Originally Posted by GJ0KYZ
Nostalgia is not was it used to be either.
Good old days !
you can't beat a couple of crushed thumbs , wet backside, wet foot , clonk on the head and a few rope burns on the palms of your hands and skinned elbow from the exposed spinning flywheel of a seagull outboard plus the taste of 1/10 petrol mix when blowing out the jets in the carb
oh and the chaff on your wrists from the elastic cuffs of a Brinylon anorack and the Victory) ex ww2 kapok lifejacket around your neck from the local surplus army and navy store .
And always having on the forefront of your mind to swim away from the 6 ft pram dinghy if it sinks in case you get pulled down with it , well I was only 6 .and always watched the war films on tv on a Sunday afternoon lol