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From: "patricia salter" <>
Subject: Re: Coop Tickets
Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2004 15:44:52 +0100
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Talking about Barkers of Kensington, wasnt that the department store that
became my favourite of all time, Biba, the fashion emporium to beat all
fashion emporiums, and I seem to remember that somewhere in that black
interior those old money tubes still whizzed around, or am I mistaken?
Patti



----- Original Message -----
From: "Songbird" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, September 26, 2004 2:18 PM
Subject: Re: Coop Tickets


> Ourt fizzies were delivered by Neptune! Will I ever forget the
> name of the supplier? No.
> Has Neptune called today? we used to ask...........
> Barkers of Kensington used to have overhead wires on which was
> suspended a carrier for cash. The cashier sat high up in a pulpit
> affair, in the centre of the shop. The carriers whizzed back and
> forth at a rate of knots.
> The tube version is used today, in Tesco's..........
> Winkles, etc.Yuck!
> The Walls "Stop me and buy one" man would come our driveway to
> sell us ice cream through the window.
> Ah! Those were the days :0(
> I was a lot younger! :0)
> Nostalgia bound Josi
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "patricia salter" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, September 26, 2004 8:57 AM
> Subject: Re: Coop Tickets
>
>
> : You're right, I was wrong, it wasnt White's fizzy drinks it was
> Corona, getting my fizzies all mixed up - signs of a befuddled
> brain :-) No winkle man, poor you, you dont know what you
> missed - fresh winkles, cockles, shrimps and mussels, yum yum,
> for tea on a Sunday. Or failing that, a trip down to Lee on Sea
> to sit on the sea wall eating them freshly gathered.
> : Patti
> :
> :
> : ----- Original Message -----
> : From:
> : To: ;
> : Sent: Saturday, September 25, 2004 9:23 PM
> : Subject: Re: Coop Tickets
> :
> :
> : In a message dated 25/09/2004 18:38:36 GMT Standard Time,
> writes:
> : Going back down memory lane, does anyone remember the
> White's fizzy drink
> : van coming round once a week, the winkle man and the knife
> grinder?
> : Patti
> :
> : Well, I recall the Corona man (in Nottingham, early 1950s)
> bringing soft drinks. A knife grinder called once, in the late
> 1960s or possibly even 1970s (Kings Lynn, Norfolk). No winkle man
> though as far as I recall
> :
> : --
> :
> : Mike Stone - Peterborough, England
> :
> : For the strength of the hills we bless thee, Our God, our
> fathers' God.
> : Though hast made thy children mighty By the touch of the
> mountain sod.
> : Thou hast led thy chosen Israel To freedom's last abode
> : For the strength of the hills we bless thee Our God, our
> fathers God.
> :
>
>
>



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