Comments for Head Rambles » http://headrambles.com The rambling thoughts of an Irish Grandad Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:55:58 +0000 hourly 1 Comment on Government in crISIS by the sham http://headrambles.com/2014/11/21/government-in-crisis/#comment-52447 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:55:58 +0000 http://headrambles.com/?p=7373#comment-52447 I see that we are to give them 260 euro the first year an they will give us back 100 euro.

however the next year you get nothing back so it will increase by 62% at that point.

Is this right or did I miss something?

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Comment on Government in crISIS by Another Grandad http://headrambles.com/2014/11/21/government-in-crisis/#comment-52446 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:50:08 +0000 http://headrambles.com/?p=7373#comment-52446 It was wonderful to hear the people giving him such a welcome.    It will surely mean that he will return to bask in such joy.

Or am I guilty of a misunderstanding ?

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Comment on Government in crISIS by Bill http://headrambles.com/2014/11/21/government-in-crisis/#comment-52445 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:04:21 +0000 http://headrambles.com/?p=7373#comment-52445 Just like the blackpool over the sea…differnet illuminations though.

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Comment on In defense of the pipe by Ger http://headrambles.com/2014/11/20/in-defense-of-the-pipe/#comment-52444 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:50:35 +0000 http://headrambles.com/?p=7369#comment-52444 E = mc squared. Albert Einstein smoked pipes – https://www.google.com/search?q=albert+einstein+pipe+smoking+pictures&safe=strict&es_sm=93&biw=1020&bih=397&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=009vVMXrL472yQSKjIL4Ag&ved=0CB0QsAQ

Unfortunately so did Joe Stalin.

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Comment on In defense of the pipe by Grandad http://headrambles.com/2014/11/20/in-defense-of-the-pipe/#comment-52443 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:42:38 +0000 http://headrambles.com/?p=7369#comment-52443 That begs the question – what argument?

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Comment on In defense of the pipe by meltemian http://headrambles.com/2014/11/20/in-defense-of-the-pipe/#comment-52441 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:46:10 +0000 http://headrambles.com/?p=7369#comment-52441 How about one of these?   Don't see you barbecuing somehow but the sentiment sounds about right!

http://www.eacarey.co.uk/shop/i-have-a-pipe-apron-100-cotton-perfect-gift.html

I have one friend who smokes a pipe but you're right, there aren't many about.

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Comment on In defense of the pipe by Grandad http://headrambles.com/2014/11/20/in-defense-of-the-pipe/#comment-52440 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:02:05 +0000 http://headrambles.com/?p=7369#comment-52440 There's still a few of us left.  Can't admit to a waistcoat or a pocket watch but I frequently wear a hat.  Or a cap.

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Comment on In defense of the pipe by Grandad http://headrambles.com/2014/11/20/in-defense-of-the-pipe/#comment-52439 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:00:48 +0000 http://headrambles.com/?p=7369#comment-52439 Of course it's not a pipe.  It's a tractor.  A Massey Ferguson unless I am much mistaken?

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Comment on In defense of the pipe by Ger http://headrambles.com/2014/11/20/in-defense-of-the-pipe/#comment-52434 Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:12:44 +0000 http://headrambles.com/?p=7369#comment-52434 BTW This is not a pipe/Ceci n'est pas une pipe  http://collections.lacma.org/node/239578

 

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Comment on In defense of the pipe by the sham http://headrambles.com/2014/11/20/in-defense-of-the-pipe/#comment-52430 Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:38:14 +0000 http://headrambles.com/?p=7369#comment-52430 my uncle also carried a small penknife as he used a solid plug of tobacco.

he also wore a waistcoat, carried a pocket watch, and never left the house without a hat.

his likes seem to be long gone may he rest in peace.

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