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Started at Averys 1975 (apprenticeship) worked there until 1985. Great apprenticeship may be you were in the plating shop then Astonian ? we did a week in there. I always remember the bloke in there working really hard. My grandad, dad, mum and brother worked there too. Great days :)
Sorry I've been away but it is great to see our infamous running man still running and causing questions. Great to hear all your comments and thanks OldMo for this legendary thread always hits the chuckle muscle.
Foster Brothers, next to Handsworth market. Got my school blazer from there c1966. Always was too big for me, mum said I'd grow into it. Fosters had those vacume dispensers for the change that was sucked over to a cashier somewhere else in store.
A great phrase used by my mum too and I remember it well.
Livery Street = was much longer before the Queensway was built across it.
I'm sure we must have had these before ... but here goes ...
Up the Apples and Pairs.
Put wood int ole.
Its a very interesting ramble Maria. There is a good you-tube video about Carl Chinn and the peaky's, well worth watching.
Was it me or was this second series a bit more aggressive ?
Good question .. probably not the sort of family to get associated with I guess.
I heard somewhere that we remember everything its just remembering how to retrieve it. :)
Sometimes it only takes a picture to trigger things off.
#1381 Erdington pic
Phil - I wonder if the girl in the foreground was looking at the photographer and thinking ...
... if he don't move...