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    03-25-2023, 02:17 PM
    Whisky Galore, isle of Eriskay, which is connected by causeway to South Uist, an island I went to school on..
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    03-25-2023, 02:11 PM
    I think the left hand picture might be looking up river from near Acle bridge, the right hand building in the Distance being Northern Rivers Sailing...
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    03-25-2023, 02:02 PM
    Nice picture of Norfolk Broads Dinghies (B58 etc) at Beccles Sailing Club on the Southern Broads.
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    03-25-2023, 01:52 PM
    Broads cruiser 177, is called Breeze and is owned, by MJ Ellis it has a handicap of 4% taken off it's finishing time. The boat was built in 1924 by...
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    03-25-2023, 01:50 PM
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    03-25-2023, 01:21 PM
    I'll bet there was a rush to recover the contents and not just by the owners...
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    03-24-2023, 12:55 PM
    The Q replied to a thread Diabetes. in The Bilge
    Too. Much sport when younger means many knackered joints so sport if not sitting, is impossible. Didn't take sugar in coffee, generally not a fan...
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    03-24-2023, 12:49 PM
    The Q replied to a thread Favorite boaty songs. in The Bilge
    Practically anything from this album.
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    03-20-2023, 03:41 AM
    Pre-storm—“Of course the mooring’s secure!” "Post storm where the ***** are we..."
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    03-19-2023, 01:27 PM
    The Q replied to a thread House or apartment? in The Bilge
    I've live in a flat (apartment), semi detached house, and a detached house. Never again will I live in a property with walls adjoining other...
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    03-18-2023, 04:00 AM
    10% of the people in the doomsday book were slaves and that's not including serfs and others that some today claim were slaves.. with intermarriage...
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    03-18-2023, 03:44 AM
    Over this side of the pond the traditional Irish dish is colcannon, originally that would have been the whole meal. Nowadays it's accompanied by a...
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    03-16-2023, 02:30 AM
    The Q replied to a thread Moving sucks. in The Bilge
    Now I've retired we are beginning a room by room sort out, and get rid of what we don't need. This is complicated by her brother moving abroad to...
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    03-14-2023, 02:24 AM
    The Q replied to a thread Oscars? in The Bilge
    Never watched lots of rich people congratulating themselves on making lots of money. Haven't been to a cinema in 30 years and then less than half a...
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    03-14-2023, 02:18 AM
    Not really , linaker's agreed not to make any more comments, it's more like a 0: 0 draw.
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    03-14-2023, 02:16 AM
    The Q replied to a thread More fun from the BBC in The Bilge
    I prefer this from the BBC. To get there they crossed the field behind my house less...
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    03-13-2023, 03:49 AM
    The Q replied to a thread Silicon Valley Bank fails in The Bilge
    The UK arm of SVB, has been taken over by SVB, after heavy pressure by the UK government..
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    03-10-2023, 11:31 AM
    The Q replied to a thread Snow! in The Bilge
    Here in Norfolk, We've had rain, hail, snow, 50 mph winds, in that order today, now it's down to 20 mph winds and sunny... I can remember crossing...
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    03-10-2023, 03:09 AM
    The Q replied to a thread Wales, not whales in The Bilge
    As above, Anglesey is nearly 6 hours from Cardiff by train definitely not a day trip. There is a bus tour round Cardiff, in the summer you can...
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    03-08-2023, 03:59 AM
    The Q replied to a thread Our modern buildings in The Bilge
    In the UK they now uses mobile crushers, they take them to site, demolish the building depositing the rubble in to the crusher, steel / rebar goes...
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    03-08-2023, 03:48 AM
    The Q replied to a thread Hobbies as an adult in The Bilge
    Yesterday I was restoring a model of RAF Neatishead for the radar museum. Later today I'll be restoring a picture...
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    03-06-2023, 04:21 AM
    The Q replied to a thread Our modern buildings in The Bilge
    Glennfinnan viaduct was indeed built of poured mass concrete without rebar, by Robert McAlpine, it was built hollow with rubble infill. The nearby...
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    03-06-2023, 04:07 AM
    We got the rent review for the building in which my model railway meets... 40% increase... Sounds a lot but we haven't had a review in 10 years....
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    03-06-2023, 04:02 AM
    The Q replied to a thread Sailing Caps? in The Bilge
    Too many hats in the water over the years to waste money like that, beanie hat costing £3 pulled well down over the ears in the winter, hood up from...
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    03-03-2023, 12:40 PM
    Actually he won't, he may play an fabulous tune, but it won't be Amazing Grace. Amazing Grace, is the words.. The tune normally used to those words...
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    03-01-2023, 09:30 PM
    The Q replied to a thread American cheese. in The Bilge
    I don't know about American cheddar cheese. But for the best there is only one place to buy cheddar cheese, its origin.. Many years since I used to...
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