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Yep the mail article (see below) rings true. As a senior staff rep we covered the debacle. I wrote a short book on it.
Jaguar was in a mess run by Robinson he tried to run it on a democratic style. Proved a disaster.
I first met John Egan he was head of Sales and Service at Cowley. He gave...
Just completed the 3 Episodes of 37 days. Its full of information. Interesting how the Kaiser pulled the plug on the Attack in the West once French Neutrality was wrongfully Established via the Edward Grey Phone call.
Once he found out he had been duped it was all Guns Blazing. The linkage...
It was a sad day with the death of Tony Greig. The iconic figure who took our game by the scruff of
neck and transformed it to what we have today.
Like Jimmy Hill earlier who took Football into a similar Orbit Gregg created Stardom on an International stage.
Prior to these guys Sportsmen were...
Just seen the line proposal into Birmingham.
surprised at the link via Water Orton into Birmingham.
Its a complete new Track and Infrastructue build.
Intial proposal star around 2017 give or take the
Well its that time again another Ashes season. Who
can forget that season 2005 winning against the odds.
Well its a new season ahead and I must admit im a little
bit down this year. We dont sem to have any cohesion
at all. I hope we can pull something out of the bag.
Most of my time was...
My grandfather served with with distinction but was badly
Private Thomas Moran 8th Battalion the Gloucestershire Regiment
Enlisted on 14/9/14 as No 12990 (his number is in a batch of men who seem to have enlisted in 8 KLR in the Lydney Gloucestershire although I...
Going through a few of Dad's Photo's I stumbled across
a Copy of the Efficiency department.
Dad headed this department in the 1950's.
Unfortunately it closed down and work transfered to
The Picture shows Dad far right at his leaving do.
He went to Turner Brothers for the...
This search through my Mothers Photographs
is turning up some odd things.
All my life I have tried to follow the Methodist
Religion. Years in the Boy's Brigade and regular
attendance at Stechford Methodists.
I had several years at Yardley Parish Church and
a couple of years at St Margarets...
By the later 1950's Dad had moved up to
a Minx Mark 1.
Again on Holiday somewhere the Car is
shown with my Sister.
We later had a Mark 3 version.
Real luxury these vehicles for the price
the best cars on the road.
Came across this picture of Myself Mom and my
Sister somewhere on Holiday in the Mid 1950's.
It is a Sunbeam Talbot around 1939+.
Great in the Summer as the Photo shows but
cold and wet in the Winter.
Dads pride and Joy.
Also known as Bentley Road I started there in 1948.
Left after a couple of Years. Came back for another
year around 1953 to 1954.
I started in Miss Whittakers class then Miss Evans.
I finnished in Miss Wilson Class .
Found an old photo of 1953/54 Class.
great site for Austin Rover I use as an ex Rover
Employee is www.austin- Rover.co.uk.
The site is run by Keith Adams and there are many
areas to look in at from History to the lastest
A part life for a while was spent in the World of
Berlin from 1963 to 1968.
The City was completely surrounded by the trappings
of the left overs from World War 2.
The journey's I undertook I was able to enter Berlin
via Air Rail and Land via the corridors.
Travelling to East Berlin was...
Had a great day at the Rep Theatre saw a great play
She Stoops to Conquer.
Next one is a Musical on Peter Pan.
Found a few old Photographs showing the Old Bingley
Hall and where the Symphoney Hall and Rep are now.
Also shows Brenda's School Nelson Street where she taught
for a While in...
Had a retirement do for my ex Colleague from Gaydon.
It was my turn 5 years ago now today Bob took his
Lot of Memories the the Malt Shovel in the Village has
seen lots of people come and go from the Huge Ford
site consisting of the Museum, Land Rover Jaguar,
and Aston Martin...
Just back from Newquay. Took some time to get Started.
I was determined to have a complete rest whilst on Holiday
and for a week I did.
Out of the blue my cousin advised us for a day out at Trebah
Well there we were a wonderful place with a beach at the bottom.
There it was the...