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Old Jun 18th 2012, 2:19 am
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We once stayed in a the converted garage of Bertrand Russell's holiday home.

Siân Phillips and Anthony Hopkins.
Tut. Our Anthony Hopkins is from Brighton and currently lives in Gatineau.
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Tut. Our Anthony Hopkins is from Brighton and currently lives in Gatineau.
Not Anthony Hopkins, just someone he tried to be.
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Old Jun 18th 2012, 2:31 am
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Not Anthony Hopkins, just someone he tried to be.
I'm spending the remains of the day getting slightly inebriated, I'll follow up with real McCoy on Friday.
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Old Jun 18th 2012, 2:34 am
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Catherine Zeta Jones, Tommy Cooper, Andy Fairweather-Low, Timothy Dalton, Harry Secombe, Anthony Hopkin, Windsor Davis, Laura Ashley, Mary Quant, Charlotte Church.

Oggie Oggie Oggie!

This is a picture of my grandparents in their parlour in the wilds of Wales, back in the day.

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what no mention of Leeks?
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I'm spending the remains of the day getting slightly inebriated, I'll follow up with real McCoy on Friday.
Shall we see Stevens? If so I should advise I2C now, she'll need time to still her fast beating heart.
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Old Jun 18th 2012, 3:08 am
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Shall we see Stevens? If so I should advise I2C now, she'll need time to still her fast beating heart.
I think not. I2C may relax into my gentle arms. As long as you know who is in the loo. Not a moment longer.
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Michael Sheen went to the same school as me, unfortunately a few years after me. Anthony Hopkins was from a different part of the same town, so went to a different school, quite a few years before me and Richard Burton came from a village just outside town.

Mary Hopkin, oh yes, those were the days.

Christian Bale was born welsh but believe brought up in London.

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There is of course William Frost from Tenby who designed and flew a powered flying machine a whole 8 years before the Wright brothers.
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My mums friends sons wife had a cousin who met Tom jones. I shit you not

It was in the newspaper
I've met Toms Jones... and if you chose to drink in the Ivor arms in Brynsadler often enough you might too...

On that note, great things that came out of wales..

Beers such as Brains SA and Felinfoel

Numerous rugby greats.... too many to mention
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Old Jun 18th 2012, 4:17 am
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I prefer welsh people to scotch people
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What's a Scotch person? Someone who runs a distillery?
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Michael Sheen went to the same school as me, unfortunately a few years after me. Anthony Hopkins was from a different part of the same town, so went to a different school, quite a few years before me and Richard Burton came from a village just outside town.

Mary Hopkin, oh yes, those were the days.

Christian Bale was born welsh but believe brought up in London.
You must hail from Port Talbot then. I went to Cardiff Uni and most of my friends there were from PT. great people in PT!
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What's a Scotch person? Someone who runs a distillery?
sounds like it eh?
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I prefer welsh people to scotch people
why even the comparison?
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