Memories of Kidderminster
My father used to sell ice-cream in Brinton Park, Dennis Keen was his name. We lived off Hoo Road on Vicarage Crescent. I remember visiting my grandmother on Baxter Avenue, and there was a sweet shop on the corner; does anyone remember this shop? My grandfather, John Keen, worked for the Corporation, does anyone remember ...Read full memory
Aged about 12, I remember once creeping up the spiral staircase in the tower and banging on the door of the 6th form common room, just to annoy the prefects, then legging it and being chased by some big ugly mush. About 15 years later, I was back, with my elder brother, registering my dad's death in what ...Read full memory
I can remember going to the park when I was a little girl, I loved to paddle in the pool, and we would take sandwiches. It was my favourite place ever in the summer.
I would often go to Kidderminster with my father, he would go there to do ' The Banking' he was about 30 years old, ran the new Mitre Oak Hotel at Crossway Green and played cricket for Hartlebury 1936. In later years, I was back from National Service in Egypt, the dance at the Black Horse on a Saturday night was a bit of a draw ( 1955 ). Remember the policeman on traffic duty in the middle of Kidderminster.