General chat

“Is there any way we could have a thread for the more lightweight stuff like music and general chat?”

Do it here. Please no personal attacks or bickering. Anything abusive, provocative or inflammatory may be deleted.


  1. Kitty Catkin

     /  December 4, 2017

    35o outside, 26o inside with four fans on.

    Even the birds seem to be feeling the heat-there are hardly any around.

  2. Pickled Possum

     /  December 4, 2017

    Steely Dan … Fans of Beat Generation literature, Fagen and Becker named the band after “Steely Dan III from Yokohama”, an oversized, steam-powered strap-on dildo mentioned in the William S. Burroughs novel Naked Lunch.

  3. Kitty Catkin

     /  December 4, 2017

    36o later and even with fans going full bore, it’s nearly 30 inside, I can well believe that records will be broken for every kind of weather this year.

    I watched Ben Fogle’s Where the Wild Men* Are for the first time-it was a man living on Great Barrier Island. We do live in a lovely country, how lucky we are.

    * and the last, it was the final.

    • Aren’t we just. I wasmarvelling at our sky’s today. Cumulus bouffant, puffing uowards through azure skies.

      • Kitty Catkin

         /  December 5, 2017

        There’s a mouse with a fluffy tail outside my window 😀

  4. Blazer

     /  December 4, 2017

    one of my favs..

  5. PartisanZ

     /  December 4, 2017

  6. Hundreds of versions of this very old number. I prefer K D Lang