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Rick Report 1 Dec 2004 12:30

Hi Jenny ! Sorry nobody replied to you. We're a friendly bunch though so dont let it put you off :-))))) And as for you Jan !!!! Tsk tsk. I'm getting one that doesn't drop it's needles lolololol. Rick.xx


June Report 1 Dec 2004 14:27

Hello All, At last I am back, had loads of things to do this morning. J an I can just see Rick with his fairy on top of his head laughter. Just hope you have got a good vac to get all the pine needles up. Jenny, I hope you find a place to put your tree in your new home. I used to have a live tree, but at that time we had a cat and dog and our Timmy (cat) always wanted to play with the items on the tree. So hence I had all the pines every where. So gave up and we now have a F/ optic one. Sir Jim where are you ???? Has Mary got you out doing the shopping again. Now all the ones that seem to be lost off the site please come back. Catch you all later. June.

Jan From Bristol

Jan From Bristol Report 1 Dec 2004 15:36

Hi there June Glad your back and ok Now as you all see up there in black and white - Rick says he is getting a tree with needles that dont fall off!! Therefore if they do it will be totally his fault for gettin the wrong one and he should clean them up :-)))))))))) there sorted lol. Is a wooden floor June so not as bad as carpet :-)) Rick shouldnt have too much trouble :-)) Love Jan xx


Margaret Report 1 Dec 2004 16:58

Morning Everyone,still lots of snow around, but at least none last night to shovel this morning. Just got my Winter addition of THIS ENGLAND magazine, and an appropriate verse for all the last few messages. "I hate to cast aspertions at the strong and silent sex. But it's really time they got a blooming chopper on their neck. The way they mess us girls around, it really is a shame. They always do the dirty and we always get the blame. " There is lots more verses all about the sinfulness and wickedness of men ! For you Jim its from a Gracie Fields song. if you can find a copy of this quartes magazine, Jim you would really enjoy it lots of memories about the service men and women in WW2. Well have to go am having the first part of a progressive dinner at my house tomorrow night, so better start making a few go with the wine etc. Bye for now everyone. Marg


Unknown Report 1 Dec 2004 17:00

GRRRRRRRR!!! I am b---- well fed up. Is it me or has anyone else having the same trouble? for the second time in the last few days, I spent half an hour replying to all you good people on the web. got to the end of my drivel clicked "ADD MESSAGE" and up comes "This page is unavailable". Try as I might I could not get things back and my message for the second time is lost. I sent an email to Friends Reunited complaining agaian and have still not had a raply. SO I AM GOING OFF IN A HUFF. Had my new phone socket fitted to-day but it didn't work until I got another Filter on the phone socket. Talk about technicalities!!! SO LLOL to you all I will have calmed down by to-morrow and will speak to you all then Disgruntled Jim and Calming Influence Mary C.


June Report 1 Dec 2004 20:32

Hello All, Jim so you have been having trouble, now dear have you got a light in your den so that you can see what you are doing. ??? If not I can send you some candles LLOL. Jan so you dont have carpets, never mind. Just hope Rick has got the right tree for you. Where are all our friends gone. Catch you all later. Tat Tar June.


June Report 2 Dec 2004 10:16

Good morning to you all. Now girls where are you all ?? Hope our Jim can get on his computer today, the offer of the candles is still on Jim. Jan, Hows the tree going and have you put all your decorations on it yet. How did the Christmas shopping go ?? Will be back later love June.


Unknown Report 2 Dec 2004 14:21

Well I have cooled down a bit now,after my disasterous couple of days. It is annoying though, after getting writers cramp, in my typing finger to find it has all gone to , I don't know where.Ah well worse things happen at sea. So how are you all ? Panicking over Xmas? Me I don't enjoy it half as much these days, and neither does Mary. Not the same once the children have grown up and gone their own ways. Don't get me wrong, I am not an old misery guts any more than Mary is, but Xmas , to us, has become more of a commercial time than the Magic of Christmas Time. Our big worry is what to get our offspring when they have more than we ever had. The world has gone a bit haywire somewhere along the way. One thing is All my greetings to you all are a sincere wish for better times to come. So from a grumpy old man and a devoted wife I will say Ta Ta for to-day and catch you all to-morrow. LLOL from Jim & Mary C.

Jan From Bristol

Jan From Bristol Report 2 Dec 2004 17:55

Hi Everyone hope your all ok have just had such a laugh! We decided to put up the tree - i made the stand bit and Rick sawed the bottom of the tree ( which he constantly moaned about all the time) he blamed the saw for being blunt!! lol. Well then we get the tree indoors and in its stand and take the wrapping stuff off - I said ermmmm Rick what size tree did you get its huge!!!!!!!!!! lololol - There is no way we can reach the curtains to shut them and them needles that dont drop were certainly dropping lol but it looks lovely :-)))))))))))))))))) Love Jan xx


Rick Report 3 Dec 2004 08:49

Morning All !!!!! How cold and frosty is it today ??? Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr. Well the tree doesn't look any smaller today lol. Certainly gave us both a good laugh anyway. Will have to get extra decorations or it's going to look very bare. Rick.xx


Pamela Report 3 Dec 2004 09:44

Hello Brenda I lived in Kitts Green till November 1968. I Do not remember when we moved there I went to whitington oval school I can remember being in Miss Chambers class about 4 I think. Regards Pam


June Report 3 Dec 2004 10:17

Good Morning All, Nice day here with all the sunshine, but its still white over with the frost brrrrrrrr. Jim I hope I have not blown your computer up, was you able to open the mail ?? Jan & Rick, Glad you was able to get your tree up, now who is going to go out in this cold weather to buy some more decorations ? Hi Brenda. Did you get all your Christmas shopping done yesterday ? Did you manage to get a rise from Joe with the house keeping LOL. Pam nice to see you on the site. Now where has all our girls gone ? Marge & Faith over the pond. Dee, Gerri. Pat, Jacky. Chrissy, Katex. Have to go now and do the shopping, will be back later. Tat Tar June.xx


June Report 3 Dec 2004 14:51

Hi I am back. Done all my shopping wow. Now going off to have a sulk as there is no one on our site. So I dont want to talk to my self. As they may lock me up laughter. Tat Tar June. xx


Unknown Report 3 Dec 2004 15:42

Hello Fellow Brummies I am back in form to-day, well almost. Please take most of what I said about Xmas with a pinch of salt. I enjoy the Festive season as well as the next man, but in my own way. We enjoy each others company still even after 60 years. June Yes as you will now know I got your Email ok. It reminded me of the silent film days at the ERA cinema on the corner of Churchill Rd and Bordesley, I can still hear the piano accompanument. (Have I spelt that right? No it should be an I not a U, Brain fag again) Jenny I have been looking back at the thread and I am sorry if you feel neglected. If I missed you out with a welcome I can only apologise and hope you will keep on with us. Where did you get the name MOMMYLONGLEGS from. Is is you? Do your legs go right up and keep your feet on the ground?. OOHER I have come all over uneccesary, blushing to my roots. You see I am a very shy person at heart.(Who said and the rest?) Jan & rick How are my adopters to-day? I see you are having fun with your tree. Mind where you put it, Rick we don't want any accidents. I am sorry I am late in reporting in but I have had a bit of a problem to solve in this modern world we live in. I am still struggling to find bits and pieces on my pc, when I do I can't remember how I got there and have to start all over again. Thank goodness for all my friends and fellow Brummies for keeping me from going completely GAGA. LLOL to ALL our friends from Ancient Jim & Mary. PS Mary is older than me, I am her toy boy. She was born in March 1923 and I was born in August 1923(Please do not tell her will you)


June Report 4 Dec 2004 10:39

Good Morning all. Any body about ? Tat Tar June.


Rick Report 4 Dec 2004 12:03

Hello everyone ! Hope you all haven't got the nasty cold that Jan and I have gone down with :-( We were supposed to go out for a curry with friends last night but had to stay in the warm instead. That did mean that we got the tree decorated and despite it looking bigger day by day I have to say it looks lovely. Full marks to Jan for artistic direction (lol - tasteful silver and gold theme) and to me for the manual labour. And yes June guess who had to go out in the cold to get the decorations lolol. Dee - now our tree is up it's time to write the cards and finish off the shopping. I like to get everything finished well before Xmas even though Jan laughs at me for it. Jim - we're fine apart from our colds thank you. The tree is in the middle of the bay window in the front room and it's so big it makes it very difficult to open and close the curtains, but of course I'm being extra careful :-))))))) Rick.xx

Jan From Bristol

Jan From Bristol Report 4 Dec 2004 13:02

Hi Everyone Hope your all Ok As Rick says we both have the sneezes :-((((((( I gotta tell you about the tree lol - When Rick first got it he said he never decorated tree's so I said he could help me :-)) yesterday he came home with twinkly lights (that drove him mad last night so he stopped them twinkling this morning hahaha I did tell him to get plain ones!!) and he also came home with lots of golden balls (No comment to Rick being golden balls Jim !! ;-)) Anyway we decided late yesterday to do the tree and i said to Rick to do the lights because I couldnt reach the top of the tree - he then hung bells on and then silver balls and all the rest- YES for someone who doesnt do trees he done ours and got sooooo carried away lol was hanging tinsel all over the house!!!!!!!!!! I must admit the tree looks lovely :-))))))) Well day 4 of advent callendar today and I got a christmas pudding chocolate in mine (yummmmy).Please no-one ask me what I got yesterday as I was too poorly to eat chocolate so Rick managed to eat it - yes from that you can decide who was really poorly!! Have done loads of my tree (family) this week and a load of ricks too - if any of you on here need a look up on 1871 - 1891 or 1901 census let me know :-)))) Anyway will stop rambling take care all Love Jan xx p.s Jim - rick is older than me too :-)))))))))))))))


June Report 4 Dec 2004 15:04

Hi Jan & Rick, Glad to hear you now have your tree up and its got all the decorations on it. Balls and all. LOL. Poor Rick having to go out in all that cold weather to get your bits and bobs. It sounds lovely, what did you put on the top. Has Rick got his Santa Outfit yet ?????? Cant have Christmas with out a Santa. Well girls where ever you are hope all is well with you. Jim I will be sending mail so watch out. Must be away now. Take care Tat Tar June. xx


Unknown Report 4 Dec 2004 15:46

I give up ITS DONE IT AGAIN, PRESSED SEND MESSAGE AND GOT PAGE UNOBTAINABLE. All my meesage has gone after spending 25 minutes writing to you all . I AM GETTING MADDER AND MADDER. 2 messages to Friends Reunited has produced no reply I AM ABOUT TO GIVE UP. Unhappy JIM C.

Jan From Bristol

Jan From Bristol Report 4 Dec 2004 19:43

Awwww Jim Not quite sure whats wrong - seems to be working ok this way - Love Jan xx