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  1. Thread: dreams?!

    by MANICHAEAN
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    Was the flying self levitation Tailor? I used to...

    Was the flying self levitation Tailor? I used to do that, (almost consciously!), in my dreams at an earlier age: but not now. I could even direct where I was to travel across continents.

    Recently,...
  2. Thomas Carlyle "The French Revolution."

    If I wanted prose I invariably gravitated to Gibbon in "The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire." But now in my estimation there is a new kid on the block; namely Thomas Carlyle's book " The French...
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    Interesting piece DATo, especially regards the...

    Interesting piece DATo, especially regards the films.

    One of the ones I have watched, (invariably tanked up) so many times, was "Schlinder's List." The book was good; but by Harry, what a...
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    Hang in there buddy. There must surely be a...

    Hang in there buddy.

    There must surely be a turning point.

    Best wishes.
    M.
  5. Thread: Wimbledon.

    by MANICHAEAN
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    Wimbledon.

    Thinking last night that there was damm all on the TV here in the UK, I chanced upon a Wimbledon tennis match between Harmony Tan & one of the greats, Serena Williams. Over three hours in one hell of...
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    Get well soon tailor. Family as well. There is...

    Get well soon tailor. Family as well.

    There is a new Omicron 5 or 6 ? going about at the moment which is apparently more virulent.

    But thanks for the heads up. I've had 4 shots, which has made...
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    Continuing on the food obsession theme on my...

    Continuing on the food obsession theme on my part, initiated by the Covid lockdown, I decided to read up a bit, regarding the historical context.

    Where better to start, than an aside on Greek...
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    I did in fact wonder Wolf why you were not on the...

    I did in fact wonder Wolf why you were not on the New Year's Honour's List. ��
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    This weekend in the UK has been an inane litany...

    This weekend in the UK has been an inane litany of celebrations over a four-day public holiday period to celebrate the Queen’s 70 years on the throne. She has, I must admit, done a steadfast job, in...
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    Don't panic buddy, Its a prejudice you can...

    Don't panic buddy,

    Its a prejudice you can overcome !! :smile5:
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    Of course buddy. What's your favourite tipple in...

    Of course buddy. What's your favourite tipple in Brazil?
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    Long Covid Redemption.

    Long Covid Redemption.

    Suitably refreshed by two superb Negroni cocktails, (long glass, 2 ice cubes, equal measures of: Booth's gin, Campari & dry vermouth, and forget the shaken not stirred...
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    The latest contribution from the keyboard...

    The latest contribution from the keyboard warrior, "It's just my statement as Emperor of the World."

    Napoleon complex?
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    Basically insecure due to a limited vocabulary...

    Basically insecure due to a limited vocabulary and lack of a classical education.
    Tends to be confrontational in some things, and looking for recognition in others.
    Inability to digest what is...
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    The difference between reality and fiction? ...

    The difference between reality and fiction?

    Fiction has to make sense.
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    Then dying, shall through long centuries wander...

    Then dying, shall through long centuries wander as it were, a disconsolate ghost, on the wrong side of Styx and Lethe.
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    Me nah do that. Kass Kass me rass.

    Me nah do that. Kass Kass me rass.
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    Ye Yardie? My daughters are Jamaican.

    Ye Yardie?

    My daughters are Jamaican.
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    My daughters in Mountain View might disagree with...

    My daughters in Mountain View might disagree with the racist comment.
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    No hang ups on Gibbon I note. There is hope...

    No hang ups on Gibbon I note.

    There is hope for you yet old fruit.
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    Here you go again old fruit. I mention Carlyle...

    Here you go again old fruit. I mention Carlyle regards vocabulary & you diverge off onto the racist agenda.

    Try to focus.
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    Slipped its muzzle: and now bays three-throated,...

    Slipped its muzzle: and now bays three-throated, like the Dog of Erebus.
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    I know you are trying hard to articulate...

    I know you are trying hard to articulate coherently old fruit, but you really do need to work on your imprecations and commination's.

    Might I suggest Thomas Carlyle's "The French Revolution" for...
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    Good to see old fruit that you are on the mend. ...

    Good to see old fruit that you are on the mend.

    No scattergun posts in the last 24 hours.

    There was an article the other day, (will try to get it for you) regarding how keyboard warriors in...
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    I am very worried about you old fruit. I remember...

    I am very worried about you old fruit. I remember you at one time as quite a personable, erudite young man

    But now you seem unable to read something and digest it. Symptoms of this are your recent...
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