This brought back so many memories, and so many emotions. In the end all that pain was worthwhile……eventually.
What was your favorite book as a child? Did it influence the person you are now?
I have no early memories of being read to. My Mam worked nights as an auxiliary nurse and my Dad, to my knowledge has never read a book of literature in his life so far, so I was left to my own devices. No bedtime stories then, unless I was reading them to myself. We had books around the house though. Encyclopedias about everything in the world. Sports books too. Football mostly and some Boxing ones.
My Dad was a big football fan and we had match day programmes from variousthat I could delve into at will. This was my bedtime reading, hidden under the covers with a torch. Re-living great sporting moments achieved by OUR team. Mine and my…
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