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    • Glad
    • By Glad 3rd Jan 14, 6:38 PM
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    Glad
    Money Savers Arms CXXVI - serving beer, wine, soft drinks, tea, coffee - all welcome
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    • 3rd Jan 14, 6:38 PM
    Money Savers Arms CXXVI - serving beer, wine, soft drinks, tea, coffee - all welcome 3rd Jan 14 at 6:38 PM


    Good evening all

    and welcome to a brand new Arms

    a place to chill and chat

    for everyone



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    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 20th Mar 17, 7:06 PM
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    Tipsntreats
    Evening all. I am sure there was-------Dixon of Dock green!
    Earth wind and Fire - one of my favourite groups, and September is when my birthday is.
    Now those naughty twins of mine! They have eaten all the coffee and walnut cake
    Whenever I ask them who was it, they ALWAYS point at eachother
    So I had to make do with a chocolate and cream desert
    Tips x
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 20th Mar 17, 7:09 PM
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    Sleazy
    Wine anybody?
    Signed Sleazy
    The Last Of The Lounge Lizards
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 20th Mar 17, 7:20 PM
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    Wine anybody?
    Originally posted by Sleazy
    You did make me jump!
    You never come here.
    No wine for me Sleazy, I am drinking tea.
    But you help yourself, I think there is some red left.
    Tips x
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • The Last Username
    • By The Last Username 20th Mar 17, 7:25 PM
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    The Last Username
    Wine anybody?
    Originally posted by Sleazy
    Oh yes please.

    I just discovered that Lidl (of all places) are doing a rather nice Sauternes at a tenner a bottle - great value for a decent drop.
    I'll open it when we've had yours if you'd like a snifter, Sleazy.
    "I'm not afraid of dying. I just don't want to be there when it happens."
    Spike Milligan
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 20th Mar 17, 7:51 PM
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    Sleazy
    Thanks .. could be a long evening .....
    Signed Sleazy
    The Last Of The Lounge Lizards
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 20th Mar 17, 7:55 PM
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    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 21st Mar 17, 9:07 AM
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    Fruitcake
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    Is it karaoke night? He's got the microphone in his hand and has a look of determination about him. I hope he isn't going to sing, My Way.

    Maybe he will do something by Earth Wind and Fire, or maybe Hawkwind.

    ... or better still, The Wurzels.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7onOJ-QgXY0
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
    "You're Safety Is My Primary Concern Dear" - Laks
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 21st Mar 17, 1:52 PM
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    Tipsntreats
    Is it karaoke night? He's got the microphone in his hand and has a look of determination about him. I hope he isn't going to sing, My Way.

    Maybe he will do something by Earth Wind and Fire, or maybe Hawkwind.

    ... or better still, The Wurzels.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7onOJ-QgXY0
    Originally posted by Fruitcake
    Afternoonings.
    Sun is out
    Hope you have a lovely day.
    Tips x
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 21st Mar 17, 2:47 PM
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    Fruitcake
    Afternoonings.
    Sun is out
    Hope you have a lovely day.
    Tips x
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    It's a lovely day still by here. It's lawnmower weather now but I am still forbid to use it.
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
    "You're Safety Is My Primary Concern Dear" - Laks
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 21st Mar 17, 3:42 PM
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    Tipsntreats
    It's a lovely day still by here. It's lawnmower weather now but I am still forbid to use it.
    Originally posted by Fruitcake
    One thing at a time Fruity.

    I have left my job, so Lady of leisure for a while.
    I have been spring cleaning.
    Lovely to leave all the windows open today
    I am wondering what to cook for dinner tonight. Or maybe get a take-away.

    I bet Ellie is running round the garden.
    Tips x
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 21st Mar 17, 5:14 PM
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    Fruitcake
    One thing at a time Fruity.

    I have left my job, so Lady of leisure for a while.
    I have been spring cleaning.
    Lovely to leave all the windows open today
    I am wondering what to cook for dinner tonight. Or maybe get a take-away.

    I bet Ellie is running round the garden.
    Tips x
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    Our friend is going back home this evening so there was no time to get him to do it. Hopefully it will be dry at the weekend so we can get MFTE to do it.

    Left permanently?
    Which springs have you been cleaning? Perhaps the ones on your Inspector Gadget shoes.

    Unfortunately Ellie has so many allergies that she has to be supervised when she is in the garden otherwise she will eat something that she isn't supposed to. One of her favourites is cat poo.
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
    "You're Safety Is My Primary Concern Dear" - Laks
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 21st Mar 17, 6:17 PM
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    Tipsntreats
    Oh dear Ellie needs to learn.

    Take- away coming soonly.

    Spring Greens always need a wash
    Tips x
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • The Last Username
    • By The Last Username 21st Mar 17, 7:10 PM
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    The Last Username
    Ooh I could just fancy a take-away - but I just had dinner!
    Spring greens need a wash?
    Is Tuesday not whites day then?

    I mean, I sort colours ........ but NOT into greens; browns etc etc.


    I mowed the lawn just before dinner Fruity; I my arms were longer or that inspector Gadget fella had any idea's I would be more than pleased to assist.
    It has been another glorious sunny day here, too - hence the mowing.

    Please, PLEASE don't get that chappy to sing - I get the feeling he would be worse than me!
    The only people I ever found who appreciated my singing were the Japanese.

    Because my voice seems to suit punk - to cries of "ahh, sugoi" (amazing).

    Nope, them Wurzels will do for me.

    Have a great evening all.
    "I'm not afraid of dying. I just don't want to be there when it happens."
    Spike Milligan
    • Tipsntreats
    • By Tipsntreats 21st Mar 17, 7:38 PM
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    Same to you The Last Username, have a lovely evening.

    Oh the singing thing was for Sleazy. But I think it frightened him off.
    I am a soul music kind of girl really.
    Well I enjoyed my Lamb Biryani

    Let's hope tomorrow is another day
    Tips x
    Money, money, money
    Must be funny
    • The Last Username
    • By The Last Username 21st Mar 17, 7:49 PM
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    The Last Username
    Same to you The Last Username, have a lovely evening.

    Oh the singing thing was for Sleazy. But I think it frightened him off.
    I am a soul music kind of girl really.
    Well I enjoyed my Lamb Biryani

    Let's hope tomorrow is another day
    Tips x
    Originally posted by Tipsntreats
    Lamb?
    BIRYANI?


    My absolute favouritest of all ever ever ever.

    Laters all.
    Sulking now.
    "I'm not afraid of dying. I just don't want to be there when it happens."
    Spike Milligan
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 22nd Mar 17, 9:09 AM
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    Fruitcake
    Lamb biryani is one of my favourites as well. Thursday was always takeaway night at work when I worked evening shifts and we had a most excellent Indian restaurant a few minute walk away. They did a variation of the biryani with a naan bread.

    My all time favourite Indian meal though is lamb pasanda.

    Well it's a very soggy morn by here, so no haircut for the grass today.
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
    "You're Safety Is My Primary Concern Dear" - Laks
    • Conrad
    • By Conrad 22nd Mar 17, 10:37 AM
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    Conrad
    In case of interest to anyone, I'm building a Nordic cooking fire pit and getting very excited!


    This book was the inspiration;






    From the book cover ^ you see a rough quick stone fire, but I am building a permanent proper stone structure using sandstone paving slabs I had left over, surrounding breeze blocks and using fire cement as an internal render.

    Looking forward to having people round whereby we each chose from the Nordic / Swedish style raw foods to cook.


    For example I will be doing 3 day cures / marinades of Salmon and beef steaks which you cook over soaked boughs of Juniper


    What started as a stone fire pit has resulted in my ripping up half the garden to create this sense of a Nordic forest with pine trees, Juniper bushes, lots of sand and rock. Last night I went out collecting wild moss to add to my newly made bog area.


    Am installing separate Swedish fire logs, which you burn from the inside out, for decorative purposes and to provide light and heat (they are nothing to do with the fire pit itself);




    The old back is a bit dicky!

    I will post up some images once done.
    Last edited by Conrad; 22-03-2017 at 10:46 AM.
    Will European citizens take kindly to bloated Brussels elites harming their livelihoods with barriers to their UK trade? 9% of Dutch exports come to the UK....
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 22nd Mar 17, 11:01 AM
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    Fruitcake
    Wow Conrad, that looks fandabidozy. I shall await my MSE invite to drop through my letter box with bated breath.

    It makes my gas Barbie look pathetic.

    I like the Swedish log idea as well. I've never seen them before.

    My neighbour has a fire pit but it is more for heating and focal point that for cooking. He sunk and old car wheel into the ground to make the frame for it.

    Well I'm going to go and make a cup of Golden Monkey Tea Co vanilla black tea whilst I contemplate my inadequacy in the outdoor cooking ability.
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
    "You're Safety Is My Primary Concern Dear" - Laks
    • The Last Username
    • By The Last Username 22nd Mar 17, 11:44 AM
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    The Last Username
    SsshhhH!
    I'm not really here .............. or at least, I'm not supposed to be here.


    I'm loving the looks & sound of your Swedish bits Conrad.
    Hope the weather stays fine enough to enjoy it.

    Fruity, the sun is TRYING to peek through here but you're right, much too damp for haircuts.
    Besides which sadly my arms haven't grown longer overnight, so I'm still no help to you.
    I hope you enjoy that tea.
    Now I must skedaddle before I am seen.
    "I'm not afraid of dying. I just don't want to be there when it happens."
    Spike Milligan
    • Fruitcake
    • By Fruitcake 22nd Mar 17, 1:00 PM
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    Fruitcake
    SsshhhH!
    I'm not really here .............. or at least, I'm not supposed to be here.


    I'm loving the looks & sound of your Swedish bits Conrad.
    Hope the weather stays fine enough to enjoy it.

    Fruity, the sun is TRYING to peek through here but you're right, much too damp for haircuts.
    Besides which sadly my arms haven't grown longer overnight, so I'm still no help to you.
    I hope you enjoy that tea.
    Now I must skedaddle before I am seen.
    Originally posted by The Last Username
    I used to sneak in here when I was working. It wasn't too bad when I could access the site from my desk because I could see the managers and team leaders approaching and switch pages if they got near. For the last year of my employment the company "improved" their IT security following a DDAS attack, and would then allow me read only access thereafter.
    However, there was one stand alone PC that was not controlled by central IT so I was able to use that at lunchtimes or when the office was empty and the odd time work was sparse.
    The nearer I go to my leaving date the more often I sneaked in here.
    I married my cousin. I had to...
    I don't have a sister.

    All my screwdrivers are cordless.
    "You're Safety Is My Primary Concern Dear" - Laks
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