Memories of Bolton-by-Bowland
I lived with Mum, Dad and brother Richard here for around 10 years from 10 yrs to 20 yrs old. I went to Riversmead School in Grindleton. Some very happy times in this beautiful place are in my memory. It's great to find this photo on line. I live in Australia now but will eventually come for a memory visit.
Right on the end of this barn, hidden from view was a small irregular building with it's own door. It had been a small butchers shop some time before my Mum and Dad bought it as a hairdressing salon for my mum to use as a little business. It had no heating, just two yellow sinks and chairs, a couple of work stations and a telephone table where the phone, appointment book and till sat. Surprisingly the business did really well. My Dad was the local 'bobby' and so knew everyone in the area. I remember helping out in the school holidays and hearing an old tractor pull up outside - a farmer, hair full of hay, and old dirty clothes popped his head round the door asking if mum has time for a quick ...Read full memory