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  1. Well, we've made the landmark 100 page today. All a bit different to how it was expected to pan out on page 1. Such innocent days in February 2020!😟
  2. Beers of Europe is the site you want to buy from. They sell all sorts of decent beers like Grimbergen, 3 Monts and Belle Rose. Whereas they even sell Meteor if you want the true PMU watery lager experience.
  3. Here's the full story from behind their paywall: The French government has promised to bail out Brittany Ferries after claims that the cross-channel ferry operator could go bankrupt under pressure from Brexit, the pandemic and Britain’s decision to quarantine passengers arriving from France. The rescue package is likely to be hammered out in Paris this week after Jean-Marc Roué, chairman of the French company, warned that it faced its “worst crisis” since it began in 1972. Mr Roué told French media outlets that the group’s turnover, which was €442 million last year, was likely t
  4. I thought they bunged a few Kurdish blokes six quid to clean it like they do round here
  5. https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.ouest-france.fr/bretagne/roscoff-29680/le-gouvernement-s-engage-pour-sauver-la-compagnie-brittany-ferries-6954016 Link in French to news report here stating @colin 's update
  6. Yep. The shambles of HM Customs there plus the road network there means I give it a serve now and prefer to do extra driving in France or Spain and benefit from Portsmouth. (I suspect this has been discussed once or two before here)
  7. " If we take decisive action now, and if we get the right support from governments in France and the UK, we will make it through." Gulp! Hopefully his optimism isn't as misplaced as it was in late June.
  8. We've a young crowd in here today!
  9. We need more statements from Pierre Le Bear then! Clearly involved in decision making at the very top! We should also get his views on bread rolls and Le Havre.
  10. Tell me about it! I come down from oop north so set off before sunrise....An extra hour in bed would be most welcome....
  11. Did this crossing on Thursday. Had the delay text at 8am. Check in was 2pm for a 3.30pm departure. We boarded at 3.10pm and were away by 3.30pm fairly promptly. Only garage deck 5 was in use so a quick exit at Ouistreham awaits you.
  12. Just wait until you try Colne....that will blow this place out of the water....
  13. I can see that this thread is going to be locked down quicker than a Pennine town the way it's going...
  14. Can it only be Friday when the Dear Leader wrote: "The future is brightening daily, it’s time to share our optimism and confidence" Safe to say, he's had better weekends....
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