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Poetry D Jour by Beryl McMullen coming December, 2010

Notice: The forum is being looked after by Garden Gerald, Nick and Townie.

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 on: Today at 03:05:32 PM 
Started by GardenGerald - Last post by GardenGerald
A New Thread..One for Townie to start

 on: May 22, 2018, 04:29:55 PM 
Started by townie - Last post by Edifi
Half of the fairies that play today wouldn't be able to kick the old leather tatter,they wouldn't be able to walk in the old McGregor boots.Whenwe played in Belgium in 1956 we had to play with their ball ours was to big and heavy for them.

 on: May 22, 2018, 02:17:11 PM 
Started by GardenGerald - Last post by Twm Sion
I can't really comment on the centre of Brum, I only used to stop off there at New Street to get my connection to Wales or walk across town to snow Hill.

I do know that I can't find my way around  Brum by car these days, all the old rat runs have disappeared. The old housing estates that I lived on are terrible places, one of which has been demolished. Such a lovely place when we moved into those new houses in the early 60's. It had become a druggies paradise before being knocked down.

 on: May 22, 2018, 02:09:02 PM 
Started by GardenGerald - Last post by Twm Sion
A Shropshire lad, by Phil Drabble, lovely read.

Another good country book: I walked by night. Can't remember the authors name, but he was a poacher.

The Railways of Wales, John Christopher & Campbell McCutcheon

 on: May 22, 2018, 02:02:33 PM 
Started by Twm Sion - Last post by Twm Sion
Hello Gerald, I've been watching sparrows and house martins nesting in the barn. The blue tits are back and forth to their nest box, I can't hear any lyles ones yet. I also spotted where the nuthatch has nested yesterday. They are in a very old nest box, it's just about holding on to the tree with one screw. Didn't want to interfere in case they deserted the nest, I'm just hoping for the best.

 on: May 22, 2018, 12:41:05 PM 
Started by GardenGerald - Last post by townie
Ive been in that Jaimaca Inn I was delivering to St Angus many years ago and stopped for a pint.

 on: May 22, 2018, 12:39:09 PM 
Started by GardenGerald - Last post by townie
I don't know how many of you actually visit Brum? It looks nice with all the glass and modern features. Being of old school I loved Brum in the 60s 70s when it was a real City with real architecture and real characters.   

 on: May 22, 2018, 11:46:09 AM 
Started by GardenGerald - Last post by GardenGerald
Some good books to read

A Lad of Evesham Vale
Muddy Boots and Sunday Suits
Gull on the Roof
Frenchmans Cove or Creek  ..Visit Jaimaca Inn to get the real atmosphere.
Poldark...Explore the old mines in Cornwall.

 on: May 22, 2018, 11:37:51 AM 
Started by Twm Sion - Last post by GardenGerald
Our 2 pairs of Woodpeckers have been for their morning feed and each pair has a baby.
Our transformer has got a new pole because the Woodpeckers made nests in it.
They now live in a Red Leaved Hazel very close to the house.

 on: May 22, 2018, 09:18:14 AM 
Started by GardenGerald - Last post by GardenGerald
None of it makes sense.
Boating will take place in the River Rea at Inkerman and Duddeston.
Running track around the blocks of flats at Bromford.
High jump and spear throwing at Castle Vale.
Swimming in the Ward End Pond
Shooting at Chelmsley Wood.
Marathon on the number 11 route.
Floating car parks held aloft with air balloons.
All sorted.

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