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June

June Report 26 Nov 2004 16:16

Hi All, Katex & Chissy. Welcome to you both on our site. Now Chrissy my husband is from Yorkshire infact Skipton. So you liked our shops, just hope that goes for the people as well. LOL. Hope you will both come back on our site. Pat. Smethwick heck you must not say they are Brummies, they will not like that laughter. As for West Brom not sure about this, but what ever you are most welcome. Jim. H.R.H. June has now made you a LORD as I have hit my computer with my sword as it would not reach to Warrington. All we want now is for our John to come back from his trip in his Hot Air Balloon. Will be back. Tat Tar Blue Blood June (GIGGLE)

Pat

Pat Report 26 Nov 2004 16:41

LOL Mum still calls herself a brummie, she's proud of it. Oh So Brummies are from Birmingham only then? Welll it doesnt matter as there's plenty of them, I have a few who married in Dale End, and some in Aston. Thanks June. Pat x

Margaret

Margaret Report 26 Nov 2004 16:45

Boy Oh Boy only our second day and on page 2 already, Queen June you really started something.Great to see so many new comers checking us out, For those that dont know I was born in Brum and now live in Canada ,I dont think I have much of a accent anymore,(not that I am ashamed of it) but I only have to say one word over the phone and everybody will say Oh Hi Marg. Guess you never really lose it no matter where you live, and I have been away from Brum for over 45years. You are right Jim about taking the people out of Brum etc. Geraldine, my Son In Law is from Pelsall, a few months ago on our old site we had lots of laughs discussing who is a Brummie and who is from The Black Country. Faith glad you had a good Thanksgiving,now for Turkey Leftovers for a few days. Dee glad you are hanging in there. Jan still looking for the strong man.if you see any let me know. Well must go do a bit of house cleaning. Now made this site my home page. so right in to it every time I go on the Internet. Bye Marg.

June

June Report 26 Nov 2004 16:49

Hi Pat, Nice to hear about your mom our accent gives us away every time. LOL One thing if you have a Brummie friend you have them for life, thats is if you dont cross them by doing some thing horrible. So you stay with us and say hello to your mom for me. Tat Tar June xx

Pat

Pat Report 26 Nov 2004 17:00

I will tell her June says hello. That description sounds just like my Mum, you don't know her do you??? LOL. She' my best friend always has been, we get on brilliant. Pat x

June

June Report 26 Nov 2004 17:19

Hi Pat, Not sure if I do, re your mom. But we Brummies get every where. No comment please re what horses do. LOL If you understand what I mean. Well must be off now to sort out what we are having for tea. I wonder if my Keith would like some bread and jam or he could have bread and dripping laughter. See you all later on. Tat Tar June. xx

June

June Report 27 Nov 2004 10:22

Good Morning All, Are you still all in bed ????? Catch you later. Tat Tar June.

Pamela

Pamela Report 27 Nov 2004 13:27

Hello June and everyone. I am in Perth Western Australia. I was born in Birmingham, lived in Kitts Green. My maiden name was Oakley and have Jones, Leadbeaters,and Pearsall is my family tree. Two brothers and two sisters still reside in Birmingham. All the best Pam Oh! it is 9.28pm evening here

Unknown

Unknown Report 27 Nov 2004 15:10

Good afternoon My minions. Lord Jim here. Thank you for the honour you have graciously accorded me, Your Royal Highness June Of Brum. It has made me very proud(Whats the pay like)HAHA,. Welcome to Kate, Pat, and Pam, I am the court Jester on this site, an honour bestowed upon me with no justification. I am an old wrinkley of 81, and am of no further use to you youngsters. You know what they say Theres no fool like an old fool and I am pleased to be one. They also say the mind is willing but the flesh is weak, and that I am afraid is also true. Mind you some of the things that the ladies talk about still make me blush, thats because I am only 18 in mind. Pam Where abouts in Perth do you live? I have a sister living in Westminster( used to be Nullamara). Marg Whats this about a strong man? I am available to you but only for light duties, you know, Light the fire, put the Lights on, change a Light Bulb, anything light. I am strong enough to break a spider web if necessary.Did I hear a little Titter( I was the original little TITTER running Through the audience) OH Happy days, never felt better. STOP you cry Go no further, spare our blushes. (Jim ! SHUT UP) Now June on a serious note, your idea seems to have worked two fold, not only is it quicker, at least for now, we seem to have enlisted a few more very welcome friends. I wish we could get a few more men, I feel out on a limb at the moment, not that I am complaining, but a bit of competition would not come amiss. (Reading back, on what I have written I will still have to take the soup!!!!) In joke folks. June will answer any quieries. LLOL Dee Congratulations --you have cracked it, We all said you could if you were determined enough. Maybe we helped a bit. Do you remember saying one time that you were near the beach? I asked where abouts but you have not replied. I am only being nosey but, as you know thats me all over!! Here is a little funny for you---, Alittle girl was given a watch and some scent for her birthday and was driving her mother mad talking about it all the tine. Now,as the Vicar was coming to the party the Mother told her daughter that she was not to mention the watch or the scent. Tea time arrived, the little girl sat next to the Vicar and said " If you hear something and smell something It's only me!" Time and Tide Waits for no man, So it is time I was Away to the Woods. So from Lord Jim And Lady Mary LLOL(TITTER, TITTER)

Mommylonglegs

Mommylonglegs Report 27 Nov 2004 16:05

Hello again. Thank you for allowing me to join you. It is great hearing about places that i know. I know its not really in Brum but someone mentioned Pelsall earlier. Used to live right by the Finger Post" and did some bar work at the Old House at Home. Blimey that must have been in 1978. A lot of water gone under the bridge since then. Whats Adridge like nowadays? Jenny

June

June Report 27 Nov 2004 16:06

Hi I am back. A very big Welcome to Pam from Perth. Hope you will like our site. Lord Jim, I have made notes of your last mail and I am pleased you like your new title. LOL. Only the best for you. By the way I have found my crown. Dee Well done keep the good work up. as you have done so very well. To our girls Marge & Faith, over the pond hope you dont get snowed in. Brenda Stop sun bathing and get your washing done. Laughter. All for now Catch you later. H.R.H. June. with my sword. (GIGGLE)

Margaret

Margaret Report 27 Nov 2004 16:25

Morning Everyone,More #*%$@#$% snow. Jim one of my light bulbs just went as I turned on the computer, can you pop over to change it for me ? Jenny, funny you mentioned the finger post my Brother In Law Albert made it for the Village, they still live in the Village, My Son In Law Kevin Allsopp also came from Pelsall, his brother lives very near to the fingure post. and his cousin Norma lives right across from the Village Green. Great going Dee you have got it licked by the look of it. Well better go going out for Breakfast but need to clear off the snow first. Bye for now. Marg.

Dame

Dame Report 27 Nov 2004 16:41

Well whay can i say, My Lords, Ladies,Genltemen and H.R.H. a big hello to all of our newcomers, I hope you will visit with us often and tell us fond stories of dear "old Brum" or anything else for that matter we are a very liberal lot, especially Lord Jim who tries his best to keep all us girls in line, we love him dearly and he is the patriarch of our site his wife Mary keeps him in check he is in fact quite domesticated and makes a great meat and potato pie and does the shopping...Marge and I are over the pond I live in Arizona but I was raised in Ladywood, Brenda is over the other pond and lives in OZ, yes we are all over the globe but proud to be brummies....Dee what a fantastic thing giving up the fags I know it wasnt easy, well done..Our Jan and Rick will be back soon and wait until they see all of these new threaders...Your Majesty, I hope you are having a spendid weekend do you have any official duties and does your arm ache from all that waving LOL...We are under a snow advisory until Monday night, Marg whats going on in Radium Springs and when you find your strong man please send his brother to my place....till later my fellow brums...Ta ra a bit

Chrissy

Chrissy Report 27 Nov 2004 21:48

Hubby a bit blue tonight as city only drew at least they got a point but have to say they should have beaten Norwich,at least my team won. JIM. I was in the Wraf in 1959 had a brilliant time that's where i met hubby. I was born in Halifax but mum and i moved to N.Devon when i was about 4. Yes i did meet some lovely people when we lived in Brum but it was the place i wasn't happy with not the people the pace of life was too quick and people didn't seem to have much space in their lives plus with hubby's job the girls and myself hardly saw him being a country girl at heart and young i found it very difficult but stuck it out until he changed his job and we moved to Kent . Chrissy.

June

June Report 27 Nov 2004 23:13

Hello Chrissy, Glad to hear your team won. Its strange you saying about Brum with the pace of life being too quick. When we first moved to Wigston. Leicestershire. It was very odd to me it seemed like every one here was dead. You did not see very many people about and when it came to 9 pm at night, they were all off to bed. At the time we had our daughter who was only 11 months old and I did feel so a loan. But there you go. Even the bus service was terrible. You had to wait half an hour for a bus to come along and one service this was 1 hour wait. But being a city girl I was used to jumping on a bus every five mins. I also missed all the large shops and going into the old Bullring My husband he missed all the Yorkshire Dales and all the nice walks in open spaces, As its very flat here. He still loves to get up on the Moors when we go up there to see his family. Most of them are in Skipton but his older sister lives in Shipley. Glad you came back onto the site and I hope you will stay with us. Tat Tar June.

June

June Report 27 Nov 2004 23:17

Heck I think I need new specks Just read the message I have just put on. and I have put down LOAN looks like I need some money it should be LONE. Tat Tar June.

Chrissy

Chrissy Report 28 Nov 2004 09:32

June, I will stay with the you brummies as long as it stays friendly which i am sure it will do ,i have been on the Southwesterners thread for a long time now [as i was brought up in N. Devon] and it is a lovely thread tho i am limited for time just now ,elderly parents ,youngest daughter expecting and eldest one moving house but will pop on when i can. Must say i don't get back to Yorkshire much but i know what your hubby means about the moors they are stunning,we go up to Brum at least once a year as hubby goes to the Crem to see his dads name in the book then we visit friends and of course a browse round the Blues shop!!! Actually you are not far from me Leicester is only 20 min on the train we keep saying we will go and still haven't been!! Have a good day everyone have to go onto Debbi's site this week or she will think i have let her down. Chrissy.

June

June Report 28 Nov 2004 10:35

Good Morning All, Brenda, I received your email, wait till you come on next time, Re the web cam. I have found 2 crowns. One silver and one gold LOL. Hi Crissy, Glad you are going to stay with us, you wont get any one on here being horrible. We just like a bit of fun, and to hear what all our gang are up too. Hope all goes well with your daughters. Lord Jim, Well our Jan and Rick should be back to day from their weekend away. So I am sure Rick will help you out with all us young females LOL. Perhaps Grampa Jim will pop back. Faith & Marge, Hope you dont get much snow, as you will not be able to get out. Faith you did make me laugh re my arms hurting. I will have to get Lord Jim to pop down and help me move my poor old arm LOL. As if he wants to earn a bob or two I will see what I can come up with. How much do you pay a LORD ha ha. Catch you later. Tat Tar June.

Pamela

Pamela Report 28 Nov 2004 12:27

Good evening 8.10 here in Perth Jim I live in Swan View near the hills I used to live in Glen Forest not far from the John Forest National Park. We used to live in Kambalda {Nickel mining} and Kalgoorlie {Gold Mining} in the Eastern Goldfields my children were born and brought up there. After 17 years we went to Marvel Loch and Southern Cross gold mining of cause. The places were known as Marvelous Loch and Suffering Cross. We had the house in Perth to go to about every three weeks. Country people are so friendly and helpful we use to have people calling in all times of the day and night. We knew we could do the same and be welcomed. When I first came out here and met my husband we went to Ravensthorpe {copper mining} To a city girl that was a culture shock, but I have met many good friends from all over in these places. Enjoyed Kalgoorlie very hot and dry heat in summer freezing in winter on the edge of the desert minus degrees sometimes. Usually in country towns you must play tennis and football australian rules to meet people and the good old Country Womens Association. Wonderful association! Plus the hotel not quite like our pubs, oh! i forgot the lawn bowls very popular. I Played Badminton but my kids were in all types of sports. Now I play bridge I think I would break a leg if I played badminton again, to tired after work. Kindest regards Pam

Unknown

Unknown Report 28 Nov 2004 15:30

Hello all! I have just listed our friends on the new site and at the moment we are 16 in total.Please keep in touch as you are all most welcome. Strange how many of us are married to a Yorkshire partner! Must be something in the air. To all new comers I am Jim and I now live in Warrington. Born in Aston District, way back in 1923, left dear old Brum in 1958. Have lived in Blackburn, Oswaldtwistle,and Burnley, I may have lost my accent but not my Brummie heritage,I may be an old fogie, but, I still like a joke!!! LLOL TO YOU ALL Must away now as Lady Mary has just put the Kettle on, she says she can't afford a maid on the salary H.R.H June pays us(The old skinflint), no wonder she had to pawn some of her jewels, She is never away from the shops.(TITTER) My tea has now arrived so I must drink it or I will be in the dog house again. So with fondest love to one and all, its goodbye for now, from Lord Jim and Lady Mary C ttfn see you all soon, and I DO MEAN ALL.