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Mrs Karime was the French teacher when I was at Illmingto. I was also in Miss Kirks class when she was in her first year of teaching Miss Day ran the Pirates of Penzance production. I get the impression we would know each other as I was also in the production
Just shows what a small world it is.. Went to visit my Uncle at Christmas and the cow has been painted bright red..no missing that. There have been many things posted on this site that have brought back many happy memories and incidents to mind
Hi Rosie..sad to hear that the Londonderry was demolished.. but I suppose inevitable at the moment. It was always busy or rather heaving at night time. My mothers family come from Smethick so on family get together they all use to meet up there. I thought it was because my Uncle had moved...
Lived in Weoley Castle from 5yrs to 18yrs As kids we often sat outside the Stonehouse while my dad was inside same with the California.. mostly Sudays before lunch. for my sins drank in both with my friends on occasions but that was over 40yrs ago early 70's late sixtys
The original California was further along at the side of the canal and was indeed built by a rich returing gold prospector from California hence the Cali..name and at one time Weoley Castle at that spot was known as California. This surved the canal and the brick works . At a later date the...
The stone house farm building was occupied by the Ward sisters both spinsters who had inherited it from there father I use to walk with Miss Ward and her dog for miles over the field when I was approximately 8. That a good 52years ago. I understand that it was built originaly by the ower of...