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Scaf

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My local closed at 3pm yesterday as the weather turned - 40mph + winds and rain, felt like autumn.
I was worried that the Gazebo we have had up in the garden for the past few months would turn into a box kite, but it seems to have weathered the storm just fine.
All messaging from the government indicated the brakes will be well and truly off come 21st June - but we shall have to wait and see.
 

Saigon

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My local closed at 3pm yesterday as the weather turned - 40mph + winds and rain, felt like autumn.
I was worried that the Gazebo we have had up in the garden for the past few months would turn into a box kite, but it seems to have weathered the storm just fine.
All messaging from the government indicated the brakes will be well and truly off come 21st June - but we shall have to wait and see.
My local has been working for many months preparing for the outside opening, spent a fortune and done a fantastic job. So much so, that when inspected it was classed as enclosed, and they have been refused permission to open. To be honest, it was obvious to many that he had gone a bit overboard, but the owner wouldn’t listen, It will be OK ! I wouldn’t be surprised if he doesn’t have to apply for retrospective planning permission, it’s basically another pub.
 

MarkMas

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My local has been working for many months preparing for the outside opening, spent a fortune and done a fantastic job. So much so, that when inspected it was classed as enclosed, and they have been refused permission to open. To be honest, it was obvious to many that he had gone a bit overboard, but the owner wouldn’t listen, It will be OK ! I wouldn’t be surprised if he doesn’t have to apply for retrospective planning permission, it’s basically another pub.
A local cafe had an open-air courtyard surrounded by tall buildings, but they have built a series of little enclosures/sheds made of wood and bits of corrugated iron and clear corrugated plastic, so all their customers are isolated in little 'pods'. Seems very weird, but is quite effective. They look much worse than in this picture:

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Oneball

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A local cafe had an open-air courtyard surrounded by tall buildings, but they have built a series of little enclosures/sheds made of wood and bits of corrugated iron and clear corrugated plastic, so all their customers are isolated in little 'pods'. Seems very weird, but is quite effective. They look much worse than in this picture:

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They look bad enough in the picture! There’s a rustic aesthetic and then there’s rougher than a badgers bottom wtf is going on with the bamboo?
 

MarkMas

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They look bad enough in the picture! There’s a rustic aesthetic and then there’s rougher than a badgers bottom wtf is going on with the bamboo?
They've always been scruffy bâstards (they used to run the local pub), but it goes down well in our rustic, green , upcycling part of the word. And they did me a terrific cooked breakfast on Saturday!
 

Saigon

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A local cafe had an open-air courtyard surrounded by tall buildings, but they have built a series of little enclosures/sheds made of wood and bits of corrugated iron and clear corrugated plastic, so all their customers are isolated in little 'pods'. Seems very weird, but is quite effective. They look much worse than in this picture:

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At least non smokers now realize what smokers have had to put up with for years. Outside, cold and wet, nowhere as nice as that. Incidentally I don’t smoke. To be honest it looks quite nice except for the bamboo, the corrugated sheets and the tacky lanterns,
 

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They've always been scruffy bâstards (they used to run the local pub), but it goes down well in our rustic, green , upcycling part of the word. And they did me a terrific cooked breakfast on Saturday!
Is that the old mill that is also an educational centre for those with learning difficulties.
 

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Morning all, WiFi/internet is playing up this morning for some reason. Doesn’t bother me I’m out in Surrey & Hampshire all day but others are working from home!

Have fun all...
 

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Morning all, only day 2 and its hump day already - there is something to be said about 4 day weeks maybe time for a chat with my boss
 
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philw696

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Morning all, only day 2 and its hump day already - there is something to be said about 4 days weeks maybe time for a chat with my boss
Yeah I have had that conversation with myself and will never be going back to full-time work.
Covid-19 and Brexit sorted that for me and never been happier.