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Rufus2 Thu 29-Oct-20 13:26:52

A Yorkshire man takes his cat to the vet.
Yorkshireman: "Ayup, lad, I need to talk to thee about me cat."
Vet: "Is it a tom?
Yorkshireman: "Nay, I've browt it with us

Megs I’m feeling dare-devil this evening, so here’s Barrie Humphries, that world famous Aussie comedian talking about Kiwis
“There are over 30million sheep in New Zealand; 3million think they are human!”
but don’t tell that to the All Blacks! It needs an upgrade anyway!

Reminded me of the excellent Kiwi comedian, “Fred Daggs” (aka John Clarke). He teamed up with a Brian Dawes as his straight man and they had a regular 5 minute spot just before the 7pm news on ABC TV involving very funny satirical comments, mainly political.
Their programme about bureaucratic stuff-ups at the time of the Sydney Olympics was hilarious; must check if that is still available on YouTube.

Just been watching : “Secrets of the Tower” on TV,.; fascinating! It involved the Royal Navy “paying its dues” with a couple of ratings carrying the keg of rum; I forget how many bottles were required to fill it’ but carrying the full keg around the Tower must have been a weight on their shoulders! Much more interesting than a box of Guinness! hmm

Preceded by a programme about living conditions in London slums with actors playing the part of families etc. Not exactly “The Good Old Days” , even though it was set around the late 1890s.

We are now free of many restrictions, although not all, but TV News showed all the celebrations, particularly in pubs, bars, cafes etc. Reminiscent of VE Day. However, facemasks are with us for the foreseeable future and let’s hope there will be no pay-back now that our guard has been lowered.
I think I’ve managed to “Gettit”; all we need to do is cross out “tiers”and substitute “levels”
Not too difficult, really! We managed to achieve what’s become known as “double donut days”,
0 new cases, 0 deaths!
What’s going on with all the apparent abrupt departures of members? They can’t all be in the Doss-house or on the naughty bench. Some new members have barely given themselves time to find out where the toilets are and they’ve gone. We can’t blame poor manners on Covid surely!?

Megs So you’re an IT whizz!? Perhaps you can help me out with QR Codes at some stage.
We have another Zoom class on that tomorrow, hang on, it’s already tomorrow!

Good Health wine wine wine

Jaxjacky Thu 29-Oct-20 15:32:11

Hi Rufus, you’ve broken air from your tunnel, ours is getting back filled. And, it’s still raining, all day today, seeping drizzle, to be expected in October.
We’re at level 1, but heading towards 2, although I think a UK wide lockdown is on the horizon, got plenty of loo roll, so all is good.

Stay safe 🥂

Megs36 Thu 29-Oct-20 15:51:44

Hello Rufus, 🤪🤪
Pleased things seem to be improving over your way, love double donut! I think it will be a long time before we get anywhere near that, we are still level one medium but family ‘up north’ are two but on the fringes of going higher I believe.
IT whizz, you’re joking ,like I said old age and brain fog have taken over.
As for numbers going down, there was someone posting some really odd stuff then disappeared, Iasked where they’d gone and got email from GNHQ telling me off and deleting my comment!!! A lot of people had made remarks about the odd one and the whole thing has gone, seems free speech is out and for no reason. I dare say someone will tell me why....
Cheers 🍷🥂🍷🥂🍷🥂