Disciple of Marduk
- Aug 24, 2001
- Reaction score
- HM The Tower of London
I've done the Bad Thing again.
Bought loads of fabrics.
Bought loads of fabrics.
Bedfordshire? Near me!First Metal Detect of the year in scenic Bedfordshire (fields have been too wet since mid-November for a dig). Temp was minus 2 but then the sun came out and melted all the mud. Seem to find my first, best and sometimes only item within the first 12 minutes - in this case a lead seal from a manure sack (Webb & Sons ~1900). Also a kitchen knife handle, a spanner and a thing - there's treasure everywhere !
Eeeek! Was it in an area where stray golf balls are to be expected?
Nice one about the weight loss thing, you need to now change 'I am a meat popsicle' to 'ex meat popsicle' or something completely different under your avatar.Went to doctor's surgery this AM for a review of my blood readings etc. All going in the right direction since my weight loss.
Went to Currys in Bedford to get a tumble dryer ordered, was told that they don't deliver on Sundays and the earliest they could deliver was on Monday. I can't really get a day off at such short notice, so I said 'no can do' and walked off. Went to Argos, ordered a different machine, they CAN deliver on this coming Saturday. Hope they don't mess up.
It's a Bosch tumble dryer, so should be OK (I hope).
Went to Currys in Bedford to get a tumble dryer ordered, was told that they don't deliver on Sundays and the earliest they could deliver was on Monday.
I'd watched Mystic Britain with Clive Anderson when he visited the Rollright Stones near Chipping Norton. Discovered they were only an hour away so went with my brother. "Legend" says a witch turned a King into stone, then turned his men into stone and then turn some whispering Knights into stone and then turned some rocks ... The actual history, neolithic stone circle (~2,500 BC) megalithic tomb, saxon burial site etc is much more of interest - although I liked the story of the largest stone being dragged downhill by 24 horses to make a bridge over a stream. After 2 men were killed on the way, the stone kept flipping over and the crops failed, it took only 2 horses to drag it back up the hill. An afternoon very pleasantly spent.
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I apologise if you already know this but the Annie CPR doll's face/faces are based on the face of a real dead young girl who drowned .. when her doctor father found out what had happened, understandably grief stricken, he invented the CPR mannequin and used a cast of his daughter's face, her aproximate likeness as well as her name is still used to this day.Had a half day First Aid refresher course at Red Cross centre in Moorgate starting at 9am. Both Met and Jubilee train lines were suspended, there were two fire alarm evacs during the morning and I discovered that Resusci Annie (the CPR mannequin) had a detachable face. Now have two images in my head, a room full of bodies after a visit from Hannibal Lecter and the skinned faces going round and round in the washing machine.