The 1950s (ish) according to my mother

This list was created November 14th, 2015. In retrospect, mum was already starting to show early symptoms of Alzheimer's even before this, but we only became sure of her condition in late 2016.

Mum was born in '43, in the UK town of Horsham, and this is what she remembered of her childhood years:

Take all of this with a few pinches of salt. The thing about vegetarianism being "almost unheard of"? Although it might well have been extremely rare, she previously told me her brother was 'officially' vegetarian during WW2 because vegetarians got better rations.

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Original post timestamp: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:56:58 +0000

Tags: 1950s, bygone times, Childhood, family, history, Notes, post-war Britain, reminiscence, UK

Categories: Personal

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