A place to discuss Keighley Boys' Grammar School.
May I wish all contributors to this great site a very happy Christmas and a happy, healthy and rewarding 2008. It's been wonderful catching up with former friends and reading the many varied comments and opinions - keep 'em coming in the new year.
And same to thee and rest o' KBGS Old Boys
Years at KBGS e.g. 1958-1964 (optional) 58-61
Current location (optional) Haworth now Blue Mountains in Australia
...for anyone fancying a doo-wap Christmas, cut and paste the link...Happy Holidays...!
Seasons greetings from New Zealand too. This link is certainly proving popular with old boys and I enjoy the contact. Alan,thanks for the link. It's one I have received in the past but had lost it. Best wishes to all on here.May you all enjoy a happy Christmas and a healthy New Year. Cheers.
Years at KBGS e.g. 1958-1964 (optional) 47-51
Current location (optional) Auckland,NZ
Allan, the link is brilliant - DOO WAP to you too!
Yes! Superb, Allan. And your voice has improved since Colne too.
Years at KBGS e.g. 1958-1964 (optional) 58-65
Current location (optional) leeds
Time for a Rhyme
Bashing out a carol
beside an empty barrel
in a kitchen hotter than the Isthmus
is no way to be spending Christmas.
The turkey's overdone
and the spuds not yet begun,
the stuffing’s a disaster
that tastes like walling plaster,
the sprouts have gone all soggy
and Grandad's feeling groggy.
His new -bought Christmas slippers
smell like Whitby kippers
as they smoulder from the heat
where he tries to warm his feet
before a yule log fire
that blazes like a Hindu pyre.
The telly 's on the blink
and all that's left to drink
is something that is pink
or a filthy foreign gin
with a splash of orange in.
There's nothing for the singers
for the wassail that they bring us.
They wont enjoy just tinsel;
perhaps these pies of mince'll
satisfy their greeds-
unless they've other needs.
What a wondrous festive day
when everything I say
in some peculiar way
seems to rhyme
I must be a poet
and don't know it!
That song is by the Drifters. Paul Jones played it on the Blues programme last week.
Enjoy the Christmas and New Year festivities.
If you begin to feel "Victor Meldrew ish" just put
into your machine and enjoy
Years at KBGS e.g. 1958-1964 (optional) 50-55
Current location (optional) KEIGHLEY
I also send greetings to all Old Boys for a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
I will be off line from tomorrow until Jan 2nd, then also from 11th to 25th in Far East, though I may get chance on a hotel computer. I am also hoping to see our Webmaster in Singapore
Years at KBGS e.g. 1958-1964 (optional) 58-64
Current location (optional) Wirral