I remember Mr Dodds, he was an amazing teacher. Although I was a girl and girls couldn't take woodwork classes, Mr Dodd let me join the woodwork club after school, I had a brilliant time.
We moved into the flat above Snodland station on 9th January 1960 (my 8th birthday) and the extreme left upstairs window was the view from our lounge (or, rather - sitting room). I attended Brook Street CoE Primary school from then until 1963, when I moved to the "top school", known then as Snodland County Secondary ...Read full memory
My father, George Potten, worked at the paper mill. We first lived in May Street then moved to Mill Street, think it was 1960/61/62. I had a brother Michael and sister Maureen, we used to play in the railway yard or along the banks of Medway. I also played at the Bricklayers Pub with Audrey Symmonds, and with the coal merchant's ...Read full memory