Trump

Luxor has both Christian and Moslem communities and the politics of the Middle East are equally diverse. Air your views on the situation.

Moderators: DJKeefy, 4u Network

User avatar
Major Thom
Royal V.I.P
Royal V.I.P
Posts: 2723
Joined: Mon Mar 30, 2015 5:45 am
Has thanked: 277 times
Been thanked: 550 times
Gender:
Cyprus

Re: Trump

Post by Major Thom »

I have always enjoyed the alternative side of things John, you may have gathered that. I never thought though of putting this dark side aspect into words until around 18 months ago, when I decided to put words into 100 dark poems. There are not many people who do that now, but I think there is a call. My Ghost Reader thinks the same too. We spent a few hours yesterday in my villa going through them altering words, inserting more powerful words etc. Ok some may not like the dark things in life and these may not appeal, but each to their own. I remember a few years ago I would not listen to classical music, now I love it. Goes to show how people change.
Incidentally there are a further 6 verses to that one.



User avatar
John Landon
Top Member
Top Member
Posts: 729
Joined: Thu Dec 08, 2016 2:50 pm
Has thanked: 1499 times
Been thanked: 559 times
Venezuela

Re: Trump

Post by John Landon »

There is always a market for the Dark Side in this world MT. You Should exploit that and make a few quid, many organisations do..... :br

Write to some record companies to see if they are interested, and before you send any work off to anyone, invoke the poor man's copyright protection and create a copy of the lyrics and post them to yourself and leave the envelope unopened when you receive it. :up

Oh, and it seems maybe Luxor is bringing out the talent with you ?


A Chimpanzee, A Chimpanzee, you can see it's me.
Here I am locked in a cage, I have been here so long I dont even know my own age,
I have 2 eyes like burnt apple pies,
Please, Please let me go free.. !

I was 7 when I wrote that... :ct

User avatar
carrie
Egyptian Pharaoh
Egyptian Pharaoh
Posts: 4573
Joined: Mon Mar 14, 2005 10:46 am
Location: luxor
Has thanked: 2929 times
Been thanked: 5568 times
United Kingdom

Re: Trump

Post by carrie »

Politics and Religion, subject being Trump.

User avatar
Horus
Egyptian God
Egyptian God
Posts: 7931
Joined: Tue Oct 10, 2006 11:59 pm
Location: UK
Has thanked: 3481 times
Been thanked: 2538 times
Gender:
United Kingdom

Re: Trump

Post by Horus »

Quite correct Carrie, this thread has drifted way off topic, unfortunately I have been rather busy lately, but I will try to sort it out later. So, if anyone has a moan about Luxor or Visas then post it in a separate thread, likewise with your poetry. :stp
Image

User avatar
HEPZIBAH
Luxor4u God
Luxor4u God
Posts: 11638
Joined: Sat Mar 25, 2006 9:15 pm
Has thanked: 3127 times
Been thanked: 4448 times
Gender:
United Kingdom

Re: Trump

Post by HEPZIBAH »

:oops: Sorry. I'm as guilty as anyone else.
(To be honest, when I see the header 'Trump' I think of something else and forget where I am. That's my excuse and I'm sticking to it.)
Image Experience is not what happens to you;
it is what you do with what happens to you.
-Aldous Huxley

User avatar
carrie
Egyptian Pharaoh
Egyptian Pharaoh
Posts: 4573
Joined: Mon Mar 14, 2005 10:46 am
Location: luxor
Has thanked: 2929 times
Been thanked: 5568 times
United Kingdom

Re: Trump

Post by carrie »

Well to get back on course latest reports are that there has been a serious disagreement between the Prime Minister of Australia and Trump, one of whom is reported to have hung up the phone in the middle of a conversation.
One thing about the American President he does make politics interesting.

User avatar
John Landon
Top Member
Top Member
Posts: 729
Joined: Thu Dec 08, 2016 2:50 pm
Has thanked: 1499 times
Been thanked: 559 times
Venezuela

Re: Trump

Post by John Landon »

Oh, it's going to get interesting alright.

now, it is a rather novel concept to have an elected leader actually do what he said he was going to do !
Normally they have a million excuses as to why they failed to live up to their promises to the electorate.

This guy signed off the executive orders pretty quickly and has bulldozed anyone who got in his way, including the Attorney General.
What are the Yanks moaning about ? they voted him in and knew what he was going to do. !
Maybe they expected him to be like all the others and ship out a load of troops to some mineral rich 3rd world country.
American logic being that wars stop wars, which is a bit like thinking that f*****g will create more virgins.

Anyone ever play whist or Bridge before ? They will know all about Trump cards.... or indeed the "Major Arcana" in the Tarot cards. :ct

User avatar
Dusak
Egyptian Pharaoh
Egyptian Pharaoh
Posts: 5933
Joined: Sun May 11, 2008 2:29 pm
Location: LUXOR
Has thanked: 5916 times
Been thanked: 7380 times
Gender:
Thailand

Re: Trump

Post by Dusak »

Couldn't agree more, this post must carry the record of the most skew-whiff off post tangents in the history of the forum, so back on topic. This is what is really happening in the world of Trump.


Trumpton.

Each episode would begin with the announcement:
"Here is the clock, the Trumpton clock. Telling the time steadily, sensibly, never too quickly, never too slowly. Telling the time for Trumpton."

The clock tower would then do its stuff, and with the clock showing nine o'clock, some of the townspeople would begin their daily business: Mr Clamp showing off his fine display of vegetables, and Mrs Cobbit arriving with her flowers.

Then the day's events would unfold with the arrival of perhaps Chippy Minton in his truck, or perhaps Mr Troop the town clerk.

Trumpton was the main town in the county of Trumptonshire. It had a town hall, with a clock tower, numerous shops, and a fine market square in the middle of which stood a statue of Queen Victoria. The town also had a rather nice park with a bandstand, and it was at this bandstand that the Trumpton fire brigade would play us out at the end of each episode, while the people from Trumpton and nearby areas listened and watched. Why this did not clash with the six o'clock dance at Chigley was never explained...

Mr Clamp the greengrocer, and his cat Aggee

Apart from selling fruit and veg, Mr Clamp was also the judge at the fruit & veg show.

"The Greengrocer"

Come buy my vegetables, fruit ripe and beautiful.
Fine fresh and fancy, come buy them from me.
Come buy, come buy, come buy them from me.

Cabbages carrots and tender spring greens,
Broccoli, brussel-tops, fresh runner beans,
Peaches and plumbs, pears by the pound
Parsnips and beetroot, straight from the ground.
Apples and oranges, strawberries too.
Mushrooms, gathered in this morning's dew.
Radishes, lettuces, onions shallottes,
Tomatoes, potatoes and lots and lots - of spinach.

Come buy my vegetables, fruit ripe and beautiful.
Fine fresh and fancy, come buy them from me.
Come buy, come buy, come buy them from me.

Mr Troop the townhall clerk

Although Mr Troop appeared in many of the Trumpton episodes he didn't actually do much that was noteworthy. His most important contribution was suggesting to calling the Trumpton Fire Brigade.

The Mayor of Trumpton

The mayor and Mr Troop were the only staff working in Trumpton town hall. They were always very eager to call the fire brigade, a bit too eager sometimes...

The Signing Song:

Fire Brigade, library, road repairs, postage stamps
Rubbish bins, swimming baths, broken window panes
Park gates, water works, painting all the street lamps
Dust cart, youth club, church bazarre, drains

"The Round Pond"

I like the robin's merry song
The thrush's and the lark
But best of all I like the ducks
Who swim in Trumpton Park

For Ducks will never fly away as soon as I appear
They swim up in their search for food without a sign of fear
Their heads are dark and shiny green, their feathers brown and white
Their yellow beaks are broad and flat, their eyes are round and bright.

Mr Antonio the ice cream man

Mr Antonio drove a white,pink and green ice cream van. He also delivered ice cream wholesale to important customers (like Lord Belborough).

"Ting-a-Ling-a-Ling"

Ting aling aling aling here's the ice cream man
If you want to buy a lolly come as quickly as you can
If you'd rather have an ice
You will find they're very nice
Just hurry up and buy one from the ice cream man

Would you rather have a choc-ice or a cornet or a brick ?
Or if you buy a lolly please don't throw away the stick
Find the nearest litter bin
Put the stick and paper in
And buy another lolly from the ice cream man

Trumpton Fire Brigade

These seven fearless fire men could deal with all sorts of trouble. From cats up trees to apple picking - no job was too difficult. In the afternoons, the firemen would play in the bandstand in Trumpton Park and the town's people would gather to watch and listen. Fortunately there were no fires in the afternoons, but then there were no fires in the mornings either.

Captain Flack
He would always answer the 'emergency' phone call, then flick a switch on his control unit which sounded the fire station bell. At the top of the control unit was a map - of the area around Florence, in Italy. Captain Flack always gave the orders - in a very clear manner - "DESCEND !".

For some reason there has always been much confusion over the names of the firemen. This is compounded by recent publications which are themselves inconsistent. The definitive answer however is:

Pugh, Pugh, Barney McGrew, Cuthbert, Dibble, Grubb.


The firemen's names were thought up by Alison Prince who wrote the Trumpton scripts, although her original roll call had just one Pugh. Freddie Phillips who wrote all the music for Trumptonshire then suggested adding a second Pugh to give the roll call a "musical foot", as he put it.

Pugh and Pugh were in fact twins. If you're still in doubt, then read the interview with Gordon Murray. He specifically refers to them as twins - and after all, he should know. The Trumpton annuals of the time are consistent, with twin Pughs.

Barney McGrew was the bearded fireman who always got to drive. Cuthbert was the one who rode in the hoist and had an aunt.

The firemens' theme tune, known as "Firemen Bold", must be one of the most memorable tunes of the Trumptonshire series, even though it had no lyrics.

Cuthbert's Aunt
A minor character who caused great confusion when she visited Trumpton to see her nephew.

Policeman Potter - not to be confused with PC McGarry (of Camberwick Green), Policeman Potter was the officer of the law at Trumpton.

Chippy Minton - the carpenter, wife Dora and son Nibbs.

They lived in a small semi, next door to Mrs Cobbit, on the Oakridge Road. Chippy and his son worked as a team. They had a workshop at the back of the house.

"The Carpenter"

I like my job as a carpenter,
There's nothing I'd rather be.
I've had my tools for many long years,
They're all good friends to me.

A mallet and drill are in my bag
A file and gimmlet too.
Sand paper sheets a brace and bit.
A bradawl and some glue.

I like my job as a carpenter,
There's nothing I'd rather be.
I've had my tools for many long years,
They're all good friends to me.

I've chisels and saws all keen and sharp,
A jack and a smoothing plane.
I Know that oak will plane up true ,
while mahogany changes grain

I like my job as a carpenter,
There's nothing I'd rather be.
I've had my tools for many long years,
They're all good friends to me.

Miss Lovelace - the hat maker, (pekinese) dogs Mitzy, Daphne and Lulu.
A genteel lady who owned the hat shop in Trumpton. Her three (rather annoying) dogs caused trouble in several episodes.

"The Milliner"

A hat for a young girl, so sweet and so slim,
Has long velvet ribbons and a wide shady brim.
With a bright yellow daisies so fresh and so fair,
To echo the colour of her long golden hair.


A hat for a lady so fine and so grand,
Must always be fashioned with a pure silken band,
And one single hat pin of a silver so rare,
To set as a contrast to her glossy black hair.

Philby the Mayor's driver

He drove and polished the Mayor's vintage car
Mrs Cobbit the flower seller

She lived next door to the Minton family. Although they were situated out in the country, it was close enough to let Mrs Cobbit walk into Trumpton town centre.

"The Flower Seller"

Roses, roses, buy my red roses,
Scented so sweetly and fresh as the dew.
Roses, roses, come you fine gentlemen,
Buy a bunch of red roses a nose gay for you.

Violets, violets sweet smelling violets,
Purple and tiny and fresh as the dew.
Violets, violets, come you fine ladies,
A bunch of sweet violets, a posey for you.

Mr Craddock the park keeper

"The Litter Song"

Silver paper, toffee paper, dirty bit of cardboard.
Chair ticket, bus ticket, button from a dress.
Chocolate wrapper, envelope, another bit of cardboard.
Can't they use the litter bins and not make such a mess.

Leave litter in the litter bins and never leave a mess!

Mr Robinson the window cleaner

"The Window Cleaner"

It is hard to see out or for light to come in,
Through window panes coated in a thin layer of grime,
Mullioned or lattice-work, frosted or plane,
Your windows will let in the sunshine again,
If you send for the man who cleans windows in time.

Send for the window cleaner, don't delay send today.
He will come with his ladder, his leather and pail,
And wash all the grime away.
He will put up his ladder and fill up his pail,
Wring out his leather and give it a shake.
The panes that he cleans, he will clean without fail,
Because of the pains he will take,
Be-cause of the pains he will take.

Send for the window cleaner, don't delay send today.
He will come with his ladder, his leather and pail,
And wash all the grime away.

Mr Munnings the printer

He prints everything and anything, but particularly the posters for the Trumpton band concert

"The Printer"

I line up all the letters with spaces in between,
And clamp them in the printing press a wonderful machine.
Posters are in capitals, bold and fat and tall,
But the printing in the daily news is often rather small.

Now the inky roller comes down the type and back,
And makes the letters ready to be printed clear and black.
I check the pile of paper for every single sheet,
Will be printed by the inky type with letters clear and neat.

When they have a flag day I print the little flags,
Notices and labels and even paper bags.
I make the letters stand up straight and keep the paper clean,
Then the job will be as good as anyone has seen.

Mr Platt the clockmaker

"The Clockmaker"

Clocks are like people,
Clocks are like you and me.
Each has its own personality.

Big clocks small clocks,
Grandfather tall clocks,
Cuckoo clocks, hall clocks,
Mantlepiece and Wall clocks,
Clocks for the school room, the kitchen and the nursery,
Alarm clocks to waken us, urging puctuality.

All of them chiming or whirring or clicking,
Cuckooing or ringing or tick-tock ticking.

Raggy Dan the rag and bone man

Trumpton's number one recycler.

"The Rag and Bone Man"

Rags, bottles and bones I cry,
Rags and bones I buy, I buy.
Listen for me as I'm passing by
Rags, bottles and bones I cry,
Rags, bottles and bones.

Brick-a-brac bicycles, books or brass,
Rags and bones I buy, I buy,
Pottery, pewter or china and glass
Rags, bottles and bones

Turn out the attic and under the stairs,
Rags and bones I buy, I buy.
Old fashioned furniture, sofas or chairs,
Rags, bottles and bones I cry,
Rags bottles and bones.

Mr Bolt the borough engineer

We hear about Mr Bolt in the episode "The Greenhouse", where he is called to inspect a dangerous chimney.

Nick Fisher the bill sticker

If you have a lot of posters to put up, don't do it yourself, let a professional bill sticker do it properly.
Contrary to what some people thought, his name was not Bill Stickernik - and he was not of East European origin!

"Bill Sticker Nick"

Pasting up the posters, sticking up the bills.
Putting up advertisements for sausages and pills.
Flower shows and concerts, you can take your pick.
All neatly stuck by bill-sticker Nick.

Walter Harkin the painter & decorator

"The Painter"

People will ask me what colour to use.
There's pink and there's purple, its so hard to choose.
Some ask for yellow and some ask for green,
And some ask for grey so the dirt won't be seen.
Red is exciting and orange is bright,
And purple is rich as the sky at midnight.
Crimson is splendid for one kitchen wall,
And pink is quite pretty, perhaps in the hall.

Black paint and brown paint just simply won't do,
For an old fashion house where the windows are few.
For I think an old house is nicer than new.

Paint it white.

Mr Wilkins the plumber

"The Plumber"

Hot water heater takes too long to heat,
Overflow pipe dripping into the street.
A leaky old tap, or broken waste trap,
Just send right away for the plumber.

Ball valve corroded or mud clogged the drain,
Winter has brought frozen pipes once again.
So turn off the tap that shuts off the main,
And send right away for the plumber.

Water tank leaking and blocked with dead leaves,
That Winter's cold winds have blown under the leaves.
The water comes stealing, down through the ceiling,
So send right away for the plumber.

The cause of the trouble is very soon found.
The old tank is lowered with care to the ground.
The new one erected and quickly connected,
And weatherproof, water tight, tidy and trim,
Is soon with clear water filled uo to the brim.

An excellent job by the plumber.

Mr Wantage (and his assistant Fred) the telephone engineers

In the days before British Telecom, these two fine engineers would solve your telephone problems - eventually.

"The Post Office Engineer"

Ring Ring I work for Post Office telephones.
I'm the man you send for if a fault appears.
I check the cable, wire and cord, connected to the telephone,
And then discuss the remedy with other engineers.

Hello! Hello! We're working on the line.

Ring ring ring ring replace your receiver please.
Post Office Telephones will send an engineer.
Your phone was disconnected,
By a fault that's now corrected.
We are sorry to have troubled you,
But now the line is clear.

Hello! Hello! Your line has now been cleared.

Ring ring ring ring I test all the telephones,
Making certain all the lines are loud and clear.
Investigating each complaint,
Of noises loud and voices faint.
The daily occupation of a P.O. engineer.
The occupation of an engineer.

The Artist

The Artist appeared in the episode "The Mayor's Birthday", in which he painted a picture of the town hall.

I wander through the country side
With easel, brushes, paints and stool
And settle in a leafy glad
By willow tree and shady pool.

I draw a picture first of all
With simple lines of green or blue
And then I fill the drawing in
With painted shapes of every hue.

And when at last my picture's done
I pack it carefully away
And wander on across the fields
To return another day.


Trumpton is a market town set in the heart of rural England, within a short bus-ride of Camberwick Green.

The Market Square is like many other market squares, with its handsome Gothic Town Hall, the statue of the middle-aged Queen Victoria, and an assorted collection of shops and houses; but one feature is unique - the Trumpton Clock.

Every morning, the people of Trumpton take in their milk, open their shops and set out their wares. They do this with one eye on the town hall clock, and one ear too, for they know that dead on the hour a slight rumble from the recesses of the tower will announce that free entertainment is about to begin.

With a loud clonk the two doors on either side of the clock face slide open. To the regular rhythm of a gay mechanical tune, the gilt figures of Sir Rufus and Lady de Trompe emerge and solemnly strike the hour on a bell.

Not until the automatons have returned to the tower and the doors have shut do the townspeople resume their activities. The Mayor, in his parlour, discusses municipal affairs with Mr Troop, the Town Clerk. Below the Victoria statue, Mrs Cobbit, the flower seller, talks to Miss Lovelace, who keeps the hat shop. Miss Lovelaces three pekes, Mitzi, Daphne and Lulu, are yapping excitedly in anticipation of their walk in Trumpton park.

Mr Munnings, the printer, waves a friendly greeting to his next-door neighbour, Mr Clamp, the greengrocer. Outside his shop, Mr Platt, the clockmaker, is taking down the shutters and seeing that the goods in his windows are nicely arranged.

A toot on the horn announces the arrival of Chippy Minton, the carpenter, and his son, Nibs. They park their truck behind the ancient mayoral car and greet Philby, the smartly-liveried driver, who is busy polishing the brass headlamps.

With a flurry of scarlet robes, the Mayor emerges from the town hall. Quick greetings all round, a buttonhole from Mrs Cobbit, and with a roar he is driven off to visit the Trumpton Fire Station.

Captain Flack is ready. As the Mayor arrives, the fire-bell shatters the peace of the countryside. The great doors swing open and the six stalwart firemen slide down the pole.

Pugh! Pugh! Barney McGrew! Cuthbert! Dibble! Grubb!

No one is missing. The Mayor inspects them and crosses to the Fire Engine - the most modern, sleekly-lined, gadget-filled vehicle it is possible to buy. It is Trumpton's pride and joy.

The fact that there hasn't been a fire for 30 years is, of course, rather a pity, but there are many things one can do with a modern, sleekly-lined, gadget-filled fire engine, as you will discover when you hear the two stories on this record, and since the fire brigade also do double-duty as the Town Band, time never drags in Trumpton.

Gordon Murray.
Life is your's to do with as you wish- do not let other's try to control it for you. Count Dusak- 1345.

User avatar
Major Thom
Royal V.I.P
Royal V.I.P
Posts: 2723
Joined: Mon Mar 30, 2015 5:45 am
Has thanked: 277 times
Been thanked: 550 times
Gender:
Cyprus

Re: Trump

Post by Major Thom »

The US will make some massive savings soon when Airforce 1 is no longer required. The only friends D J Buttbubble will have will all be reachable by Greyhound. Maybe call it Interstate Bus 1

newcastle
Egyptian God
Egyptian God
Posts: 7451
Joined: Thu Oct 17, 2013 11:49 am
Has thanked: 2102 times
Been thanked: 6236 times
Egypt

Re: Trump

Post by newcastle »

The Oz PM has denied that anyone put the phone down. He said Trump had confirmed the refugee deal would be honoured. The State department spokesman confirmed this.

Trump subsequently tweets that the agreement regarding "illegal immigrants " - hello? - was a "dumb deal" and that he was going to look into it .

The guy has a problem with plain, truthful speaking.

User avatar
Major Thom
Royal V.I.P
Royal V.I.P
Posts: 2723
Joined: Mon Mar 30, 2015 5:45 am
Has thanked: 277 times
Been thanked: 550 times
Gender:
Cyprus

Re: Trump

Post by Major Thom »

He always has been the same Newc. Now though he has an Army of people to get him out of the trouble created by the massive gorge under his nose.

User avatar
Horus
Egyptian God
Egyptian God
Posts: 7931
Joined: Tue Oct 10, 2006 11:59 pm
Location: UK
Has thanked: 3481 times
Been thanked: 2538 times
Gender:
United Kingdom

Re: Trump

Post by Horus »

I am sorry, but this thread is getting ridiculous :urm: so I am going to lock it, I suggest that Carrie or some other person starts another thread if they wishes and gives it a different title to avoid confusion.
Image

  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post
  • Donald Trump
    by Horus » Sun Nov 13, 2016 10:36 am » in Just 4 Fun
    7 Replies
    1070 Views
    Last post by Horus
    Mon Nov 14, 2016 12:23 pm
  • Trump and Russia
    by Hafiz » Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:56 pm » in Music - Movies - Entertainment
    2 Replies
    1146 Views
    Last post by Hafiz
    Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:01 pm
  • Pardon me Mr Trump
    by newcastle » Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:45 am » in General Discussions and Rants
    6 Replies
    529 Views
    Last post by newcastle
    Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:14 pm
  • Trump Tweets
    by newcastle » Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:55 am » in General Discussions and Rants
    12 Replies
    702 Views
    Last post by newcastle
    Fri Dec 01, 2017 6:29 am
  • Trump to be sued.
    by Mad Dilys » Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:17 am » in Politics and Religion
    3 Replies
    442 Views
    Last post by newcastle
    Mon Jun 12, 2017 12:13 pm