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Memories 1957 1965

A Memory of Nantyffyllon

These were the years when the activity with friends, in Nanty, was at its most intense for me. I was born in Grove Street, 1947, and left to explore the big wide world in 1967. Compared to today, living in Nanty was idyllic, most of the time we played outside until dark over the river, tickling trout or hanging around Tal’s fish & chip shop, no fear or a care in the world. The big thing was November time, bonfire night, when in the weeks before we used to go off on raids to steal from other bonfires in Maesteg. I also remember the “Monkey” parade in Maesteg on a Sunday, thinking back that was a hoot!
A small number of my friends still live in the surrounding area, as well as family and it would be nice to hear from any of the lads and girls who lived in Nanty during that era, perhaps this web site will do that.
After much traveling and living in different countries I settled in Florida, been here for 21 years, but I still like to visit Nanty and have a pint in my old haunt, The Mason Arms.
Good luck to you all.
Alan Lucas (nick name Larkus)

A memory shared by Alan Lucas , on Feb 2nd, 2012.

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