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    Google "eurococ" and you will wish you hadn't...

    Google "eurococ" and you will wish you hadn't asked! ;-)
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    Silly boy! It was the WRONG answer.

    Silly boy!
    It was the WRONG answer.
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    Crikey!! Ford Spain charged me over 100 euros...

    Crikey!!
    Ford Spain charged me over 100 euros fourteen years ago.
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    hysteresis

    hysteresis
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    The OMRLP are still going .... [DARFC]...

    The OMRLP are still going .... [DARFC]
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Official_Monster_Raving_Loony_Party
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    I'm just "happy" (relatively speaking) to see...

    I'm just "happy" (relatively speaking) to see sterling gaining in value.
    Selfish, that me be, but that is about all the effect the recent shenanigans have had on our lives; THUS FAR!
  7. Thread: olives to go

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    Que????? :?:

    Que????? :?:
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    Added country flavour and "secret ingredients"...

    Added country flavour and "secret ingredients" add that je ne sais quoi!
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    Thought it was Cassius Clay / Muhammad Ali ?

    Thought it was Cassius Clay / Muhammad Ali ?
  10. Thread: olives to go

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    On the subject of wellies, and our wine - One...

    On the subject of wellies, and our wine -
    One year our chap got into the crushing with his imitation of a virgin; it is said the vendimia is blessed if a virgin crushes the grapes.
    Here he is in...
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    No probs. We are just under an hour East of the...

    No probs.
    We are just under an hour East of the A66 at Plasencia.
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    Brave man; without tasting. It is what is...

    Brave man; without tasting.

    It is what is called Pitarra, a type of country wine made from mostly tempranillo grapes.
    The good stuff is used for communion as rarely are additives used and natural...
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    We are "comfortable", but it is not totally...

    We are "comfortable", but it is not totally altruistic.
    The help we get for all manner of aspects is immeasurable.
    Similarly the few bottles (garrafas of 5 litres) sent to son-in-law's family up...
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    Split with our helpers 50/50, and I think they...

    Split with our helpers 50/50, and I think they sell some.
    We gift it to family and friends and use generously for our own culinary purposes.
    Our finca is, intentionally non-profit, so the fig sales...
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    olives to go

    Underneath the tarp is an estimated 2300 kilos of olives, ready to go to the almazara (press).
    Hope the yield is about 15%, based on previous years.

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    I seem to recall that about the time we got...

    I seem to recall that about the time we got hitched, nearly fifty years ago, the winners of the rogues category were double glazing salesmen.
    The politicians of today put them in the shade.
    In my...
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    ANECDOTE ALERT:

    https://www.peugeotrczforum.com/threads/what-am-i-bid.11898/#post-131796

    Won't help, but might amuse, being more than fifty years ago!
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    To some of us (me especially) this is a very...

    To some of us (me especially) this is a very significant viewpoint.
    I am poised like a very poised thing, possibly a coiled cobra, ready to strike a deal, or few.
    Recently, I have hit spikes,...
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    I had a chap working for me many decades ago, who...

    I had a chap working for me many decades ago, who had a considerable inheritance, which he could access bit by bit, so he had a hobby of doing up classics.
    He would give me one for the weekend to...
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    I have a friend who drives the three wheeler! A...

    I have a friend who drives the three wheeler!
    A write off would be about $100,000,000.
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    Justin Pierre James Trudeau in brown boots! What...

    Justin Pierre James Trudeau in brown boots!
    What is the world coming to?


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    Thank you, Mrs Trellis of North Wales

    Thank you, Mrs Trellis of North Wales
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    Mornington Crescent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Mornington Crescent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Er, perhaps more than 50%? DOH!!

    Er, perhaps more than 50%?
    DOH!!
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    I certainly was not being defensive, but stating...

    I certainly was not being defensive, but stating how it was, as you imply in those days, mild discipline seemed to be effective.
    Now, the world has moved on , and us old timers shrug and watch as...
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