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#6101 Wolford6

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Posted 07 July 2014 - 03:47 PM

 there was civilization on the Lancashire coast going back at least 5,000 years.

 

Looking for a boat out

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#6102 Futtocks

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Posted 07 July 2014 - 05:16 PM

Yes. The footprints were found to be about 5,000 years old and are thought to prove that there was civilization on the Lancashire coast going back at least 5,000 years. This pre-dates civilization reaching Yorkshire...... by about 5,000 years. :D

The coast, you'll notice. Civilisation may have hopped off the boat, taken a look and decided not to stick around. ;) 


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#6103 tonyXIII

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Posted 07 July 2014 - 06:06 PM

Yes. The footprints were found to be about 5,000 years old and are thought to prove that there was civilization on the Lancashire coast going back at least 5,000 years. This pre-dates civilization reaching Yorkshire...... by about 5,000 years. :D

 

... and counting.  :tongue:


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#6104 Futtocks

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Posted 17 July 2014 - 01:15 PM

The new North exit tunnel from Kings Cross/St Pancras. A stylistic departure, but I like it.

 

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#6105 Johnoco

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Posted 19 July 2014 - 03:08 AM

Just started thunder & lightning here at work. Machines have cut out...tea break I think. :)

#6106 ckn

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Posted 19 July 2014 - 10:15 AM

Just started thunder & lightning here at work. Machines have cut out...tea break I think. :)

That was a proper lightning storm overnight from about 3:30 to 4:30 this morning.  Flash after flash every second or so.  Woke me up so I just sat in the spare room watching it rolling across the countryside.


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#6107 Futtocks

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Posted 19 July 2014 - 11:02 AM

That was a proper lightning storm overnight from about 3:30 to 4:30 this morning.  Flash after flash every second or so.  Woke me up so I just sat in the spare room watching it rolling across the countryside.

Posted elsewhere, but this tracks lightning strikes in real time: http://www.lightning...ealtime?lang=en


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#6108 Futtocks

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Posted 19 July 2014 - 11:26 AM

Olivia Newton-John's grandfather was Nobel Prize-winning atomic physicist Max Born.


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#6109 Tiny Tim

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Posted 21 July 2014 - 09:41 AM

I was recently having a look online for a new shed, now all the adverts on TRL are for sheds.



#6110 Wolford6

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Posted 21 July 2014 - 02:05 PM

http://www.telegraph...sh-beaches.html


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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:22 PM

I'm a few biscuits away from eating a full packet (18) of chocolate digestives in about 15-20 minutes.

 

Headache and rough nights' sleep here I come.


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Posted 25 July 2014 - 02:54 PM

 When you get run down, your sweat changes character.

 

I haven't slept properly for a couple of weeks. Too flipping hot.

My copper bangle has sent the skin below it apple green.


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#6113 ckn

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Posted 26 July 2014 - 06:34 PM

The A14 in Suffolk suffered significant damage due to the heat today.  A policeman, probably exaggerating, said on the news that the road "literally exploded".


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#6114 ckn

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Posted 28 July 2014 - 09:26 AM

My reputation is at 666.


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#6115 ckn

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Posted 30 July 2014 - 09:53 PM

I got a new Kindle Paperwhite today as an advance birthday present :)  My aging keyboard Kindle was starting to suffer from being dropped too many times.  The backlight on the Paperwhite is excellent and I'm very happy with it.

 

Tesco have £20 off the Paperwhite now plus there's the double points thing so we cashed in the points we had unspent to get £60 off the price.


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#6116 ckn

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Posted 01 August 2014 - 11:49 AM

9am I sat down with a nice cup of tea and thought I'd answer a few emails before having a relatively quiet day.  Oh how that changed.... I've just put my work laptop down for a breather and tea refresh before getting back into it.  It doesn't help that it seems that half the NHS is on holiday going by the out-of-office notes I've received.


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#6117 hindle xiii

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 01:28 PM

I just ate a tangerine which had 13 pips.


If you use "should of", "would of" or "could of", you are a moron.

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#6118 WearyRhino

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 10:17 AM

I just ate a tangerine which had 13 pips.

 

And 4 and one third Gladys Knights?


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#6119 Wolford6

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 10:23 AM

I've just watered next door's plants.


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#6120 Futtocks

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 11:17 AM

Just found out that Mike Campbell, guitarist for Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, has a side project band called The Dirty Knobs. :) 


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