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Posts by Margot

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Topic: Llanberis Copper Mine (photo)
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/07/2019 13:13:51   Subject: Llanberis Copper Mine (photo)
I'd be up for a prod in there.
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 6th of June
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/06/2019 11:47:06   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 6th of June
I will be there! But without kebab money.
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 30th of May
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 29/05/2019 11:30:47   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 30th of May
I know. If that means I can leave at 5 I can make it! But it's not unthinkable we'll have to tidy up or that sort of stuff after the public leaves.
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 30th of May
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 29/05/2019 10:45:59   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 30th of May
Not sure about myself now! Looks like I have to attend the Festival of Discovery. Rather than going off and discovering stuff myself.
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 9th of May
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/05/2019 15:57:48   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 9th of May
And me.
Topic: Thursday Nighters 24th Jan
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/01/2019 17:01:39   Subject: Thursday Nighters 24th Jan
I'll let this one pass!
Topic: AditNow Christmas party, 2018 !!
Margot

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/12/2018 13:40:08   Subject: AditNow Christmas party, 2018 !!
See you in Bellevue!
Topic: AditNow Christmas party, 2018 !!
Margot

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/11/2018 14:33:20   Subject: AditNow Christmas party, 2018 !!
Count me in! Will be a nice way to celebrate my birthday... :)

Sinker +1 + 2 "sinker jnrs"
SimonRL + RockChick
skimble
Margot
Topic: 'Authentic' Welsh slab truck coffee table?
Margot

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/08/2018 10:10:02   Subject: 'Authentic' Welsh slab truck coffee table?
Well, better that than that they start nicking the real things out of actual mines and flogging them off...

Also better than buying from some big company of which the CEO has 8 houses.
Topic: Cwmorthin Barracks & Rhosydd Chapel in 3D
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/07/2018 16:18:02   Subject: Cwmorthin Barracks & Rhosydd Chapel in 3D
Cool stuff!
Topic: Site outage - 31st May to 1st June
Margot

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 01/06/2018 14:09:34   Subject: Site outage - 31st May to 1st June
I was wondering if someone was protecting you from yourself! ;)
Topic: Western Cyffty via Parc. Anyone been lately?
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/05/2018 10:43:19   Subject: Western Cyffty via Parc. Anyone been lately?
[quote="royfellows"]
You could always hang onto me!
[/quote]

I can see the tabloid headlines. 'Bloody foreigner drowns legendary UK mine explorer'. :surrender:
Topic: Western Cyffty via Parc. Anyone been lately?
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/05/2018 09:47:19   Subject: Western Cyffty via Parc. Anyone been lately?
[quote="royfellows"]The water at the bottom of Western Winze is just under my chin and I stand 5ft 10 ins in old money. [/quote]

Hm, I'll make sure I'm mentally ready for swimming. I am onl
Topic: Western Cyffty via Parc. Anyone been lately?
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/05/2018 09:13:53   Subject: Western Cyffty via Parc. Anyone been lately?
A trip in obscure bits of Parc sounds lovely. When roughly were you thinking?
Topic: Cwmorthin Smoke Flue
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/03/2018 07:54:40   Subject: Cwmorthin Smoke Flue
Aha! That’s a very good solution. :thumbup:
Topic: Cwmorthin Smoke Flue
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/03/2018 15:33:54   Subject: Cwmorthin Smoke Flue
Being familiar with the Smoke Flue is one thing; being able to open the gate is another!
Topic: Cwmorthin Smoke Flue
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/03/2018 10:00:05   Subject: Cwmorthin Smoke Flue
That's great Miles! Makes me wonder one thing though. If the chimney is now blocked, how is the Smoke Flue a general emergency exit? To the best of my knowledge, its gate has a different key from the
Topic: Wonky torch seeks new home
Margot

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 18/03/2018 11:47:41   Subject: Wonky torch seeks new home
You were the first! Pm me your address and I’ll pop it in the mail tomorrow.
Topic: Wonky torch seeks new home
Margot

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 18/03/2018 11:08:39   Subject: Wonky torch seeks new home
Hello,
I was going through my stuff (am moving house) and came across a torch I had forgot about. It has a wonky switch. I wouldn't manage to improve that but are there techies out there who want
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
Margot

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 05/03/2018 12:25:03   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
It looks like that could come in handy for photography in very large chambers with dark walls!
Topic: Landjoff oversuit.
Margot

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/02/2018 10:46:33   Subject: Landjoff oversuit.
The braces on mine always get referred to as "suspenders" by a certain individual (hello Margot) but I'm probably not the only mine explorer to enjoy wearing suspenders on a Thursday night ;)

Topic: Deep sea mining
Margot

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/02/2018 14:38:40   Subject: Deep sea mining
I have a student writing his dissertation on this stuff! The mining, that is, I don't think he'll include any cold war espionage. Although he could I suppose, it sounds watery enough to fall within Oc
Topic: Repurposing
Margot

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/01/2018 15:44:51   Subject: Repurposing
Or venue for illegal raves! See Llanberis bomb store.
Topic: Repurposing
Margot

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/01/2018 15:42:37   Subject: Repurposing
Did someone mention Excelsior Tunnel yet? With its own bomb associations?

http://www.subbrit.org.uk/sb-sites/sites/e/excelsior_tunnel/index.shtml
Topic: Repurposing
Margot

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/01/2018 14:36:46   Subject: Repurposing
Underground mountain biking is even a Dutch thing! We like biking anywhere, really.

http://www.ondergrondsvalkenburg.nl/nl/biken
Topic: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
Margot

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 05/01/2018 17:58:47   Subject: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
Very!
Topic: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
Margot

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 05/01/2018 17:25:52   Subject: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
I have a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT2 and I'm happy with it, because it takes enormous amounts of abuse without complaining. I'm sure you can find cameras at the same price that take better pictures but I'
Topic: Hapoy new year!
Margot

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/01/2018 08:35:41   Subject: Hapoy new year!
Happy new year! With lots of underground fun! :flowers:
Topic: Underground diving lakes?
Margot

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/12/2017 18:11:22   Subject: Underground diving lakes?
Hello Mike! Didn't recognise you without your face. Have nothing to add as I'm not a diver but wanted to say hello... :-[

:surrender: :offtopic:
Topic: AditNow Christmas party!
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 11/12/2017 11:45:40   Subject: AditNow Christmas party!
Excellent work Sinker!

Pencil me in for:

Risotto cakes
Leek tartlets
Marquise
Topic: Thursday Nighters 23rd November
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/11/2017 11:10:07   Subject: Thursday Nighters 23rd November
Would anyone know what the state of the roads is like in that direction? I seemed to notice it was raining a bit yesterday.
Topic: Croesor Rhosydd damaged aids
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/11/2017 09:58:09   Subject: Croesor Rhosydd damaged aids
It sounds interesting but I might want to make a late decision on this! Things are a bit hectic atm.
Topic: Croesor Rhosydd damaged aids
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/11/2017 13:41:00   Subject: Croesor Rhsoydd damaged aids
Maybe post up when the work will be done? I'm currently a bit swamped in work but that should get better at some point. Would be fun to lend a hand.
Topic: One for the steam buffs
Margot

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/10/2017 22:20:36   Subject: One for the steam buffs
A staircase, yes that makes sense. Not much left of it now though! The other passage was probably originally too low for that so a chain sounds likely...
Topic: One for the steam buffs
Margot

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/10/2017 20:43:21   Subject: One for the steam buffs
[quote="Graigfawr"][quote="Margot"]I remember once being in Cwm and someone suggesting we go down the manway, upon which Sinker suggested it was a personway. That was very nice of him! If this sort of
Topic: One for the steam buffs
Margot

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/10/2017 19:50:52   Subject: One for the steam buffs
I love pedantry! But I am going to pedantically disagree with you.

The OED app (sorry) gives eleven non-slang definitions. Six are explicitly male, three have a strong male connotation, an
Topic: One for the steam buffs
Margot

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/10/2017 10:33:19   Subject: One for the steam buffs
[quote="royfellows"]Well I respect your differing opinions and we part friends.
:flowers:[/quote]

:flowers:
Topic: One for the steam buffs
Margot

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/10/2017 09:20:09   Subject: One for the steam buffs
[quote="royfellows"]
Several things occur
One is that if we all thought the same we wouldn't have anything to talk about, like I said, diversity. Right?
Second is that maybe you should
Topic: One for the steam buffs
Margot

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/10/2017 22:01:39   Subject: One for the steam buffs
Yes a lot has changed for the better! And I'm glad for that. TtTE is only now making the move and I'd say better late than never. But we're not there yet.
You may have noticed this forum, as I h
Topic: One for the steam buffs
Margot

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/10/2017 21:05:32   Subject: One for the steam buffs
I read a piece in the Telegraph on the same topic instead. As far as I can tell (I never watched the series) what they are doing is adding some new female characters. With agency. Is that really so aw
Topic: exploring new mines
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/10/2017 21:35:22   Subject: exploring new mines
Did you have a look at all the documents PeteK uploaded earlier this year?
Topic: SRT Training Courses - Wales
Margot

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 24/09/2017 17:48:02   Subject: SRT Training Courses - Wales
Only two showed up! To two instructors! So we had one-to-one tuition. It was great! And now I'm a bit bruised... :-[
Topic: SRT Training Courses - Wales
Margot

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 17/09/2017 12:38:50   Subject: SRT Training Courses - Wales
It seems there are more places available!
Topic: SRT Training Courses - Wales
Margot

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 15/09/2017 21:46:26   Subject: SRT Training Courses - Wales
I've written to them! Thanks Alex.
Topic: Stationary Engine (photo)
Margot

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/09/2017 11:45:03   Subject: Stationary Engine (photo)
[quote="royfellows"]The way things were.
Off thread, sorry, but I can remember my mother 'darning' socks, she used a wooden mushroom shaped thingy to stretch the sock over.

[/quote]
Topic: Tamar Valley & Tavistock
Margot

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/09/2017 08:42:37   Subject: Tamar Valley & Tavistock
I've been gone too long to know where the PCG have locks, but I do know they're a lovely bunch who will be most obliging if you ask them about visiting any mines they have keys for. Contact details on
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 7th of September
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/09/2017 15:43:05   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 7th of September
Hospital? I hope all is well Sinker!
Topic: Pickets (photo)
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/08/2017 14:44:45   Subject: Pickets (photo)
Eh... sitting on a pile of rocks?? ::)
Topic: Cwmorthin Managers Office
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/08/2017 11:48:49   Subject: Cwmorthin Managers Office
A filthy dirty wet job, that sounds like all the highlights in my research career! :o
Topic: Cwmorthin Managers Office
Margot

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/08/2017 09:39:17   Subject: Cwmorthin Managers Office
Sounds like good fun. Keep me posted!
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