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Time flies

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Time flies

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Postby Snorvey » September 3rd, 2019, 6:24 pm

My wife reminded me that it was 9 years to the day recently where Simsqu and I had the famous 'Fool Social on the Loch' aboard his Wolf of Wall Street esque gleaming white yacht.

Unwilling to carry the horror on my own I saw fit to email our winner of the 1972 Butlins Benito Mussolini look a like contest with the news.

He too had blocked it from his memory. Reopening that particular can of worms was....satisfying. :-)

There's nothing like ruining someone else's day when yours has been turned to shite first eh?

Only kidding buddy.

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Re: Time flies

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Postby AleisterCrowley » September 17th, 2019, 8:20 am

I wasn't invited to that one. Which reminds me...Autumn Social. Time to do a post I think....

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Re: Time flies

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Postby tjh290633 » September 17th, 2019, 9:11 am

Chris Searle and I are meeting for a casual pint next Thursday, 26th September at the Sportsman, Goddard's Green, https://www.thesportsmanpub.com/

If anyone nearby wishes to join us, they would be very welcome. We plan to meet about 8pm.

Harvey's and Dark Star beer available. We are not eating but they do food. Only one bar, turn right as you enter.

TJH

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Re: Time flies

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Postby AleisterCrowley » September 17th, 2019, 10:04 am

handy if I still lived in Burgess Hill, but I left in Dec 1993 :-)

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Re: Time flies

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Postby PinkDalek » September 17th, 2019, 4:04 pm

AleisterCrowley wrote:I wasn't invited to that one. Which reminds me...Autumn Social. Time to do a post I think....


In case you missed it, an Old Fool mentioned an Old Location a little while back (as a potential change of scene and smell):

https://www.lemonfool.co.uk/viewtopic.php?p=240798#p240798

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Re: Time flies

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Postby AleisterCrowley » September 17th, 2019, 10:08 pm

I was there (Grafton) a year or two back with some work colleagues, as it's close to our London office just off Tottingnumb Ct Rd.
Not many people in (it was 1pm..) - just the Ghosts of Socials Past
I was never a fan of the separate area upstairs unless we had a good turnout. With fewer than ten we tended to rattle around a bit, isolated from the real people downstairs :-)

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Re: Time flies

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Postby Snorvey » October 17th, 2019, 7:42 pm

Watching a program on ITV at the moment and they talked briefly to the former owner of the Bree Louise pub that has been demolished to make way for HS2.

Is that the same pub where I attended my first Fool Social?

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Re: Time flies

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Postby PinkDalek » October 17th, 2019, 8:05 pm

Snorvey wrote:Watching a program on ITV at the moment and they talked briefly to the former owner of the Bree Louise pub that has been demolished to make way for HS2.

Is that the same pub where I attended my first Fool Social?


Probably but a search for Bree Louise finds other websites:

https://whatpub.com/pubs/NLD/5934/bree-louise-london

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Re: Time flies

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Postby AleisterCrowley » October 17th, 2019, 8:08 pm

PinkDalek wrote:
Snorvey wrote:Watching a program on ITV at the moment and they talked briefly to the former owner of the Bree Louise pub that has been demolished to make way for HS2.

Is that the same pub where I attended my first Fool Social?


Probably but a search for Bree Louise finds other websites:

https://whatpub.com/pubs/NLD/5934/bree-louise-london
I

It's the same one, we were there a coup!e of times between the Grafton and the Clachan. Round the corner from Euston, very nice hanging baskets

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Re: Time flies

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Postby PinkDalek » October 17th, 2019, 8:10 pm

AleisterCrowley wrote:
PinkDalek wrote:Probably but a search for Bree Louise finds other websites:

https://whatpub.com/pubs/NLD/5934/bree-louise-london
I

It's the same one, we were there a coup!e of times between the Grafton and the Clachan. Round the corner from Euston, very nice hanging baskets


Yes but the other websites were (ahem) at Instagram. :)

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Re: Time flies

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Postby AleisterCrowley » October 17th, 2019, 8:45 pm

I don't do 'Instagram'....

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Re: Time flies

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Postby csearle » October 17th, 2019, 9:27 pm

AleisterCrowley wrote:I don't do 'Instagram'....
Why can't these oldies keep up with the times?

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Re: Time flies

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Postby AleisterCrowley » October 17th, 2019, 9:37 pm

I am on that 'Facebook' thing. And also 'WhatsApp' although it will soon cease to work due to my aged iPhone.
I hate Twitter.

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Re: Time flies

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Postby TUK020 » January 10th, 2020, 6:52 pm

AleisterCrowley wrote:I am on that 'Facebook' thing. And also 'WhatsApp' although it will soon cease to work due to my aged iPhone.
I hate Twitter.

Rumour has is that Twitter, WhatsApp and Facebook are going to merge into one platform.
They're going to call it Twatface


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