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Forum: Small Talk 05-25-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 28
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Food for thought

I thought it sounded too good to be true and it probably isn't
Just proves that you should never believe everything you read on the Internet!!
(from their wikipedia pages... and yes wikipedia has...
Forum: Small Talk 05-25-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 28
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Food for thought

ooK I am quite overwhelmed by the response and feel that there is only one possible reply to my posting (Yes it's another posting on facebook that took an awful lot of time to refind so enjoy...
Forum: Small Talk 05-24-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 28
Posted By johnfowles
Food for thought

posted on facebook by somebody else called John Stinson (such a common name!!!)
...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Audio - in my time (1975)

I am truly sorry to see that both Gail and Martyn have been browsing here with their eyes shut because our Charleader had already actually posted a highlighting thread about this ditty several years...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,957
Posted By johnfowles
Re: My Favorite Gordon Lyrics

Ahem "balls to the sharks"!! such imagery but of what?? try this:-
Lighthead Tony Meloche seems to have pretty well hit the nail on the head in his reply to an old Newsgroup thread at:-...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,957
Posted By johnfowles
Re: My Favorite Gordon Lyrics

I'm with you two in the naughty corner because I don't see my choice here anywhere
"what's left of his brains
When his crew threw his balls to the sharks"
and I have no idea what else Gord could...
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 963
Posted By johnfowles
Re: The first time I ever heard Gordon Lightfoot

Mike IIRC you "Hoovered" her up in the once extremely active chat room that was started by Rik Stevens a.k.a. Random 7, but for far too long you have been resting on your Laurels since you failed to...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By johnfowles
Re: GLOBE AND MAIL - March 18-2020-Interview

also:-
Gordon Lightfoot - YouTube
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By johnfowles
Re: GLOBE AND MAIL - March 18-2020-Interview

or watch on a little website called YouTube!!??
YouTube
Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,503
Posted By johnfowles
Re: GL Documentary "IYCRMM" Available in Canada on CBC's Free Streaming Service

True BUT I found
https://pixelprivacy.com/vpn/change-ip-address/canadian-ip-address/
which has a lot to say on this subject including:-
The IP address system is the ID system used on the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,081
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Where were you when JFK was shot? (Gord was here)

I thought that I had posted my story here but I cannot see it. Anyway it was a Friday evening and I was working in Derby in the middle of England but that weekend I had arranged to take my new...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 927
Posted By johnfowles
Re: IYCRMM airing - WINDSOR,Ont. Nov.2 and 7, 2019

the great live performance video deserves to be displayed again Ron!!
Gordon Lightfoot Face of a Thousand People - YouTube
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By johnfowles
Re: IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND DOC airing in London,England

All Right! here is a nice photo of Gordon that stoopid corfid caused me a problem because if I displayed it first I could not then paste in the text I wanted to appear under it
Yer Tis!!...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By johnfowles
Re: IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND DOC airing in London,England

All very interesting pity that I cannot get there.Yesterday I had noticed as evidently had Char a posting on the Gordon Lightfoot Gold Facebook page (posted by John Kamau Savill) in which he...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By johnfowles
Re: New Video Coming: "Looking At The Rain" Intro/Finale

Gail it just goes to show what you can miss if you are not paying attention!!
Char pointed it out nearly 7 years ago see:-
http://www.corfid.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=26556a
 
 
Forum: Testforum 08-01-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,629
Posted By johnfowles
aborted thread

1 (If I try to delete that single character I
get reprimanded
YAH BOO SHUCKS Corfid
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Red Shea High String Guitar Youtube Video

Crystal Gayle First TV 1970 - ribbon of darkness over me - YouTube
Actually although it functioned as desired when I demonstrated that method above it is not quite as straightforwards as that...
Forum: Testforum 08-01-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,356
Posted By johnfowles
Re: embedded video test

www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9Srs9FbjIQ
Forum: Testforum 07-31-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,356
Posted By johnfowles
Re: embedded video test

DANG its cocked up again
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UryksObWabQ
Gordon Lightfoot: Red Shea High String Guitar - YouTube
www.youtube.com/watch?v=UryksObWabQ
Gordon Lightfoot: Red Shea High...
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Red Shea High String Guitar Youtube Video

Great stuff, One minor but vitally important point, that long time aficionados here probably know, especially our Charming modem maderator person Charlene,. for some obscurely inexplicable reason...
Forum: Small Talk 07-20-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,848
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Thirty five years ago today

Not much to add 15 years later except that I recently found "One of the few remaining scraps of the BBC's Apollo 11 coverage"
Apollo Report with James Burke - YouTube
Forum: Small Talk 06-28-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 851
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Kim dream/ Hamlet

Err umm patticakes
It probably just means that Kim had been listening to a certain ditty by her husband the one that goes:-
"The skies of North America are covered in stars
Over factories and...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 20,977
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Misheard lyrics.

Nobody has mentioned the ditty about a 'Long Thin Dong" so I will
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Gordon mentioned on Jeopardy TV game show

Our household had recently become somewhat addicted to Jeopardy (a general knowledge quiz show on the US NBC network so it was great to see a real Lightfoot question last night (the first show for...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Tarrytown, NY.-May 17,2019

according to the reviewer on
...
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 23,680
Posted By johnfowles
Re: LIGHTFOOT by Nicholas Jennings - Sept.2017

well spotted David I can just about remember bending over backwards to kiss the Blarney stone during a visit to Cork in 1982 see the two photos on...
Forum: Small Talk 02-03-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 966
Posted By johnfowles
Wowesy plant waterer

It must have taken hour to set this "machine" up!!!
A video found on facebook. Just click the link then sit back and enjoy! It will probably be rather slow to start playing so be patient...
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,218
Posted By johnfowles
Re: THE WAY WE FEEL @ HUGH'S ROOM LIVE-15th and last shows

Many thanks Char I thoroughly enjoyed the Summer Side of Life version from Australia!!
Forum: General Discussion 01-10-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,471
Posted By johnfowles
Re: The Complete Singles 1970-1980 2CD-March 2019 release

And the rest Dave that statement is utter piffle!!
it was not only first available on the Cold On The Shoulder album
...
Forum: Small Talk 01-01-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,234
Posted By johnfowles
Re: interesting article on Quora

well I really thought it would be of interest to somebody else here especially Canadians but 217 views later not a single comment!
also worth reading I reckon is this essay with a self evident...
Forum: Small Talk 12-23-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,234
Posted By johnfowles
interesting article on Quora

Sometime ago I somehow managed to sign up for the frequent missives from Quora. Whilst I usually immediately delete them occasionally I spot what looks like an interesting article. I have even got...
Forum: General Discussion 12-22-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,578
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Anyone heard from Corfid's other Aussies?

Or even longer judging by his main menu now almost six years out of date!!
http://johnfowles.org.uk/images/corfid%20menu.jpg
he should at least change "News" to "Olds"!!
Forum: General Discussion 12-19-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,578
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Anyone heard from Corfid's other Aussies?

Perhaps he's in love!!:whistle:
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,477
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Markham parking garage photo

Yer Tis!!

http://johnfowles.org.uk/LIGHTFOOT/images/Markham_picture_cropped_and_enlarged.jpg

Funnily or not enough the copy on Char's Flicker page was correctly oriented! Go Figure as they...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,477
Posted By johnfowles
Re: Markham parking garage photo

Unless somebody can visit the garage and take a closer up photo I think that a cropped reoriented and resized version is a tad better.I'll be back shortly after uploading it to my site
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