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What made you smile today? Part III

Old Dec 6th 2021, 10:33 pm
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Happy birthday to Northern Ireland too, the unfortunate twin brother who ate a bit too much lead based paint as a kid, but is still kind of OK if you ignore all the bad bits
Aye, with a little regret for the hurt it caused - and pain deferred for a later day.

But maybe we're in a better place now - certainly the Ireland of today wouldn't vote to go back to the Ireland I remember. No sane person would.
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Aye, with a little regret for the hurt it caused - and pain deferred for a later day.

But maybe we're in a better place now - certainly the Ireland of today wouldn't vote to go back to the Ireland I remember. No sane person would.
Just blame the Brits for any pain suffered, it's usually their fault if it isn't the yanks.
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Just blame the Brits for any pain suffered, it's usually their fault if it isn't the yanks.
Damn Brits. Coming over here….
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Damn Brits. Coming over here….
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Stealing that.
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Stealing that.

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Stealing that.
That's what the Brits did............................
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That's what the Brits did............................
Tradition.
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For anyone who has not seen it, there is an interview on the BBC by Alan Yentob of Mel Brooks, the actor and director, now 95 years young. The full interview will be available on 31 December.

He has outlived so many of those who starred in his movies, Zero Mostel, Dom DeLuise and his wife Carol Arthur, Gene Wilder, Cleavon Little, Madeline Kahn, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman, Cloris Leachman, Kenneth Mars, Sid Caesar, Harvey Korman, Gregory Hines, John Candy and Dick Van Patten, amongst others. He lost his friend, the actor, director and producer Carl Reiner, earlier this year, recalling their meeting in 1950 when he joined Sid Caesar on Your Show of Shows and how they had enjoyed each other’s company as “best friends ever since.” Yet the loss that still cuts him deepest is that of his wife of 41 years, Anne Bancroft, who died of cancer in 2005.

Despite all that, he remains full of beans (remember Blazing Saddles?!!) and irreverent (remember The Producers). I hope he stays with us for many years to come.

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Despite all that, he remains full of beans (remember Blazing Saddles?!!) and irreverent (remember The Producers). I hope he stays with us for many years to come.

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The clip is from the 2005 version.... I prefer the original from 1967 (even if the quality is poorer)
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The clip is from the 2005 version.... I prefer the original from 1967 (even if the quality is poorer)
Oh yes, the original movie is better but for the actual musical there are some things I like more from the remake.
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Within the past few days, I have been making batches of marmalade with different citrus fruits. First batch turned out ok, second and third batches didn't gel as they should, so I just re-boiled them. Those turned out ok except for a reduced quantity. DH tried the tangerine and Meyer lemon one yesterday, and said it was good enough to eat, so all my efforts didn't go to waste.
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Within the past few days, I have been making batches of marmalade with different citrus fruits. First batch turned out ok, second and third batches didn't gel as they should, so I just re-boiled them. Those turned out ok except for a reduced quantity. DH tried the tangerine and Meyer lemon one yesterday, and said it was good enough to eat, so all my efforts didn't go to waste.
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