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Topic: Thursday Nighters, 23rd January.
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/01/2020 18:27:04   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 23rd January.
I hope to be there!:thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 9th January.
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/01/2020 18:42:06   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 9th January.
I hope to be there, along with rigging and digging kit, and of course, more cake! :angel:
Topic: Thursday Nighters, Thursday 2nd January 2020.
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/12/2019 19:35:29   Subject: Thursday Nighters, Thursday 2nd January 2020.
I shall be there, particularly as it's on my doorstep! Kebabs and cacen arbennig post trip? :angel:
Topic: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
pingu

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/10/2019 10:48:54   Subject: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
Is it better to book and then cancel or to hope that there is a place on the night? When our glorious political leaders and the captains of my industry extract their digits from their nether regions,
Topic: Backache
pingu

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/06/2019 16:07:42   Subject: Backache
As an “old git” who has wrecked their body crashing motorbikes, falling off stages and breaking bits mine exploring, I took up yoga for the over 60’s, it won’t ever cure my injuries but it does help a
Topic: Thursday Nighters 24th Jan
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 24/01/2019 16:09:01   Subject: Thursday Nighters 24th Jan
Doesn’t look like I will make it this evening, just driven home with all the warning lights and buzzers going nuts ????. Currently at local garage trying to get its “brain” sorted out. Van like it’s o
Topic: AditNow Christmas party, 2018 !!
pingu

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/11/2018 21:24:57   Subject: AditNow Christmas party, 2018 !!
Due to the chaos of my messy life it’s highly unlikely that I will be able to join you all. Hope you have a great evening :thumbsup:
Topic: Daventry
pingu

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 14/05/2018 23:13:08   Subject: Daventry
Sorry, only just seen your posting! Yes there are numerous mines around Finedon, Irthlingborough, Slipton etc. The Finedon area was accessible of recent but suffocating bad air was encountered. Mines
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 19nd of April
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/04/2018 13:33:00   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 19nd of April
Afraid I won’t be joining you, 300 miles is a bit of a trip for a Thursday night! See you on the 3rd of May. Have a good night.
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 22nd of February
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/02/2018 14:32:01   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 22nd of February
It’s a long way way from Kent to Cwmorthin!:(:( Have a great evening. See you in a few weeks.:thumbup:
Topic: Family research
pingu

Forum: South West England   Posted: 15/01/2018 18:26:36   Subject: Family research
Many thanks for this Mike. Very interesting! I go away on tour next week but will investigate further on my return :thumbup:
Topic: Family research
pingu

Forum: South West England   Posted: 13/01/2018 15:33:46   Subject: Family research
Thanks Napoleon. :lol::lol: Have a good time in Kent. :thumbup:
Topic: Family research
pingu

Forum: South West England   Posted: 13/01/2018 15:31:21   Subject: Family research
Many thanks for this Mike. He may be one and the same. The Nichols family later moved to South Devon and somewhere along the line got involved/married or something with the Hart family. Numerous Harts
Topic: Family research
pingu

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/01/2018 14:11:28   Subject: Family research
Many thanks for that. I guess I will no doubt get side tracked into looking at some other histories :lol:.
Topic: Family research
pingu

Forum: South West England   Posted: 09/01/2018 20:36:11   Subject: Family research
Hello. Don't know if anyone in the Redruth area can help me with some information. I've been doing some family research and have come up with two names of ancient ancestors. My investigations show an
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 26th of October
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/10/2017 21:23:14   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 26th of October
Out here in Poland they celebrate “dzien Górnika” on the 4th of December. It is Saint Barbara’s day, the patron saint of miners. A day off for miners, with celebrations and prayers for the protection
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 26th of October
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/10/2017 20:12:04   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 26th of October
Check the “wormhole” and let me know if anything more is needed to make it a safe route. I’m still in Eastern Europe but can bring some more scaf bits when I come home. :angel:
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 28th of September
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 29/09/2017 12:09:07   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 28th of September
Special toilet seat! I was going to go and get it for your birthday.:lol::lol::lol::lol:
Topic: July 31st one hundred years ago.
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/07/2017 03:40:58   Subject: July 31st one hundred years ago.
Ooops!!! Yes, thank you Simon. A massive cock up on my part! My defense being, I'm residing in very small cluttered caravan which doubles as a site office, I've taken to many drugs (legally prescribed
Topic: July 31st one hundred years ago.
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/07/2017 20:06:31   Subject: July 31st one hundred years ago.
On July the 31st 1917 at 3.10am the battle of Passchendaele started with the detonation of 19 huge mines. Many of the mine galleries were dug by Welsh miners. The battle lasted three and a half months
Topic: Thursday Eveningists 22/06
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/06/2017 18:31:50   Subject: Thursday Eveningists 22/06
How much SRT is there? I'm still having spinal issues ;(
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 18th of May
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/05/2017 16:23:05   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 18th of May
Jolly good. Do we require any drills, bolts, rope protectors etc?
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/12/2016 10:07:12   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
Nice do, and thank you for the presents. Hope you all have a good Christmas and may the New Year bring you peace, health, and happiness, oh yes, and may the Lost World reveal the most amazing displays
Topic: Thursday Nighters 22nd December
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/12/2016 09:57:40   Subject: Thursday Nighters 22nd December
SRT kit? Santa's Reindeer Traing kit? This comprises of some carrots and a glass of mulled wine!!!!!!!! Once the pitch is bolted you are most welcome to try it out. :thumbup:
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/12/2016 20:39:22   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
Reckon my birthday suit may need some ironing :lol::lol::lol::lol:
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 22nd of December
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/12/2016 20:11:02   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 22nd of December
On a personal note, I was going to bolt/pre rig Hafod Uchaf in readiness for New Year's Day trip, (with Zen and Drew). Was going to spend Christmas Eve at Pen y Ffridd!
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/12/2016 12:55:44   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
Ok, mine is a large gin, I will be there at opening time.:o:o:o:o:o:o. Seriously I reckon meet for 7pm in the Stables bar. :angel:
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/12/2016 23:18:25   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
One bad apple..........? I hope the chef realises what he will be getting, other than his last Christmas dinner.
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/12/2016 15:09:42   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
Is this event still on, considering what happened there in the last few days? :curse:
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/11/2016 18:48:31   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
No Piglit! So I will be on my most mischievous behaviour,:devil:
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/11/2016 18:32:19   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
Salmon starter, turkey main course, Xmas pud, for me please! ??
Topic: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/11/2016 08:06:40   Subject: Wow, its nearly Christmas! Aditnow Christmas party!!
Me please! ??
Topic: Cwmorthin Managers Office
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/07/2016 23:08:45   Subject: Cwmorthin Managers Office
Well done Miles!:thumbsup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters 28th July
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/07/2016 16:34:41   Subject: Thursday Nighters 28th July
Live, for one night only, I shall be out to play!:thumbsup:
Topic: Victorians Wanted
pingu

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/07/2016 18:52:46   Subject: Victorians Wanted
Hi Kes. Afraid I can't join you this year as I don't get back from work until mid September;( Had a fantastic time at last years Victorian day and would highly recommend it! Enjoy ;D
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 9th of June
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/06/2016 07:41:11   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 9th of June
Yes, there are numerous adits and stopes across the hillside. There is a shaft nearer to BYP and a very interesting adit with deep water about 150m across from the old farm house. Afraid I can't send
Topic: Thursday nighters 7th April
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/04/2016 15:55:24   Subject: Thursday nighters 7th April
A walk to Rhosydd in this weather???? Must be nice where you are!
Topic: Thursday nighters 7th April
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/04/2016 15:19:39   Subject: Thursday nighters 7th April
Do we need scaff clamps and scaff cutting gear?
Topic: Thursday nighters - 4th Feb
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/02/2016 23:28:45   Subject: Thursday nighters - 4th Feb
Would love to join you all, but will be rigging in Leeds to pay the bills. Have fun, stay safe.:thumbup:
Topic: Photographs Of Gwynfynydd (album)
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/01/2016 13:53:29   Subject: Photographs Of Gwynfynydd (album)
The signs at the hydro construction site by the old mill say "Clogau Renewable Energy Scheme". I spoke to a contractor working there, he reckons that the hydro scheme is to be worked in conjunction wi
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 14th January
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/01/2016 09:42:45   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 14th January
Afraid I wont make it tonight. Was going to lend Margot some kit for Rich, don't know if anyone else can help? Have fun, stay safe.
Topic: Thursday Nighters 7th January
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/01/2016 18:13:41   Subject: Thursday Nighters 7th January
Will be there, with project equipment and cacen.::)
Topic: Thursday Nighters Christmas Meal! 2 MONTH WARNING
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/12/2015 13:25:56   Subject: Thursday Nighters Christmas Meal! 2 MONTH WARNING
Great evening. Many thanks Jay, top man:thumbup: Merry Christmas and happy and peaceful New Year to you all, best regards, "The Caernarfon table bomber". :o:o:lol::lol::lol::lol:
Topic: Bwlch y Plwm
pingu

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 02/12/2015 16:19:55   Subject: Bwlch y Plwm
Top chap Pete, many thanks. :thumbsup:
Topic: Bwlch y Plwm
pingu

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 02/12/2015 15:27:59   Subject: Bwlch y Plwm
On our last trip to B.y.P. we noticed that the second pitch rigging was getting pretty worn. I have a new length of rope and new maillons to be installed but haven't been able to get back there, so if
Topic: Walkie talkie for climbing
pingu

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/12/2015 15:20:25   Subject: Walkie talkie for climbing
We have used the Motorola GP 340 in a deep lift shaft, worked well. They are expensive (around £300 each plus chargers etc), but can be hired if you only want to use them occasionally. We hire ours wh
Topic: Photographs Of Belgrave (Photo ref 103314) (photo)
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/11/2015 09:22:37   Subject: Photographs Of Belgrave (Photo ref 103314) (photo)
Just me being daft, as per normal :-[
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 26th Nov
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/11/2015 13:59:19   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 26th Nov
You are very welcome mate. Give me a call next time you are back in the area :thumbup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 26th Nov
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/11/2015 10:40:42   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 26th Nov
Saturday is not forgotten ever in my disturbed head :blink: I have drill, bolts, hangers etc. What about slings, crow bars etc?
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 26th Nov
pingu

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/11/2015 18:20:46   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 26th Nov
Hi Bob. I can lend you some SRT kit if you would like to give it a go. This one is a good one to learn on:thumbup:
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