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Old 11-19-2010, 11:33 AM   #1
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Getting To Know Bolas De Fraile

This thread is a new thing that we are trying as a way to get to know our members better. Bolas De Fraile has volunteered to put himself in front of us to answer any questions we would like to know about him. Please keep all questions within our already established rules.

1. How did you find Discuss Cooking?
2. Where is your favorite place you have lived?
3. If you could pick your career over again, would you change it and what would you do?

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This thread is a new thing that we are trying as a way to get to know our members better. Bolas De Fraile has volunteered to put himself in front of us to answer any questions we would like to know about him. Please keep all questions within our already established rules.

1. How did you find Discuss Cooking?
2. Where is your favorite place you have lived?
3. If you could pick your career over again, would you change it and what would you do?
I was looking for a good US site that had a good baking and BBQ section, I found a site that had a guy called Joe on it the site was very quite, he had a link to a blog called Ohio Fly fishing and Shooting with a link to here.
2 Frejus in the south of France 40+ yrs ago, I was young, fit, and gorgeous, I worked in a bakery at night and had fun on the beach by day.
3 I left home at 15 yrs of age, before I got serious I did a long spell in the Music Industry Touring, I returned to the Biz with friends in the 80s we started a tour managment company, it was to serious not like the old days. So I would love to go back to 1969 and do it again.
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Do elaborate on your spell in the music industry! What type of music, etc?
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I am curious about the music as well.

Also, what does your member name mean?
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Here are mine:

1. Who was your favorite teacher in school, and why?

2. If money were no object and you had a year to do anything at all you wanted, what would you do?

3. How do you want to be remembered when you are gone?

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1. What are all the countries you have lived in?

2. How did you end up in Wales?
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Bolais. We have a few things in common(except for the being gorgeous part). What instrument do yo play, or do you sing?
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I am intruiged by that name also, Bolas.

What languages do you speak?
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Old 11-19-2010, 04:43 PM   #9
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What a great idea GB!! This should be fun.

I'll let Bolas catch his breath, and be reading with great interest.
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Do elaborate on your spell in the music industry! What type of music, etc?
The first spell I did P/Security for artists.
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I am curious about the music as well.

Also, what does your member name mean?
see above, its a pastry from spain called Friars or Monks balls.
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Old 11-19-2010, 06:07 PM   #12
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Here are mine:

1. Who was your favorite teacher in school, and why?

2. If money were no object and you had a year to do anything at all you wanted, what would you do?

3. How do you want to be remembered when you are gone?

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1 Miss Parry the religious instruction teacher, she was a stunner, mini skirts had just arrived and tights had not, I dropped my pen alot.
2 World Cruise on one of the Queens.
3 That I protected the weak.
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Old 11-19-2010, 06:11 PM   #13
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1. What are all the countries you have lived in?

2. How did you end up in Wales?
England, Wales, France, Spain, Portugal.
3 My Mum and Dad moved there, my Dad died, I made a promise to my Dad I would look after my Mum.
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Bolais. We have a few things in common(except for the being gorgeous part). What instrument do yo play, or do you sing?
Neither mate, although some artists did try to teach me.
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I am intruiged by that name also, Bolas.

What languages do you speak?
I'm dyslexic so its hard for me to write, my reading skills are not bad. I speak bad spanish, french and italian.My wife is fluent in Croatian,English, German, Italian, Greek, she gets buy in Swedish.
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see above, its a pastry from spain called Friars or Monks balls.
Bolas De Fraile, it is hard for me to type it. Is "Bolas" a good nick-nick-name to use? It seems maybe not.

You are brave to subject yourself to this DC idea, and I admire you for being there for your mother.
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Old 11-20-2010, 02:47 AM   #17
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When I think of Wales I think of beautiful shorelines and quaint fishing villages. What do you do for fun there...do you fish? photography? garden?
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Old 11-20-2010, 03:14 AM   #18
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bolas (great name!), what stands out for me is your promise to care for your mum. kudos.
the rest we'll eagerly have time to learn.
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Old 11-20-2010, 04:03 AM   #19
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Re my name, It was given to me by a Catalan Student when we were running from Madrid, it was a ref to Friar Tuck.
My Mum, we looked after her for a few years at our house, at 93 yrs old she needed better care than we could provide, we then moved her with her consent to a fantastic care home near the family home. We then sold our house and moved in here and remodeled it. We see my Mum every day, we made a promise to her that she will die here. The chef at the care home was best young chef of Wales twice, he was trained in pattiserie at the five star Grosvenor Hotel Chester.

I live in North Wales so I we would have to drive about 100 miles onto the Lleyn to get your vision Molly.
Hobbies because of my leg injury and my Mum are restricted to home, so its gardening and cooking and making sure my wife who I love more today than when we met and that shook me like a perfect right hook.
This was wahat I liked to do, with some other pics I like, my mum when young then at her 93yr birthday lunch.
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What fun pictures...thank you for taking the time to share them. The two ladies in your life are lovely (mum and wife) and what a handsome horse...oh, and the rider's not bad either
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