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From: "Seabird" <>
Subject: Re: [trivvies] What did you want to be??
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2002 14:05:00 -0000
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My Uncle Ron (Ronald Harris) had a tryout with Spurs and, if I remember
correctly, would have played had the war not intervened. I think he played
for their youth team. If the name rings a bell I'll find out more details
cos he's still alive.
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I wanted to be a professional footballer with my beloved Spurs.......and I
Unfortunately, this type of job didn't come through the Labour Exchange, or
newspaper employment vacancies adverts; so I opted for the Police Force, or
the HM Customs Officer. When a hearing specialist told my Mum that I would
never get any job where a medical is involved; and, I didn't have my Dad to
guide me, I opted for pen pushing.
Looking back, and now knowing what talents & skills I have or had without
realising it, I could have become a newspaper columnist-cum-photographer;
and/or an events organiser/administrator at a very high level.
At least I was given the opportunity in my lifetime, to use these talents
and skills as an amateur(unpaid) and a volunteer at local, regional, and
state level. That was in effect, my otherwise unpaid "Brilliant Career":-)
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