Category Archives: General Ramblings

General non-specific ramblings that do not fit in a specific category

A trip out to The Rose and Crown Upper Farringdon

A friend of mine has taken over a pub in Upper Farringdon near Alton recently. The other day I decided to go and take a look at it. It is call the Rose and Crown Inn. I can report that … Continue reading

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The demise of Live Messenger

Windows Messenger > MSN Messenger > Windows Live Messenger service is to end in early 2013 but it will be combined into Skype so not gone for good. Continue reading

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Banks need root-and-branch reform, says Labour’s Ed Balls

“Labour has demanded that top High Street banks should be forced to sell off hundreds of branches in a "root-and-branch" reform of the industry.” I would guess that could be the worst thing for the public and small businesses! The … Continue reading

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A visit to Southwater Horticultural Society Spring Show.

Easter Saturday arrived and I decided time to get out and about! I remembered someone had posted about a spring show nearby so decided to go and have a look around. Here are some pictures from the show. A general … Continue reading

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Another year nearly over.

It has been a strange year with the death of my father in February and having to have Laddie put to sleep at the end of July. Guess the highlight of the year was a camping trip to Cornwall on … Continue reading

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For a change a spam email which actually was worth reading!

Dear Mr Cameron, Please find below our suggestion for fixing the UK’s economy. Instead of giving billions of pounds to banks that will squander the money on lavish parties and unearned bonuses, use the following plan. You can call it … Continue reading

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The coming voting system referendum…

Sat relaxing today after the heat got too much for digging in the garden a mention of the forth coming referendum actually got me thinking about this. At my age I tend to think that the younger generations should decide … Continue reading

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The start of a new year!

Back in the year 2000 we were using either Windows 98 or ME or maybe Windows 2000. We would of connected to the internet over a dial up modem. CD writers were the latest method of recording on a computer Continue reading

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Autumn Arrives Again

The end of September arrives along with my birthday and I always think now the winter is coming soon. The veggie plot has done me well this year and for the first time I have had a plentiful supply of … Continue reading

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WE WAS BRUNG UP PROPER !!

They took aspirin, ate blue cheese, raw egg products, loads of bacon and processed meat, tuna from a can, and didn’t get tested for diabetes or cervical cancer. Continue reading

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