Sunday, 9 April 2017

The out-door rugged look


I am beginning to understand why it always happens to me now. It is because I am an idiot.

In a fit of paranoia I switched on a filter in my router, then spent the next couple of days foolishly wondering why our phones would not connect to our own WiFi, so spent a couple of hours last night drunkenly trying to fix it. Of course, in the bright morning today I went back to the router and switched the filter off. Magic...

I shouldn't really publicly admit to as much of this stuff as I do, but I am keen to let you know that I am - after all - just a human like you are. Perhaps a little more so. I just wish it was more endearing than it actually is.

I would like to say that giving up smoking has made me more attractive to the opposite sex, but that would be an exaggeration. I once told a friend that I was considering getting a suntan one year as I used to every year in the past, and he looked at me and said, "What possible difference would that make to your love-life at your age?!" Who mentioned a love life?


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  1. My shorts are now out of hibernation, so my legs should soon be attracting the opposite sex.

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  2. I have never had a suntan. I am pale and interesting. Further information can be found on Going Gently.

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    1. Ah, so you do only come out at night then.

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    2. I didn't understand your comment last night. I think I do now. Full moon too.

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  3. (Smugly) I can report I need no special measures to attract the opposite sex – of any species. Like bees to a honey pot they are… (I lie well, too.)

    Glad the router is sorted out.

    Anna :o]

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    1. I am like the bloke who is advised to stuff a banana down his trunks at the beach, then is surprised when all the women run away from him looking worried. He stuffed it down the back.

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    2. He-He(!) hadn't heard this one.
      Three months down the line, when a bus passenger, this will pop into my head and I will giggle (just as done when reading) out loud and folk will think I am mad...
      Anna :o]

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  4. Just spent a couple of hours sunbathing in my very hot Kent garden, which I suppose makes me boring, which I suppose I am now I'm a lapsed nudist.

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    1. Stay boring Derek - for everyone else's sake.

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  5. Don't men of 'a certain age' spend all their time thinking of their love life or their lack of it?

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    1. Men of all ages spend most of their time thinking about just that, Weave. I wish (and wished) it was not true, but it sadly is.

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    2. I'd venture to say it's not just men who ruminate on the old love life theme.

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    3. But they deserve it for denying us men all those times in the past.

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  6. There is endearment there.....and I certainly think that if you're a non smoker it is not likely that you will 'fancy the pants off' a smoker. If you are still doing well with giving up cigarettes then well done....and never give up on a love life.

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    1. I have never given up on either love or life, it is just sex which outlives its usefulness.

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  7. A the Great Aussie Self Tan - a jar of Marmite ;-)

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