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Kevin Webster may be back on the street soon…

The Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell has been cleared of raping a young girl and subjecting her to other serious sexual assaults over a number of years. Le Vell, 48, who plays the car mechanic Kevin Webster in the … Continue reading

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The Full Monty

    The producers should have brought Eddie Windass back for the Full Monty storyline, since the actor who played Eddie, Steve Huison, was in the original theatrical release.

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Happy International Women’s Day!

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Seven years ago today this lovely little blog was started by our dear Jacqueline. A few other milestones have been passed in the last little while as well. We had our 3,000th post (now at 3,012) and our 20,000th comment. … Continue reading

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Obscure Football Reference of the Day

This is a bit late due to the smurfman watching the street via the CBC website these days… The night after Becky goes out on her night of revenge, she tells Steve that she spent the night with Steven Gerrard … Continue reading

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Obscure Football Reference of the Day

The other day in the butcher shop Graeme tried to offer David the right hand of friendship, asking David to ‘not make me John Terry to your Wayne Bridge.’ What Graeme is referring to is the awkward love triangle between … Continue reading

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Obscure Football Reference of the Day

Reference was made last episode in the cab office to Cheryl Cole, a pop singer and model who became infamous as one the WAG’s of the abysmal English Football team from the 2006 World Cup, who was the wife of … Continue reading

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UB40 – Guilty

According to her friend May, Blanche had taken up quoting lyrics from UB40 songs. She must have been smitten indeed. The song Guilty is from the classic 80’s album Labour of Love, one of Papa Smurf’s all time favourite albums, … Continue reading

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Obscure Historical Reference of the Day

While having a chat in the Platt kitchen, Gary and David make reference to the Desert Rats, a nickname given to the 7th British Armoured Division during the second Word War, when they battled the Deutsche Afrika Korps in North … Continue reading

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Salutations to the Blog

If memory serves me correctly, today is the sixth birthday of our happy little blog.

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