"When L Was A Lad" ! : (David Nanson) - a Memory of Bradford.

l was born 18-08-55, that makes me 62yrs of age, to a lot of people who write there memo-
ries on this blog l suppose l'm "nowt but a pup"as l got called when l 1st started work at 15yrs old, my dad got me a job as a apprent-
ice motor mechanic,(in them days thats what dads did, it was a case of who u knew not what u knew, & my dad knew a lot of people).
Anyway l was working at a good garage, its still going now, just in a different place, the name of the garage is called Farnells,then called Albert Farnells(l don't know wy thay dropped the Albert) it was based on Manning-
ham Ln, opposite Busbys(that takes u back) l
remember going in there(Busbys) with my mum and dad at X-Mass, santa's grotto, you'-
ve never seen anything like it, a big long red tunnel like a cave with snow on the ground &walls
sparkling like diamonds, & santa's elves all
dressed in red& green tunics tights
pointed hats with bells on, a lot different from
2day.


A memory shared by davidnanson1 on Aug 31st, 2017.
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