Grandad what did you do during lockdown ? Well....

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Grandad what did you do during lockdown ? Well....

Post by Redmurty » Sat May 16, 2020 9:35 am

Grandad what did you do during lock dowm ? well.....

I deep cleaned the house

I then painted it throughout

I painted the clinic

I did many many miles on my turbo trainer and lifted weights

I rode my ebike

I experimented with different training programmes

I took my fitness levels back to when I was 20 plus years younger

I read lots

and watched other people ride their bikes on youtube

Cheers Spud ;)
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Re: Grandad what did you do during lockdown ? Well....

Post by Tonibe63 » Sat May 16, 2020 10:50 am

My prebooked scaffolders went into lockdown so .......... I found a builder with his own scaffold and

Repaired and repointed 2 chimney stacks.
Repaired and repainted the render.
Painted the guttering whilst scaffold was up ( nowhere open to buy new).
Removed old render from back of house and had it rerendered.
Turned around french doors so they now open outwards (been wanting to for 20 years) then repainted extension.
Replaced a window complete plus a couple of misted up sealed units.
Replaced 3 fence panels.
Built a large raised flowerbed in the garden for Herladyship :roll: .
Dug out old floor of temporary leanto garage extension ;) .
Pulled my back so had a couple of days off.
Bought a back support.
Mixed and laid 2 tonne of concrete for floor.
Now making temporary leanto garage extension rodent proof for diy workshop plus keeping camping gear etc in (no room in garage ;) .

If I'd had nowt to do for 6 weeks I would have gone nuts plus of course when we can travel there's nowt to stop us ........ apart from no money left for petrol :shock: :lol:
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Re: Grandad what did you do during lockdown ? Well....

Post by nickoff » Sat May 16, 2020 11:17 am

I emptied the bar fridge in the summerhouse. :-)

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Re: Grandad what did you do during lockdown ? Well....

Post by daveuprite » Sat May 16, 2020 11:31 am

I drank gin and tonics throughout.

Oh, and on busy days I drank wine too.

It was exhausting that lockdown of 2020. And then there was the bloody headache virus I caught every morning...

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Re: Grandad what did you do during lockdown ? Well....

Post by gbags » Sun May 17, 2020 3:23 pm

daveuprite wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 11:31 am
I drank gin and tonics throughout.

Oh, and on busy days I drank wine too.

It was exhausting that lockdown of 2020. And then there was the bloody headache virus I caught every morning...
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Re: Grandad what did you do during lockdown ? Well....

Post by ollydog » Sat Aug 01, 2020 5:28 pm

cleaned the solar panel on the roof of my camper fell off and broke me fucking leg

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Re: Grandad what did you do during lockdown ? Well....

Post by Richard Simpson Mark II » Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:22 pm

ollydog wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 5:28 pm
cleaned the solar panel on the roof of my camper fell off and broke me fucking leg
That's tragic!

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Re: Grandad what did you do during lockdown ? Well....

Post by daveuprite » Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:25 pm

ollydog wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 5:28 pm
cleaned the solar panel on the roof of my camper fell off and broke me fucking leg
When I 'liked' your post, I didn't actually like that you broke your leg, but it was funny....

Get well soon...

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Re: Grandad what did you do during lockdown ? Well....

Post by Tonibe63 » Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:31 am

"Well ........... let me introduce you to your Uncle ............ who is younger than you" :shock: :lol: :lol: :lol: .
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Re: Grandad what did you do during lockdown ? Well....

Post by garyboy » Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:28 am

Grandad, what did you do during lockdown? ..... well, lad .. I watched your mother bust her guts doing continuous work as distance teachers/counsellors/intermediaries/phone-contacting of parents and kids, evening prep, giving up spare? time and holidays etc etc etc .. and you as a tireless supporter of your dad's business, trying to keep it afloat and prepared for the next idiot announcement .... while I was swanning off on my Ebike and motorbike catching pneumonia? and a sore ass, and sore eyes from tv and the internet of all things ....

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