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General Discussion / Re: Driving licencce expiry date
« on: August 01, 2011, 10:34 AM »
I seemed to go everywhere on the 216 and the 218. 

General Discussion / Re: where are you now
« on: July 20, 2011, 01:45 PM »
Left Ashton in 1976 and am now in Cambridgeshire (via Astley, London and Colchester)

General Discussion / Re: Daft name or what?
« on: July 12, 2011, 01:57 PM »
Must admit my first reaction was "How American!"  (ie Harper Lee the author).  I was more irritated by the Seven part - not really any excuse for dumping that on a child.

General Discussion / Re: Christmas 2011
« on: July 05, 2011, 08:19 AM »
*Groan*  I suppose this year I might have to return to (very) old habits and start planning early.  The last few years have all been a bit last minute!

General Discussion / Re: Two more Stars died today.
« on: July 04, 2011, 02:20 PM »
I see Anna Massey has just died.  She appeared in so many things but I recently saw her in a re showing of The Darling Buds of May and thought she was exactly how I'd imagined the character when I read the books years ago.

Talking about Ashton / Re: Where am I?
« on: July 04, 2011, 10:49 AM »
*lol* Bill

General Discussion / Re: Facebook
« on: June 30, 2011, 11:33 AM »
Sorry SON - still laughing my head off at your comments!  Sounds like the sort of thing my own son would do.  I haven't got the patience to use Facebook but I keep meaning to set up Skype as friends have recommended it for keeping in touch with friends and relatives abroad.

General Discussion / Re: BOOKS
« on: June 30, 2011, 11:29 AM »
That's not one I've read yet.  Shutter Island is good (they made a film of it which I haven't seen) but I still like the Kenzie and Gennaro series best - first book is "A drink before the war" 

General Discussion / Re: BOOKS
« on: June 30, 2011, 09:12 AM »
Never read Karen Rose so far but very much like most of Tess Gerritsen.  Which Lehane did you borrow?

Talking about Ashton / Re: Market webcam back
« on: June 28, 2011, 09:46 AM »
Must admit that, after the last couple of days when it was so hot we couldn't breathe, it's nice to see a bit of rain!

General Discussion / Re: BOOKS
« on: June 28, 2011, 09:45 AM »
You might like Dennis Lehane's books too.  I read a couple of his on a recommendation ("stand alones") but then discovered he'd written a series about a couple of private investigators "Kenzie and Gennaro) which I really enjoyed.  Just found another stand alone which I'd not come across so looking forward to starting that.

Talking about Ashton / Re: Market webcam back
« on: June 27, 2011, 09:00 AM »
Glad you had a good time despite the rain.  You could have pretended you were at Glastonbury *g*

Talking about Ashton / Re: Portland Basin
« on: June 20, 2011, 03:52 PM »
"God help you if you were caught looking at the keys, all done to music at the start to get a rythm. ""

I remember my sister saying that they had to type to Tommy James and the Shondells "Mony Mony" *lol*  Anyone remember that one?

Talking about Ashton / Re: Ashton Pictures
« on: May 27, 2011, 02:07 PM »
The church pics are especially atmospheric Bill.  Loved them, especially with the clock faces lit up  :)

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