Teenager In The Late 50s

A Memory of Aberdare.

i remember when i was eighteen on a saturday night going out with a pound note beer was 1shilling and one pence a pint the pound would buy eighteen pints 2 pints was my max into the black and the boot [collar and tie] rum and black 2 shillings and 6 pence the rum made me ill last time i tasded rum was 58 years ago never again now for the highlight of the night into carpaninnis for home made pie and chips tea and bread and butter 2 shillings and 6 pence sunday night remember the monkey parade where the girls would go anti clock wise around the block and the boys clock wise all hopimg for a date no drinking sunday 6 day licence the only allternative tea in the caffs those were the better days no drugs i am 76 years old and have lived through the better times not like it is today almost forgot 5 woodbines a shilling alan wilson

Added 05 July 2015


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