Memories of Brixham
I have fond memories of Shoalstone Pool. Both my sister and I learnt to swim in this pool. i can remember a swimming gala, about the time of the photo, we had to walk around the pool and up and over the diving board, which i was frightened to do as I didn't like heights !!!! Can also remember in the winter at high tides ...Read full memory
I had a wonderful weeks holiday here in June 1961. I often think of the short time I spent there and the people I met, fellow campers. My chalet was, by today's standards a little more than a shed, but had gas heated water and a hand basin. I was eighteen at the time and often wish I could put the clock ...Read full memory
We arrived in Brixham in the spring of 1954, our first 'home' was a one bedroom basement 'flat' in Torquay. I found plumbing work on a block of flats at Plainmore, and became close friends with Brian and Whin Dovey from the Newton Abbott area, unfortunately we have since lost touch. Our first home in Brixham was in ...Read full memory
Many happy times with my parants staying at the Louville Camp by Berry Head. I can recall visiting the lighthouse and being given a guided tour by the keeper, his name was Peter and we went for tea at his cottage close by. I do believe he emigrated to New Zealand some years later. Just one of the wonderful memories of my childhood.