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    We've been to Nordkapp but that was with the...

    We've been to Nordkapp but that was with the Hurtigruten ferry. It was one of the stops on our way to Kirkenes on the Norway/Russia border. On the way back we went head on into a Force 11! We were on...
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    Have you been to Delhi or Beijing or Los Angeles...

    Have you been to Delhi or Beijing or Los Angeles and seen the state of the pollution and still say we don't need to do anything about it ?
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    When I was Uni, a friend loaned me his Mini...

    When I was Uni, a friend loaned me his Mini pickup to drive home to Newcastle from Bristol. I had to drop someone else off in Blackburn and made my way over the A66. Unfortunately, there was flooding...
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    Sorry, after decades in the IT industry it didn't...

    Sorry, after decades in the IT industry it didn't occur to me that it wasn't a readily recognised abbreviation.
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    Must have done the dentists out of a lot of...

    Must have done the dentists out of a lot of business!
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    Much improved. Amazing what you can do with photo...

    Much improved. Amazing what you can do with photo processing S/W.
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    It was David who was the key to our group of four...

    It was David who was the key to our group of four finding the wreck of HMS Dartmouth back in August 1973. We were camping at Oban Divers, on the hill above his house which later became their garden...
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    Snorkeller bitten by shark ...

    Snorkeller bitten by shark

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-62400251

    Seems it was on a trip specially for snorkelling with blue sharks.
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    Susie Wolff: The Scot quietly making a noise in...

    Susie Wolff: The Scot quietly making a noise in Formula E

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-62389300

    This is David Tye's grandaughter for those who remember the guy who founded Oban Divers...
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    My TomTom satnav has a blue tooth connection and...

    My TomTom satnav has a blue tooth connection and you can use that as a hands-free - I don't need to, both our cars have Bluetooth. Not sure if lorry Satnav's have that facility though.
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    We have the same problem. What is it about...

    We have the same problem. What is it about delivery drivers and bells?
  12. What sort of dog is it? Looks very like our...

    What sort of dog is it? Looks very like our Pyrennean
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    PM sent

    PM sent
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    The laptops are on Windows 11, the Desk top on...

    The laptops are on Windows 11, the Desk top on Windows 10.

    I've tried the advanced sharing options and everything looks OK.

    Nigel, I'm not sure what you mean by the local/public restriction...
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    Yes, precisely that, I want to transfer files...

    Yes, precisely that, I want to transfer files across devices.
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    I have tried turning it off but it made no...

    I have tried turning it off but it made no difference. Wiuldn't the firewall restrict media centre access as well though?
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    Windows Networking problems

    Why can't my laptop connect with my desktop as a networking device but it can as a media device.My desktop can connect with my laptop. I've been through all the settings I can find but all the...
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    Farnes 22nd to 26th August

    We've had a few drop out of our annual trip to the Farnes Monday 22nd to Friday 26th August with Farne Diving Services for various reasons such as change of job and personal issues - such as...
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    Our weather station is showing 39.9C. I was...

    Our weather station is showing 39.9C.

    I was in New Dehli on business on one occasion when the temperature went up to 49.5C and the office wasn't air-conditioned! Fortunately, it was a very dry...
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    Planning to get one.

    Planning to get one.
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    BSAC insurance is effectively public liability...

    BSAC insurance is effectively public liability insurance against any damage you may cause third pariies. It will not cover the cost of recompression treatment or other treatment needed as the result...
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    Got stuck behind two lorries on a dual...

    Got stuck behind two lorries on a dual carriageway, one trying to overtake the other but both obviously governed at 56mph. They stayed alongside each other for 8 miles. Totally empty road in front of...
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    A certain amount of knowledge is still essential...

    A certain amount of knowledge is still essential even when you have the internet to look things up. 7 or 8 years ago at my grandson's school I attended one of their STEM lectures. Every year they had...
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    When I was a kid, footballers weren't paid much...

    When I was a kid, footballers weren't paid much more than an average wage and only got paid during the season. Newcastle United's star plaver in the 1950's was called Jackie Milburn - known as Wor...
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    The Deep almost resulted in the premature demise...

    The Deep almost resulted in the premature demise of my eldest son many years ago! He was in the basinette located in the front row of the centre section of a 747 on our journey back from New...
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