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  1. SNOWBANDIT

    Best Autobiography

    Both the large tomes I read on JFK and Lord Nelson changed my views on history - in so much as the largely potted versions we become used to are a disservice to actual events and how they shape those people in the time they become famous for. One of the reasons I feel very much against people...
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    Dover Ferries : Long Delays

    If it is not lack of French Border control staff ( as reported also by travellers and all news reportage - 6 out of 12 booths open) - then what else could it possibly be??
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    Johnson accused of 'contempt' for north by snubbing Doncaster for Kiev

    Some might say old uncle Joe did more
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    One of the best groups ever - IMHO mind

    Tend to agree - I was into totally different genre at the time - once one matures, being so closed minded and more objective gives a whole new perspective on different areas ( ergo a larger world to explore and enjoy). Abba is super example
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    Keto Diet

    Went full on Steaky - yep - definitely works - lost 2 stone ( ish) - until you crave a chip or 2 or Hoegaarden Coriander/orange beer
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    Bands who should have been bigger

    Frantic 4
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    Lesser known originals

    Poignant for me - as my good lady served her Soviet time on a carrot farm collective - each morning they played the Quo version to get them up and a digging. I think it is safe to say it isn't her favourite song ( nor mine as I prefer The Frantic Four era)
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    Lesser known originals

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    Lesser known originals

    Really enjoyed this thread
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    The Jubilee

    Queen with Paddy Bear - I loved that skit , Mrs had a tear in her eye - soppy girl....I just had something itchy
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    Photography - Cameras, Where To Start?

    I spent a small fortune on my new(ish) camera - with all the bit's and pieces - I have no clue how to work it - or better to say I should of gone for something simple - time will tell mind.
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    Brexit visually represented

    That's a super graphic - I am minded of Ye HyperLoop - super super graphics - LA to SF in minutes - 'undreds of miles per hour...in a vacuum. Graphics are brilliant loike that.
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    Great lyrics of our time

    " Standing by the wayside, begging for a ride I been waiting so long, a year has gone Look at all the people, strangers every one I've been looking so long, a year has gone You were all I lived for, I guess my life is through I've been living so long, I can't go on Lonely Sunday morning, rest...
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    What are we all reading?

    I've just obtained a copy of Practical Clock Repairing by the rather glamourous sounding Donald de Carle, and just finished "Old Wives' Lore for Gardeners.
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    What are we all reading?

    Sorry Harry- quite slipped by - Set on the Wiltshire Downs and Hampshire River Test Valley - it started somewhat in the vein of the most excellent Clive James "Unreliable Memoirs", however it got a bit dark, extremely unreliable and stayed there.
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    Tory MP arrested on suspicion of rape and banned from Commons – reports

    what is it with these people that they cannot keep their stinky dicks in check?
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    60/70s Rock

    Just the Frantic Three but not too shabby - I'm down the front.
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    60/70s Rock

    Well of course imma going to champion The Frantic Four - a superb set of Albums from 1970s' Ma Kellys greasy spoon to Blue for You 1976 and LIVE!! at Glasgow Apollo.
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