benjamin1945

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  1. Some great music there OZ.........But i agree nothing like the 60s...or even late 50s..........
  2. Thanks to you all for your comments and reactions to my good news..........much appreciated........
  3. Result........CT Scans all clear......just got letter..been sweating for a fortnight......
  4. Just love a good Cowboy film.......don't seem to make em anymore... Love to roll a 'fag' while riding me Horse.........
  5. When I worked in London we had an office in Mitchum and all these characters worked with me,,,there was a black Del-boy...also a couple of Rodneys and Boycies double who i christened Boycie and his Mrs.. Marlene... Even the Driscoll brothers were regular visitors...lol
  6. Nice sentimental song.......London i loved working down there...nearly lived there once...love the 'Buzz'' of the place...... Worked with a bunch of blokes (Geezers) was like being in ''Only fools and Horses'' so funny....more happy days.... I could relate so many funny stories..but you'd never believe me........
  7. Among my 2 to 3 hundred books (of which ive read most..if only in part) i don't have a single one thats 'Fiction'.......i have many biographies....and travel books...and even 'Atlases' of towns and cities in the UK........However what i find interesting about many of them are what i or others have wrote in them..many i bought second hand..like a Bible i purchased in Oakham.in the 70s Inside first cover it says in print 'Awarded to..then in someones hand writing ''Zona Lord'' then two signatures dated Sept 27th 1942...and above it all in print... West Bridgford..
  8. Music still good in the 70s.......I moved to Peterborough and this song reminds me of Annabelle's night club (the only one in Peterborough) Met ex Forest man John Barnwell in there one night........said he was looking for players.........lol
  9. Well done Mary.......good subject.....nice to have summat new to comment on...
  10. Brilliant song......... 'I smoke old 'Stogies' i have found'' ''Old worn out suit and shoes'' ''Third box-car'' midnight train''
  11. My idea of Heaven probably changes several times in a day...........This morning it would be a trip into Bulwell...and having an Espresso with some old Pals...then a walk down the Bogs with many ''Ey-ups mi duck''........ahh
  12. Always loved me books........i sit here now surrounded by them.......first one must have been a 'Rupert Bear Annual'' when i was about 4.....Also recall my first Football Book.......had it from aged about 6 till i left home at 22...remember its cover with a picture of Jackie Milburn (wor Jackie).......... Miss Blackbourne at infant school gave me an American Forces Bible in about 1951......bet that could tell a tale......the one book ive still got from school days.. was presented to me by Mr Bond headmaster at Padstow in 1959.. I treasure this book called ''Childrens bo
  13. Remember buying this record for 6/6 from Hindleys Clumber street........lovely little rhythm......took it to Anita's 16th birthday party on Gainsford crescent..never saw it again....
  14. More Ricky.......and that year 1959 again......Danced with Joyce at 'Padstow youth club''.....1 was 14 she was 17......thought i'd won the pools...... ''We got started a little bit late''
  15. Terrific together.......Freddie so funny......and Adam i;m still enjoying on 'Talking pictures'' in ;Budgie''
  16. Its mine and Donna's favourite film. Carnie..........we had only just got together and her being a southerner thought the film was Nottingham folk.............. We still use some of the sayings to each other from the film....like ''I thought i was great'' '' Up the IRA'' ''f,,,,,, Fat Mavis'' ''Mind me bleddy Ornaments'' and a few others.......lol
  17. Brilliant film.........naughty but great song.......reminds me of the 'Railway club Bulwell'' saturday nights.......
  18. Swing with our Mams and Dads''''''''''''''''' Now this was dancing.... Grew up watching and listening to Mam and her sisters to this kind of music.....gave me my love of music and dance........ Go Girls..........
  19. EXACTLY that Jill.............Babs came home with one of them things on.......just didnt seem right,,,we took it off straight away...
  20. Yes hes sat her next to me now purring away.......he looks dead cute in his coat,,,all his operation area is covered or he would have been licking away...he keeps trying....bet it Iches......
  21. Syd,,apart from sleeping alot,,hes back to his old self Jill,,but he seems more loving,,and purring much more,, hes even accepted his red body coat,,which i think comes off monday,,when hes back for a check up at the Vets,,
  22. Not just a tough Guy........... Ask the man behind the bar,,,for the Juke box....
  23. Trogg...prior to being Hospitalised in December i was on 20 Tablets per day......the Doc's in Hospital said they were causing most of the current problems..........some i had been on for nearly 20 years.......they cut my number down to 12 and i am now feeling the benefits........ I really believe now that they were having an adverse effect on my all round well being...........