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  1. SCI 2021 Vegas cancelled
  2. Why no (jacketed) bismuth bullets?

    I think my question is slightly wider than the title. I make no secret of the fact that I love lead. I really can't get enough of it. My question isn't about the rights and wrongs of that metal (which, as I said, is absolutely gorgeous stuff). Rather, I am interested in whether there is any...
  3. Metric vs imperial

    I guess like many people of my age (I'm 49) I was brought up bilingual with regards systems of measurement. We learned metric at school but conversed only in imperial at home. In fact, my dad thought millimetres were a type of French insect with lots of legs. Nowadays, I use a b@stard patois of...
  4. Pup import: 8 weeks vs 15 weeks

    Hey gang, I have only ever imported mature dogs from abroad; however, I have the opportunity to take a pup from a mating that I much admire. The catch, obviously, is that I can't lawfully (ignore Brexit for now) import it until it is 15 weeks old. I could lodge it with an experienced and...
  5. An almost teetotal Scotland

    You Jockanese had better order in some Araldite like the old days just in case things get tough... BBC News - Covid: Pubs and restaurants in central Scotland to close
  6. Covid bringing out the worst in me

    Currently, sitting at the airport, judging people. I hate myself for it but I just can't stop. Despite the fact that I think we should ditch all of the lockdown rules, and I truly do not give a toss whether other people wear a mask or not, somehow I have come to despise, with great passion...
  7. Solved: mystery elephant deaths

    BBC News - Botswana: Mystery elephant deaths caused by cyanobacteria
  8. Am I justified... punching someone in the face if they casually use the term "plant-based?" Just know...hypothetically...for a friend...
  9. California SB 1175

    Some of you might know that California was looking to ban trophy imports and the legislation had made it a long way through the process. However, yesterday a couple of senators talked the bill past the deadline. Senate Bill 1175 is dead...!!!! God bless America. :thumb:  :tiphat:
  10. Open letter to Western celebrities

    Not sure whether this has already been shared on here? If not, please read and pass it on to your MP. Kind regards, Carl OPEN LETTER – Celebrity campaigns undermine successful conservation and human rights Resource Africa Jul 14, 2020 0 Comments Over fifty community leaders, representing...
  11. Two days, three lions, three gin traps

  12. Goodbye, my little princess

    Juno. The best deer dog ever. 2009-2020. I'll always love you.
  13. Further restrictions

  14. New pet

    This three-year-old male was captured in community lands near the border with Kruger. The vet who darted him also happens to be our vet. The locals won't let him be released nearby. Therefore, looks like we're getting a new pet. We will release him in the north of our area, away from existing...
  15. Hexagonal pyramid

    Not a fun shape to make with a load of old rebar that the other half found at the back of a shed. Please let lockdown end. What similar miseries have you been dragged into, folks?
  16. Shot the fox

    Looks like Alex shot the fox...again...:fox::p Nought escapes Mr @csl. :scared: I'll miss the dropper of dogs: why do I always give my heart to the bad boys...? :love: If you're reading, keep well, mate. :tiphat: Carl
  17. Tree-planting: a little bit of sense

    BBC News - Climate change: UK forests 'could do more harm than good'
  18. Boris in intensive care

    Say a prayer for our PM, folks. BBC News - Coronavirus: Boris Johnson taken to intensive care
  19. British engineering

    Lovely little film for fans of Great British engineering.
  20. NHS poem. Apologies if already posted

    I'll tell you a tale, that's been recently written, Of a powerful army, so Great it saved Britain, They didn't have bombs and they didn't have planes, They fought with their hearts and they fought with their brains, They didn't have bullets, armed just with a mask, We sent them to war, with one...