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  1. Thread: An Isaan Pond

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    https://teakdoor.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=7...

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    ....Looks hardcore steamy south east Asian marine combat mode Mendip

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    Get Norton to swing by in the PBR if you run...
  2. Thread: Pudding

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    That is very trifley but maybe a tad...

    That is very trifley but maybe a tad council-house for posh-PAG. I think his toasted almonds have a touch more clarse.

    Champion effort PAG 10/10

    I look forward to examining your spotted dick in...
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    I had a glass of iced milk with my tandoori...

    I had a glass of iced milk with my tandoori dinner.

    Some more naval aviation evolution from the 1st and 2nd greatest navies ever to sail the high seas

    The Hawker Sea Fury was a naval derivative...
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    The Cheddar Trio from Georgia have got...

    The Cheddar Trio from Georgia have got competition

    Beloe Zlato - ??, ?? ???? ???, ???? // Ah you, inner porch, my inner porch - YouTube

    Ah you, inner porch, my inner porch....

    I am not quite...
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    ^I could not tell just from the taste of the tea...

    ^I could not tell just from the taste of the tea but carcass retrieval (using a laundry basket as a landing net) proved the culprit to be a possum.

    I liked the way he was floating there so still,...
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    Se˝orita Surabaya made me a cup of tea using tap...

    Se˝orita Surabaya made me a cup of tea using tap water from the rainwater tank. (I normally use bottle water for cooking and drinking but she had forgotten in the long months of our estrangement)
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    ^^^Nice one Willy. I will have to keep an I out...

    ^^^Nice one Willy. I will have to keep an I out for the IPA

    Pushing the boat out for Big Gay Sunday with a poovelicious sparkling pink rose cider weighing in at a hairy-chested 8%

    Continuing...
  8. Thread: Pudding

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    ^^^^^That is a no trifling effort Mendip I...

    ^^^^^That is a no trifling effort Mendip

    I cannot have tasted trifle in 40 years but you have inspired me to see if I can dig one out from the freezer section in Coles.
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    Raising a glass to Her Majesty's Right Royal Navy...

    Raising a glass to Her Majesty's Right Royal Navy as they hove into exotic steamy Asian waters in the name of the rules based world order that gives all right thinking royal subjects the warm fuzzy...
  10. China warns UK as carrier strike group...

    China warns UK as carrier strike group approachesChina has warned the UK's Carrier Strike Group, led by the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth not to carry out any "improper acts" as it enters the...
  11. Thread: Supper

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    You have got to push the boat out now and again...

    You have got to push the boat out now and again so tonight's bedtime supper was pan fried salmon.

    Rub in salt, pepper and olive oil.

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    5 minutes skin down on medium heat

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    If you just want a skoosh of water to the nethers...

    If you just want a skoosh of water to the nethers I think a squeezy bottle with a curved skoosher is all you need.

    I just found one on Ebay for $7 and it is in the post tonight

    If you are going...
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    ^^epic stuff Mendip I did not know people...

    ^^epic stuff Mendip

    I did not know people camped in Thailand with the heat, but I see you have a 5 star set-up

    Don't forget to take a petrol/diesel generator with you to Khao Yai to run the...
  14. Thread: Pudding

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    Tonight's pudding was steamed sweet sticky rice...

    Tonight's pudding was steamed sweet sticky rice with banana and black beans wrapped in banana leaves

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    ...courtesy of the long lost Senorita Surabaya from Indo

    She of the devout Alkitab...
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    Mine will be 2 years old in about 2 months I...

    Mine will be 2 years old in about 2 months

    I had a strange problem with it after 6 months in that the crema went thin and the coffee was not as hot as before

    I had lost my receipt so I craftily...
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    That is a shame. I switched it down to once...

    That is a shame.

    I switched it down to once every second day. It buzzes my brain up to much if a I do it every day.

    Maybe you could try just once a week.



    It was better than I was...
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    No Sudden Move The movie has lovely period...

    No Sudden Move

    The movie has lovely period detail and a great cast and a lovely twisty turny cat and mouse tale woven into some auto-industry dark history.

    I am not sure if my struggle to...
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    It is satisfying and thirsty work digging up palm...

    It is satisfying and thirsty work digging up palm trees. I have just broken ground on palm tree number 4 for its big move down the hill.

    So a well deserved (if I may say so) Speckly Hen tonight...
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    Propriety forbids me from mentioning which outer...

    Propriety forbids me from mentioning which outer planet we explored in Jeff Bezos's rocket later on but she was looking a bit flogged this morning so I took her on safari to recuperate

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  20. Thread: Pudding

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    Top effort Mendip That is pudding properly...

    Top effort Mendip

    That is pudding properly proper and the first proper pudding of the pudding thread!



    That pie looks epic Tunk. Looks almost like a crumble.


    I have a had a brainwave...
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    How to make a cup of coffee

    First chop down 4 out of the 5 strange bushes growing in your garden before thinking of taking a pic and posting online to find out what they are.

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    Once you find out that they are coffee...
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    No telescope required for tonight's celestial...

    No telescope required for tonight's celestial smorgasbord.

    Venus the Goddess of beauty shining like a crown jewel at its orbital zenith with Mars the God of war heading to the horizon below.
    ...
  23. Looks like Archery is not for the frail 60 year...

    Looks like Archery is not for the frail 60 year olds after all.

    Russian archer recovers after fainting in Tokyo'''s scorching heat | Reuters

    So I might have to keep an open mind for what...
  24. Thread: Pudding

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    with that is pudding proper :yup: I...

    with



    that is pudding proper :yup:

    I had the second golden egg bun for pudding tonight (I have to call anything sweet, after the main curry, pudding, since I have not got anything...
  25. I have never met an Asian woman who used tampons....

    I have never met an Asian woman who used tampons.

    I have never met a western woman who did not use tampons.

    A great sociocultural divide?

    The Party | The Young Ones | BBC Studios - YouTube
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    Australia v China September 2nd 2021 China v...

    Australia v China
    September 2nd 2021

    China v Australia
    November 16th 2021


    Socceroos World Cup hub: Australia's qualification path for Qatar 2022, squads, results, standings, fixtures,...
  27. Thread: Pudding

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    ^TBH a Chinese egg bun is not really pudding as...

    ^TBH a Chinese egg bun is not really pudding as pudding has to be hot and come in a bowl.

    Very often with custard poured on top.

    Pouring custard on top of anything sweet makes it pudding.

    I...
  28. Thread: Supper

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    It is called tea if you eat at home. If you...

    It is called tea if you eat at home.

    If you are invited round to a friends it is called dinner (unless you are still 12 in which case even eating at friends is still called tea)

    And the other...
  29. Thread: Pudding

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    Pudding

    After a hearty tea (1st plate from a new batch of curry) a fellas mind turns to thoughts of pudding.

    Merkins and others will know this course as dessert but really it is correctly called pudding....
  30. Thread: Supper

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    Supper

    I always eat something before retiring so that I don't get hungry in bed. Just as a precaution. You can't be too careful.

    This is my supper tonight

    The Minx always brings a ton-load of food...
  31. I was reading that there are actually some events...

    I was reading that there are actually some events penned in for the Gold Coast too, plus a second athletes village so it must be a few events



    I have actually just put a new sheet cover on the...
  32. Thread: Dinner

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    :bananaman: 72629

    :bananaman:

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  33. Darwin would approve of that bit of...

    Darwin would approve of that bit of understatement I think.
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    ^She is from the other great dragon kingdom... ...

    ^She is from the other great dragon kingdom...

    That is her supernatural ghostly shapeshifting photomorphosis property manifesting itself again I think!
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    ^^Alienesque little creature. I dug up a blind...

    ^^Alienesque little creature. I dug up a blind snake a few years ago and kept it as a pet for a few weeks before releasing it.

    Not growing in my garden yet but the Minx brought round red kiwi...
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    ^I watched the video from inside the capsule. ...

    ^I watched the video from inside the capsule.

    I would not waste my 10 minutes arsing around like kids because there is no gravity. You can do a few minutes of zero in a parabolic plane flight any...
  37. Only the Chinese would think that Leprechauns are...

    Only the Chinese would think that Leprechauns are edible...

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    I saw it a couple of times at the cinema when it...

    I saw it a couple of times at the cinema when it came out. Good fun if I remember correctly.



    It is indeed the 2 boys and a girl on 3 bikes reference in Rifkin's Festival



    Might explore...
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    I normally wear head protection when working with...

    I normally wear head protection when working with trees as they have unpredictable habits and can be lethally heavy.

    Normally I wear a cycle helmet but then I thought:- since its a jungle out...
  40. Thread: Man Caves

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    With a bit of luck you might be able to make a...

    With a bit of luck you might be able to make a gimp mask from the off cuts

    :tieme:
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    Have not been inside one of them since February...

    Have not been inside one of them since February 2019

    I miss the little miniature bottles of Shiraz

    My habit was to keep the one from the flight down to Melbourne and then drink it on the return...
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    Sounded interesting so I googled it up. ...

    Sounded interesting so I googled it up.

    Apartment Zero - Wikipedia



    ...still sounding interesting - there cannot be very many Anglo/Argentine political cinematic collaborations from the...
  43. Thread: An Isaan Pond

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    Good to see Maya with a wag in her tail again. ...

    Good to see Maya with a wag in her tail again.

    She is a beautiful dog fer sure
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    Knocked off Citizen Cane 1941 tonight Not...

    Knocked off Citizen Cane 1941 tonight

    Not really art-house but classic; and that rounds out the Rifkin references

    The Wiki page says that Fellini is also referenced but my cultural learnings...
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    The Seventh Seal - Ingmar Bergman - 1957 This...

    The Seventh Seal - Ingmar Bergman - 1957

    This is the reference with the guy playing chess with death on the beach in Rifkins Festival

    A medieval knight (Max Von Sydow)returns home to Sweden...
  46. Thread: Jock Pies

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    ^good effort but wrong colour of meat - should be...

    ^good effort but wrong colour of meat - should be grey!
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    I enjoyed Jules et Jim I found the capricious...

    I enjoyed Jules et Jim

    I found the capricious female and her slavishly besotted males genuinely engaging and generally un peu pathetique et tres sympathique

    I then went on to watch the next...
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    ^I actually pondered that very syntactical and...

    ^I actually pondered that very syntactical and linguistic conundrum as I typed the OP.

    I thought Caprice may be technically the correct word but I also felt that Capriciousness conveyed the...
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    Classic Arthouse Cinema

    Jules et Jim 1962

    Watching Woody Allen's string of auteur references in Rifkins Festival prompted me to dig out this early French New Wave work from Franšois Truffaut

    Good fun watching the...
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    I watched Allen's latest creation 'Rifkins...

    I watched Allen's latest creation 'Rifkins Festival' last week, and while the criticism levelled at it (53%) was mostly fair, I still enjoyed it a lot, but maybe my enjoyment was partly sentimental...
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