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Memorable times..

Memorable smells, realy led me to this topic...

this month, being May, as a youngster playing as we did very often miles away from home....my earliest memories always go back to this month.
Even if I didn't have a calendar, for sure I would know its May...

Bluebells and Rhodedendrums.......what I now call the turn around month May....
As kids we played in woods a few miles from home and they were the real first flowers, I could not only remember the names of, but realy associate with....
Must admit it is also the month of my birth, now wether or not that bears any significace, I realy have no idea...

Bluebells and Rhodies = May = the turn around month.......
bodger

Playing cricket when me, my dad and my brother were all playing on the same side. I'd love to go back to those times.
Bazzer

Must have been about the start of the playing marbles season too.
Slipper Bag with a draw string to hold your precious collection of new, sixer, even tenner glass balls. Then on the way to school and going home the whole journey was covered at the speed it took to roll along the gutters and avoiding drains and the odd two or three cars parked down the whole length of a 60/70 house street.
We would happily swop 6 brand new marbles for a well battered and chipped "Sixer" and promptly lose it in a few minutes.
Days happy but long gone

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