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Old 04 January 2008, 04:47   #1
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lest we forget...

still find this story amazing....

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Old 04 January 2008, 04:55   #2
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And as a fan in 86, I find this just as sad!

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt!
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Old 04 January 2008, 04:56   #3
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It was with a sense of history that I went up to Coniston a couple of months ago to try for a record, and we used pretty much the same course. Whilst a lot of stuff is called Bluebird (including the cafe at the slipway) it is mostly done with a bit of taste, and there is a lot of memorabilia for sale such as pictures along with the paper weights and coffee mugs! 41 years ago now!
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When a boat looks that good who needs tubes!!!
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