Tuesday, May 22, 2007

recap of the London scene

If you have read the earlier entry I guess that some of the story may be repeated `cos I did `rush`through that important decade of my life! So now a fuller version; When I had `arrived` in London and was a mother of 2 small children and still only 20 years old myself, I really started to `party`... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, May 14, 2007

Hitting the London 60`s scene

Hi; I am now a Mum of 2 children; Terry`s off doing his `thing` working in the Cromwellian Casino and if a big poker game on the doors were locked! so he would send a taxi for a clean shirt! This meant I was also a `free` agent! The Cromwellian Club was owned by my brother-in-law and was spread over... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, May 7, 2007

swinging sixties in London

We arrived in London in October. I was just 17 and Terry 27. His sister, Sam, kindly set up a single camp bed in the dining room and although we`d had sex, I had never slept with a man before and so I put newly bought pyjamas on, Terry laughed and said `what`s those for? take them off` I never wore... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, May 6, 2007

I cried from sorrow, everyone else was whooping with delight

As I have said, we were a poor family and by the time I was 15 years old Dad was too ill to work and Mum insisted I leave school and get a job! I was mortified as I had done well in my exams and really wanted to stay at school, go to college and then university, so yes I cried, no more school... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, May 5, 2007

school for thought the nuns habit

All 7 of us went to St. Mary`s RC school. As each of us followed through grades all the teachers knew the family, so we were all `measured` for ability before they even knew us as individuals. I followed Elizabeth, 8 years older, George 6 years older, Pat 2 years older. I dont think they were ready... Sign in to see full entry.

From the cradle I came to understand my life.

My time has finally come! I feel strong and brave enough to tell my story; a long road to my current mental peace. We are shaped by our family and life`s experiences; so deep breaths and here I go! Born in 1947 the 4th child It a post war `baby boom` year, I ended up one of 7 children, it would have... Sign in to see full entry.

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