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by siam sam
Sat Jan 20, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: The weather.
Replies: 22
Views: 321

Re: The weather.

Red hot where I am. North Africa near Alexandria. Gales/snow in the UK :lol: Hope you're enjoying your holiday. A bit hot here today. About 42c which I think is roughly 114f We spent part of the day like this. Even I went in. Grandkids loved their yellow submarine. Younger one tried to push his big...
by siam sam
Thu Jan 11, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: How old is old?
Replies: 18
Views: 308

Re: How old is old?

edging on elderly married to a youth.
by siam sam
Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Kindness and Understanding
Replies: 20
Views: 369

Re: Kindness and Understanding

having visited many buddhist temples in thailand, i get the impression that the buddha is treated as a god by the offerings that are made to the statues of buddha. such as flowers, food and gold leaf being used to cover the buddha statues. so is buddhism a teaching of a way of live or is it driftin...
by siam sam
Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Kindness and Understanding
Replies: 20
Views: 369

Re: Kindness and Understanding

having visited many buddhist temples in thailand, i get the impression that the buddha is treated as a god by the offerings that are made to the statues of buddha. such as flowers, food and gold leaf being used to cover the buddha statues. so is buddhism a teaching of a way of live or is it drifting...
by siam sam
Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 27
Views: 425

Re: Merry Christmas

Listen up, you're apparently all well behind the times. Good grief, still talking about Christmas. Haven't you lot even noticed-the hot cross bun displays have hit the supermarkets already. Yes, folks, we're officially in the lead up to Easter. :lol: You're kidding me aren't you? A.S.D.A. were sell...
by siam sam
Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: HELP!! wellington pub 1950's
Replies: 3
Views: 121

Re: HELP!! wellington pub 1950's

could it be the wolseley arms you are looking for? check out a sanddancer post about it titled the wolseley arms 20-11-2011
by siam sam
Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Royal Engagement
Replies: 17
Views: 304

Re: Royal Engagement

ralph, as they say beauty is only skin deep.
by siam sam
Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Cicada Madness
Replies: 27
Views: 573

Re: Cicada Madness

Ralph that area is definitely croc country but they were not a protected species until 1974. They were usually shot on sight so there would have been a few less there in 1964 than there are now. They are back in numbers now all the way down the east coast down as far as where I am on the Mary River...
by siam sam
Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Halloween
Replies: 32
Views: 546

Re: Halloween

halloween, another pagan festival hijacked by big business. my daughter came in with hot cross buns on monday?
by siam sam
Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Millstone
Replies: 9
Views: 181

Re: Millstone

congratulations
by siam sam
Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: WEST INDIES.
Replies: 3
Views: 117

WEST INDIES.

currently on t.v. a program trying to sell property in the islands, with hurricanes tearing the place to pieces. The Italian Captain from the t.v. comedy show Allo Allo would say, "whata mistaka to maka". :oops: :oops:
by siam sam
Tue Sep 05, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: North Korea going Ballistic!!
Replies: 306
Views: 8450

Re: North Korea going Ballistic!!

Anybody near Bamburgh today 4-9-17. Did anybody else clock them ? Three Italian frigates anchored off shore This was reported at 06.30 am. At least truckers are out of their pits :) Might have sailed by now. NATO showing their teeth a bit I guess. two large rig tenders lying offshore at anchor. loo...
by siam sam
Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Life in the slow lane
Replies: 38
Views: 1627

Re: Life in the slow lane

watched an interesting programme on t.v. last night about the history of the australian islands. martin clunes narrating it, amazed at many thousands there are. one island has it's own language a mixture of old english, west indian, as in jamaican, and south sea tahitian dialects. iam not to sure bu...
by siam sam
Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: road temporary repairs.
Replies: 7
Views: 293

road temporary repairs.

....lord street in south shields, there have been large pot holes at the entrance they have been there for six months or more. then along came the workers to do the quick fill, they only filled about ten percent of damage. five men toiling in tropical heat on monday.
by siam sam
Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: oh dear.
Replies: 8
Views: 341

Re: oh dear.

my front door expanded in the heat yesterday, i could not leave or enter the house by it. the patio door was my only means of exit and entry, after the tower block news i got a locksmith to come around and sort it. he did exactly what i was a bit afraid of doing, he just thumped the handle and hey p...
by siam sam
Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Sunderland AFC
Replies: 13
Views: 489

Re: Sunderland AFC

they need a 1963 manager on the lines of bob, he saved them from dropping down into the old third division and won the FA CUP one can only dream.
by siam sam
Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: London Again......
Replies: 36
Views: 986

Re: London Again......

let us hope it does not spill over into the streets as riots can come from protests that have happened in the past, and hot weather seems to set them off.
by siam sam
Wed May 31, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: politcians
Replies: 9
Views: 294

politcians

how many people want to give the falkland islands back to a country that did not exist when the british settled it. then the oil question arose. now is gibralter going to be given away. unlimited immigration regardless of suitability to be here. i am all in favour of joining the usa if we are going ...
by siam sam
Wed May 31, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: why is it?
Replies: 5
Views: 235

why is it?

when i have an afternoon snooze? a throw back to my seafaring days working the four to eight watch in the engine room. i do not have any dreams, or images or whatever you want to call them. yet night time sleep always seems to have old memories of times gone bye. are there any part time agony aunts ...

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