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Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by archersuz, Jun 11, 2018.

  1. AdamJames

    AdamJames Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I remember our physics teacher used to take us ice skating on school outing days, but I couldn't remember the name of the place. I just checked and yes! It was Silver Blades apparently. The one in Kensington. I remember it well (apart from the name!). I used to love those outings.
     
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    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    The smell of the skate room is one never to be forgotten.
     
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  3. AdamJames

    AdamJames Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Haha! Now you mention it, it was a really unique smell. Nothing else quite like it.

    From what I remember there was the occasional whiff of hotdogs and a vinegary smell from the skates that they handed out that had been worn by a thousand other people, but most of all the whole place smelled of ... cold. Or something which only low temperatures can produce. I can't put my finger on it.
     
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  4. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    Oooh! Now, then, my youngest (footy mad) just popped his head round the door to tell me that a Spanish fella with Type 1 Diabetes has scored for his country in the World Cup. I punched the air!

    Reading from his phone, my lad said that the lad reported "I was told as a teenager that I would never play as a professional". Well, take that! He shoots, he scores, he's a winner.
     
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  5. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Im old swan
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    I used to go there all the time happy memories used to love the cone of chips
     
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  7. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    I lived for a while in those flats above the shops in St. Oswald Street. I hear they are long gone now.
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    The baths is no longer there but its the fisheries now
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    They went years ago its a big tesco now lived in old swan for 35 years but im originally from toxteth
     
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  10. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    First time I watched the film 'The 51st State' I jumped up and down at the scene shot as the characters drove up Prescot road in the Swan. Ahh, the good ol' days.
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    come to think of it me too
     
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  12. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    Blummin eck! I lived in L8 for a while too. Off Granby Street. I've always been a bit of a Gypsy, moving about a lot.
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Well friends im off to bed now so il bid you all goodnight and sweet dreams
     
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    heh Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Night night
     
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  15. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    But great city! Night, lass.
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Night
     
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    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    Basically type 1 and type 2 are two totally different diseases
     
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    mountaintom Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I lived in L7,8 and 17.
     
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    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    Remind me, whereabouts is L17?
     
  20. mountaintom

    mountaintom Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Aigburth. Sefton Park. Lark Lane.
     
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