Tell us something really trivial about your life Volume 39

Tell us something really trivial about your life Volume 39

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snowy slopes

36,633 posts

174 months

Sunday 19th March
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Bomma R1 said:
paua said:
1972. Hellfire.

"Stone the futtin crows, Bom. I hadn't even hatched when he did that"

"I know. I was just a little kid playing with my toys"

"You still are"

Anyhow, speaking of "engines on" we're off now. We'll see how it goes.
1972 you say? I was 5

Hellfire grumpy

Bobberoo

33,929 posts

85 months

Sunday 19th March
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The venison casserole is in the oven.
I repeat.
The venison casserole is in the oven.
Stop.

Mr Magooagain

8,815 posts

157 months

Sunday 19th March
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Bobberoo said:
The venison casserole is in the oven.
I repeat.
The venison casserole is in the oven.
Stop.
Expensive?

Bomma R1

12,713 posts

112 months

Sunday 19th March
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Venison Casserole?

Bomma R1

12,713 posts

112 months

Sunday 19th March
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Wing Commander Guy Penrose Gibson, VC, DSO & Bar, DFC & Bar.



Bobberoo, VC & Oven.

smile

pequod

6,235 posts

125 months

Sunday 19th March
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Afternoon all!

I trust all Mother's have had a pleasant day?

Now, I have been searching through the Pequod Hall Library for the Instruction Manual 'What To Do in the Event of a Meteor Strike' and came across this wonder of motoring history, steam driven, and something Battert could have been involved with?



For the life of me, I can't figure out the manufacturer but note that it's left hand drive, so I wonder if it's of French origin?

Any ideas??

PQ

witteringon

1,048 posts

28 months

Sunday 19th March
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Bomma R1 said:


Wing Commander Guy Penrose Gibson, VC, DSO & Bar, DFC & Bar.



Bobberoo, VC & Oven.

smile
Well. I'll be blowed! Mundesley,you say?

witteringon

1,048 posts

28 months

Sunday 19th March
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pequod said:
Afternoon all!

I trust all Mother's have had a pleasant day?

Now, I have been searching through the Pequod Hall Library for the Instruction Manual 'What To Do in the Event of a Meteor Strike' and came across this wonder of motoring history, steam driven, and something Battert could have been involved with?



For the life of me, I can't figure out the manufacturer but note that it's left hand drive, so I wonder if it's of French origin?

Any ideas??

PQ
Foden? Very popular with breweries and suchlike in the 20s, I believe.

Bomma R1

12,713 posts

112 months

Sunday 19th March
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witteringon said:
Bomma R1 said:


Wing Commander Guy Penrose Gibson, VC, DSO & Bar, DFC & Bar.



Bobberoo, VC & Oven.

smile
Well. I'll be blowed! Mundesley,you say?
Well, we've been to Mundesley, jolly pleasant it was too.

I've no idea where that snap was taken. Given that it's Bobbers and the amount of boats in the background, somewhere around The Solent maybe?

pequod

6,235 posts

125 months

Sunday 19th March
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witteringon said:
pequod said:
Afternoon all!

I trust all Mother's have had a pleasant day?

Now, I have been searching through the Pequod Hall Library for the Instruction Manual 'What To Do in the Event of a Meteor Strike' and came across this wonder of motoring history, steam driven, and something Battert could have been involved with?



For the life of me, I can't figure out the manufacturer but note that it's left hand drive, so I wonder if it's of French origin?

Any ideas??

PQ
Foden? Very popular with breweries and suchlike in the 20s, I believe.
Thanks Witters. Not being an aficionado of steam driven lorries, I wrongly guessed it was of foreign manufacture!

DickyC

Original Poster:

46,108 posts

185 months

Sunday 19th March
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Joy of joys, I had to deliver a 1960s V8 Mustang.

smile

It was woeful. Simple to the point of being crude.

I was so disappointed.

frown

Don't Meet Your Heroes.

Bomma R1

12,713 posts

112 months

Sunday 19th March
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pequod said:
witteringon said:
pequod said:
Afternoon all!

I trust all Mother's have had a pleasant day?

Now, I have been searching through the Pequod Hall Library for the Instruction Manual 'What To Do in the Event of a Meteor Strike' and came across this wonder of motoring history, steam driven, and something Battert could have been involved with?



For the life of me, I can't figure out the manufacturer but note that it's left hand drive, so I wonder if it's of French origin?

Any ideas??

PQ
Foden? Very popular with breweries and suchlike in the 20s, I believe.
Thanks Witters. Not being an aficionado of steam driven lorries, I wrongly guessed it was of foreign manufacture!
It does indeed look as though Witters is spot on there. Here's a pic of one that looks remarkably similar:



It's listed as a 'Foden 5 ton overtype steam wagon'.


pequod

6,235 posts

125 months

Sunday 19th March
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Bomma R1 said:
pequod said:
witteringon said:
pequod said:
Afternoon all!

I trust all Mother's have had a pleasant day?

Now, I have been searching through the Pequod Hall Library for the Instruction Manual 'What To Do in the Event of a Meteor Strike' and came across this wonder of motoring history, steam driven, and something Battert could have been involved with?



For the life of me, I can't figure out the manufacturer but note that it's left hand drive, so I wonder if it's of French origin?

Any ideas??

PQ
Foden? Very popular with breweries and suchlike in the 20s, I believe.
Thanks Witters. Not being an aficionado of steam driven lorries, I wrongly guessed it was of foreign manufacture!
It does indeed look as though Witters is spot on there. Here's a pic of one that looks remarkably similar:



It's listed as a 'Foden 5 ton overtype steam wagon'.
Indeed!

A bit of history.... (and interestingly, there were 'almost' 160 manufacturers of steam wagons back in the day!)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steam_wagon

Bobberoo

33,929 posts

85 months

Sunday 19th March
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Bomma R1 said:
witteringon said:
Bomma R1 said:


Wing Commander Guy Penrose Gibson, VC, DSO & Bar, DFC & Bar.



Bobberoo, VC & Oven.

smile
Well. I'll be blowed! Mundesley,you say?
Well, we've been to Mundesley, jolly pleasant it was too.

I've no idea where that snap was taken. Given that it's Bobbers and the amount of boats in the background, somewhere around The Solent maybe?
Indeed, Trivton-sur-Mer, on a hot Bank Holiday weekend a few years back, hedonistic days Indeed!!!

The venison casserole has been consumed, along with baked potatoes and fine green beans, nono not just ordinary green beans, oh no no, these were fine green beans!!! smile

Cracking old steam wagon that, we have a decent sized steam rally hereabouts annually, Netley Marsh Steam Rally to be precise, strangely nowhere near Netley though!!! confused

glenrobbo

32,537 posts

137 months

Sunday 19th March
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pequod said:
witteringon said:
pequod said:
Afternoon all!

I trust all Mother's have had a pleasant day?

Now, I have been searching through the Pequod Hall Library for the Instruction Manual 'What To Do in the Event of a Meteor Strike' and came across this wonder of motoring history, steam driven, and something Battert could have been involved with?



For the life of me, I can't figure out the manufacturer but note that it's left hand drive, so I wonder if it's of French origin?

Any ideas??

PQ
Foden? Very popular with breweries and suchlike in the 20s, I believe.
Thanks Witters. Not being an aficionado of steam driven lorries, I wrongly guessed it was of foreign manufacture!
The French would have been driving RHD vehicles during those days. They switched to LHD much later on.

I was thinking Fowler or Ransome as possibilities, but Foden is a good shout.



Edited by glenrobbo on Sunday 19th March 19:54

snowy slopes

36,633 posts

174 months

Sunday 19th March
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Todays tipple of choice is Greene King's Yard Bird.
S'okay

Bobberoo

33,929 posts

85 months

Sunday 19th March
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Greene King IPA here, i do rather like it!!!

pequod

6,235 posts

125 months

Sunday 19th March
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glenrobbo said:
The French would have been driving RHD vehicles during those days. They switched to LHD much later on.

I was thinking Fowler or Ransome as possibilities, but Foden is a good shout.



Edited by glenrobbo on Sunday 19th March 19:54
Interesting?

It was my understanding the reason we drive on the left (with a steering wheel on the right) is due to the Cavalry carrying their swords on the left hip and, when drawn, the sword is brandished in their right hand? Thus....



cheesejunkie

646 posts

4 months

Sunday 19th March
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Brew dog stout.

Greene King? Philistines.

It’s ok btw, as a Guinness man I’d give it 7 or 8 out of ten. Tasty but not my preference.

Bobberoo

33,929 posts

85 months

Sunday 19th March
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cheesejunkie said:
Brew dog stout.

Greene King? Philistines.

It’s ok btw, as a Guinness man I’d give it 7 or 8 out of ten. Tasty but not my preference.
Prefer the Fullers offerings myself, ESB being my favourite!!