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If you lived on a tropical island would change the clock/time
October 28, 2017

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If you lived on a tropical island would change the clock/time

October 28, 2017

Bob, the simple answer to your question is NO, a big fat NO. If I lived on a tropical island I wouldn't give a flying fig about time. I wouldn't even worry about what day of the week it was. I barely do that now, in tropical Lincolnshire!!  I stopped worrying about time in 2007, aged 59, when I retired. Everyday is a weekend for me. I make my own times, set my own deadlines, do things when it pleases me, well mostly...........except when "she who must be obeyed" takes up the cudgel. I used to know why we changed the clocks but I've forgotten, I could look it up but I can't spare the time, lol. I bet when you are sat at the beach bar in Goa, bronzed body bedecked by just some garishly floral, Hawaiian, shorts, bare feet, shades nonchantly on the top of your head, strawberry daiquiri in hand, you don't care about GMT, BST or whatever freaking time it is. And nor should you.  

October 28, 2017

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If you lived on a tropical island would change the clock/time

October 28, 2017

David my other half when she retired threw her watch in the draw ,say that time can go tick.As for on the beach ,to be honest there are 2 occasions I have a good amount of alcohol, Chester as I can get a taxi to my hotel . Then in Goa they have a drink called cashew fenny ,which I've acquired a taste for and it's dirt cheap toooo ,a double and mixer less than 80pence a go ,also sometimes the business has made it ,then its "fire water " in the real sense 2 doubles and its goodnight Bob . Counting down now till January.

October 28, 2017

Joined: May 12, 2014
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If you lived on a tropical island would change the clock/time

October 28, 2017

I'm no drinker either Bob. I used to belong to 3 different wine clubs, loved a nice French claret. Had a thing for a glass of after dinner Remy Martin as well, in those days accompanied by a good cigar. Stopped smoking years ago, the wine club memberships lapsed, you can buy a decent red or claret in Lidl these days for half the price!! So like you it's high days and holidays when I imbibe now although an ice cold lager to accompany  a good Chinese meal still appeals.

October 29, 2017

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If you lived on a tropical island would change the clock/time

October 29, 2017

David Aldi and Lidl are a blessing for " little old wine drinkers " as you say their wines are of a good quality and in most cases half the cost and mostly from South America ( Chilean) red or white . The food mmmm,living as I did in Greater Manchester ( possibly the curry capital) oriental fast food shops on every corner and in most cases of a good quality. Over the 15 odd years we've been to Goa they produce all types of food ,vegetarian or meat based ,one of our favourites is the Oriental owned by a German and his Thai wife ,great snitzels steaks and curries to die for again a ridiculous price £2/3 for a main course. My favourite is curry is " butter chicken " I could live quite happily for rest of my time on earth ,but variety is is the spice of life so where's my bacon sandwich.

October 29, 2017

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If you lived on a tropical island would change the clock/time

October 29, 2017

As long as I have the ingredients and equipment to make real ale and red wine I would be quite happy and as others say what would you need a watch for, us oldies don't care about time & dates, but I look forward to bank holidays so I can have the day off. Charlie


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