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Recent content by Morturn

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    tidy up please

    There you go lyn, hope thats ok?
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    What do you watch on tv nowadays ?

    Yes, I thought Carry on Columbus was a bit cobbled together too. Was it the last one they made?
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    What do you watch on tv nowadays ?

    Ok folks, while we do care about animal welfare, there are other more appropriate platforms on the internet to voice your concerns. Thread now open.
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    What do you watch on tv nowadays ?

    Yes, my favourite carry on film too
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    Sweets We Used To Have

    Done that, bought the tee shirt. All up the side of my face lol
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    Childhood Memories

    I recall most of the prefabs had a small shed/coal bunker made of corrugated iron like yours. The council supplied one like this
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    Pavements and walkways

    That’s is a stiff penalty. I wonder where this happened and was it general law or a local by-law.
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    Street furniture

    Nice find Viv. I am thinking that Scavengers may be what we now call recycling? I know the younger generation think they invented recycling, but the Victorians went on to develop it to a fine art.
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    Childhood Memories

    Birmingham Council used to supply concrete sectional coal bunker for the tenants. Our coal bunker was a homemade job using Anderson shelter corrugated iron sheets.
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    Childhood Memories

    Interesting find Lyn. I have heard stories of ex-servicemen bringing back captured firearms. A chap I worked with said he bought back a German Luger
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    Cork Tip Cigarettes

    Just thinking about smoking fags with filters, A lot of people got burnt when smoking in bed, when the hot end would fall off the filter and set the bed alight. I am sure a few house fires were caused when the end of the fag dropped down the side of the cushion on the settee Funny when I think...
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    Cork Tip Cigarettes

    We this for me has been interesting. Looking further it seems that cigarettes filters were originally made of cork, wrapped around the outside of the cigarette; cork tipped, and used to prevent tobacco flakes from getting on the smoker's tongue. Many are still patterned to look like cork. Craven...
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    Cork Tip Cigarettes

    Thanks Eric, that may explain it.
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    aberdeen street winson green

    Super photos, thank you
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    Cork Tip Cigarettes

    Yes, I remember when you pulled the tip apart, it was made form crêpe paper rolled up. Once I started work, I did move up a division to Park Drive plain. They used to stick to your lip in the cold weather.
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