benjamin1945

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  1. Syd and Babs........out with their mates............
  2. Great stuff from Rod Stewart........... ''Take away all my Sadness'' ''Ease away all my troubles''
  3. The then wife 50 years ago......moaned about the Wallpaper i 'Nailed'' up..........so not put any up since...........
  4. Exactly what i said this morning Phil..even about Japan... Had an hour in Bulwell this morning...went in several shops and it seemed everyone was wearing a Mask....... Even in the street most had a mask on.......still recognised old pals.......from school and teen years......
  5. Heard this while driving this morning....lovely sound......... Wer'e drifting back to shore'''
  6. Thanks for reminding me of this OZ.........Beautiful in every way...
  7. Simple pleasures nowadays.......''Do ya ride Tandem duck''? was a chat up line back in the day........
  8. Dont recall it Phil......getting owd mate...........do remember Mike Smedley though............
  9. Sorry to hear that PP........Hope you soon back to your 'Battling self'' mate............. You in the place i was after mine in 2003........they took me there from the Staffordshire Hills.......by myself hiking ..mobile phone saved me eventually...all the best PP...........
  10. Seem to remember being able to see down from the Castle probably on Castle Boulevard ...the place where they made Gunn and Moore cricket bats...that were/are famous throughout the Cricketing world......... Can't recall where their shop was........did they have one in Broad Marsh for a while ?
  11. Had the second 'Jab' yesterday.......its had a brilliant side affect...not felt this good for a long time.......Coffee with Syd and Babs in the sunshine..........been for short bike ride.....feel like 'Dancing''.....old Rick was pretty good.........
  12. Just had second Jab'' all very efficient..... Name? told the lady DOB ? told the Lady How long you lived in Weymouth ?.......Never DOB again?......told her Oh March...i put May.......silly girl...bet its nice in Weymouth...you fancy a weekend there ?....... No thanks i'm too busy.........OK Duck.........
  13. By special request then........... Calver---------Galveston
  14. Just watched man city manager give his views on the controversy,, didn't understand a word he said!!!
  15. Football is/was the beautiful game..........nobody loved the game more than me.......played till i was nearly 40....loved Forest and County...........however money took over alot of years ago now.... Don't know the names of any Forest or even many of the England players...let alone pronounce them...........Am i being Racist ? yes i;m afraid i am..if that means i want to see English/British players in our teams... Long gone are the days when our grounds were packed with hard working men who took pride in their local teams........we took pride in first o
  16. This morning Syd took the plunge,, and along with Babs frolicked in the sunny garden all morning,, They inspected every corner of what is quite a large garden,, Twas a pleasure watching them,,they obviously loved being outside properly for the first time in their lives,,
  17. You know what i mean Carnie ''With the like'' Get well soon mi duck x
  18. Been 'Waxing Lyrical'' this lovely morning...with my Coffee on the Garden............Watching a man cut my grass and waiting for another to do some digging in my borders.......since my OP I have a problem with one shoulder that slopes away..so cant dig or lift owt heavy.......so just ;Waxing' about only a short time ago when it was all no problem........and this song says alot............can still Cycle though....off on it now....
  19. Very moving.......felt for the mining families when it all came to an end.........so sad.........not that i would ever have considered working down the Pit.........many of my old mates spent their working lives in the Mines...........I was asked on leaving school by the ''Jobs Officer'' which Pit was i going down...?...TOLD HIM....
  20. Most of my older relatives worked at various pits for a time...Calverton...Bestwood...Babbington and Gedling.......and the Bulwell area has an History of Pits.....a few of my old schoolmates also went down Pit...............My Daughter played in the Bestwood colliery (that was) band.........enjoyed following them for a while when we lived in Bestwood Village.........
  21. Enjoyed 'Black Lace'' they came 7th in Eurovision..........reckon they'd have won it with Gang Bang''.....from Rita.Bob and Sue...lol