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Frank

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Re: Life is sometimes sort of okay because...
« Reply #1230 on: 27 April, 2012, 06:23:33 pm »
Someone gave me a free copy of The Road in the train station last night as part of World Book Night.

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Re: Life is sometimes sort of okay because...
« Reply #1231 on: 27 April, 2012, 07:30:36 pm »
Someone gave me a free copy of The Road in the train station last night as part of World Book Night.

Hide your belt and shoelaces, turn the gas supply off at the mains

The number of times I've started into this book and then realised I really can't face it.  I'd love to read it, but I don't think I can.

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Re: Life is sometimes sort of okay because...
« Reply #1232 on: 30 April, 2012, 02:03:57 am »
Because today i picked up, for fifty pee each from a market:

Valiant (15 nov 1969) with captain hurricane, kelly's eye, sexton blake, steel claw, house of dolmann, mytek the mighty and the shrinker from space.

Valiant and TV21 (2 oct 1971) with cap'n hurricane, janus stark, star trek- not gold key reprints, in colour, the return of the claw and kelly's eye.

Champion (28 may 1966) in which 'return of the stormtroopers' looks very eric bradbury-esque, battler britton has a couple of pages and there are a bunch of scifi adventure two-pagers in the back, including the finale of 'when the sky turned green' featuring the lovecraftian mermods.

Cor!! (29 aug 1970) sadly without Rat Trap but at least a brilliant Kid Chameleon colour centerspread.

And, most excitingly:

The Skipper (no. 22, jan 31st 1931. Yes, 1931) which is a pre-comic strip boys' weekly 'paper', which features stories and features from the pre-war world, including 'queeriosities' and 'around the queer houses of the world'.

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I probably read that copy of Cor! back in 1970, along with Whizzer and Chips. 
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Re: Life is sometimes sort of okay because...
« Reply #1233 on: 03 May, 2012, 04:20:46 pm »
I'm out on the lash 2nite wiv old chums .
The Justice department has a good re-education programme-it's called five to ten in the cubes.

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Re: Life is sometimes sort of okay because...
« Reply #1234 on: 04 May, 2012, 12:46:18 pm »
...because my oldest british comic (skipper, jan 1931) is no longer my oldest- just picked up the boys own paper from march 1919, for a fiver in really nice condition from my local bazaar. Is it really a comic? No, not really. But it counts.

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Re: Life is sometimes sort of okay because...
« Reply #1235 on: 08 May, 2012, 03:26:36 pm »
I'm not on antidepressants no more.
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Re: Life is sometimes sort of okay because...
« Reply #1236 on: 08 May, 2012, 05:10:31 pm »
A weekend Dan the smoke, means I saw my hero RICO!! at the International Ska Fest, we got a double dose of RICO as Dandy Livingstone couldn't make it, nice.
But everybody else is overwhelmed by indifference and the promise of an early bed

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Re: Life is sometimes sort of okay because...
« Reply #1237 on: 08 May, 2012, 06:45:13 pm »
^ Very nice indeed

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Re: Life is sometimes sort of okay because...
« Reply #1238 on: 08 May, 2012, 08:22:38 pm »
I'm not on antidepressants no more.

Nice one. :)

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Re: Life is sometimes sort of okay because...
« Reply #1239 on: 08 May, 2012, 10:22:32 pm »
Congrats roger.

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Re: Life is sometimes sort of okay because...
« Reply #1240 on: 08 May, 2012, 10:25:26 pm »
Good news.

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Re: Life is sometimes sort of okay because...
« Reply #1241 on: 09 May, 2012, 12:25:23 am »
Good on you Godders. 

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Re: Life is sometimes sort of okay because...
« Reply #1242 on: 09 May, 2012, 06:31:03 am »
I'm not on antidepressants no more.

Nice one. :)

Good work, Roger.  Confession time:  Me neither.  I don't believe I've actually needed them for the last 6 or 7 years but found myself having awful brain-scrambling electric shocks in the brain every time I tried to pack them in.  Prescription drug addiction, if I'm totally honest with myself.  Finally managed to kick them last month though, and also know I'll never need them again.  Meditation, positive thinking, risk-taking, Eckhart Tolle's books and cognitive behavioural stuff I did at home (no need to pay for expensive shrinks!) has sorted me out forever.
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Re: Life is sometimes sort of okay because...
« Reply #1243 on: 09 May, 2012, 07:24:18 am »
Excellent, unmedicated forumites roam the Earth in ever-increasing numbers! 

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Re: Life is sometimes sort of okay because...
« Reply #1244 on: 09 May, 2012, 01:46:27 pm »
Thanks, TB - can't have Godpleton taking all the glory!

Incidentally, Roger:  You've got mail
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