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  1. Michael....and still making sweets at 78
  2. Never work out why Lidls / Aldi & co all stock marmite and oxo but none sell bovril.
  3. There was a cafe just round the corner in the photo....Midland Cafe....went in there every workday morning for a couple of years.
  4. Might have been at that time...in the fifties Stansby the chemist had it...twin sons. Crappy apples hardly worth scrumping
  5. Just found out that as of midnight, Monday 8th January 2019, all cameras on the M1 and M25 went live, set at 72 miles per hour. Auto ticket generating system with 6 penalty points. Watch your speed and please tell everyone else. Any speed over 90 MPH is an instant ban and possible custodial sentence.
  6. Ditto...Cinderhill park 60 years ago
  7. There is no way a team of decorators,carpenters and laborers could gut and refit some of those restaurants overnight, Ramsey or no Ramsey.
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    Mine has his own remote....
  9. Can't comment further Im' afraid...I was just a kid and picked up bits of info from my Mothers chatter.I remember seeing him though and visiting his farm that he bought to grow his own spuds.On the left side of the Ollerton Road up to the Burntstump turn off. Always remember him showing us a grass field of his and clapping his hands...the whole field erupted into hundreds of rabbits.
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    Raining the other day and my lad had no intention of going out....physically chucked him out...shut the door and turned round and the little sod was in his bed...forgot the back gate was open.He legged it through the rear door dog flap and dived in his bed in less than five seconds.
  11. A braked trailer has to have the safety chain connected at all times...the penalties can be huge if the trailer breaks free and the brakes are not automatically operated.
  12. I got freeview and got Virgin to drop the rest from £70 a month to £26
  13. The horse bridge taken from trent bridge direction....bit blurry.
  14. A large percentage of the population would like rid of them if only the alternatives were not even worse. Look at the Yanks and their choice of presidents since Kennedy. We're stuck with what we've got.
  15. And where did they steal the Duchy from in the first place.
  16. Sod the New Year...another night of BANG bloody BANG and a dog shaking with fear.
  17. Is that with or without Canada Goose crap??
  18. Certainly not very exciting without salt....not bad in soup though.
  19. He introduced the use of celery Cliff Ton...it was growing wild from the Castle Rock to Lenton Marshes.The English just had no idea it was edible.The same gentleman showed us how to make white bread rolls too.
  20. What would Nottingham suburbs look like if the old artisans hadn't had the use of a million tons of Bulwell stone?
  21. My clocks are all correct now....cos I didn't bother altering 'em last time.