Author Topic: Little Eye On The Provinces  (Read 87021 times)

Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #1600 on: October 05, 2017, 07:48:21 pm »
If my first impressions of a place were 10,000 cyclists on closed roads with cheering crowds I'd be open to being impressed.

Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #1601 on: October 05, 2017, 10:02:48 pm »
Local man says I’ve been into competitive bearding for some time now...

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Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #1602 on: October 06, 2017, 09:06:42 am »
New climate change strategy: beards to be harvested as bio-fuels.
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Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #1603 on: October 06, 2017, 06:55:17 pm »
Is there an English word for being superficially ashamed yet, deep down, proud of your home town?

http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/15581771.Two_security_cameras_stolen_from_lampposts_in_Pinehurst/#comments-anchor
Never tell me the odds.

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Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #1604 on: October 06, 2017, 06:56:13 pm »
Swindonfreude?
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spesh

  • It's Mueller time!
Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #1605 on: October 06, 2017, 07:00:30 pm »
Swindonfreude?

No, that's the vicarious enjoyment engendered by reading about a place that even Slough looks down on. :demon:
History never repeats itself, but the Kaleidoscopic combinations of the pictured present often seem to be constructed out of the broken fragments of antique legends.
~ Mark Twain, 'The Gilded Age'

Kim

  • An appetite for the epic, but no real stamina
Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #1606 on: October 10, 2017, 08:25:38 pm »
Watching the TV without subtitles is like riding up a hill without using the gears :)

Kim

  • An appetite for the epic, but no real stamina
Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #1607 on: October 10, 2017, 08:29:12 pm »
Is there an English word for being superficially ashamed yet, deep down, proud of your home town?

http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/15581771.Two_security_cameras_stolen_from_lampposts_in_Pinehurst/#comments-anchor

One of my formative childhood memories is of watching footage of oiks with ladders stealing CCTV cameras from a railway station on Police 5 while waiting for Sunday dinner.  The video was particularly high quality, so they'd evidently made the right choice.
Watching the TV without subtitles is like riding up a hill without using the gears :)

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Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #1609 on: October 12, 2017, 09:25:45 am »
If he ate the cheese, it would still be on board the vehicle.
We are all just prisoners here of our own (mobile) device.

Mr Larrington

  • A bit ov a lyv wyr by slof standirds
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Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #1610 on: October 12, 2017, 04:56:32 pm »
If he ate the cheese, it would still be on board the vehicle.

But if the rozzers enticed him out of the van and gave him a waffer-thin mint...
External Transparent Wall Inspection Operative & Mayor of Mortagne-au-Perche
Satisfying the Bloodlust of the Masses in Peacetime

Kim

  • An appetite for the epic, but no real stamina
Watching the TV without subtitles is like riding up a hill without using the gears :)

Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #1612 on: October 13, 2017, 10:19:07 am »
If he ate the cheese, it would still be on board the vehicle.
And then it's still a ton overweight.





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Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #1614 on: Today at 07:10:13 pm »
Untaxed hearse clamped during funeral. Mourners not quite happy.
http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/hearse-clamped-outside-bristol-central-657826
Pleasure spreads out on the map and the knapsack is full of joy.