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  1. swordtrombonefish

    Electric Toothbrush

    Amazon in their 'daily deals' sometimes have great deals on Oral B - I have one I got 6 years ago - paid £59 and it was down from £249 Example: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Oral-B-CrossAction-Rechargeable-Toothbrush-Connectivity/dp/B00K2U61FG
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    Local lockdown

    Well, well, well...who would have thunk it? The national shutdown that isn't a national shutdown! https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-54199642
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    This week, I 'ave been mostly listening to

    Laura Marling - Semper Femina / Song For Our Daughter The National - High Violet / Boxer Bowie - Aladdin Sane / Outside Tom Odell - Various Ed Dowie - Various Parquet Courts - Various
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    Local lockdown

    Im not sure abvout this new bribe requirement mind - the police used to be satisfied with a monetary donation, and the smirking voyeur is a little offputting.
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    Local lockdown

    The steady creep of 'local lockdowns' will surely look more like a 'national lockdown' if it continues?
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    Book Recommendations.

    I've only had 2 audiobooks A Short History of Nearly Everything – Bill Bryson Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind - Yuval Noah Harari The first is humourous along with informative and I could recommend if you have not consumed it in print or audio format. The second was bought for me...
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    twitter

    I lasted 2 weeks on Twitter - it seemed OK at first until I widened my subscription. People seem to revel in forming pack attack groups against those with whom they disagree. Deleted app, just as I did with Facebook & I don't miss it.
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    Report Breaches Of The Rule Of Six?

    Where would they find the time? They are already stretched to the point where some crimes are just issued with a number as there are no resources to investigate further. A bit sideways I know, but I had a dream the other night that I woke, came downstairs and looked out at te drive and my CRV...
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    What you all been up to in the lovely afternoon sunshine?

    Daughter had some friends up from Cambridge (after their stay in Newcastle) - spot of lunch for them whilst prepping a BBQ for tea. Cleaned up the BBQ, ground some beef and mixed with 'Sweet Baby Ray' and a bit of Red Wine for flavouring along with seasoning. chopped a bit of salad and some...
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    What you all been up to in the lovely afternoon sunshine?

    Looks a decent job mate - how does it stand up with wear & tear in the busiest / harshest room in the house (except perhaps the kharzi)?
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    Links Anthony Yarde vs Dec Spelman?

    Struck out again - anyone?
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    BAD SEED TEEVEE – 24hr Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

    ON YouTube now....
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    DUNE

    Love the trailer - the Frank Herbert books are epic, and this looks to be trying to stay true to the source material, if they do then it will be peak Sci-Fi. Bring it on.
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    Musical Guilty Pleasures You Don’t tell Too Many About

    I've been known to listen to a few Coldplay numbers and if I'm going to come clean some Cliff Richard songs (especially around December) Spank me.
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    Young lads on bikes not moving out of the road?

    This happened to my wife. Lads just stopped in the middle of the road,she was a bit worried but two lads on motorbikes come around her and scattered them and then got off their bikes and started giving them a lot of grief...they slunk off. Not all Grebo's are bad ;)
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    Coronavirus confirmed...

    Must have been a real shock that! Hope the little one bounces back soon and you are all clear in the 14 days...
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    RIP Alan Minter

    A real tough looking fella in his latter days (I saw him a couple of times when in Liverpool & Manchester) Minter was a WBA & WBC middleweight boxing champion who was dethroned by Marvin Hagler. He finally hung up his gloves in 1981.
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    RIP Diana Rigg

    & farewell Mrs Peel 82 was a pretty good innings. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-54106509
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    Your favourite album released half your lifetime ago

    1990 - Sinéad O'Connor - I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got
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