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Cojones the size of watermelons...
at 18:10 22 Mar 2019

on old warriors like this...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-47672816

Very few of these gents left now. There were 2 I used to talk to in Mam's care home, both long gone. Amazing tales to tell.

RIP.

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Real Madrid fans should be kissing Bale's feet?
at 22:30 4 Mar 2019

We all know Bale is a tidy footballer, playing for a club with a very demanding fan-base expecting him to replace the goal supplying genius that is Ronaldo, but should they really be expected to kiss his feet..? ...I don't think so.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/47444043
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Happy St. David's Day Boys and Girls!
at 11:49 1 Mar 2019

Hope you will be munching on your raw leeks and doing some weird, made up folk dancing, whilst wearing a tweed waistcoat and a flat cap, like me later on. Used to love having the afternoon off school on St David's Day.
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Good news story for a change..
at 19:12 19 Feb 2019

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-47277608
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Rapid Forward Closing Down
at 22:25 25 Jan 2019

I have always enjoyed watching forwards rapidly closing down the keeper and defenders of opposing teams. It is a tactic that seems to be haphazardly deployed in today's game.

Seeing a keeper slice a hastily passed back ball horizontally into a crowd because of opposition pressure has always been a thing of beauty. Why don't more managers insist on rapid closing down?

Lingard did it quite brilliantly this evening against Arsenal.
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Classic Ripping Yarn- The Testing of Eric Olthwaite
at 18:30 21 Jan 2019

Howard Molson's got a new shovel!

Even though the "Golden Gordon" episode of RY may be more appropriate for a football forum, and, in itself, is a classic I prefer this absolute gem...

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Soton v Derby VAR decision
at 20:56 16 Jan 2019

Goal disallowed for Derby against Southampton in the first half via VAR because of obvious off side. However, nearly all the pundits decry it as a travesty of a decision,and absolutely panning VAR. Anyone else see it? I thought it was clear cut, or am I half cut?
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When u die do you want to be...
at 23:06 10 Jan 2019

When u die do you want to be...


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Micky Flanagan's Xmas 2018 Sky Special...
at 01:19 30 Dec 2018

..for those without Sky1 and who love this brilliant comic..

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Gerry Rafferty
at 00:47 29 Dec 2018

Found out about Gerry via the great Billy Connolly documentary on BBC2 tonight and found out he produced this great anthem, I'd always thought was from a Yankee..



but also this great old song

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Hymns and Arias for all the recent dead pubs...
at 23:15 28 Dec 2018

...and I will start with..

The King Hotel, Pontarddulais ( soon to be knocked down and converted into a Co-op)

and

The Bird in Hand, Fforest.

..both shut in the last 18 months.

Will miss them both as social bastions of the local community.

Any others out there?
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Internet advertising FFS!
at 19:12 14 Dec 2018

I Googled Camper Pelotas and Doc Martens 1461 on line a few nights ago as I am in the market for a new pair of shoes soon. All very informative.

However, since then, whenever I open a new page on anything from Planet Swans, to the Huffington Post, You Tube or Feltching & Dogging News I am bombarded by ads on sodding Camper Pelotas and DM shoes.

Are these companies just desperate, or should their Marketing Executives just kill themselves a la Bill Hicks?
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BBC Xmas Line-Up
at 12:43 27 Nov 2018

Is this the most underwhelming line-up ever?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-46346051

Seriously....Mrs Brown's Boys is the visual version of fingernails scratching down a blackboard.

No wonder Netflix is so big these days. They can afford to produce the content people want to see.
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Vic Reeves & Bob Mortimer's Big Night Out...
at 20:46 25 Nov 2018

is back!

Weds 10:00 on BBC4, but should be on BBC2 surely?

Just 4 episodes.

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BBC Cymru Wales Sports Personality...Your Choice?
at 11:10 22 Nov 2018

BBC Cymru Wales Sports Personality...Your Choice?


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Last 24 hrs...May v Cameron
at 21:24 15 Nov 2018

May.. Not much sleep at all. Accept resignations of various people whilst staying bullish about agreement worked on solidly for several days ( without sleeping much). Fielded 3 hrs of questions solid in Commons. Had a cuppa and a piss somewhere in all that. Spoke to lots of world leaders, including Trump. This is my lot.

Cameron..Woke up pre 10 am. ( Wah hay!) Sam downstairs making brekkie, so had a quick tug, thinking about Oxford Undergrad days. Awesome "Homes under the Hammer". That prompted me to call Jacques at Coutts. Apparently portfolio doing "quite nicely thank-you".
Spent afternoon in gypsy caravan writing memoirs whilst doing Telegraph crossword. Had help collect kids from school so Sam and I could have spot of evening "tiffin". Busy day,. Phew!
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Stan Lee...a legend dies...
at 21:32 12 Nov 2018

Sorry to hear about Stan's death. He had a brilliant innings (95) and created, and helped to create, some of the most famous cartoon characters ever. Literally created billions of dollars from pure imagination.



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Pineapple on Pizza?
at 22:51 9 Nov 2018

Pineapple on Pizza?


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Your scientist nomination for new £50 note...?
at 12:17 2 Nov 2018

So the Bank of England want public nominations for a scientist to adorn the new plastic £50 note.

Enter your nominations here:-

https://app.keysurvey.co.uk/f/1348443/10fc/

I went for Stephen Hawking. Bit obvious but at least relevant. They will probably select some petticoated Victorian lass I've never heard of because of gender imbalance.
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Why don't they just say they are dead?
at 19:35 28 Oct 2018

This Leicester City helicopter crash. Surely they are dead?
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