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Good Morning to all. hi its me, exlrrp, the Stream of Consciousness guy. Ok, so what am I going to stream my consciousness over now? Just got done watching The Hound of the Baskervilles, the Jeremy Brett version. This is my favorite representation of the great Detective, Brett does it best.
I have been an English Mystery fan since back in The Day and Sherlock has always been one of my favorites. Don't know what it is about English novels I like so much but in addition to being a Sherlock Holmes fan I am a Wodehouse fan and a Flashmaniac. I have read all these books again and again.
Just something about British life I find jolly. When I was in GB I loved the quaint, the whole country is freaking quaint. I just eat up quaint. (Quaintest US state: OR) I was on the South coast and Devon, London, Cardiff and, of course Stratford upon Avon.
I ate in pubs, fish and chips, Bangers and mash and spotted dick. In Stratford u. A. I ate in a restaurant from the 1400s ( thefood wasn't that old)
And of course British trains are soooo superior.
Fascinating little country but crowded---around 60 million people in a space the size of California (35 million) Also they drive on the wrong side of the road. i put a sign in my car: Caution American Driver. I was doing OK but may have freaked out a few people on the traffic circles.
OK, thats enough for now, sitting here in my bed (clothes on!!) Whew!, guess that wasn't so hard. You don't know what I go through for y'all
You guys can go ahead and start now if you want and then I'll be in 0530ish to put the place back in order and give it perspective.
Morning open Thread will begin in 5....4....3....2....1....NOW!!!