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P Walls, F Leask, R Cooper

Three well known faces from 1972. This is in the Cocktail bar of the Royal Hotel (Orkney Hotel) Kirkwall. Peter Walls,Fred Leask and Robin Cooper. That is a gas heater that Peter has his arm on, I'm not sure if they were still in operation in 1972. Fred was a real character,bless him.
Picture added on 03 September 2007
Nice one alan
Added by Vince on 04 September 2007
I can see where you got your good looks from Vince.
Added by Alan on 04 September 2007
I assumed that the Vince commenting here is Peter's son, if you aren't that person Vince then please pay no attention to my last post.
Added by Alan on 05 September 2007
Its the same Vince Alan cheers
Added by Vince on 06 September 2007
Nice one Peter was my brother and Freddie was my cousin and he came from Birsay, Bander was a well known character.(Sadly their all gone.)
Added by Stewart Walls on 07 April 2010
Aye sadly gone but not forgotten
Added by Stewart Walls ( junior) on 30 May 2011
We lived next door to Fred for years and as a child he terrified me marching up and down the road cursing and swearing (usually after a day in town). Of all the people I met in my 25 years at the Hydro, Bander was possibly my favorite. Mis-understood by those who did not take the time to get to know him, he was a real gentleman. I spent hours yarning to him about anything and everything.
Added by Ian Tait on 06 September 2011
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