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  1. Thread: Dogs

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    Barby, our Pit Bull, staring at our Boston...

    Barby, our Pit Bull, staring at our Boston Terrier (out of shot).

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  2. Thread: PAG's Pulled Pork

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    PAG's Pulled Pork

    Took a shoulder of pork out of the freezer a couple of days ago with the original intent of just roasting it and having it sliced on sandwiches. That led to a change of mind, and opted to go for...
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    A wet and cool (25 degrees) here in Phuket today,...

    A wet and cool (25 degrees) here in Phuket today, so appropriate we lunched with a couple of friends at the Korean restaurant near us. Korean food has some great, hearty soups and stews, ideal for...
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    Agreed, particularly for day trips to the...

    Agreed, particularly for day trips to the islands, though the weather this month is pretty mixed.
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    Western rather than solely Europeans. Lots of...

    Western rather than solely Europeans. Lots of Aus/NZ, quite a few US. Quite a few do have businesses or work. The Asian expats typically are around the north west (Chinese for condos,...
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    Rawai (of which Nai Harn is part) and Chalong...

    Rawai (of which Nai Harn is part) and Chalong have significant resident expat populations, hence the popular venues doing OK. Other clusters of expats are scattered around the island, though in...
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    Agreed. The same misconception of many is that...

    Agreed. The same misconception of many is that Phuket is Patong. The reality is that Phuket has a healthy resident expat population outwith the core tourist resort towns of Patong, Kata, Karon,...
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  10. Thread: The Weather Thread

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    Weather in Phuket quite consistent the past few...

    Weather in Phuket quite consistent the past few weeks. Occasional shower, some heavy, then mix of sunshine and clouds. Low 30's during the day, 25/26 at night.
  11. Note that I said tacit acceptance, by which I...

    Note that I said tacit acceptance, by which I mean within communities, hence, and as in this case, the offender is given bail or is frquently never charged.
  12. Probably highlighting the tacit acceptance and...

    Probably highlighting the tacit acceptance and common occurence of abuse of minors, particularly in rural areas.
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    Always wear leather shoes when outside (other...

    Always wear leather shoes when outside (other than flip flops around the outside of the house), with my go-to choice being Timberlands, either deck shoes or walking shoes which I find have a life of...
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    When you say ''reliable", I guess that you're...

    When you say ''reliable", I guess that you're referencing that font of all things anti UK and Brexit, The Guardian. This from this morning:

    EU leaders in bitter clash over Covid-19 recovery...
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    ^ Indeed, one more Spurs goal and United are...

    ^

    Indeed, one more Spurs goal and United are up to 4th on goal differencre anyway, and with a game in hand. Just need Liverpool to beat Chelsea this week.
  16. Thread: Manchester Utd

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    Looking at each teams final two fixtures (Chelsea...

    Looking at each teams final two fixtures (Chelsea away to Liverpool then home to Wolves, Leicester away to Spurs then home to United, United home to West Ham then away at Leicester), barring a...
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    From recollection, the only field visible from...

    From recollection, the only field visible from Forties in the late 70's was Amoco's Montrose Alpha.
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    ^^^ I flew out to Magnus that morning, and...

    ^^^

    I flew out to Magnus that morning, and remember watching Grampian TV news in the house that morning. The first footage of it's disintegration was coming in. Being July in Northern...
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    ^^ I first went to Forties Alpha in 1976, and...

    ^^

    I first went to Forties Alpha in 1976, and over the next 7 years was on all 4 platforms in different roles.
  20. Thread: Manchester Utd

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    Get a few goals then maximise the sub options. ...

    Get a few goals then maximise the sub options. Win the game first half.
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    May would have capitulated to the EU, leaving the...

    May would have capitulated to the EU, leaving the majority of the UK population deeply upset, a snap election due to civil unrest and Labour forming the next Government complete with Corbyn as Prime...
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    For me Bobby Charlton, George Best, Denis Law,...

    For me Bobby Charlton, George Best, Denis Law, Nobby Stiles, Eusebio, Pele, and Lev Yasin.
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    Now is the stage of the season where the lower...

    Now is the stage of the season where the lower position clubs start fighting for their Premiership status (salaries in the case of the players/turning in good performances in the hope they'll be...
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    First lunch for a few months at the Korean...

    First lunch for a few months at the Korean restaurant near us, though we've had a few take aways during that time. It's within walking distance, though of course we never do at it's too hot.

    I...
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    Life really getting back to normality. Good...

    Life really getting back to normality. Good lunch today with a few friends. Lamb chops were the order of the day for most, and one of my buddies had brought along some Stilton, Port, and Carr's...
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    And so, life returns to a semblance of normality....

    And so, life returns to a semblance of normality. I'm not a 'bar' person per se, just frequent restaurants that have a bar type atmosphere. Within the area I live, the Phuket Yacht Club is what...
  30. Thread: Dinner

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    M'Sahib really getting into my quiche. Just...

    M'Sahib really getting into my quiche. Just knocked this one up for her, spinach, roasted zucchini and onion, gruyure cheese.

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    I use them in all my shoes also, though they're...

    I use them in all my shoes also, though they're not 'stretchers', only shape keepers. Must admit, I'm a bit fastidious about maintaining leather shoes in this climate. Here's a sample from...
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    I had a similar issue a few years ago, and got...

    I had a similar issue a few years ago, and got these. Worked a treat.

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    Cheap as chips from Lazada: Adjustable wood shoes 2-way Wooden...
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    I may be a bit old fashioned, but I always try...

    I may be a bit old fashioned, but I always try and colour match my belt with whatever shoes I'm wearing. One pair in particular (burgundy) has defied my efforts to find a 'fit'. Anyway, a few...
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    Just had a surprise present from M'Sahib. I...

    Just had a surprise present from M'Sahib. I have osteoarthritis in my hip, for which I take tablets daily. She just presented me with this to try, some medical marijuana. Each cone contains 3...
  35. Thread: Dinner

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    Ordered seperately but again just arrived, a...

    Ordered seperately but again just arrived, a silicon handle cover (needed as blistered hands make you look working class.......:D).

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    Might well be, they are quite similar.

    Might well be, they are quite similar.
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    Just took the dogs out for a walk, and spotted...

    Just took the dogs out for a walk, and spotted this young Green Cat snake moving along the top of one of our walls. Probably about 18 inches long (they grow to around one metre), and harmless. We...
  38. Thread: Dinner

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    The pan above I bought through Lazada. Through...

    The pan above I bought through Lazada. Through looking for some other items I came across this supplier that has a much greater range of products than offered in Lazada. Couple of days ago...
  39. Thread: Manwiches

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  40. Thread: On my bike

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    Similar. Conventional gear change is...

    Similar. Conventional gear change is mechanical, i.e. a wire cable moving either the front or rear derailleur. Both my bikes have electronic gear change, in Shimano speak, Di2. This makes gear...
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    These from a trip I made to Kanchanaburi for...

    These from a trip I made to Kanchanaburi for Remembrance Sunday last November.

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  42. Thread: Phuket checkpoint

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    The weather on Phuket today is atrocious, heavy...

    The weather on Phuket today is atrocious, heavy rain and localised flooding. If it's raining here it's typically worse in Phang Nga. Not a day for a recreational road trip.
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    ^^ Great looking burger.

    ^^
    Great looking burger.
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    Toby's on a roll this wet Sunday morning...... ...

    Toby's on a roll this wet Sunday morning......

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    This bar? At the moment any bar..... ...

    This bar? At the moment any bar.....

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    The Commonweath Graves Commission do an excellent...

    The Commonweath Graves Commission do an excellent job of taking care of cemetaries globally, not least here in Kanchanaburi. Thanks EN for sharing.
  47. Thread: Dinner

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    ^^^^^ This photo is from a couple of months...

    ^^^^^

    This photo is from a couple of months ago at our local Korean restaurant, and M'Sahib's normal order. That's roasted sesame seeds outside the tuna, and a mixed salad and bowl of wasabi.
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    [QUOTE=OhOh;4113845] But note the wad of cash...

    But note the wad of cash in the centre console. No doubt YD's contribution to her expenses today.
  49. Thread: Dinner

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    ^ The one I ordered (skillet) has literally...

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    The one I ordered (skillet) has literally just arrived. I look forward to using it in anger over the coming months/years. Your tuna looks great, one of M'Sahibs favourites.
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    Had a small amount of uncooked short crust pastry...

    Had a small amount of uncooked short crust pastry left over from a quiche the other day. I'd put it in the freezer until I had some inspiration, which fell upon me this morning. Looking at what...
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