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by fausto copy
16 Feb 2020, 5:28pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Splash!
Replies: 50
Views: 1302

Re: Splash!

I suppose it depends on how much dosh one has. As a (not-so) poor pensioner, I tend to buy what I like, rather than follow trends and buy for either fashion or for-the-sake-of-it reasons. Thankfully, I've got three nice original paintings that I paid no more than $50 each for and have some limited e...
by fausto copy
16 Feb 2020, 11:36am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Splash!
Replies: 50
Views: 1302

Re: Splash!

Nice pics Al.
It doesn't look like your are splashing it on. :wink:
by fausto copy
16 Feb 2020, 11:33am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Ciara
Replies: 61
Views: 1422

Re: Ciara

As far as I'm concerned the Met Office and other associations got it pretty much correct. For Ciara they forecast 60 to 80 mph winds with lots of rain and possible flooding to the North of England and possibly Scotland. For Dennis they forecast slightly lighter winds of 50 to 60 mph winds but more s...
by fausto copy
14 Feb 2020, 2:58pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: O2 Pay As You Go WARNING
Replies: 31
Views: 1065

Re: O2 Pay As You Go WARNING

I've just had an email from a representative of O2 / Telefonica apologising for the fact that I haven't been notified of any changes to terms and conditions within my contract. She's researched my (and mercalias) queries and felt that our complaints should be upheld. (I was hoping for a small sum as...
by fausto copy
8 Feb 2020, 2:00pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: O2 Pay As You Go WARNING
Replies: 31
Views: 1065

Re: O2 Pay As You Go WARNING

Well, certainly someone is wrong and we'll try to get to the bottom of it. I have a transcription of my live chat, so will include that when I email Mark Evans myself. I haven't topped up in over 17 months as when I first converted to O2 they made such a hash of it that they topped up my £20 with an...
by fausto copy
8 Feb 2020, 12:10pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: O2 Pay As You Go WARNING
Replies: 31
Views: 1065

Re: O2 Pay As You Go WARNING

Thanks for your reply Merc. I've just managed to have a couple of Live Chats with the O2 helpline. They've confirmed that Classic 321 Pay As You Go is no longer available to new customers. I queried whether I now had to top up every 6 months and both people confirmed that that is NOT the case. As lo...
by fausto copy
8 Feb 2020, 10:26am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: O2 Pay As You Go WARNING
Replies: 31
Views: 1065

Re: O2 Pay As You Go WARNING

The last message I had from them (before Christmas) was that I hadn't made a chargeable call for a while and to do so as soon as possible. I sent a few texts and all has been fine. I don't use the phone often, but yesterday I did receive a text from someone, so it all seems well. Surely, they must h...
by fausto copy
1 Feb 2020, 1:40pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Long service
Replies: 5
Views: 320

Re: Long service

Just received ours in the post. :)
by fausto copy
1 Feb 2020, 1:38pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Favourite sweets
Replies: 26
Views: 529

Re: Favourite sweets

In the olde days our parents used to have to make every thing from jumpers to food. So my mum used to make treacle toffee. My Mum used to make Peanut Brittle and also Treacle Toffee. One year she made the latter, using the pan of the pressure cooker. I'm not sure what happened but somehow it got bu...
by fausto copy
31 Jan 2020, 2:19pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: An actual tea shop question
Replies: 5
Views: 387

Re: An actual tea shop question

If they don't give you cutlery, I think I can answer that. They expect you to pick up and hold the slice through the napkin , so you don't get your fingers sticky. Whether you end up chewing on paper - that's your problem. We have a sort of rule at my bridge club. One of our members, an avid and ex...
by fausto copy
31 Jan 2020, 2:16pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Windows 7 support ends Tuesday 14th Jan 2020
Replies: 46
Views: 1184

Re: Windows 7 support ends Tuesday 14th Jan 2020

Mmmm, I think we're going to abandon the laptop with W7 on and buy Mrs.C an iPad instead. :roll:
by fausto copy
31 Jan 2020, 2:08pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Favourite sweets
Replies: 26
Views: 529

Re: Favourite sweets

Our local sweet shop always sold Mojos alongside the Black Jacks.
I think you could mix and match, at four for a penny (that really was a farthing each!)

And I've just remembered the penny Arrow bar. :)
by fausto copy
30 Jan 2020, 10:28am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Long service
Replies: 5
Views: 320

Long service

Just posted our Cycling UK renewals off and noticed we have been members for 26 years now.
I seem to recall a couple of years ago that there was a new "long service" badge for 25 years.
Never got ours; anyone recall it?
by fausto copy
30 Jan 2020, 10:26am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Favourite sweets
Replies: 26
Views: 529

Re: Favourite sweets

Anyone else remember the Aztec bar?
It was a bit like a Mars, but IIRC had a layer of soft nougat in the middle.
by fausto copy
24 Jan 2020, 1:12pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Hip replacement and cycling
Replies: 55
Views: 14018

Re: Hip replacement and cycling

That sounds a remarkable recovery Mike and I hope yours settles down too Will. Regarding Mrs.Copy (see above) she is now back on the bike, having done a couple of comfortable 10 to 15 mile rides initially and last week she did a normal Pembrokeshire hilly 25 miler (just rather slower). She's complet...