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Sunday 9 June 2019 11.58am
Corner of Bermondsey Street and Tanner Street.

Two men with their wheelie display of bigotry. They were on land designated as Tanner Street Park (not on pavement). I donít know the legal stance on where they can promote their hate but Iím fairly sure that Public Land is not a place where their bigotry is permitted.
Sunday 9 June 2019 1.36pm
Takes me back a few years Paul, we'd had frequent jehovahs calling , when my husband answered the door within thirty seconds I'd hear door close. I asked him how he achieved that. His answer was simple ' just say your Catholic ' they go away then.

Few weeks later I answered the door to find two smiling elderly ladies with silver hair. When the started their spiel I just gave my husbands response. They just beamed at me and said 'we were too then we saw we were wrong,let us tell you our story'
I was stood at front door for half an hour. My husband thought it was hilarious , he never told me he rattled off Catholic bit then closed the door before they had chance to respond!
Sunday 9 June 2019 7.30pm
Jan the old one wrote:
Takes me back a few years Paul, we'd had frequent jehovahs calling , when my husband answered the door within thirty seconds I'd hear door close. I asked him how he achieved that. His answer was simple ' just say your Catholic ' they go away then.
Few weeks later I answered the door to find two smiling elderly ladies with silver hair. When the started their spiel I just gave my husbands response. They just beamed at me and said 'we were too then we saw we were wrong,let us tell you our story'
I was stood at front door for half an hour. My husband thought it was hilarious , he never told me he rattled off Catholic bit then closed the door before they had chance to respond!

That made me laugh out loud :)
Monday 10 June 2019 12.30am
Jan the old one wrote:
Takes me back a few years Paul, we'd had frequent jehovahs calling , when my husband answered the door within thirty seconds I'd hear door close. I asked him how he achieved that. His answer was simple ' just say your Catholic ' they go away then.
Few weeks later I answered the door to find two smiling elderly ladies with silver hair. When the started their spiel I just gave my husbands response. They just beamed at me and said 'we were too then we saw we were wrong,let us tell you our story'
I was stood at front door for half an hour. My husband thought it was hilarious , he never told me he rattled off Catholic bit then closed the door before they had chance to respond!

Next time, tell them you are Jewish...
Monday 10 June 2019 6.34am
Jan the old one wrote:
Takes me back a few years Paul, we'd had frequent jehovahs calling , when my husband answered the door within thirty seconds I'd hear door close. I asked him how he achieved that. His answer was simple ' just say your Catholic ' they go away then.
Few weeks later I answered the door to find two smiling elderly ladies with silver hair. When the started their spiel I just gave my husbands response. They just beamed at me and said 'we were too then we saw we were wrong,let us tell you our story'
I was stood at front door for half an hour. My husband thought it was hilarious , he never told me he rattled off Catholic bit then closed the door before they had chance to respond!

Next time , pretend you have a wracking cough and shocking cold and add that you have run out of Elderberry Rob Syrup. That'll send them packing
Monday 10 June 2019 10.27am
Tone...they'd think I was copying Breaking Bad..thick gloopy stuff! I'm also going to try Jules response!
Monday 10 June 2019 1.14pm
Jan the old one wrote:
Tone...they'd think I was copying Breaking Bad..thick gloopy stuff! I'm also going to try Jules response!

Jan,lol, it would bring a whole new meaning to Lady In The Van ,and to accommodate Jules idea transfer the location from Alan Bennett's Camden to Stamford Hill .
Monday 10 June 2019 1.33pm
Don't think Stamford Hill is posh enuff! It's a better idea to 'ave a Van darn the Lane...East Lane that is!
Friday 14 June 2019 9.01am
Jules62 wrote:
Jan the old one wrote:
Takes me back a few years Paul, we'd had frequent jehovahs calling , when my husband answered the door within thirty seconds I'd hear door close. I asked him how he achieved that. His answer was simple ' just say your Catholic ' they go away then.
Few weeks later I answered the door to find two smiling elderly ladies with silver hair. When the started their spiel I just gave my husbands response. They just beamed at me and said 'we were too then we saw we were wrong,let us tell you our story'
I was stood at front door for half an hour. My husband thought it was hilarious , he never told me he rattled off Catholic bit then closed the door before they had chance to respond!

Next time, tell them you are Jewish...

Telling them you are Jewish does not work either. Many moons ago I lived in Teddington. Every year, there would be (maybe still is) the annual Jehovah beano for a whole week at Twickenham Stadium; they came from all over the country. They would be sent out en masse into the surrounding area to knock on doors.

Every year this drove me crazy until I decided I had the solution: tell them you are Jewish and they will leave you alone. Ha, wrong! I told them and they said in unison, "Aah, do you know that what we believe is very close to Judaism? Let us explain..."

Hoist with my own petard!
Friday 14 June 2019 12.27pm
That sounds so familiar , I don't like to be rude and like an idiot take the Watchtower pamphlets, perhaps that's the reason for so many visits.

Perhaps that Petard should be nailed to our doors, they'll be blown away! Not doing a Jo Brand here by talking about blowing people up!
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