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Old 23.12.2019, 21:15
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I was on a tram tonight and a guy got on with a really punky studded leather jacket that had "F*** OFF" on the back in 9 inch high letters. I couldn't help thinking I'd have loved it for the costume party I went to the other weekend.

Ooh, I'm such an old rebel
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Old 23.12.2019, 22:29
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I was on a tram tonight and a guy got on with a really punky studded leather jacket that had "F*** OFF" on the back in 9 inch high letters. I couldn't help thinking I'd have loved it for the costume party I went to the other weekend.

Ooh, I'm such an old rebel
Must have been quite a hulk if all those 9 inch sized letters had space on his back.


This "nine inches, nine inches" remind me of an old joke about female estimating abilities ....
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Old 23.12.2019, 22:40
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Re: I smiled because...

Spotted on the English translation of a menu last night...

'Triggered chicken thighs'

I think they meant 'flamed'.
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Old 24.12.2019, 07:43
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Because I can hear somebody practising xmas carols.
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Old 24.12.2019, 17:34
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I've decided to walk a little in down street and to solve some little problems, but it wasn't a good idea: now all stores are crowded in due to Xmas!
Ohhh, myyy goshhhh! I've forgotten this detail.
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Old 27.12.2019, 09:16
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The holiday spirit is the same everywhere.
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Old 27.12.2019, 15:51
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I managed to pack my OH off to see Star Wars this afternoon, so I got peace to finish a free online German course I've been doing with the OU. I also managed to make a huge pan of minestrone soup using the stock from a chicken I had cooked on Christmas Eve
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Old 27.12.2019, 19:32
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This brought a smile:
https://youtu.be/kOrrlO_F6uU
Short Film "All the Marbles"
A young boy challenges a bully to a game of marbles.
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I saw 2 babies in a tram hugging each other and blowing kisses to strangers :-)
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Old 28.12.2019, 10:09
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Took my rosemary indoors, thinking I could keep it over winter. But yup, it died on me and it was all my fault, I didn't expect it to need so much water.

So when I got it ready to be thrown away, there was this tiny little snail shell dropping off. The size was about 5mm. It looked empty, even with a magnifying glass - nothing there. Yet something told me otherwise.
So I put some water on the chrome steel sink and set it on there. And YES, about 20 minutes later it had moved and seemed rather nosy about it's environment, which admittedly was not very comfi.

I put it out in the garden at a spot where it hopefully will still find a safe place for the winter. Who knows, it might even return the favour by eating up the eggs of the slugs before I start planting veggies. If not, that's fine too.

Meet Lucky, it kind of made my day, I hope it feels the same :

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Old 28.12.2019, 17:43
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Two girls working together tried to pick pocket me in Manor In Geneva - unfortunately for them they just got some poo bags not my phone that they were after..
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Old 29.12.2019, 15:22
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My toe is giving me grief.
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Old 29.12.2019, 16:20
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Hey, where have you been! I see, you haven't changed
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Old 29.12.2019, 17:14
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Is that something to smile about?
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Old 31.12.2019, 10:20
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Everything is so quiet. Winter quiet.
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Old 31.12.2019, 14:28
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A late nomination for Twitter thread of the year

https://twitter.com/JamieKinlochan/s...61377079906305
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First post of 2020.



...and I’m still awake.
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Old 02.01.2020, 10:06
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I found a Mozart kugel in my jacket pocket and I don't know how it got there.
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Old 06.01.2020, 00:34
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I just saw a shooting star, really surprised because viewing conditions are totally unsuitable tonight.
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Old 06.01.2020, 17:39
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I've now moved to Switzerland, learning to navigate a new culture.
I managed to catch a bus and the metro, then catch the correct one's home again. Congratulating myself.
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