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Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs Today, 01:02 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 88,441
Posted By Bozza
Mobile Is it only me that keeps checking Adamís feed to...

Is it only me that keeps checking Adamís feed to see if, by some miracle, heís uploaded a new trip?!?

Even his U.K. trips last summer were something.

Maybe I need to scroll back into the deep...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 11:50 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,386
Posted By Bozza
Of course. And politically, I naturally lean...

Of course. And politically, I naturally lean right of centre myself.

I would never visit the Telegraph site though. Frankly, I'd be embarrassed to post something that indicated that I'd read...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Bozza
Captain? Captain? They are skippers, not...

Captain? Captain?

They are skippers, not captains! :d:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 11:06 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,386
Posted By Bozza
It does seem to be the case that you repeatedly...

It does seem to be the case that you repeatedly quote The Telegraph which whilst being right-wing, sensationalist and anti-Europe is also very much part of this country's MSM.

Look, you did it a...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 10:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,683
Posted By Bozza
Some reassurance for those concerned about the...

Some reassurance for those concerned about the delay in the second dose, for the Oxford AZ vaccine anyway:

ďI think the UK one-dose strategy is absolutely the right way to go, at least for our...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 09:58 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,386
Posted By Bozza
Mobile As I just posted on a similar thread, a really...

As I just posted on a similar thread, a really good interview here which I encourage you to read if you have any interest in this topic currently:...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 12:38 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,067
Posted By Bozza
I'm neither judging the places open, nor those...

I'm neither judging the places open, nor those who frequent them, but my own small local independent coffee shop - one that does not have the corporate might of Costa behind it - voluntarily closed...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 12:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,749
Posted By Bozza
That I now have a fuller appreciation of what...

That I now have a fuller appreciation of what life has to offer.

I've always been a bit more "live for today" than most I know, but the last ten months have illustrated just how much we take for...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 12:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,206
Posted By Bozza
It feels tenuously related to the lockdown, as I...

It feels tenuously related to the lockdown, as I think I'd have done it anyway, but I've been running on every one of the last 361 days (as 2020 was a leap year, I need to wait until Saturday to...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By Bozza
I do need to check yoga out. I walk and run...

I do need to check yoga out.

I walk and run a lot (average well over 20k steps a day) and whilst my legs can keep going for miles and miles, my core and flexibility are pretty poor, and I'm sure...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 10:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,420
Posted By Bozza
The "I'm returning to Gatwick, what is the best...

The "I'm returning to Gatwick, what is the best hotel to quarantine in?" threads will make a nice change from the "I'm departing from Gatwick, what is the best hotel to stay the night before in?"...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By Bozza
I've not tried it myself, so I'm not offering a...

I've not tried it myself, so I'm not offering a personal recommendation., but "Yoga with Adrienne" seems to be insanely popular and always mentioned when I hear people discussing YT yoga.

Channel:...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 10:02 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 32,938
Posted By Bozza
Up the top of our local big hill on Saturday...

Up the top of our local big hill on Saturday morning where we'd gone to see the sunrise. A bit of a wasted trip as it was so cloudy there was nothing to see. Henry didn't mind though!
...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:54 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,435
Posted By Bozza
It might be worth finding an option where you...

It might be worth finding an option where you either pay upon arrival or can cancel at short notice with no financial commitment because, if the worst does happen with foreign travel this year, you...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By Bozza
The chances of my live overlapping with yours in...

The chances of my live overlapping with yours in this way is billions to one.

As such, there was a significant chance I'd never get to read your thought-provoking prose on this very website.
...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes Yesterday, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By Bozza
As a vegetarian, it's a "no" from me...

As a vegetarian, it's a "no" from me Clive.
Forum: General Chat 25 Jan 21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 21,972
Posted By Bozza
Two dog walks today and then a 7.3 mile run up...

Two dog walks today and then a 7.3 mile run up one of the local big hills, taking in 865 feet of climbing.

The first part was an absolute mud-fest necessitating much walking in order to remain...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Jan 21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,683
Posted By Bozza
Mobile Great news coming out of Israel... Very...

Great news coming out of Israel...

Very positive vaccine news: Israeli HMO Maccabi reports just 20 positive coronavirus tests out of 128,000 people who had their second Pfizer shot a week or more...
Forum: General Chat 25 Jan 21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,435
Posted By Bozza
It was a bit, ahem, "traditional" on my last...

It was a bit, ahem, "traditional" on my last visit.

My first choice when I'm paying is always the Hotel du Vin (the original one in town - I've not stayed at the acquired Avon Gorge property),...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Jan 21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,026
Posted By Bozza
Discussion of all types are valid, subject to the...

Discussion of all types are valid, subject to the house rules we all abide by.

The Daily Mail has a consistent track record of producing hateful content, or finding hateful angles on current news,...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Jan 21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,683
Posted By Bozza
Moderna vaccine found to be effective against the...

Moderna vaccine found to be effective against the "South African variant".

"Moderna's covid vaccine is still effective against the variant first discovered in South Africa.

Put simply, it...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Jan 21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,026
Posted By Bozza
Daily Mail article seeking to demonise a...

Daily Mail article seeking to demonise a hard-working profession.

Article shared here to whip up more angst.

As a community can we please stop giving oxygen to this horrible stuff designed to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Jan 21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 198,895
Posted By Bozza
I'm not going to get my calculator out, but if...

I'm not going to get my calculator out, but if the new variant is, say, 50%, more transmissible (the middle-ground of the 30-70% that has been suggested) that does equate to significantly more...
Forum: General Chat 25 Jan 21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,435
Posted By Bozza
Wells-next-the-sea (no "to"!) is beautiful. ...

Wells-next-the-sea (no "to"!) is beautiful.

Mrs B and I had dramatically different holiday experiences as a child. Whilst my family would get on a plane and head off abroad, including my first...
Forum: General Chat 25 Jan 21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,435
Posted By Bozza
It's down to the individual hosts to choose their...

It's down to the individual hosts to choose their terms. You can check "Flexible cancellation" as a filter when you search for properties to find those that give you what you want.

I found a lot...
Forum: General Chat 25 Jan 21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,435
Posted By Bozza
The Holiday Inn on Brighton seafront is in a...

The Holiday Inn on Brighton seafront is in a great location! The i360 is almost across the road and the remains of the West Pier close by. The sunset murmuration of the starlings is an astounding...
Forum: General Chat 25 Jan 21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,435
Posted By Bozza
Happy to try and help. I live just along the...

Happy to try and help. I live just along the coast from Brighton and spend a lot of time there.

If you are looking to spend a bit of time in the area, you could look outside Brighton, either east...
Forum: General Chat 25 Jan 21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,435
Posted By Bozza
Yesterday I pulled together a short-list on...

Yesterday I pulled together a short-list on AirBnB of houses in Cornwall for August that matched my criteria...

- Pool (or 24/7 access to shared pool)
- Dog-friendly
- Fully-flexible...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 25 Jan 21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 760
Posted By Bozza
Indeed, and it's also quite possible that the...

Indeed, and it's also quite possible that the delivery driver made the mistake and gave Order A to house B and Order B to House A.
Forum: General Chat 25 Jan 21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,460
Posted By Bozza
You didn't read their post properly:

You didn't read their post properly:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Jan 21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 11,193
Posted By Bozza
I did make a request for keeping things...

I did make a request for keeping things ultra-positive in my opening post, but it was mod-edited and that bit removed. :(
Forum: General Chat 25 Jan 21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 21,972
Posted By Bozza
Monday weigh-in: exactly the same as last week...

Monday weigh-in: exactly the same as last week which, I feel quite pleased with all things considered.

Proof, if any were needed, that you can walk and run as much as if you want, but if you stuff...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Jan 21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,308
Posted By Bozza
I'm not advocating a NZ approach, BTW, I was...

I'm not advocating a NZ approach, BTW, I was merely responding to the point above that all of the freedoms that the NZ population has enjoyed over the last six months are everything all our lockdown...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Jan 21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,683
Posted By Bozza
There are early signs that a cheap, generic drug...

There are early signs that a cheap, generic drug - colchicine, commonly used to treat gout - may be a significant help in treating Covid-19:

'...reduced hospitalizations by 25%, the need for...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Jan 21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,683
Posted By Bozza
First up: The UK is blazing a trail of...

First up:

The UK is blazing a trail of vaccinations amongst larger nations and we are already at the point where 10% of our population have received their first jab, and that's the most vulnerable...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Jan 21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,683
Posted By Bozza
The Good News Thread

Let's keep a thread just for morale-boosting, feel-good stories to give us optimism that life will get back to where we all want to be.

If you post some good news, please link to sources, where...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Jan 21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,308
Posted By Bozza
I was going to post a poll yesterday, but didn't...

I was going to post a poll yesterday, but didn't get round to it.

Where would you have rather lived for the past 6 months?

New Zealand
- Very minimal measures
- Freely visit friends and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Jan 21, 11:27 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,308
Posted By Bozza
I have no idea. Like everyone else, I'll just...

I have no idea. Like everyone else, I'll just wait and see what evolves.

In the meantime though, I can promise you what I won't do is dig up wild rumours from right-wing press with obvious...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Jan 21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,308
Posted By Bozza
A lot of people on here have been worried about...

A lot of people on here have been worried about the hospitality industry, and rightly so.

Forcibly locking up people returning to the UK for 10 days or so will do WONDERS for the hotel industry.
...
Forum: General Chat 24 Jan 21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 21,972
Posted By Bozza
A two-hour walk sounds lush. 15,000 steps...

A two-hour walk sounds lush. 15,000 steps suggests you were pushing it a bit too, as most folk average c100 steps/minute when walking.

If you'd seen how much I've eaten this week, including a lot...
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