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9th May 2021, 13:45
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Posted By langleybaston

In the relevant titles to include Wales, it is...

In the relevant titles to include Wales, it is Wales's, not Wales'. The latter is a modern monstrosity.
However, my ex-Grammar School teacher daughter says I am wrong and an old fogey.
Yes to both.
7th May 2021, 17:33
Replies: 40
Views: 5,437
Posted By langleybaston

mine are called bollocks

mine are called bollocks
2nd May 2021, 19:06
Replies: 69
Views: 14,163
Posted By langleybaston

Her weasel words are not for me, and not for...

Her weasel words are not for me, and not for many, and not for the poor old boys on trial or awaiting yet another "process"

Mercer did the right thing: how refreshing, how rare, how thoroughly...
1st May 2021, 22:52
Replies: 34
Views: 10,541
Posted By langleybaston

On this day we were clearing and seeding grass on...

On this day we were clearing and seeding grass on an old orchard in our new [old] home. Near Gainsborough.
One apple tree cut down had a sturdy trunk, which I sliced and hot-pokered "FALKLAND...
28th Apr 2021, 22:02
Replies: 57
Views: 21,383
Posted By langleybaston

Sod it! Beautiful aircraft. As a lad in...

Sod it!

Beautiful aircraft.

As a lad in shorts I watched their cousins, the Tempests, over Sussex 1945 onwards. The prop fighter of my dreams [and a very pleasant Dinky Toy too!]

So sod it!
28th Apr 2021, 15:47
Replies: 334
Views: 69,468
Posted By langleybaston

Spot on, except I live a bit too close to the...

Spot on, except I live a bit too close to the potential sh1tstorm to be cracking a beer.
27th Apr 2021, 20:28
Replies: 69
Views: 14,163
Posted By langleybaston

Or even: "Whilst there is all this moral...

Or even:

"Whilst there is all this moral high ground about the alleged murder of an alleged mass murderer.
26th Apr 2021, 10:30
Replies: 334
Views: 69,468
Posted By langleybaston

I sat on medium/high level specialist NATO...

I sat on medium/high level specialist NATO committees for six years, and was previously a TACEVAL trapper.

NATO served its purpose but relied heavily on the USA [thank you, Uncle Sam] and to a...
20th Apr 2021, 20:15
Replies: 69
Views: 14,163
Posted By langleybaston

The problem may be that he will be replaced by...

The problem may be that he will be replaced by someone who gives not a sh1t.

That is always the undiscussed aspect of honourable resignations.

RESPECT Sir.
8th Apr 2021, 19:51
Replies: 0
Views: 973
Posted By langleybaston

Flt Lt Bryan Smith 19 Sqdn

I learn with sadness of the passing of my erstwhile next-door neighbour and friend . We lived in the Top Patch Gutersloh. He was 87.
After retiring from flying Lightnings, I believe he flew for...
7th Apr 2021, 20:49
Replies: 72
Views: 11,880
Posted By langleybaston

I nearly bought a second hand car for my...

I nearly bought a second hand car for my newly-qualified SRN daughter .........666SRN, in Bridgend.
7th Apr 2021, 20:48
Replies: 72
Views: 11,880
Posted By langleybaston

Porsche Germany c. 1990: BO [something...

Porsche Germany c. 1990:

BO [something something] 007. Definitely taken as Bond. And yes, it overtook me.

NFU2 used to be in the Gainsborough area if I remember correctly
31st Mar 2021, 19:04
Replies: 72
Views: 11,880
Posted By langleybaston

Which leads inevitably to P8NGO...

Which leads inevitably to

P8NGO ............. probably not sought after.
30th Mar 2021, 16:18
Replies: 450
Views: 102,682
Posted By langleybaston

Beats me, but I used to teach refresher courses...

Beats me, but I used to teach refresher courses for forecasters aged c. 45 years ,therefore 25 years service. One long-running project which ended with a sample of about 200 was the number of house...
30th Mar 2021, 16:02
Replies: 72
Views: 11,880
Posted By langleybaston

Aviation Number Plates.

Sorry if this has been visited before, but I saw

V1PHS

on the A1 today ..... ex Harrier perhaps?

Also SKY80Y at a Finningley Open Day, and the then head of the Mobile Met. Unit had MMU1.
29th Mar 2021, 19:46
Replies: 88
Views: 30,396
Posted By langleybaston

IT systems don't do nuance. Way back when...

IT systems don't do nuance.
Way back when Finningley was the Nav trainer, and I was the occasional Met. Lecturer, to see "Sgt Mac" [if memory serves] juggling real time problems of timetabling...
29th Mar 2021, 09:28
Replies: 20
Views: 4,990
Posted By langleybaston

Great advices, PPRUNERS, thank you very much. ...

Great advices, PPRUNERS, thank you very much.

Hoping/assuming she is accepted, I will write an update if there is anything to tell.
28th Mar 2021, 19:06
Replies: 78
Views: 12,047
Posted By langleybaston

Personnel? I am annoyed by people who do not...

Personnel?

I am annoyed by people who do not check their posts before pressing send..
28th Mar 2021, 15:55
Replies: 78
Views: 12,047
Posted By langleybaston

Brilliant! What a nasty gross mental picture...

Brilliant!

What a nasty gross mental picture that conjures up!

Made my day!
28th Mar 2021, 15:45
Replies: 20
Views: 4,990
Posted By langleybaston

Supply chain specialist for a big multi national...

Supply chain specialist for a big multi national working from home for a full year having been picked as one of five from 200 who were interviewed. I am sure she is craving for company of her own...
28th Mar 2021, 15:26
Replies: 20
Views: 4,990
Posted By langleybaston

That is most kind. I shall most certainly bear...

That is most kind. I shall most certainly bear that in mind.
28th Mar 2021, 13:45
Replies: 20
Views: 4,990
Posted By langleybaston

Grand-daughter joining Rock Ape Reserve.

What do I say to her?

Her G-Gpa served as RAFVR in WW II, i/c a barrage balloon, Coventry Blitz, Suez 3 years, D Day ships, her G-pa spent 41 years attached RAF [medical reject], her uncle was...
28th Mar 2021, 13:32
Replies: 450
Views: 102,682
Posted By langleybaston

And, at admin level, "the purpose of this...

And, at admin level, "the purpose of this instruction is ........"

Thus, middle ranking officers can look at the letter of the instruction, decide that it fails to fit the case in front of them,...
27th Mar 2021, 23:26
Replies: 450
Views: 102,682
Posted By langleybaston

Come on, this is getting nasty. We don't need the...

Come on, this is getting nasty. We don't need the details, the fact is bad enough. There are no winners, and sniggering or gloating is not becoming.
27th Mar 2021, 20:35
Replies: 78
Views: 12,047
Posted By langleybaston

Nothing new under the sun. 30 years ago a Met....

Nothing new under the sun.
30 years ago a Met. Observer of mature years, solo on night shift, used to cross-dress when he arrived at 2200, did the shift as a tart, and changed to go home to his wife...
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