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I can see clearly now the rain is gone I can see all obstacles in my way Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind It's gonna be a bright (bright) Bright (bright) sunshiny day It's gonna be a bright (bright) Bright (bright) sunshiny day Oh, yes I can make it now the pain is gone All of the bad feel...
- Wed Oct 07, 2020 10:18 pm
- Forum: The Café
- Topic: Getting a ticket in France for parking in the wrong place
- Replies: 18
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Why is golf? Other than lending its name to a decent car it seems to serve no useful purpose other than to keep people in suspicious trousers off the streets. I played one time 55 years ago because my father, a golfister, made me. What a waste of a day that was when I'd have been better employed ma...
My wife works on the front line dealing with these cases. So she has experienced it all. Mostly it's quite tragic, but as with all walks of life there will be a small number trying to gain an advantage. Often through desperation, but occasionally for personal gain, perhaps via some measure of decept...
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/sep/27/laurence-fox-launching-political-party-to-reclaim-british-values Another new (soon to be former) political party being set up to 'reclaim' something or other. They have received £5m in donations so that's something. With a bit of luck Lawrence Fox and...
- Mon Oct 05, 2020 10:01 pm
- Forum: Plumbing and Drainage
- Topic: rainwater evacuation / soakaway
- Replies: 10
- Views: 230
@ Bluebird, in California they sometimes use a "French drain" to evacuate too much water. Another solution is this one: https://up.picr.de/39587053po.jpg Where 1 = rocks, stones, bricks etc.; 2 = an impermeable layer; 3 = main drainage pipe; 4 = drainage pipes and 5 = un regard . Thanks @RobertArth...