Not Holidaying in Luxor..

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Re: Not Holidaying in Luxor..

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Russian Weekend, our friend Uri came down from Nottingham, carrying many pre-Soviet Bloc goodies.
Think! 'brined cabbage, biscuits ect.
Uri also works for Carlsberg and bought some tasty wines..He's also a cook, bonus..

Saturday evening, 'Sarmale, stuffed boiled braised lamb & pork cabbage leaves. Unusual but tasty,
Ps: 'it did take them 3 hours of prep & copious amounts of aqueous material.

This evening, Salmon Perestroika,
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Tonight, It's Salmon avec erb's & vodka... 8)
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I'm intrigued by the pointy nosed pliers on the bench, Dr?

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Teddyboy wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:44 am
I'm intrigued by the pointy nosed pliers on the bench, Dr?
For extracting any bones?

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600,000 Brits are currently on holiday in Spain and have to isolate upon return to the UK.
600,000 idiots don't care about their health or more importantly our health.

There are far far more idiots around you than You assume.
Gov Warning...
'Be Alert, Be Aware of Idiots' "for they are everywhere.... 8)
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Now, be honest here, 'It's only the Brits that would go on holiday during a Pandemic Plague.... 8)
Ps: "2 million Brits' have had to cancel their summer holidays" that adds up to potentially 2 million possible
spreaders.
They should have saved their money and go to Bournemouth, probably the beach...probably still will!!
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Noo...please don't encourage anymore covidiots to come down south/west. The recent invasions of Bournmouth clogged up the M3 and M27 for hours. We've got major diversions going on down here at the moment and the constant thunder of HGV's all night going past my home is adding to my sleep deprivation. We do not need the world and his wife joining them.
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I had a good idea today hire a private plane.
Went online and within 2 hours had a quote for 8 passengers.

Dear Mr ......... ........
Thank you for your interest in LunaJets and the kind phone conversation.
Allow me to get back to you concerning the details of your request:
Date From To Departure Arrival Flight time Pass.
Fri 2-Oct-20 LGW, Gatwick, GB LXR, Luxor Intl,

Please find below the price estimate.
1. Gulfstream G280
EUR 36,850 - EUR 39,000
Capacity: 8-9 passengers This category has the
perfect balance between, aesthetics and ergonomics achieved.
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Ps: Food included, any takers ?....... 8)
Pss: £35 Grand anyone doing Friday's Lotto ?
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:up What a great idea! Why did I never think of that? Are drinks included as well?
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Who2 wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:22 pm
I had a good idea today hire a private plane.
Went online and within 2 hours had a quote for 8 passengers.

Dear Mr ......... ........
Thank you for your interest in LunaJets and the kind phone conversation.
Allow me to get back to you concerning the details of your request:
Date From To Departure Arrival Flight time Pass.
Fri 2-Oct-20 LGW, Gatwick, GB LXR, Luxor Intl,

Please find below the price estimate.
1. Gulfstream G280
EUR 36,850 - EUR 39,000
Capacity: 8-9 passengers This category has the
perfect balance between, aesthetics and ergonomics achieved.
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Ps: Food included, any takers ?....... 8)
Pss: £35 Grand anyone doing Friday's Lotto ?
We had a group like that chartered a plane from UK to Southern France at the beginning of the lockdown. Bunch of rich business men with young ladies. They got arrested when they landed and then sent back to the UK.
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/fren ... k-n1181381
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Simona popped back in to work today, nr Borough Market.
She said the streets and the whole of her building was empty, stating 'she felt like a spy'

I asked 'is the market open ? 'yeh! ...
"Go and get some cheeses then..jeez..
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That's £30 quids worth of quality cheeses there and 2 x 5quid bottles of co-op red.... 8)

Ps: Talking of private jets this is Bez & Fru who just flew out to Ibiza. b*stard...
2 weeks ago he was picking blueberries in Abergavenny...
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Sunny Saturday:
Wallowing in a great Bloody Mary & a pint of Eagle this morning, whilst perusing the Gruaniad in the sun.
Who should wander by me totally unrecognised,
but Terry Adams, head of the 'A Team the 'Clerkenwell Crime family.

He 'copped for me, I gave him the 'nod, Now this guy is 'top o the tree in villany..
His history, on a par with any american mafioso. A violent and horrible individual but his kids & wife love him.

Shame I didn't have my camera ready, whatever..... 8)

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Following the Sunday Sun..
12am: The Eagle..
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Exmouth Arms.
Shakespeare's Head.
18.00hrs: George & Monkey.... 8) (that's another pub not my mate)
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Her indoors, bain of my life has a new money making idea.
Although just having successfully acquired new gainful employment in her chosen profession.

She wants to increase her income. It's all down to our 'Russki friend Uri. He's Russian.
And Martina Cole the essex tart, who has a holiday home just over the border from MT in Cyprus.

Cigarette smuggling and flogging caviar,'do I have any contacts ?

The girl might have gained British citizenship but still has the mind-set from the 1960's iron curtain.
It would be hilarious if she didn't try to convince me in her god knows what accented inspirational madness.

Now she's shouting about Martin Kemp's son not broadcasting on capitol radio,
whilst staring at her dumb phone.
Being banged-up was less stressful, trust me I'm a Dr.... 8)

Ps: I'm learning a lot online about caviar...
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Now that lockdown is over,ha! really ? our little corner of laadaan is back up the crime leagues once more.
14 FA cups & god knows how many stabbings.... 8)
https://www.mylondon.news/news/south-lo ... d-18723570

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Anti-social behaviour - 38.06% (59)
Violence and sexual offences - 14.84% (23)
Burglary - 8.39% (13)
Bicycle theft - 7.74% (12)
Vehicle crime - 7.74% (12)
Other theft - 7.1% (11)
Criminal damage and arson - 5.81% (9)
Public order - 3.23% (5)
Theft from the person - 3.23% (5)
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Not yet seen in Luxor, but here in The Smoke they are everywhere.
E-Scooters: Personally, I love them.
What with one tenaciously avoiding those 'sneaky quiet electric cars,
we now have the pleasure of avoiding e-scooters.

With a little note from Paris.... 8)
https://www.pressreader.com/uk/the-obse ... 6473570267
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Who2 wrote:
Sun Aug 30, 2020 2:08 pm
Not yet seen in Luxor, but here in The Smoke they are everywhere.
E-Scooters: Personally, I love them.
What with one tenaciously avoiding those 'sneaky quiet electric cars,
we now have the pleasure of avoiding e-scooters.

With a little note from Paris.... 8)
https://www.pressreader.com/uk/the-obse ... 6473570267
Only available to rent in U.K. from approved suppliers I believe.....but still a blight.

They are available in Egypt but I can’t see them catching on with the state of the pavements. And only the suicidal would compete with the road traffic on one. :lol:

Maybe for cruising around El Gouna or Sahl Hashish. .....who knows..the Luxor Corniche?

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Who2 wrote:
Sun Aug 30, 2020 2:08 pm
we now have the pleasure of avoiding e-scooters.
Apparently not for much longer, the law on these such things is changing fast. Because the item is fully motorised it requires a license, and therefore insurance, none of which applies at the moment.

Presently, the City of London's finest are stopping such vehicles to inform their riders that the law is to be fully enacted in the near future. It's a little like when they introduced bus lanes, for a while the police stopped such offenders with a simple warning, then a few weeks later, the full force of the law came into effect, camera and all.

The present state of play is that they can be used on private property.

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As I was saying.....
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... lanes.html

As I don't fancy getting to and from various airports and sitting on a plane full of covididots for 6 hrs...
Anybody know of rich people that love Egypt ?.... 8)

Ps: I would make quite a good 'trolly dolly having been a trained waiter..
Pss: And I'm also a pretty good cocktail mixologist!
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Who2 wrote:
Tue Sep 01, 2020 11:40 am
As I was saying.....
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... lanes.html

As I don't fancy getting to and from various airports and sitting on a plane full of covididots for 6 hrs...
Anybody know of rich people that love Egypt ?.... 8)
I’m having difficulty in visualising a foreigner with £30,000 plus to blow on a private jet journey wanting to spend any time in the poverty- stricken, virus- riddled, police state of Egypt.

Call me old fashioned....

The rich people who love Egypt are already here. They’re called generals.

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For some people £30,000 is the price of a watch or handbag.... 8)
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