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Photos and More / Re: Photo Slide Shows and Home Videos
« on: Today at 05:26:22 AM »
Sato...
...thank you...my favourite flowers..the Rose...of course the fragrant roses are my main choice...Back where I used to live we had a well-known place in Hertfordshire called Gardens of the Rose based near St Albans but, sadly I read it has now been put on the market to sell, so is closed to visitors...I also went there for outdoor live concerts such as The Proms...joining in with the flag waving's to Rule Britannia - Pomp and Circumstance - Land of Hope and Glory etc, etc...we would take along our folded chairs, lanterns, and picnic for the evenings occasion...I remember one concert we went to see live was the violinist Vanessa Mae...this was an Idyllic setting surrounded by a mixture of colourful Roses...

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Village Clubhouse~Place For Fun! / Re: Follow That Name
« on: Yesterday at 05:29:28 PM »
Donald Malcolm Campbell, CBE...

...1921 – 1967...British speed record breaker who broke eight absolute world speed records on water and on land in the 1950s and 1960s. He remains the only person to set both world land and water speed records in the same year (1964). He died during a speed attempt at Coniston Water in the Lake District, England...

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Photos and More / Re: Photos Old and New
« on: Yesterday at 02:31:46 PM »
Sue...
...now I have to ask..on that day, did you come away with more than you went in with? ;) hope you had the luck of the Irish with you...

I found your story experience delightful...Ahh yes, when we were young, we never felt the cold, did we? dont think we could get away with skimpy dresses...we know how to, and what it takes to keep ourselves warm...Hats to the races, now that brings me back to the famous lady of...Gertrude Shilling...she would always stun us with her " rather outrageous,  extravagant " and over large hats...she was always hitting the news headlines at Ascot... 

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Photos and More / Re: Photos Old and New
« on: Yesterday at 01:35:51 AM »
To see some brilliant - fascinating, some bizarre and some clever hat wearings, watch or go to our Royal Ascot ( ladies day ) horse racing annual event...I think a day for the ladies to outshine each other with their choice of the day...

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Hm, I had better not say it again then... :-[

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Village Clubhouse~Place For Fun! / Re: "Jokes and Humor"
« on: May 23, 2018, 03:39:38 AM »
I would like to know what the other half got wasted on?... ??? ;D

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Rammel...best to stay with your version, the way you remember it told by your own family members...if I remember that far back, that was the original topic subject... :)

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Photos and More / Re: Photos Old and New
« on: May 21, 2018, 06:10:38 AM »
Gloria de ( Lindancer )... keeping within the red hats society...Where was this photo taken? I simply love the background...I would love to hear of the occasion, whatever it was, you look happy...

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Leisure Activities / Re: Classical Corner
« on: May 18, 2018, 04:06:07 AM »
Bubble...yes, you are right...what struck me as Interesting was this piece...scrolled near the bottom...

" "What struck me during this examination, of course, was the state of perfect preservation of the skeleton, the fibrous tissues of the muscles (still supple and firm), of the ligaments, and of the skin, and above all the totally unexpected state of the liver after 46 years. One would have thought that this organ, which is basically soft and inclined to crumble, would have decomposed very rapidly or would have hardened to a chalky consistency. Yet, when it was cut it was soft and almost normal in consistency. I pointed this out to those present, remarking that this did not seem to be a natural phenomenon."

Link...


https://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=147

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Leisure Activities / Re: Classical Corner
« on: May 17, 2018, 06:06:32 PM »
May not fit into our typical classics but a beautiful song, a beautiful sound all the same...hope you enjoy....

Link...( St.Bernadette Eddie Calvert 1965..)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvhRZNbdti8

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Photos and More / Re: Photos Old and New
« on: May 17, 2018, 05:48:38 AM »
Don...
...not familiar with the game but I can see that your concentration is occupying your mind, hopefully taking the distraction away from your soon to be, returning journey home...

...by the way, who was winning?... ;D

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Village Clubhouse~Place For Fun! / Re: Follow That Name
« on: May 14, 2018, 02:13:24 PM »
Alice Faye...
...1915 – 1998...was an American actress and singer, described by The New York Times as "one of the few movie stars to walk away from stardom at the peak of her career "...

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Photos and More / Re: Photos Old and New
« on: May 13, 2018, 01:39:29 PM »
Don - Bubble...
...that's what togetherness is all about..being happy and a little silliness... 

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Photos and More / Re: Photos Old and New
« on: May 08, 2018, 04:07:41 PM »
Jane S...
...I am guessing, if the Deer can read, anything is possible... ;D

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Photos and More / Re: Photos Old and New
« on: May 08, 2018, 02:52:38 PM »
Jack wv...
...guess that's the only spot where the Deer can actually read the sign... ;D

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Photos and More / Re: Photos Old and New
« on: May 08, 2018, 02:16:35 PM »
Jack...
...that is a very natural and relaxed photo of the both of you..

Bubble...
... Warsaw, here I come, well once I get comfortable in my office chair... :thumbup:
...why is there a squirrel riding a bike? where it says..." No applies to city and bicycle services..."

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Town Talk / Re: Norms Bait and Tackle
« on: May 08, 2018, 03:01:50 AM »
Joy, I shan't sing it, but...


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Photos and More / Re: Photo Slide Shows and Home Videos
« on: May 07, 2018, 02:47:44 AM »
Shirley...
...I was thinking the same thing, was also going to ask the same question...Sachiko has been missed...

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Photos and More / Re: Photo Slide Shows and Home Videos
« on: May 06, 2018, 07:05:15 AM »
Sato...
...happy to see you, and that you have made a posting ( with the help of your wife )...
...isn't it wonderful that no matter what country we live in, the one thing we find that we all come together on, is our love for colour, for our flowers, plants and trees...This is that time of year when all things that once seemed to be dead, Spring alive again for our eyes to enjoy...

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Village Clubhouse~Place For Fun! / Re: "Jokes and Humor"
« on: May 06, 2018, 03:43:47 AM »
Yes, or " the cat that got the cream.."  :2funny:

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Village Clubhouse~Place For Fun! / Re: "Jokes and Humor"
« on: May 06, 2018, 01:29:18 AM »
Junee...
...he is not " ferocious " really, he is just a cute little puppy dog... ;D

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Village Clubhouse~Place For Fun! / Re: "Jokes and Humor"
« on: May 05, 2018, 03:43:42 AM »
Welcome back Bill, I hope you are feeling better.... a good one to start the morning off with... ;D

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Photos and More / Re: Photos Old and New
« on: May 04, 2018, 01:43:02 PM »
Keeping with Jack wv's theme...Tulips In Amsterdam....Link...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmLo1KQsI10

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Photos and More / Re: Photos Old and New
« on: May 04, 2018, 01:27:25 AM »
Jack wv...
...it sure was lucky that you went when you did but, cant believe those Tulips are soon to be replaced, must cost those gardeners a whole lot of money and must be keeping them on their toes, constantly ( busy...)
...At last, it is good to see our own garden " Springing " to life....well at least it now has some colour, not a lot, but is looking more prettier than it was...
...I do enjoy your Oglebay photos, and of course they wouldn't be the same without your Mimi in them... :dog3:
Jack, are those pink Tulips in the background, if so, I am assuming they will also soon, be replacing them too...
   

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Tranquil Cove / Re: Chia - May 1st 2018
« on: May 02, 2018, 03:26:04 AM »
I am very saddened to hear that Chia's time is up, it has come to its final end...

THE SUN-DIAL AT WELLS COLLEGE

The shadow of my finger cast
Divides the future from the past:
Before it, sleeps the unborn hour
In darkness, and beyond thy power:
Behind its unreturning line,
The vanished hour, no longer thine:
One hour alone is in thy hands, -
The NOW on which the shadow stands.

~ Henry Van Dyke (1904)   

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Tranquil Cove / Re: Re: Sympathyposts
« on: May 01, 2018, 05:51:12 PM »
I am very saddened by this news, how many more are we going to lose? Chia now makes our fourth member, and we are only four months into this year...Chia brought fun to our forum with her quizzes and kept our grey matter in working order...Chia will be another long-term and loyal member who will sadly be missed from our Seniors and Friends..

May you be in Peace Chia...

Jacqueline..

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Photos and More / Re: Photos Old and New
« on: May 01, 2018, 06:45:25 AM »
Don...
...I bet surprises were  awaiting around every corner...or one being hatched every minute...

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Photos and More / Re: Photos Old and New
« on: April 30, 2018, 12:22:33 PM »
Don - Bubble...
...it is good when we come across a piece of Paradise in our travels, and even better when we dont have to travel too far..I simply love that pink bush, so stunning...

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Leisure Activities / Re: "Just Plain Old Music"
« on: April 30, 2018, 12:07:36 PM »
Yes I remember her...remember watching the old black and white ( tv ) films with my late father when I was young...

How About You? (1951) - Jack Smith and Ginny Simms...Link...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJ_5SuBWugw 

MaryAnn..
..yes amazing...I hope it is coming over loud and clear... :)

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Leisure Activities / Re: "Just Plain Old Music"
« on: April 30, 2018, 07:41:13 AM »
I have just this minute tuned into...AUDREY’S CHATS & TUNES...where she-they were talking about the "old days of coal fires and chopping up wood...oh yes, we did live this way... ;)...Now listening to Mr Dean Martin - Memories are made of this..Now she is talking of the old family bible, and now playing the song, a country and western style, not sure who the singer is...Oh George Jones...

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