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The brighter side of lockdown

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Thehooperman, Apr 25, 2020.

  1. Withnail

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    That's one of my most favourite places on the Chase.

    If you are really lucky you might see a Marsh Harrier there, not that i have been so.

    Last time i was there i was there for an age - there was a Nightingale singing to the left and just back a bit, it was a day that looked like yours, i lay down and listened to him belt it out. Blue sky above and music below and it was good.
     
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    We went for a walk round Tucklesholme (former) quarry near Burton yesterday - Beautiful!
     
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    Making the most of the sunshine before the storms apparently hit tomorrow!
     
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  5. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    EDIT: I've somehow strayed from the "Today I saw" thread?

    Actually they appear to have been damselflies?

    Anyway, also saw a few of the more usual flappy buggers (bird number 2 had also spotted the damselflies).

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  6. tek-monkey

    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    Now just 2 seconds off my 10k target, was only my 4th ran this year but a full minute off the last reliable time (my watch was playing silly buggers on Thursday so can't use that result).
     
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    tek-monkey wanna see my snake?

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    Beat my 10k target by over 1 minutes today, happy with myself is an understatement :D

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    Please don't laugh, but some of us are still in the stoneage when it comes to distance. Miles and Inches etc. How far is 10km when translated into old money?
     
  9. proactive

    proactive Behind you with a big stick!

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    6.2 miles.
     
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  10. Glam

    Glam Mad Cat Woman

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    Thank you.

    I wunna be joining you Tek. Yr safe!
     
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    littleme 250,000th poster!

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    proactive Behind you with a big stick!

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    The whole month?

    Greedy!
     
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  14. Glam

    Glam Mad Cat Woman

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    She'll need the whole month off, amount of gin that will be drunk ;)
     
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  15. littleme

    littleme 250,000th poster!

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    I'll have you know, that I've actually found some red wine that I like... Paul Sapin, Merlot Pays d'oc, don't you know....
     
  16. Glam

    Glam Mad Cat Woman

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    What's that translate as then?
     
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    proactive Behind you with a big stick!

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    The Oc region.
     
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    littleme 250,000th poster!

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    No idea, but it's nice, none of that tannin taste...

    ... I've only booked a week off, do you think I need longer?
     
  19. Glam

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    Hell yeah!!
     
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    Ahhhh I remember my 50th. Some time ago now ... I had to go out and kill a brontosaurus for supper !!! :P
     

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