micksmith

Members
  • Content Count

    10
  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

0 Poor

About micksmith

  • Rank
    Newbie

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    mapperley
  • Interests
    rugby. cycling, gardening, my dogs--staffs

Recent Profile Visitors

417 profile views
  1. do you know if trev wood still around..i live in grantham now and an old bloke was telling me he knew a trev wood in notts, big hard bloke, would like to get in touch..they used to go on jobs together I believe, not quite sure what that means!--blokes name is VIC, aged about 71

    1. benjamin1945

      benjamin1945

      Trev Wood an old school mate of mine,,great character,,not seen him for about 4 years,as far as i know he's ok and lives in Old Basford,,last time i saw him him he did a job for me at an hotel in town as a Presenter at a Boxing event........known him all my life.......and yes a big hard bloke,,but if you really know him   a right pussy cat.....a typical Bestwood lad,, could tell you many stories of me and Trev............love the man..............

    2. micksmith

      micksmith

      thanks for that --I have told the bloke I know in Grantham, would like to get in touch.

    3. benjamin1945

      benjamin1945

      Mick,,give me the blokes full name and how he knows Trev,,,and i'll give Trev a ring

  2. David, I have tried to leave messages on here and the facebook site but don't know if they get there so to speak---are we still meeting up at Mellish on Saturday
  3. hi, Holly, would that be Ann Hollingsworth, with a friend who lived very near you called Haggis ?---just come across a post of yours from last year as I was looking for a photo I think I posted on the old friends reunited site of the school. 

  4. Hi David, I had stopped looking at this site as there didn't seem to be any new postings on it---I came upon it accidentally a couple of months ago--good to hear from you. I'm afraid I don't have a contact for Rob, Chris(who has lived in Tasmania for many years now) got in touch with me as he was coming over last year and we arranged a little get together on Mapperley top...Chris was in touch with Ian Jones and he came over to see him a couple of years before that to see him as he had been diagnosed with cancer, Ian unfortunately died before he saw him. Rob is divorced from his fir
  5. anybody remember the cider bar up the little alleyway..not far from fletcher gate and the old Rheingold restaurant---rock DJ upstairs..very small place , all painted black..only sold cider and mead..owned by Bob, chubby bloke who lived in the park I think..i was a regular and worked behind the bar for a time around 1979
  6. the club there has had many incarnations but has been closed a few years now---there have been the northern soul nights, grab a granny as some call them nights and country and western--this last one --I live on gretton road just along from the co-op and remember one night some years ago--many--a couple of blokes walking up the road to the club--must have parked on the road--dressed like proper cowboys, guns etc---and even a blanket roll on their backs...
  7. some of the teachers I remember..BILL DYNAMITE--W TN THOMPSON, THE GERAN TEACHER, MR HOLNMES, ENGLISH, MISS BENNETT, DEP HEAD, MR SPELMAN, MR HOWARTH, BIG JOHN, MR CHIDLEY, PE, REPLACED BIG JOHN WHILST AWAY FOR A YEAR I THINK, MR BARLOW, MR DOCKEREL, MR W DOUBLE O, DOUBLE L HARD, WOOLARD, GREAT BLOKE, GOT ME PLAYING RUGBY AGAIN AFTER LEFT SCHOOL, JIM BRIERS, MIS SULLY LATER MRS BRIERS, MR RING, MR BOND--WHO WASN'T SCARED OF MR BOND, MR BAILEY, MR BONDS CO TEACHER IN METTALWORK, , MR WILEMAN, MR POTHECARY, DEAR MR LITHERLAND, STILL SEE HIM WALKING AROUND GEDLING, MR SHIPMAN, MISS ALSEBROOK, MR
  8. Hi and thanks for being bothered to look..yes, I knew steve..in clives year I think, last time I saw him I think he was living on Sandfield road, near Aenot Hill Park, used to see him a lot in the late 70's I suppose..tall gangly lad..i you quite a different age...no..i know..he had an elder sister, probably about 65 now and you must be a younger sister...didn't steve go out with a girl from mapperley orchard for quite a while ?==one of 2 sisters--used to see steve in the friar tuck a lot
  9. Hi everyone, just joined the other day after a quirk of fate led me to find the site---and have enjoyed browsing through some of the topics. Originally from Arnold, went to Calverton Road infant school ..met Denis Shepherd, Rick Smith there, then Kingswell and then onto the Arnold County High as it was called. Now live in Mapperley..names that I recall over the years, pete brett, mick guise, jon pilgrim, dave leavesly, lucy Henson, rae Roberts, denise taylor, jane richley, anita cast, billy pinder , ian jones, stu oakden, david james, rob severn, chris marlow, matthew harris, marti
  10. Hi all, by a strange quirk I found this site...again apparently although I don't ever remember looking at it previously. Walked in on my partners mother watching Inn of the Eigth Happiness about Gladys Aylward and said I believed I had met her--said I thought she had visited the school and handed out book prizes and I thought it must have been around 1966--I was luck enough to have won a prize when in the first year and assume it was presented in the second year---anyway when I searched..had Gladys ever visited Nottingham, the site came up and lo and behold, someone else remembered that she ha