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General Discussion / THE SCRIMPERS
« on: February 28, 2012, 01:15 PM »
HI  as any one been watching the scrimpers on tv monday night , i think it should be good one we might learn how to get by on the cheap in these hard times , i think the government should watch it to , when i went to school in the 50s and 60s i remember all the men teachers had patches on the elbow of the jackets ,were they bought like that or did they sew them on to make them last longer  :)  any tips to make your money go a bit further  :)

General Discussion / THE SUN
« on: February 26, 2012, 12:53 PM »
hi as any one bought the new sunday sun yet . is it not a bit like the news of the world  :)

Ask a question.... / BUS STOPS
« on: February 18, 2012, 06:20 PM »
hi went to manchester the other day on the 216 comming back from manchester at 5 0 pm , its a free for all getting the bus home what happened to the great british queue , and woman and children first , the bus arrived and it was mad panic to get on the bus people desended from nowhere i would not like to work down manchester today its a nightmare getting home  :)

Ask a question.... / CRANE FLY
« on: September 10, 2011, 01:40 PM »
HI i remember about this time of the year we use to get loads of crane flies [ daddy long legs ] but over the past few years they seem to be on the decline here in ashton ,i wonder if the bad summers we have had the last few years have anything to do with it ? or as it been to bad we shut our windows and doors before they come out , we use to get them at night time soon as you put the lights on they would fly about , as anyone else notice the decline of the daddy long legs  :D

General Discussion / SOUTHPORT FLOWER SHOW
« on: August 19, 2011, 05:07 PM »
hi had a day out at southport flower show yeasterday , i have been going there for a good few years ,its seems to get better every year ,a great family day out with plenty to see , i wonder why it does not get the same coverage as chelsea flower show ? all that was on tv was a short  snippet on bbc northern news on wednesday the flowers and plants in the grand floral marguee were out of this world , i wished i could grow some of the vegetables like the ones on display the onions were that big it was lasted you a month, we sat and had our butties at the band stand being entertained by the kings of rhythm swing band doing frank sinartra songs , drove down lord street afterwards  and i still think its one of the best shopping street in britain , back to work monday worst luck  :)

General Discussion / TOURIST INFORMATION
« on: June 29, 2011, 05:29 PM »
hi got a shock today went in the council offices to the tourist information , the office is still open with no one to run it ,lots of leaflets but , could not get a maynes leaflet , last year there was 4 people running it , its  pity its part closed ,sign of the times

General Discussion / DOOMESDAY
« on: June 06, 2011, 06:37 PM »
HI have a look in your area 25 years ago  :)

General Discussion / REFERENDUM
« on: April 15, 2011, 06:40 PM »
HI are you all set for the referendum on 5th  may i see it will be open an extra hour for the local election to 7am till 10pm have you had your leaflet yet ,more like a boxing match round 1 round 2? i dont think it will be a good turn out but they can always go to round 3 :D

Round and About / WORK STARTED
« on: February 26, 2011, 11:18 AM »
hi i was passing the witch wood on old street the other day and noticed that there was boarding all down on side of the pub and down bentinck street , as work stared again on the proposed plans for st petersfield , it looks like they are all so doing somthing where the old fire station could things be looking up again for ashton ???

General Discussion / EGYPT
« on: February 01, 2011, 11:47 AM »
HI whats going on in the middle east again it started in tunisia now egypt they must have had enough of how the country was run for them to demonstrate as they have done , the frightening thing is who will fill the gap when they bring down there government , could this be the start of the arab uprising , among the arab states as human rights and equality in many of the arab states is far from democratic ,

General Discussion / FISH FIGHT
« on: January 16, 2011, 12:40 PM »
HI  I was watching hugh fearnley whittingstall campaign to end fish discard , i think its the daftest law ever passed throwing edible fish back into the see so i have signed up to is campaign any one else who saw the programe and wish to sign up  this is the site     ???

General Discussion / WALKING DEAD
« on: November 08, 2010, 12:20 PM »
HI did any one watch walking dead on friday night on fx what a scary programe ,but these experts say it could happen , i hope i am not around when it does lol     :D

General Discussion / TUTANKHAMUN
« on: October 25, 2010, 11:51 AM »
HI as anybody been to see tutankhamun yet ,is tomb as been recreated to howard carter found it in 1922 its at manchester museum trafford centre ,its on till february 27 , its open 10am till 7pm monday to friday 14 for adults and if you go saturday or sunday it will cost you 16 its all replicas but i believe its worth going to see if you are into the ancient egyptians i will see if any ones been to hear there side of it  ;)

General Discussion / PECKING ORDER
« on: October 15, 2010, 11:47 AM »
HI pecking order where does the word come from, i use it a lot when we are going out the mrs drives and i am the co pilot ,but if we are giving the daughters a lift they always get in my seat at the front to be near the cd player and radio , so i say back seat to them ,they answer back why, i  say pecking order , that why i am at the bottom of the list when it comes to there pecking order , somewher between the gold fish and george the spider  ;D

General Discussion / ED MILIBAND
« on: September 26, 2010, 09:39 AM »
hi i see ed pipped is brother at the post , i think its the right choice ed miliband being leader of the labour party ,all we need now is a general election,  :D

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