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Forum: The Pig & Whistle 21st February 2021, 19:23
Replies: 469
Views: 105,432
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
you wouldn't get a chance to see your GP....

you wouldn't get a chance to see your GP. Probably fended off by the receptionist who will tell you that you shouldn't bother the doctor when there is a perfectly good pharmacy you can visit. ( Do I...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 20th February 2021, 12:14
Replies: 686
Views: 183,617
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Showing our age - never. Much too young for that....

Showing our age - never. Much too young for that.
However I may have a daughter who is old enough show similarities to below
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 18th February 2021, 11:27
Replies: 686
Views: 183,617
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
I guess you've decided not to grow old gracefully...

I guess you've decided not to grow old gracefully Bob - Well Done !!
Forum: The Radio Room 30th January 2021, 12:19
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Well Done - Damn Few professionals left

Well Done - Damn Few professionals left
Forum: Mess Deck 29th January 2021, 14:34
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Perhaps we won't quite see the return of dancing...

Perhaps we won't quite see the return of dancing boards and tarps.:mad:
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 14th January 2021, 13:16
Replies: 469
Views: 105,432
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
:pint:It's important to have something to help...

:pint:It's important to have something to help the world go a bit fuzzy round the edges.:curtain_call:
Forum: Mess Deck 25th December 2020, 16:42
Replies: 9
Views: 1,021
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
#5 #6 'Pre-loved ' perhaps

#5 #6


'Pre-loved ' perhaps
Forum: The Arts & Entertainment forum 22nd November 2020, 18:28
Replies: 117
Views: 47,848
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WblFcLctZQE ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WblFcLctZQE


OK so I forgot to hit Ctrl-C:(
Forum: The Arts & Entertainment forum 22nd November 2020, 18:24
Replies: 117
Views: 47,848
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
#113 Abbaesque by Erasure wasn't bad.

#113

Abbaesque by Erasure wasn't bad.
Forum: Stormy Weather 18th November 2020, 12:51
Replies: 36
Views: 2,765
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
RE # 20 and falling apart boiler suits. Anyone...

RE # 20 and falling apart boiler suits.
Anyone remember the old ' Sew Sew' chinese lady who came onboard in Hong Kong looking to do repairs to various bits of clothing?

She was given a very...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 18th November 2020, 12:39
Replies: 469
Views: 105,432
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
More like Marcus Welby:yawn:

More like Marcus Welby:yawn:
Forum: The Radio Room 16th November 2020, 09:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
$20 it was Bob. I spent an afternoon going...

$20 it was Bob.
I spent an afternoon going around Amsterdam in a taxi looking for a Notary Public so I could swear the required oath. Mavroleon paid for it all, but I guess the $20 licence must have...
Forum: Say Hello 15th November 2020, 12:28
Replies: 17
Views: 1,395
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Like many, I seem to be having trouble...

Like many, I seem to be having trouble differentiating actual historical reality from imagined/dreamt/alcoholic haze.


However, I 'recall' on Daru we loaded 2 large yellow MAC Trucks in Detroit,...
Forum: Say Hello 14th November 2020, 19:33
Replies: 17
Views: 1,395
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Another example of 'WAWA'

Another example of 'WAWA'
Forum: Say Hello 10th November 2020, 18:38
Replies: 17
Views: 1,395
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
The K Boats had a certain quaint charm....Glad I...

The K Boats had a certain quaint charm....Glad I only coasted them.
The (might be true) tale on the Kabala was that the deck steam winches were second hand off a scrapped ship built in the 20s.(...
Forum: Recipes & Cooking 4th November 2020, 17:36
Replies: 12
Views: 1,628
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
The spin cycle doesn't have damage cups and...

The spin cycle doesn't have damage cups and plates.


I do remember drilling holes in a soap dish on a Sanko Tanker. ( I did ask the Chief to send someone to do it, but he just opened another beer)
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 3rd November 2020, 12:05
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Numerology I liked him in 'The Man...

Numerology




I liked him in 'The Man who would be King'
Forum: Say Hello 1st November 2020, 14:37
Replies: 17
Views: 1,395
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Did a couple of years Ocean Fleets (1970-73) Daru...

Did a couple of years Ocean Fleets (1970-73) Daru and Dumurra deepsea and Kaduna,Kabala coast.
There was an awful lot of alcohol involved.....
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 1st November 2020, 11:41
Replies: 1
Views: 790
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Listening to Radio

http://radio.garden/search




If anyone fancies listening to the radio stations you heard long ago and far away, this is a useful site.

This link was posted a number of years ago on the...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 25th October 2020, 15:53
Replies: 686
Views: 183,617
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
:applause:

:applause:
Forum: Computers and The Internet 25th October 2020, 11:15
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Harry Remember when 'solid state' meant...

Harry


Remember when 'solid state' meant the gear had transistors instead of valves?


How do you fancy a laptop running thermionic components :}
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 23rd October 2020, 09:23
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
They're the only charity I give to on a regular...

They're the only charity I give to on a regular basis.
Forum: Recipes & Cooking 15th October 2020, 14:08
Replies: 48
Views: 11,236
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Back in the Dark Ages (ca 1960), my mother used...

Back in the Dark Ages (ca 1960), my mother used to serve Camp on a Sunday - made with almost boiled milk. A camp latte perhaps?

(I see no one has mentioned the non-PC label on the bottle)
Forum: The Arts & Entertainment forum 15th October 2020, 12:56
Replies: 117
Views: 47,848
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osz7nCy3jOs ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osz7nCy3jOs


Jim Eldon does 'quirky' versions of songs. I was nearly lynched in the Elecs workshop for playing his version of Bat out of Hell...


I'd almost...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 9th October 2020, 15:22
Replies: 21
Views: 2,309
Posted By Dave McGouldrick
Not me personally, but my 16 year old grandson...

Not me personally, but my 16 year old grandson requested a copy for his birthday ( a translation - not the original), and made it up to page 624 where the topic changed to eugenics and the...
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