Archive of December 2018 - Antique Grandfather Clocks

Dec 31 2018

Me,Cricket and Sconny Purcell (Part three )

I lived in Edwin Street at the time and was great friends with Pat Davenport who lived around the corner from me in Albert Road and who also played for St. Bedes.Every day he rammed home to me just how they they were going to murder us because playing for them would be one Sconny […]

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Dec 28 2018

Me,Cricket And Sconny Purcell (Part Two)

This team of mine was brilliant and most of the names I can still remember like it was yesterday. “Woof Bower”, Johnny Leach,” “Clanny ” McFarlane, Alan Fallis, Colin Fairhurst, George Cain, “Mucker” Murray, “Micko ” Mckenna, Stan Waterhouse, and I think the last one was Billy Faulkner. ( If I have made a mistake […]

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Dec 27 2018

Me,Cricket and Sconny Purcell (Part one)

When I was a kid at Simms Cross School, many years ago I was fortunate enough to enjoy what I now realize was one of the most wonderful times of my life and all because I was bloody good at cricket. Not only was I captain of the school team I was also opening batsman, […]

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Dec 20 2018

Chester Courant 13th June 1780

To be sold by Auction-Mr.Thomas Brown’s , at his house in Northgate Street . The stock in trade, consisting of several grandfather clocks in mahogany and oak cases, silver and metal watches, with a variety of other articles in the above trade.


Dec 05 2018

Odd Set Upset (final part )

Death was the only solution Pot was overcome with excitement, the massacre of Cup was about to begin any second now….. any second. The human hand lifted him gently upward, any second now… any second. The other human hand lifted Cup momentarily to wipe a mark from his side and in the same instace Pot […]

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