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Old 12-09-2008, 11:59 AM   #1
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Those who attended Hamilton back in 2004 might remember the English lady known as Gaby .
On Sunday night I had a very realistic and strange dream.
I was talking at a party or something in London or somewhere to a chap from Leicester (Lester) and I happenned to say that I knew somebody from Loughborough (Luffboro)
But for the life of me I could not remember her name (in the dream that is) later my subconscious mind found the name "Gaby"
and thinking that we had not heard from her for a while I looked up an old memo giving her phone number and contacted her at her home today.
She is actually one of 600 residents of Mountsorrel just south of Loughborough but used to work in Lester, which is of course in Lestershire (or Leics for short)
Mountsorrel is a town I visited in my youth when an apprentice with Rolls-Royce from nearby Derby (Dar-bee not Derr-Bee)

Goodness me I had forgotten all about that fire in 1959 (my apprenticeship began that September and my visit, part of my training. was not I think until 1962/3)
BasicallyGby has not been at all well and "had lost interest in the internet"
But she voluntered when on a friend's broadband connection to come here and post an update and I advised her to search channels on youtube for thomsj157 then lose herself in thewonderful creations of the Lightfoot Tribute Team (now up to 157 0ver half way to their goal of about 300. My more exact value I am still working on)
I also stresed that there OUGHT to be a great turnout for Massey November 2009 (providing as Gord said in May he is still standing)

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