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wednesday now the lesson is over and the killing's begun

sungodsungod Posts: 12,194
'ning

ride, coffee, nyt, webexes, perhaps a bask later if weather cooperates
my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
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  • lincolndavelincolndave Posts: 7,725
    Morning, cold looks like a touch of frost, not a lot to report , same old same for me
    Have a good day
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 7,300
    Morning. Cold bright ride in to work. Back on shift. Hopefully a steady day and a few 🍺 beers later with eldest. Fridge loaded ready in anticipation.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,056
    Hopefully finish roughly on time today as I want to fit a ride in before our neighbours deliver pizza and deserts as part of their spread cheer day 😎
  • thistle_(mbnw)thistle_(mbnw) Posts: 3,238
    Morning

    No WFH so was planning a bike ride, but it's cold and didn't get to sleep until late so it's been postponed. Might go out later.

    Bush needs trimming so I could always do that instead when it warms up a bit.
  • step83step83 Posts: 3,661
    Morning, nippy out today is my Friday now as work have told us we have to all take a portion of our holiday so I now have two weeks an a couple days off using the bank holidays as well to help.

    Anyway lovely coffee made, and arguments with some Germans at 10 to liven the day up.

    Question for you guys, workshop garage conversion is slowly coming to fruition, quote done but the builder seems to think he can get it done next week, during lockdown? OK its a days work but would we fall foul of the current lockdown restrictions?
    I have police going past mine all day due to being on the edge of a popular woodland area.
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,507
    edited 6 May
    step83 said:



    Question for you guys, workshop garage conversion is slowly coming to fruition, quote done but the builder seems to think he can get it done next week, during lockdown? OK its a days work but would we fall foul of the current lockdown restrictions?
    I have police going past mine all day due to being on the edge of a popular woodland area.

    Pretty sure that's OK Step - construction work still allowed IIRC, so as long as you stay 2m from them when you're giving them cups of PG Tips you should be fine.

    Another day in the Den running the evil empire remotely. More dog shaving later on as we move onto elder hound after a successful shearing effort on junior hound. It also gives Stropteen practice for when she does my hair.
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  • thistle_(mbnw)thistle_(mbnw) Posts: 3,238
    step83 said:

    Question for you guys, workshop garage conversion is slowly coming to fruition, quote done but the builder seems to think he can get it done next week, during lockdown? OK its a days work but would we fall foul of the current lockdown restrictions?
    I have police going past mine all day due to being on the edge of a popular woodland area.

    I'd say it's fine as long as you do social distancing. Assume you're both contagious and work something out.
    Is it just one builder, or a builder and his mate? They'd need to take precautions too but if they can do it safely then can't see a problem.

    Our overlords told us that construction workers are key workers, so it shouldn't be a problem with the police provided everyone's 2m apart.
  • homers_doublehomers_double Posts: 6,442
    Well we have a carpet fitter doing the hall stairs and landing at the moment so I guess a garage would be fine.

    Once he's left I'm off out for a ride.
    Advocate of disc brakes.
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 4,642
    Morning wasted on nothing in particular.

    Headed off after lunch for a ride, stopped at a local beach to enjoy the serenity.


  • Charlie_CrokerCharlie_Croker Posts: 387

    Morning wasted on nothing in particular.
    Headed off after lunch for a ride, stopped at a local beach to enjoy the serenity.


    That's nice, looks more like a GT than a BMC - what is it?

    gonna drink coffee and water the veg, no bigger plans right now
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 4,642
    It's a 29'er, "TE - Team Elite" model, aluminium frame. I've put a Specialised Carve carbon fork in it I had laying about in a box.
  • step83step83 Posts: 3,661

    step83 said:

    Question for you guys, workshop garage conversion is slowly coming to fruition, quote done but the builder seems to think he can get it done next week, during lockdown? OK its a days work but would we fall foul of the current lockdown restrictions?
    I have police going past mine all day due to being on the edge of a popular woodland area.

    I'd say it's fine as long as you do social distancing. Assume you're both contagious and work something out.
    Is it just one builder, or a builder and his mate? They'd need to take precautions too but if they can do it safely then can't see a problem.

    Our overlords told us that construction workers are key workers, so it shouldn't be a problem with the police provided everyone's 2m apart.
    Its him an his son doing it so, they live together so thats that piece of the puzzle solved. I've told him give me a few days to de censored the area an he can crack on. Then sparky in for power an lights then I can put in the stud partition internal door ceiling and insulation. Not much to do!
  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,197
    Say you have C19 immunity and can't pass it on anyway.
    S - The Brazilian beach volleyball team
    W - Wiggle Honda

    "This year will be harder than last year. But that is good news; this year will be easier than next year."
  • thistle_(mbnw)thistle_(mbnw) Posts: 3,238
    pinno said:

    Say you have C19 immunity and can't pass it on anyway.

    They won't believe him unless he's got his superhero costume on at the same time.
  • step83step83 Posts: 3,661

    pinno said:

    Say you have C19 immunity and can't pass it on anyway.

    They won't believe him unless he's got his superhero costume on at the same time.
    Hospital gown cape?
  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,197
    NBC suit (+parachute).
    S - The Brazilian beach volleyball team
    W - Wiggle Honda

    "This year will be harder than last year. But that is good news; this year will be easier than next year."
  • thistle_(mbnw)thistle_(mbnw) Posts: 3,238
    Is it Wednesday again already?
  • sungodsungod Posts: 12,194
    'ning

    are we recycling?

    lazy start, coffee, nyt, wfh
    my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
  • lincolndavelincolndave Posts: 7,725
    Morning, is this a case of deja vu ?
  • sungodsungod Posts: 12,194
    possibly, it's not jamias vu, might be presque vu, or some other vu
    my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
  • lincolndavelincolndave Posts: 7,725
    sungod said:

    possibly, it's not jamias vu, might be presque vu, or some other vu

    Room with a view ?

  • thistle_(mbnw)thistle_(mbnw) Posts: 3,238
    Vu too.
    Nwfh, going to wash the car and got the anti dust storm/bird poo cover.
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 7,300
    Lazy sods. At least it's recycling of a sort. Wake up and possibly ride later if I cba.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 5,444
    Going to cycle into work for old times sake. Well, that and to pick up a laptop and get it couriered to a new VAT minion of a minion. Short ugly way in, then back the scenic route I think.
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,056
    Work is pants today 🤬
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 5,891
    Dropped truck off to get a broken exhaust bracket replaced. Tough ride back: the wind is awkward, strong side gusts causing some wobbles but tougher was that I came across a white cat lying in the middle of a sideroad, been hit by a vehicle, still alive just but gore etc. Needed a swift dispatch. Bike wheels not suitable for the task. Passed it on to a bloke in the council roads depot adjacent, you'll need a shovel fella. Sad start to the day.
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,507
    orraloon said:

    Dropped truck off to get a broken exhaust bracket replaced. Tough ride back: the wind is awkward, strong side gusts causing some wobbles but tougher was that I came across a white cat lying in the middle of a sideroad, been hit by a vehicle, still alive just but gore etc. Needed a swift dispatch. Bike wheels not suitable for the task. Passed it on to a bloke in the council roads depot adjacent, you'll need a shovel fella. Sad start to the day.

    That is sad :(

    Busy start to the day including dealing with idiots and shirkers, time for lunch soon I reckon so I have energy to kick more arrises this afternoon.
    Whippet
    Bruiser
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    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • darkhairedlorddarkhairedlord Posts: 4,704
    Ning y'all. Glad no one on here has copped it yet. how are they doing the garage?shallow trench across the threshold and drop a pair of concrete lintles in to spread the load should do it. Board up with stud work and a sheet or two of 22mm ply then nail on some hardy board.
    Just had first meeting of the day on teams. Actually got the mic and headphones to work for a change. Daughters new phone finally arrived so that will keep her quite for ten minutes.
    Bought some "London-Gin" from waitrose, not made in london....
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 4,642
    Another meh day of weather.

    Went out for a ride this afternoon for a couple hours, some brief showery stuff, a chilly breeze, but still a nice ride.

    One of my favourites for dinner this evening, roasted pork cutlets with spicy chorizo, cannellini beans, olives, red onion and thyme in sherry vinegar.

    And shiraz, obvs.

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