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Forum: Jokes & Trivia   10-11-2019, 17:39
Replies: 10
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Posted By H1-GBV
Even when my glasses are sitting on the end of my...

Even when my glasses are sitting on the end of my nose!

Gordon
Forum: Spain & Portugal Touring   09-11-2019, 14:54
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By H1-GBV
While in the area it is worth going to Monfrague...

While in the area it is worth going to Monfrague National Park: we sat for ages watching the birds at "Vulture Rock" [Salto del Gitano] and by the bridge near Fuene Del Frances (easiest on the north...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   28-10-2019, 13:21
Replies: 14
Views: 291
Posted By H1-GBV
You may have to provide ID including where you...

You may have to provide ID including where you live.
You may also have to wait a week for this evidence to be checked before you get your money.

Apparently some folk who follow a nomadic...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   15-10-2019, 11:48
Replies: 42
Views: 942
Posted By H1-GBV
Well there you go Sandra: that was Pudsey's...

Well there you go Sandra: that was Pudsey's original request.

Instead of telling us that you don't find the contributions funny or wandering off on one of your usual highly spaced rants about...
Forum: Introductions   13-10-2019, 18:18
Replies: 3
  Hi guys
Views: 60
Posted By H1-GBV
My 1987 T1000 used to go through drive shafts at...

My 1987 T1000 used to go through drive shafts at a regular rate.

The temperature sensor on the radiator also failed whilst touring the Lakes and I by-passed it with a manual switch on the...
Forum: Jokes & Trivia   11-10-2019, 18:21
Replies: 17
Views: 708
Posted By H1-GBV
I think that the longest-life leader inhabits the...

I think that the longest-life leader inhabits the land of Faragium.

Whether the leader or the country could be called "stable" is open to debate.

Gordon
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   02-10-2019, 10:46
Replies: 42
Views: 942
Posted By H1-GBV
Jeton: a token purchased at a local business and...

Jeton: a token purchased at a local business and inserted into a device to allow access to utilities eg water, waste, electricity (not necessarily each nor all of them). Available in a variety of...
Forum: Off Topic   29-09-2019, 11:27
Replies: 25
Views: 552
Posted By H1-GBV
AWs records are not very complete. We have...

AWs records are not very complete.

We have an Easement on our Deeds allowing us to discharge foul sewage into AWs system. :smile2:

However, they have no record of where it enters. :frown2:
...
Forum: Off Topic   25-09-2019, 16:45
Replies: 31
Views: 465
Posted By H1-GBV
However, it's not as simple as you may think. My...

However, it's not as simple as you may think. My next-door neighbour ploughed a couple of his 13acres, planted trees and set up as a tree nursery. However he was refused bricks and mortar: only a...
Forum: Off Topic   24-09-2019, 20:26
Replies: 31
Views: 465
Posted By H1-GBV
I recall from Cabby's Brexit Facts thread that we...

I recall from Cabby's Brexit Facts thread that we share the same MP, so presumably you are also in Breckland. Certainly this story is familiar!

My friend is coming round to do a job and I shall...
Forum: Off Topic   24-09-2019, 16:22
Replies: 31
Views: 465
Posted By H1-GBV
Fortunately we're lucky enough to have a large...

Fortunately we're lucky enough to have a large garden, so siting a mobile home is quite easy.

Unfortunately, we live outside the "allowed" development area for the village, so bricks and mortar...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   23-09-2019, 17:20
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By H1-GBV
I forgot to say that I leave my beam-benders on...

I forgot to say that I leave my beam-benders on all year: no problem with MOT!

WARNING. I once had a beam-bender wash off in a powerful storm near Denia: I now carry a spare pair.

Gordon
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   23-09-2019, 14:36
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By H1-GBV
If you suddenly need it in an emergency, will...

If you suddenly need it in an emergency, will lifting the SORN and getting all the paperwork right be your top priority?

What if the WiFi isn't working?

I keep mine permanently taxed "just in...
Forum: Off Topic   23-09-2019, 14:31
Replies: 31
Views: 465
Posted By H1-GBV
Where do you get the "easy to heat" bit from? ...

Where do you get the "easy to heat" bit from?

We bought a mobile home some years ago for our boys to live in the garden: despite insulation, double glazing and radiator-central-heating it was hot...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   07-09-2019, 18:19
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By H1-GBV
It depends on what you like to do and how much of...

It depends on what you like to do and how much of a rush you are in.

We like to avoid motorways and even major roads if we can, so last year we came from Cordoba, stopping at

Oreliana la Vieja...
Forum: Off Topic   06-09-2019, 12:11
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By H1-GBV
My emboldenment! I have a lovely picture of...

My emboldenment!

I have a lovely picture of wife & MiL on the beach at Cala de Mijas: the sea is clearly much higher than their shoulders and some of the waves should be knocking their heads off....
Forum: Off Topic   06-09-2019, 11:52
Replies: 39
Views: 851
Posted By H1-GBV
Nobody is trying to put you down Sandra. I...

Nobody is trying to put you down Sandra.

I enjoyed Enid Blyton books too, not knowing about the sexism and racism prevalent in the society of the time and quietly being re-enforced by the books...
Forum: Motorhome Performance   01-09-2019, 08:32
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By H1-GBV
Sorry to hear about your problem and your lack of...

Sorry to hear about your problem and your lack of progress.

I'm not much help but my Mercedes Sprinter sometimes (3 times in 12y) loses turbo power for no apparent reason. Switching the ignition...
Forum: Off Topic   28-08-2019, 14:13
Replies: 39
Views: 851
Posted By H1-GBV
OK guys: hands up time! How many of those...

OK guys: hands up time! How many of those responding so far are black/coloured?

If YOU aren't, there's every chance you would not be personally offended by some of the things mentioned as...
Forum: Electrical   14-08-2019, 20:58
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By H1-GBV
Once upon a time I "cured" a squeaky floorboard...

Once upon a time I "cured" a squeaky floorboard by hammering a nail in the middle of it. The power went off because I'd gone through the mains cable which was underneath it, a large current flowed...
Forum: Jokes & Trivia   11-08-2019, 12:04
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By H1-GBV
Unfortunately, like all jokes of the King Midas...

Unfortunately, like all jokes of the King Midas ilk, what was the Princess wearing? Presumably any garments would melt?

How did the Prince's pocket remain intact?

Still. it brought a smile to...
Forum: Off Topic   09-08-2019, 19:36
Replies: 64
Views: 1,520
Posted By H1-GBV
I remember writing an essay at school about...

I remember writing an essay at school about decimalisation (must have been a riveting lesson!). [Approx 1967- 4y prior to our changeover.]

I pointed out that, since £1 = $2.40, our penny was the...
Forum: Motorhome Insurance   04-08-2019, 12:47
Replies: 8
Views: 1,695
Posted By H1-GBV
A few years ago I spent time checking various...

A few years ago I spent time checking various websites, as comparison sites were limited for MHs. I finally settled on AdrianFlux, which is nearby so I would be helping the local economy.

When the...
Forum: Spain & Portugal Touring   24-07-2019, 10:52
Replies: 28
Views: 951
Posted By H1-GBV
And the notes are likely to be Gibraltean not UK....

And the notes are likely to be Gibraltean not UK.

Gordon
Forum: Electrical   10-07-2019, 10:07
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By H1-GBV
Just a couple of things to be aware of: 1) ...

Just a couple of things to be aware of:

1) The charger works best if it is a "smart" charger: this will go through a number (usually 5) to get the battery into the correct level of charge,...
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