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Forum: General Discussion Today, 13:41
Replies: 33
Views: 681
Posted By cessna
Richard Dimbleby of similar Churchillian ...

Richard Dimbleby of similar Churchillian stock who flew some 20 bombing missions over enemy territory, recording for the BBC at a time when few RAF aircrew could expect to survive 30 ...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 11:13
Replies: 25
Views: 634
Posted By cessna
Whether or not pre-stunning is an additional ...

Whether or not pre-stunning is an additional horror inflicted upon animals and poultry will continue to be argued over but cant help feeling that Halal and Kosher slaughter is an extra rung...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 08:50
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By cessna
Not just Company white lies. We had the...

Not just Company white lies. We had the misfortune to employ the ultimate white liar or just plain liar. ie His car was blocked in by a bus for over an hour. A lorry had overturned...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 07:31
Replies: 53
Views: 2,180
Posted By cessna
Depends on how 'super rich' is defined. Years...

Depends on how 'super rich' is defined. Years ago I was looking out for buying or renting a private airstrip as a result of working 12 to 14 hours a day. Going without expensive ...
Forum: General Discussion 28-01-2015, 09:08
Replies: 61
Views: 2,165
Posted By cessna
I think it was early 1945 that the very first ...

I think it was early 1945 that the very first newsreels of Belsen began to be shown on cinema screens, with audible gasps from the audience as shown horrific images of huge heaps of...
Forum: General Discussion 28-01-2015, 07:50
Replies: 26
Views: 876
Posted By cessna
Such a very lucky cat presumably not to have...

Such a very lucky cat presumably not to have been buried in a box or some kind of container .
Forum: General Discussion 28-01-2015, 07:33
Replies: 200
Views: 5,308
Posted By cessna
Never mind about going metric. This is far...

Never mind about going metric. This is far more serious. In the 1945 song 'We'll gather Lilacs', The line of ' We'll walk along an English lane' - they'r trying to change to - 'We'll...
Forum: General Discussion 27-01-2015, 08:17
Replies: 42
Views: 1,218
Posted By cessna
Some years ago one of the newspapers followed ...

Some years ago one of the newspapers followed tankers offering cheaper brand petrol (ie might have been Panda Jet etc or other cheaper brands) ) and reported that the tankers were being...
Forum: General Discussion 26-01-2015, 08:42
Replies: 152
Views: 6,320
Posted By cessna
I read somewhere that those firing 'live'...

I read somewhere that those firing 'live' rounds would know because of the kickback from the weapon firing a live round.
Forum: General Discussion 26-01-2015, 07:09
Replies: 152
Views: 6,320
Posted By cessna
I know that much misery and even death are...

I know that much misery and even death are caused through drugs but woudnt wish the death penalty be carried out. Many or most civilised countries have done away with execution.
Forum: General Discussion 24-01-2015, 21:32
Replies: 111
Views: 3,131
Posted By cessna
Regarding the horrors - on either side - of the...

Regarding the horrors - on either side - of the Mau Mau emergency the one atrocity that stands out in my mind is a photo printed in the Times or Telegraph of a white farmers field in...
Forum: General Discussion 24-01-2015, 21:14
Replies: 132
Views: 5,164
Posted By cessna
Not sure how many American airmen would agree...

Not sure how many American airmen would agree about 'Japanese and honour WW2' whose fate if shot down over Japan was liable to be paraded naked around Tokyo in an open lorry prior to...
Forum: General Discussion 23-01-2015, 13:20
Replies: 138
Views: 6,980
Posted By cessna
All I can add is to say that imo there is...

All I can add is to say that imo there is insufficient evidence to say whether guilty or otherwise - but have never taken to the man .
Forum: General Discussion 18-01-2015, 14:21
Replies: 154
Views: 6,266
Posted By cessna
Already gained her PPL and understand now...

Already gained her PPL and understand now aiming for her Commercial PL and planning to fly solo around the world following in the steps of Amelia Earhart. Although less precarious today, ...
Forum: General Discussion 14-01-2015, 22:08
Replies: 117
Views: 4,968
Posted By cessna
When 14 Climbed up a concrete water tower ...

When 14 Climbed up a concrete water tower column about 150 feet high, dead vertical with only metal grab handles for steps. At the top looked down to pals below who looked the size of ants,...
Forum: General Discussion 14-01-2015, 14:19
Replies: 117
Views: 4,968
Posted By cessna
Cycled Wallington to Brighton and back in a...

Cycled Wallington to Brighton and back in a day on a bike with extra high saddle and low handle bars. Shoulders ached for days after.
Forum: General Discussion 14-01-2015, 08:52
Replies: 27
Views: 973
Posted By cessna
Not too concerned about farmers and retailers...

Not too concerned about farmers and retailers etc. The real losers are the unfortunate cows who are forced to produce abnormal quantities of milk by unnatural means, and calves for the veal...
Forum: General Discussion 14-01-2015, 08:11
Replies: 24
Views: 757
Posted By cessna
Another method of severe electric shock is...

Another method of severe electric shock is via static electricity. Working as a Junior it was my job to meet the arrivals of KLM Dakotas arriving at Croydon apt. As the aircraft came...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2015, 09:28
Replies: 167
Views: 5,331
Posted By cessna
No - but am now more aware that we have an ...

No - but am now more aware that we have an 'Enemy within' - much of it thanks to the policies and lack of action from 650 useless mouths at Westminster and as described by a ...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2015, 15:59
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By cessna
Sounds like a good idea but 'common sense' ...

Sounds like a good idea but 'common sense' is often in short supply should the MoD or the UK Govt be involved.
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2015, 15:23
Replies: 24
Views: 848
Posted By cessna
We were dealing with a cruel barbaric enemy...

We were dealing with a cruel barbaric enemy (Railway of Death- Bayoneting patients on operating table in Singapore, Burning alive doctors and nurses, - Machine gunning thousand of Chinese...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2015, 15:17
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By cessna
I realise that as time goes on the RAF will...

I realise that as time goes on the RAF will need fewer airfields but its said to know that when they finally close they are liable to become covered in concrete and become just another...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2015, 08:07
Replies: 92
Views: 4,444
Posted By cessna
We can point to various reasons for why A and...

We can point to various reasons for why A and E services are so heavily overloaded, and it can take more than a day or two to to book GP appointments, - but among those reasons has ...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2015, 21:31
Replies: 142
Views: 5,590
Posted By cessna
Just to thank everyone for their kind words ...

Just to thank everyone for their kind words on various boards regarding the suspected cancer tests my wife is undergoing and also to Kimindex for words of special encourageent in the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2015, 21:52
Replies: 98
Views: 4,537
Posted By cessna
If were talking about one person sole occupancy...

If were talking about one person sole occupancy then he/she should manage reasonably well , provided not on top rungs of council tax. Two persons in the same house on pension would be easier.
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