The view from my "office"

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Life doesn't get any better than travel in the UK at the moment. This view is from my ground floor room at the Holiday Inn, Junction 2 of the M6, Coventry in the UK.

It is all so delightfully bureaucratic, gone are the days of front desk staff knowing who I am, I have to fill forms in advising of my reason for staying, and some sort of evidence that I am allowed to be travelling. Apparently I am a key worker - which seems odd as I can't remember the last time I "worked" and have no idea what key means in this context. :oops:

Griselda has me staying at Holiday Inns or Hilton Garden Inns to "build my points". I have no idea what she is talking about.

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Life doesn't get any better than travel in the UK at the moment. This view is from my ground floor room at the Holiday Inn, Junction 2 of the M6, Coventry in the UK.

It is all so delightfully bureaucratic, gone are the days of front desk staff knowing who I am, I have to fill forms in advising of my reason for staying, and some sort of evidence that I am allowed to be travelling. Apparently I am a key worker - which seems odd as I can't remember the last time I "worked" and have no idea what key means in this context. :oops:

Griselda has me staying at Holiday Inns or Hilton Garden Inns to "build my points". I have no idea what she is talking about.

Staying at those Holiday Inns, you'll be back to Spire in no time :)
 

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Day 9 of the great helipad mural.
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At lunchtime I had another talk to the artist and his wife.He was born on Cape Barren island.Taken from his family he worked mainly in labouring jobs.He turned to art 10 years ago and now lives on Bruny Island.

The birds on the column are mutton birds.

The artist.

 

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Ron says tassie is having a heatwave at present ! it got to 27 today :oops: That will all end Monday when I fly in ☔❄️☔
 

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Air fryer? :D
They are great and I may regret leaving it at home ;)
But where is the Pizza oven? ;)🤣
No regrets leaving that at home, it weighs in the vicinity of 4 Ton....

I don’t know what members think they can see, but I only have a bbq and a 3 burner stove to cook with. Weber Q’s don’t boil a billy very well.....

(I cannot cook with the coffee machine)
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They are great and I may regret leaving it at home ;)

No regrets leaving that at home, it weighs in the vicinity of 4 Ton....

I don’t know what members think they can see, but I only have a bbq and a 3 burner stove to cook with. Weber Q’s don’t boil a billy very well.....

(I cannot cook with the coffee machine)
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You have an open fire you can stick a grill over too ;)
 

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They are great and I may regret leaving it at home ;)

No regrets leaving that at home, it weighs in the vicinity of 4 Ton....

I don’t know what members think they can see, but I only have a bbq and a 3 burner stove to cook with. Weber Q’s don’t boil a billy very well.....

(I cannot cook with the coffee machine)
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No slumming it with Billy Tea swung around your head we see. :D
 

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There was no day 8 photo of the great helipad mural as little work had been done.
So Day 8 and 3 0f the columns are done.
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Now on the 4th column.
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The couple doing the job have got to know me now.Had a little chat.The contract is to paint 5 of the helipad supports.There are 11.What's the point!.
Leaving some tag space for the local graffitists?
Day 9 of the great helipad mural.
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At lunchtime I had another talk to the artist and his wife.He was born on Cape Barren island.Taken from his family he worked mainly in labouring jobs.He turned to art 10 years ago and now lives on Bruny Island.

The birds on the column are mutton birds.

The artist.

Before my brother was sent to Africa for a few years, he did a toughening up course in those islands including some mutton-birding.
 
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There was no day 8 photo of the great helipad mural as little work had been done.
So Day 8 and 3 0f the columns are done.
View attachment 238584 .

Now on the 4th column.
View attachment 238585 .

The couple doing the job have got to know me now.Had a little chat.The contract is to paint 5 of the helipad supports.There are 11.What's the point!.
To be effective trying to blend in a bit, the whole underside of the helipad should be painted sky blue as well. We know that’s not going to happen....
(Thanks for sharing his work and the link.)
 
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