"When we was feeling brave we'd chance our arm with the parkie
(park keeper) at Mather and Platts fields.
| Whatever happened to getting chased by the parkie
if he caught you on the grass, and going to the park with watereddown lemonade made of powder?
Meanwhile, Belinda Saye, wrote: "In Ferndale, we had Dai the Parkie
I seem to remember many years ago a "parkie
" going round the park 10 minutes before locking the gates blowing a whistle and shouting "park closing, please leave".
We all had blankets with pockets on and it was so cold your teeth chattered; we made our own bikes, played football from dawn 'til dusk and annoyed the parkie
as much as we could.
Then it's off to Namibia to meet the strangest creature Paul has yet encountered - a 10-month-old aardvark known as Parkie
- who is learning to hunt for termites.
Was great to hear that baby cry though xx Lisa Burton Congratulations to you both x Anne Hurley on CCTV installed at arson-hit play area Should never have done away with the old 'Parkie
Centered around the remains of Hans and Parkie
, two elephants for whom a special concert was held at Paris's Jardin des Plantes in 1798, the work features songs from that performance (such as the revolutionary anthem "Ca ira") sung by Tim Storms, the man with the world's deepest voice--so deep, in fact, that it can only be heard by elephants.
PINKY & PARKIE
Katie Price's unforgettable 4x4 in disabled spot last week
We've shown you pictures of Haibaos infiltrating the city via the Maglev, hiding behind trees, brazenly walking on the grass in a Chinese park (cue mad Little Napoleons in cheap Parkie
uniforms with whistles and waving arms!!).
"The politicians will use this as fodder," said Johnnie Reason, a 54 year-old Bostonian who was in Worcester yesterday to visit his 18-year-old son, Parkie
"We don't need the government to do things for us--that's why the town is very, very independent," says Ray Washburne, a co-owner of the Highland Park Village mall and a native "Parkie
." In 2004, Washburne and George Seay III (pronounced "see"), a grandson of Texas' first 20th-century Republican governor, cofounded Legacy, a group of 200 families that "have been successful in their careers and want to be involved in the political process." The group hosts aspiring Gov presidential candidates at a yearly summer retreat in Colorado, where they "network with other people who have been trying to push along the conservative, free-enterprise cause." Washburne befriended former Minnesota Gov.