Category: His History

An Innocent Nearly Abroad

Oxford to Aird Uig by Train and Boat. January 1962 Imagine a callow youth of just 18 years and 4 months,not having been north of Oxford in his life except to go to basic training camp for the Air Force…

Pipe and Slippers Man?

Wedding Anniversary Presents. 2016 . KHUSSA or MOJARI Punjabi slippers.   These slippers are still hand made in the Punjab, the dialect gives rise to the different names, there are several others. These differ from the Middle Eastern and African…

1 Kennet Road, A.E.R.E. Harwell.

  UPDATED on 12th. October 2019   1 Kennet Road. It would be better to put a little perspective on life in this part of England at the commencement of these reminiscences, 1947. Food and clothing were rationed to everyone,cars…