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by Wendyf
14 Jun 2019, 07:50
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 9902
Views: 434169

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Paraffin?
by Wendyf
13 Jun 2019, 06:08
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: FORGOTTEN CORNERS
Replies: 3850
Views: 258110

Re: FORGOTTEN CORNERS

It's Klondike Stanley, coming into Salterforth from Earby.
by Wendyf
12 Jun 2019, 21:01
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 8962
Views: 401107

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

Yep, just lots of fluff! I have another item of a similar vintage, probably late 1920's or early '30s. It's a Smith Corona "Special" folding portable typewriter which looks as though it would work with no problem ....not quite as much fluff. It belonged to my Dad's stepmother who was a "stenographer...
by Wendyf
12 Jun 2019, 19:35
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 8962
Views: 401107

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

Mum had an electric one in the '50s but it was very difficult to get it to operate smoothly, the foot control was a bit sticky!
I've just realised from looking at models on eBay that the machine tips back on the base.... I've never looked underneath.
by Wendyf
12 Jun 2019, 18:32
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 8962
Views: 401107

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

I've just checked the model and serial number on mine, it is a No 99 model with a serial number dating it to around 1939.
by Wendyf
12 Jun 2019, 08:39
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 8962
Views: 401107

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

No it's hand cranked, but in a leatherette type case rather than the wooden one. I remember those shuttle type bobbins, I think I had a treadle machine that used them.
by Wendyf
12 Jun 2019, 07:41
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 8962
Views: 401107

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

I still use my old Singer, but I think it will be 1930's. I left the treadle machine in the house in Scotland when we moved.
by Wendyf
11 Jun 2019, 08:13
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 10075
Views: 491675

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Imagine my surprise when there are several pictures lifted from OGFB of images I've submitted. No wonder you don't need to carry your ID around with you. Every Chinaman must be saying 'there goes that crazy Englishman who wears a teapot cosy on his head. :laugh5: :laugh5: Once seen, never forgotten!
by Wendyf
10 Jun 2019, 08:04
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 8962
Views: 401107

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

Sue, my brother invested in a Holiday Property Bond many years ago now and book with them at least a couple of times a year both in this country and abroad. They say the properties are always excellent and the family can use any allowance that they don't.
by Wendyf
08 Jun 2019, 16:57
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: FORGOTTEN CORNERS
Replies: 3850
Views: 258110

Re: FORGOTTEN CORNERS

:good:
by Wendyf
08 Jun 2019, 12:15
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: FORGOTTEN CORNERS
Replies: 3850
Views: 258110

Re: FORGOTTEN CORNERS

Forgiven. :biggrin2:
Here is another photo of the new chapel from the EDLHS Archive.

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by Wendyf
08 Jun 2019, 06:06
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: FORGOTTEN CORNERS
Replies: 3850
Views: 258110

Re: FORGOTTEN CORNERS

Yes it was built on the same site. We discussed it a couple of years back.

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by Wendyf
06 Jun 2019, 20:02
Forum: Miscellaneous Historical Photographs
Topic: Plaques
Replies: 9
Views: 102

Re: Plaques

:laugh5: Just a thought.
by Wendyf
06 Jun 2019, 16:26
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Winged Heroes
Replies: 453
Views: 64946

Re: Winged Heroes

Nice low flypast this afternoon as i was muck collecting in the field. 2 planes about 5 minutes apart flying in a north easterly direction. Not sure about the first one, though it could have been a Dakota, the second was possibly a Hurricane. :smile:
by Wendyf
06 Jun 2019, 08:15
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 9902
Views: 434169

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Whatever it is, it's broken!
by Wendyf
06 Jun 2019, 07:47
Forum: Miscellaneous Historical Photographs
Topic: Plaques
Replies: 9
Views: 102

Re: Plaques

That should be albums rather than galleries, sorry.
by Wendyf
06 Jun 2019, 07:45
Forum: Miscellaneous Historical Photographs
Topic: Plaques
Replies: 9
Views: 102

Re: Plaques

Have you considered a Facebook page devoted to your photos Plaques? I can guess what your first response would be but it might be worth a try. You can make it a private group and upload the photos into as many galleries as you want.
by Wendyf
05 Jun 2019, 07:37
Forum: Seasons
Topic: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER
Replies: 1037
Views: 30180

Re: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER

Yes, they have been staying out since the end of March. I needed them to be out of their stables before I took that trip to Devon in early April. Now they have shed their thick winter coats they get cold quickly if it's wet and windy.
by Wendyf
05 Jun 2019, 07:01
Forum: Seasons
Topic: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER
Replies: 1037
Views: 30180

Re: TODAY'S PENNINE WEATHER

I arrived home from a trip to Harrogate at about 3.30pm yesterday as it was just settling in to rain properly. By 4.30pm it was tipping it down with a rising wind from the north east. We put the hens away but I decided against feeding the ponies to avoid getting soaked (they get a couple of handfuls...
by Wendyf
05 Jun 2019, 06:40
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: MEDICAL MATTERS
Replies: 4009
Views: 190409

Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

Big Kev wrote:
05 Jun 2019, 06:37
I can see my kneecap :-)
Safely underneath a layer of skin I hope!
by Wendyf
03 Jun 2019, 09:23
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY
Replies: 3308
Views: 161222

Re: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY

Nothing to do with taste Stanley, I would find it controlling. Good job we are all different eh?
by Wendyf
03 Jun 2019, 05:54
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY
Replies: 3308
Views: 161222

Re: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY

I would leave home if Colin started buying me underwear! :laugh5:
by Wendyf
01 Jun 2019, 20:10
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT DID WE HAVE FOR TEA?
Replies: 6104
Views: 298829

Re: WHAT DID WE HAVE FOR TEA?

I was allowed to choose the menu and cook tonight😁. I did chicken in a creamy tarragon sauce with fennel. I used to serve it with pasta but i can honestly say its much tastier without the stodge, just some green veggies.

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