Cambridge, King's Parade 1911

Memories of Cambridge


I remember Trevor, he often sat by the fountain in the market sqaure. A real character.

1970-1971'ish, there was a homeless man named Trevor Hughes who used to wander the streets around the Guildhall and the market. He always wore a daffodil in his hat and was the local character. The probation officers made sure he got his medications. He used to smash a window every Christmas so he could go to Bedford jail (...Read full memory)

My mother, Sheila Campbell, owned Tulliver's Cafe in partnership with her friend (and my godmother) Jo Parrington in the late 1930's somewhere in Cambridge. Many of the undergraduates were attracted by the two pretty girls - and one of them, Robert William Leighton Lowe who was at Pembroke College, married my (...Read full memory)

I lived at 14 The Homing, Meadowlands, Cambridge which was close to the airport. I was 8 years old in 1955. Often on sunny weekends, my Mum would takes us on a walk over to the airport. It was a quiet relaxed place in those days. There was no kind of airport security, and you could stroll through the gate and sit down (...Read full memory)

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