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I Was Reading This Book....

The book thread disappeared when its owner left the site so  thought I'd start another. Haven't read any Len Deighton for a while so started again on his spy trilogy. First one is Berlin Game. Terrific, I like it better than John Le Carre.

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Amazing B sides

Over the past few years I have started to collect some fantastic vinyl 45s again. Some have been bought from car boot sales for next to nothing and others I have paid a few quid for, although to be honest I have not paid more than £12 yet. I already…

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THULL replied to frames's item I Was Reading This Book....
"Forgot I had this one"
1 hour ago
Derek Gardner replied to Derek Gardner's item Show us your shoes
"There is something about the smell isn't there, on some shoes I heat the tin and the whole room smells of polish, I love it, my wife hates it........ shame really isn't it 
I have used neutral following the colour but never on its own, don't know wh…"
1 hour ago
The Snow Runner replied to Derek Gardner's item Show us your shoes
"I'm a traditionalist Derek. I use Kiwi Neutral polish
Loved the smell since I was a child."
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The Snow Runner replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"Yes indeed probably the foundation of Jazz-Fusion. And you are a very lucky man Peter, as I think I've said before."
1 hour ago
Derek Gardner replied to Derek Gardner's item Show us your shoes
"Kai, do you have any problems with boots around the ankles ? I have to leave the top eyelet unlaced, good looking boots."
2 hours ago
Derek Gardner replied to Derek Gardner's item Show us your shoes
"very nice, what colour cream would you use with those ? I tend to go one colour darker on tan brogues to give a lived in look ."
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PETER HEED replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"SAW RETURN TO FOREVER IN '70 AMAZING"
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Ben Maxted replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"also "return to Forever" Snow?"
2 hours ago
Paddy McGonigle replied to Derek Gardner's item Show us your shoes
"Here's my favourite pairs of shoes, I've got more but these are my faves :-)"
2 hours ago
THULL replied to Chris Cameron's item Amazing B sides
"One of my all-time favorite b-sides is 'Tales From The Riverbank.' Still one of my favorite songs."
2 hours ago
THULL replied to Derek Gardner's item Show us your shoes
"Not real 'mod,' but it is 10°F with about 2 feet of snow!"
3 hours ago
The Snow Runner replied to Derek Gardner's item Show us your shoes
"I got these a while ago. Very lightweight, but not loafers. I've got a few pics. of my shoes on my page if anyone wants to look. Loakes and Cheaney are my favorites. "
3 hours ago
The Snow Runner replied to Derek Gardner's item Show us your shoes
"Lovely and of course not at all "Agricultural" lol"
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Kai replied to Derek Gardner's item Show us your shoes
"I just realised I haven't bought shoes for some time; these were the last ones; brogue boots by Ralph Harrison; must have been late October... quite soft leather, nice to wear..."
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John an original modernist replied to Motown's item Cool Pictures
"Very decorative and looks very healthy Kai. Anything there for Charlie Parker and Lady Day?"
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John an original modernist replied to Motown's item Cool Pictures
"Now that the post and replies do not always follow in sequence,  it is a bit like reading Finnegans Wake, so that has made it more interesting,  on top of which there was a very smartly dressed man levitating on here last week to celebrate his birth…"
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hubert davenport replied to Motown's item Cool Pictures
"judy geeson looking like she is auditioning for the golden shot .
unsure of the movie it relates to .
could even be a publicity shot for hwgrtmb
itd be pretty cool if it was"
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Paddy McGonigle replied to Chris Cameron's item Amazing B sides
"The B side to the white cliffs of Dover! A cool Mod as dancer!"
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