Memories of London
As a frightened 7 year old, in 1950, I was plunged into an unfamiliar London life when my meddling and self righteous aunt unfortunately reminded my stepfather of fulfill his promise to my dying mother to 'take care of Jimmy'. He had since remarried and brought my sister and I together again after ...Read full memory
I still can't work this out. Although a memorial to Prince Albert was discussed in 1861 (When Albert died) by the Lord Mayor at the Mansion House, it was taken over by the Palace, and as you all know the memorial was erected opposite the Albert Hall.
I took my two daughters up to London for the day and we visited the gardens. It was a very hot day and they ran ahead to see the fountain. The youngest one had her sandals off in the blink of an eye and was in the fountain before I could stop her.
It was built many years before 1965 of course. The only memory of mine is just some trivia : It was featured in the opening sequence of Danger Man 1960 and also in Cliff Richard's film The Young Ones in 1961.