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Chris Evans | 14:59 UK time, Wednesday, 30 July 2008

Smell of...

...milk !

My wife of course.

Not just any milk but long life milk. You know the UHT stuff popular with caravaners and older personages.

In fact, come to think of it, ordinary, fresh, cold milk doesn't smell at all. Steralised milk yes, ordinary, no.

When I kiss her, her breath smells of a sweet milky smell also.

Is this normal ?

The third scan today revealed a due date of January 29th 2009, da-dahhh !




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  • Comment number 1.

    does your wife mind you telling the world she smells of milk - I would deck Mr bp if he said that!

    super bp x

  • Comment number 2.


    If you feed her exquisite Belgian chocolate, she'll taste even better. Chocolate milk!!!

    btw: keep her away from Mr Russell Brand. He appears to have an obsession of sorts with lactating laydeeeez and t*t milk in general!

    How odd!

    Cheryl The Diva xxxxx

  • Comment number 3.

    Ah, here you are! As I said on the previous blog, what does the LP in CLP stand for?

    Don't remember smelling of milk when I was expecting - perhaps things were different in those days!

    MV x

  • Comment number 4.

    LP - lambie pie

    hope that helps x

  • Comment number 5.

    Diva!!! You are sew rewd!!!

    Ah, lovely news about the due date! We've all got plenty of time to get knitting little bootees then!

    T xxx

  • Comment number 6.

    Yay!! How many blog babies due is that now...? 3? Or have I missed anyone?

    Would post something about milk but it really isn't for here.....


  • Comment number 7.

    Tinsel - it's true!! If you listen to the RB Radio Show on Saturday Nights (or download the podcast at bbc.co.uk all he goes on about is all things lady-milk.

    And Fox the fox does the "adult content" announcement at the beginning of the podcast.


    CtD xxx

    PS: I thought that comment would get blocked. I guess there's still time!!!

  • Comment number 8.

    Don't expect me to be making any blog baby announcements at my age!!

    Having said that, I'm far too young to become a grandma (especially as the daughter's only seventeen and sitting her A levels next year!).

    Looking forward to 29th Jan however (and the other two, whenever they may be).

    MV xx

  • Comment number 9.

    ooh MV, my daughter's just turned 18. I keep telling her that too ha ha, and threatening her with ex-communication if she makes me a grandma before I'm 60!

    Good luck with the A levels!!

  • Comment number 10.

    **geek alert comment**

    I have been asked if I am expecting but no I say - just fat! Would like some antipode babies from dr who to get rid of it!

    **geek over***

    with the weddings and babies coming up we are going to be a busy bunch

  • Comment number 11.

    Aaaah - my third is due on the 30th Jan. Hope to have it at home, like the last one - best thing ever!!

  • Comment number 12.

    No baby announcements for me. I went to the vets and had the "lady snip" at 31.

    Best thing I ever did. But I am the world's best auntie and God Mother!

    As for wedding announcements - 2 hubbys already at the same time, so no more energy for any more!!

    x x x x

  • Comment number 13.

    Wheeee! That makes it 4 so far.... Last post 'bout babies from me for now, but as far as I know here's the list:
    HighlandLass - late october
    me-and-jumpingbean - early November
    Curlyscousedave and CLP - late January!


    Ever-so-excitable-jumpingbean :)

  • Comment number 14.

    OMG Christoff - that is mighty close to Bingo's Birthday if she is a smidge early!!!

    Beesmum xxx

  • Comment number 15.

    One of my friends told me that his wife's mother fell pregnant just after her (the mother-in-law's) grandmother died.

    He and his wife had been trying for a couple of years to get pregnant and then his wife's grandmother died and, guess what, she fell pregnant.

    He has told his mother-in-law not to die for at least twenty years (think about it!).

    MV x

    (true story)

  • Comment number 16.

    Shouts over the wall into the Big Brother house.

    Bottle of John Paul Gautier and some mint imperials should do the trick.

    Must dash off to see a recording of the Jeremy Kyle show.

    Humper Lumper cheats on wife sort of scenario I understand.

  • Comment number 17.

    Hi Chris,

    Great news on the due date Chris, something to look forward to after Christmas and New Year instead of the normal anti climax after all the excitement has died down.

    The first blog baby was Jo's gorgeous baby George and I'm sure there is one more - think it was emma/littlebigbump, sorry can't remember the exact name.
    We must be getting close to double figures!

    Happy hump day!

    Mary xx

  • Comment number 18.

    afternoon each,

    No babies from this end...keep taking the tablets!

    I have enough trouble looking after the cat - enough responsibilty for me!

    But, i did some travelling when i was 19, came home and decided i wasnt going to Uni where i had a course awaiting me and had to tell my parents. The white face of my Dad and my mums stressed out , am i gonna believe this look gave away what they were thinking...and the fact i wasnt going to Uni was irrelevant cos they were so pleased i wasnt pregnant! So teenager parents be calmed - if they ever say `mum,dad, we need to talk..`..it may not be what u think!

    But congrats agaon to all who are expecting - looking forward to counting down the days with you..

    mSc x

  • Comment number 19.

    No babies for me just yet - get the wedding done first!! I have several friends due October / November tho, so will stick to cuddles then giving them back when they cry for now!!


  • Comment number 20.

    I'm sure we can come up with a better collective noun than "blog babies". How about "drive timettes"?

    MV x

  • Comment number 21.

    Mini voter had to read it twice but got it!! duh!!

    Diva that was brave at 31 - I just took a chance - what will be will be - like to live dangerously - ever the drama queen though - ectopic at 38 (ouch).

    Wonder if CLP will start up a bloggers photo album for all the bloggers up and coming events.

    Beesmum xx

  • Comment number 22.

    Or even blogettes?

    MV x

  • Comment number 23.

    Good one MV. Fits in with Blogettes too!

  • Comment number 24.

    B-sMum: it was something Mr Diva and I agreed on before we even got married. It's just that I was the braver of the 2 and wanted to "make sure", as it were!

    Basically, both still feel stoopid, young, wild and free. Love spoiling my nices, nephew and god children, but can hand them back when they scream/smell/chuck up etc.

    Selfish? Me? Hell, yes!

    Sorry bout that. At least I'm honest!


  • Comment number 25.


    Unless everyone was being very polite to me when I was pregnant (17 years ago) I can't remember any hint of milk! But, by magic, the moment MsS was born, I started producing milk!

    I must confess, I didn't use it, and bottle-fed. Despite the horror stories we hear about bottle feeding, my daughter is as healthy as ..... someone who's healthy!

    As for the due date - a beautiful Aquarius baby to look forward to! My mum was Aquarius and a wonderful woman - but just a word of warning - what a temper!!!

    C xx

  • Comment number 26.

    You know what CtD - i`m the same.

    And i dont think its about being selfish its about knowing what u want... and accepting that not everyone is the same. I have always felt the same and luckily i have met my GM who also feels the same way.

    And all my friends have kids - love em all to bits but am totally knackered after spending a few hours with them... anyone who is a parent out there- you are all saints and do the most amazing job!!

    Anyway, seriousness over..Really have to do some work........!!

    mSc x

  • Comment number 27.

    I make that three of us with 17/18 year old daughters. Are yours as totally wonderful and utterly infuriating as mine?

    MV x

  • Comment number 28.

    Me too Diva - best aunite/godmother/baby sitter in the world but it is so nice to hand them back - all play and no work/worry/cost!!!

    Beesmum xx

  • Comment number 29.

    auntie even?

  • Comment number 30.

    Bet you make a damned good aunite though!

    MV x

  • Comment number 31.

    I'm looking forward to having kids when they come - but like purple dragon - waiting to get amriied first (although at over a year away i cannot gaurentee that!)

    I love being an auntie and spoiling them rotton!

  • Comment number 32.

    I have wonderful aunties, eh BM!!!

  • Comment number 33.

    Actually, I hate to spoil this warm lovey feeling but I'm really not fond of other people's kids, even when I can give them back. Mine was OK (in fact she's perfect in every way, of course), but as she got older, I found it more and more difficult to toelrate anybody else's kids who were younger than her. Is this normal?

    Think I probably prefer dogs and cats.

    MV x

  • Comment number 34.

    That'll be me then Diva!!!!!

    Auntie Beesmum xx

  • Comment number 35.

    LOL BM!!!

    The only person who gave me a hard time about my decision to be lady-speyed was my own mum! i had a lecture on not making her a nan and stuff (I'm an only child - they truly broke the mould when I appeared!!!)

    I thought this was rather selfish, especially as she lives abroad for half the year! Love her to bits but sometimes ... grrrrrrr!!!!!

  • Comment number 36.

    MV: my mum's the same - she works in a shop that sells baby and nursery goods. People bring small children and babies with them and other staff members coo over them even when they are little monsters pulling stuff off shelves!! My Mum's the one hiding in the stock room - "ooh, I'll just check if we have it in stock for you"...... and scarpers.

    Doesn't stop her giving me a hard time about when's she going to be a granny etc. though. C'uh.

    Everyone's different - world would be a pretty boring place otherwise!


  • Comment number 37.

    Think my parents have got over the shock of being grandparents before hitting 60 - my littlest brother had his first on 30th dec last year - my parents were shocked, to say the least, when they announced the news of the impending arrival!

    Think they're a bit upset that we all live so far away - littlest brother abroad, me and other little brother down here in the south while parents are up north still. Mum keeps hinting about retiring down here somewhere...

    As for aunts with no kids - me and Mr Jumpy have the bestest aunty ever, she spoils us rotten! I'm all for having aunts and uncles with no kids of their own ;) and am wondering about my other brother and his wifey... whether they want kids or not... although her parents really really really want them to have kids... no pressure there then...



    cor it's hot in here with oven on....

    one cake down, 3 loads of biscuits and a crumble to go...

  • Comment number 38.

    If you turn your good lady upside down, she may have the Best Before Date of 29-01-09 printed somewhere - if its not on the feet, it could be around the neck - a good excuse to investigate that area further . . .

    DtM x

  • Comment number 39.

    jumpy .. if you need any blog aunties for when jumpy makes an appearance, you know where i am!!

    x x x

  • Comment number 40.

    DtM .... hellooooooo foxy fella!

  • Comment number 41.

    that is lovely.

    milky milky

    It is my Tooli-belle's birthday today. She is 14. I can't believe it. When Did my baby get so old.

    have a look on my Dogwithnobrain.blogspot.com to see how totally gorgeous she is.

    Just you wait CLP (and the LP is for Lambie Pie), 14 years will pass so quickly quickly quickly - you will be celebrating baby DJ's birthday too and wondering where the years went.

    And i still feel like I'm 16 myself.


  • Comment number 42.

    My mum can't believe her little baby is 40 in just over 2 weeks time! Denial maybe??

  • Comment number 43.

    Diva/Dragon - I had all that when stuff!

    Brother and sister made up my share and neices and nephews always on good behaviour with me otherwise they are out of the will!!!

    Will probably tell me to b off when I'm ancient - if I get that far!!

    Beesmum xxx

  • Comment number 44.

    I think one of the worst experiences of my life (apart from the giant spider on the curtains incident) was when I had a pregnancy scare at 19.

    Home testing kits were in their infancy and cost a fortune, so it was a 3 day agonising wait after filling a bottle at the GP surgery.

    3 days of agony for me and the then BF.

    When I rang the surgery for the results, the nurse was all concerned and apologetic that it had come back negative. I, on the other hand at the other end of the phone was quite literally dancing for joy!!

    CtD xxxxxxx

  • Comment number 45.

    OMG! Had it been positive, I'd have a 20 year old in tow now.


  • Comment number 46.

    Those test thingys should be banned - mine showed positive and I was so shocked I reckon that's why it jumped back in the tube!!!

    BM xxx

    Bet thats bp'd

  • Comment number 47.

    Diva now that is a frightening thought - just 14 years younger than your virtual hubby!!


    BM xx

  • Comment number 48.

    oh dear BM ...... just managed tea all over monitor. cheers!

  • Comment number 49.


    DARLING . . . . !!!!!!!!!


  • Comment number 50.

    How's it hanging hunny-pie? Life good? You hot?!?

  • Comment number 51.

    MELTDOWN .....

    Just went into FB to catch up with scrabs and its "new FB".

    Where is everything??????

    Panic .......

  • Comment number 52.

    OOer - will check fb tonight Diva.

    and btw (49) do you have another in your cupboard? nothing like lining them up girl

    Beesmum xx

  • Comment number 53.

    Dan the man - hope you like dungeons!!?


  • Comment number 54.

    LOL!!!!!!! I'm having trouble with 2 I've already got.

    3 might be nice tho!!!

  • Comment number 55.

    I am also an aquarius lady, or as I like to call it, an aquarium. Prepare for weirdness is early teen years as he/she tries to develop their sense of individuality and uniqueness - THE most important thing to a water carrier.

    no kids for me either. Never wanted any. As a littl'un I never played mummy with my dolls, but would play schools, where I lined up all of my teds, dolls, stuffed puffins etc and hit each one on the head with a big long wooden ruler. So maternal!

    Errol has been speyed, thankfully, as he was far too fertile for my liking. 5 kids (4 mums - the big tart!) and a grandad 3 times over.

    he says his love spuds are there in body, but not in soul.

    Oh yeah, also forgot, Scissor Sisters in Traf Square, along with some others that have been mentiond but now I forget.

    MW, a!

  • Comment number 56.

    Your poor wife - you telling all that she smells of dodgy milk...... I suppose it could be worse

    Hope Enzo's getting better

    Liz x

  • Comment number 57.

    Evening each

    Chris? Does your wife know that the whole world now knows she's smelly?

    Re FB: I didn't have to sign in - my page just popped up. Weird.

    Anne xx

  • Comment number 58.

    Evening all..

    whats going on with everyones FB? Mine still looks exactly the same....! are they upgrading a few at a time..?

    ,..ive got no hope of keeping up with it..i have enough trouble finding what i want with this version... oh hell...!

    mSc x

  • Comment number 59.

    Hey Scooby. I had the option to move to new fb - there's a clicky thing in top left corner. tried it. didn't like it. Had a clicky thing in top right corner that said back to old fb. So back I went!!


  • Comment number 60.

    Hi Dragon

    Thank u ...but i have no such button! I shall stay as i am as long as i can i think...!

    The head recovered from the wine last night yet?!

    mSc x

  • Comment number 61.

    We had our first daughter 5 weeks ago so maybe that counts as another blog baby. I am not a regular blogger, but I do read every day and did blog before she was born, so maybe she scrapes in as a 'blog baby' on a technicality.

    My wife was chuffed to produce a 10lb 8 oz baby with no pain relief, until I pointed out that not everyone will consider that something to be proud of!

    I would receive a right hook if I said she smelled of milk, even though it comes gushing out whenever she hears a baby cry. Very embarassing when you are out in public.......

  • Comment number 62.

    Elo Elo I must go and check out fb and see what the changes are.

    Back from auntie vets as my chocolate brown long haired cat wasn't feeling well - so has been for a visit and an antibiotic injection so is now chilling out in the garden.

    Work is slowly coming along - waiting for most of the accesses and applications has been frustrating and my sitting there just waiting for them and not being able to check in here has not been funny.

    So much conversation - where do I start to answer.

    I'm not sure Tasha would like the last two days of blogs by Chris but hopefully he is well and truly under her thumb and she will get her own back on him privately.

    I'm an aquarian as well 24th, so it appears there are quite a few regular bloggers are as well.

    I wish all bloggers and lurkers expecting happy arrivals all the very best - I haven't any as I haven't met the right person yet. Was given the choice of the lady removal but turned it down. I too make a great adoptive auntie x 3 and a real auntie to my sister's 18yr old daughter.

  • Comment number 63.

    Head much better thanks Scooby - really ought to know better!! How can anything made of fruit be so evil?!

    Phoenix, hope your feline friends OK.


  • Comment number 64.

    My FB looks exactly the same as it did no change and no buttons either.

    Alls quiet so off to put feet up and have a rest for a change.

  • Comment number 65.

    Hi dragon yes the antibiotic injection lasts for two weeks and should clear him up and he is outside very quiet. He complained (moaned, whinged) all the way there and in the waiting room as well all the other cats were quiet! on the way back he wasn't happy to be still in the basket even though he could see and touch my arm through the wicker basket grill cover.

    Never mind it wasn't as bad as it could have been and I'll drop off at a supermarket tomorrow night and get some tuna in for a treat which the other cat will also benefit from.

  • Comment number 66.

    Phoenix- u have my sympathies with the cat - had to just go and break a fight up between feline mSc and a new black and white, twice the size of her neighbour.... she`s a real wuss bless her! Now got her firmly planted to my side where i suspect she will stay most of the evening! Glad ur cat doing ok tho - and dont they just LOVE tuna?! Keep plugging away at work and will feel like u always been there soon..:-)

    Dragon.. i know, i know..u`d think we were old enough to know the dangers of the vino wouldnt u?! but i can sympathise - i never learn either! But, im sure it counts towards ur 5 a day - my excuse and im sticking to it!

    My FB still the same still......!!

    mSc x

  • Comment number 67.

    No babies in this particular corner of West Sussex.

    Oh, and I forgot The Sterophonics and, gulp, Bobby Brown, from my list earlier.

    I know. Seems a bit 'out of kilter' with the rest (although CdB sticks out like nasty cold sore). It was all about a girl. We were 16 or so and I was tipped the wink that she liked BB, so I got front row at Wembley!

    I'm still receiving counselling for it now. It did work though.....

    I also omitted my one and only festival experience at Donington, which I have already written about on here, and would qualify as Guns N'Roses number 4 (after The Marquee, Hammy O and Wembley Stadium), but with everything that happened I don't really count it as a gig.

    Strangely, I watched a thing about Gn'R on the Biog Channel the other day and there were actual stills and live footage from the day, the first I have ever seen, and it really did send chills through me.

    The only other one I didn't mention, someone said that tributes shouldn't really count, was the night I was taken to the Penrith Panthers club in Oz.

    This place is/was (?) the home of the rugby side and is basically a huge casino. I didn't realise until I got down under that the Australians do like a flutter. Anyway, we got some tickets for a gig there one night, so we went along and it turned out it was the 'last ever' show by The Australian Doors - often said to be the greatest of all tribute acts.

    Now I can cope with a bit of Doors stuff. I once popped over to Pere-Lachaise in Paris to see how the Lizard King was getting on (oh, and dear Oscar), but I wasn't prepared for what we saw that night.

    Amazing stuff. 'Jim' played most of the gig with his back to the audience (in true Mojo Risin' fashion) and the music was stunning.

    We left there thinking how privileged we were to have seen 'the last ever show'.

    Turned out that they were a little Sinatra-esque in declaring their impending retirement. I believe they are still touring.

    We saw them in 1995.

    Footnote. If you haven't seen the Oliver Stone film 'The Doors' make sure you do. It is a bit psychedelic, but Val Kilmer is amazing, and he actually sang the songs in the movie.

    Must off and have a glass of something fizzy.

    And I ain't talkin cola.

    Peace my friends


  • Comment number 68.

    If her breathe is sweet - get her checked for diabetes. Mind you that is known as "honey breathe". Apparently you get a sweet taste when kissing a diabetic.

    *disclaimer I have no connections with:

    Kissing - dont get any sadly!

    Medical profession other than watching Casualty!

    Just wouldn't hurt to mention it at her next checkup ;-)

  • Comment number 69.

    Matt: Chris de Burg is still not as excrutiatingly embarassing as Cliff Richard!!!

    Anne x

  • Comment number 70.

    Listening to Susie Quatro on Radio 2. That's not you is it, elderlyrocker?


  • Comment number 71.

    Matt - The Doors is one of my fave films. Saw it at the cinema and cried loads. Also have it on DVD.

    Great stuff!

    CtD xxxx

  • Comment number 72.

    Jumpingbean: Have bitten the bullet and contacted BT - online even!

    Await their comments. Perhaps will get photies on FB eventually. And yes, Cheryl, there are some of me. Need to learn how to airbrush quickly.


  • Comment number 73.

    LOL Anne. I'm sure you're not that bad hun!


    That was a penny dropping ......

    ....CLP has stopped giving the blog titles by number. We are back to real titled blogs, just like the old days. Hurrah!

    Well, I'm now 60 quid lighter of pocket and booked in to be inked on 6th Feb '09. Yikes!!!!!!

    Can't wait!!!!!!

    It was funny - as I left the tat shop I wished the receptionist a Happy Christmas, and she replied straight off "Yrh, and Happy New Year too", then we both erupted into laughter.

    Can't wait to get it done - sooooo excited!

    Where's Debbie today? Maybe the ankle-biting brigade have locked her in a cupboard somewhere ..... Deb .... come out ....

    CtD xxxx

  • Comment number 74.

    PS: Found the "go back to old FB" link. Followed it. Back to old style FB and now happy!

    x x x

  • Comment number 75.

    Mine's not changed at all - only popped up without needing to sign in. Perhaps I never signed out?


  • Comment number 76.


    Cliff. Ah, dear Cliff.

    Another one I may have done on here at some point, apologies if I have.

    During my misspent youth I worked as a delivery guy for a hi-fi/TV place in Weybridge, Surrey.

    I managed to get into some fantastic places, including Rick Parfitt's (where I spent an entire afternoon smoking and chatting with him about rock history), John Lennon's, Tom Jones' and Ringo Starr's old houses and countless other squillionaires' pads.

    Anyway, one day I get told, ''go to Cliff's, 'cos someone's given him a laserdisc player and he doesn't know how to set it up''.

    So off I trundle.

    I knock on the door and his housekeeper answers. I say, ''err, I'm here to sort Cliff's laser out''.

    She invites me in and tells me to wait in the kitchen.

    Ten minutes later, in strolls Cliff and says, ''Hi! fancy a coffee?''. I accept, and an very slightly awestruck.

    Anyway. Cliff makes coffee, then the phone rings. He answers and, I tell you the truth, it is Sacha Distel. They proceed to yak away while I sup my coffee and study his fridge magnets.

    When they finally hang up I, slightly lying, tell our Cliffy how much I enjoyed his Christmas special on TV the previous evening, and he proceeds to give me a tour of the house.

    Then. He says he has to go out and leaves me to install said laserdisc player, and, get this, peruse through all his Christmas cards!

    I'm afraid, even all these years later, I won't tell you who they were from and what they said.

    Peace chaps


  • Comment number 77.

    Ah, go on, go on, go on.


  • Comment number 78.

    St Georges Hill, eh Matt? Know it well ....

  • Comment number 79.


    Same as me my dear, 24th Jan - apparently the most miserable day of the year - so my mum says!

    MW, a!

  • Comment number 80.


    Do tell.

    I spent my, ahem, formative years, around Walton and Weybridge.

    I am, in fact, a true Hersham Boy.

    Did I ever tell you about the times I met Jimmy Pursey.......?

    No. I'll keep those to myself.

    MfR - revealing far too much about himself...

  • Comment number 81.

    LOL! You carry on Matt.

    My parents split up when I was 14 and for 7 years or so I no idea where daddy dearest was living. Then by pure fate (will tell you one day but too long-winded for here) we found each other - just before my 21st birthday. He was living in Weybridge - the Oatlands/Walton side.

    Sadly, dad died in 2005 but he left me his property in Weybridge, so know that area rather well. It used to make me laugh - he was a member of the "Working Man's Club" but being Weybridge it was full of retired baristers, judges, doctors etc. Not your average flat cap WMC from oooop north.

    Jimmy Pursey eh! Had abit of Sham in the car this morn ...

  • Comment number 82.

    Matt I'm just star struck now! although did have a bit of time in the charity shops paradise called beaconsfield - some interesting folks there too! guitars/actors etc.

    Mwa you just pop in here and don't tell us how the screen test went!!! Well?

    Beesmum xx

  • Comment number 83.

    Hi I'm here!

    Not in a cupboard although sounds like a really good idea. Lock me in with a box of red wine and a few packets of cheese'n'onion.

    Been to Mountfitchet Castle and Linton Zoo today with mum, dad and little man.

    Had a lovely day and didn't want to come home.

    Will try to catch up with some posts, boy you guys post alot. Has anyone ever told you that? ;-)

    Debbie x

  • Comment number 84.

    PS: Matt - please tell me you don't wear laced up boots and couderouys!

  • Comment number 85.

    Deb - Linton Zoo!!!! Did you see the giant giant tortoises?? Fab or what!?!??!

  • Comment number 86.

    Yep saw quite a few giant tortoises and some baby ones. Hatched in June and another 150 years to look forward to. Saw a giant rabbit too.

    It's a nice zoo, you been there then Cheryl?

  • Comment number 87.

    Hi Deb wondered where you were!!

    Beesmum xx

  • Comment number 88.

    I did meet Jimmy, several times, but it he was well past his sell by date. Nice guy to chat to, if a little 'spaced out'

    Still. I reckon some of the old '69 stuff still holds up. If you ever chance upon an original 7'' 'Hersham Boys', the cover was shot outside my school.

    Now, if we are name-dropping, and clearly I am, then I could go fairly crazy......

    But on the other hand, I'm in need of sleep.

    As ever.



  • Comment number 89.



    Sorry about your dad.


  • Comment number 90.

    Ah Matt you are so lovely. And you could never reveal too much, keep going. Hope that you sleep well.

    Hello Bsmum.

    x x x

  • Comment number 91.

    Awww cheers Matt. He was a little too friendly with the bottle, if you know what I mean ..... he was good while he lasted tho.

    Deb - we went to Linton Zoo a couple of years ago and loved it (but not as good as Colchester Zoo). The giant tortoises were really funny - they were sort of nudging each other round that garden bit they live in.

    Banham Zoo in Norfolk's good too - they have a bat viewing area - thankfully behind glass - but fascinating.

    Hey - we have two sets of Alpha Males in our midst ladies: the obvious stag-like behaviour of easyjob and Mr Dissing with their light sabres and pistols at dawn, then the fame game pair of Matt and Gingembre.

    Love it!!!

  • Comment number 92.

    Cheers Debbie.

    You too.


  • Comment number 93.

    Debbie #90. Here here! Way to go MfR !!

  • Comment number 94.

    Before I go and lie awake all night wondering if there is a dog (I'm an insomniac atheist), did I ever mention the time I met Richard Hammond?

    No?. Probably best then.

    Night chaps


  • Comment number 95.

    I'm scared of zoos. What if someone doesn't fasten the doors properly on the tigers and lions?


  • Comment number 96.

    Night Matt.

    Have just had conversation with IT expert and the bleeding thing is still not working.


  • Comment number 97.

    Sorry to but in guys but Scrabs has gone!!

    mSc x

  • Comment number 98.

    And, of course, I meant,

    a dyslexic, insomniac atheist.

    Apologies to everyone I have offended.

    I was never any good at telling jokes.

    'grabbing coat and skulking away quickly..............'


  • Comment number 99.

    Diva never thought of it like that - good one! would love to know about the swimming gingembre with miss pretty though!

    Beesmum xx

    other half watching film - turn up -you are clicking again! cheeky - wants to know anyone there who may fancy him! NO!! get back in your box!

  • Comment number 100.

    Hi Beesmum. About time.


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