Paulus

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  1. More cheese Gromit? Great character actor RIP Peter
  2. Fishing trips to Brid' organised by Bestwood Miners Welfare, crates of ale on board for trip up, on to a boat where we stood shoulder to shoulder around the boat with rods like brush handles & big wooden reels, but did catch some cod!! always someone hanging over the side 'ground bating' with ale & sarnies...........ROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOTH.............skipper would gut the catch on the way back in to Brid', & throw 'em up for gulls, occasionally a gull would miss & you'd get a faceful of guts..........ROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOTH, again!!, off the boat into the pub then another crate or two b
  3. #39..............aaaaaaaaaaaahh The Towers, such fond memories of possibly the roughest pub in town, only one PC would attend trouble there Tug Wilson !!
  4. Anyone from Bilborough remember a girl called Christina Kopamel, think she lived on Melbury or Melford road, in the 60's?
  5. # 36, Cliff Ton, this picture got posted on the MODS Facebook site, closed group for ex- Dungeon Club regulars. Brought much comment......mine was regarding the proximity to Stanford Street (home of The Club) & Sawyers Arms which separated two the 2 halves of Woollies, had my first drink in Sawyers.....
  6. Here's some of mine, learnt from my dad & others in the 60's & 70's; Always leave the car in gear when parked.....Dad; In case yer bl**dy handbrake cable snaps!! Always point front wheels toewards the kerb........Ditto Change gear in sequence, both up & down through the box when approaching a roundabout/junction etc Drive with both mitts on the wheel (steering).................never polish the steering wheel Your comments views etc are all welcome + any other habits you may have (driving only)..........
  7. I last saw Rob in 1967, at The Dungeon, heard he joined the forces in 68. He lived on Broxtowe Lane, top end, his dad worked for Nott'm Corporation Estates Dept
  8. Thanks Lizzie & Plantfit, but I'm not intending to be out with Etta until all the bodyworks/respray etc completed (end of summer).............I won't have a mirror as its distracting doing my makeup whilst riding.....................
  9. Her name's Etta (The Lambretta), I'm an Etta James fan.................
  10. Trying to recapture my Mod days of mid sixties, & now retired, I 've just purchased a 1964 Li 150 import from Italy got my new number & all is good to go with my renovation of this lovely icon of my yoof!!..........................Just one ( or perhaps more)snag(s), Never ridden 2 wheeled contraption before, always rode pillion to Skeg', Mabo' & Matlock etc Now find I can't ride it on 'L's' as it's above 125cc....................... Wish me luck please.......................it does have full engine rebuild + 12 months MOT, I'm only renovating the bodywork to origina
  11. I remember Fr Aquinas, Mr Welton (English), Tom Chamberlain, Mr Chips Bagguley, Fr Francis (Head?), Mr Gillett (Geography), Mr Cullen (PE & Torture).................
  12. LizzieM, quite right!! It's possible on FB to have a 'Nottstalgia Spinoff' group that's not public, Ann B. did it with the MODS site, only going public after a while, it would require no Costs/Admin'/Moderators it polices itself.................if we dint like owt we'd just boo n' hiss!!
  13. Amo, Amas, Amat, Amamus, Amatis, Amant..................loved it
  14. I was a Becket boy from 62 to 66, also became a choirboy at St Barnabas Cathedral, Mr Smedley was the Choirmaster. Our art teacher was Mr Chamberlain, & our feared PE teacher (torturer) was Mr Cullen, he'd kick a football very hard at your thighs (ouch!!) if you weren't playing well!!
  15. Kids taken straight there after skool, fuh their tea!!
  16. Well said Lizzie, great afternoon good to meet & talk with mods (girls & boys) from back in the day(s) & nights. https://www.facebook.com/groups/686027478245096/
  17. Yes mate, he's had scooters for many years, used to have a shop but closed it now & works from home + trips to Italy & buys scoots
  18. Got to figure out how to upload photo's first ..............just got it UK registered on age related plate, bought from a dealer called Dave Waddingham (Waddo) from Worksop, he imports from Italy
  19. Just purchased my new hobby, Lambretta Li150, 1965 plate, ..................can't wait to get started on the renovation..........
  20. Paulus

    Leonard Cohen.

    RIP Leonard Cohen, Poet, Storyteller & Balladeer............Dance me to the end of Time & Tower of Song & many, many others
  21. New formats like drinkin' Shippo's, teks some gerrin' used to...........................but hopefully won't give you the squits, like Shippo's did...............I don't come on here so much now, this Nottstalgian don't like change!!
  22. Welcome Shaz58, you're a 'seasoned' Nottstalgian already, it don't tek long!!
  23. Definitely right Cliff Ton, the 'Special' bus could have been on it's way to the Beechdale bus depot?
  24. #67, Melissa is probably the youngest active member, Pixie was/is young but she's vanished!!