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  1. © Kevin Bradshaw

  2. Mark Williams through to second round --------------- Wow I remember this incident.
  3. © Kevin Bradshaw

  4. Who says? https://spaceweatherarchive.com/2019/04/10/experts-predict-the-solar-cycle/ Also recent sunspots are from the dying cycle 24 not from the upcoming cycle 25
  5. Lieutenant Colonel Dick Cole, the last surviving member of the Doolittle Raiders, died aged 103 https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2019/04/18/a-last-salute-to-a-raider-air-force-bids-farewell-to-lt-col-dick-cole/
  6. Easter Sunday is held the first Sunday after the first full moon following the spring equinox.

    © Kevin Bradshaw

  7. Game of Thrones, has anyone else never seen it?

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    2. snefnug


      criap?  Hmmm, a GOT indigenous term?  Sounds way better than crap.  THAT WAS PURE CRIAP.  My go to word of the month.  Thank you. 😊

    3. snowray


      Well I was worried that crap might be considered offensive and the post deleted, got to be cautious these days with all the pc babaloox (another new word for you) that's going around.😋

    4. snefnug


      Do so like babaloox!

  8. The 14th of April 1869 was a very warm day with maxima into the mid 20Cs which sparked off notable thunderstorms in a number of areas. Maxima reported on the 14th Camden Square: 25.6C Manchester: 25.8C York: 24.4C Thunder reports from 14th Banbury: Thunderstorm Culford: Thunder Orleton: Thunder showers Wigston: Terrific thunderstorm with hail and rain. Derby: Severe thunderstorm York: Thunderstorm at 7pm North Shields: Thunderstorm and whirlwind of dust Dumfries: Thunder Hawick: Violent afternoon thunderstorm. Lightning of the forked variety. Nookton: Thunder between 1 and 2pm and again between 6 and 7pm Ballater: Thunderstorm with hail around 6.30pm Aberdeen: Thunder and lightning around 6.30pm More detailed reports Douglas, Isle of Man: At 3 o'clock in the afternoon, the storm had moved immediately over Douglas when crash after crash followed each other with terrific violence. This lasted about half an hour. Anglesey: Height of storm from 1 to 2pm and lasting to 4pm. The lightning was remarkably vivid and was followed on several occasions instantaneously by thunder. Lytham: A 57 year old man killed by lightning about 4pm Preston: A man killed by lightning Wolverhampton: Two gaspipes were fused by lightning Walsall: Several chimneys damaged by lightning Corby near Carlisle: An old oak tree, well known in the neighbourhood as "the boggle tree" was struck by lightning. The electric fluid entered the trunk about 20ft from the ground and tore a strip down to the bottom. Some of the shattered pieces of oak were found nearly 100 yards away. Sheffield: Spire of Stannington Church struck by lightning and partially knocked down. Todmorden: Three houses struck by lightning Pickering: Two killed by lightning when it struck a house. Holmfirth: Milking maid left mute as lightning struck a cow she was milking. The cow was killed. Hutton: 1.5 inch hailstones fell Huntly: Most severe storm since 1846. Lightning flashes were forked and were very vivid , the crashes of thunder being terribly distinct. Several houses were struck
  9. Its come around again with the Shetlands on Easter Sunday
  10. The Rise of Skywalker

    1. cheeky_monkey


      and the fall of stars wars :wallbash:

    2. Paul


      Looking forward to this, although we a bit disappointed with the last jedi. Think the best films of the new batch have actually been the standalone ones, rogue one and solo. 

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