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Phil

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« Reply #385 on: July 10, 2019, 02:25:08 PM »
A good image of the old Woolworths in the Bull Ring in the late 1950's. It looks like they are doing the prep works for the wholesale demolition of the Bull Ring.
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« Reply #386 on: July 21, 2019, 12:25:28 PM »
The Bull Ring, looking down Spiceal Street toward Jamaica Row in 1959.
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« Reply #387 on: August 03, 2019, 11:11:25 AM »
A 1957 photo looking down the High Street from Swan Passage toward the Bull Ring.
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« Reply #388 on: August 15, 2019, 09:17:45 PM »
Percy Moseley first to sell pineapple. my granddad.

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« Reply #389 on: August 15, 2019, 09:27:57 PM »
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Here is your granddad selling his Pineapples from his stall, I know you have seen this photo before and the story that went with it.
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« Reply #390 on: August 16, 2019, 01:05:00 PM »
Much later than that picture I know - possibly late 60's, maybe very early 70's - but my dad would often bring a pineapple home with him as we liked them.  The one day the girl asked him what it was when she saw him carrying one & when he told her she wouldn't believe him.  She'd only ever had tinned pineapple & thought they came in chunks!  Dad had to cut it up in front of her & let her taste it before she'd believe him  ;D
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« Reply #391 on: August 16, 2019, 04:32:56 PM »
The end of the Bull Ring that a some of us spent a lot of time hanging around in as teenagers mostly because it was free and it was warm in the winter. It looks like someone just dropped a bomb on it, making more of a mess than the Luftwaffe managed to do in the last war.
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« Reply #392 on: August 16, 2019, 07:18:55 PM »
Well, Phil, we can all vouch for the fact that not all change is for the better.
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« Reply #393 on: August 19, 2019, 01:20:20 PM »
The end of the Bull Ring that a some of us spent a lot of time hanging around in as teenagers mostly because it was free and it was warm in the winter. It looks like someone just dropped a bomb on it, making more of a mess than the Luftwaffe managed to do in the last war.
It just baffles me that I have absolutely no recollection of the process of demolishing the Bull Ring, or the building of the new one.  It's like I completely ignored that side of Town for several years  ::)
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« Reply #394 on: August 19, 2019, 02:57:55 PM »
Judith


The first time I went inside the new Bull Ring Centre was about 12 months ago, I just had no reason to be there.
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« Reply #395 on: August 20, 2019, 12:08:16 PM »
A busy day in the Bull Ring, the photo is not dated though judging by the street hawker selling hula hoops I would judge it to be 1958 as that was the time of the hula hoop craze in the UK. I was never able to keep one going for more than a couple of seconds myself, so it was one craze I didn't bother with.
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