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Something I found interesting

Discussion in 'Exhibition Lounge' started by Andrew Flannigan, Sep 25, 2018.

  1. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    I grew those in Hillingdon. They just got on with it, the same as a wonderful scented Jasmine I had. They were rampant!
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  2. SXH

    SXH Well-Known Member

    It's the weird bit in the middle that gets me - makes it look like something out of Dr Who!
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  3. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Haha! A death ray? ;)
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  4. Dan S

    Dan S Well-Known Member

    We have jasmin too and the smell is amazing!
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  5. Dan S

    Dan S Well-Known Member

    I was thinking about a death ray in relation to another thread, how weird.
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  6. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Looking in boxes and drawers yesterday. I came across this ring, which I suspect my brother gave me years ago. He was an avid metal detector. He wrote a few books and helped out on time team on occasion. I assume this was thought not to be significant.
    However, I do like to think it was lost by a Viking ancestor. :)

    If anyone else is knowledgeable about these things, I'd love to hear your thoughts.

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    Last edited: Aug 13, 2019
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  7. RovingMike

    RovingMike Crucifixion's a doddle...

    Does look very Viking, or Anglo Saxon at the least. Easily find an expert to tell you.
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  8. MJB

    MJB Well-Known Member

  9. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Got a new DAB radio for the kitchen. Weird. At 2pm it starts to burble. Switch it off ond on and it's OK. However, I have found that Radio4 FM is much clearer, so I'm wondering which mast it tuned to when I set it up. Perhaps I'll take it upstairs and retune! Ha!
  10. gray1720

    gray1720 Well-Known Member

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  11. gray1720

    gray1720 Well-Known Member

    Mind you, I'm going to have to invest in a better macro set up than my old G10 if I'm going to keep reporting them...

  12. steveandthedogs

    steveandthedogs Well-Known Member

    They haven’t advanced much down there, then?

  13. gray1720

    gray1720 Well-Known Member

    Cheeky bar steward!

    I'll have you know it's a ten pole plot, we've finally got with the 12th century and adopted Imperial measurements.

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  14. beatnik69

    beatnik69 Well-Known Member

    I bumped into this lady when I was out taking a few shots today. To be honest I don't think she knew much about photography - all the gear, no idea.

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  15. steveandthedogs

    steveandthedogs Well-Known Member

    from a couple of months back, Mason bees [?]:


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  16. PeteRob

    PeteRob Well-Known Member

    That's true, getting two folk in a shot with things growing out of their heads was quite an achievment for her.
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  17. steveandthedogs

    steveandthedogs Well-Known Member

    Mended that for you!
  18. Andrew Flannigan

    Andrew Flannigan Well-Known Member

    It's nice to see that some youngsters still get out and get involved. These air cadets were helping out at Sidmouth Air Show on Friday by collecting donations towards next year's show...

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  19. peterba

    peterba Well-Known Member

    Excellent, Steve! Nice to see that you got a good number of occupants.

    I made a Bee Hotel ready for Springtime this year. It was constructed (and sited) in full accordance with recommendations, but sadly, the take-up wasn't great. :(

    To rub salt in the wounds, our neighbours had a 'full house'. Maybe we got bad reviews on Trip Advisor. :D
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  20. gray1720

    gray1720 Well-Known Member

    What on earth is she shooting with?


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