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Woody R

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12-08-2014 01:27 PM

It's not really anything to do with your question, but when i lived in Ackroyd road in the 1960's, we used to come down Duncombe hill , with books on top of a roller skate, i suppose, if we had thought about it, we invented the first skateboard.

We also made " Soapbox trolleys " which we made out of planks of wood and old pram wheels.

We made one, one weekend, but forgot to fit a brake on it, we intended to turn it into the old bomb site, at the bottom of Duncombe hill, but unfortunately, as i was sitting on the back facing up the hill, my legs got trapped underneath, which resulted in me getting the nails in my foot, happy days.

Also, up on the right hand side, going up Duncombe hill, was a very large house, which had been empty for many years, it really was a very huge errie place, it frightened the life out of us when we were kids, we used to dare each other to go in there. They actually used this house in the Michael Caine film Funeral in Berlin. All the actors and cast stayed at what was then, the St Germans Hotel

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Duncombe Hill? - hoona - 12-07-2011, 04:07 PM
RE: duncombe hill? - mgmonkey - 12-07-2011, 05:22 PM
RE: duncombe hill? - hoona - 12-07-2011, 05:33 PM
RE: duncombe hill? - mgmonkey - 12-07-2011, 05:42 PM
RE: duncombe hill? - The Grange Gem - 12-07-2011, 06:15 PM
RE: duncombe hill? - hoona - 12-07-2011, 06:43 PM
RE: duncombe hill? - megan - 12-07-2011, 06:55 PM
RE: duncombe hill? - rmurraywest - 12-07-2011, 08:27 PM
RE: duncombe hill? - squashst - 12-07-2011, 09:52 PM
RE: duncombe hill? - Poppy9560 - 12-07-2011, 10:04 PM
RE: duncombe hill? - shimmysister - 18-08-2011, 08:22 PM
RE: duncombe hill? - psyche9 - 19-08-2011, 05:19 AM
RE: duncombe hill? - Woody R - 12-08-2014 01:27 PM
RE: duncombe hill? - Poppy9560 - 12-08-2014, 02:30 PM
RE: Duncombe Hill? - Jane_D - 13-08-2014, 03:05 PM

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