29-06-19, 13:33Unless you have teenagers in tow, quiet places are the best places. When our kids were young we camped or caravanned on Forestry Commision campsites...19 replies | 394 view(s)
27-06-19, 18:16Jon That is one beast of a caravan; a bit bigger than mine. I believe the term for people doing what you plan is "Snowbirds". They chase the...5 replies | 197 view(s)
27-06-19, 11:39Oakbank replied to a thread You know you’re getting old when ...................... in Off-topicIt's not just me then :confused:52 replies | 1371 view(s)
27-06-19, 11:00Many many years ago, when the kids were young, money was tight and fuel was around £1.35/gallon, we used to borrow my father-in-law's old caravan to...5 replies | 197 view(s)
25-06-19, 16:26I went for a wee potter about on Ladybird today. Very little wind, but it was 'Taps Aff!', just shorts and sunblock, plus floppy hat and sunglasses....496 replies | 29210 view(s)
21-06-19, 09:10I asked my optician about getting me contact lenses. She said I'm not suitable as my prescription changes every year, and not just for the worse....13 replies | 532 view(s)
21-06-19, 09:02I used to write a lot of emails to colleagues for whom English was not their first language, and frequently not even their second. To get the message...15 replies | 421 view(s)
21-06-19, 07:28Interesting article in the BBC today Clean Energy1 replies | 104 view(s)
20-06-19, 17:09Picked the first ripe strawberry out of the greenhouse yesterday, and being the kind, generous fool that I am, gave it to the wife. Anyone know...496 replies | 29210 view(s)
20-06-19, 17:04It all depends. If it's a topic that interests me and is well written I'll read it thoroughly . . . until I come across something that jars, be it...15 replies | 421 view(s)
18-06-19, 15:49I use a metal handled Gillette mk5 and I find the blades last weeks, if not months. I reckon the time to change blades is when I walk out the...36 replies | 1332 view(s)
18-06-19, 15:29Fascinating project Lenny. Being steel (& filler) it'll be a pretty heavy EV vehicle. What are the plans re. batteries and powertrain donor car?...30 replies | 1280 view(s)
18-06-19, 15:23Oakbank replied to a thread You know you’re getting old when ...................... in Off-topicYou know your getting old when breakfast includes Glucosamide and supper includes Statins. :( When your grandchildren are studying 'The Falklands...52 replies | 1371 view(s)
18-06-19, 15:13There are three films I would not pass up on an opportunity to watch . . . again and again. 1) Zulu. 2) Lawrence of Arabia. 3) Master and...28 replies | 731 view(s)
18-06-19, 14:51Hey! No need to be sorry. It's a great second car. Zero tax and 60+mpg, and better residual value, in % terms, than any EV :cool:.28 replies | 1438 view(s)
18-06-19, 13:58Hi Marc You're doing well to get 170 mpc (miles per charge). I take it you're driving 'conservatively' and using as much regenerative braking via...28 replies | 1438 view(s)
18-06-19, 10:42Woz I fully agree, and would like to add to my earlier post by stating inaccurate, partisan and sensationalist journalism just adds to the...29 replies | 1460 view(s)
18-06-19, 10:32A couple of things have made me happy today. 1) I've just got back from a two week sailing trip round the Inner Hebrides with a couple of very...496 replies | 29210 view(s)
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