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Orloff last won the day on December 21 2015

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  1. Market Place Club - Early Warning Siren?

    Moe 19, I remember going into the 'ford COOP with my Grandma. The smells of the "store" are still in my memory. I also was fascinated by the wire transmission equipment. Could the "thing" on the roof, be a bell tower? For what use I have no idea whatsover.
  2. Election time again...........

    Absolutely, fantastically done Malcolm. Hold your head up high, you have the right.
  3. Election time again...........

    May the 4th be with you!
  4. Election time again...........

    I agree with what has been said.
  5. Thanks Foxy, No3 in the picture does look a bit him, always smiling he was.
  6. I remember a guy called Tommy Darling (No3?) who ran a shop down at Grange Park back in the '60s, can't for the life of me remember what he dealt in, just that he was a nice guy. He was a friend of my fathers.
  7. Happy Birthday Canny Lass

    Have a goodun pet.
  8. Westridge - End of term class photos

    Cheers Symp, in a nutshell!
  9. Westridge - End of term class photos

    HPW, Vic was right about blueprints, it was the way/method of printing them with wet chemicals, hence the reaction that Vic suffered. Don't ask me what the chemicals were, but I think there was ammonia in there somewhere due to the smell. "Drawings" are still to this day occasionally referred to as blueprints, but they are now mainly laser printed. Don't berate yourself, HPW, the job you did was very highly skilled, just in a different way. If you made a mistake someone could get badly hurt or worse! A lot of my family on my mums side were miners, so I am aware and in awe at what you guys did. I look forward to your memories on here, it brings me down to earth, and it makes me laugh at the antics you got up to. Especially that bit about buses and bait bags, that did tickle me. I would like to meet up with you for a natter when I am up Bedders way next. Might be this summer, I will message you if I decide to come up.
  10. Westridge - End of term class photos

    Hi HPW, as an engineer/toolmaker I used logs and antilogs to work out trigonometry on a daily basis until calculators were common place.
  11. Skoda Yeti

    Above all, it's a Volkswagen! Will Germany still sell us the spares, or become all petulant and throw "Herr Teddy" out of pram. CL, myself I favour the Kia marque. Have a close look at the range, you may be pleasantly surprised.
  12. Post Referendum.

    Now we have kicked Europe into touch, we could NOW become 51st State of U.S.A. Imagine Boris and Trump together. On a more sensible note, I think the current political parties will need to change drastically, in particular, Labour.
  13. Little Lizard

    Hey Mercg, your cats are not daft.
  14. Hey Merc, go on u tube and put in "Simon's cat".
  15. Westridge - End of term class photos

    HPW, with reference to your "always problem". "Their" is a belonging word, there is never an apostrophe "s" after it. However "there is" can be shortened to "there's". Easy way to remember it is that the apostrophe always replaces a letter.
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