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by katastrofa
Yesterday, 7:30 pm
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Topic: Anyone stuck in London?
Replies: 38
Views: 28315

Re: Anyone stuck in London?

BTW there are two places in the US called London and there's a Dundalk in MA. And Oxford in TX. there's an oxford in MA as well, I did a road race there once, near worcester There's Worcester in England, near Stratford-upon-Avon. I guess one cannot expect much invention from a bunch of puritan miso...
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 7:10 pm
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Topic: All about Cats
Replies: 311
Views: 9733

Re: All about Cats

trackstar wrote:
One variant.  Here is another and reminds me of the saying, "A cat may look at a king."

catking.jpg

Love the long-legs-crossed-at-ankles pose.  One of Tiger's favorites.

One of your late night discussions on Charles Bukowski, contemporary opera and communism?
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 11:37 am
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Topic: Anyone stuck in London?
Replies: 38
Views: 28315

Re: Anyone stuck in London?

Cuchulainn wrote:
Mrs. Cuchulainn was at the David Hockney gig in the Tate. It seems there are two Tate galleries..

Tate Britain
Tate Modern
Tate St Ives
Tate Liverpool
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 12:54 am
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Topic: Anyone stuck in London?
Replies: 38
Views: 28315

Re: Anyone stuck in London?

There's a nice Star Wars exhibition with original costumes, props and models in O2 arena; for the fans or civilised children: http://www.theo2.co.uk/do-more-at-the-o ... identities
by katastrofa
May 26th, 2017, 11:43 pm
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Topic: Trump - the first 100 days
Replies: 1226
Views: 16446

Re: Trump - the first 100 days

pope looks very sad..  :| http://static.boredpanda.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/donald-trump-pope-francis-memes-fb__700-png.jpg https://media.giphy.com/media/3oKIPueRVxSi4cbQEo/giphy.gif Ivanka and Melania outfits bring to mind Grant Wood's and James McNeil Whistler's portraits. Pope's expre...
by katastrofa
May 26th, 2017, 11:00 pm
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Topic: Random photo's
Replies: 1705
Views: 50663

Re: Random photo's

A new market for happysocks.com  It's a token of being sooo tough that you think you can get away with wearing girly pants and still be cool.  "What are you looking at punk??! My girly pants? What about them??" That's probably what he's thinking (translated to English). He's a dinkydi Aus...
by katastrofa
May 26th, 2017, 11:41 am
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Topic: Random photo's
Replies: 1705
Views: 50663

Re: Random photo's

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by katastrofa
May 25th, 2017, 6:37 pm
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Topic: Wilmott Cooking Thread
Replies: 109
Views: 8824

Re: Wilmott Cooking Thread

I'd ask them to serve it with some saison humour for me.
by katastrofa
May 22nd, 2017, 11:05 pm
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Topic: Wilmott Quotes
Replies: 896
Views: 39216

Re: Wilmott Quotes

"Floored legs with compound resets and negative interest rates"

It sounds like an AI trained on finance information trying to describe my sister-in-law's physical appearance.
by katastrofa
May 22nd, 2017, 10:58 pm
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Topic: UK going to the dogs
Replies: 3793
Views: 306454

Re: UK going to the dogs

Growing row over Jeremy Corbyn's links to the IRA as he refuses five times to condemn the militant group

Don't condemn the Nazis, condemn the Holocaust; don't condemn Assad, condemn chemical weapons; don't condemn Trump, condemn pussy grabbing; don't condemn me, condemn choklit.
by katastrofa
May 21st, 2017, 5:49 pm
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Topic: All about Cats
Replies: 311
Views: 9733

Re: All about Cats

by katastrofa
May 21st, 2017, 1:53 am
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Topic: Who was the greatest 20th century novelist?
Replies: 347
Views: 195871

Re: Who was the greatest 20th century novelist?

Cuchulainn wrote:
katastrofa wrote:
Ditto. (Limited? You've read everything!)

Bet ISM hasn't read FW by JJ.

He read that too. Actually, JJ's writing and TP's writing have a lot in common. I'd guess the authors have completely different personalities, though.
by katastrofa
May 20th, 2017, 8:21 pm
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Topic: Who was the greatest 20th century novelist?
Replies: 347
Views: 195871

Re: Who was the greatest 20th century novelist?

Ditto. (Limited? You've read everything!)
by katastrofa
May 20th, 2017, 5:31 pm
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Topic: The Best of Europe
Replies: 627
Views: 30439

Re: The Best of Europe

@"The imported vegetables in Germany from Holland are cheaper than the vegetables in Holland."

That's because they are sponsored from the UK payments to the EU budget.
by katastrofa
May 20th, 2017, 5:29 pm
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Topic: Art as Subversion
Replies: 23
Views: 25341

Re: Art as Subversion

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I've read about Paul Cezanne that he was a git.