I've been wondering!!!!
That one bedroomed cottage/house in pretty "Dulverton" belonging to my Sister in Law is on sale for £175, 000, chicken feed to a man of your means and also would be a good place for you to hide when the Tax man comes looking for you again. Yours Faithfully and most, most very sincerely old pal. J.D.
Every morning I come downstairs with yesterday's underpants and every morning have to fight the urge to put them in the litter bin instead of the washing machine. I'll probably do it some time in the future.
Am sure it won't be long before i am in the Mattress lined room and using rubber cutlery.
It is obviously a distribution problem, and someone should sort it out.
( I can't wait for Boris Johnson to go bald ! )
concerning this guy rescuing injured and abandoned "Roos, Emus Camels ect" some of which have been abandoned, injured and in one case taking a live baby from it's dead mothers pouch, the mother had been killed on the road. this all in the Alice Springs area of Australia. There is lots more than i can post and sadly it has been shown already on T.V. but
if you wish to see it then it is available on "Streaming" (whatever that is) and some excerpts on" You Tube." I would urge you to see this man and his animals whilst he is building an animal hospital inside his Sanctuary away from predators ect. This is a heart warmingl show and I would urge anyone with technical knowhow to have a look at this, sad and also lovely show, I have never seen such a programme like it. You won't regret searching around for it, Regards J.D.
Syd. You should watch this as there is a little baby Koala bear on the show that is the spitting image of your good self. I do recall very clearly your "Boatrace" on my visit to your house and meeting you and your charming wife.
These days all your cardboard and paper has to be put in a bag, rubbish in a black bin and garden grass ect. in a green bin. There is a charge for the use of the garden bin. also bottles glass as to be put in a separate box. God help you should get any of this wrong it will be left. lastly all this has to be assembled at one place. unfortunately this point is outside my daughter house so for two days it really is a sight. If she ever decides to sell the house she certainly won't have anyone view it on a Thursday.
Can't imagine that happening with the hooligans that are around today
Your mention of the 4 pints reminds that when we were kids playing kicking a ball against the wall of the local Off Licence shop at one time in the evening a big guy from the nearby fish shop would come up carrying a four pint jug. He would get it filled with beer and stand well out of sight of the fish shop view and guzzle the beer down in one or two goes. then he would go back in for a 4 pint refill and then stagger back down to the fish shop. Happy Days
The first 45s. i remember were the ones in Woolworths ( Embassy) they were a cut price version of the hits of the day Later in the 50s. My Bosses wife used have a brand new Ford Fairlane Convertible car sent over every 18 months from the States. it had a 45. record player which played without jumping despite what ever bumpy roads. The Bosses pet who drove it at times we used to pal him up so we could go out in it some nights.(with him driving of course)
Now Officer shot dead in Custody Suite London last week.
Wonder if all sportsmen will kneel at the week end before their games, "Do White lives matter"??
What I do recall were the Brylcreem dispensers at all swimming baths. I normally never used it but once put my money in and slapped the gunk all over my hair. Never again - I looked like a flaming hedgehog no matter how I combed my hair. It wasn't until I was getting married that my regular barber told me that although it was jet black my hair was finer than blonde hair. Black is usually the thickest for individual hairs - there's something for you all in general knowledge quizzes!
The Boss had two busty daughters worked behind the counter and when they came around to wipe the tables you could hear a pin drop as we craned our necks to have a quint and we would spill a little more vinegar on the table when they were not looking.
the vinegar was always in old sauce bottles with a pierced hole in the top. the old man Carlisle had a vat from which he refilled the bottles.
That meal twice a week and a visit to the fish shop a couple of times was heaven.
The old time drivers had cars which they had to actually drive - none of this traction control or gear changes by flicking a tiny tag stuck on the steering wheel. I may get some arguments but for me the greatest driver ever was Stirling Moss - he never had the best car because he always stuck to British cars which were well behind the other types when he was driving. He had success in every form of motor racing except for never winning the F1 title for the reason mentioned above. Schumacher was nowhere near the best because of his bullying and deliberate crashes making sure he won F1 in at least three years. If he didn't crash into people he sometimes ran them off the track by not giving room as he ought to have done.
Some do gooders now consider Nursery Rhymes "Sexist" and plan changes...
Are we going to have "Snow Black and the seven physically challenged persons
Any Other Suggestions ??. Little red riding hood etc.......
This Christmas, will we be singing "I'm Dreaming of a Multicoloured Christmas" ?
Maybe Christmas, as a Christian Festival, will be banned altogether !
The customers are mainly coloured and whilst some act in a normal way some others..... well i will just leave you to judge. As i wrote earlier record the series as sometimes it is broadcast at odd times.
just don't miss it ...............
It certainly was an awful thing for the Africans to be crammed into ships and many indeed died on the journey but is has to be remembered that the various Chiefs willingly sold their countrymen for gain. Those that survived the journey and put to work in the cotton field at least had a roof over their heads and had something to eat.
When slavery was abolished in 1865 and they were told that they were free, many just had nowhere to go or and so carried on in the fields for some sort of wage. I am sure it was still very hard for them at this time.
The thing being in these modern times the coloured people have to make the effort and also integrate with not only the "Honkies" but take the Asians as an example. they have established themselves in both legal and in all spheres of business, food establishments, taxis, market trading, politics, and many other things, and with the influx of immigrants both legal and illegal i do believe that we Whites will be in the minority.
At my age i shan't be around to see the things getting worse but i fear for my Grand kids future.
Our Grandfathers, Fathers fought and won two World Wars to keep our land free with freedom of speech and others things , now with 'uman rites we law abiders have no say anymore
Sadly you are correct in what you say. I too worry about my grandchildren and the one greatgrandchild I have. All down to the indolence and selfishness of the useless politicians we've had over the past sixty years.
Seriously now Terry do have a rethink, it will not be the same without thee. Uncle Syd will be utterly
devastated as you and him are probably the only two desert rats left around here (Did you really shave and cook in a Mess Tin ??)