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Forum: Jet Blast
28th Sep 2020, 20:48
Replies: 132
Views: 9,486
Posted By papajuliet

Local farmer reckons that cows are more dangerous...

Local farmer reckons that cows are more dangerous than bulls. Cows will watch you all the way ( tracking you ) whilst a bull focuses straight ahead - which is why bullfighters find it relatively easy...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Sep 2020, 09:16
Replies: 278
Views: 17,215
Posted By papajuliet

What makes you think that pensioners watch Sky,...

What makes you think that pensioners watch Sky, Netflix et al ? I suggest that only a minority do. I say that based upon the viewing habits of myself and all those I know in my age group. The...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Sep 2020, 09:02
Replies: 10,778
Views: 989,541
Posted By papajuliet

Totally agree Chevvron. There must be vast...

Totally agree Chevvron. There must be vast numbers of people ( mainly the elderly ) who will never have the app.
Neither I nor my wife have smartphones - only the old type mobiles which are kept for...
12th Sep 2020, 20:41
Replies: 96
Views: 10,004
Posted By papajuliet

ExSp33db1bd The book "Stand by your beds" by...

ExSp33db1bd
The book "Stand by your beds" by John Hamlin lists National Service numbers.
Yours falls into the batch 2700000-2787999 allocated July 1953 to Feb. 1956. 88,000 in all and all non ATC....
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Aug 2020, 13:11
Replies: 59
Views: 2,807
Posted By papajuliet

Surely the point is that the BBC gave a...

Surely the point is that the BBC gave a disproportionately amount of time and eminence, to his death. I turned to another channel in disgust ( which I'm doing more and more now ).
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Aug 2020, 09:59
Replies: 48
Views: 2,803
Posted By papajuliet

55 years is all very well and I fully support it,...

55 years is all very well and I fully support it, but, in that time, there'll be many changes of government and who knows what that will bring to sentencing. This terrorist might find sympathisers in...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jul 2020, 11:16
Replies: 177
Views: 9,533
Posted By papajuliet

My first car was a ( 1929 if I remember correctly...

My first car was a ( 1929 if I remember correctly ) Austin 7 - blue with black top. Opening windscreen. Floor mounted starter button. It wasn't the success I hoped for.
Second car was a 1933 BSA...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jun 2020, 18:48
Replies: 10,778
Views: 989,541
Posted By papajuliet

A Coronavirus tale I've been told today. It may...

A Coronavirus tale I've been told today. It may not be untypical but I think it worth passing on.
A man, early 50's, good health, goes running, attends a gym regularly, collects his car from a...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jun 2020, 09:56
Replies: 63
Views: 5,448
Posted By papajuliet

Well said VP - my thoughts exactly. The media...

Well said VP - my thoughts exactly. The media have sunk to new depths in recent months.
13th Jan 2020, 21:53
Replies: 11
Views: 1,170
Posted By papajuliet

Thanks for all the replies - much appreciated. ...

Thanks for all the replies - much appreciated.
Strangely although the laptop has had it's normal usage today, not once has it overheated. Presumably it knows that I'm going to investigate it's...
11th Jan 2020, 11:45
Replies: 11
Views: 1,170
Posted By papajuliet

Overheating laptop

Can anyone advise on what can be done to stop a laptop overheating continuously?
I've done the obvious things - vacuumed and airblown the vents - I've replaced the battery - the laptop is on a hard...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Oct 2019, 16:59
Replies: 12,265
Views: 1,538,362
Posted By papajuliet

Because Cameron was one of our more stupid prime...

Because Cameron was one of our more stupid prime ministers - we do have a lot from which to choose.
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Oct 2019, 14:45
Replies: 172
Views: 21,310
Posted By papajuliet

The experiment in the 70's showed just how...

The experiment in the 70's showed just how miserable life could be without BST. Not only was it children going to school in the dark but many workers too. The latter then had to return home in the...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2019, 09:05
Replies: 12,265
Views: 1,538,362
Posted By papajuliet

KelvinD - having made the effort to identify her...

KelvinD - having made the effort to identify her - yes, it is Emma Barnett.
Effluent Man - nothing I said about Wark is anti - Scottish. There's nothing wrong with her accent but she has a very...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Oct 2019, 17:46
Replies: 12,265
Views: 1,538,362
Posted By papajuliet

Completely agree with you Nutloose. I can't...

Completely agree with you Nutloose. I can't decide who is worse - Maitlis or the blonde with the owl specs ( Emma ? ) who also appears on Newsnight and then there's Wark with her unintelligible...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Oct 2019, 22:25
Replies: 6,349
Views: 895,854
Posted By papajuliet

CJ I doubt if anyone questions your...

CJ
I doubt if anyone questions your mathematics. It's your understanding of the system of voting which is in doubt.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Sep 2019, 11:14
Replies: 6,349
Views: 895,854
Posted By papajuliet

My reason for voting to leave was that I did not...

My reason for voting to leave was that I did not want the UK to be one of twenty eight states in a Federation of a United States of Europe ruled from Brussels ( or where ever it happens to be in any...
6th Sep 2019, 14:32
Replies: 19
Views: 3,656
Posted By papajuliet

Freeborn's biography " A Tiger's Tale " contains...

Freeborn's biography " A Tiger's Tale " contains three pages covering this event. He is very clear that Malan covered his own back in giving evidence at the court martial. Malan, supposedly gave a...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jul 2019, 08:30
Replies: 12,265
Views: 1,538,362
Posted By papajuliet

Tell me if I'm missing something. Unless a deal...

Tell me if I'm missing something.
Unless a deal is agreed or an extension of time is agreed, we leave the EU on 31st. Oct. without a deal.. How can parliament stop that by voting to stop a no deal ?...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jul 2019, 11:40
Replies: 78
Views: 11,588
Posted By papajuliet

How many other ambassadors entrust sensitive...

How many other ambassadors entrust sensitive information to emails ? Seems to me that Darroch showed a distinct lack of awareness. Why didn't he keep his opinions until he had face to face meetings...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jun 2019, 22:18
Replies: 1,375
Views: 221,941
Posted By papajuliet

CJ You presume ( as do so many remainers ) to...

CJ
You presume ( as do so many remainers ) to know why people voted to leave the EU. You cannot possibly know the many and varied reasons why people voted as they did. To describe leavers in the...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jun 2019, 09:53
Replies: 310
BBC
Views: 44,457
Posted By papajuliet

The BBC are treating the licence change as a...

The BBC are treating the licence change as a "done deal". I've had a letter from TV Licensing telling me how the scheme will change, there's nothing I need to do now and when I need to do something,...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jun 2019, 14:57
Replies: 1,375
Views: 221,941
Posted By papajuliet

Whatever the morality issues raised by Johnson,...

Whatever the morality issues raised by Johnson, it's, arguably, more concerning that he has a volatile domestic relationship. That's surely no help to a state of mind when trying to do any job but as...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jun 2019, 09:08
Replies: 310
BBC
Views: 44,457
Posted By papajuliet

If the BBC proposals go through does anyone know...

If the BBC proposals go through does anyone know how they will administer them ? Will they rely on pensioners telling them that they do or do not receive pension credit ? Will the BBC have access to...
25th May 2019, 12:24
Replies: 24
Views: 6,570
Posted By papajuliet

The book "Per Ardua ad Astra" by Philip Congdon (...

The book "Per Ardua ad Astra" by Philip Congdon ( for those who don't know the book it's a work on RAF history, customs, traditions etc ) states that the "star and garter" badge was worn on both...
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