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Forum: General Chat Today, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Bedlingtons. Where have they all gone? I used to...

Bedlingtons. Where have they all gone? I used to see them quite a bit many years ago but I don't think I have seen one around here for 20+ years.
Funny how a breed falls out of fashion, quite sad...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,387
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Well Mr and Mrs Potato Head seem to have had...

Well Mr and Mrs Potato Head seem to have had their chips.
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:22 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 43,545
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Three mischievous old Grannies were sitting on a...

Three mischievous old Grannies were sitting on a bench outside a nursing home. When an old Grandpa walked by. And one of the old Grandmas yelled out saying, We BET we can tell exactly how old you...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 03:34 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,065
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
The President rang our Prime Minister the day...

The President rang our Prime Minister the day after he rang Canada and Mexico.

Germany and France were the day after we were called. Speaks volumes to me and one must ask why

Simple answer...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,850
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Jan. Only the 2 of you can make a decision...

Jan. Only the 2 of you can make a decision regarding this but I know what I would be doing

Firstly I would put a call in to the GP Surgery asking for a telephone appointment to ask for the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 12:56 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,315
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
My philosophy with the Vaccine is the same as...

My philosophy with the Vaccine is the same as most things in life. Albeit I accept things such as sickness, bereavement etc can be a reasonable excuse

Turn down an appointment etc then straight to...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation Yesterday, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 111
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Good post. I checked my dates and the Alamo...

Good post. I checked my dates and the Alamo prices are bonkers.

However the Budget and Sixt prices are very good.:)
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,095
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I intend paying a chunk of my DVC dues for 2022...

I intend paying a chunk of my DVC dues for 2022 today. Forward planning.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation Yesterday, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 99
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
OP. I know people were doing this up until the...

OP. I know people were doing this up until the Virus hit so I suppose it will also be a thing going forward.

I know people say they have got fly drives cheaper than a DIY Virgin flight and a stand...
Forum: General Chat 24 Feb 21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,244
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Sorry, been cooking. Herring bone strutting was...

Sorry, been cooking. Herring bone strutting was used between the joists to stop any lateral movement of the joists themselves. We used to put it in before they were bricked in tightly and the 1st...
Forum: General Chat 24 Feb 21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,244
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Ahh, nice to see some old fashioned herring bone...

Ahh, nice to see some old fashioned herring bone strutting between the joists (The X made out of 2" x 1"). I must have cut tens of thousands of them!

Good job to get that insulation in.:)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Feb 21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 848
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
It would be brilliant but I doubt many Surgeries...

It would be brilliant but I doubt many Surgeries have the capacity or capability to achieve it.

Maybe 25+ years ago I saw in our GP's waiting room leaflets and notice board notices for 'well...
Forum: General Chat 24 Feb 21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,244
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Coming along well, these Guys can really motor...

Coming along well, these Guys can really motor along.

Toms tip of the day. Meter boxes aren't as robust as they were 10+ years ago and they now have really shiny doors. To save any damage to the...
Forum: General Chat 24 Feb 21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,665
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
He was lucky it wasn't America. He would have...

He was lucky it wasn't America. He would have been shot!

Good pushing, well done.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Feb 21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Both my Dentist and my Chiropractor are Private...

Both my Dentist and my Chiropractor are Private and they and all of their Staff including receptionists have been vaccinated.

As an aside both my Wife and I have asked for another Crown each...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 24 Feb 21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
OP. There are 2 hugely different prices if you...

OP. There are 2 hugely different prices if you can pay upfront

An example. Go via the VA website and select flight plus car. I picked a random date in April for a 28 night stay. Selected PE seats...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Feb 21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,510
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Plants and shrubs are essential in my book...

Plants and shrubs are essential in my book. Whats this shopping alone thingy?
We havent done that since day one!

As soon as it warms up a bit more I will be in the market for a tree and some...
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 23 Feb 21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I do the same with Wine!

I do the same with Wine!
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 23 Feb 21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
20% Off M & S School Uniform

Just had an E Mail ref this. My Daughter was on to it like a long dog for her 2 Children.

Hope it helps somebody
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 23 Feb 21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Sounds ok to me. Bear in mind the prices are all...

Sounds ok to me. Bear in mind the prices are all over the place currently whereas they used to be more predictable.
The old expression comes to mind - bird in the hand!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Feb 21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,065
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Republican or Democrat the answer is always the...

Republican or Democrat the answer is always the same but dressed up differently - money before people.

Never changed throughout history and never will I suspect.

They will open the borders as...
Forum: General Chat 23 Feb 21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
OP. I agree with Wanye especially over the price...

OP. I agree with Wanye especially over the price.

Thompsons was for years the product of choice but it's gone really expensive. I would go with the Amazon one otherwise you are just paying for the...
Forum: General Chat 22 Feb 21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
OP. Being discussed on the car forum where there...

OP. Being discussed on the car forum where there are more responses. Worth a little look.
Forum: General Chat 22 Feb 21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I was with George Wimpey when we had the contract...

I was with George Wimpey when we had the contract for burning during a swine vesicular outbreak in the 1970s.
We were contracted to dig pits, fill them with old railway sleepers and diesel then...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Feb 21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,264
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
For those who wish to continue to 'enjoy 'some...

For those who wish to continue to 'enjoy 'some aspects of the lockdown then surely they should try and achieve that but not at the cost to the economy or others.

For example some may like to see...
Forum: General Chat 22 Feb 21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
If you mean the ones with a wire brush and a...

If you mean the ones with a wire brush and a spike at one end I bought a telescopic cheap and cheerful one from Amazon

Had it 4 years so it's had a real hammering and still no sign of the wire...
Forum: General Chat 22 Feb 21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,368
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
We are very much focused on 2 things. Having...

We are very much focused on 2 things. Having holidays and having the Grand Children

Of course there are lots of things we look forward to be they mundane or even aspirational. But anticipation...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 22 Feb 21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I wouldn't withdraw for a number of reasons ...

I wouldn't withdraw for a number of reasons

Probably going to get slung anyhow
If it does go ahead who turns down free money
Finally you wrote to me did you? Mmm, I never had it so nothing to do...
Forum: General Chat 21 Feb 21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,586
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
All the people who call others crazy and deluded...

All the people who call others crazy and deluded for making bookings now will be the very ones moaning that prices have gone sky high, there is no availability, its going to rain anyhow, its love...
Forum: General Chat 21 Feb 21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
That would be a half decent temporary job...

That would be a half decent temporary job. However why would anybody do that on behalf of an uncaring Landlord.

If he wont do anything externally and it's his asset that is becoming devalued then...
Forum: General Chat 21 Feb 21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
OP. I remember you asked about a huge crack about...

OP. I remember you asked about a huge crack about a year ago on this property.

Sad to say they are cheap common bricks which are fine when dashed. However the only thing to sort this out is to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Feb 21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
My view is keep hoping but have in place a...

My view is keep hoping but have in place a financial exit strategy

In 2020 we lost 3 x Florida holidays and 1 x Poland holiday

So far in 2021 we have lost 1 x Florida holiday but still have 3...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Feb 21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 50,247
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Excuse my ignorance but is travel between the...

Excuse my ignorance but is travel between the North and South restricted?
Forum: General Chat 20 Feb 21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,449
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
A woman decided to have a face lift for her...

A woman decided to have a face lift for her birthday. She spent $5000 and felt really good about the results. On her way home she stopped at a dress shop to look around. As she was leaving, she...
Forum: General Chat 20 Feb 21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,449
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
A hippie gets onto a bus and sits next to a nun...

A hippie gets onto a bus and sits next to a nun in the front seat.
The hippie looks over and asks the nun if she would have sex with him.
The nun, surprised by the question, politely declines and...
Forum: General Chat 20 Feb 21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,449
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Men vacuum in the same way that they have sex. ...

Men vacuum in the same way that they have sex. They just put it in and make some noise for 3 minutes before they collapse on the sofa.
Forum: General DVC Discussion 20 Feb 21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 62,908
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Thanks for the update. It looks like a Lawyers...

Thanks for the update. It looks like a Lawyers fest is looming.
Forum: General Chat 20 Feb 21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,992
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
I was instructed by Mrs Morrow to sign up for a...

I was instructed by Mrs Morrow to sign up for a year so duly did it.

How many times have we watched it since? Mmm, let me think. Ahh yes none.:erm:

Being ditched as soon as renewal time comes...
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 19 Feb 21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,402
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
What about somebody like Angelbabe on here who...

What about somebody like Angelbabe on here who does shipping etc. Great reviews.
Forum: General Chat 19 Feb 21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,449
Posted By Mr Tom Morrow
Last year I breached the lockdown and I went to...

Last year I breached the lockdown and I went to buy a Christmas tree.

The guy said, So can you put it up yourself?

I said, No, I was thinking more like the living room.
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