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Mythopoeika

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By an amazing coincidence, I just unearthed from a box an old, tiny telly - which is a Goodmans Quadro 901.
Bought it for my Mum years ago, but she never used it. Then they turned off the analogue TV broadcasts, so now it's only of use with a retro computer or games console. I was going to junk it, but there are people on eBay who'd pay around £50 for this hunk of junk.
 

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I loved Quatro.

Attempts to recreate it with the relevant pop isnt the same
 

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I loved Quatro.

Attempts to recreate it with the relevant pop isnt the same
Rio tropical is the closest I've found

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What made Quatro stand out for me was the grapefruit juice. Hate grapefruit juice.
 

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Watching babes on our beach. It was 30C today so I went swimming. The girls ALL wore G string bathers, and I fully appreciated their boldness. Thanks and gratitude. There was nowhere I could not look.

I am a dirty old man.

OIP.wkvwfQgWJY26jzu7k5cIjAHaEK
 

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Watching babes on our beach. It was 30C today so I went swimming. The girls ALL wore G string bathers, and I fully appreciated their boldness. Thanks and gratitude. There was nowhere I could not look.

I am a dirty old man.

OIP.wkvwfQgWJY26jzu7k5cIjAHaEK
I, on the other hand, am freezing and looking at, well this screen. You lucky,lucky b*****d.
 

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In honour of the prior posts citing quatro...
We cycle near a road called Blossom Gate Drive which has me humming that!
I seem to remember the group doing a sort of static goose-step dance to it.
 

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I wanted some hi-viz polyester Aertex to make face tubes for cycling in.
Couldn't track any down at a reasonable price so Techy stepped in.

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Watching a YouTube video on the filming location of the Gilligan's Island set & lagoon (it's in CBS Studio Center in Studio City, Los Angeles for those interested).
 

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I was taking a quick brunch and watching a bit of the Netflix series on Madeleine McCann.

Having already seen it several times I should have known not to watch while eating. Nearly choked on me toast with contempt. :mad:
 

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Considering going to bed. I've almost slept in the last two mornings.

Also, drinking tea and listening to the rain outside.
 

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Winds are very strong and I've picked up the bin for the second time as I want it emptied.
Power went off while I was in the shower but only momentarily.
 

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I was eating (as usual) and listening to Woman's Hour live on Radio 4.
An outstanding edition.

I particularly enjoyed the segment on Monica Lewinsky. Can remember the scandal and feeling sorry for her; she was taken advantage of by her boss who spun her some yarn about being under pressure and his wife not understanding him blah blah blah whatever, the usual, and was then discarded and publicly humiliated.

Looking forward to the upcoming TV drama about it. :)
 

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I was eating (as usual) and listening to Woman's Hour live on Radio 4.
An outstanding edition.

I particularly enjoyed the segment on Monica Lewinsky. Can remember the scandal and feeling sorry for her; she was taken advantage of by her boss who spun her some yarn about being under pressure and his wife not understanding him blah blah blah whatever, the usual, and was then discarded and publicly humiliated.

Looking forward to the upcoming TV drama about it. :)
Always struck me like that too, Clinton really got off lightly wheras she was and always will be the dress girl.
 

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Oh Beryl loves it she watches them too, and theres noone to the other side so all good :) Even when an occasional rat climbs the wall ....
My old dear lives in a modern sheltered housing complex with a little patio. I gave her a concrete birdbath, the sort you put on the ground, and she'd sit for hours entranced by the queues of robins and blackbirds that used it.

She kept it clean and topped up in all seasons and her feathered friends'd arrive at roughly the same intervals throughout the day to bathe and drink.
Some waited patiently but others would chase each other off. It was like a little TV drama.

I bet your pigeons'd like a bird bath. You could mount one on the fence for them. Your neighbour would love it too.

I leave water out front and back for passing birds and animals but can't do too much to encourage them as we keep cats.
The hedgehogs like the water though!
 

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Always struck me like that too, Clinton really got off lightly wheras she was and always will be the dress girl.
I like to think of Hilary giving Bill a pasting over it.
Must have been so frustrating for her, as politically she had to stand by her man but of course she'd been shown up too and had to carry on knowing people were reading and talking about what he'd been up to.
 

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My old dear lives in a modern sheltered housing complex with a little patio. I gave her a concrete birdbath, the sort you put on the ground, and she'd sit for hours entranced by the queues of robins and blackbirds that used it.

She kept it clean and topped up in all seasons and her feathered friends'd arrive at roughly the same intervals throughout the day to bathe and drink.
Some waited patiently but others would chase each other off. It was like a little TV drama.

I bet your pigeons'd like a bird bath. You could mount one on the fence for them. Your neighbour would love it too.

I leave water out front and back for passing birds and animals but can't do too much to encourage them as we keep cats.
The hedgehogs like the water though!
I have water at the base of the wall in an old takeaway container (posh eh), but out back we have the full naked floozie on a jacuzzi birdbath and one of the multistory bird feeders with cages and things holding various goodies, the front wall pigeons havent discovered this as of yet ...
 
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