The Pianoman

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  1. I had J816 BRA for a while
  2. Here is another picture containing all of the landmarks that the picture I posted on August 13 has, namely, Forty Bridges, the Gate Inn and the viaduct carrying the Friargate Line. All in Awsworth of course. The photographer would have been standing in a field 50 or so yards to the right of the where the photographer in the previous mentioned picture was standing.
  3. I have never gone into detail with Kevan what exactly he did at Harlow Wood but one night at a club meet he was having trouble getting up out of his seat. My usual comment 'owd age creepin' on'. His comment was something like 'No, result of spending my younger days chuckin plaster casts around' I already knew that he had been at Harlow Wood so I knew what the plaster casts were. I shall ask him more next time I see him.
  4. I also know someone who worked there in the 50's and possibly earlier. He must be in his late 70's now but I can't remember his surname. His first name was Kevan - spelt with an 'a' rather than an 'i' . I believe he was a nurse but not sure.
  5. I would think she would be around 20 when she had TB so likely to be late 40's. I'll ask what ward next time I see her but she has a tendency to blot things out of memory that were not 'nice'.
  6. I have an aunt (Mothers sister) who spent 2½ years in a plaster cast at Harlow Wood with TB. Went to see her on Thursday as she is now 90. Nowt wrong with her back still! In fact there isn't much of anything wrong with her.
  7. You get broken biscuits whether you want them or not nowadays. On the end of every packet
  8. I've got the watermark on my laptop but not on my tablet.
  9. I wonder how that laundry basket is being propelled?
  10. Surprising how a picture suddenly jogs your memory. Immediately I saw the picture and read what it was about. In picture 16 which is of the chest clinic I remembered that I had been there for a chest X ray. Must have been early to mid 60's. Not thought about that since the day I went and I still don't know what it was about! I may as well forget all about it again now .
  11. Brown Brothers were motor factors. Certainly suppliers of ICI Belco paint mixed to code. They had outlets in various places.
  12. This has just appeared on a Facebook group of which I am a member - British Saloons of the 1930's-80's. I think we can all see where it is. The newest car I can see at a quick glance is the Rootes Group estate which is 1965. (C reg). I am guessing on that basis that the picture is mid to late 60's.
  13. JF is a Leicester registration.
  14. The Crown would be well off the bottom of the map. Vane Street is well down Radford Bridge Road. My Fathers birthplace 2 Radford Bridge Road was directly opposite the lock at the top end of Radford Bridge Road and was demolished to build the Crown. The Nottingham Canal (if that is what it is) is only just on the bottom left corner of the map.