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  1. Footloose liked Zou's post in the thread China.

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  2. Footloose replied to the thread Leica Binoculars mistaken for Camera by inept Security Guards.

    Well, what he's posted may well be somewhat exaggerated, but the actions of the 'Goons' he refers to, can still, unfortuately, be...

    Sep 24, 2018 at 5:41 PM
  3. Footloose replied to the thread China.

    British universities are 'reputedly' some of the best in the world, undertaking a lot of high-tech R&D work, probably involving a fair...

    Sep 24, 2018 at 4:44 PM
  4. Footloose replied to the thread China.

    Thinking of astronomical telescopes, I remember reading somewhere about an astronomical lens manufacturer in London (Grubb?) who were...

    Sep 24, 2018 at 1:41 PM
  5. Footloose replied to the thread China.

    I think you will find that this policy referred to China's trading policies along it's seaboard, or rather the the very few ports which...

    Sep 24, 2018 at 11:52 AM
  6. Footloose posted a new thread.

    China

    So far, I've got halfway through Peter Frankopan's 'The Silk Roads - A new history of the world'. Although it's a non-eurocentric view...

    Forum: The Lounge

    Sep 24, 2018 at 10:35 AM
  7. Footloose replied to the thread Not About Much For a good Few weeks from now.

    Oh dear oh dear! Rather you chase around trying to source a replacement in time for the East End walk, I'll bring along my spare...

    Sep 24, 2018 at 9:39 AM
  8. Footloose replied to the thread Why is the drink drink driving limit.

    I still vividly remember going along a slightly winding road on my 750 Guzzi and encountering some 'Road Resurfacing' warning signs, on...

    Sep 24, 2018 at 1:50 AM
  9. Footloose replied to the thread Why is the drink drink driving limit.

    Maybe either modern cars aren't tested at near 100mph speeds over as rough surfaces because roads have become 'better', but then again,...

    Sep 23, 2018 at 6:39 PM
  10. Footloose replied to the thread Free, open libraries.

    I have encountered a couple of small villages in the Chilterns that have converted their phone boxes into lending libraries, a few...

    Sep 22, 2018 at 10:41 AM
  11. Footloose replied to the thread East End Photo Walk.

    Well, looks like if Saturday's no good, unless Malcolm tells us where this event is taking place, so we can go there and 'Kidnap' him...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 12:25 PM
  12. Footloose replied to the thread Why is the drink drink driving limit.

    Yes I suppose that's a fair description, as the Wikipedia article, ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Small_beer ) indicates that it was...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 7:34 PM
  13. Footloose replied to the thread East End Photo Walk.

    So, is everyone happy with either the 6th or 7th of October? I can certainly do either of these dates. However, I need to know PDQ if...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 4:20 PM
  14. Footloose replied to the thread Why is the drink drink driving limit.

    Just thought I'd throw this idea into the mix .. The beer industry could help reducing the levels of alcohol that people consume, by...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 11:17 AM
  15. Footloose liked Roger Hicks's post in the thread Would you vote for Labour...??.

    Another "problem" with democracy is that the English don't like it. The rest of the EU lives with democratic decisions hammered out...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 10:25 AM