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thursday describing the square root of geometry

'ning

looks like mild but gloomygrey continues

ride, coffee, webex, sort out more stuff for hols

i have resolved to drink more port
my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny

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  • lincolndavelincolndave Posts: 8,936
    Morning, a little blue sky but mainly cloud, the garden shed needs cleaning out and reorganising so that’s today’s job
    Have agood day
  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 4,642
    Another moist morning but greeted by a rainbow when I opened the curtains.
    Means all my kit on the washing line is going to be soaked as there was no mention of rain in the forecast last night.

    Weighed in my old full suss yesterday. A £1000 frameset only gets you £2 as scrap these days.

    WFH today and that's about it.
  • Ben6899Ben6899 Posts: 8,189
    edited July 2020
    Morning. WFH, turbo, Zoom with family. Need to give someone my number as well - thought I'd done that on Monday. Yeh work is a bit busy!
    Ben

    Bikes: Donhou DSS4 Custom | Condor Italia RC | Gios Megalite | Dolan Preffisio | Giant Bowery '76
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  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,921
    Walk/run/work and then probably deal with MIL again.

    Yesterday she ran away twice and thankfully one time was when she was being assessed by the healthcare team - this should speed up the inevitable outcome.
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 8,864
    Morning All. Chilling at home awaiting call back from doc over possible appointment to look at previously injured elbow. OH having a day at home doing webex,s. TLW I feel your pain, hopefully things will get sorted quickly, only issue is post Covid restrictions. Good luck. Supposed to taking young oxo out on bike later weather permitting. Much wetness on route apparently.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 7,568
    Not good times tlw, lot of stress in that type of situation, best wishes.

    Felt bleepin' crackered yesterday, need a holiday. Oh wait, what's this? D-1 until the Belgian weekender! Woo and hoo. Beers, bike rides, good food, good fun.

    Today will be getting prepped. Tough eh?
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,921
    Cheers chaps - don’t worry, still smiling
  • Ben6899Ben6899 Posts: 8,189
    You have my very best wishes, @tlw1 - my uncle, who I absolutely adored, had Alzheimer's and it's a difficult road.

    @pinno are you sodding off to Belgium!?
    Ben

    Bikes: Donhou DSS4 Custom | Condor Italia RC | Gios Megalite | Dolan Preffisio | Giant Bowery '76
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  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 44,054
    tlw1 said:

    Cheers chaps - don’t worry, still smiling

    I know the problems you must be facing - my old dear kept saying she was being kept against her will in the care home and wanted to go home (despite being totally unable to look after herself), so the courts got involved. Try to avoid that.
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  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 44,054
    Busy morning but has now eased off until I head to the dentist for more wallet removal procedures. May go for a run tonight to blow away the cobwebs.
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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]
  • homers_doublehomers_double Posts: 6,703
    Doing stuff for several jobs all at once is never productive.

    Neighbors at work are having a tree chopped down, as it happens my mate works for the firm doing the work so I'll get a good tonne or so of logs nicely chopped up free of charge (and effort).

    Must sort mountain bike type stuff out later.
    Advocate of disc brakes.
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 44,054
    edited July 2020
    Wallet now lighter although at least my teeth don't hurt. Will go running in a bit and shift some lard.

    In other news, junior hound has claimed his 4th feathered victim and now has a pigeon, 2 blackbirds and a duckling on his rap sheet (the duckling survived but probably needs counselling). I'm convinced that Gnasher must have been a cat in a past life.
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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]
  • ballysmateballysmate Posts: 14,790
    Highlight of my day was being relieved of £135 by the bloke who fixed the cooker*. Ordinarily I would be pissed off but if it couldn't be repaired, the alternative was 2 grand for a replacement so I count that as a win.


    *The 'cooker, in this instance, was not Mrs B
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,921

    Highlight of my day was being relieved of £135 by the bloke who fixed the cooker*. Ordinarily I would be pissed off but if it couldn't be repaired, the alternative was 2 grand for a replacement so I count that as a win.


    *The 'cooker, in this instance, was not Mrs B

    Rangemaster?
  • ballysmateballysmate Posts: 14,790
    Yep
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 8,864
    OOPS
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • ballysmateballysmate Posts: 14,790
    I had diagnosed the problem, correctly as it happens :) as a faulty fsd. A trawl of t'internet of the usual suspects (espares etc and even rangemaster) suggested that the part was no longer available.
    Local engineer attended and replaced the knackered part and told me there is an independent company still making them.
    The cooker was bought to fit exactly along a wall space and I would have had to replace like for like if it couldn't be repaired.
    Much relieved.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,256
    I have no idea what's wrong with this arrangement:


    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 44,054
    pinno said:

    I have no idea what's wrong with this arrangement:


    How do you manage with just one hob?
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  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 4,642
    Hob no. 2 is just off the edge of the picture on the right.
    Looks like a no. 2 as well.
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