Comments for http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml en-gb 30 Thu 30 Jul 2015 00:15:22 GMT+1 A feed of user comments from the page found at http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml lucien desgai http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=99#comment323 Happy Birthday to YouHappy Birthday to YouHappy Birthday Dear EddieHappy Birthday to You!Can I have a corner slice please? Fri 12 Nov 2010 06:08:01 GMT+1 Lady_Sue http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=99#comment322 *tiptoes over the dunes* *rummages in box for birthday bunting** @ ~ # ^ % @ % ^ # ~ @ * @@ * * @ ~ # ^ % @ % ^ # ~ @ * @@ **sets birthday cake on table*!!!!!!!!!!!!!!![[[[[[[[[[[[[[[][[[[[[[[[[[[[[[][thinks] Hope the candles don't set fire to the bar. Fri 12 Nov 2010 05:05:43 GMT+1 Ellis P Otter http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=99#comment321 Ellis, I've found a bawbee Shall we?Yes we shall.*click... clunk buzz... thunkHappy Birthday Eddie! Face for the Radio The View, a Dundee Band. Thu 11 Nov 2010 20:18:45 GMT+1 Ellis P Otter http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=98#comment320 Aha, here's a piece of a piece of eight...Absolute Beginners from David Bowie Thu 11 Nov 2010 20:05:26 GMT+1 Ellis P Otter http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=98#comment319 Meanwhile, here goes the Thursday night autoplay....A day in the lifeThe Beatles Thu 11 Nov 2010 19:43:40 GMT+1 Ellis P Otter http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=98#comment318 Ellis, Ellis!, ... come here now! Need moneyWhat's up Natilya?You wanted something perfect for Eddie! It's here - number gmH9IJ something something 40g on the Jukebox LOOKOkay, let's go find some money... there must be some around here somewhere. Thu 11 Nov 2010 19:34:47 GMT+1 Lady_Sue http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=97#comment317 I'm so beached out. Having a whale of a time. *chuckles to self at own joke while skipping down sand dunes towards fridge where screw-top bottle of chilled chardonnay awaits* Thu 11 Nov 2010 19:20:20 GMT+1 Alan_N http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=97#comment316 Do you live in an igloo Ellis? Thu 11 Nov 2010 19:03:35 GMT+1 Ellis P Otter http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=97#comment315 I think I may be adding chilli to my dish tonight. I took the meat out of the freezer after breakfast.It's still frozen solid... Thu 11 Nov 2010 17:22:46 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=96#comment314 And if Fifi substitutes chocolate for soy sauce or yoghurt, she will have that Mexican chicken dish.Choucroute, manchons, and new potatoes here tonight. Thu 11 Nov 2010 17:01:29 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=96#comment313 Anne P 306, Did your daughter enjoy the archaeology? Remember, I started with 10 weeks in Winchester in 1970 and am married and living in St Albans 40 years later. Thu 11 Nov 2010 16:56:31 GMT+1 Alan_N http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=96#comment312 Careful your bucket doesn't blow away. Thu 11 Nov 2010 15:02:14 GMT+1 Ellis P Otter http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=95#comment311 And in defiance to the forecasters, the sea has calmed down, the skies are blue, the birds are chirruping merrily and the sun is shining on this blessed place.Wonderful. I might build a sandcastle... Thu 11 Nov 2010 13:23:02 GMT+1 DiY http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=95#comment310 wellie boots and inside out umbrellas seem to be the order of the day in RL at the moment here in No folk.The rain is actually going sideways quicker than it is coming down! Thu 11 Nov 2010 12:28:16 GMT+1 Fifi http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=95#comment309 When I first sat down to work, I had to adjust the blind because a shaft of sunshine was dazzling me. Now I'm putting lights on because it's so dark out there. And I have to GO out there later! Brrrrrr.... Thu 11 Nov 2010 10:11:22 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=95#comment308 I prefer saffron. Thu 11 Nov 2010 09:50:10 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=94#comment307 Sid 305, No, play it for me and I'll hum along. Thu 11 Nov 2010 09:47:54 GMT+1 Ellis P Otter http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=94#comment306 Sid - No but Leonid does, he'll play it when he's caught the tables and chairs ;-) Thu 11 Nov 2010 09:46:39 GMT+1 Anne P http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=94#comment305 Ellis @304 eldest daughter spent 6 months on Shetland on an archaeology placement (and she won't fly)- I know about the ferry! Also had a cousin who lived up your way and I've seen the size and thickness of the old stone roof tiles. Thu 11 Nov 2010 09:41:28 GMT+1 Sindy http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=93#comment304 304. Ellis P OtterEllis - d'you know your piano's sliding round the deck? Thu 11 Nov 2010 09:02:36 GMT+1 Ellis P Otter http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=93#comment303 If you think the Shetland ferry is rough (doesn't matter if you don't get that), you should see outside my window this morning...I reserve a warm but sheltered spot close to Nick's Thu 11 Nov 2010 09:00:06 GMT+1 DiY http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=93#comment302 Morning Peeps & Froggerstea, coffee and crossaunts await at NC'sRL is wet and 'orrible so I am staying here today!:-) Thu 11 Nov 2010 08:37:14 GMT+1 Ellis P Otter http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=92#comment301 I always overdo the turmeric. Though I agree it's a brilliant spice. Wed 10 Nov 2010 21:04:00 GMT+1 DiY http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=92#comment300 Dumplings...dumplings.....get yer lovely Sprout based dumpling 'ere! Wed 10 Nov 2010 20:57:05 GMT+1 Big Sister http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=92#comment299 Sid, it is indeed underestimate by many, though the medical world is aware of its many beneficial attributes! Wed 10 Nov 2010 20:17:18 GMT+1 U14680399 http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=91#comment298 This post has been Removed Wed 10 Nov 2010 20:00:51 GMT+1 Sindy http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=91#comment297 Turmeric is one of my favourites - much underestimated, I feel. Wed 10 Nov 2010 19:28:57 GMT+1 Gillianian http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=91#comment296 Fifi - try that mixture again with yoghurt instead of soy sauce, and you've got yourself tandoori chicken ;o)It was good old-fashioned stew for us tonight - it would have been even better with dumplings. Wed 10 Nov 2010 19:13:54 GMT+1 Ellis P Otter http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=91#comment295 Fifi - the error was the turmeric, you have to be careful with that stuff... it's more flavoursome than it ought to be. Wed 10 Nov 2010 19:06:15 GMT+1 Fifi http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=90#comment294 I can tell you that Fearless Fred's Fabulous Fowl recipe does require paprika. No other mixture, such as the cayenne/turmeric/cumin blend I whistled up when I realised there was no paprika, doesn't do. Smells lovely, but it's far too sweet.Still... interesting experiment! Wed 10 Nov 2010 18:24:18 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=90#comment293 Of course, there was a song I Am My Own Grandpa. Wed 10 Nov 2010 17:09:54 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=90#comment292 Good, weell-behaved students. Probably from Oxford. Wed 10 Nov 2010 17:08:25 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=89#comment291 Are fiddling expenses cat gut or horse hair? Wed 10 Nov 2010 17:06:59 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=89#comment290 I refer you to Ed McMahon... Wed 10 Nov 2010 17:04:39 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=89#comment289 Heeeeeere's Eddie! Wed 10 Nov 2010 17:00:17 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=88#comment288 Re 287: As they say. "Waste not, whatnot." Wed 10 Nov 2010 16:59:25 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=88#comment287 Nearly time for PM. Gotta go put on a tie and comb my hair for Eddie. Wed 10 Nov 2010 16:57:00 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=88#comment286 Chicken in a white sauce with mushrooms over tangled telly tonight. The chicken was left over from a meal at the pub on Sunday. Wed 10 Nov 2010 16:52:41 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=87#comment285 PN 285, I preferred the Cumberland bit. Don't know why... Wed 10 Nov 2010 16:48:33 GMT+1 DiY http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=87#comment284 And shovelling up the Augean Stable-sized steaming pile he left behind in the Oval Office, is B. Hussein Obama II at the wheel of an industrial digger.Even funnier!;-) Wed 10 Nov 2010 16:45:06 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=87#comment283 Somebody wrote a column in the Indy including a bit about Boosh's new book. He said Boosh walked behind his dog with a plastic bag to pick up the Cumberland sausages it dropped. Ha ha, Cumberland sausages, very funny! Wed 10 Nov 2010 16:31:23 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=87#comment282 I don't have any daughters, but my wife has three. So are her six grandchildren mine? (No dirty replies necessary.) Wed 10 Nov 2010 16:27:45 GMT+1 Ellis P Otter http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=86#comment281 Mrs Cardium, were you thinking about the Afternoon Play before it was broadcast?I wasn't named after anybody, my parents just picked names they liked for us kids.Now what's in the fridge for dinner? *rummage ... rummage* Wed 10 Nov 2010 15:55:03 GMT+1 Big Sister http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=86#comment280 ... whereas noses run in ours, Sid ;o) Wed 10 Nov 2010 14:12:18 GMT+1 Sindy http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=86#comment279 Long legs run in my family. Wed 10 Nov 2010 14:07:59 GMT+1 The Intermittent Horse http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=85#comment278 I was named after my father and grandfather. In fact, I was named ages after they were. Wed 10 Nov 2010 13:44:08 GMT+1 Anna Cardium http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=85#comment277 Thought for today,It is the soldier, not the reporter, Who has given us freedom of the press. It is the soldier, not the poet, Who has given us freedom of speech. It is the soldier, not the campus organizer, Who has given us the freedom to demonstrate. It is the soldier, Who salutes the flag, Who serves beneath the flag, And whose coffin is draped by the flag, Who allows the protestor to burn the flag. Father Dennis Edward O'Brian, USMC Wed 10 Nov 2010 13:43:56 GMT+1 Big Sister http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=85#comment276 I was named after my mother and grandmother. Sisters galore, in fact ;o) Wed 10 Nov 2010 13:41:28 GMT+1 DiY http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=84#comment275 I am named after after my father and grandfather as well!I come from a great line of nutts.:-) Wed 10 Nov 2010 13:25:36 GMT+1 Stewart_M http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=84#comment274 Sis, I blooming well hope not. Wed 10 Nov 2010 12:42:50 GMT+1 Big Sister http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=84#comment273 I won't ask their names, Stewart, but have any given birth recently? - Okay, no need to answer that one. The silliness is infectious, it would appear ;o) Wed 10 Nov 2010 12:37:26 GMT+1 Stewart_M http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=83#comment272 2. Wed 10 Nov 2010 12:26:56 GMT+1 Big Sister http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=83#comment271 Perhaps you are ..... Hm, how many daughters do you have, Stewart? ;o) Wed 10 Nov 2010 12:09:34 GMT+1 Anne P http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=83#comment270 Stewart @265 - so did I :-) Wed 10 Nov 2010 12:09:27 GMT+1 Stewart_M http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=83#comment269 Nice to know I am named after Justine's Father :-Enough Sillyness from me I think. Wed 10 Nov 2010 12:01:31 GMT+1 Big Sister http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=82#comment268 No, sorry - that did sound a bit obscure! After Ed's grandfather, though the baby's full names are Samuel Stewart Thornton Miliband - Stewart being Justine's father. I gather the elder child also bears the name 'Thornton', which reminds me that both my grandmother and my mother in law added their father's surname as an additional forename in the case of their male offspring. Wed 10 Nov 2010 11:49:23 GMT+1 Stewart_M http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=82#comment267 After Ed's Grandad or minimil's grandad?, which would be Ed's or Ed's Partner's Dad. Wed 10 Nov 2010 11:44:09 GMT+1 Big Sister http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=82#comment266 News just in: Ed Miliband will name minimili mk 2 after his grandfather, Samuel. Wed 10 Nov 2010 11:14:55 GMT+1 Gillianian http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=81#comment265 By Jiminy, Stewart....!I'm too late for breakfast, but does anyone fancy cheese on toast for elevenses? Wed 10 Nov 2010 10:38:33 GMT+1 Stewart_M http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=81#comment264 I mis-read this as Cricketers!! Wed 10 Nov 2010 10:27:04 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=81#comment263 PN 260, The Burrowed Frow is closed for comments. Wed 10 Nov 2010 10:11:44 GMT+1 Sindy http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=80#comment262 262. P NuttI nearly panicked there - I thought you said Scrumpy from Eton ... Wed 10 Nov 2010 09:56:32 GMT+1 DiY http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=80#comment261 looking good Ellis and there is a some Cheese from Hawes and some Scrumpy from Exton as well.:o) Tue 09 Nov 2010 20:32:35 GMT+1 Ellis P Otter http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=80#comment260 Back to the old friendlies up at this end of the bar with a heartwarming borscht.A pumpkin starter sounds great P Nutt...This could be an evening where the snoring starts early but very contentedly ^_^ Tue 09 Nov 2010 19:22:54 GMT+1 DiY http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=79#comment259 Dave 258...try The Furrowed Brow for RL trouble and strife!:-p Tue 09 Nov 2010 19:13:38 GMT+1 DiY http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=79#comment258 Evening Peeps,A fresh batch of Pumpkin & Chilli broth awaits at NC's for those with no taste buds!Enjoy! Tue 09 Nov 2010 19:12:33 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=79#comment257 As there is no longer a thread dedicated to serious discussions, I'll make my point here.I remember cricket being played in the US ages ago by people from India, Pakistan, and other countries in that part of the world. A lot of the players were in the medical profession and worked in hospitals. Nobody made any mention as to whether they were Muslims, Sikhs, or Christians. Can non-Muslims play in that Police-led league in NY? If not, why not?Hash brown potatoes. Tue 09 Nov 2010 17:44:08 GMT+1 Alan_N http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=79#comment256 255 - You say tomato...256 - The glass box recipe might be a bit crunchy. Tue 09 Nov 2010 17:21:25 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=78#comment255 AN 252, To what? Stolen Glass boxes or seaweed? Tue 09 Nov 2010 17:14:43 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=78#comment254 AN 254, And full of iodine for people with thyroid problems. That's eye-o-dine, not eye-o-deen. Tue 09 Nov 2010 17:09:32 GMT+1 Alan_N http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=78#comment253 Add the seaweed for an interesting variation on bubble and squeak. Tue 09 Nov 2010 11:47:54 GMT+1 Ellis P Otter http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=77#comment252 Alan - It's a potato cake! Tue 09 Nov 2010 11:32:09 GMT+1 Alan_N http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=77#comment251 Dave - it's an homage. ;-) Tue 09 Nov 2010 10:53:13 GMT+1 Ellis P Otter http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=77#comment250 I made so much mashed potato last night that I now have the opportunity to present a big fried tattie cake to go with your elevenses.Unusual but delicious! Tue 09 Nov 2010 10:48:50 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=76#comment249 EPO 248, What is an excess of seaweed? Tue 09 Nov 2010 10:48:30 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=76#comment248 Now I'm not casting nasturtiums, but it appears that somebody here (name provided) is stealing old Glass Box photos and using them, er, um, elsewhere. Tue 09 Nov 2010 10:29:45 GMT+1 Ellis P Otter http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=76#comment247 *takes up rake to clear sea front of excess seaweed*This could take a while... Mon 08 Nov 2010 23:50:08 GMT+1 Ellis P Otter http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=75#comment246 Nataliya has told me she's going to be the voice of the weekly wind-up on the Glass Box next weekend.This is not good. But, because Heather declared it was a one off for her, I'm playing along. Stupid Ellis, thinking he could control the women folk, again... Mon 08 Nov 2010 23:46:36 GMT+1 Ellis P Otter http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=75#comment245 Zoiks, there's neeps in my mash too! Mon 08 Nov 2010 20:23:34 GMT+1 Gillianian http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=75#comment244 How spooky - bangers amd mash here in RL too, with bashed neeps ;o) Mon 08 Nov 2010 20:19:21 GMT+1 Ellis P Otter http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=75#comment243 Bangers and Mash on the menu tonight!With my special onion and leek mixture with special herbs and spices.Nataliya has gone into a mood of contemplation/obfuscation/encrustation - not sure which, she said it in Russian. All I know is she look like she's thinking deeply about stuff and I don't feel safe disturbing her.So, you'll have to serve yourselves Mon 08 Nov 2010 20:09:35 GMT+1 Big Sister http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=74#comment242 Stewart (234): I think the point has been made to him several times over - and I gather he's all prepped up to go down there! ;) Mon 08 Nov 2010 18:14:53 GMT+1 Sindy http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=74#comment241 240. davmcnI prefer the Simon Rattle version ... Mon 08 Nov 2010 18:14:32 GMT+1 Ellis P Otter http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=74#comment240 I heard that on Sunday and burst out laughing when I heard the tummy rumble... hoping it was Kirsty! Mon 08 Nov 2010 18:11:04 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=73#comment239 Hey, Eddie just played one of my Desert Island Discs choices by John Cage. Mon 08 Nov 2010 17:53:17 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=73#comment238 Fifi 232, Freeloading, eh? Mon 08 Nov 2010 17:31:46 GMT+1 Anna Cardium http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=73#comment237 Just in!MILLION MILLIONAIRES MARCH PLANNEDTO SAVE BUSH TAX CUTS Mon 08 Nov 2010 16:45:14 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=72#comment236 fJd 236, He must have smothered his brother Dickie. Mum always preferred him. Mon 08 Nov 2010 16:25:11 GMT+1 funnyJoedunn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=72#comment235 David, 229Tommy smothers?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Lreym2lQ3k Mon 08 Nov 2010 13:10:47 GMT+1 Big Sister http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=72#comment234 Ellis, we took Monty over the Aqueduct last summer. I think his head for heights was better than mine, though - or was it the way the sides of the trough wobbled when the canalboat hit the sides? ;o) Mon 08 Nov 2010 13:10:23 GMT+1 Stewart_M http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=71#comment233 Big Sis, Lets hope he remembers to turn up at the Registry office for this one :-)Sid Different Morris Mon 08 Nov 2010 13:07:59 GMT+1 funnyJoedunn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=71#comment232 Fifi,Maybe you should start acting your age then? Mon 08 Nov 2010 13:04:20 GMT+1 Fifi http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=71#comment231 Today I am being taken out to lunch by a pensioner. Tomorrow I'm being given dinner by a couple of pensioners. Something wrong here! Mon 08 Nov 2010 12:59:35 GMT+1 Sindy http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=70#comment230 230. Ellis P OtterI was listening Ellis - good prog, eh? Mon 08 Nov 2010 12:46:33 GMT+1 Ellis P Otter http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=70#comment229 Elevenses, consisting of tea, coffee and doughnuts for a change :)I remember a terrific childhood holiday on the Llangollen canal, our beloved collie discovered he suffered from vertigo on the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, while one of my brothers and I discovered we didn't and scared our parents half to death... I fell in the canal in the Chirk tunnel when the tow path disappeared. Oh how we laughed!This will make more sense if your radio is on and tuned to R4... Mon 08 Nov 2010 11:27:37 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=70#comment228 fJd 222, Do you mean Charles Rennie Tummy-Soother? Mon 08 Nov 2010 10:45:44 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=70#comment227 I've hear that a certain person here is growing pumpkins on Farmville on her facebook thingy entry. Mon 08 Nov 2010 10:43:35 GMT+1 Anna Cardium http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=69#comment226 222. funnyJoedunnDunno, but Wendell Berry said not to ownn so much stuff that you're glad to see your house catch fire....Welcome Minimiliband!Slainte Mon 08 Nov 2010 10:35:13 GMT+1 davmcn http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=69#comment225 BS 223, They say that one in five of all children born is Chinese. The next three had better not be. Mon 08 Nov 2010 10:33:16 GMT+1 Sindy http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2010/10/beach_14.shtml?page=69#comment224 Morris. Mon 08 Nov 2010 10:32:28 GMT+1