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Re: What are your 'Reasons to be Cheerful'?

Postby djpamm30 » Fri May 15, 2015 1:09 pm

BlackPaperCrown wrote:
INNES wrote:Eindhoven.
That answer made me laugh - thank you. A geographical answer to a body area question - always funny


if you all wanna know,on which part of my body I put the tattoo.It's on my right hip.
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Re: What are your 'Reasons to be Cheerful'?

Postby suec » Fri May 29, 2015 10:45 am

My puppy was born last week, collect her in 7 weeks. :)

Long wait been planning her since jan, after losing my beautiful Tess sept last year.
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Re: What are your 'Reasons to be Cheerful'?

Postby JoanneBG » Sun Jun 07, 2015 4:03 pm

That I went to Macclesfield on my birthday and made a pilgrimage to Ian Curtis's grave, visited 77 Barton Street, the Labour exchange where Ian Curtis worked, the Hulme bridge where those famous JD pics were taken AND I got a ticket to the Peter Hook gig So this is Permanence at Christ Church Macclesfield which ended my birthday off nicely. 3 hours of Joy Division on my birthday was bloody fantastic. Now listening to the CD of the show to remind me how fantastic it was. :-)
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Re: What are your 'Reasons to be Cheerful'?

Postby Miochoco » Tue Jun 30, 2015 7:37 pm

Oooh I'm on vacation, finally on vacation :-D
Starting in July for the turn of France (not in bike huh! ;-) ).
I go to Ribeauvillé, Avignon, Sainte-Maxime, Saint-Tropez, Arles, Carcassonne and Dijon.
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Re: What are your 'Reasons to be Cheerful'?

Postby Paul McAllister » Wed Jul 01, 2015 5:48 pm

That sounds lovely :-)
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Re: What are your 'Reasons to be Cheerful'?

Postby BlackPaperCrown » Sat Jul 04, 2015 11:20 pm

I was thanked, on stage, by a band tonight.

Other Humans are a Glasgow band who played their debut gig on 16th May 2015. Out of sheer curiosity, I went to it and I was very impressed with their style, their music and their on-stage presence. So, I found out when they were playing next and went to that gig. And to the next. At those gigs, I introduced myself to them and so they then knew who I was. They were pleased I had made the effort to see them play live as most new bands do.

Last night, they played in Dundee and tonight they played in Perth. I went to both gigs. I chatted to them after the Dundee gig and so tonight, apart from thanking their stand-in bass player, they also thanked me for coming to what has basically been every single gig of theirs, ever.

That on-stage mention was very unexpected for me and I am humbled by their kindness. What was slightly more embarrassing was the crowd then chanting "Duncan, Duncan" as Darren, the lead singer, pointed me out at the front of the crowd. I guess my wearing of an Other Humans t-shirt was a bit of a give-away. Still, I accepted their appreciation with grace and the raised fist of proud acknowledgement.

I tip this band for big things. On the strength of just two gigs, they were picked to play T In The Park. So, I go to see them next Saturday. Gig number 6.

If you wish to hear what they sound like, click here http://soundcloud.com/otherhumans
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Re: What are your 'Reasons to be Cheerful'?

Postby BlackPaperCrown » Wed Jul 08, 2015 6:12 pm

Bl**dy helly - I have just been on telly. Or, I will be.

I was at a live recording of The Quay Sessions with Edith Bowman for BBC Radio Scotland last night. It is for radio but they also film it and you can view the show, online. It is broadcast on the radio at 9pm tomorrow (9th July 2015) and after that the clips will be online at the webpage http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05x1ylt

I wore my Paper Aeroplanes t-shirt and was immediately plonked right at the front, in front of them. I was also briefly interviewed by Edith too. I am so star-struck ...

Paper Aeroplanes are really good but I was absolutely amazed by Siobhan Wilson's performance. What a singer
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Re: What are your 'Reasons to be Cheerful'?

Postby Miochoco » Mon Jul 27, 2015 6:40 pm

Paul McAllister wrote:That sounds lovely :-)



It was beautiful ... What a beautiful country :-)
It was (and still) very very hot ... I will not complain because since I came back to Belgium, it rains... :-(

It was also tiring because I left with my car and my co-driver (my mum) can not drive ... ;-)
(I drove + - 3000 km).

The best was in Carcassonne (I will return in October but by plane ;-) )

I do not know put all my pictures here ;-)
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(Pictures: Riquewhir,Avignon, Sainte-Maxime et Carcassonne)

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Re: What are your 'Reasons to be Cheerful'?

Postby skippy » Sun Mar 20, 2016 10:24 pm

Looks like its been a long time since anyone has posted their reasons to be happy - either that or everyone has become rather grumpy & just cant be bothered!!!

My reason....A four day week followed by 2 weeks off :-)
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Re: What are your 'Reasons to be Cheerful'?

Postby BlackPaperCrown » Tue Mar 22, 2016 7:39 am

I am happy. I am now single after 26 years of marriage. I could not be happier ...
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Re: What are your 'Reasons to be Cheerful'?

Postby Miochoco » Sun Mar 27, 2016 7:56 pm

skippy wrote:Looks like its been a long time since anyone has posted their reasons to be happy - either that or everyone has become rather grumpy & just cant be bothered!!!

My reason....A four day week followed by 2 weeks off :-)




Happy? Happy.....

Happy Easter and lots of chocolate eggs :-)

I advise you chocolate eggs from the Belgian brand "Galler" ... They are too good (especially the crunchy milk) ;-)

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Re: What are your 'Reasons to be Cheerful'?

Postby Miochoco » Sun Mar 27, 2016 8:00 pm

BlackPaperCrown wrote:I am happy. I am now single after 26 years of marriage. I could not be happier ...



Well I do not know ...
And reading it, I had a smile
If it is a best for you two so much the better
Welcome to another part of the book of your life.

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Re: What are your 'Reasons to be Cheerful'?

Postby Miochoco » Wed May 18, 2016 5:49 am

Today I will join my brother in Morocco :-)

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Re: What are your 'Reasons to be Cheerful'?

Postby TheAviator » Sat May 21, 2016 5:07 pm

attending the RAH gig and now being able to listen to it on CD.
celebrating the 30th birthday of my eldest daughter
attending Liverpool Sound City festival this coming weekend
"People and things do not upset us. Rather, we upset ourselves by believing that they can upset us." (Albert Ellis, 1913-2007
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Re: What are your 'Reasons to be Cheerful'?

Postby suec » Tue May 31, 2016 9:17 am

Onto my 9th week learning how to run, saturday did my first park run :) my daughter came up from down south with her. Little son to cheer me on. Quite emotional! :-)
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