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Forum: Social Forum 27th January 2020, 11:56
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning Col, thatís a beautiful and very...

Good morning Col, thatís a beautiful and very kind thing you are doing. It will make such a difference. Wheelchairs arenít the most comfortable but getting out and about in the car is an escape and...
Forum: Social Forum 27th January 2020, 08:06
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning all, whatís everyone up to?

Good morning all, whatís everyone up to?
Forum: Social Forum 27th January 2020, 08:05
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning Andy, good morning all And lovely...

Good morning Andy, good morning all
And lovely photos of the dogs, who look so happy and energetic.
Thank you very much for the good wishes which helps put everything in perspective :}
Forum: Social Forum 26th January 2020, 16:26
Replies: 13
Views: 172
Posted By Gate Keeper
I guess it will be a stick shift, I'd go for the...

I guess it will be a stick shift, I'd go for the Aston Martin, no offence to the Audi and Ferrari owners in the club .....Rod, have fun choosing ;) :drool4:
Forum: Photography Corner 26th January 2020, 16:10
Replies: 242
Views: 20,635
Posted By Gate Keeper
https://vimeo.com/386998162 A recent 4X4...

https://vimeo.com/386998162

A recent 4X4 drive filmed in HD off-road in the African bush in Laikipia in Kenya using the dash cam front and rear, please see the above link to the video hosting...
Forum: Social Forum 26th January 2020, 07:01
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Posted By Gate Keeper
:D :D Good morning all from a wet and stormy...

:D :D

Good morning all from a wet and stormy Nairobi, heavy rains are forecast for the week ahead. It’s unusual weather, as January and February is usually sunny and hot.
Forum: Social Forum 26th January 2020, 06:56
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By Gate Keeper
Belated Birthday Greetings David and best wishes....

Belated Birthday Greetings David and best wishes. Many Happy Returns :birthday::birthday2::band::party::pepsi:
Forum: Social Forum 26th January 2020, 06:53
Replies: 13
Views: 172
Posted By Gate Keeper
Happy Birthday Rod and Many Happy Returns How...

Happy Birthday Rod and Many Happy Returns
How did it go? :birthday::birthday2::wine::party:
Forum: Social Forum 24th January 2020, 11:51
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi Rod, I am sure itís all going to come together...

Hi Rod, I am sure itís all going to come together for you with the post editing. Several years ago, I bought a stand-alone Adobe Lightroom no 4 with a full licence and I still use it for adding the...
Forum: Social Forum 24th January 2020, 11:23
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Thank you Richard and thank you Graham for...

Thank you Richard and thank you Graham for trying, appreciated young sirs!
Forum: Social Forum 24th January 2020, 07:38
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning Rod, good morning all :} good...

Good morning Rod, good morning all :} good morning guest visitors :}

Any news of Steve Strat?

I read your comments about me leading an eventful life, thank you Rod. I will add, I have led an...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd January 2020, 11:11
Replies: 28
Views: 13,336
Posted By Gate Keeper
I had to do mine last summer. Rover54 very kindly...

I had to do mine last summer. Rover54 very kindly helped by swapping a reconditioned PCB from one of his donor 75ís, then he repaired the non functioning one which I am keeping as a spare.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd January 2020, 10:43
Replies: 8
Views: 113
Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi Dave, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns ...

Hi Dave, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns
Have a Beautiful Day:pepsi::wine::birthday::birthday2::party:
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2020, 10:58
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning all, how is everyone? 27C today,...

Good morning all, how is everyone? 27C today, rains are returning at the weekend.

A couple of days ago, I was pulled over at a police & army roadblock on the motorway about an hour and a half...
Forum: Photography Corner 20th January 2020, 19:18
Replies: 242
Views: 20,635
Posted By Gate Keeper
More photos from our recent visit to Laikipia in...

More photos from our recent visit to Laikipia in Kenya in bright sunlight and 33C in the sun.....thank you for looking.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49415319851_d85a9e5b6a_c.jpg...
Forum: Photography Corner 20th January 2020, 19:09
Replies: 242
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Posted By Gate Keeper
I haven't a clue if it is or not.

I haven't a clue if it is or not.
Forum: Photography Corner 18th January 2020, 10:05
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Posted By Gate Keeper
We are visiting Nanyuki for the week. Yesterday I...

We are visiting Nanyuki for the week. Yesterday I went to visit a mechanic in the town, 145 miles north of Nairobi. The mechanic has a 1974 Ford Cortina 2000 in his yard roadworthy. He was telling me...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th January 2020, 07:49
Replies: 41
Views: 1,874
Posted By Gate Keeper
I was chatting with a banned trader who showed me...

I was chatting with a banned trader who showed me his workshop in Bexhill-On-Sea a while back. Around the back of the garage stacked up were Rover 75s belonging to customers who had the work done but...
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2020, 16:39
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Evening all, I hope you are coping with the bad...

Evening all, I hope you are coping with the bad weather and itís not getting you down. Today we drove north, 4 hours onto Laikipia and we are staying with a friend at her ranch for the rest of the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2020, 15:29
Replies: 41
Views: 1,874
Posted By Gate Keeper
My 4x4 is due to have the timing belt changed and...

My 4x4 is due to have the timing belt changed and when I asked last night which brand do I go for on the 4x4 forum, the consensus was Gates. One opinion said Dayco was poor quality and would easily...
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2020, 19:05
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Posted By Gate Keeper
A full meal Jeff :drool4: I was chatting to a...

A full meal Jeff :drool4: I was chatting to a mechanic yesterday who was walking with a limp. He is from the Maasai tribe and his Doctor has told him he has gout in his big toe, so no more red meat...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2020, 16:24
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By Gate Keeper
Cliff, thanks for taking the photos for everyone...

Cliff, thanks for taking the photos for everyone attending and for those of us not able to make it to the meet. I am having a job imagining the gull wing door, does that mean Keith's door was draped...
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2020, 06:27
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning Bob and a hearty welcome to the...

Good morning Bob and a hearty welcome to the guests visiting, do join in....:}:} How is everyone? My 4x4 came back on Friday from the industrial area of Nairobi covered in filth and mud, so last...
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 20:54
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Posted By Gate Keeper
I am sorry to hear the news Col. Old age can be a...

I am sorry to hear the news Col. Old age can be a blight although there are exceptions. I will double check the photos to see if your Dad was there at the meet.
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 20:47
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Posted By Gate Keeper
And amongst good mates, Dave is looking in great...

And amongst good mates, Dave is looking in great form :}:}
Forum: Photography Corner 10th January 2020, 17:19
Replies: 242
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Thank you Jan and John, a very happy and healthy...

Thank you Jan and John, a very happy and healthy New Year to you both from Jessica and I. Thank you for the encouragement. I really like how you present your photos and how you frame each one with...
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 16:40
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Seen in Nairobi today, a Land Rover Jamhuri...

Seen in Nairobi today, a Land Rover Jamhuri Special Edition. It had all the toys, the front winch and snorkel. I just had to take a photo....
...
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 15:03
Replies: 25
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Posted By Gate Keeper
In 2011, at the family wine farm in the Western...

In 2011, at the family wine farm in the Western Cape, South Africa, we were hit by a wild fire which came to us from our neighbours who had been doing a controlled burn to take out the pine woods and...
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 14:33
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Here is a familiar photo from a meet at the Lion...

Here is a familiar photo from a meet at the Lion Col in a rather fetching and eye catching colour. Fred Spencer RIP had an interesting life. I remember him telling Fusilier Stu and myself about it at...
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2020, 16:55
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi Neil, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns ...

Hi Neil, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns
Have a Fun Day :birthday::birthday2::party::pepsi::wine:
Forum: Social Forum 4th January 2020, 11:07
Replies: 29
Views: 818
Posted By Gate Keeper
Graham we send you our heartfelt condolences at...

Graham we send you our heartfelt condolences at this difficult time. We are thinking of you.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2020, 17:24
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Thanks Richard for letting us know. We send our...

Thanks Richard for letting us know. We send our heartfelt condolences to Graham.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2020, 10:42
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Posted By Gate Keeper
A happy new year Rod and Angela. I hoped the...

A happy new year Rod and Angela. I hoped the special manouver to Angela's head and neck worked. I was not aware of anything about Graham, but hope he is okay. I am flying to the UK on 15 Feb for a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2020, 17:47
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By Gate Keeper
I bought a VIS tester and back in the summer, I...

I bought a VIS tester and back in the summer, I returned it to Stocktake for an upgrade, a new battery which he very kindly replaced etc, Before I left for my visit to Kenya, I have passed the tester...
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2020, 10:59
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning all, hoping for a better year ahead...

Good morning all, hoping for a better year ahead for all of us.....Happy New Year! :smiley::smiley::xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2020, 10:56
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Happy New Year to you both and the dogs from...

Happy New Year to you both and the dogs from Kenya where it is sunny and hot
Have a beautiful day x
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2019, 15:36
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi Howard, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns ...

Hi Howard, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns
Have a Beautiful Day:wine::pepsi::birthday2::birthday::party:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st December 2019, 15:31
Replies: 26
Views: 1,221
Posted By Gate Keeper
I was given a 'Life' hammer inc of a sharp knife...

I was given a 'Life' hammer inc of a sharp knife for the inside of the car in case the 4x4 rolls in a smash up. I had asked for a 64gb Micro SD card for the dash cam and a nephew living in London...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2019, 17:54
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By Gate Keeper
I have owned the V6 for 10 years and it is a very...

I have owned the V6 for 10 years and it is a very comfortable drive. I like the electric memory seats and everything works. The shape and the look of the car is easy on the eye. The dash has real...
Forum: Photography Corner 30th December 2019, 09:12
Replies: 242
Views: 20,635
Posted By Gate Keeper
Seen yesterday in the garden, a 'Little...

Seen yesterday in the garden, a 'Little Commodore' butterfly......

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49296897203_f6e348712e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2i7cu4v)

Junonia Sophia - Little Commodore...
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2019, 09:08
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning all, how is everyone coping with...

Good morning all, how is everyone coping with Christmas? I acknowledge our friends here who are miserable and feeling grumpy. One of the classic signs of a depression is when a solution is offered,...
Forum: Photography Corner 29th December 2019, 19:37
Replies: 242
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Seen in a hedge today, an African Queen, a...

Seen in a hedge today, an African Queen, a wingspan 65-75mm, beautiful and elegant.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49294195151_1a905063f1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2i6XCQp)

African Queen...
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2019, 18:23
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Posted By Gate Keeper
I am sorry Richard to hear you are having a rough...

I am sorry Richard to hear you are having a rough time of it in pulling your back, feeling miserable and hitting rock bottom. Your mates are here for you, chin up.
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2019, 18:16
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi Allen, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns ...

Hi Allen, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns
Have a Beautiful Day :party::birthday2::birthday::pepsi::wine:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th December 2019, 13:54
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By Gate Keeper
I know someone with a 1998 S reg Rover 75, who...

I know someone with a 1998 S reg Rover 75, who has an agreed valuation with Adrian Flux for £3000. To get this figure in writing, he has a mileage restriction of 5,000 miles per year. Proof of...
Forum: Social Forum 27th December 2019, 12:17
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Thanks Richard, your diplomatic about such...

Thanks Richard, your diplomatic about such things. I do have Steveís number, but itís on another phone in the UK.
Forum: Social Forum 27th December 2019, 07:49
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning all, how is everyone? I am assuming...

Good morning all, how is everyone? I am assuming Richard sent a text to Steve Strat last evening, as I was asking after him. I could be wrong about who Richard sent the text to.
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2019, 22:08
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Cheers Jeff, I guess its a possibility I had not...

Cheers Jeff, I guess its a possibility I had not thought of
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2019, 21:52
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By Gate Keeper
Merry Christmas Debs and Roy the birthday wisher,...

Merry Christmas Debs and Roy the birthday wisher, we send our love and warmth to you both x
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2019, 21:45
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Festive greetings Jeff and Ros, a Merry Christmas...

Festive greetings Jeff and Ros, a Merry Christmas to chill outers. Any news of Steve Strat? I have not seen him posting in a few weeks, I hope he is okay.
Forum: Photography Corner 26th December 2019, 21:26
Replies: 242
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Some recent visitors to the garden over...

Some recent visitors to the garden over Christmas.....

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49278387157_8bd6cc33a8_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2i5yBEM)

African Queen (https://flic.kr/p/2i5yBEM) by...
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2019, 17:39
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Gate Keeper
Thank you Steve for the reassurance. I donít...

Thank you Steve for the reassurance. I donít disagree with the strong point you make about crew training in the event of a malfunction. With your insights into the industry, do you have a favourite...
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2019, 08:45
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By Gate Keeper
Happy Birthday Wullie and Many Happy Returns ...

Happy Birthday Wullie and Many Happy Returns
Have a Beautiful Day:christmas::birthday::wine::pepsi::birthday2:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th December 2019, 08:41
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Gate Keeper
Merry Christmas John and Jan. We send you and all...

Merry Christmas John and Jan. We send you and all of our friends, love and warmth for the season x


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49267223503_11742f4fa2_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2i4zp6Z)
...
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2019, 08:32
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Gate Keeper
I still do a fair amount of flying. On 17 Feb, I...

I still do a fair amount of flying. On 17 Feb, I am flying from Nairobi to Addis Ababa on Ethiopian Airlines on a Boeing 737-800, then connecting to London on an Ethiopian Airlines A350. I am fairly...
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2019, 08:24
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Festive greetings Bob! Chin up, wrap up...

Festive greetings Bob!

Chin up, wrap up warm and a drop of your favourite, you'll get through. We hope you feel better soon
Forum: Social Forum 22nd December 2019, 10:09
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning, have you done your Christmas...

Good morning, have you done your Christmas shopping? We have been invited to go for Christmas day lunch at friends not so far away. Jessica had built their house several years ago, a beautiful house...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd December 2019, 10:00
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi Andy and Deb, how are you? Good morning...

Hi Andy and Deb, how are you?

Good morning everyone .......

My brother in law and his wife were recently driving back from Mombasa in his Range Rover and the aux belt snapped. As he pulled...
Forum: Social Forum 19th December 2019, 16:47
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Thank you Richard, I will take that into...

Thank you Richard, I will take that into consideration. From what we know, so far they havenít hurt anyone physically, itís been pilfering and trespassing. In South Africa on the family farm, the...
Forum: Social Forum 19th December 2019, 16:31
Replies: 20
Views: 333
Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi Bob, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns ...

Hi Bob, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns
Have a Fantastic Day:birthday::birthday2::band::wine::party:
Forum: Social Forum 19th December 2019, 16:28
Replies: 20
Views: 333
Posted By Gate Keeper
Happy Birthday Jan G, have a beautiful day x...

Happy Birthday Jan G, have a beautiful day x :wine::pepsi::party::band::birthday2:
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2019, 19:46
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good evening Julien and Dawn, thanks for asking...

Good evening Julien and Dawn, thanks for asking after Jessica. She was at the dentist today to have 2 back teeth capped. This evening she is in great form and relaxed. I decided to go for the...
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2019, 11:01
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning everyone, now I have a date for the...

Good morning everyone, now I have a date for the scan for 19 February in London and to see the surgeon on 5 March, I am today looking for a flight back to the UK mid February. Cheapest flight is £399...
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2019, 10:55
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning Julien and Dawn, how are you? ...

Good morning Julien and Dawn, how are you?

Wishing you a successful and painless MOT
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2019, 10:49
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Thank you Andy for thinking about the problem.

Thank you Andy for thinking about the problem.
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2019, 10:43
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Thanks Steve for those helpful suggestions, much...

Thanks Steve for those helpful suggestions, much appreciated and how very kind of your Fathers works place to be generous to the community like that.

Throughout the year we look after the staff,...
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2019, 10:11
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
I moved the trail cameras myself climbing trees...

I moved the trail cameras myself climbing trees to do it without involving any of the staff. It is a matter of time before the villain is photographed/caught.

What would you do to the villain on...
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2019, 09:54
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Gate Keeper
He is still a member but itís been ages since he...

He is still a member but itís been ages since he posted anything up. He is an auctioneer with expertise for antiques. I have been to his house and have his contact details if needed.
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2019, 09:51
Replies: 17
Views: 260
Posted By Gate Keeper
Happy Birthday Paul and Many Happy Returns from...

Happy Birthday Paul and Many Happy Returns from Jessica and I :xmas-smiley-003: x
Forum: Social Forum 16th December 2019, 11:37
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Some good news. I had an email from the private...

Some good news. I had an email from the private health insurance company who have agreed to pay for my last admission to hospital in Nairobi 3 weeks ago. In the past they have refused to pay for...
Forum: Social Forum 16th December 2019, 08:50
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi Gordon, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns ...

Hi Gordon, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns
Have a Great Day :birthday::wine::pepsi::party::birthday2:
Forum: Social Forum 16th December 2019, 08:46
Replies: 1
Views: 71
Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi John, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns ...

Hi John, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns
Have a Great Day :party::birthday2::birthday::wine::pepsi:
Forum: Social Forum 16th December 2019, 08:41
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Rude boy! :D :D

Rude boy! :D :D
Forum: Social Forum 15th December 2019, 16:10
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Cheers Jeff, you write with much common sense and...

Cheers Jeff, you write with much common sense and with the right words. Today so far, the robbers have not appeared. I was out on patrol this morning and this afternoon and not a sign. The weather...
Forum: Social Forum 15th December 2019, 07:48
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning all, how is everyone? Yesterday the...

Good morning all, how is everyone? Yesterday the robbers came in the afternoon. We heard someone try the patio doors and when we looked, there was no one to see. 5 minutes later we saw 2 baddies...
Forum: Social Forum 14th December 2019, 09:26
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi Roy, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns, ...

Hi Roy, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns,
Have a Great One:pepsi::wine::birthday2::band::birthday::party:
Forum: Social Forum 14th December 2019, 09:22
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi Mike, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns ...

Hi Mike, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns
Have a Great Day:birthday::wine::birthday2::pepsi::party:
Forum: Social Forum 14th December 2019, 09:18
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning Bob, 51 is far too young to go....

Good morning Bob, 51 is far too young to go. Hopefully he did not suffer and it was quick. Our condolences to all of those including yourself, who knew and loved him, sad for those left behind.
...
Forum: Social Forum 13th December 2019, 05:39
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi Richard, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns...

Hi Richard, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns
Have a Fantastic Day :party::birthday2::wine::birthday::band:
Forum: Social Forum 13th December 2019, 05:35
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning all, how is everyone? It is time for...

Good morning all, how is everyone? It is time for a cup of tea.....have a great day :xmas-smiley-026::xmas-smiley-007::xmas-smiley-007:
Forum: Social Forum 12th December 2019, 19:31
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Evening all, I voted sometime ago by post. I...

Evening all, I voted sometime ago by post. I didnít vote for Mr JC but who I voted for I am not telling. Spent the day trying to arrange a private scan in the UK, as I donít believe the scan results...
Forum: Social Forum 12th December 2019, 08:58
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By Gate Keeper
I had a letter this week from the NHS asking if I...

I had a letter this week from the NHS asking if I could come out of retirement, retrain for 3 months and go back to work. After 30 plus years of having worked in the NHS, I feel it’s lovely to be...
Forum: Social Forum 12th December 2019, 08:24
Replies: 12
Views: 258
Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi Rick, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns ...

Hi Rick, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns
Have a fun day:pepsi::birthday2::party::band::birthday:
Forum: Social Forum 12th December 2019, 08:21
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi Richard, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns...

Hi Richard, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns
Have a Fantastic Day :wine::pepsi::birthday2::birthday::party:
Forum: Social Forum 11th December 2019, 15:08
Replies: 14
Views: 261
Posted By Gate Keeper
Happy Birthday Rob from Jessica and I Have a...

Happy Birthday Rob from Jessica and I
Have a Beautiful Day x :party::pepsi::wine::birthday::band::birthday2:
Forum: Social Forum 10th December 2019, 11:44
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Thank you Bob for explaining, now I understand.

Thank you Bob for explaining, now I understand.
Forum: Social Forum 10th December 2019, 10:02
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning Andy, Bob, Ian and guest visitors....

Good morning Andy, Bob, Ian and guest visitors. How are we all? Also torrential rain here last night, all night on the equator. I sometimes see in Bob's posts Debbie, Val and Allen? I know Debbie the...
Forum: Photography Corner 10th December 2019, 09:54
Replies: 242
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Posted By Gate Keeper
A Variable Sunbird tucks into a flower, its...

A Variable Sunbird tucks into a flower, its leaves are commonly known in Kenya as Kikuyu toilet paper....thank you for liking the photos.
...
Forum: Photography Corner 9th December 2019, 20:12
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Posted By Gate Keeper
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49194427368_d8...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49194427368_d84928927f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hX9imd)
African Paradise Flycatcher (https://flic.kr/p/2hX9imd) by philip Gate Keeper...
Forum: Social Forum 9th December 2019, 18:41
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Gate Keeper
https://vimeo.com/195855615 A happy memory Mark...

https://vimeo.com/195855615 A happy memory Mark of your stunning ZT I filmed at the meet Kings Lynn in 2015

Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns
Have a great one...
Forum: Social Forum 8th December 2019, 07:23
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Views: 154
Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi Chris, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns ...

Hi Chris, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns
Have a Great Day:birthday::birthday2::band::party::pepsi::wine:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th December 2019, 07:18
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By Gate Keeper
Congratulations Bob, you have done well.

Congratulations Bob, you have done well.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 8th December 2019, 07:17
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Views: 1,441
Posted By Gate Keeper
Add me in tentatively please

Add me in tentatively please
Forum: Social Forum 8th December 2019, 07:15
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning Andy, good morning all. I am glad to...

Good morning Andy, good morning all. I am glad to hear the power has come back on. Living in the 3rd world, we get power cuts fairly often from rationing and low Ďbrowní power outages, particularly...
Forum: Photography Corner 8th December 2019, 07:01
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By Gate Keeper
I have a stand alone version 4 of Lightroom, the...

I have a stand alone version 4 of Lightroom, the stand alone goes up to version 6 and can still be bought on eBay. I couldnít get on with the photoshop bundle and cancelled my monthly subscription. I...
Forum: Social Forum 7th December 2019, 11:14
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning all, currently 23C. 30C is expected...

Good morning all, currently 23C. 30C is expected with heavy rains this afternoon. In old money, we had 5 inches of rain in 6 days and the rains are supposed to continue until after new year. This...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2019, 11:02
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By Gate Keeper
Here is a link to the Nextbase section of dash...

Here is a link to the Nextbase section of dash cam talk forum https://dashcamtalk.com/forum/forums/nextbase.233/ where it discusses the plus and minus, innovations and the support for the brand. I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2019, 12:42
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By Gate Keeper
I shot this a few days ago in Nairobi....

I shot this a few days ago in Nairobi. https://youtu.be/ED7bddsb5c0?t=6We were pulled over by the police who behaved impeccably. The cam is stealth/hidden front and rear and it is called a DDPAI X2...
Forum: Social Forum 6th December 2019, 09:46
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Cheers Jeff, mind how you go :smiley: I was...

Cheers Jeff, mind how you go :smiley:

I was chatting to Jessica last night and this morning. We have concluded we will be spending more time in the UK than in Africa. In Kenya I seem to get ill...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2019, 08:10
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning Les, how is the supercharger for...

Good morning Les, how is the supercharger for economy around town and on a long run? Do people drive a supercharger for its fuel economy and environmental impact? :smiley: :smiley:
Forum: Social Forum 6th December 2019, 05:58
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning all, how is everyone feeling? ...

Good morning all, how is everyone feeling?

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c43/GateKeeper_/Kenya/31FF6FF5-0862-4724-86BF-33D5EEC8F902.jpg...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2019, 05:55
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By Gate Keeper
I have not looked, but itís a matter of time...

I have not looked, but itís a matter of time before someone entrepreneurial sees an opportunity to offer the conversion at a competitive price.
Forum: Social Forum 6th December 2019, 05:51
Replies: 73
Views: 4,651
Posted By Gate Keeper
Last Christmas whilst on safari, one of our...

Last Christmas whilst on safari, one of our campers revealed he is on cannabis for intractable pain. He had been on high doses of opiates following a botched lumbar puncture procedure. To get him on...
Forum: Social Forum 5th December 2019, 17:22
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Evening Steve, when you are over this mishap, if...

Evening Steve, when you are over this mishap, if you havenít done it already, take up one of the martial arts as it helps in falling and not getting hurt. I recently fell twice: tripped by a vine...
Forum: Social Forum 5th December 2019, 14:02
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Here is a true story Rod from one of our extended...

Here is a true story Rod from one of our extended family, who as a lad, visited an elderly lady who lived on her own in Oxfordshire. After she passed away, in her will, he was left 2 houses. This...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2019, 13:52
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By Gate Keeper
Thanks Andy I did not know about the polish 75...

Thanks Andy I did not know about the polish 75 conversio. Jessica saw the story today and asked if I could have the V6 converted to electric.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2019, 13:14
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By Gate Keeper
Electric MG ZS launch in India today

https://www.indiatoday.in/auto/latest-auto-news/story/mg-zs-ev-price-launch-features-specifications-other-important-details-1625329-2019-12-05

Could I have my V6 converted to electric? Should I?...
Forum: Social Forum 5th December 2019, 13:06
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi Mark, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns ...

Hi Mark, Happy Birthday and Many Happy Returns
Have a Beautiful Day :pepsi::wine::birthday2::birthday::band::party:
Forum: Social Forum 5th December 2019, 06:05
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Festive greetings! :smiley: :smiley: How is...

Festive greetings! :smiley: :smiley:

How is everyone?

On the way to the hospital yesterday, we were stopped by the police and pulled over for a document check: insurance and driving license, I...
Forum: Social Forum 5th December 2019, 05:48
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning Bob I read your post on...

Good morning Bob

I read your post on Facebook this morning about Val and I admire you for keeping going and for your good works in the club helping as a mod and doing the club shop. I am not...
Forum: Social Forum 4th December 2019, 09:26
Replies: 22
Views: 660
Posted By Gate Keeper
This thread is about the NHS. Please move on from...

This thread is about the NHS. Please move on from what transpired between the mods and yourself, what they do is purely voluntary. Be happy ....
Forum: Social Forum 4th December 2019, 07:00
Replies: 22
Views: 660
Posted By Gate Keeper
I am guessing if the thread stays friendly and...

I am guessing if the thread stays friendly and amicable, that it will be allowed to run. I did not know you had been banned. Hopefully you are going to stay and contribute. I have already voted in...
Forum: Social Forum 4th December 2019, 04:18
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning Richard, I hope you had a good night...

Good morning Richard, I hope you had a good night despite having a bad cough and facial pain .

Late last night, I received an email from the UK surgeon who had read the CT scan report and seen the...
Forum: Photography Corner 3rd December 2019, 13:57
Replies: 242
Views: 20,635
Posted By Gate Keeper
Hristo, you have done well to pull yourself out...

Hristo, you have done well to pull yourself out from the depths of depression, it can't have been easy. I have always maintained how mental illness is worse than a physical illness. Hopefully you...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd December 2019, 13:46
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi Bob, thanks for replying. Hopefully you will...

Hi Bob, thanks for replying. Hopefully you will find a solution which works for you. I sometimes listen to a free self-hypnosis app "Relax and Sleep Well" on the iphone/ipad done by Glenn Harrold who...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd December 2019, 06:01
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning Bob, how did your GP deal with your...

Good morning Bob, how did your GP deal with your sleeping problem? Not everyone is allowed a nightcap ;)
Forum: Social Forum 3rd December 2019, 05:55
Replies: 38
Views: 1,493
Posted By Gate Keeper
No comment ;)

No comment ;)
Forum: Social Forum 3rd December 2019, 05:47
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning all, more rain last night. The...

Good morning all, more rain last night. The surgeon in the UK replied he is fully booked until the end of March, but he has asked to see a CD of the CT scan. So this morning I am driving to the...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd December 2019, 15:34
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Technical know how and patience paid off, how...

Technical know how and patience paid off, how reassuring for Pete. Thanks Andy for the update. This afternoon I have emailed the vascular surgeon in the UK with the results of the CT scan I had last...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd December 2019, 11:22
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning Richard, funny I thinking about you...

Good morning Richard, funny I thinking about you this morning in a non Homo way and wondered how things are going. I hope you feel better soon :)
Forum: Social Forum 2nd December 2019, 08:56
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Thank you Jeff for your support and good wishes....

Thank you Jeff for your support and good wishes. I was just admiring Maria Lars https://flic.kr/p/2hT5qxh I like the way you highlighted her eyes and handled the light in lovely warm Christmas...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd December 2019, 08:45
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning Andy, how did you get those nuts and...

Good morning Andy, how did you get those nuts and bolts free, a happy ending?
Forum: Social Forum 2nd December 2019, 08:42
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning Jeff, how are you?

Good morning Jeff, how are you?
Forum: Social Forum 2nd December 2019, 08:41
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Ahh my other Doctor in the UK ...... :band: ...

Ahh my other Doctor in the UK ...... :band:

Cheers Nigel and a very good morning to you. We had a mains power cut for 2 nights and days due to the heavy rains and floods, apologies for my delayed...
Forum: Social Forum 30th November 2019, 07:58
Replies: 38
Views: 1,493
Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi Les, I was sorry to read how your partner is...

Hi Les, I was sorry to read how your partner is having a hard time. How life can be cruel and at times difficult to understand. I sincerely hope she get through okay.

When our nephew discovered...
Forum: Photography Corner 30th November 2019, 07:39
Replies: 242
Views: 20,635
Posted By Gate Keeper
My apologies for my late reply Hristo. I had a...

My apologies for my late reply Hristo. I had a bad year as far as photography is concerned. 3 hospital admissions, the most recent was this week. I lost my sight for 3 months due to a painful virus...
Forum: Social Forum 30th November 2019, 03:28
Replies: 38
Views: 1,493
Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi Dave, I am sorry to read your family and...

Hi Dave, I am sorry to read your family and grandchildren are going through this. On a practical level, it could be helpful to the child who has lost his hearing to have a special tablet for...
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 09:22
Replies: 150,643
Views: 4,626,209
Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning Andy, how are you? Any plans for the...

Good morning Andy, how are you? Any plans for the weekend?
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 09:19
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning Jeff. A pretty young lady with...

Good morning Jeff. A pretty young lady with assets to her advantage. I look forward to seeing how you applied your skills in getting the best out of her :drool4:
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 08:33
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Thank you all for your get well wishes, ...

Thank you all for your get well wishes,

Good morning everyone :}:}

Good morning Bob

I am sorry to read you had a disturbed night.

I was discharged from hospital at 1 a.m today. A funny...
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 07:57
Replies: 19
Views: 284
Posted By Gate Keeper
Happy Birthday Ronnie from Jessica and I. Have a...

Happy Birthday Ronnie from Jessica and I. Have a Beautiful Day x :birthday2::band::pepsi::wine::birthday::party:
Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2019, 17:12
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi Jenny, thank you for the get well wishes, I am...

Hi Jenny, thank you for the get well wishes, I am on the mend in a hospital called the Aga Khan University Hospital. I have been to the Mombasa Hospital a few times over the years work related, a...
Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2019, 16:48
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Richard, my apologies for my late reply. Thank...

Richard, my apologies for my late reply. Thank you for your support.
Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2019, 16:46
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Thank you Steve for those thoughts and cheering...

Thank you Steve for those thoughts and cheering me up, appreciated as I know you have been through worse.
Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2019, 16:41
Replies: 263
Views: 14,838
Posted By Gate Keeper
Are you a risk taker Wes? If you do go for the...

Are you a risk taker Wes? If you do go for the coils op, we know from the other website of horrors, the coils can be removed post op. No one here can decide for you or say which is the best treatment...
Forum: Social Forum 27th November 2019, 19:53
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Cheers Rod, when I was in the UK for the summer,...

Cheers Rod, when I was in the UK for the summer, everything was fine and no complaints. I was hoping to make it to Christmas without having to go into hospital, 3rd admission this year. It is, what...
Forum: Social Forum 27th November 2019, 15:49
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Thank you Nigel, much appreciated

Thank you Nigel, much appreciated
Forum: Social Forum 27th November 2019, 15:46
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Cheers Bob, I know you went through it yourself...

Cheers Bob, I know you went through it yourself last week with the vomiting bug and I hope your on the mend. I like the idea of doing as I am told, yep :}
Forum: Social Forum 27th November 2019, 15:27
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Cheers Andy, I am comfortable. The Doctors have...

Cheers Andy, I am comfortable. The Doctors have just been in, I am visited 2-3 times and said I am to start eating again. They want to see how I manage food and drink again. All of my usual...
Forum: Social Forum 27th November 2019, 15:13
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Hi Steve, thank you very much. We had been...

Hi Steve, thank you very much. We had been invited out for a meal at a restaurant https://www.mcc.co.ke/. It was a lovely meal, my second cooked meal of the day, the first one was lunchtime. Not sure...
Forum: Social Forum 27th November 2019, 14:44
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Thanks Ian, the best part was being put to sleep....

Thanks Ian, the best part was being put to sleep. The worst part is the television channels here are fairly limited and flicking through Hells Kitchen and Masterchef is a torture being on nil by...
Forum: Social Forum 27th November 2019, 11:11
Replies: 150,643
Views: 4,626,209
Posted By Gate Keeper
In the early hours of Tuesday morning, I could...

In the early hours of Tuesday morning, I could not stop the vomiting and the worst of it was vomiting blood. Jessica took me to hospital A&E and had a CT scan, then an emergency op to stop the...
Forum: Social Forum 25th November 2019, 07:28
Replies: 150,643
Views: 4,626,209
Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning all, how is everyone? Currently...

Good morning all, how is everyone?

Currently 19C, rising to 21C and more rain expected. Heavy showers last night. Here is a photo overlooking the garden, the calm after storm. Some patches of blue...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd November 2019, 11:13
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Cheers Ian. The bird table uses a stone slab...

Cheers Ian. The bird table uses a stone slab supported by a section of a metal cradle and pole. We asked a blacksmith to make the cradle and pole which we cemented into the ground, simple and very...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd November 2019, 09:13
Replies: 150,643
Views: 4,626,209
Posted By Gate Keeper
Good morning Bob, how are you, are you feeling...

Good morning Bob, how are you, are you feeling any better?
It is wet and rainy here, heavy rain last night. A long drive to visit Richard but it should be fun in the Flying Banana, The Yellow One.
...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd November 2019, 08:36
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Thank you Bob for the rainbow bridge where Gin...

Thank you Bob for the rainbow bridge where Gin will meet her daughter Anchy.



Thank you Andy, appreciated.



Thank you Rod and Angela, we certainly gave her limitless supplies of love...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2019, 09:57
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c43/GateKeeper_/...

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c43/GateKeeper_/Kenya/37743FE8-8BD0-411A-A1CF-36EB89D255EA.jpg...
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2019, 21:17
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good evening Andy, thank you very much for those...

Good evening Andy, thank you very much for those kind thoughts for Gin the dog. She is from the Basenji hunting breed, which goes back to the 4th Egyptian dynastic period. A hot day here and a hot...
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2019, 21:08
Replies: 150,643
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Posted By Gate Keeper
Good evening Jeff, thanks for those good wishes....

Good evening Jeff, thanks for those good wishes. Gin got through the night OK, but the snake bite has left her back legs sore and she is not able to walk on them. We are hoping her mobility will...
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 21st November 2019, 20:48
Replies: 9
Views: 1,891
Posted By Gate Keeper
No problemo! :D

No problemo! :D
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