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by bodge
Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: the great escape
Replies: 2
Views: 12

the great escape

The Great Escape Untouched for almost seven decades, the tunnel used in the Great Escape has finally been unearthed.The 111-yard passage nicknamed 'Harry' by Allied prisoners was sealed by the Germans after the audacious break-out from the POW camp Stalag Luft III in western Poland.Despite huge inte...
by bodge
Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: An Irish view of Africa !!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1440

Re: An Irish view of Africa !!!!!!

Hi Bill,
Enjoy your travels and please keep us informed of your journeys.
By the way what make sort of motor home you have and have a trailer with a car on tow?.
Good luck and keep well.
Bodge.
by bodge
Sat May 19, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Steven Hughes
Replies: 24
Views: 6473

Re: Steven Hughes

Hi Bill,
Wein Hull are aware of Karl the local media have reported on him on occasions like when hr had visa problems whith the Russians re the Bearing sea.
I have just been looking at photos of you paras on the Norland 2 para a & c squads a sports day etc.
Bodge.
by bodge
Mon May 14, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Steven Hughes
Replies: 24
Views: 6473

Re: Steven Hughes

Mr. Bentley Sir
On your voyage on the Norland to the Falklands did you meet the gay steward Roy Gibson ( Wendy) ? He is well known here I Hull. He has just turned up again and says he will appear at the Paras reunion in November at Aldershot. Bodge
by bodge
Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Rugby Leaque
Replies: 1
Views: 1671

Rugby Leaque

Any Wigan fans going to Australia next month for the match with Hull F C if so do you know there is a charity do on behalf ex Wigan player Brett Kenny and his son.
Bodge.
by bodge
Sat Oct 28, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: rats
Replies: 0
Views: 1695

rats

Throughout the world, places that have been involved in war and/or civil strife often have large minefields that still need clearing. In 2013, it was estimated that there was a global average of around nine mine-related deaths every day. The situation is especially dire in Africa. Typically, clearin...
by bodge
Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: IS THIS THE MOST STUPID JOKE EVER?
Replies: 1517
Views: 263345

Re: IS THIS THE MOST STUPID JOKE EVER?

An Englishman, a Scotsman and an Irishman were without tickets for the opening ceremonies of the Olympics but hoped to be able to talk their way in at the gate. Security was very tight, however, and each of their attempts was met with a stern refusal. While wandering around outside the stadium, the ...
by bodge
Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: IS THIS THE MOST STUPID JOKE EVER?
Replies: 1517
Views: 263345

Re: IS THIS THE MOST STUPID JOKE EVER?

TRUE LOVE This love story should help enhance your sensitivity training for the year ahead. Alan and Sandra lived on a cove at Gull Lake, Alberta. It was early winter and the lower portion of the cove had frozen over. Alan asked Sandra if she would walk across the frozen part of the cove to the gene...
by bodge
Wed Aug 23, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: IS THIS THE MOST STUPID JOKE EVER?
Replies: 1517
Views: 263345

Re: IS THIS THE MOST STUPID JOKE EVER?

Your Laugh for the Day: One Monday morning the UPS guy is driving the neighborhood on his usual route. As he approaches one of the homes, he noticed that both cars were in the driveway. His wonder was cut short by Bob, the homeowner, coming out with a load of empty beer and liquor bottles. "Wow, Bob...
by bodge
Fri Aug 18, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: IS THIS THE MOST STUPID JOKE EVER?
Replies: 1517
Views: 263345

Re: IS THIS THE MOST STUPID JOKE EVER?

This shows the creativity of the English language. In Catholic schools students are taught that lying is a sin. Instructors are also advised that using a bit of imagination is OK to express the truth differently without lying. This is a perfect example of this teaching: Getting a Hairdryer Through C...
by bodge
Tue Aug 08, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: electric cars
Replies: 2
Views: 2060

Re: electric cars

Thanks and it got me digging. Here are some articles to add to the topic. https://www.technologyreview.com/s/518066/could-electric-cars-threaten-the-grid/ This is from the MIT Review and talks to some Californian numbers. Often a bell weather. From what I can see, if we were to apply it to UK, the c...
by bodge
Sun Aug 06, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: electric cars
Replies: 2
Views: 2060

electric cars

Car buffs thinking of changing cars, read this first. Just for your information. I always wondered why we never saw a cost analysis on what it actually costs to operate an electric car. Now we know why. At a neighborhood BBQ I was talking to a neighbor, a BC Hydro executive. I asked him how that ren...
by bodge
Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: IS THIS THE MOST STUPID JOKE EVER?
Replies: 1517
Views: 263345

Re: IS THIS THE MOST STUPID JOKE EVER?

While golfing, a senior gentleman accidentally overturned his golf cart late one afternoon. A very attractive, young, female golfer, who lives in a villa on the golf course, heard the noise and called out, "Are you OK?" "I’m OK, thanks," he replied, as he pulled himself out of the twisted cart. She ...
by bodge
Wed Jun 21, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: retirement
Replies: 0
Views: 1827

retirement

> From The London Times: > > A Well-Planned Retirement > > > Outside England’s Bristol Zoo there is a parking lot for 150 cars and 8 buses. For 25 years, its parking fees were managed by a very pleasant attendant; the fees for cars ($1.40), for buses (about $7). > > > Then, one day, after 25 solid y...
by bodge
Wed Jun 21, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: IS THIS THE MOST STUPID JOKE EVER?
Replies: 1517
Views: 263345

Re: IS THIS THE MOST STUPID JOKE EVER?

Nymphomaniac Convention A man boarded an aircraft at London 's Heathrow Airport for New York , and taking his seat as he settled in, he noticed a very beautiful woman boarding the plane. He realised she was heading straight toward his seat and bingo - she took the seat right beside him. "Hello", he ...