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Forum: Jet Blast
9th Oct 2019, 09:42
Replies: 77
Views: 7,318
Posted By UpaCreak

I live not far from Wyre Piddle in Worcestershire

I live not far from Wyre Piddle in Worcestershire
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Aug 2019, 15:56
Replies: 68
Views: 8,298
Posted By UpaCreak

Maybe judgemental, but they invariably have...

Maybe judgemental, but they invariably have tattoos also which are not cheap.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Aug 2019, 17:12
Replies: 39
Views: 2,784
Posted By UpaCreak

“Does anyone use log tables or slide rules these...

“Does anyone use log tables or slide rules these days?”

I still have and can use my Faber Castell slide rule I bought when I started my apprenticeship in 1966. Cost me 3 7s 6d., around a 1/3 of...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Jun 2019, 10:48
Replies: 10,539
Views: 1,277,558
Posted By UpaCreak

Sad days. Friend of mine died last month, that...

Sad days. Friend of mine died last month, that I'd know for 55 years, we met at school. He was my best man when I got married as I was his when he got married, a fortnight later
Forum: Freight Dogs
7th Jun 2019, 06:51
Replies: 17
Views: 5,929
Posted By UpaCreak

Thanks for the replies. Do I take it that the...

Thanks for the replies.
Do I take it that the pilots have to do their own catering, i.e., coffee, snacks, hot food etc. No blonde leggy hostie on board looking after them.
Forum: Freight Dogs
6th Jun 2019, 19:13
Replies: 17
Views: 5,929
Posted By UpaCreak

Freight flight crews

Sitting in my camper van tonight on a campsite not far from Luxembourg airport, a Cargolux 747 flew over, obviously taken off from Luxembourg airport. This set me wondering how many crew would...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th May 2019, 17:04
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By UpaCreak

Sounds like something women use: :E

Sounds like something women use: :E
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Apr 2019, 15:39
Replies: 10,539
Views: 1,277,558
Posted By UpaCreak

When I lived in Yorkshire, some time ago, (35+...

When I lived in Yorkshire, some time ago, (35+ years), the what was the West Riding, used to work Good Friday and have Easter Tuesday off. Also when I was a lad, I remember newspapers weren't for...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Apr 2019, 08:40
Replies: 66
Views: 6,689
Posted By UpaCreak

Age ID

Visited No1 daughter at the weekend, and she produced an amazing meal, and also produced two very good bottles of Merlot from local Idli supermarket.. She then announced she was feeling particularly...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Mar 2019, 08:59
Replies: 3
Views: 995
Posted By UpaCreak

I have the same problem with Tom Tom, when I pass...

I have the same problem with Tom Tom, when I pass Trowell Services on M1 north and southbound, but this every time. Have to travel about 3 miles either north or south before it locks on again. I...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Mar 2019, 17:33
Replies: 66
Views: 6,682
Posted By UpaCreak

Croatia, via Belgium, France, Germany and...

Croatia, via Belgium, France, Germany and Austria, in our campervan. Leave mid April, heading back sometime in June.
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Mar 2019, 09:30
Replies: 31
Views: 4,169
Posted By UpaCreak

Reckon it's a mirror

Reckon it's a mirror
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Feb 2019, 08:25
Replies: 61
Views: 8,800
Posted By UpaCreak

Not as cringeworthy or embarassing as I'm Alan...

Not as cringeworthy or embarassing as I'm Alan partridge Ah ha!, but might improve
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jan 2019, 07:46
Replies: 10,539
Views: 1,277,558
Posted By UpaCreak

Also seen this type of crossing in France last...

Also seen this type of crossing in France last year. Quite disconcerting when first seen
17th Jan 2019, 11:55
Replies: 26
Views: 3,267
Posted By UpaCreak

Thanks for the answers guys. It's as I thought,...

Thanks for the answers guys. It's as I thought, but great to have confirmation.

UpaCreak
17th Jan 2019, 08:34
Replies: 26
Views: 3,267
Posted By UpaCreak

"G" Suits

Non military so please be gentle with me.
After watching the Channel 5 programme on the Red Arrows, it got me thinking about the g suits.
I presume they are inflated by air, if so, where does the...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Jan 2019, 18:55
Replies: 21
Views: 2,018
Posted By UpaCreak

Doctor Who

The Daleks are back. I used to race home after my paper round to watch them when they first appeared. Was it 1963?.
Must admit, Jodie Whittaker does make rather an attractive doctor
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Dec 2018, 09:53
Replies: 34
Views: 3,121
Posted By UpaCreak

In Guernsey a lot of properties have septic...

In Guernsey a lot of properties have septic tanks, the lorry that empties them has written on the back "I suppose yours doesn't smell"
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Dec 2018, 14:01
Replies: 202
Views: 12,019
Posted By UpaCreak

Maybe DIY is not everyones bag. No1 Son in law...

Maybe DIY is not everyones bag. No1 Son in law (35) is computer genius, software writer, and amazing chef, but doesn't know which way to hold a screwdriver. I can manage to just about cook scrambled...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Nov 2018, 10:33
Replies: 77
Views: 10,881
Posted By UpaCreak

Not exactly true, electrolysis on brine, i.e...

Not exactly true, electrolysis on brine, i.e seawater produces sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) and hydrogen. NaOCl is used a a disinfection agent in water treatment, and is also a constituent of...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Nov 2018, 12:58
Replies: 10,539
Views: 1,277,558
Posted By UpaCreak

On the ferry to Dover from Dunkirk, after being...

On the ferry to Dover from Dunkirk, after being in Ypres for the ceremony at the Menin Gate yesterday. Very moving, and greatful the both mine and memsahib's grandfathers made it through the war....
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Nov 2018, 12:24
Replies: 10,539
Views: 1,277,558
Posted By UpaCreak

Sitting at home waiting for man to come and...

Sitting at home waiting for man to come and repair chip in memsahib's charriot windscreen. He has just called................. "Hullo mate it's Dave from ****windscreens, I'll be with you in 30 mins,...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2018, 13:52
Replies: 10,539
Views: 1,277,558
Posted By UpaCreak

Grrr Called in to a well known garden centre (W*bbs)...

Called in to a well known garden centre (W*bbs) just south of Bromsgrove on the A38 this morning. Christmas carols playing, along with snowmen, santa claus, christmas trees and decorations, and a...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Oct 2018, 11:10
Replies: 10,539
Views: 1,277,558
Posted By UpaCreak

Awful situation, Ascend Charlie. "I can't imagine...

Awful situation, Ascend Charlie. "I can't imagine having to make that decision".

I had to make that decision with my mother. After a long talk with the consultant in ICU we were told her vital...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Aug 2018, 16:55
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By UpaCreak

Sending your ashes into space

I'm in the process of making alterations to my will, and I've placed in my will that I want to be cremated. Now having been interested in space from an early age, firstly by Jet Morgan, and Dan Dare,...
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