Wednesday 2nd September 2020.

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Good morning folks. It’s dark, dry and cool here in Central Leicestershire. Another fine day is forecast for this area today.
I will be at the CFR all day today, I have more maintenance to carry out .
Another picture from the CFR archives:-

Visiting locomotive at Priory Station. 7E6A8C7E-F0A2-43D1-900C-4D3998A770DC.jpeg
 
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Nodrog1826

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Morning Folks.

It's all go here this morning, where it's going and when i have no clue. o_O

Any how, something from the past...

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trammayo

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Morning all. Wet & windy night and the promise of another wet day. Last week was a hard one - needed hay for the winter. Got the trailer out of the hay shed on Monday last week, parked it on the drive, got the hay on Wednesday, took until Friday mid-day to get it up in the hay loft (actual time struggling took about four hours over the three days. Put the trailer back in the shed, jacked it level and drove away from it. Whilst hooking up the little trailer to put that at the back of the house, I noticed the big trailer's plug still in the car's socket! Eejit I am - forgot to unplug it. Finally sorted this Monday. What's the use of memory when you forget all the time! :banghead: :banghead::banghead:

So it's a pic from the past when my memory worked .....

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Morning folks, new van day today, should be a cause for celebration but having to sort out the carpet in my old van and put it in the new one isn't fun

I noticed the big trailer's plug still in the car's socket!
Like the time someone's nameless idiot forgot to raise the supporting jockey stand on a boat trailer, and left a nice long gouge in the hallowed turf at Henley Regatta.
 
palstig

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Good morning.

Woken up at 6 am by a whimpering white cock-a-poo only to discover the poor little thing had done a _ _ _ in his crate. Hope you're not eating your breakfast when reading this. Anyhow, he appears fine now after his walk and back to his usual full-of-life self.

Next task is to package up some ebay items I've sold and take a trip to the Post Office.

Paul
 
Zerogee

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Morning all.... and a belated "Rabbits" from yesterday!

Got to start catching up with the daily threads again, after a long break of only occasionally getting to glance at the forums - lots of Real Life(tm) stuff going on that has pretty much kept my hobbies dormant for the best part of a year, but gradually getting back into it all.

Jon.
 
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ebay mike

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Good second of September to all. Checked the Premium Bonds a few minutes ago. No large win, but several small ones!!! I'm not making any promises about not treating myself to any red boxes. Oil change went well yesterday and for the first time I managed to not spill any of the dirty stuff on the driveway. Problems only arose when I went to start the engine to check everything out. Wouldn't turn over, just a half hearted whirr. I thought I could hear something running with the ignition off. I wonder if the (electric) steering pump has found a way not to turn off? Test meter on the battery shows down to 11.1 volts - possibly a cell gone down? Anyway charger on and I'll go back in a couple or three hours to see what the score is.
 
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PhilP

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Good morning, All!
Lot's of small-persons, out and about..

A big, new JLR (amongst others, I think) site, is being built at J11 of the M/A42.. Services provision into the site, means there are temporary traffic-lights. - These don't directly affect me on the round, but if you cop it wrong, to get out onto the main road, it takes a-g-e-s for the string of traffic to pass. :(:rolleyes:
Makings of a nice day? - But a possibility of rain pm?? :think:
 
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Anglian

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Good (?) morning from County Armagh. Very wet and very windy. Reorganising a shed at the back of the house to hold buildings and rolling stock, not engines though; they will stay indoors. We were to head off to Florence today but who needs warm, dry weather?!
The good lady found a headless rabbit at the back door this morning, courtesy of the cat, which was very thoughtful of it assuming that we were hungry but no thanks. I think she took the message of, 'Rabbits, rabbits, rabbits', a bit too far. I regale SW... with tales of eating rabbits in the 50s, but she remains unimpressed as to the virtues of bunny meat.
Had a quiet laugh about Mick and his trailer plug, as I have the habit of forgetting to raise the jockey wheel on our trailer, which is not to be recommended.
Have a good day all.
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Had trouble sending this. Not sure the whole picture went. T

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Rhinochugger

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Probably one of theirs then :oops:

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Ah, the arrow of indecision ;);) very fitting for the organisation :oops: along with the motto 'We're getting there.' but I don't think they ever did :eek:

Sun is shining, we have the house to ourselves, but it's 2:30 and I'm waiting for the dentist to call back :(:(
 
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Good Day All. The bird was back this morning.....:swear:.....The Blue heron, that is. Fortunately the fish are smarter than we give them credit for, as they hunkered down under the bridge and netting.....:)

In other news, we are off to yet another funeral this morning. This makes seven, to date, of guys all around my age who have passed. Another is very sick with pancreatic cancer. My heart goes out to their wives, but even more so to their grandchildren.
 
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Woe, Woe and more WOE!!! As I removed my blas*ted mask outside Tesco's I also pulled my glasses off and they bounced off the side of the car and straight under my left foot. :devil::devil::devil::devil::devil::devil::devil::devil::devil::devil:
They had been provided from the in-store opticians just under three years ago, and had cost me just over £600 back then. Oh, for Belleville Mall and Quinté Optical!!!!!!! They are our usual go-to opticians and not only provide great service - three to four days for most fix-ups - but at prices that make a mockery of prices here in UK. When I got my last pair from them, in 2014, they cost me a whopping CAN$550 - at that time around £320, but at least I was able to claim the HST back - after a while, that is. The pair I've just destroyed were the replacements for them, lost somewhere in Chicago O'Hare airport...

Today I start transferring rolling stock into the new accommodations - NOT before time, according to Gaynor, my wife of forty-nine years, three-hundred and fifty-eight days....bless 'er. Perhaps, she noted wistfully, some of the other stuff might fit in there, too?

Time, she is suggesting in her well-loved subtle way, to get rid of some stuff that is less used. I have to agree, this last six months has seen a marked lessening in train running, what with our big track over at Mereside being closed for 'fun-running'.

Watch out in the sales section.
 
casey jones snr

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A rather strange locomotive movement yesterday morning at the GCR Rothley:-
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A bit of a surprise.
 
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Sean.

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Good Day All. The bird was back this morning.....:swear:.....The Blue heron, that is. Fortunately the fish are smarter than we give them credit for, as they hunkered down under the bridge and netting.....:)

In other news, we are off to yet another funeral this morning. This makes seven, to date, of guys all around my age who have passed. Another is very sick with pancreatic cancer. My heart goes out to their wives, but even more so to their grandchildren.
Fishing string strung over your pond works very well.
 
Nodrog1826

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palstig

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On a separate note. How do you update items that have been sold in the Items for Sale section of the forum?

Thanks,

Paul