5th Year

Geoff in Year 5

Here I am at school in Mrs Cockings class I do believe. Looks as though the bullies had already got to me!. This is were I met Stan who helped to defend me. Early memory is collecting my Coronation mug from the head mistress (photo of this valuable object to follow). Also I was often told the story how I wasgiven 1d for the bus fare but quickly worked out  it was better to walk and spend the 1d on sweets, until I was discovered in the sweet shop one day and had the money stopped.

Here I am at Skeggy Butlins in 1951, on our annual weeks holday – always in Whit Week at the start of the season when the paint was still wet and lots of the rides not open. My blazer was modified by mum with yellow piping

 

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