What are you currently thinking, Part VI: Return Of The Red Eye!

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  • I am thinking that the very easily earnt £200 cash the last two days has been well spent on a bit of weekend substance fun ( in a controlled safe respectful way I might add , I fecking deserve it, have worked solidly hard the last three months, who needs food for breakfast on a weekend such as this :boing::boing::boing:

  • I’m thinking I’ve done what needed doing. I’ve carried the dead, held the dying, fed the living, sacked the wasters and grown to the age my dad died at. I’m not going to get a free ride, but it’s now time I give to myself. I was intending retiring at sixty to roam the Countryside, landrover and whippet, hedgelaying for beer money. Like the old lady sat knitting away the hours or the old man fishing by the bridge. I’m retiring earlier than usual. Two things I knew I couldn’t stop. Time and my pursuit of happiness. After twenty years living alone, I’ve got used to my own thoughts.
    Remember, “no matter how rough your ride, there’s always someone ready to adopt you.” :D

  • I am thinking that I am ready for the first of this this afternoons matches. Have got my welsh shirt on,decent bottle of red is breathin,organic blue cheese getting to ambient temperature crisps,crackers and other nibbles are ready to be put in bowls and soon it will be time hopefully for a try fest from Wales :-)


    I bought my mum a welsh dragon t-shirt a while ago as although she is english she has always watched the wales team as her little boy will be watching :-) She has become quite a fan too,so today she gets to wear her welsh t shirt during the match and it makes me feel all gooey knowing that we will both be in our supporters clothing for the match. Together but not together :-) Both of us look forward to the 6 nations :-)

  • I’m thinking I’ve done what needed doing. I’ve carried the dead, held the dying, fed the living, sacked the wasters and grown to the age my dad died at. I’m not going to get a free ride, but it’s now time I give to myself. I was intending retiring at sixty to roam the Countryside, landrover and whippet, hedgelaying for beer money. Like the old lady sat knitting away the hours or the old man fishing by the bridge. I’m retiring earlier than usual. Two things I knew I couldn’t stop. Time and my pursuit of happiness. After twenty years living alone, I’ve got used to my own thoughts.
    Remember, “no matter how rough your ride, there’s always someone ready to adopt you.” :D

    Mmmmmm, over the years I too have made choices to live my life and go in the direction I wanted and needed to and it hasnt always suited others I have had practice runs at the long term shacked up scene. Being adopted seems like a good theory but I can be a choosy bugger, I think I have had a couple of offers from the female quarters in recent years but I didnt want to be adopted by those particular adoptors. I know one thing for sure, being the long term truck dweller, I really couldnt cope with living with someone full time in my truck.


    I think I could be adpted by an elder couple and be the son they never had if they had a farm.

  • That’s the thing Wizard1luv, nowt wrong with being choosy.

    Next time round I want to come back as a cat and be adopted by a “old lady” like Joanna Lumley.

    Yep I'm choosy, I cannot do relationships for the sake of it as that doesnt work, or in the hope to keep loneliness at bay as I'm not lonely in the slightest, or needing a surrogate mother figure and I dont need another half to make me feel comlete as i feel I am complete and whole in my own right, I hate it when folk say ooh I feel complete now I have met my other half, enhanced is probably a better term.

  • Me neither, I’m also aware that I would probably find fault with a blow up doll, just for taking up too much space in my wagon, even with the wind fked off out of her. :D Now if a blow up doll could chop wood, clean up, shop, cook, mend socks etc, I might find room in my tool box. :whistle:

  • I often find myself saying I want to come back as a cat next time round! owned by a kind old lady, with a open fire. I don't mind the idea of being “mothered” in my later years. It beats the idea of just being “the grumpy old git” in a nursing home who’s only interest in my general welfare is keeping me alive and subdued Until next payment day. I guess Im thinking of my older years, whist reflecting on the shear ease it was living back at my parents home as a young adult. Tip up some board money each week, the rest of my wallet to do as I wish. My mother and farther were just gems of parents to live with. Mum fitted in anywhere from smoking sessions to dance parties. Dad was more like me, so I got away with a lot. I like the idea of the freedom cats get alone with the luxury of getting comfy wherever it suits.

  • not sure whats going on with me...been floored with a nasty cold...getting there tho...suns out today...out and doing my wee cleaning job real early..i do here in return for fire wood..then back to the van and carried on with the cleaning..smells all lovely and lavenderey now..windows open..lush..spring is springing😊..me too hopefully xx

  • I’ve had the flu vaccine for the past three years. I don’t usually suffer too much with common colds, probably due to opiate intake. I’ve only had one cold that lasted a week at most in those years, whilst Lyndsey and the kids get hammered every year often more than once.

  • i dont usually get bugs,outdoor living and avoiding people!but been cleaning at a school...say no more..moving site soon to quite an open factory,so hoping,lol..got another interview monday at a race track venue...fingers xd xx

  • Half-litre, of course?

    I have been away from the uk for such a long time now I am well adapted to drinking half pints as is the norm on most of mainland europe.

    The great thing about drinking halfs is that the beer stays fresh and does not warm up and you end up with half as much spittle in the bottom !!!

    As long as it is a quiet village bar then its not a hassle having to wait to get served. I do understand why people would prefer a pint in a busy establishment.


    I did however have two extra drinks in the end so your half a litre was not too far out Keith :reddevil:

  • I went into Brighton the other day. Got talking to a man (I often talk to people when I'm out and about). He asked me was I single because he was looking for a wife. This was the second thing he said, the first was, have a good day. Weird. Why would you do that? Surely you would want to spend some time with a person to see if you get along? Weird. I can't stop thinking about it. Like maybe was it candid camera or something, or some trap or trick. Don't know. Very odd.

  • No, not foreign. Not obviously homeless. He wasn't bad looking, fairly well dressed, clean. He said, 'Are you single?', I said, 'Yes - happily single', he said, 'Oh, because I'm looking for a wife'. I was wondering why someone would sit on steps in a side street in order to find a partner. I would have thought a pub, cafe, some activity, would be a better way. It was just odd.

  • No, not foreign. Not obviously homeless. He wasn't bad looking, fairly well dressed, clean. He said, 'Are you single?', I said, 'Yes - happily single', he said, 'Oh, because I'm looking for a wife'. I was wondering why someone would sit on steps in a side street in order to find a partner. I would have thought a pub, cafe, some activity, would be a better way. It was just odd.

    Like Johnny Cash said "There's a lot of strange men in cell block 10!"😝

  • or as I would say ' fucking weirdo ' :whistle:


    Funny enough I had some hobo dude come over a few days ago and ask me in all sincerity had I considered sharing my van with someone and if I would like some company !!


    he was certainly referring to him :eek:


    Even if it had been a sexy hippy babe in a wales rugby shirt I would of said no and found it weird !!

  • thinking..fek,been out of work or very little for months,now iv got 4 potential openings to me but really dont know what to do..i know the decisions mine,but 1.cleaning which im doing at the mo...that can go asap..hate it..2.been offered commercial cleaning by the same company,1 offs,deep cleans and specialised.which would result in handy skills ..3.farm tea room want me back..4,wating the result of an interview at a racing circuit,catering supervisor..not that bothered if i get it or not..

  • i'm thinking how empty my life is now i'm completely alone, I should be happy, as i'm stress free emotionally, its the other stuff, you know, finance, or lack thereof...'sighs'

    Janet, Im constantly telling myself “it could always be worse” and often it is. A empty life leaves more room for trying to fill. We can have all the time in the world and not enough money to make the best of it. But having no time at all sucks just as much. Glad to see you back on here.