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One minute of silence. #627146
31/03/20 10:30 AM
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Mandello del Lario
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In Italy at 12 o'clock flags were lowered to half mast and a minute of silence was observed in Italy to remember all the victims of the pandemic. The only sound that could be heard was the tolling of the church bells.


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Re: One minute of silence. [Re: Gambalunga] #627151
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Originally Posted by Gambalunga
The only sound that could be heard was the tolling of the church bells.

All our churches are locked and no ringing for us for an indefinite period frown


Regards Richard

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Re: One minute of silence. [Re: +8Rich] #627157
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Originally Posted by +8Rich
Originally Posted by Gambalunga
The only sound that could be heard was the tolling of the church bells.

All our churches are locked and no ringing for us for an indefinite period frown

Manual bell ringing would be rare in Italy. It is pretty much all actuated electronically these days. The English tradition of change ringing is not practiced in Italy.


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Originally Posted by Gambalunga
Originally Posted by +8Rich
Originally Posted by Gambalunga
The only sound that could be heard was the tolling of the church bells.

All our churches are locked and no ringing for us for an indefinite period frown

Manual bell ringing would be rare in Italy. It is pretty much all actuated electronically these days. The English tradition of change ringing is not practiced in Italy.

Our Church clock is still running as it has a stand alone electric drive on the conventional movement together with the 1/4 and full hour chimes striking the 6th and 8th bells.


Regards Richard

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Re: One minute of silence. [Re: Gambalunga] #627198
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This is so sad, such difficult times.

Stay safe

Re: One minute of silence. [Re: +8Rich] #627225
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Richard , I am pulling my hair out, as I am stuck been down to the beach . To hell with I must go down to the lonely sea and sky I counted tankers and others . I have got so p off I have started to polish the inside of my dust caps , sat listening to the mog tick over . Miscellany arrived but put it down as I will read it to fast . At last gone in the loft and forgot I had boxes of DVDs .Going to park my ass spotted so good ones also Ali in the ring .

Re: One minute of silence. [Re: Gambalunga] #627266
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John, this lock down job is a nightmare I guess N is working from home now but hubby must still be working I suppose. Make sure you and June stay put you really don't want this, you normally put yours back on the road tomorrow don't you.

I'm going to do the weekly shop at the weekend in mine it's as legal as anything else around and why not, I've got a 6' bar in the car (nut driver for wheels) in case anyone takes exception to it which they won't it will give them the opportunity to smile as always.

Stay safe mate.


Regards Richard

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Re: One minute of silence. [Re: Gambalunga] #627267
31/03/20 05:57 PM
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different color car
coming home.


.+8 Now gone for a 1800 4/4. Duratec in bright yellow.
Re: One minute of silence. [Re: Gambalunga] #627268
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I don't think so, we are shopping for ourselves and other at risk neighbours and as I am at risk on two counts neither of which is age I drive and stay with the car and the good lady does the shop.
This way we all stay reasonably sane and at least the 4 cars get a little much needed exercise, I'll be glad when the lad picks up Heathers old GTI though 4 is too many for me right now.
I am seriously considering selling the Titanium tractor as well, it's a great little car but do we really need it no..
That will leave me a vestige of wriggle room for something else that looks good, I want to take a good look at the new Plus Four with alloys and in pictures it looks good at least so anything is possible the Plus Six only appears to go backwards very quickly so that's ruled itself out for me as I have needed new under crackers twice in my Plus 8 over the years.


Regards Richard

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