"So my little parcel of dreams surfaced from the drawer broke out of their tissue paper and cotton wool and my journey began..."
“This year after allocation to all the boys, there was only enough to fund 3 girls” and I was not one of them.
"it feels like it will never end, but it does end!"
"It's a nudge to get my own life in order too, reminding me to following my dreams"
"When a customer asked for Durex, I pretended not to hear, so they said it louder.."
16 young lads on a 6 week journey
Drains, privies, theft and squalor summarise these premises in Butchery Green. As noted in the article about the Harrison almshouses, ...
"... looking back I realise how desperate I was to want that individual male attention"
"How does the world look when it’s at war?"
"my dad roused me and my brother and sister to get out of a burning house"
At one time, Hertfordshire had a name for being a healthy county. According to Thomas Fuller in 1662, “men commonly ...