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by groveller
17 Jan 2012, 10:36am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Freedom of speech
Replies: 3
Views: 428

Re: Freedom of speech

"The Queen should be given a new royal yacht to commemorate her diamond jubilee"

I want a Knighthood.
by groveller
4 Dec 2011, 9:27am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Christmas Gift Expenditure?
Replies: 18
Views: 798

Re: Christmas Gift Expenditure?

Reohn2, I think you may have pulled your crackers a little early this year :lol:
by groveller
2 Dec 2011, 3:27pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Christmas Gift Expenditure?
Replies: 18
Views: 798

Christmas Gift Expenditure?

How do you decide the amount you pay for a Christmas present? Mrs G and I decided some years ago that it was a bit daft buying prezzies for each other. This saves a trip to the Pound Shop. We just give to the Grandchildren, and the odd Charity. Our postman is a miserable sod (only speaks in December...
by groveller
26 Nov 2011, 12:00pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Mr. Uppity
Replies: 15
Views: 1200

Re: Mr. Uppity

Well before anyone else claims the title I'm MR PERFECT. I always have been, Mrs Groveller and the Groveller offspring have been aware of this for years. :lol: :lol:
Pity there isn't a Mr HUMILITY. :wink:
by groveller
19 Nov 2011, 2:16pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Scientists baffled by speed of second class post
Replies: 10
Views: 881

Re: Scientists baffled by speed of second class post

Mick, methinks perhaps next year your valentine card to Burscough Girl should be sent in a white envelope :wink:
by groveller
4 Nov 2011, 3:18pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Just Testing click to enlarge [I think]
Replies: 22
Views: 1463

Re: Just Testing click to enlarge [I think]

thirdcrank wrote::lol:

In some of his pics, Mick F certainly has the right hair for the job. As a native Lancastrian, he can do a passable nothern accent, but can he do that warbling sound?

Nah, that's a Yorkshire thing!
by groveller
29 Apr 2011, 11:13am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Plantlife songs
Replies: 49
Views: 2311

Re: Plantlife songs

In the shade of the old apple tree. ( OMG how old am I! )
by groveller
22 Mar 2011, 4:49pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Class
Replies: 40
Views: 2608

Re: Class

I am a working class pleb, AND PROUD OF THE FACT.
by groveller
17 Mar 2011, 4:37pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Problems wiht Finances
Replies: 8
Views: 694

Re: Problems wiht Finances

RE, rehon the rules.
18b THE STOKER MUST BE OBEYED AT ALL TIMES WITHOUT QUESTION.
by groveller
17 Mar 2011, 4:21pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bike parking at Anfield Road
Replies: 4
Views: 527

Re: Bike parking at Anfield Road

There is a manned car park on Anfield Road (backing onto Stanley Park) don't know of any other place. I've only just seen your post, this info may be too late to be of use.
by groveller
16 Mar 2011, 2:37pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Funny road signs
Replies: 23
Views: 2049

Re: Funny road signs

Seen outside a park in Ieper.
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by groveller
12 Mar 2011, 2:39pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Most Beautiful Bike
Replies: 37
Views: 2978

Re: Most Beautiful Bike

I lust after a Curly Hetchins in mint condition. :mrgreen:
by groveller
10 Mar 2011, 9:15am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Seat tube CTC badge+ name + pump peg
Replies: 11
Views: 794

Re: Seat tube CTC badge+ name + pump peg

A nice idea, the trouble these days every bike seems to have different sized tubing. Each of mine is different, and many bikes don't have room for a "proper pump". If you ride with a group and someone p***t***s you can bet your life they always reach for a companions full size pump instead...
by groveller
4 Mar 2011, 7:23pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: August 1939, he didn't do an RLJ
Replies: 40
Views: 3195

Re: August 1939, he didn't do an RLJ

Now I fell REALLY old :shock:
by groveller
4 Mar 2011, 5:07pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: August 1939, he didn't do an RLJ
Replies: 40
Views: 3195

Re: August 1939, he didn't do an RLJ

Can anyone remember the following situation. I was learning to drive at the time of the Suez crisis (1956) petrol rationing was introduced for a time. If a learner driver had a certain amount of driving experience he/she could drive a car unaccompanied by an experienced driver, prior to taking a dri...