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by Red Pleb
Fri Nov 30, 1:00 pm
Forum: All Politics
Topic: WTF is Going On In JAPAN? Anyone? ...---...
Replies: 447
Views: 54492

The whole bloody site is NSFW though. Can you imagine the workplace where you'd think it was OK to browse that pot-leaf-ridden teenage wank fantasy of a site? It looks like the front window of a Barnsley head shop run by a 50-year-old sex offender. I catch your drift but Barnsley doesnt strike me a...
by Red Pleb
Thu Nov 29, 10:06 pm
Forum: All Politics
Topic: WTF is Going On In JAPAN? Anyone? ...---...
Replies: 447
Views: 54492

door nail According to my computer dictionary the correct spelling is doornail and under phrases it says [ as ] dead as a doornail quite dead However, i've always wondered how something, that has never been amongst the living can be considered dead, or even quite dead? Any idea how anyone compared ...
by Red Pleb
Fri Aug 17, 7:34 am
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: August 2012
Replies: 101
Views: 20500

Lunch at bazaar Sadly we were not impressed Neither was i . Awful . Stale pitta to accompany the most vile hummus ive ever tasted .The cavernous nature of the place, while interesting, does nothing for ease of conversation above the din of other customers ( ordinarily, id use the term ' diners' but...
by Red Pleb
Sun Jul 29, 6:27 pm
Forum: All Politics
Topic: WTF is Going On In JAPAN? Anyone? ...---...
Replies: 447
Views: 54492

des wrote: someone



One of the cleaners ?
by Red Pleb
Sat Jun 02, 8:49 am
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: bloody amsterdam again
Replies: 36
Views: 9192

chigusa wrote:The street running from haarlemerstratt to brouwergracht is one of those spots where Amsterdam suddenly turns quiet.


Ive always loved this about cities. Amsterdam , particularly. That stroll to Siberie on a warm, early summers morning. Ill miss that.
Great read at breakfast. More please.
by Red Pleb
Mon Mar 26, 6:09 pm
Forum: Amsterdam FAQ
Topic: I had my best meal in Amsterdam at...
Replies: 45
Views: 6711

In my hostel, a nice rotisserie chicken aquired at albert cuyp street market, along with a bottle of wine I believe. Cant go wrong with this sort of fare, given that this is Amsterdam. Along a similar line....picnic with bottle of red in Vondelpark. I will, however, continue to sing the praise of T...
by Red Pleb
Sat Mar 24, 1:02 pm
Forum: Amsterdam FAQ
Topic: Pooing in Amsterdam
Replies: 86
Views: 14730

by Red Pleb
Tue Jun 28, 10:32 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: June 2011. an Amsterdam vacation
Replies: 100
Views: 16436

Nice pace .Thanks . ' Fish Skin' photo, by any chance ?
by Red Pleb
Fri Jun 17, 6:03 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: June 2011. an Amsterdam vacation
Replies: 100
Views: 16436

coffeeshop clientelle looking around rokerji, thinking about Barneys and Amnesia, even grey area, for that matter. (can't say about others) but for sure their primary clientelle were clearly tourists. these places would close veery quickly if a weed pass were to be initiated . Amsterdam would lose ...
by Red Pleb
Sat Apr 02, 7:35 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Rest of The Castle pix
Replies: 13
Views: 2883

Stop being mean to Andre and his photographs of castles and fields and things.
by Red Pleb
Sat Jul 03, 11:46 am
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: drug tourism
Replies: 44
Views: 9718

i am no longer in amsterdam. as i said earlier easy jet and liverpool airport are shit. in future i shall just pay the extra and go with klm from manchester, a real airline and a real airport. amsterdam's not what it was but it's still a place where you can buy and smoke dope in shops. come to thin...
by Red Pleb
Mon Jun 28, 5:37 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: drug tourism
Replies: 44
Views: 9718

Re: drug tourism

chigusa wrote:i'll be there until friday.

i'll let you know how i go on.



Excellent. Will look forward to a report detailing, in your very own earthy and delightfully graphic and inimitable hand , incidents where people were acting like cunts. You know the sort of thing.
Have a fun time.
by Red Pleb
Sat Jan 23, 7:27 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Trip report - Pretrip Journal
Replies: 29
Views: 5738

I feel compelled to steer you away from Mikes recommendation at Popeyes. I'm aware that this is stating the obvious but , like any outlet with a rapid turnover, coffeeshop products vary in their quality from batch to batch. What may have been ' value ' last summer, doesn't necessitate into the same ...
by Red Pleb
Fri Jan 15, 2:35 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Trip report - Pretrip Journal
Replies: 29
Views: 5738

Re: Trip report - Pretrip Journal

(Please advise or suggest changes or any ideas to the plan. Very Welcomed. COFFEE SHOPS Katsu – Super Skunk /G13 / Red Leb / Black Widow / Crystal Clear Home Grown Fantasy – Silver Pearl / Cheese Hills Street Blues – Hill Street Special / Polm Basjoe – Basjoe Special / Orange / Terminator G...
by Red Pleb
Sun Nov 22, 1:27 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: mongering november 1
Replies: 10
Views: 1834

Generous_J wrote:Great, our very own crackhead.


Alternatively, just another sad misogynist.
by Red Pleb
Tue Jul 07, 2:34 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: A day this week
Replies: 5
Views: 1395

Re: A day this week

I buy some water and more water and finally go for the large bottle of Spa... I am considering his reccomendation of the Algerian weed, his talk on the subject is that they get more sun over there and that is good for the weed. So maybe someone can fill in the blanks for me on this weed? I understa...
by Red Pleb
Fri Jun 26, 11:15 am
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Swins diary 2009 Day 5 June 21st
Replies: 4
Views: 1155

Always pick up the real city vibe with your reports. Good one Swin.
by Red Pleb
Thu Aug 21, 5:41 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: the dreams are a sign
Replies: 25
Views: 5502

Re: the dreams are a sign

my amsterdam dreams are becoming a nightly thing and they seem so real. i am taking it as a sign to go, so once again a great coffeeshop tour of 2009 is being looked at. in my dream last night, a guy tried to shoot me in front of grey area but his gun did not fire, he then proceeded to stab me. Tsk...
by Red Pleb
Tue Jun 17, 11:20 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Swins diary 2008 day 6 - 16th June
Replies: 18
Views: 3247

Re: Swins diary 288 day 6 - 16th June

Up early to pack as sadly it was the last day of this year's trip. Dragged the holdall downstairs at the same time as I went to breakfast as I just couldn't do the stairs twice! Checked out, left the bag in the luggage store and went in to breakfast and met a young Chinese woman, in town as part of...
by Red Pleb
Thu Jun 12, 5:58 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Swin's 2008 diary day 1 - 11th June
Replies: 7
Views: 1315

Enjoyed that. Sink a couple in Hoppe for me .
by Red Pleb
Fri Jun 06, 6:42 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: April 2008
Replies: 117
Views: 13204

Ed is right, the story is gaining legendary status. Well, Pussy/Bodi, you don't believe me eh??? Backdrop: I was laughed at like Fred Flintstone at a hi-tech computer show last year, in Mellow Yellow. Why??? I had a Sony Mavica Camera with a floppy disc. I bought me a new Cannon S3IS for this upcom...
by Red Pleb
Thu Dec 13, 12:02 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Sit-N-Spin #4
Replies: 19
Views: 3536

Spectacularly whimsical and gloriously self indulgent they may be but i for one, have always enjoyed LH's reports.
by Red Pleb
Tue Dec 11, 11:18 am
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Bused in for a 12 hour visit....
Replies: 51
Views: 5747

Planned with something approaching military precision ! Nice one Ian. When i was living in London , many moons ago , i travelled the same way several times. Its a hike but well manageable for those with the inclination and energy. But, as you point out, possibly not economically viable if not alread...
by Red Pleb
Thu Aug 02, 5:50 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Acorns...to .... oak tree's..1.
Replies: 42
Views: 4937

//edit to add// We have an M+S near where we live.....does it have a better exchange rate to the Post Office bureau then ?

Also interested in this . Ive always exchanged Euro's at Post office, the deal breaker being that there is no commision charged . UKBL ...is M & S the way to go ?
by Red Pleb
Wed May 30, 12:49 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: amsterdam in a wheelchair
Replies: 11
Views: 2084

Thats a great report. Get registered on theses boards and share your thoughts and experiences again.
by Red Pleb
Thu May 17, 11:49 am
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Lctricity's 2007 Pics
Replies: 35
Views: 6023

Really enjoyed looking. Some nice shots. Thanks.
by Red Pleb
Wed Mar 28, 10:10 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Sativa Daze in Amsterdam
Replies: 15
Views: 3321

Thumbs up for a very comprehensive trip report. It made great reading. Y'know, i dont know how many times ive walked past Pink Floyd over the years and never bothered calling in. What a fool for missing out on the the Umma Gumma !
by Red Pleb
Wed Mar 28, 5:24 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Left it too late....
Replies: 5
Views: 1043

Thanks FlyByNight. If anyone fancies hanging out for an afternoon in Haarlem id be up for it. Feel free to PM me.
by Red Pleb
Wed Mar 28, 3:13 pm
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Left it too late....
Replies: 5
Views: 1043

Yea....shame pleasure cant be funded by a bottomless pit but 130-50 Euros is a little too much. Selected arses have been kicked and wont be making the same mistake next year !! Those that can make it ..enjoy.
by Red Pleb
Wed Mar 28, 11:27 am
Forum: Channelites Trip Reports
Topic: Left it too late....
Replies: 5
Views: 1043

Left it too late....

Struggled to find cheap and cheerful accommodation on and around Queensday . Guess thats what happens when you end up waiting for others to get their fingers out and make decisions ! Still... going solo for a few days May 9th and 10th. As ive never made the effort to get over to Haarlem before, and ...

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