katyjay

Things you don't see anymore

Recommended Posts

You're adding to the confusion ! ..... but I remember Ali Bongo.

 

I think he even had his own series on TV as well as advising Mr Nixon (before he became President).

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, philmayfield said:

'as you never erd of da Ali G?

In a word Phil....No. I've had a very sheltered life. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

A little anecdote.  When I was taxi driving for A2B I picked up a couple of lads at Crabtree estate. Can't  remember what the conversation was but at one stage one of the lads said," yeh man you is only sayin dat cos I is black"!

I did explain to him that I  was darker than the pair of them and why was he talking with a mid Caribbean accent, when I knew they were both born at Crabtree, near Bulwell cemetery.

 

 

BK they were paraphrasing a line from an  Ali G sketch... Like PM says youtube for Ali G

Clearer now?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

On reflection, I don't  think I'll bother. I'm happy in my ignorance. There are things that if I don't know now, I never will. Is it true, there are now cars running on electric batteries?

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Pubs open after 10 00pm

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

There are battery driven cars which are ok for a daily commute or shopping  but no good for a long trip. Don't buy one yet - they will improve. Some things are not better to be the first one in the street with!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm gonna buy an electric car just as soon as I  can find a 230mile extension lead.:wacko:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I agree Phil.  In the last couple of months we’ve test-driven a Tesla 3, a Tesla S and a Porsche Taycan.  None of them have an acceptable range (for us) although they are all superb cars to drive with fantastic acceleration.  A good friend of mine has had a Tesla S for several years, she loves it, but so does her husband ..... they fight over who uses it every day ..... his car is an Aston Martin.  

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I had a test drive in a Renault Zoe, not impressed.

At work we use a Nissan electric van, in Winter it's got a range of about 90 miles.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm about to test drive my bed! .....Good night all.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
21 hours ago, benjamin1945 said:

6'6'' Male wearing long black coat,,enters underground Car Park,, where I was having a Fag break.....

.

The bloke i mentioned above,,,as well as being quite intimidating was a 'Character'..........a few months after my encounter with him saw him having a Coffee in Broad Marsh Wimpy,,naturally i joined him and enjoyed a long chat....

              He was well educated and did what he did because he found it easy to get away with,,told me he went to court over the offence with me,,and was more or less told to behave for the next 12 months,,which he did'nt but didn't get caught,,,finished up having a laugh with him,,he asked me if i'd nick him if i saw him doing it again?....told him yes,,,............

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The milk round. Been mentioned before and it has come back in some places.

We started having bottles of milk delivered but never saw the milkman. He delivered at 9 - 10 pm!

I had to go out late in the evening to bring it in during the warm weather. After a couple of months it became obvious that whoever ran the service had no idea what they were doing. Incorrect deliveries and phoning us for payments that had already been paid. So there ended the return to old fashioned milk bottles.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

That's the first time I've heard of milk being delivered at night, PP!  Maybe the milk person suffers from insomnia!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

He's not alone Jill. We have a milkman who delivers anytime between 10.30 and 01.00. And now he only delivers every other day, so you get two days milk in one throw. Needless to say, we don't have him, though some of our neighbours do. Just imagine, a hot sultry summer night, with 4 pints of milk on your doorstep, going sour !

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Our milkman delivers our milk around 3 - 4am and there are only 2 deliveries a week in this  village, but it works well because we get up early anyway and have a fridge!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Is philmayfield still looking for a chaise longue?  I know where there's one going, if he's interested. Good condition although not the original upholstery. A friend is clearing his uncle's house prior to sale.  It's a freebie!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Always wanted a ''Chaise Longue''  ever since i saw ''Eartha Kitt'' laying on one singing  ''just an old fashioned girl''

 

Eartha,, laying one end....and Fenella Fielding the other,,   with me in the middle,,

 

Just an old fashioned dream:rolleyes:

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
3 minutes ago, benjamin1945 said:

Fenella Fielding the other,,

Fenella Fielding voted the voice you'd most like to touch.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If Phil isn't interested, you could have this one. It's in Eastwood.

 

I can't supply the female decorations but providing your own should prove no problem for you, our Ben!

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Do you recognise this shop Ben and are walking about in the foreground? (Only joking).20201003-124825.jpg

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Think i mentioned before,,,,,but its worth repeating,,,

 

Escorted Fenella round the big Coop.........afore taking her up the lift......:rolleyes:...

 

Then with that wonderful voice said ....'''i think youre wonderful'''...........:wub:

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yes BK worked there,,i was but a mere boy,,,fell in love with Ivy and June....both on Provision counter

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ben lies about his age, you know. Given the number of shops he's worked in and the sheer volume of women he's dated, he must be at least 106 :P

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...