Month: September 2020

Ted and Dave

Ted and Dave were two farm labourers I worked with in 1967. They worked the Suffolk fields all their lives. The one thing that seemed never to happen was conversation. They would meet on the *Beet fields at six in the morning with their hoes, grunt at each other and start work. As a casual labourer I would start about…

We’ll meet by the Chip shop in Marmaduke Street

Story told to me by, Roger Small, great songwriter, now disappeared. Maybe we should all take heed? NEVER PUT OFF TILL TOMORROW WHAT YOU CAN DO TODAY   7pm 9th November 1969: The street was silent that night, the 1960’s bells still ringing in my ears, We knew the dream was over.  You said; “Why let nostalgia stagnate us? I feel…