Ilkeston is going to name a street after the lad; 'Scollins Court' is currently under construction. He would have been chuffed to bits.
I went to his house once with Oxford-educated and rather plummy Paddy Griffith. We got lost and Paddy got out to ask a flat capped pedestrian for directions. When he got back in the car he said 'That chap called me 'Duck' - twice .'
Rick's book series is called 'Ey up mi Duck'.
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