Talk about a small world sage and stocksgirrl. I am also part Brit on my paternal grandpa's side. Came from the CO of Darlington, England. Still have relatives there.
My son-in-law was born outside of London. He's a very polite young man. Would like to trade my other son- in-law for another Brit.....LOL
I was directing it to sage, stocksgirrl, but you know how yahoo gets everything out of order.
ohhh that is so interesting sage!!! i loooove london!!! it is one of my favourite cities!!! i've been there many many times!! i used to be a flight attendant and i did many layovers in england. we often stayed in brighton (when we flew into gatwick)- and when we flew into stansted, we stayed around 45 mins away from london at the end of the subway line lol. so we would often take the subway from there to get into london- it was great!! i used to go there often as a child too- with my dad and family.
yes the british are very proper :) we used to joke about them on our flights in that we knew they would never tell us if they disliked the service or the meals or the flight- they would always be gracious and polite- but then when they'd exit the plane, they would complain to each other about the flight or meals or service lol. that's how the brits are :) my parents are like that too lol. i'm the up front one of the family ;)
as female air crew (or the gay air crew too), we would always comment on the business men of london as they were always so sharply dressed and usually very handsome!! they were very impressive to see on the streets of london during lunch hours :) so i guess you were one of those business men ;) it must have been exciting to work in that industry in the heart of england!!! wow!! sounds very exciting!! yes i guess things are much different these days than they were in the past- more hectic for sure!
well, it is very nice to have you on the board sage! and if you have anything of fundamentals to offer on mu, please do not hesitate to let the brd know :) many here i'm sure would appreciate it :)
have a great weekend too sage!! thank you :)
We get everywhere Moc.!! Good to know you.
Yes I was born in Southampton on the south coast. I lived in London most of my life and worked in the financial industry. That was a time when it was enjoyable:) decent lunches and started and finished the day at a reasonable time . I was an equity analyst and then I moved to the buy side managing institutional funds. They were fun days and I met a lot of amazing people. Like a lot of things we didn't realize how lucky we were at the time to be doing that. I go back over to the City every couple of years and see friends but I don't think I'd do the job now. Everyone is about 15 years old and it all starts at about 4 in the morning !:)
Like a lot of Brits I'm pretty easy going but when someone behaves badly it really ticks me off. Rudeness is one of my pet hates. And stupidity. You will have to be pretty aggressive to upset me!:) enjoy your weekend.
are you directing that to me moc? or to sage? lol - i can't tell lol
You're a Brit? My son-in-law is a Brit. Mighty fine fellow, too.