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Forum: The lounge 23 Hours Ago
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Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Yorkshire Flooding.

You mean concrete and Tarmac don't absorb rain water?

And does water run downhill to flood plains?

Has anyone told the Council Planning Department about this?
Forum: The lounge 1 Day Ago
Replies: 534
Views: 7,743
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Boris Gate

On a related topic:

ĎSuspicious objectí at Daily Mail offices identified as a piece of factual journalism...
Forum: The lounge 1 Day Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 269
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Yorkshire Flooding.

If it is any comfort the flooding is quite localised to the Doncaster and North Derbyshire area. We have had a huge amount of rain here in the North East too but not enough to cause flooding. The...
Forum: The lounge 1 Day Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 874
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Campus censorship Ďan epidemicí at UK universities?

Our politicians seem to think that legalising any form of euthanasia would put elderly and vulnerable people at risk, particularly if they have money one presumes. :rolleyes:

I suspect the...
Forum: Announcements 2 Days Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 1,530
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Rumors: Olympus to shut down camera division in less than 8 months

The E1 was a remarkably good camera at the time and is still very good now in the way that is captures colour.

The manufacturers haven't really helped themselves by drip-feeding us with new...
Forum: The lounge 2 Days Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 874
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Campus censorship Ďan epidemicí at UK universities?

Thank you for being so open about your personal grief Tram. As you say it is such a sad irony, your mother having lived through so much only to be taken so suddenly and cruelly. I really don't know...
Forum: The lounge 2 Days Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 874
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Campus censorship Ďan epidemicí at UK universities?

I am very sorry to hear that Tram. how long ago was this?

I would expect that to be a traumatic experience at any time, only made worse by the CCTV footage. Grief can affect us all in strange...
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 874
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 874
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Campus censorship Ďan epidemicí at UK universities?

National Service was before my time. I think it was rather like boarding school in that some loved it and some hated it but there were few in the middle.
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 874
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Campus censorship Ďan epidemicí at UK universities?

I wouldn't want one if you gave it to me. *yes

I was actually very disappointed when I drove a 530 Diesel hire car in Germany and was pleased to get back into my own car. I really don't know what...
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 874
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Campus censorship Ďan epidemicí at UK universities?

I remember seeing an employment consultant at my ex-employers expense shortly after I was made redundant. One thing he stressed was that you should always strive for a job that is just beyond your...
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 874
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Campus censorship Ďan epidemicí at UK universities?

Dyslexia and our ability to read and write is an odd thing. Our son found reading and writing English difficult, (he is not dyslexic) and yet he can sight read four of more lines of music at almost...
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 874
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Campus censorship Ďan epidemicí at UK universities?

I would concur with that Walti, and thank you for being so open about it. I have suffered periods of anxiety myself from time to time and I would agree that whilst the causes of anxiety of often...
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 874
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Campus censorship Ďan epidemicí at UK universities?

We know a School Nurse fairly well. Even when our children were at primary school (with hers) she often said that some middle class parents (in particular) are only happy when their offspring are...
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 874
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Campus censorship Ďan epidemicí at UK universities?

Tram, please will you desist from your threatening behaviour. There is no need for it.
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 874
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Campus censorship Ďan epidemicí at UK universities?

Jax, anyone who resorts to making derogatory or offensive remarks about skin colour is a racist. I am used to that. There is also an element of ageism involved in these comments.

I would take no...
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 874
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Campus censorship Ďan epidemicí at UK universities?

Probably Tim. I think it is a generational thing.

On a related subject, listening to BBC R2 half an hour ago Vine was talking to a young lady who took her Grade 7 ABRSM Cornet exam yesterday....
Forum: For sale or wanted small ads 3 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Olympus Lens pouch LSC-0918

Bu99er, I missed it. :)
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 874
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Campus censorship Ďan epidemicí at UK universities?

Rights and responsibilities.

Responsibility is somehow missing from many people's lives today which is why they get into the mess they do and then expect 'the government' (i.e. all of us) to bail...
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 874
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Campus censorship Ďan epidemicí at UK universities?

But where does this all come from? is it parents, schools, children's television or perhaps social media?

I do wonder whether over-liberalisation of our schools is part of the problem. I remember...
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 534
Views: 7,743
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Boris Gate

Personally I find the whole business abhorrent, but then we could say the same for every other business which kills people either directly or indirectly.

Where do we start? Alcohol, tobacco,...
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 874
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Campus censorship Ďan epidemicí at UK universities?

The term Gammon is a derogatory racist and ageist term used by some (mainly Millennials) to describe the skin colour, complexion and age of 'outraged angry old white men' with high blood pressure who...
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 534
Views: 7,743
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Boris Gate

Ahh well, there is a large GSK (https://www.gsk.com/) factory at Barnard Castle employing more than 1,100 staff which fulfils a very similar function. ;)
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 85
Views: 874
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Campus censorship Ďan epidemicí at UK universities?

Dave, I think the term 'Boomer' refers to 'Baby Boomers who are generally held to have been born between 1946 and 1964.

I suppose that includes me then. ;)
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 534
Views: 7,743
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Boris Gate

Reading the report it wasn't so much about cash as the desire to sell the Type 42 Destroyers overseas.

You couldn't make it up could you? :(
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