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  1. Very close at the top and the bottom all help gratefully received.
  2. Foodie52 needs help with voting for her COLOMBIAN ORPHANAGES charity ... Foodie52, a long term member and contributor, runs a charity, COLOMBIAN ORPHANAGES, which helps give knitting skills to those less fortunate orphans who are not adopted and "age out" of the system on to the streets of Bogota. Chase Community Giving is running a voting competition on Facebook to give away $5m to 100 charities. COLOMBIAN ORPHANAGES is in position 161 but needs at least 200 votes to stay in the top 200 , the gap between winning & losing is 60 votes - the reward is $20,000 - a godsend in Bogota. Coul
  3. I think some wrong information may have gone out. I think Jane may have thought it was noon today and sent out information with that time. If that's true, a lot of people might stop voting after noon today, so please, if anybody sent out that incorrect information, send out another quick alert with the correct time of midnight. The African contingent has been gaining. True, they're gaining slowly and they have a long way to go, but they are gaining. Redouble your efforts everyone! Other competitors/charities on Twitter are saying 1 hour to go. I've em
  4. G's right. Edinburgh Waverley to Glasgow Queen Street about 50 minutes. Trains until about 11pm. Both stations are in the centre of the towns. Taxis are cheap (compared with London).
  5. I prefer "All Gold", http://www.fastmoving.co.za/news-archive/n...sauce-turns-100. We can buy it here in the UK and it was on every breakfast table in South Africa. No preservatives, colourants or thickeners. Far superior to Heinz, imho.
  6. Just returned from 2 1/2 weeks in South Africa on the Lions Tour. Did: Durban, Cape Town (including Robben Island), Pretoria, Sabie (for game parks and rest), Joburg (incl Soweto). Massive road expansion plan underway for Soccer WC 2010. Some hotels need to learn about access for old/disabled people and guest security. Food good if basic meat/steaks required. Wine splendid. Relatively cheap with current exchange rates.
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    David Carradine

    I wouldn't put much weight on the accusations of an estranged wife looking for alimony. The rope was attached to "his neck and parts of his body, police were quoted as saying." Memories of that MP and the orange!
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    RIP. A lovely lady!
  9. Anny, that's a wonderful contribution from a gentleman who's a bit on in years. As the number of people who have first hand experience of the pre-1939 period continues to decline, this kind of narrative will take on considerable historical value for future scholars. Merry Christmas! Sadly Dad passed away nearly a year ago. We've managed to involve the local primary schools in the essay writing competition - 189 entries. Next week, on Dad's anniversary, we will be presenting the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes and an additional, special prize for a lovely essay reminding us
  10. Had a go at the Flemming Ginger Cake with a few omissions/additions. Used butter instead of oil, added some golden syrup (about tbsp), ginger marinated in whisky (pressie from somewhere) and some sultanas. Took 1.5 hours at 180C. Very moist, gingery and yummy!
  11. Bradley Walsh on our plane from Glasgow this afternoon. He's a British comedian, actor and talent show competitor.
  12. Another Scottish one. Killing me Softly: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbMa9BTIA9k
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