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by Pooter
Sun Dec 13, 2015 11:12 pm
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: Favourite Songs, Past & Present???...please let me know
Replies: 3179
Views: 148372

Re: Favourite Songs, Past & Present???...please let me know

Track from another unheralded 60s album.

by Pooter
Sun Dec 13, 2015 11:01 pm
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: Favourite Songs, Past & Present???...please let me know
Replies: 3179
Views: 148372

Re: Favourite Songs, Past & Present???...please let me know

Track from one of my favourite 60s albums.

by Pooter
Sun Dec 13, 2015 6:43 pm
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: Favourite Songs, Past & Present???...please let me know
Replies: 3179
Views: 148372

Re: Favourite Songs, Past & Present???...please let me know

A Los Angeles band you may not have heard of.





by Pooter
Sun Dec 22, 2013 12:43 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: The Ashes - 5 - 0 whitewash... lol
Replies: 52
Views: 3000

Re: The Ashes - The destruction continues

We need a few more Durham lads in that team.
by Pooter
Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:59 pm
Forum: South Shields General Notice Board
Topic: daily quiz
Replies: 5424
Views: 183256

Re: daily quiz

You're doing well, I might make a come back :-).
by Pooter
Wed May 01, 2013 11:39 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: John Simpson Kirkpatrick The Man with the Donkey (Gallipoli)
Replies: 9
Views: 2780

Re: John Simpson Kirkpatrick The Man with the Donkey (Gallip

Here's a different view of the statue taken on a visit by my brother in the mid 1980s.

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by Pooter
Mon Sep 10, 2012 3:20 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: How did you get to school?
Replies: 26
Views: 1827

Re: How did you get to school?

curly wrote:Walked to Barnes Road School (infants and juniors from the age of four), got the school bus to the Grammar School, then got a paper job, saved up and bought a bike!
Snap, though I got the bike for passing the 11 plus.
by Pooter
Fri Aug 10, 2012 7:26 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Stephenson Clarke A Piece of History
Replies: 3
Views: 440

Re: Stephenson Clarke A Piece of History

My father worked for Stephenson Clarke until 1972 on a lot of colliers. Some that come to mind are the Frederick John Evans, Firelight, Fireguard, Sheaf Arrow, Samuel Clegg, Accum. When he became too ill to go to sea his company contract was cancelled. From looking at some of his documents these wer...
by Pooter
Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:58 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Has Ashley got it right?
Replies: 27
Views: 1041

Re: Has Ashley got it right?

They're not so mighty at the moment Global.
by Pooter
Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:37 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: What is big and red....
Replies: 13
Views: 554

Re: What is big and red....

Ah yes, the old ones are the best:

Newcastle United's trophy room was broken into last night, police are looking for a man with a black and white carpet.
by Pooter
Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:51 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Northumberland Beaches
Replies: 16
Views: 887

Re: Northumberland Beaches

What you don't get from the photos is that northerly wind blowing straight down all the way from the arctic :-).
by Pooter
Thu Mar 15, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Dead PC
Replies: 17
Views: 750

Re: Dead PC

I have a Dell desk top and all the stuff inside it is microsoft thingys. Every so often an add from Apple appears on my screen telling me to update my computer I just delete it. Question how do I permanately get rid of it? in Plain English please no technical jargon Have a look here Global - http:/...
by Pooter
Thu Mar 15, 2012 6:26 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Tyne Pedestrian Tunnel
Replies: 14
Views: 812

Re: Tyne Pedestrian Tunnel

We would go through in the early 60s and then have a look at Percy Main train sheds.
by Pooter
Mon Feb 06, 2012 8:45 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Winter Snap
Replies: 24
Views: 1305

Re: Winter Snap

ralph, can you give me a bit of london info please. I have been to london many times in my youth loftus road, stamford bridge, white hart lane, the den, craven cottage, highbury, upton park, leyton orient and selhurst park but i have never done any of the tourist stuff I have got two full days spar...
by Pooter
Mon Jan 30, 2012 5:59 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: grocer in laygate
Replies: 42
Views: 7577

Re: grocer in laygate

shieldslad wrote:happy times visiting the reading rooms , following my dads ship in the papers ... where the laygate clock is etc . and what about the fish and chip shop on the corner ... called ?
Was it Hansons?
by Pooter
Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:21 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Tudor crisps
Replies: 15
Views: 1049

Re: Tudor crisps

Me neither, but then again I wasn't a kid in 1977.
by Pooter
Thu Nov 17, 2011 7:04 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: George Gently
Replies: 3
Views: 1993

Re: George Gently

Spoilt for me when he mentioned the "Police Service in one episode. That term didn't come in until the 1990s.

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