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by ParaHandy
Tue Feb 03, 2015 8:57 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: My Brother-in-Law
Replies: 6
Views: 3209

Re: My Brother-in-Law

This isn't good news for us old(er) yins seeking adventure. Very sorry to hear that.
by ParaHandy
Sat Nov 22, 2014 12:52 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: May 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 5279

Re: May 2015

claymore wrote:
Green Boat wrote:
claymore wrote:Red wine in your wine cupboard might be more appropriate.....

The green boat is always well supplied with red wine.


Well - thats the first hurdle safely over.

Can you tell the difference between green and grey? The rest of us might get a drink fer once ...
by ParaHandy
Sat Nov 15, 2014 6:02 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Cowal Hills
Replies: 14
Views: 5603

Re: Cowal Hills

How so, my fevered friend? I take the drink and do bit of this and a bit of that and don't live in a tent. One o yon must sound a bit orra grim fekker don't youse think?
by ParaHandy
Sat Nov 15, 2014 9:06 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Cowal Hills
Replies: 14
Views: 5603

Re: Cowal Hills

claymore wrote:?.. tides flow constantly ...

If Noah really had got his show aff ra groond, the rule of twelths wid be the Ten Commandments; dump orra ithers like coveting her twa doors doon. It wid huv the lot; every 6 hours or so the guid Lord takes a rest and on the seventh hour gans back again ....
by ParaHandy
Wed Aug 20, 2014 4:29 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Anyone Oot?
Replies: 19
Views: 6557

Re: Anyone Oot?

Hmm ... Give those Naw stickers I sent you a run about at Galloway's?
by ParaHandy
Sat Jul 26, 2014 7:25 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Pssst - Want to buy a Claymore?
Replies: 8
Views: 3872

Re: Pssst - Want to buy a Claymore?

Who needs Greece? Unless you want to go swimming? In a dry suit, maybe, and not a wet suit. The water was reported to be 22c at the Glasgow triathlon event which meant the girls were all in swim suits. Given Loch Lomond was 17c, it must be quite shallow/slow moving/on a white tariff/near a nuclear ...
by ParaHandy
Tue Jul 22, 2014 2:17 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Following the Ipad thread
Replies: 9
Views: 4239

Re: Following the Ipad thread

Reading this thread with the iPad balanced on the back of one or more hedgehogs whilst swimming up and down the pool, I question whether anyone wishing to phone you will remember that you have 2 phones (that has to be so as would the phone cpys allow you to share a single number eg incoming call - y...
by ParaHandy
Tue Jul 22, 2014 10:50 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Following the Ipad thread
Replies: 9
Views: 4239

Re: Following the Ipad thread

I floated this past Para but he started rabbiting on aboot chips and seagulls in Lyme Regis. Wondering whether all this isn't getting too much for the daft auld codger When you rang our agony aunt, Dame Labia OBE, and frothed aboot being hot and hotspots, she immediately responded according to Best...
by ParaHandy
Sun Jul 06, 2014 5:42 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Daneland
Replies: 19
Views: 5728

Re: Daneland

The fekking fleas might be all that's worth eating if this article is true (Adelaide Advertiser):

FOOD SHORTAGE
TROUBLE IN DENMARK.
LONDON, July 5.
In view of the shortage of grain importa
from America, the Danish Government
have prohibited the sale of any Danish
grain product this year.
by ParaHandy
Mon Jun 23, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: The Nichts
Replies: 8
Views: 3207

Re: The Nichts

Thought you were sleeping on the shunky?
by ParaHandy
Thu Jun 19, 2014 11:33 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Survey for insurance purposes
Replies: 25
Views: 7815

Re: Survey for insurance purposes

I have also written my own survey in the past. I was honest about the condition & used an earlier survey as a pattern. I told the insurance company I was doing my own survey & pointed out that I was a Chartered Engineer 7 they accepted it. Basically, they want a report that says you probabl...
by ParaHandy
Thu Jun 19, 2014 11:22 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Happy Fathers Day
Replies: 1
Views: 1884

Re: Happy Fathers Day

His nibs sent an email and his sister, after being reminded, sent an email saying that she thought emails wouldn't get to us and sorry.
by ParaHandy
Sun Jun 01, 2014 10:49 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: June 1st
Replies: 14
Views: 4092

Re: June 1st

claymore wrote:Slight delay whilst the Eartha Kitts depart from my somewhat lighter and fast becoming sylph-like self

That'll include the hair, then? Wondered where it went to.
by ParaHandy
Mon May 26, 2014 6:15 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: SIPR 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 2362

Re: SIPR 2014

Good effort, well done. When I last did the race, in 1984 all was won (and lost) at Pladda. We were there in about 3rd place and the leading boat just squeezed through then crept down the Scarba shore and away into the distance - never to be seen again.we sat and watched the fleet catch us as we sa...
by ParaHandy
Thu May 15, 2014 5:12 pm
Forum: CC2014
Topic: So II..
Replies: 43
Views: 24857

Re: So II..

wully wrote:
ParaHandy wrote:Knackered steaming light (essential for a motor-sailor) will delay our departure until tomorro ...


If it's a steaming drunk light you'll be needing that right enough...

Got that right!

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