Hall Green to Sparkbrook – 23/02/12 and 24/02/12

Fahad is a new resident in Sparkhill after moving from Pakistan three weeks ago to read a masters in Travel, Leisure and Tourism – something that his five languages will no doubt help. We discussed some differences between Pakistan and the UK in education and life but Fahad seemed to embrace his new environment. [815]

Shamus was put forward by his business partner Khan for a photo after we discussed their new business serving the car electronics and window tinting market in Hall Green. Shamus has been here all his life and Khan mentioned he was getting married in Spring. So, if your car needs fixing or tinting try RS Auto Electrics on 07828614702! [970]

Chris has always lived in the Shirley area of Birmingham and has had a variety of jobs since leaving school. He is currently unemployed but has been taking courses to expand his skills base. [1046]

Ishtiaq is currently studying Computer Game Design at university. He said he likes the area and would definitely call it his home despite others considering their motherland of Pakistan their real home. [66]

David is a retired mechanic and has enjoyed living in Hall Green for the past six years, enjoying the diversity and nature of people in the area. [976]

Oli has lived in Hall Green all his life and works at a restaurant near Robin Hood Island. When asked about the Stratford Road he appreciated how busy it was in respect of business. [1092]

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About Rob Gilbert

Civil engineer and amateur photographer.
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