Enfield, Old Market Cross c.1870
Memories of Enfield
This photo brought back memories of 'swimming' of which mostly was done under water. I had a bit of trouble co-ordinating arms and legs. The height of adventure was to use the slide (shown in the photo). Splash into the water and then a desperate sideways crawl back to the side of the pool. Blue lips and a shivering body was revived by a cup of Oxo and a slice of bread in the cafeteria.
My parents moved to Enfield in 1936 when I was 6 years old. we lived in Norfolk Rd Ponders End. I loved Saturday Minors at the Picture Palace ( The Plaza ) seeing Buck Jones the cowboy and Flash Gordon, It was damaged by bombing and never opened again as a Cinema, but there were (...Read full memory)