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Bit Boring on here

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Newby

Newby Report 6 Jun 2014 21:31

OH come on.. stuff the GR generals who patrol the boards these days
What have you all been up to ?
Me? moving to South Wales.. anyone live in that area?
Be warned I am moving in, so house prices will reduce ... :-D

Island

Island Report 6 Jun 2014 21:39

I'm sorry it's boring where you are.

Is that why you're moving to South Wales?

Welcome back :-D :-D

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 6 Jun 2014 21:43

ooer - I'm in Cardiff - you coming anywhere near me :-D

Mersey

Mersey Report 6 Jun 2014 21:44

Hi Newby as always :-D :-D

Newby

Newby Report 6 Jun 2014 21:45

Ha ..a response! See ..
TBH yep 14 years in the same place .. kids moved out and we are moving before kids come back!
I really like the look of South Wales..
Thanks for the welcome xx
PS you might think twice about that if you live in South Wales ;-)

Newby

Newby Report 6 Jun 2014 21:46

Hi ya Mersey xx and Ann yep coming your way soon xxx

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 6 Jun 2014 21:54

South Wales is good but will you miss your friends? Having moved so often ourselves and ended up practically Billie no mates it is a thing worth considering.

Newby

Newby Report 6 Jun 2014 21:55

Still a bit boring on here..
Ann.. TBH .. you probably know about the recent past..
I was born , grew up , moved away and came back to the place I was born .. I don't want to die here..
There is a whole world out there just waiting .. OK it,s Wales but its a start and Mum comes with us and Wales is a beautiful place to live
There is a beautiful villa in France 80K for a cash buyer on ebay ..take a look..
We can all dream
xx

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 6 Jun 2014 22:00

I'm here - Newby will not be a Billy no mates!!!! :-D

Newby

Newby Report 6 Jun 2014 22:04

Aww Ann me mate ..watch this space .. in six months you will be sat on my decking drinking ..tea? or other beverages ;-)

Newby

Newby Report 6 Jun 2014 22:07

Bob .. are you talking about exploding garden birds?x

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 6 Jun 2014 23:36

ummmmmmmm... I live in New South Wales :-D :-D

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 6 Jun 2014 23:40

I don't live in Wales, but HAVE lived in Wales.....

Lived in both 'English' Wales (Haverfordwest) and 'Welsh' Wales (St Davids), and can count to 5 in Welsh. :-D

ann

ann Report 6 Jun 2014 23:55

I have family in North Wales does that count?

Newby

Newby Report 7 Jun 2014 00:10

ladyScozz don't .. I get lost on the M5 !
Maggie..whats the difference between English Wales and welsh Wales?
Ann .. your in........... love XXX

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 7 Jun 2014 00:42

Hi Newby,
The difference (according to my elder sister who went to school in both areas) is that in Haverfordwest, lessons were taught in English, in St Davids, they were taught in Welsh - and I'm talking about over 50 years ago. Hence, though I didn't go to school there, I can count to 5 in Welsh - my sister loved playing 'schools' with me as the 'victim'.

JemimaFawr

JemimaFawr Report 7 Jun 2014 00:55

I live in Carmarthenshire, South Wales on the Coast.

Maggie- My father's family originate from the Haverfordwest area of Pembrokeshire. My Grandparents moved to Carmarthenshire in the late 1920s.

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 7 Jun 2014 01:04

I'm Hampshire/Suffolk/Cornish back for many years.
Possible Dutch influence in Norfolk area in 16th century - draining the Fenns.
Apart from that, English (not many of us about)

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 7 Jun 2014 09:06

oops sorry 'bout dat , clicked on wrong thread.......
Bob

GeordiePride

GeordiePride Report 7 Jun 2014 17:43

I think I will stay in Geordieland - I don't think I would get a welcome in the hillside if I moved there. :-D :-D :-D ;-) ;-) ;-)

GP