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Forum: General Chat 01-01-2022, 15:24
Replies: 2,532
Views: 2,533
Posted By landhusweg
Re: Corona Virus

Just had a dream last night.

I was talking to somebody about the Corona situation, and he asked me if I have been vaccinated, I said yes, then he asked me why, I replied by telling him about the...
Forum: General Sport and Hobby Talk 26-12-2021, 09:39
Replies: 1
Views: 2
Posted By landhusweg
Re: Ray illingworth

Great cricketer. Loved watching him on the international and county scene.

R.I.P. Ray
Forum: Anything Goes 25-12-2021, 09:44
Replies: 23
Views: 485
Posted By landhusweg
Re: Fried Bread ...

A lot has been said about unhealthy food that we ate in the forties, fifties etc. but when I read the funeral notices in the observer (via LancsLive), I'm always surprised at the number of people who...
Forum: General Chat 20-12-2021, 05:33
Replies: 34
Views: 35
Posted By landhusweg
Re: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Wishing everyone a very merry Christmas and all the best for 2022.

Stay safe and well.
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 03-12-2021, 11:37
Replies: 78
Views: 2,920
Posted By landhusweg
Re: How close did we come to killing ourselves as kids????

Getting back to the original question, as mentioned in a previous topic, I went fishing in the then Higham’s Pond in Priestly clough without being able to swim and of course as it must happen, I fell...
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 25-11-2021, 12:20
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By landhusweg
Re: Dutton street

I remember the toilets in Dutton Street very well. I think it was also the place that all the big knobs of Accrington hanged out in ��.
Forum: General Chat 25-11-2021, 12:16
Replies: 21
Views: 22
Posted By landhusweg
Re: Word of the Year for 2021

For me the word of the year has to be "Lockdown". This has been used on multiple occasions and spreads fear into anybody hearing it.

Forum: General Chat 20-11-2021, 09:34
Replies: 7
Views: 8
Posted By landhusweg
Re: Clearly disgusting....

It would be great if we had a response from the Labour party on these accusations, meaning,
A Response means: Let’s see what they have to say!
No response means: The accusations are true!
Forum: Anything Goes 08-11-2021, 09:23
Replies: 10
Views: 11
Posted By landhusweg
Re: Cheers, dears!

BIG Glasses!
Reminds me of the time when I was driving home one night at around midnight. The police were doing their usual midnight controls and of course I was asked if I had drunk any alcohol,...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 16-10-2021, 08:30
Replies: 8
Views: 9
Posted By landhusweg
Re: Brief Intro

Agree with Bob and Taddy. The more we know about you, the more interesting this thread can be.
Forum: General Chat 13-10-2021, 08:37
Replies: 47
Views: 48
Posted By landhusweg
Re: Where there's a Will...

Quiz Question:
What is the thing that all people have a lifetime to do, but never do it?

Yes, your correct it’s making a will.

Must get pen to paper today!!
Forum: Anything Goes 03-09-2021, 11:10
Replies: 32
Views: 33
Posted By landhusweg
Re: A Modern Day Take On Getting Old.

I'm a big believer in keeping up with every sort of modern communications. I spotted this when the first IBM-computers came onto the market in the late seventies. I saw then when the firm that I was...
Forum: Lost Friends / Family 08-08-2021, 09:26
Replies: 12
Views: 13
Posted By landhusweg
Re: Looking for Andreas Swaijick

Hi Everybody,
Just been in contact with someone who sadly tells me that Andreas passed away in 1995 and is buried in the cemetery up Burnley Road.
The next time in the UK I'll visit his grave when...
Forum: Questions and Answers 03-08-2021, 10:30
Replies: 40
Views: 41
Posted By landhusweg
Re: Whatever Has Happened To Sausages?

Same for me, always stab them before cooking, in some cases when the sausages are a large size, I slightly nick them with a sharp knife, two strokes on each size.

Forum: Questions and Answers 29-07-2021, 13:03
Replies: 18
Views: 19
Posted By landhusweg
Re: When Is Next Friday?

For me it has always been the following:
Next Friday is the next Friday in the same week.
Friday week is the Friday of the next week.

But I must say, that when I get an appointment, it is always...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-07-2021, 05:29
Replies: 6
Views: 7
Posted By landhusweg
Re: Myself.

Just looked at the other two, great stuff.
Thanks &
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-07-2021, 09:20
Replies: 6
Views: 7
Posted By landhusweg
Re: Myself.

Great video Margaret. Very interesting also for me.


Phil Kenyon
Forum: General Chat 04-06-2021, 09:28
Replies: 24
Views: 25
Posted By landhusweg
Re: Music memories

Just love to flip along on You Tube and listen to the music of the fifties and sixties. I can spend hours just reminiscing what went on then, when I used to listen to certain melodies.

Forum: General Chat 24-05-2021, 14:18
Replies: 10
Views: 11
Posted By landhusweg
Re: RIP Ron Hill

Just read that the great Accrington Athlete Ron Hill has passed away. Sad loss to Accrington and the athletic world.

R.I.P. Ron
P.S. This is a copy from my thread in "Hall of Fame". Sorry if any...
Forum: Accrington Hall Of Fame 24-05-2021, 14:15
Replies: 2
Views: 3
Posted By landhusweg
Re: R.I.P. Ron Hill

Please ignore this thread. Just realised that the same thread is in the category of "General Chat". Please your messages in that thread.
Forum: Accrington Hall Of Fame 24-05-2021, 08:06
Replies: 2
Views: 3
Posted By landhusweg
R.I.P. Ron Hill

Just read that the great Accrington Athlete Ron Hill has passed away. Sad loss to Accrington and the athletic world.

R.I.P. Ron
Forum: General Chat 21-05-2021, 04:52
Replies: 64
Views: 65
Posted By landhusweg
Re: What do you find frustrating?

Hi Shillelagh,
The point of "lids on jars" try this:
Put the lid under the hot water tap for a couple of minutes or so, after the heat has caused the lid to expand, it can then be removed very...
Forum: General Chat 05-05-2021, 08:12
Replies: 31
Views: 32
Posted By landhusweg
Re: Nicknames

We had a guy in the boy scouts who was called “Slash”, in retrospect he probably had a weak bladder!

Forum: Lost Friends / Family 01-05-2021, 08:14
Replies: 7
Views: 8
Posted By landhusweg
Re: Derek & Kenneth Sibbering

Hi Bob,
Sorry but I don't know anything about the Sibberings, but thanks for the info. about Cyril Burnett, who I remember as a kid on Belfield Rd. He would often walk along Nuttall St. in his...
Forum: General Chat 10-04-2021, 08:55
Replies: 22
Views: 23
Posted By landhusweg
Re: Prince Philip

R.I.P. Prince Philip
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