Thank you for passing my details onto
had a phone call
from him today and we are to meet up in the new year after what must be 45 years
so well done the Brierley Village web site for allowing us to get in
David Nicoll Pogmoor
photo of yours truly and Gordon Steele meeting up for a drink in the Three
Horse Shoes. We have not seen each other for over 45 years; a fact which
disappeared in five minutes. Nearly three hours later we parted having
covered all that had happened to us in those intervening years.
all the staff at the Horse Shoes for food and drinks and looking after us
very well. Thanks also to the young gentleman, whose name I did not get, who
took the photo but chiefly thank you Gary for running the site which makes
these things possible.
free to airbrush Gordon and me back to our former glory.
let you know, the above reunion took place yesterday in the Three
As David said in his email to me this morning, the years just rolled back!
All forty odd of them.
It just shows what an excellent idea the web site was on your behalf, two
old school friends meeting up after such a long time. A brilliant afternoon
spent "chewing the fat", reminiscing, good beer & food. We are going to keep
in touch with one another.
Question. Does anyone else out there remember a relief head teacher at St
Paulís by the name of Mr. Moran? This was at a time when Mr Balmforth was in
hospital. This would be in 1955. He was a dark haired chap who wore glasses,
always smartly dressed, as was the order of head teacher. Perhaps you have
in your records some knowledge of him ----- or am I the only one!!!! Even
David couldn't recall him. Once again, thanks very much for part in bringing
David & I back together.
that others will take the opportunity to contact other long lost friends.
regards Gordon Steele Walton.