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    A joyous scene !!!!!

    I have just looked at our "Holmfirth live cam" .....and the scene has made me SO HAPPY !!!!. Outside the cafe there are throngs of people.....smiling...munching..and drinking in the beautiful sunshine whilst in the distance I can see groups of people [hopefully !!!] waiting for the amazing bus...
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    A chatty...happy Wally Batty ???????

    I was just thinking.......remember " A Merry Heatwave".......when Wally and the [very sad and morose] Nora burst into the cafe.......his whole demeanor seemed to have changed...he was so chatty,lively and gregarious !!!...his banter was delivered like a machine gun compared to his usual hangdog...
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    That Christmas Episode......"Extra Extra".......

    I was just thinking.......after my post regarding the most famous person to appear in our show I remember Terry and Ferret stating that the episode "didn't do much for them".......a point of view I entirely agree with !!!...... Then it got me really thinking.......Compo all dolled up...in the...
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    Guest Stars on OUR SHOW......

    Now I have been thinking........whilst watching "Captain Clutterbuck's Treasure" [although as far as I am concerned,there is only 1 CAPTAIN CLUTTERBUCK....and he is a GEORDIE !!!!]....just how wonderful an actor Ron Moody is.......then it got me really thinking...we have had some stellar stars...
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    "Say when"......

    Iv'e been thinkin'....... In these days of healthy livin'...where moderation and exercise is king........has anyone noticed just how much our heroes and heroines LOVE SUGAR !!!!.... Remember Nora with Ivy...when she was shoveling the spoonfulls in...and asked "SAY WHEN"...after putting what...
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    The 30 seconds that many of us might miss ??????

    I have posted many times that Summerwine is my "visual prozac"...so after a stressful day on the docks I ALWAYS put a DVD on when I am in bed......it puts me in the the right state of mind and I restfully fall asleep...in a kind of "West Yorkshire ZENLIKE STATE" [similar to Seymour...freezing on...
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    The mystery of the missing pets.......

    Now we all know that Britain is a nation of pet lovers....but a certain village in West Yorkshire seems to have bucked the trend..... Now we all know Wally was a real animal lover....a lifetime's love for his pigeons [which we cannot say applies to the limeftime's love of his wife!!].....and all...
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    What the blood and stomach pills !!!!!

    Whilst watching Nelly and Eli Pledge mismanaging their pickle empire in Colne,Lancashire [A GUILTY PLEASURE.....I LOVE NEAREST AND DEAREST !!!..Hilda Baker is an absolute comedy genius !!!!.. she and Jimmy Jewell worked so well together......"HAVE YER BEEN WALTER ?...YEH...I THINK HE'S BEEN"] I...
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    The mystery of the ONE cream cake ???????

    My fellow Summerwiners......PLEASE HELP ME !!...... When our favourite ladies have their coffee mornings,or when they are in deep discussion in the Cafe why is there only ever ONE BEAUTIFUL MOUTH WATERING MAAAASIVE CREAM CAKE on the plate ????. Surely there isn't a cream cake shortage in...
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    How about characters we dislike...or just cannot "connect" with ???????

    Following on from Inky's brilliant post I thought to myself......."are there any characters that I just cannot connect with ?"...."any characters who simply GET ON MY NERVES "!!....so here I go...... Stella.....I just did not take to her character at all...and the "I can smell/hear someone...
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    We've really cracked it this time........or have we ???????....

    "OH HOWARD"......."OH MARINA".......now...I was just thinking......whilst watching Howard and Marina digging their first "love trench",thanks to a quick lesson from "the trained killer" in jungle warfare...[and I bet Captain Clutterbuck [not our Geordie one !!!] was grateful for the soft landing...
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    The headmaster's/Inventor's amnesia......

    Firstly,I hope EVERYONE on Summerwineland had a joyous healthy happy Christmas !!!!... Whilst testing his "latest invention"...the self propelled wheelbarrow the founder of the U.P.U. [don't call it "UP U" or Seymour will get Barry to "thrash you"] sped past Compo and Cleggy. After cursing God...
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    A premature Christmas message to everyone....

    This will be my last opportunity to post until after Christmas...so......to each and every member of this amazing site of ours and to every "casual browser" have a wonderful healthy joyous Christmas. This year has been so difficult and heartbreaking for so many,and I can honestly say hand on...
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    A valued Summerwine family member....

    Just a quick one this.....we have not heard from Steven for a week or two.... I hope you are okay,healthy and happy mate !!!. I miss your great postings !! and your enthusiasm for our wonderful site and our wonderful show !!!.
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    From Delfi....to....Nelly !!!!!

    I was just thinkin'...[I know...it's very dangerous]....was the "second honeymoon" with Lothar Potts SO BAD that Delfi decided to divorce him......and reinvent herself as Nelly ??...... Maybe she changed he name by deed poll...and married the mysterious Travis...... I can now understand why she...
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    1973 TO 2020.........shops......[or lack of]

    I was 'avin a think......from the dawn of OUR show to its demise I can count the number of shops on 2 hands.......and when you think about it...why didn't some West Yorkshire "clever begger" go in direct competition with Aunty ???....'cos she sold EVERYTHING....and I mean....EVERYTHING....talk...
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    Edie Pegden . Hyacinth Bucket...[Pronounced Booooquet]

    Another famous catchphrase [I feel like Roy Walker !!!..."say what yer see...if yer see it....say it !!!"....] used in our show before becoming a household catchphrase....... Our Edie used the phrase "The Pegden residence...the lady of the house speaking" before Roy's biggest snob creation...
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    ELI DUCKETT V. DEL BOY TROTTER !!!!

    Whilst watching "Crums" for the 728th time [no...seriously !!!!] I realised [for the 728th time !!!!] that the most popular comedy sketch EVER [Del Boy...with Trigger...in the wine bar..."playing it all cool"....and falling through the bar hatch] was a COPY of our Eli falling through the bar...
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    Compo "Simmonite"'s surname ?????....

    As Cleggy is turning our favourite scruffy person into a Kamikaze pilot [with the help of a wooly hat.....2 buns....and a pair of glasses that resembled the bottom of a milk bottle Compo satates that he cannot be a kamikaze pilot with a dad named "Wythenshawe"..[who came from Chesterfield...
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    YOUR perfect ending......

    "Did I lock the door ????" Cleggy enquires........as the coach travels along the road..January 1973 to August 2010......all those years....and OUR show ended like that..... In your perfect "Summerwine World" [we all have a unique personal one don't we !!!] how would you have liked the final...
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