James May: The weekly Telegraph column by James thread

LindenChase

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Thanks to DutchDiva, here is the scan of this week's column! Let's hope it will be online soon. James wants to know if we are willing to buy a calendar he's planning to make. :D

 

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I currently have a calendar with different pictures of cheese. I could easily replace it with cats on supercars :lol:
 

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Heh. He's been talking about that idea since he was on Something for the Weekend. :)
 

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Oh, so that's what 'you have Buckleys' means. I've heard the phrase and knew what it meant but never really understood (or bothered to understand) where it originated from.
 

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And before any of you stalkers start looking for "17 Cherry Tree Lane" on a map, you won't find it; it's the fictional address of the Banks family in Mary Poppins.
 

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I thought I was the only person in the world who can't write in block capitals. When I have to fill out forms in all capital letters it's like I suddenly forget how to spell everything from my address to my own name. It is absolutely impossible for my brain. I have often had to get out my license to painstakingly copy it letter by letter, stopping often to think about how to make the letters, for such forms. It's awful.
 

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And before any of you stalkers start looking for "17 Cherry Tree Lane" on a map, you won't find it; it's the fictional address of the Banks family in Mary Poppins.
You are a fan of Mary Poppins then? ;)

I was wondering (and maybe a Brit can help me out here) what all the letters at the bottom stand for. I guess it stands for the different kind of vehicles James is supposedly allowed to drive? (Although it's probably as fake as the address.)
 

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UK Driving Licence ? Wiki

^ Yes, those are not his codes, but they do look sort of correct.

He has a full motorcycle licence which is code A, not shown on the example.

What are the codes & categories in the Netherlands, because I thought they were harmonized across the EU, hence the EU driving licence.
:)
 

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I can't do block caps and I can't do printing. I also can't write properly on unlined paper. Pathetic.
 

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I'm sorry James...but I had to laugh!

You forgot to renew your license!?

:lol::lol::lol:

If I were Her, I'd take the Ferrari out for a spin. :p
 

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UK Driving Licence ? Wiki

What are the codes & categories in the Netherlands, because I thought they were harmonized across the EU, hence the EU driving licence.
:)
Looks the same as in the Netherlands now you mention it. The Dutch driving licence is a bit different from the UK one as it doesn't have an address on it, just the name of the town where you are living.

Just checked when I had to renew mine. :p
 

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James explains why Fusker is a rubbish cat. Awww. ;)

Thanks as always to DutchDiva for the scan.
 

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My drivers license expires in 2059...

I think I'm covered :p

Also, I'd buy "Cats on supercars".
 
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