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  2. Hello, I have a HP Pro Book 6555b computer. A AMD TURION II N530 Dual Core Processor 250GHZ 32 bit OS I have 89GB free of 232GB on my hard drive. I haven't had a chance to download winpatrol.com yet. I did run CHKDSK and DEFRAG and it does seem to help somewhat. Thanks for all of the information!
  3. What are you having for dinner today?

    It was a chicken roast dinner tonight, with all the usual trimmings.
  4. Time Flies

    I made a mistake, I meant a hundred and twenty two. A big cloud sat over our house for several hours. I measured it incorrectly
  5. Time Flies

    How strange - you must be very unlucky - one of our friends who lives in Stonnall - just 2.5 miles from your location - phoned me at about 11.00 am today and they had about 20 cm - the same as us.
  6. There is no hope for the human race ?

    Idiots like this should be made to pay the full cost of the call out.
  7. What are you having for dinner today?

    The left over remains of the venison and smoked bacon casserole,with a generous portion each of bubble and squeak
  8. Time Flies

    We have twenty one inches of snow in Burntwood
  9. Time Flies

    Our Garden exactly 9 weeks ago Times flies – this is it today 10th Dec 2017 We will not be having our lunch on the patio today But the birds have a sheltered spot for their feeders.
  10. What are you having for dinner today?

    Chicken Provencal, mash, tenderstem broccoli & carrots
  11. What are you having for dinner today?

    Today's repast is a lamb casserole with carrots, parsnips, leeks, celery, onion and pearl spelt. Served with steamed broccoli and cauliflower.
  12. Last week
  13. Write A Ten Word Story

    You have got the name wrong - it was Bob Poop
  14. Write A Ten Word Story

    Sorry about confusion, that was Bob Pope county sanitation engineer
  15. Write A Ten Word Story

    Not sure the Pope got it right, but well done!
  16. Unexpected automotive benefit

    A few months ago after a service the Honda garage told mum her cars air-conditioning needed recharging, we were in no rush so left it a bit before deciding to proceed. Not surprisingly the air con was revived, cooling was much faster and more effective but over the past few tank refills we've also noted a significant increase in range. With hindsite this shouldn't be surprising as I know the air-con unit puts a heavy load on the engine burning fuel, so if the coolant escapes or degrades the pump is going to be working that much harder burning more fuel to achieve less. It wasn't however anything I'd really thought about and I didn't expect there to be an obvious improvement in mpg. Now as I wasn't monitoring consumption before and after I have no stats to give so this is only "As it seems to me" rather than scientific fact. But if you have an old car with air conditioning it may well be worth having it checked out.
  17. What are you having for dinner today?

    Dinner tonight will be: Slow-cooked Ox Cheeks in Mulled Wine; Mashed Potato; and Green Veg. ...Ox Cheeks menu Click HERE
  18. Write A Ten Word Story

    Pope sent me an e-mail, he offered me his job.
  19. Childhood Reminiscences

    I thought it would look Chlidish to point it out
  20. Write A Ten Word Story

    T's said there are forty fousand fevvers on a frush.
  21. Sticky Malt Loaves

    Look's like Santa has had too much Beer. He's stuck in the chimney.
  22. Cheddar Cakes

    Just may give that one a try out tomorrow night pops. sounds Yummy.
  23. What are you having for dinner today?

    Smoked gammon steaks with home made apple sauce, mash & green stuff (broad beans)
  24. Write A Ten Word Story

    What a caring son you are; Mum must be proud.
  25. Write A Ten Word Story

    Mothers stroke outpatient rescheduled, snow rendered paths unsafe, risk unreasonable.
  26. Childhood Reminiscences

    There are times when I realise I can be very slow on the uptake, take for example the thread title, it's taken me three days to notice. If you have no idea what I'm on about, don't worry it's not there any longer.
  27. Cheddar Cakes

    These are a sort of potato cake made with Cheddar cheese. 2 large potatoes 100g or more REAL Cheddar cheese (the stuff with a rind on, not the muck that comes in rectangular blocks) Chopped parsley to suit your taste Salt & pepper 1 teaspoon onion powder Little bit of milk to bind, if necessary 1 egg, beaten flour to dredge breadcrumbs to coat. Cook the potatoes in the microwave until soft (remember to prick the skins first to stop any possible explosions). Remove the skin and mash together with the other ingredients (not the egg, flour or crumbs) to form a firm mouldable mixture. Form by hand into small cakes or rolls, coat with flour, egg then breadcrumbs and fry in shallow fat until nicely browned. Edit: you can, of course, cook the potatoes in a conventional oven but avoid boiling them - that will give excessive moisture and make them difficult to form into cakes.
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