I remember the bin men coming down the path to our back garden and heaving that heavy metal bin onto their shoulder and taking it out to the truck. Incredible when you think about it now and something you most definitely took for granted back then.
Self-immolation: a clutch at freedom, and the end of history
Emily Wilding Davison at the Derby 4 June 1913 A watershed for the movement for votes for women. Davison did not, apparently, intend to die when she threw herself under King George V’s horse on Derby day, 4 June
The Big Freeze 1963 lasted for 2 months and caused chaos across Britain.---------------------None of today’s nonsense of schools being closed. I remember the snow piled high in the ditches on the way to school.