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  1. Hello folks, I'm not dead (yet) but I am quite unwell. On March 5th I had a bit of an accident at home when I lost my balance and fell very awkwardly. I was alone and on the floor, trapped between various items of furniture. I tried to free myself but that only made things worse. I was like this for nearly twelve hours -during which time I became pretty desperate. I was eventually rescued to discover that I was completely paralysed from the waist down. Off to A&E. After all the preliminaries – and a fall from the trolley, a bed was found for me. Next day I was in in
  2. My post here is a hymn from the Russian Orthodox Church where the only musical instrument permitted is the human voice. How about
  3. A friend who worked at Thomas Forman told me of an incident where many thousands of calendars were printed with April 31st included.
  4. I remember the building as PP Payne 1960s - 1970s. Next door (city side of Hucknall Road) was Thomas Forman, carton and calendar printers.
  5. I noticed on BBC World News yesterday that the PoW visited his ailing dad in hospital. OK! fine but he was followed by a flunkeywearing a tailcoat. What century are these people living in?
  6. Just realised I gave a "foreign" link for the hair clippers. Here's the UK one
  7. Remington Quick Cut I'm sure this model is available in the UK. The cutter is much wider than most - hence Quick Cut
  8. I have made a search as you suggest and, indeed, have found some of the items I remember.
  9. Isn't there another thread with a title similar to this one? I remember making some contribution to it, in particular Yates's white port and the Talbot Trio (not quartet).
  10. I had to locate the Newton building in order to orientate myself. It was much easier after that.
  11. Apparently he spent December in Barbados (The Times, February 1 2021).
  12. I know just how you feel, SG, having lost one of my dogs a year and a half ago. Things will get better and you have all the happy memories of your two boys to keep you inspired and remember better times.