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Forum: Canniversary
Nov 28th 2019, 5:52 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,491
Posted By Largo

Smile Re: 2 years

Thanks , but make that Ms.
Forum: Canniversary
Nov 28th 2019, 2:46 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,491
Posted By Largo

Smile Re: 2 years

Congratulations! I beat you by 60 yrs.
I came to Canada in 1957 on ' The Empress of Scotland ' from Liverpool to Montreal and t hen overland on 'The Canadian' first of all to Alberta ( Medicine...
Forum: Canada
Jun 26th 2018, 5:06 am
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By Largo

Re: Victoria, BC - Apartments, neighbourhoods.

This is very true. I live in James Bay in an apartment building where no animals are allowed even to visit. . Across the street in a building called 'James Bay Square' on Simcoe street dogs are...
Apr 6th 2018, 1:57 am
Replies: 82
Views: 7,875
Posted By Largo

Re: A Get Well Soon Siouxie thread!

I wish you a speedy recovery. Time to take care of yourself.
Recently I had a heart attack , I didn't feel a thing.
so I know that your situation is much more severe than mine.Please do take time...
Jan 24th 2017, 2:41 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,065
Posted By Largo

Re: wanting to return after 59 years.

I taught at Bolam St. Junior School, in Byker 1954-57, then emigrated to Canada. Contrary to what some might think, it was a rewarding experience and I enjoyed being there.
Jan 24th 2017, 2:29 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,065
Posted By Largo

Re: wanting to return after 59 years.

Indeed I do,went frequently as a child, and often as an adult. My favourite castle
Jan 18th 2017, 8:18 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 4,065
Posted By Largo

Re: wanting to return after 59 years.

Thank you all for your help. I 'll visit later this year and see to the paper work then.
Jan 18th 2017, 8:12 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 4,065
Posted By Largo

Re: wanting to return after 59 years.

Thank you all for your help. I will probably visit first and see to the paper-work then.
Jan 18th 2017, 5:46 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,065
Posted By Largo

wanting to return after 59 years.

Is there still a. program where British citizens could return to spend the last few years of their lives back in their home land? I have been gone for 59yrs.though have visited and supported ...
Dec 15th 2016, 4:04 am
Replies: 283
Views: 22,926
Posted By Largo

Re: Some difficult news from Oakvillianng willed person which is good.ng

I don't know what to say except that my thoughts are with you.Rosie seems to be a very determined,strong willed person, which is very good.
I do wish you all the best. Stay strong. You know you...
Forum: Canada
Nov 25th 2016, 5:27 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,622
Posted By Largo

Re: considering move to BC

[QUOTE=JonboyE;
I agree. After being in BC for almost 6 of my 59 yrs in Canada. I would agree. I am thinking seriously of relocating back to Ontario or perhaps even back to UK, even though that...
Forum: Canniversary
Nov 14th 2016, 12:06 am
Replies: 24
Views: 4,218
Posted By Largo

Re: 54 years and counting

I am indeed 82+ yrs. I agree that time seems to fly by much quicker than it used to.
Fortunately, I had my annual physical and am told I am basically healthy and that I probably inherited good...
Forum: Canniversary
Nov 11th 2016, 3:50 am
Replies: 24
Views: 4,218
Posted By Largo

Re: 54 years and counting

[Q

I came and landed in Montreal on August 1st. 1957, so I have been here for just over 59 years which beats out the other expat by five years. check post #13
Forum: Canniversary
Sep 23rd 2016, 11:40 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,218
Posted By Largo

Re: 54 years and counting

I was 23 years and 6 months.
Forum: Canniversary
Sep 23rd 2016, 6:10 am
Replies: 60
Views: 9,187
Posted By Largo

Unhappy Re: 2 years in Vancouver

I believe that depends on your personal preferences.

I sincerely apologise for butting in on your post.:(
Forum: Canniversary
Sep 22nd 2016, 6:40 am
Replies: 60
Views: 9,187
Posted By Largo

Re: 2 years in Vancouver

WhAT ON EARTH ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT?

i AM CERTAINLY NOT DEPRESSED, NOR AM i INTERESTED IN ANY OF YOUR
KINKY SCHEMES. gET lOST!.




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Forum: Canniversary
Sep 20th 2016, 12:51 am
Replies: 60
Views: 9,187
Posted By Largo

Re: 2 years in Vancouver

Again, I was told either my user name or my password was incorrect. Did the same procedure again , and guess what it worked. I do know about non - capital and capital sensitivity..
I do agree with...
Forum: Canniversary
Sep 19th 2016, 5:30 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,218
Posted By Largo

Re: 54 years and counting

Arrived on Aug. 1st. 1957, so 59 yrs.
Forum: Canniversary
Sep 18th 2016, 3:40 am
Replies: 60
Views: 9,187
Posted By Largo

Re: 2 years in Vancouver

Congratulations, Hang in there
.
I have been here 59 years. as of Aug. 1st I arrived Aug. 1st 1957 I have moved around a lot. I did not forget, just too many other things going on -extended...
May 16th 2016, 6:38 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,009
Posted By Largo

Re: Small update from Superdoggal80 about Jsmth321 for everyone.

Lisa, Jason
Have you heard of a group called Workability Society?I googled and they have a very positive attitude to helping people with disabilities including mental health to access suitable...
Dec 30th 2015, 12:27 am
Replies: 1,128
Views: 59,487
Posted By Largo

Re: Syrian refugee crisis.

I'm not sure myself exactly what I am saying. One thing certainly , I would not want to be considered someone who needed a 'freebie'. I have always paid my own way and intend to do so in the...
Dec 29th 2015, 10:38 pm
Replies: 1,128
Views: 59,487
Posted By Largo

Re: Syrian refugee crisis.

Wish I had known that you had a rental property in Newcastle. As you know, I have strong connections with Newcastle, Northumberland and the N.E. in general. Originally, when I came in 1957 , I never...
Forum: Canada
Aug 28th 2015, 3:09 am
Replies: 88
Views: 9,498
Posted By Largo

Re: not sure about the move from England to Canada

I agree. Even if the OP is able to live on the reserve will she be accepted ? Or will she be subjected to harassment as her son experienced already? In my opinion this would only be the beginning to...
Forum: Canada
Aug 26th 2015, 1:31 am
Replies: 88
Views: 9,498
Posted By Largo

Re: not sure about the move from England to Canada

I just noticed this thread and thought I should give my 2 cents worth.I lived in Sudbury for 20 yrs from 1975 to 1995. I went sight unseen because I was offered a teaching job at a critical time in...
Forum: Canada
Jun 25th 2015, 10:36 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 21,630
Posted By Largo

Re: British Gifts for Canadians

Sorry my pics were not very clear. On the shelves there were jars of Roses Lime marmalade, Flaky bars and walnut whips and Branston and Ploughman's pickle, large pickled onions etc.
Or were you...
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