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Knackered again

Post  Mk3rob on Mon Apr 30, 2012 10:45 pm


Well my back went again last Friday ................ when i was sleeping after nights ???????????????

So on sat morning i prob shouldnt have delivered the gazeebo to Dave M and then spent the weekend up at the Newark Air Museum. The 70+ year olds were fitter than me.

Drove all weekend on a balance of painkillers and pain. So now off work for my 3 dayshifts and wondering if i shall cancel next weekends holiday instead of doing Himley and Stoneleigh.
Might just manage the Sunday at Himley.

It will be safer as Debs isnt going there Twisted Evil
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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  Woodstock on Tue May 01, 2012 8:59 am

You had better watch out Rob - you never know where I may turn up and I havent forgotten your comments !!! weeping
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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  nhazelwood on Tue May 01, 2012 1:38 pm

This week is going to be constant rain, sleet & hail...

Had to dismantle gazebo on sat night & rescue bits from down the road !

Today, when i've got to lie underneath walle to sort out the exhaust.....pissing it down.

Hopefully tmrw when i start painting, it will only hail....

irked

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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  SUMB on Tue May 01, 2012 6:30 pm

SUMB wrote:Wish I hadn't looked now - MSN ten day forecast for Coventry is :-

Saturday - Light Showers
Sunday - Light Showers
Monday - Showers / Clear

Lets hope the weather men are true to form and have it completely wrong.

Well there's a surprise - forecast is changing by the day.

Think Chris has provided the most accurate forecast - There will be weather Shocked
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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  wezgit daan saaf on Tue May 01, 2012 9:00 pm

[quote=

Not sure I can get the "the Old Mill" again......but I look at a few options.

Here one possibility.......
http://wingwah.net/branch/coventry/

Dave
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As long as it's food with no violence Dave,that's fine by me.

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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  wezgit daan saaf on Tue May 01, 2012 9:05 pm

Brilliant sunshine,and warm,on 2 consecutive weekdays,must be heading for crap weather on a bank holiday again!! How's the drought puddles doing up your way,oh and the drought floods. It is amaizing how drought makes everything so wet!!
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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  ZED on Wed May 02, 2012 12:14 pm

Enjoy yourselves. Very Happy
The weather looks like it's going to be pretty decent http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2645822 Cool

Elaine&Rich. sunny
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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  John on Wed May 02, 2012 8:53 pm

Hows about this (in case weather is a little damp?)
http://www.britishpathe.com/video/the-caraboot
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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  SUMB on Wed May 02, 2012 9:11 pm

That's brilliant Very Happy Although I did notice a few design flaws - mainly the fact that if he car isn't there at the front there's a bloody great hole letting all the wind and rain in
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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  lin and tony on Wed May 02, 2012 9:21 pm

Mk3rob wrote:

Drove all weekend on a balance of painkillers and pain. So now off work for my 3 dayshifts and wondering if i shall cancel next weekends holiday instead of doing Himley and Stoneleigh.
Might just manage the Sunday at Himley.


Well, maybe not Himley now - cos it is cancelled - sorry!
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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  wezgit daan saaf on Wed May 02, 2012 10:06 pm

John wrote:Hows about this (in case weather is a little damp?)
http://www.britishpathe.com/video/the-caraboot

Brilliant! Nice to see the women in the kitchen whilst the blokes are off fishing!!
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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  wezgit daan saaf on Wed May 02, 2012 10:10 pm

[quote="lin and tony"]
Mk3rob wrote:

Well, maybe not Himley now - cos it is cancelled - sorry!

Did they give any reasons for the cancelation? Still there is Gaydon to look forward to for your Mini bits. If there is anything you want sooner I will be doing the London to Brighton run in the middle of May and can pick you up some bits.
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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  wezgit daan saaf on Wed May 02, 2012 10:17 pm

They say it's going to get colder over the weekend,have bought a heater attachment for my single burner gas stove,maybe we'll give it a try.
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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  lin and tony on Wed May 02, 2012 10:30 pm

[quote="wezgit daan saaf"]
lin and tony wrote:
Mk3rob wrote:

Well, maybe not Himley now - cos it is cancelled - sorry!

Did they give any reasons for the cancelation? Still there is Gaydon to look forward to for your Mini bits. If there is anything you want sooner I will be doing the London to Brighton run in the middle of May and can pick you up some bits.

Condition of ground apparently.
Thanks for the offer. I think Tony is going to get some bits online.
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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  SUMB on Wed May 02, 2012 10:33 pm

wezgit daan saaf wrote:They say it's going to get colder over the weekend,have bought a heater attachment for my single burner gas stove,maybe we'll give it a try.

After the problems with the hot water unit I have checked that the blown air heating is working Laughing
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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  TRR Motorsport on Thu May 03, 2012 11:06 pm

SUMB wrote:
wezgit daan saaf wrote:They say it's going to get colder over the weekend,have bought a heater attachment for my single burner gas stove,maybe we'll give it a try.

After the problems with the hot water unit I have checked that the blown air heating is working Laughing


Your blown air heating may be working very well but can Collette put up with the smell? Laughing
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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  SUMB on Fri May 04, 2012 7:09 pm

TRR Motorsport wrote:
SUMB wrote:
wezgit daan saaf wrote:They say it's going to get colder over the weekend,have bought a heater attachment for my single burner gas stove,maybe we'll give it a try.

After the problems with the hot water unit I have checked that the blown air heating is working Laughing


Your blown air heating may be working very well but can Collette put up with the smell? Laughing

It's all fine mate - as long as I remember to light a match now and again Laughing
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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  Mk3rob on Fri May 04, 2012 8:48 pm


Phrrrrrrrrrrrrup!!
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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  wezgit daan saaf on Fri May 04, 2012 10:23 pm

It'll be fine,just fine,no worries,probably tropical(we havn't had that at Stoneleigh yet!).
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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  nhazelwood on Sat May 05, 2012 6:20 pm

After a 6 day manic attempt....i've thrown the towel in..

Walle wont make it to Stoneleigh Sad

After working from 7:00 till usually midnight, most days, the work & money required is too much.
I could have got him there, but he would have been seriously bodged. So i've decided to take a bit longer & do a proper job.

On the plus side, for me at least, i'll be there tmrw with the munchkin. May even camp over & stsy monday.

Neil
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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  muttley on Mon May 07, 2012 11:10 pm


Hi, Just a quick message to say how great it was meet up again at Stoneleigh. cheers
A little disappointing that there wasn't a few more of us but I know there were other things on, etc.

Sunday's weather was much better than anticipated and the show seem quite successful.

We had a bit of a ride out to a pub in the evening and we were joined by the two Robs.

Not a bad weekend.....despite the weather.

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Re: Stoneleigh 2012

Post  muttley on Mon May 07, 2012 11:23 pm


Forgot to mentioned.......

As I suspected....my Ebay Purchase proved to be fraudulent Evil or Very Mad Rolling Eyes

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Post  TRR Motorsport on Tue May 08, 2012 7:33 am

muttley wrote:
Forgot to mentioned.......

As I suspected....my Ebay Purchase proved to be fraudulent Evil or Very Mad Rolling Eyes

Dave

Really?

Well that's just bloomin' typical!
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Post  TRR Motorsport on Tue May 08, 2012 7:38 am

A great weekend for sure. I've not seen it that busy for years (the Sunday that is). There were a lot more cars on club stands, well all except ours. We usually have 13-14 Scamps but this year only half that number. The show was deserted on Monday (i guess someone saw the weather report)

Still we did have a cracking time and the mixed grill was of the scale Very Happy
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Post  Mk3rob on Tue May 08, 2012 10:02 am

Dave
Thanks for organising the meal. Hug
Once the plates (Platers) arrived there was not much conversation from our end of the table

I was glad to get out of the house as i was going "stir crazy". Mind you i dont think my back really benefitted from it.

Roll on "Darn Sarf" and the Hants Hol tank party
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