poohbear

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  1. Is that with or without Canada Goose crap??
  2. Certainly not very exciting without salt....not bad in soup though.
  3. 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.
  4. What would Nottingham suburbs look like if the old artisans hadn't had the use of a million tons of Bulwell stone?
  5. 'There is a thread somewhere....drivers name was Ernie....got to ride on her for a short distance when I was a lad.
  6. That's called liquorice cream rock.....
  7. Not me...but I wouldn't be surprised. The only teacher with a three pronged strap (Tawse) that he enjoyed using.Would have fitted in well in Dickens times.
  8. You're right...it was Kinder....'Alfie' or 'Rubberneck' as we called him...strict bugger he was...
  9. Nibbits....made by Crooky Crisps in Nottingham and invented by Jim Crookshanks' common law wife Bertha Power, a life long friend of my Mother.
  10. Goose fair in the Grosvenor......Now Bongo a well known P***head always hit the bar just before closing with an order for three pints of bitter....for himself of course! On being informed after being served one night that the pub was open for an extra half hour 'cos of the fair...he downed all three one after the other and proceeded to order three more....That man could sup!
  11. .....Didn't see 'em having a crap either
  12. Jogged a memory of Dad driving the family back in the dark from Kegworth to Nottingham...the stretch past Gotham where moths by the thousand flashed by in the headlights with the occasional 'SPLAT!' as one of the bigger ones hit the windscreen.
  13. . The brazil nut in the purple foil in Q Street was replaced by a hazlenut 50 years ago.....they kept the brazil shape though...and failed to advertise the fact.
  14. I use these now... https://imgbb.com/
  15. Made me laugh out loud years back when a Mars spokesman declared that they had reduced bar weight to help the public reduce their consumption of sugar for a healthier life. If that bloke convinced anyone they should put him in charge of cladding sales for high rise flats!
  16. poohbear

    Why?

    100%?....and the rest.
  17. Looks like a young un...still got down on back of head...
  18. Those early series kept a lot of small time actors in work...remember Sam Kydd?...Peter Sallis was always the hotel clerk,and John le Mesurier the bank manager.
  19. In a local pub queueing at the bar a small bloke in front of me was being ignored...the landlord looked at me and said..."Yes sir" I said..."I think this chap was before me"...his reply..."Look mate I'll do the serving, you do the drinking,alright!" My reply in a loud voice..."You can stuff your drinks and your pub right up your ****never went in again.
  20. This refers to their shop in the Exchange not Exchange Walk...See Cliff tons picture on post 16.