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by siam sam
Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: WEST INDIES.
Replies: 3
Views: 63

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: 4924

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: 738

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: 193

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: 205

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: 313

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: 724

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: 229

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: 164

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 ...
by siam sam
Sat May 27, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Its on again
Replies: 44
Views: 1150

Re: Its on again

a good old yorkshire name ebagum.
by siam sam
Thu May 18, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: 2nd World War child evacuees
Replies: 4
Views: 293

Re: 2nd World War child evacuees

we went to the lake district, just outside of pooley bridge.
by siam sam
Mon May 15, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Ian Brady is dead'
Replies: 18
Views: 392

Ian Brady is dead'

best news we have heard, but he should not have a funeral but be destroyed in fire and have his ashes flushed down a toilet. what him and his evil partner did to young children was horrific, therefore let him go into the darkness they sent their their victims to.
by siam sam
Mon May 15, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Ian Brady is dead'
Replies: 1
Views: 76

Ian Brady is dead'

best news we have heard, but he should not have a funeral but be destroyed in fire and have his ashes flushed down a toilet. what him and his evil partner did to young children was horrific, therefore let him go into the darkness they sent their their victims to.
by siam sam
Mon May 01, 2017 1:53 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: what was the scariest moment you have experienced
Replies: 26
Views: 598

Re: what was the scariest moment you have experienced

freon gets it for the flying croc, over to you mate good luck.
by siam sam
Mon May 01, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: what was the scariest moment you have experienced
Replies: 26
Views: 598

Re: what was the scariest moment you have experienced

I had my partners son in law and 4 yr old granddaughter in the boat with me .We were trolling slowly along the base of a three metre cliff on the edge of the South Alligator river.An animal could be heard running through the scrub on top of the cliff I could not see it and figured it was a pig, kan...
by siam sam
Sun Apr 23, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: what was the scariest moment you have experienced
Replies: 26
Views: 598

what was the scariest moment you have experienced

while going about your normal daily routine?
by siam sam
Sat Apr 22, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: What's the best thing that you have done that you didn't think you would enjoy?
Replies: 10
Views: 273

Re: What's the best thing that you have done that you didn't think you would enjoy?

scuba diving in the red sea off jeddah saudi arabia lovely coral reefs full of fish even at night.
by siam sam
Sat Apr 15, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: What's the best thing that you have done that you didn't think you would enjoy?
Replies: 10
Views: 273

Re: What's the best thing that you have done that you didn't think you would enjoy?

went to see a madrigal singers at the german embassy in riyadh, plenty of food and booze during the interval. happy days for all.
by siam sam
Sun Apr 09, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: bad news in the family.
Replies: 9
Views: 248

bad news in the family.

my brother in law died two weeks ago, we have not had his funeral yet as his wife my older sister is terminally ill has expressed her wish to have a double funeral with her husband. so every thing is on hold at the moment so all of the family can attend from the distant parts of england where they l...
by siam sam
Sun Apr 09, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Here comes summer
Replies: 35
Views: 719

Re: Here comes summer

simmer doon pilot never cast a cloot till may is oot. i like the heat of saudi, libya, thailand and south east asia. the climate just now is like the falkland islands, ooh hoi another log on the fire pet.

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