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  1. In that case Jill, it could have been an Isetta still german but made by BMW. One of the original bubble cars.
  2. yep Lone Ranger, Roy Rogers, The Rocketman and why did Flash Gordons spaceship always have a sparkler stuck in the rear with smoke floating up.
  3. Saturdays was the Windsor on Hartley Road
  4. Hi Mess, I frequented RSJS at the end of Beechdale Road then onto Glaisdale
  5. Hi Nige hope you enjoy your visit back to the past
  6. Hi Nigewaggy I remember you, yes the shops were a great gathering place, a friend of mine Leonard used to live at the grocers, but having looked on google earth street view it would appear all the shops on Ainsley Road have gone, the co-op is no more neither is Mr Wilsons off licence.
  7. Welcome Radford gal, and thanks for the update.
  8. hi piggy & babs, would Dave have worked at Bell Fruit.?
  9. I to remember that swing and sliding down the slagheaps on what ever was available cardboard, tin, anything.
  10. Navy Blue or Black blazer, light blue or white shirt, black trousers, tie dark blue with light blue and red diagonal stripes and a badge with the houses on Castle, Wollaton, Sherwood and Trent.
  11. Hi Mess When you lived on Elstree did you know the Longs (Ged & Elizabeth) ?
  12. Sat on the shoulders off our next door neighbours son, on the corner of Friar Lane and Wheeler Gate
  13. Unwin was the headmaster when I was there, music teacher we used to call chinny, looked a bit like Jimmy Hill pre beard, 'Noddy' Matthews (Maths), Mr Dobby, Hailey (PE) Messrs Brand, Edinborough and Dixon.