StatisTYKE's Recent Activity

  1. StatisTYKE posted a new thread.

    Black Gold by Jeremy Paxman

    Just been in a bookshop, read the opening pages and had a scan through. Good stuff and one for the Christmas pressy list. If anybody’s...

    Forum: Bulletin Board

    Dec 3, 2021 at 2:55 PM
  2. StatisTYKE replied to the thread Lets talk toast.

    I spent my first year at Uni in a hall of residence - canteen, all meals laid on. At breakfast they had one of those industrial size...

    Dec 2, 2021 at 11:05 AM
  3. StatisTYKE replied to the thread The strange mind-bending powers of Stephen Dawson and Old Goat.

    Or what about a series about dark goings on in the canned meat industry in the 1920s. Peky Blinders.

    Dec 2, 2021 at 10:10 AM
  4. StatisTYKE replied to the thread The strange mind-bending powers of Stephen Dawson and Old Goat.

    Right. Just had a Pek toasted sandwich using Hovis white sliced. Bit of butter and a lot of brown sauce. Yum. Mrs Statis not...

    Dec 2, 2021 at 9:53 AM
  5. StatisTYKE posted a new thread.

    The strange mind-bending powers of Stephen Dawson and Old Goat

    Today I went down the shops. When I got back, I found I’d bought a tin of Pek. What’s first? Pek with brown sauce sandwich or Pek fry...

    Forum: Bulletin Board

    Dec 1, 2021 at 9:03 PM
  6. StatisTYKE replied to the thread Are we becoming a police state?.

    Orwell's working title was 'The Last Man in Europe.' His publisher came up with 1984 (which may well be the reversal). Orwell by all...

    Dec 1, 2021 at 6:08 PM
  7. StatisTYKE replied to the thread There are some vile people in this country.

    Was that a 'casual' encounter?

    Dec 1, 2021 at 3:00 PM
  8. StatisTYKE replied to the thread There are some vile people in this country.

    I often quote Aldus Huxley but the bloke knew what he was talking about. He thought the only way to avoid all this was to teach kids one...

    Dec 1, 2021 at 12:53 PM
  9. StatisTYKE replied to the thread There are some vile people in this country.

    It might be because in his world that’s all he sees and hears. Listened to a Reith Lecture on Radio 4 this morning. Stuart Russell,...

    Dec 1, 2021 at 12:23 PM
  10. StatisTYKE replied to the thread Are we becoming a police state?.

    “Dictators rely for the most part on repetition, suppression and rationalization - the repetition of catchwords which they wish to be...

    Dec 1, 2021 at 10:32 AM
  11. StatisTYKE replied to the thread Henry VIII.

    Henry VIII liked a Christmas dinner. Had everyone round and and laid on the works. He would spend on this - in today's money - £4.7...

    Nov 30, 2021 at 8:38 PM
  12. StatisTYKE replied to the thread There are some vile people in this country.

    None of us will ever understand refugees. To do that you have to have been one. My father was. He was orphaned in WW2. I remember us...

    Nov 30, 2021 at 1:31 PM
  13. StatisTYKE replied to the thread There are some vile people in this country.

    The low life and vermin have always been there. But now social media gives them a voice while Johnson, Farage and Patel give them a...

    Nov 30, 2021 at 10:28 AM
  14. StatisTYKE replied to the thread To all the anti vax, anti lockdown, anti mandatory passes, Covid protesters and rioters...

    Strange how auto-correct decided that I meant election instead of elecution. And the *******'s still doing it

    Nov 29, 2021 at 7:52 PM
  15. StatisTYKE replied to the thread To all the anti vax, anti lockdown, anti mandatory passes, Covid protesters and rioters...

    As DavisCurriesMullet said above left-handedness gets commented on even today and to me that is just weird. It's like accents though....

    Nov 29, 2021 at 7:12 PM