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Forum: Goa
Nov 10th 2016, 11:37 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,426
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea and a Sticky Bun!

Hi again


I have made it out here to Candolim in Goa and am staying in a grotty "Guesthouse" for 3 days because, as I expected, I WAS let down at the last minute by someone who "promised" he...
Forum: USA
Oct 3rd 2016, 9:37 am
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

Exactly that Jim!

I am back in the UK now, the trip was well worth it and it was not at all as I imagined it to be!

I will be posting a "final" summary on here soon - when I recover from the...
Forum: USA
Sep 19th 2016, 2:35 pm
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

Although IO tried to pretend I knew, I have actually only recently discovered that we are all expat Brits on here and, as we all know, Brits LOVE to complain about the weather! It is ALWAYS too hot,...
Forum: USA
Sep 19th 2016, 2:32 pm
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

A Scot? Proclaiming the virtues of a singer, best known in the UK for https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUyxCP5Rvco ? Now I have heard everything..... :ohmy:
Forum: USA
Sep 19th 2016, 5:15 am
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

Yes it's been pretty grim since Texas but worse in Louisiana and now Mississippi but I still prefer the humidity and occasional torrential rain to the drab, drizzly, bone-wearying cold of the UK!
Forum: USA
Sep 19th 2016, 5:13 am
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

I was being ironic.... Or trying to be...?
Forum: USA
Sep 18th 2016, 11:54 pm
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

I agree, but I intended to go back down through the Keys if I had time, but I don't - so I thought I'd just chill out, catch up on all the paperwork I've missed doing in the last three months (and...
Forum: USA
Sep 18th 2016, 8:46 pm
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

I'm in Ocean Springs staying with a guy from Hattiesburg and being forcibly made to watch American Football on TV rooting for Ol Miss and some saints, who have just got stuffed! I'm just running out...
Forum: USA
Sep 18th 2016, 7:19 pm
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

Jimmy who? The chap who sang "English Country Garden"?

And if you're talking about "Couchsurfing", I felt the same way at first but then when you think about it for a while.... You can read their...
Forum: USA
Sep 18th 2016, 7:14 pm
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

Not an easy question Jim.... Colorado for the scenery? New Mexico for the friendly people? Texas for the meat? From what I've heard, I need to see Boston, Chicago and NYC before deciding....

And...
Forum: USA
Sep 18th 2016, 3:58 am
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

The what now? Remember, the only "news" I get to see is on the TV in McDonalds int he morning, when some blessed cookery show isn't on instead? I've not heard fo any busted pipeline?
But then I...
Forum: USA
Sep 8th 2016, 7:07 pm
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

Odd! I can't make up my mind whether I love it or hate it?

I hit Lubbock first of all and was suitably impressed by it's Great Lakes and Mighty Rivers. Then I moved down to Austin and am now in...
Forum: Goa
Sep 8th 2016, 2:43 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,426
Posted By Colin Robinson

Free Cup of Tea and a Sticky Bun!

Hi All

So as not to get shot down by the Moderators for asking people to "advertise" in a thread, could any member please send me a private message with contact details of anyone they might know...
Forum: USA
Sep 1st 2016, 2:49 am
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

It rains!

Heavily!

They have no drainage system!

But they've "got" Buddy Holly! Two days and I'm moving on! I just hope the rest of Texas doesn't have rain like this!

And yes, I was...
Forum: USA
Sep 1st 2016, 2:33 am
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

Tell me about it AdobePinon! I have also been castigated (b*llocked!) for not doing Boston, Yellowstone, Chicago, New York, ........ The list goes on, but I can't? In three months in a country the...
Forum: USA
Aug 31st 2016, 4:44 pm
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

I'm not going to be in Utah after all I'm afraid.... Plans changed and now I am in Lubbock, Texas, looking for somewhere to stay in Abilene for a few days, the Austin for a few more before Victoria...
Forum: USA
Aug 30th 2016, 3:55 am
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

Errrrm.... Forgot to say - The Plan has changed again, again (again) as Californians and Arizonianians and even New Mexicoers LIKE texas and Texans so I have been persuaded to alter my route to see...
Forum: USA
Aug 29th 2016, 8:51 pm
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

Funny you should say that.... I was eating a leftover fajita from last night as I read your post! FAR too much to eat in one go!
I promised a woman I met (who appeared in Friday Night Lights! - I...
Forum: USA
Aug 29th 2016, 5:43 pm
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

My plans have changed again, again!
I am now in Roswell, armed with steel reinforced underpants so am, hopefully, probe-immune? The lady I am staying with is a sports reporter for the local Military...
Forum: USA
Aug 16th 2016, 3:23 am
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

I am, but starting to get paranoid as so many people are turning me down! Anyone would think I'm English or something?
THat said, you're right - I have met some GREAT people but I'm finding...
Forum: USA
Aug 11th 2016, 11:16 pm
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

And that's what worries me! At the Rate I'm going, I'm going to get back to Florida far too soon and as the US have changed their rules (damn them!) and I had to book my return flight before they...
Forum: USA
Aug 1st 2016, 1:22 am
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

Ok, OK! I give up....

Petrol is cheaper in America!

Argue with that!

But you don't have real bacon, bread without a ton of sugar in it or decent plain Pork or Beef sausages so I'm not sure I...
Forum: USA
Aug 1st 2016, 12:56 am
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

Sorry JC - you, of course, would know...?

But last time I was back in the UK it was £1.44 per litre and, before Brexit (gnash, grind!), the dollar was 1.52 to the pound.

Assuming 4.5 litres...
Forum: USA
Jul 31st 2016, 4:50 pm
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

So one of you thinks it's cheap and the other thinks it's the "...most expensive"? Aaaargh!

Things are not that cheap in the UK, it's just that "My fellow Britishers" voted out of Europe at the...
Forum: USA
Jul 31st 2016, 4:01 pm
Replies: 224
Views: 16,594
Posted By Colin Robinson

Re: Free Cup of Tea (AND a Sticky Bun???)

Hi Rete

I've gone one better than that! A fabulous couple on here (<snip>) but they have been even more expensive than the motels! A small, one man tent for one night and they wanted upwards of...
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