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by Yorkshire Lad
Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: Other gatherings
Topic: Buxton, England 1st Sept.
Replies: 19
Views: 2632

Re: Buxton, England 1st Sept.

Now,now Joe I know there is a lot of "fake news" around at the moment but I need to put the record straight . No doubt you have read Kens version of events on that fateful day in Barmouth when you refer to Jean and I being "thrown out " . I can assure you that was not the case after a "friendly" cha...
by Yorkshire Lad
Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Other gatherings
Topic: Buxton, England 1st Sept.
Replies: 19
Views: 2632

Re: Buxton, England 1st Sept.

Hi to all Buxtoneers
Jean and I have just made your weekend a little more special . We have booked three nights at the Roseleigh (thurs/sun) . Lol !
Ps the weather forecast is for torrential rain so may I suggest we shelter in the nearest pub !
by Yorkshire Lad
Fri Nov 11, 2016 11:33 am
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard Has Passed Away
Replies: 688
Views: 83114

Re: Leonard Has Passed Away

Sad,sad day lost for words ! Goodbye Leonard you have been a friend and an inspiration !
by Yorkshire Lad
Mon Oct 05, 2015 10:16 pm
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015...)
Topic: LC Walking Weekend (2009 - 2017)
Replies: 2512
Views: 197472

Re: LC Walking Weekend (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015)

As promised here is the poem I recited on the last day of our walking weekend . As I said then I hope the fact that I have used one of Leonard's song to express my feelings hasn't upset anyone but I looked on it as a compliment to him ! It's called : Democracy in Villadrau We are coming from the cit...
by Yorkshire Lad
Sat Aug 15, 2015 8:53 am
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard on Rolling Stone's List of Greatest Songwriters
Replies: 34
Views: 2913

Re: Leonard on Rolling Stone's List of Greatest Songwriters

I also noted that Abba just scraped in at 100 which is a little perplexing
by Yorkshire Lad
Fri Aug 14, 2015 4:18 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard on Rolling Stone's List of Greatest Songwriters
Replies: 34
Views: 2913

Rolling stone 100 greatest songwriters

I haven't been on the forum for a long time so if this topic has been discussed then I apologies but I just happen to see a list of the rolling stone list of songwriters and to my disbelief Leonard came in at an unbelievable sixteen . Here are a list of those who rolling stone deem to be better ; 1 ...
by Yorkshire Lad
Mon Aug 11, 2014 9:14 pm
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event in Dublin 2014
Topic: Thank you Dublin!
Replies: 23
Views: 6690

Re: Thank you Dublin!

I am just back from Dublin after spending four wonderful days at the event. I would like to thank Paula and the committee for putting on a fantastic show . Everything was organised with precision and professionalism . Jean and I had a wonderful time. It was our first visit to Dublin but it will not ...
by Yorkshire Lad
Wed Jul 16, 2014 2:26 am
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event in Dublin 2014
Topic: Dublin can be heaven with coffee at 11 in the Mansion House
Replies: 16
Views: 4577

Re: Dublin can be heaven with coffee at 11 in the Mansion Ho

Jean and I would like to book two places for this Paula if that's possible
Thanks Phil
by Yorkshire Lad
Sat Nov 09, 2013 12:03 am
Forum: The Leonard Cohen Event in Dublin 2014
Topic: Registration for 2014 Event
Replies: 46
Views: 13264

Re: Registration for 2014 Event

Just sent the registration fee for Jean and myself . After the frustration of missing Madison and then Galway we are SO looking forward to Dublin . Cannot wait to meet up with all you wonderful Cohenites .
by Yorkshire Lad
Sat Sep 28, 2013 3:43 pm
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015...)
Topic: LC Walking Weekend (2009 - 2017)
Replies: 2512
Views: 197472

Re: LC Walking Weekend (2009, 2011, 2013)

Jean and I would just like to thank you all for the postcard we received this morning . We hope you all had a wonderful time and can't wait to see you all again .
Thanks
YL
by Yorkshire Lad
Tue Sep 17, 2013 8:11 am
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015...)
Topic: LC Walking Weekend (2009 - 2017)
Replies: 2512
Views: 197472

Re: LC Walking Weekend (2009, 2011, 2013)

bernadine...if phil forgets to forward you his address don't worry i have it my little black book which i will be bringing with me to galway....seeing as phil is a stickler for doing things ' tha yorkshire way' i think it would be best if we follow the old yorkshire custom and wait for phil to forw...
by Yorkshire Lad
Mon Sep 16, 2013 9:37 pm
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015...)
Topic: LC Walking Weekend (2009 - 2017)
Replies: 2512
Views: 197472

Re: LC Walking Weekend (2009, 2011, 2013)

Hi All Jean and myself would like to wish you all a fantastic walking weekend in a few days . We would dearly love to have been there with you all for what I am sure will be another memorable event . Be merry ,sing your hearts out and be sure to post some photographs . Best wishes Yorkshire Lad (Phi...
by Yorkshire Lad
Thu Jul 18, 2013 3:38 pm
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015...)
Topic: LC Walking Weekend (2009 - 2017)
Replies: 2512
Views: 197472

Re: LC Walking Weekend (2009, 2011, 2013)

Hi everyone Unfortunately due to my ongoing medical treatment I am afraid we will not be able to make Galway . We are both devastated as you can probably imagine . As soon as T is all behind me we intend to catch up with everybody but for the time being Jean and I would like to send you all love and...
by Yorkshire Lad
Fri Feb 01, 2013 12:53 pm
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015...)
Topic: LC Walking Weekend (2009 - 2017)
Replies: 2512
Views: 197472

Re: LC Walking Weekend (2009, 2011, 2013)

Hi Andrea I'm in the same league as you so I won't be Billy No Mates. I class myself as a tall short walker...or I could say a long short walker Pete Pete I should be careful when you describe your physical appearance as I used to say to people " I am only little but I'm thick" and I got some very ...
by Yorkshire Lad
Tue Jan 29, 2013 5:57 pm
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015...)
Topic: LC Walking Weekend (2009 - 2017)
Replies: 2512
Views: 197472

Re: LC Walking Weekend (2009, 2011, 2013)

Ken
Jean and I have decided to arrive a day early on the Wednesday to take in more that Galway has to offer
YL

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