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by JR
Fri 21 Jun, 2013 11:00 am
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Return of the 'Old and Bold'
Replies: 20
Views: 16248

Re: Return of the 'Old and Bold'

Hell!,It's great to see some of the ancient ones? poking their heads above the parapet, allthough I cant keep up with the youngsters I am still military minded,well I would say bootneck minded sometimes the top drawer of the mind gets stuck due to old age,I go back to the forums check the dits have ...
by JR
Thu 10 Jan, 2013 11:45 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Return of the 'Old and Bold'
Replies: 20
Views: 16248

Re: Return of the 'Old and Bold'

The Reunion Their arrival went unoticed as they came in ones and twos, A few old men in blazers and green berets hardley Made for headline news. Sadly,fewer came each year Today perhaps a score, But all were warmly welcomed by The person at the door. The hired room was warm and bright and rang with ...
by JR
Wed 09 Jan, 2013 12:33 am
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Return of the 'Old and Bold'
Replies: 20
Views: 16248

Re: Return of the 'Old and Bold'

:sleeping: Heyup Frank,I see you managed to poke your head over the parapet! which beret you wearing today? green or blue? I was thinking of getting a blue beret to wear at the reunion just to confuse all the non believers. keep well soon be birthday time go easy on the candles.Cheers old Oppo just ...
by JR
Tue 08 Jan, 2013 8:51 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Return of the 'Old and Bold'
Replies: 20
Views: 16248

Re: Return of the 'Old and Bold'

:sleeping: Trog! cheers Oppo we have come a long way,must get a few of the other 'Old and Bold' to rise above the parapet! otherwise I'ts thee and me on the flank,bloody hell Frank where are you!.Clear lower deck,open the 'ditty box' see ya all.Aye JR Here's to us and those like us,damm few left. :s...
by JR
Tue 08 Jan, 2013 4:32 am
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Return of the 'Old and Bold'
Replies: 20
Views: 16248

Return of the 'Old and Bold'

After a long absence just been checking some of the old 'Bootneck' forums certainly a few old memories amongst that lot, I am back and looking forward to cracking a few 'Dits' Aye JR :lol: :lol:
by JR
Tue 08 Jan, 2013 4:16 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: .:: Our Dear Friend Wholley - Paul Bird::.
Replies: 20
Views: 12994

Re: .:: Our Dear Friend Wholley - Paul Bird::.

Rest in Peace Paul,you were one of the best 'OppO'.Aye Jr
by JR
Wed 29 Feb, 2012 3:07 am
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Barrack Tales
Replies: 81
Views: 44758

Re: Barrack Tales

:onfire: Naw Frank! Just jumped out of pit to ease springs???? thought I would see if there was any responce and sure enough covering me back again. :D :D Aye JR
by JR
Tue 28 Feb, 2012 8:03 am
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Barrack Tales
Replies: 81
Views: 44758

Re: Barrack Tales

:lol: This is the essence of 'Bootneck' humour,it's resurection time, allthough some of the old and bold have jumped ship, I think It's about time we got back on-board to give this excellent forum a boost,cheers all.Aye JR :snipersmile:
by JR
Mon 02 May, 2011 12:32 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Kick Start?
Replies: 9
Views: 5495

Re: Kick Start?

:drinking: Image

AyeJR :P
by JR
Mon 02 May, 2011 2:24 am
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Kick Start?
Replies: 9
Views: 5495

Kick Start?

:roll: Just thought I would like to get the 'Bootneck' forum going with a few Pic's and dits,no doubt there are still a few of the old and bold who still remember the old forums,funny.outrageous,sentimental and pride.So to start off lets go back a few years take a 'gander' at the barren rocks of Ade...
by JR
Wed 26 Jan, 2011 4:26 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: wow whats going on,
Replies: 45
Views: 27154

Re: wow whats going on,

:o Wow that brought back some memories those gates have been hammered by up and comming D3's using it has a aiming mark.Aye Jr :snipersmile:
by JR
Tue 25 Jan, 2011 1:50 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: wow whats going on,
Replies: 45
Views: 27154

Re: wow whats going on,

:D Can honestly say I never spent much time in Eastney barracks apart from the LC course,It was always a stepping off pier head jump to far flung outposts of what used to be the Empire.Mind you it was the worst place to undergo punishment for little misdemeanors 14 days confined to barracks was enou...
by JR
Tue 25 Jan, 2011 1:39 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: wow whats going on,
Replies: 45
Views: 27154

Re: wow whats going on,

:wink: Wholley me old oppo! any phots you have of the barracks by the sea would be very handy,I have been looking for RM Barracks Chatham phots.all the best Aye jr :-?
by JR
Sun 23 Jan, 2011 1:20 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: wow whats going on,
Replies: 45
Views: 27154

Re: wow whats going on,

:lol: Sunday! Hope you have all been to Sunday Morning devotions,bless you my children??,I am just going to have my morning devotion tot of 'Nelson's' hell it's a hard life being rum Bo'sun :drinking: .Aye jr former 3badge bootneck of this parish.
by JR
Sat 22 Jan, 2011 7:00 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: wow whats going on,
Replies: 45
Views: 27154

Re: wow whats going on,

:D Wholley old son,How ya keeping,the photo was taken at the 'Barracks by the sea' Eastney Pompey,cheers old son keep the faith.Aye jr 8)

It's the navy that gets the gravy,and the Marines that gets the beans.