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mike mancott

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Re: remembering birmingham as a kid
« Reply #121 on: August 18, 2019, 08:39:16 AM »
Ed, I started to write a few of my early years memories for my grandkids. It`s surprising what memories are triggered when you do this. Can recommend it.
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Edmund Fifield

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Re: remembering birmingham as a kid
« Reply #122 on: August 18, 2019, 09:44:45 AM »
Mike,might try that.,It will be interesting to see what come about O0

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Re: remembering birmingham as a kid
« Reply #123 on: August 18, 2019, 10:12:27 AM »
Calthorpe park  the year not sure but it was after the war     two things that come to mind first one a miniature railway that ran from the bridge by the swings down to the bridge   along the side of the river rea

and the other thing   was a row of world war two aircraft  from one end of the park to the other end plus barrage balloons
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Re: remembering birmingham as a kid
« Reply #124 on: August 18, 2019, 10:44:47 AM »
Roy,
Was that the time there was a Lancaster there. My dad took me there to see it and clime into it.      O0
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Re: remembering birmingham as a kid
« Reply #125 on: August 18, 2019, 11:23:36 AM »
hi fred could be but being a child I would not know one plane from the another all I know there was a lot of them   but im sure it was before 1950
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Re: remembering birmingham as a kid
« Reply #126 on: August 18, 2019, 11:39:50 AM »
Roy,
It would have been at that time.
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Re: remembering birmingham as a kid
« Reply #127 on: August 18, 2019, 12:37:47 PM »
I also remember getting a lorry innertube at cannonhill park and using it has a raft on the river rea down to the triangle  flicks


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mike mancott

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Re: remembering birmingham as a kid
« Reply #128 on: August 19, 2019, 07:39:47 PM »
My first holidays at the seaside were with one of these inner-tubes my Dad got hold of.

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Re: remembering birmingham as a kid
« Reply #129 on: August 19, 2019, 07:41:59 PM »
Gerald I would love to read this book and I don't see why there is any reason you can't. Count me in I can only help with the 70s if that's any help. 
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