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  1. Thanks for the link,just the job!. Feel right chuffed with all the advice I've been given.
  2. Thanks for the mention of insulin in particular. I'll get this covered as well as all other ailments. Thanks also for all other posters replies. Regards
  3. Many thanks for your reply Medusa. Will keep you posted when updated.thanks once again
  4. Has anyone what the custom regulations are, as the type I use have a water sachet attached.(have tried the customs check-list on line, but no guidance there?. Thanks. P.s. If allowed, I assume these would be in hand luggage and not in the hold to avoid the water in the sachet freezing.
  5. Thanks for your photo Hillsbro and other posters memories.I was lent a pass to the cinema in the early 1940's by a shareholder I happened to work with. I remember the lighting was by gas mantles on the Walls.
  6. I was born in 1928. My earliest recollection of Intake was in the mid 1930's, when I walked down Mansfield Road with my father right to the bottom. We had a pram with us.There was a colliery there on the left-hand side where the dip in the road is, and we got a bag of coal and pushed it right back to the Manor Estate. Also I played on the tip where the fire-station is many times. Visited the Rex quite a lot. Happy days!
  7. Thanks for your replies. They show it's unwise of me to attempt this myself, so I'm glad I asked and will follow your suggestions .Appreciate your help...Regards.
  8. I believe the battery is running down. How much for new battery,where to buy and cost and can I fit it myself, as I'm 85 years old and poor eye-sight. Appreciate any advice.
  9. Just like to say thank you to the motorists and pedestrians who came to help me 2 hours ago after my fall on the terribly icy pavement on Bents Road. I feel ok now so thanks once again. John.
  10. The letter I!ve got says £3.24 a month
  11. Hi Keith. Thanks for your replies. Actually I don't recall the prefabs close to the cottage (bit out of my time)..Regarding Harry, my memories of him are most vivid. We worked side by side for several years on the same shifts and had endless conversations about our early years and of course his playing in the band. I phoned Grace (his wife) just before he died, only to learn he was very I'll and unable to converse. R.I.P Your mention of Vin. Knight reminds of the factory strike. Do you remember this?.
  12. P.S. Working in the basement, with it's own entrances, I never really knew how many floors there were above me and which departments occupied them,so would be very interested to know this!.
  13. Hi Keith, I started in the Computer Room (which was in the H.Q basement in 1967-1979).My boss was Percy Wolstenhome,from Ledgers?, possibly you knew him.When I left in '79, there was talk of some staff being re-located to Croydon. No doubt we've got some memories to share. Bye, John Gilpin.
  14. Hi Angela. Afraid I don't remember the ladies you mention.It's possible they were there in the late 70's, at a time when I was off I'll, causing me to leave in 1979. The names that come to mind are Sylvia Green who sat at the side of Marjorie,Christine Frost,then computer room staff,Maurice Wright,Harry Ratherham, and from outside, Maureen Croft and Colin Foster. Just remembered I used to come on the same bus sometimes as Angela Bagshawe of Greystones Road area. Was that you?. Bye. John.
  15. Hi Angela. Thanks for your reply.My memories of activity outside of computer room have dimmed with time, but I do remember about mid 70's,my first job as assistant to Percy was to sit on a desk outside computer room and write 7 manuals on how to run every job. Percy was worried if I ever left, he'd be stuck! This took several weeks and day by I handed my ins ructions to Lynne Wiseman for typing. She used to sit near Percy's office which was near the bottom of stairs. I also remember going from punch cards to Key Edit. Marjorie and I attended a course in London,1973 for 2weeks to learn this.Can you remember any of this? Also who was Paulinees?. Also was you typing for Percy before or after Lynne?. Bye for now.John
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