Author Topic: Born or brought up in Birmingham. Would you?  (Read 39576 times)

frederick

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Re: Born or brought up in Birmingham. Would you?
« Reply #363 on: November 11, 2017, 03:27:11 PM »
I serppose if the business move to Pembrokeshire I made had not been, I would probable still be living very close to Birmingham.
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Edmund Fifield

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Re: Born or brought up in Birmingham. Would you?
« Reply #364 on: November 11, 2017, 11:50:36 PM »
Worked for the PO in parcels in town centre most boring job I hve ever had,went on at 2Oclock till 10 o'clock they would come round at 8-30 and ask if you wanted overtime,you had to work a shift till 6 oo the next morning and be back for 2-0clock for you next shift,they would then ask if you wanted overtime the next day if you refused you would not get anymore overtime,I have know the Pakistanis nd indians work the 5 shifts ,week in week out. I got fed up with it and moved to Kent to get away from it.

countrylad

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Re: Born or brought up in Birmingham. Would you?
« Reply #365 on: November 12, 2017, 11:32:58 PM »
hi countrylad
                          there are some folk in this world who can not bond with any one not even with a wife or husband  or girl friend girls dump them soon after meeting them when they find out what they are like they become desperate to make friends so much so they become over the top and in there eyes its always some one else fault   never them and they are never wrong and they get a chip on there shoulder had big has there head some turn to drugs some turn to drink and some turn to the streets and live life on the edge
we are all different we all live the life that we can and we do the best we can with what we have


my self from when I first went to school I had to fight my way I would stand up for my self and took what come my way and give it back the best I could  it was called the school of hard knocks but it set me on a course  mom and me moved around  different schools for a time  I just got on with it when I went that is  and in the end I come out ok  so I'm told  I ask no one for any thing what I have not got I go with out


so to you countrylad you have done ok you have made your life and you live it to how you made it  O0
But you know, with out Brum, I am not sure I would be where I am today. Brum gave me the means to up sticks, but without Brum there would be no comparison to another life.

GardenGerald

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Re: Born or brought up in Birmingham. Would you?
« Reply #366 on: November 13, 2017, 05:08:51 PM »
Hello County Lad
I fully understand what you mean. I would have not left Water Orton if we had not been harased to get out
so that a new road  and more house could be built but the project never started but very recently someone has tried to revive it.
Having made the move I have no regrets.
Living in the Birmingham area gave me a great start in life that I have been able to build on in Wales.
The bad news for Wales of course is that now I am older I cost the Welsh NHS more money.
Every day is worth living so look forward to tomorrow.
Gerald.

Edmund Fifield

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Re: Born or brought up in Birmingham. Would you?
« Reply #367 on: November 13, 2017, 05:25:04 PM »
My wife was bought up iin Hockley so was her mother and G mother boyhood of them lived to be 94 ,my wife thinks she's going to die tomorrow ,worries about it all the time .No matter how many times I tell her not to be silly .Shes 74 .I keep telling her she's still got 20 years to go.

GardenGerald

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Re: Born or brought up in Birmingham. Would you?
« Reply #368 on: November 13, 2017, 05:44:31 PM »
Edmund
You wife is not out of nappies yet.
Send her to my boot camp, she will come back to you a new women.
I was talking to one of my neighbours a few weeks ago about the Queens telegram.
He replied, [censored] the telegram lets have a bottle of wine.
You know the routine Edmund, tummy in and chest out. Make the rest up as you
go along.
Gerald.