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Burntisland, Fife
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Blind Johnnies

Little shop known to us as Blind Johnnies, used to buy my sweets there, entered by going down two steps from street level.

A memory of Burntisland

Treacle Puggies

Page the Bakers used a hand cart to sell his products round Burntisland - it was a two wheeled cart with a domed roof and fitted with breadboards inside. I think the employee that pushed it was related to the Foreman family from the Rossend area. Made a pastry type called treacle puggies, wonderful!

A memory of Burntisland

The Outdoor Pool

Spending all day at the pool/beach when I was a kid. Would go in the sea, run along to the pool, jump in the shallow end ( cos you were getting a bit cold by this time ) and bliss, it was like being in a sauna. mmmmm Hurrying home to get a quick bite to eat then back down to pool, pulling soaking wet costume back on ...Read full memory