Memories Of Growing Up In 1940s Tideswell - a Memory of Tideswell.

My memories of growing up in 1940s' Tideswell are: navy blue knickers with elastic bottoms, gym slips and liberty bodices, awful shoes, legs like poppy stems, twirling and whirling, chalk on the blackboard, desks with inkwells, teachers so prim we held them in awe - they knew each and every one of us. Snotty noses, permanent sniffs, the thick and the bright. Running home to Mother - "What's there for tea?". Want more? Get in touch!
Elsie Hollis, International Poet

A memory shared by Elsie Hollis on Sep 29th, 2009. Send Elsie Hollis a message

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