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by mercalia
22 Nov 2017, 11:55pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: The Faraway Tree Lives!
Replies: 7
Views: 178

Re: The Faraway Tree Lives!

LollyKat wrote:I'd forgotten all about the Faraway Tree but yes, I had one of the books as a child and loved it.


well there are 3 others you can catch up on :)
by mercalia
22 Nov 2017, 10:23pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: cheap foot print material
Replies: 39
Views: 1298

Re: cheap foot print material

pete75 wrote:Whatever Hilleberg use for footprints is cheap. The 80 quid for a Nallo2 footprint is definitely cheap compared to the price of the tent.


well at that price you need a footprint for the footprint to stop it getting dirty or damaged :wink:
by mercalia
22 Nov 2017, 1:13pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Mozilla Firefox v 57.0
Replies: 20
Views: 478

Re: Mozilla Firefox v 57.0

FEBE doesnt seem to have been updated , yet : means cannt easily save the bookmarks and other customising features :cry:
by mercalia
21 Nov 2017, 10:28pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Mugabe the survivor?
Replies: 31
Views: 438

Re: Mugabe the survivor?

so the tyrant has gone but not the tyranny as one commenator has said The BBC summarises his "legacy" "this highly educated, wily politician became the caricature of an African dictator, who destroyed an entire country in order to keep his job." as for voting? "The man who f...
by mercalia
21 Nov 2017, 10:17pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Anyone watching... ( a Telly program )
Replies: 11
Views: 208

Re: Anyone watching...

reohn2 wrote:...The A word?
One of the most pointient dramas I've watched in recent years,and whilst the entire cast are an acting master class,Christopher Eccleston is superbe.
Highly recommended :)


nope dont have a tv or license. Last time I saw him was as Dr WHO
by mercalia
20 Nov 2017, 8:03pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: The Faraway Tree Lives!
Replies: 7
Views: 178

The Faraway Tree Lives!

My favourite Enid Blyton's The Magic Faraway Tree is being brought to life on the big screen for the first time. "StudioCanal, which was behind the Paddington films, is joining forces with Sam Mendes' Neal Street Productions, for a live action adaptation of the book series." well thats one...
by mercalia
20 Nov 2017, 4:20pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Mugabe the survivor?
Replies: 31
Views: 438

Re: Mugabe the survivor?

will realise what ever happens to Mug will happen to them sooner or later Already has happened. Tortured by the white Rhodesians and a decade in jail for sedition. Or do you mean surviving to be the longest serving, democratically elected, leader in the world? :wink: you forgot the" :wink: &qu...
by mercalia
20 Nov 2017, 4:04pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Mugabe the survivor?
Replies: 31
Views: 438

Re: Mugabe the survivor?

Whatever you term it, I hope (and expect) you are proved wrong, as do millions of Zimbabwe citizens - who have high levels of education and literacy (1st in most tables) in the context of prevailing African standards. I'm optimistic this is a turning point, and I think in the light of the above tha...
by mercalia
20 Nov 2017, 12:18pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 4162
Views: 117148

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

The BBC "The EU says the UK needs to settle its accounts before it leaves. It says the UK has made financial commitments that have to be settled as part of an overall withdrawal agreement." re the divorce bill. what happens if a couple have a joint mortgage? either one partner buys the oth...
by mercalia
20 Nov 2017, 11:49am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Mugabe the survivor?
Replies: 31
Views: 438

Re: Mugabe the survivor?

A quick Google shows Mugabe's net worth to be 10 million US dollars, compared to Tony Blair's £60 million. you can bet he has various offshore accnts and also suitcases of $100 bills some where. One thin I have noticed about all? the African rulers/autocrats/despots is how FAT in the face ( and els...
by mercalia
20 Nov 2017, 11:46am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 4162
Views: 117148

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

People and commentators keep on telling us how weak Mrs May is - well it seems Merkel aint so well off either failing to make a govt that has a mandate and maybe haveing to rule with a minority govt?
by mercalia
20 Nov 2017, 10:11am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Mugabe the survivor?
Replies: 31
Views: 438

Re: Mugabe the survivor?

I feel sorry for the ordinary people in Rhodesia Of course when it was Rhodesia they were not even allowed to vote and the repression was just as violent. BBC reports he has agreed to resign as as long as -- "The source reportedly says Mr Mugabe and his wife will be given full immunity and pro...
by mercalia
20 Nov 2017, 12:03am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Mugabe the survivor?
Replies: 31
Views: 438

Mugabe the survivor?

so he didnt resign :roll: Is he just a senile old fool or just an obstinate man who wont led go? Atleast he wont end up the way of Gaddafi, which is a shame? I feel sorry for the ordinary people in Rhodesia who are celibrating his demise as it seems to me they will be disapointed what they get? just...
by mercalia
19 Nov 2017, 11:49pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rigida/Ryde Sputnik; improved nipple articulation
Replies: 13
Views: 383

Re: Rigida/Ryde Sputnik; improved nipple articulation

so not just me then who was unhappy with that aspect of the wheels/rims. In my case I think the tension in the spokes did it a bit but the result not as good as my Exal SP19s which seems a superior rim of siilar spec
by mercalia
19 Nov 2017, 12:04pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Tent/sleeping bag advice for a newbie
Replies: 27
Views: 736

Re: Tent/sleeping bag advice for a newbie

you dont say how big/tall you are. big /tall people can find sleeping bags very difficult proposition if you want to move around inside, turn over etc. Similarly if tall need to make sure the tent inner is long enough and has enough room to move around in - a tent that is ok for a small person might...