Ray Cave
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Desert Island (slipped) Discs

Following on from Geff's posts on music - I read today that "Desert Island Discs" will be celebrating 70 years on the radio (It's nice to hear of something older than me!) If you aren't aware…Continue

Started Feb 1, 2012

Councils - Grrrrr
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Peterborough City Council have decided to spend £600,000 on 'Water Taxis' to help posh gits and dignitaries avoid traffic to get into the city centre, yet in the same breath made 260 workers…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Geff Carson Jan 22, 2012.

Peterborough MP Stewart Jackson refuses to sign petition
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Just thought everyone would like to know - The M.P. for Peterborough Stewart Jackson has refused to sign the 'Grey Pride' petition to support the campaign for a minister for older people after my…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Grey Pride Aug 15, 2011.

 

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Desert Island (slipped) Discs

Following on from Geff's posts on music - I read today that "Desert Island Discs" will be celebrating 70 years on the radio (It's nice to hear of something older than me!) If you aren't aware - that's a programme where guests are invited to name and play the 8 discs they'd like to take with them if marooned on a Desert Island.So what'd be yours?Here's mine:1) Poor side of town - Johnny Rivers2) Getcha Back - The Beach Boys3) Elusive Butterfly - Bob Lind4) Sister golden hair - America5) Never my…See More
Feb 1, 2012
Ray Cave replied to Geff Carson's discussion "Songs for The Oldies"
"Adam Faith - Poor (old) me Ashton, Gardner & Simpson - Resurection shuffle B.J. Thomas - Raindrops keep fallin' on my head (Now I've got no hair!) Beach Boys - I can't hear music Cat Stevens - I love my dogbreath Del Amitri -…"
Feb 1, 2012
Ray Cave replied to Geff Carson's discussion Technology, ~~~~'Give People a Chance to Catch Up'
"As I said earlier I run Vista on my desktop - I've just read today that Microsoft wont be supporting Vista (updates, security, service packs  etc.,) after April of this year, that means I've had this operating system for under 5…"
Jan 31, 2012
Ray Cave commented on Jan Tchamani's blog post HOW ARE YOU WITH A COMPUTER?
"Hello Jan, Maybe like me many of us 'Oldies' most had to grasp basic computer skills through work or sink in the flood of those who felt petrified at the very thought of a computer 15 years ago. I'm off at the moment…"
Jan 23, 2012
Ray Cave replied to Geff Carson's discussion Ooh "My Sciatic Nerve"
"Hi Jacqueline, unfortunately its not that sort of problem causing my Sciatica - after many years of Asthma (always under control - via drugs - and didn't really bother me) I'm begining to find that complications are now showing due to…"
Jan 23, 2012
Ray Cave replied to Geff Carson's discussion Ooh "My Sciatic Nerve"
"Geff,       You seem to have gotten off quite lightly - Being the gent I am I lifted out one of the wife's shopping bag from the boot of the car and felt a 'twinge' thought it was a pulled muscle and just…"
Jan 22, 2012
Geff Carson replied to Ray Cave's discussion Councils - Grrrrr
"I agree Ray, it really makes you mad 'does'nt it' !! ; We also have a 2 tier councill here in Stoke on Trent "One Law for them' and "One for the rest of us, They have demolished hundreds of perfectly good…"
Jan 22, 2012
Ray Cave replied to Geff Carson's discussion Technology, ~~~~'Give People a Chance to Catch Up'
"Jacqueline, I have to say I've been running Vista since I obtained my latest desktop (Previously had Millenium Edition) This has been running Vista for around 5 years now and I've NEVER had any problems, it's easy to use, checks…"
Jan 22, 2012
Ray Cave replied to Geff Carson's discussion Technology, ~~~~'Give People a Chance to Catch Up'
"I also have a 'Desktop' running Vista, My wife has a 'Laptop' with Windows 7, I have a Blackberry with God knows what (cos I never use it, an 'iPod' from Apple and we've recently given my wife's old…"
Jan 22, 2012
Ray Cave posted a discussion

Councils - Grrrrr

Peterborough City Council have decided to spend £600,000 on 'Water Taxis' to help posh gits and dignitaries avoid traffic to get into the city centre, yet in the same breath made 260 workers redundant, refused to finance school crossings (lollypop ladies) and have placed a £10.00 charge on the disabled to renew their blue badges.Why don't they ever do what we know we need rather than what they think they know we might want?See More
Jan 21, 2012
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"Sciatica - Ooh the pain! I'm in my 8th week of this now!"
Oct 6, 2011
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Oct 6, 2011
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"Oh this could be the cutest picture on the entire site! Love it Ray! :)"
Sep 29, 2011
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Danny our 12 year old cheeky Wire Fox Terrier
Sep 29, 2011
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Sep 2, 2011
Ray Cave replied to Justine Jones's discussion How old are 'older people'?
"My granddaughter of 8 thinks anyone over 30 is old - maybe we should be capturing them at a 'younger old age'!"
Aug 31, 2011

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At 14:17 on June 27, 2011, Grey Pride said…
Absolutely brilliant Ray! Exactly what we need- thank you!
At 12:54 on June 27, 2011, Grey Pride said…

Welcome to Grey Pride Ray!

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