Monday, 31 March 2014

Was Boris right?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/merseyside/4372230.stm
Liverpool Grief capital of the country, I wonder how this will pan out;
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-26814222

You know we will be swamped by BBC coverage of the enquiry until the aggrieved get whatever verdicts they want!

Toast Trailer (OV)



I spent a very happy Christmas watching this, I don't care for Nigel Slater but whoever cast Helena Bonham Carter as a foul mouthed stockings and curler wearing Missus Mopp was a genius. I get a certain stirring!

Saturday, 29 March 2014

Funny MASTERCARD Commercial "Priceless" Spoof



Just a quicky





Explosion In Afghanistan Nearly Kills Two Soldiers



I suppose you mix an officer, some scousers and modern military high explosives and this is what happens when you realise that you probably have cut the safety fuse a bit short!

Monday, 10 March 2014

The Beast of Bisley returns



Something for the weekend?
Yes after 3 hours travelling, a taxi, two trains and 25 minutes walk I ended up here at Bisley camp or the NSC as it has restyled itself.
Below is the hut our Depot used to use when attending small arms meetings;
After booking in at the range office collecting radio etc I wandered off to the 600 yard point in trepidation for what would be the first range practise I have run in many years. The club is full of very senior shooters and collectors who make me look young, I had to do a decent job.
 



Bring on the shooters, the point starts to fill up and its looking good, 2 x L39s, a Moisin Nagant Carbine

 




 
 A 1938 Tula with a PE (?) scope, little and large together
 
 
 That's not so much a rifle as a flame thrower.
Wait what's that I see over there?
 Yes, its a straight pull L1A1 SLR, I had a go and shot better with it than when I was paid to do so!
I got back to the business in hand and over on the left is a Sharps 45-90;


There is a lot of work that goes into each shot;




The afternoon saw lunch at Clays followed by two of us venturing onto the 900 yard firing point, a glorious afternoons shooting even if we enjoyed it alone;



It looks like it goes on for ever and when you are prone behind the rifle it certainly seems that far away!



 A night spent at the Artist Rifles Clubhouse and the next morning saw me here in the British Sporting Rifle Club area.
 All of this is common sense and enshrined in basic marksmanship training;

 The 50 yard time limit range, for .22rf and centre fire rifles with a similar Muzzle Energy such as rook and rabbit cartridges;


The Walther bolt action and semi auto rifle!

                              
A very interesting rifle and a Beretta copy is available for which I am seriously sniffing around


 Monday lunchtime, a late start after a trip to the quacks and its back at work;
Yes I have Gout, time to deal with that!


Tuesday, 4 March 2014

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xijmge8_NJw

Ok SBW this is for you! The link above should work, damned techy shoite!

Monday, 3 March 2014

Cut Deer 8 minutes Heid Wild Game, Bone.MOV

Cut Deer 8 minutes Heid Wild Game, Bone.MOV



Just count your fingers before and after!