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Just what we need !

Posted by Big John on January 26, 2008

Within a few minutes walk from my home are four fish and chip shops … one Indian and four Chinese take-aways … and … this …

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…     with this next door to it     …

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…    which used to be a petrol (gas) station.

The site of the old petrol station has been derelict for a number of years and was often used as a combination camp and rubbish dump by those picturesque and peaceful .. ‘pikey’ .. travelling folk, until a few months ago when, I assume some developer, dug it up and fenced it off.

I wonder what they are going to do with it ? … I used to think.

Well now I know …

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…     I think that I prefer the pikeys.   :-)

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One Response to “Just what we need !”

  1. it reminds me of the construction of our new library. It was a beautiful bulding with a fast food concourse full of strip mall crap and a honking big yellow M on the outside of the building. What were they thinking?

    JWL

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