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  1. Red_A

    Pilgrimage

    “I’ve only heard rage sea here, so off to ask my friend Google what exactly that means.” Normally the expression used would be raging sea or angry sea. It means different things to different people. To me, it means crawling along the deck (to avoid being knocked off one’s feet), in the dark (even though it is midday), feeling if one is on a roller coaster, having a constant stream of stinging spray hit your face, and every minute being knocked by a heavy dodge ball. In summary, a sea that you should not be out in. I was surprised when C. James used it, as I had come across it in the North of England as a polite way of saying “F******” sea or something stronger.
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  3. Welcome back, I Missed you.
  4. Tomorrow, is Pi Day, Here are two Pi questions to get you going. One is easy, the other difficult, {what is the pi link) https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/mar/13/can-you-solve-it-pi-day-puzzles-that-will-leave-you-pie-eyed
  5. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-37819712
  6. "The First Time I Saw Your Face" as performed by Peggy Seeger was written by her lover Ewen MacColl (James Henry Miller) for her. Years latter Ewen MacColl said that it was addressed to Peggy Seeger as a love song to her as she was in the USA and he was in the United Kingdom. Although written for Her to perform, I always hear Ewen when I listen to Peggy Seeger, as it was deliberately written for either or both to sing, although I have never heared Ewen sing it, and although it is listed on records as Ewen performing, it is always Peggy.
  7. At Uni, I used to sneak off and dance to this One all nighter and two days solid to recover
  8. http://satwcomic.com/christmas-kitten
  9. The Royal Free Hospital is a London Hospital, which was located in Gray's Inn Road just outside the city. It is now located in the north of london in newish buldings a stone throw away from Hampstead Heath It was one of the great medical schools of London. It does still teach but so do all the others.
  10. Here is my five The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkein Foundation Series by Isaac Asimov Terry Pratchett, Discworld series The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris Sliderule by Nevil Shute "Norway" although War and Peace was near the top, only to be read once or twice,. Hitchiker Guide to the Galaxy, was also near but which one the radio series(the first one I came across), the books or the television series?
  11. RIP you did many good things on and off the site
  12. Category 5 Is the one for me. The description of the physical elements were so real, the cliff jumping exactly as Yonathan did it in the Canaries. It is a must!
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