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    Yesterday, 05:54 PM
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    Prince Charles is self isolating with Covid-19. Prince Andrew is self isolating with Amanda-14.
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    Yesterday, 04:30 PM
    Saw a rather large couple go past on bicycles yesterday. No pedalling, they were electric bikes. Plenty of exercise going on there.:doh:
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    Yesterday, 04:20 PM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    You and me both. Also had elderly relatives who still had outside toilets at the bottom of the garden. Used them a few times though don't recall...
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    27-03-2020, 09:50 PM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    One of my pals was taken to hospital last night and diagnosed with Covid-19. They put him on one of the new Dyson ventilators and he's picking up...
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    27-03-2020, 07:39 PM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    Made my eyes water that, and not from laughing.
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    27-03-2020, 02:40 PM
    Was out sorting some sheep fencing yesterday. Blackthorn in full flower. Hope the resulting sloe crop is better than last year.
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    26-03-2020, 08:22 PM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    I think his was a dig at those, like myself, who do contract work as a limited company. IR35 was a hot topic until this kicked off. This situation...
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    25-03-2020, 10:04 PM
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    A good point hardyreels. Had surgery on both knees in my youth and other than one not flexing to the extent of the other, no issues there....
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    25-03-2020, 09:58 PM
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    Ah, the Rimmer approach. I knew watching Red Dwarf would have long term benefits.
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    25-03-2020, 08:50 PM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    Was at out at our small holding today, taking a 1000litre tank of water to one field for sheep and lamb creep (fine rolled corn) to another for my...
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    25-03-2020, 08:40 PM
    Saw a butterfly today, really warm and sunny. Hawthorne hedge starting to green up and tulips in our planted water trough about to open.
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    25-03-2020, 02:27 PM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Corona lockdown in General Board
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    25-03-2020, 11:20 AM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    The more you think about it, the more complex it becomes. Had 2 tyres put on my car a week or so back as they were borderline. If it happened now,...
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    25-03-2020, 11:10 AM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Corona lockdown in General Board
    We have 3 dogs, but wouldnt dream of going uninvited onto other peoples land with them. The 2 collies are working dogs so we use them wherever weve...
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    25-03-2020, 10:23 AM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Corona lockdown in General Board
    Whilst I agree the emboldened statement should be the case, I believe it was clarified yesterday that you are allowed to travel to get to a place of...
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    25-03-2020, 10:10 AM
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    I think this is where some of the vagaries of the statement come in and the fact that they've tried to enforce the message from different stand...
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    24-03-2020, 09:39 PM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    I've always taught my daughter the difference (its nice to have what you want, important to have what you need). Not many things you actually need,...
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    24-03-2020, 09:11 PM
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    We home educated our daughter from the age of 12 so been there.
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    24-03-2020, 08:49 PM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    I was very specific with my choice of words IBM. Differentiation already done.
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    24-03-2020, 08:40 PM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    The advice is to go shopping only once. The problem is, with the empty shelves you have to go to several shops to get everything you need. Or go out...
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    24-03-2020, 07:24 PM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    Wow, theres a blast from the past. We had a corona pop factory in the village I grew up in. Remember collecting bottles. Two and a half pennies for...
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    24-03-2020, 05:31 PM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    Just watching BBC doing a Q and A on the lockdown. Fishing came up. Very weak / poor response, but basically saying no.
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    24-03-2020, 11:32 AM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    Its all about risk reduction, but its difficult to eliminate it entirely. Had a lengthy conversation with my daughter last night. Not seen her for...
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    23-03-2020, 08:51 PM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    A worthy aspiration, but would expect that to require a couple pence in the pound on tax to deliver it.
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    22-03-2020, 09:48 PM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    At the risk of being told I'm wrong again....... So what youre saying is, the government are making difficult decision. I agree. But the...
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    22-03-2020, 01:47 PM
    I'd have thought those working outdoors would be less at risk. Yes they meet people, but by being sensible and maintaining distance / personal space,...
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    22-03-2020, 11:37 AM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    Some interesting things falling out of the covid19 analysis. Of particular note, satellite images show the reduction in polution and greenhouse...
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    21-03-2020, 11:47 PM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    Some more flawed thinking. While homelessness is terrible for those concerned, surely there is less risk to those staying on the street than herded...
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    21-03-2020, 11:26 PM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    Agreed its difficult to pin it on the current government, but certainly on politicians in general, and governmental process, irrispective of party....
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    21-03-2020, 08:45 PM
    salarchaser replied to a thread Coronavirus in The Lounge
    But posters on here have told us we shouldnt blame the government and that 1000s of people have been working on this for decades. So why is it so...
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A trout fisher from the late 70s adding grayling and sea trout in the 80s with salmon from 2000.
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