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  • #252

    Ginge
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    Thanks George, looks like a good tour with some good weather

    #251

    Geordie C
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    Nice one, Gordon, now we know why he is always at the doctor’s. He’s a businessman through and through!!

    I’ve put together some photos and clips of the BHT Trail we have just done.  I’ve got loads of footage to put together on film, 7 Field Company’s works and contribution to the war in 1918. That will follow in due course.

     

    Don’t forget your 5 a day. Stay safe and well.

     

    GC

    #250

    Gordon Dadd
    Participant

    If you look, the last post on here was Chris Ellis telling us about his love life!!!!!

    #249

    Gordon Dadd
    Participant

    Hi Geordie. I think the problem is there are only 17 members on this site so it is not getting a lot of use. Maybe posts like yours will wake a few people up and get more people using it.

    #248

    Geordie Stannard
    Participant

    Hi Guys, there doesnt appear to be much happening on the site,Im wondering if anyone is still alive in 7 land,it would be nice to here from you all from time to time.Ray Rowe and myself will be joining you all at Coventry in April all being well.

    I had a fantastic time in Osnabruck with the three amigos Ginge Ray and Morty and we may even go back again next year,if the EU will let us in.So come on lads let your fingers do the talking and communicate with your fellow Sappers.

    #247

    Chrisellis
    Participant

    A couple, both 78 years old, went to a sex therapists office. “What can I do for you?” asked the doctor.

    The man said “will you watch us have sex?”

    The doctor was a bit puzzled but agreed.

    When they were finished the doctor said “There’s nothing wrong with the way you have sex” and charged them £50

    This happened for several weeks in a row. The couple would make an appointment, have a good session of sex without a problem, pay the doctor and leave.

    Finally the doctor asked “Just exactly what are you trying to find out?”

    “We’re not trying to find anything” replied the man. She’s married so we cant’ go to her house. I’m married so we can’t go to mine. The Holiday Inn charges £90. The Hilton charges £110. We can do it here for £50 and get £43 back from BUPA

    #246

    Ginge
    Participant

    Found this on the REA Home page under News and Eevnts
    FAREWELL TO BAOR 2019 – The Royal Engineers Association
    http://www.reahq.org.uk › News & Events
    FAREWELL TO BAOR 2019. June 26th, 2018 … Auf Wiedersehen BAOR special train in June 2019 … FAREWELL TRAIN ITINERARY Download v2. Contact the …

    #245

    Ginge
    Participant

    Have put together a short film of our trip to Osnabruck (12 mins)

     

    #244

    Chrisellis
    Participant

    Minibus for BHT is booked

    #243

    Gordon Dadd
    Participant

    Blighmy  Ginge. That picture brings back a few memories —mostly good ones though

    #242

    Ginge
    Participant

    The new Google Earth mapping system gives a good overview of Roberts Barracks as it was about 2 years ago. Type in, An Der Nette Heide Osnabruck. There’s a lot of building going on inside now, mainly to left and right of inside main gate and behind our old block by the swimming pool. Unfortunately, you can’t place the little man anywhere, this system is inop. Also good for anywhere you wish to have a look at.

    #241

    Ginge
    Participant

    George, thanks for the link, ver, very interesting and so poignant as we come to the end of the Black Horse Trail, later next month. After Osnabruck, this looks like another great tour, can’t wait.

    #240

    Ginge
    Participant

    Well, have just got back from Auf Wiedersehn Pet land with the 3 Geordies. Thanks for a great trip, non stop laughter from start to finish.It was great to visit Osnabruck again, mind you nothing was the same, did a tour round Roberts Barrack, most of the blocks are still standing, except for the two we lived in, that says something I think. Will post photo’s and a film of the bararracks when I can get them downloaded. The main reason for going was obviously to see the place again but to visit the Osnabruck branch of the RBL for their weekend. We were right royaly greeeted and made most welcome both the Saturday and Sunday, so much so that the Association flag was flown on the Sunday main event day.

    #239

    Chrisellis
    Participant

    Absolutely fantastic George. I remember the Chemin de Dames from our visit in 2014. Have we ever ‘done’ this cemetery? There are a few shots on here that ring a bell

    #238

    Geordie C
    Participant

    Hi Brummie, I don’t need a lot of space for next year’s display as it will be a general display and not covering a centenary year. Thanks for your hard work and keeping us updated.

     

    Found this video, it relates to an area we will be covering on this year’s Black Horse Trail 1918-2018. The major’s story took place on the right flank of the 50th Division at that time. (7 Fd Coy were in 50th Div at this time)

     

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