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by Fitter
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: The Café
Topic: What you don’t want to hear your OH say
Replies: 10
Views: 242

Re: What you don’t want to hear your OH say

Can you just........

I was thinking......

I think we should...........

When are you going to..........
by Fitter
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: COVID-19
Topic: Another confinement perhaps?
Replies: 21
Views: 390

Re: Another confinement perhaps?

Exactly Rabbit ,had people done their part it would never have got back to this. Hopefully this will be a shock to people and next time it won’t happen again Delivery drivers, posties, bar customers, some not wearing masks, some sitting at the bar with the mask around the chin etc etc. The french h...
by Fitter
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: COVID-19
Topic: Another confinement perhaps?
Replies: 21
Views: 390

Re: Another confinement perhaps?

"The French government is reportedly mulling a localized lockdowns for the Paris, Lyon and Marseille metro areas, which would include 7pm curfew, a public transport shutdown and closing non-essential shops, while reports noted that a three-week lockdown could start from Friday evening with the deta...
by Fitter
Tue Oct 27, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Renovation
Topic: Condemned wiring but they still switched it on
Replies: 10
Views: 251

Re: Condemned wiring but they still switched it on

Errr - no earth? Sounds lethal. Have you made a will?
by Fitter
Mon Oct 26, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, IT, Phones and Televisions
Topic: Online ink cartidge supplier.
Replies: 16
Views: 185

Re: Online ink cartidge supplier.

They're expensive cartridges. We get our epson cartridges from Colour Direct through Amazon.co.uk Here's what we did when looking to replace our last printer. We looked for the cheapest cartridges and then traced them back to what printers they fitted. And it has worked out well. With our epson we p...
by Fitter
Mon Oct 26, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: The Café
Topic: Barnet steely grey
Replies: 12
Views: 258

Re: Barnet steely grey

Said "bonjour" to our only lady boulist in town today. Trouble was that when she turned round to see who was talking it wasn't her. Why do most French women of a certain age have that same steely gray, short hair style when a softer style with a bit of colour could be much more becoming in a lot a ...
by Fitter
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: The Café
Topic: Vodka it's an essential item
Replies: 47
Views: 553

Re: Vodka it's an essential item

I know the bloke in the red coat very well - he started out as a marine mechanic/engineer in the 70 's around the Thames at Cookham and is now a very successful businessman. I may still have some pics of him during the 1984 Round Britain Powerboat Race. He was also very successful with another ventu...
by Fitter
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: The Café
Topic: Vodka it's an essential item
Replies: 47
Views: 553

Re: Vodka it's an essential item

. It was Fosters of course. You poor man.I know not a single Aussie that would be seen dead drinking Fosters, we think it hysterical that the worst beer we have is the one that made it to the UK!!!!!! Anything.... other that make Bond one cent richer. Cane toad’s have a peculiar taste. https://m.yo...
by Fitter
Sun Oct 25, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: The Café
Topic: Vodka it's an essential item
Replies: 47
Views: 553

Re: Vodka it's an essential item

In our bid to rationalise the drinks cupboard, we have a vodka bottle with an inch or so of vodka in it on the sideboard in the kitchen. I am not partial to it and neither is she. I can’t abide waste, nor overconsumption. What to do in the light that her Ginny friends won’t be here again? Do you li...
by Fitter
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Owning a vehicle and driving in France
Topic: BMW recalls all plug-in hybrid models due to battery fire risk.
Replies: 3
Views: 89

Re: BMW recalls all plug-in hybrid models due to battery fire risk.

JohnnyD wrote:
Sat Oct 24, 2020 7:36 pm
How many will they have to recall at that price I wonder :lol:

JD
A figure of 26,000 units has been mentioned.