Mixed Employment

Threads to bottles

I was born in Paisley in January 1935. How many were in the family? Just my mum and dad and myself. Did you have any brothers and sisters later? No. Do you think, did your parents want to have any more children? I think they wanted to but it just didn’t happen according to what […]

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When I look back – gardening stories (1936-1990s)

When I first left school, I went straight to work! I became a gardener-porter at the maternity – the only facility we had in the city at the time – at Heigham Grove, a lovely old Georgian -Victorian building which was mostly for hospital confinements but also it had an annexe which had six qualified […]

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