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by Andy T
Sat Mar 04, 2006 7:57 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Herbs and Spices
Replies: 20
Views: 6924

funny aint it how people selling such esoteric stuff are often and usually very pleasant and entertaining people-makes buying off them so much the more pleasurable. Shame it doesn't apply to everything in life especially buying a car!
by Andy T
Thu Mar 02, 2006 10:57 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Home Defences -check out this link!
Replies: 2
Views: 1754

Home Defences -check out this link!

This is astounding! Just try searching for Aux Unit bases!!!!! Amazing!
http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/specCol ... N=32777339
by Andy T
Thu Mar 02, 2006 10:55 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: the real dads army
Replies: 5
Views: 2583

You know although the C4 prog seemed to have it in a little for Dads Army Jimmy Croft had been in the HG AND whats more most of the actors had seen active service in WW2 and there was a sense of great pride in the team over what their generation accomplished. You only have to see the scene in the mo...
by Andy T
Wed Mar 01, 2006 8:22 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Ninya Mikhala
Replies: 3
Views: 1852

many thanks! :-)
by Andy T
Wed Mar 01, 2006 12:43 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Ninya Mikhala
Replies: 3
Views: 1852

Ninya Mikhala

Hope I got her name right! Just wondered if anyone knew her contact details as someone I know would like them
Ta
by Andy T
Wed Mar 01, 2006 12:42 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Bodice Bother - of a female nature...
Replies: 16
Views: 4558

oooh oooh me me me me I'll have a look ;-)
Yes Thorpey offers his Bodice/corset inspection services for free ;-)
by Andy T
Tue Feb 28, 2006 9:08 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Brit WW2 Infra Red
Replies: 2
Views: 1489

Brit WW2 Infra Red

You'll be thinking what Brit infra red???? Surely he means Uhu (Owl) used by the Jaaaahmans in late 44/45 ???? Oh no Andy replies, Brit Infra Red... device was codenamed Tabby (get it?) instruction manual included mounting on wide range of vehicles such as jeep, Morris C8, quad, Cromwell and Churchi...
by Andy T
Tue Feb 28, 2006 9:01 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: the real dads army
Replies: 5
Views: 2583

that roller skate footage was excellent! I knew about the rollerskaters -they operated in London -but had no idea they'd been filmed! It was actually a good idea as they got to speeds of over 20mph and could get places other methods couldn't and all they would have been used as was message carriers
by Andy T
Fri Feb 24, 2006 8:49 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: tommy groups
Replies: 6
Views: 3062

wow warden D a Northover!!!!

I am now officially very jealous of you Warden D a Northover!!!! Very nice!!!! I am very slowly looking into getting kit together for 21st or 22nd West Riding HG (Calder Valley) as my Grandad was in that mob (well one of them!) BTW I used to work at Beverley Museum of Army Transport and in the archi...
by Andy T
Sat Oct 08, 2005 10:17 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Grenadier's Bearskin Cap
Replies: 8
Views: 4812

contact Keith redfern in 21st

Hi there, contact Keith Redfern in the 21st. He made my sapeurs bearskin (from bear) when I was sapeur in the 21st. He knows what he's doing and the result will be nice
by Andy T
Sat Oct 08, 2005 10:15 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: English National Costume?
Replies: 29
Views: 9881

Its obvious aint it...

The English national costume is worn by and appropriated by French and Italian gents pretending to be English gents-its the three piece suit -invented in the seventeeth century and updated since....
by Andy T
Fri Sep 16, 2005 7:36 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Surgery stuff in Norfolk
Replies: 18
Views: 8403

hmmmm splatter times are here again

Hi there,
Like the shots Matt! I'm mostly doing 15th cent surgeon so nice inspiration there! Do you have a pump thing under the patient for the old spurt effect? I've only done dry stuff so far and no blood n guts-eager to learn though!
Andy