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Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jan 2021, 13:18
Replies: 368
Views: 20,304
Posted By vctenderness

With regard to paint the Ford Capri had a problem...

With regard to paint the Ford Capri had a problem in the 1970’s. The silver finish became flakey .I took mine to a Ford dealership who basically said hard luck mate they all do that!
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jan 2021, 16:22
Replies: 368
Views: 20,304
Posted By vctenderness

Jaguar E Type 4.2 2+2 in Red. The reason? I was...

Jaguar E Type 4.2 2+2 in Red. The reason? I was offered one by my friend in 1974 for £500. I said who wants an E type when petrol is going up due the problems in the Middle East.
I, instead,...
6th Dec 2020, 14:53
Replies: 30
Views: 4,494
Posted By vctenderness

I’ll pass your helpful suggestions on to Mrs VC...

I’ll pass your helpful suggestions on to Mrs VC I’m sure she will be very appreciative.......
2nd Dec 2020, 15:48
Replies: 30
Views: 4,494
Posted By vctenderness

The problem with putting cabin bags in the hold...

The problem with putting cabin bags in the hold is they usually have the valuable and fragile items in them

I always have an iPad, jewellery, medication, book, newspapers, duty free’s, spare...
2nd Dec 2020, 12:26
Replies: 30
Views: 4,494
Posted By vctenderness

Seems like madness to me. When you are trying to...

Seems like madness to me. When you are trying to get people back into flying charging for a carry on bag is hardly encouraging.

I have Easyjet flights booked for April so this will add a potential...
1st Dec 2020, 12:33
Replies: 18
Views: 3,899
Posted By vctenderness

.....well it’s time you used it!

.....well it’s time you used it!
30th Nov 2020, 17:36
Replies: 18
Views: 3,899
Posted By vctenderness

Back in the 1980’s BA First Class gave gifts to...

Back in the 1980’s BA First Class gave gifts to customers one of which was a set of Royal Doulton miniatures.

I am led to believe some enterprising crew members set up stalls selling Royal Doulton...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Nov 2020, 17:36
Replies: 13
Views: 1,599
Posted By vctenderness

I’m afraid today’s ‘woke’ generation have got...

I’m afraid today’s ‘woke’ generation have got their ideas regarding the African slave trade from Hollywood with the likes of the series Roots.

They believe the image of white ruffians coming...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Nov 2020, 09:44
Replies: 17
Views: 1,559
Posted By vctenderness

What no Dick a Dum Dum!

What no Dick a Dum Dum!
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Oct 2020, 18:50
Replies: 664
Views: 136,867
Posted By vctenderness

have you actually read the heading I posted? Half...

have you actually read the heading I posted? Half of it is gibberish also the rest of the email is riddled with spelling mistakes and very poor English.

even your poor, old, lonely and ill...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Oct 2020, 12:36
Replies: 664
Views: 136,867
Posted By vctenderness

Received an email today supposedly from the DVLA...

Received an email today supposedly from the DVLA my car is no longer taxed etc. Here is the heading:

Reminder: Vehicle Tax DD Payment Schedule - GOV.UK 2020 | Electronic Vehicle Licensing | New...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Oct 2020, 13:35
Replies: 664
Views: 136,867
Posted By vctenderness

Had two calls recently. A automated voice says...

Had two calls recently. A automated voice says they are Amazon Prime and are about to renew my subscription at £79.99 if you do not wish to renew press 1.

Well I don’t have Amazon Prime so that...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Oct 2020, 15:57
Replies: 29
Views: 3,937
Posted By vctenderness

I haven’t seen the new Spitting Image however I...

I haven’t seen the new Spitting Image however I believe, other than Captain Boring, there are no Labour puppets.

This seems incredible to me with Corbyn alone providing enough material for a whole...
20th Sep 2020, 19:59
Replies: 934
Views: 660,131
Posted By vctenderness

Just a brainstorm thought. Would it be a good...

Just a brainstorm thought. Would it be a good commercial move for them to retain the BOAC livery and gain a fair bit of publicity and a lot of ‘nostalgia’ business if marketed properly?
19th Sep 2020, 17:46
Replies: 57
Views: 8,004
Posted By vctenderness

On a UK domestic I was standing at the door with...

On a UK domestic I was standing at the door with a blind passenger with his dog waiting for assistance to arrive the Captain was standing outside the FD door saying his goodbyes.

An enthusiastic...
17th Sep 2020, 09:49
Replies: 9
Views: 3,106
Posted By vctenderness

Eyjafjallajökull Well that’s easy for you to say!

Eyjafjallajökull Well that’s easy for you to say!
31st Aug 2020, 13:39
Replies: 18
Views: 2,398
Posted By vctenderness

I had this happen many times. It is a difficult...

I had this happen many times. It is a difficult one to resolve particularly on a full aircraft. Sometimes it was possible to move the male next to another male but this often resulted in the female...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Aug 2020, 14:53
Replies: 278
Views: 24,150
Posted By vctenderness

Such as what? Strangulated Last Night of the...

Such as what? Strangulated Last Night of the Proms.

22 hours of repeats per day.

A-Z of TV gardening Repeat.
25th Aug 2020, 14:44
Replies: 7
Views: 2,094
Posted By vctenderness

Wow! An expensive sightseeing tour!

Wow! An expensive sightseeing tour!
24th Aug 2020, 17:27
Replies: 7
Views: 2,094
Posted By vctenderness

USAF Stratotanker

Around 17.15 today, Monday 24th August I heard a loud aircraft. I saw a large grey aircraft flying pretty low and heading along the south coast east of Brighton.

PF air showed it to be a USAF...
23rd Aug 2020, 14:30
Replies: 18
Views: 3,841
Posted By vctenderness

I clearly remember going to the North Terminal...

I clearly remember going to the North Terminal around 1957 to meet my aunt from USA. Two vivid memories one the aircraft a Constellation and two seeing the, then, big pop star Wee Willie Harris...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Aug 2020, 14:12
Replies: 137
Views: 7,386
Posted By vctenderness

no he just sweated the onions and tomatoes in...

no he just sweated the onions and tomatoes in butter when soft he added the eggs and seasoned with salt and white pepper. Try it it’s lovely!
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Aug 2020, 14:52
Replies: 137
Views: 7,386
Posted By vctenderness

As a child my dad always cooked what he called...

As a child my dad always cooked what he called savoury egg for breakfast. This was scrambled egg with onions and tomatoes served on toast it was delicious.

I was in Calgary and found a little...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Aug 2020, 13:58
Replies: 137
Views: 7,386
Posted By vctenderness

In India Masala Dosa. I also remember the Aussie...

In India Masala Dosa. I also remember the Aussie breakfast in the Fanny Bay hotel Darwin. lamb cutlets. small steak, bacon, sausage, eggs etc. Set you up nicely for a day dodging the poisonous...
8th Aug 2020, 17:23
Replies: 934
Views: 660,131
Posted By vctenderness

In typical Unite fashion I heard the Assistant...

In typical Unite fashion I heard the Assistant General Secretary on the radio just banging on about the pilots having got a better deal.

Well maybe the ‘Ostrich’ style of negotiating has brought...
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