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by brynpoeth
16 Oct 2019, 7:35pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Porridge: love or hate?
Replies: 238
Views: 14368

Re: Porridge: love or hate?

Simple porridge for me
Coarse oats, lots of water, three minutes death rays, stir vigorously with a fork or spurtle, leave overnight and warm up in the morning

Vocab
Superbowl = porridge :wink:
by brynpoeth
16 Oct 2019, 6:45pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: It is earnestly to be hoped - we love the Manchester Guardian / the Independent!
Replies: 139
Views: 14304

Re: It is earnestly to be hoped - we love the Manchester Guardian / the Independent!

The Manchester Grauniad knows that I have read more than 200 articles in the last month and asks for a small financial contribution
Should I pay?

Must have bought the printed newspaper a thousand times back then on paper :wink:
by brynpoeth
16 Oct 2019, 3:49pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Request for help with PhD Research
Replies: 11
Views: 443

Re: Request for help with PhD Research

We are mostly middle-aged or older white males
Many of us have diseases, prostrate, heart, arteries, bowel, that we do not know about
by brynpoeth
15 Oct 2019, 10:04pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: One solution to tailgating?
Replies: 119
Views: 41702

Re: One solution to tailgating?

Grandad wrote:
not giant BMW MINIs

Also known as minis on steroids :)

Simples, Austin Maxi it should be renamed
Not many people remember that there was an Austin Maxi some years ago :wink:
by brynpoeth
15 Oct 2019, 12:14pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: One solution to tailgating?
Replies: 119
Views: 41702

Re: One solution to tailgating?

Look ahead to spot the slow vehicle in time, leave a big gap, slow down!
Traffic already on the motorway has priority, joining drivers must give way, even stop
by brynpoeth
15 Oct 2019, 11:37am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 636
Views: 12453

Re: Extinction Rebellion

You could get WVP white van person to deliver it
I can beat that, last drove in Llundain 1993, last changed trains there 2005 :wink:
by brynpoeth
15 Oct 2019, 11:26am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: The right way to handle the Scotish Independance?
Replies: 66
Views: 1052

Re: The right way to handle the Scotish Independance?

The German federal system is exemplary
A Bayernperson might claim to be Bairisch + German + European, Plus One!
by brynpoeth
15 Oct 2019, 9:22am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 636
Views: 12453

Re: Extinction Rebellion

Right again Vorpal, crazy
Maybe the protest could be quietly moved to the prom at Brighton, with Pete as Organisator :wink:
by brynpoeth
15 Oct 2019, 8:57am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Unprovoked road rage
Replies: 14
Views: 1048

Re: Unprovoked road rage

.. The abuse that followed "come here and say that old man" was what really hurt - I was only 55 :( .. I am still addressed as 'young man' but someone asked me recently whether I have grandchildren, I dinnae what to think Guess I am a kidult :wink: Most mortons keep their windows shut bec...
by brynpoeth
15 Oct 2019, 7:36am
Forum: On the road
Topic: One solution to tailgating?
Replies: 119
Views: 41702

Re: One solution to tailgating?

No minimum speed limit!
In the very rare situation described one should drop back
by brynpoeth
14 Oct 2019, 7:53pm
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: Team Sky is now Team INEOS
Replies: 170
Views: 18647

Re: Team Sky is now Team INEOS

Hope it has a big uphill section too :wink:
by brynpoeth
14 Oct 2019, 7:49pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: What Would You Do With £170M
Replies: 94
Views: 1687

Re: What Would You Do With £170M

Theres a Hell Corner near a place called Inkpen near 2 places called UpperGreen and Lower Green where the lower one is north of the upper one? :roll: The names must refer to altitude. Two Welsh hills. Glyder Fach (The small Glyder) is higher than Glyder Fawr (the big Glyder)! Glyder Fawr looks bulk...
by brynpoeth
14 Oct 2019, 12:44pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Libraries, public, renaissance of: DDC 020.336
Replies: 218
Views: 16658

Re: Libraries, public, renaissance of: DDC 020.336

Better to have both, I do
Someone shall have an interesting task sorting them after my demise
by brynpoeth
14 Oct 2019, 10:43am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Libraries, public, renaissance of: DDC 020.336
Replies: 218
Views: 16658

Re: Libraries, public, renaissance of: DDC 020.336

Good idea, but in my leafy suburb there would not be many customers

Besides, my collection is quite selective
by brynpoeth
14 Oct 2019, 10:39am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Libraries, public, renaissance of: DDC 020.336
Replies: 218
Views: 16658

Re: Libraries, public, renaissance of: DDC 020.336

'You are what you have' Oh dear. I have a lot of books :wink: What do you want them all for? Used to borrow lots of books from the library Now I like to keep books I have read, I get many cheap or free Just got a book voucher as a present, had to cycle out to Shopping Heaven (the bookstore has no b...