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Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2007 9:53 am
Are we having a get together this year again?
Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2007 2:28 pm
great idea...... when?
Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2007 2:44 pm
I'll see Lyn later so we'll discuss.
Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2007 4:02 pm
Do you do festive food parcels to Aberdeen? Clootie dumplin', neeps, skirlie to name a few of the delights!!
Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2007 4:12 pm
right now I'd have thought you'd be wanting a spinnaker pole souffle.....
Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2007 5:18 pm
I have the spinnaker(s). A long length of alloy and a couple of ends might get shoved into my stocking if I ask nicely. If I don't ask nicely I have no idea where it will be shoved!!!!!!!!!!
Posted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 8:38 pm
I expect a haggis will work well as correctors - or just use the bladder as a bouyancy tank.
Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 11:02 am
Is that the sheeps bladder you refer to or Garrys?
Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 12:40 pm
Good question David.
On Spritefull a previous owner with a sense of humour had nicked an old British Rail sign and my selfbailer has a little note 'press lever to Flush' beside it!
Reminds me of the graffitti I saw in a motorway services . The hand-drier said 'Depress button to operate'...the graffitti said " I told it a sad story but nothing happened"
Oh well back to work....
Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 12:46 pm
thanks for that - a welcome interlude! I was just reading the complete - but uncorrected Part 1 'the designers' and trying to reconcil the need to inform, yet keep the subject 'light' enough for the majority of the readers. I'm now well aware that I'll probably get stuck between a rock and a hard place on this: The more enlightened will pillory me for missing out 101 other designs, whiilst others will yawn and go 'booring'! Oh the joys of writing!
Add that to waiting, with some sense of foreboding, for the 'heavens to fall' on me for the latest offerings in the mag - so you can see that your 'relief lite' came at an opportune moment!
Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 2:34 pm
....anyway, back on topic;
Any news on a christmas get together?