Lepe Memories

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I was very fortunate to spend my childhood in Lepe. My mother and father worked at the big house as housemaid and chauffeur to Lady Dilke, we lived on the grounds in the bungalow. We had 8 happy years there. I went to Exbury infant and junior school next to the church (now a private house). I still remember some of my friends (...Read full memory)

MANY HAPPY SUMMERS WERE SPENT AT LEPE. i WAS LUCKY ENOUGH TO HAVE A GRANDPARENT THAT LIVED IN TH ECOAST GAURD COTTAGES FROM THE 60'S TO THE 80'S. THERE WAS A RAFT NEAR THE BAOT HOUSE WHICH WAS GREAT FUN. NO CONCRETE, FREE PARKING ON THE GREEN. FISHING FOR MACKEREL WITH JO, MUSHROOM PICKING IN THE LOCAL FIELDS, PLENTY OF (...Read full memory)