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About Bumper8

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  1. Bumper8

    What book are you currently reading?

    Just finished "The Double Cross System" by JC Masterman. All about the activities of the XX Committee in WW2 that ran a network of double agents to feed the Germans false information. The Abwehr thought they had a good spy network in the UK; in reality the British controlled everything. The most celebrated agent was "Garbo" who played a big part in the D-Day deception plan (Operation Fortitude). Now reading "Dark Sun" by Richard Rhodes which is about the development of the hydrogen bomb. First part focuses on how the Soviets got their own atomic bomb with a lot of help from their spies at Los Alamos.
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    Autographs acquired in 2019

    For all you Skylab cover enthusiasts- Skylab 4 cover signed by the crew- Jerry Carr, Ed Gibson and Bill Pogue. Don Lind and Bill Lenoir (backup crew members) also signed. Cancelled on day of launch.
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    RIP Peter Mayhew

    I had already opened a thread on this subject but it seems to have disappeared. Rest In Peace Peter.
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    My huge Doctor Who episode marathon.

    Sitting on the fence as per usual.
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    Video Games played in 2019

    Have just started Farcry New Dawn on PS4. Controls are same as Farcry 5 so I can hit the ground running!
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    My huge Doctor Who episode marathon.

    Have to disagree-thought it was a very good 2-parter myself.
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    My huge Doctor Who episode marathon.

    Nothing beats the wood-panelled TARDIS interior from the Tom Baker era.
  8. He must have enjoyed the experience :-)
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    Films watched in 2019

    You took one for the team there mate- I salute you! Now I can avoid with confidence.
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    My huge Doctor Who episode marathon.

    Van Gogh was an interesting character and I agree that Tony Curran did a fantastic job.
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    Autographs acquired in 2019

    For any fellow space buffs out there-Skylab 2 postal cover signed by the crew (date is splashdown and recovery).
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    Films watched in 2019

    He's right about The Dish though.
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    Autographs acquired in 2019

    My better half and I had the pleasure of hearing former West End theatre star Jeff Leyton sing at Falkirk Town Hall last night-he came into the bar after the show and signed autographs and posed for pictures. Really nice guy and still an amazing singer.