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Sometime in 1961/1962 I was courting David who was a chef in Newcastle upon Tyne. I was a student nurse aged 16 he was I think 17. He left his apprenticeship to work in a Wimpy bar to earn money to buy a ring. He did buy me a ring and gave it to me on the seat at Greys monument. We decided to elope but made the (...Read full memory)
As a student I spent 3 seasons working as a beater on Lord Sopwiths estate. I first worked a few days during a holiday with family friends called Rita and Albert Sparks who had holidayed in Arkengarthdale for many years. The following seasons I camped with a friend getting washed out one year and spending the rest of (...Read full memory)