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Reasons to be Cheerful.

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by MJB, Mar 14, 2019.

  1. AndyTake2

    AndyTake2 Well-Known Member

    Err.... I have some cousins over there- does that count?
    I like Jamesons Whiskey and the occasional Guinness...I even spelt them with capital letters - does that get me out of here?:D
     
  2. LesleySM

    LesleySM Well-Known Member

    I'm one eighth Irish with an Irish surname- does that count?
     
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  3. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Had my hair cut and it didn't rain afterwards. Yeah!
     
  4. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    I'm Scottish.
    Hopefully that counts eventually!
     
  5. daft_biker

    daft_biker Action Man!

    At least you are used to living on an island. ;)
     
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  6. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Just spent an hour and a half making a calendar, primarily for my kid sister who asks me every year. I'm pleased it is done but I'm pooped!
     
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  7. Learning

    Learning Ethelred the Ill-Named

    See page 1 of http://www.friends-of-rcp.co.uk/newsletters/Issue 84.pdf
    The publication is a bit rough. I used it as a first training exercise for a new publisher. I used a pdf of an old issue to get started. Hopefully in about two and a half months time I will have edited a new issue from scratch. The diversity of photographs from many photographers using very diverse cameras will remain.
     
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  8. Malcolm_Stewart

    Malcolm_Stewart Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the link - it all looks very impressive but I had to Google to find where Rushcliffe is, and I'm not that far from Nottinghamshire. Perhaps I'm not as well travelled as I thought I was... And is "Wytham" the one in Oxfordshire (with the Uni research wood) where I was shown round by my niece?
     
  9. AlanW

    AlanW Well-Known Member

    "Wild fowers" o_O
     
  10. Learning

    Learning Ethelred the Ill-Named

    Yes.
    Too late to change it; there are printed copies.
     
  11. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Not hot here.
     
  12. John Farrell

    John Farrell Well-Known Member

    We don't have Boris as Prime Minister.....
     
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  13. steveandthedogs

    steveandthedogs Well-Known Member

    Ah, but when we get the empire back...

    You think I'm kidding? I saw a leaver being interviewed and that was what he was on about. Mind you, the marginally thicker end of the leaver spectrum.

    S
     
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  14. steveandthedogs

    steveandthedogs Well-Known Member

    Post any more like that and we will be falling out.

    Tempted to emigrate to Antarctica.

    S
     
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  15. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Still not hot here but I'm thinking biting beasties are about instead.

    What do they say? Keep cool and carry on...
     
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  16. spinno

    spinno Well-Known Member

    I actually managed the bus ride to the city and back
    (didn't get what I wanted though)
     
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  17. DaveS

    DaveS Well-Known Member

    And it doesn't get any better. Just got back from the dentist. He can't take it out himself, it's too complex, so a referral to the hospital for a surgeon to do the job.
    And my teeth don't line up for a bridge, so leave a gap, a plate, or an implant. That will be £2500 please sir.
     
  18. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    That's miserable news. I struggle these days with my bottom teeth determined to overlap. It's a bummer to get them clean.
    Which option do you prefer? Are others likely to be following suit?
     
  19. PeteRob

    PeteRob Well-Known Member

    I snapped a crowned top front tooth off 6 or 7 years ago. Was at a business lunch so I got a round of applause. Luckily the tooth must have died at some past point, the crown was some 20 years old which is good going for porcelein. Dentist just counts "root" when she does her inventory. Can't face the idea of having an implant.
     
  20. DaveS

    DaveS Well-Known Member

    I'll see the "implantologist" (Yes, really!) when he's next in the dentist's and discuss it with him. TBH the whole business of screwing a titanium whatsit into the bone of my jaw gives me the heebies. Mum had a plate with single tooth for a while but just couldn't get on with it, so I may just have to put up with a gap in my front teeth. Hey ho , 6 yrs old again!
     
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