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Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jun 2019, 20:51
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,156
Posted By Gipsy Queen

I'm afraid Churchill's rampant Francophilia got...

I'm afraid Churchill's rampant Francophilia got us into hot water on several occasions - it was a good thing Dowding prevented him from losing any more of our aircraft in a France which the French...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jun 2019, 22:52
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,156
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Thanks, Pontius. I was about to make the point...

Thanks, Pontius. I was about to make the point but you have saved me the trouble. Should I meet KelvinD in real life, I shall expect him to walk a little behind me and at my left.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jun 2019, 12:17
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,156
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Indeed - absolutely wrong. But Corbyn not only is...

Indeed - absolutely wrong. But Corbyn not only is a totally worthless person, he also is a cowardly one. His political life has been defined by engaging only with those who seek to destroy and does...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jun 2019, 01:19
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,156
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Never in my almost 80 years on this planet have I...

Never in my almost 80 years on this planet have I known a political situation as we have now. Politicians are polarised and this destructive polarisation has infected the nation as a whole. In my...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th May 2019, 15:45
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,156
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Well, it seems that after three years, we are...

Well, it seems that after three years, we are back where we started. What a waste of time, emotional energy, money, national cohesion, international credibility and unique opportunity.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2019, 17:40
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,156
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Spot on - an excellent post. I cannot imagine...

Spot on - an excellent post. I cannot imagine anything more gruesome than paying a considerable amount of money for a dinner and then having to sit through the tedium of her guest speaker...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th May 2019, 21:58
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,156
Posted By Gipsy Queen

ORAC, Teddy Roosevelt's noble sentiments are...

ORAC,

Teddy Roosevelt's noble sentiments are all very fine but to directly apply them to the actions of Mrs May is specious, and in my view, a wholly inappropriate connection.

If Mrs May really...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th May 2019, 16:58
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,156
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Here is what Brandon Lewis has circulated to...

Here is what Brandon Lewis has circulated to members of the Conservative Party:

This morning the Prime Minister announced her intention to resign as Leader of the Conservative & Unionist Party on...
22nd May 2019, 17:39
Replies: 80
Views: 30,905
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Smile And here's me thinking myself frightfully brave...

And here's me thinking myself frightfully brave for leaping into the warm Caribbean to jump up and down on the starboard wheel to get the Mallard's missing green to come alive. No GC for me; but...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st May 2019, 15:09
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,156
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Really, Gouli? The Eurovision Song Contest...

Really, Gouli?

The Eurovision Song Contest has never been more than a frivolous indulgence and in recent years has increasingly become a total non sequitur. A political bellwether it most...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st May 2019, 14:24
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,156
Posted By Gipsy Queen

It is tempting to think that the Japan/EU deal,...

It is tempting to think that the Japan/EU deal, at least in part, was intended by the latter to isolate the UK as much out of spite as for mercantile reasons. However, the Japanese do not carry the...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th May 2019, 21:58
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,156
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Do the Conservatives still hope? I fear that the...

Do the Conservatives still hope? I fear that the behaviour of the party and government which, traditionally, they have trusted and supported has acted in such a dishonest and deceitful manner that...
20th May 2019, 19:07
Replies: 99
Views: 39,523
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Iran Air, Flight 655 comes to mind.

Iran Air, Flight 655 comes to mind.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th May 2019, 23:32
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,156
Posted By Gipsy Queen

I think, Mr Cheetah, undoubtedly you are correct...

I think, Mr Cheetah, undoubtedly you are correct in your assessment of the consequences flowing from a Marxist government. Few of any intellectual capacity would see things differently but it seems...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Mar 2019, 23:28
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,156
Posted By Gipsy Queen

I'm afraid that on this, you are correct. As...

I'm afraid that on this, you are correct.

As an exercise in self-delusion and denial, here is an excellent example from Theresa May sent as a letter to members of the Conservative Party;

Nearly...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Mar 2019, 22:25
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,156
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Sadly, that is a pretty fair measure of what has...

Sadly, that is a pretty fair measure of what has happened and what we have become. It is even sadder that the Commonwealth countries who contributed so readily to the support of what then fondly was...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Mar 2019, 19:01
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,156
Posted By Gipsy Queen

I am reminded of Lord Palmerston's remark about...

I am reminded of Lord Palmerston's remark about the Schleswig-Holstein affair which occupied the minds of nineteenth century politicians generally possessed of a great deal more sagacity then the...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2019, 21:19
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,156
Posted By Gipsy Queen

. . . it is her own, personal incompetence and...

. . . it is her own, personal incompetence and some of her fifth columnist colleagues which is the root of the problem. Indeed. And it is for this reason that the reaction of ' well, she did her best...
15th Mar 2019, 23:13
Replies: 5,129
Views: 10,139,375
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Maybe it just needs the CG moved to a position of...

Maybe it just needs the CG moved to a position of improved intrinsic balance and reduced polar moments of inertia?
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Mar 2019, 20:14
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,156
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Well, contrary to Parapunter's usual...

Well, contrary to Parapunter's usual pronouncements borne of a self-bestowed authority, this precisely is what the outcome of the 2016 referendum mandated.

After this evening's vote, it could be...
8th Mar 2019, 23:18
Replies: 406
Views: 217,740
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Exactly so.. The jury system is to have a...

Exactly so..

The jury system is to have a body whose composition is representative of society in its broadest sense and able to judge a defendant as a peer. A jury is not required to have any...
7th Mar 2019, 23:23
Replies: 921
Views: 2,100,555
Posted By Gipsy Queen

I suspect that a fellow called Newton thought of...

I suspect that a fellow called Newton thought of this first.
1st Mar 2019, 23:00
Replies: 921
Views: 2,100,555
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Red face Frankly, I'm surprised the former is not a...

Frankly, I'm surprised the former is not a fundamental requirement of forum participation. I'm afraid the latter would exclude me!
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Feb 2019, 21:02
Replies: 8,708
Views: 807,156
Posted By Gipsy Queen

Two's in, It is difficult to make informed...

Two's in,

It is difficult to make informed assessments of the current changes affecting the stability of Western democracies and in some respects, Brexit seems just another factor in this...
17th Feb 2019, 22:04
Replies: 78
Views: 33,131
Posted By Gipsy Queen

At the risk of being irrelevant, I well remember...

At the risk of being irrelevant, I well remember the drama of a full power take-off from Wellington.

But in a Miles Gemini with a whopping 90hp per side, so the VSI showed rather less than a Seven...
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