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by Brian
20 Dec 2012, 6:57pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Weather forecast
Replies: 16
Views: 722

Re: Weather forecast

Not to worry. I have just had an e-mail from a friend in Australia, its already tomorrow there and they are still okay :D
by Brian
20 Dec 2012, 6:41pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: The logic of logistics
Replies: 61
Views: 2360

Re: The logic of logistics

All of the garden waste that Leeds City Council collects with its brown bin scheme is sent down the M62 to Hull. Thats a fleet of lorrys making a round trip of over 100 miles. It doesnt seem very green to me.
by Brian
20 May 2012, 6:15pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: defeating cramp pain,
Replies: 2
Views: 5931

Re: defeating cramp pain,

ronyrash wrote:.if a cramp does set in stand up as quickly as posible.and it will go immediatly..


Yours might, mine certainly does'nt. :roll:
by Brian
5 Apr 2012, 7:53pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: West Yorkshire Cycle Route
Replies: 19
Views: 8432

Re: West Yorkshire Cycle Route

i see a few replys are form folk in the Leeds area and was wondering who you go out cycling with or are you just solo? reason for asking is i'm struggling to find a club or group to ride with who like rides and bikes like i do. i've only just joined the forum and CTC. :D kind regards If you are in ...
by Brian
17 Dec 2011, 7:25pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Out-walking the Grim Reaper
Replies: 4
Views: 469

Re: Out-walking the Grim Reaper

The Grim Reaper came for me last night, and I beat him off with a vacuum cleaner. Talk about Dyson with death.
by Brian
30 Jan 2011, 5:46pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Vegetables die in Artic Conditions
Replies: 4
Views: 303

Re: Vegetables die in Artic Conditions

Same here. For the first time in over 40 years all my garlic has been wiped out along with my overwintering caulis.Spring Cabbage looks to be doing okay though.
by Brian
19 Nov 2010, 9:50pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Royal Wedding - does anyone care?
Replies: 134
Views: 4917

Re: Royal Wedding - does anyone care?

I hope they will be as happy as I hoped I was going to be. :D
by Brian
13 Oct 2010, 7:15pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Cafe near Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Replies: 6
Views: 847

Re: Cafe near Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The nearest one I know of is at Kirklees Light Railway, Clayton West.

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=4102226
by Brian
27 Aug 2010, 8:52pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: ... of a cyclist-friendly cafe stop in Easingwold?
Replies: 5
Views: 419

Re: ... of a cyclist-friendly cafe stop in Easingwold?

The one York CTC often use is Restaurant 21, which oddly enough, is a damn fine cafe in an old peoples home! The link is here, but they close at 3.30pm on Sunday Restaurant 21 is closed to the puplic for the next week or so. :cry: Something to do with a new managment team taking over. It will be op...
by Brian
9 Apr 2010, 7:33pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Is this a wind-up
Replies: 29
Views: 1049

Re: Is this a wind-up

mw3230 wrote: Would you use the word nigger? I doubt it.


Well I would'nt, but you just have.
by Brian
7 Feb 2010, 7:24pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Cyclist cafe
Replies: 1
Views: 390

Re: Cyclist cafe

Most cyclists use the motorbike cafe at Newthorpe just outside of Sherburn. Its location is here. http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=3461052 its a big old pub, the name of which escapes me, but most people still call it Squires from when it was a small cafe in the centre of Sherburn. The other possibi...
by Brian
11 Dec 2009, 8:17pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Whats wrong?
Replies: 35
Views: 985

Re: Whats wrong?

This thread has got me worried. I never new so many things could go wrong with a bike.
by Brian
11 Dec 2009, 8:04pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Booo!
Replies: 16
Views: 1202

Re: Booo!

Before I retired I spent the last 32 years of my working life delivering for Parceline. I can tell you that it was a sackable offence to leave goods at any address other than the one on the parcel, unless you had written authority. Of course we all left parcels with neighbours etc and a blind eye wa...
by Brian
9 Dec 2009, 9:11pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: In the news yesterday....
Replies: 11
Views: 412

Re: In the news yesterday....

Remember to try and avoid all the traffic around the fourth Planet from Earth. Its a pain in Uranus.
by Brian
6 Nov 2009, 6:08pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: 24 hour Subject (2)
Replies: 13
Views: 356

Re: 24 hour Subject (2)

I have heard it said that Guy Fawkes was the last person to enter the houses of Parliment with the right intentions. :D