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Too Much Foyle's War?

Re: Too Much Foyle's War?

Postby Samfan » Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:00 pm

"It's got so much chalk in it I'm not sure if we should eat it or write with it."
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Re: Too Much Foyle's War?

Postby Katiek » Tue Mar 06, 2018 10:21 pm

Just watched Darkest Hour last night and like others immediately thought of White Feather. Need a repeat viewing!
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Re: Too Much Foyle's War?

Postby Samfan » Tue May 15, 2018 7:21 pm

We're moving into a new house, and it has a walk in pantry. The first time I walked in and turned on the light, I thought of Andrew walking into the larder in Eagle Day.
"It's got so much chalk in it I'm not sure if we should eat it or write with it."
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Re: Too Much Foyle's War?

Postby BookwormKate » Sat May 26, 2018 10:39 pm

Haha, that’s great Samfam! I always think of Foyle’s War when drawing the curtains at night. Happy house moving!
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Re: Too Much Foyle's War?

Postby Samfan » Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:53 pm

When I am on the phone and am writing something down, I think of Foyle on the phone in The German Woman, writing something down while talking to a colleague about checking into her background. I can just see him at his desk.
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Re: Too Much Foyle's War?

Postby Wolesley » Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:48 am

“Greta....Anna....HAUPTMANN....” Foyle says to his friend at Whitehall on the phone. Which leads to the information that she had brothers in the Luftwaffe! :foyle4:

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Re: Too Much Foyle's War?

Postby Samfan » Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:53 am

"It's got so much chalk in it I'm not sure if we should eat it or write with it."
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Re: Too Much Foyle's War?

Postby Samfan » Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:58 am

While filling out paperwork for a job today, I had to give the manager my passport and social security card. I thought of ration cards and identification papers.
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Re: Too Much Foyle's War?

Postby Samfan » Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:47 am

I was watching The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society the other night on Netflix. The scenes with "Foyles Bookstore" made me smile.

Side note: the owner right now is named Christopher Foyle :) (since 1999)
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Re: Too Much Foyle's War?

Postby amiga » Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:17 pm

I saw that, too. It's the little things that get us excited!

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Re: Too Much Foyle's War?

Postby Samfan » Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:49 pm

"It's got so much chalk in it I'm not sure if we should eat it or write with it."
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Re: Too Much Foyle's War?

Postby Wolesley » Sat Aug 18, 2018 5:47 pm

Yes, Samfan, that was the real Christopher Foyle of Foyle's Books. He was invited to do a cameo that should’ve taken a few minutes to film, but as he confessed in an interview, his nerves over being on camera got the better of him, and he kept saying, "Good evening Michael," over and over again. Took about a dozen takes before he managed to call MK 'Christopher.' He said MK was very gracious and never showed his annoyance. :foyle4:

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Re: Too Much Foyle's War?

Postby Samfan » Wed May 29, 2019 3:09 pm

.....When you are weaving in the yarn ends of the sweater you just finished knitting, and you think about Foyle tying flies and cutting off the excess thread.
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