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 Post subject: At the dock wall
PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 8:23 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: At the dock wall
PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 8:27 pm 
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Looks like Jimmy Carr ...................................


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 Post subject: Re: At the dock wall
PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 8:40 pm 
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Northbrook - that's who I was going
to say.
It looks very like him.
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 Post subject: Re: At the dock wall
PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 12:38 am 
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Used that phone a lot! The Point's link to the outside world.
An added feature at the same locale was the makeshift slide in winter if we got a
good freeze. Good times.


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 Post subject: Re: At the dock wall
PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 9:26 am 
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Is that the old penny weighing machine
behind the 'phone box.? ;--)


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 Post subject: Re: At the dock wall
PostPosted: Sat Jul 12, 2014 8:00 pm 
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Jimmy Carr collecting the money from the coin box .One of the duties of the Post Office.


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 Post subject: Re: At the dock wall
PostPosted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 9:26 am 
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flyght1 wrote:
Jimmy Carr collecting the money from the coin box .One of the duties of the Post Office.



....and until recently the postmen also had to clean and wash out the inside of the phoneboxes.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 9:38 am 
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....and until recently the postmen also had to clean and wash out the inside of the phoneboxes.


Yes I used to do it myself :- Not a very pleasant job on a Monday I can tell you :shocked:


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 1:08 pm 
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joanne wrote:
flyght1 wrote:
Jimmy Carr collecting the money from the coin box .One of the duties of the Post Office.



....and until recently the postmen also had to clean and wash out the inside of the phoneboxes.


Never knew they had to do this.

I used to make calls to England from the
'Phone Box at the Park.
I remember the door seemed like it
weighed a ton.


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