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Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-03-2015, 15:28
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Views: 158,559
Posted By GloriaSnockers
I agree, but it did make me smile when Demelza...

I agree, but it did make me smile when Demelza spoke to her dog and said something like 'He be late tonight. I wonder where he be?' My immediate thought was 'He be on his 'orse, galloping along the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-03-2015, 23:04
Replies: 1,364
Views: 97,862
Posted By GloriaSnockers
Have just remembered the 1976 drought - memories...

Have just remembered the 1976 drought - memories of being sent down to the standpipe at the bottom of the hill with big saucepans and assorted containers, and the frustration of watching water...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-03-2015, 18:21
Replies: 1,364
Views: 97,862
Posted By GloriaSnockers
We had those scales too, but mine were pale blue...

We had those scales too, but mine were pale blue instead of red. We also had the bread bin (but ours was beige where theirs was blue) and the set of white and blue patterned tea/coffee/sugar...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-03-2015, 23:40
Replies: 1,364
Views: 97,862
Posted By GloriaSnockers
My husband was born the day after England won the...

My husband was born the day after England won the World Cup, and is forever being teased about how his arrival has jinxed us ever since :) I was already two at the time, and it's probably my earliest...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-03-2015, 15:30
Replies: 1,337
Views: 158,559
Posted By GloriaSnockers
Maybe I've just seen too many harrowing...

Maybe I've just seen too many harrowing 'workhouse' stories in Call The Midwife, but it was hard to stop thinking about how, in sentencing Jim, the judge had sentenced his mother and sisters as well,...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-03-2015, 14:26
Replies: 39
Views: 1,568
Posted By GloriaSnockers
'Last Tango In Halifax'. I've spent up to a week...

'Last Tango In Halifax'. I've spent up to a week trying to lose that one, only to have to go through it all again with the next episode.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-03-2015, 14:17
Replies: 1,364
Views: 97,862
Posted By GloriaSnockers
I think we still had one of those tin openers...

I think we still had one of those tin openers knocking about in the eighties, and we always had one when I was growing up at home. Granted, it was the second-best tin-opener and belonged to the cat...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 21-03-2015, 13:02
Replies: 1,364
Views: 97,862
Posted By GloriaSnockers
I think there were a lot of processed foods...

I think there were a lot of processed foods available in the late 70s/80s that aren't around now because they contained various artificial additives that have since been deemed unacceptable for one...
Forum: General Discussion 20-03-2015, 00:51
Replies: 31
Views: 1,163
Posted By GloriaSnockers
I thought it was a shocking enough story when I...

I thought it was a shocking enough story when I read it, but I didn't realise that the attacker's husband only found the victim because he'd returned to the house to pick up their kids. That she...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-03-2015, 20:47
Replies: 1,364
Views: 97,862
Posted By GloriaSnockers
I wasn't born until 1964, but when I was about 20...

I wasn't born until 1964, but when I was about 20 I found a fifties cookery book in a jumble sale and gave it to my dad because it featured a lot of the kind of stuff he fed us. In the end, I...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-03-2015, 17:26
Replies: 1,364
Views: 97,862
Posted By GloriaSnockers
Now you mention it, yes :) I also thought that...

Now you mention it, yes :) I also thought that Rochelle looked to be a very tall and willowy woman, and that's what made the work surfaces seem low.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-03-2015, 16:11
Replies: 1,364
Views: 97,862
Posted By GloriaSnockers
Rochelle probably made certain to ask in the...

Rochelle probably made certain to ask in the butcher's for leg of liver, just to make sure that he got the bone ;)
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-03-2015, 09:44
Replies: 1,364
Views: 97,862
Posted By GloriaSnockers
Considering Rochelle used an entire week's meat...

Considering Rochelle used an entire week's meat ration in one meal and was then allowed to fast-forward to the next 'year' the following day without having to worry about what she would have fed her...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-03-2015, 22:30
Replies: 1,364
Views: 97,862
Posted By GloriaSnockers
We used to have tripe now and again when we were...

We used to have tripe now and again when we were kids and we hated it. As if it weren't bad enough on it's own, my dad always used to dish it up with lava bread. For the benefit of those lucky enough...
Forum: General Discussion 17-03-2015, 01:21
Replies: 57
Views: 2,174
Posted By GloriaSnockers
I wouldn't know a selfie stick if it walked up to...

I wouldn't know a selfie stick if it walked up to me and bit me, so when I saw this thread I immediately thought of a product that my friend shared news of on Facebook a while back. Reactions ranged...
Forum: General Discussion 17-03-2015, 00:56
Replies: 38
Views: 1,684
Posted By GloriaSnockers
Assuming the builder didn't just give the names...

Assuming the builder didn't just give the names of friends and family as suggested by someone else, but gave the names of genuinely satisfied customers, what would you do with that info? Go round and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-03-2015, 11:11
Replies: 1,337
Views: 158,559
Posted By GloriaSnockers
Ross does come across to me as the most...

Ross does come across to me as the most convincing of the characters, but since I've not read the books or seen previous adaptations then I've got nothing to compare them too. Warren Clarke's acting...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-03-2015, 23:16
Replies: 1,337
Views: 158,559
Posted By GloriaSnockers
I've been finding that all those shots featuring...

I've been finding that all those shots featuring horses galloping across clifftops and moors have been speaking to me in a kind of 'visual comfort food' way that even the most scenic of the rest of...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-03-2015, 05:19
Replies: 87
Views: 6,567
Posted By GloriaSnockers
Briggs' story was the most compelling, I thought....

Briggs' story was the most compelling, I thought. I really felt for him, but I probably felt for his wife more. That look of naive excitement on her face when that clueless counsellor sat there...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-03-2015, 01:02
Replies: 1,337
Views: 158,559
Posted By GloriaSnockers
I've not read the books or seen the original TV...

I've not read the books or seen the original TV series, and don't know anything about the story. I really enjoyed tonight's episode once I realised that the hero was sporting a war wound as a result...
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2015, 12:48
Replies: 290
Views: 10,588
Posted By GloriaSnockers
Since there appears to be no truth in the claim...

Since there appears to be no truth in the claim that the mother's questionable judgement resulted in the child actually being excluded, I'm on the school's side in this one. As a teacher, she should...
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2015, 22:15
Replies: 90
Views: 3,921
Posted By GloriaSnockers
I grew up with cookers like the one in the...

I grew up with cookers like the one in the picture and there was one a lot like that in the bedsit I lived in when I left home in 1980. It was a while after leaving home that I got my first washing...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 04-03-2015, 21:00
Replies: 107
Views: 3,629
Posted By GloriaSnockers
'Life On Mars - The Official Companion'. I can...

'Life On Mars - The Official Companion'. I can only read most books once, but ogling pictures of Gene Hunt never gets old here :D
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2015, 20:41
Replies: 37
Views: 1,130
Posted By GloriaSnockers
The question reminds me of when my daughter was...

The question reminds me of when my daughter was little and I was giving her one of those encouraging 'you can be whatever you want to be when you grow up' speeches that parents are prone to. She then...
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2015, 20:30
Replies: 83
Views: 5,977
Posted By GloriaSnockers
There are always going to be exceptions, but when...

There are always going to be exceptions, but when it's announced that a body has been discovered and foul play has been a factor, it usually involves a high profile search or the sudden death of an...
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