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by richardfm
16 Jun 2019, 9:06am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Father's Day - What did you get?
Replies: 9
Views: 130

Re: Father's Day - What did you get?

A bottle of IPA Experiment Glenfiddich - a single malt matured in barrels used for brewing a citrusy, hoppy IPA. I haven't sampled it yet!
by richardfm
11 Jun 2019, 9:49pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: River Usk, nr. Trallong, Brecon
Replies: 6
Views: 212

Re: River Usk, nr. Trallong, Brecon

pwa wrote:https://www.coflein.gov.uk/en/site/23737/details/bridge-at-abercamlais-trallong
Private, for access to the Abercamlais estate, according to this.

That's a fascinating website. I've just spent a good few minutes looking up some sites areound where I live
by richardfm
11 Jun 2019, 6:50pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: River Usk, nr. Trallong, Brecon
Replies: 6
Views: 212

Re: River Usk, nr. Trallong, Brecon

It's shown as "Other routes with public access (not normally shown in urban areas) The exact nature of the rights on these routes and the existence of any restrictions may be checked with the local highway authority. Alignments are based on the best information available." on the OS Map So...
by richardfm
8 Jun 2019, 7:12pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Stupid idea #134......
Replies: 18
Views: 726

Re: Stupid idea #134......

It might...try it and then let us know
by richardfm
8 Jun 2019, 6:53pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Who do you resemble?
Replies: 45
Views: 2270

Re: Who do you resemble?

Many years ago I was told I looked like Cliff Richard (I'm 20 something years younger than him), but now I have grey hair and wrinkles, he doesn't.
by richardfm
8 Jun 2019, 6:22pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: What music are you listening to now !
Replies: 44
Views: 1278

Re: What music are you listening to now !

brynpoeth wrote:Ludwig van Beethoven celebrates his 250th birthday next year, time to start warming up :wink:

He's dead, he won't be celebrating his birthday
by richardfm
8 Jun 2019, 6:21pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: What music are you listening to now !
Replies: 44
Views: 1278

Re: What music are you listening to now !

Vodoo Chile - Jimi Hendrix
by richardfm
24 May 2019, 10:54pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Grrr - Lidl replaces Sheffield stands with Wheel Benders
Replies: 43
Views: 1590

Re: Grrr - Lidl replaces Sheffield stands with Wheel Benders

mjr wrote:
richardfm wrote:
gbnz wrote:
I've yet to find anywhere in the UK offering Pain au Chocolate of such quality (NB. Much to the nuisance of the staff; I've only been in twice today!)

Why does you going in to Lidl to buy Pain au Chocalate cause a nuisance?

Where did gbnz say anything about buying? ;)

Good point
by richardfm
24 May 2019, 10:07pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Grrr - Lidl replaces Sheffield stands with Wheel Benders
Replies: 43
Views: 1590

Re: Grrr - Lidl replaces Sheffield stands with Wheel Benders

gbnz wrote:
FatBat wrote:My local Lidl (Holmfirth)


I've yet to find anywhere in the UK offering Pain au Chocolate of such quality (NB. Much to the nuisance of the staff; I've only been in twice today!)

Why does you going in to Lidl to buy Pain au Chocalate cause a nuisance?
by richardfm
20 May 2019, 9:55pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Cold Calling - "Can I speak to Mr Stupid, please?"
Replies: 32
Views: 825

Re:

A number of years ago I got cold called by someone selling conservatories. Being bored I strung them along feigning interest. This carried on for over half an hour, by which time a visit had been arranged to carry out a survey. Before signing off the caller asked “do you have any further questions ...
by richardfm
20 May 2019, 8:12pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Cold Calling - "Can I speak to Mr Stupid, please?"
Replies: 32
Views: 825

Re: "Can I speak to Mr Stupid, please?"

Get a call blocker from https://www.truecall.co.uk/. It will soon stop all the nuisance calls
by richardfm
19 May 2019, 9:55pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Eggs thrown from passing vehicle
Replies: 27
Views: 1533

Re: Eggs thrown from passing vehicle

Do some googling. Your local police probably have a website where you can upload the video for them to investigate.
by richardfm
16 May 2019, 8:26pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Snarky driver query?
Replies: 23
Views: 1248

Re: Snarky driver query?

It may not be common and in your opinion not sense but it has served me well for the last 60 years or so and I am still here to write this. Do you drive? If so, do you never pass a queue of cars to your right while driving? And if not, don't you get quite some abuse from following drivers and possi...
by richardfm
28 Apr 2019, 9:28pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Cycle Nation to merge with Cycling UK
Replies: 7
Views: 598

Re: Cycle Nation to merge with Cycling UK

I've never heard of Cycle Nation, so I googled them and found this
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by richardfm
20 Apr 2019, 7:14pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Tandem foot rests
Replies: 6
Views: 286

Re: Tandem foot rests

It's a lot of money but this would fit the bill https://www.tandems.co.uk/m3b0s97p750/H ... cycle-2019
Even if you don't want one of these you could give them a call to see if they have any suggestions