supplied by Stuart Moir.
Johnny Mars, Sam Fox, Terry Pack, Stuart Moir, Phil Gill, Pete Shaw, Pete Prescott, Dave Easton, Colin Fox, Ray Fenwick and a host of other people – The Valbonne Club 1984.
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Inspired Village… Before minced meat was a supermarket staple, who remembers it being made at home with a trip to the butchers and one of these?
Steve Thorpe… I had one in the eighties.
Mike Waghorne… I often remember having to use one helping my mother in the kitchen when I was around 4 or 5
Stuart Moir… My mum had one of those, I used to put mud in it
Judy Atkinson… I still have one of these. Used to mince the leftover cold beef or lamb with onion & carrot for cottage/shepherd’s pie
Pat Fears… yes, me too.
Keith Rodway… Still use one
David Edmunds… You could buy mince from the butcher these were used mainly for mincing Sunday roast meat to make rissoles or shepherds pie
Paul Slidel… Yes, I remember them well. Usually used for leftover roast meats to make shepherds pie yum
Martin Stoggell… Still got one I think.
Tony Court-holmes… my nan had one
Glenn Piper… Oh yes
Pauline Hillier… Yes I do
Harry Norcliffe… The bacon slicer always fascinated me.
Faith Brooker… One of my jobs.
Margaret Fletcher… My mum had one
David Natan… Me To
Yvonne Ellis… Yes
Serena Jackson… Left over lamb for shepherds pie on a Monday
Alan Esdaile… Mum and dad had one. Lots of leftovers put in it but shepherds pie used to taste much better then!
Colin Bell… They used real Shepherds in those days……..
Jacquie Hinves… I have one of those mincers in my cupboard. It was granny’s.
Janet Brophy… My Mum & Dad Had One Of These
Dave Nattress… Yes, my Mother had one of these when I was very young exactly the same as this. Funny enough for the first time for ages tonite’s tucker is home made shepherds pie, good home cooking from the Chief Chef on a rotten windy rainy October night. Meat already minced these days.
That’s the end of the good news, bad is the dog still has to go out – not that she minds the rain!
Judy Atkinson… Alan, buying ready minced meat is not the same as mincing your own cooked meat. Also you need to mince the carrots & onions to go with it
Ray Binning… We still have one. It’s still used occasionally.
Alan Vale… years ago got one at a car boot £0.50 I think long gone now
Rick Startin… Yep, I’ve still got the one we had when I was a kid
Til next time, please stay safe and well…….Colin
Graham Matthews… Fantastic band, they played Staplecross Village Hall many times and at 12 years old I got to know them fairly well. In front of the stage there was a triangular section down from the apex of the roof which Nobby Clarke (the singer and main writer of their own songs) told me acted as a sound baffle and what you heard on stage while playing was not what the paying public heard. He went to the far end of the hall when setting up and got the sound balance right and I have seen so many bands play that venue including a lot that went on to great success, Nobby was the only one I saw do this and they always sounded great. IN THE 80’s several of us would book bands to raise money for the village as we still lived there and one guy booked a band called Cats Eyes, I arrived as they were setting up and walked in to see a guy with his back to me just inside the door singing and getting the band balanced. I said You have to be Nobby ! and sure enough it was 20 yrs later, remembering the hall from the 60’s.
Colin Bell… That’s brought back a few memories Graham, it’s highly likely we would have met, as i said in my review i supported them with a disco several times & did Staplecross Village Hall as a disco gig several times, cheers! Colin