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When left the army, in '68, I started work on the buses. I got into a hell of a mess with the money, I had been in Germany for three years and was used to metric currency so trying to get back to the medieval LSD was almost impossible.
My Mother was born in Jan 1917. (Not only did her Dad survive the trenches but the influenza pandemic too). Mom avoided the 'flu, grew up in Irving St., and will be 103 at the end of this month. Sadly she now has vascular dementia & is in a care home but I often reflect on all that happened in...