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  1. Sakura

    Walk in Spain

    Wow, I like heights but I would not do the walk across the beams. :) Mo https://www.angelfire.com/ak2/intelligencerreport/scariest_path.html
  2. Sakura

    Shanghai Expo Closing Ceremony

    Our son was returning to Canada in Oct and stayed in Shanghai for a few days and visited the Expo. Quite by chance a friend here just sent this to me. Well worth watching. This is China 's show case to the world - - - are the musicians sitting on invisible chairs? :) Mo...
  3. Sakura

    Handsworth History & Astonbrook through Aston Manor Links

    Can we still access the Birmingham History i.e. Handsworth, Aston and other areas? The many memories that were written up by members and submitted. Is that a separate web site now? :rolleyes: Mo
  4. Sakura

    Fridge message for your pets.

    Hope you enjoy this, I could certainly relate to it. :) Mo Dear Pets, and thence, Pet Owners, (The following was found posted very low on a refrigerator door). Dear Dogs and Cats: The dishes with the paw prints are yours and contain your food. The other dishes are mine and contain my food...
  5. Sakura

    Alaska Railway Routes

    Put your sound on and if this works you will love it. :)Mo Didn't work :cry: It is on power point any suggestions, I'm sure I have got them to down load before.
  6. Sakura

    Across Canada

    This is actually an ad for the train journey across Canada but it is my dream to do this. We would probably do it in two halves as we live basically in the middle. Hope it works for you and you enjoy it. It looks as though all they do is eat and drink.:)Mo...
  7. Sakura

    St Andrews, Handsworth.

    Has anyone heard anything about this? A friend in England emailed me over the weekend to tell me this year is the 100th Anniversary of St. Andrews Anglican Church, Handsworth. It was the church my family went to and John and I got married there in 1968. We were very involved with the church...
  8. Sakura

    Where is this 120

    Where is this? Hope you don't mind me adding this Phil.
  9. Sakura

    Do you remember?

    I just received this from a friend and thought although some relates to Canadian things which we don't remember you might enjoy it as. Mo 'Hey Dad,' one of my kids asked the other day, 'What was your favorite fast food when you were growing up?' </B>'We didn't have fast food when I was...
  10. Sakura

    Links: Bill Dargue’s website: Places and Place names

    This may have been posted but it is a good web site, search and you will find every area of Birmingham. Mo https://billdargue.jimdo.com/
  11. Sakura

    Comparing gasoline prices

    This is just for fun, I thought you might enjoy the comparison of every day things and gasoline. I know the cost of petrol in the UK is very high but it has gone up to $1.21 a litre here which folks are not used to.:)Mo Trying to find something funny in the absurdity of...
  12. Sakura

    Time Team

    I hope this is the right place to post this. I have just watched the 45 min. video of the Time Team taken in Jan 1997 of the excavation of the Matthew Bolton factory on South Road Handsworth. It was the Soho Mint I think as well. It was very interesting. Our son just sent it to me. Maybe there...
  13. Sakura

    Housing : Birmingham Council Municipal Housing

    I have looked for a thread on this but not found one so please correct me if there is one. :) My daughter watches the English program 'Selling Houses' and they are always referring to the fact that it was a council house. She was asking what happened to the people who needed subsidised housing...
  14. Sakura

    St Augustine's RC School

    This was our Grade 4 photo at St Augustine's RC School in 1954.. Our teacher was Sister Angela. I thought the Handsworth folk might like to see it and even see someone they know or knew as children.  :)