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Mersey Report 22 Jan 2013 23:12

Suemaid *dips head* I apologise and promise to never do it again, also to check and recheck my figures..... :-D ;-)

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 22 Jan 2013 23:11

:-) I fear your idea of a "high achiever" and mine are not the same John... though I know Michael Winner did very creditable charity work....

Re places in Wales and England.....One of the most beautiful views, in Wales, the Mawddach estuary, is possibly more beautiful than any other place I have yet seen ( with perhaps the exception of Konigsee (lake) in Germany).

There are plenty of unfriendly or unpleasant places and people in both Wales and England ( probably Scotland too but I've never been there).

Travel, if you can, see it all, the good and bad...because if you don't, if you stay in your own little corner, you miss SO much :-) even if that is only to learn how much you love your own country in comparison to everywhere else :-)


supercrutch Report 22 Jan 2013 23:10

*drum roll*

I HEREBY DECLARE THIS IS FROM THIS DAY FORWARD A...............................

DRUID FREE THREAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-P :-P :-P :-P :-P :-P :-P

You can discuss everything else but NOT druids, you run the risk of being RRd without notice :-|


SueMaid Report 22 Jan 2013 23:08

One must strive to be accurate, Mersey - one never knows who's reading ;-)


Mersey Report 22 Jan 2013 23:07

:-D :-D ;-) <3 Sue maid ....sorry I got me digits mixed up :-D


AnnCardiff Report 22 Jan 2013 23:06

I've been wondering who he was annoying and irritating before he came on these boards


JustJohn Report 22 Jan 2013 23:05

Fy nghartref, fy Cymru hardd.

My homeland, my beautiful Wales :-D

Would hate that to be reported for "foreign"


MR_MAGOO Report 22 Jan 2013 23:05

Just wondering if JLC is a member of any other Genealogy site ?

And does he use the chat like he does on here ?


SueMaid Report 22 Jan 2013 23:02

I think you will find that it's 96.352% Mersey :-D


MrDaff Report 22 Jan 2013 23:01

Belatedly, for which I apologise as I thought this thread was.....slowly diminishing in intensity. Obviously not.

Therefore, having just about had about enough of the constant petty sniping, I thought I'd just add my little piece, because 'one' is becoming just a tad annoyed ((is that a Welsh saying??)) regarding the overspill from here.

Pasted below (coz I wrote it 'offline') is what I felt concerning posts a little earlier on, one in particular as will be obvious.

Any complaints, feel free to PM, mail, lambaste or whatever. I don't really care.

"George, do you like walking on thin ice??

Although I agree the likes of Newport (Gwent) and Port Talbot are less than desirable places to visit, your vehemence exuding from your post I find less than admirable.

Nowhere on this thread has there been an 'attack' against an English location, with perhaps the exclusion of references to Wolverhampton. Actually a place I know, as a SiL used to live there.

If I were to look at England as you appear to be looking at Wales, then perhaps I should draw your attention to Liverpool, Manchester, Leicester, Blackpool, Portsmouth, Derby etc. etc. Like nearly all places, some parts nice, some parts far from it.

But at least in Wales, we actually don't have to go far to get from the 'not nice' to the 'very nice', possibly unlike you. I don't know. Frankly, I don't care.

If you fancy a discussion on the pro's and con's of locations within the two Nations, start a new thread.

For the rest, if you don't like what JLC posts, well you know you don't have to read them, let alone respond.

You may think you are offering a 'riposte', but in some posts you are beginning to antagonise those of us (i.e. me) who actually, funnily as it may seem to some, Love our Country.

Fy nghartref, fy Cymru hardd. "

For translation, ask Sue or Tecwyn. It's really quite simple. :-P


AnnCardiff Report 22 Jan 2013 23:01

Eyeore - she won't get a chance to get her hands on the keyboard


JustJohn Report 22 Jan 2013 22:59

OH is fine, Ann.

It seems to be some of you who need the sympathy. How do you put up with it? And still keep coming back for more? :-D


Eeyore13 Report 22 Jan 2013 22:57

I think Mrs JLC probably enjoys the peace & quiet when he's on here, maybe she'll come on & thank everyone one day :-D


AnnCardiff Report 22 Jan 2013 22:57

put a sock in it - a flippin' big one for gawd's sake - enough is enough - think I'll start a sympathy thread for you wife - unless she's completely deaf she must be in a living hell


Eeyore13 Report 22 Jan 2013 22:51

No problem :-D

I'm just sitting here humbly eating chocolate


JustJohn Report 22 Jan 2013 22:47

Rose. Yes and no. I have also met high achievers who have been very humble.

But would you say the late Michael Winner, Baroness Thatcher and Richard Dawkins were humble? But many would say they were high achievers.

Personalities of high achievers (however defined) are as varied as the general population, I suspect. :-)


supercrutch Report 22 Jan 2013 22:46

Now I have lost the bleedin' will to live............................I don't care about any other druids (Arch or otherwise), I might care about how much stall holders are goiing to be ripped off again by this year. They were short of stall holders last year and offered my daughter one for £800, cheap eh? she turned it down

That, for nosey John is for the sale of her exclusive line of Welsh baby/toddler clothing...........but I don't wish to brag...she sells it in St. Fagans as well as many shops country wide....but I don't want to brag :-P

so please shut up about bloody druids!!!! (sorry C, you can tell me on the phone ) x


SueMaid Report 22 Jan 2013 22:45

Yes I'm aware that you were answering Eeyore's question regarding what the man in question is up to now. Just wasn't sure why you asked Eeyore the same question?

A lot of negative people on here? I wouldn't have thought so.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 22 Jan 2013 22:37

High achievers,and I have met a few (in my opinion of course, teachers, writers, communicators), are usually very humble and painfully aware that despite their perceived level of achievement / knowledge there is still so much to learn, to do, to experience, and to teach...they very rarely ( I'd say never) consider themselves to be 'right' ....just 'reaching for it'.


JustJohn Report 22 Jan 2013 22:36

SueMaid. A lot of people are ready to look at negatives on here. I was pointing out how hard Robyn Lewis is still working at 83 as Eeyore had questioned what he was up to.

How do we judge success? Cue for another thread, perhaps. But I for one wish I had had a fraction of his success and, irritating as he seems to be occasionally, I admire him a tremendous amount. :-D