A 1950s Childhood: From Tin Baths to Bread and Drippingby Paul Feeney
Do you remember Pathé News? Taking the train to the seaside? The purple stains of iodine on the knees of boys in short trousers? Knitted bathing costumes? Then the chances are you were born in or around 1950. To the young people of today, the 1950s seem like another age. But for those born around then, this era of childhood feels like yesterday. This delightful
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I could relate to this book having been a child in England during the same time, though we lived in the country. Our village was where the petrol supplies were kept so we were inundated with military people. Being on the main Birmingham to London road tanks etc rolled through constantly, so though no bombs the war did affect us the tin baths and bread & lard was very much part of our lives. Tin baths I don't miss the bread & lard I do miss. I found the book enjoyable to read, thanks DEG40