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by beefsteak
Thu Feb 16, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: RIAT
Topic: Royal International Air Tattoo 2017 Discussion Thread
Replies: 1037
Views: 197434

Re: Royal International Air Tattoo 2017 Discussion Thread

I have to admit to being slightly 'underwhelmed' by todays first update.... LOL..... Ah well, onwards and upwards !
by beefsteak
Fri Feb 10, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Current Military Photography
Topic: Albacete - TLP 2017-1
Replies: 7
Views: 1852

Re: Albacete - TLP 2017-1

Very nice, I will get there one day!
by beefsteak
Thu Feb 02, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Hawker Hunter crashed at Shoreham
Replies: 188
Views: 39060

Re: Hawker Hunter crashed at Shoreham

Anybody else had a call from Sussex police re the crash?
by beefsteak
Thu Feb 02, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Hawker Hunter crashed at Shoreham
Replies: 188
Views: 39060

Re: Hawker Hunter crashed at Shoreham

Any body else ??
:ninja:
by beefsteak
Tue Jan 10, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Knighthood for a Dambuster?
Replies: 25
Views: 3782

Re: Knighthood for a Dambuster?

During a visit to RAF Scampton Heritage Centre about three years ago this very subject was bought up, one of the guides had been at a bit of a 'do' with him a couple of weeks previous and said that JJ was at the time totally against the whole idea of a knighthood! (He also said that JJ could knock b...
by beefsteak
Mon Dec 26, 2016 2:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Music thread
Replies: 547
Views: 90255

Re: Music thread

Apparently it's heart failure, not a massive fan either, but I did get to meet them when they made the video for "Club Tropicana" at the hotel we were at in Ibiza in '85 (Pykes) and I got a little bit part in it. Lovely man, Andrew Ridgeley and the girls were a bit 'off' but he had time for all the ...
by beefsteak
Sat Dec 24, 2016 2:04 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread
Replies: 440
Views: 71966

Re: ISS visible passes - ongoing thread

It sort of gets scary on here at times.
by beefsteak
Mon Dec 19, 2016 11:06 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Diesel prices in the UK
Replies: 292
Views: 59777

Re: Diesel prices in the UK

Up yet another 'pee' ! £1.16.9 here at Morrisons, £1.09.7 at Asda in Northwich
by beefsteak
Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:42 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Diesel prices in the UK
Replies: 292
Views: 59777

Re: Diesel prices in the UK

Been using them for years, pretty sure there's a link on these pages that was posted ages ago!

It's up another 'pee' here to £115.9 at Morrisons yet just 5 miles up the road it's £106.9 at Sainsburys and (Get this) £106.7 at the new Asda!
by beefsteak
Tue Dec 06, 2016 12:24 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pied Wagtails- winter roosts
Replies: 18
Views: 2248

Re: Pied Wagtails- winter roosts

I'll see if I can track down the photos of the afternoon/evening where there was some 'mist net' set up to do a bit of ringing too. I think they're probably in mu Mums loft in Nott'm. That's if I have your permission.................... (Like I said , just because you've never heard of it doesn't me...
by beefsteak
Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: This years Norad Santa tracker
Replies: 0
Views: 422

This years Norad Santa tracker

As it says on the tin :-

http://www.noradsanta.org/
by beefsteak
Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pied Wagtails- winter roosts
Replies: 18
Views: 2248

Re: Pied Wagtails- winter roosts

Nope, definitely long tailedtits, sat and watched them with a local RSPB wallah who took me to see them.
by beefsteak
Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Diesel prices in the UK
Replies: 292
Views: 59777

Re: Diesel prices in the UK

Back up to £1.13.9 at Morrisons, but just up the road in Northwich it's £109.9 at Sainsburys
by beefsteak
Mon Dec 05, 2016 12:26 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pied Wagtails- winter roosts
Replies: 18
Views: 2248

Re: Pied Wagtails- winter roosts

See.................... easy mistake to make.................... LOL.
by beefsteak
Sun Dec 04, 2016 1:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pied Wagtails- winter roosts
Replies: 18
Views: 2248

Re: Pied Wagtails- winter roosts

Just to set the record straight I did say "Not saying it doesn't happen" I had just never seen it or heard of it , but I did see a flock of 200+ Long tailed manboobs!! under the pier at Worthing once.
by beefsteak
Fri Dec 02, 2016 6:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pied Wagtails- winter roosts
Replies: 18
Views: 2248

Re: Pied Wagtails- winter roosts

Are you sure they're not Long Tailed T i t s ?

I've never heard of Wagtails roosting in great numbers (Not saying it doesn't happen of course) But the LTT is renowned for it.
by beefsteak
Mon Nov 28, 2016 2:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Christmas Decorations: When do you put them up?
Replies: 12
Views: 1242

Re: Christmas Decorations: When do you put them up?

Wife hasnt bothered since i came in from a work do one year, a little worse for wear i hasten to add, then proceeded to "shoot" all the baubles off the tree with my old air rifle!! why? ... i dont know :) Did it with a 'Nerf Gun' one Christmas day, my good lady wife thought it a good idea to buy bo...
by beefsteak
Sat Nov 26, 2016 9:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Christmas Decorations: When do you put them up?
Replies: 12
Views: 1242

Re: Christmas Decorations: When do you put them up?

12 days of Christmas, and not one of them is in November!
by beefsteak
Thu Nov 17, 2016 2:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Diesel prices in the UK
Replies: 292
Views: 59777

Re: Diesel prices in the UK

At our Morrisons it's down to £1.11.9, but they're also doing 10p off a litre with a £50 shop spend.

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by beefsteak
Mon Nov 14, 2016 7:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Diesel prices in the UK
Replies: 292
Views: 59777

Re: Diesel prices in the UK

Gone down another 2 p, now at £114.9 at Morrisons

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