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Forum: Advice 11-12-2010, 08:01
Replies: 35
Views: 5,762
Posted By sketcher
I totally identify with the above post. It is...

I totally identify with the above post.

It is silly to use words like selfish and selfless in a so called democratic society. We are all different people who take a variety of paths in life. I'm...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-12-2010, 21:59
Replies: 3,083
Views: 405,648
Posted By sketcher
I was telling my mum that it looked like sealant...

I was telling my mum that it looked like sealant around the taps. It's a shame the experience was ruined for Ian and Cathy. However, this was exactly the sort of thing the production crew would have...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-12-2010, 15:42
Replies: 3,083
Views: 405,648
Posted By sketcher
Here's a confession. My mum and dad started...

Here's a confession. My mum and dad started running a B&B when I was little. I had to give up my room on many occasions throughout my childhood. I slept in the basement during these times. At least...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-12-2010, 18:02
Replies: 3,083
Views: 405,648
Posted By sketcher
I too felt a little sorry for Jill in the earlier...

I too felt a little sorry for Jill in the earlier episode. I think she came across as quite a vulnerable person.

It was nice to see her actually enjoying herself tonight. I think she needed a well...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 21-11-2010, 08:07
Replies: 21
Views: 1,655
Posted By sketcher
The Hungry Moon by Ramsey Campbell. Well,...

The Hungry Moon by Ramsey Campbell.

Well, anything by him actually.
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2010, 23:48
Replies: 89
Views: 4,811
Posted By sketcher
2 weeks answering the phones and working the...

2 weeks answering the phones and working the radio in a taxi firm. My shift was supposed to end at 1.00am but they had me working until 4.30am unpaid overtime. I handed in my notice and they only...
Forum: General Discussion 28-10-2010, 23:07
Replies: 58
Views: 2,156
Posted By sketcher
I ignored some trick or treaters one year. I...

I ignored some trick or treaters one year. I didn't answer the door. 5 minutes later there was a power cut. I honestly thought they had done something as a trick. I was a bit unnerved at the time.
Forum: General Discussion 24-10-2010, 09:37
Replies: 112
Views: 6,217
Posted By sketcher
I'm related via a close relative to John Craven.

I'm related via a close relative to John Craven.
Forum: General Discussion 15-10-2010, 18:13
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By sketcher
But it's so big! Go on, have a look. :)

But it's so big! Go on, have a look. :)
Forum: General Discussion 15-10-2010, 13:14
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By sketcher
Giant drill creates world's longest tunnel

I have to say I'm quite impressed by the giant drill.

Link (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-11553369)
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2010, 13:11
Replies: 37
Views: 1,362
Posted By sketcher
I was walking down the street with my two blond...

I was walking down the street with my two blond friends. An old man called out in a scary voice, "come into my web, yellow heads". We just started walking a little bit faster.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 22-09-2010, 08:55
Replies: 24
Views: 1,899
Posted By sketcher
Definitely start from the beginning. I'm really...

Definitely start from the beginning. I'm really enjoying the series, it's quite pacy. I've also warmed to the main characters more in the books than I did while watching the tv version. I think I'll...
Forum: General Discussion 16-08-2010, 23:20
Replies: 59
Views: 3,011
Posted By sketcher
I caught one in my mouth the other day when I was...

I caught one in my mouth the other day when I was washing my face in the bath. :)
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2010, 14:15
Replies: 156
Views: 9,194
Posted By sketcher
My mum went to her local corner shop to buy a few...

My mum went to her local corner shop to buy a few bits and pieces. She had already been to the greengrocers just down the road so already had a full shopping bag. When she went to the counter with...
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2010, 08:57
Replies: 93
Views: 3,008
Posted By sketcher
Freshly cut parsnips

Freshly cut parsnips
Forum: Pets 03-07-2010, 23:03
Replies: 36
Views: 3,705
Posted By sketcher
The first time I put my cat in the cattery she...

The first time I put my cat in the cattery she looked as if she thought we were abandoning her. (She's a rescue cat) It was awful! When we came back and took her home, she was so happy and kept...
Forum: Advice 03-07-2010, 10:35
Replies: 73
Views: 3,504
Posted By sketcher
I lost some hair when I was first had my thyroid...

I lost some hair when I was first had my thyroid problems. It all grew back soon after my thyroid was put under control. My weight did increase however :(

As mentioned above, yay for the medical...
Forum: General Discussion 24-06-2010, 13:02
Replies: 194
Views: 8,786
Posted By sketcher
My artwork was hanging up in the background on...

My artwork was hanging up in the background on some point of sale signs in a Tesco advert. Also I spotted some packaging that I illustrated under a Christmas tree in a Pedigree Chum advert. I got a...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-06-2010, 13:29
Replies: 478
Views: 52,522
Posted By sketcher
There was no offer of payment. They just said...

There was no offer of payment.

They just said that they were looking for proud and out going B&B owners. You had to write to them telling them why you were so proud of your business.

I like to...
Forum: General Discussion 17-06-2010, 21:30
Replies: 37
Views: 1,722
Posted By sketcher
I had a friend at art college who was colour...

I had a friend at art college who was colour blind. His paintings had a lot of brown in them.

He was a bit bemused when a tutor was showing a visitor around and introduced him as one of their...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-06-2010, 12:41
Replies: 478
Views: 52,522
Posted By sketcher
They are doing another series. We've had an...

They are doing another series.

We've had an invite to apply to go on. We decided, after thinking about it for two seconds, that we'd rather not.
Forum: General Discussion 23-04-2010, 08:04
Replies: 54
Views: 4,094
Posted By sketcher
I have to admit that I was a lot more upset when...

I have to admit that I was a lot more upset when my cat died than when my gran died. My cat showed more affection.
Forum: General Discussion 23-04-2010, 07:54
Replies: 54
Views: 4,094
Posted By sketcher
My dad died during the night in the small family...

My dad died during the night in the small family hotel that we run. We were devastated. We had a full house so we still had to carry on and serve everybody their breakfasts in the morning. The guests...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2010, 15:45
Replies: 19
Views: 1,231
Posted By sketcher
We've had experience of this. My mum runs a B&B....

We've had experience of this.

My mum runs a B&B. She had this man staying who made a noticeable nuisance of himself and then left the next day without paying.

A while later the police turned up...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2010, 12:27
Replies: 90
Views: 4,065
Posted By sketcher
In our B&B, it was a heterosexual couple that...

In our B&B, it was a heterosexual couple that happened to be having a fine old time in the room above our dining room, making the chandelier sway back and forth. Much to the amusement/embarrassment...
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