Another good photo find Yankmod. There are some of these I have not seen before.
Every now and again I try a search for some original photos but generally seem to come up with what we have already seen before. You must have the Midas Touch !!
On the Tatto subject, an old post by A&E, who was 16 years old in 1969 (if i remember well) You remember perfectly Giles. Having tattoos at the time was very much our cultural thing. And over 45 years later I still have them. A little faded but they are my memories. Never affected my career as they can be covered up - no regrets
I did the same at 16 but my poison was whiskey and to this day I cannot be next to someone drinking it as the smell of it makes me feel ill. In the good old days when bottles of drink were handed out at Xmas everyone always gave bottles of whiskey and yet I knew vey few people who drank it. My bottles just got passed onto some other non whiskey drinker
I recall it was short for the term 'She's a good sort' ie good type of girl I remember Rum and Black (black current) being dreaded when your girl asked for that as if it spilt on your clothes you could never get the stain out so a new shirt or strides were ruined.
A few years ago I was curious if there was anything on the web regarding original skinheads from the 69-71 era. I trawled through pages of latter skinhead stuff that I had no experience of and had nothing in connection and then I happened upon this forum and could not believe that there were people out there who could still talk about and recall how things were for us some 45 years ago.
After reading for a couple of months I was impelled to put on my first posting...
Hi Mr Knightley i should make the effort and meet up with you guys as I am less than 20 miles away from your venue. Its my daughters birthday on that day and she has not confirmed what she has planned yet for the family but I am sure I can go missing for the lunchtime. I will be able to confirm nearer the time if thats ok but in the meantime if you can keep me posted that we be good I have met up with a few other members on here at Margate in recent years and its been...