January 2018 Blog Posts (5)

Buy three for the price of two

We have just visited our local supermarket and the very nice lady who served us at the check-out reminded me of an amusing tale.

The same lady used to work in a local DIY store and our Son-In- Law took advantage of an offer on paint, with a buy three for the price of two deal.

The paint went further than he had anticipated and he finished up with an unopened 5 litre tin, so he decided to return it for a refund.

The aforementioned lady was at the customer services desk,…

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Added by Silverfox on January 22, 2018 at 14:08 — No Comments

Pull up a bollard Jim, and I'll tell thee a tale.

In 1967, I joined the Merchant Navy, sailing as a junior engineering officer with the famous 'Blue Funnel Line' and when I decided to write my memoir, I attempted to contact other members of the crew, when we had sailed to the Far East on board the Victory Ship, named the S.S. Talthybius.

I posted a piece on the Blue Funnel Association website way back in 2010 with no responses whatsoever, which was very disappointing as there were two individuals who I really wished to contact. One…

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Added by Silverfox on January 16, 2018 at 12:30 — No Comments

Best Poem Competition - Win a Photo Frame and Jewellery Stand

Hello everyone, we hope you are well.



This month we have a brand new competition for you to enter on the Sixtyplusurfers Chat & Socialise page. We're offering one lucky reader the chance to win a Mathilde Brass Jewellery Stand and a Brass Photo Frame from Dotcomgiftshop.…

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Added by Jenny Itzcovitz on January 2, 2018 at 13:00 — 1 Comment

Winner of the Winter Warmers Competition



Hello everyone



We hope you are all well. We have now chosen the winner for the 'Winter Warmers' Competition as featured in the December issue of Sixtyplusurfers.



The winning entry is by 'Yaf' who has made her bedroom into a comfy space where she can go to bed early with an electric blanket and the dog and watch TV or read in bed - this is good for…

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Added by Jenny Itzcovitz on January 2, 2018 at 12:30 — No Comments

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!



This year we're celebrating 13 Years of Sixtyplusurfers. Thank you to all our loyal readers, contributors and advertisers who have supported us over the years.

We're now live with our January/February 2018 issue of Sixtyplusurfers and there are 14 FREE to Enter…

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Added by Jenny Itzcovitz on January 1, 2018 at 11:29 — No Comments

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