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allanhurst

Apr 16, 2017, 11:16 pm Last Edit: Apr 16, 2017, 11:47 pm by allanhurst
If you stand at a certain point in the market square of my home town

( St Ives, Huntingdonshire, now sadly absorbed into Cambridgeshire)

you may take a picture as below



The accusing finger of Oliver Cromwell inexplicably finds the a*** of the innocent emblem of the Golden Lion Hotel.



How unfortunate.

Further revelations on the history of St Ives may be forthcoming.



Allan

Robin2

The accusing finger of Oliver Cromwell inexplicably finds the a*** of the innocent emblem of the Golden Lion Hotel.
It takes a brave man to stick his finger up a lion's h**e.

...R
Two or three hours spent thinking and reading documentation solves most programming problems.

allanhurst

He did get Charles I beheaded - who's afraid of lions?

Allan

Robin2

He did get Charles I beheaded - who's afraid of lions?
It was Richard I who was the Lionheart  :)   (a bit before Cromwell's time)

...R
Two or three hours spent thinking and reading documentation solves most programming problems.

Henry_Best

It was Richard I who was the Lionheart  :)   (a bit before Cromwell's time)
But Cromwell is pointing to the Richard the Third.  :)

Robin2

But Cromwell is pointing to the poking Richard the Third.  :)
...R
Two or three hours spent thinking and reading documentation solves most programming problems.

travis_farmer

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nyphot

Did they ever find out how many people went to St Ives?


Henry_Best

Did they ever find out how many people went to St Ives?
Only one person, all the rest were coming from St. Ives.

allanhurst

I'm biased, of course, but think it's rather a nice town....

Allan.

nyphot

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Apr 30, 2017, 05:45 am Last Edit: Apr 30, 2017, 07:17 am by nyphot
Only one person, all the rest were coming from St. Ives.
Yeah, just checking ;)

I learnt one thing from this thread: for some reason I thought St Ives was in Cornwall.

Edit: Ah, there is one in Cornwall.




TomGeorge

Hi,
The title of this thread.

A relic of the civil war

simple

USA

Tom... :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)
Everything runs on smoke, let the smoke out, it stops running....

Henry_Best

Yeah, just checking ;)

I learnt one thing from this thread: for some reason I thought St Ives was in Cornwall.

Edit: Ah, there is one in Cornwall.
There's also one in Dorset.

Robin2

Usual problem. Once you start scratching you find 'ives everywhere  :)

...R
Two or three hours spent thinking and reading documentation solves most programming problems.

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