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Forum: Jet Blast
19th Mar 2021, 16:41
Replies: 18,767
Views: 2,403,825
Posted By KelvinD

Never mind seasonal influenza, the common cold is...

Never mind seasonal influenza, the common cold is included in the same coronavirus family (at least in certain forms) and that has been around since for ever. We just accept it and get on with it. I...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Mar 2021, 16:26
Replies: 97
Views: 9,853
Posted By KelvinD

I eventually finished mine although I didn't...

I eventually finished mine although I didn't bother timing it. What annoys me about it is not the time required but the intrusive nature of the whole thing. Why do they "need" to know an employer's...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Mar 2021, 16:14
Replies: 137
Views: 12,371
Posted By KelvinD

When my Dad finally finished with the Navy in the...

When my Dad finally finished with the Navy in the Korean War, he had a succession of motor bikes, some with side cars. Then he decided he would need something with a bit more room, presumably after...
19th Mar 2021, 16:09
Replies: 2,896
Views: 382,295
Posted By KelvinD

An An-12 of Cavok Airlines just flew over my...

An An-12 of Cavok Airlines just flew over my house (Basingtsoke) at 24,000ft from Barcelona and heading pretty much due north.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Mar 2021, 08:29
Replies: 11,975
Views: 1,130,016
Posted By KelvinD

I caught a few minutes of Question Time on the...

I caught a few minutes of Question Time on the telly last night and the topic of dragging asylum seekers around the world to "process their claims" came up and a couple of thoughts occurred:

(1)...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2021, 16:17
Replies: 18,767
Views: 2,403,825
Posted By KelvinD

In the same manner the UK government managed to...

In the same manner the UK government managed to do some in-depth negotiation over the space of a couple of years. And got nowhere!
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2021, 16:14
Replies: 18,767
Views: 2,403,825
Posted By KelvinD

Hot off the LCD screen: The European Medicine...

Hot off the LCD screen: The European Medicine Agency has confirmed the Astra Zeneca vaccine is "safe and effective".
Your move, Mr/Mrs EU.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2021, 14:19
Replies: 11,975
Views: 1,130,016
Posted By KelvinD

The irony is this thing about saving these people...

The irony is this thing about saving these people from the hideous dangers they face in the Channel, yet from what I have seen and heard so far today, they would wind up in a location based ashore in...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2021, 14:12
Replies: 18,767
Views: 2,403,825
Posted By KelvinD

Which is obvious from the fact that the EU...

Which is obvious from the fact that the EU controls Gibraltar's borders now.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2021, 11:38
Replies: 23
Views: 2,260
Posted By KelvinD

I would suggest that the clue is in the name...

I would suggest that the clue is in the name "England". The other home nations run their own Highways agencies and have probably reserved the right to produce their own advertising.

I have seen...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2021, 08:42
Replies: 11,975
Views: 1,130,016
Posted By KelvinD

So, if Patel wants to "stop migrants making the...

So, if Patel wants to "stop migrants making the perilous journey across the English Channel" and at the same time to get them to Ascension , I wondered what were the mechanics of this? Drag them out...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2021, 19:15
Replies: 15,669
Views: 2,571,002
Posted By KelvinD

When I bought my house, it was a new build and...

When I bought my house, it was a new build and the water meter was already installed so I had no choice in the great "meter or rates" debate. About a year or two after moving in, I spotted a pair of...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2021, 19:06
Replies: 18,767
Views: 2,403,825
Posted By KelvinD

Alsacienne: You mentioned the usual suspects in...

Alsacienne: You mentioned the usual suspects in connection with vaccines in France, Pfizer, Astra Zeneca and Moderna. I wondered about Valneva; a French company manufacturing in Scotland (and no...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2021, 18:47
Replies: 11,975
Views: 1,130,016
Posted By KelvinD

Made Oi Larff! Back to crims though; Am I the...

Made Oi Larff!
Back to crims though; Am I the only person in the UK who believes we don't use polygraphs )lie detectors) here? If there are others believing this as I did until this afternoon, I...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2021, 18:25
Replies: 97
Views: 9,853
Posted By KelvinD

Are we living in the same house then? That is how...

Are we living in the same house then? That is how my letter was addressed!
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2021, 15:26
Replies: 11,975
Views: 1,130,016
Posted By KelvinD

I too watched most of last night's Yes Minister...

I too watched most of last night's Yes Minister and couldn't help thinking how the writers were able to see the future so clearly!
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2021, 12:22
Replies: 11,975
Views: 1,130,016
Posted By KelvinD

Watching some of the hissing and spitting going...

Watching some of the hissing and spitting going on in Westminster yesterday evening (Police and Lock 'Em all up Bill), I couldn't help wondering if someone in parliament couldn't bring forward a Bill...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2021, 12:03
Replies: 11,975
Views: 1,130,016
Posted By KelvinD

Re VP959' #6661 above: There is an even more...

Re VP959' #6661 above:
There is an even more obvious flaw in this plan. Under current rules, the CPS are reluctant to prosecute unless there is an abundance of evidence. As mentioned in the article,...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2021, 11:25
Replies: 97
Views: 9,853
Posted By KelvinD

I thought it was about time I made the effort...

I thought it was about time I made the effort with my input early this morning. I have to say I think it is not only tedious but bloody intrusive. "Who was your employer? What was their business?"...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2021, 19:41
Replies: 18,767
Views: 2,403,825
Posted By KelvinD

Well, I can't let that go! First, I was talking...

Well, I can't let that go!
First, I was talking Test & Trace. You can tell that by the way the post was constructed:
First came the subject of vaccines. Then there came a paragraph break and the...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2021, 19:25
Replies: 11,975
Views: 1,130,016
Posted By KelvinD

The above re Vanguard class boats is all well and...

The above re Vanguard class boats is all well and good. With only 4 submarines in that class ....
And it's no good looking at the Astute class either as they carry Tomahawk cruise missiles.
So yes,...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2021, 15:43
Replies: 18,767
Views: 2,403,825
Posted By KelvinD

Something I caught on the car radio while heading...

Something I caught on the car radio while heading for the shops around mid-day was the point that in addition to people suffering from these clotting incidents, pre-rollout trials showed people...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2021, 15:24
Replies: 42
Views: 4,780
Posted By KelvinD

I saw a few seconds in a clip on BBC this morning...

I saw a few seconds in a clip on BBC this morning and lo and behold! Among the protestors was someone, suitably disguised with hat, scarf, face mask etc, holding up a placard saying "Abolish the...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2021, 15:16
Replies: 11,975
Views: 1,130,016
Posted By KelvinD

"A citizen volunteer force", eh? What do they...

"A citizen volunteer force", eh? What do they think we have now? 80,000 odd citizens who have volunteered to serve in HM Forces. One sentence contains all 3 terms.

As for nuclear warheads, I often...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2021, 13:12
Replies: 11,975
Views: 1,130,016
Posted By KelvinD

Peter Bottomley Julian Lewis Tobias Ellwood ...

Peter Bottomley
Julian Lewis
Tobias Ellwood
What 2 things do the above named have in common?
They are all Conservative MPs and they have each, in the last 20 minutes, been seen to have a go at...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2021, 09:30
Replies: 120
Views: 9,469
Posted By KelvinD

'Twas ever thus. It is something I have mentioned...

'Twas ever thus. It is something I have mentioned previously; crimes against property are treated far more seriously than crimes against the person.
It has long dismayed me that police officers can...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2021, 08:33
Replies: 11,975
Views: 1,130,016
Posted By KelvinD

ORAC: Re the daft quote from Guido or Sky...

ORAC: Re the daft quote from Guido or Sky (whoever). The Shadow Home Sec's quote referred to war memorials. Where in this country would one find a war memorial in the form of a statue? Don't confuse...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2021, 08:26
Replies: 11,975
Views: 1,130,016
Posted By KelvinD

Done that. Took a look and found the following,...

Done that. Took a look and found the following, near to the beginning of the piece:

Just a little further down the page is this:

If that is called "hitting the target"...
Beside that document,...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2021, 18:38
Replies: 11,975
Views: 1,130,016
Posted By KelvinD

Remember Boris and his statement that all...

Remember Boris and his statement that all relevant Covid related purchases were now on the record? There for all to see? And of course he was rebuked for that statement which was patently untrue....
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2021, 17:45
Replies: 11,975
Views: 1,130,016
Posted By KelvinD

Surely an important part of the effort to stop...

Surely an important part of the effort to stop the spread of the virus is the word "Trace"? And by all accounts they are performing miserably at that. When a person thinks they may have the virus,...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2021, 17:26
Replies: 18,767
Views: 2,403,825
Posted By KelvinD

You may be in luck. The forecast is for a surge...

You may be in luck. The forecast is for a surge in jabs in the coming days: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-56407251

Meanwhile M. Le Frog (Macron) has said France will suspend the jab "until new...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2021, 11:47
Replies: 11,975
Views: 1,130,016
Posted By KelvinD

Don't be so hard on the man, Sallyann. He may...

Don't be so hard on the man, Sallyann. He may have wasted billions on Track and Trace (or was it Trick or Treat?), but he is saving us billions by not giving nurses et al a decent pay rise. Damn fine...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2021, 11:44
Replies: 11,975
Views: 1,130,016
Posted By KelvinD

Speaking of Boris (as we often do!), the...

Speaking of Boris (as we often do!), the headlines in the news this morning claim Boris was "disturbed" at the police handling of the Clapham Common fiasco. Disturbed? This from the idiot that it...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2021, 08:54
Replies: 11,975
Views: 1,130,016
Posted By KelvinD

The "Match fit" quote intrigued me. Does he mean...

The "Match fit" quote intrigued me. Does he mean "Match fit like wot I am"? Is he referring to a giant game of Snap or a placing a piece in a jigsaw puzzle?
Or is he referring to something along the...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Mar 2021, 07:55
Replies: 18,767
Views: 2,403,825
Posted By KelvinD

Overreaction or politics? WHO are saying the...

Overreaction or politics? WHO are saying the vaccine is safe, even the EU's own agency, EMA says it is safe and the benefits outweigh the risks. Personally, I see this as a benefit for the UK. All...
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