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  1. Thread: Anna the dog

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    Sticky: ^ I think she will be a good looking dog. I have...

    ^ I think she will be a good looking dog. I have no idea how big she'll end up but if her mother was a Labrador then she'll be bigger than the others.

    I have no idea about her father... but then...
  2. Thread: Dinner

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    Sounds like my first girlfriend. But anyway,...

    Sounds like my first girlfriend.


    But anyway, mac and cheese it was tonight.

    It lacked the finesse of PAG's creation...

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  3. Thread: Anna the dog

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    Sticky: My moronic wife went out yesterday with a couple...

    My moronic wife went out yesterday with a couple of her equally moronic friends, which I didn't mind at all as it granted me rare access to the telly.

    Anyway, I was awoken from a deep sleep some...
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    ^ Wait until you get the little orange ones......

    ^ Wait until you get the little orange ones... they destroy everything.

    I put up bird boxes around our garden, but the open front type just get taken over by the pigeons.
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    ^ Lockdown where? There's no lockdown in Korat...

    ^ Lockdown where?

    There's no lockdown in Korat but I think restaurants and bars just have to close a bit early.

    Rumour has it that Bangkok bars will be open from March 1st, which luckily...
  6. Thread: Dinner

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    ^ Strange that... my daughter's been asking me...

    ^ Strange that... my daughter's been asking me for Macaroni Cheese and you may have motivated me to try it. I'm thinking of sticking in a few hard bioled bantam eggs... what do you think?

    Last...
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    Ha, Green sent! Next one at 45.

    Ha, Green sent!

    Next one at 45.
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    Sticky: I thought I recognised the name. I inject our...

    I thought I recognised the name. I inject our dogs with Ivermectin for heartworm and ticks and keep it in the 'animal' fridge. A few days after their jabs and the ticks fall off dead.

    I thought...
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    Ducky!

    Ducky!
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    Amazing what a pink flamingo can do. I've...

    Amazing what a pink flamingo can do.

    I've started reminiscing now...

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    ^ That's a cute little thing misskit. Our guy...

    ^ That's a cute little thing misskit.

    Our guy did a recce to the front garden mango trees today... I saw him running back but he's skating on thin ice...
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    Dya know, I never thought of that. I'm gonna...

    Dya know, I never thought of that.

    I'm gonna see if she's... I mean it's... still there!
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    To be fair PH I was just drifting around on the...

    To be fair PH I was just drifting around on the flamingo, pretending to be an aircraft carrier when my daughter came out of nowhere and dive-bombed me. She took out the remaining wing and we...
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    Snakeyes, I think I've been a bit rash with my...

    Snakeyes, I think I've been a bit rash with my promises.

    I don't know if I want the pound to go up or down now.
  15. Thread: An Isaan Pond

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    Yep, Thatchers cider farm is in a village called...

    Yep, Thatchers cider farm is in a village called Sandford in Somerset, around 4 miles from where I grew up.

    Baldrick, if you get a chance try Thatchers Green Goblin... I reckon it's even better...
  16. Thread: An Isaan Pond

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    As far as I know it has to be done in two...

    As far as I know it has to be done in two trips... the first to and in the application and the second to pick up the new passport. You have to pay a courier fee, but that's to cover sending the new...
  17. Thread: An Isaan Pond

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    It's funny you should say that... Yogi started...

    It's funny you should say that...

    Yogi started from very inauspicious beginnings but maybe he is destined for greater things.

    He was part of a litter of eight we rescued a couple of years ago....
  18. Thread: An Isaan Pond

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    ^^^ No fish pond bar... I have a fish pond...

    ^^^ No fish pond bar... I have a fish pond barbecue which needs fixing due to being twatted by a falling branch over the winter. It's on the list...

    Yes, Cal, I am very appreciative about your...
  19. Well, I've got one wife and one gardener and I...

    Well, I've got one wife and one gardener and I can tell you it ain't all beer and skittles!
  20. Thread: Dinner

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    ^ Thanks mate, although to be fair I thought...

    ^ Thanks mate, although to be fair I thought PAG's looked better! :)
  21. Thread: Drunk food

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    I'd never heard of it but Google shows it to come...

    I'd never heard of it but Google shows it to come from 'Somerset's lush green pastures', so it must be good.

    In fact, around 20 miles from where I grew up.
  22. Thread: An Isaan Pond

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    ^ Some of those look perfect. I've never bought...

    ^ Some of those look perfect. I've never bought anything on alibaba before... any pitfalls? Do you get nailed for import duty, etc?
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    Tragedy tonight... ...

    Tragedy tonight...

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  24. Thread: Dinner

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    Show off! :) That must be the most neatly...

    Show off! :)

    That must be the most neatly tramlined mashed potato I've ever seen.

    Incidentally, what temperature did you cook that at? Your mashed potato seems to be brown throughout whereas...
  25. Thread: An Isaan Pond

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    ^^ Yeah, but that's cheating! The gardener...

    ^^ Yeah, but that's cheating!

    The gardener cheats when I'm not around... he throws in pellets and then hooks out a few fish when they start feeding. I even caught him with a home-made harpoon he...
  26. Thread: An Isaan Pond

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    Slick, I went through my first algal bloom this...

    Slick, I went through my first algal bloom this time last year and lost a load of tilapia. I think basically the pond suffers from being overstocked, lack of aeration and not enough circulation....
  27. Thread: Dinner

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    ^ Yeah, I thought so... thanks! You don't get...

    ^ Yeah, I thought so... thanks!

    You don't get fat from eating peas and sprouts!
  28. Thread: An Isaan Pond

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    Yeah, I'm starting to think that way. Problem is...

    Yeah, I'm starting to think that way. Problem is the rains often don't seem to really start until June so maybe I'll persevere with trying to catch the pla chon in the meantime.
  29. Thread: An Isaan Pond

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    IIRC... ? I've only just learnt LOL... I...

    IIRC... ?

    I've only just learnt LOL...

    I like the Makro brown bread but with seeds and stuff it's too big a step for the daughter so I'll investigate the Tesco brown bread. While I've been away...
  30. Thread: An Isaan Pond

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    ^ Well Wasp... I think that dragging out the...

    ^ Well Wasp... I think that dragging out the sludge and aerating helped, although as usual once the immediate problem had gone away my attention was diverted elsewhere and nothing was really solved....
  31. Thread: Dinner

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    ^ Loy Toy is correct, sorry Hal. But I like...

    ^ Loy Toy is correct, sorry Hal.

    But I like mushy peas as well, but never with cottage pie. Pea etiquette states that you have mushy peas with fish and chips.
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    So Mrs Worx likes the lamb? I'd always thought...

    So Mrs Worx likes the lamb?

    I'd always thought that one of the (many) great things about Thai women was that they rarely like lamb, so a leftover roast or a few chops left in the fridge was always...
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    ^ Very well spotted Cyrille. In the second...

    ^ Very well spotted Cyrille.

    In the second pic down there's a chop at the right with the bone out of view which I missed. And now I see the top pic is two racks of eight.

    Too much Ya Dong...
  34. Thread: Dinner

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    An old favourite tonight... cottage pie. ...

    An old favourite tonight... cottage pie.

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    ^^^ Seven chops and you had five of 'em! ...

    ^^^ Seven chops and you had five of 'em!

    Doesn't seem fair. :)
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    ^^^^ Gin and tonic, love the stuff. ^ Rum and...

    ^^^^ Gin and tonic, love the stuff.

    ^ Rum and black, a teenage memory.

    Another great combo in which I partook tonight is the the Leo and Ya Dong. What a way to spend a Saturday night!
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    ^ The flamingo hasn't lasted long and needs...

    ^ The flamingo hasn't lasted long and needs pumping up every day. I don't think it was made for a well built guy to jump on. There's a big white swan on the way now.

    Today, at a junction south of...
  38. Thread: Daily Moan

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    I haven't had a moan in a while so today have two...

    I haven't had a moan in a while so today have two to make up... both food related.

    The first was that I had tinned kippers on toast today for breakfast and then had to go out and so wear a face...
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    ^ You're alive! Pretty damning evidence...

    ^ You're alive!

    Pretty damning evidence tonight...

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    I spent some time wondering whether to do the right thing and shoo it...
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    ^ Yeah, it's all a bit deja vu-ish. The...

    ^ Yeah, it's all a bit deja vu-ish.

    The problem solved itself last year because the squirrels ate all the jack fruit and then moved on to the mangoes. The wife doesn't seem so badly affected by...
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    I can't abide those skinny white rice noodles......

    I can't abide those skinny white rice noodles... glass noodles is it they call them?

    But I do like the yellow egg noodles.

    The gardener picked these up for me today which meant I had to...
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    ^ Probably wise Shutree, you never know where...

    ^ Probably wise Shutree, you never know where those holes have been.

    I wouldn't say that my wife is a poor cleaner, but when I returned after seven months away I could barely see out of my...
  43. Thread: Anna the dog

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    Sticky: ^ Maybe, but I still won't risk it. It's...

    ^ Maybe, but I still won't risk it.

    It's strange. I think it's fair to say that Yogi probably isn't the most handsome dog in the world, but all the girls love him. Dan is always close by, Coco...
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    ^ Yeah, but the wife can.

    ^ Yeah, but the wife can.
  45. Thread: Anna the dog

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    Sticky: Every single morning Anna joins us on our dog...

    Every single morning Anna joins us on our dog walks... yes plural because Dan is so old she gets her own slow walk with Coco before I take the boys.

    Every single morning Yogi greets Anna like...
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    The missus ain't happy today. Messing with her...

    The missus ain't happy today.

    Messing with her limes is one thing...

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    But mess with her jack fruit and you've raised it to...
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    Into my third week home and still playing...

    Into my third week home and still playing catch-up after nearly 7 months of neglect.

    At the end of every wet season I like to fertilise all the pot plants and top them up with compost. Maybe this...
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    Not a lot of musings about the UK from the hairy...

    Not a lot of musings about the UK from the hairy arsed bus driver...

    Do you have to enforce mask wearance for passengers? If so, what if they don't like it? Are you issued with a faser?

    Have...
  49. Thread: Dessert!

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    The custard was heated up enough to burn on the...

    The custard was heated up enough to burn on the bottom of the saucepan. Yes, even a suposedly simple dessert has it's pitfalls.

    I'll await the colour of your reppo with interest as I'm constantly...
  50. Thread: Dessert!

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    No worries mate, I knew it must have been a...

    No worries mate, I knew it must have been a mistake because everyone loves banana custard, even Americans!
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