A bimble round the Shires

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A bimble round the Shires

#1 Post by Gerontious » Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:28 pm

Went for a little ride today.. about 210 miles into the Fens. (for a change)

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And fulfilled a bit of a strange Ambition. passing through two strangely named villages,

went from Four Gotes in Cambridgeshire.

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to Three Holes in Norfolk

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And made a bit of a discovery. Ive heard of the place but never been there: Oundle in Northants. unbelievably twee.
I was so overcome with its tweeness that i didnt stop.. just ooh'd and aah'd (abit)

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Nice day for it 13c and a bit of a breeze...
The Unicorns are coming.

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Re: A bimble round the Shires

#2 Post by bonio » Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:13 pm

Ohh. Half-way to mine. Drop in if you're ever nearer. :cheers:
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Re: A bimble round the Shires

#3 Post by Grumpy Old Git » Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:46 pm

You passed within 100 metres of my house - Say hello next time! (and get tea & cake).
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Re: A bimble round the Shires

#4 Post by Stu » Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:28 pm

Grumpy Old Git wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:46 pm
You passed within 100 metres of my house - Say hello next time! (and get tea & cake).
:cheers:
Pot calling kettle!!!! :roll:


:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: A bimble round the Shires

#5 Post by NeilM » Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:49 pm

Stu wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:28 pm
Grumpy Old Git wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:46 pm
You passed within 100 metres of my house - Say hello next time! (and get tea & cake).
:cheers:
Pot calling kettle!!!! :roll:


:lol: :lol: :lol:
Don't tell me GOGS been to God's country n never pooped in to see any of us 8-)

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Re: A bimble round the Shires

#6 Post by Stu » Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:52 pm

NeilM wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:49 pm
Stu wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:28 pm
Grumpy Old Git wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:46 pm
You passed within 100 metres of my house - Say hello next time! (and get tea & cake).
:cheers:
Pot calling kettle!!!! :roll:


:lol: :lol: :lol:
Don't tell me GOGS been to God's country n never pooped in to see any of us 8-)
He was at warley cross the other day then back across the bridge he was a stones throw away when going back!
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Re: A bimble round the Shires

#7 Post by NeilM » Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:58 pm

Stu wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:52 pm
NeilM wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:49 pm
Stu wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:28 pm


Pot calling kettle!!!! :roll:


:lol: :lol: :lol:
Don't tell me GOGS been to God's country n never pooped in to see any of us 8-)
He was at warley cross the other day then back across the bridge he was a stones throw away when going back!
Shocking behaviour.
What the hell was he doing in Ull?

Nearly as bad as bad as you being in Hornsea n not popping in :lol: :lol:
On a total non topic... been talking to some old boys on BSA'S by the cafe on front. Reckon I'm 3 conversations away from a shot on one....lol

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Re: A bimble round the Shires

#8 Post by elizabethf » Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:30 pm

Oooft south Lincs, that's rough.
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Re: A bimble round the Shires

#9 Post by Fleck » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:22 am

NeilM wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:58 pm

Don't tell me GOGS been to God's country n never pooped in to see any of us 8-)
I was going to ask what "pooped in" was but I don't think I want to know :lol:
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Re: A bimble round the Shires

#10 Post by Grumpy Old Git » Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:32 pm

NeilM wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:58 pm
Stu wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:52 pm
NeilM wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:49 pm


Don't tell me GOGS been to God's country n never pooped in to see any of us 8-)
He was at warley cross the other day then back across the bridge he was a stones throw away when going back!
Shocking behaviour.
What the hell was he doing in Ull?

Nearly as bad as bad as you being in Hornsea n not popping in :lol: :lol:
On a total non topic... been talking to some old boys on BSA'S by the cafe on front. Reckon I'm 3 conversations away from a shot on one....lol
Didn't go into 'Ull - Jamaica on a river!

BSA's are OK but..... Matchless are just that!

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Re: A bimble round the Shires

#11 Post by Baldrick » Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:07 pm

They have the World Conker championships just outside Oundle each year, my ex father in law used to go very year and the Mother in law entered and finished second once, she was the second best conker player in the world. :D
Never shut up about it for ages.

just a bit of useless info there. :offtopic:

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Re: A bimble round the Shires

#12 Post by mikestrivens » Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:16 pm

There were only two contestants?
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