Mike McTimoney

  • The Bosh Easy Peasy pasta is our go to currently. The recipe calls for an hour in the oven but I’m sure it’d work in a slow cooker.

  • miketually replied to the topic Three cheers for Brexit!!! in the forum Chat Forum 4 hours ago

    However, e-scooters are not without controversy. They have been involved in a number of traffic accidents, some of which have resulted in fatalities.

    Just wait until they head about cars.

  • miketually replied to the topic Child Benefit Tax in the forum Chat Forum 1 week ago

    Which makes the means tested chilled benefit even more odd, as those salary sacrifice schemes save higher earners far more than lower earners!

    The high earners never seem to complain about this…

  • miketually replied to the topic Child Benefit Tax in the forum Chat Forum 1 week ago

    a married couple on 49999 (100k household) each will recieve the full amount, one person on 60k and wife staying at home bringing up kids (60k househkld) gets nothing

    First person goes part time, second person gets a part time job – you get two lots of tax-free allowance, keep the child benefits, share the parenting and both keep career…[Read more]

  • miketually replied to the topic 2019 General Election in the forum Chat Forum 2 weeks ago

    For a 2019 general election Johnson would actually have to win a Parliamentary vote, so…

  • A pair of ‘approach’ shoes that do for bike commuting, dog walking, cycling, if it’s wet, gardening, etc.
    A pair on Vans.
    A pair of Tom’s boots for work.
    A worn out pair of DMs.
    A pair of running shoes for running.
    An old pair of running shoes that live at work for at-work exercise things.
    An old pair of approach shoes that live by the back door…[Read more]

  • So, if Bradley Wiggins decided to transition, then he/she would be able to compete as a woman.

    Provided they complied with the rules, yes. You know that you don’t just have to say “I’m a woman now” and then wander into the womens’ start line, right?

    if you are biologically a woman (as in you’re chromosome makeup is XX) you compete against w…

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  • miketually replied to the topic Vegan for a day? in the forum Chat Forum 3 weeks ago

    palm oil, Im out

    Much better to eat a beef burger that’s been made from a cow fed on palm oil and soy?

  • miketually replied to the topic Workbenchtrackworld (V2) in the forum Chat Forum 3 weeks ago

    making a workbench without any existing workbench isn’t exactly trivial

    I was planning on getting a cheap Workmate-a-like for workbench building assistance.

  • miketually replied to the topic Recommend me a new phone in the forum Chat Forum 3 weeks ago

    Pick up a Pixel 3xl… going cheap now the new one is released

    I bought a refurbished Pixel 2XL just as the Pixel 3s were released, from laptopsdirect. It’s still getting quick updates from Google and so does most of what the Pixel 3 does, which does most of what the Pixel 4 does. The camera is great.

    I don’t like notches so will probably wait u…[Read more]

  • miketually replied to the topic Workbenchtrackworld (V2) in the forum Chat Forum 3 weeks ago

    When my garage-replacement shed is finally built, I’m going to be building my own – I’m basing it on this one by Matthias Wandel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_xJD_aylYw

    I already have a door waiting to use as the top – one of our new internal ones that got damaged during fitting – it’s oak veneer with a solid core so is 35kg and should make…[Read more]