I can remember taking the Lemonade bottles back to the little off licence part and getting the money back. I was probably about 9.
My father James (Jim) Staples was born in 1925 and grew up on Feenan Highway Tilbury. (He died in 1998.) He fought in the Second World War as a Royal Marine. He emigrated to ...Read full memory
When I was six, I moved into 'Our Boy's Cafe' with my mother and grandfather. My uncle, aunt and cousin also lived with us in the accommodation above. It was the last ...Read full memory