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by drob357
Fri Apr 02, 2021 8:06 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: HOPC Library Closure
Replies: 5
Views: 436

Re: HOPC Library Closure

It is a very sad outcome Diane. Clearly you have done some sterling work trying to hold it together and I can only guess how disappointed you must be. Particularly so on top of losing such close friends and partners. I know I was late to the party but I remember how you tried to encourage some dona...
by drob357
Thu Mar 25, 2021 7:40 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: HOPC Library Closure
Replies: 5
Views: 436

Re: HOPC Library Closure

Our sincere thanks ConorHeffernan for sharing these thoughts about the Library. Much appreciated.

Kind regards,
Diane
by drob357
Wed Mar 24, 2021 10:00 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: HOPC Library Closure
Replies: 5
Views: 436

HOPC Library Closure

https://www.davidgentle.com/forum/farwell.jpg Dear Library Subscribers, For the full version of this announcement, please login into the Library or check your email. The History of Physical Culture Library lost two of its most valuable contributors in 2020. David Gentle, PC Historian and Peter Yate...
by drob357
Mon Feb 08, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: HOPC BOOK STORE
Replies: 0
Views: 787

HOPC BOOK STORE

https://www.davidgentle.com/forum/storex.jpg HOPC STORE - MUSCLE BUILDING BOOKS & COURSES Visit: https://www.davidgentle.com/store/index.html ON SALE NOW - Strongman Historical Series by Ron Tyrrell - The Strand Pullers Super Scrapbook by David Gentle - Muscle Building Cable Course by Peter Yates -...
by drob357
Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:17 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Query Joe Assirati
Replies: 2
Views: 1309

Re: Query Joe Assirati

I don't think so. Joe lived very near the Elephant and Castle south London and, I believe, his funeral service was very local to his home address. David Gentle attended the service. I interviewed Joe in his front room.
Thanks Steve. I will share your answer with Keith.
by drob357
Mon Jan 04, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Query Joe Assirati
Replies: 2
Views: 1309

Query Joe Assirati

The following is a post on our public blog. If you are able to assist this gentleman by responding to his question, please click on the link below. Thank you. "Hi wonderful to read so much about my relation really enjoyed reading about his life which I am only now realising how famous he was around ...
by drob357
Mon Jan 04, 2021 1:14 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Peter Yates
Replies: 18
Views: 4521

Re: Peter Yates

Hello Everyone, I'm sorry for the delay responding. I had just returned from a local ski trip when I heard the very sad news of Peter's passing. He was an extraordinary man with a heart of gold. He will be missed dearly by us all. Yes, it certainly has been a difficult year filled with sadness and l...
by drob357
Sun Nov 29, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Farewell to Darth Vader
Replies: 3
Views: 1492

Re: Farewell to Darth Vader

So sad to hear the news Peter. David Gentle wrote a brief bio on David for our library several years ago. This morning I published it in the public area of our website. Here is the link for those interested in reading it: https://www.davidgentle.com/hopc/david- ... raordinary
by drob357
Tue Nov 17, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: David's PC Collection
Replies: 0
Views: 1448

David's PC Collection

David Gentle's PC Collection for Sale
"David's extraordinary Physical Culture collection is currently for sale. Click on link for details.

https://www.davidgentle.com/hopc/pc-collection/
by drob357
Sun Nov 15, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: David's birthday
Replies: 2
Views: 1329

Re: David's birthday

David is sadly missed with each day that passes...