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by JohnW
13 Jan 2020, 10:18am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Reduce wind noise when wearing headphones?
Replies: 89
Views: 7108

Re: Reduce wind noise when wearing headphones?

I......................................the OP rang alarm bells because they seemed to be wanting to be cut off from the outside world....................................... That (above) is not a complete quote of what 'gentlegreen' wrote, but for me sums up the situation. Not everyone will agree wi...
by JohnW
11 Jan 2020, 8:38pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Reduce wind noise when wearing headphones?
Replies: 89
Views: 7108

Re: Reduce wind noise when wearing headphones?

I......................................the OP rang alarm bells because they seemed to be wanting to be cut off from the outside world....................................... That (above) is not a complete quote of what 'gentlegreen' wrote, but for me sums up the situation. Not everyone will agree wi...
by JohnW
29 Dec 2019, 8:02pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: 5000 Britain First extremists join Tory Party
Replies: 87
Views: 1968

Re: 5000 Britain First extremists join Tory Party

Is this is the direction Britain is going in. A lurch to the extremes. Apparently the numbers joined are in support of Boris Johnsons anti-immigration and anti muslim rhetoric.................. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/dec/28/britain-first-far-right-members-5000-have-joined-tories?...
by JohnW
29 Dec 2019, 7:56pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: New Year Honours
Replies: 30
Views: 779

Re: New Year Honours

Iain Duncan Smith , a former Tory leader and the architect of universal credit while he was work and pensions secretary. In April the Institute for Fiscal Studies found universal credit disproportionately reduced incomes among poorer adults. Knighted ...................... Getting knotted would hav...
by JohnW
29 Dec 2019, 12:19am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: What is Santa bringing you/ did he bring this year?
Replies: 43
Views: 1418

Re: What is Santa bringing you/ did he bring this year?

LollyKat wrote:Ha Ha! I didn't start it, though.

Who cares?

That says a lot about you Lolly...................
by JohnW
27 Dec 2019, 10:36pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: What is Santa bringing you/ did he bring this year?
Replies: 43
Views: 1418

Re: What is Santa bringing you/ did he bring this year?

Santa is an Americanism. We call him Father Christmas. Santa is a diminutive/contraction/abbreviation of Saint Nicholas, a real person, an early Christian -4thC................. The Dutch have Sinterclaas. Memories from things that I was told as a child have always lead me to think that the term &q...
by JohnW
27 Dec 2019, 8:37pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: What is Santa bringing you/ did he bring this year?
Replies: 43
Views: 1418

Re: What is Santa brining you/ did he bring this year?

reohn2 wrote:Nothing,I have(materially) everything I need :)

Ah John - I'm pleased for you.
Will Boris and his English Ruling Class try to alter that?
by JohnW
26 Dec 2019, 12:38am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: How was Cycling 2019 for you?
Replies: 59
Views: 1968

Re: How was Cycling 2019 for you?

2019 - how was cycling for me? - .............WET!
by JohnW
18 Dec 2019, 1:32pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?
Replies: 729
Views: 16568

Re: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?

My answer to the question :I'm a bit late replying, but for what it's worth, here's what I think ; I think there are two factors : One is that there's a sector of our nation that hates foreigners and thinks we're better. The other is that the right-wing tory owned press told us to vote for their rul...
by JohnW
16 Dec 2019, 12:44am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Where to go to flee b****t (This Madness) or jockxit
Replies: 84
Views: 2103

Re: Where to go to flee b****t (This Madness) or jockxit

...................Get over it. Get a leader who is in touch with the country.................... Our current leader - one of the 'ruling class' - knows absolutely nothing about the people and/or society of this country. Nothing. Those who voted for it deserve what's to come. Those who didn't will ...
by JohnW
14 Dec 2019, 12:27am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: How's your weather?
Replies: 61
Views: 1805

Re: How's your weather?

This is getting boring from me - today was like Thursday - rain from getting up time to late evening.
You Scots are lucky - and I like your leader better that ours.
by JohnW
12 Dec 2019, 1:45pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: How's your weather?
Replies: 61
Views: 1805

Re: How's your weather?

Been hard all year to get out on the bike............... Tell me about it Jim............ A poor day forecast has often turned out to be dry - but I don't know that until I've not ridden. A fine day forecast turns out to be wet. A forecast for a wet morning, follows with a forecast for a dry aftern...
by JohnW
11 Dec 2019, 11:41pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: How's your weather?
Replies: 61
Views: 1805

Re: How's your weather?

Been hard all year to get out on the bike............... Tell me about it Jim............ A poor day forecast has often turned out to be dry - but I don't know that until I've not ridden. A fine day forecast turns out to be wet. A forecast for a wet morning, follows with a forecast for a dry aftern...
by JohnW
11 Dec 2019, 9:32pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: How's your weather?
Replies: 61
Views: 1805

Re: How's your weather?

Mick F wrote:Sunshine and showers here....................


Yeah - well - it rained on our parade today.
by JohnW
11 Dec 2019, 10:31am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: How's your weather?
Replies: 61
Views: 1805

Re: How's your weather?

Mick F wrote:Cool, clear and dry this morning. Thank goodness.

A few jobs to do outside including collecting the cut logs. I'll be painting the bathroom ceiling later, then I'll walk the doggy. Hopefully, the weather will hold, but the forecast is for rain (again).

It'll still rain Mick.