Memories - a Memory of Leicester.
As the son of Bill and Madge Sharp I lived there, after the Horse and Groom in Humberstone Gate. I remember my dad having a fair few fights outside. Many war veterans told of their stories. My bedroom was at the back, overlooking the fishmongers. I used to sit and be shown how to play the ukelele in the bar, there was a pianola there as well. Many ladies of the night, as I later learned. Rosie was one, she used to take me shopping on the market for toys, usually to a stall where she "knew" the holder. I got the toys quick so he did not have to explain to his wife!
A memory shared by on Jun 21st, 2011.
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