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The Spirit Of '79

I know exactly where I was when I first heard The Jam - Going Underground and it wasn't sat at home watching TOTPS. We all looked at each other and went "What the f%$£!" as the whole (youth) club erupted into a skanking frenzy. Loafers, brogues,…

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Cool Pictures

Just start by saying I have lifted this idea from the Film Noir site, its a cool idea so i thought we'd give it a go on here. If you see a cool picture share it with us here.

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graham montague replied to Gary D''s item The Spirit Of '79
"Wow - I missed all this!
By the time this was happening I had been married, and was getting divorced, and had my own business, I was still very much the mod at heart, but had graduated to shopping at Burberry's for jackets and the Burlington Arcade…"
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graham montague replied to Derek Gardner's item Show us your shoes
"I think of these as "classic" mod shoes. They are my day-to-day office loafers. (pic taken at work - lol!)"
4 hours ago
graham montague replied to John Paterson's item MOD BARGAIN BUYS!!
"I just paid $14 (about 7 quid) for this vintage Harrington jacket - almost identical to several I owned in the late 60's and through to the mid- 80's.
I always get confused as to the model numbers, but I think it's a G9 style. Someone please correct…"
5 hours ago
Chris Cameron replied to Gary D''s item The Spirit Of '79
"It just feels that long Motown ha ha"
8 hours ago
Kai replied to Motown's item Cool Pictures
"As a kid I tried io get my aunt to knit me one exactly like these, but she never got round to do it actually. How grateful I am today that she never did, hahaha!"
8 hours ago
John an original modernist replied to Motown's item Cool Pictures
"Nice of you to say so Mo. You can't choose when you are born, there were plenty of young guys about in our time who were not in the least bit concerned with their appearance, I expect the same applied when you were growing up For me it is about the…"
9 hours ago
Motown replied to Gary D''s item The Spirit Of '79
"Lol have you guys known each other that long."
9 hours ago
Chris Cameron replied to Gary D''s item The Spirit Of '79
"Now you say it ten hours does seem decent if they waited for the Vespa 50. The first time i went down I stayed out the first night. It was so cold i had to heat my hands up against a light bulb in some bog above the front. The second day we met up w…"
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Chris Cameron replied to Gary D''s item The Spirit Of '79
"Well you were only two years out."
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THULL replied to Motown's item Cool Pictures
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George O'Sullivan replied to Gary D''s item The Spirit Of '79
"Getting forgetful in old age."
10 hours ago
The Snow Runner replied to Mod Goddess's item What I bought today...
"Got two of these today !"
10 hours ago
Gary D' replied to Motown's item Cool Pictures
"All beautiful in their own right and courtesy of the Vespa Heritage site ;0) "
13 hours ago
Gary D' replied to Gary D''s item The Spirit Of '79
"PLVSC and the 'Boro boys amongst many for a meet up tomorrow.  All for a great cause and still going strong."
13 hours ago
John an original modernist replied to Motown's item Cool Pictures
"Geezer with the shovel has done well George. I reckon he's on a zero hours contract."
14 hours ago
Motown replied to Motown's item Cool Pictures
"Works of Art Gary"
14 hours ago
Gary D' replied to Gary D''s item The Spirit Of '79
"10 hours, that's good going from Glasgow Chris, you can't beat a Vespa on the long haul. We would all meet up on a Friday afternoon outside a City centre pub on SX's, Li's and GP's at either The Grapevine, The White Lion or Raffles (all scooter stro…"
14 hours ago
Motown replied to Motown's item Cool Pictures
"Always good to hear you're well mate. Thanks for your kind words on my clobber.
I have a very healthy respect for some of you older chaps, lol Mr Gardner is certainly one of those. Most in not everything you lot say is interesting, i'd certainly lik…"
15 hours ago
John an original modernist replied to Motown's item Cool Pictures
"I am in my usual rude health thanks Mo. Thought you looked sharp on the other thread. If you have style less is always more. Nice one. Mind you Gardner has mentioned he wouldn't mind wearing it, if he turns up with Cherry and Blossom I would hand ov…"
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Dave Davies replied to Mod Goddess's item What I bought today...
"Lovely shirts, pity DNA never fit me right."
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