Category Archives: miscellaneous

WW3 and nothing flies

  The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) Spitfires, a Hawker Hurricane and Lancaster Bomber kept out of the air as a ‘issue was found with A PIN‘ in the Hawker Hurricane’s Rolls Royce Merlin engine. So make a few … Continue reading

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A day of disappointment

So, the property we wanted has been gazumped (someone made a higher offer than we offered and thus succeed in acquiring the property), and we can’t fight the increase (let alone want to). Only during my Internet travels, you sometimes … Continue reading

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Day two and it was manic.

What’s worse than crap? Six of the eight properties we viewed answered that. Out of the other two I regret that we had to reject one, although it was chocolate box perfect, as the 150 year old cottage was suffering … Continue reading

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Road Trip!

The little car was washed, vacuumed, fluids checked, tires kicked, refueled, and it sat there looking forlorn as I programmed in the GPS. It knew what was coming. More miles, driven gently by SWMBO, and a nutter i.e. ME! So … Continue reading

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Two thoughts, one problem.

Man charged with murder following car ramming incident as violence erupts at white supremacist rally in Virginia. Although one died, the many social media, TV, and YouTube clips, showed both sides were as ‘guilty’ as the other of engaging each … Continue reading

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Global Warming eh!

The UK has faced wet and miserable conditions over recent weeks with temperatures falling as low as 2C in North West Scotland on Sunday night. June was the sixth wettest on record, according to the Met Office, while July was … Continue reading

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Life is taking a retrodden path.

Way back in 2007 our life travels had taken us to the largest of counties in England, Lincolnshire. It was there that we honed our fortress prepping style, learned about off grid living, including the wonders of the Cess Pit … Continue reading

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