Old Friend Finder Johns CV
Date of birth 10/1/46
18 years as the owner of a local Estate Agency practice combined with local property speculation
Above is the only image I retained from 18 years of my life spent as an Estate Agent.
I am outside what was then my new shop, with Brian Stein former Luton town FC and England striker. We are still good friends to this day.
Born in Luton, Beds 1946. Educated in the state system which included Secondary Modern. Came Out with No-Qualifications.
By the age of 12. I was earning my own money. Did milk, Bread, and Paper rounds at different times. Learned the value of money and the independence it gave me.
1961-1964 Apprentice Hairdresser Luton. (Ricky’s)
1964-1966 Vauxhall Motors Luton, Production line operator.
1966-1969 Worked in London driving mini-cabs. This was the time when Mini Cabs were first introduced.
1970 Married in Prague to my Czech wife Liba.
1970-1979 Provident Life Association of London
Worked as a Sales Person (door-door) selling life assurance. Became the top salesman for the entire U.K.
1974-1990 Founder and Owner: Andrews Rutter Estate Agency Practise Luton
Note: From 1974-1979 I combined working for Provident Life and developing the Estate Agency.
1991-1993 Founder Owner; Czechmate. Marriage Dating Agency between UK men and Czech Ladies.
World’s First Venture of its kind. Luton UK, and the Czech Republic. Here is a media article covering it: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/heart-searching-go-west-young-woman-joanna-gibbon-on-british-men-and-their-czech-mates-2324497.html
1994-1995/6. Wholesaler of Ladies fashion Items.
Merchandise purchased in London, then John personally delivered to our Prague outlets. This involved a 1600 round trip each time.
1994-2014. Founder and Owner of Europa International Cosmetic Surgery Coordinators.
Received worldwide coverage including Fox News: http://www.foxnews.com/story/2007/01/11/look-ma-lottery-changed-my-breast-size.html
Here we are introducing Samantha Fox and her partner Myra to our clinic in Prague.
She visited as our special guest.
They actually followed us to Prague to see the outcome of the winners of readers win a facelift. Watch us on BBC here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=hP6fN64ZCcA
Teahouse Weblink: https://web.archive.org/web/20060506011229/http://www.teahouse.cz:80/
2012-2014. Set up and ran World War Two Heritage taking WW2 Veterans fascinating website: http://www.worldwartwoheritage.com/
Above, John and the group near Arnhem. Sadly we had to close this organisation due to a dwindling number of veterans fit enough to travel.
Today now in his 75th year, he is the driving influence behind Friends Reconnected.
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