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by landsurfer
19 May 2019, 6:03pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Facial Recognition by the Authorities
Replies: 57
Views: 901

Re: Facial Recognition by the Authorities

Always make me think of "first they came for ..... " First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not s...
by landsurfer
19 May 2019, 5:59pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Other hobbies - cabinetmaking
Replies: 51
Views: 984

Re: Other hobbies - cabinetmaking

Bonefishblues wrote:Serious question. Don't you get dizzy or am I failing to locate the point as usual?


No ... you get used to it very quick... Connor took to it first time ...
by landsurfer
19 May 2019, 5:09pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Facial Recognition by the Authorities
Replies: 57
Views: 901

Re: Facial Recognition by the Authorities

This is my personal " Man the barricades" moment ...
Surveillance by the tech companies is an opt in ... which i have opted out of ...
But FR by the police and government is another place ...... but the dumb opt in of the faceberk generation to all forms of surveillance .. is frightening.
by landsurfer
19 May 2019, 5:03pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Other hobbies - cabinetmaking
Replies: 51
Views: 984

Re: Other hobbies - cabinetmaking

Has this now morphed into the generic other hobbies thread :lol: Yes ... and why not ..... it's fun ..... :D It's all going to Hull with a handsaw if you ask me! :lol: :lol: We fly on a local farm and with the Barton club on Barton Airfield to the west of Manchester ..... Come and join us ..... PAW...
by landsurfer
19 May 2019, 4:08pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Other hobbies - cabinetmaking
Replies: 51
Views: 984

Re: Other hobbies - cabinetmaking

Bonefishblues wrote:Has this now morphed into the generic other hobbies thread :lol:


Yes ... and why not ..... it's fun ..... :D
by landsurfer
18 May 2019, 8:04pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Looking for an E-bike
Replies: 8
Views: 360

Re: Looking for an E-bike

Try Motorcycle News ....
by landsurfer
18 May 2019, 6:59pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Touring Bike Thoughts and Source
Replies: 33
Views: 1351

Re: Touring Bike Thoughts and Source

SPA ...
Your one stop stop ....
by landsurfer
18 May 2019, 5:27pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Other hobbies - cabinetmaking
Replies: 51
Views: 984

Re: Other hobbies - cabinetmaking

Build and fly control line team race aircraft .... have done since I was 13 .... dying hobby these days .. but me and the grandson enjoy it .


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by landsurfer
18 May 2019, 5:12pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Other hobbies - cabinetmaking
Replies: 51
Views: 984

Re: Other hobbies - cabinetmaking

Lance Dopestrong wrote:Superb! Wonderful job. When you become my justice minister you'll be able to make a set of high quality gallows :D


:lol: :lol:
+1
by landsurfer
16 May 2019, 6:19pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Best time for LeJog
Replies: 18
Views: 731

Re: Best time for LeJog

We did last week of June / first week of July last year and had no school based issues at all, and the hottest, best weather of the year ... and Mick F even joined us for the day ....
by landsurfer
16 May 2019, 5:46pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Cycling on a fast dual carriageway.
Replies: 30
Views: 1114

Re: Cycling on a fast dual carriageway.

I don't give a fig for my rights to ride on a 70mph dual carriageway. Time Trial on it at 0800hrs on a Sunday morning is a different matter ... :) ... however .. "He upheld his right to ride" as they lowered the coffin into the ground, comes to mind. I regularly drive the section the poste...
by landsurfer
15 May 2019, 4:51pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Radio panel discussion about road behaviour
Replies: 39
Views: 1436

Re: Radio panel discussion about road behaviour

I agree with what has been said about entitlement, and I think there is another factor. Drivers base their decisions on what feels safe to them . And of course, with their protection from the consequences, their behaviour does not feel as safe to the vulnerable as the vulnerable might wish. Why do ...
by landsurfer
15 May 2019, 4:26pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Radio panel discussion about road behaviour
Replies: 39
Views: 1436

Re: Radio panel discussion about road behaviour

I don't think we need to do anything. We don't owe drivers a favour. They're an endangered species, and in our lifetimes they're going to be either priced off the roads, or else relegated to the bus because there aren't enough electric cars to go around. Ignore them, and pretty soon in the grand sc...
by landsurfer
11 May 2019, 6:10pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Jelly Baby Diversity ..
Replies: 8
Views: 256

Jelly Baby Diversity ..

Bassetts Sweets owners, Mondelēz International, have announced that they are removing black Jelly Babies from the packs of sweets. It is felt that in these diverse days it is unreasonable to have only one ethnic grouping, identified by colour, in a pack of sweets on sale to the general public. The b...
by landsurfer
11 May 2019, 6:04pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Dutch judges halt extradition to 'inhuman' HMP Liverpool
Replies: 37
Views: 695

Re: Dutch judges halt extradition to 'inhuman' HMP Liverpool

Cugel wrote:
Has your hard & fast opinion been harmed by a posting hereabouts! Call the mod! Alternatively, emit foolish tweets about stats. :-)

That's one way to argue. I prefer mockery, if cornered.

Cugel


I see the Phd. in gibberish is going well .......... :roll: