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  1. Monastery of Silence

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    Sister Mary Katherine entered the Monastery of Silence. The Priest said, 'Sister, this is a silent monastery. You are welcome here as long as you like, but you may not speak until I direct you to do so.' Sister Mary Katherine lived in the monastery for 5 years before the Priest said to...
  2. Bliss.....Oh absolute Bliss!!

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    My cousin - god bless his cotton pickin' soul - showed up on his Yam on Wed. evening and over a cuppa mentioned that he was off to see a new house build belonging to some mutual friends over in the borders and did I want to come along for the ride. Pretty silly question really as I'm after...
  3. to become a monk

    Jokes
    A man is driving down the road and breaks down near a monastery. He goes to the monastery, knocks on the door, and says, My car broke down. Do you think I could stay the night? The monks graciously accept him, feed him dinner, and even fix his car. As the man tries...
  4. Nth Norfolk Meet/Rideout

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    We have this excellent facility in North Norfolk and after finally getting together tonite, I thought we might see if there is any interest in a weekend in Norfolk. Mentioned camping at a local pub but this is an altogether better offering, camping available, tipis if you fancy or the bunkhouse...
  5. Breaking the silence

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    Brother John entered the 'Monastery of Silence' and the Chief Priest said, "Brother, this is a silent monastery, you are welcome here as long as you like, but you may not speak until I direct you to do so." Brother John lived in the monastery for a full year before the Chief Priest said to him...
  6. jokes 2

    Jokes
    too many for one post so here are the rest ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Quote of the week for me was this sent in from Syd in Espana............ One thing about men from Australia , is that their hearts, and humour, are always in the right place! T. B. Bechtel, a City Councillor from...
  7. English Signs from Around the World

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    In a Bangkok temple: IT IS FORBIDDEN TO ENTER A WOMAN, EVEN A FOREIGNER, IF DRESSED AS A MAN. Cocktail lounge, Norway: LADIES ARE REQUESTED NOT TO HAVE CHILDREN IN THE BAR. Doctors office, Rome: SPECIALIST IN WOMEN AND OTHER DISEASES. Dry cleaners, Bangkok: DROP YOUR TROUSERS HERE FOR...
  8. Scottish Borders Meet

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Leaving home at 8am, I had arranged to meet Austin at 9.30 in Alston, we were both frozen and hoping to find a cafe for a cuppa and a warm up, unfortunately they were not yet open, so we filled with fuel & headed north on the A689 to Brampton, as we left Alston, the sun came out the air temp...
  9. Monks

    Jokes
    A young monk arrives at the monastery. He is assigned to helping the other monks in copying the old canons and laws of the church by hand. He notices, however, that all of the monks are copying from copies, not from the original manuscript. So, the new monk goes to the head abbot to question...
  10. A vow of silence

    Jokes
    Sister Mary Katherine entered the Monastery of Silence. The Priest said to her, “Sister this is a silent monastery, you are welcome to stay as long as you wish, but you may not speak until I direct you to do so.” So Sister Mary lived in the monastery for 5 years before the Priest said to her...
  11. The knowledge

    Jokes
    A man is driving down the road and breaks down near a monastery. He goes to the monastery, knocks on the door, and says, My car broke down. Do you think I could stay the night? The monks graciously accept him, feed him dinner, and even fix his car. As the man tries to fall...
  12. France/Spain

    Great Roads/Routes
    Just back from a two week break in the southof France and northern Spain - brilliant! Roads were amazing (compared to the dirt tracks that pass as main roads in Ireland...), food was fab and CHEAP as was the vino - 1.50 euro for a litre! That's what I call a realistic price....weather was...
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