saturday in the illusion we call reality

'ning

brrr, a nippy start

ride, cafes, work on mince pie backlog, laze, bubbly
my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
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  • tlw1
    tlw1 Posts: 21,858
    Yep nippy start with a ride to bishops castle for the salop sludger - perhaps if I had gone to bed before 2am it would have been easier
  • johngti
    johngti Posts: 2,508
    Morning. Day 3. Might go into the back garden today, try to finish building the bike up, see if I can find the through axle adaptors for my turbo trainer. Do a bit more work. Usual stuff. Hope my U14 team goes well - but of a local derby this morning up against Gravesend grammar.
  • orraloon
    orraloon Posts: 12,666
    Late awakening. All that fresh air, sunshine and cold breeze tree planting yesterday; or could have been the drinks several last night. Good night's sleep anyways.

    Today will be fettling; do some outdoors tidying plus prep for the seasonal decs (which are not lighting up until Christmas week, hardcore traditionalist here) plus bike fettling, forecasting heavy rain by afternoon so prep for a ride tomorrow. Plan.
  • Stevo_666
    Stevo_666 Posts: 58,399
    Bit of a lie in had (and was needed). Junior is home again but has pushed off already to see her mates. So will walk dogs then do more disposing of furniture packaging down the tip. May also need to block off a hole in the decking as we reckon foxes are getting in there.

    Spot of footy watching later maybe and the customary take away plus tramp fuel.

    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,309
    Well done on the tree planting 'Loon.
    Our seasonal 'decs' won't go up until Friday you'll be pleased to know. There are some ridiculous light shows on houses here locally.

    Bit 'hungover' today after the Flu-C19 doubles game.
    So energy levels will dictate the day's activity.

    Hope post includes a thermo valve.
    (Supposed to open at 58 deg c and not leak).
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,309
    oxoman said:

    Morning. Got home from A&E with OH just in time to see Friday out. .

    I was right then.

    Oxo - now chief cook, bottle washer and nursemaid. The thing you need to get through this is a big stock of mince pies.

    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • Day on the tools in the shed machining up timber for drawers. Quicker than I expected the job to be, but still a *lot* to do.

    Pizza for dinner.
    Open One+ BMC TE29 Seven 622SL On One Scandal Cervelo RS
  • veronese68
    veronese68 Posts: 27,292
    Afternoon folks,
    Early start for me today, by my standards at any rate. Collected female child from Brighton then a bit of pottering. Now relaxing for all I'm worth. Helping friend's daughter move into a small flat tomorrow. I'll be going to work for a rest on Monday.
    Hope the Mrs is comfortable now Oxo, that's been more than a little stressful for you.
  • johngti
    johngti Posts: 2,508
    Weird day. Went in the garden to finish the bike, started raining so dropped that idea. Did a bit of marking. Started reading the expanse. Just watched strictly. Had a nice birthday brunch and dinner with me sat in the conservatory and the family sitting around the dining table miles away. Got another week of this.
  • tetley10
    tetley10 Posts: 693
    Yo dudes, dragged my arse round the football pitch, managed to sneak a 3-2 win against the local rivals. Proper old school, dodgy ref, dodgy decisions, dodgy tackles the lot. All played on a deteriorating pitch, in the rain. Cant beat it.
  • MattFalle
    MattFalle Posts: 11,644


    home.

    this one changed at the last minute and didn't go according to plan

    am infucking bits.

    catch up in the a to the m.


    .
    The camera down the willy isn't anything like as bad as it sounds.
  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,309
    Yay! It's MF.

    Did you bring back anything nice for me?
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • MattFalle
    MattFalle Posts: 11,644
    edited December 2021
    Ciao! Hope all is tip top tastic your side.

    Not this time P - soz. This one didn't go according to plan.

    I'll gather thoughts over next few days and pm you. Just need to process.
    .
    The camera down the willy isn't anything like as bad as it sounds.
  • johngti
    johngti Posts: 2,508
    MattFalle said:

    Ciao! Hope all is tip top tastic your side.

    Not this time P - soz. This one didn't go according to plan.

    I'll gather thoughts over next few days and pm you. Just need to process.

    Glad you’re back MF.
  • MattFalle
    MattFalle Posts: 11,644
    johngti said:

    MattFalle said:

    Ciao! Hope all is tip top tastic your side.

    Not this time P - soz. This one didn't go according to plan.

    I'll gather thoughts over next few days and pm you. Just need to process.

    Glad you’re back MF.
    thank you! bloody brilliant to be back tbh.
    .
    The camera down the willy isn't anything like as bad as it sounds.
  • MattFalle
    MattFalle Posts: 11,644
    oxoman said:

    Welcome back MF, they've missed you.

    grazie! I'll round them up give them a stern talking to followed by lots of lovin' - get them all ready for Christmas joy.
    .
    The camera down the willy isn't anything like as bad as it sounds.
  • seanoconn
    seanoconn Posts: 11,394
    oxoman said:

    Welcome back MF, they've missed you.

    Where’s the we?
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • seanoconn
    seanoconn Posts: 11,394
    pinno said:

    Yay! It's MF.

    Did you bring back anything nice for me?

    Always on the bloody want you. Have you started your work on your Xmas quiz yet?
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • seanoconn
    seanoconn Posts: 11,394
    MattFalle said:



    home.

    this one changed at the last minute and didn't go according to plan

    am infucking bits.

    catch up in the a to the m.


    Welcome home MF 🥳🥳🥳
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,309
    MattFalle said:

    johngti said:

    MattFalle said:

    Ciao! Hope all is tip top tastic your side.

    Not this time P - soz. This one didn't go according to plan.

    I'll gather thoughts over next few days and pm you. Just need to process.

    Glad you’re back MF.
    thank you! bloody brilliant to be back tbh.
    I am sure it is but it won't be too long before you're bored.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,309
    seanoconn said:

    pinno said:

    Yay! It's MF.

    Did you bring back anything nice for me?

    Always on the bloody want you. Have you started your work on your Xmas quiz yet?
    I haven't even started my Christmas cards.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • veronese68
    veronese68 Posts: 27,292
    Good to see the MFs have made it back safely.
  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,309

    Good to see the MFs have made it back safely.

    It's probably because they exhausted the stocks of Hello Kitty plasters.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • MattFalle
    MattFalle Posts: 11,644
    pinno said:

    MattFalle said:

    johngti said:

    MattFalle said:

    Ciao! Hope all is tip top tastic your side.

    Not this time P - soz. This one didn't go according to plan.

    I'll gather thoughts over next few days and pm you. Just need to process.

    Glad you’re back MF.
    thank you! bloody brilliant to be back tbh.
    I am sure it is but it won't be too long before you're bored.
    been pinged already. mid jan off again...
    .
    The camera down the willy isn't anything like as bad as it sounds.
  • MattFalle
    MattFalle Posts: 11,644
    thankyou very much to everyone for kind welcome backs - truly v much appreciated.
    .
    The camera down the willy isn't anything like as bad as it sounds.
  • sungod
    sungod Posts: 16,513
    hope it's not the nippy ex-soviet bits

    we've definitely missed you, it's better to be missed than hit
    my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
  • Stevo_666
    Stevo_666 Posts: 58,399
    MattFalle said:

    pinno said:

    MattFalle said:

    johngti said:

    MattFalle said:

    Ciao! Hope all is tip top tastic your side.

    Not this time P - soz. This one didn't go according to plan.

    I'll gather thoughts over next few days and pm you. Just need to process.

    Glad you’re back MF.
    thank you! bloody brilliant to be back tbh.
    I am sure it is but it won't be too long before you're bored.
    been pinged already. mid jan off again...
    Welcome back MF - for now.
    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • tlw1
    tlw1 Posts: 21,858
    MattFalle said:

    pinno said:

    MattFalle said:

    johngti said:

    MattFalle said:

    Ciao! Hope all is tip top tastic your side.

    Not this time P - soz. This one didn't go according to plan.

    I'll gather thoughts over next few days and pm you. Just need to process.

    Glad you’re back MF.
    thank you! bloody brilliant to be back tbh.
    I am sure it is but it won't be too long before you're bored.
    been pinged already. mid jan off again...
    I suppose with so many MFs there is an increased chance of contact.

    Welcome back to you all
  • orraloon
    orraloon Posts: 12,666
    There be an errant MF in or on my roof space. It's either a pigeon with heavy boots or...
  • orraloon
    orraloon Posts: 12,666
    oxoman said:

    Roland Rat 🐀

    Rolands and their mini wannabe Mickeys are more scrabble, scrape, knock, scratch. This was def more on the stomp scale, like a pigeon or an MF with the big boots.

    (😊 I'm not bothered in reality, would have been noise transmission from the roof tiles. This place I rent currently is a 90s estate build so old school tech loftspace, insulation blankets on the top of the ceilings, no thermaboards etc on the roof structure.)