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R4 Extra (The Station Formerly Known As R7) Matter / Re: Hi there
« on: December 31, 2009, 03:27:47 PM »
Or even,\"chacun a son gout\" but I have a horrible feeling Ive spelt that wrong and will get into hot water with Tru.  By the
by,what are the rules about foreign languages on these Boards?

I started to listen to the Wizard, but got interupted and wasnt sufficiently enthralled to go back, despite Judy Dench being a favourite.

Two favourites who didnt disappoint were Dirk Bogard (Snow Queen) and Derek Jacobi (The Willows in Winter).   Only heard the first episode of the latter as I am saving up to run together, but these two get my vote for the the best on 7 this Season.

May the New Year be good for you all


You are a better woman than I am , Tru.   Good Luck!

What is \"sleep\".?    I have been wrestling, with a little help from my friends , with the oranges and lemons - pruning them  and harvesting more fruit - and the larger branches (to supplement the fire wood).   Am now off for a belated siesta before tackling the resulting pile of washing up and the mutilated garden.  Hopefully some of the fruit will find its way back in the shape of marmalade

Help!  Another party tomorrow , for a charity for disabled people that I help out with, and all my glad rags are in the wash !  If I dont get back today think of me dashing away with a smoothing iron.


Just as long as it wasnt me, Tru, Im so ignorant and also rather impatient and tend to press buttons before I think,  so I  assume I have done something wrong.

I dont think you are older.  I worked out at t\'other place I am two years older than Ivor, if that gives you a clue.   Anyway part of Dad\'s Army for me too is visualising from when I saw the TV series back in Blighty.

Spent Boxing Day catching up on housework and garden.  Farmers Market today (see other post) and gave the dogs a lovely scamper on the cliffs.  Really must go away and check my emails- you are right this is addictive!  Speak later,


R4 Extra (The Station Formerly Known As R7) Matter / Re: Hi there
« on: December 27, 2009, 03:56:34 PM »
yup (as Jan would say)

See, Im learning!

R4 Extra (The Station Formerly Known As R7) Matter / Re: Hi there
« on: December 27, 2009, 03:50:29 PM »
I am enjoying the P.D. James, Jan. (read by Michael Jayston)    He speaks Delgeish with  a very slight Scottish accent which seems to fit the character .   Between indifferent hearing (I am tone deaf) and poor audio equipment I sometimes have problems understanding the radio when they use heavy accents  (do you listen to The Archers? I cant tell half of what Jazza says), but this is crystal clear.   I cant remember if he had a Scottish accent in the book the Beeb broadcast. Btw isnt it time they gave us some more -  I seem to remember Nigel Teller(?) saying there were others in the pipeline.

 \'The storyline is rather complicated, but thats PD James.   She is not a \"light\" author in the Christie mould and needs concentration.

Ill let you know about the Dick Francis when I get round to it.

Off to try \"Deep and Crisp and even\" on Ivor\'s recommendation

I got two more \"Darling Buds of May\" DVDs at the Farmers Market this am so am well stocked up for the rest of the hols.

Hi Tru - just noticed you have come to join me!


It never does to tempt fate!    Last night I was just thinking how much simpler this was to operate than the Beeb Boards, and saying I would soon find my way around ,when I tried to post on this Phorum and it was rejected as \'\"suspected Spam\"!   Any idea what happened ?.   I did try the message three times and changed my mind, but I didnt try to send the abortive efforts, just pressed cancel.  

Maybe I should try engaging brain before fingers in future!


The Pub - Open All Hours / Re: For K
« on: December 27, 2009, 03:18:23 PM »

I am obviously not as badly addicted as some of you lot - I still ready newspapers(occasionally) and books (all the time) and I can be tempted away by the garden, the dogs and (in summer) the beach.   In fact unless I am expecting an important email I dont even switch on before lunch, except for the radio or music if I am doing housework.

I do empathise with \" I will remember to go to bed\" (its now 12.30 and I will now switch off and do the washing up)

I would add \"if my service provides goes down for a few hours, I will not behave as if the world has come to an end and/or I am stranded on the furthest planet of a galaxy far, far away\"

R4 Extra (The Station Formerly Known As R7) Matter / Re: Hi there
« on: December 26, 2009, 09:54:48 PM »
Well I did give your third eye some help with a few hints, Tru;)

Your geographic crystal ball aint working so well.   I really wish I could tell you all about where I live but it is politically contentious , there are some funny people out there, and I wouldn\'t want to attract unpleasantness.:(

You need not feel too jealous though.    Im not as far South as you think (actually you are the nearest poster to me!), and the winters here can be pretty chilly, as well as very wet and windy.  Been quite a few sunny days over Christmas though, but  it gets cold when the sun goes down

Btw sorry - I realise I started this on the wrong Phorum - everybody has been patient and I\'ll find my way around gradually.

R4 Extra (The Station Formerly Known As R7) Matter / Re: Hi there
« on: December 26, 2009, 03:08:05 PM »
\"The Private Patient\" by P.D. James  and \"Silks\" by Dick and Felix (his son) Francis.   I have read all the previous books by both authors , but these two are new and unlikely to come on the R7 circuit for a while , if ever.  I  think Ive heard most of the best of R7 too often by now.   I will however listen to \"The Willows in Winter\" , even though I have got the book.   Not quite as good as \"the Wind in....\" (now, now, boys, no horribly jokes! ) but will be interesting to  see how it comes over spoken.

Tru was right, the 7 Boards are open!  Wonder what happened.   Have you guessed my alter ago yet, Tru?    I was going to bring Heather with me, but I got fed up with her with all that aggro over re-registration there, and seein a passing reference to Thunderbirds here, and thought it would be nice to be  a Lady for a change!8-)

R4 Extra (The Station Formerly Known As R7) Matter / Re: Hi there
« on: December 26, 2009, 10:42:05 AM »
Hello Tru All things come to those who wait -  I told you I might \"come over\" when the short winter nights came!

Later I\'ll ask for some guidance on \"smilies\" on these Boards , but this is just a quick keep in touch - and to rest my back cos I\'ve been picking oranges and  lemons all morning.   Had a lovely trad. English Christmas lunch with friends yesterday and they mentioned they were going to start making marmalade so I\' m taking the chance to get rid of the surplus!

Jan  I\'ve read and heard \"The Virgin in the Ice\" so often I decided to give it a miss this time.  I was rather disillusioned with the Beebs Christmas programe , but I  stocked up on DVDs from the Charity Shop and Santa brought me the Audio Books of the latest P.D. James and Dick Francis.

The 7 Board was still open late on Christmas Eve but closed when I checked yesterday (about 7ish UK time).  Im going over now for Dads Army while I experiment with left over Turkey and a Wardolf Salad  for lunch as contrast to yesterdays\'   excesses, so Ill have a look at there.

R4 Extra (The Station Formerly Known As R7) Matter / Hi there
« on: December 25, 2009, 06:32:22 PM »
Hello, have you got room for a small one on this Board?

I thought this was for posting when R7 is closed over hols - where are you? Sleeping off the Turkey and Pud?

Hope you are all having a great Christmas anyway, did Santa put Cadfael in your stocking Jan?


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