Weekends

Discussion in 'Taylor's Tittle-Tattle - General Banter' started by Hornpete, Mar 14, 2020.

  1. domthehornet

    domthehornet Moderator Staff Member

    Went to my wedding venue and then Hook Norton Brewery. Quite an enjoyable day actually.
     
  2. Filbert

    Filbert Leicester supporting bloke

    Just had £50 worth of board games delivered by amazon. Got a meeting at our wedding venue which may or may not end up being a write off next weekend. It’s a good job I get on really well with my other half because I’ve got a couple of exes who would already be doing my nut in.
     
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  3. domthehornet

    domthehornet Moderator Staff Member

    Best of luck Filbert! Is the wedding this year?
     
  4. HappyHornet24

    HappyHornet24 Crapster Staff Member

    If it was the other way round I’d be slightly worried for your marriage prospects.

    Edit: And more info needed on which board games you’ve gone for please.
     
  5. onion8837

    onion8837 Reservist

    they are different ? Wtf? Basic error
     
  6. 3000

    3000 Reservist

    I recently did a road trip from Darwin to Melbourne. The NT is an incredible place, the Devil’s Marbles being the main highlight. One of the best places iv ever been to.
     
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  7. Otter

    Otter Gambling industry insider

    At least I was able to take rugby training this morning, hopefully I will be able to do the same next week.
     
  8. Filbert

    Filbert Leicester supporting bloke

    Aye, August with a honeymoon to Italy immediately after. I think the wedding will be safe although with maybe a few older relatives unable to attend if they’re isolating which, if I’m being cold, saves us £70 a head. The honeymoon we booked using Airbnb so we can get that refunded, we’ll probably lose out on some cheap flights if we can’t go but that’s no great tragedy.

    I’ve read loads about people farting on about what they make of the situation. To stay in or not to stay in? Well my other half is a teacher so she’s going to be ‘working from home’ soon and I work in a fairly self contained environment. When it comes to the weekends I literally can’t think of anything better than drinking wine, playing board games and getting two player crash bandicoot going on the PlayStation with not a single germ spreading stranger in sight. I could keep this up for year let alone a few weekends.

    Are you getting married this year then?
     
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  9. Filbert

    Filbert Leicester supporting bloke

    We were starting from a low bar of having no board games in the house, what with us being easily distracted millennials with no appreciation for the simpler pleasures in life.

    The winners tonight are Yahtzee, Rummy with a deck of cards, Scrabble and ‘The Best of TV & Movies’ which is an enjoyable snakes & ladders style board game/quiz.

    I made a cracking risotto with roasted Squash and Beetroot. Bright pink it was with grilled asparagus on top. Glad I can cook when you’d have to physically wrestle Dorothy for the last tin of beans in the local Sainsbury’s.
     
  10. HappyHornet24

    HappyHornet24 Crapster Staff Member

    I like your choice of board games better than your choice of risotto, not being a fan of beetroot (although you made up for it somewhat with the grilled asparagus).
    The board game I remember enjoying as a youngster, and then playing on the PlayStation when I was v heavily pregnant with my first child and so not going out so much, is Risk. Might dig it out again when we’re barricaded in our homes.
     
  11. Filbert

    Filbert Leicester supporting bloke

    I can’t remember why exactly but my other half had a flashback to being forced to play risk on holidays to Cornwall, she looked quite troubled by the thought!

    Ive got a really good root veg recipe which works especially well with beets. Hasselback your root veg; parsnips, beetroot, carrots, floury potatoes, mash up garlic and thyme with olive oil in a pestle and mortar and give the veg a good toss in the oil and into a roasting tin, 180 in the oven for about an hour, occasionally removing it to shake it around. I guarantee this will change your mind on beetroot. Caramelised on the outside with really savoury crispy bits where you’ve hasselbacked it. Glorious with a roast or on its own with a glass of red!

    Asparagus though.... I’m panic buying some of that after work tomorrow.
     
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  12. Halfwayline

    Halfwayline Reservist

    Additionally the divorce lawyers are going to be damn busy
     
  13. Jimmy Floyd Hasselback?
     
  14. domthehornet

    domthehornet Moderator Staff Member

    Unfortunately the brewery is just too small, however the wedding venue will have some of their beers on tap.
     
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  15. Filbert

    Filbert Leicester supporting bloke

    Preslicely.
     
  16. domthehornet

    domthehornet Moderator Staff Member

    Ah mate, hopefully everything has cleared up by August! Shame about the honeymoon.

    I'm getting married in July with the honeymoon meant to be a few days after but we have decided to cancel it for now.

    Good luck with everything!
     
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  17. Filbert

    Filbert Leicester supporting bloke

    Thanks mate, you too.

    I’m staying chill about it but then I’m not the one that’s spent nearly three years planning the thing!
     
  18. Leighton Buzzer

    Leighton Buzzer Reservist

    I meant Wuhan of course.
     
  19. Carpster

    Carpster Reservist

    Damn that is some drive!
    Did it back in the early 90's. In a beaten up Ford falcon. Alice Springs was a mad place. 25c and they said it was to cold for the open air swimming pool to be open.
     
  20. Diamond

    Diamond Squad Player

    This virus may be the chance I need to take the wrapping off of my Isle of Wight Monopoly set. The kids have been delaying it at every opportunity and leaning towards cluedo, now the power has shifted.
     
  21. Hornpete

    Hornpete Squad Player

    Whats the venue? I live round that way (near hook norton) and used to work in the wedding industry.
     
  22. Filbert

    Filbert Leicester supporting bloke

    Monopoly is a far superior game to Cluedo.

    In fact, unpopular opinion; I don’t like Cluedo. There I said it.
     
  23. Happy bunny

    Happy bunny Cheered up a bit

    You were going to Wuhan away?
     
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  24. domthehornet

    domthehornet Moderator Staff Member

    Cotswold Club Hotel and Spa over by Chipping Norton.

    Hook Norton and the surrounding area is lovely. Really picturesque.
     
  25. Otter

    Otter Gambling industry insider

    Grand National has been cancelled now, it was due to take place on 4th April.
     
  26. Diamond

    Diamond Squad Player

    Good, saved me £20
     
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  27. SkylaRose

    SkylaRose Reservist

    I spent £50.00 getting my hair cut and styled at "Luminate" (the one in Parade High Street). Think the girl who cut my hair was hitting on me.
     
  28. Lucky you. Was she nice ?
     
  29. Carpster

    Carpster Reservist

    It sounds like an opening scene to some dodgy porno movie.
     
  30. Filbert

    Filbert Leicester supporting bloke

    Did she ask about scissoring?









    Sorry.
     
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  31. That thought hadn't crossed my mind. Not at all.
     
  32. SkylaRose

    SkylaRose Reservist

    OMG you guys! Lol.

    Yeah was pretty good looking, redhead, green eyes. As part of the LGBT community I didn't mind the flirting, but I am in a happy relationship.
    Sort of played along a bit, but did not lead her on to anything. Very chatty, as most barbers are nowadays.
     
  33. I think the consensus on the forum is that you need to ditch your partner and give this girl a chance. At least that's what I'll be telling her when she cuts my hair at the hastily arranged 3pm cut and blow...

    dry.
     
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  34. SkylaRose

    SkylaRose Reservist

    If I was not attached I would of taken it further, but she seems nice. I would advise leading with the "C&D" before you get the "B" if you get my meaning. ;)
     
  35. Bwood_Horn

    Bwood_Horn Squad Player

    Backgammon (and a "Dummies Guide to Backgammon..." if you don't know how to play). During our two weeks of self isolation, at 10p a point, I've ended up £18 in debt to my son.
     

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