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General Discussion / Re: Is this a miracle.
« on: August 22, 2018, 02:03 PM »
I'm still thinking about the Miracle and how it could have happened.
Maybe warrant a call to Bell,"not wanting to appear a fool"as in (The King's New Clothes) Danny Kaye!!
I am trying to parallel the event.
My recently deceased brother's take on "The Five Loaves and Two Fishes".
How many Ashtonians would go on a days walk from Ashton to Hartshead Pike without a snack.?
His explanation was the multitude all had snacks,but only two from dukky decided they would share theirs.
Sorry Dukky. It just sprang to mind.

General Discussion / Re: Is this a miracle.
« on: August 22, 2018, 01:27 PM »
 >:( spit spit. No way Jose, lifetime City fan ,Constantine,Frank Swift onwards

General Discussion / Is this a miracle.
« on: August 21, 2018, 04:35 PM »
Is this a miracle.
Yesterday I was calling a Government agency(Canadian) I was on speaker so my wife could hear and normally we join a queue  of callers.I dialed the 1 800 + + + it rang and then was answered by an accent same as mine.
Went through the usual with a wrong number,then I decided to ask her about her accent.
I happened to have been connected to 011 44 161 330 ****
Spring Bank cres. AUL

Is this a miracle.!!!???
My wife suggested I buy a Lotto Ticket.

General Discussion / Re: Ashtonian54
« on: July 31, 2018, 02:16 PM »

He was a sorce of endless PM's with tech stuff etc.Starting with his name which was chosen,he had an E.Euro surname.It happens he chose the same surname as me ,and christian name as a nephew of mine in Seattle.His wife has the same as my wife!!!
He started to get more involved with Twitter and Facebook than this site,which I don't use!!.So we drifted.
I kept in touch with photo postings on Smugmug,P'Base,Yahoo,(Flickr)he seemed to have the same slant as me on subjects.
Maps,Industrial Lancashire especially around Burnley and of course Ashton.
He was here in Toronto visiting his brother which could have been but wasn't an opprtuneity to meet.
He is certainly going to be missed in my neck  of the woods.
RIP  Ian!!


Ask a question.... / Re: Users Online
« on: June 19, 2018, 01:13 PM »
sorry JOYCE!!!
I'm not quite where you are on the age curve but getting there too  quickly lately.
I only know 2 Joans and one isn't with us and the other,I don't know.

Ask a question.... / Re: Users Online
« on: June 18, 2018, 03:19 PM »
I'm still here Joan.
Passed on the twitter and facebook thingy.
I tend not to log in,so that can account for the perceived loss of presence.
I just end up as a visitor.(Guest) so no trace record.

Ask a question.... / Re: Robertson's jam
« on: May 07, 2018, 02:10 PM »
The Tameside Museum has quite a good collection of Gollies in their Robertson's show case.

Smile, please! / Re: Lets start with a smile
« on: April 11, 2018, 04:25 AM »
modify seems to have dis appeared. ho !hum

I tend to think wer'r entering a very very serious time.
With idiots (or Sir Humphrey 's calling the tune.)
I'm not smart but not stupid

Smile, please! / Re: Lets start with a smile
« on: April 11, 2018, 03:49 AM »
k'on Kiwi no politics. or Martin will slap your hands and face.

General Discussion / Re: Manchester United F.C.
« on: April 10, 2018, 10:37 PM »
Thanks for that Too Shy.
It was cold waiting for the bus to Ashton in Piccadily,the sun had set and the sky was clear.
I'm small now(and the Quack said last checkup that I had shrunk!!!)
all of 5ft. 3in???

Good things come in small packages.

General Discussion / Re: Manchester United F.C.
« on: April 08, 2018, 05:59 PM »
I went to watch City play a home game against Bradford in a FA Cup game.Been a supporter ever since. Iv'e tried to find out the year to no avail!!
I was on my dads shoulders so I was pretty young.
1938 dob.
Out of 2 sons and 4 grand sons for it's 5 to 1 for United.

Talking about Ashton / Re: Market webcam back
« on: March 01, 2018, 03:37 PM »
ours has all gone now.raked and tidied up the garden.
more snow tonight and they say!!

Ask a question.... / Re: Recipe for 'Tater Ash'
« on: February 23, 2018, 03:57 PM »
A robust Aus Shiraz in it ,and also with it.
bon appetite!!!!

Ask a question.... / Re: Recipe for 'Tater Ash'
« on: February 23, 2018, 03:51 PM »
My spud hash is made with one of my frozen Beef Stews as the main part.
plus added potatoes and carrots.Cooked fresh,
if I'm lucky we have a crust on(wife says it's fattening)

Shin,bone in,(shank here) kidney,(used to use oxtail but seems too expensive just for the gravy content) hence pigs trotters,mushrooms,onions  a few veg,carrots,turnip(white) rutabaga (swede)various squash,not to much veg as they go into the gravy after pressure cooking 35 mins.

packed in 4 portion containers and frozen.
1 container makes 2 meals.spud hash,one night Stew chips and peas (sometimes mushy) another.
Pea soup is another  story!!!

Talking about Ashton / Re: New building in photos
« on: February 01, 2018, 04:52 PM »
I have just been wondering what the present and future situation is with the new building.

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