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by ParaHandy
Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Tobermory Fish and Chip Van
Replies: 8
Views: 298

Re: Tobermory Fish and Chip Van

Should you venture there and fancy a fish supper - be sure to ask for the large fish as I did. Humphrey, our long dead but much loved Goldfish was at least twice the size of the tiddlers served up. Wus Humphrey, the moby dick one that you fed so well it out-grew the “pond” it wus in? I’ve cycled ro...
by ParaHandy
Sun Jun 03, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Boring bunch of annoying people so ye are
Replies: 9
Views: 452

Re: Boring bunch of annoying people so ye are

youse wid hae hev toast if ye'd goan fae Hull tae Rottingham The only way I’m going back tae Hull is piloting a bomber.. Well, if youse ivver got thur, rottingham I mean, ah’d be surprised if ye wur ivver seen agin. Hull wus city orra cultoor last year. More than ardfern ivver achieved I might add....
by ParaHandy
Thu May 24, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Ra Earl O' Dunbarton
Replies: 1
Views: 351

Re: Ra Earl O' Dunbarton

Is Stewart the HRHs chauffeur? What with parking yer bike in the crack orra P. Anne’s airse, yer getting yersel well kent wi ra HRHs?
by ParaHandy
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Would you like a week’s free accommodation near Tissington
Replies: 3
Views: 532

Re: Would you like a week’s free accommodation near Tissington

I’ve been given the code for the lock to the games room wherein lies a St. Andrew’s Cross, some whips, chain and leather objects. Whatever could these be for?
by ParaHandy
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Would you like a week’s free accommodation near Tissington
Replies: 3
Views: 532

Would you like a week’s free accommodation near Tissington

BYOB, bike that is, for a bracing week cycling or walking the Peak District. End of April. Luxurious accommodation. Vacancy due to grumpy auld git wanting to stay in a cupboard ....
by ParaHandy
Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Flu
Replies: 22
Views: 2508

Re: Flu

Whit some folk wull do tae avoid their round..... Learnt it fae you, the maistir o’ the beer body swerve.. I won’t have that said about him. Once ensconced in the harbour of Troon due to fowl weather, the auld hen offered his crew a full Scottish breakfast in the morning, and the next and the next ...
by ParaHandy
Thu Jan 25, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Crewmember's significant birthday coming up.....
Replies: 1
Views: 970

Re: Les plus belles fesses du monde

As fine a pair you’re ever likely to see ...
by ParaHandy
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Edinburgh’s new luxury marina
Replies: 4
Views: 1410

Edinburgh’s new luxury marina

I presume that means the lavvy won’t be a portaloo. Are any of you rushing to book yer place amongst edinburgh’s high end? Is this not planned to be on the sight of Nicola’s windmill factory which never came about? Some golfers I know describe a difficult 5 foot putt as a Nicola. Good tae see we’ve ...
by ParaHandy
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: The Lights
Replies: 4
Views: 1485

Re: The Lights

Big enough! Conserving ma stocks at present A dangerous plan fraught with hazard... you do know it goes off once opened? Oh yes, he knows alright, the angel’s share he calls it whilst shuffling from one foot tae the other whilst holding the only bottle with nowt in it and eyes swivelled upwards in ...
by ParaHandy
Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:31 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Wanted Haynes manual for 4 cyl BMC diesel ex Fleetwood taxi
Replies: 1
Views: 1498

Wanted Haynes manual for 4 cyl BMC diesel ex Fleetwood taxi

My friend is intent on stripping his engine down in order to cure various defects. He would be indebted to anyone with such a manual c1970 and which might be for the B or C series? Would he be better advised to put up with said defects and await the diesel scrappage scheme’s start? I would recommend...
by ParaHandy
Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Strange light in the sky.
Replies: 13
Views: 4227

Re: Strange light in the sky.

Telo wrote:Well, somebody had to.

Thank you!
by ParaHandy
Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Strange light in the sky.
Replies: 13
Views: 4227

Re: Strange light in the sky.

After a week of pish the skies cleared yesterday and a most unusual light appeared in the sky. It brought warmth and has reappeared this morning. Is this to herald the shortening of the days? Whilst enjoying the best holiday we've ever had, cycling the Hebridean Way, I ventured into the Kirk on the...
by ParaHandy
Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: The problem with webcams that don't work
Replies: 1
Views: 1850

Re: The problem with webcams that don't work

I suppose your recently reported less-than-lithe figure prevents inspection of the third non-functioning device? I lost sight of mine some time ago although that might have something to do with poundsaver's reading spectacles ..... xxxxx
by ParaHandy
Fri Apr 14, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: CC2017
Replies: 46
Views: 12542

Re: CC2017

Pish aff an' jist make sure yon ebespakker is wired the right way roond this time. Want some warmth nae soot blawn at us ...
by ParaHandy
Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Problemo
Replies: 9
Views: 4026

Re: Problemo

In recompense for missing this, could I recommend Cif Power and Shine for cleaning up auld tubs. With the amount of plastic with which Bendix washing machines are made off, this stuff makes it look as good as new. I have, like a sheep dip, immersed my fine vessel with no deleterious effects and it t...

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