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Re: Rochester Dickensian festival today

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As you may remember, the high street is quite narrow. Then imagine it completely packed, especially with parents with buggies and lots of dogs on leads! It was a good day out and worth a visit.
Bloody kids!

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Thanks mate. A question for you - do you have such events in Oz?
Good God! They've never heard of Dickens in the colonies.

The nearest thing they have to culture is singing about billabongs and jumbucks!
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Good God! They've never heard of Dickens in the colonies.
I have - but I've never been invited to one
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Good God! They've never heard of Dickens in the colonies.

The nearest thing they have to culture is singing about billabongs and jumbucks!
Waltzing with Hilda?
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I have - but I've never been invited to one
There's always a first time
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Great pics, thank you gasman
Maybe in the rural towns gasman, not so much in the cities. That old bloke in the first pic is a classic, he should be on the stage, if he's not an actor, he should be
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08-12-2017, 09:52 AM
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Very Good, g

All suitable for a Book or Mag illustration.

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Maybe in the rural towns gasman, not so much in the cities. That old bloke in the first pic is a classic, he should be on the stage, if he's not an actor, he should be
I totally agree about the old bloke. He was such a character and appeared to love his character
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Those are great piccies gasman.... the first chap looks like he belongs in that outfit - he looks brilliant! The chap doing Ghost of Christmas past looks a bit gobsmackingly handsome
Wasn't he Marley's Ghost, with the chains?
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Wasn't he Marley's Ghost, with the chains?
He was indeed The Chain is a song by Fleetwood Mac - the formula 1 theme tune
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