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Wednesday Loco Blog 1st Feb 2017

8th Feb 2017

Did you know on this day in 1949, RCA released the first ever single 45rpm record, remember them? For our young reader, Master Trellis of North Wales, these were small round ...

Ropley Removals at your service…

8th Feb 2017

Wednesday 8th February; where is the year going? Mind you, rushing headlong toward longer days and better weather is fine in my book; it's not quite light yet as ...

Santa’s Mystery Present

11th Jan 2017

Everyone was back to normal this week, having recovered from Christmas excesses and the lurgies that seem to upsurge during the festivities. So we sat down to a slice of ...

Ropley 30th November 2016

30th Nov 2016

06-40; my alarm is going off but it's still dark outside so I can't see just how frosty it is out there.. 40 minutes later I step into my ...

A bit of TLC for 80150

23rd Nov 2016

Off to the safe haven of Ropley Home for the Bewildered – an escape back into the 1960s with a proven therapeutic benefit!  Talk over tea and cakes was ...

A Regula(to)r Day at Ropley.

17th Nov 2016

Wednesday 16th November; armistice day has come and gone; the last night of the Proms was ages ago and every damn shop is full of Xmas "goodies"; ah, it's ...

Try a little tenderness; Oh, ‘tis Ropley

3rd Nov 2016

A cold and foggy start to the day as I left Camberley with the car's heated seats to maximum and demister working flat out; Autumn has certainly arrived, though, ...

Who Said Men Can’t Multi-Task?

26th Oct 2016

Well, you get a double dose of blog this week – or two half-blogs. On arrival, it became apparent that many of the staffers were missing for various reasons, so ...

Ropley Loco Wednesday Gang

19th Oct 2016

Here we are again. Dave arrived sans camera last week and I was off to Yorkshire that evening, so we left our avid readers blogless. Well, my trip north seemed ...

Take 2 (of Jacks of all trades)

5th Oct 2016

Wednesday 5th October; yes, I know, I said last week that I wouldn't be here but the gig turned out to be at Belle View, Manchester... A bit to ...

Back From Man-Flu

21st Sep 2016

Back to Ropley after two Wednesdays away with a mild dose of Man-Flu. The white-board list was consulted and off we all traipsed to get on with whatever we fancied. ...

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