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  1. They sold lots of things other than paint.White Lead,,Red Lead,Linseed oil, Dryers, pumice blocks ,brushes etc,etc
  2. On the subject of travel agents,my grandson who is interested in all things Titanic has a copy of a poster advertising Titanics Atlantic crossing.Booking at Thomas Cook ,Fargate ,Sheffield
  3. I seem to remember going there,must have been 55or 56..we were painting at the royal hospital.Can’t for the life of me remember what I was sent to get.
  4. Dr Panniker was my GP from 1940’s to when I moved to Canada in 1966. I heard his son committed suicide.Is this true? .
  5. What was the route that came through Parson Cross,Fox Hill .The terminus was Leppings lane behind the Hillsborough school?
  6. Reading of the death of Ned Beaty who played Joseph Locke in ,Hear my song. Was Joseph Locke ever at the Empire?
  7. I always thought dried eggs were a major component.
  8. The first suit I ever owned came from there, must have been about 1954
  9. At 89 but still I sad loss.I think ‘ Sing a song of Basie’ Is still one of the best jazz vocal albums ever made
  10. Up North? Hardly ,S W Ontario
  11. In my recent endeavours at bread baking I was not able to replicate the taste of my grandmother’s brad cakes..I seem to remembered the yeast was called balm and was the texture of firm putty..Am I mistaken, when I google“balm” there is no indication it is yeast
  12. There used to be a bake shop on Parkside Rd.When I was going to Hillsborough infants school, must have been around 1945 I was given milk money,I think it was a penny. I used to walk up Parkside Rd to school.We would sometimes buy a tea cake with the milk money At the bake shop By the way there was a photo on the BBC Sheffield website showing 75 anniversary by some residents of Parkside Rd
  13. The newsagents I do remember. I used to buy my cigarette Tabasco and liquorice rolling paper there, along with the Daily Worker and the Daily Telegraph
  14. I must have a huge gap in my memory.I remember Red Circle library.Leyland paints.Was it Avery scales, a candy store.Too many dead brain cells in my 81 year old head
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