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Diary of a Lollipop Lady

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In February 1966, beset with money troubles and with a young family, Hazel Wheeler began work as a Lollipop Lady at the princely wage of [Pound 3] 14s 6d a week. During her year spent shepherding schoolchildren over the crossing, she met many new people, young and old, and heard all about the ups and downs of their daily lives.

Hazel recorded her own experiences, together with the varying fortunes of her own family, in her diary, which forms the basis for this delightful and ...

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In February 1966, beset with money troubles and with a young family, Hazel Wheeler began work as a Lollipop Lady at the princely wage of [Pound 3] 14s 6d a week. During her year spent shepherding schoolchildren over the crossing, she met many new people, young and old, and heard all about the ups and downs of their daily lives.

Hazel recorded her own experiences, together with the varying fortunes of her own family, in her diary, which forms the basis for this delightful and faithful memoir of her time on the "Lollipop Beat".

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780753193921
  • Publisher: Reminiscence
  • Publication date: 10/28/2006
  • Series: Reminiscence Ser.
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.34 (w) x 9.12 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction     1
"When I first put this uniform on..."     5
"Aren't you nervous?"     13
Mad March winds     24
Hope springs eternal     38
Sweet charity     48
Raining, cats and dogs     56
Holiday blues     66
Excursions and alarms     77
Magic moments     87
"...noted for fresh air and fun"     95
The electrician cometh     106
Chapter of accidents     117
Counting blessings     128
Waifs and strays     137
"Some folk get all the bad luck..."     143
Windy, itchy weather     155
Deadlock on the crossing     168
Prize-winners     179
"Roll on Christmas!"     189
Bullies     199
"There's allus summat afore Christmas for somebody     210
Home cooking     221
Anticipation     229
Christmas spirit     239
End of term     249
"'Twas the night before Christmas..."     259
Ring in the new     269
The cavalcade is over     282
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