On 25 Mar 2013 at 11:21am Lupin wrote:
Mmmm. I'm sitting here reading this tosh and wondering how old you all are? From most of the comments you would think teenagers, but the sad truth is most are probably middle aged and should know better.
My proposal is that everyone should come clean and describe a bit about themselves. I will start.
I'm a 43 year old female with one kid. I am a freelance science writer and have lived in Lewes all my life. I like growing veg.
On 25 Mar 2013 at 1:28pm huw wrote:
I'm 34, run the Elephant and Castle when not stuttering on Meridian TV broadcasts, married with a little one on the way, lived in Lewes all my life and one of the few people on here who has been traceable from the start.
On 25 Mar 2013 at 1:41pm Rookie wrote:
54 and a lifer. 2 kids at uni. Pells and Priory. Former Phoenix employee. Rooks owner and fervent supporter in case anyone was in any doubt.
On 25 Mar 2013 at 1:51pm havenrook wrote:
I'm a married male in my late 40s with 2 kids,unemployed for over 3 years, priced out of Lewes in 1988 but loving all the benefits of not working.Not keen on the Jeremy Kyle show.
On 25 Mar 2013 at 3:19pm Sussex Jim wrote:
Iam a conventional Sussex man with a family, too old to work but having to keep going as I am too young to get as pension; and paying tax to subsidise to likes of Havenrook.
I like the forum for local information (where can I get a good tradesman,etc.) and sensible discussions between intelligent people. Not keen on the Bastian?Padster petty squabbles, or similar.
On 25 Mar 2013 at 3:47pm me, Myself and irene wrote:
38 male, also A lifer. Non-Smoker, Non-Drinker, partial to a bit pyromania at a certain time of the year.
On 25 Mar 2013 at 5:20pm Computer.Nick wrote:
M. 50+ Nerd. Guardianista. Southover resident. Has a cat.
On 25 Mar 2013 at 5:23pm drone wrote:
Little bloke with glasses. 58 yr old. DFL 56 years ago.
On 25 Mar 2013 at 6:28pm Kevsy wrote:
Lived in lewes 3 years, travel a lot and miss it, then read this and miss it slightly less
On 25 Mar 2013 at 7:42pm Country Boy wrote:
49, live in a village near Lewes. Have commuted to London daily for over 30 years. Hope to retire in the next two years. Two sons, wife and a dog. enjoy drinking coffee, farmers market and Grange Gardens. Lewes FC owner.
On 25 Mar 2013 at 8:54pm Ordinary Gal wrote:
44 year old, born and bred, although just returned after 14 years living away due to work. Love Lewes, always have, love the old and love the new. Funnily enough earlier today I was discussing exactly the point that Lupin makes.
On 25 Mar 2013 at 8:57pm Horseman7 wrote:
59 year old female. Single parent to daughter in Military Police. Granny. Sole trader for last 8 years, loving working from home. Lived in Sussex all my life but only in Lewes for a mere 28 years. Drinks far too much tea but otherwise viceless and boring.
On 25 Mar 2013 at 9:08pm ordinary gal pal wrote:
First time poster but pal of ordinary gal.Not born n bred but near enough, love my town.45 F working single parent generally happy lass!
On 25 Mar 2013 at 9:28pm expat alias walter wrote:
Consider myself a Lewesian. 54years, born Eastbourne, bred Lewes, then Brighton. Emigrated to New Zealand 1986. Two girls and a boy. Love this forum as it feels like I can stay in touch. Miss the smell of bonfire, and friends and family. Coming home (now Eastbourne) in 3 weeks for a visit and looking forward enormously to soaking up the Lewes experience again. I now have a strange accent.
On 25 Mar 2013 at 9:35pm Lewes lady wrote:
Late 40's. F obviously. Consultant. UFB about 28 years ago. Becoming disillusioned with the town, to be frank.
On 25 Mar 2013 at 10:13pm Bongo wrote:
Female, DFL (well, more NW Kent than London), live/work/play in Lewes for 23 years now. Love the towns quirkiness, and hate the way central government is ruining it.
On 25 Mar 2013 at 10:15pm TDA wrote:
DFL&L (London & Luton). Been here 5 years. Not sure I'm going to join a society, would feel like a fraud. Lewes - Lovely place, lovely people. 42yr male. Married, w/2 kids, work in London. This feels cathartic!
On 26 Mar 2013 at 12:31am Just_Sarah wrote:
35 years old. Psychiatric nurse specialising in rehab and addiction.
Seperated. Single mum. Lewes since millennium night 2000.
Gay ( yes...that should shake a tail feather or two ) and in an on/off relationship with friend in Sweden.
Tattoo of a dolphin on my left ankle that I deeply regret.
Confident and insecure. Responsible and childish. Tolerant and opinionated.
And I take myself way too seriously.
My daughter is my pride, my joy and my achievement.
On 26 Mar 2013 at 5:33am Townie wrote:
47. male. Harvey's alcoholic and curry addict.
On 26 Mar 2013 at 7:54am wrote:
Sarah, and in a puff of smoke etc etc she was back.
On 26 Mar 2013 at 8:34am Pete wrote:
Retired and enjoying life to the full....where is Lewes exactly ?
On 26 Mar 2013 at 8:59am Spartacus wrote:
I'm Spartacus, ex slave now working freelance from home. I live in the town center and at the weekends I like to kill romans, free the enslaved masses and drink Harveys.
On 26 Mar 2013 at 10:56am Southover Queen wrote:
I'm a bit wary, to be honest. Having been outed a couple of time and suffered the consequences does that. I live in Southover. I work at home doing various things which keep the wolf from the door, mostly. None of this will be news to anyone though, and certainly won't convince anyone that I'm not a "smug right-on egomaniac".
On 26 Mar 2013 at 11:03am Brussel sprout wrote:
35 year old woman, married with two very small children. Grew up here then moved abroad for 17 years, have just returned in January. Work in the arts. Would love to join a bonfire society (having not been allowed to as a chid!) but which one? Loves folk rock and reggae. Enormous shoe collection.
On 26 Mar 2013 at 11:32am Nevil Rook wrote:
54 year old male, lived in Lewes 24 years. Lewes FC owner.
On 26 Mar 2013 at 12:45pm brixtonbelle wrote:
Seems to me that many of the regulars HAVE described themselves, Lupin. I'm not sure what the point of this exercise is though, seeing as everyone could be making it up. I'm a little surprised at some of the autobiograhies as I'd assumed some posters to be male and turns out they are female, but in the end, our life stories and background don't matter; my point is that it's what we say that counts, however old, young, professional, etc etc we describe ourselves as.
Anyway, I am 18 years old, hugely intelligent, vastly attractive, well travelled, well read, good at everything, an inspiration and about to become the most popular PM this country has ever had. And I may be a man. And an egomaniac.
On 26 Mar 2013 at 5:36pm Clifford wrote:
52 years old living with parents. Currently unemployed I spend most days re reading 1983 back issues of The Socialist Worker. Hero is Arthur Scargill, share similar hair style
On 26 Mar 2013 at 5:43pm Blip wrote:
Elderly, boring, and I agree that I am not the sharpest knife in the drawer. I enjoy the Forum, but not the trolls, malice and spite. I hope we can move on from that
On 26 Mar 2013 at 5:57pm jrsussex wrote:
72yrs of age, spent some years travelling the world living and working in various countries. 2nd marriage, 5 g/children. Operated licensed pubs and clubs for some years prior to retiring 11yrs ago, although still have a business interest. Very happy with and love life, I enjoy every day.
On 26 Mar 2013 at 6:04pm Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
58, F, moved Down From Surrey 22 years ago. Love bonfire and Harveys, hate the way the town is becoming twee and wish we still had more useful shops.
On 26 Mar 2013 at 6:44pm Boris wrote:
39. Twilight stock-replacer at Tesco but will one day be MD of a large highly respected multnational corporation, probably Goldman Sachs. Usually heterosexual but wouldn't deny Dave Cameron. Brony.
On 26 Mar 2013 at 6:59pm Terry wrote:
Look at all these single mums!
Anyone fancy a date ?
On 26 Mar 2013 at 11:09pm @LStacey wrote:
36 years old, taken, marketing type. Mostly male. Live and work in Lewes, born in Cuckfield, raised mostly in Burgess Hill. Lewes FC owner. Absolutely in love with this funny little pocket of Sussex. Love walking, cycling and running... trying to be less fat so I can do all three better!
On 27 Mar 2013 at 12:21am pervy pete wrote:
24 year old, 6'4" Male. Brad Pitt lookalike. Part time porn star and freelance escort, although business is puzzlingly slow.
On 27 Mar 2013 at 7:59am Kettle wrote:
53, Ufb, astronaut. Female.
On 27 Mar 2013 at 12:55pm Penguin wrote:
Long nose, cold feet, like swimming and fishing.
On 27 Mar 2013 at 4:01pm formerly brixtonbelle wrote:
I'm Brixtonbelle...better you didn't know that