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by William the White
Sat Nov 21, 2015 3:32 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: TW Members. Introspection on an Epic scale.
Replies: 570
Views: 55444

Re: TW Members. Introspection on an Epic scale.

Everything I've got is wishing him well. And for you two and his brother.
by William the White
Sat Nov 21, 2015 3:29 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: Where are you going tonight?
Replies: 4765
Views: 225075

Re: Where are you going tonight?

Tonight is opera at cineworld from NY Met.

Berg's Lulu.

Quite short.

Just 266 mins.

:D
by William the White
Fri Nov 20, 2015 11:50 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: What are you watching tonight?
Replies: 17473
Views: 662444

Re: What are you watching tonight?

Caught up with this recently. A judges summing up. I think the implication is that he was possibly a little biased. https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=share&v=Kyos-M48B8U" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; The Thorpe Affair was almost beyond satire - but not quite, as Peter Cook proves...
by William the White
Fri Nov 20, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: What are you eating and drinking tonight?
Replies: 9563
Views: 342913

Re: What are you eating and drinking tonight?

Well, for what it's worth, I drank a red with it last night. Just that white would fit... as would ANY wine - and especially a red one! or lager - or beer! 8) ... fckg heathen. ... best eaten with sturdy white wine whilst sitting on a balcony overlooking the bosphorus and reading Albert Camus! :oye...
by William the White
Fri Nov 20, 2015 9:59 am
Forum: General Banter
Topic: Today I'm happy about......
Replies: 8937
Views: 341074

Re: Today I'm happy about......

If you have time .... and inclination. There's a lovely coastal train ride past Estoril & into Cascais. Fish restaurants abound .. indeed there are many around the fish market. From there you can get up to Sintra, the mountain village and one-time Winter Palace. You may not have the time, but if yo...
by William the White
Thu Nov 19, 2015 11:52 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: What are you watching tonight?
Replies: 17473
Views: 662444

Re: What are you watching tonight?

QT. Important questions - obviously on Paris, jihadi atrocities - as they should be. Both mainstream politicians utterly abysmal. andy burnham evasively avoiding saying anything clear and concrete. Tory woman Business Secretary just chirping on like a sparrow that can't land on the right twig 9 time...
by William the White
Thu Nov 19, 2015 6:32 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: The Great Art Debate
Replies: 3489
Views: 142289

Re: The Great Art Debate

I sat through traditional fado bands just the week before last!! blessed relief when the tuneless squawkers stopped for some beer! :D I hadn't appreciated that you meant fado music in a huge opera house with full symphony orchestra backing! :D I'm pretty sure that is the courtyard of Lisbon castle....
by William the White
Thu Nov 19, 2015 4:04 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: The Great Art Debate
Replies: 3489
Views: 142289

Re: The Great Art Debate

I sat through traditional fado bands just the week before last!! blessed relief when the tuneless squawkers stopped for some beer! :D I hadn't appreciated that you meant fado music in a huge opera house with full symphony orchestra backing! :D I'm pretty sure that is the courtyard of Lisbon castle....
by William the White
Thu Nov 19, 2015 3:36 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: The Great Art Debate
Replies: 3489
Views: 142289

Re: The Great Art Debate

thebish wrote:
William the White wrote:
thebish wrote:fado?? = bad folk music! :-)

Bish - school of impossible generalisations!
Behave!

The world's greatest diva!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7BwU0MVEwo" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

:zzz:
:roll:
by William the White
Thu Nov 19, 2015 2:30 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: Today I'm happy about......
Replies: 8937
Views: 341074

Re: Today I'm happy about......

If you have time .... and inclination. There's a lovely coastal train ride past Estoril & into Cascais. Fish restaurants abound .. indeed there are many around the fish market. From there you can get up to Sintra, the mountain village and one-time Winter Palace. You may not have the time, but if yo...
by William the White
Thu Nov 19, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: The Great Art Debate
Replies: 3489
Views: 142289

Re: The Great Art Debate

thebish wrote:fado?? = bad folk music! :-)

Bish - school of impossible generalisations!
Behave!

The world's greatest diva!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7BwU0MVEwo" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by William the White
Thu Nov 19, 2015 12:24 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: The Great Art Debate
Replies: 3489
Views: 142289

Re: The Great Art Debate

Is there anywhere in Lisbon I should visit, William? If you mean art/culture - I enjoyed the Gulbenkian Art Gallery/museum very much. Strong collection of Islamic Art a highlight, but very good all round. Close by is the Centro de Arte Moderna - art from the late 19th Century onwards. Go, if only f...
by William the White
Thu Nov 19, 2015 11:23 am
Forum: General Banter
Topic: The Great Art Debate
Replies: 3489
Views: 142289

Re: The Great Art Debate

The four amigos eat, booze and art trip (see earlier posts if you are interested!) will this year hit Florence. Researching potential tours of the Uffizi, one company told me that da Vinci's Annunciation featured an Angel and a Virgin. What will they think of next? :shock: Well, I think Luke though...
by William the White
Wed Nov 18, 2015 11:15 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: The Great Art Debate
Replies: 3489
Views: 142289

Re: The Great Art Debate

The four amigos eat, booze and art trip (see earlier posts if you are interested!) will this year hit Florence. Researching potential tours of the Uffizi, one company told me that da Vinci's Annunciation featured an Angel and a Virgin. What will they think of next? :shock: Well, I think Luke though...
by William the White
Wed Nov 18, 2015 7:52 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: The Great Art Debate
Replies: 3489
Views: 142289

Re: The Great Art Debate

The four amigos eat, booze and art trip (see earlier posts if you are interested!) will this year hit Florence. Researching potential tours of the Uffizi, one company told me that da Vinci's Annunciation featured an Angel and a Virgin.

What will they think of next? :shock:
by William the White
Wed Nov 18, 2015 6:20 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: Shootings and explosions in Paris this evening
Replies: 149
Views: 11042

Re: Shootings and explosions in Paris this evening

Worthy4England wrote:Can someone explain to me why I should give a flying fook about what Chomsky thinks? :conf:
I don't think you should. Or anyone else should. Unless they are interested in the debate.
by William the White
Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:48 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: Shootings and explosions in Paris this evening
Replies: 149
Views: 11042

Re: Shootings and explosions in Paris this evening

Chomskeys crew threw their lot in with misogynisitc, homophobic authoritarian anti-democratic bigots Who are Chomsky's crew? What do you mean 'threw their lot in with' ? What did they write, do, say? time for chapter and verse - or you are on the level of smear. and if you are going to smear someon...
by William the White
Tue Nov 17, 2015 4:42 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: Shootings and explosions in Paris this evening
Replies: 149
Views: 11042

Re: Shootings and explosions in Paris this evening

... & meanwhile Corbyn continues to roll about in his very own weird ball of theory above practice. But can't carry his party and now seems to be backing down ... again. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-34840708" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; The only people that Muppet would t...
by William the White
Tue Nov 17, 2015 12:02 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: Shootings and explosions in Paris this evening
Replies: 149
Views: 11042

Re: Shootings and explosions in Paris this evening

If you seriously think that there are masses of none ISIS, peace loving people in Raqqa, you need a medical check up, fast. There aren't half and some sheep knocking about, trendy to love and care about your enemy, really stops the bombs and bullets! Raqqa is fecked now, the Russians bombed it last...
by William the White
Mon Nov 16, 2015 11:21 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: Wine
Replies: 535
Views: 34486

Re: Wine

LeverEnd wrote:
Bruce Rioja wrote:Called in Majestic Wine today - Came out £100 lighter. :?
I'm liking the fact I've one just down the road in Leeds. Had a Godello tonight, which I'd never even heard of until I bought it, but enjoyed.
Me too. Also enjoyed. With left over fish pie. :D