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Sit down young stranger

Sit down young stranger

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Very cool shot, Bill. Your photo looks 1950s ish.
Bill Phillips: Thanks Hollie 1963 I think
  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 11 Apr 2014, 00:42
Already demonstrating capability in handling his camera...but, this lad looks ready to pounce on a passing buttie.
Bill Phillips: Oh yes I started young
Is that YOU!?? How great is that!
(LOVE Gordon Lightfoot!)
Bill Phillips: It is me and I love Gordon Lightfoot too... well his records at least!
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 11 Apr 2014, 05:02
Great boat Friday picture, love your smile smile
Wonderful picture.
Bill Phillips: Thanks Lady P. I was about 13 when this was taken...i think!
  • vintage
  • Australia
  • 11 Apr 2014, 05:08
Great photo Bill is this you a few weeks ago?
Bill Phillips: If only.....
i see that you had a good start and this photo stuff Bill... great image...
i like Gordon Lightfoot a lot... and not only because he's Canadiangrin
....petersmile
Bill Phillips: I first came across Gordon Lightfoot over 40 years ago and still play his records (particularly the 70s Albums) a lot. Ange and my daughter Helen are fans too and Helen plays his stuff to young Joseph!
  • Chris
  • England
  • 11 Apr 2014, 06:30
Good heavens - just who might this bright & good looking boy be I wonder?
Bill Phillips: I have to confess to posting a selfie
Oh my! I think we all need to do this, Bill...bring out the vintage photographs. HA! I love it. How old were you here, I wonder? Wait, that IS you, right? Your hair looks so now-ish!
Bill Phillips: Yes it is me and I was 13 I think
  • Lisl
  • England
  • 11 Apr 2014, 07:11
What a fine young man, Bill. I dreamt about you and Ange last night, but you didn't look like this!
Bill Phillips: Hard to imagine isn't it?
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 11 Apr 2014, 07:44
This must be William J. Phillips, called Bill - and even as boy he was a great photographer- I love the photo and your smile!
Bill Phillips: It is indeed me Philine
  • Richard Trim
  • Suffolk: where the sun rises first in England
  • 11 Apr 2014, 08:00
I can tell that you weren't a naughty boy at school
Bill Phillips: Ummmm................
I agree with Hollie here, that was my forts impression looks very 50ish like looking at myself lots of years ago.
Bill Phillips: I was a mere lad of about 13 Scotia!
The age of innocence, Bill. Is this the original selfie?
Bill Phillips: It could be but it was taken by my Dad
Nice boats.
Bill Phillips: Yeah
What a great shot, Bill smile
Bill Phillips: It took my dad a long time to take a picture
  • blackdog
  • United Kingdom
  • 11 Apr 2014, 09:57
At 13 I was not allowing anyone to take my photograph. Successfully avoided the annual school photo as well as any aunts and uncles may have tried to take!
Bill Phillips: I think I was bribed
Wonderful old picture. That's not a forced smile - really genuine.
Bill Phillips: My dad took it. He was great fun
  • gutteridge
  • where latitude and attitude meet
  • 11 Apr 2014, 10:26
This was clearly you before you went astray Bill.
Bill Phillips: Amazing how far downhill you can go
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 11 Apr 2014, 11:17
Heck, you were actually beautiful!
Bill Phillips: I have been called many things but never that!
  • Penny
  • Glossop
  • 11 Apr 2014, 12:16
This is great, and evocative of the blissful, innocent pre-internet days, which sometimes I wish we could return to, but it will take some sort of disaster I suppose to wipe all that out.
(not that I'm implying you were innocent, Bill - there's a knowingness in that cheeky grin!)
Bill Phillips: We were all innocent in those days!
I don't know why you avoided having your picture taken, Bill, you were very photogenic.
Bill Phillips: You are my new best friend grin
  • Shane
  • United Kingdom
  • 11 Apr 2014, 15:40
Cracking photo....i take it thats you bill ?
Bill Phillips: It is indeed Shane 50 years ago!
Nice to see that you already had a camera in hand Bill!
Bill Phillips: It was an old Balda and I still have it. It took 127 film
Nice little portrait.
Bill Phillips: Who would have thought what he would have grown up into?
quite classic Bill...what a delightful young man!
Bill Phillips: Hahaha I'll take your word for thatsmile
I like your "selfie" image. Cute.
Bill Phillips: Long before selfies, mobile phones and what ever!

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