Author Topic: Little Eye On The Provinces  (Read 177265 times)

Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #2225 on: September 16, 2020, 11:35:52 am »
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ian

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Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #2226 on: September 16, 2020, 11:45:16 am »
For the picture (top points for that), it's a teeny shallow pothole by the road verge. Even in Surrey, we have potholes so deep that driving into them qualifies as an expedition.
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Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #2227 on: September 16, 2020, 11:47:38 am »
It's heart shaped. This couple have lost all their romance not to notice that.
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Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #2228 on: September 16, 2020, 11:59:01 am »
In the article, he admits having form for destroying tyres in potholes.

You'd think he might try something radical, like 'looking where you're going', and 'not driving into potholes'.

It's not like it's in a difficult-to-avoid place; it's right in at the verge!

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Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #2229 on: September 16, 2020, 12:01:57 pm »
I think the council correctly deduced that he was trying it on.
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Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #2230 on: September 16, 2020, 12:14:10 pm »
You'd think he might try something radical, like 'looking where you're going', and 'not driving into potholes'.

 :thumbsup:
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Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #2231 on: September 16, 2020, 12:28:14 pm »
In the article, he admits having form for destroying tyres in potholes.

You'd think he might try something radical, like 'looking where you're going', and 'not driving into potholes'.

One also wonders what the 'vehicle' might be...  Something expensive with rock-hard suspension and impractically fashionable tyres, by any chance?
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Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #2232 on: September 16, 2020, 12:56:48 pm »
Many years ago there was a long-term “pothole” outside our offices in SE1 with the approximate footprint of a Routemaster bus. Late one night a motoring journo dropped a Delta Integrale into it, blew all four tyres and trashed three wheels.  The hole was repaired the next day…
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Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #2233 on: September 16, 2020, 02:03:52 pm »
The aspects that struck me were:

a) it ruined an otherwise great holiday so they won't be returning to that part of the country  ::-)

b) the "story" made it into the Courier - where I live death by stabbing doesn't guarantee a mention in the local rag

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Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #2234 on: September 17, 2020, 07:17:45 am »
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Cudzoziemiec

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Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #2235 on: September 17, 2020, 11:22:31 am »
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He stores it in his summer house to prevent it getting wet,
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Re: Little Eye On The Provinces
« Reply #2236 on: September 20, 2020, 12:30:01 am »
Remember when Sajid Javid used to boast about his youth in the gangs of the Easton are of Bristol? Easton's a rough, tough neighbourhood, and now the gangs have developed a new, ruthless weapon, with which they're going to take on London, Birmingham, New York and Palermo. It's a plank of wood about 2 metres long, and taped to the end of it is a 12" kitchen knife dipped in novichok.

Oh, I got that wrong. It's not a knife, it's a fork. A plastic fork. Perhaps it's a socially distanced spork for campers?
Here you see two ruthless gangsters with the lethal weapon:

https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/men-find-very-long-fork-4531923
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