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Old 1st Jul 2019, 17:03
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The couple that sneezes together wheezes together.
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Old 1st Jul 2019, 21:54
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Ahhhh - caring, sharing peoples! - choo!
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Old 2nd Jul 2019, 07:34
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Happy couples sharing together.

Seen a couple of days ago in a supermarket car park in Stafford.......she and he, sat in their car, both picking their noses ( separately I should add ) at the same time.

You don't see such displays of unity in public very often.......

In addition to which, it is essential for the media to inform the world of facts to emphasise the gravity involved........a 2m home should not be subjected to such unwarranted intrusion !

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-48834480

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Old 2nd Jul 2019, 12:00
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Watching a pair of peregrine falcons diving and zooming and calling to each other over the quarry face where I imagine they would nest. Are they just enjoying a fine summer day or are they defending their nest from the glider (a K-8 I think) thermalling a few hundred feet overhead?
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Old 3rd Jul 2019, 18:07
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There it is.
My Kings College Cambridge pencil sharpener.The type of which bought in a gift shop.
Once the property of my late Father.
He was not a bird watcher so Treaders; has the Falcons to himself.
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Old 4th Jul 2019, 09:57
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My cat manages to produce some very vile farts. I thought vile farts were the exclusive domain of dogs.
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Old 4th Jul 2019, 11:14
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Does India not see any correlation between millions of people running out of water and total lack of population control?
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Old 4th Jul 2019, 16:59
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Originally Posted by BlueDiamond View Post
My cat manages to produce some very vile farts. I thought vile farts were the exclusive domain of dogs.
Have you got a new cat Bluey?

meadowrun, the monsoon has just started there. Plenty of water now.
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Old 4th Jul 2019, 19:27
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'Tis the Fourth of July today, and those rebels in the East are probably celebrating.

My 6th Great Uncle, brother to my 6th Great Grandma on my mum's side, died in 1775 defending King & Country and the State of Georgia.

I have no sympathy for the Yanks.
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Old 4th Jul 2019, 21:28
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I thought 1812 was a Yankee victory... until I came to Canada!
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Old 5th Jul 2019, 02:09
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More like 1776 than 1812. That was Napoleon wuzzinit? Then in 1814, we took a little trip, along with Colonel Jackson, down the mighty Mississip......
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Old 5th Jul 2019, 12:35
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If fly',s and other nasty buzzing things can fly in through an open window.......why can't the little feckers find the same way out !
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Old 5th Jul 2019, 12:52
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Flies, wasps and mozzies get the electric tennis racquet treatment. Bees get a helping hand back outside.

Plagued by lesser house flies at the mo. These are the ones that endlessly orbit in a triangular fashion in the middle of your sitting room. One at a time, attacking any young pretender that tries to usurp the top spot. Eliminate one and the next takes over. Apparently they like to lay their eggs in decaying muck and next door's chickens are very likely the reason for their recent presence.
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Old 5th Jul 2019, 13:52
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By the way - talking about the American War of Independance - I didn't know I was bringing up aviation. Sorry for the reference....

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Old 5th Jul 2019, 15:42
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Originally Posted by Checkboard View Post
By the way - talking about the American War of Independance - I didn't know I was bringing up aviation. Sorry for the reference....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pTirPV4Onw
Sorry toooooooooo tempting "fake news ! " # Wright brothers loser pilots US Army dudes were first ! "

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Old 5th Jul 2019, 16:27
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Have you got a new cat Bluey?
Yes, hifly ... it takes me a long time to get over losing an animal but, as my housemate pointed out, "You may take a long time to bond with a new cat but you can still give a home to one that needs it." I realised he was right so I got a rescue cat and I chose an older one (approx. nine years old) because nobody wants the older animals. He's a very big tabby cat and the rescue people gave him the name of Captain but I've called him Mauaji which is the Swahili name for the caracal. He's already been in big trouble with a collapsed lung about two weeks after I brought him home and was on antibiotics and pain meds twice a day for six weeks. Next mission is sorting out the persistent farting and diarrhoea. He's on special food for that and it initially seemed to help but unfortunately the improvement didn't last long. He's a very sweet old boy who likes to sleep on my bed and in a basket on my desk. When he's not attending to his sleeping practice he guards the wood fire for me!

I do think that's very clever of the US army to have taken over the airports as early as that!!!
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Old 5th Jul 2019, 17:46
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Well done Bluey for taking on an older cat and his health issues, a cat needs a proper home. My brother and sister-in-law do the same, one recently returned after a six week absence. They feared the worst but he nonchalantly wandered back in as if it was nothing. I'm doing some work at a house with seven cats, their owners volunteer at an animal rescue centre. They all have different characters, my favourite is an old alley cat Sylvester, a bit mangy but he has such poise and dignity.

As I type this, our rescue cat is sleeping a few feet away. Now and again she will wake and demand my attention and woe betide me if she doesn't get it.

Let's see what Donald makes of the Apollo 11 anniversary.
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Old 5th Jul 2019, 21:03
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5/1 he mixes it up with the explosion of the first atomic bomb.
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Old 5th Jul 2019, 22:47
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...I do think that's very clever of the US army to have taken over the airports as early as that!!!
Wouldn't that be the US Army Air Force, since this was pre-1945?
(or possibly even the US Air Corps?)
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Old 5th Jul 2019, 23:22
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Balloon corps?
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