The Queen's Visit - a Memory of Fareham.
There was I sitting on the Esso petrol pumps of Dad's garage (Croker and Farrell) next to Trinity Church, waving my little union jack and watching the Queen go by. So many happy memories of growing up there, such as tea over the Embassy cinema, watch the Saturday matinées, catching the bus opposite to Portsmouth to see the family, chips in Portland St. after Cubs, (3d a portion!) going to Lysses school and being caned for not eating that horrible lumpy stringy swede, buying aniseed balls at the shop opposite, drooling in the window of Keasts toy shop, buying stale cakes and buns for 1d from Eric at the bakers opposite the Red Lion, going to St John's Ambulance and learning so many things, buying milk with pennies and farthings from Parkers shop, buying flowers in Dorothy Bowles. Oh, the memories are all there!
A memory shared by on Feb 21st, 2016.
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