A miner's family from Blaenrhondda - Watkins - were lodgers in the late 1930's with my parents living in Colindale, Hendon, NW London. I was born in 1926 and when I was ten the idea came for me to stay for a holiday in Blaenrhondda. I had never had a vacation except day trips to Southend, Margate and Hastings.Mmy ...Read full memory
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