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by brynpoeth
22 Apr 2019, 7:56pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 338
Views: 5171

Re: Extinction Rebellion

Right again Cunobelin, the bbc must have thousands of hours of archive footage, film of polar bears and the rest, no need to leave London to make the film
by brynpoeth
22 Apr 2019, 7:54pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 14656
Views: 357718

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

Works Councils, Betriebsraete, work well in Germany except perhaps at volkswagen :?
by brynpoeth
22 Apr 2019, 7:43pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: E-Bikes rules/Law
Replies: 40
Views: 1597

Re: E-Bikes rules/Law

Funny, when driving I am very careful to give motorised two-wheelers plenty of room, even to protect them where possible
Cyclists are better drivers I think :wink:
by brynpoeth
22 Apr 2019, 7:39pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 338
Views: 5171

Re: Extinction Rebellion

Trouble is, one may communicate by letter, over fora like this one, even by telephone, but I fear there is no substitute for meeting people in the flesh (and talking to them through an interpreter :?)
by brynpoeth
22 Apr 2019, 6:54pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Uses for a dead D-lock.
Replies: 12
Views: 435

Re: Uses for a dead D-lock.

Fit it into a wall as an anchor to lock your bike to. Pour some wet cement into a large plantpot and lower the D into it. When the cement has gone off, take the lump out, and you have a good door-stop or a gate-stop. If you have a very lively puppy, you can tie it to it and leave it in the garden o...
by brynpoeth
22 Apr 2019, 6:41pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: shared use
Replies: 14
Views: 356

Re: shared use

Walking (running) a dog when cycling, how stupid can one be?
by brynpoeth
22 Apr 2019, 6:34pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: A positive thread
Replies: 593
Views: 105448

Re: A positive thread

Not yet, what is the welsh word please? Does it take one to know one? :wink:

Plus Four, weather should be back to normal tomorrow, shades of grey, my favourite colour
Now I am a gruntled curmudgeon, for the sun has just retreated behind the clouds
by brynpoeth
22 Apr 2019, 6:30pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 338
Views: 5171

Re: Extinction Rebellion

Dame Emma Thompson is her name, she just celebrated her 60th birthday, her scotch home is in Dunoon not far from Glasgow which has a good train service from London

Just managed to remember the name of Wolodymyr Selensky :wink:
by brynpoeth
22 Apr 2019, 6:04pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 338
Views: 5171

Re: Extinction Rebellion

Conference skyping is possible now, that should be used more
Train travel between Stockholm, Rome, London is easy enough, there are overnight trains so one need not book a yh
Apparent hypocrisy by vips is not surprising, but I wonder what you or I were like at 16
GT looks younger than that even
by brynpoeth
22 Apr 2019, 5:58pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Obituaries miscellaneous, Paul Flynn..
Replies: 16
Views: 3097

Re: Obituaries miscellaneous, Patrick Sercu.

Patrick Sercu just died, he rode with Eddy Merckx and won 88 six day races, more than anyone else
by brynpoeth
22 Apr 2019, 1:46pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 14656
Views: 357718

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

mercalia wrote:so Ukraine has put a comedian in power so BoJo can still hope?

He is an entertainer and actor, like Dame Emma :wink:
Does she belong to the upper class or the alternatives or both or what?
by brynpoeth
22 Apr 2019, 1:36pm
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: Fave quotes...
Replies: 180
Views: 10044

Re: Fave quotes...

'Success has ruined many a man [person]'
Benjamin Franklin
by brynpoeth
22 Apr 2019, 1:34pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: A day of low pollution.
Replies: 22
Views: 297

Re: A day of low pollution.

Eat seasonal food, lots of cherries soon, apples and plums later, stockpile potatoes..

Cugel, are you a net contributor to the grid? (electric, or all energy?). If so, how much does it cost to achieve that?
..
'I am determined to cut my expenses, whatever it costs!' said a wise (?) person :wink:
by brynpoeth
22 Apr 2019, 11:35am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: LEJOG tattoo?
Replies: 56
Views: 10958

Re: LEJOG tattoo?

A young girl got a tattoo of a graceful eagle on her bottom but a few decades later it downgraded to an ugly duckling :?

One possible place for tattoos is on the head, they disappear unless one has very short hair
by brynpoeth
22 Apr 2019, 11:11am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: A day of low pollution.
Replies: 22
Views: 297

Re: A day of low pollution.

There are alternatives, solar panels discarded from buildings being demolished for example, are prices still falling?
One can do the right thing even if it costs more, but maybe the solar panels last so long that it does not cost more even without subsidy
No-one knows. Yet :?