My parents emigrated to Australia in 1968 but I still bear the scars of an altercation with a golf club at the hands of a childhood friend in the back street behind Derby Road, Ansdell. I inadvertently walked behind someone who was swinging a club and collected my chin, a bloody mess, literally. I had a friend called Jillian ...Read full memory
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