benjamin1945

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  1. Keeping upbeat time for a bit of Music.... '' Its all over now''' Rolling Stones... ''Baby used to stay out...all night long''' ''She used to run around..with every man in town''
  2. Back from Doctors had my blood taken...but daft as it sounds was nice to get out.....wife drove...... Good to put proper clothes on....Jeans...nice shirt...neckerchief...and my almost new very stylish 3/4 length coat.........very slippy had to take Walking stick...good job i'm not Vane int'it............lol
  3. Always loved Boxing........but you are right Phil.......ive changed my mind over the years.......I;ve known many who have suffered from it.....My son is still involved with Training and Promoting.....
  4. One of my sons who had 100 pro fights........was a friend of Nicks from way back...Radford boys club run by the Smith Brothers... Hes away at the moment so probably doesn't know,,will be upset..hes the 3rd boxing friend thats Died in the last two years.............all much too young.............
  5. Look again Phil ..under Neckerchiefs.....just had a look and ordered two..they look nice...........
  6. Snowing Heavy last couple of hours up here North of Bulwell...settling too...............
  7. Well said Alpha.......but its not the dogs its the bleddy owners...
  8. Your'e very close Alpha...........lol
  9. I am a Vane Romantic and don't mind admitting it....all the Cowboys ..John Wayne,,,Clint Eastwood..Gary Cooper...etc wore Neckerchiefs....love to have been an all dancing and singing Cowboy.......now must round those ;Pesky'' cows up....lol
  10. Always wore a Tie Col...but nowadays its a cravat (health) but mostly a Neckerchief,,,to hide my speaking Valve....even now sat typing this at home wearing one,,,can be any piece of material looped round the neck...my favourite is a silky black one...
  11. So sad,,i knew Nicky for many years,,feel for his family including brother Jason,,,Rip Nicky,
  12. Not the ''Cha Cha'' Ian....I Glided with Sandra to it......... In the early mist..we kissed...and the world stood still''''
  13. Great post COL.............Just spent nearly an hour in Bulwell on the google you posted.......even saw me old mates in Wetherspoons...been months now since being in my lovely Bulwell...and all the ''EY-UP Ben's me ode mate''' and all the Ladies i had many ''Titters'' with............aah ''When will i see you again'' CARNIE............. EDIT......Nearly forgot,,,i walked from Bulwell Market up the Footpath with me ''Dear old Dad'' to Bulwell Cemetery to see me Mam and many others.............
  14. Just watched the Sports news Manchester United go top ....big deal ..no need for all the players to start hugging and kissing each other ,,'Pandemic'' what 'Pandemic''?
  15. Learn ''I do like to be beside the seaside''' i hear they are looking for the next Reginald Dixon ,, at the Tower Ballroom''' Blackpool Phil,,..
  16. Perhaps it was the Americans in Mildenhall Margie....are they still there? did a bit of work some years ago near their base... EDIT Which reminded me of having my haircut near the base a couple of times,,,i particularly recall a Yank Airman coming in and slagging the Barber off who gave as good as he got....was like being in the Barber shop scene in ''Gran Torino'' with Clint Esatwood...real funny... Look it up on U Tube.........
  17. Quite the Stylist'' really then Phil...............
  18. Had a look BK thanks........but while looking saw some nice walking sticks.....when i left Hospital they gave me one of their NHS ones....as i was still unsteady on my feet.....don't need one now...so i will return it to them....... However being a tad Vane'' i liked the look of some on that site....So sending for one to 'Ponce'' about with when i get out again...........Bulwell here i come.......Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly used to Dance with em....so why not me.........
  19. Thanks for the info OZ..........Where can i get a ''Spork''? fed up scattering Peas everywhere............
  20. Noticed a strange thing the other day..........my Essential Tremor'' is in my left hand (i'm a leftie) and i find it impossible to write at all with it now........the need to write nowadays for me is few and far between,,,,,,So the other day i was asked to sign for a Parcel at the door....i have more or less mastered writing with my right hand and duly signed.....after i thought,, that is strange my right hand Signature is exactly the same as my left one used to be... Thought i'd share that with you all.....Have any of my fellow sufferers noticed the same ?
  21. Terrible they've Nicked the Lions...........