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Discussion in 'Bullhead Memories' started by Matt37401, Jun 16, 2014.

  1. Jamessquared

    Jamessquared Resident of Nat Pres

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    Is that the more fashionable end of The Potteries?

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    Is there a fashionable end of the Potteries?
     
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    Where the buildings only have one smashed window.
     
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    I thought the potteries came to a fashionable end in the 1930's.
     
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    PMSL! :D:D:D:D:p:p:p
     
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    I would like to see a streamlined Duchess running and a replica K2 for the West Highland Line so I would go back to last Friday having memorised that evening's winning Euro Millions numbers. On Monday I would be on the phone to the NRM!
     
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    I reckon you'll see the former within 10 years, too many people want to see Hamilton let loose for it to be put off for too long.
     
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    A weekend it is- I'll bring the oatcakes for snappin

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    Good call Feller, gorrer av' summ snap....

    OK, time for a (slightly embarrassing) personal confession - in all the years that I have been spending time in Staffycher, I have never eaten an Oatcake. (For those benighted souls who have no idea what I'm on about, an Oatcake is the local, ahem, well-known delicacy, for which Staffycher is "famous".

    I therefore resolve, solemnly, to have an Oatcake at the next practicable opportunity. I will report back on this personal adventure....
     
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    Light heartedly; go back to 1829 and wagering a considerable sum that "Rocket" will wing the Rainhill trials.
    More seriously; inform the authors of the Modernisation Plan that oil will not remain cheap and that Britain has large stocks of coal. Therefore forget diesels and go straight o electrification.
    Most serious point. Inform Dr Beeching that although "this line" currently does not make a profit, it's a useful cross country link and therefore not just used by locals. Also do not close "that station" as a new town is about to be built there and it'll be needed.
     
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    Mr Marples (Senior) to get an attack of the mumps in 1906........................
     
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    And at the same time arrange for Mr Beeching Senior to have a vasectomy so ensuring there would be no Doctor richard Beeching,
     
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    If it wasn't Beeching it would have been A. Nother.
     
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    Climbing Upton Scudamore Bank behind a Crompton then to the Isle of Wight on the Southsea

    Dawlish behind a Peak at the height of summer

    But to be in the engines of Manxman again, watch those pressures rise and fall as I turned the handwheels.........
     

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