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Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 27-07-2015, 21:37
Replies: 13
Views: 1,306
Posted By trphil
I started writing mine in the third person but...

I started writing mine in the third person but after one chapter I went back and changed to the first person, I thought it worked much better.
Forum: General Discussion 26-07-2015, 21:37
Replies: 57
Views: 1,843
Posted By trphil
Since vintage cars date from between 1919 and...

Since vintage cars date from between 1919 and 1930 they're not really a practical proposition for a daily drive. There are plenty of newer classic cars that are very good for daily use and the bonus...
Forum: Advice 23-07-2015, 16:07
Replies: 21
Views: 1,420
Posted By trphil
Yes definitely mould and no I've never seen...

Yes definitely mould and no I've never seen anything like it either!
Forum: Advice 23-07-2015, 15:49
Replies: 21
Views: 1,420
Posted By trphil
My sister finally remembered to give my children...

My sister finally remembered to give my children their Easter eggs the other week, I dread to think where they'd been kept as they were best before the end of this month but were absolutely covered...
Forum: General Discussion 19-07-2015, 21:09
Replies: 1,143
Views: 48,674
Posted By trphil
Sunny and windy today, sitting in an airfield in...

Sunny and windy today, sitting in an airfield in Upminster today and not noticing that my poor bald head was burning! I reckon my shower could be fun later!
Forum: General Discussion 15-07-2015, 21:46
Replies: 1,143
Views: 48,674
Posted By trphil
St. Swithin's day today and it rained in London,...

St. Swithin's day today and it rained in London, so only another 40 days of rain now!
Forum: General Discussion 14-07-2015, 14:54
Replies: 115
Views: 4,113
Posted By trphil
Some interesting ideas there. What are you...

Some interesting ideas there. What are you counting as savings? Because I wouldn't imagine there are many people with more than £3 million just sitting in the bank, much more likely to be investing...
Forum: Advice 13-07-2015, 16:19
Replies: 14
Views: 949
Posted By trphil
I may be missing something here, but surely...

I may be missing something here, but surely you'll be using your no claims discount and keeping it "live" on your motorbike?
Forum: Advice 11-07-2015, 08:03
Replies: 66
Views: 6,098
Posted By trphil
It's interesting to note that the Labworth Café...

It's interesting to note that the Labworth Café on the sea front at Canvey was designed by Ova Arup, the same chao that did the Sidney Opera House.
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2015, 22:38
Replies: 61
Views: 1,919
Posted By trphil
Does this mean that men are now allowed to wear...

Does this mean that men are now allowed to wear high heels?
Forum: Advice 09-07-2015, 22:33
Replies: 66
Views: 6,098
Posted By trphil
I will, if you will... ;-)

I will, if you will... ;-)
Forum: Advice 09-07-2015, 20:52
Replies: 66
Views: 6,098
Posted By trphil
Chelmsford is a great place to live but not...

Chelmsford is a great place to live but not really touristy. But if you insist, there's Hylands House and Chelmsford museum (free).
Forum: Advice 09-07-2015, 17:25
Replies: 66
Views: 6,098
Posted By trphil
Depends what you're after really. It's got a...

Depends what you're after really. It's got a nicer cathedral than Colchester... ;-)

Better train service to get out too.
Forum: Advice 09-07-2015, 14:26
Replies: 66
Views: 6,098
Posted By trphil
Essex is 90% rural and there are loads of things...

Essex is 90% rural and there are loads of things to see and do. The seasides aren't the best in the country but they're a long way from being the worst. The actual beach at Clacton is very nice...
Forum: General Discussion 27-06-2015, 22:46
Replies: 44
Views: 1,413
Posted By trphil
Remember the Eiffel Tower was a temporary...

Remember the Eiffel Tower was a temporary structure too...

We went on it several times when we had a Merlin pass for a year, but I wouldn't have paid individually as for a family of four it would be...
Forum: General Discussion 22-06-2015, 16:54
Replies: 49
Views: 1,701
Posted By trphil
Will be £235 this year, no idea on fuel economy...

Will be £235 this year, no idea on fuel economy but it ought to be fairly easy to get high twenties.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 18-06-2015, 21:32
Replies: 10
Views: 2,263
Posted By trphil
The Restoration of Otto Laird is a good novel on...

The Restoration of Otto Laird is a good novel on the subject...

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Restoration-Otto-Laird-Nigel-Packer/dp/0751553050
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2015, 22:05
Replies: 108
Views: 2,713
Posted By trphil
I use the bus most days between the tube and...

I use the bus most days between the tube and work, I wouldn't dream of using the bus for my two mile trip between home and the station as it costs a fortune and takes half as long to cycle.

The...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2015, 16:08
Replies: 28
Views: 854
Posted By trphil
Blimey, I remember seeing something about it...

Blimey, I remember seeing something about it being the intention to ban leaded petrol worldwide by 2013 but thought there were only a handful of places affected by then.

As an aside, did you have...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2015, 15:11
Replies: 28
Views: 854
Posted By trphil
More like 15 years ago for most petrol stations...

More like 15 years ago for most petrol stations in the UK and I've not known of it being available anywhere in the UK since about 2003...

Or are you referring to LRP?
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2015, 09:01
Replies: 26
Views: 604
Posted By trphil
I've written something in my diary every day...

I've written something in my diary every day since I was 15 in 1985 and on and off occasionally between 1977 and 1985. I read them every now and again. In fact when I wrote my first novel where the...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 01-06-2015, 14:00
Replies: 260
Views: 30,235
Posted By trphil
Did a book signing at a local community centre...

Did a book signing at a local community centre family fun day which was nice, I presented a copy of my book to the mayor - I hope he enjoys it!
Forum: General Discussion 28-05-2015, 13:41
Replies: 58
Views: 1,685
Posted By trphil
No, it's £8062 as the previous poster said,...

No, it's £8062 as the previous poster said, £10600 is the income tax threshold.
Forum: General Discussion 21-05-2015, 09:16
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By trphil
I had an S-Max for 5 years and replaced it last...

I had an S-Max for 5 years and replaced it last year with a Galaxy. Only the early ones have the windscreen wipers set up the wrong way, they switched late in 2008. MY S-Max had the 1.8 diesel...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2015, 13:20
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By trphil
1998 not 1977, the S was at the end in 1977.

1998 not 1977, the S was at the end in 1977.
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