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Saturday, September 10, 2005

Sunday pm - moules and frites!

You must excuse me - my hand trembled!!

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Never mind if you didn't understand the title. Most of you know what is happening tomorrow! Apart from the facts that the English are going to lose the last cricket test match, and therefore the ashes (AGAIN), Portsmouth will lose again (but none of us care - do we chippie?) apparantly a lot of Belgium's National dish (which if you didn't know is mussels and chips - moules et frites) will be going down the hatch! Did you know that Belgium does not possess one mussel bank? It all comes from Holland, lucky old WB, but the following is Belgian! Bet you've never seen the cup they will all be running aroind the circuit to win - Thanks to your Marquis - here it is:

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Scottish born, German pensioner - living in France!
European or what.....!
Née Écossais - Retraité d'Allemagne - Résident en France!
Européen ou quoi.....!
Gebürtige Schotte - Deutsche Rentner - Wohnhaft im Frankreich!
Europäische oder wie....!
(My videos are on "Daily Motion" or "U Tube" under the name of "iwmpop" or "mrlemarquis")

Wise words-and others!

Here we go..... Alors, allons-y.....!

Vue les actualités,je me pose la question "si les boites noir" dans les avions sont "increvable" - pourquoi font-ils pas les avions du même produit....?

In view of the actual news headlines - If the black boxes in planes are indestructible, why don't they make the planes out of the same stuff.....?

As you slide down the banisters of life, may the splinters never point the wrong way.(unknown...!)
(Traduction impossible!)

When everything seems to be going against you, remember the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. (Henry Ford)

A woman marries a man expecting he will change,
but he doesn't.A man marries a woman expecting
that she won't change, and she does.
(Une femme se marie avec un homme dans l'espoir qu'il se change- mais il ne le fait pas.
Un homme se marie avec une femme dans l'espoir qu'elle ne changera pas, mais elle le fait) - anonyme!

If drinking and driving is illegal, why do Pubs have such large Car Parking areas...?

(si "boire et conduire" est illégale, pourquoi les Restaurants et Pubs ont-ils des si grandes espaces Parking?)

Alaskan State laws:
Individuals who wish to have a firearms authorisation must be: American - Adult and SANE...!
(a contradiction in terms, I think...!)

A simple way to take measure of a country is to look at how many want in and how many want out....!
(La methode le plus simple d'evaluer une Pays est de regarder combien des gens veulent rentrer et combien veulent sortir..!)
--Tony Blair


If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?
(Si gagnée n'est pas le but, pourquoi garde-t-on les résultes...? )
Vince Lombardi
(So you can claim the millions of prize money - at least in Amateur Sports...!
Car sans les résultes on ne peut pas encaisser les sous - au moins dans les sports amateur..!)
If a man be gracious to strangers, it shows that he is a citizen of the world and his heart is no island cut off from other islands, but a continent that joins them.

--Francis Bacon
Si on est gracieuse envers des gens qu'on ne connais pas, cela montre le fait qu'on est citoyenne mondiale, et dans le fond on n'est pas pas un île coupée des autres îles, mais le continent qui relie le tout.
(Sir Francis Bacon)
(But, don't try it nowadays - you'll risk life and limb!
Mais, n'essayez pas de nos jours - vous risquerez la vie ou votre santé...!
) - (iwmpop)
Stay alive - be friendly to no man - like everybody else!
Restez en vie - soyez ami de personne - comme tous le monde..!)

"Nature has given us the wind"
(Nature nous a donnée le vent)
(Energy publicity spot on CNN TV)

"And I thought it was the beans!"
(Et moi - je croyais c'était le cassoulet!")
"Der ball ist rund!"
(The ball is round - le ballon est ronde!)
(Max Merkle- German BundesligaTrainer from Austria in the 1970/80's)
"Football is a game which lasts 90 minutes or 120 minutes, at the end of which, the Germans win!"
(Le football est un jeu qui dure 90 ou 120 minutes, après lesquelles les Allemandes sont les gagnantes!)
(G.Linecker - English Profi-footballer)
One mustn't forget that there is a growing number of foreigners in the World! (remark made on the French Govt's crackdown on illegal Foreign workers).
("Il ne faut pas oublier qu'il se trouve d'avantage des étrangères dans le monde maintenant!") - Commentaire fait par un membre du Gouvernement Français en parlant des immigrées illégale!
Just because you planted a canary seed, don't expect a canary to grow!
(Parce que vous avez plantez une graine de nourriture d'oiseau, n'attendez pas qu'un oiseau grandit!) - (Easter eggs)
If people knew what others said about each other, there wouldn't be four friends in this world!
("Si les hommes savaient ce qu'ils disent, les uns des autres, il n'aurait pas quatre amis dans le monde") - (Pascal)
The day you meet a Scotsman prepared to tell you how much he's put on the "side", take a photo and frame it! (Sean Connery)
The day you find an Internet server that works, is polite, has an acceptable Client Service, answers your questions and deals with your problems correctly, let me know! (ME!)
Friends and Family are supposed to be "closer" acquaintances, but they rarely are. (ME!)
"I love you all! Yes, I do - really!" (Erich Mielke to the East German population he had suppressed for decades!)
"We are all in the same boat". (The boss of the Titanic lines commenting on the lack of news of the disaster - from his London office!)

Haven't quite got there yet...

Haven't quite got there yet...
but it won't be long though! (Click on image)

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My girlfriend! Ma copine! "Granite de l'oasis"

My girlfriend! Ma copine! "Granite de l'oasis"
2009 = 18ans d'age/18years old..!

Beautiful People!

Beautiful People!
I'm there!