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    Ah, the Custom House! If only..... Albert...

    Ah, the Custom House! If only.....

    Albert Dock, the Custom House and the Sailors Home - all in a row.
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    Deprived of its unique dockland waters Liverpool ...

    Deprived of its unique dockland waters Liverpool
    becomes a Venice without canals, just another city, no
    longer of special interest to anyone, least of all the
    tourist. Would we visit a...
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    I am all for that, Ged. I only wish that Peel...

    I am all for that, Ged. I only wish that Peel had bought the Sailors Home.

    Trapizoidal? It flies thru the air
    with the greatest of ease,
    that ***** looking structure,
    when caught in a...
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    I do like the scene around Jesse Hartley's clock...

    I do like the scene around Jesse Hartley's clock tower. In another scene there is a peculiar tent/leanto type of building, that looks like it could blow away in a strong nor'wester. Is it some kind...
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    Gawd, don't mention snow.:gnasher: Rain needs no...

    Gawd, don't mention snow.:gnasher: Rain needs no shovelling; though I must admit, it can get ****ed depressing if it goes on for too long.
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    Great pictures, Lindy. I never sailed with...

    Great pictures, Lindy. I never sailed with Cunard, but came across Cunard Yanks on other company's ships, and they were always interesting in their accounts of what New York had to offer.
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    Those two little nippers just walked right past...

    Those two little nippers just walked right past it. Or, had they just disembussed?
  8. Brown ale? I thought he was a teetotaller, at...

    Brown ale? I thought he was a teetotaller, at least that is what Rudolf Hess told me.
  9. The pictures that stand out in my mind are those...

    The pictures that stand out in my mind are those that are nowadays referred to as gritty. There was one of a couple of characters who had either missed the bus through life, or just had not bothered...
  10. Thread: HMS Liverpool

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    Stokers

    The RCN MOS is Marine Engineer Mechanic (MarEngM) but their shipmates continue to refer to them as stokers.

    The sailors no longer hand, reef and steer, either.:PDT_Xtremez_42:
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    Its no big deal taking a photograph... (A...

    Its no big deal taking a photograph...

    (A little smile and a bit of friendly gab works for me... every time..)

    I think that I'd be very, very friendly, running into that lad at night.:PDT11
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    We'd all be hard put to find better...

    We'd all be hard put to find better entertainment.

    I say The Donald for Prez, and Palin as running mate. What a team!
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    Interesting piece, CG. American politics are...

    Interesting piece, CG. American politics are never dull, and the coming election will be entertaining. Romney, Huckabee, Barber and Palin have all made the pilgrimage to Israel. It is a must.
  14. Thread: Ar ay lar

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    Unless this is a council house, what is the...

    Unless this is a council house, what is the problem? Most people buy into accomodation they can afford. If a developer, over here, builds a certain number of houses, he has to build one (or more,...
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    It is good to see you back, Cap'n, and to read...

    It is good to see you back, Cap'n, and to read the interesting things you write about. You probably wish you were still there, but all good things must come to an end. On the bright side, you did...
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    Sticky: It really is, Lizzie, it really is. Someone I...

    It really is, Lizzie, it really is. Someone I remember is Ike Bradley, mentioned in post #8 with Nel Tarleton and other Pudsey Street memorables. I knew him when he used to walk the greyhounds...
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    It really is, Lizzie, it really is. Someone I...

    It really is, Lizzie, it really is. Someone I remember is Ike Bradley, mentioned in post #8 with Nel Tarleton and other Pudsey Street memorables. I knew him when he used to walk the greyhounds...
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    The Romans built India Buildings? I never knew...

    The Romans built India Buildings? I never knew that.
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    Anyone notice, in the links posted by Georgie,...

    Anyone notice, in the links posted by Georgie, that Litherland "was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086, however there was no mention of Liverpool at that time." Johnny come latelies.:)
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    Is that the Aflack duck?

    Is that the Aflack duck?
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    The carbuncle was obviously designed by a Picasso...

    The carbuncle was obviously designed by a Picasso of architecture. There are the Three Graces, and then there is The Disgrace - in my opinion.
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    Lovely effect too, with those shadows across the...

    Lovely effect too, with those shadows across the front.

    Hatton Gardens, I'm talking about.
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    Thanks for that, Ged. All my memories seem to be...

    Thanks for that, Ged. All my memories seem to be in black and white too, like the picture.
  24. Thread: Byrom Street

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    Where the heck is the Army Navy Store?

    Where the heck is the Army Navy Store?
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    George. Lord Street must have been very elegant...

    George. Lord Street must have been very elegant in its heyday, but that is long gone, and now it seems to be struggling to attract tenant shopkeepers, getting mainly charity organizations. All the...
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