benjamin1945

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    Old Grocery shopping at Marsdens,,Farrands,,Vernons,,Thrifty,,Savemore,,History of Nottingham,,,Bestwood and Bulwell....lover of nice clothes...and making Mature Ladies Titter.....

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  1. Thanks Jill.....Donna getting some when she goes shopping later..pain easing now........ Was Quite funny really...i was putting my metal coffee cup on a bookcase in the hallway...and caught Grandads big Navy picture with it......as it was falling tried to catch it with cup still in hand...hence the coffee all over my arm..........all Donna heard was the crashing of Grandads photo and the clanging as the metal cup bounced about.......with my lack of sound'' (ie silent scream) she came running not knowing what to find.....bless her............. Edit......think it was G
  2. Just Scalded mesen...with Coffee on the inside of my arm just above the wrist.........never been Scalded afore....bleddy painful..... Remedy's please.........
  3. You maybe right Affer''..........twas long ago...........i used to walk along Cardale many a late night when i couldnt afford a Taxi....after being with my girlfriend on the 'Dale'.........Hardstaff road........
  4. Think those corner shops Cardale/ Carlton rd corner....are the only ones on Cardale road............i vaguely recall a record shop there in the mid 60s........ Does anyone remember ''Woolworths'' had a record label called 'Embassy'' again i'm talking 60s....they sold cheaper than other labels...when other singles were 6/6....Embassy were about 2/- cheaper..........
  5. Always liked Mansfield...worked alot there and did some courting many years ago..........even up to 4 or 5 years ago went regular and enjoyed the place..... So decided to go this morning for a change.....probably much of it down to ''COVID'' but what a miserable experience...Two Coffee shops i used to enjoy...one gone...the other closed.......First car Park i tried you needed a degree in computers to use..........Second one had to walk up about 5 flights of stairs to get out/in.....(lift out of order)........no ey-ups and full of grumpy looking folk........think i'll stick wit
  6. Syd and Babs had us laughing this morning.........played some ''BAGPIPE'' music..............Syd leapt in the air........and legged it out the back door..........Babs Ears turned 180 degrees and her eyes widened alarmingly..........before joining Syd on the Garden....lol
  7. Was it ''down at the end of Lonely street ''Margie ?
  8. Bought all Adam's records.....great memories of so many old friends...........
  9. I only remember one record shop 'Hindleys' on Clumber street..and singles at 6/6........''Running Bear'' being first record i bought.........then lots of Adam Faith and Ricky Nelson stuff.......i was music mad...........and could have danced all night........lol Loved ''Someone else's Baby'' often got me into trouble.........
  10. Never been Colour prejudiced......so thought ''Lady in Red'' would be nice........just an aside'' one of my EX's loved dressing in Red...will never forget seeing her in a bright Red 'Trouser Suit' doing 'Cartwheels'' across the floor after tripping at a dance in Peterborough........lol.......she still don't laugh at the memory.....
  11. Shoplifters come in all sorts of guises.....kids...teenage gangs.....violent pros......ordinary housewives.....bored Pensioners...wealthy middle class thrill seekers...... Most had a story to tell......must admit apart from the violent ones.....quiet enjoyed some of them......many were very funny......long time since i was involved with them......but still sometimes bump into old adversary's and share a chat over a cup of Coffee........its wrong what they do...but shoplifting will always exist (so long as there are shops)........they gave me a decent living for many years.
  12. Woman in black dress........drink.....smoke......Trilby Hat....Bar Stool.......dim lit Bar......just need a slow Dance.......any chance ?
  13. Had a HUG from an old friends MRS in Bulwell this morning.......we were both wearing Masks.....(at least i think it was my old mates MRS)........
  14. Thought i was active PP up to my major OP three years ago........i'm getting back to being active again...but not in your league mate,,,,,,,,,,i'm out of breath just reading your exploits...just go a bit steadier....you are an inspiration...... Off on me Bike now........all of 2 miles.......as they say in Yorkshire (and Notts) that'll do.........lol