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The Good Morning thread

edited 8 September 2015 at 8:31PM in The Money Savers Arms
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  • edited 20 August 2016 at 1:14PM
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    edited 20 August 2016 at 1:14PM
    Pyxis wrote: »
    I like Stephen Fry's series about words, but I don't think it's on at the moment. Then there are the comedy 'quizzes' and progs like Loose Ends, Just a Minute, Counterpoint, The News Quiz, The 3rd Degree. Also Gardeners' Question Time, which can be funny, and Any Questions?, followed by Any Answers?
    There are often some good documentaries, particularly about science or health aspects.

    It would be worth you buying a Radio Times, as it gives a very good description of what each prog is about, not just for Radio 4, but for all the others too!

    I can't bear the dramas. They always make me want to slit my throat, they're so depressing!

    Which dramas and when are they on? I quite like one on a podcast I'm subscribed to. I'm going to give radio a good weeks try as other media have bored me after 40 minutes or so; this is a remnant of my illness.
    I shot a vein in my neck and coughed up a Quaalude.
    Lou Reed The Last Shot
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    Dreamnine wrote: »
    Which dramas and when are they on? I quite like one on a podcast I'm subscribed to. I'm going to give radio a good weeks try as other media has bored me after 40 minutes or so; this is a remnant of my illness.

    Oh crumbs! You really do need the Radio Times! :rotfl:

    They can be very depressing though, I warn you! I don't know why!

    I'll have a look through my copy and see what's coming up.
    (I just lurve spiders!)
    INFJ(Turbulent).
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  • DreamnineDreamnine Forumite
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    I'll go downstairs and buy one presently.
    I shot a vein in my neck and coughed up a Quaalude.
    Lou Reed The Last Shot
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    There's a two-parter staring this evening, at 9pm called "Greece: The Final Reckoning". It's set in Greece in 2008, and is about a killer who is murdering the nation's tax-evaders. Inspector Jaritos has a need to catch him that is more than just professional!
    It concludes tomorrow at 3pm.

    Monday: "Ghosts of Heathrow". 2.15pm. A psychic adventure. A marketing consultant receives a ghostly visitor in his Heathrow hotel room.

    Wednesday: a new comedy drama 6-part series starts. 11.30am Josh Howie's Losing It. The comedian attends a family funeral where he spectacularly manages to fall out with everyone.

    Thursday: 6.30pm another new comedy drama 4-part series. Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-ups. Tom phones home for weekly check-ins with his mum, and enlists the help,of his dad to take delivery of an Important Package.

    Friday: 2.15pm. 'Northern Lights'. It's check-in day at a caravan park and the handyman is starting to realise that blocked plumbing is the least of his problems.



    Then of course, every day, plus the omnibus on Sunday, you have The Archers! Tum tee-tum tee-tum tee-tum, Tum tee-tum tee-tum tum!
    However, you've got about 60years of catching up to do for The Archers! Hahahahahahahahahah!
    (I just lurve spiders!)
    INFJ(Turbulent).
    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom and Official Brainbox
    Founder Member: 'WIMPS ANONYMOUS' and 'VICTIMS of the RANDOM HEDGEHOG'
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    I love :eek:



  • edited 20 August 2016 at 1:30PM
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    edited 20 August 2016 at 1:30PM
    I may be 50, but I'm not quite ready for The Archers!

    I've managed to set this radio up and customise it without referring to the manual. There may be some more features, though, so I'm going to give it a read.

    Hardly any (1, maybe) of the stations feature the slideshow with pictures, but I'm pleased that the radio supports DAB+ as well as FM.
    I shot a vein in my neck and coughed up a Quaalude.
    Lou Reed The Last Shot
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  • PyxisPyxis Forumite
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    Dreamnine wrote: »
    I may be 50, but I'm not quite ready for The Archers!

    I've managed to set this radio up and customise it without referring to the manual. There may be some more features, though, so I'm going to give it a read.

    Hardly any (1, maybe) of the stations feature the slideshow with pictures, but I'm pleased that the radio supports DAB+ as well as FM.

    As bless! You're never too old for the Archers! I used to listen to it every Sunday morning during my lie-in, when I was 25!

    Haven't listened to it for donkeys' years, though!
    (I just lurve spiders!)
    INFJ(Turbulent).
    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom and Official Brainbox
    Founder Member: 'WIMPS ANONYMOUS' and 'VICTIMS of the RANDOM HEDGEHOG'
    I'm in a clique! It's a clique of one! It's a unique clique!
    I love :eek:



  • DreamnineDreamnine Forumite
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    Thanks for your help - I'm so pleased with this radio. It's amazing what tech you can buy for relatively little money nowadays.

    With this, and aiming to learn more about photography, I'm hoping to keep my mind off the other stuff.

    It's a question of time management for me when I'm feeling a bit rough, (and anxious about my upcoming and ongoing appointments) - what can I most enjoy? Reading or watching a film has become difficult because of concentration and how my mind has been affected the past few months.
    I shot a vein in my neck and coughed up a Quaalude.
    Lou Reed The Last Shot
  • PyxisPyxis Forumite
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    Dreamnine wrote: »
    Thanks for your help - I'm so pleased with this radio. It's amazing what tech you can buy for relatively little money nowadays.

    With this, and aiming to learn more about photography, I'm hoping to keep my mind off the other stuff.

    It's a question of time management for me when I'm feeling a bit rough, (and anxious about my upcoming and ongoing appointments) - what can I most enjoy? Reading or watching a film has become difficult because of concentration and how my mind has been affected the past few months.

    Photography's a good idea, because it's something you can dabble with even if you're a bit tired, and with the digital revolution, you can snap away and not worry about wasting film! :D
    (I just lurve spiders!)
    INFJ(Turbulent).
    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom and Official Brainbox
    Founder Member: 'WIMPS ANONYMOUS' and 'VICTIMS of the RANDOM HEDGEHOG'
    I'm in a clique! It's a clique of one! It's a unique clique!
    I love :eek:



  • edited 20 August 2016 at 2:57PM
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    edited 20 August 2016 at 2:57PM
    Remember photo albums? Many still exist, of course, of old photos but most photos taken are online now.

    And those packs you would get to send off or take the film to the chemist, the wait for it to be processed, plus the cost and the inevitable photos that were unusable.

    I can't remember the last time I got a picture printed out - I don't even use printers these days.

    Here's a shot I took in the hospital's 'face garden' where they had many faces of different types of animals:

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    I've still got a 35mm camera, probably with an unfinished film in it!
    Plus a digits bridge camera,which got too heavy to lug around, so three months ago I gotta Sony Cybershot which is minute!

    I only really use it on holiday though, so it tends to just be on automatic! It's quite tricky to upload to my iPad, though.
    (I just lurve spiders!)
    INFJ(Turbulent).
    Her Greenliness Baroness Pyxis of the Alphabetty, Pinnacle of Peadom and Official Brainbox
    Founder Member: 'WIMPS ANONYMOUS' and 'VICTIMS of the RANDOM HEDGEHOG'
    I'm in a clique! It's a clique of one! It's a unique clique!
    I love :eek:



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