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by ParaHandy
Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: When I go for a sail
Replies: 1
Views: 489

Re: When I go for a sail

There’ll come a day when Mr Musk will send Claymore into some place where no man has gone before although he might not have the Crinan in mind. If you could spare the time from your ecclesiastic duties in Brighton your ability with the celestial tidal almanac might be useful.
by ParaHandy
Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Monday next
Replies: 9
Views: 2312

Re: Monday next

claymore wrote:Travelling up to do the wiring of the bog .....

Has Jimmy been told? As you know he had a strong attachment to the old one and he might have wanted to celebrate its passing.
by ParaHandy
Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Boaty contractors in the Oban area
Replies: 18
Views: 7389

Re: Boaty contractors in the Oban area

Now called the Ard-Up boatyard .... !
by ParaHandy
Fri Dec 27, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Boaty contractors in the Oban area
Replies: 18
Views: 7389

Re: Boaty contractors in the Oban area

steveyates wrote:This should be a sticky

Yes. A constant reminder that boating is like standing under a cold shower tearing up fivers and the best times are when you buy it and when you sell it!
by ParaHandy
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Avy-J
Replies: 19
Views: 8421

Re: Avy-J

care to share who supplied the 50w walk-on solar thingy?
by ParaHandy
Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Yacht Juma
Replies: 6
Views: 2447

Re: Yacht Juma

The Scotsman archive can be found after having a drink at Grey Friars Bobby pub and then walk northwards towards the Mound and about halfway along can be found the Scottish museum archive which includes the Scotsman archive. All or nearly all the editions are kept as pdf’s which you can search. I fo...
by ParaHandy
Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Murrayfield Tomorrow
Replies: 4
Views: 2080

Re: Murrayfield Tomorrow

How long did it take to perfect that pose...? I took this snap mainly because it was his usual response to claiming to be/being broke when inviting the crew out for a drink. The conversation would start “now listen men” and followed by a recitation of each time he’d either watered or fed us. Tight ...
by ParaHandy
Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Katya Adler
Replies: 3
Views: 2181

Re: Katya Adler

wully wrote:You're such a tart.

He’s been the same since ever he got a new engine - oops, boat engine I mean
by ParaHandy
Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Well my Buckos
Replies: 17
Views: 6052

Re: Well my Buckos

Erm .... like to know that there’ll be enough kitchen left to cook the usual Booth’s full English?! The Muz and I could prevail upon dear heart’s faith-in-mankind despite yer best efforts.
by ParaHandy
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: The Nichts
Replies: 5
Views: 3901

Re: The Nichts

Could do with some cooler weather - been mid 20’s the past 5 weeks in Tasty-Pastry land. I believe he’s back now and turned off the tap he left running. Nae wonder there’s a water shortage in the NW. I came here hoping for some good news .... like rain and lots of it or someone’s won the lottery or...
by ParaHandy
Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Tobermory Fish and Chip Van
Replies: 8
Views: 3748

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: 4106

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: 2417

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: 2972

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: 2972

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 ....

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