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by JMN2
September 28th, 2018, 2:01 pm
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: The Labour Party
Replies: 271
Views: 6816

Re: The Labour Party

Water shortages in Cape Town...yes, the bath plugs have been taken away-I prefer shower anyway.

How much water can a person use anyway...I shower daily and am spending £16 monthly...cheap as chips...in FInnsh: "Halpaa kuin saippua".
by JMN2
September 28th, 2018, 12:48 pm
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: The Labour Party
Replies: 271
Views: 6816

Re: The Labour Party

I have been sort of canvassing the north east lately, Newcastle, Durham, Sunderland, many colliery villages As a (recently rejoined) member of the Party I can't say I'm aware of any regional canvas being undertaken. How did you undertake this 'sort of canvassing' that allowed to get round such a la...
by JMN2
September 27th, 2018, 11:10 pm
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: The Labour Party
Replies: 271
Views: 6816

Re: The Labour Party

Problem is, many traditional Labour voters don't know the party has been taken over by the communists. And that is the problem. Ah. Would that be the "All Labour voters are ignorant." card? (Unlike non-Labour voters, of course!) So where would these enlightened non-ignorant Labour voters ...
by JMN2
September 27th, 2018, 9:52 pm
Forum: Building and DIY
Topic: Block paving gap filler?
Replies: 10
Views: 902

Re: Block paving gap filler?

Same as you would repoint a brick wall, you can do the same to a paving, still same sort of gaps there you would fill with regular mortar unless there is a big colour difference.
by JMN2
September 27th, 2018, 9:42 pm
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: The Labour Party
Replies: 271
Views: 6816

Re: The Labour Party

A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul. George Bernard Shaw (https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/george_bernard_shaw_128084) That is the trouble with Socialists. They enjoy giving money to people, it gives them a warm feeling, but never get their own wallet...
by JMN2
July 21st, 2018, 11:32 pm
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: Unworkable.
Replies: 128
Views: 3954

Re: Unworkable.

My dad first drank coca cola and ate a banana in 1952, Olympic year. 10 years earlier my grand dad was slitting Russian throats with gay abandon. 1966 I came into this world, as a fully fledged Anglophile, via South Africa to England, I'll have my passport soon. Best country in the world.
by JMN2
July 21st, 2018, 9:34 pm
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: UK govt 'IELTS Language Test' for foreigners seeking residency
Replies: 17
Views: 1082

Re: UK govt 'IELTS Language Test' for foreigners seeking residency

I had to do this test in 1995 in Helsinki as I had been accepted to a university in the UK. Yes, I was what they call a mature student. So the hostile environment has been around for a long time. I am trying to dig out the paperwork. I feel that I have to emphasise that by that time I already had a...
by JMN2
July 21st, 2018, 5:43 pm
Forum: Airport Lounge
Topic: Free Camping in Sweden
Replies: 1
Views: 793

Re: Free Camping in Sweden

Another trip to Sweden, no shelter.

https://youtu.be/Lj7LMkjZWVk
by JMN2
July 21st, 2018, 3:22 pm
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: Unworkable.
Replies: 128
Views: 3954

Re: Unworkable.

This sounds like wishful thinking to me. Wishing for societal breakdown is a prolonged forlorn occupation: I should know, as a peak oil doomer I have been expecting chaos for years and it has never yet materialised. Person with really bad record of predicting Armageddon's arrival believes it isn't ...
by JMN2
July 21st, 2018, 3:18 pm
Forum: Drink
Topic: The Beer You Are Drinking Right Now
Replies: 681
Views: 39347

Re: The Beer You Are Drinking Right Now

Worst brewery in the UK. Badger's. Had some of them in the late 90's early 00's, elderflower! Bought two today, Blandford fly or something, ginger! They're not able to brew a regular normal beer, what is this ponce beer malarkey about? I had to walk to the local co-op and buy 1x TT Landlord and 2x B...
by JMN2
July 21st, 2018, 11:07 am
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: UK govt 'IELTS Language Test' for foreigners seeking residency
Replies: 17
Views: 1082

Re: UK govt 'IELTS Language Test' for foreigners seeking residency

I had to do this test in 1995 in Helsinki as I had been accepted to a university in the UK. Yes, I was what they call a mature student. So the hostile environment has been around for a long time. I am trying to dig out the paperwork.
by JMN2
July 21st, 2018, 10:33 am
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: Trump brokers Israel/Syria peace; 'no one notices'.
Replies: 18
Views: 1023

Re: Trump brokers Israel/Syria peace; 'no one notices'.

I did bring this up in another Trump-thread.
by JMN2
July 21st, 2018, 10:00 am
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: Chequers goes pop.....
Replies: 77
Views: 1977

Re: Chequers goes pop.....

Driving from the shops this morning, Classic FM was playing Jerusalem - England's Green and Pleasant Land, I could feel the air electrified and positiveness in the atmosphere.

JRM now on LBC radio.
by JMN2
July 20th, 2018, 7:47 pm
Forum: Books and Reading
Topic: Book I'm reading!
Replies: 20
Views: 1731

Re: Book I'm reading!

I bought the Pigeon Tunnel to my kindle, and inspired by Le Carre's Legacy of Spies I bought the old combined novel spy who came.. and the satire book Looking Glass(?) after that, for £2.60 for two novels, should probably cross-post to the scrooge board - World of Books website, books for 2-3 quid a...
by JMN2
July 20th, 2018, 7:14 pm
Forum: Music, Theatre, TV and Film
Topic: Fun covers...let's see them!
Replies: 30
Views: 1720

Re: Fun covers...let's see them!

A newer version, same guy a few decades later, you'll notice that the guitarist is Mr Silvennoinen from very early 70's progg rock I've posted before (if you paid attention at all, most unlikely).

https://youtu.be/CQt3EIMEeBk
by JMN2
July 20th, 2018, 7:04 pm
Forum: Music, Theatre, TV and Film
Topic: Fun covers...let's see them!
Replies: 30
Views: 1720

Re: Fun covers...let's see them!

Say, Badge cover above , shows how in the 70's drummers still used hi-hats and everything music-wise was just better then. Don't know what happened to music but it just went down the pan by and large.
by JMN2
July 20th, 2018, 6:54 pm
Forum: Music, Theatre, TV and Film
Topic: Fun covers...let's see them!
Replies: 30
Views: 1720

Re: Fun covers...let's see them!

Joking aside, here's the real deal, as a Finnish answer to those rubbish Leningrad Cowboys...

Royals' cover of Badge by Clapton

https://youtu.be/GOaA7a4R5F4

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