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by jeff
Fri May 18, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Dogs in pushchairs
Replies: 16
Views: 242

Re: Dogs in pushchairs

Spotted this one on our journey from Bega down to Melbourne last year. Stopped for a coffee at Cann River and there was this lady with her dressed up pooch. Poor thing, it must have bveen uncomfortable - it was a very hot day!
by jeff
Thu May 17, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Dogs in pushchairs
Replies: 16
Views: 242

Re: Dogs in pushchairs

This is what the best dressed dogs will be wearing at Windsor on Saturday!
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by jeff
Mon May 14, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Hmmm, just let this sink in....
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Re: Hmmm, just let this sink in....

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by jeff
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: North East Lost Friends & Relatives Board
Topic: Anthony Edward Boyd Smith and family
Replies: 4
Views: 1763

Re: Anthony Edward Boyd Smith and family

Still trying. But I believe that there were two daughters before they left England, Maureen and Margaret.
Any help appreciated please.
by jeff
Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Bush fires in Bega NSW
Replies: 3
Views: 134

Bush fires in Bega NSW

Just heard the news. Raging fires near Bega and Tathra
Family safe but not sure about their house.
Andrew out there with the Volunteer Fire crews
by jeff
Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Sir Ken Dodd
Replies: 9
Views: 205

Re: Sir Ken Dodd

Inventions
The man who invented cat's eyes got the idea when he saw a cat facing him in the road. If the cat had been facing the other way, he'd have invented a pencil sharpener.. Ken Dodd
by jeff
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Sir Ken Dodd
Replies: 9
Views: 205

Sir Ken Dodd

Another legend gone. RIP Sir Ken
by jeff
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Daddyo has passed away
Replies: 37
Views: 923

Re: Daddyo has passed away

RIP Jim. Always enjoyed our discussions.
by jeff
Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: How old is old?
Replies: 18
Views: 507

Re: How old is old?

A Minister visits an elderly woman from his congregation. As he sits on the couch he notices a large bowl of peanuts on the coffee table. "Mind if I have a few?" he asks "No,not at all" the woman replies They talk for an hour and as the Minister stands to leave, he realises that instead of eating ju...
by jeff
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: How old is old?
Replies: 18
Views: 507

Re: How old is old?

All relative! I now state my age in Centigrade ! :lol: :lol: so I'm still young!
by jeff
Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Are they needed?
Replies: 15
Views: 459

Re: Are they needed?

Ralph,I had a similar experience recently. For a number of years I had been trying to find OH's great grandmother Lucy but she seemed to have disappeared off the face of the earth. I put out a request for info on another site, Brit-Gen about four or five years ago without too much success. Then back...
by jeff
Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Are they needed?
Replies: 15
Views: 459

Re: Are they needed?

As the man with the wooden leg said "......It's a matter of a pinnion!"
by jeff
Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Mid winter festival
Replies: 11
Views: 421

Re: Mid winter festival

Entry for Christmas Day 1870 in Kilvert's Diary............. "As I lay awake praying in the early morning I thought I heard a sound of distant bells. It was an intense frost.I sat down in my bath upon a sheet of thick ice which broke in the middle into large pieces whilst sharp points and jagged edg...
by jeff
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Mid winter festival
Replies: 11
Views: 421

Re: Mid winter festival

Christmas Greetings to one and all and good wishes for the year ahead.
by jeff
Wed Nov 22, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: If the Corner Shop had a boat what would it be called?
Replies: 19
Views: 522

Re: If the Corner Shop had a boat what would it be called?

Nothing very imaginative really but.....................

The Arbeia
SS St Hilda
The Lawe
by jeff
Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Posters of the month. Special Prizes.
Replies: 4
Views: 176

Re: Posters of the month. Special Prizes.

Honoured indeed , to be among such illustrious company.
Thank you indeed! =D> =D>
by jeff
Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: A MESSAGE FROM THE QUEEN.
Replies: 6
Views: 247

Re: A MESSAGE FROM THE QUEEN.

=D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D>
But it's so old its got fossilised cobwebs on it! :lol: :lol:
by jeff
Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Motoring in Oz
Replies: 53
Views: 1822

Re: Motoring in Oz

We are now six months on from my misdemeanour,(12 th April 2017 at 12.48pm) but Civic Compliance Victoria will not let go. I paid my fine within the time limit by Card, and received a response confirming receipt of payment and satisfactory processing. I then sent a letter (dated 20th July) to confir...
by jeff
Thu Sep 28, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Old Cinemas
Replies: 38
Views: 12729

Re: Old Cinemas

A long time since this page was opened! Looking at my copy of Cinemas of South Tyneside (D Johnson 1992) I see that the Theatre Royal was used for films from about 1921, but its history as a theatre goes back much further. I recently came across a reference to its origins in about 1866 when the arch...
by jeff
Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Caught by the camera again
Replies: 6
Views: 200

Re: Caught by the camera again

Just noticed this on the form:

Parking Eye will only accept and respond to appeals in English

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