Things Were Different In My Day

Reads: 409  | Likes: 0  | Shelves: 0  | Comments: 0

More Details
Status: Finished  |  Genre: Memoir  |  House: Booksie Classic
It's not a cliche but things were different in my day. Different does not mean better.

Table of Contents

The Atom Bomb

Submitted: January 29, 2017

"You are late !" The first three words said to me at my new secondary school. Words spoken by Mr Wallbank, Stan Wallbankm  ... Read Chapter

Miss Dunnet, Mousey and The Toy Train

Submitted: January 29, 2017

The Atom Bomb was at the geriatric end of the teaching profession and we hated her. Miss Dunnet was young, newly qualified and we al... Read Chapter

Kellogs Cornflakes

Submitted: January 29, 2017

My third and final year in the school's infant department put me in the charge of Miss McKeller. NO she was not a young, newly quali... Read Chapter

Years Of Haunting

Submitted: January 29, 2017

I was a big boy now. I was in the junior school. The infant department was behind me. My school years were dull, uninteresting a... Read Chapter

You Are Late - one

Submitted: January 29, 2017

My parents were ashamed of me. They could not accept that I had failed the Eleven Plus. Their silent anger compounded my misery. ... Read Chapter

You Are Late - two

Submitted: January 29, 2017

When we boys learned that Mr Rashid was to be the form teacher for 2A1 we were over the moon. Rashid was by far the most popular teacher ... Read Chapter

You Are Late - three

Submitted: January 29, 2017

Some parents gave their sons gifts, treats, presents if they had  good report at the end of the year.  Mine didn't.  ... Read Chapter

You Are Late - four

Submitted: January 29, 2017

The fourth year was different. The school leaving age was fifteen, if your birthday was before Christmas you could leave school ... Read Chapter

You Are Late - five

Submitted: January 29, 2017

I did get to stay on and take my GCE O Levels in 5G. My parents were ersuaded although I am sure they would have thought it better h... Read Chapter

Booksie 2018 Poetry Contest

Booksie Popular Content

Other Content by Max Robinson

Jake's Story

Short Story / Memoir

Fireball XL5

Short Story / Science Fiction

Popular Tags