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by siam sam
Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: a lyric competition.
Replies: 8
Views: 87

Re: a lyric competition.

I say a lyric from a song, first person to guess correctly what the song is, gets to post the next lyric or lyrics, hints can be given if people have a hard time trying to solve the problem.. first lyrics.. "wherever you go" looks a bit cryptic, but google makes it easy.. it would be harder without...
by siam sam
Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Cicada Madness
Replies: 27
Views: 244

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
Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: a bourbon tasting challenge
Replies: 16
Views: 134

Re: a bourbon tasting challenge

i was 73 working in the nuclear industry when i retired, but they still kept asking me to return to work. i got sick of travelling all over the country and living in digs.
by siam sam
Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Halloween
Replies: 32
Views: 355

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: 137

Re: Millstone

congratulations
by siam sam
Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: how news should actually be reported..
Replies: 5
Views: 102

Re: how news should actually be reported..

yes indeed sherri, john cleese is a very clever funny man without the need to defile a microphone. bring back the monty python show.
by siam sam
Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: WEST INDIES.
Replies: 3
Views: 92

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: 6228

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: 912

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: 227

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: 267

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: 375

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: 850

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: 265

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: 196

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: 1288

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: 353

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: 485

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: 103

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.

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