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Aspull   Views: 1192
Seven little houses.   Comments: 9
Photo: DTease   Item #: 31236  
 
Seven little houses.

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  For seven little miners? Hi ho! Hi ho!

Miners cottages off Ratcliffe Road, Aspull. 1993.
 

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Comments by Veronica, 28th May 2019  
I always wanted one of them cottages but the Prince decreed otherwise...

Comments by Cyril, 28th May 2019  
Does Les (can't recall his surname) still live in one of these cottages, he ran Contrakill pest control and I haven't seen him around since the late 1980s early 1990s, I'd dropped off a cage trap because a vicious feral cat had been causing distress to the local domestic cats, I was put to another district so I've no idea if the cage was successful in trapping the said feral cat.

Comments by John G, 28th May 2019  
Veronica:Who would have thought Prince Charles would be that mean.

Comments by Veronica, 28th May 2019  
There was no room for that brown helicopter John .....

Comments by John G, 28th May 2019  
Veronica: Speaking of helicopters, I used to work for a large hospital on Merseyside, and I was trained to direct the medical helicopters to land.
When one of those things are coming to you, the urge to run is very strong.

Comments by Ken R, 29th May 2019  
Veronica, that is not brown, it was double chocolate luster.

Comments by Veronica, 29th May 2019  
I would imagine so John - and what a responsible job it was to be sure...
The sound of helicopters always remind me of the war film Apocalypse Now! - and indeed the newsreels st the time. That's going back some....

Comments by Veronica, 29th May 2019  
Ken your comment reminds me of an M&S advert - which you won't probably know of... "That isn't just chocolate ... It is M&S chocolate"!....

Comments by Ken R, 13th June 2019  
A few years ago when we were on vacation in UK, I was going from Aspull to Wigan by bus and I was attempting to cross the road to get to the bus stop , when I heard a low woop woop, I looked up and saw this large limousine with escorts front and back and they were not sticking to the speed limit, they passed me in a blink, that car was going to Wigan for the Queen to use, the color of the car was fantastic.

 
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