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Forum: Food & Drink 23-04-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 559
Posted By Deb W
Make it, or buy it?

What do you always make from scratch rather than buy ready-made? And what would you not deam of making when you can buy it?

Pastry - I always make shortcrust (in the Kenwood), but buy puff and...
Forum: Jokes & Funnies 08-04-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 331
Posted By Deb W
Music revisited

Some of the artists of the 1960s are revising their hits with new lyrics to accommodate ageing baby boomers. They include:

Bobby Darin --- Splish, Splash, I Was Havin' A Flash

Herman's Hermits...
Forum: Other Leisure Activities 08-01-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,573
Posted By Deb W
Where is the thread please?

Where is the thread please?
Forum: Other Leisure Activities 07-01-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,573
Posted By Deb W
What do you think? Be honest, I won't mind!

Hi all

I've had a go at writing a little poem, I've never written one before.
What do you think? I've called it "I've had enough of winter".

It’s just two weeks since Christmas
And I think...
Forum: General Chat 01-01-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 629
Posted By Deb W
Breastroke is fine IF it's been learned...

Breastroke is fine IF it's been learned correctly, and the swimmer has warmed up by doing 200-300m (at least) of frontcrawl first.

Breastroke is far and away the WORST stroke for causing injury,...
Forum: General Chat 01-01-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 629
Posted By Deb W
As a retired swimming teacher/tutor/coach and...

As a retired swimming teacher/tutor/coach and Adult/baby swim teacher, can I just say that the younger the better!

Babies are born with the automatic reflex that shuts breathing down under water...
Forum: Jokes & Funnies 23-12-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By Deb W
the morality of dishonesty

Robbers entered a bank in a small town.

One of them shouted: "Don't move! The money belongs to the bank. Your lives belong to you.”
Immediately all the people in the bank laid on the floor...
Forum: Jokes & Funnies 23-12-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By Deb W
A clever archbishop

Dianne Abbott visited Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster.

She told the Archbishop that Jeremy Corbyn would be attending the next day's Mass and she asked if the Archbishop would kindly...
Forum: Jokes & Funnies 23-12-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 227
Posted By Deb W
Old friends

One day Larry didn't show up. Bob didn't think much about it and figured maybe he had a cold or something.

But after Larry hadn't shown up for a week or so, Bob really got worried. However, since...
Forum: Jokes & Funnies 13-12-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By Deb W
Book report

Students at a local school were assigned to read two books, 'Titanic - the 1997 Film' and 'My Life' by Bill Clinton.

One student turned in the following book report, with the proposition that...
Forum: Jokes & Funnies 10-12-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By Deb W
the new Christmas small print

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN:
Please be advised that all citizens planning to dash through the snow in a one-horse open sleigh, going over the fields and laughing all the way are required to undergo a...
Forum: Jokes & Funnies 08-12-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By Deb W
The Creation - explained a different way

1. In the beginning, God created the Heavens and the Earth and populated the Earth with broccoli, cauliflower and spinach, green and yellow and red vegetables of all kinds, so Man and Woman would...
Forum: Jokes & Funnies 28-11-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Deb W
Phil's scrotum

The pastor asked if anyone in the congregation would like to express praise for answered prayers. Suzie stood and walked to the podium.

She said, "I have a praise. Two months ago, my husband,...
Forum: Gardening 26-11-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By Deb W
thank you folks!

thank you folks!
Forum: Jokes & Funnies 23-11-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By Deb W
Famous quotes, old and new

A teacher decides to let students out early if they can name the origin of a famous quote.

Teacher: "Who said 'Four Score and Seven Years Ago'?"

Before Johnny began to open his mouth, Susie...
Forum: Gardening 11-11-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By Deb W
roses

I'm new to growing roses, so could do with some help/advice, please.

What's the difference between a climbing rose and a rambler?

I have a large trellis fence - which of the two types would be...
Forum: Jokes & Funnies 10-11-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By Deb W
thoughts to ponder

As I hurtled through space, one thought kept crossing my mind - every part of this rocket was supplied by the lowest bidder.
~ John Glenn
*****

When the white missionaries came to Africa they...
Forum: Jokes & Funnies 10-11-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 252
Posted By Deb W
Future son-in-law

A young woman brought her fiancé home to meet her parents. After dinner, her mother told her father to find out about the young man. The father invited the fiancé to his study for a talk.

"So,...
Forum: Jokes & Funnies 10-11-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By Deb W
News headlines 2050

Don't Laugh! its already happening

Ozone created by electric cars now killing millions.

White minorities still trying to have English recognized as the UK's third language.

Children from...
Forum: TV & Film 01-10-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,724
Posted By Deb W
For anyone who can't be bothered with/wait for...

For anyone who can't be bothered with/wait for the results show, there is a 'spoiler' thread.

I'm usually out on Sunday evenings, so check it out late each Saturday night to find out who's in...
Forum: TV & Film 25-09-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By Deb W
One of the vets, Julian Norton, has written two...

One of the vets, Julian Norton, has written two books. Sort of up-to-date Herriot, I'm guessing!
Forum: General Chat 26-08-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By Deb W
it's actually easier to teach children to swim...

it's actually easier to teach children to swim when they are babies than if it's left a year or more. Babies are born with a reflex that shuts their breathing off when they go underwater, so not...
Forum: General Chat 26-08-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By Deb W
Very proud!

Our little grandson has been 'swimming' since he was four weeks old - and he was born six weeks early, so that's pretty good going! He's now 3 years 7 months.

And yesterday he earned two more...
Forum: Jokes & Funnies 17-08-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By Deb W
The husband (deceased)

Beth recently lost her husband. She had him cremated and brought his ashes home. Picking up the urn that he was in, she poured him out on the patio table.

Then, while tracing her fingers in the...
Forum: Jokes & Funnies 17-08-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By Deb W
Could apply just as well to the UK

This was written by a 21 yr. old female who gets it. It's her future she's worried about and this is how she feels about the social welfare big government state that she's being forced to live in!...
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