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by brynpoeth
23 Jun 2018, 9:58pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Horncastle Lincolnshire
Replies: 4
Views: 261

Re: Horncastle Lincolnshire

Is there a witherspoons nearby?
by brynpoeth
23 Jun 2018, 9:54pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: HS2
Replies: 476
Views: 72774

Re: HS2

The formation would make a good cycle superhighway if the project is abandoned part-way
by brynpoeth
23 Jun 2018, 9:46pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: 3 days to Loch Lomond from.....? Inverness?
Replies: 8
Views: 183

Re: 3 days to Loch Lomond from.....? Inverness?

For something a little more interesting how about, Inverness to say Glenfinnan, then down through Salen to Kilchoan and the ferry over to Mull. Then ferry to Oban and across to Loch Lomond? I like islands and ferries! I've done that route although in a different direction. Highly recommended. Plus ...
by brynpoeth
23 Jun 2018, 9:24pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Muzak in (food) stores, at stations etc: love or hate?
Replies: 50
Views: 850

Re: Muzak in (food) stores, at stations etc: love or hate?

Still time to vote, anyone dare to choose "yes"?
by brynpoeth
23 Jun 2018, 9:13pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Swapping penalty points
Replies: 70
Views: 1302

Re: Swapping penalty points

My thesis is: these otherwise honourable public servants were imprisoned because it was a high-profile case
Ordinary people would have not been imprisoned, any evidence for this?

Did they share a cell?
by brynpoeth
23 Jun 2018, 9:10pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Swapping penalty points
Replies: 70
Views: 1302

Re: Swapping penalty points

One assumes not, since they have been in existence for many years. Do you seek to compare them with those? Compare different types of evil? I have a special interest in motor crime, don't know anything about child porn fortunately, cannae compare Plenty of banned/evil things are tolerated despite t...
by brynpoeth
23 Jun 2018, 9:01pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Swapping penalty points
Replies: 70
Views: 1302

Re: Swapping penalty points

... He was as I remember it brought down because he was having an affair and his wife/partner decided to dish the dirt on him. Bringing the sky down on both of them. Otherwise nobody would ever have known. While it's right that the rest of society might never have known, IIRC, his son was also awar...
by brynpoeth
23 Jun 2018, 8:57pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: World cup - looking forward?
Replies: 50
Views: 1024

Re: World cup - looking forward?

Oh no, Germany scored at the end to stay in the running :(
Commercial? I am sure it is scripted by a dramatist to be as exiting as possible
by brynpoeth
23 Jun 2018, 8:49pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: New words/vocab on these fora
Replies: 113
Views: 10041

Re: New words/vocab on these forums

Bonefishblues wrote:"Winkitis" A term for certain posters' proclivity to use a certain emoticon in every post :wink:

Plus One for observation, but it is not in every single one :?
I would use a heart in most posts, were it available
by brynpoeth
23 Jun 2018, 8:46pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Swapping penalty points
Replies: 70
Views: 1302

Re: Swapping penalty points

Surely the websites of unsafe speed and the british association of drivers, bad, are illegal
Just like racism, child porn &c
by brynpoeth
23 Jun 2018, 8:41pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: compulsary bells back on the agenda!
Replies: 7
Views: 165

Re: compulsary bells back on the agenda!

I wear a peaked cap when cycling
If it is safe to take a hand off the bars I doff it to greet well-behaved PoFs & dog-walkers
I bet quite a few of them are enchanted
Hope some think I am a bit crazy too
by brynpoeth
23 Jun 2018, 8:19pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 1434
Views: 98363

Re: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )

Hi, Have a great time, look forward to the tales or is it a case of what happens on tour stays on tour :wink: Not for long...I always carry two video recorders.............give me some thing amusing to catch............makes a change from wild life.........but you never know :) Plus One for NAs sig...
by brynpoeth
23 Jun 2018, 8:16pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: New words/vocab on these fora
Replies: 113
Views: 10041

Re: New words/vocab on these forums

I try to avoid using the word "supermarket", there is nothing super about one
"Food store" is correct use IMHO :wink:
by brynpoeth
23 Jun 2018, 8:14pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: New words/vocab on these fora
Replies: 113
Views: 10041

Re: New words/vocab on these forums

"doing a Merkel" some one tell me what this might mean? To surprise people who had underestimated one, she did that many times after Helmut Kohl took her into his team, and after Edmund Stoiber had her for breakfast Or waiting to see what happens The "Merkel Raute", the way she ...
by brynpoeth
23 Jun 2018, 7:07pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: compulsary bells back on the agenda!
Replies: 7
Views: 165

Re: compulsary bells back on the agenda!

I love my bell, just spent €2,99 on a new one that goes drrrriinng or dring

Compulsion would be grrrreat