i took this photo yesterday had a couple of hours in timaru i did not have a beer in there as ther were only two people drinking at the bar a far cry from years ago where it would be packed at lunch time cheers duncan
Used to be chocker on a Friday with the local fishing crews in the 70s, took one of the Lyttelton trawlers down there and fished out of there for 4-5 months, not well liked to begin with (F**cking poachers). But didn't take long to become one of the crowd.
Was it the Royal or the Hibernian? I think the Hibernian, where we used to get the silver foil out of *** packets, make a flat nosed dart, stick a boogie on the end and fire it at ceiling. There was hundreds up there. Is the Hibernian still going?
there were parking meters in 1959 , may be before even London. previous year we were told local lads held a public meeting and agreed to paint all motorbikes black as the law was finding it tooeasy identifying people at a distance by their colour schemes. great town