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Forum: Canada
Today, 11:45 am
Replies: 45
Views: 1,264
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: Where to live? Thoughts?

I think it all depends what you both do for a living, many times you have to go where the work is..... (although its seems the work at home thing may solve that for some)

However that aside, you...
Forum: Canada
Today, 11:32 am
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: Dumb Question Time

I remember fretting about this "Goods to Follow" list too, but if I were you I would just make one list in your name with all the stuff you and your family intend to bring at a later date, there is...
Today, 11:28 am
Replies: 2,155
Views: 193,606
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: Goggle box- anything worth watching on TV?

Yes, I see what you mean....good point. That part is unrealistic... however I find myself overlooking stuff like that as its part of hmmm how can I say it, "flim makers licence" I find this is used...
Jul 30th 2021, 11:22 am
Replies: 2,155
Views: 193,606
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: Goggle box- anything worth watching on TV?

Yes a few people have said that, I don't think season 1 was as good as the rest, but I am glad I stuck with it... I found it was worth it. I haven't seen Longmire, but watching something very...
Jul 28th 2021, 4:55 pm
Replies: 2,155
Views: 193,606
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: Goggle box- anything worth watching on TV?

I am glad I am not the only one that that happens to these days. :(
Jul 28th 2021, 4:54 pm
Replies: 2,155
Views: 193,606
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: Goggle box- anything worth watching on TV?

Not sure if it has been mentioned on this thread, but I have watched all three seasons of Yellowstone on Amazon Prime. I have just got the final episode of season 3 to watch before season 4 is...
Jul 28th 2021, 4:35 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: Cineplex open - r u going ?

Heavy sigh...... we will never be free from its clutches.....:banghead::(
Jul 28th 2021, 12:17 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 1,962
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: BC Fires

That sounds terrible. Thought it was bad enough here (Southern Ontario) with the haziness from the Northern Ontario fires....

Sounds like you need breathing equipment just to go outside!
Jul 28th 2021, 12:12 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: Cineplex open - r u going ?

Yes, as soon as No time to Die is out, I'll be there. I've been to pubs all along (when rules allowed it) so I don't see the cinema much different.... I have done my part, I have diligently followed...
Jul 14th 2021, 1:41 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 1,871
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: Is the whole of the UK now racist?

I am not rich or powerful, so I would know very little about what these pockets of people believe...unless of course you listen to the mainstream media which I have said before...is full of...
Jul 14th 2021, 1:27 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 1,871
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: Is the whole of the UK now racist?

Well thanks PD, glad someone recognises that, thats all I try to be..

I think your right about modern politicians....I think ol' Jagmeet has lost the plot with his rants.
Jul 13th 2021, 4:05 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 1,871
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: Is the whole of the UK now racist?

Agreed!! The UK has come a long way since then. Sadly racism will always exist in certain pockets of the world

The media and some politicians just love to generalise.... its like Jagmeet Singh...
Jul 12th 2021, 4:35 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 1,871
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: Is the whole of the UK now racist?

It is a form of social media yes, but its not like the across the board platforms like facebook twittter etc... This is more of niche discussion forum, its only broadcast to the expat fraternity.
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Jul 12th 2021, 12:05 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 2,502
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: So how many bad things did us british historically start

So they can put a face to a name? in any case it more of a celebration of him, and what he achieved more than anything else.

I guess that is why some statues are now become controversial because...
Jul 12th 2021, 12:01 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 1,871
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: Is the whole of the UK now racist?

Totally agree with this. It is more diverse and attitudes have changed towards race.

The problem is social media...as you say its a much bigger platform to broadcast it. Its toxic. and it is a...
Jul 11th 2021, 4:30 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 2,502
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: So how many bad things did us british historically start

I think there could have been one or two of the independent US states following the the revolution that did it first, but I believe Britain was the first established sovereign nations to do this?...
Jul 11th 2021, 4:27 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 2,502
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: So how many bad things did us british historically start

This is more the point I am making, I agree, why shouldn't we have a statue of someone like Churchill, a momentous figure in British history, that the British nation owes a lot to, and its...
Jul 9th 2021, 5:01 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 2,502
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: So how many bad things did us british historically start

I do see what you are saying, but the Krays were around 1960s during relatively civilised times - the mid 20th century, and they were just cold blooded murderers.
Many of the statues were from a...
Jul 9th 2021, 4:32 pm
Replies: 4,922
Views: 205,704
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: Coronavirus

Im sure there will be a stage 5 too! :rolleyes:
Jul 9th 2021, 4:30 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 2,502
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: So how many bad things did us british historically start

Well said Siouxie. I totally agree, its not all one dimensional.... they didn't erect statues of some of these figures because they were slave traders.. an updated plaque with more information is all...
Jul 7th 2021, 4:04 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 2,502
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: So how many bad things did us british historically start

Maybe a little simplistic but true, we have evolved and moved on to become more civilised. Some resisted change back then of course, because “money is the root of all evil” which I believe to be...
Jul 7th 2021, 12:08 am
Replies: 87
Views: 2,502
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: So how many bad things did us british historically start

When most of these events took place, it was a very different world back then, look at how many European nations were doing the same thing, it was a barbaric dog eat dog world. I don’t understand...
Jun 17th 2021, 5:17 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 1,829
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: GB news

Well obviously that is a subjective view..... depending on your own political bias. Thatcher and Bush were simply staunch passionate right wing politicians not hard right..

Both sides have become...
Forum: Canada
Jun 17th 2021, 4:49 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 3,731
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: Sacrificing paid leave for a better life?

I hear you.... this is one of the huge downsides of living in Canada...,its a real pet peeve of mine. However its all about the big picture, what you want from Canada and what you are prepared to...
Jun 17th 2021, 4:19 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 1,829
Posted By Paul_Shepherd

Re: GB news

Now thats a very interesting guide... have never read some of those centre publications, but as it also says in that guide centre is not always best, as they omit certain bits of information in not...
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