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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 23:32
Replies: 113
Views: 3,733
Posted By Hogzilla
Repairs would be done, whether tenants are...

Repairs would be done, whether tenants are working or not. I guess my council house was built in the 1940s for a few hundred pounds - my council have been in solid profit for decades.

Our...
Forum: General Discussion 28-04-2015, 13:56
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Hogzilla
Lex Wahl's Anything Ghost. Some of the stories...

Lex Wahl's Anything Ghost. Some of the stories are lame but the occasional one, totally riveting.
Forum: Showbiz 28-04-2015, 09:11
Replies: 73
Views: 5,521
Posted By Hogzilla
If that's the marathon thing they attended the...

If that's the marathon thing they attended the other day, the kids invited there were the top runners in their respective counties - many of them have trained and competed at high levels, for a few...
Forum: General Discussion 28-04-2015, 09:04
Replies: 106
Views: 3,170
Posted By Hogzilla
I have often wondered about the members of the...

I have often wondered about the members of the public whose wobbly arses and beer guts appear in zoomed in shots on news items and documentaries about obesity. Do they sign a permission slip? As...
Forum: Advice 27-04-2015, 09:47
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By Hogzilla
I often see an incredibly fancy looking Cinelli...

I often see an incredibly fancy looking Cinelli at the train station, near us. I have no idea how good they are but it's one bike I fell in love with the second I saw it. If I had a spare 1000 or...
Forum: General Discussion 27-04-2015, 08:25
Replies: 112
Views: 4,411
Posted By Hogzilla
Sunny weather so we are treated to our Foghorn...

Sunny weather so we are treated to our Foghorn Leghorn (unemployed) neighbour's Daily Mail rants, full blast in the garden. If we dare use it.

Last week he was lecturing his three year old all about...
Forum: General Discussion 27-04-2015, 08:20
Replies: 112
Views: 4,411
Posted By Hogzilla
The only Polish person I know works hard, pays...

The only Polish person I know works hard, pays more than we do in taxes, and when made redundant went straight back out and got another job. Mind you, he worked at one point as a gamekeeper, so could...
Forum: General Discussion 21-04-2015, 15:49
Replies: 142
Views: 4,671
Posted By Hogzilla
Love it!:D

Love it!:D
Forum: General Discussion 21-04-2015, 10:03
Replies: 142
Views: 4,671
Posted By Hogzilla
Ravelry is the biggest rabbit hole I fall down...

Ravelry is the biggest rabbit hole I fall down every day! Love it there.:)
Forum: General Discussion 20-04-2015, 22:52
Replies: 142
Views: 4,671
Posted By Hogzilla
Frisky, there's loads of information on how to...

Frisky, there's loads of information on how to clean and fix up pre-1950 sewing machines, online. You can also download most manuals, if it comes without one - think the Singer ones are free on their...
Forum: General Discussion 20-04-2015, 14:45
Replies: 142
Views: 4,671
Posted By Hogzilla
I write about crafts and their history for...

I write about crafts and their history for magazines - mainly US but some UK ones, as well. Everything I do is textile-related. I'm a handspinner, natural dyer, and can do a bit of weaving. I knit...
Forum: Pets 20-04-2015, 10:36
Replies: 58
Views: 2,804
Posted By Hogzilla
My cat is 3 legged so can't jump onto food prep...

My cat is 3 legged so can't jump onto food prep surfaces anyway. I wouldn't like it if she did, TBH.

Dog has a morning nap on my bed but sleeps in her crate at night. She is very clean and probably...
Forum: General Discussion 20-04-2015, 10:31
Replies: 108
Views: 5,040
Posted By Hogzilla
Maybe they're multiplying? (She was a maths...

Maybe they're multiplying? (She was a maths teacher).:cool:
Forum: General Discussion 20-04-2015, 10:25
Replies: 108
Views: 5,040
Posted By Hogzilla
My kids had a teacher called Miss Pollock. Come...

My kids had a teacher called Miss Pollock. Come on. Change your name already. You're teaching a load of adolescents. That name is asking for trouble.

I never get why women change their surnames when...
Forum: General Discussion 20-04-2015, 10:20
Replies: 66
Views: 2,481
Posted By Hogzilla
I was one of those kids who was popular at...

I was one of those kids who was popular at primary school then bullied mercilessly at high school. The high school was a huge one with a massive intake area and the worst kids were from certain...
Forum: General Discussion 20-04-2015, 10:07
Replies: 100
Views: 3,065
Posted By Hogzilla
I know Saxton very well!:D In the 60s and 70s, I...

I know Saxton very well!:D In the 60s and 70s, I can remember a few semi derelict houses and lots of grannies in flowered pinnies on doorsteps and in front gardens. Now it is yuppified. I always...
Forum: Pets 19-04-2015, 01:20
Replies: 115
Views: 4,027
Posted By Hogzilla
I live right by a national speed limit road where...

I live right by a national speed limit road where everyone has lost a cat or two to the road. I lost one; another neighbour lost one and my cat hoarding ex neighbour lost 6 in a year, I think it...
Forum: General Discussion 18-04-2015, 19:47
Replies: 100
Views: 3,065
Posted By Hogzilla
Born in Leeds; grew up in a village a few miles...

Born in Leeds; grew up in a village a few miles outside Leeds; lived in America for a year which had huge upsides and huge downsides to it, and the Midlands for many years (which I hated but was...
Forum: General Discussion 18-04-2015, 19:37
Replies: 40
Views: 1,418
Posted By Hogzilla
I thought they'd admitted to faking some of it to...

I thought they'd admitted to faking some of it to please Guy Playfair, but claimed that the incidents at the start, and some later on, were for real. Their fakery discredited the whole thing. Harder...
Forum: General Discussion 14-04-2015, 14:29
Replies: 133
Views: 4,706
Posted By Hogzilla
My judgement of character is so poor, I suspect...

My judgement of character is so poor, I suspect the people I think I'd hate, I'd love - and vice versa. Have no clue.
Forum: General Discussion 13-04-2015, 22:06
Replies: 26
Views: 965
Posted By Hogzilla
Spend, Spend, Spend is one of my favourite books....

Spend, Spend, Spend is one of my favourite books.

We used to pass her beloved bungalow, the one she bought when she got the money, and the pub she used to drink in, all the time. My brother worked...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2015, 22:41
Replies: 23
Views: 516
Posted By Hogzilla
Yes - I sew all the time, using vintage sewing...

Yes - I sew all the time, using vintage sewing machines that I fix up myself. I go to an informal sewing bee for people who make living history clothing, (all periods of history) and there are often...
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2015, 09:19
Replies: 24
Views: 1,268
Posted By Hogzilla
They don't do it enough. We have had 18 months of...

They don't do it enough. We have had 18 months of hearing our neighbours call their two toddlers all kinds of abusive things, heard loud sounds like someone or something being thrown against walls...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2015, 23:36
Replies: 118
Views: 3,730
Posted By Hogzilla
I found an old friend on here as they used a name...

I found an old friend on here as they used a name they use elsewhere on the internet and also recognised their posting style. This was an online friend from years ago who became a good IRL friend as...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 07-04-2015, 10:36
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By Hogzilla
Ideas is the hardest part for me (I write non...

Ideas is the hardest part for me (I write non fiction usually). I think things percolate in your subconscious mind for ages before they pop up to the front of your brain as a fully formed 'idea'! As...
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