1981. The End Of The World.

Sadly the 2013 heat wave is over and the sound of heavy rain outside the door brings back memories of many interrupted youthful summer days.  The drops hit the concrete.  At first they evaporate, flicking up the dust, until the deluge pours off the paths and in to the gutters.  One minute you’re eating an ice cream in the blazing sun, and the next you’re huddled in a doorway wishing you’d brought a coat. 

Through the echoes of time I can hear my father saying that it’s just as well,…

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Male


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Cheshire


About Me:

Think like a Roundhead, dress like a Cavalier.


Top 5 tunes at the moment:

Baby Its You: The Shirelles. Please, Please, Please. James Brown. Daddy Rollin' Stone. Ottis Blackwell. Riders On The Storm. The Doors. That's Why The Lady Is A tramp: Frank Sinatra.


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The Snow Runner replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
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Mar 21
Mod Goddess replied to Phil Thomsen's item My Dress of the day!
"Well, I finally made it to the opening of the V&A's Mary Quant Exhibition... in Bendigo! Bendigo is a two hour bus trip from Ballarat. Bought the tote bag two years ago from the V&A... when I was ORIGINALLY planning to go. I went with a few ladies…"
Mar 20
Rod replied to Phil Thomsen's item My Dress of the day!
"Trying to keep the forum ticking over. Full details on the blog ..."
Mar 16
The Snow Runner replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"Sorry to hear today that Chris Barber  had died."
Mar 2
Rod replied to Mod Goddess's item What I bought today...
"Thanks for the replies. Good luck in the new gaff Becs. Sorry to learn you were attacked Snow Runner - I enjoy a bit of back and forth banter and if I post a pic of my threads of course it's nice to get compliments but I probably learn more if there…"
Feb 25
Mod Goddess replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
"Moving house and packing boxes music..."
Feb 24
Motown replied to Mod Goddess's item What I bought today...
"I have to say most of the banter was leg pulling, I do however think some went to far, especially in regard to SR, who on occasion was subjected to some vile name calling.
Having said that, I had the pleasure to meet quite a few of the once regular…"
Feb 19
Motown replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
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Feb 16
Motown replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
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Feb 16
Robert McAlister replied to Mod Goddess's item What I bought today...
"I think I remeber that, Snowrunner. For me it was the Trainers thread. I was very much in the mode that putting on a pair of Vietnam made "retro" trainers does not maketh the man/ girl. Unfortunately some disagreed strongly, and I left for a safe…"
Feb 16
Scott mcleod replied to Phil Thomsen's item My Dress of the day!
"Hopefully not too long before we can get out for a few rums SR"
Feb 8
The Snow Runner replied to Phil Thomsen's item My Dress of the day!
"No where to go!"
Feb 7
The Snow Runner replied to Laurent Bof's item What's on your turntable right now?
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Feb 7
The Snow Runner replied to Mod Goddess's item What I bought today...
"Very well done. I wish you great happiness in your new home. "
Feb 7
The Snow Runner replied to Mod Goddess's item What I bought today...
"I agree with what you say. But for me the problem came when if you criticised something or someone,  you were jumped on and treated like a criminal . I have been roundly abused at time and at one time offered out for a fight. This was even more…"
Feb 7
Steve Mearns replied to Mod Goddess's item What I bought today...
"Sounds like you've got it all under control Becs, good on you. Having your own place provides such a sense of security, I'm sure you'll kick on from there. I don't imagine culling the wardrobes will be an easy task but know you'll retain your style.…"
Feb 3
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