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Old 24-07-18, 01:48 PM   #6051
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Hang on, you have rain and are griping? Send it down here.

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Old 24-07-18, 01:49 PM   #6052
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the rocks were as smooth and as slippery as hell, it was like driving on sheet ice.


The concrete road way of that ford gets covered in algae in summer and is slippery as a slippery thing covered in grease. Often frozen in winter too. Not recommended on two wheels, but I have cycled up there in summer (not recommended!).
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Old 24-07-18, 01:52 PM   #6053
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We had a downpour here last night. I had been sweating my balls off all day in 30 degree offices so when the rain came on I went and laid down in my back garden. It was nice
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Old 24-07-18, 01:56 PM   #6054
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I don't mind the rain but not when I've a day out on the bike planned.

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Old 24-07-18, 01:58 PM   #6055
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The concrete road way of that ford gets covered in algae in summer and is slippery as a slippery thing covered in grease. Often frozen in winter too. Not recommended on two wheels, but I have cycled up there in summer (not recommended!).
I did wonder if it was algae. Treacherous stuff.

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Old 24-07-18, 02:06 PM   #6056
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We had a downpour here last night. I had been sweating my balls off all day in 30 degree offices so when the rain came on I went and laid down in my back garden. It was nice
Stop saying things like this! We've had no rain for weeks now and I am completely fed up of it. Was walking down Brighton prom yesterday in suit and tie and let me tell you it was no fun until we got into the air-conditioned building 20 minutes walk from the Hotel. I took the tie off for the walk back...


Bill - glad the munchkin is back and resting up well.
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Old 24-07-18, 03:58 PM   #6057
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Fantastic news !

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Again thanks all.
He's back at home now and fast asleep.
He has a couple of blood levels off so will have to change his medicines and will probably be sore for a few days but otherwise is doing well.

Here he is, from a couple of weeks ago, enjoying one of his favorite outdoor activities.
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I don't where he gets that from?
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Old 24-07-18, 06:42 PM   #6058
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Yeah it was a lovely downpour. Hopefully we'll get some rain by the time we're heading back down south
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Glad he's home Bill, always better than hospital

Bit behind the news as I'm in France, where we had some rain today
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Old 26-07-18, 06:56 AM   #6060
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Called out to a non-problem at 5:30am today. Too late to go back to sleep by the time I'd done checks etc. Normally being on-call gives me a lie in on Thursday until 6:45.

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