hippo girl

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  1. Thanks Lizzie for posting ....I have sent a message to Denice xx
  2. Great article Dj360 ........still go to the boat clubs now , sadly no alternative bands more " grab a granny 60s stuff "
  3. Will do ......he has dogs of his own ....my grands are terrified of him, think he is a hobo !!!!!
  4. Still chat to Robert Plant about his boat club days
  5. I loved all the boat clubs.....the bands that appeared were iconic ..... Some of them are still rockin today ....total respect
  6. I totally agree Fly .....the dungeon club started my musical journey, the beachcomber and boat clubs gave me the confidence to explore different genres..... I will always be grateful for that period of my life as today I still work and enjoy what the music industry has to offer
  7. Me too Lizzie .....as you know I have documented the dungeon club days along with most of the Nottingham clubs and my research led me to nottstalgia .....we now are involved with the reunion group which has brought so many of us together again .....I was there on the night of the raid but I think that was my last visit as the beachcomber and boat clubs became more current
  8. Of course Ben .....will let you know when filming takes place
  9. The infamous dungeon club raid should be made into a film .........
  10. Just interviewed Pete Groves who owned sandpipers .......amazing tales how the club went from a posh guys bistro in 1974 to,an iconic punk club ......
  11. Hope you all well and behaving yourselves .....TBF I get updates from Lizzie and nothing escapes me !!!!
  12. OMG Lizzie .....you should post a more recent one of us when we weren't as fit and had a glass of wine in our hands !!!! Last week was it ?
  13. Birdcage ended its life in Hockley .....
  14. Looking forward to a night out with you two.......!!!!!!!!! Xx
  15. hope you feeling better Lizzie, too much Merlot on Mansfield road, stick to lattes in Deliliah !!!!LOL of course until we get together in that undisclosed location at the end of each month , when you need a few Merlots to keep pace with the music and the people
  16. Jean Taylor is a friend of mine .......she writes beautifully about her home town
  17. He was in the Newmarket last eve.....didn't look well
  18. Missed all that when the family left home ......probably the hippie in me , loved a house full for breakfast !!!!
  19. Yes Lizzie , waltons on derby road .....years ago it was called the north lodge Think mum has got it wrong !!!!!
  20. Thanks for reply TBI....harts hotel opened 12 or so years ago, this one my mum is talking about was nearer Derby road and maybe the 80s or 90 s......my argument was I can never recall a hotel actually on the Ropewalk !!!!
  21. Having a discussion with my mum today on whether there was a small hotel on the Ropewalk some 20 years ago. I have no memory of this but she thinks there was a boutique type hotel . Does anyone know ?
  22. As a teacher it was difficult to not associate a name with a certain pupil .... Guys of my generation certainly were all true to their names Rogers......Dodgers, characters , intelligent Daves......laid back. Smooth talking, spiritual Trevs....... Wide boys, naughty, fun Micks..........usually Irish , argumentative, flashy Tonys...... Good dancers, scooter owners, neat Steves......good manners, music lovers, boy next door Grahams.....conservative , loyal , steady Pauls....kind , aspirational, appreciative. Nigels.....conceited, ambitious, players Andrews.... Sporty, charming, affectionate Peters.....talkers, organisers, drinkers Timothys.....thinkers , musicians, free spirits. Keiths......reliable. Kind. Thoughtful Alans..... Noisey, lively, flirty Brians.....loud, sociable, generous Johns .......creative, attentative, sensible Richards.......sporty, confident , car lovers etc etc etc....no offence intended to any Nottstalgian
  23. There is a cold virus doing the rounds Col that finishes and restarts....fever, sore ears , eyes , runny nose .....if it was flu or pneumonia , you wouldn't feel like posting on here or having a bath Be patient, go steady but keep active .......
  24. Someone's been watching strictly come dancing !!!!