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Jonty

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Soixante-dix!
« on: December 09, 2013, 01:13:23 AM »

  To my not inconsiderable surprise - there were times when I felt lucky to have made 30 - I turned 70 at midnight. We celebrated with the help of a pretty decent whisky and the Stones (19th Nervous Breakdown) and Johnny Pearson (Cast Your Fate to the Wind). John McLaughlin and Shakti evoked happy hippy days. Google 'em, you youngsters. Good stuff.

  Tomorrow we're off for a couple of days tramping around Malham and Gordale Scar. And then there's Mayhem '14 to look forward to - I may even have retired and finished a boat by then.

 Chin chin, Martin and Mayhem, and thanks for your companionship over the last few years.
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Re: Soixante-dix!
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2013, 04:00:06 AM »

Happy Seventieth Birthday Jonty  :-))
I will be back in ten years to do a similar greeting and to check on any boat progress  {-)

Dave
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Re: Soixante-dix!
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2013, 04:31:19 AM »

Hi Jonty.....congratulations @ 70 :-)) ..........hope you enjoyed the Yorkshire puds with the whiskeys last night  O0........... regards Derek
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Re: Soixante-dix!
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2013, 06:25:16 AM »

Big congratulations. :-)) :}


Perhaps you are the right age to find a younger Chinese wife like Rupert Murdoch did. Then dump here when you are nearly 90. %%
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Re: Soixante-dix!
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2013, 09:13:16 AM »

all the best and have a great day..............just remember...........if you are drinking............never talk with your mouth full.................it dribbles out, and at your age, people think you going senile   {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-)
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Re: Soixante-dix!
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2013, 12:25:56 PM »

malham gorge, great place.....
 
and no wonder you made seventy with ease you live in gods own country
 
all the best
 
 
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Re: Soixante-dix!
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2013, 02:18:34 PM »

Malham Cove and limestone pavement surely?

By the way I was Sioxante-dix plus one yesterday




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Re: Soixante-dix!
« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2013, 05:36:57 PM »

 :-))

Why "seventy" in French?

you live in France part of the year?
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Re: Soixante-dix!
« Reply #8 on: December 09, 2013, 07:49:00 PM »

Malham Cove and limestone pavement surely?

By the way I was Sioxante-dix plus one yesterday




Ned


malham cove/ the scar..... of as we used to call it.... malham gorge.....


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Re: Soixante-dix!
« Reply #9 on: December 09, 2013, 08:55:59 PM »

 %)...& Ned says......."by the way I was Sioxante-dix plus one yesterday" ...well congratulations to you too Ned ..... :-)) ....Derek
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Re: Soixante-dix!
« Reply #10 on: December 09, 2013, 09:17:55 PM »

Yes Ned - happy birthday too :-))

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Re: Soixante-dix!
« Reply #11 on: December 10, 2013, 11:30:16 AM »

Don't forget though Guy, there's a village quite close to Malham cove called - - - -.
 
   Don't think Jonty will be camping out.
 
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Re: Soixante-dix!
« Reply #12 on: December 10, 2013, 08:59:31 PM »

From one who will be soixante dix sept next month - welcome to the Old Man's Club O0  and a belated happy birthday :-)) .


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Re: Soixante-dix!
« Reply #13 on: December 14, 2013, 09:31:09 PM »

  Thanks, everyone! Had a great time. Without telling me my wife had invited three other couples, all old friends. Stayed at the Lister Arms, which I'd recommend to anyone. Ate and drank too much, but what the hell, Jezebel. Even walked a little.

  Gazou: soixante-dix is one better than soixante-neuf, and I think I'd be chucked off the forum if I went into too much detail about the latter...
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Re: Soixante-dix!
« Reply #14 on: December 15, 2013, 10:05:53 AM »

Hi all I wonder who is the oldest mayhemmer?

We have a club member who was awarded a cup for a model a year ago and he is in his early 90's.
regards Roy
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Re: Soixante-dix!
« Reply #15 on: December 15, 2013, 10:11:51 AM »


I will be 75 in March !!

John.  :-)) :-)) :-))
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Re: Soixante-dix!
« Reply #16 on: December 15, 2013, 10:25:48 AM »

Hi jaydee, my next one 76 in July, don't feel it though!
regards Roy
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Re: Soixante-dix!
« Reply #17 on: December 15, 2013, 12:43:12 PM »

Hi all I wonder who is the oldest mayhemmer?
I'd put my money on Gordon Blanks (Regiment).

DM (un petit Soixante deux last Friday)
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Re: Soixante-dix!
« Reply #18 on: December 15, 2013, 06:45:34 PM »

Just gone 82.  Pete
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Re: Soixante-dix!
« Reply #19 on: March 08, 2014, 08:40:07 PM »

Having a little celebration in W1 next Saturday. Anyone who would like to drop in for a drink please PM me.
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