Young Days In Bexley

A Memory of Bexleyheath

Other peoples memories are bringing back some of my own. Walking from Bexley to the Regal for Saturday morning movies across the heath. Frog spawn from the river at the mill. Walking to school past the brewery to the little old school towards the Black Prince. Camping with the cubs on gravel hill. The dene hole woods. When the yanks were in Bexley - got any gum chum. About 1949 we moved back to our own home in Gypsy Road, Bexleyheath. Playing in the woods. Danson Park - I still have scars on my foot from paddling in the lake. Sweets coming off ration and queuing up. Haa Mars Bars! Left for New Zealand in the early 1950s, must come back soon for another look for my childhood. Now 74 so will have to make soon.....

A memory shared by Michael Gorst , on Jul 12th, 2012.

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