Hall Green and Shirley – 06/01/12

Jen (and Isaac, below) were on their way to a friend’s house via the Stratford Road today. Jen is studying A-Levels in Medieval History and Geography amongst others… [1531]

…Isaac (and Jen, above) are students studying in Solihull. Isaac is currently doing a Photography BTEC and is under a bit of pressure with coursework deadlines at the moment. [1531]

Renu came to the UK around 45 years ago from Kenya and works in adult education teaching English. She was using the Stratford Road today to walk to the Shirley high-street for some shopping. [-34]

Robert (and Peter, below) are bus drivers who came to England from Poland around 6 years ago to find more lucrative work… [-40]

…Peter (and Robert, above) discussed how exchange rates had changed over the years and that some Poles moved back as a consequence. He also compared the diversity of a city like Birmingham and the potential for tension between groups to a much more uniform community such as his in Poland. [-40]

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About Rob Gilbert

Civil engineer and amateur photographer.
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