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Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2020, 22:20
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Posted By coolcat
Not a drop of rain here since I arrived. It did...

Not a drop of rain here since I arrived.
It did rain in Suffolk on my way though :}

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50085676636_8111fcafac_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jiUbGU)Lady Emma...
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2020, 07:44
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Posted By coolcat
You’ll be fine......I’m bringing good weather...

You’ll be fine......I’m bringing good weather with me these days :D

I’ll be up about 15.00hrs, just in case you do need to bring the washing in though;)
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2020, 20:37
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Posted By coolcat
Picture I took yesterday of Albert, a recent...

Picture I took yesterday of Albert, a recent arrival at the cat rescue.

Didn't stay long, found his new home today:}

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50078844637_7ce7072e64_h.jpg...
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2020, 20:34
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Posted By coolcat
Evening all.....Today for supper, my home made...

Evening all.....Today for supper, my home made cottage pie :drool4:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50080298526_276eaa027e_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jiqBYS)IMG_9528 (https://flic.kr/p/2jiqBYS)...
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2020, 14:13
Replies: 22
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Posted By coolcat
Yey......We are back racing :} Lights...

Yey......We are back racing :}

Lights out.......Go Go Go:bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2020, 14:01
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Posted By coolcat
Not guilty , itís blowy but sunny here too:D ...

Not guilty , itís blowy but sunny here too:D
Off to the boat tomorrow and Monday, hoping my good run of weather will continue whilst there :}
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2020, 13:46
Replies: 22
Views: 572
Posted By coolcat
Lewis dropped to fifth on the grid for not...

Lewis dropped to fifth on the grid for not backing off under a yellow in qualifying yesterday.
That will make things interesting :}
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2020, 08:10
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Posted By coolcat
Morning Andy, This is the starboard topside...

Morning Andy,

This is the starboard topside after compound and polish yesterday.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50063778483_33a1e7d67b_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jgXX9x)Untitled...
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2020, 08:03
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Posted By coolcat
Sun is out here......cooler though with a gentle...

Sun is out here......cooler though with a gentle breeze :}
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2020, 07:13
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Posted By coolcat
Belated birthday wishes for yesterday Simon, hope...

Belated birthday wishes for yesterday Simon, hope you had a great day :birthday::beer2::birthday2::hurray:
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2020, 21:57
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Posted By coolcat
Hi Andy, You must have missed my post from a...

Hi Andy,

You must have missed my post from a week or so ago.
I took your advice in the end and bought a rotary polisher instead.

Have done the back of the boat but the weather got too hot to...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2020, 13:24
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Posted By coolcat
Iíd be Ďat ití more often if it...

Iíd be Ďat ití more often if it was:eek::D;):getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2020, 12:55
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Posted By coolcat
Sun is out here but with gusty winds and much...

Sun is out here but with gusty winds and much cooler than of late.

If it stays like this I might actually get some more boat polishing done on Tuesday :}
Forum: Social Forum 24th June 2020, 19:17
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Posted By coolcat
Whoops :eek:

Whoops :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 24th June 2020, 18:23
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Posted By coolcat
Been a hot one here today and will be hotter...

Been a hot one here today and will be hotter still tomorrow, so I'm reliably informed.

July 4th, restrictions lifted and we can overnight on the boat. So it will deffo rain then......Norfolk be...
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2020, 19:39
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Posted By coolcat
You've got to eat all your greens to grow up big...

You've got to eat all your greens to grow up big and strong Colin:D;):getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2020, 19:13
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Posted By coolcat
Evening all, Roast Pork for dinner went down...

Evening all, Roast Pork for dinner went down well:drool4:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50030566142_1360cac8a7_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2je2JgY)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2je2JgY) by Jeff...
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2020, 07:57
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Posted By coolcat
You'll thank me next week when I bring El...

You'll thank me next week when I bring El Scorchio with me:D
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2020, 07:23
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Posted By coolcat
Happy birthday Dave, have a great day...

Happy birthday Dave, have a great day :birthday::beer2::birthday2::party::hurray:
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2020, 07:21
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Posted By coolcat
Morning all, been chucking it down all night and...

Morning all, been chucking it down all night and still persisting now:eek:

The weather forecast moving on in to the weekend and next week though is..........Hot Hot Hot:D
Forum: Social Forum 17th June 2020, 08:12
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Posted By coolcat
Been sunny down here Richard:} (apart from...

Been sunny down here Richard:} (apart from Norwich:D:D:D)

24c yesterday, light rain this afternoon and tomorrow then hotting up again for the weekend and next week. 26c for Monday :D
Forum: Social Forum 17th June 2020, 08:08
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Posted By coolcat
Not a drop of it fell on Acle :D:D:D

Not a drop of it fell on Acle :D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2020, 09:33
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Posted By coolcat
Morning all from another sunny day in Clacton. ...

Morning all from another sunny day in Clacton.

Hope it stays the same for Norfolk tomorrow ;)
Forum: Photography Corner 14th June 2020, 09:54
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Posted By coolcat
Some of the residents basking in the sunshine...

Some of the residents basking in the sunshine yesterday:}

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50004622867_317de027f6_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jbJLf8)EY7P6312-Edit (https://flic.kr/p/2jbJLf8) by...
Forum: Social Forum 13th June 2020, 09:12
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Posted By coolcat
Sun is shining here . Should be a nice...

Sun is shining here .
Should be a nice afternoon over at the Puddy Tat rescue :}
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2020, 18:59
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Posted By coolcat
Looks yummy... �� This is the polisher I...

Looks yummy... ��

This is the polisher I ordered in the end.

Should be arriving tomorrow .
...
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2020, 09:35
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Posted By coolcat
Hi Andy, I made a snap decision and ordered...

Hi Andy,

I made a snap decision and ordered one.
Iím at work at the moment so will post the details up later when I get home .

Thanks once again for your help:}
Forum: Photography Corner 12th June 2020, 08:07
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Posted By coolcat
Many thanks for the kind words Mick. It...

Many thanks for the kind words Mick.

It really is a pleasure to get the opportunity to assist in helping the cats and kittens to find their forever homes.
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2020, 22:26
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Posted By coolcat
It’s all new to me Andy so all advice greatly...

It’s all new to me Andy so all advice greatly received :}

The reason behind the D/A was purely that I was told they are easier for beginners on GRP.
Normally this is something we would have done...
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2020, 22:20
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Posted By coolcat
Next time Rod. We shall have a lovely mill pond...

Next time Rod.
We shall have a lovely mill pond still day with lots of sun........Promise ;)
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2020, 08:01
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Posted By coolcat
My last three trips to the boat have all been...

My last three trips to the boat have all been taken with the sun shining and no rain to speak of.
I think I may have broken my curse!
Norfolk no longer need worry about my arrival meaning rain is...
Forum: Technology Forum 8th June 2020, 08:16
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By coolcat
I'll do a quick YouTube video from the cameras...

I'll do a quick YouTube video from the cameras when I get home shortly:}


Edit.................Here you go.

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Forum: Technology Forum 8th June 2020, 08:14
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Posted By coolcat
Hi Graham, We have just installed the Blink...

Hi Graham,

We have just installed the Blink XT2 system (we have the two camera system) from Amazon.

It is WiFi and the cameras run off AA lithium batteries.
...
Forum: Photography Corner 7th June 2020, 09:14
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Posted By coolcat
Yesterday at the cat rescue. Mum and her...

Yesterday at the cat rescue.

Mum and her four kittens are doing great.
It will be soon time to find their forever homes.
We try (where possible) to get the kittens to be adopted in pairs. This...
Forum: Social Forum 7th June 2020, 09:05
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Posted By coolcat
Morning all, 'Tis sunny here;) Picture...

Morning all,

'Tis sunny here;)

Picture of one of the new arrivals at the cat rescue yesterday....

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49979861992_92fbd826d6_h.jpg...
Forum: Photography Corner 7th June 2020, 08:58
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Posted By coolcat
Hi Mark, I only use Sandisk compact Flash...

Hi Mark,

I only use Sandisk compact Flash cards.....32GB 120MB's UDMA 7 Extreme to be precise.
Mine are used every day and on average I'm shooting between 300-1000 images per day.
You have to be...
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2020, 06:56
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By coolcat
Not impressed either. I thought the timeline was...

Not impressed either. I thought the timeline was all over the place.
I also thought it was very underwhelming in its portrayal of the enormous amount of service men that were actually being...
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2020, 06:47
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Posted By coolcat
Morning Phil, morning all:} I don’t envy...

Morning Phil, morning all:}

I don’t envy you, having to wear a face mask on a long flight home!

Today is day three of being back to work......There has been a little bit of rain during the...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2020, 14:16
Replies: 19
Views: 396
Posted By coolcat
Happy Birthday Phil, hope you're having a super...

Happy Birthday Phil, hope you're having a super day :birthday::beer2::birthday2::party::hurray:
Forum: Social Forum 1st June 2020, 15:47
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Posted By coolcat
ĎIndecentí or Ďlack ofí exposure ?:D;):getmecoat:

ĎIndecentí or Ďlack ofí exposure ?:D;):getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 1st June 2020, 13:53
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Posted By coolcat
I vaguely Remember what being busy was like :duh:...

I vaguely Remember what being busy was like :duh:

Afternoon Colin:}
Forum: Social Forum 1st June 2020, 07:15
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Posted By coolcat
Enjoy the breeze in your (rather long) hair on...

Enjoy the breeze in your (rather long) hair on the way home :D
Forum: Social Forum 29th May 2020, 09:21
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Posted By coolcat
Thanks Nigel. Will be following all...

Thanks Nigel.

Will be following all guidelines set out by my clients and if I don’t feel happy about my own personal welfare at their premises I will inform them of this.
I will then leave the...
Forum: Social Forum 29th May 2020, 09:10
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Posted By coolcat
Morning all, Looks like I might be starting...

Morning all,

Looks like I might be starting back to work next week:eek:

Not sure how many clients at the moment but some is better than none :}
Forum: Social Forum 26th May 2020, 09:12
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Posted By coolcat
Have a wonderful Birthday...

Have a wonderful Birthday :birthday::wine::birthday2::party::hurray:
Forum: Social Forum 26th May 2020, 09:10
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Posted By coolcat
Happy Birthday Mark, have a great...

Happy Birthday Mark, have a great day:birthday::beer2::birthday2::party::hurray:
Forum: Social Forum 26th May 2020, 09:09
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By coolcat
Happy Birthday Les, have a great day...

Happy Birthday Les, have a great day :wine::birthday2::party::hurray:
Forum: Social Forum 26th May 2020, 09:07
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Posted By coolcat
Morning all, Iím at the garage getting a new...

Morning all, Iím at the garage getting a new shiny MOT for the year :}
Forum: Social Forum 25th May 2020, 14:44
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Posted By coolcat
Better out than in:D:D:D

Better out than in:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 25th May 2020, 13:07
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Posted By coolcat
Leftovers :drool4: ...

Leftovers :drool4:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49933431443_2a4c41113a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2j5rTvM)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2j5rTvM) by Jeff Cranwell...
Forum: Social Forum 25th May 2020, 10:13
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Posted By coolcat
Ros has decided that the leftovers from...

Ros has decided that the leftovers from yesterdayís bbq will make a nice mixed grill for lunch today.......and who am I to argue with that:drool4::}
Forum: Social Forum 25th May 2020, 08:13
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Posted By coolcat
Morning all, sun is shining here as well and the...

Morning all, sun is shining here as well and the winds we have had, now gone:}
Forum: Social Forum 24th May 2020, 11:57
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Posted By coolcat
You as well? :D:D:D:eek::getmecoat:

You as well? :D:D:D:eek::getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 24th May 2020, 11:56
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Posted By coolcat
The Good old days...... when you could tea leaf...

The Good old days...... when you could tea leaf on the cheap :D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 24th May 2020, 11:54
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Posted By coolcat
Thats my coffee ejac......I mean spat out all...

Thats my coffee ejac......I mean spat out all over the place :D:D:D
Forum: Photography Corner 24th May 2020, 11:51
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Posted By coolcat
Three weeks on and the kittens are growing bigger...

Three weeks on and the kittens are growing bigger by the day :}

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49928322833_7cf54702ba_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2j4ZGUi)EY7P4695-Edit...
Forum: Social Forum 24th May 2020, 11:39
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Posted By coolcat
If you have any swine left you can bung it on my...

If you have any swine left you can bung it on my BBQ....I have a certain condiment here to garnish it with :D

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49817321683_2529b9ac92_b.jpg...
Forum: Social Forum 24th May 2020, 11:35
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Posted By coolcat
An exception to the rule when needs must:D

An exception to the rule when needs must:D
Forum: Social Forum 24th May 2020, 11:34
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Posted By coolcat
You're just angling for a walk on part aren't you...

You're just angling for a walk on part aren't you ?:eek::D:getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 24th May 2020, 08:57
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Posted By coolcat
Just to bring a smile to everyones day.....Here...

Just to bring a smile to everyones day.....Here is one of the lovely Kittens at the rescue, taken yesterday :}

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49928322373_21abd72fc4_b.jpg...
Forum: Social Forum 24th May 2020, 08:56
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Posted By coolcat
I'm contemplating doing one of my 'rain dances'...

I'm contemplating doing one of my 'rain dances' after the Bank Holiday.
Then I won't be able to mow the lawn.......Shame :D
Forum: Social Forum 24th May 2020, 08:51
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Posted By coolcat
That will be during the week so I have been...

That will be during the week so I have been reliably informed :duh:;)
Forum: Social Forum 24th May 2020, 08:44
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Posted By coolcat
I hope so too.......Got some outside Chefing to...

I hope so too.......Got some outside Chefing to do:D
Forum: Social Forum 24th May 2020, 07:52
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Posted By coolcat
Hi Phil, I've never tried the live streaming...

Hi Phil,

I've never tried the live streaming on YouTube.....Must give it a go.
Not sure with only a few subscribers how popular it will be though!

So I guess for the moment I will still be...
Forum: Social Forum 24th May 2020, 07:21
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Posted By coolcat
Should anyone wish to subscribe to my YouTube...

Should anyone wish to subscribe to my YouTube channel;)

https://www.youtube.com/user/jeff3195/videos
Forum: Social Forum 24th May 2020, 07:15
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Posted By coolcat
This video (from iPhone) will show you the GoPro...

This video (from iPhone) will show you the GoPro and one of the mounts I have on the boat ;)


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Forum: Social Forum 24th May 2020, 07:09
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Posted By coolcat
Morning Phil, The GoPro lives on Lady Emma,...

Morning Phil,

The GoPro lives on Lady Emma, most of my YouTube videos of her were done on the GoPro apart from the Facebook live stuff which is off the iPhone :}

For instance.......
...
Forum: Social Forum 24th May 2020, 06:55
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Posted By coolcat
Morning all, still feeling a bit fresher than of...

Morning all, still feeling a bit fresher than of late out there.
The wind has died down somewhat though.......Which is good news for my planned BBQ today:drool4:
Forum: Social Forum 22nd May 2020, 07:10
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Posted By coolcat
Morning all, A much cooler one this morning...

Morning all,

A much cooler one this morning with a fresh breeze and the sun is hiding at the moment !
Forum: Social Forum 21st May 2020, 09:57
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Posted By coolcat
Today in the sun Iím cleaning the bbq and re...

Today in the sun Iím cleaning the bbq and re staining the wood parts ready for the Bank Holiday........Thatís probably going to be my fault now if the weather turns :D
Forum: Social Forum 21st May 2020, 07:24
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Posted By coolcat
That had nothing to do with me neither...

That had nothing to do with me neither :D:getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 21st May 2020, 04:31
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Posted By coolcat
Nowt to do with me :eek::D;)

Nowt to do with me :eek::D;)
Forum: Social Forum 20th May 2020, 16:55
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Posted By coolcat
That grub looks good enough to eat Ian :drool4: ...

That grub looks good enough to eat Ian :drool4:

Our air draft on Lady Emma is 10’ 6” with the navigation mast down.
With everything up we need 13” clearance .

Realistically we can only get...
Forum: Social Forum 20th May 2020, 15:45
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Posted By coolcat
You may find this interesting as well Ian. ...

You may find this interesting as well Ian.

This is me taking our boat under the two Great Yarmouth bridges that lead out to Breydon water or the North Sea depending on where you wish to go.

The...
Forum: Social Forum 20th May 2020, 15:39
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Posted By coolcat
They used to run Class37 I believe......Brand new...

They used to run Class37 I believe......Brand new trains running now. Think the old ones have all gone as of last year.

This is one of them leaving Acle Station last year when I went to pick up...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 20th May 2020, 15:18
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Posted By coolcat
Back on the water...

The RYA (Royal Yachting Association) has been instrumental in lobbying government to get the leisure boating industry re started in some capacity during the Covid19 crisis.

Last Wednesday it was...
Forum: Social Forum 20th May 2020, 14:34
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Posted By coolcat
Love the improvised spud growing facility...

Love the improvised spud growing facility :bowdown:

Woodforde's Brewery is attached to a Pub called the Fur & Feather which is about 5 miles from where that photo was taken.
Their beers (main...
Forum: Social Forum 20th May 2020, 12:25
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Posted By coolcat
Not forgetting ainít half hot mum and in sickness...

Not forgetting ainít half hot mum and in sickness and in health:D
Forum: Social Forum 20th May 2020, 10:08
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Posted By coolcat
I can confirm that my presence in Nelson's County...

I can confirm that my presence in Nelson's County for once, didn't cause precipitation :D:D:D

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49915459076_75519dafcf_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2j3RLXo)IMG_8551...
Forum: Social Forum 19th May 2020, 06:14
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Posted By coolcat
Morning Nigel and all. 13c and the mercury is...

Morning Nigel and all.
13c and the mercury is rising here.......A good day to go boating :}
Forum: Photography Corner 18th May 2020, 21:01
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By coolcat
Cheers Mark, Once you start to get your head...

Cheers Mark,

Once you start to get your head round it there are aspects of studio photography that is actually easier. You are in control of the light and can manipulate it to obtain the results...
Forum: Social Forum 18th May 2020, 20:49
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Posted By coolcat
Did you get that beer in?:}

Did you get that beer in?:}
Forum: Social Forum 18th May 2020, 14:04
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Posted By coolcat
Lunch is served :drool4: ...

Lunch is served :drool4:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49909110312_aea98e2d79_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2j3ieFW)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2j3ieFW) by Jeff Cranwell...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2020, 10:29
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Views: 1,830
Posted By coolcat
Don't think we met....Such sad news to all that...

Don't think we met....Such sad news to all that knew him....RIP
Forum: Social Forum 18th May 2020, 10:27
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Posted By coolcat
Morning Phil, She sounds a rather eccentric...

Morning Phil,

She sounds a rather eccentric character ;)

Did you manage a quiet dip in the pool so not to disturb?:D
Forum: Social Forum 18th May 2020, 10:14
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Posted By coolcat
I wish it would ........:mad: I'm up to the...

I wish it would ........:mad:

I'm up to the boat tomorrow and hoping my weather curse has been lifted now :eek:

Can't stay as not allowed to 'overnight' yet but hope to make sure all is okay...
Forum: Social Forum 17th May 2020, 20:38
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Posted By coolcat
Been el Scorchio here all day:D Made a...

Been el Scorchio here all day:D

Made a Cottage pie for supper which went down a treat:drool4:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49906263381_bcc094b0f0_b.jpg...
Forum: Social Forum 16th May 2020, 07:33
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Posted By coolcat
Looking like a nice sunny weekend ahead. ...

Looking like a nice sunny weekend ahead.

Should be a nice afternoon playing with cats at the rescue :}
Forum: Photography Corner 16th May 2020, 04:56
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By coolcat
They are just tools to enable me to do my job...

They are just tools to enable me to do my job really.

Iím hoping eventually to be able to have a permanent studio set up.
Would love a garden outside summer house/office type structure to use as...
Forum: Photography Corner 15th May 2020, 07:43
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By coolcat
Lockdown home studio selfie shoot

Just before lockdown I purchased a new lens for portrait work.

It's a Sigma 85mm 1.4 Art prime.

I also bought a new wireless trigger/receiver system that allows control of my studio heads and...
Forum: Social Forum 15th May 2020, 07:11
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Posted By coolcat
Morning Debz, morning all. Bright sunshine...

Morning Debz, morning all.
Bright sunshine here, looks set 'fair' for the day.

Will be taking a trip up to the boat one day next week.
Norfolk to be warned in advance for any inclement weather...
Forum: Photography Corner 14th May 2020, 21:28
Replies: 285
Views: 25,780
Posted By coolcat
I remember that photo when you first posted...

I remember that photo when you first posted it......That water still looks very inviting :bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 13th May 2020, 08:15
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Posted By coolcat
Morning Phil, In Lightroom, once you have...

Morning Phil,

In Lightroom, once you have adjusted an image to your liking you can simply save your adjustments as a preset and name it. You can then come back to it and use it when ever you...
Forum: Social Forum 13th May 2020, 00:25
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Posted By coolcat
I spend my working life in photoshop/lightroom...

I spend my working life in photoshop/lightroom these days Phil.
Was going to say, itís my job.........but not so much at the moment eek:o
Iíve had to seriously up my game with my post edit workflow...
Forum: Social Forum 13th May 2020, 00:14
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Posted By coolcat
Hi Bob, Be careful what lenses you attach to...

Hi Bob,

Be careful what lenses you attach to your teleconverter. Some lenses the rear focal part of the glass can come into contact with the converter at certain focal lengths and could become...
Forum: Social Forum 13th May 2020, 00:03
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Posted By coolcat
Already have some B&W edits from the session...

Already have some B&W edits from the session Phil:}
Think I made one public on my Flickr if you want to look.
Would post it here but Iím on my phone in bed and the stupid Flickr app doesnít allow...
Forum: Social Forum 12th May 2020, 23:59
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
My new trigger system allows me to mix and match...

My new trigger system allows me to mix and match my studio heads with my speedlites which is kind of useful.

I was mainly playing just to see how they integrated.
In the low key image my key...
Forum: Social Forum 12th May 2020, 21:12
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Posted By coolcat
Evening all. Been playing with my new flash...

Evening all.

Been playing with my new flash head wireless triggering system today.

Due to lockdown the choice of model for testing my studio lighting was how shall I say........Dodgy at best :D...
Forum: Social Forum 10th May 2020, 11:21
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Posted By coolcat
Will make a fine wallpaper shredder just like...

Will make a fine wallpaper shredder just like yours :D
Forum: Social Forum 10th May 2020, 11:19
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Posted By coolcat
Could be worse, it might have been a ZX81:D ...

Could be worse, it might have been a ZX81:D

P.s Rod, not sure if you know but the Touring Car seasons calendar has been re arranged.
Croft is now taking place (Subject to lockdown being lifted)...
Forum: Social Forum 9th May 2020, 21:02
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Posted By coolcat
Lovely afternoon was had at the cat rescue... ...

Lovely afternoon was had at the cat rescue...

We have a miniature Lion there :D

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49875385807_e23386ef2a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iZjoyX)Roar like a lion...
Forum: Social Forum 9th May 2020, 10:45
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Posted By coolcat
Lovely day out there today. We are off to...

Lovely day out there today.

We are off to the cat rescue later so should get some nice photos in the sunshine:}

Tomorrow and Monday not looking so clever weather though:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 8th May 2020, 19:50
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Posted By coolcat
I had them once....Doctor gave me some ointment...

I had them once....Doctor gave me some ointment :D

This one is from Lidl ;)
Forum: Social Forum 8th May 2020, 18:23
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Posted By coolcat
Cheers Nigel, Only the one so I should...

Cheers Nigel,

Only the one so I should remain upright:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 8th May 2020, 18:12
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Posted By coolcat
Happy V.E Day folks. I'm in the garden...

Happy V.E Day folks.

I'm in the garden enjoying this little beauty :drool4:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49871002851_7e391a3102_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iYVVEK)Happy V.E Day...
Forum: Social Forum 8th May 2020, 09:12
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Posted By coolcat
Not a cloud in the sky here.........lovely :}

Not a cloud in the sky here.........lovely :}
Forum: Social Forum 7th May 2020, 13:18
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Posted By coolcat
A World War always used to drop the population...

A World War always used to drop the population count :eek:

Short of a war or some natural cataclysm the only way to control population would be by totalitarian rule!
Not something we would want...
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2020, 07:46
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
Sun shining here as well Bob, Enjoy your...

Sun shining here as well Bob,

Enjoy your topiary :D
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2020, 06:58
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
Itís too good to waste that early in the day...

Itís too good to waste that early in the day :D;):getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 5th May 2020, 21:27
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
Took the photo this morning, it's actually Ginger...

Took the photo this morning, it's actually Ginger Ale in the glass:D
Forum: Social Forum 5th May 2020, 21:13
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Posted By coolcat
Todays lockdown photo.... Bottoms up...

Todays lockdown photo....

Bottoms up all:drunk:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49859910848_a95aa6ab5c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iXX5pj)Don't mind if I do......
Forum: Social Forum 5th May 2020, 08:10
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Posted By coolcat
Grey overcast and a bit windy......much the same...

Grey overcast and a bit windy......much the same outside as well:D
Forum: Social Forum 4th May 2020, 18:58
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
Congratulations to the both of you:party::hurray:

Congratulations to the both of you:party::hurray:
Forum: Social Forum 4th May 2020, 07:27
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
Morning Bob, morning Colin, morning all:} A...

Morning Bob, morning Colin, morning all:}

A cloudy start to the day here....Hope the sun will make an appearance later!
Forum: Photography Corner 3rd May 2020, 22:07
Replies: 285
Views: 25,780
Posted By coolcat
The Ibis's plumage is a match for the tiles on...

The Ibis's plumage is a match for the tiles on the pool:}
Forum: Social Forum 3rd May 2020, 22:03
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
Evening all... The roast lamb went down...

Evening all...

The roast lamb went down well....:drool4:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49851795092_3a78363424_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iXetSu)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2iXetSu) by Jeff...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd May 2020, 10:04
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Posted By coolcat
Morning all, Not too bad out there today...

Morning all,

Not too bad out there today again:}

Roast Lamb today. Just got to decide whether for lunch or supper:drool4:

I'm guessing supper as I am thinking bacon butty's for...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd May 2020, 09:57
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By coolcat
Belated birthday wishes from me Phil, hope you...

Belated birthday wishes from me Phil, hope you are keeping well :birthday::beer2::birthday2::party::hurray:
Forum: Photography Corner 3rd May 2020, 09:54
Replies: 936
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Posted By coolcat
We had an expectant Mum come in to the rescue...

We had an expectant Mum come in to the rescue last month.
She gave birth three weeks ago to four lovely kittens.
Yesterday was the first time she allowed me to handle her kittens and to take some...
Forum: Social Forum 30th April 2020, 20:25
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
First Lockdown Ploughman's produced fo tea...

First Lockdown Ploughman's produced fo tea tonight:drool4:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49838087986_e9c4e0f017_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iW2ee5)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2iW2ee5) by Jeff...
Forum: Social Forum 30th April 2020, 10:17
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
I guess you don't work for their Tourist Board...

I guess you don't work for their Tourist Board then?:D;):getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 30th April 2020, 07:06
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Posted By coolcat
Morning all, The sun is back today and...

Morning all,

The sun is back today and shining bright:}
Forum: Social Forum 29th April 2020, 07:35
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Posted By coolcat
Whatís it like outside?:D

Whatís it like outside?:D
Forum: Social Forum 28th April 2020, 22:12
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Posted By coolcat
Our local circuits are Snetterton and Brands...

Our local circuits are Snetterton and Brands Hatch which we usually visit one or the other every year.
Our special Jolly is usually to Knockhill but this year we thought we would do Croft for a...
Forum: Social Forum 28th April 2020, 20:39
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Posted By coolcat
Today for dinner I knocked up a mince Tagliatelle...

Today for dinner I knocked up a mince Tagliatelle :drool4:

Lots of Mature Cheddar and Red Leicester topped it off nicely...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49831278087_d010e0e22c_b.jpg...
Forum: Social Forum 28th April 2020, 20:35
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Posted By coolcat
You really can't blame me this time :D:D:D ...

You really can't blame me this time :D:D:D

Been raining for most of the day here as well:o
Forum: Social Forum 28th April 2020, 20:31
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By coolcat
Not happy for me.......Tickets and Hotel booked...

Not happy for me.......Tickets and Hotel booked for Croft this year. Now moved from August to October which we can't do.

Was due to meet up with friends on here as well......Hopefully will be able...
Forum: Photography Corner 28th April 2020, 20:27
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By coolcat
Great photos and some wonderful memories for you...

Great photos and some wonderful memories for you :}
Forum: Social Forum 25th April 2020, 18:04
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
I is clever is I :D

I is clever is I :D
Forum: Social Forum 25th April 2020, 17:33
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Posted By coolcat
I do seem to remember that a bit later that...

I do seem to remember that a bit later that year.....Stu and I miraculously found some Colman's Mustard when we were at Brands Hatch.....Somehow seemed to be lurking in my camera bag.......Go...
Forum: Social Forum 25th April 2020, 17:23
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
I haven't seen said jar either...............;) ...

I haven't seen said jar either...............;)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49816879022_764cea3e04_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iU9wxh)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2iU9wxh) by Jeff Cranwell...
Forum: Social Forum 25th April 2020, 12:06
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
New factory being built just outside Norwich I...

New factory being built just outside Norwich I believe :}
Forum: Social Forum 25th April 2020, 12:03
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Posted By coolcat
Indeed.......Still, Norwich has still got Delia...

Indeed.......Still, Norwich has still got Delia :D:eek::getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 25th April 2020, 07:05
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
Nice and sunny here as well Ian:}

Nice and sunny here as well Ian:}
Forum: Social Forum 24th April 2020, 21:11
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
This is the lovely Casper at the rescue. He...

This is the lovely Casper at the rescue.

He was enjoying posing for the camera today :}

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49814366707_85460aca0b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iTVDHv)EY7P1622...
Forum: Social Forum 24th April 2020, 21:06
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
Of course......I'll be up to the boat toot sweet...

Of course......I'll be up to the boat toot sweet :D
Forum: Social Forum 24th April 2020, 09:20
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
Hi Phil, Iím not riding on the roads, just...

Hi Phil,

Iím not riding on the roads, just round the green on our estate so not bothering with all the crash gear lol!
She has her own bike that I bought her some years back. She has balance...
Forum: Social Forum 24th April 2020, 06:42
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
Morning all, another gloriously sunny day out...

Morning all, another gloriously sunny day out there :}

A few laps of the green out on the bike for me later.
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2020, 15:49
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Posted By coolcat
I could try.......Pigeon Pie anyone?:D

I could try.......Pigeon Pie anyone?:D
Forum: Photography Corner 23rd April 2020, 15:27
Replies: 936
Views: 96,057
Posted By coolcat
A few more 'lockdown' photos of our Pud Tats...

A few more 'lockdown' photos of our Pud Tats (well, some of 'em):D

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49798488276_bab3354113_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iSwgBs)Cubby (https://flic.kr/p/2iSwgBs) by...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2020, 09:14
Replies: 56
Views: 2,175
Posted By coolcat
So sorry to read of your loss Wes, Thinking...

So sorry to read of your loss Wes,

Thinking of you and your family at this difficult time...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2020, 09:10
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
Got the bike tyres pumped up and dusted off the...

Got the bike tyres pumped up and dusted off the cobwebs........A bike ride a day (locally of course) will give me a bit of exercise.
That will help to burn off the calories from all this food I'm...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2020, 05:51
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By coolcat
Belated birthday wishes for yesterday Mark...

Belated birthday wishes for yesterday Mark :beer2::birthday2::party::hurray:
Forum: Social Forum 21st April 2020, 18:24
Replies: 153,571
Views: 5,030,997
Posted By coolcat
Todays dinner .......:drool4: ...

Todays dinner .......:drool4:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49802433566_f26f6fcd90_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iSSupG)4385CEFE-4FAF-4341-8D3A-BBCEC00DC545 (https://flic.kr/p/2iSSupG) by Jeff...
Forum: Social Forum 20th April 2020, 06:35
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Posted By coolcat
Morning all, lovely sunny start to the day here...

Morning all, lovely sunny start to the day here :}

Itís the once weekly shopping day today. Aldi will be my chosen destination and will be heading there for about 08.30hrs.

I may knock up some...
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2020, 15:45
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
Afternoon all. Been a bit busy today listing...

Afternoon all.

Been a bit busy today listing stuff on Ebay and then a rather late breakfast/lunch knocked up:drool4:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49792979497_6ba6d603b7_b.jpg...
Forum: Social Forum 18th April 2020, 12:31
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
Still murky dismal here...... Off to the cat...

Still murky dismal here......

Off to the cat rescue now.

To brighten up the day we have a Calico Mum there that gave birth to four kitties two days ago at the rescue. Two Tabby's and two...
Forum: Social Forum 18th April 2020, 12:12
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
Hi Phil, Sorry, missed your question when...

Hi Phil,

Sorry, missed your question when you posted it.

The answer from me is ........Don't know!
I've not had that problem so not sure on the answer.

It may have something to do with...
Forum: Social Forum 18th April 2020, 11:31
Replies: 153,571
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Posted By coolcat
Nope......Much the same here in Essex, my jinx is...

Nope......Much the same here in Essex, my jinx is not thwarted by county lines :D;):getmecoat:
Forum: Photography Corner 17th April 2020, 19:50
Replies: 936
Views: 96,057
Posted By coolcat
A few more images of our cats from this week:} ...

A few more images of our cats from this week:}

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49785602801_27818e2acf_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iRoed6)Molly (https://flic.kr/p/2iRoed6) by Jeff Cranwell...
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