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The What Cheered Me Up Today Thread

Discussion in 'Off Gassing' started by Doomanic, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. Dave Whitlow

    Dave Whitlow Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, been there done that (a few times) and the cost per minute of bottom time is measured in pounds, rather than pence. In any case it is outside the UK and hundreds of miles from the draft Leffe Blonde they provide in the Royal Portland Arms :cool:
     
  2. Wibble

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    They have draft Leffe Blonde? OMG, Portland looks better every day!
     
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  3. Dave Whitlow

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    :) Yep, golden happy juice on draught in the proper glasses.

    Thankfully, it is a 2 mile walk from our house so unlikely to be habit-forming.

    [​IMG]
     
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  4. nickb

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    More Pounds per minute spunked today when I could have been saving money diving the Banks or DG Range.

    This time I wasted my hard-earned on a load of Sherman tanks littering the sea bed at 64m.

    Will I never learn?

    Later I’ll console myself with some Kinnegar ale, ‘cos there’s no Leffe Blond. Unless I go to any large supermarket where it’s stacked up with the Fosters, Carling and other mainstream slop.
     
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    Got a car share to get to Skye next May - we've been trying to work out how to get the wife there at the end of the live aboard to have a few days holiday together in this beautiful area, now solved. :)
     
  6. Wibble

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    Train to Kyle of Lochalsh and bus from there?
     
  7. JohnL

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    Taxi to Crewe 30m, Train min 10h15m, Bus min 1hr30m. So a minimum of 12 hours travelling.
    Now she will drive, 9hr15m over two days (or three) with opportunity to stop off at points of interest along the way.
     
  8. Wibble

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    It's a lovely drive, like being in a foreign country. Scotland!

    It's also pretty easy to navigate as there's just no roads to confuse you!
     
  9. Tribal Chestnut

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    Accidentally took my little Olympus camera, rated to 15m, down to 21 yesterday and it still works.

    I expected 15m to have a fair margin of safety built in, but still expected the worst.
     
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  10. Wibble

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    Any pictures to share with us?
     
  11. Tribal Chestnut

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    Need to work out how, always get the ‘too big’ message.
     
  12. John F

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    There was a bit in the paper yesterday about a diver off Lulworth who found an IPhone on his dive, and it was still working. Apparently belonged to a Canadian holiday maker. I bet that will need a good wash out.
     

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