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Forum: Jet Blast
4th May 2021, 11:00
Replies: 693
Views: 144,542
Posted By pulse1

A neighbour of ours was in the habit of giving...

A neighbour of ours was in the habit of giving small amounts to the charity WaterAid. Recently she got a call from her bank telling her that WaterAid had taken 600 from her account. They queried...
29th Apr 2021, 17:25
Replies: 141
Views: 24,455
Posted By pulse1

My wife and I have had two Pfizer jabs with no...

My wife and I have had two Pfizer jabs with no after effects. Our daughter had one AZ jab and a day later experienced a pain in the chest and in her left arm. It passed after an hour or so but she...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Apr 2021, 09:42
Replies: 53
Views: 2,499
Posted By pulse1

Good thread as it made me realise I don't seem to...

Good thread as it made me realise I don't seem to go much on smells or sounds. However, a few minutes of reflection made me realise that my favourite sound and smell go together:

The sound of a...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Apr 2021, 08:34
Replies: 23
Views: 3,139
Posted By pulse1

I have only watched about half the show so far...

I have only watched about half the show so far but it was all a bit too phoney for my liking. Starting with the concept that he was eventually going to be trained up to have a have a dogfight in a...
16th Apr 2021, 12:35
Replies: 132
Views: 27,778
Posted By pulse1

I couldn't see any previous link to this but I...

I couldn't see any previous link to this but I thoroughly enjoyed it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pX5UNcFUNN4
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Mar 2021, 21:23
Replies: 32
Views: 5,692
Posted By pulse1

It is now the third evening in a row I have been...

It is now the third evening in a row I have been watching it and, once again, it has become more active at around 2000 Z.
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Mar 2021, 11:21
Replies: 32
Views: 5,692
Posted By pulse1

For the last two evenings(UK), the volcano has...

For the last two evenings(UK), the volcano has seemed to be temporarily more active and I wonder if there is a "tidal" effect. I agree on the audio. I tend to leave it on even when I am not watching...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Mar 2021, 08:23
Replies: 32
Views: 5,692
Posted By pulse1

Video is still running this morning (Saturday)....

Video is still running this morning (Saturday). Volcano has calmed down a little overnight. It is amazing that we can sit comfortably at home and watch this awesome event live so far away.
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Mar 2021, 20:29
Replies: 32
Views: 5,692
Posted By pulse1

Iceland Volcano

I have been watching awe inspiring, live video of the current volcano in Iceland. The molten lava field has increased is size significantly while I've been watching. Amazing!
...
24th Mar 2021, 08:11
Replies: 1,551
Views: 192,765
Posted By pulse1

Couldn't get to sleep last night because of a...

Couldn't get to sleep last night because of a distant, throbbing rumble. I couldn't tell if it was a motorbike or a helicopter so switched on FR24 and there was a Chinook wandering round Dorset....
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Mar 2021, 11:56
Replies: 137
Views: 8,232
Posted By pulse1

This nostalgic thread is making me think a lot...

This nostalgic thread is making me think a lot about the motoring adventures with my father back in the 50's. Having worked on and driven cars ever since there were any, there was very little he...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Mar 2021, 11:25
Replies: 137
Views: 8,232
Posted By pulse1

My father was apprenticed to the Lanchester Car...

My father was apprenticed to the Lanchester Car Co. sometime before 1900 (yes, my father, not my grandfather). He went on to run his own garage business, was a brilliant motor engineer but a rotten...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Mar 2021, 13:57
Replies: 76
Views: 7,191
Posted By pulse1

This is the same Piers Morgan who was sacked as...

This is the same Piers Morgan who was sacked as editor by the Daily Mirror for publishing hoax photographs of British soldiers committing atrocities in Iraq. I have despised him ever since.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Mar 2021, 17:39
Replies: 15,525
Views: 1,590,073
Posted By pulse1

Although trials in Germany have shown that dogs...

Although trials in Germany have shown that dogs can detect coronavirus, even in asymptomatic patients, with 94% success rate, there doesn't seem to be much interest in adopting this remarkable...
9th Mar 2021, 08:28
Replies: 179
Views: 20,247
Posted By pulse1

I am not sure of the year, probably 56/7, but the...

I am not sure of the year, probably 56/7, but the only thing I can remember about a day trip to Heathrow was a line of Constellations. I first saw them, gleaming in the sunshine, when we were about a...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Mar 2021, 12:53
Replies: 15,525
Views: 1,590,073
Posted By pulse1

I was given the two dates at the same time as the...

I was given the two dates at the same time as the first appointment was made. The second date has not been entered on the card I was given, presumably because the person who vaccinated me and gave me...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Mar 2021, 20:27
Replies: 15,525
Views: 1,590,073
Posted By pulse1

As someone on the Shielding list for the last...

As someone on the Shielding list for the last year with Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia, I have always been a bit sceptical about the list although, in the urgency at the beginning of the pandemic, I...
20th Feb 2021, 09:35
Replies: 47
Views: 7,345
Posted By pulse1

There used to be a strip at Hook which was...

There used to be a strip at Hook which was adjacent to the M3. I used to frequently drive past it and tried to imagine landing on it. I only saw an aircraft on it once but, some years later I met...
8th Feb 2021, 13:43
Replies: 258
Views: 37,625
Posted By pulse1

brakedwell, that's why I put it in inverted...

brakedwell, that's why I put it in inverted commas.
8th Feb 2021, 11:00
Replies: 258
Views: 37,625
Posted By pulse1

Fareastdriver, Thanks for posting the B36 film....

Fareastdriver, Thanks for posting the B36 film. They used to come over South Wales quite a lot when I was at school and I remember that distinctive sound very well. Being so big, they were obviously...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Feb 2021, 11:00
Replies: 119
Views: 8,964
Posted By pulse1

Hydromet's tale of road rage has reminded me of...

Hydromet's tale of road rage has reminded me of an episode which has just finished, I hope. My son was approaching a road restriction with right of way when a SUV blasted through from the opposite...
6th Feb 2021, 08:15
Replies: 258
Views: 37,625
Posted By pulse1

I can't speak for four Merlins but the loudest...

I can't speak for four Merlins but the loudest engine noise I have ever heard was four Griiffons from inside a stripped out Lincoln I was quite moved by the sound of 8 Merlins when overflown by two...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Feb 2021, 19:10
Replies: 119
Views: 8,964
Posted By pulse1

A policemen once told me that you can always tell...

A policemen once told me that you can always tell if they are intending to book you by their first comment. If they try to be funny, you can be sure that they not planning to book you because it can...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Feb 2021, 16:56
Replies: 119
Views: 8,964
Posted By pulse1

In my aforementioned motorcycling days, I was...

In my aforementioned motorcycling days, I was riding my old Royal Enfield 2 stroke m/bike with a friend who was on a much better bike. We came over the brow of a hill riding side by side, with me on...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Feb 2021, 09:34
Replies: 119
Views: 8,964
Posted By pulse1

I grew up in a town which boasted a police...

I grew up in a town which boasted a police headquarters which had a training school. This meant that the trainees gained their first experience on our streets, providing excellent opportunities for...
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