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Recent content by alana124

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    Bull Ring 1930s - 1950s

    I NEVER TIRE OF LOOKING AT THE OLD PHOTO S OF bRUM Its where I grew up and town was me and my friends stomping ground.The Bull Ring, The Art Gallery. Used to get the no 7 bus from nechells .Saturday was C and A day when we left school tights skirts and spiky heels Then to the pictures memories
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    The End Of An Era.. Carl's last radio show...today!

    Start a revolution BRING BACK CARL HE IS AN INSTITUTION !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Old street pics..

    What wonderful pictures the old cars the shop fronts all with character wish they were like that now
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    Wilson Stuart school

    My daughter wnt to That school in about 1968 she loved it there
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    Rooms In A House

    One of the things I remember is the cellar, where the coalman used to tip the cole or coke in through a top just under the window.Also the way the windows had sah cords and my mom used to sit on the window ledge upstairs to clean the outside
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    St Vincent's, Vauxhall Grove

    I did go to st vincents did my first holy communiun left when I was about 7 couldn t get on with the nuns
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    Bull Ring 1930s - 1950s

    I used to work by there it was called Bembows sold all sorts, Ladies ,mens, houshold great big store
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    Bull Ring 1930s - 1950s

    Why oh why didn t we just build around all these wonderful structures in the bullring imagine the character it would have now
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    Who did you have on your bedroom wall... ?

    Thats gene Kelly by the way
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    Who did you have on your bedroom wall... ?

    I loved all the musicals Betty hutton, Ginger Rogers,gebe Kelly to name but a few
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    Products That Have Faded Away

    Liquid parrafin I remember black jack ointment for boils etc.
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    Monthly magazine of carls

    ;) thank you very much i will try that
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    Monthly magazine of carls

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    Cost of football match

    i have just ordered tickets for west brom blues match away they are £40 each and you have to make your own way there notice i used blue ink
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    that sounds about right for years i have loved colour and sparkle now it all in fashion we should have more colour in our lives jean xx