The 60s - a Memory of Leytonstone.
Schools - Davis Lane and Tom Hood (remember Gladys's music academy?). Memories of the wonderful library opposite the church; working in Woolworths on Saturdays for £1 a day; meeting Mum for lunch at Lyons and enjoying a steak & kidney pudding; spending time at the bowling alley (remembering when it was a cinema and going there on Saturday mornings). Those were the days, you could walk home from Leyton at night, through the subway, without having to have an armed escort. Now living in France, life is very similar to those days. Wonderful.
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