Jan the old one wrote:We have Freeview, would love to see the old films, loved it and laughed when seeing so many scruffy urchins, supposedly cockney children talk like the Queen. Remember going on holiday courtesy of The Childrens Country Holiday Fund ( still going today) coming back to London after two weeks with Vicar and family in Portsmouth. They were very refined..my friends mocked me for talking Posh!
I remember being chastised by Vicar for calling his daughter ' A bleeding liar' he said I Should have said she told a Fib! No she ain't I said...she's a bleeding Liar!
Jan the old one wrote:We had two separate brick built toilets Roy built...a concrete base inside with toilet seat attached...effluent went straight into large drums. Containing Elsan...When full they were tipped into a large very deep pit we all helped dig. After couple of years we would dig another one....many years in fact! Lol the nettles and grass grew very lush there!
We got used to spiders performing feats on the webs...or watching beetles scuttle along the concrete floor...none of the kids had a fit seeing them..unless when their hands grasped lavatory roll and Sam Spider jumped out!
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