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Back on 'me manor....
Saturday shopping with Sim, which by the way she just informed me was Spanish for 'monkey.
Illumination to follow!!!!

Our regular charity shop visist's, I paid £14 quid for a fur 'gilet for her
and happily stated "that looks like it's made from my white pussy cats..

The George & Monkey:
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And another 'monkey, Islington 'art fart.....
Oh! and me in my £3k ex anna friel Mulberry winter coat....
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We were window shopping through M&S purchasing the odd 'delicacy or two and some Italien Puglia
to compliment, as tonight she's buying me my birthday prezzie in Santoré, just around the corner.
It never ceases to amaze me the decadence in the UK food department.... 8)

Ps: I never saw Brexit in, as I fell asleep in-front of her new massive TV,
that I have been ordered to fix on the wall. 'bejesus..


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I'm not saying Sim's a bit 'weird but, this Xmas tree from Grayson Perry is still up, that's 14 months up.
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Also our yard is pretty good for refurbishing one's flat, this being a pretty good 'snatch
a designer glass topped metal dining table & 4 chairs, cushions included.
Our girl's a natural 'mud larker... 8)
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Ps: Did I ever tell you, we are surrounded by rich Islingtonites....
Pss: er-indoors has just informed me "it's a Siberian Fox fur 'gilet..
and she's relining it..
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On our kitchen wall.....
'Do you think Simona is trying to tell me something ?...... 8)
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Ps: This should be fun if, there's a bar!
https://www.freud.org.uk/event/funerary ... GLe7Bg4mRU
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Watching The Madness of King George just now on London Live and seeing The Prince of Wales
George 1V, I started to explain our old pub in Turnmill St to Simona.

George, whilst attending a cock-fight in Turnmill St and losing all his money pawned
his watch in the Castle pub opposite The Tardis.... 8)
https://www.london-walking-tours.co.uk/ ... castle.htm
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She is confusing Simona with Simian..

Mona is a Welsh name from Angelesy meaning Holy Lady, Its also an Arabic female name, which the good old Romans translated as Mary.

Ynys Mon is the Welsh name for Anglesey. Ynys meaning both Land and Isle and Mon meaning Holy.
Like the Itlaians, have an "A" at the end is feminine. Mona becomes the feminine for "Holy"


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A lesson I taught my Grandson a lesson a long time ago, which he has heeded as witnessed last week when my eldest grandson was saying his game was better the the younger grand sons Game.

My youngest grandson said. You are forgetting something. I dont give a sh1t..

So dont get mad at people when they **** you off, its better to not give a toss, Karma will sort them out if they are that bad anyway.. otherwise its just one of life's lessons presenting itself to you



Anyone wonder why Michael Schumaker is the way he is right now.. ? That is Karma...


Anyhow, enjoy Laaandaan Mr Parish..

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Just returned home late, from The Freud Museum listening to you know who, talk on Death & Funerary masks,
Actually, very interesting and a packed house but, sadly no bar!

I never knew old Freud was fascinated by Pharaonic Egypt and collected rugs.
I know his granddaughter or great granddaughter Emma.

Anyhow, just seen my very first advert for 'lesbian's valentines gifts ont' telly.
On a lighter note: "Just what sort of valentines gift does one give to a transgender vegan ?

'A rubber carrot ? "Old Freud would have a right field day, what with all today's 'weirdos ....... 8)
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“A rubber carrot?”

Why rubber? Vegans are perfectly happy with the real McCoy. :lol:

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Every now and again a flight of Chinook helicopters flyby they land over in City Road home to the HAC.
It's our very own Regiment the oldest regiment since 1540.

The facade of their barracks is pretty cool.

Here they are in Egypt back in the 1st war.

There's only only about 500 of them now but they specialise in intelligence and target acquisition.
And always seem to be having 'jolly top ho fun parties...

They've always attracted actors and the like, take John Laurie here the scotsman in Dads Army.
The Honorable Artillery Company. sounds more like a posh private club.... 8)
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Last Sunday as usual when I was wandering down through our weekday market, to my mates gastropub,
I noticed an interesting sight. 8 -10 stainless steel vats. Turns out a double fronted 2 floored expensive place is going to be a 'micro brewary funded by Rick Astley. nb:(some crap 80's muso)
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We have been watching this development for a few years, the best planning application was for a jazz club.
'Never say die, it's a big investment hopefully they can whether the hard times.... 8)
Ps:..... He's only worth 16 million, 'stock aitken waterman alway's took their '£ of flesh!
https://www.hot-dinners.com/20191025898 ... tley-popup
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Well that's a turn up for the books...coming home to die, drinking 'Corona plus with a slice of lime.
Fear factor here 'defcon 4, masks are £5quid a pop.
Me and everybody here has or has had the flu.

Being 70ish 'Yeh right oh!.... 'I'm vulnerable, really!!!!! In my past,
Over the Years.....
Iv'e taken an awful lot of excellent drugs known to mankind, still do..
smoked all sorts since I was twelve, been blind drunk at 14, wasted at 15, the clap at 18,
banged up at 28, married divorced, bin in 3 revolutions and lived all over the world and weirdly am still going strong.
And at 70, I've loved and never regretted any minute,
I was only ever really fit when I did Wadō-ryū years ago and was a 'climber..
I can't say I ever exercise these days, except running up 8 flights of 56 steps twice a day.

Anyhow the central heating boiler here broke 5 days ago, I'm well impressed with my Council a few phone calls
and a few 'chats with nice people and within 2 days a new boiler plus 6 new rads.
See, 'people don't talk to people like they are people anymore,
'it's my personal commontouch, cabbages & kings.
I 'coughed the guys Mark & Paddy £20 quid they refused, they took it finally for £3k's of work in 5 hours ?
..and all for free ?..

Anyhow looks like I might be here for quite awhile,
Airports not good, many people many 'coughs and sneezes spread diseases 'Who said that ?
So I await the coming pandemic, but also await my dr's appointment which only took 5 weeks, and I know
he's going to tell me off, big time he always does..har har.. 8)


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Pss: It's three am and I can't sleep watching Poirot and adverts on mattresses helping one sleep,
It's a weird World or what ?
P*ss: Did you notice how long Malcolm McDowell didn't blink, 45 seconds in,
'I met him years later in Gangster No1, nice guy..
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Stay safe George. If you cannot fly out why not head up into the hills of Wales (Survivors 1975 BBC) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072572/
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apparently two confirmed cases here now.

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carrie wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:29 am
apparently two confirmed cases here now.
In Luxor? Or Egypt wide?
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Sorry Egypt.

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carrie wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:29 am
apparently two confirmed cases here now.
They are denying any new cases :roll:

Yet a strange move by Qatar, I wonder what they know :ni:

Qatar bans travellers from Egypt over coronavirus fears

Authorities in Qatar have temporarily banned all arrivals from Egypt, except Qatari citizens, over fears of the spread of deadly coronavirus.

"As a public health measure, the State of Qatar has imposed a temporary entrance restriction to its territories on all those who are coming from Egypt through intermediate points," the Government Communications Office of Qatar said in a statement sent to Al Jazeera on Sunday.

"The measure is temporary due to the spread of COVID-19."

Egypt's health ministry reported its first confirmed case of the coronavirus on February 14, saying the infected person was a foreign national. On February 19, the World Health Organization (WHO) said he had been discharged from the hospital.

No further reports of infection have been released from Egyptian authorities.

Egypt's health ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed told Ahram Online on Sunday it "denies once again the detection of any diagnosed or suspected cases of the coronavirus across all governorates".

Megahed's comments came after news reports said two suspected coronavirus victims were transferred to a hospital in northern Egypt to be quarantined.

Egypt's Health Minister Hala Zayed on Saturday told TV channel MBC Masr that pandemics "cannot be entirely prevented ... [but] their spread can be limited".

She added there is "a high probability we will get the coronavirus".

On Friday, the Egyptian cabinet denied rumours that authorities discovered large numbers of new coronavirus cases.

In a statement, it highlighted its "complete transparency" in dealing with suspected coronavirus cases, saying any new infections would be announced immediately. The WHO will also be notified, it added.

Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/03/ ... 24833.html
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:roll: :roll: :roll: That have admitted it now :roll: :roll: :roll:

Second case of coronavirus reported in Egypt.

CAIRO - 2 March 2020: The Egyptian Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement issued on early Monday that a new case of coronavirus was discovered in Egypt.

The patient showed slight symptoms of the virus and was in a stable condition, he was isolated in a hospital to receive treatment as his acquaintances are being checked, according to the statement.

This is the second case of coronavirus reported by Egyptian authorities.
The Egyptian Minister of Health Hala Zayed who flew earlier today to China had previously said that all scenarios have been prepared to deal with coronavirus outbreak in full accordance with WHO.

Source: https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/1/82 ... d-in-Egypt
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To be honest, I doubt any country really know how many cases there are at any given time. They are also slow at updating and releasing figures at the best of times, never mind at time when people are likely to become hyper suspicious or panicked.
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Pigs will fly. Like they do in Iran.

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Major Thom wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:27 pm
Pigs will fly. Like they do in Iran.
I read recently on here that you are getting a little pi**ed off with some of the sour pusses on here, please take no notice as most of those on here are only capable of writing up one liners, and occasionally, followed by a copy and paste if your lucky,......if you can not write up original work,.......don't bother, we who care already have the knowledge.

To ask for someone's own opinion is not asking a lot, but when it comes to bitching on this forum we certainly know the usuaaaaal suspects, best thing is to ignore, otherwise disappear like the rest of the once great contributors of this form.

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A-Four wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:59 pm
........otherwise disappear like the rest of the once great contributors of this form.
If only. :urm:

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