Sheep's-Head Stew, Dotted Minims, Pastry and Pythagoras

Sheep's-Head Stew, Dotted Minims, Pastry and Pythagoras

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This book is a small collection of anecdotal memories from a happy childhood in the immediate post-war period. It is a snapshot of life in a Lancashire cotton town during the 1940s and early 1950s. Judged against todaya€™s society, which seems to worship at the altar of material possessions and entitlement, it would probably be regarded as extreme a€˜child povertya€™. In fact, all the ingredients for a happy, healthy and fulfilling childhood were present and those essential ingredients remain the same now as then. If a child has love, security, inspiration and encouragement, then that child has every chance of developing into a contributing and valued member of society.Coincidentally, on a recent cruise a lady sitting near to me in the bar, trying to complete the daya#39;s quiz, looked up and said, a€œWho on earth wrote the ... The answer immediately flashed before my eyes, just as it used to flash up on the cinema screen all those years before. ... Mr Wilkinson explained that during the war the British pilots would use the numbers ... My last memory of Joyce was her wedding at St Philipa#39;s Church, when there seemed to be something of a disaster in the fact thatanbsp;...

Title:Sheep's-Head Stew, Dotted Minims, Pastry and Pythagoras
Author:Sheila M Guest
Publisher:Andrews UK Limited - 2013-12-03


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