The old Post Office was on the corner of Thompson Street and Dock View Road and was a good walk from where I lived. It was at a later date that the head post office was transferred to a new building opposite the old Gas Works at the bottom of Holton Road which was much […]
Happy days on Haven Green playing no rules Football, Waiting around for The Oak public house to open on a Sunday so we could all meet and discuss the parties on fri/sat night. All meeting outside the old Ealing Station for parties. Some of the most attractive Girls in London!!.. The 60s, 70s. This memory […]
Train-spotting just off Scrubbs Lane at Old Oak Common GWR (God’s wonderful railway!) A coronation street party on May 12th.? 1937. Moving to Wembley the same year. The day war broke out (my Mrs. said to me..) The blitz and doodle-bugs, a short evacuation to Old South Wales, V-day and my subsequent voyage to New […]
Hendon from way back when old west Hendon shops‚ dryadales.. wilsons.. oneils.. jimmys cycvles.. coop.. scols.. wheelers.. howard & manning.. stones.. hammets.. express dairy. waeds.. woolworth.. west hendon clinic (still there).. blue police box outside ex .services mans club.. fire panic button box at bottom of station road. 3 wheeled scammels from hendon goods yard‚ […]
I recall somewhere around 1940/1 living in London, it was in an area near to Olympia, off Holland Park Road, I think it was called Hansard Mews. We overlooked a railway line which I believe to be the only line which crosses London, the Luftwaffe tried many times to bomb it but never succeeded. Although […]
Lived in Childrens Homes in Potters Bar & Bush Hill Park, Enfield.. Went up to London to see decorations for Coronation.. Holidays in St Marys Bay Holiday Camp, nr Dymchurch,with loads of other INCARE kids!!! This memory was originally posted by Janet Pickering (Murrell), on October 5th, 2002.