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by malrap
Mon Jun 07, 2010 11:53 am
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: Old Pork Butchers
Replies: 13
Views: 1556

Re: Old Pork Butchers

He is in fact my Cousin,and my Aunty Nora Hogg used to work there.Being in the Army I used to visit when on leave,and always sampled the excellent pies etc.He also used to own many greyhounds which were raced at local tracks, including South Shields and Brough Park.He did move to a farm after the sh...
by malrap
Fri Dec 07, 2007 11:27 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: teddy bear loses mummy....
Replies: 4
Views: 347

Re: teddy bear loses mummy....

This 'name calling'has caused that much trouble,that Sooty has cancelled his trip to the West Indies.
by malrap
Mon Oct 08, 2007 12:58 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Imponderables for Monday
Replies: 2
Views: 188

Imponderables for Monday

1. Would a fly without wings be called a walk? 2. If crime fighters fight crime, and fire fighters fight fires, what do freedom fighters fight? 3. If we're here to help others, what are the others here for? 4. Why is it called lipstick if women can still move their lips 5. Why does the open all hour...
by malrap
Fri Oct 05, 2007 1:45 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: The neighbours !!
Replies: 9
Views: 406

Re: The neighbours !!

was not me,I checked the board for the last 6 weeks or so,and could not find it
by malrap
Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:52 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: The neighbours !!
Replies: 9
Views: 406

The neighbours !!

We have a huge council house in our street : The extended family is run by a grumpy old woman with a pack of fierce dogs. Her car isn't taxed or insured, and doesn't even have a number plate, but the police still do nothing. Her bad tempered old man is famous for upsetting foreigners with racist com...
by malrap
Tue Sep 04, 2007 10:36 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Antiques Sideshow...ANSWERS
Replies: 1
Views: 166

Antiques Sideshow...ANSWERS

The following are the costs,and perhaps some 'tongue in cheek'comments.Offthe wall done well with the pistol,but it is difficult to try to guess,what may or may not be be attractive to bidders. Item 1,,The pistol,was purchased for £320,pehaps similar to those used by the Highwayman Dick Turpin,whose...
by malrap
Mon Sep 03, 2007 8:50 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Antiques Sideshow
Replies: 11
Views: 575

Re: Antiques Sideshow

good eyes Global....sold as seen...is damaged
by malrap
Mon Sep 03, 2007 7:33 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Antiques Sideshow
Replies: 11
Views: 575

Re: Antiques Sideshow

A Guess at cost then Global!!
by malrap
Mon Sep 03, 2007 7:18 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Antiques Sideshow
Replies: 11
Views: 575

Re: Antiques Sideshow

If anyone is interested in looking for something ,which may be available at Auction,let me know and I will keep my eye out for you.They sell Antiques,bric-a-brac,toys,electrical goods,etc,etc just let me know,Sale is on a Friday from 1300hrs,and the catalogue usually available from Thursday am.
by malrap
Mon Sep 03, 2007 7:11 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Antiques Sideshow
Replies: 11
Views: 575

Antiques Sideshow

Here are three more,hopefully interesting items recently sold at my local auction.. Prices please,if you want to participate Item 1.Flintlock,overcoat pistol,early 19th century,engraved...P.Ball London http://usera.imagecave.com/malrap/Lot_0087.jpg Item 2.Edwardian bureau bookcase http://usera.image...
by malrap
Mon Sep 03, 2007 6:31 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Correct or incorrect ???
Replies: 12
Views: 704

Re: Correct or incorrect ???

Betty,so far I agree with you..ie the second line.
Global...ref the someone/somebody,my research shows they are both the same,with the same definition..so either is correct,and they are both pronouns.
by malrap
Mon Sep 03, 2007 7:31 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Correct or incorrect ???
Replies: 12
Views: 704

Re: Correct or incorrect ???

Global....maybe,the sun does not shine as much as the residents would like...but I wish somebody(or would that be someone ???)could shed some light on the original post!!
by malrap
Sun Sep 02, 2007 10:06 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Correct or incorrect ???
Replies: 12
Views: 704

Correct or incorrect ???

I have just noticed that on the 'Message Boards'Page,under the heading.. Pommy v Aussie Message Board..it says..... 'let our Aussie friends know how much life is better in sunny South Shields'...now is that correct English or should it say... 'let our Aussie friends know how much better life is in s...
by malrap
Fri Aug 31, 2007 8:29 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Avoid the points penalty??
Replies: 14
Views: 581

Re: Avoid the points penalty??

Before,during or after the financial part is sorted??
by malrap
Thu Aug 30, 2007 8:26 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Avoid the points penalty??
Replies: 14
Views: 581

Avoid the points penalty??

This is from a friend of a friend...!!! Just thought I would share this with you, this friend of a friend, works in the speeding fine department in a Magistrate's Court and in the course of his work with 'fines, their payment methods, and how points are automatically added against drivers licences' ...
by malrap
Sat Aug 25, 2007 11:08 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Sandancers 'Antique Sideshow'
Replies: 11
Views: 651

Re: Sandancers 'Antique Sideshow'

offthewall,
Unfortunately,the prices fetched at the Auction have not been fully published,,,,after saying that the tortoiseshell brushes etc,fetched £60.will advise the remainder if and when I can.
by malrap
Thu Aug 23, 2007 5:31 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Sandancers 'Antique Sideshow'
Replies: 11
Views: 651

Re: Sandancers 'Antique Sideshow'

Jimmy,at an Auction Room,5 mins from me.500 items for tomorrow.If you want the URL,will PM it if,if you wish::
by malrap
Thu Aug 23, 2007 1:04 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Sandancers 'Antique Sideshow'
Replies: 11
Views: 651

Sandancers 'Antique Sideshow'

The following are REAL items which are to be sold at Auction tomorrow.We have had some posts based on Photos asking for comments etc,and I thought this may be interesting for those who can put a value on real items. Item a) 19th cent. mahogany brass galleried butler's tray. http://usera.imagecave.co...
by malrap
Wed Aug 22, 2007 12:01 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Why do children have two or more Christian names?
Replies: 20
Views: 819

Re: Why do children have two or more Christian names?

In my case,I played a lot of cricket,including for South Shields when I was very young,and nearly all scorecards show,first name and middle initial....and I DID NOT HAVE A MIDDLE oNE>>> all my children were given one...and so it was purely a selfish thing...and I really dont care ,if anyone is upset...
by malrap
Sun Jul 15, 2007 10:55 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Mouth of the Tyne Festival
Replies: 19
Views: 1026

Curly,
Great fun by the looks and sounds of it.Didn't I see some of those costumes in Rio??

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