The cheerful thread

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Dic Penderyn

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Re: The cheerful thread

  • on: 21 Oct 2013 09:26AM
Cool  >cool<
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Re: The cheerful thread

  • on: 21 Oct 2013 10:16AM
A song composed by Henry VIII Green Groweth the Holly is quite nice

there is a version of it on youtube




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Re: The cheerful thread

  • on: 24 Oct 2013 01:46PM
Thanks for the ideas everyone - spent quite a while seeking wassail & other midwinter songs & found a few (new ones with written music, most of the old ones without - but I bet our music-man could write some or knows someone who can).  I've sent them on, including the suggestions here.   >thankyou<

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Re: The cheerful thread

  • on: 27 Oct 2013 01:08AM
FECK OFF

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Re: The cheerful thread

  • on: 17 Mar 2014 08:15PM
A murmuration of starlings...

http://www.youtube.com/embed/88UVJpQGi88

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Re: The cheerful thread

  • on: 18 Mar 2014 09:21PM
A Murder of Crows.

[youtube]http://youtu.be/vfI5-RWC-QQ[/youtube]
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Re: The cheerful thread

  • on: 24 Jun 2014 12:22AM
I have something to be cheerful about at last my grandson has passed his level two course electrical installation and has been accepted onto the level three course starting in September and he started on the first day of his  apprenticeship this Monday. Brilliant because of illness he didn't complete school so had no GCSE's or owt but has pulled himself up by his bootstraps so to speak.
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Re: The cheerful thread

  • on: 24 Jun 2014 07:52AM
Congratulations to him, Dic - hope his apprenticeship goes well  >thumbsup<


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Re: The cheerful thread

  • on: 24 Jun 2014 11:31AM
That's great news Dic, good for him!

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Re: The cheerful thread

  • on: 24 Jun 2014 07:05PM
He sounds as though he will become a great person through his own efforts.  You must be very proud of him.

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Re: The cheerful thread

  • on: 24 Jun 2014 07:24PM
I am the company hadn't even considered taking on apprentices till he phoned them up and nagged them into it.

I sent the school that had treated him so badly an email this morning saying see what he has done despite you.   
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Re: The cheerful thread

  • on: 25 Jun 2014 10:40AM
Great news, Dic  >thumbsup<

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Re: The cheerful thread

  • on: 27 Jun 2014 05:52PM
Met up with an ex neighbour of mine today who I hadn't seen for a few years. She is spending the weekend on Brownsea Island so we met on Poole Quay and had a bite and a chat while she waited for her ferry.

Despite the dire weather forecast it was quite fine apart for a very short, light shower. Warm sunshine but a cool breeze. Quite pleasant actually.

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Re: The cheerful thread

  • on: 29 Jun 2014 08:59PM
It was nowhere near as bad as forecast in London over the weekend. A few showers, some of them heavy, on Saturday but otherwise pleasantly warm and dry.

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Re: The cheerful thread

  • on: 29 Jun 2014 09:03PM
Glad you had a nice meet, Oldtone  >thumbsup<