Polish Delicatessen opens in St John's, Worcester

Polish Delicatessen opens in St John's, Worcester

Polish Delicatessen opens in St John's, Worcester

First published in News Worcester News: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

FANS of Polish food living in St John's won't have to go far to get their favourite treats anymore.

Polish Delicatessen has opened in the shop that previously housed the St John's Bakery Shop, before it closed in February this year.

Iwona Gruszeczka, the owner of the deli, said she is looking forward to introducing more people to Polish food.

"This is my first business and I expect it will be quite a challenge," she said.

"I previously worked in a factory which was very hard work, but when the chance came up to open my own shop I took it. There are four other shops around the Lowesmoor area of Worcester that sell Polish food, but some only stock a shelf of Polish food, so I wanted to have a range of Polish breads, meats, chocolate, sweets, baby food and in the future we hope to be able to stock some Polish beers too.

"There are a number of Polish families in St John's so this will be good for them as they don't have to travel down to the city centre to do their food shopping now."

Mrs Gruszeczka, 38, said she has been delighted by the amount of support she has received from the local community so far.

"What I didn't expect was the amount of people — both Polish and English — I have had come in to the shop and say hello, and say how happy their are that there is a Polish shop in this part of Worcester. It's really nice," she added.

Mrs Gruszeczka recently opened the shop, which had previously been home to the Foregate Patisserie for many years.

The Patisserie, which also had a main base in Foregate Street and a third outlet in Broad Street, Worcester, had been established in the city since the 1970s, but closed in 2013.

The St John's outlet then became the St John's Bakery Shop but this closed six months later.

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6:59pm Thu 28 Aug 14

The Moan says...

"There are a number of Polish families in St John's so this will be good for them as they don't have to travel down to the city centre to do their food shopping now."

Before im accused of being racist. Think. Why the emphasis on these must have polish shops. Surely people come here for a better life, so embrace our food and culture. I am fed up of the erosion of britishness. The owner also goes on to day they're surprised at the number of English using the shop!!! Last I looked thats where we lived.
"There are a number of Polish families in St John's so this will be good for them as they don't have to travel down to the city centre to do their food shopping now." Before im accused of being racist. Think. Why the emphasis on these must have polish shops. Surely people come here for a better life, so embrace our food and culture. I am fed up of the erosion of britishness. The owner also goes on to day they're surprised at the number of English using the shop!!! Last I looked thats where we lived. The Moan
  • Score: -3

8:25pm Thu 28 Aug 14

Gruszeczka says...

Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour .
I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .
Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour . I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon . Gruszeczka
  • Score: 24

9:21pm Thu 28 Aug 14

CJH says...

Gruszeczka wrote:
Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour .
I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .
Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well!
[quote][p][bold]Gruszeczka[/bold] wrote: Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour . I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .[/p][/quote]Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well! CJH
  • Score: 14

10:05pm Thu 28 Aug 14

Gruszeczka says...

Thank you very much , really appreciate that .CJH .
For all readers WN you are very very worm welcome at our shop bring friends as well , and have try some of the home made products like cheeses, honey , local Polish delicious also sausages amazing quality and reasonable prices , and many other products . We are very please to integrate with local community by opening Polski ,, little shop ,, for everybody to support local community in harmony as is St Johns .
Good Night All of You And See You at Polski SOON !!!
Thank you very much , really appreciate that .CJH . For all readers WN you are very very worm welcome at our shop bring friends as well , and have try some of the home made products like cheeses, honey , local Polish delicious also sausages amazing quality and reasonable prices , and many other products . We are very please to integrate with local community by opening Polski ,, little shop ,, for everybody to support local community in harmony as is St Johns . Good Night All of You And See You at Polski SOON !!! Gruszeczka
  • Score: 6

10:07pm Thu 28 Aug 14

joestansmith says...

Apart from the pickled fish and boxes of funny tasting cakes - the Polish shop near me still sells Happy Shopper custard creams and Space Raiders, I'm not sure why they couldn't have opened up just a SHOP - as opposed to making that clear community division with a 'Polish shop,' we all get along and the food isn't that dissimilar, can't help thinking if you're Polish you can just nip to Sainsburys..?
Apart from the pickled fish and boxes of funny tasting cakes - the Polish shop near me still sells Happy Shopper custard creams and Space Raiders, I'm not sure why they couldn't have opened up just a SHOP - as opposed to making that clear community division with a 'Polish shop,' we all get along and the food isn't that dissimilar, can't help thinking if you're Polish you can just nip to Sainsburys..? joestansmith
  • Score: 26

10:17pm Thu 28 Aug 14

WS1991 says...

Joestansmith what an absurd argument. Obviously not every single item is going to be Polish, in the same way that in Sainsburys not every single item is English.

You call it creating community division I can it creating a multi cultural community.
Joestansmith what an absurd argument. Obviously not every single item is going to be Polish, in the same way that in Sainsburys not every single item is English. You call it creating community division I can it creating a multi cultural community. WS1991
  • Score: -19

10:20pm Thu 28 Aug 14

Gruszeczka says...

...and Bankrupt as well Polski have CHEAPER , BETTER QUALITY AND HEALTHIER products , not just funny cakes and beer haha then nearest Sainsburys hm... sound familiar .
...and Bankrupt as well Polski have CHEAPER , BETTER QUALITY AND HEALTHIER products , not just funny cakes and beer haha then nearest Sainsburys hm... sound familiar . Gruszeczka
  • Score: -23

10:27pm Thu 28 Aug 14

joestansmith says...

WS1991 wrote:
Joestansmith what an absurd argument. Obviously not every single item is going to be Polish, in the same way that in Sainsburys not every single item is English.

You call it creating community division I can it creating a multi cultural community.
I will soon be opening up an ENGLISH DELICATESSEN in Lowesmoor. We will sell Shepard's pies, Bovril and faggots. Would that be considered to be creating a division?

Despite this, I've always enjoyed the funny polish cakes so will pop in and say hello when I'm passing.
[quote][p][bold]WS1991[/bold] wrote: Joestansmith what an absurd argument. Obviously not every single item is going to be Polish, in the same way that in Sainsburys not every single item is English. You call it creating community division I can it creating a multi cultural community.[/p][/quote]I will soon be opening up an ENGLISH DELICATESSEN in Lowesmoor. We will sell Shepard's pies, Bovril and faggots. Would that be considered to be creating a division? Despite this, I've always enjoyed the funny polish cakes so will pop in and say hello when I'm passing. joestansmith
  • Score: 35

11:20pm Thu 28 Aug 14

The Moan says...

CJH wrote:
Gruszeczka wrote:
Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour .
I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .
Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well!
His English is better than mine? Maybe but that's hardly the point. I blame my titchy phone keyboard. I simply don't see why it has to be 'Polish' why not just a deli. There will be people who won't use it on that basis. By using the name it creates a divide. Many supermarkets sell polish food along side everything else. When you start down the road of race specific shops your end point will be something like alum rock in birmingham.
[quote][p][bold]CJH[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gruszeczka[/bold] wrote: Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour . I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .[/p][/quote]Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well![/p][/quote]His English is better than mine? Maybe but that's hardly the point. I blame my titchy phone keyboard. I simply don't see why it has to be 'Polish' why not just a deli. There will be people who won't use it on that basis. By using the name it creates a divide. Many supermarkets sell polish food along side everything else. When you start down the road of race specific shops your end point will be something like alum rock in birmingham. The Moan
  • Score: 29

11:44pm Thu 28 Aug 14

Small Town says...

joestansmith wrote:
Apart from the pickled fish and boxes of funny tasting cakes - the Polish shop near me still sells Happy Shopper custard creams and Space Raiders, I'm not sure why they couldn't have opened up just a SHOP - as opposed to making that clear community division with a 'Polish shop,' we all get along and the food isn't that dissimilar, can't help thinking if you're Polish you can just nip to Sainsburys..?
Right - I'm just popping down The Tything for a curry in "a RESTAURANT" (well it sells English Dishes like omelette & chips, and serves Australian wine, so I wouldn't be so presumptive as to refer to it as an Indian restaurant would I...).
[quote][p][bold]joestansmith[/bold] wrote: Apart from the pickled fish and boxes of funny tasting cakes - the Polish shop near me still sells Happy Shopper custard creams and Space Raiders, I'm not sure why they couldn't have opened up just a SHOP - as opposed to making that clear community division with a 'Polish shop,' we all get along and the food isn't that dissimilar, can't help thinking if you're Polish you can just nip to Sainsburys..?[/p][/quote]Right - I'm just popping down The Tything for a curry in "a RESTAURANT" (well it sells English Dishes like omelette & chips, and serves Australian wine, so I wouldn't be so presumptive as to refer to it as an Indian restaurant would I...). Small Town
  • Score: 44

11:45pm Thu 28 Aug 14

The Villan says...

Powodzenia!
Powodzenia! The Villan
  • Score: 7

6:37am Fri 29 Aug 14

kidderlord says...

I have no problem with this shop opening but why the big splash of free publicity in the News? Many shops open every day but they do not get such publicity- I bet they wish they did. Sorry News but this story should not have been given such prominence, if any space at all. By publishing it YOU the paper are trying to incite divisions I am afraid.
I have no problem with this shop opening but why the big splash of free publicity in the News? Many shops open every day but they do not get such publicity- I bet they wish they did. Sorry News but this story should not have been given such prominence, if any space at all. By publishing it YOU the paper are trying to incite divisions I am afraid. kidderlord
  • Score: 3

8:23am Fri 29 Aug 14

mrloverman says...

kidderlord wrote:
I have no problem with this shop opening but why the big splash of free publicity in the News? Many shops open every day but they do not get such publicity- I bet they wish they did. Sorry News but this story should not have been given such prominence, if any space at all. By publishing it YOU the paper are trying to incite divisions I am afraid.
The Worcester News know exactly how to provoke a reaction,that's why we get endless stories about Gypsies. They also know that a large percentage of the readership are small minded backward bigots,so give em what they want. Worcester may be a city,but it's got a small village attitude.
[quote][p][bold]kidderlord[/bold] wrote: I have no problem with this shop opening but why the big splash of free publicity in the News? Many shops open every day but they do not get such publicity- I bet they wish they did. Sorry News but this story should not have been given such prominence, if any space at all. By publishing it YOU the paper are trying to incite divisions I am afraid.[/p][/quote]The Worcester News know exactly how to provoke a reaction,that's why we get endless stories about Gypsies. They also know that a large percentage of the readership are small minded backward bigots,so give em what they want. Worcester may be a city,but it's got a small village attitude. mrloverman
  • Score: 22

9:07am Fri 29 Aug 14

joestansmith says...

The important thing is - at least it's not Halal!
The important thing is - at least it's not Halal! joestansmith
  • Score: -9

9:38am Fri 29 Aug 14

thesquirrel says...

I wish Mrs Gruszeczka all the best with her shop. I have no idea what Polish food is or what a Polish treat might be but I look forward to finding out!

I also want to join Sir John Major in praising you for your "guts and drive" and the very Conservative instinct of wanting to improve your life.
I wish Mrs Gruszeczka all the best with her shop. I have no idea what Polish food is or what a Polish treat might be but I look forward to finding out! I also want to join Sir John Major in praising you for your "guts and drive" and the very Conservative instinct of wanting to improve your life. thesquirrel
  • Score: 13

9:39am Fri 29 Aug 14

thesquirrel says...

joestansmith wrote:
The important thing is - at least it's not Halal!
Quite.
[quote][p][bold]joestansmith[/bold] wrote: The important thing is - at least it's not Halal![/p][/quote]Quite. thesquirrel
  • Score: -7

9:43am Fri 29 Aug 14

CJH says...

I suspect that this is yet another article which has been hijacked by phantom posters. Those who join a group or website purely to make it appear that the negative views appear to be the majority. It's a growing problem, and of course it makes the 'scores' meaningless. Don't be discouraged Tomacz, and try not to get involved in their 'debate'. That is what they want, so don't give them the satisfaction. Dobre szczęście !
I suspect that this is yet another article which has been hijacked by phantom posters. Those who join a group or website purely to make it appear that the negative views appear to be the majority. It's a growing problem, and of course it makes the 'scores' meaningless. Don't be discouraged Tomacz, and try not to get involved in their 'debate'. That is what they want, so don't give them the satisfaction. Dobre szczęście ! CJH
  • Score: 14

9:51am Fri 29 Aug 14

Perfman says...

Small Town wrote:
joestansmith wrote:
Apart from the pickled fish and boxes of funny tasting cakes - the Polish shop near me still sells Happy Shopper custard creams and Space Raiders, I'm not sure why they couldn't have opened up just a SHOP - as opposed to making that clear community division with a 'Polish shop,' we all get along and the food isn't that dissimilar, can't help thinking if you're Polish you can just nip to Sainsburys..?
Right - I'm just popping down The Tything for a curry in "a RESTAURANT" (well it sells English Dishes like omelette & chips, and serves Australian wine, so I wouldn't be so presumptive as to refer to it as an Indian restaurant would I...).
I'm with you - off for an Indian and then maybe an Italian followed by some Greek food. Why all the uproar about this being a Polish del - embrace Europe :)
[quote][p][bold]Small Town[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]joestansmith[/bold] wrote: Apart from the pickled fish and boxes of funny tasting cakes - the Polish shop near me still sells Happy Shopper custard creams and Space Raiders, I'm not sure why they couldn't have opened up just a SHOP - as opposed to making that clear community division with a 'Polish shop,' we all get along and the food isn't that dissimilar, can't help thinking if you're Polish you can just nip to Sainsburys..?[/p][/quote]Right - I'm just popping down The Tything for a curry in "a RESTAURANT" (well it sells English Dishes like omelette & chips, and serves Australian wine, so I wouldn't be so presumptive as to refer to it as an Indian restaurant would I...).[/p][/quote]I'm with you - off for an Indian and then maybe an Italian followed by some Greek food. Why all the uproar about this being a Polish del - embrace Europe :) Perfman
  • Score: 15

10:30am Fri 29 Aug 14

pinkfluff says...

CJH wrote:
Gruszeczka wrote:
Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour .
I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .
Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well!
True dat CJH.

I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure.

@moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?!

ATM British culture means-

be racist
hate everyone and everything
be a nimby
complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about
be totally and utterly selfish
resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self
be sanctimonious and look down on people
lack compassion and empathy
be fearful of everything.....
....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.
[quote][p][bold]CJH[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gruszeczka[/bold] wrote: Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour . I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .[/p][/quote]Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well![/p][/quote]True dat CJH. I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure. @moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?! ATM British culture means- be racist hate everyone and everything be a nimby complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about be totally and utterly selfish resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self be sanctimonious and look down on people lack compassion and empathy be fearful of everything..... ....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British. pinkfluff
  • Score: 21

10:34am Fri 29 Aug 14

iamthebinman says...

joestansmith wrote:
Apart from the pickled fish and boxes of funny tasting cakes - the Polish shop near me still sells Happy Shopper custard creams and Space Raiders, I'm not sure why they couldn't have opened up just a SHOP - as opposed to making that clear community division with a 'Polish shop,' we all get along and the food isn't that dissimilar, can't help thinking if you're Polish you can just nip to Sainsburys..?
Just about every major city in the world has a few English and Irish pubs that sell Guiness and ale as well as all the local brews. By calling them English bars it attracts ex-pats as well as locals who wish to sample our home drinks. Works both ways.
[quote][p][bold]joestansmith[/bold] wrote: Apart from the pickled fish and boxes of funny tasting cakes - the Polish shop near me still sells Happy Shopper custard creams and Space Raiders, I'm not sure why they couldn't have opened up just a SHOP - as opposed to making that clear community division with a 'Polish shop,' we all get along and the food isn't that dissimilar, can't help thinking if you're Polish you can just nip to Sainsburys..?[/p][/quote]Just about every major city in the world has a few English and Irish pubs that sell Guiness and ale as well as all the local brews. By calling them English bars it attracts ex-pats as well as locals who wish to sample our home drinks. Works both ways. iamthebinman
  • Score: 12

11:16am Fri 29 Aug 14

obidanshinobi says...

Good luck to the Gruszeczkas !
Ignore the racists and xenophobes going on about eroding "Britishness" and "The British Way of Life" .
Once saw a news reporter pull a guy out of a BNP rally to explain what he meant by the "British Way of Life" and the BNP supporter could not explain what it means. Yes, even a hardcore professional racist could not explain what "The British Way of Life" means.
Culture changes over the years and we have had immigration in this country for decades that has helped enrich it. Enrich not erode.
Again, good luck to the Gruszeczkas, I wish you the best of success and I'm sure most friendly, reasonable and intelligent people do so too.
Good luck to the Gruszeczkas ! Ignore the racists and xenophobes going on about eroding "Britishness" and "The British Way of Life" . Once saw a news reporter pull a guy out of a BNP rally to explain what he meant by the "British Way of Life" and the BNP supporter could not explain what it means. Yes, even a hardcore professional racist could not explain what "The British Way of Life" means. Culture changes over the years and we have had immigration in this country for decades that has helped enrich it. Enrich not erode. Again, good luck to the Gruszeczkas, I wish you the best of success and I'm sure most friendly, reasonable and intelligent people do so too. obidanshinobi
  • Score: 14

12:02pm Fri 29 Aug 14

gbuilder75 says...

This is great news. Polish food is amazing and there are so many different things you can make with it.

How very very sad and embarrassing though the racists in this country are. The Moan can you lot make up your mind? Do you want people coming into our country to have jobs and run businesses or not? Because I'm sure you would also be complaining if this family was on benefits?

Also - have you not had a look around St Johns - Indian restaurants, Chinese take aways, Italian take away, American fast food. Will you also accuse them of "creating a division?"

Also - why don't you take some initiative and open an "English delicatessen" if that's what is needed absolutely nothing stopping you.

What an absolute disgrace you are such a shame we are in 2014 and people are still like this.
This is great news. Polish food is amazing and there are so many different things you can make with it. How very very sad and embarrassing though the racists in this country are. The Moan can you lot make up your mind? Do you want people coming into our country to have jobs and run businesses or not? Because I'm sure you would also be complaining if this family was on benefits? Also - have you not had a look around St Johns - Indian restaurants, Chinese take aways, Italian take away, American fast food. Will you also accuse them of "creating a division?" Also - why don't you take some initiative and open an "English delicatessen" if that's what is needed absolutely nothing stopping you. What an absolute disgrace you are such a shame we are in 2014 and people are still like this. gbuilder75
  • Score: 23

12:09pm Fri 29 Aug 14

The Doosra says...

Good luck to the Gruszeczkas. What's not to like? A shop offering something a little bit different. More power to their elbow. Disappointed but not surprised to see so many negative comments. What a sad little bunch of narrow-minded xenophobes.
Good luck to the Gruszeczkas. What's not to like? A shop offering something a little bit different. More power to their elbow. Disappointed but not surprised to see so many negative comments. What a sad little bunch of narrow-minded xenophobes. The Doosra
  • Score: 11

12:11pm Fri 29 Aug 14

The Doosra says...

Good luck to the new business and its owners. Being the first shop of its type in St. Johns, it has every chance of being successful. Disappointed but not surprised to see the negative comments and voting. What a sad bunch of narrow-minded xenophobes they must be.
Good luck to the new business and its owners. Being the first shop of its type in St. Johns, it has every chance of being successful. Disappointed but not surprised to see the negative comments and voting. What a sad bunch of narrow-minded xenophobes they must be. The Doosra
  • Score: 11

12:11pm Fri 29 Aug 14

The Doosra says...

Good luck to the new business and its owners. Being the first shop of its type in St. Johns, it has every chance of being successful. Disappointed but not surprised to see the negative comments and voting. What a sad bunch of narrow-minded xenophobes they must be.
Good luck to the new business and its owners. Being the first shop of its type in St. Johns, it has every chance of being successful. Disappointed but not surprised to see the negative comments and voting. What a sad bunch of narrow-minded xenophobes they must be. The Doosra
  • Score: 7

12:12pm Fri 29 Aug 14

The Moan says...

pinkfluff wrote:
CJH wrote:
Gruszeczka wrote:
Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour .
I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .
Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well!
True dat CJH.

I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure.

@moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?!

ATM British culture means-

be racist
hate everyone and everything
be a nimby
complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about
be totally and utterly selfish
resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self
be sanctimonious and look down on people
lack compassion and empathy
be fearful of everything.....
....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.
So sad you have so little pride in this country. It's got like it has because people seperate themselves off and don't embrace the idea of being just one community. We don't look after our own anymore. People have lost a sense of community. Being proud of my country doesn't make me racist.
[quote][p][bold]pinkfluff[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]CJH[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gruszeczka[/bold] wrote: Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour . I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .[/p][/quote]Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well![/p][/quote]True dat CJH. I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure. @moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?! ATM British culture means- be racist hate everyone and everything be a nimby complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about be totally and utterly selfish resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self be sanctimonious and look down on people lack compassion and empathy be fearful of everything..... ....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.[/p][/quote]So sad you have so little pride in this country. It's got like it has because people seperate themselves off and don't embrace the idea of being just one community. We don't look after our own anymore. People have lost a sense of community. Being proud of my country doesn't make me racist. The Moan
  • Score: -7

12:12pm Fri 29 Aug 14

The Doosra says...

**** entry button!
**** entry button! The Doosra
  • Score: -4

12:24pm Fri 29 Aug 14

mrloverman says...

The Moan wrote:
pinkfluff wrote:
CJH wrote:
Gruszeczka wrote:
Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour .
I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .
Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well!
True dat CJH.

I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure.

@moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?!

ATM British culture means-

be racist
hate everyone and everything
be a nimby
complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about
be totally and utterly selfish
resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self
be sanctimonious and look down on people
lack compassion and empathy
be fearful of everything.....
....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.
So sad you have so little pride in this country. It's got like it has because people seperate themselves off and don't embrace the idea of being just one community. We don't look after our own anymore. People have lost a sense of community. Being proud of my country doesn't make me racist.
You sound like a London cabbie me old son. I Ronnie and Reggie , you could go out and leave your front door open,bring back national service......yawn.
[quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pinkfluff[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]CJH[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gruszeczka[/bold] wrote: Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour . I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .[/p][/quote]Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well![/p][/quote]True dat CJH. I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure. @moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?! ATM British culture means- be racist hate everyone and everything be a nimby complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about be totally and utterly selfish resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self be sanctimonious and look down on people lack compassion and empathy be fearful of everything..... ....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.[/p][/quote]So sad you have so little pride in this country. It's got like it has because people seperate themselves off and don't embrace the idea of being just one community. We don't look after our own anymore. People have lost a sense of community. Being proud of my country doesn't make me racist.[/p][/quote]You sound like a London cabbie me old son. I Ronnie and Reggie , you could go out and leave your front door open,bring back national service......yawn. mrloverman
  • Score: 5

12:44pm Fri 29 Aug 14

The Moan says...

mrloverman wrote:
The Moan wrote:
pinkfluff wrote:
CJH wrote:
Gruszeczka wrote:
Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour .
I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .
Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well!
True dat CJH.

I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure.

@moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?!

ATM British culture means-

be racist
hate everyone and everything
be a nimby
complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about
be totally and utterly selfish
resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self
be sanctimonious and look down on people
lack compassion and empathy
be fearful of everything.....
....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.
So sad you have so little pride in this country. It's got like it has because people seperate themselves off and don't embrace the idea of being just one community. We don't look after our own anymore. People have lost a sense of community. Being proud of my country doesn't make me racist.
You sound like a London cabbie me old son. I Ronnie and Reggie , you could go out and leave your front door open,bring back national service......yawn.
Maybe if we had national service and more old fashioned values we would have more respect for each other. Plus our wounderful multi cultural society is a myth when you have young men going out to fight Jihad and expecting a life here too. Just wait and see what happens. We should embrace people of all ethnic backgrounds but in the same token they should embrace our country and culture ( which we are slowly loosing). I sold a car recently to a Hungarian man, nice chap and works pretty damb hard. We had to have an interpreter as he didn't speak a word of English. He runs his own business but employs only European workers! Inclusive!
[quote][p][bold]mrloverman[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pinkfluff[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]CJH[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gruszeczka[/bold] wrote: Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour . I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .[/p][/quote]Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well![/p][/quote]True dat CJH. I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure. @moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?! ATM British culture means- be racist hate everyone and everything be a nimby complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about be totally and utterly selfish resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self be sanctimonious and look down on people lack compassion and empathy be fearful of everything..... ....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.[/p][/quote]So sad you have so little pride in this country. It's got like it has because people seperate themselves off and don't embrace the idea of being just one community. We don't look after our own anymore. People have lost a sense of community. Being proud of my country doesn't make me racist.[/p][/quote]You sound like a London cabbie me old son. I Ronnie and Reggie , you could go out and leave your front door open,bring back national service......yawn.[/p][/quote]Maybe if we had national service and more old fashioned values we would have more respect for each other. Plus our wounderful multi cultural society is a myth when you have young men going out to fight Jihad and expecting a life here too. Just wait and see what happens. We should embrace people of all ethnic backgrounds but in the same token they should embrace our country and culture ( which we are slowly loosing). I sold a car recently to a Hungarian man, nice chap and works pretty damb hard. We had to have an interpreter as he didn't speak a word of English. He runs his own business but employs only European workers! Inclusive! The Moan
  • Score: 2

12:56pm Fri 29 Aug 14

pinkfluff says...

The Moan wrote:
pinkfluff wrote:
CJH wrote:
Gruszeczka wrote:
Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour .
I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .
Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well!
True dat CJH.

I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure.

@moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?!

ATM British culture means-

be racist
hate everyone and everything
be a nimby
complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about
be totally and utterly selfish
resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self
be sanctimonious and look down on people
lack compassion and empathy
be fearful of everything.....
....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.
So sad you have so little pride in this country. It's got like it has because people seperate themselves off and don't embrace the idea of being just one community. We don't look after our own anymore. People have lost a sense of community. Being proud of my country doesn't make me racist.
Proud!? LMFAO....WHAT is there to be proud of in this country?

We pay through the nose for everything so greedy politicians can line their own pockets. The media demonises the poor and immigrants. Not a fat lot to be proud of really. The government is destroying everything that made us proud to be British.

"Sense of community".....does that include non nationals and non whites? Your original comment didn't really have a lot of community spirit about it btw.

And the bottom line is that British "pride" is now being represented by organisations like EDL and Britain First and people like you so I want NOTHING to them or their "pride".

I am truly and deeply ashamed of this country. Sorry.
[quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pinkfluff[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]CJH[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gruszeczka[/bold] wrote: Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour . I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .[/p][/quote]Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well![/p][/quote]True dat CJH. I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure. @moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?! ATM British culture means- be racist hate everyone and everything be a nimby complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about be totally and utterly selfish resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self be sanctimonious and look down on people lack compassion and empathy be fearful of everything..... ....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.[/p][/quote]So sad you have so little pride in this country. It's got like it has because people seperate themselves off and don't embrace the idea of being just one community. We don't look after our own anymore. People have lost a sense of community. Being proud of my country doesn't make me racist.[/p][/quote]Proud!? LMFAO....WHAT is there to be proud of in this country? We pay through the nose for everything so greedy politicians can line their own pockets. The media demonises the poor and immigrants. Not a fat lot to be proud of really. The government is destroying everything that made us proud to be British. "Sense of community".....does that include non nationals and non whites? Your original comment didn't really have a lot of community spirit about it btw. And the bottom line is that British "pride" is now being represented by organisations like EDL and Britain First and people like you so I want NOTHING to them or their "pride". I am truly and deeply ashamed of this country. Sorry. pinkfluff
  • Score: 12

1:06pm Fri 29 Aug 14

Cludgehill says...

Gruszeczka wrote:
Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour .
I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .
I can vouch how delicious his products are, my alsation loves them and there cheaper than pedigree chum !!
[quote][p][bold]Gruszeczka[/bold] wrote: Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour . I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .[/p][/quote]I can vouch how delicious his products are, my alsation loves them and there cheaper than pedigree chum !! Cludgehill
  • Score: -16

1:07pm Fri 29 Aug 14

Ex-St Johns says...

We demand indigenous British food!! Before the Romans came over here we survived happily on wild berries and seaweed. Since then we have had to endure the introduction of alien poison such as the apple, the potato, beer, tea, sugar, battered cod and, worst of all, foreign johnnies having the gall to come over here with their herbs and spices that bring us flavour and destroy our taste-free cuisine. Unless Sainsbury's start selling only blackcurrants and kelp I am boycotting them.

They only put 'Polish' on the shop front to tell you that they stock specific types of sausage and sell pickled vegetables that you maybe cannot get anywhere else. It just helps to explain what is inside in the same way that the word "bakery" told you that the previous tenants sold bread, and in the same way that a restaurant owned by a Bangladeshi displays a sign saying 'Indian Cuisine'.

These people have opened a shop that would have otherwise remained empty. What would have really eroded our culture would have been for that vacant unit to have become a traditional British betting shop. Now there's an example of indigenous British companies destroying British lives far quicker than a tin of pickled beetroot could ever do.
We demand indigenous British food!! Before the Romans came over here we survived happily on wild berries and seaweed. Since then we have had to endure the introduction of alien poison such as the apple, the potato, beer, tea, sugar, battered cod and, worst of all, foreign johnnies having the gall to come over here with their herbs and spices that bring us flavour and destroy our taste-free cuisine. Unless Sainsbury's start selling only blackcurrants and kelp I am boycotting them. They only put 'Polish' on the shop front to tell you that they stock specific types of sausage and sell pickled vegetables that you maybe cannot get anywhere else. It just helps to explain what is inside in the same way that the word "bakery" told you that the previous tenants sold bread, and in the same way that a restaurant owned by a Bangladeshi displays a sign saying 'Indian Cuisine'. These people have opened a shop that would have otherwise remained empty. What would have really eroded our culture would have been for that vacant unit to have become a traditional British betting shop. Now there's an example of indigenous British companies destroying British lives far quicker than a tin of pickled beetroot could ever do. Ex-St Johns
  • Score: 24

1:31pm Fri 29 Aug 14

The Moan says...

pinkfluff wrote:
The Moan wrote:
pinkfluff wrote:
CJH wrote:
Gruszeczka wrote:
Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour .
I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .
Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well!
True dat CJH.

I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure.

@moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?!

ATM British culture means-

be racist
hate everyone and everything
be a nimby
complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about
be totally and utterly selfish
resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self
be sanctimonious and look down on people
lack compassion and empathy
be fearful of everything.....
....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.
So sad you have so little pride in this country. It's got like it has because people seperate themselves off and don't embrace the idea of being just one community. We don't look after our own anymore. People have lost a sense of community. Being proud of my country doesn't make me racist.
Proud!? LMFAO....WHAT is there to be proud of in this country?

We pay through the nose for everything so greedy politicians can line their own pockets. The media demonises the poor and immigrants. Not a fat lot to be proud of really. The government is destroying everything that made us proud to be British.

"Sense of community".....does that include non nationals and non whites? Your original comment didn't really have a lot of community spirit about it btw.

And the bottom line is that British "pride" is now being represented by organisations like EDL and Britain First and people like you so I want NOTHING to them or their "pride".

I am truly and deeply ashamed of this country. Sorry.
You presume too much? Sorry I fall on my sword I vote Labour for my sins. Let you into a clue too, we have family that were immigrants during the 40's who unlike some of those that come today joined the community and didn't create a seperate one of their own.
[quote][p][bold]pinkfluff[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pinkfluff[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]CJH[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gruszeczka[/bold] wrote: Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour . I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .[/p][/quote]Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well![/p][/quote]True dat CJH. I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure. @moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?! ATM British culture means- be racist hate everyone and everything be a nimby complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about be totally and utterly selfish resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self be sanctimonious and look down on people lack compassion and empathy be fearful of everything..... ....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.[/p][/quote]So sad you have so little pride in this country. It's got like it has because people seperate themselves off and don't embrace the idea of being just one community. We don't look after our own anymore. People have lost a sense of community. Being proud of my country doesn't make me racist.[/p][/quote]Proud!? LMFAO....WHAT is there to be proud of in this country? We pay through the nose for everything so greedy politicians can line their own pockets. The media demonises the poor and immigrants. Not a fat lot to be proud of really. The government is destroying everything that made us proud to be British. "Sense of community".....does that include non nationals and non whites? Your original comment didn't really have a lot of community spirit about it btw. And the bottom line is that British "pride" is now being represented by organisations like EDL and Britain First and people like you so I want NOTHING to them or their "pride". I am truly and deeply ashamed of this country. Sorry.[/p][/quote]You presume too much? Sorry I fall on my sword I vote Labour for my sins. Let you into a clue too, we have family that were immigrants during the 40's who unlike some of those that come today joined the community and didn't create a seperate one of their own. The Moan
  • Score: 0

1:35pm Fri 29 Aug 14

gbuilder75 says...

The Moan wrote:
pinkfluff wrote:
CJH wrote:
Gruszeczka wrote:
Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour .
I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .
Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well!
True dat CJH.

I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure.

@moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?!

ATM British culture means-

be racist
hate everyone and everything
be a nimby
complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about
be totally and utterly selfish
resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self
be sanctimonious and look down on people
lack compassion and empathy
be fearful of everything.....
....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.
So sad you have so little pride in this country. It's got like it has because people seperate themselves off and don't embrace the idea of being just one community. We don't look after our own anymore. People have lost a sense of community. Being proud of my country doesn't make me racist.
Proud of your country? It doesn't sound like it, it sound like you hate everything about it. And YOURS? so all of your ancestors were all born here then? At no point in time did any of them pull up on these shores? If so, WN get a story on the go because it looks like we have the UK's only truly indigenous person!
[quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pinkfluff[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]CJH[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gruszeczka[/bold] wrote: Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour . I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .[/p][/quote]Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well![/p][/quote]True dat CJH. I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure. @moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?! ATM British culture means- be racist hate everyone and everything be a nimby complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about be totally and utterly selfish resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self be sanctimonious and look down on people lack compassion and empathy be fearful of everything..... ....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.[/p][/quote]So sad you have so little pride in this country. It's got like it has because people seperate themselves off and don't embrace the idea of being just one community. We don't look after our own anymore. People have lost a sense of community. Being proud of my country doesn't make me racist.[/p][/quote]Proud of your country? It doesn't sound like it, it sound like you hate everything about it. And YOURS? so all of your ancestors were all born here then? At no point in time did any of them pull up on these shores? If so, WN get a story on the go because it looks like we have the UK's only truly indigenous person! gbuilder75
  • Score: 6

2:22pm Fri 29 Aug 14

Roger5 says...

Oh for goodness sake WN, can't you get the ignorant racist and offensive remarks off this site?

On the topic of the shop, if people come here to live in another culture of course they want to buy familiar products, and maybe have a neighbourly chat with a friendly shopkeeper who speaks their language (and having lived and worked abroad, I know I did). You won't get the same service in a big supermarket, so good for them, they are meeting a need.

The sort of thing people are saying on here reminds me of the stories of what people emigrating to the UK from the West Indies and Uganda had to face in the 60's and 70's. Isn't it 2014 in Worcester?
Oh for goodness sake WN, can't you get the ignorant racist and offensive remarks off this site? On the topic of the shop, if people come here to live in another culture of course they want to buy familiar products, and maybe have a neighbourly chat with a friendly shopkeeper who speaks their language (and having lived and worked abroad, I know I did). You won't get the same service in a big supermarket, so good for them, they are meeting a need. The sort of thing people are saying on here reminds me of the stories of what people emigrating to the UK from the West Indies and Uganda had to face in the 60's and 70's. Isn't it 2014 in Worcester? Roger5
  • Score: 18

4:22pm Fri 29 Aug 14

Bufton Tufton says...

The Moan wrote:
"There are a number of Polish families in St John's so this will be good for them as they don't have to travel down to the city centre to do their food shopping now."

Before im accused of being racist. Think. Why the emphasis on these must have polish shops. Surely people come here for a better life, so embrace our food and culture. I am fed up of the erosion of britishness. The owner also goes on to day they're surprised at the number of English using the shop!!! Last I looked thats where we lived.
British food is not as bad as it used to be but unless you buy something extra expensive, English bread and sausages are the pits. I for one will be patronizing this welcome alternative to Sainsburys etc and will be buying yummy Polish sausages, rye bread and sheep's milk cheese. People complain there are few local grocery shops left any more to compete with the supermarkets and now that someone has the enterprise to open one, what do these ridiculous middle England types do? They complain. I grew up in London where there were always shops like this, although in my day often run my Italians or Jewish people, often not the English.
[quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: "There are a number of Polish families in St John's so this will be good for them as they don't have to travel down to the city centre to do their food shopping now." Before im accused of being racist. Think. Why the emphasis on these must have polish shops. Surely people come here for a better life, so embrace our food and culture. I am fed up of the erosion of britishness. The owner also goes on to day they're surprised at the number of English using the shop!!! Last I looked thats where we lived.[/p][/quote]British food is not as bad as it used to be but unless you buy something extra expensive, English bread and sausages are the pits. I for one will be patronizing this welcome alternative to Sainsburys etc and will be buying yummy Polish sausages, rye bread and sheep's milk cheese. People complain there are few local grocery shops left any more to compete with the supermarkets and now that someone has the enterprise to open one, what do these ridiculous middle England types do? They complain. I grew up in London where there were always shops like this, although in my day often run my Italians or Jewish people, often not the English. Bufton Tufton
  • Score: 10

4:25pm Fri 29 Aug 14

Bufton Tufton says...

joestansmith wrote:
WS1991 wrote:
Joestansmith what an absurd argument. Obviously not every single item is going to be Polish, in the same way that in Sainsburys not every single item is English.

You call it creating community division I can it creating a multi cultural community.
I will soon be opening up an ENGLISH DELICATESSEN in Lowesmoor. We will sell Shepard's pies, Bovril and faggots. Would that be considered to be creating a division?

Despite this, I've always enjoyed the funny polish cakes so will pop in and say hello when I'm passing.
Its a well know fact that there are many faggots around Lowsmore.
[quote][p][bold]joestansmith[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]WS1991[/bold] wrote: Joestansmith what an absurd argument. Obviously not every single item is going to be Polish, in the same way that in Sainsburys not every single item is English. You call it creating community division I can it creating a multi cultural community.[/p][/quote]I will soon be opening up an ENGLISH DELICATESSEN in Lowesmoor. We will sell Shepard's pies, Bovril and faggots. Would that be considered to be creating a division? Despite this, I've always enjoyed the funny polish cakes so will pop in and say hello when I'm passing.[/p][/quote]Its a well know fact that there are many faggots around Lowsmore. Bufton Tufton
  • Score: -9

4:28pm Fri 29 Aug 14

Bufton Tufton says...

kidderlord wrote:
I have no problem with this shop opening but why the big splash of free publicity in the News? Many shops open every day but they do not get such publicity- I bet they wish they did. Sorry News but this story should not have been given such prominence, if any space at all. By publishing it YOU the paper are trying to incite divisions I am afraid.
Many shops DO NOT open every day, that is precisely the point of why this is news.
[quote][p][bold]kidderlord[/bold] wrote: I have no problem with this shop opening but why the big splash of free publicity in the News? Many shops open every day but they do not get such publicity- I bet they wish they did. Sorry News but this story should not have been given such prominence, if any space at all. By publishing it YOU the paper are trying to incite divisions I am afraid.[/p][/quote]Many shops DO NOT open every day, that is precisely the point of why this is news. Bufton Tufton
  • Score: 8

4:32pm Fri 29 Aug 14

liketoknow says...

gbuilder75 wrote:
The Moan wrote:
pinkfluff wrote:
CJH wrote:
Gruszeczka wrote:
Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour .
I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .
Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well!
True dat CJH.

I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure.

@moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?!

ATM British culture means-

be racist
hate everyone and everything
be a nimby
complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about
be totally and utterly selfish
resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self
be sanctimonious and look down on people
lack compassion and empathy
be fearful of everything.....
....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.
So sad you have so little pride in this country. It's got like it has because people seperate themselves off and don't embrace the idea of being just one community. We don't look after our own anymore. People have lost a sense of community. Being proud of my country doesn't make me racist.
Proud of your country? It doesn't sound like it, it sound like you hate everything about it. And YOURS? so all of your ancestors were all born here then? At no point in time did any of them pull up on these shores? If so, WN get a story on the go because it looks like we have the UK's only truly indigenous person!
those bloody Normans have a lot to answer for!
[quote][p][bold]gbuilder75[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pinkfluff[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]CJH[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gruszeczka[/bold] wrote: Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour . I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .[/p][/quote]Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well![/p][/quote]True dat CJH. I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure. @moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?! ATM British culture means- be racist hate everyone and everything be a nimby complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about be totally and utterly selfish resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self be sanctimonious and look down on people lack compassion and empathy be fearful of everything..... ....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.[/p][/quote]So sad you have so little pride in this country. It's got like it has because people seperate themselves off and don't embrace the idea of being just one community. We don't look after our own anymore. People have lost a sense of community. Being proud of my country doesn't make me racist.[/p][/quote]Proud of your country? It doesn't sound like it, it sound like you hate everything about it. And YOURS? so all of your ancestors were all born here then? At no point in time did any of them pull up on these shores? If so, WN get a story on the go because it looks like we have the UK's only truly indigenous person![/p][/quote]those bloody Normans have a lot to answer for! liketoknow
  • Score: 3

4:35pm Fri 29 Aug 14

Bufton Tufton says...

Roger5 wrote:
Oh for goodness sake WN, can't you get the ignorant racist and offensive remarks off this site?

On the topic of the shop, if people come here to live in another culture of course they want to buy familiar products, and maybe have a neighbourly chat with a friendly shopkeeper who speaks their language (and having lived and worked abroad, I know I did). You won't get the same service in a big supermarket, so good for them, they are meeting a need.

The sort of thing people are saying on here reminds me of the stories of what people emigrating to the UK from the West Indies and Uganda had to face in the 60's and 70's. Isn't it 2014 in Worcester?
London is 5 years behind New York, Worcester is 40 years behind London.
[quote][p][bold]Roger5[/bold] wrote: Oh for goodness sake WN, can't you get the ignorant racist and offensive remarks off this site? On the topic of the shop, if people come here to live in another culture of course they want to buy familiar products, and maybe have a neighbourly chat with a friendly shopkeeper who speaks their language (and having lived and worked abroad, I know I did). You won't get the same service in a big supermarket, so good for them, they are meeting a need. The sort of thing people are saying on here reminds me of the stories of what people emigrating to the UK from the West Indies and Uganda had to face in the 60's and 70's. Isn't it 2014 in Worcester?[/p][/quote]London is 5 years behind New York, Worcester is 40 years behind London. Bufton Tufton
  • Score: 6

5:03pm Fri 29 Aug 14

WorcesterEye says...

It's called a "Polish" Delicatessen so that we know it's a place where we can buy some Polish food. That's how you know not to expect pizza and burgers in an "Indian" restaurant or "Chinese" take-away. "simples"
It's called a "Polish" Delicatessen so that we know it's a place where we can buy some Polish food. That's how you know not to expect pizza and burgers in an "Indian" restaurant or "Chinese" take-away. "simples" WorcesterEye
  • Score: 11

5:35pm Fri 29 Aug 14

pinkfluff says...

Ex-St Johns wrote:
We demand indigenous British food!! Before the Romans came over here we survived happily on wild berries and seaweed. Since then we have had to endure the introduction of alien poison such as the apple, the potato, beer, tea, sugar, battered cod and, worst of all, foreign johnnies having the gall to come over here with their herbs and spices that bring us flavour and destroy our taste-free cuisine. Unless Sainsbury's start selling only blackcurrants and kelp I am boycotting them.

They only put 'Polish' on the shop front to tell you that they stock specific types of sausage and sell pickled vegetables that you maybe cannot get anywhere else. It just helps to explain what is inside in the same way that the word "bakery" told you that the previous tenants sold bread, and in the same way that a restaurant owned by a Bangladeshi displays a sign saying 'Indian Cuisine'.

These people have opened a shop that would have otherwise remained empty. What would have really eroded our culture would have been for that vacant unit to have become a traditional British betting shop. Now there's an example of indigenous British companies destroying British lives far quicker than a tin of pickled beetroot could ever do.
Marvellous comment!! Bravo!!
[quote][p][bold]Ex-St Johns[/bold] wrote: We demand indigenous British food!! Before the Romans came over here we survived happily on wild berries and seaweed. Since then we have had to endure the introduction of alien poison such as the apple, the potato, beer, tea, sugar, battered cod and, worst of all, foreign johnnies having the gall to come over here with their herbs and spices that bring us flavour and destroy our taste-free cuisine. Unless Sainsbury's start selling only blackcurrants and kelp I am boycotting them. They only put 'Polish' on the shop front to tell you that they stock specific types of sausage and sell pickled vegetables that you maybe cannot get anywhere else. It just helps to explain what is inside in the same way that the word "bakery" told you that the previous tenants sold bread, and in the same way that a restaurant owned by a Bangladeshi displays a sign saying 'Indian Cuisine'. These people have opened a shop that would have otherwise remained empty. What would have really eroded our culture would have been for that vacant unit to have become a traditional British betting shop. Now there's an example of indigenous British companies destroying British lives far quicker than a tin of pickled beetroot could ever do.[/p][/quote]Marvellous comment!! Bravo!! pinkfluff
  • Score: 3

5:54pm Fri 29 Aug 14

gmoore1207 says...

we will have to speak polish next you dont hear many speaking english or is that on purpose so we do not know what they are talking about like the welsh do
we will have to speak polish next you dont hear many speaking english or is that on purpose so we do not know what they are talking about like the welsh do gmoore1207
  • Score: -16

6:17pm Fri 29 Aug 14

liketoknow says...

Have we got a Polish restaurant in Worcester?
Have we got a Polish restaurant in Worcester? liketoknow
  • Score: 3

6:33pm Fri 29 Aug 14

Small Town says...

pinkfluff wrote:
The Moan wrote:
pinkfluff wrote:
CJH wrote:
Gruszeczka wrote:
Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour .
I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .
Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well!
True dat CJH.

I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure.

@moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?!

ATM British culture means-

be racist
hate everyone and everything
be a nimby
complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about
be totally and utterly selfish
resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self
be sanctimonious and look down on people
lack compassion and empathy
be fearful of everything.....
....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.
So sad you have so little pride in this country. It's got like it has because people seperate themselves off and don't embrace the idea of being just one community. We don't look after our own anymore. People have lost a sense of community. Being proud of my country doesn't make me racist.
Proud!? LMFAO....WHAT is there to be proud of in this country?

We pay through the nose for everything so greedy politicians can line their own pockets. The media demonises the poor and immigrants. Not a fat lot to be proud of really. The government is destroying everything that made us proud to be British.

"Sense of community".....does that include non nationals and non whites? Your original comment didn't really have a lot of community spirit about it btw.

And the bottom line is that British "pride" is now being represented by organisations like EDL and Britain First and people like you so I want NOTHING to them or their "pride".

I am truly and deeply ashamed of this country. Sorry.
If you are so ashamed of this country, why don't you find the courage to go travel and live in a different culture/continent like these open minded folk who are bringing their values, traditions and cuisines to ours?

Hey, if you really don't have the balls to try somewhere too different, why not go to Spain and try life on the Costa's, or Australia? You'll find hundreds of thousands of British IMMIGRANTS there, some of whom even have had the gual to open English Pubs and Fish & Chip Shops!
[quote][p][bold]pinkfluff[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pinkfluff[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]CJH[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gruszeczka[/bold] wrote: Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour . I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .[/p][/quote]Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well![/p][/quote]True dat CJH. I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure. @moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?! ATM British culture means- be racist hate everyone and everything be a nimby complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about be totally and utterly selfish resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self be sanctimonious and look down on people lack compassion and empathy be fearful of everything..... ....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.[/p][/quote]So sad you have so little pride in this country. It's got like it has because people seperate themselves off and don't embrace the idea of being just one community. We don't look after our own anymore. People have lost a sense of community. Being proud of my country doesn't make me racist.[/p][/quote]Proud!? LMFAO....WHAT is there to be proud of in this country? We pay through the nose for everything so greedy politicians can line their own pockets. The media demonises the poor and immigrants. Not a fat lot to be proud of really. The government is destroying everything that made us proud to be British. "Sense of community".....does that include non nationals and non whites? Your original comment didn't really have a lot of community spirit about it btw. And the bottom line is that British "pride" is now being represented by organisations like EDL and Britain First and people like you so I want NOTHING to them or their "pride". I am truly and deeply ashamed of this country. Sorry.[/p][/quote]If you are so ashamed of this country, why don't you find the courage to go travel and live in a different culture/continent like these open minded folk who are bringing their values, traditions and cuisines to ours? Hey, if you really don't have the balls to try somewhere too different, why not go to Spain and try life on the Costa's, or Australia? You'll find hundreds of thousands of British IMMIGRANTS there, some of whom even have had the gual to open English Pubs and Fish & Chip Shops! Small Town
  • Score: 3

6:50pm Fri 29 Aug 14

The Doosra says...

pinkfluff wrote:
Ex-St Johns wrote:
We demand indigenous British food!! Before the Romans came over here we survived happily on wild berries and seaweed. Since then we have had to endure the introduction of alien poison such as the apple, the potato, beer, tea, sugar, battered cod and, worst of all, foreign johnnies having the gall to come over here with their herbs and spices that bring us flavour and destroy our taste-free cuisine. Unless Sainsbury's start selling only blackcurrants and kelp I am boycotting them.

They only put 'Polish' on the shop front to tell you that they stock specific types of sausage and sell pickled vegetables that you maybe cannot get anywhere else. It just helps to explain what is inside in the same way that the word "bakery" told you that the previous tenants sold bread, and in the same way that a restaurant owned by a Bangladeshi displays a sign saying 'Indian Cuisine'.

These people have opened a shop that would have otherwise remained empty. What would have really eroded our culture would have been for that vacant unit to have become a traditional British betting shop. Now there's an example of indigenous British companies destroying British lives far quicker than a tin of pickled beetroot could ever do.
Marvellous comment!! Bravo!!
Yes, yes, yes. expressed much more eloquently than I managed.
[quote][p][bold]pinkfluff[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Ex-St Johns[/bold] wrote: We demand indigenous British food!! Before the Romans came over here we survived happily on wild berries and seaweed. Since then we have had to endure the introduction of alien poison such as the apple, the potato, beer, tea, sugar, battered cod and, worst of all, foreign johnnies having the gall to come over here with their herbs and spices that bring us flavour and destroy our taste-free cuisine. Unless Sainsbury's start selling only blackcurrants and kelp I am boycotting them. They only put 'Polish' on the shop front to tell you that they stock specific types of sausage and sell pickled vegetables that you maybe cannot get anywhere else. It just helps to explain what is inside in the same way that the word "bakery" told you that the previous tenants sold bread, and in the same way that a restaurant owned by a Bangladeshi displays a sign saying 'Indian Cuisine'. These people have opened a shop that would have otherwise remained empty. What would have really eroded our culture would have been for that vacant unit to have become a traditional British betting shop. Now there's an example of indigenous British companies destroying British lives far quicker than a tin of pickled beetroot could ever do.[/p][/quote]Marvellous comment!! Bravo!![/p][/quote]Yes, yes, yes. expressed much more eloquently than I managed. The Doosra
  • Score: 3

9:03pm Fri 29 Aug 14

pinkfluff says...

Small Town wrote:
pinkfluff wrote:
The Moan wrote:
pinkfluff wrote:
CJH wrote:
Gruszeczka wrote:
Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour .
I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .
Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well!
True dat CJH.

I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure.

@moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?!

ATM British culture means-

be racist
hate everyone and everything
be a nimby
complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about
be totally and utterly selfish
resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self
be sanctimonious and look down on people
lack compassion and empathy
be fearful of everything.....
....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.
So sad you have so little pride in this country. It's got like it has because people seperate themselves off and don't embrace the idea of being just one community. We don't look after our own anymore. People have lost a sense of community. Being proud of my country doesn't make me racist.
Proud!? LMFAO....WHAT is there to be proud of in this country?

We pay through the nose for everything so greedy politicians can line their own pockets. The media demonises the poor and immigrants. Not a fat lot to be proud of really. The government is destroying everything that made us proud to be British.

"Sense of community".....does that include non nationals and non whites? Your original comment didn't really have a lot of community spirit about it btw.

And the bottom line is that British "pride" is now being represented by organisations like EDL and Britain First and people like you so I want NOTHING to them or their "pride".

I am truly and deeply ashamed of this country. Sorry.
If you are so ashamed of this country, why don't you find the courage to go travel and live in a different culture/continent like these open minded folk who are bringing their values, traditions and cuisines to ours?

Hey, if you really don't have the balls to try somewhere too different, why not go to Spain and try life on the Costa's, or Australia? You'll find hundreds of thousands of British IMMIGRANTS there, some of whom even have had the gual to open English Pubs and Fish & Chip Shops!
Balls?! Balls?!

“Why do people say "grow some balls"? Balls are weak and sensitive. If you wanna be tough, grow a vagina. Those things can take a pounding” Betty White.

I really would love to move to another country but it is a dream for me. :-(
[quote][p][bold]Small Town[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pinkfluff[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pinkfluff[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]CJH[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gruszeczka[/bold] wrote: Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour . I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .[/p][/quote]Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well![/p][/quote]True dat CJH. I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure. @moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?! ATM British culture means- be racist hate everyone and everything be a nimby complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about be totally and utterly selfish resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self be sanctimonious and look down on people lack compassion and empathy be fearful of everything..... ....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.[/p][/quote]So sad you have so little pride in this country. It's got like it has because people seperate themselves off and don't embrace the idea of being just one community. We don't look after our own anymore. People have lost a sense of community. Being proud of my country doesn't make me racist.[/p][/quote]Proud!? LMFAO....WHAT is there to be proud of in this country? We pay through the nose for everything so greedy politicians can line their own pockets. The media demonises the poor and immigrants. Not a fat lot to be proud of really. The government is destroying everything that made us proud to be British. "Sense of community".....does that include non nationals and non whites? Your original comment didn't really have a lot of community spirit about it btw. And the bottom line is that British "pride" is now being represented by organisations like EDL and Britain First and people like you so I want NOTHING to them or their "pride". I am truly and deeply ashamed of this country. Sorry.[/p][/quote]If you are so ashamed of this country, why don't you find the courage to go travel and live in a different culture/continent like these open minded folk who are bringing their values, traditions and cuisines to ours? Hey, if you really don't have the balls to try somewhere too different, why not go to Spain and try life on the Costa's, or Australia? You'll find hundreds of thousands of British IMMIGRANTS there, some of whom even have had the gual to open English Pubs and Fish & Chip Shops![/p][/quote]Balls?! Balls?! “Why do people say "grow some balls"? Balls are weak and sensitive. If you wanna be tough, grow a vagina. Those things can take a pounding” Betty White. I really would love to move to another country but it is a dream for me. :-( pinkfluff
  • Score: -4

9:51am Sat 30 Aug 14

truth must out says...

The Moan wrote:
"There are a number of Polish families in St John's so this will be good for them as they don't have to travel down to the city centre to do their food shopping now."

Before im accused of being racist. Think. Why the emphasis on these must have polish shops. Surely people come here for a better life, so embrace our food and culture. I am fed up of the erosion of britishness. The owner also goes on to day they're surprised at the number of English using the shop!!! Last I looked thats where we lived.
Wow....bet you can't wait for the students to come back!!!
[quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: "There are a number of Polish families in St John's so this will be good for them as they don't have to travel down to the city centre to do their food shopping now." Before im accused of being racist. Think. Why the emphasis on these must have polish shops. Surely people come here for a better life, so embrace our food and culture. I am fed up of the erosion of britishness. The owner also goes on to day they're surprised at the number of English using the shop!!! Last I looked thats where we lived.[/p][/quote]Wow....bet you can't wait for the students to come back!!! truth must out
  • Score: 1

10:09am Sat 30 Aug 14

The Moan says...

truth must out wrote:
The Moan wrote:
"There are a number of Polish families in St John's so this will be good for them as they don't have to travel down to the city centre to do their food shopping now."

Before im accused of being racist. Think. Why the emphasis on these must have polish shops. Surely people come here for a better life, so embrace our food and culture. I am fed up of the erosion of britishness. The owner also goes on to day they're surprised at the number of English using the shop!!! Last I looked thats where we lived.
Wow....bet you can't wait for the students to come back!!!
Just because im not comfortable with a few thing's. You all misunderstand and assume I'm some sort of a biggot. I DO NOT HAVE A PROBLEM with foreigners in our country and settling down. I think and this applies to us brits too, when you go to a country you should assimilate into their culture or why go in the first place. What I would like to see is neither side seperating their communities off. I was in a rammed McDonalds yesterday in kiddie with my children and there was an Asian family looking for a table. I pointed one out for them but the Dad refused to acknowledge me even after eye contact. My husband then spoke to him and it seems they didn't want to sit with all us brits. Now seems to me there's just as much distrust there as on our side. How do we fix that?
[quote][p][bold]truth must out[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: "There are a number of Polish families in St John's so this will be good for them as they don't have to travel down to the city centre to do their food shopping now." Before im accused of being racist. Think. Why the emphasis on these must have polish shops. Surely people come here for a better life, so embrace our food and culture. I am fed up of the erosion of britishness. The owner also goes on to day they're surprised at the number of English using the shop!!! Last I looked thats where we lived.[/p][/quote]Wow....bet you can't wait for the students to come back!!![/p][/quote]Just because im not comfortable with a few thing's. You all misunderstand and assume I'm some sort of a biggot. I DO NOT HAVE A PROBLEM with foreigners in our country and settling down. I think and this applies to us brits too, when you go to a country you should assimilate into their culture or why go in the first place. What I would like to see is neither side seperating their communities off. I was in a rammed McDonalds yesterday in kiddie with my children and there was an Asian family looking for a table. I pointed one out for them but the Dad refused to acknowledge me even after eye contact. My husband then spoke to him and it seems they didn't want to sit with all us brits. Now seems to me there's just as much distrust there as on our side. How do we fix that? The Moan
  • Score: -7

10:58am Sat 30 Aug 14

pinkfluff says...

The Moan wrote:
truth must out wrote:
The Moan wrote:
"There are a number of Polish families in St John's so this will be good for them as they don't have to travel down to the city centre to do their food shopping now."

Before im accused of being racist. Think. Why the emphasis on these must have polish shops. Surely people come here for a better life, so embrace our food and culture. I am fed up of the erosion of britishness. The owner also goes on to day they're surprised at the number of English using the shop!!! Last I looked thats where we lived.
Wow....bet you can't wait for the students to come back!!!
Just because im not comfortable with a few thing's. You all misunderstand and assume I'm some sort of a biggot. I DO NOT HAVE A PROBLEM with foreigners in our country and settling down. I think and this applies to us brits too, when you go to a country you should assimilate into their culture or why go in the first place. What I would like to see is neither side seperating their communities off. I was in a rammed McDonalds yesterday in kiddie with my children and there was an Asian family looking for a table. I pointed one out for them but the Dad refused to acknowledge me even after eye contact. My husband then spoke to him and it seems they didn't want to sit with all us brits. Now seems to me there's just as much distrust there as on our side. How do we fix that?
You do have a problem. The ex pats in Spain have not assimilated but that's ok? Yes?

Your little scenario falls apart by the word "seems". You have NO idea what the family were thinking and no NOTHING about them other than the colour of their skin and the assumption they are Asian.

Just for balance, I regularly use Asian supermarkets in Brum, I have always felt welcome and people make eye contact (even the ladies in hijabs) and smile.

Just for balance, over the years, I have had at least 5 different white British people telling me I am not permitted to park outside their house. I am, my car is legal and they are abusive. My car has been "interfered" with a couple of time too. ALL white and British!!

Horrible people, that said can I lump them all together and judge all white Brits?
[quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]truth must out[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: "There are a number of Polish families in St John's so this will be good for them as they don't have to travel down to the city centre to do their food shopping now." Before im accused of being racist. Think. Why the emphasis on these must have polish shops. Surely people come here for a better life, so embrace our food and culture. I am fed up of the erosion of britishness. The owner also goes on to day they're surprised at the number of English using the shop!!! Last I looked thats where we lived.[/p][/quote]Wow....bet you can't wait for the students to come back!!![/p][/quote]Just because im not comfortable with a few thing's. You all misunderstand and assume I'm some sort of a biggot. I DO NOT HAVE A PROBLEM with foreigners in our country and settling down. I think and this applies to us brits too, when you go to a country you should assimilate into their culture or why go in the first place. What I would like to see is neither side seperating their communities off. I was in a rammed McDonalds yesterday in kiddie with my children and there was an Asian family looking for a table. I pointed one out for them but the Dad refused to acknowledge me even after eye contact. My husband then spoke to him and it seems they didn't want to sit with all us brits. Now seems to me there's just as much distrust there as on our side. How do we fix that?[/p][/quote]You do have a problem. The ex pats in Spain have not assimilated but that's ok? Yes? Your little scenario falls apart by the word "seems". You have NO idea what the family were thinking and no NOTHING about them other than the colour of their skin and the assumption they are Asian. Just for balance, I regularly use Asian supermarkets in Brum, I have always felt welcome and people make eye contact (even the ladies in hijabs) and smile. Just for balance, over the years, I have had at least 5 different white British people telling me I am not permitted to park outside their house. I am, my car is legal and they are abusive. My car has been "interfered" with a couple of time too. ALL white and British!! Horrible people, that said can I lump them all together and judge all white Brits? pinkfluff
  • Score: 5

11:31am Sat 30 Aug 14

gbuilder75 says...

The Moan wrote:
truth must out wrote:
The Moan wrote:
"There are a number of Polish families in St John's so this will be good for them as they don't have to travel down to the city centre to do their food shopping now."

Before im accused of being racist. Think. Why the emphasis on these must have polish shops. Surely people come here for a better life, so embrace our food and culture. I am fed up of the erosion of britishness. The owner also goes on to day they're surprised at the number of English using the shop!!! Last I looked thats where we lived.
Wow....bet you can't wait for the students to come back!!!
Just because im not comfortable with a few thing's. You all misunderstand and assume I'm some sort of a biggot. I DO NOT HAVE A PROBLEM with foreigners in our country and settling down. I think and this applies to us brits too, when you go to a country you should assimilate into their culture or why go in the first place. What I would like to see is neither side seperating their communities off. I was in a rammed McDonalds yesterday in kiddie with my children and there was an Asian family looking for a table. I pointed one out for them but the Dad refused to acknowledge me even after eye contact. My husband then spoke to him and it seems they didn't want to sit with all us brits. Now seems to me there's just as much distrust there as on our side. How do we fix that?
You can't say you're not bigoted and then in the next breath say a man didn't thank you for pointing out a table and imply the reason for that was BECAUSE they're Asian (they were probably British but of Asian origin).
Maybe they were in a rush and didn't mean to be rude, maybe they are simply just rude people and would be if they were African, American or English.

And even if that was all the case, you got off lightly - last time I went to McDonalds a group of white, English people were throwing chips at each other and shouting every swear word in the book.
Oh but wait - English people would never do that because we're perfect right, not like those bloody foreigners.
[quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]truth must out[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: "There are a number of Polish families in St John's so this will be good for them as they don't have to travel down to the city centre to do their food shopping now." Before im accused of being racist. Think. Why the emphasis on these must have polish shops. Surely people come here for a better life, so embrace our food and culture. I am fed up of the erosion of britishness. The owner also goes on to day they're surprised at the number of English using the shop!!! Last I looked thats where we lived.[/p][/quote]Wow....bet you can't wait for the students to come back!!![/p][/quote]Just because im not comfortable with a few thing's. You all misunderstand and assume I'm some sort of a biggot. I DO NOT HAVE A PROBLEM with foreigners in our country and settling down. I think and this applies to us brits too, when you go to a country you should assimilate into their culture or why go in the first place. What I would like to see is neither side seperating their communities off. I was in a rammed McDonalds yesterday in kiddie with my children and there was an Asian family looking for a table. I pointed one out for them but the Dad refused to acknowledge me even after eye contact. My husband then spoke to him and it seems they didn't want to sit with all us brits. Now seems to me there's just as much distrust there as on our side. How do we fix that?[/p][/quote]You can't say you're not bigoted and then in the next breath say a man didn't thank you for pointing out a table and imply the reason for that was BECAUSE they're Asian (they were probably British but of Asian origin). Maybe they were in a rush and didn't mean to be rude, maybe they are simply just rude people and would be if they were African, American or English. And even if that was all the case, you got off lightly - last time I went to McDonalds a group of white, English people were throwing chips at each other and shouting every swear word in the book. Oh but wait - English people would never do that because we're perfect right, not like those bloody foreigners. gbuilder75
  • Score: 1

11:57am Sat 30 Aug 14

The Moan says...

pinkfluff wrote:
The Moan wrote:
truth must out wrote:
The Moan wrote:
"There are a number of Polish families in St John's so this will be good for them as they don't have to travel down to the city centre to do their food shopping now."

Before im accused of being racist. Think. Why the emphasis on these must have polish shops. Surely people come here for a better life, so embrace our food and culture. I am fed up of the erosion of britishness. The owner also goes on to day they're surprised at the number of English using the shop!!! Last I looked thats where we lived.
Wow....bet you can't wait for the students to come back!!!
Just because im not comfortable with a few thing's. You all misunderstand and assume I'm some sort of a biggot. I DO NOT HAVE A PROBLEM with foreigners in our country and settling down. I think and this applies to us brits too, when you go to a country you should assimilate into their culture or why go in the first place. What I would like to see is neither side seperating their communities off. I was in a rammed McDonalds yesterday in kiddie with my children and there was an Asian family looking for a table. I pointed one out for them but the Dad refused to acknowledge me even after eye contact. My husband then spoke to him and it seems they didn't want to sit with all us brits. Now seems to me there's just as much distrust there as on our side. How do we fix that?
You do have a problem. The ex pats in Spain have not assimilated but that's ok? Yes?

Your little scenario falls apart by the word "seems". You have NO idea what the family were thinking and no NOTHING about them other than the colour of their skin and the assumption they are Asian.

Just for balance, I regularly use Asian supermarkets in Brum, I have always felt welcome and people make eye contact (even the ladies in hijabs) and smile.

Just for balance, over the years, I have had at least 5 different white British people telling me I am not permitted to park outside their house. I am, my car is legal and they are abusive. My car has been "interfered" with a couple of time too. ALL white and British!!

Horrible people, that said can I lump them all together and judge all white Brits?
YAWN. . .Well you do love an argument and obviously are one that thinks your opinion is right all the time. It helps if you actually read a comment properly to start with. Firstly I think its wrong that our ex pats don't assimilate into the country they have chosen to live. I have said previously that I have relatives that were immigrants to this country after the war. I probably know much more about brum than you. The Asian gentleman was actually very very rude to us. I didn't imply that had anything to do with his skin colour or that all asians were like that. There is good and bad in all. I would like to point out people are here to comment and express an opionion an array of opinions. Your entitled to yours and I respect that. Shame you don't understand that concept. I hope you will use the Polish shop and not just spout hot air!
[quote][p][bold]pinkfluff[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]truth must out[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: "There are a number of Polish families in St John's so this will be good for them as they don't have to travel down to the city centre to do their food shopping now." Before im accused of being racist. Think. Why the emphasis on these must have polish shops. Surely people come here for a better life, so embrace our food and culture. I am fed up of the erosion of britishness. The owner also goes on to day they're surprised at the number of English using the shop!!! Last I looked thats where we lived.[/p][/quote]Wow....bet you can't wait for the students to come back!!![/p][/quote]Just because im not comfortable with a few thing's. You all misunderstand and assume I'm some sort of a biggot. I DO NOT HAVE A PROBLEM with foreigners in our country and settling down. I think and this applies to us brits too, when you go to a country you should assimilate into their culture or why go in the first place. What I would like to see is neither side seperating their communities off. I was in a rammed McDonalds yesterday in kiddie with my children and there was an Asian family looking for a table. I pointed one out for them but the Dad refused to acknowledge me even after eye contact. My husband then spoke to him and it seems they didn't want to sit with all us brits. Now seems to me there's just as much distrust there as on our side. How do we fix that?[/p][/quote]You do have a problem. The ex pats in Spain have not assimilated but that's ok? Yes? Your little scenario falls apart by the word "seems". You have NO idea what the family were thinking and no NOTHING about them other than the colour of their skin and the assumption they are Asian. Just for balance, I regularly use Asian supermarkets in Brum, I have always felt welcome and people make eye contact (even the ladies in hijabs) and smile. Just for balance, over the years, I have had at least 5 different white British people telling me I am not permitted to park outside their house. I am, my car is legal and they are abusive. My car has been "interfered" with a couple of time too. ALL white and British!! Horrible people, that said can I lump them all together and judge all white Brits?[/p][/quote]YAWN. . .Well you do love an argument and obviously are one that thinks your opinion is right all the time. It helps if you actually read a comment properly to start with. Firstly I think its wrong that our ex pats don't assimilate into the country they have chosen to live. I have said previously that I have relatives that were immigrants to this country after the war. I probably know much more about brum than you. The Asian gentleman was actually very very rude to us. I didn't imply that had anything to do with his skin colour or that all asians were like that. There is good and bad in all. I would like to point out people are here to comment and express an opionion an array of opinions. Your entitled to yours and I respect that. Shame you don't understand that concept. I hope you will use the Polish shop and not just spout hot air! The Moan
  • Score: -3

12:17pm Sat 30 Aug 14

The Moan says...

gbuilder75 wrote:
The Moan wrote:
truth must out wrote:
The Moan wrote:
"There are a number of Polish families in St John's so this will be good for them as they don't have to travel down to the city centre to do their food shopping now."

Before im accused of being racist. Think. Why the emphasis on these must have polish shops. Surely people come here for a better life, so embrace our food and culture. I am fed up of the erosion of britishness. The owner also goes on to day they're surprised at the number of English using the shop!!! Last I looked thats where we lived.
Wow....bet you can't wait for the students to come back!!!
Just because im not comfortable with a few thing's. You all misunderstand and assume I'm some sort of a biggot. I DO NOT HAVE A PROBLEM with foreigners in our country and settling down. I think and this applies to us brits too, when you go to a country you should assimilate into their culture or why go in the first place. What I would like to see is neither side seperating their communities off. I was in a rammed McDonalds yesterday in kiddie with my children and there was an Asian family looking for a table. I pointed one out for them but the Dad refused to acknowledge me even after eye contact. My husband then spoke to him and it seems they didn't want to sit with all us brits. Now seems to me there's just as much distrust there as on our side. How do we fix that?
You can't say you're not bigoted and then in the next breath say a man didn't thank you for pointing out a table and imply the reason for that was BECAUSE they're Asian (they were probably British but of Asian origin).
Maybe they were in a rush and didn't mean to be rude, maybe they are simply just rude people and would be if they were African, American or English.

And even if that was all the case, you got off lightly - last time I went to McDonalds a group of white, English people were throwing chips at each other and shouting every swear word in the book.
Oh but wait - English people would never do that because we're perfect right, not like those bloody foreigners.
Id be happy with a community where we all get on and we don't have to label ourselves to be different. I actually refuse to answer those silly ethnic questions on forms on the basis that it shouldn't be made an issue about creed.
[quote][p][bold]gbuilder75[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]truth must out[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: "There are a number of Polish families in St John's so this will be good for them as they don't have to travel down to the city centre to do their food shopping now." Before im accused of being racist. Think. Why the emphasis on these must have polish shops. Surely people come here for a better life, so embrace our food and culture. I am fed up of the erosion of britishness. The owner also goes on to day they're surprised at the number of English using the shop!!! Last I looked thats where we lived.[/p][/quote]Wow....bet you can't wait for the students to come back!!![/p][/quote]Just because im not comfortable with a few thing's. You all misunderstand and assume I'm some sort of a biggot. I DO NOT HAVE A PROBLEM with foreigners in our country and settling down. I think and this applies to us brits too, when you go to a country you should assimilate into their culture or why go in the first place. What I would like to see is neither side seperating their communities off. I was in a rammed McDonalds yesterday in kiddie with my children and there was an Asian family looking for a table. I pointed one out for them but the Dad refused to acknowledge me even after eye contact. My husband then spoke to him and it seems they didn't want to sit with all us brits. Now seems to me there's just as much distrust there as on our side. How do we fix that?[/p][/quote]You can't say you're not bigoted and then in the next breath say a man didn't thank you for pointing out a table and imply the reason for that was BECAUSE they're Asian (they were probably British but of Asian origin). Maybe they were in a rush and didn't mean to be rude, maybe they are simply just rude people and would be if they were African, American or English. And even if that was all the case, you got off lightly - last time I went to McDonalds a group of white, English people were throwing chips at each other and shouting every swear word in the book. Oh but wait - English people would never do that because we're perfect right, not like those bloody foreigners.[/p][/quote]Id be happy with a community where we all get on and we don't have to label ourselves to be different. I actually refuse to answer those silly ethnic questions on forms on the basis that it shouldn't be made an issue about creed. The Moan
  • Score: 2

1:00pm Sat 30 Aug 14

pinkfluff says...

The Moan wrote:
pinkfluff wrote:
The Moan wrote:
truth must out wrote:
The Moan wrote:
"There are a number of Polish families in St John's so this will be good for them as they don't have to travel down to the city centre to do their food shopping now."

Before im accused of being racist. Think. Why the emphasis on these must have polish shops. Surely people come here for a better life, so embrace our food and culture. I am fed up of the erosion of britishness. The owner also goes on to day they're surprised at the number of English using the shop!!! Last I looked thats where we lived.
Wow....bet you can't wait for the students to come back!!!
Just because im not comfortable with a few thing's. You all misunderstand and assume I'm some sort of a biggot. I DO NOT HAVE A PROBLEM with foreigners in our country and settling down. I think and this applies to us brits too, when you go to a country you should assimilate into their culture or why go in the first place. What I would like to see is neither side seperating their communities off. I was in a rammed McDonalds yesterday in kiddie with my children and there was an Asian family looking for a table. I pointed one out for them but the Dad refused to acknowledge me even after eye contact. My husband then spoke to him and it seems they didn't want to sit with all us brits. Now seems to me there's just as much distrust there as on our side. How do we fix that?
You do have a problem. The ex pats in Spain have not assimilated but that's ok? Yes?

Your little scenario falls apart by the word "seems". You have NO idea what the family were thinking and no NOTHING about them other than the colour of their skin and the assumption they are Asian.

Just for balance, I regularly use Asian supermarkets in Brum, I have always felt welcome and people make eye contact (even the ladies in hijabs) and smile.

Just for balance, over the years, I have had at least 5 different white British people telling me I am not permitted to park outside their house. I am, my car is legal and they are abusive. My car has been "interfered" with a couple of time too. ALL white and British!!

Horrible people, that said can I lump them all together and judge all white Brits?
YAWN. . .Well you do love an argument and obviously are one that thinks your opinion is right all the time. It helps if you actually read a comment properly to start with. Firstly I think its wrong that our ex pats don't assimilate into the country they have chosen to live. I have said previously that I have relatives that were immigrants to this country after the war. I probably know much more about brum than you. The Asian gentleman was actually very very rude to us. I didn't imply that had anything to do with his skin colour or that all asians were like that. There is good and bad in all. I would like to point out people are here to comment and express an opionion an array of opinions. Your entitled to yours and I respect that. Shame you don't understand that concept. I hope you will use the Polish shop and not just spout hot air!
Just trying to point out hypocrisy and bigotry which I am entitled to do.

It was all worth while because you have appeared to have done a 180 and now saying everyone should get along. Quite different to your original comment. See below-

"Before im accused of being racist. Think. Why the emphasis on these must have polish shops. Surely people come here for a better life, so embrace our food and culture. I am fed up of the erosion of britishness. The owner also goes on to day they're surprised at the number of English using the shop!!! Last I looked thats where we lived."

FYI...I don't think I am right, I kinda know that I am lol :-)
[quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pinkfluff[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]truth must out[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: "There are a number of Polish families in St John's so this will be good for them as they don't have to travel down to the city centre to do their food shopping now." Before im accused of being racist. Think. Why the emphasis on these must have polish shops. Surely people come here for a better life, so embrace our food and culture. I am fed up of the erosion of britishness. The owner also goes on to day they're surprised at the number of English using the shop!!! Last I looked thats where we lived.[/p][/quote]Wow....bet you can't wait for the students to come back!!![/p][/quote]Just because im not comfortable with a few thing's. You all misunderstand and assume I'm some sort of a biggot. I DO NOT HAVE A PROBLEM with foreigners in our country and settling down. I think and this applies to us brits too, when you go to a country you should assimilate into their culture or why go in the first place. What I would like to see is neither side seperating their communities off. I was in a rammed McDonalds yesterday in kiddie with my children and there was an Asian family looking for a table. I pointed one out for them but the Dad refused to acknowledge me even after eye contact. My husband then spoke to him and it seems they didn't want to sit with all us brits. Now seems to me there's just as much distrust there as on our side. How do we fix that?[/p][/quote]You do have a problem. The ex pats in Spain have not assimilated but that's ok? Yes? Your little scenario falls apart by the word "seems". You have NO idea what the family were thinking and no NOTHING about them other than the colour of their skin and the assumption they are Asian. Just for balance, I regularly use Asian supermarkets in Brum, I have always felt welcome and people make eye contact (even the ladies in hijabs) and smile. Just for balance, over the years, I have had at least 5 different white British people telling me I am not permitted to park outside their house. I am, my car is legal and they are abusive. My car has been "interfered" with a couple of time too. ALL white and British!! Horrible people, that said can I lump them all together and judge all white Brits?[/p][/quote]YAWN. . .Well you do love an argument and obviously are one that thinks your opinion is right all the time. It helps if you actually read a comment properly to start with. Firstly I think its wrong that our ex pats don't assimilate into the country they have chosen to live. I have said previously that I have relatives that were immigrants to this country after the war. I probably know much more about brum than you. The Asian gentleman was actually very very rude to us. I didn't imply that had anything to do with his skin colour or that all asians were like that. There is good and bad in all. I would like to point out people are here to comment and express an opionion an array of opinions. Your entitled to yours and I respect that. Shame you don't understand that concept. I hope you will use the Polish shop and not just spout hot air![/p][/quote]Just trying to point out hypocrisy and bigotry which I am entitled to do. It was all worth while because you have appeared to have done a 180 and now saying everyone should get along. Quite different to your original comment. See below- "Before im accused of being racist. Think. Why the emphasis on these must have polish shops. Surely people come here for a better life, so embrace our food and culture. I am fed up of the erosion of britishness. The owner also goes on to day they're surprised at the number of English using the shop!!! Last I looked thats where we lived." FYI...I don't think I am right, I kinda know that I am lol :-) pinkfluff
  • Score: -7

1:18pm Sat 30 Aug 14

joestansmith says...

Coming from a fairly apolitical point of view, a serious question:

Why is it that the more left leaning members of the community that are quick to jump into blazing emotional arguments with more right leaning folk and lightning quick to stick up for anyone of a different nationality/race/rel
igious background before their own culture are also lightning quick to completely slag this country off and denounce any idea of our own "nationality" or "sense of Britishness," as if showing pride in our own culture is somehow racist and too exclusive?
If you hate Britain so much - move to Beirut or Afghanistan and see how open and welcoming the natives are to you.
Perhaps move your family there and open up a shop selling Walkers crisps and Bobby's cupcakes or better still, try to take advantage of their welfare system?

Some cultures do not have the ability or remote intentions to adapt or change , so we scurry to adapt around them at our own cost.
This is why our much debated 'sense of national identity,' no matter how tenuous you believe it to be, is fast disappearing, whilst the identity and culture of others is being pressed upon us.
And they are laughing at us every step of the way (this being more directed at the heavily religious, absolute and un-adaptable Asian communities.)
I have no issues with someone opening up a shop selling Polish sausages, that's not what this is about really, i couldn't give a **** - but i do have a problem with Brits constantly slagging their own country off and doing nothing to accept or change the issues, whatever they may, that drag us down.
Armchair activists, basically.

Our country is going to hell.
Coming from a fairly apolitical point of view, a serious question: Why is it that the more left leaning members of the community that are quick to jump into blazing emotional arguments with more right leaning folk and lightning quick to stick up for anyone of a different nationality/race/rel igious background before their own culture are also lightning quick to completely slag this country off and denounce any idea of our own "nationality" or "sense of Britishness," as if showing pride in our own culture is somehow racist and too exclusive? If you hate Britain so much - move to Beirut or Afghanistan and see how open and welcoming the natives are to you. Perhaps move your family there and open up a shop selling Walkers crisps and Bobby's cupcakes or better still, try to take advantage of their welfare system? Some cultures do not have the ability or remote intentions to adapt or change , so we scurry to adapt around them at our own cost. This is why our much debated 'sense of national identity,' no matter how tenuous you believe it to be, is fast disappearing, whilst the identity and culture of others is being pressed upon us. And they are laughing at us every step of the way (this being more directed at the heavily religious, absolute and un-adaptable Asian communities.) I have no issues with someone opening up a shop selling Polish sausages, that's not what this is about really, i couldn't give a **** - but i do have a problem with Brits constantly slagging their own country off and doing nothing to accept or change the issues, whatever they may, that drag us down. Armchair activists, basically. Our country is going to hell. joestansmith
  • Score: -4

3:59pm Sat 30 Aug 14

The Moan says...

Pinkfluff you really need to get out more. No one is always right. My point all along is we should be one big all inclusive community of BRITISH citizens. You are lucky to live in such a moderate country of opportunity hence why people come here. People proud of this country made it that way. (Doesn't mean we all have to be the same creed). I've probably said too much on this issue and so have you. RESPECT!
Pinkfluff you really need to get out more. No one is always right. My point all along is we should be one big all inclusive community of BRITISH citizens. You are lucky to live in such a moderate country of opportunity hence why people come here. People proud of this country made it that way. (Doesn't mean we all have to be the same creed). I've probably said too much on this issue and so have you. RESPECT! The Moan
  • Score: 2

6:02pm Sat 30 Aug 14

snailmale says...

CJH wrote:
I suspect that this is yet another article which has been hijacked by phantom posters. Those who join a group or website purely to make it appear that the negative views appear to be the majority. It's a growing problem, and of course it makes the 'scores' meaningless. Don't be discouraged Tomacz, and try not to get involved in their 'debate'. That is what they want, so don't give them the satisfaction. Dobre szczęście !
You're right on this one of course, CJH. Only those people who were at the tail-end of the queue when common sense and brain cells were allocated could have a problem with a Polish shop opening and regard it as divisive. Unless, of course, they are just bigots who have violent knee-jerk reactions to anything that is beyond their comprehension. It often troubles me that there are so many sad people in Worcester.

Good luck, Tomacz
[quote][p][bold]CJH[/bold] wrote: I suspect that this is yet another article which has been hijacked by phantom posters. Those who join a group or website purely to make it appear that the negative views appear to be the majority. It's a growing problem, and of course it makes the 'scores' meaningless. Don't be discouraged Tomacz, and try not to get involved in their 'debate'. That is what they want, so don't give them the satisfaction. Dobre szczęście ![/p][/quote]You're right on this one of course, CJH. Only those people who were at the tail-end of the queue when common sense and brain cells were allocated could have a problem with a Polish shop opening and regard it as divisive. Unless, of course, they are just bigots who have violent knee-jerk reactions to anything that is beyond their comprehension. It often troubles me that there are so many sad people in Worcester. Good luck, Tomacz snailmale
  • Score: 11

10:48pm Sat 30 Aug 14

The Doosra says...

The Moan wrote:
Pinkfluff you really need to get out more. No one is always right. My point all along is we should be one big all inclusive community of BRITISH citizens. You are lucky to live in such a moderate country of opportunity hence why people come here. People proud of this country made it that way. (Doesn't mean we all have to be the same creed). I've probably said too much on this issue and so have you. RESPECT!
Respect is a two way street. A concept which I suspect is unfamiliar to you.
[quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: Pinkfluff you really need to get out more. No one is always right. My point all along is we should be one big all inclusive community of BRITISH citizens. You are lucky to live in such a moderate country of opportunity hence why people come here. People proud of this country made it that way. (Doesn't mean we all have to be the same creed). I've probably said too much on this issue and so have you. RESPECT![/p][/quote]Respect is a two way street. A concept which I suspect is unfamiliar to you. The Doosra
  • Score: 6

10:43am Mon 1 Sep 14

liketoknow says...

The Moan wrote:
pinkfluff wrote:
CJH wrote:
Gruszeczka wrote:
Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour .
I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .
Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well!
True dat CJH.

I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure.

@moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?!

ATM British culture means-

be racist
hate everyone and everything
be a nimby
complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about
be totally and utterly selfish
resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self
be sanctimonious and look down on people
lack compassion and empathy
be fearful of everything.....
....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.
So sad you have so little pride in this country. It's got like it has because people seperate themselves off and don't embrace the idea of being just one community. We don't look after our own anymore. People have lost a sense of community. Being proud of my country doesn't make me racist.
there's too much made of this 'nationalism '. I'd sooner be proud of the human race.
[quote][p][bold]The Moan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pinkfluff[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]CJH[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Gruszeczka[/bold] wrote: Hello ,,The Moans ,, It is Mr Tomasz Gruszeczka as you said my friend ....Before I'm accused of being racist ...you need to know Polish not always mean poor and cheap labour . I will call myself businessman who spotted gap on local market equally to needs . In last month we been visited by so many English and other nationalities customers also we are proud and please with that . The reason why I open shop for my miss is ,,money ,, Probably you would like to see me on benefits . You don't know us , you don't know how delicious are our products , in one word please you are very WELCOME at our shop , so see you soon .[/p][/quote]Pay no attention to the moaners. They do not represent most people's views. They are ill-informed and generally do not have an original thought in their head. Glad to see that this empty shop has been taken over and being used. I expect The Moan is also one of those people who complain about empty shops. No point arguing with them. Your English is better than The Moan's as well![/p][/quote]True dat CJH. I'm looking forward to trying some Polish beer for sure. @moan British food and culture!? ROLF....what is that?! ATM British culture means- be racist hate everyone and everything be a nimby complain, complain, complain.....then complain when there is nothing left to complain about not having anything to complain about be totally and utterly selfish resent anyone who is perceived to getting a better deal than ones self be sanctimonious and look down on people lack compassion and empathy be fearful of everything..... ....that pretty much sums up for me what it feels like to be British.[/p][/quote]So sad you have so little pride in this country. It's got like it has because people seperate themselves off and don't embrace the idea of being just one community. We don't look after our own anymore. People have lost a sense of community. Being proud of my country doesn't make me racist.[/p][/quote]there's too much made of this 'nationalism '. I'd sooner be proud of the human race. liketoknow
  • Score: 6

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