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General Chat Thread, fun stuff to do with the mrs in General; Originally Posted by Lee_K_81 How about a spa weekend? Nice bit of pampering, meal, hotel room..... There goes any macho ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lee_K_81 View Post
    How about a spa weekend? Nice bit of pampering, meal, hotel room.....

    There goes any macho image I may have had.......
    I bought the missus a spa day a few years back, and thought heck if I'm going to pay for someone to go with her I might as well go myself and enjoy it! And, on the whole I did! Very relaxing!

    We used to go ballroom/latin dancing. Have a look around, we got lucky the local dance school did a free ten week introduction course. We only stopped going as we moved and the missus is pregnant!

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    Quote Originally Posted by joe90bass View Post
    I bought the missus a spa day a few years back, and thought heck if I'm going to pay for someone to go with her I might as well go myself and enjoy it! And, on the whole I did! Very relaxing!

    We used to go ballroom/latin dancing. Have a look around, we got lucky the local dance school did a free ten week introduction course. We only stopped going as we moved and the missus is pregnant!
    We've done quite a few now, usually get a sports or swedish massage while i'm at it.

    Congrats on the pregnancy. Ours is due Wednesday so i'm on tenderhooks at the moment waiting for the phone to ring!

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    How old are you? If you're the 'right' side of 35 then may I suggest:

    Adventure, Sports, Social Leisure Group | Meet people and make friends. - Spice UK National Office

    I did fire-eating & fire-walking with them. It sure beat doing anything else.

    If you're over 35 then may I suggest joining the ramblers....


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    Squash? It's always good fun!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hightower View Post
    You got a bedroom? That'd be number 1 on my list
    Dirty boy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    If you're over 35 then may I suggest joining the ramblers....
    Or having a sit down.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    How old are you? If you're the 'right' side of 35 then may I suggest:

    Adventure, Sports, Social Leisure Group | Meet people and make friends. - Spice UK National Office

    I did fire-eating & fire-walking with them. It sure beat doing anything else.

    If you're over 35 then may I suggest joining the ramblers....

    It's not just for you youngun's, anyone can join as long as they're fairly active. There are a few events just for the Under 40's, but otherwise any age is welcome.

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    Adult Education classes are a good way to learn something new.

    I am currently learning photoshop, ok I could get a book but its easier to learn something by asking also. I have done a sailing theory course and OH is currently doing signlanguage classes.

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    We've just taken up mountain biking, ties in nicely with the camper van.....there are loads of tracks and trails all over the country...found that it can be quite exhilerating, gets addictive with the accessories that can be bought though /

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    If you have a wii, wii party is great. but when i was with the ex, we tried all sorts including indoor rock climbing which was great fun.

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    Local Pub quiz (if you have one that does a quiz)

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattx View Post
    Or having a sit down.....
    Cheeky s*d. I learned to scuba dive at 45 - it's quite expensive but excellent to do with the missus (unless she can't navigate at 25m, in which case you may end up leaving her down there).

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    Quote Originally Posted by timzim View Post
    Cheeky s*d. I learned to scuba dive at 45 - it's quite expensive but excellent to do with the missus (unless she can't navigate at 25m, in which case you may end up leaving her down there).
    And the great thing is that you don't have to talk to each other lol.

    Many of the members of my local dive club are couples, yes, it can be expensive but it does give you a whole new world to explore together both at home and on holiday.

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    Orange wednesday - cinema and pizza express. Pub quiz. Theatre tickets are cheaper midweek.
    Me and my family are members at our local cricket club, so summer is sorted, but in the winter we have a cricket club darts team, with matches held on friday nights. We all tend to congregate in our local pub on a saturday so there's always someone to chat to.

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