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monday, it used to be easier to start a revolution

'ning

ride, cafe, wfh a bit more as no giro
my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny

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  • lincolndavelincolndave Posts: 9,075
    Morning, mild and fine, shopping first , bike ride , lawn requires cutting if dry, clean and lube the best bike and put away until next year.
    Have a good day
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 9,028
    Morning All. Stuck on a course for 4 days for some reason, so driving to brum for something different. Hopefully won't fall asleep. May attempt running later if chance.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • CargobikeCargobike Posts: 746
    Ayup, every day seems to be morphing into the next. Another night with too little sleep, but hoping to finish mid-afternoon, to bag a few hours out riding later.

    We'll see.
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 19,079
    Rest day thank god, and therefore no grumpy calls from the wife saying “I thought you were only going out for 4 hrs” 😂

    Work stuff and look after kids later as the wife is finally taking her mother home 😎
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 6,262
    wfh. also little sleep, as wife was thrashing about like she had st vitus dance.

    bought a backgammon set yesterday, as i like a game. trying to teach mini and Mrs H3. much stroppiness from both, especially Mrs H3, who was gammoned twice, and backgammoned once...
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 44,553
    WFH today, have some Brexity stuff to deal with but nothing too 'taxing'. Stropteen nearly out of lockdown in uni so she'll be able to join the Liverpool lockdown with the rest of the City this week. At least she'll be able to go and dissect a few frogs.

    May have the rest of last night's Indian take away for lunch.
    Whippet
    Bruiser
    Panzer
    Commuter

    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,683
    I never did understand what the joy in Backgammon is.
    Taught by my sister but much preferred the fun alternative 'Acey Deucy'.

    Spent the whole of yesterday putting the mower back together after some bits were welded by a welder bloke using a welder.

    Missed Flanders as a result and watched some of the repeat of the Giro stage on Eurosport. So I have Flanders to watch too and that means not logging in to BR in case of a spoiler until then.

    Toots are off for another week and rain means indoor shenanigans - some contrived, some as a side effect, some accidental, some for the hell of it.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 4,840
    hopkinb said:

    especially Mrs H3, who was gammoned twice, and backgammoned once...

    Can't work out whether or not that's a euphemism.

  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 4,840
    'ning

    Woke up with a bad back, hopefully joining the work yoga class later to try and stretch it out a bit.

    Last night's hacked together timelapse camera still seems to be working. Just need to get my Pi to convert the picture of the meter into a meter reading then I can forget about getting the ladders out to read the electric meter.

    Trying to do some WFH in the meantime.

    A big transit van drives past here multiple times a day, no idea who it is or why they are driving down the narrow alley between the houses at speed. Anyway he's just driven past, slowly with a load of gaffer tape over the back corner of the van where he's clouted something.
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 44,553

    hopkinb said:

    especially Mrs H3, who was gammoned twice, and backgammoned once...

    Can't work out whether or not that's a euphemism.

    Fnarr fnarr.
    Whippet
    Bruiser
    Panzer
    Commuter

    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • WFH for a change, picked up some logs on the way home from the gym, spoke to the tree surgeons and I'm going back down in a bit to get some more.

    Probably going to get a ride in after lunch later.
    Advocate of disc brakes.
  • Result, 2 x Mitsy L200 truck full of logs for a tenner donation for a round of brews from the adjacent butty van.
    Advocate of disc brakes.
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 5,124
    Early start on taxi duties while O/H had cataract removed from other eye. Home and fired up the mower, which had new blades and a bit of a service the other day. Made short work of long grass.

    Ride for a bit of fresh air and exercise.
    Open O-1.0 Open One+ BMC TE29 Titus Racer X Ti Giant MCM One Cannondale Prophet Lefty Cannondale Super V SL Cove Handjob Cervelo RS
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 7,862
    A long and hard work day, sore and stiff now. Just opened a beer (on a Monday 😳). Work for clients where he is now wheelchair-bound due to Parkinson's effects plus was hospitalised back in spring with C19, survived and recovering slowly, which is good, he is a good person. She does as much garden work as she can, but they need me now and again for the heavy lifting, and xxxx it felt heavy today. Might feel sh4gged out physically but feel uplifted mentally to help out good people. For a price, of course.
  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 4,840
    orraloon said:

    A long and hard work day, sore and stiff now. Just opened a beer (on a Monday 😳). Work for clients where he is now wheelchair-bound due to Parkinson's effects plus was hospitalised back in spring with C19, survived and recovering slowly, which is good, he is a good person. She does as much garden work as she can, but they need me now and again for the heavy lifting, and xxxx it felt heavy today. Might feel sh4gged out physically but feel uplifted mentally to help out good people. For a price, of course.

    It's the sort of job you don't mind going to work for :)
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 19,079
    Tonight’s car porn
  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,683
    tlw1 said:

    Tonight’s car porn

    Filth. Pure filth.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • CargobikeCargobike Posts: 746
    The OH hates the new Tesla I've just bought.
    She'd be all over something like that.
    Thank God for progress, says I.
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 19,079
    pinno said:

    tlw1 said:

    Tonight’s car porn

    Filth. Pure filth.
    Sent you a nice car porn video
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 44,553
    Meanwhile in Shropshire...

    Whippet
    Bruiser
    Panzer
    Commuter

    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 23,690 Lives Here
    tlw1 said:

    Tonight’s car porn

    Aforementioned old nail from Top Gear I presume. Very nice
  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,683
    tlw1 said:

    pinno said:

    tlw1 said:

    Tonight’s car porn

    Filth. Pure filth.
    Sent you a nice car porn video
    Email, Faceache ?
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 19,079
    pinno said:

    tlw1 said:

    pinno said:

    tlw1 said:

    Tonight’s car porn

    Filth. Pure filth.
    Sent you a nice car porn video
    Email, Faceache ?
    Faceache messenger
  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,683
    Vehicle make JAGUAR
    Date of first registration March 1999
    Year of manufacture 1991

    Eh?!
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 19,079
    pinno said:

    Vehicle make JAGUAR
    Date of first registration March 1999
    Year of manufacture 1991

    Eh?!

    They bought a few direct from TWR that were in warehouses
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 23,690 Lives Here
    tlw1 said:

    pinno said:

    Vehicle make JAGUAR
    Date of first registration March 1999
    Year of manufacture 1991

    Eh?!

    They bought a few direct from TWR that were in warehouses
    As I recall they struggled to sell them at the time as quite a few people were upset and cancelled orders because they were fitted with a twin turbo V6 rather than the anticipated V12. A very effective V6 though as proven. I should think they are worth as much now regardless of the engine fitted.
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