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by kjblack
08 Nov 2015, 21:22
Forum: General Other stuff
Topic: Last book read
Replies: 691
Views: 93468

Re: Last book read

Abandoned War and Peace after 800 pages. The translation I was reading had some bewildering dialogue. I guess I'd have to learn Russian to fully appreciate it. That must have been about two thirds of the way through? I've only managed 300 pages <hangs head in shame> I gave up because it felt like a...
by kjblack
08 Nov 2015, 14:42
Forum: General Other stuff
Topic: Last book read
Replies: 691
Views: 93468

Re: Last book read

Abandoned War and Peace after 800 pages.

The translation I was reading had some bewildering dialogue.

I guess I'd have to learn Russian to fully appreciate it.
by kjblack
13 Sep 2015, 13:54
Forum: General Other stuff
Topic: JEREMY CORBYN - ELECTED LABOUR LEADER
Replies: 67
Views: 9994

Re: JEREMY CORBYN - ELECTED LABOUR LEADER

Interesting times ahead, politically. With the support for UKIP on the right and for Corbyn on the left, the disaffected are polarising. Meanwhile, in Scotland, the SNP show no signs of accepting the democratic result of the "once in a generation" independence referendum and are already st...
by kjblack
31 Aug 2015, 09:17
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: Introducing the brilliant MAID OF ACE!
Replies: 10
Views: 1486

Re: Introducing the brilliant MAID OF ACE!

Stevie.T-'up north' wrote:
kjblack wrote:They're no Runaways, are they?
No they're not, thank fuck. But thanks for that enlightening comment.
You're welcome.

All-girl punk bands will always be compared to The Runaways. They were an outstanding live act.
by kjblack
30 Aug 2015, 23:44
Forum: Other Bands
Topic: Introducing the brilliant MAID OF ACE!
Replies: 10
Views: 1486

Re: Introducing the brilliant MAID OF ACE!

They're no Runaways, are they?
by kjblack
03 Jul 2015, 07:32
Forum: General Other stuff
Topic: Things you fecken hate..........
Replies: 3594
Views: 212075

Re: Things you fecken hate..........

Trying to pour milk into a cup of tea or coffee from a full six-pint carton.
by kjblack
28 Jun 2015, 19:45
Forum: General Other stuff
Topic: What's the stupidest thing you have ever done ?
Replies: 31
Views: 2957

Re: What's the stupidest thing you have ever done ?

laurie wrote:
alan baty wrote:SUPPORTING NEWCASTLE UTD
Top ten next season
Aye...if you'd been relegated, maybe.
by kjblack
26 Jun 2015, 09:09
Forum: General Other stuff
Topic: Women's World Cup fever?
Replies: 21
Views: 1704

Re: Women's World Cup fever?

There's a definite place for women in football - either streaking or washing the strips.
by kjblack
21 Jun 2015, 21:52
Forum: General Other stuff
Topic: The talking only in German Thread
Replies: 28
Views: 3280

Re: The talking only in German Thread

Verwarmen der oven.
by kjblack
21 Jun 2015, 14:04
Forum: General Other stuff
Topic: Whose the hardest cnut then...
Replies: 25
Views: 2281

Re: Whose the hardest cnut then...

TC has more street cred - he lived in a dustbin.

A very cosy wee dustbin where he kept pyjamas and a toothbrush but a dustbin all the same.
by kjblack
12 May 2015, 14:13
Forum: General Other stuff
Topic: What time are you going to Vote on Thursday ?
Replies: 46
Views: 3995

Re: What time are you going to Vote on Thursday ?

Let Down By The English, Again. Discuss We're all British. It's not even a year since a majority of Scots voted to keep it that way. Wrong, 55% voted to stay part of the United Kingdom Parliament, being British is a completely different thing. You're playing with words. The UK is the United Kingdom...
by kjblack
08 May 2015, 11:38
Forum: General Other stuff
Topic: What time are you going to Vote on Thursday ?
Replies: 46
Views: 3995

Re: What time are you going to Vote on Thursday ?

MiB81 wrote:Let Down By The English, Again.

Discuss
We're all British.

It's not even a year since a majority of Scots voted to keep it that way.