Saturday 3 March 1973
Roy, Roger & Alan went by a bus trip to Wembley to Norwich & Tottenham play for a cup match (not the English cup). Norwich 0 Tottenham 1. Notes Roy refers to may father, Royle Drew, Alan to me brother and Roger to me. The football match refers to the League Cup Final (see Chapter…
Wednesday 28 February 1973
Rain could not do any gardening. Ethel went with Ron to get some penicillin tablets for Barbara. She came back on the bus. This month there are several different workers on strike. Gas men. Notes Ethel refers to my grandmother Ethel May Cecilia Parkin Ron refers to Ron Douglas, one of grandma and grandad’s next-door…
Tuesday 27 February 1973
P R A & E came for dinner, they came & went home by bus. Barbara was not at work, she had a very bad finger, Ethel asked her in for tea. Had 2 new batteries for Roberts wireless. Notes P R A & E refers to me and my siblings – Patricia (Tricia), Roger,…
Monday 19 February 1973
At 08.50 man came to connect the telephone left 11.00. Ethel went on 11.45 bus to Norwich. Notes Although grandma and grandad had lived in their house since 1964, they only had a telephone connected in 1973 (see Chapter 111).