Family Life - a Memory of Wigan.
I was 3 years of age when my dad came home from the army (national service). We didn't have a car or much money, so my mum, dad and myself took long walks, Upholland, Dalton, Newburgher, Parbold. When I was tired my dad carried me on his shoulders. We knew all the farms which served tea and cake (still rationing), my dad loved cake and would have lived on it, with a large mug of tea and a woodbine. My mum knew all about flowers, trees, and birds and taught me about them. I too am a keen gardener and encourage birds and butterflies into my garden.
A memory shared by on Oct 25th, 2008.
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