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Post by Bobskate on Thu Jun 16, 2016 11:59 pm

NCurrently on the C&CC site at Beadnell Bay. It's either going for a walk in persistent drizzle and wind or watching England v Wales!! Come on England!
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Re: Thank goodness for TV

Post by rogerblack on Fri Jun 17, 2016 12:46 am

I'd rather get totally drenched on a long walk in the rain than spend any part of my life watching 22 overpaid big bairns chasing a ball around a park.

But that's just me . . .

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Post by boxerman on Fri Jun 17, 2016 12:48 am

Have to agree with that Roger up!

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Post by Gromit on Fri Jun 17, 2016 12:50 am

Even worse than you Roger - or perhaps "better" depending on the viewpoint. (Ghastly pun intended!!  snigger )

We just spent three weeks away, and the telly didn't come out of its box once. In fact, I wonder why I bought the damned thing as we so rarely watch it when on holiday! shrugg

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Re: Thank goodness for TV

Post by Bobskate on Fri Jun 17, 2016 12:53 am

Well the rain has stopped and England 0-1 down......maybe a walk beckons.

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Re: Thank goodness for TV

Post by Cymro on Fri Jun 17, 2016 1:00 am

I'm staying very quiet.....

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Post by NORGIL on Fri Jun 17, 2016 1:25 am

I blame the EU, England and Wales have to play football in France now.

Vote Brexit !

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Re: Thank goodness for TV

Post by rogerblack on Fri Jun 17, 2016 1:28 am

We haven't taken a telly with us in the van for years now, I don't miss it although Mrs B does miss her Aussie soaps. 

My Kindle and Mrs B's supply of charity shop paperbacks keep us amused in rainy spells; we do take some DVDs to watch on the laptop, mainly costume dramas although Jaque Tati's M. Hulot films are regular favourites.  

Currently working through season one of Outlander, as we know many of the historic locations (Falkland, Aberdour, Culross, etc) although I have to say some of the content is a bit violent and/or gory for our tastes.  

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Post by burlingtonboaby on Fri Jun 17, 2016 1:34 am

We're are sitting just down from you in Whitby, had a lovely afternoon on Tuesday, since then its been a pea souper . Just finished a DVD, James Bonds Spectre .As you say Bob, thank goodness for T.V
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Post by Bobskate on Fri Jun 17, 2016 2:14 am

Cymro.....wonderful free kick from Bale....edge of seat stuff. We should both be ok........or is that the curse of the commentator!
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Post by Cymro on Fri Jun 17, 2016 2:46 am

I'm still staying quiet! (uncharacteristically).
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Re: Thank goodness for TV

Post by -mojo- on Fri Jun 17, 2016 3:27 am

I'm with the first three responders - I never take a TV away with me and, even if I did, the prospect of watching a bunch of blokes kick a ball about holds no interest at all. I'd definitely be out in the drizzle...
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Re: Thank goodness for TV

Post by Bad Penny on Sat Jun 18, 2016 9:00 am

A good book wins every time.
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Re: Thank goodness for TV

Post by dbroada on Sat Jun 18, 2016 9:44 am

we like to take the TV but mainly so that we don't watch it. I find if I don't have one I am often wondering what is on whereas if we have one we will read a book.

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Post by rogerblack on Sat Jun 18, 2016 9:54 am

dbroada wrote:we like to take the TV but mainly so that we don't watch it. I find if I don't have one I am often wondering what is on whereas if we have one we will read a book.

I take Mrs B along on a similar principle . . .


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Thank goodness for tv

Post by Organplayer on Mon Jun 20, 2016 6:24 am

Forget the football.
Now if it's tennis.....that's a different matter.  up!
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Re: Thank goodness for TV

Post by Peel on Fri Jul 08, 2016 11:02 pm

Great site at Beadnell Bay. It was wet and windy when I was there in August a few years back. The same week we ended up in a pub in Bellingham, drying the kids' coats in front of an open fire....
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Re: Thank goodness for TV

Post by groundhog on Sat Jul 09, 2016 5:07 am

"Anything on the TV" said the Wife....

"Yeah dust"
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Re: Thank goodness for TV

Post by maricardo on Thu Jul 14, 2016 9:06 pm

We take everything - tv, DVD, sky satellite, smartphone, kindles, digital radio, to use as required. Download daily newspapers to ipad via smartphone tethering. Don't bother with cards or board games though.
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