuff and was reminded of his 'signature' line
I might agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong!
I had to laugh, so appropriate for Stan..... :up 9
Last post by Grandad Fri Apr 16, 2021 11:58 am
Cooking & Antiques
Who2 » Wed Mar 10, 2021 6:03 pm
Whilst 'prepping my Waitrose's 'locally sourced £3 chicken just now,
after it's amazing roasting yesterday, after watching Lovejoy with it's sound still drifting into the kitchen,
I heard on't... 0
Last post by Who2 Wed Mar 10, 2021 6:03 pm
Questions and more questions.
carrie » Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:20 am
:D I have a wooden coffee table that has been varnished but not stained. I want to paint it.
!. can I paint over the varnish?
2. if I can't how much of the varnish must I remove?
3. Will a quick rub...
Thank you Teddyboy and Dusak. I will do what I have been told Dusak.
Sorry Hepzibah no photo's because I don't know how to do them.
I have had full instructions before and failed miserably. 14
Last post by carrie Wed Feb 24, 2021 10:09 am
Wildlife on Netflix
Grandad » Thu Nov 26, 2020 12:03 pm
I am halfway through 'Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb' and for a change I found 'My Octopus Teacher', also on Netflix. If you enjoy wildlife videos you will like this one about...........no, I won't say...
The imprint on your bedroom window brought back memories of a blackbird which did the same on my patio doors when I lived in Norfolk.
Impression lasted several weeks. No sign of the... 3
Last post by newcastle Sat Nov 28, 2020 1:21 pm
carrie » Wed Nov 18, 2020 8:47 am
Someone has sent me photos on what'sap that I would like to move to either my email or messenger does anyone know how to do it?
Thanks Keefy will try that later.
Last post by carrie Thu Nov 19, 2020 6:33 am
OMG Not model making!
Grandad » Sat Oct 17, 2020 12:52 pm
:lol: :lol: Not wishing to labour the point but I DO have mobility problems (2 mobility scooters to help with that) and impaired vision (only one eye and the other one not too good) so, keeping...
I'm not the Carrie who made the mosaic Grandad. Don't want to steal someone else's thunder.
That solves that quandary then, I never saw you as artistic 😜 14
Last post by Dusak Wed Nov 04, 2020 2:53 pm
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