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I actually used to see " Look at Life " films when visiting the cinema in the 60’s ad 70’s .
The example below has just opened up fond memories of the GraingerMarket in Newcastle which Mrs B_R and I always made a point of trying to visit whenever we were in the town . Although not a wholesale Market it was a bustling place to visit . The Market was Fruit and Veg , Flowers , Fresh Meat , Wet Fish , Game , Books , Foodstuffs , a Public Weighbridge and Clothing ( With a Marks and Spencer stall ) . At about 4.00 pm fresh fruit prices would tumble and I remember once when I had gone to pick up Mrs B_R who was returning from Oxford I walked back to the Grainger Market to people watch and have a coffee snack in one of the many open Cafes because her train had been delayed … came away with six punnets of Strawberries for a pound and the stall owner added a couple of punnets Raspberries .
Years since we have been so doubtless much will have changed … even before lock down .
Anyhoo “ Look At Life “ for bulk buying …

 
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Ciggie

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Hmmmm...masks currently obligatory on all public transport here in Spain and therefore selling like hot cakes...somebody is making a fucking stellar profit out of all this.
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Hmmmm...masks currently obligatory on all public transport here in Spain and therefore selling like hot cakes...somebody is making a ******* stellar profit out of all this.View attachment 476142
Maximum price 96 cents each.
 

Unremarkable

War Hero
Anthony Fokker was Dutch, he built his first Aircraft in the Netherlands, moved to Germany to take advantage of 'better opportunities' in 1912, moving back to the Netherlands in 1919, presumably due to those opportunities drying up... As well as avoiding German taxes owed, he also 'repatriated' several train loads of parts & equipment despite the Versailles Treaty...
Ah, I see.
I am, as the Bewigged ones say, obliged to m'learned friend!
 

Grumblegrunt

LE
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Always look on the bright side of COVID....

Lawyers facing bankruptcy
Law centres have been given emergency funds by the MoJ, but professional legal bodies fear many barristers and solicitors will go bankrupt unless further financial help is provided or cases restarted. Rosaleen Kilbaneof the Community Law Partnership in Birmingham, which specialises in legal aid housing cases, said: “Our costs are fixed. We can only last a few months. A lot of our clients don’t have the internet at home.”
Knowing what a bunch of incompetent bunch of befehl ist befehl walts Birmingham City Council are, I would suggest the lawyers are a requirement.
 
A bit of subtlety for a Sunday...I'll pre-empt Kirkz here...I suspect this has been posted before, and quite possibly by me but at least 5 years ago, so withinn the rules of May have been on before but some might not have seen it ;)View attachment 476133
This reminds me of an episode of A Cook on the Wild Side, in which chef Hugh Farnley-Whitingstall tries to catch crows so that he can try cooking crows breasts. He eventually manages and as far as I recall it was good (it certainly looked nice red meat) but a heck of a lot of effort and he didn't seem keen to try again anytime soon. Hugh offered something refreshingly new to telly cooking shows back then and if he did nothing else that series was a stand out.

More recently, former RAF helicopter pilot and Chief Survival Officer John Hudson was in a survival duel with former Army Captain Ed Stafford, when he made a field expedient catapult from a forked stick and a condom he pilfered from one of the production or camera crew and killed a crow with it! The ignition of his fire was made easier having dipped some cloth in a jerry can of fuel at the back of the truck that got them to the start of the exercise. He also used tallow/fat from the corpse of an animal he found dead near an underground water source which helped a lot due to lack of kindling if I recall correctly. He got his water further upstream. Bloody brilliant. That one episode is a survival masterclass.
 
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Kirkz

LE
This reminds me of an episode of A Cook on the Wild Side, in which chef Hugh Farnley-Whitingstall tries to catch catch crows so that he can try cooking crows breasts. He eventually manages and as far as I recall it was good (it certainly looked nice red meat) but a heck of a lot of effort and he didn't seem keen to try again anytime soon. Hugh offered something refreshingly new to telly cooking shows back then and if he did nothing else that series was a stand out.

More recently, former RAF helicopter pilot and Chief Survival Officer John Hudson was in a survival duel with former Army Captain Ed Stafford, when he made a field expedient catapult from a forked stick and a condom he pilfered from one of the production or camera crew and killed a crow with it! The ignition of his fire was made easier having dipped some cloth in a jerry can of fuel at the back of the truck that got them to the start of the exercise. He also used tallow/fat from the corpse of an animal he found dead near an underground water source which helped a lot due to lack of kindling if I recall correctly. He got his water further upstream. Bloody brilliant. That one episode is a survival masterclass.
First man out.
Great series and I remember that episode.
 

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