Post by Nomen Nescio
Just wanted to share these lovely pictures with some of you folk out there!
Couldn\'t believe I found it!!! Here\'s Florence Street back court and the ditch would have been approximately where the person was that took this picture! Gosh!!! Amazing!!! I could have spoken with some of those people in that picture!!!
/Thanks for the photos, a great collection, truly nostalgic.
Now (2000) gone are the tenement buildings:
Don't know about you but I'd sooner have 'then' than 'now'.
Poor times but as kids we were probably happier then than they are now
- no Playstations, X-boxes, Nike trainers and other materialistic crap
- I like your picture of the girl with her pretend shop made out of a
Funnily enough just like most of Thailand is still today.
I grew up in South London, not the leafy lanes of Kent, Mum and Dad's
2 up-2down terrace house had been bombed out during the war so I was
lucky to grow up in a new housing development. There I had a second-
hand bike, matchbox toys, a Davy Crockett outfit and trees to climb.
It was my heaven!