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Correct me if I am wrong but I believe the sale of animal brains and the spinal cord is banned following the outbreak of Mad Cow Disease.
I remember eating brains on toast as a boy and it didn'tttttttttttttttttttt do me any harm.
Look around you and I bet hardly anyone you know scratch builds this sought of thing now. If your Dad did not make you one there was always a bunch of mates who had enough ideas to cobble one together. No wonder this country is short of engineers these days. Like many forum members I spent most...
Has anyone heard of the Pyramid method of sharpening safety razor blades ? just place your old blade beneath a compass aligned pyramid and overnight it becomes sharp. Food will supposedly last longer if kept under a pyramid. I can already feel those raised eyebrows and knowing looks Arkrite gets...
I bet as many footballers ended up punch drunk as did boxers.
I miss the old MacFisheries. Small fish counters in supermarkets are not the same and any independant fresh fish shop soon closes.
These archives are they the property of the company or in trust ? They could be a nice donation to an ivy league university, or worth a packet to a rich collector. Keep a close eye on their future if I were you.
Ever since I can remember I have had a stammer which made me shy. Socialising was agony because of the micky tacking. I learned of the great men in history who overcame this problem and started to tackle it my way as no one appeared interested in doing so. I became so good at hiding it only when...
As is told by the previous posts coach travel was an adventure as well as a means of travel. Since the 1980s coaches have become reliable, comfortable and speedy forms of transport. Like the railways a bit faceless and characterless in modern times.
Perhaps we are at this moment enjoying our...
Stitcher, the last time I had a dose of ring worm was in 1986 when working as a machinist. The chap who worked the machine before me was a part-time dairy milker.I used a pair of his gloves by mistake.It was easy to get rid of using modern creams.
I think that most us had a dose of nits. I always caught them after returning to school after the holidays. What about RingWorm ? I believe the way to get rid of it was by applying Gentian Violet. I am sure I must have had it at least once. If any thing was going free I was up for it.
"Remember the white/red light that you fixed to the car offside window and was connected to the battery so you were parking legally at night."
I remember some people use to hang a " Liberated " Council paraffin lamp from the drivers door handle........something you would find impossible to do...