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Date Posted: Mon, 10 Mar 2008, 0:18:41
Author: Ian Cooper
Subject: Re: Eddie Chapman
In reply to: Ian Cooper 's message, "Re: Eddie Chapman" on Mon, 10 Mar 2008, 0:03:31

Another thing I remember - Eddie used snuff. I don't know what brand he used, whether it was Sheffield's own Wilsons of Sharrow or some other brand, but I do recall he always had a snuff box with him and he'd take a sniff every so often. He always sneezed when he used it.

He was also an avid fisherman. I remember him taking me to Graves Park or somewhere with the intention of teaching me how to fish, but I think I got bored because I don't remember much - he taught me how to cast, which was fun, but waiting for the fish to bite was more than my youthful patience could stand. I remember my mum telling me once how his maggots got out of their box in the fridge and my grandmother just about had a fit.

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